• About Us

The Boathouse is built to deliver cohesive brand stories, informed by data and tweaked to fit ever evolving media platforms.

We’re a full-service agency + studio committed to crafting and executing emotionally driven stories that impact consumers who think with their hearts…
AKA everybody.

We champion clients looking to infiltrate diluted markets, disrupt a market, or launch a product with a splash.

At the core of every brand is a unique story. Not only do we nourish and cultivate that story across all platforms, our Studio creates content in tandem with the Agency, testing, adjusting and analyzing along the way for a faster, more systemic procurement of results.

While we believe emotional connection is everything, we also believe that connection needs to be curated carefully, which is why we launched Boathouse Studio, to be there every step along the way—not as a vendor, but as a necessary element to the ever changing landscape of marketing.

  • Clients

We work with global brands and daring disruptors.

  • Vroom
  • RCN
  • Apple
  • Betterment
  • Netflix
  • Forbes
  • Nike
  • Copenhagen Suborbitals
  • Universal
  • Nerf
  • Raise
  • University of Chicago
  • K Health
  • Pipes
  • HitRecord
  • Trustpilot
  • Awards

Across the long, storied careers of our agency principals, we've accumulated accolades both usual and unusual for our line of work.

Ad Age Editor Pick

VROOM.COM

Clint Eastwood Award

“SUMMER SONG” FEATURE FILM

Ad Awards

MISFIT WEARABLES

Grammy Award

WEIRD AL YANKOVIC “MANDATORY FUN”

Emmy Nomination

MTV “A THIN LINE” INTEGRATED CAMPAIGN

Webby Award

MTV “POWER OF 12” INTEGRATED CAMPAIGN

Webby Award

MTV “AGAINST OUR WILL” INTEGRATED CAMPAIGN

Davey Award

INFINITE WELLNESS BEVERAGE BRANDING+PACKAGING

Davey Award

KABOOM ENERGY BRANDING+PACKAGING

RIAA Certified Platinum Record

“AUSTIN POWERS: THE SPY WHO SHAGGED ME”

  • Beliefs

Six standards we embody to sustain success.

One

We are problem solvers.

If there's a need to rise above in a diluted marketplace, launch a new disruptor into a tired business vertical, or completely retool a brand or product from scratch, we're your huckleberry.

Two

We are anti status quo.

From our structure to our creative to our execution, nothing is formulaic. Everything is tailored to exude both purpose and style.

Three

We are consumer first.

We work with brands we believe in. We find creative and disruptive ways to compel consumers to love you. We know if we can root for you, then there's no question we can convince others.

Four

We are makers.

We don't just ideate or consult, we design, build, craft, and deliver. Our favorite thing to make far above all else — positive change through quantifiable results. Because what we make is not nearly as important as how people use it.

Five

We are questioners.

Whether we think we know the answer or not, our job is to listen, discover and learn before acting. Data is the most important creative tool we use. Plus, our moms were always telling us to pay attention.

Six

We are collaborators.

We work closely with the entertainment world and we access a variety of talent to boost creativity and impact. We believe collaboration fuels creativity exponentially.