Our Mission: to help our clients achieve their most ambitious marketing goals and challenge conventional norms while creating an environment that allows our team to maximize their potential and do what they love.

We’re a branding and marketing agency that loves making and building great destination brands. Many years ago, we found our passion in working with cities, towns, breweries and distilleries. And fortunately, we’re pretty good at it.

  • Patrick King

    Patrick King


    Hundreds of businesses and nonprofits in search of innovative thinking to address their marketing challenges have followed on the heels of Jim Beam Brands Worldwide, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Rubbermaid and Rolls Royce, turning to Patrick King for marketing help. Patrick’s experience in branding, graphic design, website development, marketing technology and doodling has helped him win Imagine dozens of local and national awards, including those from Marcom, GDUSA, Communicator, W3, Smart CEO, VEMA and the Prince William County Chamber of Commerce. Patrick is an active and engaging speaker, with engagements including those for DECA, Comcast’s Enterprise Connect conference, Prince William Chamber of Commerce’s Women’s Conference, DC Advertising Week, the SMPS Build Business annual conference and universities throughout the DC area. Patrick has contributed articles on marketing and technology for publications such as Inc., SmartCEO, Washington Business Journal, Inspirationfeed, Northern Virginia Magazine, RainToday, YFS Magazine, News & Messenger, Prince William Living, The Washington Post, among others. Patrick serves on several boards of directors including those of Historic Manassas, Inc., Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), the Prince William County Bar Foundation and the Manassas City Public Schools Education Foundation. He sits on the judging panels for the International Association of Visual Arts American Business Awards and does pro-bono work for a number of charities. Patrick lives in Gainesville, Virginia, with his wife Rebecca who doesn’t seem to mind he practices cooking, beer brewing and song writing, as long as it’s not all at the same time.
  • Mary Castello

    Research Analyst

  • Connie Hutchinson

    Director of Finance

  • Rebecca Barnes

    Director of Operations

  • Lee Brinckley

    Lee Brinckley

    Director of Strategy

    Lee leads web development teams (WordPress and Sitefinity) focusing on responsive design and user experience, implementing inbound marketing strategies (content marketing, SEO, email and campaigns), nurturing current clients and identify new opportunities, business development and networking.