LGND is an interdisciplinary team of strategists and creatives who draw on backgrounds in policy, data, technology, design, video, and communications to supercharge our clients’ efforts with world-class digital products and support.

Meet the Team

Mike Aleo

President & Creative Director

Leyla Balimtas

Account Director

Jeff Bridgforth


Hadi Dimachkieh


Alana Elston

Head of Employee Success

Patrick Hunt


Jason Kirtley

Senior Art Director

Matthew Lockwood


Jack Mallory

Senior Account Director

Ryan McCahan


Bridie O’Connell


Haley Rand


Joey Seales

Art Director

Patrick Sims


Brendan Sullivan

Chief of Staff, Strategic Ventures

Garet Williams

Senior Account Director

Our Values

An organization is only as strong as the values that guide it.

LGND Value


What It Means

  • Relationships Matter
  • Cultivate Compassion
  • Keep it Skunk-Free

LGND Value


What It Means

  • Choose optimism
  • care as much as the client
  • good feedback creates great work

LGND Value


What It Means

  • Become an issue expert
  • bring a growth mindset
  • storytelling is a skill

LGND Value


What It Means

  • stay grateful
  • make work fun
  • tell your own stories

Join Our Team

Account Director

We’re looking for an Account Director that’s comfortable guiding clients on website builds, product launches, and marketing campaigns. Our Account Director will have an uncanny knack to keep projects on time, under-budget and with clients (and internal teams!) in good spirits. The AD will partner with our production team on multiple projects with timelines from a few weeks to over a year for clients ranging from non-profits to foundations to Fortune 500 companies. If you’re a master plate-spinner and a great storyteller, you’ve found the right spot.

Washington, D.C. or Remote in the U.S.

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LGND is committed to diversity and creating an inclusive environment. LGND does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability or genetic information.