Took what he learned from 20 years of corporate sales and business leadership in the building products space and created the kind of agency partner he always wanted as a client.
Leads our team with a powerful fusion of creative and strategic insights honed over 20 years of cultivating major brands.
A marketing pro turned insights guru, this recovering adrenaline junkie channels his need for speed into deep research and strategic leadership to help take our work to the next level.
80% avid motocrosser
Previously did accounting for the agricultural industry, literally counting beans. Today we’re thrilled to have her improving yield and nurturing growth in our field.
0% good at picking paint colors
With nearly two decades of agency experience and a relentlessly upbeat attitude, she handily juggles ever-changing details against fixed deadlines to get each job done right.
100% Baseball Mom
His passion for people and client success has allowed him to develop strong relationships with clients at all levels and help drive strategic thinking across organizations.
100% girl dad
From big ideas to subtle tweaks, she mines the intersection of facts, emotion and language to help build brands that connect with buyers in meaningful and lasting ways.
0% Tolerant of Mean People
With over 10 years of experience in the hospitality industry, Shyla is detail oriented, organized, and works well under pressure. Her personal “brand” is to effectively manage projects so all the pieces and parts come together seamlessly.
50% great listener
50% loves dark humor
With a head for logic and an eye for style, she turns abstract concepts into rock solid brand and marketing elements, steadily unleashing awesome in print, digital and experiential forms.
An award-winning designer and accomplished professor with a passion for timeless design and the experience to quickly dissect the challenge at hand.
90% Pinball Wizard
100% NY Sarcasm
Oversees our electronic infrastructure, managing anything that beeps, buzzes or flickers, while supporting other key office functions to maximize uptime of both electronic and human resources.
When not treasure hunting at estate sales, antique shops, or consignment stores, she's helping to find hidden gems within our clients' brands, driving projects that turn strategic marketing initiatives into value-added reality.
A fine art major and computer programming minor in college—Erik brings 20+ years of creating award winning digital experiences for fortune 500 clients to the team.
50% left brain
50% right brain
100% ready for a nap
Angie has over 25 years of agency experience. Highly technical and process driven, she continues to find new ways to take projects to the next level. She brings in-depth knowledge/creative flair for video production to the team.
While his timesheets are notoriously late and (ahem) dog-eared, we let it slide on account of Dozer’s many years of loyal service.
0% Squirrel lover
A creative force whose past work includes designing Olympic bids for cities from Seoul to Los Angeles, she’s now bringing home the gold for our building materials brands.
20% legible handwriting
Turned a passion for dance into 20+ years of choreographing complex media buys with balance, strength, flexibility and grace.
With years of hands-on experience in research, account project management roles, she pushes the envelope—and the team—to deliver within budget and beyond expectations.
This one-time entrepreneur, poet, and now dedicated marketer utilizes sharp intuition & a borderline obsessive work ethic to help brands craft powerful stories that make your customers care.
99% english major
2% would like to be better at math
Her first word was “why.” It’s still her favorite, as a researcher with 20-plus years of experience delivering strategic insights to Fortune 500 clients.
100% dog rescuer
100% Italian matriarch
With past roles in scent marketing, digital media and Brooklyn-based start-ups, he has a nose for what’s next.
50% Beer Geek
A respected pro in mar-com, media relations and writing, she blends 20+ years of building materials and home improvement experience with a “can do” attitude and dependable results for client longevity that exceeds the norm.
0% Fake News
Never satisfied with "close enough," our resident Photoshop genius and mock-up guru has a meticulous eye for detail honed over 23 years of agency design and production work.
Once managed the aesthetics of physical spaces, print pieces and digital experiences featuring priceless art. Now makes priceless contributions to our clients’ brand experiences.
50% Music Snob
50% Coffee Snob
With 20 years of experience on both sides of the ad agency table—working for the client and as the client—Jennie brings the wisdom of firsthand experience to brand challenges.
100% hostess with the mostess
100% interior design geek
Bringing more than a decade of big-box retail and building products marketing experience, he's not afraid to ask the tough questions that lead to strategic insights and creative solutions for his clients.
100% fueled by chips & queso
With a background in the professional sports industry, Troy brings a team first mentality with him to everything he does.
100% team player
103% soccer fanatic
Lives by the mantra that “failing to plan is planning to fail,” but after 16 years in agency work and 25 years in digital, she also knows how to go with the flow and adapt on the fly.
100% Loves Sunshine
100% Animal Lover
With nearly a decade of diverse content experience, this "worker bee” has a contagious hunger for knowledge and a relentless positive attitude that brings out the best in those around her.
50% high maintenance
Immersed in the automotive industry for 10 years – Staci has a passion for strategy and branding, mixed with hard work and attention to the little details. She excels at helping clients reach their goals and “drive” results.
100% Midwestern Work Ethic
Always committed to exploring while bettering her craft, Aly's penchant for blending new with old, nostalgia with advancement, and work with play drives her quirky style.
95% Polka Queen
5% Morning Person
She honed her craft writing award-winning stories for the region’s top arts and education institutions. Now she’s crafting copy for our award-winning clients.
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MS Bike to the Bay
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