• Cramer-Krasselt Elevates Estes To Lead Its Chicago Headquarters

    Cramer-Krasselt Elevates Estes To Lead Its Chicago Headquarters

    Ad agency Cramer-Krasselt has promoted Stephani Estes to executive vice president, general manager of the agency’s Chicago headquarters. Estes was promoted to associate general manager in January and will take over full management duties for the Chicago office from C-K's President and COO Karen Seamen who will focus on overall agency operations and new business. Seamen has held the GM role since 2005.  Estes joined C-K in July 2015 as vice president, digital strategy and implementation, and in  2017 was promoted to senior vice president, director of media strategy and in 2019 was tapped to oversee all media strategy and activation efforts at the agency as  senior vice president, executive director of media. She will continue to oversee C-K's media group while taking on her new role.  The agency’s clients include Cedar Fair, Cotton Council International, T. Marzetti Brands and others.

    MediaPost, 09/10/2021

  • Gumout

    Gumout's "Secret Meeting" | SHOOTonline

    A clandestine meeting between a pair of shady characters under a dank freeway overpass leads to an unexpectedly hilarious result in a new spot for Gumout dir

    SHOOTonline, 08/05/2021

  • Cramer-Krasselt tells story of South Side landscapers in work for ECHO USA

    Cramer-Krasselt tells story of South Side landscapers in work for ECHO USA

    A Mexican family of landscapers is at the heart of Cramer-Krasselt’s newest work for power tool company, ECHO USA. The agency says it’s the second installment in a series of storytelling-focused videos that bring the stories of professional landscapers to life. In “Made In America,” C-K focuses on the story of the Diaz Group, a family landscaping business operating out of Chicago’s South Side (Back of the Yards neighborhood).

    REEL Chicago, 08/09/2021

  • AdExchanger Programmatic Power Players 2021 | Cramer-Krasselt

    AdExchanger Programmatic Power Players 2021 | Cramer-Krasselt

    C-K has been named to the AdExchanger Programmatic Power Players list. Programmatic Power Players were chosen from the hundreds of submissions received from across the globe. AdExchanger’s editors evaluated each entry based on the strength and breadth of its offerings, its documented case studies and client references.

    Cramer-Krasselt, 07/01/2021

  • Cramer-Krasselt wins 2021 Webby Award for Porsche x Star Wars: The Designer Alliance.

    Cramer-Krasselt wins 2021 Webby Award for Porsche x Star Wars: The Designer Alliance.

    The Webby Awards announced that Cramer-Krasselt won a Webby for “Porsche x Star Wars: The Designer Alliance” in the category of “Best Auto & Auto Services in Advertising, Media & PR” in the 25th Annual Webby Awards Internet Celebration. Hailed as the “Internet’s highest honor,” The Webby Awards is the leading international awards organization honoring excellence on the Internet.

    Cramer-Krasselt, 05/18/2021

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
Flagstar Bank 2019 Current
PepsiCo (Tropicana) 2019 Current
Porsche 2007 Current
T. Marzetti Company (16 CPG Brands) 2018 Current
Cintas 2018 Current
Kroger (3 Divisions) 2015 Current

C-K is one of the largest independent, totally integrated agencies in the country with over $500 million in billings, nearly $350 million in media assets under management and 69% 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, Marzetti Salad Dressing (plus 15 brands), Pacifico Beer, Porsche, Spirit Airlines, 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 & General Manager Chicago

  • Mary Gura

    Mary Gura

    Executive 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

    Executive Senior Vice President, Director of Data Strategy and Utilization

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