in a nutshell

Strategy + visuals for conscious brands.

What who why

Brand strategy + visual systems for organizations + individuals positively impacting the planet + empowering others to live happier, healthier lives.

Meet Our Team

Michelle Garside

Co-founder
Lead strategist

Michelle works to solidify the big picture brand platform, brand vision & essence, programs & offerings and target audience. Names, taglines and brand vocabularies are her personal jam! Before SCC, Michelle built brands for mega corporations like Unilever and J&J.

Ali Leipzig

Co-founder
Spiritual Director

Ali is a visual designer turned reiki master, vibrational healer, and certified holistic health practitioner. Her unique skill set allows her to guide the branding process and support clients as their messages and dreams come to life.

Hannah Coward

Creative Director

Hannah makes brand essences visual, emotional, & engaging. She has lived and breathed design since 2006, developing visual systems, infographics (and just about everything else!) for solopreneurs up to massive corporations. 

Morgan Hicks

Visual Designer

Morgan is a passionate creative with a strong set of design values. She left the fast-paced advertising, marketing, and beauty industries to feed her soul. Now she creates informed, thoughtful work that doesn't just exist, but is driven by purpose, tells a story, and truly means something.

Martel Catalano

strategist

Martel has nearly a decade of experience in marketing and communications, specifically within the social impact sector in sustainability and public health. Known for her creative approach to problem-solving and desire to help vulnerable populations find inner and outer well-being, Martel is passionate about creating compelling messages that create change.

Maggie Saunders

Strategist

Maggie has been helping entrepreneurs grow their brands since 2014, specializing in spiritually inclined, heart-centered leaders with big dreams and even bigger personalities. Her intention is always to truly listen to and understand people—from their wants & needs to their dreams & desires. She is particularly good at helping people understand the blindspots they’ve had in business so that they can finally let go of feeling “stuck”.

Jennifer Ann Walsh

Web Developer

Jen establishes compelling online presences for movers and shakers on a mission. Whether a cause-driven organization, a forward-thinking entrepreneur, a world shaker, a wow maker or even a trouble maker, her mission is to create online experiences that wow audiences. She's been working on the web since the heady mid-90’s, first for Wired magazine and then at HotWired. When she's not busy dreaming & scheming for future world changers, she can be found planning a national park adventure or noodling around with music, plants and words.

Rebeca Ruiz

Tech Support

Rebeca has a passion for tech and people, providing seamless support on a wide range of platforms while building a strategic and personal relationship with each client. Outside of work, Rebeca loves to cook and spend time with her husband and daughter.

Jess Manuszak

Copywriter

Hey! Jess is the copywriter who writes those ads you’ve seen for Nike. When she's not backdoor bragging about her 8+ years of conversion copywriting knowhow or dedicating best-selling novels to David Hasselhoff, you can find her sleeping with the lights on after marathoning movies about ghosts.

Helen Tremethick

Copywriter

Helen is the combination of a Pulitzer Prize winning wordsmith, a psychologist’s psychologist, a human centered designer, and a wizard.

Colleen Black

Copywriter

Colleen is a gifted writer, storyteller and strategist with an innate ability to make words come alive on the page. She brings deep heart and passion to every project, and a magic touch that helps transform her clients’ ideas into action. Colleen loves working with purpose-fueled brands and individuals, and believes in the power of using words and ideas to help make a difference in the world.

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