Founded in 2008, MCKINNON DUNFORD MEDIA is a multidisciplinary agency that delivers creative and strategic communications for a variety of industries. Our core philosophy is grounded in a luxury-style approach to customer service.


From our offices in Phoenix, Arizona, our team of design, marketing and public relations professionals work alongside a network of contributors and collaborators who are specialized in the specific disciplines that may become part of your strategy. Our solutions live both online and offline, with core capabilities in video production, public relations, photography and traditional marketing.


If you would like to learn more about how MDM can help grow your business, then please get in touch.


General inquiries


Or call us at

+1 (480) 220-6742


Come visit us at

1130 East Missouri

Suite 850

Phoenix, Arizona


We are committed to delivering and creating engaging campaigns and strategies. We work best when we partner with clients that are equally ambitious, and willing to collaborate in the process.


Beginning with a strong understanding of your brand, we develop a plan that best suits the communication needs, audience and budget.We help you understand your specific position in the markeplace, develop creative ideas and uncover opportunities for opening up new markets and expanding on existing ones.


This strategic component is then followed up with the execution – creative, technical or traditional.

With a wide range of skills, our team is capable, professional and ready to execute strategies tailored to your business.

Shane McKinnon


Partner, Business Development Director


Though spending his first decade of life in New England, you can pretty much refer to Shane as an Arizonan. After graduating from Arizona State Unviersity in 2002, Shane has worked with numerous agencies and media outlets in the Phoenix area. His experiences in all levels of marketing have given him a keen sensibility for the intricacies and complexities of what it takes to build and maintain a successful brand.


A founding partner, Shane is responsible for business development, general management and cultivating the (MDM-sponsored) football club, Uptown Bruisers FC.

Drew Dunford


Partner, Creative Director


Born and bred in the Canadian North, Drew rode the tradewinds to Arizona in 2005 to seek out his version of the American Dream. After managing a small web and graphic design practice, Drew partnered with Shane in 2008 to found MDM. With his strong sense of interactive, brand and print design, Drew oversees the creative work and lends management support in his role as Partner and Creative Director.


Splitting his time between Vancouver, BC and Phoenix, AZ, Drew is also an avid cook, football fan (both sides of the Atlantic), player of drums and cyclist. His favorite television show is The Wire.

James Bustamante




With a passion for telling meaningful stories through the power of film, James believes film has the ability to connect with an audience on a different level than any other art form.


He received a BA in Moving Image Arts at the College of Santa Fe with a minor in Psychology and was one of only eight directors chosen to attend New Mexico Filmmakers Intensive, a year long program designed to further support and cultivate voices in American cinema. Film is his passion. When he’s not behind the camera, he also enjoys the personal challenge of endurance sports including marathons, triathlons, and soccer.



Sarah Pierce




Sarah is a born-and-raised Arizonan currently living in Southern California. After graduating in 2003 with a Journalism degree from University of Arizona, Sarah moved up the ranks at Entrepreneur Magazine to become Assistant Online Editor.


For the past four years, Sarah has been working as a freelance writer, blogger, copywriter and copyeditor for a wide variety of clients serving a diverse range of industries, including: Automotive, Business, E-Commerce, Legal, Manufacturing, Publishing, Restaurant and Technology.

Alumni + collaborators

Tara Logsdon – Art Director

Bailee Beachy – Intern

Caitlin Hale – Intern

Lydia Camarillo – Intern

Jessie McDonough – Intern

Ashley Murphy – Intern