Mike Stout

Michael Stout is the partner-in-charge of Sikich’s marketing services. Mike has more than 25 years of experience in graphic design, brand development and marketing. He has worked on many projects with companies in various industries such as manufacturing and distribution, insurance, consumer and B2B publications, public utilities, entertainment, retail and consumer products. His service area has built a complete package of solutions that encompasses all aspects of any marketing plan including graphic design for print and web, photography, video, multimedia and public relations.

Mike was the founder and principle owner of Icon Digital Design & Illustration, a graphic design and marketing services firm he founded in 1995 after holding management positions at two other advertising and marketing firms. His passion for great marketing and design solutions combined with exceptional customer service enabled the company to grow from his original basement office to a thriving firm of 10 employees. Always looking for opportunities to expand their company’s service offerings and client base, Icon seized an opportunity to merge with Sikich in 2009.


  • Naperville Area Chamber of Commerce


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Advanced Technical Studies, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
  • Associates Degree in Graphic Design, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale