Management Team

 

Michael De Boer

Michael has more than 25 years experience working with major national and global brands. Starting his career on Madison Avenue, Michael specialized in working with travel and entertainment brands. He was Associate Producer for a number of A&E cable shows (Comedy on the Road, Comedy from the Caribbean, Girls Night Out) and ran North American PR for the Barcelona Olympic Committee with his firm, The Frontier Group.

In the mid 1990s, Michael moved to Milwaukee to work on the Miller Brewing account. Since then he has led successful campaigns for brands such as Discover Financial, ConAgra, Samsonite, Air Jamaica, Culligan, Pfizer, Milwaukee Electric Tool, Subway, Warner Brothers, Milwaukee Brewers, Appleton Rum, United Airlines and The President’s Committee for the Arts and Humanities.

Jason Klagstad

During Jason’s two decades of working in experiential marketing, he has, amongst other things, staged a concert on the North Pole with the Red Hot Chili Peppers for Molson, managed teams executing up to 700 branded events per week, and on a single day, produced 45 private concerts across North America featuring Kenny Chesney, et. al.

As head of production at premier event marketer, GMR Marketing, Jason managed a $17 million annual client portfolio that included Miller Brewing, Trojan, EA Sports, Altria, Microsoft, Intel, Tyco and Nike. Always tech-forward, he co-founded Cineviz, a firm that introduced holograms, interactive projection and augmented reality to clients such as Nike, Green Bay Packers and Intel.

Professional Experience

The Harvest Strat team has a long history of delivering results for some of the world's largest brands. We merge tried and true marketing/business practices with today's bleeding edge, data/digital technology. Our clients, both large and small receive fractional ownership and hands-on guidance on the top talent and technology available. At the end of the day, this translates to more customers, revenue, profits and a strong competitive edge.