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Michael K. Wollner founded As a senior partner at Wollner
WollnerStudios in 1997. He Studios, Gary H. Bedian is
began with a simple idea: that heavily involved with business
he could change minds with plan development and
compelling design and strategic marketing. He has
communication. As the years been developing unique and
rolled by, Michael and his effective Strategic Business
team of creators have proven Alliances for over 25 years
their skill with such that have consistently
high-profile brands as Marriott produced significant capital
Hotels, Yamaha, TRW, gains and increased market
McDonnell Douglas, Epson, and Castle Rock Entertainment. They share for his employers, clients and associates.
have also worked with well-known individuals like painter and His ability to cultivate reliable global contacts, experts and
sculptor Alexandra Nechita and entertainer Engelbert resources is evidenced by an equally impressive portfolio of
Humperdinck. Michael and the team have also worked with business including The Walt Disney Company (USA), NPO
regional “knowns” like TUI University and Laguna Woods Village. Transistor (Armenia), The Prudential (USA), Technopark (Russia),
American International Bank (USA), ICD Commercial (USA),
As an award-winning designer and marketing strategist, Michael Haseko (Japan), Paramount Group (USA & Germany), IDB
has also served on several judging panels for advertising including Communications (USA & Lebanon), Enviro Board Corporation
the prestigious Clio Awards. He received honors from the (International), Pacific Hotel Associates (USA & Armenia), U.S.
International Advertising Festival (IAF) for outstanding Security Associates (USA), International Hospitality Development
achievement in print and interactive design, the New York Alliances (Russia & Armenia), Financial Capital Investment
Festivals international competition for outstanding achievement in Company (USA), and Namco Capital Group (USA).
interactive multimedia design, DDB Pinnacle Award - signed by
the renowned ‘Hall of Fame’ Advertising guru Keith Reinhard - and In founding his international consulting and development
other design awards from Europe and the U.S. company, BEDIAN INTERNATIONAL, and its subsidiary and
affiliate concerns, Bedian built upon a strong foundation of
Michael is a past instructor of design and illustration at the AFI corporate and economic discipline that he established while
(American Film Institute) and has served as a panelist during the managing large accounts and holdings for Integrated Resources
Hollywood Film Festival, MacWorld (as a featured designer), and Inc., Fred Sands Realtors, and Paramount Group Inc. in North
the 2008 Lodging Conference. America.
For more information, please visit www.wollner.com For more information please visit www.gbedian.com
"Wollner Studios was assigned to redesign TUI University’s “Michael Wollner is a Saint. Or maybe it is he is an angel akin to
website on a short timeline and aggressive budget. They have the angel, Michael, in the movie of the same name. At least he was
performed to our outmost satisfaction reducing our bounce rate by that for me as he divined the heart and soul of my website and
25% and increasing the amount of time visitors spend on our site. promotional materials. Michael and his team have the very special
I am thankful to Michael and his team for delivering a product that ability to work from the inside out to articulate the essence of who
exceeded the value of the contract.Thank you." you really are as a company, what you are passionate about, what
your competitive edge is and what it is you want to achieve. This
VP of Administration, TUI University. perspective, as opposed to imposing a set formula or signature, is
an exceedingly valuable ability. Michael is a very creative guy with
"Michael Wollner and his team were able to take a struggling a big heart!”
product, and within a very short period of time analyze and create
a program that truely sent the message to our customers we Owner, Habitat Hospitality Design, Inc.
wanted, but managed to boost the spirit of the entire team in the
process. We saw not only direct increases in trackable profits, but
“Wollner embraced the difficult challenge of re-branding a
were recognized by our competitive set for capitalizing on our
40-year-old “active adult” community, and produced a product
uniqueness that Wollner Studios identified for our resort. Thank
that is fresh, current, attractive and appropriate for the client. The
you for your energy, efforts and results!"
new Laguna Woods Village logo, an elegant stylized green leaf,
Steve Tremewan reflects the vitality and strength of the community. The Wollner
General Manager, CalNeva Resort Lake Tahoe.
team was professional and responsive to the client’s desires in
providing a comprehensive re-branding strategic plan. The final
"As a Marketing Manager for several of Yamaha’s musical
product was nothing short of perfection, and the presentation was
instrument product lines, I have had the opportunity to work with
outstanding. Thank you, Wollner Studios!”
Michael on a variety of “before” and “after-the sale” projects,
Wendy Bucknum, CMCA, AMS, CACM
including motion (video) and print graphics. He has always Governmental & Public Affairs Manager
Professional Community Management, Inc - Agent for Laguna
delivered above and beyond my expectations because of his
unique eye and talent for marketing and design. I would highly
recommend using Michael to get the expertise, professionalism
and value that is so essential in today’s challenging business
Marketing Manager, Yamaha Keyboard Division, Yamaha
Corporation of America
“On behalf of the entire McDonnell Douglas Aerospace X-33/RLV "As a regional Insurance Agency, we found the task of creating a
proposal team, I would like to thank Michael Wollner for his role marketing theme and identity nearly impossible. We had spent
in the development of the MDC proposal submission for the many hours searching for a marketing individual/agency that
NASA X-33 Phase II program. Your leadership and tremendous helped us understand what we are about and what we stand for.
experience helped to focus and streamline the creation of our Most people we spoke to never took time to understand what we
proposal CD to make the best possible presentation." are about and what made us unique. Every time a consultant was
brought in it seemed that we were getting the same tired, retread
Paul L. Klevatt, RLV Program Manager
Steve Cook, X-33 Dep. Prog. Manager NASA-MSFC options.." After many frustrating meetings, I had the opportunity to
meet through a mutual friend, Michael Wollner - and our
"Dear Michael. On behalf of the American Film Institute and the marketing identity process took off.
Advanced Technology Programs, I would like to thank you for
your time and talents...If it hadn't been for the quality and Michael and his team spent time understanding the culture of
professionalism you exhibit, the semester would not have been Bowermaster and where we have been and where we wanted to
such a success....I thank you for your patience and guidance and go. He was able to get us to think out of the insurance box, which
for your efforts to providing quality education." is not easy to do. He gained our confidence through incisive
questioning conversation, and observation, which eased us into a
decision making process that, took all the factors we were
Professional Training Division, AFI (American Film Institute)
concerned with in effect. No journey in recreating an image is
without its rough moments. With Michael’s insight and patience
"Michael was very intuitive in the design concept of my corporate
we were able to get through these rough moments and turn them
identity package. He captured the essence of the design I had
into learning experiences.
hoped for very easily and took it way beyond my expectations.
The whole staff is a pleasure to work with. I really enjoyed the
I cannot say enough kind words on our dealings with Michael and
process from start to finish. "
the process. We are extremely excited about our new direction
Cheryl Cooper and excited with what we have created with Michael’s assistance
Broker, Owner, Meritage Realty, Inc.
and incite. If I can be of any assistance in understanding what
"I have relied on Michaels creative touch for not only our Web Michael and WollnerStudios did for this agency, please don’t
site but strategic marketing campaigns for large accounts over hesitate to contact me personally."
the years & he has always been instrumental in helping us
standout among competitors and improving our image with Mike Bowermaster
Bowermaster and Associates (888) 825.4322
clients. I highly recommend using what I call, “The Wollner Touch”
President & CEO of Keylink Solutions