Founder | Chief Creative + People Officer
Co-founder and Chief Creative + People Officer, Val leads our expert design team and oversees brand strategy. With a firm belief in the power of collaboration, Val fosters a high-performing workplace culture that encourages teamwork, creativity, and innovation. She works closely with her design team to offer direction, creative ideas, and critical feedback for ensuring that every graphic produced by OTM meets the highest standard of quality.
Love Traveling With Our Family
(Here we are in Denmark)
I love gardening!
(You can never have enough plants)
Love being married to my best friend
(And business partner :-))
Background and Experience
Val knows that creative solutions are at the heart of every successful business. With a background in design and a passion for problem-solving, she brings a creative perspective to every project she works on. Her expertise lies in empathically aligning with business problems and designing custom solutions that directly address those problems – ultimately growing the bottom line of each client’s business.
Her focus on growth doesn’t stop with her team. Val is an accomplished and active member of the Northern Colorado community. Since the beginning, she has been an active community member serving on organizations such as LLAC, Project Smile, Poudre School District Foundation, and is a graduate of the NoCo Leadership program. Val’s current passion is helping fellow business owners thrive during an ever-changing economic climate. She currently resides on the Northern Colorado Legislative Alliance as a board member advocating for small businesses.
- 2023-Present Northern Colorado Legislative Alliance Board Memeber
- 2016-2019 Poudre School District Board Member & 2019 Board President
- 2015-2019 Rotarian
- 2015 Leadership Fort Collins Graduate
- 2009-2013 Project Smile Board Member & 2013 Board President
- 2021 Women of Distinction Award
- 2021 Top 100 Colorado Women-Owned Businesses
- 2018 Rotary Spirit Award Recipient
- HubSpot Growth Driven Design
- LinkedIn Marketing to Diverse Audiences
- Digital Project Management Foundations
- Karrikins Group Certified Aligned Leader
- Certified Brand Strategist