Erica Ridout, the fearless leader and solopreneur who is the “brains” behind the company has over twenty five years in the design field, working to portray important brands to the world. Erica has designed for many industries, including construction, commercial real estate, banking, insurance, technology, travel, and manufacturing.

She founded Brainstorms Collective to fulfill her passion for bringing ideas to life, collaborating with others and working with clients to help them see the big picture, while keeping a sharp eye on project details.

Working with Erica Ridout and Brainstorms Collective is an effortless and innovative process. Her ability to understand your business objectives and find creative solutions for your marketing challenges is exceptional. Her expertise and professionalism is unmatched. I enthusiastically recommend her without reservation! 

Melanie Workhoven


American Institute of Graphic Artists: Member

Greater Bothell Chamber of Commerce: Member

Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties: Member; 2015 Associates Network Chair; 2015 D4D Co-Chair; 2014 Professional Networking Council Vice Chair

NAHB: Lifetime Spike

Girl Scouts of Western Washington: Volunteer since 2007; Leader for four years 

Washington State PTA: 2012 Golden Acorn Award Winner; PTA Board Member, five years; Chair or co-chair of Community Outreach, Watch DOGS®, Art Auction, Art Night, Math Night, Movie Night