OUR CLIENT SERVICES TEAM
VAN ANDERSON - FOUNDER, CONSULTANT
Anderson brings more than 35 years of creative vision as a publishing executive and business owner. His experience in advertising, marketing, strategic planning and management provides the foundation for a diverse and creative company well-suited to serving the changing needs of our clients.
Anderson’s career began in 1964 in Jefferson City, MO as an advertising account executive. He went on to manage the advertising department for the company, joining Stauffer Communications, Inc., as director of advertising in Topeka, KS. During his 22-year career with Stauffer, he served as publisher of numerous publications; as president and CEO of Capper’s Insurance Service, Inc.; and finally as corporate vice president for the multi-media giant.
Van and Judy Anderson relocated to the Lake Area in 1996 and founded Missouri Ozarks Publishing Co. They developed the popular Lake Area News Focus, Tube Tab, Boats, Real Estate, and additional successful specialty publications targeted to serve the Lake area markets. After the company sold in 1999, he founded Anderson Creative where he continues to offer his unique creative vision and management skills to a variety of clients.
CHRIS ANDERSON -MARKETING CONSULTANT, WEB SPECIALIST
Chris has over 15 years of dedicated workmanship in the advertising and marketing field. Many of those years in advertising were spent developing his talents at various newspapers across the country. His artistic talents and experiences in web design/implementation, advertising, marketing and management provide focus for our client's needs.
Chris practices the principles of love, moderation and humility. He has been married 20 plus years to Debbie. They are blessed with three children. Chris enjoys golfing, fishing and woodworking in his leisure time. He also enjoys volunteering his time with the local Kiwanis Club and the BNI Group.
JOE KEMPKER - PRODUCTION COORDINATOR, OFFICE MGR
Kempker has lived in the Lake area his entire life. He brings to Anderson Creative 10 years of customer service and printing experience and knowledge gained while working at Modern Litho-Print Company in Jefferson City. His ability to oversee multiple projects and to meet deadlines is key to our company's successful management of client projects. Kempker oversees the production coordination, scheduling and client services. He is active in the community, enjoys boating and fishing in his spare time.
BRUCE BEALMEAR - GRAPHIC ARTIST
Bealmear earned his degree at the Chicago Art Institute. After graduating he worked for several companies throughout the Midwest. Bealmear has resided in the Lake Area for the past nine years heading up the graphics department for Missouri Ozarks Publishing. With over 20 years of graphic design experience, he has acted as the lead graphic artist for the past three years at Anderson Creative. His notable skills in layout and design as well as logo development can be seen in many publications, ad designs and billboard designs throughout Mid Missouri. Bealmear has also been involved in several community projects including YMCA and March of Dimes.
CHRIS DUGAARD - GRAPHIC ARTIST
Chris Dugaard has been studying graphic arts for over 15 years. His previous job was lead designer at a toy company that specializes in inflatable lake, pool and backyard products. This is where he received "on the job experience" and the experience to handle the workload of a fast paced company making him a good fit for Anderson Creative Marketing and Design. If you have ever walked down the inflatable pool isle in any of the major chain retail stores, you have probably seen some of his work. He puts his skills to work at Anderson Creative Marketing handling Graphic design, Product design, Package design, Website Concept design, Commercial photography, Virtual Tours and Sales and Marketing materials.
TIM BADOLATO - WEB GRAPHIC DESIGNER
Tim brings much talent to Anderson Creative Marketing with ten of web design experience and many impressive reference to his credit and he is just getting started. Graphic Design along with an extensive knowledge of web design and coding, Tim Badolato came to Anderson Creative Marketing in March of 2011 to design full-time. Tim is tasked with creating imagery that would grab attention while staying on-brand and on-message. He brings every last one of his conceptual skills to the table. Utilizing his firm grasp of typography, publication, advertising, packaging, web design, animation, composition, and traditional print media, Tim takes on any design challenge imaginable. Plus, all of his designs are made with 35% more Love™ than the next leading designer. We promise.
JOY JACKSON - RECEPTION, ACCOUNTANT
Jackson, formerly from the St Louis Area, has lived in the Lake Area since 2004. She brings to Anderson Creative over 20 years of customer relations and administrative assistant abilities. Her educational background also includes computer programming and business math and english. Client contact, transporting artwork, managing client files and accounting are just a few of her varied responsibilities. Jackson has been involved with Habitat for Humanity, Missouri Clean Stream, and locally, the Muscular Dystrophy Association.
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