Charging the agency frontier

If you ain't makin' dust, yer eatin' it.


Strength of a Bull,
Wisdom of a Beard.

“Bull & Beard doesn't just match brands with agencies; they create 'ride or die' relationships."

Bull & Beard has the strategic vision and experience needed to bring your brand or agency's ideas to life, in all their glory. We support, grow and connect brands and agencies with the talent, teams and tools that win business. We save our clients time and money, reduce their risk and pump up their pitch. We are your ride or die partner. Whether it's building an app, finding a team or getting counsel, we are the guys you keep on speed dial. We're ready to take the bull by the horns...are you?



When it comes to the coaching and counsel you need, it's like the wild, wild west out there. It’s about time you had a ride or die partner you trust. Someone with years in the rodeo leading, growing and connecting agencies and brands with the talent, teams and tools they need. With decades spent in the dirt, we're strapped in and ready to ride.


As a wise cowboy once advised, “don’t tolerate weak coffee.” Bull & Beard brings a deep understanding of advertising, marketing and technology with a knack for distilling it down for brands and agencies. We help clients excel at the business of advertising, whether it's positioning, pricing, planning or process.


We aren't simply search consultants, we're relationship-driven connectors, matching brands with agencies and agencies with opportunities and resources. We find a fit, reduce your risk and make you look good in the process. Our sure-footed counsel removes the typical brinkmanship and barriers. With a stable of vetted resources and agency partners, you can safely make Bull & Beard your first call, every time.


We are entrepreneurs, ad men and technologists who found our home on the agency range, relishing each and every opportunity to educate, inform and inspire. Whether it's giving a talk, writing an article or leading a workshop, our goal is simple: drive your business forward (and remember, going faster when you're lost won't help a bit).


This ain’t our first rodeo


Smile when you call me that

  • Robby and the team at Bull & Beard did an incredible job redesigning our corporate website! They were fast, honest, and very responsive during the entire process which made working with them a breeze. It's easy to see that Robby and his Co-Founder Jason care a lot about their customers and they definitely went the extra mile when helping us.

    — Adam Keune,  Co-Founder,  Higher Learning Technologies
  • I recently worked with Bull & Beard in a matchmaking capacity. Indeed, they found a fit... in terms of personalities, geography, and experience as much as scope and budget. They didn't stop at making an introduction. They worked tirelessly, providing strategic counsel and working with each party to help us negotiate the scope and contract. More importantly, they focused on ensuring the expectations and desires of all sides were known, clear and met. I'll admit, I was a bit skeptical about how much value Bull & Beard would provide but after this process I am completely sold. My advice to any agency or brand looking for a team or talent: don't take a chance. The more you're investing, the more you need a matchmaker and broker; someone who can find a fit, reduce everyone's risk and create win-win situations.

    — Bryan Delaney,  Co-Founder & VP,  Skookum
  • Bull & Beard has earned their place as our strategic partner. We first used them for execution and quickly grew in appreciation for their counsel and strategy work. They deliver what they promise, often more than what they promise, and with good humor every step along the way. Having worked with tech agencies small and large, established and start-up, we’ve had a range of experiences. Bull & Beard is the real deal: winning strategy, quality execution for a fair price coupled with honesty and transparency. There’s a reason why Bull & Beard is on my speed dial.

    — Emily Kirkpatrick,  Vice President,  National Center for Families Learning
  • Bull & Beard has been a great asset to Burroughs & Chapin Company. Robby, Jason and the entire Bull & Beard team are full of cutting-edge talent, dedication and passion. They did an amazing job developing brand new, responsive websites for both of our experiential retail properties, Broadway at the Beach and Barefoot Landing, making what can sometimes be a very stressful and difficult process, easy. In addition, the Bull & Beard team created a content management system for both sites that is extremely user friendly and met the needs of both properties. They are a pleasure to work with and are always accommodating.

