About Us

Carmichael Lynch was established in 1962, and we’ve been re-establishing ourselves every day since to deliver the Unfair Ideas that give our clients an unfair advantage. Because we believe that’s what this business requires: a fresh perspective, a new approach, and an interdependent group of people dedicated to taking on whatever new challenge or opportunity the day brings. That’s why we bring a holistic approach to marketing, gathering together the best of all disciplines under one roof. We understand that today’s modern companies need a creative partner that works the way they do: fast, open, and collaboratively. Which, done correctly, is itself a little unfair.

Our Clients

We’re incredibly fortunate to have the partners we do. That’s why we work so hard to keep them not just top of mind, but deep in hearts.

What We Do

Account Management

To make truly great, effective work, you need a business partner between our office and yours. Someone who knows your consumer. Understands your business. And lives and breathes your culture.

Brand Planning

In Brand Planning, we delve deep into your business. We get to know your audience. And we unearth what makes them tick, move, make choices and decisions. When the strategy makes a straight path to the heart, the advertising will, too.

Creative

The Creative Department assignment is simple. Take all the great thinking and form it into brilliant ideas that inspire consumers to engage with brands, redefine categories and give you an unfair advantage.

Integrated Production

We’re a full-service production group that can find a way to make anything happen. We bring ideas to life across digital, film/video, social and in-person experiences to engage consumers.

Media Planning & Buying

We focus on the consumer. We learn everything we can about who they are, how they think, and where they live. Then, with actionable insights, we leverage our media and content provider partners to deliver with efficiency and power.

Marketing Analytics

We’re all swimming in oceans of data. The trick is turning data into something useful. Distilling it down to the exact, crystal-clear drop that lets you know immediately how to power your business forward. It’s math, not magic.

Social

We bring brands to life online with a comprehensive range of digital and social media services – including content creation – and are able to scale these services based on your unique situation and resources.

Public Relations

A key differentiator for Carmichael Lynch is Carmichael Lynch Relate, our award-winning PR firm. While the two remain separate, stand-alone agencies, together they snap together to provide a fully-integrated offering.
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Culture

We recognize the importance of culture at Carmichael Lynch and see it as an investment, not an expense. We seek to inspire our employees and come together as creative haymakers.

DIAL

Diversity of thoughts, background and experiences is paramount in creating unfair ideas - more than 30% of our agency is actively involved in our Diversity Inclusion Action League (DIAL).

Inclusion

An inclusive culture is essential in effective cross-discipline collaboration. We undertake great effort in educating our employees on one another as people, developing practices that promote inclusivity and providing resources for new employees.

Volunteer Activities

Carmichael Lynch employees volunteer more than 1,000 hours per year with various organizations. We've refurbished houses, served meals, painted murals, made blankets and more.

Roofstage Pass

We've hosted more than 35 concerts on our 17,000 square foot rooftop, bringing in local food and drink vendors to help celebrate the Minnesota summers.

Health and Wellness

We take pride in the Health & Wellness of our employees. We have a fleet of bicycles for employee use, lunchtime yoga on the roof, an in-office locker room, and weekly massage therapy.

Intermission

These lunch n' learn events create a forum for employees to share their unique passions outside of work. Nearly the entire agency attends and learns about ghost hunting, owning a brewery, climbing expeditions, extended volunteer efforts abroad, and more.

Green Team

The Green Team helps facilitate and promote sustainable operations - working to increase recycling and composting, reducing waste, and even maintaining a rooftop garden in the summer.

Family

We proudly support parents and families with an agency Parent's Group, Family Date Nights, leading parental leave policies, phased return, multiple mother's rooms, and more. We were also named a 2018 Outstanding Company for Working Mothers.

Our People

An agency is its people. And these are ours. Thinkers, makers, dreamers, artists, analysts, coffee-consumers, and a surprising amount of bikers from all over, from all walks of life, who make Carmichael Lynch what it is today.

Marcus Fischer
Chief Executive Officer

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Julie Batliner
President

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Marty Senn
Chief Creative Officer

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Lachlan Badenoch
Chief Strategy Officer

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John Green
Chief Financial Officer

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Stacy Janicki
Director of Account Management

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Randy Hughes
Executive Creative Director

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Neil Goodspeed
Media Director

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Dorion Taylor
Director of New Business

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Milton Un
Design Director

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Cavan Reagan Reichmann
Managing Director, Social Engagement

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Orlee Tatarka
Director of Integrated Production

