aaron petersen play founder

Aaron Petersen



Founder, accounts, strategy and CEO, Aaron helped found PLAY Creative in 2007 after working in screen printing and multiple creative agencies as a designer and business developer. A Denison, Iowa native, Aaron graduated from the University of Northern Iowa with his BFA in 2001.

Job Role
  • Operations

  • Creative vision

  • Strategy lead

  • Media and marketing plan coordination

Points of Interest
  • Has completed 5 half marathons

  • Board game fanatic; designed and professionally printed a board game of his own called “Catch of the Day”

  • Loves screenprint poster design
  • Collects 1950s era toys (and stores most at the office)
  • Will NEVER turn down a bowl of queso and chips
  • Frequents The Oven in Lincoln for Indian food and wine
  • Served on the board of directors for LUX Center for Arts
  • Has fallen off a treadmill that he didn’t know was on