A Beer With: Bronson Smith

Beer Selection: Angry Orchard Hard Cider Draft with Guinness – otherwise known as a snakebite.

Why Did You Select This Beer: I wanted something refreshing and sweet – unlike me.


  • Describe yourself in five words: A man of few words
  • The Last Book You Read: Bossy Pants, by Tina Fey
  • Best or worst gift you’ve ever received: A hamster as a wedding gift
  • What is your go-to karaoke song: Anything Johnny Cash
  • What’s something that is on your bucket list: To see the northern lights
  • Two truths & a lie. Go: 1. I was married 2. To a woman 3. Happily
  • What superpower would you choose: Fly
  • If you were in the Mr. America pageant, what would you excel in: Talent – playing theZing-a-boom
  • Oddest job ever: Current occupation
  • Movie title for the story of your life: Little Miss Sunshine
  • Favorite Toy As a Kid: Rock ‘Em, Sock ‘Em Robots
  • Something that you keep at your desk: Dog treats
  • First concert: Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
  • If you weren’t in advertising, what would you be doing? I’d be a customer at Lindsey’s rum bar


  • What are your favorite apps? My Radar, Guitar Tuner and Clear Tune
  • Who is your #WCW (Woman Crush Wednesday)? Keira Knightley
  • Do you take #Selifes? No
  • Favorite social networks? Facebook
  • iPhone or Android? iPhone
  • Mac or PC? Mac
  • How do you use Facebook?  To creep on friends’ pets


  • Toilet paper: over or under? Over
  • Where do you do your grocery shopping? Convenience stores
  • Tea or coffee? Instant coffee
  • Ketchup or Ranch? Ranch
  • If you could eat just one food every day for a month and nothing else, what would it be? Ribs
  • If you could only eat three foods for the rest of your life, what would they be? Beer cheese soup, Chorizo and Miller Lite
  • Favorite Cleaning Product: The cleaner in the green jug
  • Favorite recipe that you make? Pizza from scratch
Bronson S
Bronson S
Partner and Co-Creative Director

Bronson is a highly recognized creative director and art director who has created award winning print and broadcast campaigns for both local and national advertisers. He got his first taste of advertising at Della Femina McNamee/Pittsburgh where, as an assistant art director, he worked on Pittsburgh Brewing Company's Iron City and I.C. Light Beer campaigns, Stouffers Frozen foods and LaCroix beverages.

A few years later, Bronson departed Pittsburgh for Parsons School of design and a two-year stint as an art director at Young & Rubicam/Paris. There, he developed a taste for strong, black coffee and worked on campaigns for American Express, Kodak, Smirnoff and Virgin Megastores. After Paris, Bronson (no longer sporting a beret) joined Lindsey at Avrett Free & Ginsberg in New York City to work on campaigns for Meow Mix, Johnnie Walker Black Label, Crayola, Clairol, Mistic Beverages and George Dickel Whiskey.

Before co-founding Smith Brothers, Bronson served as vice president, chief creative officer at US Interactive (USI) where he supervised and produced corporate identities and ad campaigns for adidas, Columbia House, Comedy Central, The National Football League, Sprint Business, RCA, Unum Insurance, Deloitte & Touche and Martha Stewart.
Bronson holds a BFA degree from Ohio Wesleyan University.