Located in the creative center of the North—Minneapolis, Minnesota—Pollywog has been developing breakthrough brands for local, national and international clients since 2007. Our founders are ad and design agency veterans who set out to build a better branding agency and develop outstanding brands as efficiently as possible. We believe that a great name embodies the story of the brand. Using commonly known English words, we create names that express an emotionally compelling core concept rich enough to inspire messaging for the life of the brand.

  • Devon Thomas Treadwell

    Founder / Creative Director

    Prior to founding Pollywog, Devon had been an independent consultant and copywriter/associate creative director with some of the world’s leading advertising agencies, including J. Walter Thompson in Los Angeles, and Young & Rubicam, Bozell and Mithun in Chicago. Over the 25-year course of her career, Devon has worked on many leading brands, including the Walt Disney Company, Paramount Home Video, Coffee-mate, 3M, Southwestern Bell, @Home, Berlitz, Best Buy, Harmon AutoGlass and Mexicana Airlines. Her creative awards include The Show, The One Show, the Art Director’s Club, the Gold Addy, Print’s Regional Design Annual, the International Advertising Festival of New York, and others. Devon holds a Masters of Advertising from the Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University.