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

Production Manager

Ashley Ampersee

Ashley Ampersee

Stylist

Brian Bankston

Brian Bankston

Photographer

Nicole Bates

Nicole Bates

Stylist

Marvin Bowen

Marvin Bowen

Merchandise Manager

Amy Brandt

Amy Brandt

Imaging Technician

Eric Brown

Eric Brown

Set Builder

David Buckland

David Buckland

Senior Business Development Manager

Kevin Capizzi

Kevin Capizzi

Digital Imager/3D Artist

Chelsea Cloud

Chelsea Cloud

Associate Producer

Victor Coar

Victor Coar

Imaging Department Manager

Chad Cole

Chad Cole

Illustrator

Sharon Comstock

Sharon Comstock

Imaging Technician

John Cook

John Cook

Programmer

Mary Councell

Mary Councell

Photographer

Ty Covert

Ty Covert

Programmer

Rich Curtis

Rich Curtis

Photographer

David Day

David Day

Merchandise Coordinator

Allison Dorich

Allison Dorich

Stylist Assistant

Ryan Dunafin

Ryan Dunafin

Art Director

Taylor Duncan

Taylor Duncan

Account Coordinator

Alex Dunn

Alex Dunn

Lead Programmer

Jake Fitch

Jake Fitch

Programmer

Jackie Forestieri

Jackie Forestieri

Proofreader/Cuft

John Frambach

John Frambach

IT Manager

Kara Galea

Kara Galea

Account Manager

Jessica Gambill

Jessica Gambill

Apple Support Tech

Teri Gersonde

Teri Gersonde

Accounting Assistant

Shawn Grimm

Shawn Grimm

Stylist Assistant

Tracy Hamann

Tracy Hamann

Newell Producer

Nathan Harrmann

Nathan Harrmann

Lead Photographer

David Hartwell

David Hartwell

Producer

Richard Hellyer

Richard Hellyer

Senior Photographer

Amy Hemphill

Amy Hemphill

Human Resources Director

Holly Hetfield

Holly Hetfield

Technical Writer

Beth Heyn

Beth Heyn

Imaging Coordinator

Brynn Hines

Brynn Hines

Associate Art Director

Christopher Hoover

Christopher Hoover

Art Director

Jackie Huie

Jackie Huie

Chief Executive Officer

Mike Huie

Mike Huie

Chief Operations Officer

Christina Humphreys

Christina Humphreys

Digital Analyst

Jackie Jensen

Jackie Jensen

Account Manager

Megan Jerndt

Megan Jerndt

Photo Assistant

Ali Johnson

Ali Johnson

Video Editor

Don Johnson

Don Johnson

Chairman

Mason Johnson

Mason Johnson

Chief Creative Officer

Robyn Johnson

Robyn Johnson

Office Administrator

Timothy Johnson

Timothy Johnson

Senior Imaging Technician

Erik Kasewurm

Erik Kasewurm

Photographer

Donald Lesko

Donald Lesko

Lead Photographer

Denise Lushina

Denise Lushina

Art Director

Emily Knapper

Emily Knapper

Stylist

Caleb Magley

Caleb Magley

Account Manager

Cindy McMillan

Cindy McMillan

Stylist

Tori Meyer

Tori Meyer

Stylist

David Mikel

David Mikel

Imaging Coordinator

Andrea Monzo

Andrea Monzo

Senior Photographer

Heidi Murphy

Heidi Murphy

Art Director

Chelsie Nitz

Chelsie Nitz

Account Coordinator

Jamee Nortier

Jamee Nortier

Account Manager

Chris Oosting

Chris Oosting

Imaging Technician

Brian Poole

Brian Poole

Edit & Imaging Specialist

Marino Puhalj

Marino Puhalj

Group Creative Director

Rob Regovich

Rob Regovich

Studio Director

Tony Rogers

Tony Rogers

Senior Stylist

Charlie Rumley

Charlie Rumley

Programmer

Lindsay Russell

Lindsay Russell

Stylist

Tyler Sanders

Tyler Sanders

Stylist Assistant

Morgan Schaefer

Morgan Schaefer

Casting Producer / Account Executive

Dana Sky

Dana Sky

Art Director/Senior Stylist

Darrel Smith

Darrel Smith

Director of Technology

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

Senior 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

Writer

Katie Veine

Katie Veine

Account Director

Sue Veldman

Sue Veldman

Account Director

Kelsey Weber

Kelsey Weber

Art Director

Paul Whicheloe

Paul Whicheloe

Senior Photographer

Tara Wilkinson

Tara Wilkinson

Proofreader

Dawn Williams

Dawn Williams

Chief Talent Officer

Derrik Williams

Derrik Williams

Digital Imager/3D Artist

Lyn Wilson

Lyn Wilson

Account Director

Colby Wittman

Colby Wittman

Assistant Producer/Editor

Jason Woodrick

Jason Woodrick

Director of Finance and Operations

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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

Chief Executive Officer

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.

Mike Huie

Mike Huie

Chief Operations Officer

JR's Chief Operations 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.

Mason Johnson

Mason Johnson

Chief Creative Officer

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

Chief Talent Officer

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.

Rob Regovich

Rob Regovich

Studio Director

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.

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.

Katie Veine

Katie Veine

Account Director

After 20 years in the industry from Michigan and Colorado, Katie knows exactly what it takes to exceed client goals. Her fierce knowledge of the JR service field is balanced by her determination to never back down from a challenge.

Marino Puhalj

Marino Puhalj

Group Creative Director

Creative, strategic, and technology-forward, Marino is an award-winning creative leader who has driven Fortune 500 brands to multi-media digital frontiers. With 25+ years of experience in energizing brands such as Kellogg's, Kimberly-Clark, and Sherwin-Williams, Marino is known for his dynamic content and digital-first thinking. Passionate about data, strategic insights, and technology, he believes the best creative ideas provide real, engaging, and long-lasting connectivity with consumers.

Darrel Smith

Darrel Smith

Director of Technology

Darrel comes to JR with 20+ years of experience, hundreds of system launches, and a long list of very happy clients including Heinz, Pfizer, and General Motors. His pioneering approach blends Silicon Valley savvy with midwestern industry to develop new and creative technology solutions. His groundbreaking work keeps our clients at the forefront of digital content and delivery innovations.

Amy Hemphill

Amy Hemphill

Human Resources Director

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.