Mike Donovan has deep experience and expertise in developing results-oriented creative strategies—as well as the award-winning graphic, collateral, digital, and brand design skills to bring those strategies to life.

Mike’s insightful and collaborative approach to projects reliably results in effective, thoughtful creative work that helps clients share a consistent and impactful brand story. Throughout his career, he has delivered successful brand and digital projects for Fortune 500 companies, as well as emerging innovators across many industries.

A University of Alaska Anchorage graduate, Mike honed his creative skills in the corporate sphere, where he directed marketing and design teams before founding his own creative consulting business. He brings decades of experience and expertise to the RH Strategic team.

Samples of Mike’s achievements:

  • Worked with a national nonprofit technology titan to design and execute a robust series of advertising and marketing campaigns — from highly customized online microsites to digital and traditional advertising and video projects.
  • Developed a rapid creative strategy, marketing collateral and new branding for an educational software client that helped them break through to higher profile opportunities and firmly establish themselves as industry leaders.
  • Revitalized and repositioned the brand and value proposition of an outbound marketing service provider — including conducting customer interviews and competitive analyses, creating detailed audience personas, highlighting creative opportunities, and developing internal and external messaging touchstones.

I’m proudest of…

Helping to solve complex puzzles alongside really, really smart people — both colleagues and clients. There’s always a creative approach that will help bring solutions into focus. Sometimes you have to look at things from an unexpected perspective. Other times, you need to change the rules and disrupt the game. Our clients get that.