Who We Are
We believe that the more deeply people understand the physical world they live in, the more they will care and make personal changes to improve it. This change happens through connections. The organizations we serve care about the impact they have on their neighbors and communities as much as we do. Together, we strive to improve the communities we serve one connection and relationship at a time. We are dedicated to building long-term, meaningful relationships that add value to our clients, employees, and communities.
Our goal is to enrich the minds of the communities we serve. To enlighten the people we touch about the world around them through the art of strategic communications.
Our goal is to leave the world a better place than when we found it. For this reason, each piece of strategic communication we produce must positively impact the environment and culture of the communities we reach.
Kara is an Emmy award winning producer, writer and editor. She has worked in communications for more than 20 years with experience in national, regional, and local projects. She has worked in agricultural policy and marketing in Montana and Washington. Kara's passion has been in people and making them care about the world around them. Kara’s experience in outdoor, agricultural, natural resource and history projects has made her a specialist in working through issues regarding people, food, wildlife, water, and land.
Laura Meyer, MA
VP of Creative Strategy
Laura is dedicated to celebrating conservation and agriculture through strategic communication and storytelling. She holds an MA in environmental communication and a BA in film and video. She previously was the Communications Director for the Washington State Conservation Commission (2013-2022) where she promoted the state’s 45 conservation districts. She’s been a speaker and workshop leader for several state and national conservation organizations and offers expertise in strategic communications/planning, messaging, facilitation, and graphic design. Laura grew up in northeast Michigan and currently lives in Iowa with her husband Colton and their long-haired Weimaraner Sylvia.
Kimberly Hogberg, MA
Producer & Editor
Kimberly Hogberg has a Masters’ Degree in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Montana and a Bachelor of Arts in History. For 20 years Kim has worked on a variety of award-winning documentaries, TV shows, and videos. Kim first fell in love with creating historical documentaries when she served as an associate producer for the critically acclaimed documentary Jailed for their Words: When Free Speech Died in Wartime America.
Kim produced and edited the Emmy-nominated documentary An Alien Place, the Fort Missoula Detention Camp 1941-1944. She also was an associate producer for the documentary The Gamble and for seven years she has served as a co-producer and editor on the popular and Emmy-award-winning TV show Washington Grown. She partnered with the Extreme History project to produce the short film The Story of Us, The Women Who Shaped Montana. And most recently she collaborated with the Montana Historical Society to create a 60-minute documentary about the history and experiences of African Americans in Montana entitled, Hidden Stories Montana’s Black Past. Kim has a passion for storytelling and bringing history alive through the use of digital media.
Brianna Rukes, MA
I am a Marketing and Communications professional passionate about utilizing captivating storytelling to create engaging content. I have a black Labrador Retriever named Lyric and a Jack Russell named Murphy. We love to explore Washington State Parks and are both unrepentant foodies.
Digital Media Coordinator
Callie is a media industry professional with a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism and Science Communication from Kansas State University. She is thrilled to tell compelling stories via digital and print media. As a former park ranger, her background emphasizes science, history, and natural resource communications. With cutting-edge skills like graphic design, video production, and animation, Callie helps clients produce their ultimate creative vision. She enjoys biking, hiking, sewing, cooking, and watching K-State football in her free time.
Digital Marketing Manager
Sydney received a Bachelors' of Science in Agricultural Communications from Texas Tech University. She is an innovative, people-centric marketing communication strategist with a diverse professional background. Sydney is an expert problem-solver and creative thinker with an analytical eye for building comprehensive, KPI-based marketing campaigns to educate and inspire target audiences.
In her free time, Sydney enjoys getting outdoors, spending time with her pets, and playing pickleball.
Sara Good, MA
Sara has a Masters' of Education, Reading and Literacy. She spent 20 years in Southern Idaho and was the District Director for a collegiate student organization, Chi Alpha. Sara is passionate about leadership and professional development. She is trained in professional coaching and loves seeing others reach their goals and thrive in work and in all areas of life.
Sara loves spending time with family, friends, and her Border Collie, ZuZu Petals. She loves winter and being outdoors and is convinced that being in nature is where greater perspective in life is found.
Graphic Design Expert
Jon Schuler is a strategist and designer from Spokane, WA. He has worked with hundreds of clients to translate their business vision into websites, videos, printed designs, social media campaigns, and more. If he’s not creating content, he’s out fishing or exploring the Great Northwest with his wife Adriane and three sons.
We commit to
Our team of storytellers creates projects that inspire and educate while utilizing the best and most ethical practices.