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