Spencer Carney

Managing Editor

Spencer Carney

Managing Editor

Q: What is something you can't live without? Why?
A: One thing I can’t live without is humor. (Just kidding.)

Brianna Rayner

Project Manager

Brianna Rayner

Project Manager

Q: When you were a child, what did you want to do when you grew up?
A: I legitimately wanted to be an astronaut for a period of time, but then I later switched to a veterinarian.

Brian Struble

Creative Director - Art

Brian Struble

Creative Director - Art

Q: We know it's hard to choose, but what would you say is your favorite book?
A: The Elements of Typographic Style

Isabel North

Group Director, Client Solutions Partner

Isabel North

Group Director, Client Solutions Partner

I love that I get to learn about different industries and brands to help solve their unique challenges or meet their ambitious objectives. When I get a Pace team behind an exciting marketing challenge, that is when the magic happens.

Gregory Onder

Production Manager

Gregory Onder

Production Manager

Q: If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
A: The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to experience what it is like to be the only person for tens or hundreds of miles. It would be like stepping out of our modern world.

Renee Trogdon

Office Coordinator

Renee Trogdon

Office Coordinator

Q: What advice has a mentor given you that you continue use?
A: Service to others is healing and so very rewarding.

Tim Bahlke

Vice President, Pace Interactive

Tim Bahlke

Vice President, Pace Interactive

I am passionate about creating omnichannel ecosystems that enable customers to have a personal relationship, when and how they want, with brands.

Eric Westerman

Senior Director of Media Performance

Eric Westerman

Senior Director of Media Performance

Effective media is using a scaled program to create a 1:1 connection with the customer.

Karen Sommerfeld

Copywriter

Karen Sommerfeld

Copywriter

I love living in a world with fireflies, french roast coffee, my 6-minute commute, lily-of-the-valley perfume and dogs.

Jamie Jeffries

Senior Director of Strategy

Jamie Jeffries

Senior Director of Strategy

While most in our company obsess over words and visuals, I geek out on data. I want to create little nuggets of insights that inspire our team to make the greatest work possible.

Francine Weru

Senior Analyst

Francine Weru

Senior Analyst

Q: What is your personal mantra? What are words that you live by?
A: “Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced.” James Baldwin

Lisa Roth

Copywriter

Lisa Roth

Copywriter

Q: What is your personal mantra? A: Get outside, seek adventure, and find your breath.

Kaylan Hufham

Senior Art Director

Kaylan Hufham

Senior Art Director

If I could go anywhere in the world, I’d build a travel itinerary based on my Ancestory.com DNA results.

Rick Kupselaitis

Group Director, Client Solutions Partner

Rick Kupselaitis

Group Director, Client Solutions Partner

Never assume you know all the information. Going into situations with an open mind and ears—and with a closed mouth—can do wonders rather than approaching them in the opposite way.

Jaimey Easler

Group Creative Director - Art

Jaimey Easler

Group Creative Director - Art

Regarding design, just make it beautiful ...

Katharina Bethea

Director of Strategy

Katharina Bethea

Director of Strategy

The key to success is curiosity. Be open to different perspectives, experiences, and methods and you will never be bored.

Michaela Caracio

Analyst

Michaela Caracio

Analyst

I always try to remember that there usually isn’t a right or wrong decision, and ask myself, 'What’s the worst that could happen?'.

Ryan Sullivan

Associate Creative Director – Edit

Ryan Sullivan

Associate Creative Director – Edit

Q: What is something you can't live without? Why?
A: I can’t live without exercise. It just feels so good!

Stephen Taylor

Associate Director, Business Development and Marketing

Stephen Taylor

Associate Director, Business Development and Marketing

Q: If you could be any animal, what would you be?
A: I definitely like being human, but I'd be very interested in exploring the bottom of the ocean as some kind of pressure-proof marine creature.

Christie Hailey

Creative Director - Art

Christie Hailey

Creative Director - Art

I love working at Pace because there are so many talented people who are passionate about what they do.

Tazmen Hansen

Copy Editor

Tazmen Hansen

Copy Editor

Q: How do you get inspired?
A: Focus on an interesting object or concept. Let your mind wander and follow the tangents to something meaningful.

Angela Falsion

Enterprise Applications Analyst

Angela Falsion

Enterprise Applications Analyst

Q: What is something you can't live without?
A: Love.

Darin Driskill

Senior Systems Engineer

Darin Driskill

Senior Systems Engineer

Q: What is something you can't live without? Why?
A: My son. Participating in someone's life from the moment they take their first breath is awesome!

Margee Shore

Corporate Paralegal

Margee Shore

Corporate Paralegal

Q: What is something you can't live without?
A: My favorite people. Life is more fun when we are together.

Josh Johnson

Senior Art Director, Social Media and Paid Media

Josh Johnson

Senior Art Director, Social Media and Paid Media

Q: What advice has a mentor given you that you continue use?
A: The day you stop learning is the day you die.

Abby Coker

Analyst

Abby Coker

Analyst

Q: Tell us a little more about yourself!
A: My favorite place to visit is Las Vegas.

Devon McClellan

Art Director

Devon McClellan

Art Director

I live by 'Don’t try to be original; just try to be good' by Paul Rand.

Michael Martinez

Senior QA Analyst

Michael Martinez

Senior QA Analyst

Bennett Elliott

Editor

Bennett Elliott

Editor

Q: Tell us a little more about yourself. A: I used to live in Kenya.

Jude Huzicko

Group Creative Director - Edit

Jude Huzicko

Group Creative Director - Edit

Q: If you could be any animal, what would you be and why?
A: Quokka. I mean, come on, look how happy they are!

Kadiesha Frink

Associate Strategist

Kadiesha Frink

Associate Strategist

Q: What hobbies or interests do you have?
A: Photography, videos, public speaking, writing, content planning.

Annemarie Tankersley

Senior Copy Editor

Annemarie Tankersley

Senior Copy Editor

Q: When you were a child, what did you want to do when you grew up?
A: I wanted to be a deep-sea diver or a firefighter.

Joyce Worthy

Associate Financial Analyst

Joyce Worthy

Associate Financial Analyst

Q: What hobbies do you pursue in your free time? A: Thrifting, drawing and trying out TikTok recipes.

