Brooke brings a wealth of design and art direction experience to the Hamilton Creative Group team. After mastering the challenges of health care advertising and design at Brems Eastman & Partners, he opened his own creative services firm in 2004. Brooke brings a strategic marketing perspective to visual concept and design, creating compelling communications that are both beautiful and effective. He has developed distinctive brand identities for a wide variety of clients and his award-winning work spans multiple media including broadcast, print and outdoor advertising, Web, online, direct mail, marketing collateral, displays and more.
Marketing Strategist/Creative Director
Sue’s career as a marketing strategist and creative director spans nearly four decades. After working at major consumer advertising agencies in Spokane, Seattle and LA, she returned to Seattle to found Brems Eastman & Partners with creative collaborator, Chris Brems. It quickly became one of the Northwest’s leading technology and health care marketing firms. For 24 years, Sue and Chris herded copywriters, art directors and clients to build successful brands for a wide variety of health care, B2B and consumer clients. When Chris retired, she founded Eastman Strategies, Inc, a strategic marketing practice. Today, she lends her creative energy to an eclectic group of corporate and non-profit clients – with the sole criteria that they be people she likes.
Production & Project Manager
Known for her attention to detail and keen eye for quality, Melissa brings production and project management expertise to the team. After many years as Production Director of DDB Seattle, Melissa founded Stalsberg Productions. She is the glue that holds our team together – collaborating with the client, the creative team, the media department and vendors to assure clients get the services they need, on time and on budget. A long-time contractor for MultiCare Health System, in 2014 she ran their in-house advertising department for nearly a year while the ad services manager was on leave, developing materials and staging events for five hospitals and more than 100 care sites.
Martha is a copywriter with the mind of a marketing strategist. Her writing is clear, coherent, engaging, and smart, and her expertise extends from tactical DM, print and long-format collateral to online, radio, TV, guerilla and social media. Over the course of her career, Martha has worked at large agencies, such as FCB, DDB, and Ketchum Advertising, in New York, Los Angeles, Portland, and Seattle, and on the client side for MultiCare Health System in Tacoma. She’s written extensively in the health care, technology, travel and tourism, and fund-raising fields for such clients as Southwest Washington Medical Center, Northwest AIDS Alliance, The Washington State Governor’s Commission on Early Learning, Holland America Line, and Microsoft.