Client Recommendations


“Jeff is one of the brightest and most creative persons I have ever encountered. He is one of those rare individuals who is able to see around the bend.. He has been of immence help to me. I heartilly commend Jeff and his services.”

Luther Johnson, President at Relational Dynamics Institute

“I worked with Jeff Whetstone from 2010 through 2013. During that time I served as the Director of Enrollment and subsequently, the Vice President of land Student Services. Jeff was responsible for virtually all print materials, special micro-sites, and working on the overall messaging of the school. I worked with Jeff to develop new ideas and found him very resourceful and innovative. The finish quality of his work was highly professional. I enjoyed the creative process with Jeff, as he was easy to bounce ideas off of in search of the best outcome, and was open to continue dialogue until the project was ideal for the university’s needs.”

David Curran, Principal Consultant at Enrollment-Plus

“I highly recommend Jeff Whetstone with whom our organization worked for several years during a key product launch. Jeff’s company designed the artwork for the packaging of our multi-DVD package WATCHWORD BIBLE® NEW TESTAMENT that we’ve used for nearly a decade, selling literally hundreds of thousands of DVDs.”

James Fitzgerald, CEO, WatchWORD Productions

“Jeff Whetstone combines passion, insight and creativity in graphics, design, marketing, and messaging to bring “WOW” to your business endeavors. Jeff is the one partner your future business success requires.”

Dr. Tom Heemstra LtCol(Ret.)
CEO MACH 5 Leadership Solutions, Founder: the Sanctuary, Creator’s University; Intl.


“Jeff is the perfect mix of creativity, marketing, and application knowledge. He not only knows how to create graphics that draw the viewer in, but he also has the background and experience in market studies and consumer research to build branding into each project he is involved in. In all the projects I have worked with Jeff on, he takes the time to learn about each application, the company, and the project’s target audience and goals. He then incorporates that into his messaging and graphics. Many times I have called on Jeff for his expert advice. I have watched him over the years develop many key programs for various types of business and is very diverse in his abilities. His enthusiasm and love of his work is evident. Jeff is one of only a handful of vendors that I have found to be very attentive and sensitive to timeliness of a project. I wholeheartedly recommend Jeff Whetstone.”

Jayne McGrath
Bright Hope International, Director Development Marketing & Communications

“Organizations that have leaders who push them, who inspire other individuals to change the norm, will thrive. Whatever the status quo is for your organization, changing it gives you the opportunity to be remarkable. In today’s economy, people are drawn to those brands that are remarkable. Jeff Whetstone is one of those people who will come alongside of your business and help you think differently and challenge the way you do things. With a wealth of creative wisdom and business savvy, Jeff will quickly evaluate your business opportunities and help you create solutions that will increase your market share, improve your productivity and profitability. Jeff will exponentially expand how you think about your market, your message and your value proposition.”
Jeff Pederson, Experienced Sales and Marketing Executive,
Regional/Territory Sales and Management and Marketing Consultation
“Jeff consistently brings energy and new perspective to branding and marketing challenges! He’s helped our organization take a fresh look at how to focus, promote and reach clients in the essential E-world. And...always very performance & results oriented... Thanks Jeff!”
Ted Ehrlichman
President & CEO for CareerSource Suncoast

Jeff Whetstone is an extraordinary marketing professional. He is that rare hybrid of analyst and creative who is able to look at your marketing challenges from a variety of perspectives and help create the best solution for you. I highly recommend Jeff to you for marketing analysis, web design and e-strategies, branding and identity development, and any other marketing communication need you may have.”
Kerry Park
President/Creative Director The Park Group

“I have worked with Jeff for 20 plus years as a client. He has provided excellent business solutions and I highly recommend. His marketing sensibilities and design capabilities have provided great direction to my company and my clients.”
Allan Hardin
President, Aaron Management

"I have known and worked with Jeff Whetstone for more than fifteen years and have found him to be one of the most creative people I know. He is one of those unique people who is able combine creativity with both strategic thinking and networking to bring the right people together on a project and execute it on a timely basis.”
John E. Hinkley
Director of Marketing
Moody Publishers

