Our approach is simple.

We ask questions. We listen more than we talk. We respect your time, expertise, and opinions. We take our work seriously, but not ourselves. We do what we do well and have fun along the way.


Ultimately, we don’t see ourselves as your vendor; we are your marketing partner.

Marketing Strategy

Our first question is always: “What do you want to achieve?” With that goal in mind, we dive deep to understand your business, your customers, and your distinct position in the market. On that foundation, we develop smart, efficient strategies and targeted tactics that get measurable results.

Content + Design

The best strategy in the world isn’t worth much if your brand doesn’t connect with your audience. We help you define the story of your brand and then differentiate from the competition with compelling visuals and engaging content.


For most, your website is the first impression of your business. Make sure it’s a good one. We build attractive, user-friendly websites optimized for search. Just as important, we integrate all digital channels (email, social, PPC) to increase awareness and drive online conversion.

“Finding a one-stop shop that delivers what we need when we need it has been invaluable.  The best part is we are receiving positive customer feedback on the new look and feel of our brands and marketing approach!”

Lori Ragsdale
Director of Marketing Communications, CLARCOR Industrial Air


Jeff Akin


Before founding Westwork, Jeff was a cook, copywriter, and creative director. He uses alliteration as a literary crutch, and really needs someone else to write his bio.

Sean Wheeler

Vice President

Sean has more than 20 years experience in marketing and public relations, including work with the United Way, Disney, and the NFL. He leads new business efforts for the agency, as well as client relations and strategic development.

Brandon Temple

Chief Creative Officer

Brandon is an award-winning designer with more than 20 years experience in brand identity, creative direction, graphic design, illustration, and production management. He is a founding partner of Westwork, and given 10 feet of runway, can execute a very fine roundoff.

Grace Pritchett

Content Manager

Grace leads content production for Westwork, crafting compelling brand stories and telling them through video, photography, original online content, and social media. And she laughs a lot.

Tracie Mattivi

Marketing Strategist

Tracie is a brand and communications expert with more than 25 years experience. She has led marketing efforts for American Century Investments, Victory Capital Management, and Madison Investment Advisors.

Jay Senter

Founding Partner

Jay is one of the nation’s top experts on using digital media to connect with potential customers in innovative ways. He is founder and publisher of the Shawnee Mission Post, the most-read hyperlocal news site in the Kansas City area.

“We needed to completely update the look and functionality of our aging website. The team at Westwork listened carefully and worked with our people to develop a fresh look and user friendly product that met and surpassed our expectations. They delivered what they said they would do on time and on budget. We had a very positive experience.”

Steve Soden
CEO, Great Plains Trust Company

We’re listening …

We want to hear your story — to find out where you’ve been, where you are, and where you want to be. To take the first step, send us a message. We’d love to find out how we can help.