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John Dunning Appointed as President of the Strategic Creative Firm, Human

Entrepreneurial powerhouse John Dunning steps up as president of Boulder's acclaimed agency, Human. Discover how this change signifies an evolution in the creative landscape.

John Dunning Named President at Human Agency

John Dunning, a seasoned entrepreneur and operational whiz, has been announced as the new president of Boulder's renowned agency, Human. With an illustrious past steering the helm at corporations like Dignifi, Recall Masters, and Accelerate Ventures, Dunning now undertakes the colossal responsibility of overseeing day-to-day operations and financial dynamics at Human.

Celebrated for strategies that resonate and create an impact, Human recently bolstered the Downtown Denver Partnership's MyDenver with an integrated campaign, its maiden since its 2022 inception. Earlier, they sculpted a global back-to-school drive for JanSport, a favorite backpack brand in the US. Such campaigns have garnered acclaim for their clients, with Land O’Lakes even making it to Time's 100 Most Influential Companies of 2023.

Dunning exudes enthusiasm for his new role, highlighting the prowess of the Human team. He emphasized his penchant for problem-solving, candid communication, and fostering improvement. "The real reward," Dunning shares, "is the vigor derived from working with top-tier talent."

Echoing this sentiment, John Weiss, Human's CEO, praised Dunning's unique blend of operational, financial, and entrepreneurial expertise, confident in his pivotal role in the agency's future.

Dunning, a Thunderbird School of Global Management alum, holds an impressive track record in startups and top-tier companies. He's lent his leadership across multiple spheres and industries, whether it's helming the CEO position, advising, or mentoring.

Outside of his corporate avatar, Dunning, a University of Oregon graduate, hails from Healdsburg, California. He relishes life's simpler pleasures, be it boxing, hiking, fatherhood, or getting lost in the rhythms of music.