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Courtney Green
Senior Account Executive
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Amy Parsons
Broadcast Media Manager
Alison Dunning
Executive Vice President
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Micaela Krause-Anlauf
Account Supervisor
Jeff Young
Senior UX Architect
Jane Kolles
Digital Asset Manager
Cece Porter
Community Manager
Aaron Komo
Social Engagement Specialist
Tori Anderson
Media Accountant
Whitley Mike
Designer
Korrie Merley
Sr. Media Relations Specialist
Tal Tahir
Senior Designer
Natalie Long
Account Supervisor
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Sydney Benson
Account Coordinator
Kendra Komejan
Account Supervisor
Larry Luangrath
Technical Lead
Courtney Struckman
Analytics Planner
Jake Folska
Associate Content Producer
Ashley Solem
Creative Manager
Nellie Murray
Associate Media Director
Irene Salido-Buettner
Community Manager
Clara Kohrs
Assistant Account Executive
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Lauren Woods
Senior Account Supervisor
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Matt Rector
Designer
June Metzger
Senior Traffic Specialist
Jill Schmidt
Executive Vice President
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Kyle Rossiter
Sr. Account Manager
Scott Westerman
Media Planner
Zack Johnson
Writer
Courtney Cody
Receptionist
Mackenzie Halvorsen
Account Supervisor
Katie Joachim
Content Retoucher
Meagan Pagliara
Planning Director
Abbey Wilhelm
Studio Production Artist
Caleb Peabody
Account Manager
Melissa Hand
Analytics Manager
Gemma Forbush
Content Strategist
Kyle Johnson
Art Director
Sarah Wolf
Junior Designer
Mac Smith
Marketing Analytics Group Director
Greta Diers
Senior Account Executive
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Shodee Sawyer
Digital Asset Manager Lead
Evan O'Conner
Account Supervisor
Andrew Lapham
Associate Media Director
Emily Moe
Director of Human Resources
Jaime Westlund
Associate Media Director
Leeya Jackson
Art Director
Brenna Smithson
Director of Brand Planning
Drew Stevens
Studio Lead
Sydney Haessly
Junior Brand Planner
Lisa Evanson
Account Manager
William Stentz
Director of Marketing Analytics
Vicki Oachs
Director of Business Affairs
Mandi Longtin
Senior Project Manager
Jay Ditzer
Proofreader
Stephanie Dolan
Account Supervisor
Yun Zagarzazu
Media Supervisor
Alla Ilushka
Meetings and Events Specialist
Colin Murphy
Media Planner
Trisha Sandau
Executive Digital Producer
Grete Lavrenz
Executive Vice President
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Andrea Farrell
Assistant Media Planner
Krista Kelly
Group Account Director
Kue Chang
QA Analyst
Anne Carlson
Talent Payments Specialist
Charlie Wolfe
Senior Manager of Print Production Services
Katie Anderson
Media Planner
Michale Sevy
Senior Digital Producer
Matt Avignon Petersen
Social Engagement Strategist
Steph Hayden
Art Director
Dean Buckhorn
Group Creative Director
Katlyn Plourde
Senior Planner
Logan Schumacher
Account Manager
Sidney Anderson
Social Engagement Specialist
Carlyn Jackson
Digital Project Manager
Dan Branovan
Senior Content Specialist
Emily Stucky
Assistant Account Executive
Zara Kurt
Media Planner
Pachee Vang
Content Specialist
Vicki Cahill
Accounting Manager
Emily Anderson
Senior Media Planner
Anna Zuehlke
Account Supervisor
Maya Rait
Content Specialist
Steve Dahl
Building Maintenance
Lisa Mason
Executive Digital Producer
Bradley Baker
Senior Editor
Lauren Hayes
Senior Media Planner
Brian Wipf
Senior Production Artist
Seth Woehrle
Technical Writer
Stefanie Perez
Digital Producer
Jenn Kern
Group Media Director
Charles Veit
Mac Systems Operations Manager
Gabriela Trejo
Planner
Siddhartha Chadda
Interactive Technical Director
Miles Dombrovski
Associate Digital Producer
Lauren Gause
Office Services Specialist
Beth Garcia
Senior Vice President
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Alyssa Derby
Social Engagement Strategist
Jessica Grunklee
Sr. Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis
Emily Buchanan
Executive Vice President
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Madi Verschaetse
Assistant Account Executive
Jacob Walter
Information Architect
Chad Temples
Associate Creative Director
Bob Ringer
Senior Social Engagement Strategist
Lauren Stoelk
Senior Media Planner
Amanda Bunnett
Account Supervisor
Dustin Smith
Senior Social Engagement Strategist
John Sokolowski
Junior Writer
Shannon Gabrick
Project Management Supervisor
Amy Jo Preisler
Account Director
Adam Craw
Group Account Director
Maria Erikson
Content Lab Manager/Photographer
Andrea Serrian
Account Supervisor
Lexi Gusso
New Business Manager
Rebecca Lunna
Vice President
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Natalie Boike
Senior Content Strategist
Jane Taylor
Art Director
Al Vo
Analytics Strategist
Mackenzie Carlson
Media Planner
Kelsey Doherty
Project Manager
Erin Hork
Project Manager
Jennifer Knutson
Talent Payments Specialist
Erin Lyon
Senior Broadcast Media Buyer
Kristen Guthrie
Human Resources Manager
Megan Howe
Account Manager
Laura Green
New Business Supervisor
Callie McIntyre
Account Manager
Ashley Charleson
Assistant Account Executive
