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Just What You Need

Lakehouse Partners is here to help brands and agencies thrive by addressing the unique challenges of project work. We've assembled a world-class team of experts in operations, procurement, and production. Our clients come to us to improve production ROI, streamline processes, provide in-source talent, and address gaps in expertise.

 

Just what you need, is just what we do.

Just What You Need

Lakehouse Partners is here to help brands and agencies thrive by addressing the unique challenges of project work. We've assembled a world-class team of experts in operations, procurement, and production. Our clients come to us to improve production ROI, streamline processes, provide in-source talent, and address gaps in expertise.

 

Just what you need, is just what we do.

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under the Lakehouse Partners roof

Automates bidding.
Delivers transparency.
Boosts your production ROI.

Curated talent.

Deep expertise.

When you need it.

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Process made clear.
Production made powerful.
Staffing made simple.
Breathing made easy.

Among advertising’s most awarded print production leaders, Jeff led print departments at DDB and Downtown Partners, bringing campaigns to life for Anheuser-Busch, Dell, McDonald’s and State Farm. Elevating craft and creativity through innovative solutions, his trusted relationships with clients, creative teams and suppliers are a testament to his commitment to collaboration. 

 

Jeff leads our Print and Still Image Practice.

Jeff Getz
Partner

Heather earned her production credentials from the ground up, starting as an assistant business manager at Ogilvy/Chicago and ultimately becoming head of integrated production for J. Walter Thompson/NY. She has produced award winning work and mentored some of the leading producers in the field today. At JWT she managed a 40-person department responsible for all video, social, print, branded entertainment and experiential content along with business affairs. Some of her clients were Campari, Johnson & Johnson, Kimberly Clark, Puma, Macy’s, Rolex, Samsung, and Unilever.

 

Heather O'Flynn Wieland
Integrated Production

One of the most versatile leaders in advertising content production, Jason honed his skills as Managing Director at Ebel Productions and later as a respected executive producer for many leading commercial directors. He also reengineered the internal studios at Ogilvy and Prodigious, doubling their capacity to serve clients like Aldi, CDW, Kimberly-Clark and SC Johnson.

 

Jason leads our Content Production Practice.

Jason Schettler

Partner


Jennifer’s passion for mining consumer and cultural insights has helped create marketing strategies for blue chip CPG, retail and healthcare businesses. In her leadership roles at Ogilvy, Element79 and mcgarrybowen, Jennifer patiently and successfully untangled marketing challenges on such brands as Sears, Hoover, Good Humor-Breyers, PepsiCo, Lurie Children’s Hospital and Marriott Hotels.

 

Jennifer leads our Strategy Practice.

Jennifer Weitzel
Partner

Widely praised as one of the most imaginative marketing finance executives in the industry, Francisco broke new ground at Texas Instruments, blending financial management best practices with state-of the art marketing procurement insight. He continued to evolve his productivity-based approach at his firm, JFE International, having served IPG, Omnicom and WPP and advertisers such as Coca Cola, Lowes, Novartis and State Farm.

 

Francisco is our Chief Operating Officer.

J. Francisco Escobar

Integrated COO

One of the foremost experts in talent payment, contracting and rights management, Marcelle led business affairs teams at Element 79, J. Walter Thompson, Leo Burnett, The TEAM Companies, and her own consultancy, MLG Talent Strategy & Consulting. Marcelle has helped Fiat-Chrysler, Miller Brewing, Pepsi and United Airlines make informed decisions and avoid unwelcome surprises, all while balancing creativity and budget realities. 

 

Marcelle leads our Business Affairs Practice.

Marcelle Gruman

Partner

As one of advertising’s most resourceful content creators, Larry innovated production and delivery models for Aldi, BP, SC Johnson, Sears and Unilever while in his roles as Chief Content Officer at Leo Burnett, Chief Production Officer at Ogilvy, Chief Content Officer at Publicis Communications and as a consultant to Deloitte Digital. Larry applies his unique perspective to developing practical content creation strategies for clients of all sizes. 

Larry Byrne
Founder & CEO

One of the world's leading production consultants, Paul pioneered efforts to help L’Oréal, Pfizer and Unilever achieve cost-effective production practices, while also harmonizing relationships among their advertising agencies and the production community. Paul advises brand marketers, in virtually every category, on content production strategy for all channels.

Paul Mavis
Founder & President

Automates bidding.
Delivers transparency.
Boosts your production ROI.

Curated talent.

Deep expertise.

When you need it.

Larry Byrne

Founder & CEO

As one of advertising’s most resourceful content creators, Larry innovated production and delivery models for Aldi, BP, SC Johnson, Sears and Unilever while in his roles as Chief Content Officer at Leo Burnett, Chief Production Officer at Ogilvy, Chief Content Officer at Publicis Communications and as a consultant to Deloitte Digital. Larry applies his unique perspective to developing practical content creation strategies for clients of all sizes. 

Paul Mavis

Founder & President

One of the world's leading production consultants, Paul pioneered efforts to help L’Oréal, Pfizer and Unilever achieve cost-effective production practices, while also harmonizing relationships among their advertising agencies and the production community. Paul advises brand marketers, in virtually every category, on content production strategy for all channels.

Jennifer Weitzel

Partner

Jennifer’s passion for mining consumer and cultural insights has helped create marketing strategies for blue-chip CPG, retail, and healthcare businesses. In her leadership roles at Ogilvy, Element79, and McGarry Bowen, Jennifer patiently and successfully untangled marketing challenges on such brands as Sears, Hoover, Good Humor-Breyers, PepsiCo, Lurie Children’s Hospital, and Marriott Hotels.

 

Jennifer leads our Strategy Practice.

