He draws. He paints. He plays guitar in various Jersey bar bands. He has a growing practice as a working photographer. He directs, shoots and edits films, videos and commercials (and recently directed a commercial for Toyota featuring University of Wisconsin football head coach Gary Andersen).
His name is Tom Parr and he’s Creative Director here at Factory. Tom has deep advertising roots, having worked at Ammirati & Puris & BBDO (both in New York) and at McCann Erickson in Detroit. His portfolio includes work for Doritos, FedEx, Bumble Bee, Coca Cola, ALDI Food Stores and Buick, for whom he created the groundbreaking Tiger Trap multi-platform event.
At Factory, Tom plays a crucial role in our creative development and production processes, leveraging the breadth and depth of his experience for our new agency. Tom lives in Troy, MI with wife Teri, son Hamilton and daughters Morgan and Tess. He’s currently working on Barkeep, a collection of original photographs captured at various bars, taverns and watering holes around the Detroit Metro area.