Rick Hosmer | 116 & West
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Rick Hosmer

Account Planner, Principal


To Rick, words—whether written or spoken—are a big deal. A talented illustrator, Rick’s career evolved from the visual into the realm of concept development and writing. Rick’s acuity for language is powerful whether he is drafting research findings, nailing the perfect three-word tagline, or positioning a client for marketing success. Rick grasps all aspects of business and its challenges. His insights benefit both our clients and the creative team.


  • Professional Certificate in Advertising, Design & Illustration, Spokane Falls Community College AAS, Graphic Design, Spokane Falls Community College

Awards & Recognition

  • Spokane Advertising Federation, Ad Professional of the Year, 2016
  • Published in PRINT Design Annuals, American Corporate Identity Publications
  • Dozens of American Advertising Federation Awards, Spokane Chapter, and District XI Region
  • C. Michael Archer Community Service Award
  • Eagle Scout, Grand Columbia Council

Community Involvement

  • President, Spokane Advertising Federation
  • Vice President, Spokane Advertising Federation
  • Spokane Advertising Federation, numerous committees
  • American Advertising Federation ADDY Award Judge
  • Spokane Arts Commission, Board Member
  • Spokane City Forum, Board Member
  • Inland Northwest Council Boy Scouts of America, Marketing Chair
  • Graphic Design Instructor, Whitworth University