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New Mexico.

When you ask Lauren & Vanessa founders of Cottonwood Advertising what they are passionate about, they’ll quickly reply…

Family (duh)
New Mexico, but mostly Albuquerque
Good design
Supporting other’s passions in a way that gets the community excited
Travel to get inspired (just ask them the places they are most inspired by)

Vanessa Bush, co-owner & Director of Strategy

One of Vanessa’s favorite things is finding the perfect word to say the perfect thing. She loves telling a great (mostly true) story. Nothin’ wrong with adding a little color! Vanessa has worked as a high school English teacher, blogger, copywriter, and content editor for the past 18 years. She’s made the desert her home in Albuquerque, NM and is never more satisfied than when discovering some unexpected beauty whether that be in the stark landscape, a poem, or an interesting person. When she’s not working, Vanessa enjoys taking a good walk, lovin’ on her little family, pretending to be annoyed by her adorable beagle, and volunteering about town. Find Vanessa on LinkedIn here.

Lauren Hall, co-owner & Director of Operations

Lauren finds great joy in building businesses up to be the best they can be. She has been working with small businesses in the Albuquerque area since 2011. Solving problems with creative solutions is what drives her. An Albuquerque native, she wouldn’t want to be anywhere else. She can’t wait to see what the future of Albuquerque will look like, and hopes to be a part of the positive transformation. Find Lauren on LinkedIn here.

Let’s build something together.