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Strategy with brains.
Execution with heart.

We Connect the Dots.

Listen to your client and help them close the space between problem and solution. The strategy, method and tools may vary but our goal remains the same.

At Brian, our distinctive blend of experience, creativity and influence is brought to bear on our clients' business. Sometimes, it's built around a big idea. Other times, it's a straight-forward solution. The execution, though, is flawless every time.

Wisdom is in Short Supply.

Our agency leaders know what it's like to sit on all sides of the table. They've been the agency, the client and the media. And they're business leaders, not agency people. That's different. It uniquely informs the strategic and holistic approach we take in helping our clients.

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The Team

We also know that if you want great work, you need great talent — smart people who care deeply about clients and are passionate about their work. 

Here are some of our team members:

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Stephanie Fanelli

Account Executive, Public Relations
In a "band". Was the mascot in high school.
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Andy Starr

Senior Account Supervisor
Can play every instrument in the band. Makes his own pasta and bolognese from scratch. A diehard fan of Superman, jelly donuts and British soccer.
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Meagan Dominick

Account Executive, Public Relations
Native Chicagoan who happens to be a big fan of country music. Self-proclaimed runner.
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Rachel Mignogna

Project Manager, Digital
Studied abroad in Rome and visited seven countries.
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Kelley Simon

Assistant Account Executive
A Harry Potter expert. She has been to both the Harry Potter studios in London and the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando.
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Ian Lebbern

VP of Application Development
Born in the UK and is a lover of walking the British countryside. His interests include beekeeping and riding horses, and he most always would prefer to be whiling away time at the barn.
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Carly Buggy

Account Executive, Public Relations
Lived on Île Saint-Louis in Paris for four months on the same street as Johnny Depp. The Bachelor is her guilty pleasure and she has seen every season.
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Luke Woods

Project Manager
A part-time wedding DJ with a strong celebrity-selfie game.
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Taylor Wenner

Junior Art Director
Is a tap dancer and also runs a pescatarian food blog.
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Frank Neill

VP, Content Marketing
Was married in a fifteenth-century castle on the west coast of Ireland.
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Joanne Caruso

Assistant Account Executive
Crossword puzzle enthusiast with interests in veganism and animal rights.
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Bill Tierney

Senior Account Supervisor, Public Relations
Still enjoys eating Lunchables on a regular basis. Dreams of visiting every MLB stadium and already has a good head start.
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Anthony Mallamaci

Senior Account Executive, Public Relations
Fantasy sports expert. Self-proclaimed hip hop junkie.
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Nathan Steffy

Web Developer
Loves to cook and can make an awesome crème brûlée
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Jim Laurich

CFO
Studied abroad in Rotterdam, Netherlands and has travelled to many other European cities.
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Lindsay Ritschel

Project Manager, Digital
Has been to 37 of the contiguous United States and has gone skydiving.
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Emily Charles

Assistant Account Executive
When she was born, Emily was featured on the front page of the newspaper because she was born on the 4th of July along with her brother but he is exactly six years older than her!
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Rachel Christie

Account Executive, Integrated
Raised in Iowa and has been in all but 15 states.
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Kaitlin Haney

Senior Account Executive, Public Relations
A crafter who is always dreaming up the next crafting project. Family and friends often receive homemade birthday and holiday cards.
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Christine Dixon

Project Manager
Got engaged and married at Walt Disney World.

OUR TEAM IS GROWING & WE'RE ALWAYS INTERESTED
IN ADDING NEW TALENT. 
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Our Approach

Ideas. Well Done.

We're good at what we do, and love making clients smile. It starts with a holistic perspective that respects your brand and honestly evaluates your needs. Even if the answer is to seek a service we don't offer, we'll point you in the right direction to a trusted partner.

Public Relations

Own the Headlines.

We take a campaign style approach to getting our clients' names where they need to be, and top-tier media access means you could see your brand on the front page of the New York Times, get a segment on the Today Show, or even an interview on CNBC. Whether it be print, broadcast, or web, we cover all the necessary bases and stand with our clients until their desired results are achieved.

Advertising

Get Noticed.

At Brian, we’ve got the strategic thinkers you need to elevate your brand and maximize its potential.

Whether it’s naming, brand identity or campaign execution, we have the smarts and experience to help you reach the audience you want most.

Content Marketing

Write Your Own Story.

Your brand has a story to tell, and we can help you spread the word. Our team of writers is fully equipped to capture the essence of your company and develop a compelling narrative that customers want to hear.

Digital

Engage Your Customers.

When it comes to digital marketing, Brian leads the pack. We help clients engage with their customers wherever they may be through our specially tailored online games, contests, and sweepstakes. And with the help of our data analytics and social media listening tools, you'll know exactly where your customers come from, what they want, and how to keep them coming back.

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