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