Behind all the strategy, analytics, and creative work is a passionate group of diverse individuals who together create design-driven solutions that reach and inspire your audience.

We’re dreamers and quick-witted creatives, foodies and wine-lovers. We’re purposeful and kind. We care about our clients and the work that we do to represent their brands.

We’re problem solvers at our core and are eager to help clients tackle any obstacle that stands in their way of success. We focus on adding value wherever we can. 

Meet the people that best define Obata.

Each employee contributes to our unique culture. We all are proud to call this our home.

Richard Murphy


Chris Haller

Executive Vice President

Bob Prow

Vice President

Adam Franke

Creative Director

Allison Bergmann

Digital Strategy Director

Carol Hosick

Account Manager & Designer

Elvis Travancic

Web & Interactive Director

Hannah Hinton


Patricia Rahn

Senior Designer

Stephen Liebig

Photographer & Videographer

Coleen Shields

HR & Accounting Manager

Laura Dodge

Office Manager

Meet some of the amazing companies we’ve had the pleasure of working with over the years.

From industrial to healthcare and everywhere in-between, our clients are leaders in their fields that turn to Obata to fuel their ongoing success.

Anheuser Busch logo
Clorox logo
Duke Manufacturing logo
Esco Technologies logo
McGraw Hill logo
Peabody logo
RGA logo

Let’s create something great together!

We’re eager to meet you, learn your business, and help you in any way we can. Come by the office, meet us for coffee, or conference us in — no matter how we connect, we’re always up for awesome, new partnerships.