Shelby Myers

Client Solutions Partner

Shelby Myers

Client Solutions Partner

Q: What is your passion project? A: I love decorating my home and working on house projects in my spare time!

Lorrie Lane

Interactive Designer

Lorrie Lane

Interactive Designer

Q: What is your hidden talent? A: I'm fairly good at reading reptile body language. I'm trying to learn parrot body language now.

Gordon Bass

Executive Creative Director

Gordon Bass

Executive Creative Director

I love creating new brand experiences based in the timeless craft of storytelling. The principles taught by Aristotle still shape everything from videos to virtual reality.

Tim Hawks

Director of IT

Tim Hawks

Director of IT

I enjoy working at Pace because its size allows the company to move quickly and gives me the opportunity to use my skills to apply innovative solutions to business problems. I love solving things.

Brian Bowen

Vice President, Executive Producer

Brian Bowen

Vice President, Executive Producer

A successful content marketing campaign requires a blend of meeting audience expectations and brand objectives; I love finding that precise balance.

Stephanie Oliver

Client Solutions Partner

Stephanie Oliver

Client Solutions Partner

Q: What are words that you live by?
A: Decide what to be and go be it.

Melissa Bragg

Group Project Manager

Melissa Bragg

Group Project Manager

Q: What is something you can't live without? Why?
A: A Bible. When we get busy in the day-to-day and forget what really matters, reading the Bible helps to recenter me, recharge me, and remind me that everything is in God's hands, so there's no need for me to worry and stress.

Scott Pierce

Senior Editor

Scott Pierce

Senior Editor

Q: What is something you can't live without?
A: Dreams.

Alexa Dominguez

Art Director

Alexa Dominguez

Art Director

Q: What is your hidden talent? A: I make really bomb chewy brownies.

Colleen Hutchinson

Photo Editor

Colleen Hutchinson

Photo Editor

Q: What is something you can't live without?
A: I can't live without my camera and a cup of coffee.

Lisa Bouchey

Associate Creative Director

Lisa Bouchey

Associate Creative Director

Q: What is your personal mantra? A: If you can't be yourself, you're nobody.

Melissa Tierney

Director of Finance

Melissa Tierney

Director of Finance

Not being a creative, I’m so fortunate to work among such talented people. I’m inspired by the work they create and am energized from the passion with which they do it.

Nicole Martin

Managing Director

Nicole Martin

Managing Director

I’m a problem solver, often discovering needs and opportunities most haven’t even thought of yet. I’m always looking forward.

Jason Mericle

Associate Editor

Jason Mericle

Associate Editor

Q: What is something you can't live without? Why?
A: The fantastical in any form, it is my escapism from ordinary life.

Mandy Winget

Senior Project Manager

Mandy Winget

Senior Project Manager

Q: What is something you can't live without? Why?
A: Gratitude. It completely changes my perspective on life!

Kitty Lowrance

Copy Editor

Kitty Lowrance

Copy Editor

Q: How do you get inspired? Is there a place you go, a person you speak with, or an activity you do?
A: Inspiration usually surprises me out of the blue. It can help to find a quiet place outside away from distractions and just let my mind wander.

Kevin de Miranda

Group Creative Director - Art

Kevin de Miranda

Group Creative Director - Art

Collaboration is the heart of a true team. I love when, at the end of a project, you look at great work and see the fingerprints of your client and every member of your team.

LaDonna Greeson

Senior Accountant

LaDonna Greeson

Senior Accountant

Q: What advice has a mentor given you that you continue use?
A: When you look in the mirror, make sure you are happy with who you see.

Angie Porow

Senior Director of Strategy

Angie Porow

Senior Director of Strategy

Strategy is not a thing we do—it's a way of life. It's the red thread that runs through every action we take, every decision we make.

Hunter McCumber

Art Director

Hunter McCumber

Art Director

Q: Tell us a little more about yourself! A: Food is my language. I'm always trying and exploring new methods of preparing a fun ingredient or working on my dinner-party skills.

Lori Beal

Managing Director

Lori Beal

Managing Director

The best solutions to tough marketing challenges come from alignment on KPIs, close collaboration with a team of wickedly smart people and a willingness to move outside your comfort zone.

Michael Grossman

Creative Director, Edit

Michael Grossman

Creative Director, Edit

Q: What is something you can't live without? Why?
A: A giant bowl of ice cream solves any mystery.

Olivia Carswell

Client Solutions Partner

Olivia Carswell

Client Solutions Partner

Q: What is your hidden talent? A: I'm actually a really good dancer!

Teresa Weaver

Bookkeeper

Teresa Weaver

Bookkeeper

Q: What is your favorite book? Why?
A: Bible—guide, refuge and peace.

Darren Young

Production Artist

Darren Young

Production Artist

When I’m not at work, I like to think about all the paintings I should be making.

Dean Nickles

Facilities Manager

Dean Nickles

Facilities Manager

Q: What is something you can't live without? A: My family is my life.

Molly McGinn

Associate Creative Director - Edit

Molly McGinn

Associate Creative Director - Edit

Conceived by genius, achieved by dauntless resolution and unconquerable faith.
–Wright Brothers Memorial

Billy Johnson

Production Manager

Billy Johnson

Production Manager

Q: What is your hidden talent?
A: Whatever it is, it's outta sight!

Jim Casa

Front-End Developer

Jim Casa

Front-End Developer

Q: The Hobbit or Harry Potter?
A: The Hobbit is good. The Lord of the Rings is better.

Jessica Griffin

Associate Editor

Jessica Griffin

Associate Editor

Q: What is your personal mantra?
A: When life is sweet, say thank you and celebrate. When life is bitter, say thank you and grow.

Dennis Barber

Director, Web Development

Dennis Barber

Director, Web Development

I am proud to be part of an excellent team of developers here at Pace helping to build the platform from which so much creativity shines.

Asher Alt

Associate Editor

Asher Alt

Associate Editor

Q: What is your favorite book? Why?
A: I love Little Women by Louisa May Alcott because it teaches the reader to find joy in the simple things of life.

Paula Phelps

Senior Project Manager

Paula Phelps

Senior Project Manager

Q: What advice has a mentor given you that you continue use?
A: Everyone will give you an opinion, but do what's right for you.

