Chuck Searle

Chief Client Officer

As VML’s Chief Client Officer, Chuck is responsible for driving engagement, collaboration, and innovation throughout our partner-focused approach. His dedication to operational excellence, team growth and client satisfaction sets the tone for more than 150 VML client engagement professionals.

In his role as Executive Vice President in Kansas City, Chuck leads the business portfolio for the VML’s headquarters operations.

Since joining VML in 2000, Chuck has driven key cross-channel initiatives for many of the agency’s leading client partners, including Gatorade, Tropicana, PepsiCo, Wendy's, Southwest Airlines, Equinox, U.S. Soccer and many more.

Chuck graduated from Rockhurst University in Kansas City with a degree in marketing and a minor in communications. He earned his MBA from RU's Helzberg School of Management with a focus in international marketing and management, and currently serves on the school's advisory board.

Away from work, Chuck enjoys time with his wife and two daughters. He’s also an avid golfer and has a passion for all things related to his native Colorado — especially the Denver Broncos.

Kansas City, MO (Global Headquarters)
250 Richards Road
Kansas City, MO 64116
United States