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Greg Veerman

Greg Veerman

CEO/Executive Creative Director

Greg is the founder of Astronaut Studio, where he leads the development of strategy and production of all creative media. Over the course of his career Greg has led the development of communications for Fortune 500 companies like DuPont, Intel, HP, Oracle, Merck, Cargill and Ford Motor Company at both large, multinational agencies and small boutiques. Under his leadership Astronaut clients have enjoyed category-killing work with leaps in sales, awareness and prestige. A former journalist and ardent environmental leader in his home state, Greg brings unique expertise working at the intersection of technology, energy, agriculture and sustainability.

Wendy Johnson

Wendy Johnson

Executive Producer

With 25+ years project management experience, Wendy leads production, media placement and logistics at Astronaut. She is an expert in print and broadcast production with broad experience in diverse industries from agriculture to healthcare, from biotechnology to financial services. Clients find her an indispensable source of security and delight even under the toughest deadlines.

Jill Dagher

Jill Dagher

Design Director

Jill is an integrated creative director, strategist and art director with experience at renowned agencies like Ogilvy and Havas. She’s created memorable campaigns and digital experiences for companies such as American Express, DHL, Hershey’s, and GNC, along with work for small start-ups and non-profits. She is also the co-founder of NY Wildflower week. Jill brings considerable experience leading digital strategy and art directing projects across the entire digital eco-system, from websites to social media campaigns to paid digital media and community development. She leads the integration of user experience and digital design to ensure the delivery of a successful, robust project.

Geoffrey Abraham

Geoffrey Abraham

Creative Director

Geoffrey is a battle-tested creative director and copywriter that digs deep and extracts jewels. He leads every project with a pursuit of the most disruptive concepts and follows them through to the minutiae. Geoffrey has infused that sense of perfection at some of the largest ad agencies in the world (TBWA, Razorfish, Liquid and more), commanding results and awards for brands like Nike, Starbucks, Subway, Microsoft, Cisco, Walmart, Freightliner and Playstation. He is adept in both digital and traditional ad media and brings Astronaut clients global brand thinking to help them change the world.