Tom Altstiel (M.A., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) is owner/partner of Prom Krog Altstiel, Inc., an integrated marketing communications service provider (responsible for creative strategy and tactics, including copywriting, video and broadcast production, Web development, interactive programs, client service and new business development). In addition, since 1999, Altstiel has taught part-time at Marquette University, including such courses as Copywriting, Advanced Copywriting, and Campaigns (with emphasis on AAF competition). He has won more than 185 local, regional and national creative awards and serves on several judging panels for national award competitions. In 2003, Altstiel received the Dean's Award for Outstanding Part Time Faculty for the College of Communication at Marquette University.
Jean Grow (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison; M.A., University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point; B.F.A., The School of the Art Institute of Chicago) is an Associate Professor of Advertising at Marquette University. Grow has received a number of teaching awards including third place in AEJMC's 2002 Promising Professors Competition. She has worked with such clients as Coca-Cola, USA, Kellogg USA, and Kimberly-Clark. She is former Director of Marketing for Apple Studios and heads her own advertising consulting finn, Grow Creative Resources. Her articles have appeared in the following journals: Women's Studies in Communication; Qualitative Health Research; Journal of Consumer Marketing; Journal of Business Ethics; Journal of Communication Inquiry; and Journal of Advertising Education.