Tim McCort - Partner, Strategy Over the course of his 25-year career, Tim has led communications strategy for  some of the world's most respected brands. His expertise lies in understanding the objectives of a business and building a marketing strategy designed to create a measurable contribution to the organizational goals. His curiosity compels him to always be learning, resulting in deep knowledge of his clients' businesses and an incredible database of arcane factoids. Did you know that International's 4700 truck model uses a diesel turbo engine that has 466 cubic inches of displacement? Tim does.

Tim McCort - Partner, Strategy
Over the course of his 25-year career, Tim has led communications strategy for  some of the world's most respected brands. His expertise lies in understanding the objectives of a business and building a marketing strategy designed to create a measurable contribution to the organizational goals. His curiosity compels him to always be learning, resulting in deep knowledge of his clients' businesses and an incredible database of arcane factoids. Did you know that International's 4700 truck model uses a diesel turbo engine that has 466 cubic inches of displacement? Tim does.

Jason Schmall - Partner, Creative Jason has spent his 20-year career developing campaigns that are not just iconic, but functional--building from solid strategic foundations to create and maintain message consistency no matter where or how that message is delivered. He brings the consumer perspective to brands big and small, ensuring that even the most complex product can be distilled into approachable messaging.  His work has won Cannes Lions, One Show Pencils, Clios, D&AD Awards, Webby Awards, Art Director's Club Cubes and more. He is often described as rangy in a good way.

Jason Schmall - Partner, Creative
Jason has spent his 20-year career developing campaigns that are not just iconic, but functional--building from solid strategic foundations to create and maintain message consistency no matter where or how that message is delivered. He brings the consumer perspective to brands big and small, ensuring that even the most complex product can be distilled into approachable messaging.  His work has won Cannes Lions, One Show Pencils, Clios, D&AD Awards, Webby Awards, Art Director's Club Cubes and more. He is often described as rangy in a good way.

Andrea Hickman - Managing Director Andrea has experienced advertising from a variety of perspectives. She started her career in New York  at global advertising agencies, Publicis and McCann, in roles ranging from broadcast production to integrated strategy. Upon moving to the brand side, she led marketing development and innovation projects at Wendy's. Throughout her 12-year career, Andrea has prided herself on creating integrated advertising campaigns that provoke and persuade. At Kickdrum, her role is simply to make us all better at what we do. She also plays a mean cowbell.

Andrea Hickman - Managing Director
Andrea has experienced advertising from a variety of perspectives. She started her career in New York  at global advertising agencies, Publicis and McCann, in roles ranging from broadcast production to integrated strategy. Upon moving to the brand side, she led marketing development and innovation projects at Wendy's. Throughout her 12-year career, Andrea has prided herself on creating integrated advertising campaigns that provoke and persuade. At Kickdrum, her role is simply to make us all better at what we do. She also plays a mean cowbell.

Kate McGuire - Creative, Art Kate has more than a decade of art direction and design experience, including work with brands like P&G, Smucker’s, Formica, Sbarro and  Ohio Lottery. At Kickdrum, we believe the success of a brand depends upon the ability to translate the vision into compelling communication. To that end, Kate brings an unmatched eye for detail and strong visual perspective to every assignment. Is she a font nerd? Yes. Is she obsessed with Pantone chips? Obviously. Does she somehow make everything she touches look amazing?  Ohmigod, you guys..

Kate McGuire - Creative, Art
Kate has more than a decade of art direction and design experience, including work with brands like P&G, Smucker’s, Formica, Sbarro and  Ohio Lottery. At Kickdrum, we believe the success of a brand depends upon the ability to translate the vision into compelling communication. To that end, Kate brings an unmatched eye for detail and strong visual perspective to every assignment. Is she a font nerd? Yes. Is she obsessed with Pantone chips? Obviously. Does she somehow make everything she touches look amazing? 
Ohmigod, you guys..


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