Webster Joins Forces with Daake! Learn More

Webster Joins Forces with Daake! Learn More

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Hi! We’re Daake (dĕy-kēy). Since 2001, we’ve delivered breakthrough brand thinking executed with precision.

Our work spans from Tucson to Dallas to Omaha to Chicago to Boston.
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With Daake what you see isn’t what you get. We go deep to make your brand come true.
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We are a tight-knit group of thinkers, do-ers, creators, narrators and organizers.
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Greg Daake

Principal & Creative Director

Greg Daake

Principal & Creative Director

Daake was founded on Greg’s passion for striking a balance between art and science. For more than 20 years, he’s effectively merged thoughtful design and the human experience through branding. His ability to align leadership’s intentions with authentic brand expression transforms companies. He simplifies the complex. Sees into the core of an organization when others can’t. And translates vision into a brand expression that inspires an audience. Greg’s extensive knowledge and tireless spirit have led to numerous industry publications and speaking engagements on branding, culture and leadership.

Lisa Daake

Vice President

Lisa Daake

Vice President

Warm smile and a meticulous mind. Lisa adds to Daake’s success in countless ways: She makes every client and guest feel welcome from the moment they step inside our offices. She keeps key information and vital office supplies at the team’s fingertips. And she embodies Daake’s family-oriented environment, offering support and encouragement on all levels. Lisa’s caring attitude and attention to detail help keep everyone engaged and equipped to provide the highest level of service to our clients.

Susan Linde

Director of Project Management

Susan Linde

Director of Project Management

When it comes to sorting through the details, organizing and then clarifying them, no one does it better than Susan. She absorbs information quickly, identifying key messages and facilitating communication between creatives and clients to deliver work that often exceeds expectations. At Daake, Susan moves projects and monitors all aspects of each from project kickoff to final execution for clients in the healthcare, higher education and financial industries.

Dave Webster

Creative Director Emeritus

Dave Webster

Creative Director Emeritus

Incredible opportunities, courageous clients, and industry-changing mentors. Dave’s career is rich with all three, but it’s his genuine care and unquenching curiosity that led him to open and lead Webster Design for more than 30 years. From the beginning, he understood that branding and storytelling go hand in hand, giving companies a voice and presence that resonates with specific audiences. Dave’s experience further elevates the caliber of work Daake delivers, and he’ll continue to guide and inspire others to work harder and further perfect their craft to best serve clients’ needs.

Sean Guilfoyle

Senior Account Executive

Sean Guilfoyle

Senior Account Executive

There are account executives, and then there’s Sean. He has a knack for putting himself in his client’s shoes. He fully understands how their business is run. Their goals become his goals. He genuinely cares. And you can see it in his ability to translate goals into marketing strategies, working with clients and the Daake team to create brands and campaigns that make a measurable difference. He has more than 17 years of experience working in a variety of industries such as financial services, education and technology.

Steven Valish

Senior Design Director

Steven Valish

Senior Design Director

Steve’s motivation is simple: to be better than you were yesterday. He thrives on learning from the best, working with the best and creating the best possible results for Daake clients. Steve’s skills extend well beyond print design. He has a wealth of experience developing brand identity, spaces and digital media. Steve has been recognized for his work by several organizations, including: Print, Communication Arts, Neenah, and AIGA and ADDY Awards.

Lisa Healy

Senior Brand Strategist

Lisa Healy

Senior Brand Strategist

If you want something done and done really well, Lisa’s your go-to. She loves a challenge, is crazy resourceful, and has limitless passion for branding. With more than 20 years of client relations and strategy experience, she adds clarity and meaning to new and established brands. Equal parts learner and teacher, Lisa also serves as AAF-Omaha President, collaborating with area pros to elevate the industry and inspire the next generation of experts.

Sean Heisler

Senior Design Director

Sean Heisler

Senior Design Director

Sean designs work that digs deeper into who a company is and what they stand for. Whether designing a logo or an environment, he takes careful consideration of the brand, client wants and needs, and looks for opportunities to create the best possible result. Over the course of his 20+ year career, Sean’s work has been recognized by Print, Graphis, Communication Arts, Logo Lounge and other publications and competitions. Not to mention his incredible talent and laid-back nature have garnered tens of thousands of followers worldwide on social media.

Tina Stokes

Senior Brand Strategist

Rob Heggen

Senior Digital Strategist

Rob Heggen

Senior Digital Strategist

Rob is a self-taught phenom in front- and back-end website development. Raised on technology, he takes the intimidation and unknowns of the digital world to solve problems, creates opportunity, and help companies get the most from their online presence. He brings more than 15 years of digital strategy experience to Daake, further helping brands of any size or industry to evolve and explore what’s possible across all facets of their business.

Madie Robison

Designer

Madie Robison

Designer

With extensive experience in the food and beverage industry, Madie knows how to, not only attract an audience, but inspire them to take action. Her tool of choice: smart, thoughtful design. Her eagerness to learn, experiment, and push creative can be seen throughout her work. This natural curiosity and drive empowered Madie to lead marketing efforts for more than a dozen restaurant brands across New Orleans, San Antonio, and Baltimore.

Marissa Pfeifer

Designer

Marissa Pfeifer

Designer

Curious and driven by adventure. Marissa is inspired by traveling the world but thrives on being part of a community. Every experience enhances her ability to design. From typography and graphics for Daake clients to sketches and painted murals for family and friends. Her artistry and collaborative spirit further add to Daake’s talent, as she delivers memorable work for clients at the local and national level.

Nick Schinker

Senior Writer

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