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Lillyan Hendershot Graphic Designer At The Branding Iron


Lillyan Hendershot’s two passions in life are art and design. Lilly is a lifelong mixed media artist and graphic designer of fourteen + years. She has a BFA in Studio Art Oil Painting from Western Washington University and a MFA in Media Design from Full Sail University.

In the beginning Lilly was an artist. She exhibited her paintings in numerous galleries throughout the Puget Sound and became internationally recognized in several art publications including Inside the Artist, Art Buzz, International Contemporary Artist, Direct Art Magazine and Featured Artists. Her most recent book,  Art State: Washington available on Amazon, features 33 local Washington artists.

Her design work began in the print industry designing, printing and assembling customer projects. Since then, Lilly’s project scope has evolved to include print media, web design, and branding. Lilly enjoys working with small business owners and believes in the strength of a tight knit community. She also enjoys teaching the next generation of graphic designers at Edmonds Community College as needed and on a one on one basis with quarterly interns.

To set up an appointment please contact Lillyan Hendershot in the office at: 425.672.8244, on her cell: 360.220.2411 or via email: lilly@thebrandingiron.us

Timothy Hendershot Web Developer At The Branding Iron


Timothy Hendershot works behind the scenes, fixing everything that Lilly breaks and making websites function seamlessly. He is a problem solver with a knack for absorbing new information like a sponge.

Tim is certified for Google Ad Words and Search Marketing with BizMktg.com where he helps small businesses win online.

Tim graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelors in Psychology and utilizes those skills today when creating intuitive website layouts that are user friendly.

Tim is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps where he served as a Sergeant, planning for joint operations, overseas and at home.

To set up an appointment please contact Timothy Hendershot in the office at: 425.672.8244, on the cell: 208.699.8034 or via email: tim@thebrandingiron.us

Mesfin Mengesha Production Manager At The Branding Iron

MESFIN MENGESHA | Production Manager

Mesfin Mengesha grew up in Asmara, Eritrea and later attended the Bulgarian Academy of Social Science and Social Management to earn an MBA in Economics with a concentration in Macro Economic Policy. He then went on to earn a Doctor of Philosophy in Economics (PhD) with a concentration in Macro Economics.

Mesfin spent ten years as the senior planning and policy expert of foreign trade at the Ministry of Foreign Trade in Ethiopia. He then worked for two years as the exclusive trade representative in Djibouti, Eritrea and Ethiopia. Later on, Mesfin worked on USAID funded Non-profit Organization Projects in Eritrea for six years.

To set up an appointment please contact Mesfin Mengesha in the office at: 425.672.8226 or via email: mesfin@thebrandingiron.us