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