We'll help you see what matters most.
Our team has over 100 years of combined experience in nonprofit management, B2B, B2C, entertainment, sports marketing, and corporate development.
We pride ourselves on finding nontraditional solutions for our clients to realize their vision. Nobody knows your challenges better than you. We're the rocket fuel to propel you past them.
What can we help you with?
We specialize in development of strategic digital marketing programs. For some clients that means building a digital marketing plan from the ground up. For others, it may mean creating strategic A/B testing plans to help grow online revenue. From email to websites to social media, we’ve got you covered.
We help you find out what’s really important to the people you serve, to your staff, and to your supporters. We believe in taking our clients through a discovery process that will put a focus on what is truly important (pardon the pun).
In our previous careers we’ve been fortunate to work with or for some of the nation's largest nonprofit organizations and have built gift catalog programs from the ground up. Let us put this wealth of knowledge to work for your organization. The first tip: a successful gift catalog program is so much more that the ink and paper it’s printed on.
We love to produce multi-channel campaigns that will reach your target audience with the right message. Our experience allows us to play well with your existing vendors and internal teams to compliment your existing strategy for maximum results.
Who is FOCUSED?
We love to partner with clients who are making a difference in their communities and across the globe.
PResident & FOUNDER
Brian has over 18 years of experience in nonprofit fundraising and marketing, working for agencies such as Russ Reid, TrueSense, and DDB Seattle. He also spent five years “client side” working for World Vision, one of the 20 largest charities in the United States.
His talents range from traditional direct response to digital and social media marketing, video, and content marketing.
Brian is a frequent speaker at the DMA Nonprofit Conference in New York. In his spare time, he competes in various road, cyclocross, and mountain biking events in the Pacific Northwest.
Partner & Creative director
Natalie has spent her career in nonprofit direct response, helping nonprofit organizations meet their full potential. She puts her heart into everything she does and it shows. Clients and colleagues often comment on her uncommon work ethic, incredible attention to detail, and talent for bringing people together. As Creative Director of Focused, Natalie emphasizes storytelling as a highly effective way to connect with donors. A powerful story has the power to transform a heart and compel donors to engage in a lasting way.
Like a true creative, she has expertise across channels including digital, direct mail,print catalogs, branding, calligraphy and photography. Her heart for our clients is unmatched and she constantly strives to create and find opportunities for true partnership.