Meet Our Core Team

Featuring a Team with Decades of Experience

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The Brand It Advertising core team represents decades of cumulative experience with a broad range of clients and industries, from local businesses to national brands. Our promise to each client is simple: you'll have our full attention, our best ideas, and our commitment to delivering effective and measurable results. Period.

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Dan Mathews

Principal

Dan has worked in advertising for more that 25 years and has owned advertising agencies for more than 18 of those years. Dan’s expertise spans every industry and business category. He has worked with hundreds of clients, from non-profits, manufacturers and health care providers, to tribal enterprises, financial institutions, and many more.

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Michelle Dennison

Art Director

Michelle is deeply passionate about art and design and is involved in nearly every phase of project development for Brand It’s clients. With more than 20 years of advertising and design experience, Michelle’s expertise spans a range of executions from branding and campaign development, to environmental graphics, print collateral and web design.

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Lisa Mathews

Sales Manager

Lisa Mathews has been in sales and customer service all of her career. Lisa's focus is, and has always been, on stellar customer service with every customer interaction. She holds degrees in Marketing and Communications from Eastern Washington University. Lisa is also a diehard New England Patriots fan. Go Pats!

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Tony Trujillo

Digital Marketing Director

Tony is a seasoned Digital Marketing Specialist with more than a decade of experience. He has worked with a diverse portfolio of clients across various sectors, such as the music industry, news media, medical, hospitality, restaurant, direct-to-consumer goods, B2B sales, and technology. His expertise encompasses a wide range of digital marketing strategies, from SEO and content creation to social media management and paid advertising. Tony brings a mix of creativity, expertise, and dedication to every campaign.

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Chrissy Brodrick media buying

Chrissy Brodrick

Media Buyer & Account Manager

Chrissy has spent her career working in media buying and Account Management for clients ranging from Quinnipiac University and AT&T, to Providence Health Care and MasterClass, to name a few. Her media experience includes traditional (TV, Print & Radio), direct mail, digital, and out-of-home advertising with an emphasis on Direct Response Marketing and Brand Strategy. When she’s not at work, you can find her at one of her two sons' sporting events or cheering on the Cougs!

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Steve Miller

Graphic Designer & Video

Steve has an associates degree in Advertising and Graphic Design and more than 18 years of experience as a graphic designer. He specializes in audio/video production, web and print design, photography and illustration. Steve enjoys finding new ways to expand his creativity, including 3D design and animation.

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David Kitzig

Graphic Designer

David has a Bachelor’s in Media Arts and Animation from the Art Institute of Phoenix. In the last 20 years, he has worked as a Column Cartoonist, 3D Artist, Digitizer, Screen Print Artist and Print Shop Manager. David rocks an artboard and is a key member of the Brand It crew.

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Connor Woog

Graphic Designer

Connor graduated from Spokane Falls Community College with an associate degree in Graphic Design. He specializes in creating effective brand communication through digital and print design. Connor also dabbles in animation and video with inspiration from movies, video games, and music!

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Leora Wixer

Web & Digital Specialist

Leora has been building and designing websites for over 20 years, continuing her education with a graphic design degree from SFCC in 2014. She did independent contract work for local businesses until joining Brand It in Fall of 2022. Her professional experience includes fundraising for the UW and internal corporate communications for Sterling Bank. Leora also enjoys sewing, painting instruction, traveling, raising chickens, and being a mom. Leora volunteers as a cross country running coach and is on the board of the North Monroe Business District.

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Katie Tolman

Accounting Manager

Katie joined Brand It as an Accounting Manager with her B.S. in Accounting from Western Governors University. She brings more than 30 years of accounting experience to the Team and loves the challenge of “balancing the books”. Katie is originally from Idaho and enjoys camping, fishing, dutch oven cooking and is an active member in her church activities. Katie spends her time with her husband, Rich, three daughters and her grandchildren.

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Ali Buckallew

Customer Service Specialist

Ali joined Brand It as a Customer Service Specialist and has more than 15 years of professional experience. She enjoys working as a team and delivering quality service. When she isn’t working, Ali and her family can be found exploring their new home in the Inland Northwest.

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Laila Courtney

Customer Service Specialist

Laila joined Brand It as a Customer Service Specialist and has 20 years’ experience. She enjoys helping clients customize quality promotional products. Outside of work, Laila enjoys exploring the great outdoors with her dogs and riding motorcycles with her husband.

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