Angie Harmon

Financial Specialist

Angie Harmon

Financial Specialist

Q: We know it's hard to choose, but what would you say is your favorite book?
A: A romance novel by Janet Chapman. I loved the opening hook! "The hero stared down the scope of his rifle at the woman who left him." I didn't know if he was the bad guy or the hero at first.

Austin Harris

Senior Art Director

Austin Harris

Senior Art Director

I get inspired by being given a deadline.

Neil Marion

Group Creative Director - Art

Neil Marion

Group Creative Director - Art

My favorite part about my every day at Pace is the people, and the brilliant ideas they bring to life.

Michael Meder

Creative Director - UX

Michael Meder

Creative Director - UX

Good design looks effortless. If your audience can see the hard work, you’re not done.

Tom Bunton

Systems Architect

Tom Bunton

Systems Architect

Q: What is your personal mantra?
A: Get off my lawn!

Michael Fuchs

Senior Editor

Michael Fuchs

Senior Editor

Q: What inspires you? A: Being out on the water, especially on a warm, sunlit day and fish are biting.

Nathan Staton

Developer, Front-End

Nathan Staton

Developer, Front-End

Q: What is your hidden talent?
A: I can beatbox with a drink and a straw.

Ryan Butler

Analyst

Ryan Butler

Analyst

Q: What is something you can't live without? Why?
A: My Australian Shepherd Riker. He’s statistically the cutest dog who has ever lived.

Lymari Miranda

Art Director

Lymari Miranda

Art Director

I can’t live without TV. I’m a total couch potato and reality TV junkie.

Nicolas Gonzales

Senior Editor

Nicolas Gonzales

Senior Editor

Q: How do you get inspired? Is there a place you go, a person you speak with, or an activity you do?
A: My best ideas happen while I’m running. The process begins with my worst idea, which is to go for a run.

Arlette Hawkins

Associate Digital Content Producer

Arlette Hawkins

Associate Digital Content Producer

Q: What is your hidden talent?
A: I (lowkey) can rap. I used to make educational raps for school projects.

Tina Firesheets

Associate Creative Director, Edit

Tina Firesheets

Associate Creative Director, Edit

Q: What is your favorite book?
A: This one is so hard. There are so many good ones, and they are relevant for different reasons at different points in your life. But the writers who always inspire me are Edwidge Danticat, Michael Ondaatje, Chang-rae Lee, Zora Neale Hurston, Nella Larsen...

Alicia Miller Corbett

Creative Director

Alicia Miller Corbett

Creative Director

I’m always trying to edit the world: That copy should be a little tighter, that menu item is misspelled, did anyone fact-check this movie, etc.

Leigh Ann Klee

President and Chief Operating Officer

Leigh Ann Klee

President and Chief Operating Officer

I am energized each and every day by the commitment and dedication of the Pace team members to delivering great results for our clients, and I take pride in being a part of that team.

Tracy James

Senior Producer

Tracy James

Senior Producer

Q: If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
A: Anywhere my kids are, I want to be where they are.

Diane Mays

Payroll/Benefits Manager

Diane Mays

Payroll/Benefits Manager

Be somebody who makes everybody feel like a somebody.

Dolph Kawalec

CG Artist / Animator

Dolph Kawalec

CG Artist / Animator

Q: What is your personal mantra? A: Zerstörung durch Fortschritte der Technologie (Destruction by advances in technology).

Maria Dzhevaha

Project Manager

Maria Dzhevaha

Project Manager

Q: We know it's hard to choose, but what would you say is your favorite book?
A: Definitely Gone with the Wind, because it is all about will to live despite everything.

Kyle Jackson

Art Director

Kyle Jackson

Art Director

Q: When you were a child, what did you want to do when you grew up?
A: I wanted to take photos for National Geographic.

Brian Cook

Senior Editor

Brian Cook

Senior Editor

Q: How do you get inspired? A: I find a quiet place to relax, clear my head and—quite often—pray.

Jonathan Walls

Senior Director/Editor

Jonathan Walls

Senior Director/Editor

My grandfather, carrying his VHS camcorder, always fascinated me and when he let me try it, I was hooked.

Xavier Jackson

Designer

Xavier Jackson

Designer

There is no creative problem that cannot be solved, only creative solutions waiting to be discovered.

Jennifer Swafford

Creative Director, Art

Jennifer Swafford

Creative Director, Art

Q: If you could be any animal, what would you be and why?
A: Maybe a cat to see what it's like to have 9 lives.

Brittany McClinton

Recruiter

Brittany McClinton

Recruiter

Q: What hobbies or interests do you have?
A: I love to find new restaurants and trying them out any chance I get!

Alex Baumgartner

Group Director, Client Solutions Partner

Alex Baumgartner

Group Director, Client Solutions Partner

I love that every single day in #AgencyLife is different–there are always new opportunities and challenges, which is what makes it exciting!

Casey Miller

Associate Creative Director - Edit

Casey Miller

Associate Creative Director - Edit

Q: Tell us a little more about yourself. A: Ask me about jury duty for a capital murder trial, the need for a Craigslist reality show and my dad's nickname.

Anna Song

Bookkeeper

Anna Song

Bookkeeper

Q: What are some words you live by?
A: Love is what remains when everything else is gone.

Stefanie Arias

Associate Creative Director

Stefanie Arias

Associate Creative Director

Keep calm and start writing.

Kemp Allen

Senior Strategist

Kemp Allen

Senior Strategist

Q: What's your favorite book? A: A History of the World in 6 Glasses. It's a fascinating tale of how beer, wine, coffee, tea, spirits and carbonated water have shaped the world as we know it.

Ryan Matthey

Client Solutions Partner

Ryan Matthey

Client Solutions Partner

Q: When you were a child, what did you want to do when you grew up?
A: NBA player.

Jesse Joyner

Accounts Receivable Specialist

Jesse Joyner

Accounts Receivable Specialist

Q: What is something you can't live without? Why?
A: My two dogs! They are my daily entertainment and are as attached to each other as they are to me.

Britta Waller Melton

Group Creative Director - Edit

Britta Waller Melton

Group Creative Director - Edit

Marketing is a team sport. It takes multiple people’s gifts, ideas, insight and hard work to do what we do. Working with others, not alone, is what I value about this profession.

