Our Team

Founder & President

Douglas Spencer

He has more than 20 years of branding and marketing experience, working with professionals from around the world.

Douglas Spencer is founder and president at Spencer Brenneman, LLC. He has more than 20 years of branding and marketing experience, working with professionals from around the world in verticals such as financial and professional services, tech, higher education, healthcare, and not-for-profits. Before starting Spencer Brenneman, LLC he was Vice President, Global Head of Brand Management for Thomson Reuters. In that role, he guided the migration of the multiple Thomson and Reuters businesses to form the then-new Thomson Reuters brand.

He is also the author of Do They Care? The one question all brands should ask themselves, continually, a book that shows leaders how they can create meaningful connections with everyone important to their organization's success.

A life-long volunteer, Douglas is active in Boston's not-for-profit community and once served as the Board Chair of a $100 million community health and research center.

Market Research

Matthew O'Sullivan

Is a marketing research consultant with 18 years of experience working in a diverse range of industries.

Matthew O’Sullivan is a marketing research consultant with 18 years of experience working in industries as diverse as consumer goods, financial services, communications, logistics and technology, with particular experience in business-to-business research.

His particular specialty is research design, and fashioning questions in such a way as to gain maximum insight from customers’ valuable time. Matthew’s most recent agency role was as Research Director at GfK in London, where he managed research accounts for large global companies in financial services.

He holds a master’s degree from Oxford University and an undergraduate degree from Cambridge University.

Senior Art Director

Kim Vanni

Brilliantly both left- and right-brained and, coupled with her years of experience, will deliver all the project’s visual elements in line with the strategy’s end goals.

Kim is brilliantly both left- and right-brained and, coupled with her years of experience, will deliver all the project’s visual elements in line with the strategy’s end goals.

For more than a decade, Kim worked in a variety of roles within Thomson Financial and Thomson Reuters, from serving as a one-woman design powerhouse to supervising a team of creatives and marketers based in both the U.S. and U.K.

Specialties include complete brand visual identity solutions, print and digital design, photography direction, and editing. In addition to working with Spencer Brenneman, Kim shares her skills and expertise with a number of non-profit organizations and local/town governments.

She has a bachelor of arts from the University of Houston.

Web Developer & Digital Strategist

Nathan Botelho

His business, Temper and Forge, has built well over two hundred individual websites.

Nate has owned and operated his web development business, Temper and Forge, for over five years and has built well over two hundred individual websites. Nate has expertise in most major CMSs (WordPress, Shopify, Magento, BigCommerce, etc.) and is a Scrum Certified Product Owner.

He is well trained in major development languages including HTML, CSS, SCSS, PHP, JS and has deep experience in scalable server architecture/dev-operations. Nate takes pride in crafting a solution that best fits a company's size and scale

Nate graduated from Northeastern University, Boston, MA.

Content Writer

Anthony Greer

Specializes in content writing and brand messaging for service-based businesses.

Anthony Greer specializes in content writing and brand messaging for service-based businesses. Whether you’re just starting out, five years in, or were recently inspired to rethink your business model, you need service and landing pages that captivates your audience and conveys the awesome work that you do. By listening to your words, tone, voice, what you’re saying - and not saying - Anthony writes content worth remembering and tells stories worth repeating.

Anthony has a background in journalism and started his own business, AG Creative Publishing, five years ago. He earned a Bachelor’s in Business Management from Western Governor’s University.

Social Media Strategy

Neal Strauss

He finds the best ways to share your story with a growing audience.

Neal Strauss is a Social Media Strategist who finds the best ways to share your story with a growing audience.

Neal matches each brand with the appropriate media vehicles in an effective and creative manner. From content development, to advertising strategies, and relationship building, he makes social media work in the ways most appropriate for our clients. Neal works with companies of all sizes, from startups to Fortune 500 corporations.

He is a graduate of Drexel University.

Founder & President

Douglas Spencer

He has more than 20 years of branding and marketing experience, working with professionals from around the world.

Douglas Spencer is founder and president at Spencer Brenneman, LLC. He has more than 20 years of branding and marketing experience, working with professionals from around the world in verticals such as financial and professional services, tech, higher education, healthcare, and not-for-profits. Before starting Spencer Brenneman, LLC he was Vice President, Global Head of Brand Management for Thomson Reuters. In that role, he guided the migration of the multiple Thomson and Reuters businesses to form the then-new Thomson Reuters brand.

He is also the author of Do They Care? The one question all brands should ask themselves, continually, a book that shows leaders how they can create meaningful connections with everyone important to their organization's success.

A life-long volunteer, Douglas is active in Boston's not-for-profit community and once served as the Board Chair of a $100 million community health and research center.

Senior Art Director

Kim Vanni

Brilliantly both left- and right-brained and, coupled with her years of experience, will deliver all the project’s visual elements in line with the strategy’s end goals.

Kim is brilliantly both left- and right-brained and, coupled with her years of experience, will deliver all the project’s visual elements in line with the strategy’s end goals.

For more than a decade, Kim worked in a variety of roles within Thomson Financial and Thomson Reuters, from serving as a one-woman design powerhouse to supervising a team of creatives and marketers based in both the U.S. and U.K.

Specialties include complete brand visual identity solutions, print and digital design, photography direction, and editing. In addition to working with Spencer Brenneman, Kim shares her skills and expertise with a number of non-profit organizations and local/town governments.

She has a bachelor of arts from the University of Houston.

Market Research

Matthew O'Sullivan

Is a marketing research consultant with 18 years of experience working in a diverse range of industries.

Matthew O’Sullivan is a marketing research consultant with 18 years of experience working in industries as diverse as consumer goods, financial services, communications, logistics and technology, with particular experience in business-to-business research.

His particular specialty is research design, and fashioning questions in such a way as to gain maximum insight from customers’ valuable time. Matthew’s most recent agency role was as Research Director at GfK in London, where he managed research accounts for large global companies in financial services.

He holds a master’s degree from Oxford University and an undergraduate degree from Cambridge University.

Web Developer & Digital Strategist

Nathan Botelho

His business, Temper and Forge, has built well over two hundred individual websites.

Nate has owned and operated his web development business, Temper and Forge, for over five years and has built well over two hundred individual websites. Nate has expertise in most major CMSs (WordPress, Shopify, Magento, BigCommerce, etc.) and is a Scrum Certified Product Owner.

He is well trained in major development languages including HTML, CSS, SCSS, PHP, JS and has deep experience in scalable server architecture/dev-operations. Nate takes pride in crafting a solution that best fits a company's size and scale

Nate graduated from Northeastern University, Boston, MA.

Content Writer

Anthony Greer

Specializes in content writing and brand messaging for service-based businesses.

Anthony Greer specializes in content writing and brand messaging for service-based businesses. Whether you’re just starting out, five years in, or were recently inspired to rethink your business model, you need service and landing pages that captivates your audience and conveys the awesome work that you do. By listening to your words, tone, voice, what you’re saying - and not saying - Anthony writes content worth remembering and tells stories worth repeating.

Anthony has a background in journalism and started his own business, AG Creative Publishing, five years ago. He earned a Bachelor’s in Business Management from Western Governor’s University.

Social Media Strategy

Neal Strauss

He finds the best ways to share your story with a growing audience.

Neal Strauss is a Social Media Strategist who finds the best ways to share your story with a growing audience.

Neal matches each brand with the appropriate media vehicles in an effective and creative manner. From content development, to advertising strategies, and relationship building, he makes social media work in the ways most appropriate for our clients. Neal works with companies of all sizes, from startups to Fortune 500 corporations.

He is a graduate of Drexel University.

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