Our Team

We make your marketing results better … and your life easier. Throughout the years, our tight-knit team has prided itself in building strong, lasting working relationships with each other and with our clients. After all, maintaining healthy relationships is what it’s all about.

Catalyst - Innovator - Theatre Buff

"I love problem-solving for my clients ... helping them to understand where they are now and where they want to go."

Barbara W. Thompson

President and CEO

Curious - Creative - Cheesehead

"Developing creative solutions that really work and making our clients shine. That's what it's all about."

Mark Thompson

Executive Vice President

Curious - Clever - Wisenheimer

"Every day, I get to use my artistic talents and original thinking to impact the communication pieces I create. It's pretty incredible."

Kim Dunn

Creative Director

"From searching for new talent to working together with the senior staff, I love to interact with and get to know people."

Chris Calhoun

Director of Operations and HR Manager

"I am a communication expert and take great satisfaction in knowing that my insights truly help clients and their patients."

Julia Hansch

Senior Account Executive

Prepared - Loyal - Grounded

"I use my research, communication and negotiating skills to form strong relationships with vendors, clients and colleagues."

Laura Gazzana Pagel

Media and Research Director

"I enjoy working with numbers to see what stories they tell and what solutions they provide."

Jamie Reber

Accountant

Creative - Humanitarian - Superwoman

"I try to think beyond traditional media ... and it feels good knowing I'm helping real patients and people."

Katie Stensberg

Emerging Media Specialist

"I create words and ideas that make people take action in their lives. How cool is that?"

Denise Cobb Waller

Creative Writer

Versatile - Considerate - Caffeinated

"Developing creative ideas and solutions with people I respect and care about ... that's what gives my work real meaning."

Michael Andes

Associate Creative Director

"Getting a positive reaction from something I helped create is inspiring. It’s even better when people also learn from it."

Brian Mickelson

Proofreader & Editor

"Experiencing all facets of advertising and working with some extraordinary people — that’s what I enjoy about TRG."

Mike Wessel

Account Manager

"I consider myself high energy, and I like to focus that energy on my clients to ensure they’re happy and enjoying continued success."

Erin Wainscott

Account Coordinator

"I’m a perfectionist. I love a challenge and the feeling that comes with it when I see it’s been conquered."

Elizabeth Siepmann

Account Coordinator

"I enjoy working to connect my clients to their targeted audiences to better spread their message and create more reach."

Adam DeCock

Account Coordinator

"The most gratifying part of my job is helping others — working hard behind the scenes to make their lives a little easier."

Lori Angelier Wernicke

Executive Assistant

"I love the variety of work I get to do at TRG, while helping out my co-workers whenever I can."

Sherri Yanke

Administrative Assistant