The Team

  • Brad

  • Justin

  • Andrea

  • Paul

  • Joe

  • Kyle

  • Brian

Brad Hain

President

My Go-To Party Trick

Here’s the grip for a 4-seam fastball.

Best Advice

Treat everything you do as if your signature is on it.

Guilty Pleasure

Dark Chocolate

Pet Peeves

Laziness and unmotivated people.

Favorite Word / Least Favorite Word

Yes! / Can’t

What turns you on? / What turns you off?

Engaging conversation and different points of view. / Pessimistic attitudes.

What sound do you love? / What sound do you hate?

Always loved the sound of a Mac firing up. / When the music stops.

What profession, other than your own, would you like to attempt? /
What profession would you not like to do?

I think it would be fun to be a Chef. / I worked in a steel mill one summer in college…don’t want to do that ever again.

If I won a million dollars…

I’d leave Vegas immediately.

What inspired me to do what I do…

I love creative expression and the surprises that come from them.

Something that really baffles me…

Electricity

If I could have a super power…

I’d play my Telecaster like Jimi Hendrix

Justin Tokos

Creative Director

My Go-To Party Trick

I just take a car.

Best Advice

The secret to anything is knowing when to quit.

Guilty Pleasure

80’s Music

Pet Peeves

Those that lack common sense.

Favorite Word / Least Favorite Word

Babushka / Can’t

What turns you on? / What turns you off?

Passionate people being passionate about things they love. /  Pop Country music

What sound do you love? / What sound do you hate?

I love the sound of an orchestra tuning before a performance, and the silence before they begin. / The sound of “flip flops”.

What profession, other than your own, would you like to attempt? /
What profession would you not like to do?

This is all I’ve ever wanted to do professionally, but I suppose I’d have enjoyed an occupation as an industrial designer, or engineer…That or Demolitions.  I think I either have to be building something, or destroying it. / Politics

If I won a million dollars…

I want to own an old building, and make it SOMETHING.

What inspired me to do what I do…

When I was a kid, my friend Brian gave me a skateboard, and on that board was artwork created by an artist named Vernon Courtland Johnson. That image and his art sort of got me on track for not only wanting to create art for a living, but learning how to print it. I still have those decks from when I was a kid hanging in my office to this day.

Something that really baffles me…

If I say it’s opposite day, does that mean that It’s NOT opposite day.

If I could have a super power…

Telekinesis. I just wanna be really lazy, and all that stuff is always WAY over there.

Andrea Brown

Client Service Director

My Go-To Party Trick

I show up with something good to eat and a bottle of wine.

Best Advice

Leave five things unsaid every day.

Guilty Pleasure

Us Weekly

Pet Peeves

When people don’t list a phone number in their email signature. And websites with security questions for which the answers are variable. Today my favorite food is sushi. But when I forget my password in six months it will be Mexican. Just ask me what street I grew up on, that never changes.

Favorite Word / Least Favorite Word

Swoon / “Umm”

What turns you on? / What turns you off?

A quick wit and a clever sense of humor. / Blanket hatred for an entire group of people.

What sound do you love? / What sound do you hate?

The sound of my daughter laughing. And hearing her say “mama”, I know she won’t always call me that. / The sound of my dog throwing up in the middle of the night.

What profession, other than your own, would you like to attempt? /
What profession would you not like to do?

I would love, love, love to write a book. / Anything that involves humans or animals that are suffering or in pain.

If I won a million dollars…

I would spend a few weeks playing with my daughter on a beach somewhere, and then I would invest.

What inspires me to do what I do…

My love of people. My need for balance. And the desire to surround myself with people and things that are more creative than I am.

Something that really baffles me…

People who don’t recognize their own potential. Or worse, those who recognize it and don’t put it to good use.

If I could have a super power…

The ability to reason with the unreasonable. Like my five year old, for example.

