Carey Kight is an executive producer at Circus Maximus, AdAge's 2021 Small Agency of the Year (11-75 Employees), GOLD. where they have successfully launched Planet KIND by Gillette and won AdAge's Creativity Awards' Best New Product Launch for King C. Gillette. They have also launched campaigns for Hu, TwinLab, and Current among others.
Previously, he was with Boomshot and 77 Ventures Creative where he worked on NASCAR, FOX Sports, and Bud Light. While there, he was a part of the team that helped develop, create, and launch Anheuser Busch's internal digital agency, DraftLine NYC.
Carey got his start in advertising with Rebel Road Studios and The Foundry @ Meredith, assistant directing, writing, directing, and producing branded content for brands including citi, NY Mets, Ford, Nintendo, and American Family Insurance.
As a member of the United States Air Force, he served in the United Kingdom, throughout Europe, and Afghanistan. He then used the Post-9/11 GI Bill to study Film Studies at The Ohio State University and Creative Writing for Entertainment at Full Sail University.
After college, Carey cut his teeth as an assistant director on indie film sets in Los Angeles working with A-list talent and studying under seasoned filmmakers before moving to New York to produce advertising campaigns.
Carey is also an award-winning screenwriter, director, and indie film producer. He and his wife, Andrea Buccilla, run Greater Fool Productions. Their films have been distributed by no budge and Film Shortage and have played Florida Film Festival, Panic Fest, Brooklyn Horror Film Festival, and more.
Carey is a proud veteran and is building a digital platform connecting military veterans directly to corporate recruiters and hiring managers.
On his podcast, VETERAN MADE, he connects with other veterans to equip the community with skills to successfully transition from service to civilian.