W. Kirk Lutz

W. Kirk LutzOwner/Head Creative

Born in New Jersey, now living in Florida, Kirk is a life-long artist. He graduated from Penn State with a degree in Advertising and a Minor in Art and soon after was working in a NJ-based advertising agency. He moved to DC in the early ’90s and has lived in the DC/Maryland area ever since. In his 30+ years in the advertising business he’s designed many award-winning print and interactive pieces. His alter ego is as LBI Photos, a beach photographer who shows his photography in several galleries and at art festivals. For more about Kirk, visit his LinkedIn page.

Some other folks you might meet from time to time:

Jason King

Jason KingPresident – Accella

Accella’s Development team works along side their client’s and their dedicated project manager to help implement their website. Taking the design comps, they slice them up and properly code them to deliver a fully functioning site, whether static HTML or CMS-based. Fluent in Mobile App Development, Drupal, WordPress, Alfresco, DotNetNuke, Joomla!, Expresion Engine, and Windows Sharepoint. Visit Accella’s Website.

Lori Newman

Lori NewmanDesigner

Before starting her own design firm in 1994, Lori worked in advertising as an art director in the Washington, D.C. area on a wide range of projects for clients including Marriott, Pizza Hut, Prime Retail and The Washington Ballet. With over 25 years of advertising and graphic design experience Lori’s work reflects her high standards. Whether she’s creating an ad campaign, designing a brochure, or working on a website, Lori’s unique vision and attention to detail always comes through. Visit Lori’s Website.

Erin Sarro

Erin SarroSenior Copywriter

With over twelve years of experience as an agency creative director and senior-level writer, Erin is a triple threat in the areas of strategy, branding, and creative execution. Her ability to capture the human truth and communicate it in an approachable way has given a unique voice to clients including the International Spy Museum, Puerto Rico Convention Bureau, and The George Washington University School of Business. She has written for an eclectic mix of industries from healthcare to senior living, consumer banking to cosmetics. For more about Erin, visit her website or LinkedIn page.

Anne Schulte

Anne SchulteArt Director

Formerly from Cincinnati, Ohio, Anne has embraced life in Maryland for nearly 3 decades. She began her design/advertising career in her hometown working on accounts ranging from Central Trust Bank to Raleigh Bicycles. Wanderlust led her to a Bethesda advertising agency, later on to a Baltimore agency, and eventually to her present day office located in the woods of Ellicott City. Creating noteworthy marketing campaigns for everything from corrugation retrofits to the arts to healthcare, Anne keeps the coffee brewing. For more about Anne, visit her LinkedIn page.

Jane Stelboum

Jane StelboumBrand Strategist

Jane has over 25+ years in the marketing and advertising industry on both the agency and client side, most recently as president of The Redhead Companies, a brand marketing and advertising firm in the Baltimore/Washington region. She has developed brands and implemented research, marketing and advertising programs for clients such as such as College Savings Plans of Maryland, Access Group, The International Spy Museum, Howard Bank, Cable Bahamas, Puerto Rico Convention Bureau, GW School of Business, American University Washington College of Law, Marriott Hotels and many more. She has a knack for understanding the messages that audiences need to hear in order to think differently or change behavior and works well with creative teams to bring those messages to life.

Jim Vecchione

Jim VecchioneDirector/Photographer

Penn Quarter Productions, Inc. is a full service production company with Jim Vecchione as Director / Photographer. The company produces digital content for Still, or Motion. Jim is an Advertising Lifestyle Director of Photography and will travel anywhere in the U.S., or Internationally to produce your campaign, giving you the best product available for your budget. Check out Jim’s portfolio.