Who We Are

Walter Ludwig (managing partner and senior creative) has been general consultant or managed dozens of Congressional and US Senate races, as well as state representative and state senate campaigns, and statewide judicial and mayoral races. In 2018 and 2020, he wrote and produced over 150 ads for the Michigan House Democrats, and in 2020, almost 200 ads for the North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party. In 2016, he produced ads in the Baltimore mayoral race that won two Gold Pollies and three Reed Awards, including “Toughest Ad of 2016.” In 2017, his campaign for a labor IE in Virginia won nine of 12 races (another was a tie) and won a “Best Overall” Pollie Award. His expertise includes ensuring digital and television work hand-in-hand.

Joseph Bachman has worked as campaign manager or senior-level staff on a host of Democratic campaigns from state legislative races, to statewide judicial races, to campaigns for U.S. Congress, Bachman has worked with Democratic organizations large and small, as well as working directly with organized labor.

Lindsey Cook has been a news helicopter videographer and is an Adobe Suite certified editor with 10 years’ experience.

Mark McLaurin is an effective campaign operative with 25 years of experience, 15 of them providing senior-level strategic advice on electoral and issue advocacy/ballot measures across the United States. Mark spent 11 years as Political Director at SEIU Local 500, Maryland’s largest SEIU Local and eight years on the Executive Committee of SEIU’s Maryland/DC State Council. Aside from his wealth of experience with labor, Mark has specialized in working directly in contested Democratic primaries advising women, LGBTQIA and candidates of color.

Jackson Steppe is Indigo’s senior producer, managing a team of camera operators, sound techs, animators and editors. He has 16 years’ experience and his work has won 12 Tellies and six Addys, as well as almost 30 awards with Indigo.

Sean Cullen is animator/designer with a passion for fun, challenging motion design work. With more than a decade of experience, Sean has worked with a wide range of clients, broadcast networks, and design studios.

Carol Hardy has 20 years’ experience as a graphic designer for commercial, non-profit and political clients.