Hannah Clark

Designer

Hannah Clark

Designer

Q: What advice has a mentor given you that you continue use?
A: When you think you're finished with a project, always take a break from it and come back with fresh eyes. You might be inspired just a little bit more.

Cole Archer

Back-end Developer

Cole Archer

Back-end Developer

Q: If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
A: I want to stay in a glass igloo and see the northern lights.

Matt Harrington

Creative Director, Edit

Matt Harrington

Creative Director, Edit

Q: What hobbies do you pursue in your spare time?
A: I've always been an avid golfer, but with three kids, most of my time now is as a dad, coach and fan for their baseball teams!

Kyle Anderson

Project Manager

Kyle Anderson

Project Manager

Q: If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
A: New Zealand. I used to live there while writing for a travel website.

Emily Clancy

Senior Analyst

Emily Clancy

Senior Analyst

Q: What is your favorite book? Why?
A: The Last Unicorn. It has the right combination of innocence, fantasy and passion for life!

Ashley Lange

Senior Project Manager - PI

Ashley Lange

Senior Project Manager - PI

Q: What hobbies or interests do you have? A: Mostly photography, but I'm also a serial crafter. Most recently with my vinyl cutter, a Silhouette (like a Cricut but better).

David Brown

Senior Production Director

David Brown

Senior Production Director

Q: When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
A: Mail carrier like my father.

Sarah Lindsay

Senior Copy Editor

Sarah Lindsay

Senior Copy Editor

Q: If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
A: 1993.

Emily Miller

Senior Editor

Emily Miller

Senior Editor

I am inspired by my coworkers—their creativity and dedication blows my mind.

Jagruti Patel

FP&A Manager

Jagruti Patel

FP&A Manager

Q: What is your personal mantra? What are words that you live by?
A: Work smarter, not harder.

Rhianna Willetts

Client Solutions Partner

Rhianna Willetts

Client Solutions Partner

Q: What is your personal mantra? What are words that you live by?
A: The world can be amazing when you're slightly strange.

Laurie Wegman

Director, Editorial Development

Laurie Wegman

Director, Editorial Development

Q: What are words that you live by?
A: Words matter.

Jonathan Lindsay

Video Director/Editor

Jonathan Lindsay

Video Director/Editor

Always be yourself. Unless you can be Batman. Then always be Batman.

Bret Newton

Senior DevOps Engineer

Bret Newton

Senior DevOps Engineer

Q: What is your hidden talent?
A: If I told you, it wouldn’t be hidden, would it?

Audrey Sykes

Senior Project Manager

Audrey Sykes

Senior Project Manager

Q: What is your passion project?
A: Gardening is everything! There is something magical about being one with nature in the garden.

Keats Pierce

Creative Director

Keats Pierce

Creative Director

Great design inspires me. I crave it. I love it.

Ellis Harman

Editor

Ellis Harman

Editor

Q: What is your favorite book? Why?
A: Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie. It is the gold standard for mystery books.

Gordon Locke

President and Chief Marketing Officer

Gordon Locke

President and Chief Marketing Officer

I like clients to win in the marketplace, and the talent at Pace helps them do that…our team’s strategic thinking and creativity amazes me every day.

Jeremiah Matos

Developer, Front-End

Jeremiah Matos

Developer, Front-End

Q: What hobbies do you pursue in your spare time?
A: Gaming, intramural sports, gym.

Allison Brewer

UX Designer

Allison Brewer

UX Designer

Q: What is your hidden talent?
A: Strategizing at Yahtzee.

Vonne Keobouala

HR Generalist

Vonne Keobouala

HR Generalist

Q: Tell us a little more about yourself.
A: The furthest I've traveled to is my birth country, Laos.

Adam Ritt

Associate Creative Director - Edit

Adam Ritt

Associate Creative Director - Edit

Q: What is your personal mantra?
A: For every seller there's a buyer.

Brittany Johnson

Director, Social Media Production

Brittany Johnson

Director, Social Media Production

Life is short. Art is long.

Craig Trindl

Director, Client Solutions Partner

Craig Trindl

Director, Client Solutions Partner

Q: What is something you can't live without? Why?
A: My wife, Maren. She's been my rock through a lot of ups and downs.

Alex Macon

Senior Editor

Alex Macon

Senior Editor

Q: What hobbies or interests do you have? A: For a long time, I have collected old magazines, maps, newspapers, flyers, posters and takeout menus—really anything with words and/or images on paper.

Todd Eckle

Group Creative Director - Edit

Todd Eckle

Group Creative Director - Edit

My job is to jump out of the plane, take in the view and then invent a parachute.

Scott Burton

Client Solutions Partner

Scott Burton

Client Solutions Partner

Q: What is your passion project?
A: Raising awareness for kidney disease and advocating for patients is an ongoing passion project that I hold close.

Elizabeth Bush

Senior Strategist

Elizabeth Bush

Senior Strategist

Q: When you were a child, what did you want to do when you grew up?
A: I wanted to work for the NFL, preferably as a linebacker.

Jackie Connors

Legal Counsel

Jackie Connors

Legal Counsel

Q: What hobbies do you pursue in your spare time?
A: I love to cook and bake for family and friends. Cooking is my love language.

Adam Bentley

Senior Strategist

Adam Bentley

Senior Strategist

Q: What hobbies or interests do you have?
A: I grew up playing sports: lacrosse, hockey, soccer and golf. I also snowboard, surf and wakeboard when I have the chance.

Mark Caskie

Associate Creative Director - Edit

Mark Caskie

Associate Creative Director - Edit

Q: If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
A: I'd go to the great mountain ranges to experience their natural beauty.

Tara Hall

Client Solutions Partner

Tara Hall

Client Solutions Partner

Q: What hobbies do you pursue in your free time?
A: Fitness, home improvement, sewing children's clothes, hand lettering.

Darren Kunar

Production Director

Darren Kunar

Production Director

Q: If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
A: Way up North to reach for the Milky Way and the aurora borealis.

Leanne O’Rear

Senior Director, Strategy

Leanne O’Rear

Senior Director, Strategy

Nothing makes me happier than the words ‘I’ve never thought about it that way before.’

Julie Kinzie

Group Director, Client Solutions Partner

Julie Kinzie

Group Director, Client Solutions Partner

Every problem is an opportunity to find solutions, to evolve, to gain forward momentum. I am invigorated by a mess of wires, not intimidated by it.

