About

We Create the Unfair Ideas
that Give Our Clients
an Unfair Advantage

Carmichael Lynch Relate is a full-service marketing communications firm rooted in public relations. With an evolving nature and lofty objectives, the firm builds powerful relationships between people and brands through creative ideas that give our clients the advantage. Our work engages communities and drives actions and produces business results for our clients.

Capabilities

Public relations requires highly specialized expertise in many different disciplines. We house skill, talent and ability across a wide range of practice and industry groups.

Carmichael Lynch

At Carmichael Lynch Relate, we get part of our name from award-winning advertising agency Carmichael Lynch. While we remain two stand-alone agencies, we have the ability to snap together to fulfill our clients’ broad range of needs. It’s a unique, collaborative approach that provides our clients brilliant ideas across the full range of modern marketing channels, paid, owned and earned.

 

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Client Experience

Clients are our reason for being, and we are proud to represent some of the most iconic brands in the world. We immerse ourselves in our clients' businesses as well as how people relate to them. We shop for them. We experience them. We observe others with them. We live them.

Our People

An agency is its people. And these are ours. Thinkers, makers, dreamers, artists, analysts, coffee-consumers, and a surprising amount of bikers from all over, from all walks of life, who make Carmichael Lynch Relate what it is today.

Marcus Fischer
Chief Executive Officer

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Julie Batliner, APR
President

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Marty Senn
Chief Creative Officer

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Grete Lavrenz
General Manager, Food and Nutrition Practice Chair

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John Green
Chief Financial Officer, Chief Operating Officer
Alison Dunning
Client Services Director, Executive Vice President

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Jill Schmidt
Executive Vice President, Corporate Practice Chair

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Beth Garcia
Executive Vice President, Home and Design Practice Chair

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Cavan Reagan Reichmann
Managing Director, Social Engagement

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Erika Collins
Senior Director of New Business

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Lachlan Badenoch
Chief Strategy Officer
Neil Goodspeed
Director of Media, Senior Partner
Orlee Tatarka
Director of Integrated Production
Emily Moe
Director of Human Resources
Sydney Benson
Account Coordinator
Ashley Charleson
Account Executive
Jessie Clapper
Vice President
Sabrina Diaz
Account Coordinator
Greta Diers
Account Supervisor
Jay Ditzer
Proofreader
Annie Dubsky
Vice President
Lauren Fontaine
Assistant Account Executive
Courtney Green
Account Supervisor
Chelsey Knutson
Media Relations Strategist
Régine Labossière
Associate Director of Media Relations
Natalie Long
Account Supervisor
Emma Loude
Assistant Account Executive
Rebecca Lunna
Senior Vice President
Korrie Merley
Senior Media Relations Specialist
Cindy Matson
Principal Writer
Matt O'Keefe
Account Executive
Katie Ruesgen
Senior Media Relations Manager
Barb Senger
Team Assistant
Emily Stucky
Assistant Account Executive
Jamie Tanker
Vice President, Deputy Chair, Home and Design Practice
Luisa Tejada
Senior Account Supervisor
Megan Weber
Managing Supervisor
Lauren Woods
Senior Account Supervisor
Laura Green
New Business Supervisor
Olga Leykind
Associate Media Director
Dan Branovan
Senior Content Specialist
Charles Veit
Mac Systems Operations Manager
Kristen Guthrie
Human Resources Manager
Sidney Anderson
Senior Social Engagement Specialist
Charlie Wolfe
Senior Manager of Print Production Services
Amy Lofstuen
Presentation Specialist
Brenna Smithson
Director of Brand Planning
Milton Un
Design Director
Laura Norton
Director of Office Services
Eden Thompson
Planning Director
Whitley Mike
Senior Designer
Ashley Solem
Creative Manager
Tracy Krulich
Group Media Director
Dorion Taylor
Director of New Business
Ed Huerta Margotta
Director of Recruiting
Alla Illushka
Senior Meetings and Events Planner
Sarah Poluha
Planning Director
Nellie Murray
Associate Media Director
Keith Kostman
Mac Support Specialist
Billy Singvongsa
Community Manager
Marie Spain-Maas
Accounting Supervisor
Meagan Pagliara
Planning Director
Linda McNamara
Receptionist
Sheldon Clay
Group Creative Director
Steve Diedrich
Information Technology Director
Bob Ringer
Senior Social Engagement Strategist
Bridgit Flom
Junior Brand Planner
Lexi Gusso
New Business Manager
Jennifer Abbey
Senior Project Manager
Katlyn Plourde
Senior Planner
Lisa Mason
Executive Digital Producer
Vicki Cahill
Accounting Manager
Dave Lewis
Senior Content Producer/Art Production
Gemma Forbush
Content Strategist
Mariette DeMorett
Mailroom Manager
Rich McGeheran
Director of Interactive Production
Maria Erikson
Content Studio Manager/Photographer
Patti Bettiga
Corporate Controller
Kelsey Doherty
Senior Project Manager
Veronica Kraus
Art Director
Dustin Smith
Senior Social Engagement Strategist
Natalie Boike
Senior Content Strategist
Kayla Hughes
Project Manager
Gabriela Trejo
Planner
Alyssa Derby
Senior Social Engagement Strategist
Lauren Gause
Office Services Specialist
Mark Allen
Mac Support Specialist/Network Administrator
Matt Avignon Petersen
Social Engagement Strategist
Maria Pazos
Planning Director
Ali Gomez
Community Manager
Annika Lapakko
Writer
Danielle Kurtz
Senior Project Manager
Andrew Lapham
Associate Media Director
Maya Rait
Content Specialist
Andrea Thelen
Project Manager
Brian Reid
Senior Brand Planner
Irene Salido-Buettner
Community Manager
Sharon Boucher
Executive Assistant/Admin Manager
Dominique Anzano
Senior Executive Content Producer
Sydney Haessly
Junior Brand Planner
Jessica Grunklee
Sr. Manager of Financial Planning and Analysis
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