Truth Moves Mountains

Founded in 1979, Yamamoto is a leading Minneapolis-based marketing communications agency. From brand strategy to full campaign development and measurement, Yamamoto provides a full range of brand engagement services for clients across a wide spectrum of industries. Our agency mission is: Truth Moves Mountains. We believe that CREATIVITY fueled by CURIOSITY and unleashed with COURAGE is a powerful thing. But it can only move mountains when it’s rooted in Truth. Yamamoto is an MDC Partners agency and a co-sponsor of Brand Matters, the leading speakers forum on marketing in the Twin Cities.


  • Kathy McCuskey

    Chief Executive Officer

  • Andy Thieman

    Executive Creative Director

  • Chris Rahill

    Executive Director of Insights & Innovation

  • Seth Rockers

    Senior Director of Finance

  • Lori Sharbono

    Business Development Director

  • Dave Morrisette

    Director of Client Services

  • Jon Trettel

    Executive Creative Director, Digital

  • Shawn Pals

    Group Creative Director

  • Andy Ross

    Group Account Director

  • Kelly Bellini

    Operations and Resource Manager