Who We Are
Maxine Boudreaux - President Emeritas
Maxine Boudreaux - born in Temple, Texas, Maxine was raised in Oklahoma. She attended Oklahoma State University majoring in Fine Arts. Max moved to Plano, Texas, in 1967.
She began her advertising career with the Plano Post Newspaper in 1972. By 1974 she operated an in-house advertising agency for a group of building centers and electrical wholesalers.
Upon moving to Corpus Christi in 1976 she did freelance commercial art before founding a full service advertising agency known as Maya Advertising with another associate from Dallas. In 1981 she left that agency to form Maximum Effect Advertising which became Six West Associates in 1987 with Dave Helfert and Sherry Corbin.
Maxine is well known as a political consultant as well as a full service advertising and public relations representative. She has received many awards and is noted for her successful marketing of a great many companies in the Corpus Christi, Victoria and Rio Grand Valley markets.
Mick Boudreau - Art Director/President
Native Corpus Christian Mick Boudreau is principal owner of Six West Associates Corpus Christi, Inc.
Mick, Maxine, Sherry and Ken first met and worked together in television production while Mick was art director at KIII TV. Prior to broadcast design, Mick did graphic design for Maya Advertising, Grunwald Printing and others. (Intrestingly, Maxine was one of the founders of Maya but left the month before Mick was hired there.) During the 1980s he worked for Maya and later Woolford Agency as those firms moved into publishing.
In 2005, Mick was the designer of "Snow-The South Texas Christmas Miracle 2004" and the follow-up book "Snow II". Those books were nothing short of phenominons, selling over 70,000 copies.
Mick is an art graduate of (Southwest) Texas State University in San Marcos. Mick has several Addy awards to his credit and enjoys writing as much as designing. Mick is also a songwriter and on weekends sings and plays guitar with the contemporary Christian group The SPX Band, and classic rock band The Retro Rockets.
Sherry L. Corbin - Vice President
Sherry started her 46 years in advertising and marketing in a very cold military shack in Stephenville, Newfoundland. She worked for Armed Services Radio, as a disk jockey. Also hosted an hour Girl Scout live show, with about 20 different girls ,age 9 plus, several dogs ,three grown camera men who were laughing so hard that they were crying. This was supposed to be a very serious show. Actually it was a disaster.
Sherry worked in radio and television in sales and management before entering the Agency arena. She did not like being hampered by the constraints of just using one medium. She saw a much broader aspect of planning entire campaigns that brought about tangible results.
A recipient of many local, state and national awards for television and radio commercials, including an educational 15 minute television program produced for the National Kidney Foundation shown in elementary and middle schools, locally and nationally. Sherry also conceived and produced the Shots Across Texas TV Campaign for free children's polio injections sponsored by the Rotary Clubs of South Texas. This campaign won an Addy Award from the American Advertising Federation - Corpus Christi chapter. She also produced a number of 30-minute infomercials for local clients.
Sherry is known for her innovative approach to Advertising Campaigns with unique creative presentations of Companies and their products.
She has been an active working board member for
Corpus Christi Advertising Federation - served as President Flour Bluff Rotary Club - served as President National Kidney Foundation of Corpus Christi Texas - served as President Crime Stoppers of Corpus Christi Texas- 4 terms as Board Member.
Kenneth F Burgess - Manager & Webmaster
Ken Burgess was born in Corpus Christi, Texas. He grew up in Illinois and Wisconsin, graduating from Milwaukee Country Day School (now the University School of Milwaukee).
After graduation from Rice University, Ken attended the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in Chicago where he received an MBA in Marketing.
Ken returned to Texas after grad school and started as an Assistant Buyer at Foley's. He eventually graduated to other merchandise positions within Foley's before being appointed the Control Manager at the Sharpstown store. Here he was responsible for Layaway, Ticket Center, Telephone Communications, Security Department and Register Shortage Control until he moved to Harlingen in 1975.
In 2001 Ken returned to Houston and in 2003 he and Jerry Hobby formed what is now known as Anything Internet, offering a full list of Internet development and marketing services. In 2011 Ken and his wife Judy moved to Cedar Park, outside Austin, with an eye to expanding the business of Anything Internet into a new market...and giving Judy time to spoil the five grandkids in Leander. Ken retains a close working relationship with 6 West Associates assisting with projects requiring Internet or website expertise.
Ken served on the Board of the Harbor Playhouse in Corpus Christi. He was a Board Member, and served as President, of the American Advertising Federation - Corpus Christi Chapter. In 1994 he was honored with a Silver Medal by the AAF-CC for his lifetime contributions to the advertising industry. Ken was a Charter Member of the Rotary Club of Flour Bluff (Corpus Christi) and served as its president twice. He was named Rotarian of the Year in 2002-2003 for Rotary District 5890 (Houston), and was very active in the Rotary Club of Sharpstown where he served twice as club president. Ken is now a member of the Rotary Club of Cedar Park.