We Believe
in the Power
of People

Especially
Creative People

Creative people view life differently. Images, words, and nuances others miss stand out in stark relief.
This insight sparks epic curiosity that leads to an enlightened understanding of human emotion.
And human emotion is what communications is all about.

Tami Adams

Tami Adams

Product Experience Technical Lead

Ashley Ampersee

Ashley Ampersee

Stylist

Nick Anderson

Nick Anderson

Photographer

Nealie Andrews

Nealie Andrews

Technical Writer

Emily Anstadt

Emily Anstadt

Lead Stylist

Ian Bischoff

Ian Bischoff

Programmer

Nicole Bonenfant

Nicole Bonenfant

Technical Writer

Lauren Boulton

Lauren Boulton

Technical Writer

Kim Brown

Kim Brown

Production Designer

David Buckland

David Buckland

Senior Account Manager

Tracey Carter

Tracey Carter

Supervising Producer

Victor Coar

Victor Coar

Senior Imaging Technician

Chad Cole

Chad Cole

Illustrator

Susan Commons

Susan Commons

Merchandise Coordinator

Sharon Comstock

Sharon Comstock

Imaging Technician

John Cook

John Cook

Programmer

Mary Councell

Mary Councell

Photographer

Ty Covert

Ty Covert

Programmer

David Day

David Day

Merchandise Coordinator

Allison Dorich

Allison Dorich

Stylist Assistant

Alex Dunn

Alex Dunn

Lead Programmer

Lisa Eubank

Lisa Eubank

Account Manager

Justin Fernandez

Justin Fernandez

Technical Writer

Jackie Forestieri

Jackie Forestieri

Proofreader/Cuft

John Frambach

John Frambach

Director of Technology

Meredith Frank

Meredith Frank

Technical Lead

Kara Galea

Kara Galea

Account Manager

Jessica Gambill

Jessica Gambill

Apple Support Tech

Teri Gersonde

Teri Gersonde

Accounting Assistant

Bruce Gorenflo

Bruce Gorenflo

Senior Technical Writer

Shawn Grimm

Shawn Grimm

Illustrator

Tracy Hamann

Tracy Hamann

Newell Producer

Nathan Harrmann

Nathan Harrmann

Lead Photographer

Richard Hellyer

Richard Hellyer

Photographer

Amy Hemphill

Amy Hemphill

Director of Human Resources

Holly Hetfield

Holly Hetfield

Technical Writer

Beth Heyn

Beth Heyn

Proofreader

Christopher Hoover

Christopher Hoover

Art Director

Jackie Huie

Jackie Huie

CEO

Mike Huie

Mike Huie

Chief Strategy Officer

Sydney Ingeson

Sydney Ingeson

Technical Writer

Mike Isbrecht

Mike Isbrecht

Illustrator

Neil Iwan

Neil Iwan

Senior Proofreader

Jackie Jensen

Jackie Jensen

Account Manager

Megan Jerndt

Megan Jerndt

Photo Assistant

Don Johnson

Don Johnson

Chairman

Mason Johnson

Mason Johnson

President

Robyn Johnson

Robyn Johnson

Administrative Assistant

Timothy Johnson

Timothy Johnson

Lead Imaging Tech

Erik Kasewurm

Erik Kasewurm

Photographer

Skyelar Kavanagh

Skyelar Kavanagh

Merchandise Coordinator

Elizabeth Kohler

Elizabeth Kohler

Director of Creative Photo & Video

Donald Lesko

Donald Lesko

Lead Photographer

Jane Lockhart

Jane Lockhart

Senior UX Specialist

Emily Low

Emily Low

Stylist

Ralph Lucius

Ralph Lucius

VP, Business Management

Gordon Madsen

Gordon Madsen

Programmer

Caleb Magley

Caleb Magley

Senior Account Executive

Julie Marsh

Julie Marsh

Director of Finance

Ted McDonald

Ted McDonald

Director of Digital

Lynzee McDowell

Lynzee McDowell

Senior Account Executive

Cindy McMillan

Cindy McMillan

Stylist

Tom Mensinger

Tom Mensinger

Maintenance Coordinator

Tori Meyer

Tori Meyer

Stylist

David Mikel

David Mikel

Imaging Coordinator

Jennifer Mitchell

Jennifer Mitchell

Account Executive

David Muenchow

David Muenchow

Maintenance Coordinator

Heidi Murphy

Heidi Murphy

Art Director

Chelsie Nitz

Chelsie Nitz

Imaging Coordinator

Alison Nugent

Alison Nugent

Proofreader

Katelyn Orsini

Katelyn Orsini

Product Experience Technical Lead

Earl Peters

Earl Peters

Product Experience Director

Brian Poole

Brian Poole

Edit & Imaging Specialist

Kim Poole

Kim Poole

Product Experience Technical Lead

Adam Proulx

Adam Proulx

Graphic Designer

Matt Radke

Matt Radke

Technical Writer

Rob Regovich

Rob Regovich

VP, Studio

Tony Rogers

Tony Rogers

Senior Stylist

Charlie Rumley

Charlie Rumley

Programmer

Lis Russell Hires

Lis Russell Hires

Imaging Technician

Alix Sarola

Alix Sarola

Assistant Producer/Casting

Morgan Schaefer

Morgan Schaefer

Assistant Producer

Paul Stella

Paul Stella

Programmer

Terry Steven

Terry Steven

Lead Illustrator

Ryan Streveler

Ryan Streveler

Lead Photographer

Peter Strzyzykowski

Peter Strzyzykowski

Senior Stylist

Chandra Stubbs

Chandra Stubbs

Account Executive

Andrew Taft

Andrew Taft

Set Builder

Gordon Thorpe

Gordon Thorpe

Senior Technical Writer

Steven Tillstrom

Steven Tillstrom

Graphic Designer

Kristin Toney

Kristin Toney

Associate Creative Director

Laura VanEtt

Laura VanEtt

Technical Writer

Katie Veine

Katie Veine

Senior Account Manager

Sue Veldman

Sue Veldman

Account Director

Kelsey Weber

Kelsey Weber

Art Director

Tara Wilkinson

Tara Wilkinson

Proofreader

Dawn Williams

Dawn Williams

Executive Vice President, Talent & Culture

Lyn Wilson

Lyn Wilson

Account Director

Erin Winger

Erin Winger

Account Executive

Colby Wittman

Colby Wittman

Assistant Producer/Editor

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Don Johnson

Don Johnson

Founding Owner & Chairman

Don founded JR in 1969 after years of working in advertising and design. With more than four decades of industry experience, Don brings value and insight to product analysis and launch. An Army veteran of Aberdeen, Maryland, he is a lifetime member of the Masonic Lodge.

