Who We Are Head

Stan Hattaway

Education: BFA Design, Kansas City Art Institute,

Influences: Parents, Gates Barbecue, Bauhaus design, Town Topic (cafe), Ray Charles, KPRS The Hot 103, Twentieth Century Architecture, Knoll, Public Radio, Verna Thrapp (high school art teacher), museums, especially The Nelson Atkins Museum of Art, National Parks, 1950's TV, and Tribal Masks

Restaurants Arizona: Rancho Pino Grill, AZ 88, Scottsdale, Ted's Dogs, Tempe, AZ,

Restaurants Kansas City: Winstead's Drive-In, The Bristol Restaurant, Kansas City

Movies: Shot in the Dark, Cinema Paradiso, Gold Finger, Pink Panther (first movie only), Persepolis, Car Wash… more to come


Hattaway Creative is a multi-discipline brand focused communications consulting firm uniquely positioned to use the collective experience of the owners (that’s me and my wife Cathy) to provide strategic communications solutions utilizing research and planning, marketing, design and coaching aptitudes.

Hattaway Creative has the talent and experience to be a reliable and valued partner in the process of logo and brand identity development as well the in execution of marketing programs, advertising campaigns and promotions.

After more than 25 years serving companies and corporations of all sizes—across an array of industries—Cathy and Stan Hattaway, principals at Hattaway Creative, have design experience and project management aptitudes to support your business sales and development goals. Utilizing targeted marketing strategies and relevant communication tactics Stan and Cathy bring a breadth of strategic experience, writing and design solutions—executed efficiently and cordially—to work for you. The results? Collaborative, cost-effective, targeted, and strategic communications that deliver a memorable message and obtain desired results.

As a practicing graphic design professional and creative director for Hattaway Creative, Stan Hattaway takes a “brand-focused” approach in design—applying and refining clients’ brand message and helping clients secure and increase brand equity. Founded in 1979, Hattaway Creative remains engaged in provocative design and communications solutions for traditional and new media applications. Stan Hattaway is a formally-trained designer, a graduate of the Kansas City Art Institute, proficient in all aspects of graphic design for print, web, collateral, and large-format applications and signage. He has continuously sought and mastered new technologies, software, and medias. Hattaway Creative to serve a variety of clients in Scottsdale and the Phoenix metro as well as several Kansas City and Seattle-based companies.

Cathy Hattaway specializes in commercial real estate/hospitality and tourism industries with experience in research, development, advertising, copy writing, strategic collaborations, project management, media buying and ROI analysis. Her background includes: Director of Marketing at the Kansas City Convention and Visitors Bureau; Hotel Marketing Manager for Hallmark Cards (Hyatt and Westin flags), Marketing Director for Arizona Center/Phoenix and—most recently—Resorts Marketing Manager for a “boutique” portfolio of lodges, restaurants and retail shops managed by Forever Resorts (Concessioner), located in United States’ National Parks and Recreation Areas.

Stan and Cathy collaborate with illustrators, photographers, web programmers, A/V producers, script writers, printers, data base managers and researchers to enlist specific talents required to accomplish varied and wide-ranging goals. Stan and Cathy put together resources that are affordable and relevant to achieving client specific goals and objectives, while honoring timing and budget constraints, while continually communicating brand value to target audiences.