An Independent Ad Agency that Hustles Smarter

330 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60611, United States

Pahnke Overview

Number of Employees
Under 49
Minimal Budget
$50,000 & Up
Average Hourly Rate
Year Founded
Pahnke is a group of strategic and creative professionals based around a common value system of what creates great marketing: great companies deserve great stories, and you should accomplish more with less. chemistry is as important as skill, creativity is a business engine, and opinion should be devoid of ego. From brand positioning and go-to-market strategy to award-winning, fully-integrated creative campaigns and content solutions, we assist businesses in defining who they are now, what future success will look like, and the consumer-centric, creative approach required to achieve it.
330 N Wabash Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60611, United States

Pahnke Services

Pahnke Team Bios

  • Chief Creative Officer & Partner
    Susan Betteridge
    Chief Creative Officer & Partner
    Susan Betteridge is Chief Creative Officer & Partner at Pahnke Chicago, having started the agency in early 2020. Susan is an integrated creative who is as strategic as she is visionary. She has 20+ years leading teams and brands including Volkswagen, Disney and more.
  • President & Partner
    Kate Black
    President & Partner
    Kate Black joined Pahnke Chicago as President and Partner in July 2022, leading the agencys client service and operations teams. With a background spanning marketing consultancies, digital publishers, and global creative agencies, she brings a unique and varied perspective on building brands, big an
  • Head of Strategy
    Meredith Daca
    Head of Strategy
    Meredith Daca was named the head of Pahnkes strategy team in November 2022. She brings a wealth of experience in brand building and strategy development for some of the most iconic brands from Coca-Cola to J.M. Smucker to the Laughing Cow and believes in the power of integrated marketing to create m

Pahnke Clients

  • Werthers Original
  • Mamba
  • Merci
  • Champignon N.A.
  • Knoppers