resources and friends of alchemy + aim

Melissa Perkins

Sweet Daddy Designs

https://www.sweetdaddydesigns.com/

Melissa works with brands that are looking to push the envelope. She creates smart design and branding solutions that are both authentic and innovative. Sweet Daddy Designs is a full-service creative branding and design studio that specializes in developing modern brands through bold design and innovative strategy. We value collaboration and creativity, encourage the curious and stand with the rebellious, and are not afraid to color outside the lines.

Zsofi Koller

Lilt Creative

https://liltcreative.co/

Zsofi works closely with visionary business owners to create beautiful, custom-designed brands and sites that highlight what is special about their work.

Jean & Calvin

Don't Be Jealous Studio

https://studiodbj.com/

Don’t Be Jealous Studio is a digital design studio who strives to create work that centers the distinct needs and voice of the clients they work with. They love to work with people who have a clear vision of who they want to be and the impact they want to make, but just aren’t sure how what that looks like. Through their collaborative process, they check in often to prioritize understanding their clients to discover their brand and visual language. They have worked with The Origin Company, ACLU of Southern California, The Atelier at Gaia, Harper Collins’ digital community Epic Reads, and many other influencers and organizations.

Rebecca Pollock

Rebecca Pollock Design

http://rebeccapollock.com

Rebecca is a Brooklyn-based graphic designer with over a decade of experience working with small businesses, non profits and individuals who want to contribute positively to culture and the planet. She works with clients to create visual brand identities and websites that are clean and flexible but with a strong sense of personality. She is passionate about typography, food, cycling and living well.

Rachel Dunham

Brand Therapy

http://yourbrandtherapy.com

We believe that women entrepreneurs are changing the world through their stories, their passions, their bravery, and through their brands. At Brand Therapy, we are dedicated to supporting these change-agents by providing them the [visual] confidence to communicate their message in a bigger, more beautiful way. We are brand creators and self-confidence boosters. We believe that by revealing your unique style in your brand, you can connect with others on a deeper and more emotional level. And we are passionate about helping you build your self-confidence and self-love through visual expression.

Emily Chen

emcstudiodesigns

http://emcstudioco.com

Emily Chen is a designer & creative director passionate about supporting creative, food and purpose-driven brands. Emily has collaborated with empowering, design-driven brands like Ellevest, Girls Who Code, Summit Series, The Riddler Champagne Bar, Gem&Bolt Mezcal, Charity:Water, Future of Women, and Kaur.Space. Prior to starting her creative studio, Emily worked in Marketing & Operations at high-growth start-ups Squarespace and Donorschoose.org. Her strengths lie in creating beautiful, strategic designs that stem from a well-researched and intuitive knowledge of each organization’s market opportunity, unique differentiators, and creative vision.

Jessica Comingore

Marbury

https://marbury.co/

Marbury is the creative studio of Jessica Comingore, specializing in branding and identity design for established and emerging lifestyle brands worldwide. Jessica partners closely with each of her studio’s clients to meticulously craft and up-level their brands across all touch points, from print, to packaging, to web. Jessica’s refined eye and detail-oriented sensibility has been sought out by many notable clients over the past decade, including Cuyana, Jenni Kayne, Janessa Leoné and Amber Interiors, to name a few. Based between Portland and Los Angeles, Marbury expands to include a team of trusted creative partners tailored to the needs of each project.

Katie Pannell

26&thensome

https://www.katiepannell.co

26&thensome is a creative studio by Katie Pannell for funny people serious about business. From copywriting and brand voice to naming and creative direction, Katie gives startups and small businesses BIG personality.

Her background in musical theatre makes it okay for her to break the fourth wall (& the rules) so she’d like to take it from here.

Hi, it’s me. I believe you’re in the entertainment industry no matter what industry you’re in, so entertain we shall. Together, we’ll create a gut-busting brand that commands attention and gives industry giants a run for their money. Literally.

Kassia Binkowski

One K Creative

https://onekcreative.com/

We’re a creative agency with deep nonprofit experience. Our team of designers, filmmakers, and photographers deliver brand strategy and content solutions to social impact organizations. Because we know that you’ve got lives to change, awareness to raise, causes to advocate for. We can create every asset you need to make that happen.