“I’ve known Jeff since 2005 whenI hired him to work on the rebranding of Luis Palau’s festivals in the United States. Jeff is an extremely talented person. He is particularly skilled in organizational branding and all the design and cultural elements that go into creating and maintaining a brand. He works well virtually and across time zones. Over the years, I’ve found him easy to work with and a quick study. There is no one I trust to get a project done right more than Jeff. If you have the chance to hire him, do it. He will exceed your expectations.”
Bradley Burck
President, Burck Communication

Category Experience

  • Automotive Aftermarket
  • Beverages
  • Book Publishing
  • Broadcast Media
  • Consumer Electronics
  • Consumer Packaged Goods
  • Education
  • E-commerce
  • Entertainment
  • Financial Services
  • Food Packaging
  • Food Supplements and Vitamins
  • Fundraising
  • Healthcare
  • Home Furnishings
  • Magazine Publications
  • Manufacturing
    –Thermoform Plastics
  • Medical
    –Medical & Surgical Weight loss
    –Pain Management
    –Sleep Disorders
    –Sports Medicine
  • Military
  • Mobile Devices
  • Music
  • Non-Government Agencies
  • Non-for-Profit
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Professional Associations
  • Retail
  • Secondary Packaging
  • Subscriber Recruitment
  • Transportation & Logistics
  • Technology
  • Video
    – Broadcast Advertising
    – Business Training
    – Children Entertainment
    – Educational
    – Medical-Patient Education
    – Web-Marketing

Client Experience

National Brands

  • Coca-Cola
  • Diageo
  • Motorola
  • Visa
  • Chicago Tribune
  • United States Army
  • United States Air Force
  • First National Bank of Omaha

New York Times Best sellers–

  • "The Five Love Languages"
  • "The Left Behind Series"
  • "The Prayer of Jabez"

Nonprofit Organizations

  • Inner City Impact
  • World Relief
  • Bright Hope International
  • Little Lambs Ministry-Ukraine
  • Wycliffe Bible Translators
  • Youth for Christ
  • Orphan Voice-Vietnam
  • Bethesda Women’s Addiction Recovery

National Retailers

  • Pier 1
  • FTD
  • Best Buy
  • Barnes & Noble
  • OfficeMax
  • Sears
  • Hobby Lobby

Publishers & Music Distributors

  • Broadman Holdman
  • David C. Cook
  • Focus on the Family
  • Moody Publishing
  • Provident Music & Chordant Music
  • Thomas Nelson Publishers
  • Tyndale House Publishers
  • Sony-BMG Music

Broadcast Media

  • Gary Chapman 5 Love Languages Radio Show
  • Moody Broadcasting Network
  • TLN-Total Living Network
  • James Kennedy Ministries


  • Alexian Brothers Hospital Network
  • Alexian Brothers Heart & Vascular Institute
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American Society for Nutrition
  • Beltone
  • Bonaventure Medical Group
  • Cancer Institute at Amita Health
  • Kane Center--Suburban Surgical Care
  • Sleep Health Center at Amita Health


  • Assemblies of God Theological Seminary
  • Creator’s University
  • Elmhurst College
  • Knox Theological Seminary
  • Moody Bible Institute
  • Mid-America Christian University
  • Oral Roberts University
  • Summer Institute of Linguistics

Contact Information

Jeffrey Whetstone

Contact Me >

Phone: 630-244-3476

Chicago, Illinois U.S.A.



  • Account/Client Relations
  • Branding & Communications
  • Corporate Identity & Standards
  • Creative/Art Direction
  • Direct Response-Mail & Email
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration & Conceptual Photo-imaging
  • List & Media Management
  • Packaging & Product Design
  • Program & Team Management

  • Publishing-Books, Video & Music
  • Retail Sales Campaigns
  • Research-Quantitative & Qualitative
  • SEO & Social Media Strategies
  • Staff Recruitment & Management
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Business Development
  • User Experience/User Interface
  • Website Design & Development
  • Website Application Plugin Development
  • Writing


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