Apr 12, 2016

Teresa Treadway to assume role as American Advertising Federation’s District 7 Governor

Tony Treadway

(Johnson City, Tenn.) – Teresa Treadway has been sworn in as the Governor of the five-state District 7 of the American Advertising Federation. She will assume the role officially on July 1st. The veteran advertising executive is Vice President of Media and Operations at Creative Energy and is the agency’s co-owner.

The American Advertising Federation (AAF) provides national leadership on issues involving and affecting advertising so as to advance and protect the industry. The AAF’s District 7 includes advertising firms in Tennessee, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia.

Treadway, who represents her firm’s membership through the Northeast Tennessee Chapter, is the first from Northeast Tennessee to earn a governorship of District 7 in nearly 40 years.

“Our agency has been a very active member of the local chapter and District 7 since we formed Creative Energy in 1992,” Treadway said. “We have helped many from our area become true advertising professionals through AAF activities. I’m honored to serve as Governor and look forward to helping chapters across our five-state region grow and advance the quality and significance of advertising across America.”

Treadway has served in various leadership roles within the Northeast Tennessee chapter and District 7, including President of the local chapter. She is the first to be elected Governor from Northeast Tennessee since Jay Fields in 1978-79.

For more information on AAF District 7, visit www.aafdistrict7.com. For more on Teresa Treadway, go to www.cenergy.com.

Tony Treadway


President & CEO

Regarded in the advertising and PR industry as a top strategist, Tony is considered one of the most respected marketing minds in the business, especially in the $600 billion foodservice industry. As president, he leads Creative Energy in serving a variety of regional and national accounts in the textile, hardware, building materials, electronics, nuclear power and health care markets.