Welcome to Chisel Creative


Passion. Experience. Diligence.


About Chisel Creative

Chisel Creative is an integrated marketing communications agency. We are a collective of writers, artists, strategists and all-around movers and shakers that seeks to grow your business. Under the guidance of three advertising agency veterans, Chisel works alongside brands that like to plan big and execute bigger. Our founders keep things "lean and mean" through a combination of in-house talent and our large team of strategic partners, spanning a variety of practice areas including illustration, photography, video production, graphic design, brand strategy, media planning, media buying, public relations, crisis communications and more.

With over 60 combined years of experience, there is hardly an industry that Chisel Creative’s founders haven’t touched. Category experience includes:


Health and Wellness

Trade Associations

Casinos and Gaming



Financial Services











Dan Martel

Dan has more than 25 years of helping clients build their brands and tell their stories. As chief creative officer, he leads a team of exceptional artists who inspire audiences through video, advertising, digital and creative solutions. Dan has worked with national and multimillion-dollar organizations including the American Dental Association, Hardee's, Carl's Jr., American Petroleum Institute, AAA, ONEOK, the Oklahoma Lottery Commission and more. Dan is a graduate of Leadership Oklahoma Class XXIX and is a current board chair for Calm Waters, and served as past president of the board for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Oklahoma and past president of the Oklahoma Media Network as well as served on the board of directors for CARE Center and Girl Scouts of Western Oklahoma.




Amy Blackburn

Amy is a pint-sized powerhouse that plans big and executes bigger. She is well-versed in all areas of marketing and advertising, including research and insights, media planning and buying, client service, video production and more.

She’s worked at some of the most prestigious agencies around, including Saxum, Ackerman McQueen, Jordan Advertising and Crispin Porter + Bogusky. Client experience includes Oklahoma Tourism, Volkswagen, Oklahoma Lottery, First Fidelity Bank, 7-Eleven, and more.



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Tony Ortega

Tony Ortega makes you believe. With as much kindness as talent, Tony has lead and mentored various  design teams throughout his career, challenging them to think broader, take risks and always do the right thing. A graduate of the University of Central Oklahoma, Tony is an agency veteran: he cut his teeth at Ackerman McQueen, Funnel Design Group, and emerged as a humble and capable leader at Staplegun and Saxum, where he pushed others and himself to new heights. Tony expertly balances creative problem-solving with thoughtful client communication: Every idea has a reason, every critique comes with a suggestion for how to be or do better. 

Tony's client experience includes Oklahoma Tourism, OU Medicine, Stephenson's Cancer Center, The Oklahoma City Thunder, Rib Crib, Devon Energy and many many more. 


It is well with me only when I have a chisel in my hand
— Michelangelo