Modern Climate Overview

Number of Employees
50 - 99
Minimal Budget
$50,000 & Up
Average Hourly Rate
Year Founded
At Modern Climate, we help brands achieve significance in a complex, consumer-driven and technology-enabled world. We’re moving beyond the haze of paralyzing complexity and angst-inducing change to a place that embraces the notion that, while consumers have amazing power, it can actually create tremendous opportunity for your brand if you have the vision to see it that way and the expertise to act on it.

515 Washington Ave., Minneapolis, Minnesota 55401, United States

Areas of Expertise

  • Digital Marketing Expertise
Digital Marketing Expertise
Digital Marketing Expertise
  • B2B

Modern Climate Portfolio

  • Modern Climate - Sprouts Farmers Market
    Web Design
    Sprouts Farmers Market
  • Modern Climate - Caribou Coffee
    Web Design
    Caribou Coffee

Modern Climate Team Bios

  • President
    Greg Engen
    Greg is an accomplished leader with over 20 years of experience across various marketing disciplines, including; marketing strategy, digital marketing, 1:1 and loyalty and marketing analytics. He is recognized as an innovation and strategy thought-leader with a track record of driving growth.
  • Chief Strategy Officer
    Brant Haenel
    Chief Strategy Officer
    Brant leads the agency's strategy competency uncovering brand and consumer opportunities. These insights pave the way for consistent, modern experiences along the consumer journey that accelerate brand and business success.
  • Chief Creative Officer
    Keith Wolf
    Chief Creative Officer
    Keith’s role at Modern Climate is to relentlessly pursue the strategic formulas that produce engaging and valuable brand experiences. He leads a multidisciplinary team of strategic thinkers and creative doers, ensuring that consumer-driven design principles excel through all mediums and channels.
  • VP, Managing Director
    Tracy Zach
    VP, Managing Director
    As Managing Director, Tracy guides and directs the team structure, processes and overall workflow. She also manages the development, implementation and measurement of campaigns for several of Modern Climate’s clients.
  • Chief Idea Officer
    Doug deGrood
    Chief Idea Officer
    Doug is a dyed-in-the-wool-socks, life-long Minnesotan. A copywriter by trade, Doug spent a large chunk of his early career at Fallon, where he worked on lots of impressive brands, won lots of awards, and was anointed a Creative All-Star by ADWEEK.
  • VP, Business Development
    Curtis Smith
    VP, Business Development
    With more than 20 years of experience in building professional partnerships, Curtis is responsible for cultivating new business for Modern Climate, by conveying the firm’s integrated communications capabilities to potential clients across the nation.

Modern Climate Clients

  • Bailey Nurseries
  • Crystal Farms
  • Hazelden Betty Ford
  • Jamba Juice
  • Medtronic
  • Mosaic
  • Sprouts
  • Star Tribune
  • Thomson Reuters
  • UnitedHealth Group