Diane Ciaglia

Publisher

Diane Ciaglia

Publisher

Magazines are a window to a world that digital simply can’t give you. The storytelling, the art, the photography—they all make up an amazing piece of creative content that will continue to thrive in our digital world.

Tessa Dyer

Project Manager

Tessa Dyer

Project Manager

Q: If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
A: Ireland! I’ve always wanted to go back to my Irish roots.

Nathan Spoor

Associate Creative Director - Art

Nathan Spoor

Associate Creative Director - Art

Q: What is your passion project?
A: Painting and creating children's books.

Brianna Rayner

Project Manager

Brianna Rayner

Project Manager

Q: When you were a child, what did you want to do when you grew up?
A: I legitimately wanted to be an astronaut for a period of time, but then I later switched to a veterinarian.

Isabel North

Group Director, Client Solutions Partner

Isabel North

Group Director, Client Solutions Partner

I love that I get to learn about different industries and brands to help solve their unique challenges or meet their ambitious objectives. When I get a Pace team behind an exciting marketing challenge, that is when the magic happens.

Rick Kupselaitis

Group Director, Client Solutions Partner

Rick Kupselaitis

Group Director, Client Solutions Partner

Never assume you know all the information. Going into situations with an open mind and ears—and with a closed mouth—can do wonders rather than approaching them in the opposite way.

Shelby Myers

Client Solutions Partner

Shelby Myers

Client Solutions Partner

Q: What is your passion project? A: I love decorating my home and working on house projects in my spare time!

Stephanie Oliver

Client Solutions Partner

Stephanie Oliver

Client Solutions Partner

Q: What are words that you live by?
A: Decide what to be and go be it.

Nicole Martin

Managing Director

Nicole Martin

Managing Director

I’m a problem solver, often discovering needs and opportunities most haven’t even thought of yet. I’m always looking forward.

Mandy Winget

Senior Project Manager

Mandy Winget

Senior Project Manager

Q: What is something you can't live without? Why?
A: Gratitude. It completely changes my perspective on life!

Lori Beal

Managing Director

Lori Beal

Managing Director

The best solutions to tough marketing challenges come from alignment on KPIs, close collaboration with a team of wickedly smart people and a willingness to move outside your comfort zone.

Olivia Carswell

Client Solutions Partner

Olivia Carswell

Client Solutions Partner

Q: What is your hidden talent? A: I'm actually a really good dancer!

Paula Phelps

Senior Project Manager

Paula Phelps

Senior Project Manager

Q: What advice has a mentor given you that you continue use?
A: Everyone will give you an opinion, but do what's right for you.

Maria Dzhevaha

Project Manager

Maria Dzhevaha

Project Manager

Q: We know it's hard to choose, but what would you say is your favorite book?
A: Definitely Gone with the Wind, because it is all about will to live despite everything.

Alex Baumgartner

Group Director, Client Solutions Partner

Alex Baumgartner

Group Director, Client Solutions Partner

I love that every single day in #AgencyLife is different–there are always new opportunities and challenges, which is what makes it exciting!

Ryan Matthey

Client Solutions Partner

Ryan Matthey

Client Solutions Partner

Q: When you were a child, what did you want to do when you grew up?
A: NBA player.

Kyle Anderson

Project Manager

Kyle Anderson

Project Manager

Q: If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
A: New Zealand. I used to live there while writing for a travel website.

Ashley Lange

Senior Project Manager - PI

Ashley Lange

Senior Project Manager - PI

Q: What hobbies or interests do you have? A: Mostly photography, but I'm also a serial crafter. Most recently with my vinyl cutter, a Silhouette (like a Cricut but better).

Rhianna Willetts

Client Solutions Partner

Rhianna Willetts

Client Solutions Partner

Q: What is your personal mantra? What are words that you live by?
A: The world can be amazing when you're slightly strange.

Audrey Sykes

Senior Project Manager

Audrey Sykes

Senior Project Manager

Q: What is your passion project?
A: Gardening is everything! There is something magical about being one with nature in the garden.

Craig Trindl

Director, Client Solutions Partner

Craig Trindl

Director, Client Solutions Partner

Q: What is something you can't live without? Why?
A: My wife, Maren. She's been my rock through a lot of ups and downs.

Scott Burton

Client Solutions Partner

Scott Burton

Client Solutions Partner

Q: What is your passion project?
A: Raising awareness for kidney disease and advocating for patients is an ongoing passion project that I hold close.

Tara Hall

Client Solutions Partner

Tara Hall

Client Solutions Partner

Q: What hobbies do you pursue in your free time?
A: Fitness, home improvement, sewing children's clothes, hand lettering.

Julie Kinzie

Group Director, Client Solutions Partner

Julie Kinzie

Group Director, Client Solutions Partner

Every problem is an opportunity to find solutions, to evolve, to gain forward momentum. I am invigorated by a mess of wires, not intimidated by it.

Tessa Dyer

Project Manager

Tessa Dyer

Project Manager

Q: If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
A: Ireland! I’ve always wanted to go back to my Irish roots.

Spencer Carney

Managing Editor

Spencer Carney

Managing Editor

Q: What is something you can't live without? Why?
A: One thing I can’t live without is humor. (Just kidding.)

Brian Struble

Creative Director - Art

Brian Struble

Creative Director - Art

Q: We know it's hard to choose, but what would you say is your favorite book?
A: The Elements of Typographic Style

Eric Westerman

Senior Director of Media Performance

Eric Westerman

Senior Director of Media Performance

Effective media is using a scaled program to create a 1:1 connection with the customer.

Karen Sommerfeld

Copywriter

Karen Sommerfeld

Copywriter

I love living in a world with fireflies, french roast coffee, my 6-minute commute, lily-of-the-valley perfume and dogs.

Jamie Jeffries

Senior Director of Strategy

Jamie Jeffries

Senior Director of Strategy

While most in our company obsess over words and visuals, I geek out on data. I want to create little nuggets of insights that inspire our team to make the greatest work possible.

