A classic oldest child, natural optimist and tireless consensus-builder, Lis is happiest working alongside our team and clients to move everyone toward their shared goals. She's a writer by trade and an entrepreneur at heart, collaborating with Jen to oversee the agency's direction and build strong, successful client partnerships. With 15 years of experience as a content strategist and creator, Lis guides Statement's content team to deliver smart, consistent communications across all print and digital formats. A high-level thinker with a penchant for fine detail, Lis loves helping clients crystallize innovative ideas into actionable branding and marketing plans.
Jen is half of the entrepreneurial force behind Statement. She works alongside Lis to lead the direction and growth of the agency, from delivering exceptional client service to shaping new business strategies. With a sharp eye for good design and visionary ideas, Jen has spent two decades helping clients elevate their visual branding, digital and print marketing within sectors like Fortune 500, health care, tech, nonprofit, restaurant and hospitality. At Statement, she leads our design team to help clients translate their goals into smart, compelling solutions. Her genuine passion for innovation, trends and tech helps ensure client brands stay relevant and dynamic with the times.
Not only does Doreen keep Statement's project pipeline running smoothly, our clients also praise her for keeping them just as well-organized. A quick thinker and meticulous planner, Doreen keeps complex marketing programs and high-volume environments humming along with diligence and patience. She developed her organizational and client service skills in previous roles, creating operational structures for new teams and managing large-scale global conferences and events.
Ellen would rather be solving a marketing or brand challenge than doing almost anything else in life. A lover of storytelling, forging emotional connections between brands and people, and using the combined forces of digital, creative and strategy to change customer behavior, Ellen brings 20 years’ experience as a Creative and Content Director to Statement.
With a background in marketing and graphic design, Umair understands that strategy and design play an integral role in shaping today’s brands. As our design director, he leads the Statement team through the many stages of brand activation – from identity and visual systems to integrated campaigns. Umair’s experience spans a variety of industries, including healthcare, education, CPG, real estate and many other verticals.
You can call Yolanda a creative wonder woman. She is an award winning designer with an eye for color, type and trends. Creatively, she lives by the mantra: “Design can and should make a positive change in the world.” She’s built a career working with clients in hospitality, education, real estate and financial services. She uses fresh thinking to elevate brands to the levels they deserve and is truly collaborative in her approach, both with clients and our team of talent.
Isabel is known for her ability to take a creative brief and run with it, coming back with fresh ideas and a perfectly built design file every time. From digital design to long-format layouts, she blends beautiful and intuitive with each project she touches. She also happens to be the queen of deadline-crushing, all while maintaining a can-do, Zen attitude that keeps the whole Statement team centered.