ABOUT US

Established in 1996, Nomad is an award-winning organization that provides premium advertising and branded digital content. We offer creative development, strategy, production, editing and finishing - all under one roof. Our unique business model allows a core team of veterans to run the business. We have a deep network of writers, art directors, designers, strategists and film directors across the country who we bring in on projects based on client needs. So, clients only pay for what they need and they always get senior talent and industry expertise.

Having experts from all functions around the table at the start of a project allows Nomad to offer carefully considered solutions and the highest quality creative product - done the right way the first time.

Clients can come in anywhere in the process based on their needs.

 
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MEET THE CORE TEAM

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Glenn Martin

Director, Partner

Glenn has been an editor at Nomad Editing Company since its inception in 1996 and became a partner in 2008. Glenn segued from editing to directing and has shot spots for companies including Apple, Coca- Cola, NASCAR, ESPN, Hyundai, Facebook and many others. He has won multiple awards for directing including a Bronze Lion for Apple iPod, and a Gold Telly for his Rayovac Super Bowl spot.

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Joanne O’Brien Rietta

Managing Director

For nearly 30 years, Joanne has developed communications solutions by turning brand values into stories and finding the narrative in the data. She is a problem-solver and a strategic thinker who has won 10 Effie Awards for a wide array of big brands. Prior to joining Nomad, Joanne partnered with clients like Nike, Dreyer’s Ice Cream, Cannondale Bicycles, Starz Networks and Jack in the Box Restaurants. She comes with deep experience from world-class creative agencies like Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, TBWA\Chiat\Day, Kirshenbaum & Bond and Media Arts Lab for Good.

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Nicole Steele

Vice President of Production

Nicole has been producing at Nomad for over 15 years, on major brand accounts ranging from Pepsi to Apple. She assembles and leads teams of producers, editors and artists on behalf of our many agency and global brand clients. Her unique combination of production and human resource expertise enables Nomad to provide the highest level of client service and logistical responsiveness, on projects ranging from the simplest social media deliverable to the largest global brand campaign with complex localization needs.

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Samantha Thomas

Executive Producer

Samantha is an Emmy-Award winning producer with a career that has comprised broadcast television, feature film, commercial production and branded digital content. Sam left the broadcast world where she worked at NBC Sports and Olympics to develop content for luxury and tech brands such as American Express, Chanel, Estée Lauder, Facebook and Sony.

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Yoshinori Fujisawa

Managing Director / TOKYO

Yoshi spent more than 10 years in Account Management at Media Arts Lab. He led the Apple account in Japan and was a key member of the global branding team. With his wide range of experience from creative development and production to media planning and buying, Yoshi is capable of pushing a brand to the next level.


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Masato Midorikawa

Executive Producer / TOKYO

After big success as a Japanese&Sushi chef in Tokyo and Los Angeles for 10 years, Masato trninto the advertising industry. He worked on some major clients such as Apple, McDonald’s, NISSAN, AIG at Media Arts Lab and TBWA HAKUHODO, while acting as a comprehensive agency producer for not only broadcast production but also OOH/Print Digital, and even some media buying as well.

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Chris Klosterman

Director of Design

Chris is a multidisciplinary designer with a career that has comprised entertainment and sports, hospitality, tech and fashion. Before joining Nomad he was owner and creative director of Gold Hour Studio, a branding and design firm who’s clients included Nike, Comedy Central, Warner Bros., and Audible—and talent clients including Father John Misty, Jim Gaffigan, Pete Holmes, and Kumail Nanjiani.

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Todd Hind

Sr. Producer, Client Services

Todd brings 10 years of agency and marketing experience to Nomad, previously working on the global Nissan and Apple iPhone accounts at creative agency TBWA\Chiat Day and Media Arts Lab, and at various startups, including Headspace.

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Ryan Chun

Producer, Account Executive

Throughout his career, Ryan has been honing his marketing and production skills. He built the inaugural community-training programs across five key markets for The North Face and produced event activations for retail grand openings. He also led creative production on brand campaigns for Headspace. For the past year, Ryan has led design and production projects for Emerson Collective.

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