J. Francisco Escobar

COO

Widely praised as one of the most imaginative marketing finance executives in the industry, Francisco broke new ground at Texas Instruments, blending financial management best practices with state-of the art marketing procurement insight. He continued to evolve his productivity-based approach at his firm, JFE International, having served IPG, Omnicom and WPP and advertisers such as Coca Cola, Lowes, Novartis and State Farm.

 

Francisco is our Chief Operating Officer.

Jeff Getz

Partner

Among advertising’s most awarded print production leaders, Jeff led print departments at DDB and Downtown Partners, bringing campaigns to life for Anheuser-Busch, Dell, McDonald’s and State Farm. Elevating craft and creativity through innovative solutions, his trusted relationships with clients, creative teams and suppliers are a testament to his commitment to collaboration. 

 

Jeff leads our Print and Still Image Practice.

Heather O'Flynn Wieland

Integrated Production

Heather earned her production credentials from the ground up, starting as an assistant business manager at Ogilvy/Chicago and ultimately becoming head of integrated production for J. Walter Thompson/NY. She has produced award winning work and mentored some of the leading producers in the field today. At JWT she managed a 40-person department responsible for all video, social, print, branded entertainment and experiential content along with business affairs.

 

Some of her clients were Campari, Johnson & Johnson, Kimberly Clark, Puma, Macy’s, Rolex, Samsung, and Unilever.

 

Heather leads our Integrated Production Practice.

Jason Schettler

Partner

One of the most versatile leaders in advertising content production, Jason honed his skills as Managing Director at Ebel Productions and later as a respected executive producer for many leading commercial directors. He also reengineered the internal studios at Ogilvy and Prodigious, doubling their capacity to serve clients like Aldi, CDW, Kimberly-Clark and SC Johnson.

 

Jason leads our Content Production Practice.

Marcelle Gruman

Partner

One of the foremost experts in talent payment, contracting and rights management, Marcelle led business affairs teams at Element 79, J. Walter Thompson, Leo Burnett, The TEAM Companies, and her own consultancy, MLG Talent Strategy & Consulting. Marcelle has helped Fiat-Chrysler, Miller Brewing, Pepsi and United Airlines make informed decisions and avoid unwelcome surprises, all while balancing creativity and budget realities. 

 

Marcelle leads our Business Affairs Practice.

As one of advertising’s most resourceful content creators, Larry innovated production and delivery models for Aldi, BP, SC Johnson, Sears and Unilever while in his roles as Chief Content Officer at Leo Burnett, Chief Production Officer at Ogilvy, Chief Content Officer at Publicis Communications and as a consultant to Deloitte Digital. Larry applies his unique perspective to developing practical content creation strategies for clients of all sizes. 

Larry Byrne

Founder & CEO

One of the world's leading production consultants, Paul pioneered efforts to help L’Oréal, Pfizer and Unilever achieve cost-effective production practices, while also harmonizing relationships among their advertising agencies and the production community. Paul advises brand marketers, in virtually every category, on content production strategy for all channels.

Paul Mavis

Founder & President

Jennifer’s passion for mining consumer and cultural insights has helped create marketing strategies for blue chip CPG, retail and healthcare businesses. In her leadership roles at Ogilvy, Element79 and mcgarrybowen, Jennifer patiently and successfully untangled marketing challenges on such brands as Sears, Hoover, Good Humor-Breyers, PepsiCo, Lurie Children’s Hospital and Marriott Hotels.

 

Jennifer leads our Strategy Practice.

Jennifer Weitzel

Partner

Widely praised as one of the most imaginative marketing finance executives in the industry, Francisco broke new ground at Texas Instruments, blending financial management best practices with state-of the art marketing procurement insight. He continued to evolve his productivity-based approach at his firm, JFE International, having served IPG, Omnicom and WPP and advertisers such as Coca Cola, Lowes, Novartis and State Farm.

 

Francisco is our Chief Operating Officer

J. Francisco Escobar

COO

One of the foremost experts in talent payment, contracting and rights management, Marcelle led business affairs teams at Element 79, J. Walter Thompson, Leo Burnett, The TEAM Companies, and her own consultancy, MLG Talent Strategy & Consulting. Marcelle has helped Fiat-Chrysler, Miller Brewing, Pepsi and United Airlines make informed decisions and avoid unwelcome surprises, all while balancing creativity and budget realities. 

 

Marcelle leads our Business Affairs Practice.

Marcelle Gruman
Partner

Among advertising’s most awarded print production leaders, Jeff led print departments at DDB and Downtown Partners, bringing campaigns to life for Anheuser-Busch, Dell, McDonald’s and State Farm. Elevating craft and creativity through innovative solutions, his trusted relationships with clients, creative teams and suppliers are a testament to his commitment to collaboration. 

 

Jeff leads our Print and Still Image Practice.

Jeff Getz
Partner

Heather earned her production credentials from the ground up, starting as an assistant business manager at Ogilvy/Chicago and ultimately becoming head of integrated production for J. Walter Thompson/NY. She has produced award winning work and mentored some of the leading producers in the field today. At JWT she managed a 40-person department responsible for all video, social, print, branded entertainment and experiential content along with business affairs.

 

Some of her clients were Campari, Johnson & Johnson, Kimberly Clark, Puma, Macy’s, Rolex, Samsung, and Unilever.

 

Heather leads our Integrated Production Practice.

Heather O'Flynn Wieland

Integrated Production

One of the most versatile leaders in advertising content production, Jason honed his skills as Managing Director at Ebel Productions and later as a respected executive producer for many leading commercial directors. He also reengineered the internal studios at Ogilvy and Prodigious, doubling their capacity to serve clients like Aldi, CDW, Kimberly-Clark and SC Johnson.

 

Jason leads our Content Production Practice.

Jason Schettler
Partner

Automates bidding.
Delivers transparency.
Boosts your production ROI.

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