meet the owners

Todd Hansen


Todd has a 30-year track record of building great brands and incredible businesses. He has served as owner and consultant to retail, franchising, manufacturing and advertising companies from start-ups to publicly traded.

John kohl


John has over a decade of experience as a marketing professional in the Outdoor Space. John has a deep understanding of how to grow businesses and help them realize their marketing and sales goals through integrated strategies. He is constantly searching for ways to leverage Lake's expertise to benefit our clients.

jake butz


With over 12 years of branding, marketing, and advertising experience under his belt, Jake brings a fresh perspective and unique flavor of graphic design to the outdoor space. He is constantly looking for new and innovative ways of marketing brands through clean design and thought-provoking photography. The consummate strategist, Jake is always looking for creative ways to propel LAKE's clients forward and help them realize their goals.

niko Markos


Niko is an industry veteran in web, digital, interactive and social media. He originally made his debut, working as a Social Media Coordinator for a National Television Channel growing their social platforms by over 250%. He furthered his impressive resume with agency work, growing multiple brands' social and digital presence using an arsenal of tried and true practices resulting in greater brand awareness and increased sales.