Marketing and design company BrandCraft acquires Boise-based Carew Co.

<p><p>BrandCraft, a Richland-based growth marketing agency with an office in Spokane, is expanding into Boise with its acquisition of Carew Co.</p></p><p><p>In an announcement Monday, BrandCraft indicated its acquisition of Carew will increase the Boise-based company’s production capabilities for design projects and add new digital marketing services.</p></p><p><p>“Adding Boise to our expansion is a big move in the right direction, and I couldn’t be happier with the team that we are bringing on board … We couldn’t make this move and be this confident in it without adding the Carew Co. team,” BrandCraft CEO Torey Azure said in a statement. “The Boise market is being added at the right time. I still see big demand in the Pacific Northwest.”</p></p><p><p>Carew owner Paul Carew will join BrandCraft as a creative director and lead revenue growth in the Boise market, according to the company release.</p></p><p><p>Carew founded Carew Co. in 2007. He is also founding president of the Idaho chapter of the American Institute of Graphic Artists, an adjunct professor at Boise State University and a board member for the Better Business Bureau.</p></p><p><p>Designers Thomas Walsh and Shailey Sievers will also join BrandCraft’s Boise office, which has four employees. The agency is planning to hire one additional employee for the Boise office.</p></p><p><p>BrandCraft has 21 employees in its Richland, Spokane and Boise offices.</p></p><p><p>“BrandCraft not only is a win-win for our clients, but we are joining a family of amazing humans who are creative at heart, value the strength of relationships, and are a perfect match for our agency values,” Carew said in a statement. </p></p><p><p>BrandCraft was founded 2012 as a design company, which added a digital marketing division in 2018. The company opened an office in Spokane in March at 821 W. Second Ave., Suite 201.</p></p>