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T.J. Brightman
Agency Principal Advisor
Executive Team

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  • Enjoys going on the road with The Boss and Billy Joel

  • Loves anything Sonoma, especially world-class wines

  • WE ARE! When not bleeding purple, he bleeds blue and white

  • Resident sommelier and always up for a good vintage

  • A baseball purist and lover of the greatest game ever

About this Bright Light

T.J. has spent more than 25 years in marketing and advertising, specializing in sports marketing through relationships with MLB, NFL, including radio and television broadcast. With expertise in sales and corporate management, he brings extensive experience to A. Bright Idea, serving as Agency Principal and Advisor.

Currently serving as Senior Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer for the Baltimore Orioles, T.J. served as the President of A. Bright Idea collaborating with our creatives for more than 15 years. T.J. is active on many local boards and marketing committees in Maryland and California, lending his time to nonprofits and other philanthropic efforts. T.J. is also an Alumni Society Board Member at the Pennsylvania State University Bellisario College of Communications serving various committees as well as working with and mentoring students looking to break into the advertising industry.
  • Education

  • Pennsylvania State University, Bachelor of Arts, Humanities
  • Awards

  • Bronze Telly Award 2010, Public Relations Society of America Best in Maryland
  • Baltimore Business Journal Top 40 Under 40, Eric and Josephine Walker
  • Infinity Broadcasting All-Star Sales Award


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