Allow Us to Introduce Ourselves

Dotted Line Collaborations is a full-service advertising and branding agency, solving big brand problems from our headquarters in Richmond, Virginia. We are tight-knit group of advertising and branding leaders whose experience ranges from big, global companies to small, scrappy start-ups. Though we have every personality from wild and crazy to graceful and tough, every single one of us loves plunging headfirst into branding challenges and then creating our way out of them. We’re excited to meet you, and even more excited to meet your brand.

Our Core Team

Shawn Sweeney

Shawn Sweeney
Senior Advisor & Analytics Partner

Every company needs “the analytical one,” and for Dotted Line Collaborations, it’s Shawn. In his 14 years as an executive with a Fortune 200 financial services company, Shawn led everything from Strategy and Analysis to Operations to IT. With this comprehensive experience, Shawn provides leadership over day-to-day operations and IT, as well as putting his strategic analytics expertise to work for DLC and its clients.

In addition to his role at Dotted Line, Shawn is the principal at Spinnaker Consulting Group — a firm he founded after recognizing the need for strategic analysis, thoughtfully applied. Spinnaker and Dotted Line collaborate on projects in which clients benefit from a holistic approach that combines business consultation and marketing know-how.

Shawn is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and served our country as a submarine officer before entering the corporate world. He resides in Richmond, Virginia with his wife Lauren and his son Stephen. He and his family love escaping to the Chesapeake Bay for a sailing trip or embarking on an adventure to somewhere they’ve never been before.