Kathleen Shannon

Braid Creative

http://braidcreative.com

Braid Creative does branding and business visioning for creative entrepreneurs. It starts with a deep dive into where you’ve been, where you are, and where you’re going and ends with a brand identity, positioning, and copy that helps you attract your dream customer.

Amber Seagraves

Amber Seagraves + Co

https://amberseagraves.com/

A creative director, brand strategist and visionary thinker with expert experience designing at iconic companies such as J.Crew, Ralph Lauren and Guess Jeans. Amber Seagraves, is a designer with a consistent brand and heritage aesthetic that also remains modern and current. Amber Seagraves + Co is a Los Angeles based studio focused on elevated and cohesive design.  We provide all phases of branding, website design and digital marketing with a holistic approach to re-imagine and design brands so they can shine even brighter.

Verô Souza

Verô Souza

http://verobranding.com

Verô is a purposeful brand designer who helps health and wellness brands make an even bigger impact through intentional visual branding and design.

Tom O’Brien

Tom O'Brien

https://tom-obrien.com/

As a coach, Tom uses theatrical techniques to help entrepreneurs develop unshakeable confidence to show up connected and authentically on camera and stages. An award-winning theatre director who trained at the National Theatre London, Tom has worked as a director and acting coach all over the world, including for Cameron Mackintosh in the West End, directing his own work in London, Europe, and Off-Broadway. He has collaborated with some of the world’s leading creatives on projects in a career spanning 16 years. Tom now works with clients all over the world creating a safe and liberating environment where his clients can dig deep, make mistakes, get playful, and achieve breakthroughs to achieve success in their careers.

Paula Rizzo

Media Training

https://paularizzo.com/

Paula helps authors and entrepreneurs with a message develop their media pitch, refine their media presence, and prepare to be in front of cameras and crowds. With a background as an Emmy Award winner and former senior television producer for nearly two decades, she’s able to take her experience to her clients to give them the secrets they need to be asked back for more media appearances. She also helps clients develop their onboarding video series and plan podcasts that will make an impact.

Kendra Sand

House of Sand

https://houseofsand.com

House of Sand is a content strategy consulting company. As a team of writers, editors, and content strategists, we help clients take up space online with intention. Our core services are SEO website copy, blog strategy, SEO blog writing and publishing, and content strategy courses. Founder, Kendra Sand, has over 10 years of experience as a content strategist and has supported TEDxMIleHIgh, Britt Hawthorne, and Publish Your Purpose. Kendra is a third-culture kid and a converted fan of the Oxford comma—with her team, she’s in constant search for the mot juste.

Xanthe & Frank

Oh Sierra

http://www.ohsierra.ca/

Xanthe and Frank are creative communication specialists, hospitality hosts, and catalysts for possibility. Together they shape brands that help their communities – and their founders – explore, savour, and enjoy life. As full-time creatives and part-time digital nomads, we have a unique way of approaching and experiencing the world. This perspective allows them to see you and your business in the context of a global market, while nurturing their own community allows them to immerse themselves in the nuances of online communication as a tool for enduring connection. Through messaging, marketing, website design, and content creation, Oh Sierra develops solutions that attract aligned opportunity, loyal community, and a culture of work + play. Whether your goal is to build an empire or sustain an inspired life, we help you navigate bold business decisions, strategize your vision for the long-haul, and create a powerful foundation from which all possibility can thrive.

Toni Dolce

Purple Critter Media

https://www.purplecritter.us/

If you need media production, Purple Critter Media can help. Toni Dolce and Andrew Bove specialize in working on multi-faceted projects involving video production, photography, and creative development. The team at Purple Critter Media are experts in producing video content, taking high-resolution photographs for web and print, recording audio and voiceover, and working with you to bring your creative vision to life.

Shauna Haider

We Are Branch

https://wearebranch.com

I’m Shauna, the founder and creative director of Branch, a boutique graphic design studio based in Palm Springs. We specialize in strategy, branding and web design and partner with small businesses doing good in the world who are willing to step up and push the envelope. They dare to be different and aren’t afraid to take risks, fully owning their magic while encouraging others to do the same.

