Neal Bardele

Partner/Client Services Director

After receiving a degree from Marquette University, Neal earned an MBA from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He began his career in corporate marketing for NCR Corporation and Firstar Bank. Prior to joining Eichenbaum/Associates in 1999, he served as COO for Meyer & Wallis Advertising and director of BBD&S Advertising/Milwaukee.

Jerry Hayes

Senior Art Director

Upon earning a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Jerry attended the American Academy of Art. He then served as art director for Knupp & Watson Advertising before joining Eichenbaum/Associates in 1993.

Brian Michalak

Art Director

A graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, Brian came to Eichenbaum/Associates in 2009 from Advertising Boelter + Lincoln. Previously, he held art director positions at Marx, McClellan, Thrun Advertising and Kalmbach Publishing.

Kristen Johnson

Media Director

A graduate of Iowa State University, Kristen was a senior media planner/buyer at Nonbox prior to joining Eichenbaum/Associates in 2014. Previously she held media planning positions with Blue Horse, Jacobson Rost and Strategic America. Kristen spearheads the agency’s efforts to assess, plan and purchase a variety of traditional and digital media.