Topic: Portrait

How a Female-Focused Branded Content Studio Connects With Its Audience

LittleThings carves out 'meaningful' niche

Specs Who Co-founder, CEO Joe Speiser and president, COO Gretchen Tibbits What Branded content studio Where New York From tasty bacon hacks to soldiers' homecomings from overseas, publisher LittleThings has become a hub for…

How Austin-Based Agency Drumroll Found Its Beat

Exciting customer experiences help brands like Capital One

Specs Who Co-founders Kirk Drummond and Chris Mollo What Ad agency Where Austin, Texas For the past decade, Drumroll of Austin, Texas, has helped clients including Capital One, Microsoft and Sony create engaging campaigns…

This New York Shop Takes a Jazz-like Approach to Marketing and Events

Giant Step blends notes of music, food and virtual reality

Specs Who President Esther Yoon, CEO Maurice Bernstein What Media, marketing and events shop Where New York and Los Angeles Every band, and every brand, has a backstory of when and how they got…

This Shop Helps Big Brands Reach Millennials With Purpose-Driven Marketing

Hero Group's biggest current client is Pfizer

Specs Who Joseph Anthony, founder What Full-service ad agency Where New York Hero Group's founder Joseph Anthony—who landed his first agency gig at J. Walter Thompson after sitting in on a focus group for the shop and…

This Creative Agency's 'Respectfully Disruptive' Campaigns Help Brands Shake Up Their Image

Planit keeps its Baltimore neighborhood caffeinated, too

Specs Who Co-founders Matt Doud (l.) and Ed Callahan What Creative agency Where Baltimore In 1994, grade school friends-cum-advertising professionals Matt Doud and Ed Callahan started Planit, a Baltimore-based creative agency that has since…

This Digital Marketing Agency’s People-Focused Culture Is the Key to Its Success

Elite SEM's clients include Barneys and the WNBA

Specs Who Ben Kirshner, CEO What Digital marketing agency Where New York, San Francisco, Atlanta, Philadelphia, Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Los Angeles and Toronto Elite SEM's CEO, Ben Kirshner, cites one major reason for the…

After 3 Decades Designing Logos, This Agency Pivoted to Full-Fledged Campaigns

VSA Partners' roster includes Kleenex, McDonald’s and Beam Suntory

Specs Who  VSA Partners (l. to r.) marketing lead Bill Rosen, CEO Dana Arnett, engagement lead Curt Schreiber and CMO Heather Torreggiani What Creative agency Where New York, Chicago and Detroit When VSA Partners opened more than…

After 10 Years, This Dallas Agency Is Still 'Greenlighting' Ideas, but With New Core Offerings

Greenlight focuses on platforms, programs and branding

Specs Who (L. to r.) Co-founder and CEO Erik Herskind, co-founder and COO Olivia Cole and creative director Todd Lancaster What Creative agency Where Dallas In 2006, the founders of Dallas-based agency Greenlight were…

This Miami Agency Is Exploring the Architecture of Hospitality

Hi-gloss approaches brands with an eye toward design

Specs Who Vp Carrie Copeland and founder and president Roberto Villazon What Creative advertising agency Where Miami Pivoting from architecture to marketing doesn't seem like the most obvious career move—but when a good deal…

This 'Hyphenate' Studio Created a New Model for Content and Production

Los York blends best of creative and agency sides

Specs Who Co-founders and managing partners Seth Epstein (l.) and Dex Deboree What Content agency and production studio Where Santa Monica, Calif., and New York Los York is a "hyphenate" in a lot of…