Yelan Tong

Group Creative Director, VMLY&R Kansas City

Yelan Tong is a multi-disciplinary creative with 16+ years of experience. She is currently a group creative director at VMLY&R working on Intel and Smartwater. Her career has taken her to agencies across the US including CPB, Deutsch LA, Mullen, TBWA\Chiat Day, and Campfire NY. Yelan's client list includes Target, Burger King, Domino's, Acura, Zillow to name a few.

Her work has been recognized at Cannes, the Clios, FWA, and written up in publications like The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, the BBC, and Fast Company.

Yelan's passion to make stuff goes beyond advertising. This past year, Yelan and her husband took a house down to the studs, redesigned it and built it back up. She also loves to travel, snowboard, and hang with her five year old.