The area’s leading brand elevation agency
At BRING Studios we keep it lean, so we make sure we bring the most efficient people to the meeting. It’s all about the smartest route to the best solution. Our team brings a diverse background with a common goal of insightful strategy based on passion truth and surprise. Now, if you want to have a big meeting we can certainly bring more people to make you feel better – but why would you?
David Richards – Director of Creative Solutions/Principal
From Scotland to London to Minneapolis to Wisconsin, David brings over 25 years of brand development experience and a mixed-up accent to every meeting, shoot or idea session. He has worked in large agencies like Bozell, Fallon, VML, and Olson in Minneapolis on a variety of large accounts such as Northwest Airlines, Mall of America, Old Dutch Chips, Ryan Construction and Marquette Bank. Since the agency opened in 2001, BRING Studios has elevated brands for many successful organizations including Nicolet Bank, Grand Central Station, Airfire Mobile, Aurora Baycare, Kohler and Enstrom Helicopter. David has guided many clients through the agency’s brand development process and has spoken on the subject of branding at many events. Once a brand has been developed and communicated internally, David knows the importance of creating a big, brand-driven idea and assembling the right team to execute it externally.
Ask David to bring creative ideas, contagious enthusiasm and beer. The darker the better.
Stacy Richards – Director of Operations/Principal
With 25 years of brand advertising experience, Stacy carries an impressive resumé of past agency accounts, including Harley-Davidson, Mack Trucks, Minnesota Office of Tourism and Polaris Snowmobiles, Watercraft and ATVs. A 9 year veteran of renowned Minneapolis agency, Carmichael Lynch, Stacy managed clients on the account side, leading both strategy and brand development. She is an authority on brand strategy and an expert in communicating on strategy, on target and on time. She also knows great creative when she sees it, making her an invaluable agency partner. At BRING Studios, Stacy is the ultimate multi-tasker, she brings incredible brand insight and strategic guidance while gripping the helm in the agency operation’s wheelhouse.
Ask Stacy to bring invaluable experience and strange yoga moves.
Amber Rockey – Interactive Web Solutions Manager
Amber is a true triple threat. Not only does she have crazy organizational skills to make every web design project launch with the utmost of ease, but she has valuable experience in building e-commerce sites for some of the regions biggest brands, including Schenck and Oshkosh Truck. When not working her digital magic, Amber spends time outdoors with her family and has a disciplined focus on her third threat- Karaoke.
Ask Amber to bring a flawless approach to web development & social media, and a near-perfect rendition of Cher’s greatest hit. You know the one.
Morgan Krouth – Brand Solutions Manager
Morgan is a true creative mastermind. Her positivity and passion for problem solving make it impossible for any obstacle to get in her way. She is certainly not afraid of a good challenge and takes every opportunity she can to apply her strategic abilities. Morgan’s time at BRING began as an intern and she quickly blossomed into a vital part of our team. She now fills the position of Brand Solutions Manager and has brought successful, brand-led solutions to a variety of our valued clients. Morgan continues to bring brand development solutions with her skillset tailored to social media, design, and research. When she’s not hunched over her computer at the office, she’s hunched over a pottery wheel throwing clay.
Ask Morgan to bring innovative solutions, creative problem solving and a handmade ceramic mug.
Josh Sauer – Video Solutions Manager
Josh is not just a seasoned video professional, he’s also an EMMY-Nominated seasoned video professional. As Video Solutions Manager, Josh oversees the entire video production department, making sure the final product is beyond our clients’ expectations. As a shooter, editor, and motion graphics expert, Josh will bring ideas to life through the latest visual story-telling techniques. From TV spots to long-format web videos he will elevate you brand image by bringing his best at all times. He is also an accomplished photographer, providing high-end brand imagery for client websites. When not behind a camera, Josh can be found behind a guitar playing at area venues.
Ask Josh to bring compelling imagery and some funky diminished chords.