Jim Svoboda

President & CEO

Jim has been a marketing professional for more than two decades. His career in the industry began as a copywriter. He has worked with a wide variety of financial services, retail, health, education and home services firms in creating successful sales and communications programs. Recent calculations suggest that, to date, his copy and design has been directly responsible for nearly a billion dollars in sales of goods and services.

Jim has been with Redstone in Omaha since 1998. During this time, he helped spearhead a number of initiatives including expansion of the agency’s digital marketing services, the creation of in-house video editing capabilities and the recent conversion to a powerful, cloud-based media management platform. He was named President and CEO in 2014.

Jim has spoken nationally on the topics of direct marketing and advertising and has won numerous industry awards including a national Pollie award for his work in political advertising. He is a past board member of Omaha’s Arthritis Foundation and the United Way of the Midlands Foundation and a past president of the Mid-America Direct Marketing Association.

Favorite Sandwich: He prefers soup to sandwiches.