Tim Brunelle is
a writer, teacher,
creative director,
public speaker and
organization leader.
Brands and agencies
hire him to unearth
opportunity and
solve complex
business problems
with more than
words and images.


Tim has been writing curriculum, teaching and lecturing on marketing, advertising and copy writing since 1999.

He’s taught for organizations and schools including the Boston Ad Club, Boston University, Miami Ad School, St. Thomas University, the University of Minnesota, Emerson College and the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. Tim also writes weekdays about developing ideas, training and nurturing idea people and the business of creativity at his blog, Useful Lunacy. From 2008-2010 Tim taught the “Future of Advertising” class at MCAD, which he co-created with ad legend Nancy Rice. He also followed Tom McElligott by teaching the Copywriting course at the school. Here’s one of the in-class presentations Tim created for classes taught at MCAD during that period: