Welcome to the art of success.

We’re putting the art back in partnership. We believe that collaboration, creativity, and communication are the keys to consistent, high-quality, innovative products and solutions.

We know that designing and building meaningful experiences and engineering incredible results requires teamwork, and we consider each of our clients a part of our team.

At its core, Brightly is a comprehensive digital agency. We work side by side with our clients from concept to creation, and everything in between. We build roadmaps that guide organizational alignment and help you construct a complete vision for your business. We design and create engaging, data-driven web and mobile experiences while strategically marketing your brand.

We’re also in it for keeps. We believe that the best relationships are built on clear and consistent communication. It’s this solid foundation that allows us to form long-term partnerships with our clients.

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Larry Faragalli

Chief Executive Officer

Larry Faragalli is Brightly’s Founder and CEO. He’s dedicated to helping clients reach greater heights with thoughtful strategy, compelling design, and cutting-edge technology. For over 20 years, Larry has been a passionate advocate of usable, results-driven solutions for complex business problems—as a designer and technologist working in agencies, corporations, consultancies, and higher education.

Larry is also a committed advocate of the arts and serves on the board of Creative Many Michigan, a nonprofit advocacy organization that cultivates the creative potential of Michigan’s arts and culture.

Duane Tursi

Duane Tursi

President

Duane Tursi is Brightly’s President. He has over 20 years of experience leveraging strategy and technology to solve complex business challenges. Duane is also an innovator of digital disruption drivers across industries and an evangelist of technology’s role in enabling digital transformation. He is especially passionate about strategy, M&A, business development, product development, software design & development, business process optimization, financial management, and IT infrastructure.

Marion Siebert

Marion Siebert

Design Director

Marion Siebert is Brightly’s Design Director. She drives the company’s aesthetic principles, serves as head of production, and plays a key role in project strategy and implementation. A  consummate adventurer and worldwide traveler, Marion is an experienced designer, team leader, and director with top-tier training and education that includes The School of the Art Institute of Chicago; Pondicherry University in Puducherry, India; Kingston University in London; and Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Before co-founding Brightly, Marion put her leadership and design skills to use in both higher education and the private sector. She has also served on the faculty at Grand Valley State University.

Simon Weallans

Simon Weallans

Vice President of Sales & Marketing

Simon Weallans believes that the customer always comes first, and that’s exactly why he’s Brightly’s VP of Sales and Marketing. With over two decades of experience in international sales and program management, he is a master problem-solver and understands what it takes to meet the customer’s needs. Born in England and having lived in the United States for over half his life, Simon’s international sales experience is also a nod to his personal background. His previous experience in the auto industry and advanced technologies like augmented reality, coupled with his knowledge of manufacturing, provides a unique insight into how systems can be applied effectively for process optimization.

Traveling with family tops the list of Simon’s favorite pastimes.

The future is bright.

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Collaboratively Creative

We thrive on our creative diversity. Our interdisciplinary team is composed of experts from a wide range of backgrounds and experiences, each with their own set of skills and capabilities.

It’s this eclectic collective that makes us nimble, highly adaptive, and uniquely innovative.

Our clients also play a vital role here. From the moment we choose to work with someone, they become an immediate part of our team.  We include our clients in every step of the project process because we understand that it’s their input and inspiration that drive real results.

Always Listening

The foundation for our success always begins with purposeful communication. To us, it’s vital that we genuinely listen to every voice that holds the potential to impact a project. We start with meaningful questions and ensure that our clients are continually heard throughout the entire process.

This makes it easy for us to adapt and evolve with our clients’ needs.

We also keep an ear to the ground in our industry, and in our clients’ industries too. Our active market research and competitive, data-driven mentality allows us to stay ahead of the curve and produce the best possible results for every project we tackle.

Passionately Purposeful

At Brightly, we love what we do and we’re confident that it shows in our work. The proof is in our unique portfolio, where passion for our craft is stamped on every project and is present in every partnership.

We enjoy working with clients who share this sentiment toward their own organizations and we seek to help these companies thrive.

For us, our success is measured through the achievements of our clients. We believe that when we consciously choose to work with other passionate people, the future gets a little bit brighter.