We Work Harder and Smarter

Our team specializes in branding, integrated advertising campaigns, digital communications and graphic design. We create communications that support strategic branding objectives and position our clients favorably in the marketplace. Our thinking is original. Our messages are powerful. Our work stands out. Our clients get results.

We serve a diverse range of philanthropic, educational, financial service and healthcare organizations. Our work has won numerous local, regional and national ADDY, CADDY, Summit, Communicator, ARC and Telly awards, as well as recognition from HOW Magazine.

Years of Experience
Creative Awards
Pro Bono Projects in 2021

Yeah, We Do That

Integrated Campaigns

Print Collateral

Broadcast Media

Media Planning

Interactive Design

Organization Branding

Strategic Communications

Social Media

What they say about us

EXPERIENCE THAT GETS RESULTS

Karl Olmsted

Karl Olmsted

Chief Creative Thinker

Experience
University of Michigan-Flint
College for Creative Studies

Favorite Quote
"You reap what you sow."

Celebrity Look-alike
James Woods

Crushing On
Contemporary Art

Marketing Mantra
Differentiate or Die

Brian Sanderson

Brian Sanderson

V.P. of Disruptive Thinking

Experience
BA Advertising
Michigan State University
18 years at OA

Embarrassing Playlist Song
"Party in the the U.S.A."
By Miley Cyrus

Admired Brand
Airbnb

Passion
Homebrewing & Winemaking

Kayla Bourdow

Kayla Bourdow

Design Diva

Experience
BFA Graphic Design
Eastern Michigan University
1.5 years at OA

Favorite Quote
"Your only limit is your mind."

Embarrassing Playlist Song
"500 Miles."
By The Proclaimers

Favorite Place
In a Book

Brett LaCross

Brett LaCross

Creative Savant

Experience
BA Advertising –
Ferris State University
BA Computer Graphics –
Baker College of Flint

Favorite Place
Traverse City

Crushing On
IPA's & College Football

Favorite Quote
"I've been putting out fire with gasoline"
-David Bowie

Christopher Orlowski

Christopher Orlowski

Idea Guy

Experience
BA Advertising
Michigan State University
25 years at OA

Favorite Place
New York City

Celebrity Look-alike
James Carville

Crushing On
Vampire Weekend's
Father of the Bride

Kat Turvene

Kat Turvene

Account Wrangler

Experience
BBA Marketing
University of Michigan – Flint

Favorite Quote
“You can often change your circumstances by changing your attitude.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

Crushing On
Chai Tea Lattes

Favorite Place
Delaware

David Yaksic

David Yaksic

Graphics Guru

Experience
BA Graphic Design
Central Michigan University
15 years at OA

Favorite Quote
"If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.”
― Mark Twain

Back-up Career
Fishing Guide

Crushing On
Vintage Advertising

If Your People want to talk to our people

432 N. Saginaw Street, Suite 900, Flint, MI 48502

810.232.0070

info@olmstedassociates.com