About Us

We help driven, strategy-seeking leaders attract, engage, close, and keep more ideal clients

In Order to Bring Your Vision to Life, You Need to Scale Your Business to the Next Level

You have a clear understanding of where your organization is headed and the goals you need to achieve to continue growing.

But as you scale, new challenges come up that threaten to slow your progress. The strategies that have gotten you to today aren’t enough to get you where you want to be next quarter or next year.

At Illuminated, we offer digital strategies and support aligned with your business goals so you can feel confident in your path forward and see measurable results.

We Start with Strategy

Strategy is the foundation of everything we do.

Taking time to proactively plan for the future allows us to uncover opportunities, avoid potential pitfalls, and advise on next steps that offer the greatest impact across:




Web Design

App Development


We Believe

You Deserve to Do What You Do Best and Rely on Experts for the Rest

Just as you are an expert in your field, we think you deserve to have experts at your side as you work to attract, engage, close, and keep more ideal clients.

Inspired by the Hollywood model, drawing on how diverse talents are brought together for films, we aren’t incentivized to fill our team’s time. Instead, we assemble the right professionals to meet your needs and help you reach your goals.

Our inner circle of expert copywriters, designers, developers, and strategists bring bright ideas, entrepreneurial experience, and proven results to our work together.

Meet Some of Illuminated’s Experts

DJ Soults

President & CEO

Katelyn Soults

COO & Chief StoryBrand Guide

Rachael Bratene

Client Concierge


StoryBrand Guide


Senior Designer


Senior Designer


Development Manager


Senior Developer / Tech Lead


Executive Assistant

Our Core Values

Lead with Strategy

Guide with Empathy

Deliver Unmatched Expertise

Own the Details

Innovate Every Day

Pour into People

We Believe In and Use:

Based in Des Moines, Iowa, We’ve Served Clients Across the U.S. for the Past 10 Years

As a full-service digital agency–and business owners and leaders ourselves–we support you, your team, and your company so you can stop struggling with scaling and start selling with ease.

Ready to Bring Your Vision to Life?

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