Our Team

We make your healthcare 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 is 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

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

Julia Hansch, MA

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’m a high-energy, big-picture thinker and a team player. As a marketing and business development professional, I’m at my best in the hub of activity – enthusiastically orchestrating all the moving parts and ideas into a deliverable that exceeds expectations."

Kristi Eichman

New Business Manager

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


Creative - Humanitarian - Superwoman

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

Katie Stensberg

Social and Digital Media Strategist

"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

"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 Manager

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

Elizabeth Siepmann

Project Manager

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

Adam DeCock

Account Coordinator

"I am inspired by my peers and the great work we do for our clients. Keeping a positive outlook every day is what it’s all about!"

Lauren Abbott

Account Coordinator

"I have a keen eye for detail and am passionate about meeting deadlines, producing quality work and getting results — all with a spunky, upbeat personality!"

Kari Hoff

Production Artist

"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