Francine Weru

Senior Analyst

Francine Weru

Senior Analyst

Q: What is your personal mantra? What are words that you live by?
A: “Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced.” James Baldwin

Lisa Roth

Copywriter

Lisa Roth

Copywriter

Q: What is your personal mantra? A: Get outside, seek adventure, and find your breath.

Kaylan Hufham

Senior Art Director

Kaylan Hufham

Senior Art Director

If I could go anywhere in the world, I’d build a travel itinerary based on my Ancestory.com DNA results.

Jaimey Easler

Group Creative Director - Art

Jaimey Easler

Group Creative Director - Art

Regarding design, just make it beautiful ...

Katharina Bethea

Director of Strategy

Katharina Bethea

Director of Strategy

The key to success is curiosity. Be open to different perspectives, experiences, and methods and you will never be bored.

Michaela Caracio

Analyst

Michaela Caracio

Analyst

I always try to remember that there usually isn’t a right or wrong decision, and ask myself, 'What’s the worst that could happen?'.

Ryan Sullivan

Associate Creative Director – Edit

Ryan Sullivan

Associate Creative Director – Edit

Q: What is something you can't live without? Why?
A: I can’t live without exercise. It just feels so good!

Christie Hailey

Creative Director - Art

Christie Hailey

Creative Director - Art

I love working at Pace because there are so many talented people who are passionate about what they do.

Tazmen Hansen

Copy Editor

Tazmen Hansen

Copy Editor

Q: How do you get inspired?
A: Focus on an interesting object or concept. Let your mind wander and follow the tangents to something meaningful.

Josh Johnson

Senior Art Director, Social Media and Paid Media

Josh Johnson

Senior Art Director, Social Media and Paid Media

Q: What advice has a mentor given you that you continue use?
A: The day you stop learning is the day you die.

Abby Coker

Analyst

Abby Coker

Analyst

Q: Tell us a little more about yourself!
A: My favorite place to visit is Las Vegas.

Devon McClellan

Art Director

Devon McClellan

Art Director

I live by 'Don’t try to be original; just try to be good' by Paul Rand.

Bennett Elliott

Editor

Bennett Elliott

Editor

Q: Tell us a little more about yourself. A: I used to live in Kenya.

Jude Huzicko

Group Creative Director - Edit

Jude Huzicko

Group Creative Director - Edit

Q: If you could be any animal, what would you be and why?
A: Quokka. I mean, come on, look how happy they are!

Kadiesha Frink

Associate Strategist

Kadiesha Frink

Associate Strategist

Q: What hobbies or interests do you have?
A: Photography, videos, public speaking, writing, content planning.

Annemarie Tankersley

Senior Copy Editor

Annemarie Tankersley

Senior Copy Editor

Q: When you were a child, what did you want to do when you grew up?
A: I wanted to be a deep-sea diver or a firefighter.

Lorrie Lane

Interactive Designer

Lorrie Lane

Interactive Designer

Q: What is your hidden talent? A: I'm fairly good at reading reptile body language. I'm trying to learn parrot body language now.

Gordon Bass

Executive Creative Director

Gordon Bass

Executive Creative Director

I love creating new brand experiences based in the timeless craft of storytelling. The principles taught by Aristotle still shape everything from videos to virtual reality.

Brian Bowen

Vice President, Executive Producer

Brian Bowen

Vice President, Executive Producer

A successful content marketing campaign requires a blend of meeting audience expectations and brand objectives; I love finding that precise balance.

Scott Pierce

Senior Editor

Scott Pierce

Senior Editor

Q: What is something you can't live without?
A: Dreams.

Alexa Dominguez

Art Director

Alexa Dominguez

Art Director

Q: What is your hidden talent? A: I make really bomb chewy brownies.

Colleen Hutchinson

Photo Editor

Colleen Hutchinson

Photo Editor

Q: What is something you can't live without?
A: I can't live without my camera and a cup of coffee.

Lisa Bouchey

Associate Creative Director

Lisa Bouchey

Associate Creative Director

Q: What is your personal mantra? A: If you can't be yourself, you're nobody.

Jason Mericle

Associate Editor

Jason Mericle

Associate Editor

Q: What is something you can't live without? Why?
A: The fantastical in any form, it is my escapism from ordinary life.

Kitty Lowrance

Copy Editor

Kitty Lowrance

Copy Editor

Q: How do you get inspired? Is there a place you go, a person you speak with, or an activity you do?
A: Inspiration usually surprises me out of the blue. It can help to find a quiet place outside away from distractions and just let my mind wander.

Kevin de Miranda

Group Creative Director - Art

Kevin de Miranda

Group Creative Director - Art

Collaboration is the heart of a true team. I love when, at the end of a project, you look at great work and see the fingerprints of your client and every member of your team.

Angie Porow

Senior Director of Strategy

Angie Porow

Senior Director of Strategy

Strategy is not a thing we do—it's a way of life. It's the red thread that runs through every action we take, every decision we make.

Hunter McCumber

Art Director

Hunter McCumber

Art Director

Q: Tell us a little more about yourself! A: Food is my language. I'm always trying and exploring new methods of preparing a fun ingredient or working on my dinner-party skills.

Michael Grossman

Creative Director, Edit

Michael Grossman

Creative Director, Edit

Q: What is something you can't live without? Why?
A: A giant bowl of ice cream solves any mystery.

Darren Young

Production Artist

Darren Young

Production Artist

When I’m not at work, I like to think about all the paintings I should be making.

Molly McGinn

Associate Creative Director - Edit

Molly McGinn

Associate Creative Director - Edit

Conceived by genius, achieved by dauntless resolution and unconquerable faith.
–Wright Brothers Memorial

Jessica Griffin

Associate Editor

Jessica Griffin

Associate Editor

Q: What is your personal mantra?
A: When life is sweet, say thank you and celebrate. When life is bitter, say thank you and grow.

Asher Alt

Associate Editor

Asher Alt

Associate Editor

Q: What is your favorite book? Why?
A: I love Little Women by Louisa May Alcott because it teaches the reader to find joy in the simple things of life.

Austin Harris

Senior Art Director

Austin Harris

Senior Art Director

I get inspired by being given a deadline.

Neil Marion

Group Creative Director - Art

Neil Marion

Group Creative Director - Art

My favorite part about my every day at Pace is the people, and the brilliant ideas they bring to life.

