We are a boutique brand strategy & creative agency founded and led by deeply experienced marketers. We work with ambitious brands—big and small—to create insightful strategies, brand assets and creative content that engages audiences, builds company value and drives bottom line results.WHY BRANDS WORK WITH US
We deliver smart, inspired work, quickly and efficiently. Our clients look to us as upstream marketing partners, thoughtfully tackling critical branding and communication challenges to unlock new growth potential.
We work on specialized, quick-turn projects to solve discrete problems, as well as in longer-term partnerships. While our experience includes a wide array of business categories, we have a rich history of proven results in these industries:
Consumer Packaged Goods
Food + Beverage including Restaurants
Health + Wellness
Outdoor, Sports Equipment + Apparel
Early Stage Companies
Branding + Design
Marketing + Activation
We are a convergence of seasoned, big agency ex pats helping brands write their next chapter.OUR BIOS
An integrated marketing expert and proven team builder, Linda brings 20+ years of marketing experience, deep category knowledge, a focus on client management, strategic partnerships and activating innovative campaigns. Linda has worked agency, media and client side – highlights include Neighbor (founder/owner), Deutsch, Pitch, Cadbury Schweppes, Revlon, Safeway, CLIF Bar, Tillamook, Pinkberry, California Pizza Kitchen, Jamba Juice, Burger King, Beck’s, the NFL, NASCAR, Xbox, Twentieth Century Fox and Conde Nast.
Linda is an east coast gal with southern roots and spent 10 years in NYC and 12 years in LA before calling Nashville home with her husband, daughter and two dogs.
For nearly 25 years, Chad has worked with, and helped build, dozens of great brands across diverse business landscapes for iconic global brands such as Procter & Gamble, Diageo, Visa, TBWA Chiat Day; strong national challenger brands, including Jamba Juice, BMW Motorcycles, California Pizza Kitchen, Fila, Tic Tacs, Luna Bar, Liberty School Wines and Petco; and expansive, winning regional brands like Tillamook, Healdsburg CA Tourism and Neighbor Agency.
Chad’s passions include trying to keep up with his young daughter, Freddie Sue, design, fiction novels, food/wine & SEC football.
Chief Creative Officer
An award-winning creative director with 20+ years experience, Chris has led campaigns for Nike, Microsoft, Coors Light, adidas, MGM Resorts, Peet’s Coffee, Royal Bank of Canada, Chinet & Cracker Barrel. A native of Portland, OR, Chris held positions at Razorfish and at SK+G in Las Vegas, prior to moving to Nashville where he was CD at two prominent agencies, The Buntin Group and redpepper, respectively.
Chris lives in East Nashville with his wife, Josie, and two blue heelers, Stella and Isabelle, and is an avid skier, golfer and coffee and bourbon aficionado.
Nik has over 15 years of experience conceiving and art directing campaigns at agencies such as Wieden + Kennedy, Goodby Silverstein & Partners, Riney, and McCann. (He has also freelanced at many more, including one in China.) He’s produced work for clients such as Coca-Cola, Google, Facebook, Slack, Target, Old Spice, Nike, Under Armour, TOMS, Eukanuba, Jamba Juice, Rubios, Olivari, HP, Sprint, Microsoft, The North Face, and Vanderbilt University.
A native of Dallas, Nik moved to Nashville for family, quality of life, and friendlier people. In his free time he enjoys drawing, photography, gardening, and home improvement projects.