mark palazzo, creative director and designer  
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With more than 17 years experience in Marketing and Graphic Design, Mark has held titles of Marketing Director, Creative Director and Art Director and has won numerous awards for national ad campaigns.

Industries Mark has worked with:
Healthcare, Medical Device Equipment, Real Estate, Promotional Products, Corporate Apparel, Photography, Aero-Space, College/University, Packaging, Software, Retail Kitchen Sales, Construction, Banking, Lending Institutions, Digital and Offset Printing, Non-Profit, Corporate Sales, Radio, Television and Video Production.

Most recently, Mark was the Marketing Director for HealthForce Partners in Bothell, Washington. As Marketing Director, one of Mark's many responsibilities included creating and implementing the marketing campaign for The Wellness Challenge. The Wellness Challenge product is sold to businesses nation-wide, and was created to help employers improve the health of their employees, while reducing healthcare costs to both the employer and employee. Clients using this innovative program include BP (British Petroleum), The Everett Clinic, Blue Cross / Blue Shield of Nebraska, St. Luke's Regional Medical Center of Boise Idaho and The University of Washington.

As the Creative Director for Whitecap North America, Mark helped clients design branding and manage their marketing strategies. Mark’s belief in branding helped his clients achieve a high level of visibility and market-share. In addition to working with Whitecap clients, Mark was responsible for creating implementing and monitoring marketing campaigns for Whitecap.

Mark was the Marketing Director for Source Real Estate, a full-service real estate firm in Kirkland. While there, Mark produced and scheduled TV advertising and managed web traffic, created and designed websites, collateral literature and various marketing pieces. Business for the start-up increased by 100% during his employment.

Formerly the Art Director of a brand-leading medical device company in Bothell, Washington, Mark's duties included establishing and tracking advertising campaigns; organizing and implementing print orders; designing booths for trade shows; directing and coordinating photo shoots; and creating collateral literature, direct mail pieces, newsletters and brochures.

Mark holds an Associate of Arts Degree in Visual Communications from Seattle Central Community College in Seattle, Washington. Mark also was selected to participate in the prestigious Advertising Art Program while at Seattle Central Community College. He continues his education and professional development through courses at the School Of Visual Concepts in Seattle, Adobe User Group Workshops and the Annual HOW Design Conference Series. Mark has been a member of the American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA).

Mark and his wife and two children reside in Lake Stevens, Washington. He and his entire family are avid baseball fans and enjoy outdoor activities like bicycling and playing softball.

Some of his clients include:
Advanced Radiant Technologies, Aero-Plastics, Inc., Alan L. Pope & Associates, Big Lake Bar & Grill, BizEnrich, Bledsoe, Cross Films, Confirma, Edmonds Community College, EKOS Corporation, ESTECH, Everett Golf & Country Club, Integrity Orthotics, KJR Sports Radio 950, Resource Real Estate, Roberts Group, Lock n' POP - An ITW Company, Logicalis, Microsoft, Spiral Essence, Turk's Head, Nakayama Sales, Nayamode, Nilson Hair Design, NVL Labs, NW Plus CU, OSSUR North America, StratCom, Inc., PrintWest, Inc.


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