Richard Ramirez

Account Director

As lead account director in our Portland office, Richard has an exceptional ability to transform the standard client-agency relationship into a dynamic partnership.

With degrees in both advertising and art directing, Richard takes a creative approach to strategic decision making.

He has extensive experience in broadcast, digital, social media, influencer, multicultural, and direct marketing for companies like Google, Adidas, and Budweiser. This experience enables Richard to blend proven tactics with bold ideas to help clients uncover fresh market opportunities. Outside of the office, Richard feeds his curiosity by traveling, hiking, listening to podcasts, and eating breakfast tacos.

What is Richard’s favorite part of working at Merit?

My favorite thing about working at Merit is the people. Everyone is very bright and very dedicated.

Richard’s favorite Merit value:

Stay balanced

How does Richard define success?

Always ask yourself "what do I want to bring into this space?" Then, bring it.

Richard’s life motto:

Be the person your dog thinks you are.