Our tradition has been to focus energy with a select number of clients, so we stay sane and you feel loved.
Anne supports Drumbeat with concept design, partner development and general implementation. She has over 16 years of experience in strategic creative planning executed primarily in unique brand experiences often combined with multi-media collaborations. Her portfolio of strategy and resourcing encompass retail and sales environments, brand experience centers, special events, multi-tiered media planning and sales launch strategy. Anne's former roles include VP of Client Strategy for The Brand Experience, National Director of Real Estate and Resort Living for Niche Media, Director of Business Development and Founder of the Make it Green program at Condit Exhibits, and CEO of Seen VisualBranding.
Ellen supports Drumbeat in project management, logistics, and concept development. Beginning her career as a civil engineer in heavy and highway construction, Ellen honed her aptitude to manage complex projects while pushing the envelope of branding, creativity and consumer experience. These skills served clients well as Ellen shifted her career toward the field of action sports, entertainment and consumer marketing. She is highly regarded for her organizational ability and for her creativity in keeping projects on schedule and in budget. Over the past 15 years, Ellen has become a reputable specialist in the areas of brand positioning, event management and television production, having worked with clients such as Red Bull, Verizon, General Motors and Quiksilver.
Johnny supports Drumbeat in the areas of program development and spatial design. His ability to communicate easily among functional disciplines allows him to recognize patterns and build lasting affinity around brands. Prior to Drumbeat, Johnny was employed across Asia, Europe, and the Americas, applying his enthusiastic style and leadership to the likes of IBM, AT&T and Qwest Communications.
Jon supports Drumbeat with concept integration and execution; he is also our go to guy for bringing online communities to life. Jon's experience at re-imagining brands, integrating business organizations, managing marketing efforts for sales channels, plus his understanding of new media applications proves valuable in translating a digital mindset into real-life brand engagement. Jon is also the founder of the Ralphie Report, a website covering the University of Colorado athletics. Started in 2008, it is now one of the largest online CU communities and employs a staff of five year-round writers.