Meet Our Core Team

Over the years, b.Branded has evolved into a team of hard-working, creative and technical professionals. We love what we do and it shows. Get to know our senior team members below.

Lindsay Waltz Creative Director, Owner
Lindsay started her design career in Baltimore and founded b.Branded after moving to Wilmington in 2004. She holds a BFA in Graphic Design and has over 20 years of industry experience. Her knack for multi-tasking and creative expertise keeps the studio running smoothly and the quality of our work top-notch. If you can pry her away from her Mac, she enjoys being on the water with her husband Jim, twins Lily and Cooper and their two dogs Luna and Meadow.
Emily Kane Senior Designer, Photographer
Emily joined the b. team when she fled the windy city for sunny Wilmington in 2010. Her proficient design skills and creative flair consistently produce successful concepts for our clients. Emily holds a BFA in Graphic Design and minor in business from Illinois Wesleyan University. When not designing, she can be found on her SUP or kayak with her husband Jack and boston terrier Goose.
Dave Grote Jr. Production Director, Illustrator
Dave uses his talents to create unique graphic solutions and original illustrations for the b. team. He studied graphic design at the Bradley Academy of Visual Arts in York, PA and later at Towson State University in MD. Dave joined the b. team in 2009 after ten years as an in-house corporate designer. Dave’s interests include vintage toys, illustration, baseball, and his four children.
Lauren McCall Internet Marketing Director
Lauren helps our campaigns spread their wings on the web. From SEO to email marketing and social media management, Lauren is an expert in growing brands on the Internet. She has 15 years experience in the industry and holds two degrees in Business Marketing & Communication Studies from the University of North Carolina Wilmington. After hours you can find her crafting, cooking, or cheering on her hometown Tarheels with husband Casey and dogs, Lucy Rue and Isabella.
Lauren Itkowitz Public Relations Director
Lauren has more than 20 years’ public relations experience, with an outstanding portfolio of success for clients in a wide range of industries. One of her proudest achievements is earning a client a spot in Time Magazine’s “Most Influential People of the Year.” Lauren lives in Wilmington with her active-duty Navy husband and three children. She loves a good cause and a good party.