Founded in 2014, SJ+CO prides itself on offering creative solutions that are both strategic and compelling.


We focus on helping you find your brand voice, define your vision and mission, and ensure all aspects of your visual identity are aligned with your company’s core goals. From brand identity, to annual reports, to an online presence—all visual elements are designed to work in tandem, within an overarching brand identity system that is both effective and results-driven.


Sarah Jane Dunaway

Creative Director + Owner


Sarah Jane has an extensive background in advertising and the printing/packaging industry with over 15 years in the industry. Sarah Jane spent some time at Pratt Institute, New York, before completing her B.A. in Communications from the University of Alabama. After graduation, she moved to Seattle, Washington to pursue a career as a copywriter and graphic designer. She currently spends her career as Creative Director and is a playwright with her first play scheduled for production in Spring (2020).

In her spare time she loves running marathons, contemplating why she runs marathons, cooking overly-healthy kale-based meals, and writing. She runs a parenting-focused website, Mommy Has Struggles, and has written several children’s books, sitcom pilot, movie screenplay and is currently working on her first book.

Sarah Jane lives in Annapolis, Maryland with her husband and 4-year old daughter.



Malory Guenoune

Social Media Manager

Beginning her career in luxury real estate marketing at Coldwell Banker in Annapolis, Maryland, Malory brings a depth of knowledge in digital marketing, advertising, and real estate transaction coordinating. Innately creative with a passion for all things social, Malory is quick to identify a brand's unique traits and help communicate their stories to potential consumers.

Malory attended college in Virginia and completed her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology at Liberty University. Malory calls Irvine, California home and loves exploring coastal Orange County. In her spare time, she enjoys photography, surfing, and curling up in a local coffees hop with a vanilla latte.

As a Social Media Manager Malory's top priority is providing the highest level of service through creative marketing strategies for her clients.

Her passion is directing her clients online presence through website design, email marketing, and social media.



Toni Kruckeberg

Account Manager/ Creative Assistant

Toni has a degree in Business Management uses her experience in both business administration and real estate, to support and help grow our clients. She is our brand cheerleader, and strives at the day to day tasks.

Toni is an organized planner at heart and loves to work with the details. You can usually find her with a checklist in one hand and a hot cocoa in the other! She loves to celebrate all the moments in life, and is an avid Hallmark girl and always planning her next family trip to Disney!

A born and raised Washington State girl, the Pacific Northwest is her home. She has been married to her college sweetheart for almost 14 years, and have two sweet kiddos that push her to work harder everyday.



Michelle Douglas

Brand Strategist & Copywriter

Michelle is a former advertising account executive, non-profit marketing director and global brand manager turned brand strategist and enthusiast. She has a passion for the intersection of communications and making a difference, a love of consumer insights and a sweet spot for helping organizations better define and utilize their mission and values to propel their brand. 

After developing a well-rounded palette of marketing strategy experience in non-profit, agency and large corporate organizations, Michelle started her own business in 2018.

Her company, Ladder, provides brand strategy and communications consulting to non-profits and small businesses doing good. She is excited to also put her talents to use partnering with SJ+CO!

When she’s not brainstorming and writing for brands, you can find Michelle running, playing piano, reading, writing and always chasing the sun. A native of Florida, and transplant from Atlanta, Michelle feels fortunate to call many places home and visits family often. She currently lives in Annapolis, Maryland with her husband. 



Patrick Wong

2019 Summer Intern

Patrick is an Annapolis local who is home for the summer. He is a rising junior at the University of Washington in Seattle. Patrick is earning a business administration degree with a focus in marketing. He is interested in marketing because of its mixture of business and creativity.

Outside of his studies Patrick enjoys to cook for his friends and family. To share his creations, Patrick started to photograph and post his food on Instagram. This is where his experience with social media management and photography started.

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Patrick is excited to be working for SJ+CO this summer. He is looking forward to gaining work experience, connecting with clients, and collaborating along all the seasoned members of the team!


Open Positions

Social Media & Design Intern

We're looking for an amazing social media intern to join our team. This position is unpaid, with the potential to become a paid position, if you're the right fit! Are you a wiz at Instagram, overly-gifted with VSCO and iPhone photography, or looking to learn more about Facebook advertising? Our internships provide invaluable hands-on experience. Interns work directly with us on the creation of campaigns and concepts all the way through to implementation.

Qualifications & Tasks

  • Be self-motivated and overly excited to create engaging social media content and brainstorm new social initiatives.

  • Perform research to find articles and resources that are relevant to our clients.

  • Monitor analytics to assess trends and activity across all social accounts.

  • Photography and graphic design experience is a major plus!


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