solving problems through insight and creativity

For years, we’ve helped clients in every type of industry and category. We still do. But in that time, we’ve developed extensive consultative and creative expertise in nearly every facet of the transportation industry, particularly those areas that represent the future. Autonomous vehicles, connected systems, electrification, safety technology, infrastructure and more. If it moves people or products, we know it.

WORKING AS YOUR CHANGE AGENTS

We live to create unfair competitive advantages for our clients. With all the changes coming to business – and to the transportation industry in particular – those advantages are more important than ever. We’re skilled in helping clients adjust to these new normals by navigating big change and uncertainty. Using insights, data and experience, we can help you quickly develop strategic and creative solutions that drive results.

WE BELIEVE IDEAS ARE GREATER THAN TACTICS

That’s because ideas are bigger. They’re borne out of truths and connect with people on an emotional level, addressing their concerns, their wants and their needs. The ideas we develop aren’t made in a vacuum. They’re driven by research, strategy and an uncommon understanding of our clients and their customers. We work to inspire them and produce work that is bold, memorable and relevant. Work that elevates the brand experience and gets our clients talked about. To do that, of course, we do use a few tactics.

CAPABILITIES

THINK Insights, Planning, Guidance

– Brand, Creative, Communications, Customer Loyalty and Product Strategy
– Business Consultation (Change Management, Organizational Excellence, Employee Engagement)
– Experience Strategy Workshop Facilitation
– Research and Insights
– User Experience Strategy
– Content and eLearning Strategy
– Digital Strategy
– PR, Social & Media Strategy
– Analytics and Performance Strategy

CREATE Define, Concept, Produce

– Conceptual Development
– Brand Identity and Messaging
– Copywriting
– Graphic Design
– Video and Photography
– Content Strategy and Development
– Social Media
– Digital and Mobile – UI and UX Design
– Campaign Development (Advertising, Digital, PR, Social)

ENGAGE Connect, Measure, Optimize

– Production Management and Quality Assurance
– Public Relations
– Social Community Management
– Media Buying and Auditing
– SEO/SEM
– Data & Marketing Analytics
– Trade Shows and Events

STUDIOS

One location out West, one location back East (or down South depending on how you see it), and the capability to serve clients with great work everywhere in between.

portland

455 NW Lost Springs Terrace

Suite 304

Portland, OR, 97229

503.295.1922

charlotte

The Boxer Building

1000 W Morehead Street

Suite G100

Charlotte, NC 28208

704.323.4441

Our Team

For us, remote working means one team serving clients from 34 WFH locations. Meet the team.

  • President

    Ed Herinckx

  • Chief Growth Officer

    Steve Marshall

  • VP/Client Services Director

    Megan Miller

  • VP/Production Director

    Paula Phillis

  • Brand Strategy Director

    Denise Hollingsworth

  • General Manager / Charlotte

    Greg Campana

  • Executive Creative Director

    Shawn Kelley

  • Media Director

    Jenn Hausman

  • Dana

    Digital and Social Media Strategist

    Dana Thomas

  • Associate Creative Director

    Oscar Reza

  • Account Executive

    Charity Holloway

  • Public Relations Account Supervisor

    Christina Chu

  • Group Creative Director

    Steve Cox

  • Creative Director

    Jeff Nichols

  • Design Director

    Patti Bateman

  • Account Director

    Betsy Kite

  • Group Creative Director

    Teddy Shipley

  • Production Designer

    JoAnn Barnes

  • Copywriter

    Jason Searcy

  • Junior Copywriter

    Mary McCormick

  • Senior Project Manager

    Julie Ditter

  • Graphic Designer

    Juleah Zach

  • Senior Photographer

    Karl Sandell

  • Account Supervisor

    Mindy Shepperd

  • Junior Art Director

    Annie White

  • Senior Copywriter

    Paul Mitchell

  • Graphic Designer

    Ashley Rufenacht

  • Accounting Manager

    David Kononen

  • Senior Producer

    Cindy Marks

  • Senior Project Manager

    Julia Lloyd

  • Account Director

    Kristin Young

  • Account Supervisor

    Cindi Elsom

  • Senior Account Executive

    Whitney Stoefen

  • Public Relations Account Executive

    Sidney Stewart

  • Account Supervisor

    John Halpin

  • Digital/Agency Coordinator

    Alyson Skelton

  • Special Projects/
    Photography Services

    Michelle Sandell

  • Project Manager

    Kari Eagle