We bring talent together. To meet each project’s needs, we pull from
our diverse network of talented, accomplished creative colleagues
and exclusive vendors to leverage just the right skills, backgrounds,
and connections to create solutions that are entirely innovative, new,
K E L L Y E G A N
With deep roots in brand development through advertising and marketing, Kelly has a talent for bringing together the precise elements to any communication strategy that can best serve clients in identifying practical and creative solutions. With a love for the creative and strategy process itself, she is clearly delighted when the right chord is struck that reveals the strategic direction that will connect a client’s brand or message with their audience. Throughout Kelly’s career she has been dedicated to creating extraordinary, measurable results, whether through brand, campaign or collateral development, advertising, events, conferences, interior or exterior branding to web development and into the desktop, social media, mobile and app landscape. And after years of cultivating teams of talented people, she brings focused and expert energy to all levels of the process.
This ensures that effective, direct results are carried through on a diverse range of projects. From Corporate Communications to NGOs to Associations, she understands that user interaction and social impact, including the dynamics engaged on a qualitative and quantitative basis, are key. Whatever stage or state a client’s brand is in, she has found that it is a huge opportunity to discover the sometimes elusive, and sometimes obvious potential and spark that connects a brand with its audience in a valuable and measurable way.
D E B R A O L S O N
As Director of Strategic Alliances, Debra is committed to connecting like-minded individuals and organizations to create a sustainable and healthy society. Serving as a political, peace education advocate and true global citizen, Debra Olson has been active member of the Clinton Global Initiative since 2006. She served as a member of the Business Council of Women for Hillary Clinton during the Presidential Primary 2008, and now is a contributor and organizer for the Hillary for President 2016 Campaign. As the National Senior Advisor and a Fundraising Consultant for the Kucinich for President Campaign in 2003, she designed and implemented the first on-line political fundraising campaigns nationwide. With access at the top of the political and financial sectors worldwide, Ms. Olson uses her talents and passion to build strategic alliances.
In addition to the strategic alliances she has helped champion, she is the Executive Producer of the Diana Nyad Video, “Find a Way.” Ms. Olson participated in two Climate Crisis Symposiums in Sweden at the Tallberg Forum in 2006 and 2007. She was the Lead Fundraiser with Hanne Strong for the Women's Peace Summit of Religious and Spiritual Leaders held at the United Nations in Geneva in 2003. She also helped organize the Youth Summit in Kenya, 2006 and presented a speech, “Common Sense Solutions” for a sustainable and positive future in Baku, Azerbaijan during The Youth Summit in 2008. For the past ten years, she has served on the Board of Trustees of The Coalition for Engaged Education in Santa Monica. Ms. Olson remains dedicated to helping underserved youth and expanding the educational and social justice movement spearheaded by Paul Cummins and The Herb Alpert Educational Village.
E R I C V A N D E N B R U L L E
Eric is an award-winning designer, creative director, film maker and photographer noted for his strategic thinking and results-oriented execution. His career in the creative arts began in 1988 as a photo-assistant for photographer Annie Leibovitz at a time when her celebrity portraits for clients such as Gap and American Express were generating global acclaim and attention. In the 1990s, Eric worked as a creative director at the Burnett Group, developing print advertising, and websites for clients such as Merrill Lynch, Pepsi, Société Générale and The American Folk Museum.
In 1997, Eric launched EVB Creative where he oversees the creative team responsible for strategy and design on print, web, film and photography projects for a diverse range of clients. EVB Creative’s work—as well as Eric’s own photography and film projects—have been recognized by many industry competitions and creative organizations, including: Communication Arts, Graphis, American Photography, The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), and the Pusan and Berlin International Film Festivals. Eric holds a BA in Photography and his portrait and travel photography has been exhibited internationally and featured in numerous publications.
R I C H A R D H I N E
London-born Richard Hine began his career as an advertising copywriter. After moving to New York, he held creative and marketing positions at Adweek, Time magazine, where he became publisher of Time’s Latin America edition, and The Wall Street Journal, where he became vice president of marketing and business development. While at The Wall Street Journal, he oversaw the marketing campaign behind the launch of the Journal’s Weekend Edition in 2005.
Richard Hine’s fiction has been published in numerous literary publications, including London Magazine and Brooklyn Review. He is also a winner of and three-time finalist in The New Yorker Cartoon Caption Contest, and an interview of him appears in The New Yorker Cartoon Caption Contest Book (Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2008). He lives in New York City with the novelist Amanda Filipacchi.