People: Kurt Thigpen to be honored with Lee-Douthit-Levine Perseverance Award

Kurt Thigpen

Kurt Thigpen

The American Advertising Federation has announced Kurt Thigpen, governor of AAF District 14, will be honored with the Lee-Douthit-Levine Perseverance Award during the Salute to Achievers Breakfast at the national ADMERICA conference on June 1 in Salt Lake City.

Thigpen, co-founder of the award-winning creative agency Ace Studios, has demonstrated perseverance and dedication throughout his tenure as governor of AAF District 14. Representing Northern Nevada and Northern California, Thigpen has been instrumental in leading the charge for excellence in advertising.

In addition to his professional achievements, Thigpen is committed to community service, public education and advocacy.

He has served as an elected trustee for the Washoe County School Board and continues to make an impact as an appointed board member of the State Public Charter School Authority.


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