CHRIS HAWLEY has 30 years of experience helping businesses target what they do, whom they wish to serve, and how best to get their message to market with the dollars available. His experience spans the creative, research, and strategic sides of the marketing profession. Past clients include: J.R. Simplot, Ore-Ida Foods, Boise Cascade, Oregon Steel, Miller Nash LLP, West One Bancorp, Oregon Dental Association, and Sonetics Corporation.
A former college instructor in communication and political science, Chris launched Hawley + Associates in 1984. Since then, he has designed hundreds of ad campaigns; written or produced nearly 200 videos; rebranded a wide variety of industrial, retail, and professional service businesses; designed and published several association magazines; and helped start-ups secure funding with carefully researched marketing and business plans. In his spare time, he is a die-hard Jeopardy! fan, and he enjoys freelance photography and writing. He is currently editing, "That's Politics," a manuscript about his father's bid for the United States Congress in 1950.
JIM HAWLEY's career spans the diverse fields of broadcast journalism, advertising, and computer programming. His early experience includes ten years in radio as a reporter, news director and on-air talent, where his work garnered several industry awards. More recently, he designed and developed the first digital pay-per-view systems for the hospitality and multi-family housing industries, including the establishment of security standards for feature-length films in association with the Motion Picture Association of America. He has particular expertise in negotiating and licensing programming from major motion picture studios.
Jim is fluent in Pascal, HTML, PHP, SQL, Java, and Delphi. He has extensive experience in the installation and configuration of Microsoft® network servers, Windows operating systems, secure payment systems, computer animation, and video gaming. His skill sets also include e-commerce, online marketing, Web, and mobile applications, as well as SEO and content monetization.
TRACY HAYES is a graphic designer and illustrator with more than 30 years' experience, including logo design and collateral materials, print ads, signage, architectural renderings, and illustrative site maps. Her specialties include original art, logo design, graphic design for print media, illustration, illustrative cartooning, and artwork for animal-related businesses. Past clients include: Gold's Gym, The Cheerful Tortoise, The Dougy Center, Antivirals, LLC, Check-X-Change, Ponderosa Homes, Janis & Company Interior Design, Dahlin Group Architects, Al Bauer Advertising, Yamhill Valley Vineyards, and Panache Salon.
Tracy holds a B.A. in sculpture and drawing from the University of Oregon. In her spare time, she is a freelance writer and avid equestrian.
DEBORAH KOVACH is an experienced writer and educator, helping both businesses and students learn to zero in on the best options to promote key messages, as well as the most efficient ways to gain optimal results. She has written promotional materials for the diverse needs of such clients as Weyerhaeser, Arctic Alaska Seafoods, Stanford University, Raleigh Cycle Company, NCR, Data General and Tektronix.
Deborah has authored newspaper and magazine articles, advertising and promotional copy for both print and broadcast, as well as procedures and training materials. She has been a trainer in publications design, photography, journalism, and multimedia presentation techniques, and has managed both private and public promotional projects and community-building events.
An avid skier and an accomplished musician, Deborah aims for elegant results that appear effortless, by incorporating the best advantages of technology and experience.
DEL MUNROE's creative energy has been delivering eye-stopping cover shots for clients ranging from architects to wineries and everything in between. Specializing in large-format digital photography, Del’s portfolio runs the entire gamut of subjects: food, portraits, lifestyle, fine art, consumer products, heavy equipment, editorial, and illustration.
Del has tackled numerous projects for A-dec, the world’s largest manufacturer of dental equipment. He has also created tantalizing food and beverage ads for Izzy’s and Pizza Schmizza, as well as some of Oregon’s best-known wineries, including Erath Vineyards and Duck Pond Cellars. You’ll also find his work gracing the catalogs of Stanley Tools, JKP Sports, and Eastside Plating.
Del earned a degree in engineering before being bitten by the photography bug in 1982. He received specialized training in photography and illustration through the Portland Art Museum School, Portland State University, and the Nikon School of Photography. He is certified as a Professional Photographer by the Professional Photographers of America, and he received a first-place national advertising award from the Society for Technical Communication. In his spare time he enjoys athletics, motorcycles, and outdoor sports.