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Sarina Montenegro

As Senior Art Director, Sarina draws on her experience as a designer, photo art director and brand builder. Her approach stems from her innately refined aesthetic, natural sense of curiosity, and penchant for problem solving. Her love of typography, color and photography serves as the foundation to building memorable visual narratives. With each project, she … Continued

Matthew Nickols

As S360’s Campaigns Art Director, Matthew oversees the design of campaign materials for clients across the firm footprint. Experienced in political candidate campaigns as well as brand and news media design, Matthew delivers sharp, effective and visually impactful products for S360’s clients. Matthew started his design career at the The Washington Post Co. where he … Continued

Jessika Verduzco

Jessika has a natural curiosity that inspires her to continually learn and innovate in design. As the Mid-Level Graphic Designer, she delivers beautifully executed marketing collateral for print and web and achieves consistency in look and feel across a brand. She collaborates with the Hilt team to brainstorm brand identities and work through design challenges … Continued

Gretchen Moosbrugger

Gretchen supports S360 clients as a project manager with deep experience in corporate and agency creative services. For each project, she drives success by establishing a deep understanding the client goals, assessing the strengths of the team, and creating plans that will guarantee results. With over 15 years of experience at creative agencies and in … Continued

Kevin Patnik

Kevin is a strategist and writer who specializes in verbal identity—the way brands express themselves and connect with audiences through stories and language. As VP of Brand Strategy for S360 and our creative agency, the Hilt, Kevin ensures that a brand’s essence and story are expressed consistently and memorably at every touchpoint. He also leads … Continued

Andrew Coleman Smith

As the Vice President of Content and Videography, Andrew leads the video content creation for S360’s creative services team. With a decade in multi-media creation, Andrew provides the firm’s clients the latest in creative storytelling capacity. From ideation through editing, Andrew’s work delivers emotional resonance that inspires and connects with people.   Andrew’s energy and passion … Continued

Brick Kane

For over 18 years, Brick has successfully managed creative campaigns for a wide variety of private and public sector clients. From producing tv and radio commercials for Microsoft, Ben Bridge Jeweler and Sleep Country USA, to representing an agricultural cooperative in Iowa and coining our state’s current tagline for their sober driving campaign, “Drunk, Drugs … Continued

Sunshine Stevens

Sunshine brings a career worth of advertising campaigns for brands like Dairy Queen, Fruit of the Loom, Nike & Rainier Beer to S360 as Vice President, Group Creative Director. She joins The Hilt, S360’s creative agency, with nearly two decades of widely acclaimed design work for some of the most recognizable brands across the Pacific Northwest and the country. In her role, … Continued

Michael Baldwin

As Art Director for Strategies 360 and its creative agency, The Hilt, Michael Baldwin delivers high-impact creative across a wide range of sectors and industries. Whether working on a multi-channel digital campaign, from-scratch visual brand identity or new web site, he consistently raises the bar for our clients, bringing versatility, vision, and a collaborative, can-do approach to … Continued

Kipepeo “Pep” Brown

As Chief Creative Officer, Pep is responsible for leading and integrating all S360 creative services including brand, design, advertising, digital marketing, web design, videography and S360 Cultura–the firm’s division dedicated to progress for communities of color. She has worked for international, national and regional companies and non-profits across diverse B2B and B2C industries. Her career … Continued

Emily Owens

As an Account Manager on the creative services team, Emily’s top priority is to develop and strengthen client relationships. She enjoys working through complex projects and collaborating with internal teams to help clients reach their goals. Emily worked at Strategies 360 from 2010-2016, then rejoined the firm in 2017. Prior to returning to S360, she was a … Continued

Arnold Phommavong

Arnold Phommavong has been a creative director and designer for the past 10 years. He brings a human-centered approach to uncovering and solving brand and creative challenges. Arnold begins solving every problem by building a deep empathy for who he is designing for—understanding end-user needs, motivations, and challenges to create beautiful and seamless experiences in … Continued

Mary Mencke

Mary believes that successful outcomes are rooted in collaboration. As Director of Resources and Operations, she helps bring teams together from all three creative services divisions: Design, Web, and Digital Marketing, to deliver results that help our clients achieve their goals. Previously, Mary worked for University Book Store as a Project Lead in the Marketing … Continued