Strategy &

Marketing Strategy & Delivery

Founded in 2022. Decades in the making.

Founded in 2022.
Decades in the making.

What We Offer

Comprehensive Expertise

Assessments & Planning

We begin with a fresh, holistic look at everything your organization does. Then we'll craft a marketing & communications strategy to position it accordingly.

Creative Deliverables

We create digital, print, and social media content: everything from websites, brochures, slide decks, and annual reports to full rebranding campaigns.

Marketing Augmentation

Supplement your team with a fractional Chief Marketing Officer, and we'll manage your content, messaging, and outreach.

Our Principals

Meet the Founders

Joe Schick

Principal & Co-Founder

Joe has been a business development professional in the publishing and software industries since the early 2000s, holding positions at Pearson, Ingram, Baker & Taylor, Bibliotheca, and Plotagon, and has extensive experience with negotiating international content licensing deals. Along the way, he learned to write, pitch, present, and sell. Joe is a native of Pennsylvania and a graduate of Brandeis University. He’s a fan of historical thrillers, classical music, tasty food, and Oxford commas.

Marie Schick

Principal & Co-Founder

A native of the Twin Cities, Marie started her career at Bozell before moving into advancement marketing for nonprofit and higher education institutions. Her varied experience has included print, digital, and events for Mass Audubon as well as Harvard, Tufts, and Simmons Universities. She appreciates good copy married with beautiful design. Marie holds a B.A. from Marquette University and an M.Ed. from Lesley University. She enjoys binge-watching 80s movies, even if they don’t always hold up.

Our Principles

How We Work

Holistic Approach

We don’t just parachute in, ask a few questions, and give you templated solutions. Instead, we offer a holistic analysis and comprehensive solutions.

Start with the Basics

First, we learn what your organization actually does (and experience your services for ourselves wherever possible) and then work from there.


Every organization has needs, wants, and budgets. Together, we will determine what's ideal and what's necessary and prioritize our work accordingly.

Write for Humans First

Simple, straightforward, jargon-free text for human beings first, algorithms second. Real people are the target audience; SEO is simply a path to reach them.


Make every campaign an inclusive campaign. Always consider the wider audience: gender, ethnicity, language, geography, and ability.

Data-informed Decisions

We use data to inform decisions and challenge assumptions, but we use common sense to interpret it.

Our Specialty

Marketing Resets

Are new prospects confused by what your organization does?

Do they review your website or decks and still have no idea what you do?

Does it take an in-depth conversation to explain how you are relevant to them?

You have a marketing disconnect.


Client Stories


A community nonprofit launched a new website that conveys the essence of its life-changing musical experiences.

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