Stay relevant.
Be conversational.

Your customers want to know what makes a product different. Your story differentiates you.

We are a team of traditional advertising agency thinkers who work in a non-traditional way: we collaborate with you to bring your brand story to light. We convey it to your audience, from the name, to the web, to the advertising, to the packaging. Blending logic, magic, and design thinking, we create brochures, websites, brand identity systems, advertising, package design and very spiffy lanyards.

Stand apart from the competition.

It all starts with an idea that springs from knowing who your customers are, what they need, and how you fulfill that need. We address that need in a compelling way, speaking to your audience's hearts. 

How do we arrive at the idea? Your team collaborates with my team of hand-picked specialists who fit the needs of your project. You get more value because we work together, and from the ground up.

The result? Costs and delays of an advertising agency are avoided, while clients enjoy the expertise of advertising specialists in a variety of disciplines. Another difference: Everyone on your FreeRange team is directly available to you.

It's a good idea. And at Hutchins FreeRange Creative, good ideas hatch daily.


BRANDING  Your organization’s brand is its smile, its personality, its handshake. It’s what distinguishes you—and allows you to gain the trust and loyalty of customers.

BRAND STRATEGY  How can your brand idea make money? Answer: we can help you leverage your brand to increase demand for your goods or services.

ADVERTISING  TV. Radio. Online. Print. Mailers. Social media. Advertising is taking new forms. What remains vital is that messages be simple, clear and engaging. The “engaging” part is our specialty: finding ways to establish a trust-based conversation with your customers.

We know that dialogue and understanding are difficult with a meter ticking, so we don't charge for every phone call, email correspondence or the usual items that Account Executives add to your bill.

We listen, too. We have an average of twenty-five years of experience in our field, so we know how to "get it" quickly, allowing us to translate complex ideas into warm, compelling executions.


"Our marketing team was asked probing questions to gain a keen sense of our business and our customers. Marlene's knowledge of marketing and expertise in branding was a huge benefit to our team."

Jerri Lorenz
The Women's Club


Granite Pharmacy Collier Law Providence St Patrick Hospital Glacier Lake Publishing Latticework Sustainability Consulting Missoula Symphony Assoc CostCare Walk-in Clinic University of Montana First Security Bank Aerie Backcountry Medicine Washington Corporations Headwaters Health Foundation Doggett Advertising Erck Hotels

"Our branding-novice trustees went through an imaging process that educated them on the importance of brand in a new organization."

Mary Windecker
Headwaters Health Foundation of Western Montana

"Marlene took the time to thoroughly understand my skills and abilities to create a solid foundation upon which to build my marketing materials."

Cherie Peacock
Latticework Sustainability Consulting

Aerie Backcountry medicine
Cost Care
Sustainability Campaign for University of Montana

Ready to grow? Call Marlene. 

Learn more of how we've helped clients get attention, be remembered,
and reach their marketing goals. Read about our process.

tel: 406/721.2425
email: Marlene@HutchinsFreeRangeCreative.com