Pocket Hercules has been independent from day one. This allows us complete freedom to build an environment that fosters collaboration and imagination. No walls-brainstorming sessions. Direct relationships with clients, where nothing gets lost in translation. Wide open possibilities that lead to ideas that surprise, delight, and generate brand momentum.
Chief Creative Officer
Creative Director, Art & Design
VP, Public Relations & Branded Content
Creative Director, Copywriting
No matter how large the brand, Jack helps PH to find the soul of that brand and to become a client’s trusted “keeper of the flame” with work that is smart and elegantly simple. Under Jack’s leadership, the agency grew and expanded its account list to include Rapala, Marvin Windows and Doors, Zeiss Sport Optics, Tracker Marine and Delta Dental. As chief creative officer, Jack helps PH expand its long-standing creative reputation into award winning branded content, digital, viral marketing and design disciplines.
Over the past decade as an art director, Jason created campaigns for Coca-Cola, Johnson Outboards, Stratos Bass Boats, Javelin Boats, Caribou Coffee, A.G. Edwards, American Standard, Polaris and Harley-Davidson – the account Jason took over as senior art director in just two short years into the ad business. In 2001, Jason won the Kelly’s Grand Prize ($100,000) for a Harley-Davidson print campaign before he was thirty years old. Jason’s work has been featured in most of the award books around the world, including: Communication Arts, The One Show, Print, Archive, The Addys, The Effies and D&AD.
For more than 20 years, Stephen has developed award-winning communications campaigns for a number of well-known brands representing a range of industries, from fishing and financial services to industrial equipment and medical tech devices. He has launched start-ups, ignited brand awareness for Fortune 500 companies, and handled corporate communication matters involving mergers and acquisitions, investor relations, turnarounds and crisis situations (identity theft, bomb threats, regulatory investigations, etc.). An accredited PR professional, Stephen served as the 2001 president of the PRSA Minnesota and his work has been honored with three Silver Anvil awards, the highest award in the PR industry.
After graduating from the University of North Carolina, Tom drove to New York where he couldn’t find a parking place but did land a job as a copywriter at Scali, McCabe Sloves. Next stop was Los Angeles where he wrote award-winning anti-smoking TV commercials for the California Department of Health Services. Then, Tom found his true home in the enthusiast culture at Carmichael Lynch in Minneapolis where he worked for 12 years as a writer and creative director on some of the country’s most righteous brands: Harley-Davidson, Schwinn, IKEA, A.G. Edwards, Motorola and Salomon.