22 Feb About Mike Zeko
Mike Zeko has crafted his creative, marketing, and business development chops over a number of years with a long list of great clients. He began his career as an Emmy-award-winning writer/producer/director for ABC-TV in Detroit, working with many notables including award-winning author Alex Haley, civil rights pioneer Rosa Parks, award-winning actor James Caan, President George H. W. Bush, Hall-of-Fame football coaches Bo Schembechler and Fritz Crisler, shock jocks Howard Stern & Steve Dahl, as well as legendary ABC newsman Bill Bonds.
Mike moved into advertising with J. Walter Thompson as a creative director and director of broadcast production on the Ford business, during which he handled $110 MM in Advertising billing across 18 states. He created numerous memorable campaigns including the enduring brand for Philadelphia’s Quality Plus Ford Dealers… which has been running for over 30 years.
Mike has built three creative content companies for a long list of enduring client brands including ABC’s “Shark Tank”, Aramark, Australia Tourism, Bahamas Tourism, Bank of America, Canon, CertainTeed, Chrysler, Comcast, Cure Auto Insurance, Diet Mountain Dew, eBay Enterprise, Expedia, FileMaker Pro, Ford, KitCore Labs, Kodak, Lexus, Marriott, Metro PCS, NASA, National Marine Manufacturers Association, NCB Universal, New Orleans Tourism, Nissan, Pet Armor, PHLCVB, Prudential, Royal Caribbean, Sea Nymph, SunGard, Taylor Made Golf, Toyota, United Healthcare, U.S. Cellular, Visit Florida, Volkswagon, Volvo, Westinghouse, Zyrtec, the award-winning documentary “401(K) Magic”, “Danny Collins” feature film, “Water For Elephants” feature film, and “The Centsables”, Fox Television’s animated weekly television series focusing on youth financial literacy.
Mike has won Tellys, Emmys, Addys and a numerous independent film awards over his career. He currently serves on the Board of Governors of the Philadelphia Ad Club, the largest advertising organization in the United States.
Mike received his B.A. in Telecommunications from Michigan State University, living in West Chester, PA with his wife Landi.