GOES TO WORKTM
Where Creativity Goes To WorkTM
Strategically led. Creative at heart. Forward thinking by nature. We find ways to interweave strategy, design and technology to create meaningful connections between people and brands. Whether we’re creating a brand from scratch, or pointing an existing one in a new direction, we provide measurable results for our clients. When we do our job best, we help our clients transcend their competition to become Categories of One.
Meet the Team
Everyone on our team has the breadth and depth of talent to turn a creatively driven idea into a business success. We thrive in an ego-free culture of collaboration and take real pride in the relentless enthusiasm we bring to creating lasting bonds between brands and people. We aren’t waiting for the next big idea to happen, we’re engaged in actually making it happen. And we have a great time doing it.
Here's what our partners are saying about us
“I have worked with Burns Group in a variety of capacities, and find them to consistently deliver blue chip quality with blue collar sensibilities. Smart, passionate, invested, and playing to win.”–John Englehart, Chief Marketing Officer, Hospital for Special Surgery
“Recently, I had the pleasure to collaborate with the BurnsGroup on an area of mutual interest. We learned more from the half-day symposium than sitting through a year-long course in the university.”–Ichiro Kawachi, M.D., Chair, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard School of Public Health
“The Burns Group was able to quickly grasp and express the complexity of our business in a simple, compelling manner. Their ability to collaborate and bring our vision to life creatively is notable. I have worked with many b2b agencies in my career, and would put BG above them.”–Alan Scott, CMO, Merrill Corporation
“Burns Group is fantastic! Their experience and insight in developing brand strategy is unparalleled. They helped us take apart our complex business and critically analyze it from our customers’ perspective. They led the development of a consumer facing strategy that will be a major driver of growth.”–Julia Given, VP Marketing, World Strides
“I have had the opportunity to work with numerous agencies—big and small—over several decades, and in my experience the Burns Group stands above them all… they have consistently delivered outstanding results.”–Lewis M. Taffer, CMO/Marketing Director, Pegasus Capital, iGPS, World Strides
“Our innovation projects tend to be on tight time-lines with very intense deliverables. The BurnsGroup are very nimble learners with the ability to translate complex science into insightful consumer language.”–Kathi Kuhn-Giron, Director of Growth & Innovation, Pfizer Consumer Health
“We needed an agency to be a strategic partner, able to deeply understand our fast-changing environment and institutional complexity. Since day one, Burns' commitment and enthusiasm have been constant, the model of what a brand/agency partnership should be.”–Pierre Faller, Senior Director Marketing, Columbia Business School
“The BurnsGroup synthesized our complex, multi-tiered business proposition into a compelling consumer strategy. Our work is some of the most powerful in the industry and is exactly what Amplify needed.”–Chris Strausser, CMO, Amplify
“What I love about working with the BurnsGroup is that there's just always this "moment" where it all comes together. There's a magic about working with an agency team that is so grounded in who we are and what our brand is all about; it creates a real creative energy in the room.”–Tawana Burnett, Franchise Lead, ChapStick
“The BurnsGroup’s strategic leadership is top notch. Each member of the team is personally invested in our brands and in our businesses. It is an attitude that we have seen day in and day out since the start of our partnership.”–Renato Reyes, CMO, W.J. Deutsch & Sons
“The BurnsGroup has been a valued, long-time business partner for Gorton's. They have a keen ability to help us solve our toughest brand problems, look at our brand from whole new perspectives, and think across media platforms with holistic solutions.”–Jodi Nedrow-Counihan, VP of Marketing, Gorton's Seafood
“I wanted a smaller agency that would allow us to work with the senior folks who offer the strongest thinking. The BurnsGroup are great partners for us, leveraging the deep experience they have.”–Bart Adlam, President, Siggi's
“The BurnsGroup understands my product and my consumer deeply and uses this knowledge to create compelling ideas that are media agnostic. They provide strategic leadership and creativity across all of our channels.”–Joahne Carter, VP of Marketing, Ricola
Strategic Tool Box
Our planning process begins where most other agencies' end. We have a proven process that has been developed by people with truly diverse backgrounds, blending strategic rigor with creativity to help brands take new leaps.
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