Who we are

Building Belief

We’re an ad agency. We’re not ashamed to say so. We create ideas.

But at our core, building belief is what we are all about.

And, to quote Ringo, It don’t come easy.

It takes time. Tenacity. And trust.

It only happens when each of us has the courage to offer others our experiences, our insights and our truth.

Free of agendas. Free from fear.

Belief is the engine that creates connections and drives open conversations, shared solutions and powerful platforms that drive our business – and, in turn, yours.

  • Belief in ourselves.
  • In each other.
  • In our clients
  • and their brands.
  • Belief that leads to results.

Why we're here
Our client partners

Our roots

Meet the two men who planted the acorns from which the mighty 100-some-year-old oak has grown. They're a couple of pretty interesting cats.

Greatest hits
A legacy of ideas at work

Take a peek at some of our most powerful, fun and successful work reaching back over more than a century. You’ll discover that while times change, what makes an idea great doesn’t.

Our work

Whether it’s a web design, a national TV spot or an in-store experience, it’s all crafted to cause one consumer response: belief that leads to results.

EVP, Chief Operating Officer

John Birnsteel

John rejoined Doe in 2013 after spending 16 years in the UK where he was Head of Strategy for IPG’s FutureBrand and Head of Insights for Imagination, the world’s largest brand experience company. As our Chief Operating Officer, John leads the account management and account planning functions at Doe-Anderson. In his free time, he serves on boards at the Kentucky School of Art and The Kentucky Show. John chaired The Vision Louisville Identity Focus Team. He is a member of the Leadership Louisville class of 2014. Married to Lindsey. Brooke, Sally and Charles call them Mum and Dad. Gardener. Cyclist. Chef. Amateur economist.