Creative Director

Gary Broome creates visual identities from the roots up. From icons, logos, and communication systems for use in your website to print media and signage, Gary’s work weaves a canopy of clarity over your company’s mission, discipline, and product. Gary’s natural and engaging approach to design, two decades of experience and his connection to the community have made Gary the “go-to guy” for the marketing and design needs of Asheville’s business and nonprofit community. His responsibilities at Crooked Tree Creative include serving as creative director, managing account work, and vendor relationships.

Before forming Crooked Tree Creative he was a partner and co-founder of one of Asheville’s largest ad agencies. As a partner he worked in all aspects of the agency and with each client as creative director. Gary cut his teeth as the art director at Equivest Finance, Inc., and its subsidiary, Peppertree Resorts, Ltd. There he spearheaded efforts to create a unified brand for the company and its 15 resorts. Originally from Spruce Pine, N.C., he is a graduate of California State University, Chico and has a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication and graphic design.

Member American Institute of Graphic Arts
Board Member Emeritus, Homeward Bound of Asheville (formerly VP of the board)
Board Member of LEAF