We help brands reach their full potential with clear, confident communication
Are your assumptions
your customers’ reality?
Consumers are smarter than ever and they know an unauthentic message when they see it. If your values don’t align with theirs, your message is lost. At Muse, we help leaders break through the limitations of perception and determine their brand’s real, underlying value. We bring out the relevancy in who you are so your brand matters to your customers’ lives.
How to Work With Us.
What makes us different.
Our creative teams bridge the gap between strategy and development with compelling visuals and stories that help your brand make a memorable statement.
Our clients see us as an extension of their businesses. Working together, we deliver ideas, insights and tools that get the job done.
Our strategic models have been applied and refined over 80 times and are designed to inform confident, collaborative decisions.
Jackie Bebenroth : Principal & Brand Advisor
Jackie believes in the power of the pen. She leads strategic messaging sessions with business executives to set the course for powerful positioning. Her work, ranging from local restaurant branding to six-figure global initiatives, has flown her around the country to speak on content marketing. She’s picked up a few accolades along the way, most notably a SXSW Interactive finalist award and Content Marketing Institute’s Content Marketing Leader of the Year.
Kristen Pokorny : Creative Director
Kristen moved back to Northeast Ohio after living in Chicago for 13 years. Her experience encompasses a range of skill sets including creating within existing guidelines to building ideas from the ground up. She's worked on both worldwide and Mom & Pop businesses; no brand is too big or small. She’s well versed in the entire creative process, from sketch phase to final production. She works best under pressure with a can-do attitude and a keen eye for typography and lettering.
Lauren Konst : Account Manager
Lauren is a Clevelander by choice, not by birth. With a background in integrated marketing communications, advertising strategy and event management, she effortlessly pitches grassroot marketing ideas and creative solutions to solve business challenges. Her top priority is to build long-lasting relationships with our clients.
Megan Factor : Content Manager
Megan is a Northeast Ohio native and passionate creator, both professionally and personally. She developed her content marketing skills working in a wide range of industries and pulls inspiration from her diverse experiences. Her keen eye for design, penchant for writing, and love of good storytelling work together to create meaningful content that provides value to clients.
Annie DePerro : Agency Coordinator
Annie enthusiastically embraces change – for herself and clients. As a certified health coach of ten years, her background is focused on helping people make physical and transformational changes. She gracefully pivots to accommodate the shifting needs of both clients and colleagues with keen attention to detail and creativity. Annie plays a key role in implementing new concepts and ideas to keep the agency running efficiently.
Lindsey Schober : Brand Strategist
Lindsey is a brand champion. She brings an important perspective to brand building and positioning, drawing from her diverse experiences in advertising, branding and business management. As Brand Strategist, Lindsey understands the importance of authenticity across all brand touchpoints and guides clients through the opportunities of evolving their brand. Lindsey is a two-time transplant to Northeast Ohio and is excited to work in Cleveland.
Stefany believes in the power of design. With a diverse background in both environmental policy and visual communications, she possesses a well-rounded skill set that helps bring client brands to life. Stefany is driven by a strong sense of social responsibility; she is constantly inspired to make a positive impact and uplift those in her community. A life-long learner, Stefany completed her graduate studies at Kent State University. Outside of the office, you can find her exploring the outdoors, hiking, biking or fishing in the Cleveland Metroparks.
Stefany Belasic : Graphic Designer
Lauren is a native of Cleveland’s West Side who boomeranged back to the area after earning her degree in Marketing. She has over twenty years of experience in the marketing industry and has spent the last decade leveraging her skills in branding and web development projects. She has worked with Fortune 500 companies and startups alike, spanning a wide array of industries. Her passion is people and helping them achieve their goals is her purpose.
Lauren Hudac : Account Executive
Inspiring Positive Change in the Human Experience.
We work with visionary leaders who are passionate about fueling the evolution in the industries
they serve. Our clients understand that sustained change requires ongoing investment.
As such, our minimum client engagement is $25,000 with an average annual commitment of $100,000+.
Our business acumen is weighted in food, wellness and learning, but we occasionally
take engagements in other categories that have the power to make a difference.