The daily pressure on CMOs to move business forward is real, intense and not going away. Mindstream Media Group was formed to Fast-Forward Your Business. We’re a media center of excellence assembled with scale, perspective, capabilities and proven results.

Bold Strategic Advisors

Obvious answers usually aren’t going to forward things, so we go deep to find the correlations and opportunities that help drive better results.

Fueled by Data; Driven by Insight

Our business intelligence group mines your data and ours, not simply to plan, but to adjust in real time as market conditions evolve.

Capable of Planning, Buying and Optimizing from National to Hyper-Local

We make it simple for brands to drive results regardless of the selling environment and company marketing structure.

Working in Agile Communities of Specialists

We don’t work in a traditional media hierarchy. We’re organized in communities of experts who create a virtuous cycle of improvement and position us to swarm client opportunities.


Eric Schaefer

Chief Executive Officer

Zac Keeney


Marti Janson

Chief Client Officer

Terry Tanner

Chief Operating Officer

April Cook

Director, Talent & Dev

Bob Nichol

Board Advisor & CEO Emeritus

Debbie Bridgewater

Director, Finance

Kim Kohler

Strategic Advisor, Partnerships

Melissa Wolf

VP, Buying Operations

Cindy Carmack

Executive VP, Media Operations

Jim White

Senior Vice President

Bailey Bosson

VP, Paid Media

Khris Clevenger

VP, Human Resources

Todd Unruh

VP, Strategy

Jeff Moyer

Director, Finance

Tim Blazek

VP, Business Technology

Kurt Schweitzer

Group Planning Director

Ryan Ward

Group Planning Director

Michelle Hudson

Group Planning Director

Fabio Ramos

VP, Business Development

Our approach

We manage all elements of our clients’ marketing efforts: campaign strategy, content development, creative design, data management, performance reporting, campaign analytics and optimization. Using our IDEA approach, we develop, manage and optimize campaigns across traditional and digital channels.


We get to know everything about you. We research your customers, competition, goals, objectives, past performance and anything else we can get our hands on to get a feel for your current state and future potential.


Once we know your brand, we recommend the media strategies, messaging concepts and creative designs to best reach your audiences and deliver results.


We make every dollar work across every channel. We deploy best-in-class strategies with speed and tenacity to hit your goals.


We never stop. We monitor media performance and leverage what we learn to keep getting better.

Our Partnerships.

Google Premier Partner

As a Google Premier Partner, we know how to help you make the most of your digital presence, specializing in search, video, display and shopping ads.

Microsoft Advertising Partner

Microsoft Advertising Partners are premier search advertising agencies with an in-depth understanding of the search advertising landscape and Bing Ads platform.

Facebook Preferred Agency Partner

The new Facebook Marketing Partners for Agencies program provides access to tools, resources and ongoing education designed to help empower agencies to drive value for their clients.

Clients know they can rely on us not only for our platform knowledge but they trust us as a partner acting with their best interests in mind.

Snapchat Certified Partner

We are one of less than 100 globally Certified Partners, recognized for incorporating Snapchat into advertiser strategies. We have proven client success through retention, case studies and positive feedback.

Eastport Holdings Agencies

In 2016, Mindstream Media joined Eastport Holdings and their diversified portfolio of marketing, advertising and media companies. The agencies of Eastport Holdings combine their years of media experience, creative capabilities, access to capital and extensive contact base to deliver any advertising or marketing solution a brand could need, all under one umbrella.


dataxu Platform Partners are verified experts who have experience in leveraging dataxu’s products to help marketers achieve the best possible return for their programmatic investments. As one of these experts, Mindstream Media Group has in-house services spanning planning, buying and reporting capabilities.


Mindstream Media Group is a 4As member allowing us to take advantage of benefits from this leading trade organization for marketing communication agencies, We access 4As research, leadership insight, training and tools to deliver insightful and effective marketing programs to our clients.

Our connection to Eastport Holdings.

Mindstream Media Group provides end-to-end services for just about any marketing campaign across digital and traditional media channels. But, sometimes our clients are looking for marketing opportunities just outside our sweet spot. Rather than take a “fake-it-’til-we-make-it” approach, we just call on our sister agencies in the Eastport Holdings family.

Eastport agencies extend Mindstream Media Group’s brand and media experience with an extended team that we use to collaborate with clients. We bring business to Fortune 500 and 1,000 brands online and in-store every day. Together, our agencies shape marketing in categories like healthcare, retail, CPG, restaurant, travel/tourism, hospitality, government, finance, insurance, telecommunications and education throughout the Americas. We integrate perspectives, talents and experiences to deliver more ideas, provide more insights and AMPLIFY campaign performance.