Best described by experience, nature and force. Our strengths are complementary. Each personality is brighter than the last. When skilled, thoughtful individuals reflect on what’s possible, we present you with the payoff. But what Mirror Matter collectively cares for more than our work is challenging one another to rise and overcome each new challenge.
We’re a Team Equal to the Task
Mirror Matter Partner and Director of Accounts, James Millard has led and managed successful, integrated account strategies for a variety of clients. The success of each brand begins with his forthright and communicative approach. James is able to uncover your business’s true identity as well as what makes it unique, and has done so for companies from startups to Fortune 50 companies. He not only accurately mirrors client needs in the short-term, but works with the Mirror Matter team to develop creative campaigns that generate results over long periods of time. From collaborating with clients and overseeing trade show logistics, to earning their trust and to fostering community involvement and serving on boards, James injects passion into every relationship and genuinely works to grow each and every one.
Before founding Mirror Matter, Partner and Creative Director Dan Stout began writing and publishing content for PlayStation’s earliest digital content streaming platform. He has written advertising copy for some of the world’s largest retailers and digital content powerhouses including Le Château Inc., Tribune Media and Gracenote. At Mirror Matter, he oversees any and all advertising and marketing communications. Nothing leaves the Creative department at Mirror Matter without Dan thinking it all the way through. He works every day to make Mirror Matter partners stronger, more persuasive and unrivaled. Dan becomes the client’s voice, quickly and sharply deducing initial needs and offering insightful solutions through campaign ideation, social media curation, public relations outreach, digital marketing strategies, print collateral, traditional ad campaigns, and everything in between.
Throughout his career, Mirror Matter Partner and Creative Director Jeremy Banas has built, reinvigorated and elevated every brand with which he’s interacted. Jeremy leads the Creative team with bright, bold visions and sharp brand integrity. Through blending what you want delivered as a client with what needs to be seen as an end-user, Jeremy constructs comprehensive advertising campaigns that crack through the noise. Jeremy has crafted brands across a variety of industry verticals from automotive manufacturing and higher education to foodservice and finance technology with graphic design, photography, videography, animation and 3D renderings. His belief is such that everyone deserves to look their best, because that positions a brand for the best chance to succeed.
As you already know or may soon come to realize, Grace Billiski is one of the most important team members at Mirror Matter as she communicates with clients on a daily basis. Those daily communications then become action items, which she clearly translates to our Creative team for execution. Her organizational specialities extend beyond the day-to-day tasking as Grace helps to lead the Account Management team in overall direction and strategy. Grace’s client expertise crosses the widest of spectrums as she’s responsible for the earliest due diligence in brand market research, ongoing content generation, internal execution processes, Reflection sessions, vendor relationship-building, search engine optimization and analytics. In other words, if you need it done right and/or right now, Grace has got you.
Mirror Matter Graphic Designer Zach Huber is one of the most talented and cutting-edge creatives on our team. He views every new brand development project, packaging design, rendering, and social media content deliverable as a unique opportunity. And he seizes every one of those opportunities. Zach has designed brands for a variety of clients including fitness centers, lifestyle and apparel brands, automotive and industrial manufacturers, consumer packaged goods and several others. As Zach continues to grow as a designer at Mirror Matter, he assumes more responsibility and leadership roles because his art is as fearless as it is brilliant. Zach also holds the esteemed honor of being our resident hypebeast.
Graphic Designer Tim Meyers is a professional of many talents. His passion for fine art and illustration fuels his creative output—whether it’s designing a package design for a new product release or developing a brand from the simplest of a client’s ask. Tim is thoughtful in his approach to design, ensuring that your vision is elevated to its highest level. Tim’s stellar design skills can be seen in grocery aisles, on highway billboards, across ecommerce websites, and in print publications. What’s more, you may be visiting a new city, walk around a corner, and look up to see an original mural completely designed by Tim. Not only is Mirror Matter fortunate to have Tim on our Creative team, but our clients are fortunate to have Tim guiding their brand through his graphic design expertise.
Copywriter Lynley Platten has led a successful career as a digital content specialist. Prior to joining the team at Mirror Matter, Lynley worked as the head of digital content strategy for one of the nation’s largest automotive brands. Now, Lynley rounds out the Creative copy team with a dynamic voice to every client’s written communication—from social media management to website development. She oversees the regular generation of blog and social media, as Lynley has a strong propensity for succinct, value-rich and results-centric advertising copy whether she’s describing the differentiated benefits of your latest software offering or the taste and texture of your latest food product.
Consulting Partner Jim Millard is a leader and entrepreneur who ensures the mission, vision and values of Mirror Matter not only remain intact, but remain constant in our day-to-day activities. Jim has a unique ability to infuse his more than 30 years of experience as a healthcare executive, having served as President and CEO of Kenmore Mercy Hospital and summoned from retirement to serve as Incident Commander of the Catholic Health COVID-19 Staffing Command Center, to infuse Mirror Matter with knowledge, wisdom and all-around administrative support. His attention to detail and focus on quality and customer satisfaction has resulted in several national awards and recognitions. Today, he helps foster community opportunities and outreach programs on behalf of Mirror Matter as well as leverages his leadership acumen to add significant business and infrastructural insight to client relationships, which guide overall business efficiencies.