• Honesty in Advertising

    Being nice, upfront and respectful is
    just an essential part of who we are.

  • Outstanding Stands Out

    We do top notch creative— creative
    that makes you think, laugh or cry.

  • Better Business by Design

    Our processes are streamlined and communication
    is always open—it’s simply good business.

Meet the team.

Brand Neue Company Team

Former COO, Vice-President, Director of Operations and National Sales Manager that successfully blends both creative and analytical strategies to more effectively optimize growth and profitability.

Doug Sappington
Doug Sappington
Founder | Operations and Development

Over 25 years of highly-successful ad agency and client-side experience building results-driven creative solutions while serving in Marketing Director, Executive Creative Director and Senior VP roles.

Roger Ellenburg
Roger Ellenburg
Founder | Creative

National award-winning creative director with a forte for building strategic, impassioned brands that captivate, engage and deepen loyalty among customers.

Joey Graddy
Joey Graddy
Executive Creative Director

Grace has the rare ability to be all places, at all times - with her finger on the pulse of every project that comes through the door. With several years of leadership experience, she is an entrepreneur’s entrepreneur.

Grace NeSmith
Grace NeSmith
Account Director

Resourceful and aspirational senior creative with a love for intelligent and refined design, well-versed in creative storytelling within diverse industries and disciplines, excelling in photo art direction, print and digital design.

Brooke Smith
Brooke Smith
Creative Director

Award-winning web designer and front-end developer for McDonalds, Verizon, Honda, BBVA Compass and many other leading brands. Brian can absolutely rock some illustrations, as well.

Brian Handley
Brian Handley
Senior Art Director | Developer

National award-winning designer with nearly two decades of experience creating corporate identity, packaging, print collateral, direct mail and advertising. Special emphasis on conceptual design and high attention to detail.

Hayley England
Hayley England
Senior Art Director

An accomplished web designer and front-end developer with a dash of animation prowess. Andrew has a love for all things digital, illustration and movement.

Andrew Handley
Andrew Handley
Art Director | Developer

Not your cookie-cutter culture.
Ping pong table notwithstanding.

Deadlines are often short, but life is shorter. So while we’re not afraid of a little hard work, we don’t shy away from having fun either. Whether it’s a company cookout or some community volunteerism—work is play, play is work and everything in between is a blast.

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