Jackie Huie

Jackie Huie

CEO

With more than 30 years in advertising, Jackie specializes in creative and marketing strategy. Prior to bringing ROI to client initiatives across corporate services, Jackie was a creative director for TracyLocke, Ogilvy & Mather, and Frankel and Company. Designer of the McDonald’s Hamburglar, Jackie is a member of the global business network World Presidents’ Organization (WPO) and a proud Rotarian.

Mason Johnson

Mason Johnson

President

After graduating from the American Academy of Art, Chicago, Mason joined JR in 1994. Under his creative leadership, JR sharpened its services and grew to include digital, IT, video, and grassroots innovation teams. His influence with utilizing smart tools revolutionized JR’s workflow and streamlined communications. His keen instincts on brand activation have resulted in numerous award-winning campaigns for global brands including Rubbermaid Commercial Products, KitchenAid, and Sur La Table. Mason is a member of YPO, indulges in vintage cars, and enjoys a serious game of soccer.

Dawn Williams

Dawn Williams

Executive Vice President, Talent & Culture

After 20+ years in the creative trenches as an award-winning copywriter and creative director, Dawn's passion evolved to helping others realize their own potential. She now leads JR talent recruitment and training and is the driving force behind JR’s culture, attributing employee health and wellness to the environment in which they are inspired to create, learn, and grow. Dawn is a life member of Women's Service League, digs indie films, and loves getting lost in the woods with her Tennessee Walker.

Mike Huie

Mike Huie

Chief Strategy Officer

JR's Chief Strategy Officer is a true heavy hitter. After 27 years of perfecting the “client” role at the global powerhouse known as Whirlpool, Mike's focus on exceeding client expectations is primal. From marketing to brand architecture to category expertise, Mike's MBA in Business is put to task 365 days a year.

Ralph Lucius

Ralph Lucius

VP, Business Management

Every ship needs a smart, levelheaded captain who can see the storm before it hits. With more than two decades of marketing and communications experience under his belt, Ralph is as seaworthy as they come. This level of knowledge and dedication is vital to managing effective and fiscally responsible marketing initiatives.

Julie Marsh

Julie Marsh

Director of Finance

Don’t let her Midwest charm fool you. This Michigan State graduate is an accounting genius who has been with JR since 1994. Julie not only heads our finance department but ensures company operations are running smoothly at both studio and agency locations. For this mom of three active boys, juggling is second nature. If you ask Julie, the busier the better!

Rob Regovich

Rob Regovich

VP, Studio

With Rob, we have the best of both worlds. His wise, left-brain persona is a Notre Dame grad who solves problems and leads our studio team with sound logic and practicality. On the flip side, his creative, right-brained self is an award-winning photographer whose passion inspires others on a daily basis. If it were legal, we’d clone him and make a mint.

Elizabeth Kohler

Elizabeth Kohler

Director of Creative Photo & Video

If advertising were a jungle, EK would be the lion. With more than 20 years of industry experience from around the globe, and an innate eye for superb photography and design, EK is an award-winning leader who is powerful, smart, and calculated.

Earl Peters

Earl Peters

Product Experience Director

Earl starts his day with a very strong cup of coffee. As Product Experience Director, he knows an average day is anything but. To keep projects on track and under budget, this Dale Carnegie instructor relies on strict organization tactics and the occasional cross-country motorcycle ride. Earl completed his undergrad at Kalamazoo College, then ventured to the University of Passau, Germany, to study international trade and finance. “Ja. Das ist für uns der Hammer.”

Amy Hemphill

Amy Hemphill

Director of Human Resources

Amy is a seasoned pro at recruiting the right people for JR. Within minutes she knows who will work and who won’t. As a graduate of Western Michigan University, Amy also understands the need to maintain a positive environment that allows people to work hard and expand their skills in a fast-paced industry. As a result, JR has low employee turnover backed by high employee satisfaction.

Ted McDonald

Ted McDonald

Director of Digital

This US Army veteran expertly juggles client needs with our digital team to create elegant, imaginative, and insanely cool solutions. The definitive problem solver, Ted is driven by the challenge of meeting client needs with tools that are unique and effective.

Lyn Wilson

Lyn Wilson

Account Director

Lyn has spent more than 15 years mastering the art of creating positive and productive relationships. Whether leading an existing team or reaching out to new ones, Lyn’s ability to understand and manage account needs is nothing short of masterful.

Sue Veldman

Sue Veldman

Account Director

With 25+ years of marketing experience, Sue brings fierce creativity and professional practicality to every account. Her ability to pair client needs with creative talent results in a clear path for success, from start to finish.