Who We Are

495 Digital is a full service branding and marketing communications agency. We help our clients succeed in a digital marketplace through insightful brand strategies, award-winning content and creative, integrated deployment tactics, and a transparent approach to evaluating results and ROI.

From discovery to deployment, we employ current and emerging technologies to deliver your message creatively, efficiently, and cost-effectively—across all media.



Our core leadership team is comprised of seasoned marketing professionals with expertise in building world-class brands and executing data-driven communication strategies that get results.

Jeff Hokenson

Jeff Hokenson

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Hank Isaac

Hank Isaac

Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer
Brad Ryan

Brad Ryan

Vice President, Client Services

What We Do

We provide comprehensive cross-channel expertise and client support in all areas of marketing communications development, implementation, and deployment including strategy, creative, technology, advertising, and marketing.

We work as an extension of our clients’ organization, whether it’s providing a full suite of services, or just filling in the gaps with a subset of services.



  • Communications Audits
  • Brand & Identity
  • Product Strategy
  • Business Plan Development
  • e-Commerce
  • Web & Mobile
  • SEO & SEM
  • Social Media
  • Segmentation & Targeting


  • Graphic Design
  • Identity Design
  • Integrated Branding & Messaging
  • Publication Design
  • Print Collateral Design
  • Copywriting
  • Web and App Design
  • Cross Channel Campaign Design


  • UX & UI
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Web Development
  • Web Application Development
  • Mobile App Development
  • Quality Assurance


  • Media Planning & Buying
  • Video Production
  • Online Display Ad Management
  • Native Ad Strategy
  • IP Targeting
  • PPC Campaigns
  • POS Advertising
  • Outdoor Signage


  • SEO, SEM, and Performance Tuning
  • Content Creation
  • Social Media
  • Cross-Channel Campaigns
  • IP Targeting
  • E-mail Marketing
  • Marketing Automation
  • Direct Mail

How We Do It

Communicate openly

Bring your ideas, and we’ll bring ours. Always be available and maintain an open dialog.

Learn continually

We are eternal students of marketing, design and technology. We don’t claim to know it all, but we always strive to be ahead of the curve and identify better ways of doing things.

Be customer centric

It’s all about you, not about us. We keep your brand and your business objectives in the forefront. Your success is our success.

Foster the relationship

Build long-term relationships built on mutual respect, confidence and trust.

Keep it simple

In design, technology, and business—distill things to their essence and be efficient. Remove what’s not necessary.

Have a positive outlook and have fun

Approach things with optimism and a “can-do” attitude. We enjoy what we do, and we like to work with people who enjoy what they do, too.


Markets We Serve

We have expertise and experience in a broad range of markets, including private industry, non-profit and government.

  • Associations
  • Architects & Builders
  • Consulting Firms
  • E-Commerce & Retail
  • Education
  • Finanical Services
  • Governments
  • Healthcare & Insurance
  • Legal
  • Leisure & Hospitality
  • Non-Profits
  • Real Estate