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Tepino is a branding agency that crafts and activates brands in the hospitality, health & fitness, nutrition, financial, entertainment, and technology industries to name a few. Our agency creates practically every aspect of brand experience; from building brand identities to engineering, executing and delivering cohesive, strategic marketing plans. Approaching every project as problem solvers, we realize that the value we build into your company only works if it is true to your brand essence and aligns with your business objectives.

Date & Thyme
Greens Plus
Bellezza Spa
22 Days Nutrition
Beck College Prep
Casa Palopó
Wyndham Grand Rio Mar Beach Resort
Women’s Fund of Miami-Dade

About Us

We are the people behind your brand.
Our brand building sets up the proper platform to activate your brand. We craft a targeted campaign to bring your brand to life by understanding the relationship your business needs to nurture your target market.  Tepino focuses on delivering positive interactions and experiences through the buying channels your market is most likely to use.

Because Tepino is a boutique agency that specializes in brand creation and brand activation, we’re built to deliver value to your company. You’ll experience a tight knit team that has an intimate understanding of your business needs.


How We Do It

At Tepino, we believe brands that compete merely on features and benefits lose out.
If you take notice, great brands deliver a trusting relationship with their customers. It’s our job to weave your brand values into your culture and your customers’ psyche.

Tepino understands how people buy. Search and analytics inform our branding process and we listen closely to how the market behaves, allowing us to constantly optimize your communications.

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To achieve our goals, we differentiate, infiltrate and activate your communications.
Whether we are creating a website, national campaign or a Facebook post,
there’s an opportunity to get noticed, create value and start a following that generates successful business.

What We Do


Brand Positioning
Analytics Reporting


Brand Voice + Messaging
Corporate Identity
Brand Identity
Print Design
Web Design + Development
User Experience Design
Package Design
Brand Management Tools
Branded Environments


Print Campaigns
Online Campaigns
Social Media
Content Marketing
Lead Generation
Brand Activation
Google Adwords
Search Engine Optimization


Who We’ve Worked With

Tepino has experience creating and activating brands for hospitality, consumer products, restaurant, B to B, financial, retail and entertainment companies.

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Team Leaders

We believe in working together.
Open communication between our clients and ourselves leads to great solutions, accurate work and met timelines. When you meet us, we are eager, sincere and excitable. You can feel the passion for our work. You’ll notice it’s addicting.

Todd Friedman
Executive Creative Director

Starting as a design communications major at Pratt Institute, it became evident that Todd liked to think differently. His entrepreneurial spirit lead him to create a branding agency in Miami where he applied his creative and design ability. An award-winning creative director, Todd applies inventive strategies and compelling communications for his clients across the new media landscape, focusing on delivering measurable results to marketing objectives.

Dana Bartholomew Koman
Account Manager

Originally from Utah, Dana brings a wealth of editing, writing and client management experience to the team. Previously, Dana worked as a reporter in the Boston area while also administrating a youth sailing program on Martha’s Vineyard. Dana’s experience also includes hospitality, having worked at Canyons Ski Resort as a Snow Reporter and Front Desk Guide. As Tepino’s Account Manager, she works with clients to ensure the project delivery and that expectations are exceeded.

Dee Sutherland
Design Director

Leading the design team with her unique vision and exceptional attention to detail are the hallmarks of Dee’s approach. A Communication Arts graduate of Pratt Institute, her early career began at CYB Yasumura, a division of Young & Rubicam. An award winning director and designer, Dee demands that Tepino’s creative work is distinctively unexpected, expertly crafted and visually powerful.

Blanca Hernandez
Senior Art Director

Blanca is the rare combination of creative ability, design, and organizational skills. She is a key driver in the creative planning, execution, and production of our work, and her talent helps us maintain a high level of finish, user experience design, and creative consistency across all platforms.



Ready to fire up your brand?
We look forward to working with people who love to build successful businesses, fruitful relationships, and world-class brands.

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