We Grow Business Energize Brands Dig Deep Lead

High-tech, Manufacturing, Banking, Healthcare & Government

NO JARGON. NO BS. We just roll up our sleeves and get to work.
strategic planning

Strategic Planning

Process design, facilitation, internal communications, launch plans

brand strategy

Brand Strategy

Research-driven process, growth goals, dashboards, work plans, culture, naming

research and validation

Research & Validation

Competitive analysis, surveys, focus groups, customer experience, testing, new markets

public and government relations

Public & Government Relations

National and local, press releases, social media, media strategy

Digital Strategy & Social Media

Increase Google rankings, SEO, social media strategy, advertising and organic content

web development

Website Development

Planning, brochure sites, landing pages, e-commerce


Traditional and digital, media placement and plans, market segmentation

graphic design

Graphic Design

Logos, packaging, reports, presentations, trade shows, signage, collateral – anything

Why Marketing Department?

We understand the unique nature of B2B sales and marketing, the importance of people and how to maximize small budgets.



Owners with 35+ years of experience. Average tenure of management is 33 years.

proven process

Proven Process

Our holistic process provides direction and gives you — and us — confidence in our approach.

no jargon

No Jargon. No BS.

No marketing mumbo-jumbo. We just roll up our sleeves and get to work!



We start every discussion with measurable goals and let strategy drive the plan.

our experienced team

Karyn Olsson

Karyn Olsson

CEO & Principal
30 Years

Dave Olsson


VP Strategic & Creative Services & Principal
38 Years

Adam Johnson

Adam Johnson

Director of Development
20 Years

David Sim

David Sim

Account Manager
16 Years

Rich Conklin

Rich Conklin

Copy Director
34 Years

"JJ" Plichta

Project Manager
15 Years

Bob Orton

Graphic Design
42 Years

Aaron Radzwilowicz

Graphic Design
20 Years

Morgan Laajala

Social Media
3 Years

Sean Bahr

Graphic/Website Design
20 Years

Laurel Hoitsma

Copy Writer
32 Years

Kim Floyd

Office Manager
28 Years

growing small & medium sized businesses

Our clients are small and medium-sized manufacturers and tech companies who want to grow business.

We understand the unique nature of business-to-business marketing, manufacturing cultures and how to maximize small budgets.

We measure sales and outcomes, not just impressions. Our approach is research-driven and proven.

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