We believe the best stories & solutions are born around a good campfire. Our campfire mark represents community, passion, deep thinking, & impact. Care to join us by the fire?

honest to goodness marketing.

TGW is a social impact marketing and creative studio that partners with forward-thinking businesses to tell their stories.

our mission

TGW envisions a renewably powered future so bright it comes fully equipped with an equal playing field where every voice is heard. A future brought to you by….

...matters of Good Business

The future will rely on businesses of all shapes and sizes to be a force for good. TGW works with organizations ready to put a dent in (or fully demolish) their “business as usual” status and those ready to turn the impact dial up to 10. TGW does so by…

...telling stories that matter.

TGW works with fearless brands looking to apply innovative technology and wanting to better understand how to reach the conscious consumer. TGW finds your story and turns it into 3D.

Time after time.

If you're lost you can look—and you will find us / Time after time / If you fall we will catch you—we’ll be waiting / Time after time.

TGW is a team of nice people doing things to make a damn difference. TGW is at its best when working with similarly nice people with similarly impactful ideas. If you’re looking to apply modern marketing and successful, measurable strategies to your business and may or may not know how to jump in, we’re your pal. We’ll have your back time after time.

We don’t make things to enter into award shows or to bring us individual praise. We discover problems that we think we can have a part in fixing and holes we think we can have a part in filling. We create things we think can have a positive impact on this planet and the people on it.

our story

Founded in 2012 by Lisa Kribs-LaPierre and Gavin Thomas, TGW is a social impact marketing, creative, and modern business strategy studio that refuses to slow down. TGW leads the region in integrating branding with mission-driven strategies while also creating shared value and instilling cultural change for our partners. We have deep B2C and B2B client partnerships including global consumer brands (CPG / food & beverage), national mission-driven companies, technology, renewable energy, healthcare, education, and nonprofits. Sitting along the Genesee River in the heart of Rochester, NY, our office is part of a city restoration project. Our space is lively and open, running on endless caffeine and geothermal power.

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TGW is a proud Certified B Corporation

one of just 2,000 global businesses committed to leading a growing international movement of using business as a force for good. TGW is also a member of the global movement, 1% for the Planet, committing to donate a minimum of 1% of our total revenue to environmental nonprofit partners.

our team

Gavin Thomas

Gavin Thomas

Founding Partner

gavin@tgwstudio.com

Lisa Kribs-LaPierre

Lisa Kribs-LaPierre

Founding Partner

lisa@tgwstudio.com

Shelly Thomas

Shelly Thomas

Content Producer

shelly@tgwstudio.com

Courtney Brown

Courtney Brown

Creative Lead

courtney@tgwstudio.com

Emma Daitz

Emma Daitz

Accounts Manager

emma@tgwstudio.com

Cris Van Grol

Cris Van Grol

Photographer

hello@crisvangrol.com

Eric Thomas

Eric Thomas

CSR Consultant

Sarah Collins

Sarah Collins

Marketing Specialist

sarah@tgwstudio.com

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