CEO / Art Director
Ron Larson has been in the building and construction industry for more than 36 years. He was a shareholder of Hawbaker & Partners when the firm merged with JRO Advertising to form LarsonO’Brien in 1998. Today he serves as Art Director for the agency and oversees finances. A firm believer in “if it doesn’t sell, it isn’t creative,” every design he creates is informed by his understanding of its audience and their needs. Ron spends his free time with family, preferably at the beach.
Garrett Andrae has spent 16 years developing marketing campaigns for businesses in the building and construction industry. He’s an expert at spotting marketing communications issues and remedying them. Garrett always strives to develop the perfect creative concept for our clients – a concept that fits their specific situation, the moment, and one that will carry a marketing campaign over time and through a wide variety of media. Garrett aims for that perfect concept while overseeing writing, photography, videography, video editing and strategic planning at LarsonO’Brien.
Director, Client Growth
Kevin Mayer brings 25 years of experience in the building and construction industry to his role as Director, Growth Consulting Services. Kevin loves to compete, and that passion drives him to help businesses most effectively reach their target audiences in the highly competitive building, design and construction space.
COO / Director, Growth Consulting
Mr. Scarfo is an experienced entrepreneur, and a trained corporate senior executive that has spent his career driving value in businesses. As a leader with deep expertise in process improvement, and a master in transformational leaderships, he has successfully led major growth and productivity initiatives. His passion for building exceptional teams to drive value creation has followed him throughout his career. Vince has successfully driven cross-functional commercial strategies at three Fortune 50 companies, General Electric, FedEx, UPS and the United Way of America.
CMO / Director, Account Management
Dave has built his career as an effective, results-oriented account leader and strategist representing a number of well-known national brands in the building products/home improvement category and beyond. A rare blend of big-picture strategic vision with a doer mentality, Dave leads LarsonO’Brien’s account management practice, bringing a strong, client-centric approach to understanding and providing solutions for our clients’ brand, business, and digital challenges. Additionally, Dave serves as LarsonO’Brien’s CMO, responsible for promoting the company’s brand via marketing, thought leadership, and strategic partnership initiatives.
Director, Media and Research
Julie Pintar's 14 years in the building and construction industry help her arrive at the best media solutions for our clients. Julie constantly aims to bring our clients’ marketing plans to the next level with innovative, measurable strategies.
For more than 12 years, Jeff Miskis has been dedicated to the planning, design, and development of Web applications for the building and construction industry. Committed to working with every client to understand every intricacy of their needs, he consistently develops digital solutions for the building industry that aim to bring more value to the table than expected. He thrives on knowing that his creations do more than serve as marketing tools and generate real growth in our clients' businesses.
Director, Public Relations
Nick Murosky has been making connections in the building and construction industry for more than 12 years. Those connections are with editors and writers at AEC community trade publications, blogs and websites, and have led to many Public Relations successes for LarsonO’Brien clients. More than anything, Nick believes in the power of expression. His goal is to help clients express themselves in a way that is true and compelling.