Laurie Cook | Founder & Principal
Laurie has more than 25 years of experience in a wide variety of industries, with specialties in tourism, hospitality, and technology. As a trusted partner, she works closely with her clients to strategize and execute custom marketing and communications solutions. Laurie has a passion for partnership, collaboration, and quality. She is equally comfortable as a business owner, client advocate, marketing strategist, project manager, editor, vocalist, and wine diva.

Julie Brockmeyer | Creative Director & Graphic Designer
An experienced designer of more than 30 years, Julie works quickly to provide a full range of brand and graphic design – from big picture to the details – to set your organization apart and help your marketing communications come to life. By understanding and visualizing your unique identity, compelling visuals are created that truly express your mission.

Linda Younce | Marketing Communications Specialist

Linda brings to Wheelhouse more than 30 years of brand building through her work with a wide variety of non-profit and for-profit organizations. She coordinates the many steps to successfully engage your unique audience. Her newsletters, social media, and online calendar postings helped increase the membership for a local non-profit by 20% within the first eight months of 2021. Get ready to see Linda at your events, capturing images to highlight, share, and grow your success.


Scott Bothel | WordPress Expert, Web Designer/Developer
Scott built his experience serving the needs of small businesses entering the digital space in new ways. He brings 15 years of experience working with WordPress and making it work for the operational and marketing needs of businesses and non-profits. Scott believes in best-practices but that the website should serve the people who use it first and foremost.

Brenda Vanderloop | Digital Marketing Strategist & Ag-Tourism Partner
As an advocate for agriculture, education, and tourism, Brenda develops strategy and brand content for media outlets, web-sites, collateral materials, and social media platforms. Brenda was the former director of the Woodinville Tourism Partnership. She currently manages public relations and communications efforts for 21 Acres Center for Local food and Sustainable Living, and serves as executive director of the non-profit Sammamish Valley Alliance, dedicated to preserving and sustaining.

Richard Duval | Photographer, Writer & Marketing Strategist 
Photographer, writer, musician, Richard Duval travels the Northwest capturing its unique blend of wine, scenic and landscape images. His photographs can be found in note cards, galleries, and bookstores, in various art fairs and shows, and on several stock sites. In 25 years of marketing and communications activities – predominantly for technology companies – Rick has produced national and vertical public relations campaigns, developed direct response campaigns for sales teams, counseled senior management on crisis communication strategies, and served as a media spokesperson.