Bill Hillsman is the master of political buzz, a rare idealist whose tilting at windmills occasionally helps change the direction of the breeze. The owner of North Woods Advertising in Minneapolis, Hillsman spearheaded two of the most successful—and unlikely—guerrilla media campaigns in modern political history: Paul Wellstone's upset victory over Rudy Boschwitz in the 1990 Minnesota Senate race, and wrestler-turned-pol Jesse Ventura's triumph in the 1998 Minnesota governor's campaign that... More >>>
By Nick Vlcek
The maverick ad guru describes his political philosophy: "I want to help people. And it is getting harder and harder all the time"