Who We Are

CK&D is a cause marketing and media group. We consult with leading charitable brands and Fortune 500 companies to create socially responsible marketing strategies that elevate your cause or issue to a global stage.

Our Philosophy

Our business philosophy is straightforward: Working with our clients, we create socially responsible branding strategies designed to expand the number of people served. Our mutual goal is to leave a long lasting, positive footprint on the world.

What Sets Us Apart

We have a wealth of experience building successful cause-related campaigns for leading corporations and national non-profits. We leverage our deep roots within the entertainment industry to provide smart, engaging and effective ideas that meet your brand objectives.

CK&D
works with you
to meet long-term business objectives and achieve the most successful results.

Conceptualize

National Campaigns

We challenge ourselves to look at things differently. From conception through execution, CK&D develops large-scale national movements by generating creative ideas and implementing programs that bring about measurable change.

Create

Entertainment Strategies

We can help you navigate the complex world of entertainment in order to build stronger, more effective alliances with the studios, networks, agencies and guilds. CK&D connects you to the right talent and entertainment properties at the highest levels.

Produce

Marketing Materials

CK&D produces a wide array of cause marketing materials, award-winning public service announcements, online videos and short films. At heart, we are storytellers. We help you connect with your target audience emotionally, delivering clear and consistent messages throughout.

Build

Strategic Partnerships

Beyond the entertainment industry, we identify and seek out mutually beneficial partners that bring relevance, credibility and value to your brand. We build strategic partnerships between nonprofits and corporations that bring significant funds and awareness to your cause.

Drive

Communications

CK&D builds campaign assets with strong national media appeal. With more than 25 years of entertainment-driven public relations experience, CK&D provides strategic media relations council and helps manage your PR to maximize media coverage.

Eric Carlson

15 years at Creative Artists Agency (CAA) as division head and senior agent. Responsible for the packaging, sale and placement of over two billion dollars worth of entertainment content. An active member of the Writers Guild of America and Producers Guild of America, he has written and created multiple feature films and television shows.

Susan Carlson

20 year career in the entertainment industry working at the highest levels with actors, directors, producers, and corporate clients such as Intel, Coke and Nike for Creative Artists Agency (CAA). Coordinated marketing and strategic partnerships with companies including The Walt Disney Company and Artists Management Group.

Judi Ketcik

Built her 20-plus year career in cause-marketing and corporate philanthropy. For nearly ten years, she was Vice President of Communications at the Entertainment Industry Foundation, a leading charity in Hollywood, where she worked with an array of corporate donors and was part of the management team that launched two industry-wide campaigns: Stand Up To Cancer and iParticipate. Senior Account Manager for Ronald McDonald House Charities, a global children's non-profit.