The makings of Brooks Visual Marketing
Brooks Visual Marketing creates for individuals, businesses, churches, and nonprofits, specializing in print design, branding, web design, and illustration. The company was born out of a desire to bring glory to God by providing quality and affordable graphic design options to community organizations that wouldn’t otherwise have access to the services of a graphic designer. The heart of the company lies in helping other organizations flourish while hopefully growing in the process as well.
owner & graphic designer
pc: Moriah Ruth Photography
copy writer & marketing
pc: Surveyor Creative
copy writer & editor
pc: Jenny Beuttel
Ann began her graphic design journey while studying music at the University of Kansas. She stumbled into the position of graphic artist for the KU School of Music and came out 4 years later with a BM in Musicology and a passion for graphic design. She then explored positions that involved sales, marketing, client development, account management, bookkeeping, corporate training, public speaking, teaching, translation, and administration. After being in the workforce for a season and operating in the area of graphic design for 5 years, she felt it was time to gather and funnel her work experiences into a single outlet; thus, Brooks Visual Marketing was formed! Ann’s dream is that her current small business will someday blossom into a full-fledged visual marketing agency. She fully believes in dreaming big, starting small, and watching eagerly to see what God has in store for the future!
Seth is an incredible partner to have in business, offering encouragement, support, and advice whenever possible. He has a BA in Communications & Linguistics and is currently working on a Masters in Digital Content Marketing. Seth currently works at the University of Kansas as a Communications Coordinator for the Transition to Post-Secondary Education Department. He is a great mind to pick in the areas of mass communications, email marketing, and social media management. Along with his business-savvy mind, he is also an unbelievably supportive husband whose steadfast belief in the success of Brooks Visual Marketing provides confidence to Ann daily as she pursues her passion. When asked, he will claim no credit for the creation and growth of the business, but it truly would not exist or thrive without him!
Kristen is a graduate from Baker University and holds a BA in English Literature with a minor in Psychology. She desires that all people be granted the power of finding their own voice, especially through the written medium. She has experience as a writing tutor, editor, and teacher. At Brooks Visual Marketing, all print materials that contain text pass before her eyes before they hit the press, ensuring accuracy and legibility for our clients. When she’s not editing or reading, Kristen enjoys the entertainment of her adorable son, Joash, and loves spending quality time indoors and out with her husband, John (who also responds to Rick).