Work hard, stay curious,
and keep growing.

Chris Ammons

Art Director in Chief

Samara Anderson

New Biz Strategist

Angel Ayala

Product Strategy Mastermind

Joe Bennett

Product Account Director

Levi Brandenburg

Account Sup of all Trades

Katie Brown

Project Conductor

Meredith Craft

Masterful Project Manager

Julie Dennie

Fairy Matchmaker

Lauren Dickson-Reese

Dynamo Account Director

Ryan Dunlap

Champion of Intuition

Nate Fleming

Professor of Strategy

Catherine Garnett

Research Wrangler

Lindsey Girdler

Director of Finance

Caroline Hamel

Planning Maestro

Eric House

Tech Whisperer

Alyssa Kalams

Company Tastemaker

Caitlyn Marsh

Perfectly Pristine Designer

Tim McMullen

Chief Marketing Scientist

Dave McMullen

Lead Visionary

Caroline Meyer

Rockin’ Account Exec

Ily Phelps

Designer with Rhythm

Meredith Queen

Community & Events Ringleader

Matt Reed


Amy Schlabach

Witty Wonderwoman

Erin Sephel


Allie Shanahan

Perfectly-Zealous Account Exec

Samantha Simmons

Project Pioneer

Sara Syms

Composer of Interactive Design

Emily Taylor

Project Pioneer

Matt Weber

Production Overlord

Jennifer Williams

International Marketing Maven

Core Values

Words we actually swear by.

Our five core values are grounded in one purpose statement: We foster an environment where creativity thrives and benefits others. Together, these guiding tenets place a maniacal focus on personal growth: a singular goal that drives everything we do. Whether we’re inventing new technologies or discovering a new way to look at something old, we constantly push ourselves to learn, redefining the very curve others strive to remain ahead of.


We test the industry limits—so our clients can blaze trails.

The garage is where we challenge ourselves to grow beyond our current superpowers. We experiment intentionally and push the bounds of possibility in order to do great things—for our clients, for ourselves and for all of mankind.

Come see our garage in action or our monthly tech update.


Ten-minute talks by us, inspired by TED.

Picture this. It’s our weekly Alignment meeting, which is when we all get in a room together to, well, align. We begin every week with a ten-minute presentation, prepared and delivered by one of yours truly (don’t worry, we all get a turn), on any desired topic so long as it’s educational and relevant. Sometimes we laugh, sometimes we cry and sometimes beer shoots out of our noses. No matter what, we always learn a thing or two.

Watch a few


Our annual retreat, holiday party, growthfest and reset button — all in one.

Once a year we all grow away together. That’s right, we pack our overnight bags and head out into the great unknown to learn, share and celebrate—just the 40-something of us. We raise our pencils and notebooks to the year behind us, the year ahead and, most importantly, to the good stories and rush of inspiration we bring back home.



Once a year, we donate our services to local non-profits. All night. For free.

Non-profits each have their own unique marketing needs. Every year, we pour our hearts and hard work into meeting those needs, creating brand strategy, branding, brochures, websites—even apps and videos—for several organizations. Helping them is some of the most important work we do and it always comes together in the shortest 24 hours of our lives (until next year, of course).

We're privileged to have served over 50 non-profits in the past nine years. Click here to see some of our work and learn more about CreateAthon.