January 1, 2015

Comments Off on Simple

Developed a new positioning and messaging strategy with The Great Society for a brand new kind of bank. Simple is an innovative, mobile bank with a mission to put back control in the hands of the customer. So they’ve built all of these cool tools that make it easier to personalize and stay on top […]

Posted in: Recent Projects

Mosier 100 Year

September 14, 2014


Two full days of music, multi-location museums, events, games, vendor booths, parades, tours and birthday cake. Involving every organization in town, 18 months of planning and a massive PR campaign. Whew.

Posted in: Events


June 1, 2014

Comments Off on Intel

Creation of a number of magazines with Grey Ghost designed to give marketing advice to small technology retailers across the globe. Involves sourcing the best write-ups on specific topics, creating interesting social media they can plug & play, and writing original content when needed.

Posted in: Recent Projects

Honduran Tamale Factory

December 21, 2013


Developed a new name and identity for a new Portland food cart. As the first Honduran-themed food cart in Portland, we wanted the name to clearly pop up on any searches by people looking for this specific cuisine. We also knew these dishes would be new to most folks and so we wanted to make […]

Posted in: Recent Projects


November 1, 2013

Comments Off on CarpeSkanska

One November day, 200 construction industry folks from Skanska sat in an all-day conference in downtown Portland. Half way through the day, they were told to pick up their phones and open their special app, and choose one of the 30 different tours. Each tour started from their conference room and led them out into […]

Posted in: Events, Recent Projects


June 1, 2013

Comments Off on Amway

I almost didn’t take this job since Amway’s reputation is so negative. And sure enough, that’s exactly what we found in the research. But the Great Society had a vision for the brand that I fell in love with. A hypothesis that we had in our back pockets as we carefully explored the category and […]

Posted in: Recent Projects

Believe in Wonder

November 26, 2012

Comments Off on Believe in Wonder

After 35 years, Wonderworks Children Museum was finally moving into their own building and they needed a poster to announce the Grand Opening Auction. But this wasn’t a straightforward Grand Opening since only half of the building had been paid for. We needed to make sure that people understood this and didn’t get confused the […]