About Us

We're in the business of growing brands.

With a 20+ year track record, we are the longest standing agency in San Diego – we got this way by being bold, adaptable and collaborative. We spot trends and engineer powerful, forward-thinking strategies that help you secure market share. Our innovative processes, the L7 Marketing Machine™ and L7 Brand Blueprint™, have the power to transform your business and inspire your audience to engage with your brand.

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We tell our clients’ unique brand story, increasing awareness and loyalty, and deliver quality leads with our expertise in growth marketing.

Our process begins by asking how people want to interact with your brand. We nail down your brand’s identity, your target audiences, and begin to apply creative strategies integrated with online technologies. The result is the growth of your market share.

Our work involves more than just creating ads and interfaces that look great (though, they do). We develop and execute lead nurturing campaigns, direct response and email campaigns, events and social media programs that drive purchase intent.

We assist you with planning, forecasting and benchmarking.Then we help you measure key metrics, analyze your results and derive key insights to deliver unprecedented brand awareness and sales.

Agency Snapshot


Years in Business


Brands Accelerated


Projects Delivered


New Product & Service Brand Launches


Industry Awards (but who's counting)


Favorable Acquisitions (CEO's love us)

Leadership Team

At L7 Creative, you’ll connect with extremely talented people who genuinely enjoy working with one another, who feel grateful to have such fantastic clients, and who celebrate every win as a team win.

Tom Gallego

Tom Gallego

CEO, Creative Director, Director of Brand Strategy

Tom’s a highly respected industry veteran and the driving force behind L7 Creative. He oversees our brand and account management strategy and is the author of Adapt or Die: How to Survive in the New Era of Digital Brand Engagement, a groundbreaking guide to the tools and tactics marketers must have and use to be successful in today’s hyperconnected and hypercompetitive marketplace. Tom also sits on the Forbes Agency Council, an invitation-only organization for senior-level digital agency executives, where he contributes expert opinions for readers of Forbes Magazine.

Brand successes include: Kingston Technology, Hologic, Eisenhower Health, St. Claire’s Health, The American Chemical Society, Harman International, HyperX, iHome and Vizio.


Theresa Boxberger

Theresa Boxberger

Marketing Director

Theresa’s a California girl but proud to be a University of Arizona alumnus. She loves her Wildcats! Capitalizing on her background in family studies and human development, Theresa’s become incredibly adept at understanding consumer behavior and translating that knowledge into strategies that increase the return on a brand’s audience interactions. You can’t reach your market if you aren’t in sync with your market. Theresa gets our clients there. She’s worked with top companies, from startups to leading consumer brands.

Brand successes include: Kingston Technology, Eisenhower Medical Center, Wedgewood Weddings, E3 Housing, ConniUSA and Baker Electric Solar.


Bob Burks

Bob Burks

Senior Digital Art Director

Bob is no stranger to great brand design. For more than two decades he’s been pushing the boundaries of creative and coming up with award-winning design.

He’s adept at developing creative strategy for advertising campaigns to website UI/UX Design and during his 20-year career he’s developed award-winning branding, advertising, web/digital design for clients in a wide variety of industries that range from action sports to hospitality to healthcare. His favorite projects are ones that challenge his team’s creative and design sensibilities.

Being a SoCal native Bob grew up surfing, camping, and hiking throughout California’s beaches and mountains which continues to fuel his creative inspiration.

Brands Bob has helped grow include: Memorialcare Health System, Mikasa Sports, Hobie, Load Dynamix, Eisenhower Health and St. Joseph Health.


Erik Ljung

Erik Ljung


Erik’s a graduate of Lunds tekniska högskola. (He’ll help you pronounce it if you don’t speak Swedish.) He’s a big-picture thinker with extensive technological expertise, proven international business acumen, and 15+ years of experience in corporate digital growth, turnarounds and corporate transformation. In that time, Erik has managed more than 20 digital programs for Fortune 500 companies. Computer architecture and embedded systems are where he’s deeply in his element. 



What I feel is most impressive about L7 Creative are the people who work there. Their whole team are experts in their field and willing to go the extra mile for their customers. With L7 Creative, we have been able to build a viable income-producing business model unique to our industry.

-Robin Fox
E3 Housing Solutions