CultureMeet the oddballs. The underdogs and own-way-goers. The daredevils relentlessly down to be friends. The lovers of ideas, of solving problems and of helping people.It’s nice to meet you, too.Kathy McCuskeyChief Executive OfficerCelebrated as one of the 10 most admired CEOs by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, Kathy has helmed the Yamamoto ship since 2011. Her extensive client experience spans CPG, financial services, healthcare, retail and essentially everything else.Grant SmithChief Creative OfficerGrant has created award-winning work for the likes of FedEx, Snickers, Mountain Dew and dozens of other iconic global brands. He brings that experience, and an undying love for the process of making, to every project of any size that passes through Yamamoto.Chris RahillDirector of Insights and InnovationChris has a talent for taking complex marketing problems and breaking them down into concise solutions. So much so that we created a department just for him: Insights and Innovation, which has grown into the strategic heart and soul of Yamamoto.Seth RockersChief Financial OfficerA banking background, a marketing mind and a farming work ethic combine to make Seth’s approach to finance and operations uniquely well-suited to the agency experience. He now acts as CFO for multiple agencies in the MDC family.Dave MorrisetteDirector of Client ServicesDave’s clients quickly come to appreciate his ability to provide guidance and strategy across a wide range of marketing challenges. With Dave, Yamamoto’s client relationships always have a thoughtful, professional steward with a long history of encouraging growth.Lori SharbonoDirector of Business DevelopmentLori is a master of new business development and relationship management, and has experience growing and galvanizing many of Minnneapolis’ most well-known agencies.