Paul McKinney

Multimedia Director

My Go-To Party Trick

Goldfish swallowing

Best Advice

Always dream – Nancy Kerrigan

Guilty Pleasure

Pro Wrestling

Pet Peeves

Inconsistency

Favorite Word / Least Favorite Word

Paul / Wheelhouse

What turns you on? / What turns you off?

Empowerment / Horse lovers

What sound do you love? / What sound do you hate?

Piano / Auto-tune

What profession, other than your own, would you like to attempt? /
What profession would you not like to do?

Pharmacology / Surgery

If I won a million dollars…

I would diversify!

What inspired me to do what I do…

Necessity

Something that really baffles me…

Cheap Anime

If I could have a super power…

X-Ray vision

Joe Rossi

Art Director

My Go-To Party Trick

I suppose my MJ dance moves.

Best Advice

Do what makes you happy, no matter what.

Guilty Pleasure

Bad B movies from the 80’s. The majority of 90’s dance bands from Sweden.

Pet Peeves

When I see poor resolution graphics clearly made for web used in print.

Favorite Word / Least Favorite Word

Conduit / YOLO

What turns you on? / What turns you off?

80’s pop culture / Lying

What sound do you love? / What sound do you hate?

Beer being poured / Empty beer class clanking on tabletop

What profession, other than your own, would you like to attempt? /
What profession would you not like to do?

Musician, actor, or writer. Something I could still be creative with. / A mundane desk job or anything in the service industry.

If I won a million dollars…

I would buy stuff I’ve always wanted: a meteorite, a dinosaur fossil, a suit of armor, a real bat mobile, and a RoboCop suit. Then use the rest for more practical things, like beer and pizza.

What inspired me to do what I do…

My constant need to be creative and always be generating something no matter what. My love for art is a common thread in my life.

Something that really baffles me…

People who deny dinosaurs existed.

If I could have a super power…

Mind-reading . I would love to mess with people on a daily basis (more than I already do).

Kyle Herrick

Web Developer

My Go-To Party Trick

If there is any type of skill game, I will win.

Best Advice

Take it easy, calm down. Someone somewhere is having a worse day than you.

Guilty Pleasure

I have more video games than I can play. I also eat a lot of candy. I have a problem.

Pet Peeves

People who cut you off and drive slow.

Favorite Word / Least Favorite Word

Discombobulated / Moist

What turns you on? / What turns you off?

A sense of humor and a smile. / The  “OMG, I AM SO DUMB” act.  It’s annoying.

What sound do you love? / What sound do you hate?

Thunderstorms while laying in bed at night. / That alarm in the morning.

What profession, other than your own, would you like to attempt? /
What profession would you not like to do?

I’d love to make video games. / I would never do anything that requires heavy amounts of math (accountant for example).

If I won a million dollars…

I’d help my family with all types of debt, loans, payments.

What inspired me to do what I do…

When I was little I always wanted to make something that people would love and use. That led me to art and making creative things.

Something that really baffles me…

The fact that there are people in the world that are starving everyday.

If I could have a super power…

It has to be flight. Like Superman flight. Not like sissy bird flight.

Brian Barr

Graphic Designer

My Go-To Party Trick

Befriending the host’s dog

Best Advice

Don’t assume anything

Guilty Pleasure

Cheesy science fiction movies

Pet Peeves

People who don’t try

Favorite Word / Least Favorite Word

Stoked / Broke

What turns you on? / What turns you off?

Someone with passion for what they do. / Someone with terrible taste in music.

What sound do you love? / What sound do you hate?

A bluesy guitar riff. / Someone whining about something unnecessary.

What profession, other than your own, would you like to attempt? / What profession would you not like to do?

Animation, videography, directing a documentary would be cool. / A sales rep for a product I didn’t support.

If I won a million dollars…

I’d travel everywhere, then get back to work.

What inspired me to do what I do…

I stared at album art and skateboards all day, every day throughout my entire childhood.

Something that really baffles me…

Aliens

If I could have a super power…

Oh how I’d love to stop time.