    — Melissa Armstrong,  Marketing Director,  Burroughs & Chapin
  • We saved our client money working with Bull & Beard and Skippaz...not because they're less expensive or have a more attractive hourly rate. Rather, we saved money because the entire process of building our client's website was managed efficiently. You'd better be efficient if you're working through Basecamp posts and to-do lists. But I truly believe our success had as much to do with the entire team's combination of talent and professionalism. First rate in every way.

    — Mark Burris,  Owner & President,  Burris Agency
  • Just looked at the work from your team and have to say we are super-stoked, very impressed and very happy about it. Everything looks fantastic! Usually there's a learning curve working with a new team but you guys nailed it right out of the gate. We were really, really thrilled with what we saw and just wanted to thank you guys for that. This project is going to turn out great!

    — Neil Marritt,  Co-Founder & VP,  Emisare
  • I am so fortunate to have connected with Bull & Beard. They are creative, forward-thinking and just "get it". Not only are they skilled at matching clients and agencies, but they also bring strategic vision that helps your brand come to life. In addition to being trusted experts, their enthusiasm and wit makes the process truly enjoyable. My organization has already benefited immensely from the wisdom that comes with Bull & Beard and I will continue to seek their guidance on future projects!

    — Lauren Roach,  Marketing Director,  Wyche, P.A
  • Bull & Beard are agency partners you put on speed dial. They're strategic counsel and matchmaking services have empowered our plans and pitches at M Creative. I highly recommend their services to agencies large and small, especially those looking to elevate their digital offering.

    — Mary Jamis,  President,  M Creative
  • Bull & Beard brings together several key ingredients for a great web partnership: competency, affordability, speed and always over delivering. What sets them apart from any other web partner I’ve worked with is their personal touch. They value having a true relationship and you are never passed off – Jason and Robby walk the project with you through to successful completion.

    — Emily Everhart,  Account Executive,  Brains On Fire
  • Bull & Beard has been a valuable partner. Sometimes the digital development needs of a brand or agency client are outside my scope of experience. They have helped interpret those requirements and find developers who are the right fit for the projects and budgets.

    — Ian Joyce,  Principal,  August Communication Consultants


I’m your Huckleberry.

Bull & Beard supports ad agencies and brands as a trusted partner, bringing capability with character. Whether it's working on your agency, for your agency or with your agency, we help you position, price, pitch and perform in an evolving world. We are your first call, providing solid counsel and corralling the right resources at the right times. With a backstory rooted in advertising and technology, we are the hired guns you call when you want to stake your claim and build the ranch...or just need an extra hand. Whether it's new business opportunities or resources for client projects, we are your go-to, your wrangler, your ace in the hole.

After more than thirty years working in advertising and technology, we know the trail and can guide the way. We help brands make wise decisions when it comes to their advertising, marketing and technology. Whether you're in need of a new agency, a website or mobile app, or help with a paid search or social campaign, we've rounded up a deep network of trusted teams and talented freelancers ready to ride with you on your next project. Let us diversify your resources and reduce your risk by matching you with vetted folks we know well. Don't waste good money on cheap boots...we provide the counsel and connections you'll need.


Scars are Cowboy Tattoos with Better Stories

We’ve spent many memorable years working dusk till dawn in advertising, marketing and technology, spanning nearly every category. Whether it's strategy, creative services, app development or digital marketing, our breadth and depth of experience says we may have walked a few miles in your boots. Take a look at where we’ve been. Join us on the trail ahead.

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Don't Squat with Your Spurs on

by Robby Berthume

SellPersonal Podcast

Oct 5, 2016

SellPersonal Podcast

Christien Louviere is CEO of SellPersonal, a successful data-driven marketing solutions company, an expert at building SaaS sales and marketing teams, brand coach and host of the SellPersonal podcast where he interviews high performers in the C-Suite, VC and entrepreneur set. This latest episode features Bull & Beard CEO, Robby Berthume, sharing personal stories and talking about brand building, avoiding fear and the importance of delivering value.

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