We are brand
builders, storytellers, and experience makers.

We believe that brands have the power to impact the lives of people for the better—by connecting communities, sparking ideas, and inspiring action.

We are brand builders, storytellers, and experience makers.

We believe that brands have the power to impact the lives of people for the better—by connecting communities, sparking ideas, and inspiring action.

Our Team

Brand Builders, Story Tellers, and Experience Makers

Brand Director Jason Hammond

Jason Hammond

Brand Director

Jason's ability to translate clients' needs into sound creative strategies and award-winning visuals has earned him the trust and respect of organizational leaders in a vast range of industries.

Experience Director Jon Thompson

Jon Thompson

Experience Director

Jon’s multi-disciplined background allows him to navigate the gaps that often exist within communication, technology, and customer experiences. His perspectives have helped bring engaging and award-winning experiences to life for a wide range of organizations from Fortune 500’s to not-for-profits.

Account Director Carolyn Brenner

Carolyn Brenner

Account Director

Carolyn’s advertising and branding agency experience has given her exposure to a multitude of industries and campaigns, which she brings to bear on each account she interacts with. Her ability to manage projects, expectations, and relationships has provided many successful outcomes for an array of clients.

Content Strategist Lewi Yonas

Lewi Yonas

Content Strategist

As a Content Strategist, Lewi helps our clients identify, create, and deliver the right content to attract and engage their audience in new and compelling ways—helping them to elevate their brand in the hearts and minds of their audience.

Story Director Tom Schmidt

Tom Schmidt

Story Director

Tom is a writer, editor, director, and cinematographer who brings a mastery for telling captivating and powerful stories that engage viewers and drive action. His storytelling work has helped numerous clients create powerful, human connections between viewers and the brands and causes they serve.

Expertise

We focus our efforts in three core verticals where our personal passions can blend with our professional ones: Health & Wellness, Food & Beverage, and Cause & Community. Our background, knowledge, and expertise in these fields fuels our work.

Awards & Recognition

Throughout our 10 year history, we have won numerous awards including American Advertising Federation Addys, Communicator Awards, Tellys, CINE Golden Eagle Awards, and a Communication Arts Award of Excellence.

Communication Arts Award of Excellence
13 Telly Awards
American Advertising Federation—Addys
AdFed - The Show
CINE Golden Eagle Award
Featured: Grits & Grind
Featured: Minneapolis Egotist
Logo Lounge Book Series

Awards in the Bolster office

Who We Serve

 

Feeding America Greco Trek YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities Optum Carlson School of Management Ecolab Experience Life HealthPartners Life Time Fitness Blue Plate Restaurant Group RedBrick Health Crispin Cider Sysco Viverant Land O Lakes University of Minnesota General Mills

Ready to take the next step in building or nurturing your brand?