Independent. Employee-owned. A full-service agency for the modern age.

Always in motion. Always exploring. Always evolving. Always believing that better can be bested. Since 2001.

For over 20 years, we have helped clients innovate, collaborate and instigate creative ideas that have grown their businesses. We’ve grown with them. With more than 100 team members spread across every discipline, we have the horses to power a market. With deep category expertise, we have the confidence to offer courageous solutions. And with employee-owners, we embrace the challenge to do something greater for our clients every day.

Founded in 2001
160 employees strong
Minneapolis-based with offices in Portland and Charlotte
Focused on powering brands transforming how we eat, move + live


Dean Broadhead
Dean Broadhead CEO
Beth Burgy
Beth Burgy president + chief operating officer
Ed Herinckx
Ed Herinckx president, broadhead HMH
Lynne Robertson
Lynne Robertson president, FAME
Maija Hoehn
Maija Hoehn evp, engagement
Leigh Thiel
Leigh Thiel evp, client service
Shawn Kelley
Shawn Kelley executive creative director
Greg Dutton
Greg Dutton executive creative director
Emilie Hitch
Emilie Hitch svp, strategy
Dan Mandle
Dan Mandle svp, data science and analytics
Steve Renier
Steve Renier svp, talent

client experience

We act like we own the place, because we do.

broadhead is an employee-owned company, which means each day is an opportunity to maximize the value we bring to our clients, and by extension, to each other. It’s no secret that the agency business can change rapidly, and our ESOP model sets us up for lasting success by encouraging the consistent building of long-term share value.