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Üma Kleppinger

Allied Independent
writer / creative director / designer
Portland, OR
I'm a writer, designer, content strategist, and public speaker with a passion for sustainability. For over 20 years I've been a creative professional, working with small businesses and emerging brands, to some of the biggest names in publishing, and the bike and outdoor industries. In January 2017 I founded Allied Independent to focus on providing creative services and strategy to businesses with triple bottom line values: people, planet and profits. I believe that making change in our world is as important as making dollars, and that doing good—socially, environmentally, and economically—is an essential part of business success.