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 ReidTrueSense, 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.


NATALIE parker
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.