Michael Meder

Creative Director - UX

Michael Meder

Creative Director - UX

Good design looks effortless. If your audience can see the hard work, you’re not done.

Michael Fuchs

Senior Editor

Michael Fuchs

Senior Editor

Q: What inspires you? A: Being out on the water, especially on a warm, sunlit day and fish are biting.

Lymari Miranda

Art Director

Lymari Miranda

Art Director

I can’t live without TV. I’m a total couch potato and reality TV junkie.

Nicolas Gonzales

Senior Editor

Nicolas Gonzales

Senior Editor

Q: How do you get inspired? Is there a place you go, a person you speak with, or an activity you do?
A: My best ideas happen while I’m running. The process begins with my worst idea, which is to go for a run.

Arlette Hawkins

Associate Digital Content Producer

Arlette Hawkins

Associate Digital Content Producer

Q: What is your hidden talent?
A: I (lowkey) can rap. I used to make educational raps for school projects.

Tina Firesheets

Associate Creative Director, Edit

Tina Firesheets

Associate Creative Director, Edit

Q: What is your favorite book?
A: This one is so hard. There are so many good ones, and they are relevant for different reasons at different points in your life. But the writers who always inspire me are Edwidge Danticat, Michael Ondaatje, Chang-rae Lee, Zora Neale Hurston, Nella Larsen...

Alicia Miller Corbett

Creative Director

Alicia Miller Corbett

Creative Director

I’m always trying to edit the world: That copy should be a little tighter, that menu item is misspelled, did anyone fact-check this movie, etc.

Tracy James

Senior Producer

Tracy James

Senior Producer

Q: If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
A: Anywhere my kids are, I want to be where they are.

Dolph Kawalec

CG Artist / Animator

Dolph Kawalec

CG Artist / Animator

Q: What is your personal mantra? A: Zerstörung durch Fortschritte der Technologie (Destruction by advances in technology).

Kyle Jackson

Art Director

Kyle Jackson

Art Director

Q: When you were a child, what did you want to do when you grew up?
A: I wanted to take photos for National Geographic.

Brian Cook

Senior Editor

Brian Cook

Senior Editor

Q: How do you get inspired? A: I find a quiet place to relax, clear my head and—quite often—pray.

Jonathan Walls

Senior Director/Editor

Jonathan Walls

Senior Director/Editor

My grandfather, carrying his VHS camcorder, always fascinated me and when he let me try it, I was hooked.

Xavier Jackson

Designer

Xavier Jackson

Designer

There is no creative problem that cannot be solved, only creative solutions waiting to be discovered.

Jennifer Swafford

Creative Director, Art

Jennifer Swafford

Creative Director, Art

Q: If you could be any animal, what would you be and why?
A: Maybe a cat to see what it's like to have 9 lives.

Casey Miller

Associate Creative Director - Edit

Casey Miller

Associate Creative Director - Edit

Q: Tell us a little more about yourself. A: Ask me about jury duty for a capital murder trial, the need for a Craigslist reality show and my dad's nickname.

Stefanie Arias

Associate Creative Director

Stefanie Arias

Associate Creative Director

Keep calm and start writing.

Kemp Allen

Senior Strategist

Kemp Allen

Senior Strategist

Q: What's your favorite book? A: A History of the World in 6 Glasses. It's a fascinating tale of how beer, wine, coffee, tea, spirits and carbonated water have shaped the world as we know it.

Britta Waller Melton

Group Creative Director - Edit

Britta Waller Melton

Group Creative Director - Edit

Marketing is a team sport. It takes multiple people’s gifts, ideas, insight and hard work to do what we do. Working with others, not alone, is what I value about this profession.

Hannah Clark

Designer

Hannah Clark

Designer

Q: What advice has a mentor given you that you continue use?
A: When you think you're finished with a project, always take a break from it and come back with fresh eyes. You might be inspired just a little bit more.

Matt Harrington

Creative Director, Edit

Matt Harrington

Creative Director, Edit

Q: What hobbies do you pursue in your spare time?
A: I've always been an avid golfer, but with three kids, most of my time now is as a dad, coach and fan for their baseball teams!

Sarah Lindsay

Senior Copy Editor

Sarah Lindsay

Senior Copy Editor

Q: If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
A: 1993.

Emily Miller

Senior Editor

Emily Miller

Senior Editor

I am inspired by my coworkers—their creativity and dedication blows my mind.

Laurie Wegman

Director, Editorial Development

Laurie Wegman

Director, Editorial Development

Q: What are words that you live by?
A: Words matter.

Jonathan Lindsay

Video Director/Editor

Jonathan Lindsay

Video Director/Editor

Always be yourself. Unless you can be Batman. Then always be Batman.

Keats Pierce

Creative Director

Keats Pierce

Creative Director

Great design inspires me. I crave it. I love it.

Ellis Harman

Editor

Ellis Harman

Editor

Q: What is your favorite book? Why?
A: Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie. It is the gold standard for mystery books.

Allison Brewer

UX Designer

Allison Brewer

UX Designer

Q: What is your hidden talent?
A: Strategizing at Yahtzee.

Adam Ritt

Associate Creative Director - Edit

Adam Ritt

Associate Creative Director - Edit

Q: What is your personal mantra?
A: For every seller there's a buyer.

Brittany Johnson

Director, Social Media Production

Brittany Johnson

Director, Social Media Production

Life is short. Art is long.

Alex Macon

Senior Editor

Alex Macon

Senior Editor

Q: What hobbies or interests do you have? A: For a long time, I have collected old magazines, maps, newspapers, flyers, posters and takeout menus—really anything with words and/or images on paper.

Todd Eckle

Group Creative Director - Edit

Todd Eckle

Group Creative Director - Edit

My job is to jump out of the plane, take in the view and then invent a parachute.

Elizabeth Bush

Senior Strategist

Elizabeth Bush

Senior Strategist

Q: When you were a child, what did you want to do when you grew up?
A: I wanted to work for the NFL, preferably as a linebacker.

Adam Bentley

Senior Strategist

Adam Bentley

Senior Strategist

Q: What hobbies or interests do you have?
A: I grew up playing sports: lacrosse, hockey, soccer and golf. I also snowboard, surf and wakeboard when I have the chance.

