About Us

Big Ideas for Small Business

At Thinking Bigger Media, we have a simple mission: We want to help small businesses think bigger so they grow bigger.

We do that by sharing information and resources across a variety of platforms—monthly and annual magazines, weekly email newsletters, live events and this website.

No matter what Thinking Bigger Media product you choose, you’ll find solid advice on finance, sales, marketing, technology, management, business law, regulatory issues, legislation, HR, business expansion and other facets of running a company. Plus, you’ll hear the real-life stories of entrepreneurs just like you, people who have succeeded at business—and we’ll tell you how they did it.

Meet the Owners & Publishers

Brad Burrow, Co-Owner & Publisher

Brad Burrow has a full range of experience in a wide range of production disciplines, from broadcast, film and TV Commercials to high end B2B and B2C communications. He’s directed national spots for PHITEN USA, ESPN, Lowes and The Golf channel.

Experience as a writer, director, producer, DP and editor. 18+years building a successful production company and has a variety of experience working with a wide range of talented people including Ken Griffey Jr., Trace Adkins, Joba Chamberlain, Josh Beckett, Bill Curtis and George Brett. He’s also worked with a wide variety of clients including The Cincinnati Reds, KC Chiefs, KC Royals, Kansas University, PHITEN, Maryland University and many more.

Evan Kirsch, Co-Owner & Publisher


Evan Kirsch is the Chief Executive Officer at MAKE Digital Group, an award-winning creative marketing agency in the Kansas City River Market district. As Publisher and Co-Owner of Thinking Bigger Media, Evan brings his passion for helping small businesses grow and win online.

Evan’s career as an entrepreneur began in 2008 while at Indiana University of Bloomington. It was there he developed a passion for helping individuals and small businesses fulfill their dreams of becoming power players and leaving a lasting impact within their communities. Four years later in 2012 Evan won the Entrepreneur of the Year and received funding from the city for his own education technology company. A few years later, after leveraging prior success in both technology and real estate, he met his wife, Andrea Kirsch and they co-founded MAKE Digital Group together. 

From multi-billion dollar global brands like Black & Veatch, Gold’s Gym, and McDonald’s to local legends like The Roasterie and iResQ, Evan has helped businesses of all shapes, sizes, and backgrounds develop creative, forward-thinking solutions that propel strategic marketing initiatives to the next level.

Evan is an active member of the Kansas City business community, holding memberships in two prestigious Kansas City organizations, Vistage and The Helzberg Entrepreneurial Mentoring Program (HEMP).