Place Creative Company


Our Team

Steve Crafts

PARTNER – CCO Chief Creative Officer, Brand Strategy and Creative Development

Keri Piatek

Keri Piatek

PARTNER – CDO Chief Design Officer, Brand and Design Development

David Speidel

PARTNER – COO Chief Operating Officer, Brand Development

Erin Gilmer

Erin Gilmer


Jordan Meserole


Michael Adams


Brianne Lucas

Brianne Lucas


Michael Niggel


Ann Kiley


Cecelia Packard

Cecelia Packard


Bret Murray

Bret Murray


Rachel Lindsay


Branding Services

Our Services


  • Integrated Campaigns
  • Broadcast / Television
  • Radio Campaigns
  • Social Media Campaigns
  • Copywriting
  • Print Campaigns
  • Design Driven Motion
  • 2D 3D Animation


  • Logo / Corporate Identity
  • Strategy and Insight
  • Brand Naming
  • Consumer Research
  • Brand Focus Workshops
  • Corporate Standards
  • Brand Voice / Copywriting
  • Photography

web + digital

  • Web Design/Development
  • Responsive Design
  • E-commerce
  • Production and Coding
  • Front-end & Back-end
  • Content Strategy / Wireframing
  • CMS Site Development
  • Mobile

print design

  • Print Collateral
  • Catalog Design
  • Direct Mail
  • Brochure
  • Annual Reports
  • Posters

3D / environments

  • Packaging Design
  • Point of Sale Display
  • Trade Show Booths
  • Retail Environments
  • Merchandising
  • Signage

Strong Brands Strong Vermont board

When our clients thrive, Vermont thrives.

Maybe there’s something in the water up here in Vermont—something that spawns the entrepreneurial spirit. Something that isn’t “business as usual”.  Yankee ingenuity, boot strapping, old hippies, young hipsters, hard workers. The source is hard to pinpoint but the effects of our creative economy are easy to see in our hometown of Burlington and around the state of Vermont.

Over the past decade we’ve helped amazing Vermont businesses turn their ideas into viable brands—brands that are growing to reach national and international markets while staying true to their Vermont values.

When Vermont brands succeed they create prosperity, build community and strengthen our working landscape. That’s what we mean when we say,  “strong brands, strong Vermont”.

Now what about your brand? Sure, you can work with some fancy agency from New York City, San Francisco, or Boston—but shouldn’t your advertising, digital marketing, and branding come from a local agency that cares about Vermont as much as you do?

In the News

2020....Dang!We can’t thank you enough for a year full of ups, downs, and well, a global pandemic. It’s thanks to you, we’re still holding our ground with deep, deep gratitude to keep doing what we love. While 2020 threw us some curveballs, we made great work—and your trust and dedication to our team were incredible. Check out our 2020 work.

GDUSAOur very own Steve Crafts, was recognized as a 2020 Person to Watch in GDUSA. GDUSA’s Person to Watch is in its sixth decade and has featured a number of legendary members of the creative community including Saul Bass, Ivan Chermayeff, Milton Glaser, Massimo Vignelli and now… Steve! Read the Article

Telly AwardsPlace collects the hardware from the 2015 Telly Awards. The three trophies are for the animated TV campaign “Pick the Better Bulb” created for Efficiency Vermont. We are especially honored that our client, Efficiency Vermont, submitted the campaign and it won “People’s Choice”.


sevenMore kudos! We all enjoyed a great party at ECHO on the waterfront as a finalist in the 2015 Daysies Award for Best Marketing / Advertising Agency.

Burlington Free Press LogoSteve writes an op-ed for the Burlington Free Press about what keeps Vermont going.
Small companies make a big footprint in Vermont

Seven Days LogoWhen Seven Days wanted to talk Food and Branding, they knew who to ask.
Place Creative Company Finds a Niche With Vermont Food Brands

Current Openings

Interested in working with us? We’re looking for great people to fill the following positions:

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Contact Us

Place resides in a former milk plant in downtown Burlington, Vermont. It has all the essential vitamins and minerals we need to be creative and strategic. Looking to fortify your brand and messaging? Drop us a line.

    Place Creative Company

    187 South Winooski Avenue
    Burlington, Vermont 05401

    p > 802-660-2051
    f > 802-660-2010