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