Copywriter/Strategist | Jim deYong


Jim is a nationally recognized ad agency creative director who founded, built, and sold two very successful, very creative advertising agencies. After spending most of his career in Orange County, he “retired” and moved to San Luis Obispo, where he quickly discovered that he’s not very good at retirement and joined Barnett Cox & Associates.
He’s won virtually every award in the industry while creating great advertising for a who’s who of clients – including travel-related clients such as the Australian Tourism Commission, Tahiti Tourism, Disneyland, National Car Rental, Alamo Car Rental, Continental Airlines, Holland-America Cruises, Turtle Island (Fiji) and Santa Anita Thoroughbred Racing.
Other clients include Apple Computer, Toshiba, Thermador Appliances, Mercedes-Benz, Van’s Shoes, Yamaha Guitars, El Pollo Loco, McDonalds, Burger King, Pizza Hut and Red Bull Energy Drink.

The Team

  • Maggie Cox


  • Dave Cox

    Vice President/COO

  • Shari Clark

    Account Executive

  • Kerri Parris-Brown


  • Courtney Meznarich

    Account Manager

  • Katie Ferber

    Production Coordinator

  • Mike Whiteford

    Public / Government Relations Specialist

  • Chip Visci

    Senior Strategist

  • Jim deYong


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