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, Shopko, 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.
Lindy Bethke – Brand Solutions Manager
Lindy has a real knack for delivering no less than excellence in branding & communications strategies to her clients. With more than 15 years of experience in account management, Lindy has an extensive background in campaign development for national and local brands. She started her career in Chicago working at Kraft Foods before moving to the agency side, where she played a leading role in developing promotional campaigns for national brands like Tropicana and Frito-Lay, including partnerships with Disney movies. Lindy also managed key accounts, including GNC and Sea-Doo, while working at Cramer-Krasselt in Milwaukee. Since moving to Green Bay, she has managed campaigns for a variety of local brands including Kohler, Boldt, Hospital Sisters Health Systems (HSHS) and Shopko. Furthermore, Lindy has established herself as an influencer through the launch and creation of letsgomommy.com – the number one online resource & event calendar for families in the Green Bay area. Outside of work, it’s likely you’ll spot Lindy in her jeep on fun family outings with her husband and 3 girls.
Ask Lindy to bring exceptional communication, a brand-led approach to projects and her orange jeep.
Tyler Gerhartz – Video Solutions Manager
Whether it’s a 30 second spot for Fox Communities Credit Union or a 30 minute TV show for the Green Bay Packers, Tyler has a passion for brand storytelling. Keeping it simple, compelling and memorable. He drives the video production department and challenges himself to bring ideas to life across all mediums while setting clients’ brands apart in a unique way. Both a shooter and editor, Tyler shares BRING’s philosophy to push viewer engagement through the emotion of content and the art of production. When not on a shoot or sitting in dark room editing, he’s sitting in a dark room playing guitar.
Ask Tyler to bring cinematic images, 3 chords and the truth.
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.