Deskey CEO Retires After 43 Years, Names First Woman CEO in Agency’s 91-Year History

Cincinnati, Ohio, April 30, 2021: Deskey Branding has announced that Doug Studer is retiring from his role as Chief Executive Officer after 43 years with the strategy and design agency. Doug has chosen long-time business partner Becky Hyde-Nordloh as his successor and majority shareholder of the privately owned agency. Becky joins a small minority of female CEOs who head women-owned creative agencies in the United States and is the first woman to lead Deskey in its 91-year history....

Introducing Carolyn Fields, Director of Client Development

We are excited to welcome Carolyn Fields to Deskey as Director of Client Development. In her new role, Carolyn is focusing her passion for branding on connecting Deskey’s strategy and design teams with new client opportunities to grow our legacy of helping brands discover what’s personal, simple and true....

Be You, Be True

We have spent this past year reflecting on what it means to us to be personal, simple and true, and some of the other qualities we believe it takes to succeed in that endeavor — kindness, empathy, curiosity, collaboration, purposefulness and bravery. No matter how much our world has seismically shifted this year, these qualities are the truths that will always guide us. ...

Josh Wolfer Promoted to Senior Brand Strategist

Deskey is pleased to announce the promotion of Josh Wolfer to Senior Brand Strategist. Josh interned with Deskey while in college at Ohio University, and a few months after he graduated, we received an email with the subject line “former intern turned eager applicant.” Seven years later, we’re pretty sure we made the right choice....

Green New World or Business as Usual?

By Doug Studer, Galvanizer, Lifelong Learner, Thoreauvian Naturalist...

Deskey Names Lianna McKenzie Creative Director

We are pleased to announce the promotion of Lianna McKenzie to Creative Director. Lianna has been with Deskey since 2010, joining as Senior Designer and advancing through the ranks to her new leadership role....