Meet the team.
Making something new, doing exciting work and sparking action are the notions that launched our company over a decade ago. They’re what attracted every individual working here to this field. They’re what keep our clients coming back. They’re what change the game.
At least, that’s how we see things.
President, CCO, Partner
home brewing. guitars are jealous of banjo. repurposed dining room chairs. kelly. one hundred year old home. ikea black belt. spat on by the violent femmes bassist. us patent no. d101,143. emma. life is a never-ending battle against sleep and gravity. henry.
Director Client Services, Partner
will travel for music. ap manual of style. relentless kindness. mid-century design and objects. number three. farmland, barns and railroad crossings. dark grey. listening + conversing + debating. bowling really is a class. nyt‘s modern love. dad‘s 380sl. fast walker. night cycling.
Creative Director + Senior Writer
former cartoonist. 1972 gibson sg iii. the go-betweens. paella. contentious mediator and committed skeptic. eggplant=yuck. guthrie (the dog). lost in america music. william faulkner. small plane crash survivor. guitar strummer. never eat anything bigger than your head. apologetic romantic.
check your head. architecture. billiards. anthony bourdain. less vertical. carp. painting. chaos. english premiere league. the big lebowski. history. miami university (no, the one in ohio). khaki. barcelona chair. driving richmond to richmond. the economist. red.
Director of Business Development
all smiles when near the water. cycling. humphrey is the perfect name for a dog. no plan, no go. outgoing and optimistic. pretty funny, too. dave matthews band. music fan, but not a player of tunes. swim-centered life. to begin is to be half done. on the road: kerouac. loyola university. home team of lindy, ellie and brooke.
puzzle solver. lived at summer camp year-round. seafood should stay in the sea. spaced out watching health-trend infomercials. kdogg. extremely happy mother of one boy and one girl. i'd rather be out of town. purge rather than collect. admirer of ambition and eloquence. it's all fun and games until someone loses an eye.
you talk, i listen. midnight blue. a dog person, to put it mildly. super nes star. two-time cross-country road tripper. revolted by onion-stenched hands. natural pizza folder. funny, open and cantankerous. subtlety is the art of saying what you mean and getting out of range before it‘s understood. alto sax-o-mo-phone. kai kai.
calligrapher and past trumpet player. sleeps anywhere. student of malcolm gladwell's outliers. meej. sociable, sarcastic and competitive. be where your feet are. sixth grade class of seven. get your windshield wipers synced with the rain. twelve thousand stickers plus. enfp. lilly scholarship to ball state, chirp chirp. fettuccine me, asap.
heavy purple hues. rescue boxer named gunner. isfj. kitchenaid stand mixer. a talkative, brainy cheerleader nicknamed crash. comfort fooditarian. rotc + art scholarship. quietly scoring your texting-while-walking form. sharpie hoarder. organized, dependable, reserved. likely buried in a good book. survived two ruthless older brothers. save ferris.
life of pi. public radio. first-chair trombone. blues, jazz, rock, folk. keep the snakes away. matchbox car collector. o brother, where art thou? the artist formerly and currently known again as prince. a fisherman at heart. enfj. be prepared. see you at the airshow.
Senior Account Executive
arcade all-star. pixies. looks up to abraham lincoln and larry david. severe movie nerdery. marketing and econ minded. kansas city bbq. enjoys playing guitar, but not listening to the result. enfp. dvd and blu-ray collection bursting. chiefs, royals, mizzou. self-assured and witty. picked up and moved to chicago. proud irishman, in case you didn't notice.
dishing up the ravioli. rental renovator. a packers fan born and bred in chicago. charcoal gray. are you not entertained? vintage lighter collection. esfp. that overly talkative kid finding trouble. a loyal, outgoing dreamer. nothing in this world comes easy. skiing in the winter, beach volleyball for the summer.
tall for a non-basketball player. minimalist. bumper stickers are for sharing secretly. death grips. passionate about not being passionate. irony too. let‘s do the mango chicken tiki masala. exit rural east oklahoma. techy. grew up with dobermans. shades of blue. wasn‘t me, must have been tom catcher. adaptable, honest and curious.
Director of Finance
always game for tapas. insatiable thirst for travel. youngest in the family. lept off the world's highest cliff in new zealand. the joshua tree. mcguffin is a what, not a who. ring a ding ding. lost in translation. another illinois-based packer fan. concert ticket collection. golden doodle bessie. enfj. a lake geneva girl. be in the moment.
avid podcast listener. sandwich centered. perfectionism meets empathy. perpetual arts and language student. orange. political science at university of chicago. jane eyre. habitually collects rocks as tangible memories. infj. intentional city wander with killer nav skills. kind people are my kinda people.
Auxiliary Senior Writer
junking and antiquing. secretly introverted. youngest of two. catcher in the rye. collector of vintage compacts. larklyn. quick-witted inventor. pizza obsessed. great wine enamored. wayne state journalism grad. green. proud diy-er. keep me away from the doctor. dug into a good book. generous. don't think twice.
Auxiliary Art Director
indie. appealing contrasts in vintage & modern, urban & rural. intj. liz, otto and pepper. science- and research-minded. hardworking perfectionist. calculated outcomes derived from exploration. northern illinois university. pms 425. peace, love and understanding. subculturist. vintage bmx bike magician.
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