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We are dame.

Women influence 75% of purchase decisions in the US, yet own only 1% of ad agencies. 


As a female-owned and operated creative agency, we use empathy to inspire consumers to give a damn about brands. 


That’s the dame difference. ​


Kate Black - dame creative

Kate Black

President & Partner

From consultancies to publishers to agencies, Kate brings a unique and varied perspective on building brands, big and small. The married mom of two enjoys slinging paint on canvas in her garage-turned-art studio.

Susan Betteridge - dame creative

Susan Betteridge

Chief Creative Officer & Partner

Susan believes in the power of old school storytelling and new school technology and has combined both in her 20+ year career working for brands like Disney, Volkswagen and State Farm. She is also a kick-ass skier and LGBT mom to two girls.

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