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01 / 14 / 20

Solve Names Kara Brower Director Of Operations

Agency Adds New Position To Help Manage Growth

Kara Brower, a Solve Partner who’s served as Director of Project Management for four years, has been named Director of Operations. In this expanded role, Brower’s responsibilities will include project forecasting, emerging work tools evaluation and implementation, staff allocation and formalizing employee growth programs.

Director of Operations is a new position at Solve. Created to better manage staffing needs, employee development programs and work process refinement opportunities, the job will enable Brower to more broadly impact and optimize the agency’s operation in critical areas.

“As we’ve gotten bigger, it’s become increasingly apparent we need to formalize many of our foundational staff and operating efforts,” said Corey Johnson, Solve President and Co-Founder. “Kara’s done a great job managing a long list of diverse projects, now we’re asking her to further her contribution as it relates to our macro operation,” Johnson added.


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01 / 09 / 20

Solve Welcomes BrandLab Mentee Tae Walker

BrandLab mentee Tae Walker visited Solve this week, shadowing different departments across the agency to get a hands-on look at the industry. Established in 2012, BrandLab’s program seeks to change the face of the ad industry by preparing diverse students for careers in marketing and advertising. Tae is currently a student at Minneapolis Community & Technical College, looking to enter the advertising scene once he graduates. “We’re excited to have Tae with us this week and give him his first experience at an advertising agency,” says Solve Account Supervisor and BrandLab mentor Ky Anderson. “We’re hoping it’ll provide a solid foundation as he carves the path for his career.”


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12 / 17 / 19

Solve Hires Ryan Brommer As Account Manager

As it continues to bolster its growing Account Management department, Solve has added Account Manager Ryan Brommer. Ryan joins the agency from Minneapolis TV station KARE 11, where he worked in sales and insights, supporting the station’s front line efforts. Prior to KARE 11, he had stints in the music and media industries in LA. “We’re really excited to have Ryan joining our account team,” says Ryan Murray, Director of Account Management/Partner at Solve. “He brings a unique perspective with his experience in the media industry, along with high energy – both of which will be great assets for our client efforts.”


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11 / 22 / 19

Solve Adds Nic Brenden As Senior Art Director

Adding to its expanding creative department, Solve’s hired Nic Brenden as a Senior Art Director. Relocating with his family from LA, Nic’s previous experience spans agencies such as TBWA\Chiat\Day, Phenomenon and Wonderful Agency. He’s worked on premiere brands including Miller Lite, Gatorade, Google, Intuit and POM Wonderful. “Nic’s a huge addition to our team,” says Solve Executive Creative Director Pat Horn. “His design skills and visual orientation will make us stronger, immediately.”


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11 / 15 / 19

Solve Hires Zach Slovin As Senior Copywriter

As it continues to expand its creative department, Solve has added Senior Copywriter Zach Slovin. Zach joins the agency following stints in Denver and NYC at agencies including Grey, McCann and Arnold. His work includes campaigns for Milk-Bone, St. Ives and Nebraska Tourism. “We’re thrilled to be adding a writer of Zach’s caliber to our growing creative team,” says Solve Executive Creative Director/Partner Sean Smith.


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