Interlocking Design with Marketing

Birds of a feather, Dovetail Design was founded by Tonia Swanson and Ampy McIntyre to form a unique marketing solution for small businesses to connect with their clients. Simple, yet polished, Tonia and Ampy bring the light and shade to all your marketing needs.

Because connection is important to us, our goal is to help you connect your customers and clients with the brands, products, and services they can trust. Whether we’re knee deep into an RFP submittal or brainstorming a viral digital strategy to launch your new product, we consult with you to develop a progressive solution you can be proud of.



Brand Development & Logos

Business Systems

Brochures, Ads, Postcards & Flyers

Magazines & Newsletters

Tradeshow Displays & Collateral

Banners, Signage & Billboards

PowerPoint, Prezi, Interactive PDF




Content Strategy

Market Research

Proposal Strategy, Development, and Production

Adobe and Microsoft Workshops and Internal Staff Training

Spanish Translation


Website Design and Layout

Email Marketing Campaigns

Website & Search Engine Optimization

Professional Headshots

Project Photography

the team

  • Tonia Swanson Partner | Design Director

    A passion for creative design with functionality, Tonia brings over 20 years developing, designing, and producing a variety of print and digital collateral to Dovetail Design. She brings a unique perspective to marketing collateral, branding, newsletters, presentations, and RFP/proposal graphics. Often described as “the unicorn”, Tonia combines magic with a collaborative experience on all her projects.

    Tonia has learned to channel her inner creative and merge it with a serious obsession with crystals and stones. She’s crazy passionate about her crystals and all things spiritual and metaphysical. She’s also a recovering crazy cat lady and her favorite pastime is designing a new brand, surrounded by crystals and cats.

    Tonia is a member of the Associated Minority Contractors of Arizona and American Subcontractors Association.

  • Ampy McIntyre Partner | Marketing Director

    Ampy compliments Tonia’s creativity with marketing know how. With more than 20 years in the A/E/C industry, Ampy brings high level project and content management to Dovetail Design. An ambassador to our clients, Ampy is your Project Manager. Her management tactics and attention to detail provide our clients the confidence and comfort during a new website design, newsletter campaign, and large RFP/proposal pursuits. She is often responsible for executing strategic marketing plans for our clients in order to attract potential customers and retain existing ones.

    Described as a “firecracker,” Ampy is a Chicago native and is not afraid to put her roots to the test when it comes to getting a job done.

    Ampy currently serves as Secretary of the Board for the Southwest Center for JOC Excellence Organization.

Our Interlocking Partners

Darci VanCamp
BlueMaize Consulting

Darci brings over 12 years and a unique blend of design, marketing and business development experience, as well as a knack for data and efficiency. She works hand in hand with Dovetail Design as our Digital Marketing and CRM expert. Darci is currently the Education Chair of the Arizona chapter of the Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS) and the Communication Chair for the Central Arizona Society for Healthcare Engineering (CASHE).

Barbara Shuck, FSMPS, CPSM
Everest Marketing Services

Creating compelling messages and professional communications can feel daunting. Not only that – how are you supposed to know all the leading practices for strategy, messaging, persuasion, and readability?  Barbara Shuck, FSMPS, CPSM gets it. It IS a lot to think about, and you shouldn’t have to worry about it. It’s why she uses more than 25+ years of architectural/engineering/construction (A/E/C) marketing expertise to help you focus on what you do best: delivering superior design and construction services to valuable clients.

Barbara helps clients with internal communication and initiatives, and external efforts that win work through compelling and persuasive content and messaging. She has a bachelor’s in Communication Arts and French, and a master’s in International Business, (marketing emphasis), along with expertise in marketing research, planning, business development, proposals, promotions, and management. She is a Past President of SMPS, Fellow and Certified Professional Services Marketer (CPSM), and is a Trustee for the SMPS Foundation.

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