Ann Hagner

Executive Vice President, Services
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“How well we communicate is determined not by how well we say things, but how well we are understood.”

Andrew Grove

Ann practices purpose-driven design to connect brands with people. She delights in solving complex problems, tackling new responsibilities and working with passionate people for whom no challenge is ever hard enough.

As Executive Vice President, Services, Ann leads the agency’s design and multimedia teams, partnering with the firm’s public relations, demand generation, editorial content and marketing strategy groups to build brands, campaigns, digital experiences and compelling content for B2B companies.

Ann’s background is in graphic design, however, her experience spans creative strategy, execution and management. Her team’s work has earned recognition from the Holmes Report SABRE Awards, In2 SABRE Awards, Hermes Creative Awards, AVA Digital Awards, Public Relations Society of America and Business Insider. And her insights on creativity in design have been published in FastCo Design.

Ann holds degrees from Loyola University Chicago, where she studied visual communication, advertising, public relations, marketing and French and graduated summa cum laude.

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  • Campaign concepting
  • Brand building
  • Process development
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  • Design systems
  • Layout design
  • Template design
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