• Stephani Estes: “Embracing change”

    Stephani Estes: “Embracing change”

    C-K's SVP, Executive Director of Media Stephani Estes talks to Thrive Global about embracing change, the pandemic, being a leader and a busy mom.

    Thrive Global, 09/24/2020

  • C-K wins 9 Trumpet Awards from PCC

    C-K wins 9 Trumpet Awards from PCC

    Leading independent marketing and communications agency Cramer-Krasselt (C-K) certainly has something to trumpet about these days. The agency just received nine awards from the Publicity Club of Chicago (PCC), following its annual Golden Trumpet award show. Tropicana was recognized for the Buell Technology award for the Vitamin C Meter campaign. This award honors the creative use of technology to effectively build a brand.

    REEL Chicago, 09/16/2020

  • 122 Years After Founding, Cramer-Krasselt Looks To The Past To Guide Its Future 09/09/2020

    122 Years After Founding, Cramer-Krasselt Looks To The Past To Guide Its Future 09/09/2020

    C-K formed when two bicycle enthusiasts named Cody Cramer and William Krasselt started printing a pamphlet called "The Wheelman" for their bicycle club in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

    Mediapost, 09/08/2020

  • Summer in the COVID-19 era: Special summer trends and implications report | Cramer-Krasselt

    Summer in the COVID-19 era: Special summer trends and implications report | Cramer-Krasselt

    Even with the persistence of COVID-19, and no end in sight, Americans are still finding ways to reimagine summer fun and vacations and to prepare for what may come when school “resumes” in the fall. We put together a special summer edition of our COVID-19 reports to identify trends that are helping to shape our very unusual summer and the implications for brands.

    Cramer-Krasselt, 07/17/2020

  • Cramer-Krasselt Wins Best of Show at PRSA Chicago’s Skyline Awards | Cramer-Krasselt

    Cramer-Krasselt Wins Best of Show at PRSA Chicago’s Skyline Awards | Cramer-Krasselt

    Cramer-Krasselt was honored with 10 awards, including the top award, from The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), Chicago chapter, following its annual gala Thursday, July 16, 2020. The PRSA Chicago Skyline Awards are the city’s premier honor for public relations and communications, celebrating creativity and innovation in public relations that leads to meaningful business impact and results.

    Cramer-Krasselt, 07/17/2020

Client Start Year End Year
Alzheimer's Association 2015 Current
Cedar Fair (Cedar Point, Knott's Berry Farm and more) - [13 amusement parks] 2011 Current
Corona Extra / Pacifico Beer 1993 Current
Cotton Council International 2016 Current
Edward Jones Investments 2010 Current
Flagstar Bank 2019 Current
PepsiCo (Tropicana) 2019 Current
Porsche 2007 Current
T. Marzetti Company (16 CPG Brands) 2018 Current
Cintas 2018 Current

C-K is one of the largest independent, totally integrated agencies in the country with over $700 million in billings, nearly $400 million in media assets under management and 61% of revenue from digital.

With a mission to Make Friends, Not Ads®, C-K has built a reputation for changing perception and behaviors that lead to purchasing action for brands. It’s how we helped Porsche achieve 10 years of consecutive record-breaking growth, how Corona became the #1 import and Pacifico grew 19% in a single year.

We’ve done it by interconnecting an ever-expanding range of disciplines from strategic branding to digital, social, analytics, media/programmatic, SEM, PR, UX and more.

Major brands include Alzheimer’s Association, Cedar Fair Entertainment Company (Knott’s Berry Farm, Cedar Point and additional properties), Cintas, Corona Extra, Edward Jones, Marzetti Salad Dressing (plus 15 brands), Pacifico Beer, Porsche and Tropicana.

  • Peter Krivkovich

    Peter Krivkovich

    Chairman and CEO

  • Karen Seamen

    Karen Seamen

    President, Chief Operating Officer

  • Marshall Ross

    Marshall Ross

    Vice Chairman, Chief Creative Officer

  • Andrew Meyer

    Andrew Meyer

    Senior Vice President, Executive Creative Director

  • Stephani Estes

    Stephani Estes

    Senior Vice President, Executive Director of Media

  • Mary Gura

    Mary Gura

    Senior Vice President, Director of PR/Social

  • Pat Nathan

    Pat Nathan

    Senior Vice President, Executive Director of Production Operations and Services

  • Courtney Perigo

    Courtney Perigo

    Senior Vice President, Director of Data Strategy and Utilization

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