At Brand Populace we partner with brands to make compelling connections with people. We lead with strategy and a focus on digital to help brands adapt in an ever-evolving ecosystem. We are digital marketing pros who understand the media, mobile and social ecosystem, not technologists learning marketing or traditional media learning mobile and social. Our team has extensive experience leading engagements with some of the most respected brands in the world.
With more than 15 years of Digital Marketing experience, Mike leads the vision for Brand Populace and the strategy for client engagements and digital platforms. Mike’s experience across multiple categories has led to award-winning work for brands like Tide, Downy, Bounce, Captain Morgan, General Motors, Harley-Davidson, Godiva, Ethicon, Sherwin-Williams, Valvoline, Red Robin Restaurants, Heinz and Keebler. Awards include 2010 Web Award Best Restaurant Website – RedRobin.com; 2010 Web Award Blog Standard of Excellence – Girard’s Everyday Elegance Blog; 2009 OMMA Member’s Choice Award, Best Integrated Online Campaign; 2005 Webby Award for TideColdwater.com and 2002 PROMO Magazine PRO Awards, Promotion of the Year – Eat Like a Champion.
Ames Huntting | VP / Design Director
Ames is a digital designer with extensive design, art direction and strategic communications experience in print, video and digital media. Ames leads the visual articulation and user experience across the digital landscape. Ames has brought to life innovative design solutions, built holistic brand strategies and created unique interactive experiences for companies such as Procter & Gamble, GE, Chiquita, Makino, Milacron, Ipsos, Kroger, University of Cincinnati and the Underground Freedom Center. His design specialties include focused visual communication, brand identity, user experience, illustration and typography.
With over a decade of experience as a digital producer and copy director, Kathy has delivered award-winning work for clients such as Valvoline, Kikkoman, Moen, DSW, Tide, Downy, Bounce, Fidelity, Kroger, Marzetti, Bush’s Beans and Bob Evans. Her strengths lie in brand message strategy, editorial content development, scriptwriting and communication planning for websites, general market advertising, CRM, mobile applications, promotions and social media. Awards include 2010 WebAwards for Marzetti.com, Consumer Goods Standard of Excellence and Food Industry Standard of Excellence; 2005 Webby Award, TideColdwater.com; 2005 Web Marketing Award for TidetoGo.com, Standard of Excellence and 2001 Addy Award for Kikkoman.com.