ABOUT US

Tico Productions is a full-service, multi-lingual, multicultural marketing agency in Kansas City, Missouri. We specialize in the areas of marketing, advertising, creative development, strategic planning, digital and social media. Tico helps companies arrive at innovative and culturally-inspired ideas that drive people to action. The term we have devised for our full-service work is Creating 180°.

 

The overall culture of Tico Productions is a sense of togetherness that emphasizes how we realize our goals.  From grassroots marketing to corporate branding, we celebrate our achievements as one team. We value a collaborative partnership with our clients that produce best-in-class outcomes.

 

And we are MBE, SLBE, DBE, and MRCC-DBE, certified.

 

 

 

TICO

TEAM

Oscar Monterroso

El Jefe

Tico Pro/Sports

CiCi Rojas

Partner and President

Tico Pro/Sports

Oscar Monterroso, El Jefe
Oscar Monterroso, El Jefe
Prior to opening Tico Productions LLC, Oscar was an accomplished photojournalist for KMBC TV9, Univisión 23 in Dallas Texas, Telemundo, and as a weekend sports anchor for Univisión KWEX 41 in San Antonio, Texas. He is now a board member of Mesner Puppet Theater, Neighborhood Tourist Development Fund committee, and active member of the Greater Chamber and Central Exchange. During the NFL football season, he can be heard as the color commentator for the Kansas City Chiefs Spanish Broadcast.
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CiCi Rojas, Partner and President
CiCi Rojas, Partner and President
CiCi has 20 years of corporate client cultivation, engagement, and retention experience. Her tenures range from CEO and Sr. Leader roles for local, regional and national Hispanic and Women’s Business and Advocacy associations, to Healthcare, Political, and Civic Leadership roles. She serves on several local, and national boards to positively contribute to the Kansas City region. She loves “trying” to play golf, spending time in the community for various causes and issues, and hanging out in KC’s eclectic live music and restaurant scene.
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Lydia Knopp

Creative Director

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Nickalas Collins

Director of Strategic Stuff

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Brenna Dwyer

Graphics Guru

Tico Pro/Sports

Lydia Knopp, Creative Director
Lydia Knopp, Creative Director
Lydia is a native of Kansas City and graduate of Graphic Design & Curatorial Studies from Moore College of Art & Design in Philadelphia. There, opportunities like working for Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, designing for KIPP Philadelphia Schools, and interning at the Social & Public Art Resource Center in Venice, CA helped her realize the power of story-telling to share public memory. Because there really is “no place like home,” Lydia returned to KC. Happy to be a member of the TICO Team, Lydia also designs locally and enjoys dancing daily!
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Nickalas Collins, Director of Strategic Stuff
Nickalas Collins, Director of Strategic Stuff
Nickalas’ story starts at QuikTrip for 7 years, goes to UMKC for degrees in Political Science and Economics and then off to Cerner as as Genetic Solution Designer. But the story has a twist. Nickalas was then recruited by Teach For America as a teacher in a Jacksonville, Florida high school and became obsessed with science. After returning to Kansas City, Nickalas worked as a Site Coordinator for the Local Investment Commission (LINC). After working at LINC, Nickalas found his way to Tico Productions, where he is the Director of Strategic Stuff.
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Brenna Dwyer, Graphics Guru
Brenna Dwyer, Graphics Guru
Brenna is a native of Kansas City. She studied Graphic Design at Pittsburg State University and interned at DEPCO LLC, designing curriculum packages, banners, fliers, and mass emails for the company. Even though she loved Pittsburg and her job at DEPCO, she wanted to move back to the city and be immersed in the culture and design opportunities. She currently designs locally with Tico Productions, and enjoys spending time with family, friends and especially her American Bulldog, Nora
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Kike Morales

Audience Developer

Broadcast Team

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Leo Prieto

Chief Rain Maker

Broadcast Team

Tico Pro/Sports

Carlos Garza

Social Media Guru

Tico Pro/Sports

Kike Morales, Audience Development, Broadcast Team
Kike Morales, Audience Development, Broadcast Team
Kike is originally from Juarez, Chihuahua. He came to Kansas City when he was 12 years old. Two years later he became part of Reyes Media Group to participate as a game analyst for the Kansas City Wizards. Today Kike is famously known as the Spanish Play-by-Play Commentator of the Kansas City Chiefs. He also narrates soccer games, and is an on air talent for 1160 AM La Mega.
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Leo Prieto, Chief Rain Maker, Broadcast Team
Leo Prieto, Chief Rain Maker, Broadcast Team
Leo is man living life to the fullest, from breaking his leg winning a breakdance battle in Las Vegas to speaking at Harvard. Leo is a member of the advisory board for the Consulate of Mexico, Prime Health Board, Young Latino Professionals (YLP), Mayor’s Committee on Ethics, Hispanic Scholarship Development Fund and Big Brothers Big Sisters, among many others. He is also the Tico Sports Spanish sideline reporter for the KC Chiefs.
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Carlos Garza, Social Media Guru
Carlos Garza, Social Media Guru
Carlos is originally from Torreon, Coahuila, Mexico, He studied Logistics at the University of Texas at El Paso, and after graduation was lured to Kansas City as an intern for the Kansas City Kansas Chamber of Commerce. Working as a Membership Coordinator proved to be a great experience learning and honing civic, community and multi-media engagement skills. Carlos is an awesome addition to the team at Tico Productions and Tico Sports, where he is rocking our social media. In his free time, Carlos enjoys spending time watching his beloved NY Jets and Santos Laguna while simultaneously rooting for the Chiefs.
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Phone: (816) 321-2021

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