creative haberdashery

ninety-nine-hats-2-brainsHi there.  I’m the other half of your brain.


I’m the partner who rescues you from solitary creative contemplation.

The team player who brings fresh thinking to the table.

The strategist who has worked through every conceivable illogical and contradictory mandatory you can imagine and emerged with a grin and a plan.

Call on me to bridge creative teams with business executives for a strategy that works smart . . . and work you’ll be proud of.

Rock more concepts

with a creative partner known for game-changing insights

Win more pitches

with proposals that resonate both strategically and creatively

Boost business growth 

with add-on ideas that increase your scope of work


Ninety-Nine Hats happily supplies creative haberdashery to everything from healthcare to self-promos to fashion. I’d love to do the same with you.

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Cindi Acker-Hein

Cindi Acker-Hein

Creative Strategist
I am a thinker and a dreamer and a learner. So after 10 years in the 9-5 workforce, I finally realized that full-time immersion in a single product category didn't feed my need for newness. Ninety-Nine Hats became the literal expression of my desire to experience it all. It was one of the best decisions I've ever made.more . . .

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"The combination of creative and logical instincts make Cindi a rare commodity."