Pete Burns


Pete is a founding member of FLIRT Communications. His early career included turns as a railroad laborer, bartender and stock broker before discovering his artistic outlet of writing and theater.  Pete’s creative focus led him to perform and direct at Chicago’s Second City theater, develop children’s programming for PBS and write SpongeBob Squarepants before concentrating on corporate communications.

Pete uses his continuing experiences engaging audiences through multiple mediums to provide FLIRT clients with exciting and innovative presentations, videos and campaigns. His focus is on developing  client messaging that is thought provoking, memorable and
delivered with impact.

Right brain:

His right brain is watching classic films, reading fiction, thinking road trips and looking for a good laugh.

Left brain:

His left brain is searching the thesaurus, studying the science he skipped in high school, researching surprising ways to message and observing audiences.