Friends of O-Zell
Emmet Broderick Design
Designer of the O-Zell Logo and Label Graphics, and The Walt Disney Birthplace Logos and Graphics
Emmet’s career as a designer spans the better part of 28 years creating art for everything from consumer packaging to corporate branding and sports design. A graduate of the American Academy of Art in Chicago, Emmet also spent several years as a wildlife illustrator, specializing in North American birds. His art has helped bring awareness to conservation efforts around the Midwest. Emmet credits Walt Disney as a major inspiration for creativity in his design work over the years. “I feel honored to be part of this project and to be able to contribute my creative vision to it.” Emmet currently works as a designer in professional baseball in Chicago.
Dan Yessian – Founder/Composer – Yessian Music
Composer of The O-Zell Soda Jingle
In 1971 Dan Yessian renovated an old bait and tackle shop and founded what has now become an internationally recognized music house. He has brought together one of the most creative pools of composers the advertising industry has ever seen. Over the years, Dan has created music for famous jingles such as Ford “Think Ford First”, Whirlpool “Making Your Life a Little Easier”, Dodge “Dodge Boys Have More Fun”, and Dominos Pizza ‘Avoid The Noid”. Dan has created musical scores for both Television and Film, including his song “You Believe in Me” for the CBC broadcast of the Olympic Games in Japan, Sesame Street, The Hot Fudge Show and The Electric Company. Dan continues to write tunes for commercials, TV and artists from his hometown of Detroit.