About This Project

Tom Straga
Creative Director

Tom’s first job in architecture was in Germany working for his uncle’s practice in Hesse. Since then and during his long tenure here at Jencen, he has done everything from client development, brand exploration, to project direction, and field analysis. A natural people person, with a zest for taking in 110% of every experience – Tom brings his passion for discovery to each challenge he faces. A strategist, box conqueror and immersive brand enthusiast – his creative vision delivers unabashed solutions marrying brand objectives with consumer needs.


Tom maintains homes in Northeast Ohio and New Orleans, where he has been actively involved in the post- Katrina redevelopment. He is a prolific traveler, experiencing all 50 states and 38 countries.