greener grass

We deliver the work big agencies offer.

and the flexibility they can’t.

Spring13 was founded by Creative Director and Artist Bronwen Kennedy to create a new kind of ad agency. A company that brings together the very best talent, strategy and practices in the industry—without all the obstacles, processes, drama and over-billing that often comes with the big agency experience.

As a result, Spring13 operates in the sweet sphere where efficiency meets excellence. We create custom teams for each project—so you get personal attention from the exact resources you need without paying for those you don’t.

And the talent? A robust network of passionate, energetic, award-winning experts, all driven to create breakthrough communications that produce results.

Meet Bronwen

executive creative director / founder

Bronwen Kennedy

Bronwen Kennedy, Principal/Owner of Spring13, has more than a decade of agency experience as an award-winning Creative Director, serving as creative lead on national, multi-channel campaigns and multi-million dollar new business pitches. She has directed creative teams from concept through production in all media, including over 25 original TV commercials for clients such as Time Warner Cable, Weight Watchers, NASDAQ, and Blue Cross Blue Shield.

full bio

Bronwen Kennedy’s impressive career was launched in top advertising agencies in Washington, D.C., and New York City. At Earle Palmer Brown, RTC and Young & Rubicam Brands, she spent more than a decade as lead Creative Director for national and global clients, such as FedEx, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Weight Watchers, TimeWarner, GlaxoSmithKline, Bristol-Myers Squibb and numerous others.

In 2006, with more than 25 original television commercials and a multitude of credits to her name, Bronwen stepped away from her position to found and execute a larger vision: Spring13, a marketing agency designed to streamline creative processes, facilitate direct client interaction and eliminate excess overhead – in short, an agency that produced unmatched work without any barriers or bureaucracy.

Spring13 quickly grew into a dynamic, multifaceted agency, with Bronwen as owner and Executive Creative Director. In addition to its unique business model, the agency has garnered industry recognition and esteemed awards for its ability to translate business subtleties and nuances into innovative marketing across all media channels. Proprietary branding, original corporate identities and fresh, creative campaigns have drawn notable clients that include National Geographic, 3M, Discovery Education, Highline Wealth Management, Financial Services Advisory, ProCure Cancer Treatment Centers, FBB Financial Capital Partners, Greenloons, The GateWay Arts District, NASDAQ and many more.

To those who know Bronwen, Spring13’s success is no surprise. Her talent, leadership, drive and business acumen have long commanded industry respect, and her remarkable career is backed by a prestigious creative education: Parsons School of Design in Paris, France; American University and The Corcoran College of Art and Design in D.C.; the School of Visual Arts in New York City; and direct tutelage under Milton Glaser, co-founder of New York Magazine and renowned designer of America’s most respected brands. She is regularly solicited as a guest speaker by institutions like Charles Schwab and has an upcoming engagement with the Washington Post.

Off the job, Bronwen enjoys worldwide SCUBA trips and being actively involved in her two young children’s lives. Though she and her husband both own and operate successful businesses – his in film and television – they often find time to pack up the family for another trip or adventure. With dual Australian/American citizenship and fluency in French, Bronwen continues to chase her passion for international travel, while still embracing all the metro D.C. area has to offer.

speaking engagements

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Bronwen is a passionate, energetic speaker with a talent for motivating and inspiring others to help bring their vision to light. Bronwen is excited to share her two decades of experience as an award-winning Creative Director. She brings remarkable insights gained from serving as creative lead on multibillion-dollar new business pitches and national, multichannel campaigns, including over 25 original television commercials for clients such as Time Warner Cable, Weight Watchers, NASDAQ and Blue Cross Blue Shield.

Bronwen’s talent, leadership and drive to bring winning ideas to life have long garnered industry recognition—from her ability to bring together stellar creative teams to translating business subtleties and nuances into breakthrough communications that produce results.

Contact Bronwen
To find out more about how her insights and experience can energize your company please reach out !

previous speaking engagements

Charles Schwab Ladies Luncheon—The Current U.S. Landscape: Millennial, Social Media for Wealth Management Firms

American Express Small Business Program—Gateway Arts District: How to Create a Marketing Strategy

Gateway Arts District—Branding Best Practices

University of Maryland—Design Fellow: Creativity in Design,
2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

Somerset School—Career Day, 2014 & 2015, 2017

Girls in Technology—Sharing Our Success Program (GIT), Computer Sciences Corporation, 2015.

View a video of the GIT event.