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We work in the food and beverage industries.

Get to know us.

We are very nice and quite interesting.


Strategy + Creative

This is the third bio I’ve written in my career. The first was when I was 22-years-old assistant editor of a food magazine. The second was when I co-founded The Arland Group in 2005. I had no agency experience at that time, so I filled my bio with creative writing to hide the fact that I really didn’t know what I was doing.

For this bio, I do know what I’m doing. I helped build a successful recruitment marketing agency, and now I’ve decided to follow my passion: Helping food and beverage companies reach their audience faster, smarter and with better content and creative. I’ve spent 18 years preparing myself to write this bio. I’d love to tell you about what we’re working on.



Strategy + Account Management

In the last year since I have started my journey with Keith and Jonathan, I have traveled the country, broke bread with James Beard Award winners and shot-gunned beers with some of the most recognized brewers in the country. All while hanging out with my best new friends: honey bees.

At Brightly Creative, I focus on the details. Nothing goes out the door without going through me. I love being the female voice of the team, and planning all of our events.



Strategy + Creative

A few things you should know about me and my job. 1. Bless Paul Rand. 2. Web fonts saved my life. 3. NEVER trust a creative without giant eyeglasses (and I mean about anything). I’m the one who comes up with, "Yeah, we love it, but we could never do that." We want to challenge our clients to reimagine their brands, break out of the mold and define themselves in a crowded marketplace.

I have one of the greatest jobs in the world. Partly, because I love the people I work with, and partly because I get to show people something about themselves that they never imagined.

I come from an agency background, both mutli-national conglomerate and niche boutique. After nearly 20 years of experience, I’m here, and it feels great. Oh, also a so-called photographer.


These are things we do very well.

Here’s the short list of our capabilities.


  • Logo & Identity
  • Content & Voice
  • Brand Book & Guidelines
  • Photography


  • Graphic Design
  • Website Development 
  • Packaging
  • Ad Campaigns


  • Social Media
  • Blogging
  • White Papers
  • Content Management


  • Digital Ad Campaigns
  • Experiential Concepts
  • Media Releases
  • HTML Email


  • Public Relations
  • Content Marketing
  • In-Person Events
  • Podcasts

We have plenty to say.

We’re on the road, a lot. Through our travels, we gain valuable industry insight.

March 15, 2018

On the Road: Denver, Colorado

Dates: February 20-22, 2018 Purpose: Client meetings I go to Denver quite a bit. My business partner and creative director lives in the Mile High City, as well as some of our key clients. It’s a city I’ve grown to love. ...


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March 10, 2018

Day Three at #ExpoWest: These are a Few of My Favorite Things.

I’m exhausted. Long show hours plus less than accommodating accommodations have left me empty and headed to the airport early Saturday. Before a long day of travel ahead and a much needed break on Sunday, I leave you with a ...


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March 9, 2018

Day Two at #ExpoWest: One Too Many Drinks

No, this isn’t a blog post about what you’re thinking. Shows like the Natural Products Expo West are too tiring to go out much at night. In fact, since I’ve been in Anaheim, I’ve had to patiently wait until the ...


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Strong creative work is paramount.

We create and support impactful brands. Here are some of our recent projects.

National Honey Board Photoshoot

National Honey Board Honey Beer Summit – St. Louis, Missouri

Dandelion Culinary Travels Branding

S2G Ventures Website Redesign and Content Management System

Lloyd Pans Google Ad Campaign

National Honey Board Honey Month

SavorX Raw Spice Branding

Start Spreading the Booze Branding

National Honey Board Honey Spirits Branding

National Honey Board Honey Industry Summit – Denver, Colorado

Nearest Neighbor MicroCafe Branding

Daily Serving Branding and Packaging

Let’s get started!

Let us know your pursuits. We’ll find the best way to get you there.