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 2018

Work That Gets You Noticed

Yeah, We Do That

Integrated Campaigns

Print Collateral

Broadcast Media

Media Planning

Interactive Design

Organizational 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

April VanGilder

April VanGilder

Account Ringmaster

Experience
Mott Community College
32 years at OA

Favorite Quote
"Humility is not thinking less of yourself, it is thinking of yourself less."
― C.S. Lewis

Favorite Snack
Peppermint Patties

Passion
Liking, Sharing and Commenting on Pet-Related Facebook Posts

Brian Sanderson

Brian Sanderson

V.P. of Disruptive Thinking

Experience
BA Advertising
Michigan State University
15 years at OA

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

Admired Brand
Airbnb

Passion
Homebrewing & Winemaking

Christopher Orlowski

Christopher Orlowski

Idea Guy

Experience
BA Advertising
Michigan State University
22 years at OA

Favorite Place
New York City

Celebrity Look-alike
James Carville

Crushing On
Vampire Weekend's
Father of the Bride

Igor Macherkevich

Igor Macherkevich

Creative Perestroika

Experience
BA Graphic Design
Moscow State University
20 years at OA

Back-up Career
Watercolor Artist

Favorite Place
Europe

Favorite Snack
Cheese

Admired Brand
Apple

David Yaksic

David Yaksic

Graphics Guru

Experience
BA Graphic Design
Central Michigan University
12 years at OA

Favorite Quote
"“The difference between genius and stupidity is; genius has its limits.”
― Albert Einstein

Back-up Career
Professional Dart Player

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