Ted is Creative Director of The Prime Time Agency.
He is a lifelong resident of the Gulf Coast. Ted received his formal training at the University of the South, Sewanee, Tennessee, the University
of Southern Mississippi and Ole Miss.
Established in 1979, under Ted’s creative direction, The Prime Time Agency has been actively involved with and produced award-winning work for numerous public service efforts, including the Salvation Army, the Gulfport Chamber of Commerce, the Harrison County Beautification Committee, the Harrison County Tourism Commission, the Adopt-a-School program, the Boy Scouts, the Mississippi United Methodist Church Katrina Recovery and Feed My Sheep. Over the years his client list includes Coast Coca-Cola Bottling Company, DuPont, Whataburger, Harrison County Development Commission, Gulfport Main Street, Harrison County Tourism Commission, Memorial Hospital at Gulfport, Waste Management, Mississippi Gulf Coast Attractions Association, Lynn Meadows Discovery Center, MS Gulf Coast Winter Classics, Palace Casino Resort and Half Shell Oyster House to name a few. His political record includes over 150 regional and local campaigns with an impressive 80% + win rate.
In 2015 Ted was awarded the Governor’s initiative For Volunteer Excellence “Give Award” on behalf of the State of Mississippi and the Mississippi Commission for Volunteer Services for Outstanding Community Support by a Business Owner, recognizing his outstanding volunteer service to the people of Mississippi. Over the last 37 years the agency has been awarded hundreds of creative awards; international, national and regional awards including Addys, Tellys, Pollies and the prestigious New York Film Festival Award.
Ted is presently a member of the Gulfport Rotary Club and was named a Paul Harris Fellow in 1996. He served as past president for the Harrison County American Cancer Society. He currently serves as chairman of the board of Feed My Sheep, a local soup kitchen. After Hurricane Katrina, he became a member of the Governor’s Commission on Recovery, Rebuilding and Renewal. He is a member of the American Advertising Federation, a former board member of the MS Gulf Coast Ad Club and he received the prestigious Silver Medal Award in 1994 from the American Advertising Federation for outstanding contributions in the field of advertising. He is a member of the American Association of Political Consultants. Ted participated in Leadership Gulf Coast, Class of 1992-93.