What we do

Our Clients

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Agency Leadership

Rick

Rick Thornill

Managing Partner | President
Rick believes advertising is the ultimate team sport, with collaboration and trust at the heart of every successful partnership. In other news, with 3 young kids Rick hasn’t slept in 9 years.
Susan

Susan Betteridge

Partner | Executive Creative Director
Susan has spent 20+ years building some of the biggest brands out there. She also is a kickass skier and Mom to two girls.
Rachael

Rachael Datz

Group Director of Digital Strategy
Rachael engineers digital engagement strategies like a boss. She also started her career in non-profits, which is probably why we like her so much.
  • PAHNKE GROUP

    Independent, owner-led international brand specialists.

  • PAHNKE CHICAGO

    An independent US-based ad agency that hustles smarter.

  • PAHNKE HAMBURG

    Germany’s largest owner-led agency specialized in CPG brands.

  • OPEN KITCHEN

    Full-service start-up support and innovation lab. From founders for founders.

  • PINC MEDIA

    Independent, international full-service media agency.

  • PUSHH

    Strategy and implementation in the digital world.