Brooke Goren

Nari Creative

https://naricreative.com/

Nari Creative is a boutique design agency specializing in branding and website design for influencers, entrepreneurs, and e-commerce brands who are ready to elevate their aesthetic and take their business to the next level. After a career as an Art Director at an NYC-based advertising agency, Brooke decided to specialize her skill set by creating a design house that takes a personal, tailored approach by ensuring each client’s brand is an extension of who they are, creating a graphic design and website experience that is recognizable and distinctive. Beyond branding and websites, Nari also assists with everything from print + packaging design to digital + social media ads.

Tony Howell

Tony Howell & Co.

https://TonyHowell.co

Tony Howell & Co. teaches the artist how to become a healthy CEO. Clients and students include Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Olivier, and Tony award-winners as well as fresh talent across all mediums. We believe artists are Changemakers and aim to empower them to use their gifts to change the world. In addition to 24/7 free content and scholarships to online programs, we donate a percentage of all course sales to the Broadway Advocacy Coalition, Broadway for Racial Justice, and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, and 100% of all book sales to the ACLU.

Kris Plachy

How to CEO

https://krisplachy.com

Kris coaches the female entrepreneurs that are shaping and changing the world. She is recognized as the one to turn to when you need a sage partner-advisor mind. Kris and her team combine business acumen, exceptional coaching skill, and sound, relevant and immediately applicable practices that change how much women both lead and love their businesses. Kris is direct, honest and enthusiastic in how she helps you navigate moments in your business that you likely never considered or thought you’d have to resolve.

Meg Clarke

Clapping Dog Media

http://www.clappingdogmedia.com

Meg helps creative entrepreneurs be found by search engines. SEO is the art of influencing natural search results, and you need a competitive edge if you want people to find your website, business, products, or blog. As a former designer, Meg hates to see a gorgeous site not get noticed by google.

Jacqueline Romano

Videographer

https://jacquelineromano.com

Jacqueline Romano is a documentary filmmaker and video producer. She creates inspiring documentaries and video content for entrepreneurs, small businesses and organizations so that the right investors, customers, or clients can connect with their cause. Origin story videos and mini-documentaries are her specialty. Jacqueline’s work has helped inspire policy change, business partnerships, investments and has acted as a tool to raise thousands of dollars in donations. She believes that this is rooted in the careful thought and strategy she puts into building each story to create heart-centered connection and thought-provoking impact.

Rachel Pesso

Rachel Pesso

http://rachelpesso.com

Rachel helps people share their vision and make an impact through branding, website design, and user experience. Her speciality is live collaboration, so you can see your idea start to talk form while you’re on a call with her. She loves working on design projects that move people & inspire change in this world. Rachel is here to help people who are passionate about creating change, or bringing awareness to a cause, and it all starts with your brand.

Lauren Silva

Lauren Silva

https://www.laurenthewriter.com/

Lauren believes words make a difference. Words create connections, share ideas, and grow potential into fruition. The right arrangement can evoke powerful reactions and create significant change, and she loves the challenge of expressing what once seemed indescribable. Whether it’s through blog content, social media, SEO-driven web copy, or a well-crafted subject line, Lauren will always engage an audience with the same passion that drives you and your business.

Sarah Ancalmo-Ashman

Public Persona

http://www.public-persona.com/

Public Persona is a small multidisciplinary brand consultancy led by seasoned Brand Strategist + Creative Director + Stylist, Sarah Ancalmo Ashman. Sarah brings over 15+ years of big-brand building experience to the table but have refined those methodologies to cater specifically to helping incredibly unique people who are the face of their business – Entrepreneurs. Influencers. Creatives. Makers. Coaches. Founders. Thought-leaders. Together, they clarify their distinct ability to create impact, uplevel their business through their brand, increase their perceived value, and expand their reach + influence.

Emily & Wheeler

Latitude Studio

https://www.madebylatitude.com/

Latitude Studio is a boutique creative studio specializing in branding, design, and photography. We’re a powerhouse team of two here to work with you through every stage of growth in your business. From brand strategy and visual identity to content creation and website design, when we work together you’ll walk away with an up-leveled brand and platform that gives you the confidence to share your vision with the world.

Additional Design Phillip DeVita