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T.J. Brightman
President
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 25 years in marketing and advertising, more than half of that time in broadcast, working for professional sports properties including the Baltimore Orioles, Orioles Television and Radio Networks, Preakness Stakes and CBS Radio's NFL rights holders including the Baltimore Ravens, Washington Redskins, New York Giants, Minnesota Vikings, Philadelphia Eagles Radio Networks. He has brought extensive sales and management experience to A. Bright Idea for the past 13 years, currently serving as President and overseeing operations at the agency’s corporate headquarters in Bel Air, Maryland and other offices in Burbank and Sonoma, California.

T.J. utilizes his seasoned skills to develop, build and enhance client relationships for A. Bright Idea in both Maryland and California. As a member of A. Bright Idea’s Executive team, T.J. collaborates daily with the agency’s various creatives to help execute client campaigns and marketing initiatives that are not only memorable, but strive to be larger than life!

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 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


210 Archer Street, Bel Air, MD 21014 | (p) 410.836.7180 | (f) 410.836.0186
13750 Arnold Drive, Glen Ellen, Sonoma, CA 95442 | (p) 707.935.1377 | (f) 410.836.0186
348 E. Olive Avenue, Suite E, Burbank, CA 91502 | (p) 818.736.5696 | (f) 410.836.0186