Annett Kohlmann MARKETING DIRECTOR

Annett is our client advocate and biggest fan. She speaks two languages: yours and ours, ensuring that your needs are accurately translated into meaningful deliverables. She is passionate about solving problems through design and strongly believes in fostering longstanding relationships with all our business partners. Annett brings over 17 years of experience in marketing and client services with global and interactive agencies and has had the privilege to work on a broad spectrum of projects with clients such as Amgen, Eos Airlines, Widmer Brewing Co, Holland America Line, The North Face, The Space Needle, Chihuly Garden and Glass, The Burke Museum, and DCI Engineers.

Annett’s Latest Posts
So you need a creative agency. Now what?
So you need a creative agency. Now what?

Blog Post, Posted on March 07, 2017
By Annett Kohlmann

As you can imagine, there really isn’t an off-the-shelf solution for marketing services. It’s very customizable and relies on conversations, meetings and alignment between you and your agency before work begins...

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A BRAND PLATFORM “ACTIVATES” YOUR STRATEGY
A BRAND PLATFORM “ACTIVATES” YOUR STRATEGY

News Post, Posted on October 03, 2016
By Annett Kohlmann

Brand strategy as a practice and a deliverable has evolved greatly over the past two decades. What we find so exciting about this evolution is how savvy everyone is regarding the importance of brand and how to ...

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A FRESH, NEW LOOK FOR WHITWORTH UNIVERSITY

News Post, Posted on September 08, 2016
By Annett Kohlmann

Whitworth University unveils a new logo and updated brand identity (to view the original press release, click here) In the coming weeks, you’ll notice updates to the Whitworth look. Over t...

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PHINNEY BISCHOFF EXPANDS TEAM

Press Release, Posted on April 26, 2016
By Annett Kohlmann

Seattle, Wash. (April 18, 2016) – Phinney Bischoff recently welcomed industry veteran Reeve Washburn as Account Manager/Strategist, as well as Andrew Schroeer and Samuel Moore to their design team. Washburn br...

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TENSION: THE SECRET SAUCE OF BRAND BUILDING
TENSION: THE SECRET SAUCE OF BRAND BUILDING

Blog Post, Posted on April 02, 2015
By Annett Kohlmann

We recently came across a great point of view on Medium by one our peers. It really hits on the conundrum many companies face today with their marketing efforts: everything is technically correct, yet emotional...

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BRANDING FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
BRANDING FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Blog Post, Posted on March 26, 2015
By Annett Kohlmann

I recently had a debate with a very well-respected marketing consultant on the merits of branding professional services. He maintained that brands were for consumer products — not services.My reaction was obvio...

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THE IMPORTANCE OF WHOLE-CAMPUS BRANDING
THE IMPORTANCE OF WHOLE-CAMPUS BRANDING

Blog Post, Posted on February 13, 2015
By Annett Kohlmann

Phinney Bischoff recently participated in the CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education) District VIII conference. Universities, colleges and polytechnic institutes from the Pacific Northwest and C...

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THE ROLE OF BRAND IN THE NONPROFIT SECTOR
THE ROLE OF BRAND IN THE NONPROFIT SECTOR

Blog Post, Posted on January 15, 2015
By Annett Kohlmann

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Woodland Park Zoo. Seattle Symphony. Three distinctly different organizations with distinctly different missions and audiences. But what they do share in common is their status ...

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BUILDING ENGAGEMENT THROUGH GIVING
BUILDING ENGAGEMENT THROUGH GIVING

Blog Post, Posted on November 20, 2014
By Annett Kohlmann

Fast Company recently published a story about finding your mission to create a competitive edge. On the surface that sounds ridiculously basic. But what the article goes on to explain in greater detail is how e...

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THE FUTURE LOOKS BRIGHT FOR MARKETERS IN 2015!
THE FUTURE LOOKS BRIGHT FOR MARKETERS IN 2015!

Blog Post, Posted on November 05, 2014
By Annett Kohlmann

Since 2009, marketing professionals on the client and agency side have hunkered down, devising strategies to “do more with less.”As with all economic downturns, there is always an upswing…but when do we know it...

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IS YOUR DAD “ON BRAND”?

Blog Post, Posted on June 13, 2014
By Annett Kohlmann

Al Bundy was the poster child when it came to relaxing on Father’s Day. He always said, “Chores, what chores? It’s time to enjoy my beverage of choice, kick back, and reflect on another year of being crowned “F...

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CENTER OF INNOVATION
CENTER OF INNOVATION

Blog Post, Posted on May 22, 2014
By Annett Kohlmann

We recently attended “ZINO Woman: Intentional Investment Forum” hosted by ZINO Society, a community of Angel Investors, Entrepreneurs and Connectors. They host numerous investment events on a monthly basis and ...

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