About Us

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BarkleyOKRP headquarters in Kansas City
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Big: The scale, sophistication, and breadth of services that holding companies promise.

Indie: The best of independent agency creativity with more than a nod (but less than a headbang) to the spirit, energy, and innovation of the music and film “Indies” who paved the way.

Ultimately, More impact. Less fuss.

The Principles of Big Indie

We answer to the consumer first.

800 experts deep with the single purpose of connecting with the end consumer.

We put the soul in the sale.

Rigorous and results-driven with the staunch belief that for a consumer to act, they must first feel.

We pull the red thread.

Our model is built to harness a big idea at the heart of your brand and thread it through your entire organization, inside and out.

BarkleyOKRP in Action

Awards & Recognition

BarkleyOKRP has a rich history of recognition, including four appearances on Ad Age’s A-List, being named Ad Age’s “Small Agency of the Year—Culture” and “Best Places to Work,” Convergence’s “Fastest Growing Agencies,” and Adweek’s “Agency of the Year” shortlist, The 4A’s Foundation “Independent Agency of the Year” for DEIB practices, and the ANA’s Multicultural Excellence Award.

Certified B Corporation

Certified B-Corp

With our status as one of the largest Certified B Corporation™, we’re always out to prove creativity can solve any problem. We’re guided by a fierce and public commitment to #AddGood to the world.

See how we lead with purpose in our annual Impact Report here.

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DEI+B

We know that to #AddGood outside our organization, we must first add good inside. This means investing in our teams and opportunities for them to succeed. Through programs like the Creative Accelerator, BarkleyOKRP Fellowship, + the BLAC internship program we don’t just make a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; we make a difference within our walls and in the industry by recruiting and retaining qualified employees from diverse backgrounds at all levels in our organization.

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Partnerships

We cultivate crucial partnerships in the spirit of collaboration and delivering the best for every brand. In addition to being part of the DAWN independent network of agencies, we are proud to be a certified Google Marketing Platform, Google Premier Partner, Google Cloud Partner, Microsoft Advertising Elite Partner + Meta Business Partner.

Barkley OKRP by the Numbers

Our Offices

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Kansas City
1740 Main Street
Kansas City, MO
+1 816 842 1500

Chicago
328 S Jefferson St #850
Chicago, IL
+1 312 226 6144

Austin
1300 Guadalupe St, Suite 100
Austin, TX
+1 800 788 9152

Denver
4180 Wynkoop, Suite 330
Denver, CO
+1 816 842 1500

New York City
275 7th Avenue, 27th Floor
New York City, NY
+1 816 842 1500

Pittsburgh
116 Federal Street
Pittsburgh, PA
+1 412 359 7200

Leadership

Chief Strategy Officer
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Chief Impact Officer
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Chief Performance Officer
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Chief Operating Officer
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President
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Chief Creative Officer
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Chief Media Officer
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Chief Executive Officer
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Creative Chairman
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Chief Client Experience Officer
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Chief Growth Officer
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Chief Relationship Officer
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Chief Financial Officer
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