Hi, I'm Asa.

I'm a senior brand strategist, copywriter, and cross-disciplinary creative helping purpose-driven agencies and startups craft distinctive, disruptive, and impactful brands.

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My Story

CASE STUDY

Pioneering eco-luxury boating.

Coastal Captains is the first of its kind: a luxury, eco-friendly chartering and transport service (captain rental) for yacht owners on Long Island.

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CASE STUDY

Forging the future of alt-protein.

The Better Meat Co. is transforming the global food system with their innovative mycoprotein solutions.

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CASE STUDY

Building the teams of tomorrow.

StaffGrabbers is a staffing agency that helps place diverse, world-class Product/UX talent at impactful and culture-forward companies.

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My approach to brand strategy is straightforward: I lean on intensive research and deep discovery to capture those elusive, counterintuitive insights that reveal hidden opportunities for radical differentiation.

I leverage these insights to help clients develop messages that stick, personalities that resonate, and movements that inspire.

As a copywriter, I excel at turning complex jargon into poetry, making the abstract accessible, and turning potential market noise into memorable "music" instead. Or, as I like to put it, finding the magic in the madness.

As a cross-disciplinary creative, I can fluently collaborate across marketing specialties and even act as a broad-scope marketing specialist for startups, with skills in visual identity design, UX/UI, web development, and digital marketing strategy.

Anything is possible with the right perspective.

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Think I'd be a great fit on your team?

If you're looking for a team player who challenges assumptions, puts strategy first, and prioritizes the audience's perspective above all else, I'm your guy. I'm open to freelance, contract, part-time, and even full-time positions at innovative agencies and startups that are making a difference.

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“Asa offers an incredible experience for a business.”   “Very professional, timely and incredibly easy to work with.”   ”Asa did a fantastic job of taking our vision and turning it into a reality.”

“Asa did a stellar job.”   “Asa is branding & strategy guru. His ability to craft compelling brand stories is remarkable to experience.”   “Asa is a brilliant problem-solver and leader.“

“Asa will stop at nothing to see your dream through.“   “We were thrilled with the results. You will not be disappointed.”   ”The energy Asa brings to the branding process is contagious.”

“Asa is highly talented and was a joy to work with.”    ”Asa made the experience interactive and educational.”   ”If you're a startup, especially investing your own money, talk to Asa first."

“Asa is completely committed to finding, developing and implementing the optimal solutions for their clients.”   ”Asa brings the perfect blend of creativity and strategy to every project.”

insights

Rethinking Brand Archetypes

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The Puzzling Relationship of Branding & Marketing

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5 Paradoxical Principles of Branding and Design

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Several Audiences, One Authentic Brand

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Thanks for checking out my portfolio and learning more about my approach. Think we could do some outstanding work together? Don't hesitate to drop me a line.

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