Meet Heather

Heather Soladay Olson is a design industry advocate. From practicing graphic designer to marketer of creative services, her career has crossed the thresholds of design firms, ad agencies, corporate in-house groups, and sole proprietorships.

Eager, ambitious, and driven: Heather’s passion extends beyond the workday to leadership and mentor activities in our local and national design community.

Heather’s purpose:

Build business relationships for creative individuals and entities.

Her mission:

Increase the visibility of all talented professionals. Encourage inclusivity in hiring. And match-make new collaborations that produce innovation.

Heather’s greatest pleasure?

Guiding peers (at all stages) in how to maximize their expertise.

See Heather’s full resume.


Services provided to this partial list of clients: talent sourcing and career guidance; marketing and new business consulting; mailing list research and prospect introductions; content creation for web, social media, online profiles, and PR.

  • Marketing
  • 5 by 5 Design
  • Blue Hot Creative
  • Creative Enterprise Zone
  • Crux Collaborative
  • Design Ahead
  • Designing Change
  • Edwards & Company
  • Franke+Fiorella
  • Franklin Press Inc.
  • Goebel Design
  • Latitude
  • Moving Edge Media
  • Mpls Design | Brand Lab
  • North Hennepin Community College
  • Pixelsmith
  • smARTer
  • Star
  • Stir Creative
  • Taylor Design Works
  • Westminster Town Hall Forum
  • Wink
  • Recruitment
  • Art Buddies
  • Cambio Education
  • Christiansen Creative
  • Ciceron
  • Criterion Business Development
  • Digital People
  • DUZ Creative
  • Evology
  • Florafauna
  • Hennes Art Company
  • Invenshure
  • Made for Retail
  • Madesmart
  • Media Loft
  • MSP-C
  • MVP Marketing + Design
  • NEXT Precision Marketing
  • Periscope
  • PlanForce Group
  • PLDG
  • Russell Herder
  • Slumberland
  • Split Rock Studios
  • Studio On Fire
  • Supervox Agency
  • The Minneapolis Foundation
  • Windmill Design

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