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.

ALLOY

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.

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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Erika Collins
Senior Director of New Business

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Neil Goodspeed
Media Director

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Milton Un
Design Director

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Orlee Tatarka
Director of Integrated Production

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