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Since 2008, Three Over Four has operated with a client-side perspective.

We’re the brand and marketing agency we always wanted to hire. We’re as much an extension of your marketing team as an agency. And we’re finding new ways to add value to clients with each engagement.

Three Over Four was born of the Free Agent Age. We take advantage of the ever-increasing talent pool of free agent marketing professionals, pulling together the right teams for our clients. Diverse and constantly curated. Right talented, right sized, right experienced, and right budgeted—that’s our model.

It’s also a much more agile model with more value and less risk. If a campaign isn’t working we can pivot resources quickly into different areas of marketing communications.

The Founder

Aaron Templer is a 20+ year marketing professional and active hobbyist musician. Along with founding and running Three Over Four, Aaron is an American Marketing Association (AMA) professional instructor, a past president of the Colorado AMA, and current President the AMA’s Professional Chapters Council which advises the national organization and advises, mentors, and develops leadership training for all the local chapter leaders across the country.

Name Story

Three Over Four refers to a basic polyrhythm in music: Playing two different subdivisions of time and space simultaneously.

Three Over Four’s roots are in strategy, which is polyrhythmic: Making meaning out of seemingly different data, and aligning internal company beliefs with market-engaging stories.

Three Over Four’s core and driving value is also polyrhythmic: We constantly seek richness in diverse ideas from diverse people. We seek it because it results in better solutions for our clients. Plus it’s a more enriching space to work in.

Three Over Four also refers to the underpinnings of swing, which is the rhythmic foundation of jazz. Like jazz Three Over Four uses the power of values-based leadership. It’s the most effective path to influence: Understanding and aligning shared values, and acting as servants to all stakeholders.

the three over four core team
The Three Over Four core team: Aaron, Paula, and Blanca.

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