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Mike Stakem

Michael Stakem


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Mike Stakem

An award-winning designer with a BFA from George Mason University, Mike is Director of Creative Services, overseeing all creative talent, including internal and external designers, production artists, photographers, web designers and coders, and video producers. From developing fresh design approaches that differentiate our clients from their competition, to building targeted creative campaigns that provide standout marketing solutions and tools, Mike enables us to support the creative needs of a wide variety of clients, from retirement communities to real estate firms to law firms.

Mike's decades of experience in marketing to older adults means he brings a strategic eye to projects big and small. He excels at inspiring clients and our internal team, encouraging and nurturing great ideas and ensuring they are brilliantly implemented.

Since he joined the firm in 2001, Mike's work has consistently been recognized with major industry awards. He has received top honors at the regional level (Major Achievement in Marketing Excellence Awards), national level (Mature Media Awards, Best of 50+ Housing Awards) and international level (Generations Awards). In addition to being a prolific designer, Mike provides creative leadership as part of the firm's senior management team.

Design, Digital Imaging, Web

Best advice ever heard:
Just because you call it Art, doesn’t make it Art.

Ideal vacation:
Someplace tropical. With a Beach. With my friends and my dog, Rocco. Oh, and a cool drink. Perfection!

Inspiring wisdom:
“There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who with the help of their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into the sun.”
-Pablo Picasso


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