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Meet the people behind D&Co Studio.

Kate's Brand Identity

More about our Director, Kate Dewey.

Kate Dewey is an award-winning brand strategist and senior graphic designer based in Geelong, Australia. Kate founded D&Co Studio in the spare bedroom of her house 12 years ago. The rest is history.

She is passionate about building brands that not only resonate with their target market, but strategically nurture engaging storytelling, supported through beautifully executed imagery.

Her role involves being the lead creative/brand strategist of D&Co, directing the design and branding process with her clients, business development, project management, client liaison, networking and working to form enduring relationship with her clients. 

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D&Co Studio is its people and business partners.

Rory Flynn

Founder & Digital Director - Clever Digital

As the Director of Clever Digital, Rory helps forward thinkers level up their business. Rory’s strengths are being a strategic and creative problem solver; helping businesses to unlock their full growth potential.

Rory provides strategic and creative website solutions to businesses of all sizes, as well as commercial and government organisations, both locally and nationally. Rory possesses over 20 years of industry experience and is highly disciplined in creating multichannel brand experiences.


Founder & Director - Elk Creative

Corey Dodd is the owner and Creative Director of Elk Creative. He has over 15 years of experience in the design industry developing creative solutions across both print and digital media.

He has worked with many large local & national advertising agencies & companies. As well as working directly with his own clients as a freelancer he has helped run & been a pivotal member of other creative studios.

Initially coming from a web & digital background, he has a unique insight of both technology & design. This has given him the ability to run and develop both high-level print and digital media projects.


Founder & Director - Penny Weaver Marketing

As a virtual Chief Marketing Officer, Penny Bartholomew delivers measurable marketing action plans for small to medium businesses, start ups and scale ups.

Founder of Weaver Marketing, Penny Bartholomew, has 20+ years marketing experience and will ensure your marketing, advertising and communications budget and activities drive results for your business.

Mio Ristic

Founder & Director - Video Vault

Video Vault is an acclaimed, seasoned, and enthusiastic video production company specialising in the creation of exceptional, compelling, and top-notch content.

Heading the team at Video Vault is Mio Ristic, a firm believer that a captivating brand story is the cornerstone of outstanding video production.

With Video Vault, you can trust that your brand’s story will be brought to life in a way that engages and resonates with your audience. Mio is dedicated to delivering exceptional results, ensuring that each video production is unique, relevant, and of the highest quality.


Founder & Director - Melbourne Video Agency

With a passion for empowering business owners, Jobe specialises in leveraging the power of video to effortlessly build audiences and get more clients.

MVA’s unique approach ensures that, under Jobe’s guidance, clients transform their business landscape, generating impactful leads in less than 2 hours a month. 

Jobe’s expertise extends to a diverse range of industries and subjects including sales, course creation, content marketing, and digital marketing. 


Founder - Kirstie Lee Photography

Kirstie-Lee, the creative force behind the lens, brings a unique perspective to the world of photography. With a passion for capturing life’s special moments, she has honed her skills and developed a style that is both captivating and timeless. It is Kirstie-Lee’s ability to connect with clients and translate their visions into stunning visual narratives that truly sets her apart.

Kirstie-Lee seeks clients who are not afraid to think outside the box and embrace creativity. She is an advocate for collaboration, inviting her clients to be active participants in the creative process. By fostering a partnership built on trust and shared vision, Kirstie-Lee ensures that each project is unique.