Advertising for the rest of us

You don’t have to look to New York City to find creativity and state-of-the-art technology. You chose quality of life and affordable cost of living over the hustle and bustle of the big city. So did we.

We have what it takes to bring your brand to life. We exist to bring creativity, technology and imagery together as a branding machine that will make your business stand apart. Our gestalt approach sees you for who you really are and communicates it much better than you can.

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Christopher Swainhart

CEO | Creative

Christopher Swainhart’s first photographic experience was in a darkroom at age three, quietly watching while his father developed and printed photos. Since then the award-winning cinematographer has filmed all over the world, producing hundreds of commercial film projects for companies worldwide.

Also an orchestral arranger and musician, Chris’s group Queen City Brass is widely known and has been featured on Garrison Keillor’s “A Prairie Home Companion.” The former principal trumpet with the Kentucky Symphony Orchestra has played on numerous recordings with the Cincinnati Pops. He holds a master’s degree from the University of Cincinnati’s College-Conservatory of Music.

Jim Fausz

Photography | Video

Jim has a wide background in all aspects of photography. Commercial projects and events, portraits and fine art cover just some of his still photography experience. He’s also the in-house photographer for the Kentucky Symphony Orchestra. Jim, whose degree is in radio and television production with a minor in photography, is active in digital photography education and consulting.

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TJ Derrick

Design | Packaging & Branding

TJ’s product and packaging design for Johnson & Johnson was named one of 2014’s Best Beauty Products of the Year by the Huffington Post. He is a Copper Ingot Award winner where three of his design projects made the AIGA 100 Show of 2013. His projects include work for Bausch & Lomb, Harvard and MIT. TJ graduated first in graphic design from Brigham Young University.

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Katie Lee

Web Design | Social Media |
Promotions

Katie has years of experience running our promotional products division and has helped hundreds of clients with their social media needs. She also is an expert web designer, with an emphasis in e-commerce. Katie holds a communications and advertising degree from Brigham Young University.