Paul Nils Stenquist
2983 Woodcreek Way
Bloomfield Hills, Michigan 48304
(248) 408-6978

Portfolio samples at

Professional Experience

Paul Stenquist Communications, Creative Director
July, 2004 to present (Freelance contract work for various clients,
including, PNC Bank, Mazda, Lincoln Mercury and others).

BBDO Detroit, Associate Creative Director, Senior Vice President
June 1994 to June 2004 (Dodge National Advertising and Events, Chrysler
International and Corporate), Creative Director on the Mopar account.

McCann Erickson Detroit, Creative Director, Senior Vice President
November 1992 to June 1994 (Buick National Advertising )

Young & Rubicam Detroit, Group Creative Director, Senior Vice President
January 1991 to November 1992 (Lincoln National Advertising)

McCaffrey & McCall (New York), Senior Copywriter, Vice President
January 1987 to January 1991 (Mercedes-Benz, Falcon Jet)

Geer DuBois (New York), Senior Copywriter
June 1986 to January 1987 (Jaguar)

Bozell & Jacobs (New York), Copywriter
May 1984 to June 1986 (Jaguar, Association of American Railroads, Ingersoll-Rand, Jockey)

Hearst Publishing (New York), Managing Editor of Motor Magazine
March 1982 to May 1984, Technical Editor, March 1980 to March 1982

Freelance Journalist/Photographer
More than 200 published articles on a variety of subjects from automotive to
gardening, decorating and cooking. Nearly all are illustrated with my photos
Stringer for The New York Times.
Photo portfolio at


Master of Arts, English, The University of Chicago
Bachelor of Arts, English, Roosevelt University

Advertising Awards

Gold Clio, Best Automotive, Mercedes "Interview," 1991

National Addy, Best Automotive, Mercedes 1991

Adweek Campaign of the Year, Mercedes, 1990 (I authored two of three spots cited.)

Andy, Best Automotive, Mercedes, 1991

Silver Effie, (Dodge Caravan launch, print and television, 1997

Bronze Clio, Dodge Intrepid, "Launch," 1998

Gold Mobius, Dodge Intrepid, four spot campaign, 1998

Houston International Film Festival, Best Automotive, "Zip," 1998


Bruce McCall: Author, Illustrator, former CEO/Chief Creative Officer, McCaffrey & McCall, 212-749-1392

Gerardo Pavone, Creative Director, international advertising specialist, 248-495-2558

Joe Puhy, Former CD on Chevrolet account at Campbell-Ewald, 506-530-6568