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Jessica Wood
Junior Developer
Rich McGeheran
Director of Digital Production
James Sorbel
Content Producer
Kevin McMaster
Network Manager
Veronica Kraus
Art Director
Brian Reid
Senior Brand Planner
Abby Jenkins
Account Manager
Josh Leutz
Executive Creative Director
Emma Loude
Account Coordinator, Carmichael Lynch Relate
Dan Ferro
Senior Designer
Maggie Margosian
Content/Interactive Traffic Specialist
Sarah Poluha
Senior Planner
Brynn Hausmann
Senior Executive Content Producer
Annika Lapakko
Writer
Allison Hayes
Creative Director
Courtney Thomas
Account Director
Liz Jenkins
Account Supervisor
Chelsey Knutson
Senior Media Relations Specialist
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Brad Wellman
Account Supervisor
Annie Dubsky
Vice President
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Halle Mason
Assistant Media Planner
Lauren Cox
Media Relations Strategist
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Todd Flom
Senior Web Developer
Alison Thompson
Billing Specialist
Jennifer Reinke
Junior Developer
Barb Senger
Team Assistant
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Cindy Matson
Principal Writer
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Jessie Clapper
Vice President
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Laura Norton
Office Services Manager
Lauren Fontaine
Assistant Account Executive
Kirsten Peterson
Media Relations Strategist
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Mitch Thompson
Senior Project Manager
Amy Lofstuen
Presentation Specialist
Melanie Callahan
Associate Director, Digital Project Management
Emily Crellin
Account Supervisor
Myka Radl
Senior Digital Project Manager
Amy Marcus
Digital Producer
Paula Weisenbeck
Account Director
Andrew Wetzel
Senior Designer
Matt O'Keefe
Assistant Account Executive
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Tatyana Podolyanchuk
Senior Biller
Mackenzie Conrad
Assistant Account Executive
Chris Gault
Associate Creative Director
Sheldon Clay
Group Creative Director
Mark Allen
Mac Support Specialist/Network Administrator
Eden Thompson
Planning Director
Betsy Burgeson
Group Media Director
Sharon Boucher
Executive Assistant/Admin Manager
Bob Berken
Associate Creative Director
Joshua Truong
Studio Production Artist
Brian Murphy
Senior Digital Producer
Emilie Hance
Technical Producer
Lisa Brody
Project Management Supervisor
Katia Holmes
Group Account Director
Irina Burlaku
Media Accountant
Mike Zupanc
Senior Media Planner
Abby Minea
Project Manager
Maria Pazos
Planning Director
Luisa Tejada
Account Supervisor
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Sarah Scherbring
Group Account Director
Brad Williams
Managing Director
Anmol Desai
Junior Writer
Megan McGrath
Associate Media Director
Jim Boblett
Managing Director, Field Operations
Ed Huerta-Margotta
Director of Recruiting
Eric Byrd
Studio Production Artist
Jennifer Abbey
Senior Project Manager
Andrea Thelen
Project Manager
Erika Collins
Senior Director of New Business
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Sam Perry
Senior Art Director
Ellen Opacich
Jr. Art Director
Jill Limberg
Media Planner
Keith Kostman
Mac Support Specialist
Peg Layer
Print Producer
Lucas Doherty
Assistant Account Executive
Melissa Bakewell
Senior Media Planner
Michelle Metzig
Accounting Specialist
Tracy Krulich
Group Media Director
Danielle Kurtz
Senior Digital Project Manager
Meredith Paul
Project Management Supervisor
Rick Johnson
Studio Manager
Doug Kieser
Senior Systems Programmer
Chris Carlberg
Senior Art Director
Brad Harrison
Creative Director
Lisa Holzemer
Account Director
Patti Bettiga
Corporate Controller
NeGail Torborg
Business Manager
Jonathan Bush
Product Information Manager
Kayla Hughes
Project Manager
Chris Vandersall
Senior Writer
Greg Bakun
Internal Studio Manager
Bridget Mord
Account Manager
Jon McDonald
Account Supervisor
Sophia Lippold
Media Planner
Julianna Baalson
Assistant Media Planner
Michelle Lippman
Writer
Megan Winterhalter
Writer
Mariette DeMorett
Mailroom Manager
Brian Lambert
Creative Director
Nicole Parrott-Wilson
Account Manager
Wade Stuart
Senior Technical Architect
Megan Weber
Senior Account Supervisor
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Tiffany Ng
UX Strategist
Ashley Taney
Project Manager
Daniel Alves
Associate Creative Director
Dave Lewis
Sr. Content Producer/Art Production
Tom Sebanc
Creative Director
Quinlyn Mullaney
Account Supervisor
Rachel Geressu
Studio Production Artist
Marie Spain-Maas
Accounting Supervisor
Olga Leykind
Associate Media Director
Ali Gomez
Community Manager
Arielle Farness
Media Planner
Dominique Anzano
Sr. Executive Content Producer
Taylor Lord
Associate Media Director
Jennifer Corrigan
Group Account Director
Jamie Tanker
Managing Supervisor
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Melissa Butts
Sr. Content Producer/Art Production
Michaela Perz
Media Planner
Haley Morris
Assistant Media Planner
Steve Diedrich
Information Technology Director
Ritvik Nandipati
Analytics Manager
Eric Hausman
Senior Vice President, Partner
Molly Nemer
Editor
Helena Shimizu
Studio Lead
Caroline Rudzinski
Account Supervisor
Kelly Hering
Writer