Your audience has more control of your brand than any point in history.

The chessboard has flipped.

You can only build brands people love by loving your audience like crazy.

Our love for your audience is more than a philosophy – it’s a practice. One built on forging relationships between brands and people through ongoing conversation and an openness to learning.

It’s why we founded Real Talk Insights. Or, as Fast Company calls it, “the focus group of the future”.

Crazy audience love is how we’ve helped brands like Fresh Co boost sales 72% versus the category, Grand Marnier Cuvee du Centenaries have its strongest month ever at +65% growth, and delivered the highest return on investment for a digital campaign in Zales’ history.

The Who

We are 50+ people strong. We’re strategists, writers, producers, designers, and creative chameleons.

We value diversity of opinion, doing over PowerPointing, escaping echo chambers, and being part of the actual community not just the ad community. We’re interested in building all types of brands, and solving all types of problems, by loving all types of audiences.

Leadership Team

Ryan Spelliscy

Co-founder, CEO, Chief Creative Officer

Leanne Goldstein

Partner, President

Kira Montgomery

Partner, Chief Connections Officer

Lin Wan

Managing Director, Client Services

Kaiti Snell

Partner, Co-Head of Strategy

Marc Pardy

Partner, Co-Head of Strategy

Laurent Abesdris

Partner, Creative Director

Susan Holden

Chief Financial Officer

Andrew Schulze

Head of Production

Duncan Collis

Head of Design

Pramesh Attwala

Head of Digital Technology

Georgia Demmitt

Director, Creative Resourcing

What We Do

We are a full-service creative agency with a focus on strategy, connections planning, creative, and production.

Here are just a few of our other unique capabilities and partnerships.


From logo refreshes to complete visual systems, our design team ensures your brand is saying the right things visually.


Digital advertising. Visual, UX design and optimization. Complete site development to Shopify storefronts.

Real Talk

Fast Company calls it, “the focus group of the future”. It’s more than research. It’s a way to have ongoing conversations with the audiences you need to love to win.


High quality production facility out of Los Angeles. Post production capabilities, editing suites.   


Social solutions, including day-to-day community management. Powered by an editorial team made up of designers, former journalists, creatives, and mid-to-long-form writers.

Our Partners