Our people make our mission possible. And they make your impact become more efficient & effective.
Why Choose 86
Hundreds of organizations across the globe have seen the impact of our strategic process.
We exist because our clients deserve to look and sound as good as the work they do.
what to expect
We build compelling messaging, iconic brand identities, and cohesive marketing strategies to further expand your impact on the world.
Carmen is Jacob's assistant and serves 86 clients with appointment scheduling, invoice questions and other administrative support. She and her husband Bob live in Fort Wayne, IN with their 7 children.
Founder / Creative Director
Jacob founded 86 in 2013. His award-winning career began with the re-branding of FOCUS, which led him to become Director of Marketing for a multi-billion dollar oil company. Jacob has served as adjunct professor of visual communications at Ivy Tech College, and as a founding board member of both Exodus 90 and A Mother's Hope. He lives in Fort Wayne, IN with his eleven-year-old daughter, Gianna.
Natasha has a knack for interpersonal and strategic communication, and loves to dig deep to discover the why in each and every brand story. She got her start at Leo Burnett in Chicago, where she served as team leader and client liaison. There, she was an expert at solving business problems with creative solutions, and doing so in seamless ways for both her clients and team.
Established brands trust
The strongest brands in the world succeed by connecting to their audiences in clear, simple, visual ways. That's always been at the core of 86. And always will be.