STYLE attracts consumers, builds intrigue and sets a brand apart. Style evolves over time.
SUBSTANCE is understanding what your brand stands for. Substance sets your course for the road ahead.
We build brands that are
Memorable, Sustainable, Lovable, and Knowledgable.
Brands need to attract customers, but they must also leave a lasting impression. MSLK combines smart strategies, sharp storytelling, and show-stopping designs to develop memorable omni-channel experiences. Our bespoke brand work is cohesive, consistent and responsive to all media.
Often considered a buzzword, sustainability goes beyond recycled materials to identifying core company values. MSLK creates sustainable brands in every sense of the word: economic, ethical, and social. From positioning to packaging, our mission inspires transparency, accountability and, ultimately, customer loyalty.
They say love makes the world go ‘round, and MSLK couldn’t agree more. When it comes to a crowded market place, brand love can be a major differentiator. Luckily, we have the expertise needed to turn ordinary customers into obsessed fans. We can help you win their hearts — and their hard-earned dollars. Now that is something to love!
Building a brand requires passion, expertise and industry knowledge. That’s why MSLK is always researching and analyzing the trends. There’s no crystal ball — strong consumer insights keep us ahead of the curve. We turn the subjective creative process into an objective one, delivering award-winning work for clients worldwide.
SHERI L KOETTING
Founder, Brand Strategist, Creative Director
Sheri is constantly seeking ways to improve consumer experience through better design. A self-described “brand archaeologist,” Sheri seeks to uncover the fundamentals of your brand, refining key stories so they rise to the surface and become clear for consumers. A frequent speaker, Sheri has also dedicated her career to elevating industry best practices. In 2002 Sheri co-founded the non-profit organization, Spark Design Professionals. In 2012 she began Evolve Symposium with industry consultant Emily Cohen, and in 2015 joined the Luxe Pack Conference Advisory Board. View Sheri’s speaking website here. >>
Brand Strategy and Marketing Advisor
With 20-plus years leading brand strategy, marketing and product innovation for top global brands like Paul Mitchell, P&G/Sebastian, Macy’s and others, Nikola is focused on bringing actionable ideas to life for consumer brands. A multi award-winning marketer, Nikola has developed over 200 products, created the world’s largest hotel amenity partnership and driven countless brand partnerships to drive meaningful ROI and influence.
DAVID VAN VEEN
Digital Marketing Advisor
David delivers clear, actionable and comprehensive digital marketing and SEO plans that have had measurable results for clients. His proprietary on-page + off-page principles guide this work, ensuring that efforts are spent where it counts. With extensive work in the skincare and skin condition industry, David leverages industry leading information and user education to create robust e-commerce strategies.
Market Research Advisor
Peggy has been conducting qualitative and quantitative research for iconic clients in the health and beauty sectors, across the globe, for over three decades. A background in advertising, along with degrees in psychology and sociology, led Peggy to become a student of human behavior and has fueled her passion for improving the way brands connect with their consumers. She relies on the use of varied market research tools, usually customized to clients’ specific needs, to dig deep for consumer insight-based opportunities.
MAUREEN O' BOYLE
Bookkeeper + Office Manager
Social Media Strategist
Digital Project Management
Digital Project Management
Director of Culture
We're in the Business of Building Beautiful Relationships. (Literally.)
In order to keep our focus on the quality, not quantity, of our work, we work with only ten clients a year. We partner with big brands, boutique brands – you name it. We customize each plan to fit your individual needs and in-house capabilities. When you need something that is outside of MSLK’s core services, we have valuable industry contacts and are happy to share them. If you can dream it, we can achieve it together!
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