We Believe In

Turning your most
incredible ideas into real life

We believe it’s okay to look forward to Mondays!

Pearson & von Elbe Advertising is a full service marketing and advertising agency. We believe in the power of communication. We believe in spell checking our work. We believe in letting everyone do what they do best. We believe in the motivational power of deadlines and if that fails, beer and pizza.

We believe in the tooth fairy. We believe in forming partnerships with our clients. We believe that big ideas are blind to size and budget. It costs the same amount of money to do brilliant advertising as it does to do bad advertising. It’s not the size of the budget or the agency that matters, it’s the size of the ideas.

Bring Your Ideas to Life


Whether you’re a new organization, or have been around for many years, PVA can help you develop a marketing strategy that is structured yet flexible enough to respond to changes in customer perceptions and demand.

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We work hand in hand with our clients and provide them with engaging materials in all areas of design and print. So, that awesome idea you have but don’t know how to get it onto the paper? Leave it to us.

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PVA specializes in customized marketing strategies that reflect your brand’s voice. Not only will we help you bring your brand to life – we will develop the plan to reach and engage with your audience on multiple platforms.

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Your website often makes the first impression with your potential clients or customers. Now, more than ever, your digital presence is just as important as you physical location. Need a website built or just a facelift? PVA can help.

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Digital Marketing Strategy is essential to reach a large number of consumers. PVA can help you with everything: SEO, creative content, social media marketing, Google Analytics, Google Ads, marketing calendars, in-depth reporting, and much more.

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People rely on social networks to discover, research, and educate themselves about a brand before engaging. The more your audience engages with your content, the more likely they will share it.  PVA can help you turn your engagers into clients or customers.

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Meet Our Team

We are a hard working team of branding experts, strategic thinkers, designers, over-achievers, creatives, and all around marketing geeks.

Briana Manning

Account Manager

Briana started Pearson & von Elbe Advertising 1998. Briana is an entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience, and she is passionate about helping businesses of all sizes reach their financial and marketing ambitions.

Melissa Saice

Brand Identity Developer

Melissa has over 10 years of experience in design and marketing. She thrives on providing clients with designs that have exceeded their vision. Melissa can help you with logo and print design, digital advertising, website design, and so much more!

Jada Hovi

Graphic Design/Collateral

Jada has over 10 years of experience in appearal and print design. She loves bringing visions to life with her versatile skill-set. Whether your business is looking  for branded merchandise, printed materials, or more, Jada can help you find it!

Katelin Shaft

Digital Coordinator

Katelin is a senior at UMD studying Marketing and Communications. Her passion for digital marking and communication theory shines as she immerses herself in designing, implementing, and analyzing digital and social content.

Dar Lane

Account Coordinator

Dar has more than 15 years of experience in the advertising field. Her passion is providing outstanding customer service and helping clients problem solve. Whether you need advertising or promotional products, Dar will be able to help you!

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Latest News: Duluthian Features PVA

PVA wishes a huge thank you to the Duluthian Magazine article featuring our creative services. Special thanks to Steve Isola and Andrea Busche at Admax for the great photos and kind write up! Check  out Creativity On Tap: Clients rely on Pearson & von Elbe Advertising’s Professional and Creative Services to Maximize Their Business Success by Andrea Busche by clicking the link below.

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We Believe In…

Our Clients

We believe in treating our clients with respect and compassion. Every one of our accounts is the most important account to us, and we act like it. We are dedicated to learning our client’s business. We believe that trust and marketing must be a two way street. Close communication gives us a strong foundation upon which we build the creative and marketing strategy.

Our Work

We pride ourselves in working hand in hand with our clients and guide them with suggestions and ideas on all areas of their marketing strategy. We can help you with everything from advertising, digital marketing, website design, social media strategy, graphic design, print products, and much more!

Our Details

We believe in details. We don’t do average. Our traditional, digital, and social creative strategy is designed for performance. With PVA, there is no such thing as a “blanket strategy.” We tailor each campaign to fit your needs. We will work with you to create goals for your business and track our progress together. Feel free to check out some of our work for examples.

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Please use the contact form below if you would like to get in touch with the team at PVA!