Mark Caskie

Associate Creative Director - Edit

Mark Caskie

Associate Creative Director - Edit

Q: If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
A: I'd go to the great mountain ranges to experience their natural beauty.

Leanne O’Rear

Senior Director, Strategy

Leanne O’Rear

Senior Director, Strategy

Nothing makes me happier than the words ‘I’ve never thought about it that way before.’

Nathan Spoor

Associate Creative Director - Art

Nathan Spoor

Associate Creative Director - Art

Q: What is your passion project?
A: Painting and creating children's books.

Gregory Onder

Production Manager

Gregory Onder

Production Manager

Q: If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
A: The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to experience what it is like to be the only person for tens or hundreds of miles. It would be like stepping out of our modern world.

Renee Trogdon

Office Coordinator

Renee Trogdon

Office Coordinator

Q: What advice has a mentor given you that you continue use?
A: Service to others is healing and so very rewarding.

Stephen Taylor

Associate Director, Business Development and Marketing

Stephen Taylor

Associate Director, Business Development and Marketing

Q: If you could be any animal, what would you be?
A: I definitely like being human, but I'd be very interested in exploring the bottom of the ocean as some kind of pressure-proof marine creature.

Angela Falsion

Enterprise Applications Analyst

Angela Falsion

Enterprise Applications Analyst

Q: What is something you can't live without?
A: Love.

Darin Driskill

Senior Systems Engineer

Darin Driskill

Senior Systems Engineer

Q: What is something you can't live without? Why?
A: My son. Participating in someone's life from the moment they take their first breath is awesome!

Margee Shore

Corporate Paralegal

Margee Shore

Corporate Paralegal

Q: What is something you can't live without?
A: My favorite people. Life is more fun when we are together.

Joyce Worthy

Associate Financial Analyst

Joyce Worthy

Associate Financial Analyst

Q: What hobbies do you pursue in your free time? A: Thrifting, drawing and trying out TikTok recipes.

Tim Hawks

Director of IT

Tim Hawks

Director of IT

I enjoy working at Pace because its size allows the company to move quickly and gives me the opportunity to use my skills to apply innovative solutions to business problems. I love solving things.

Melissa Bragg

Group Project Manager

Melissa Bragg

Group Project Manager

Q: What is something you can't live without? Why?
A: A Bible. When we get busy in the day-to-day and forget what really matters, reading the Bible helps to recenter me, recharge me, and remind me that everything is in God's hands, so there's no need for me to worry and stress.

Melissa Tierney

Director of Finance

Melissa Tierney

Director of Finance

Not being a creative, I’m so fortunate to work among such talented people. I’m inspired by the work they create and am energized from the passion with which they do it.

LaDonna Greeson

Senior Accountant

LaDonna Greeson

Senior Accountant

Q: What advice has a mentor given you that you continue use?
A: When you look in the mirror, make sure you are happy with who you see.

Teresa Weaver

Bookkeeper

Teresa Weaver

Bookkeeper

Q: What is your favorite book? Why?
A: Bible—guide, refuge and peace.

Dean Nickles

Facilities Manager

Dean Nickles

Facilities Manager

Q: What is something you can't live without? A: My family is my life.

Billy Johnson

Production Manager

Billy Johnson

Production Manager

Q: What is your hidden talent?
A: Whatever it is, it's outta sight!

Angie Harmon

Financial Specialist

Angie Harmon

Financial Specialist

Q: We know it's hard to choose, but what would you say is your favorite book?
A: A romance novel by Janet Chapman. I loved the opening hook! "The hero stared down the scope of his rifle at the woman who left him." I didn't know if he was the bad guy or the hero at first.

Tom Bunton

Systems Architect

Tom Bunton

Systems Architect

Q: What is your personal mantra?
A: Get off my lawn!

Lymari Miranda

Art Director

Lymari Miranda

Art Director

I can’t live without TV. I’m a total couch potato and reality TV junkie.

Leigh Ann Klee

President and Chief Operating Officer

Leigh Ann Klee

President and Chief Operating Officer

I am energized each and every day by the commitment and dedication of the Pace team members to delivering great results for our clients, and I take pride in being a part of that team.

Diane Mays

Payroll/Benefits Manager

Diane Mays

Payroll/Benefits Manager

Be somebody who makes everybody feel like a somebody.

Maria Dzhevaha

Project Manager

Maria Dzhevaha

Project Manager

Q: We know it's hard to choose, but what would you say is your favorite book?
A: Definitely Gone with the Wind, because it is all about will to live despite everything.

Xavier Jackson

Designer

Xavier Jackson

Designer

There is no creative problem that cannot be solved, only creative solutions waiting to be discovered.

Brittany McClinton

Recruiter

Brittany McClinton

Recruiter

Q: What hobbies or interests do you have?
A: I love to find new restaurants and trying them out any chance I get!

Anna Song

Bookkeeper

Anna Song

Bookkeeper

Q: What are some words you live by?
A: Love is what remains when everything else is gone.

Jesse Joyner

Accounts Receivable Specialist

Jesse Joyner

Accounts Receivable Specialist

Q: What is something you can't live without? Why?
A: My two dogs! They are my daily entertainment and are as attached to each other as they are to me.

David Brown

Senior Production Director

David Brown

Senior Production Director

Q: When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
A: Mail carrier like my father.

Jagruti Patel

FP&A Manager

Jagruti Patel

FP&A Manager

Q: What is your personal mantra? What are words that you live by?
A: Work smarter, not harder.

Gordon Locke

President and Chief Marketing Officer

Gordon Locke

President and Chief Marketing Officer

I like clients to win in the marketplace, and the talent at Pace helps them do that…our team’s strategic thinking and creativity amazes me every day.

Vonne Keobouala

HR Generalist

Vonne Keobouala

HR Generalist

Q: Tell us a little more about yourself.
A: The furthest I've traveled to is my birth country, Laos.

Jackie Connors

Legal Counsel

Jackie Connors

Legal Counsel

Q: What hobbies do you pursue in your spare time?
A: I love to cook and bake for family and friends. Cooking is my love language.

Darren Kunar

Production Director

Darren Kunar

Production Director

Q: If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
A: Way up North to reach for the Milky Way and the aurora borealis.

Diane Ciaglia

Publisher

Diane Ciaglia

Publisher

Magazines are a window to a world that digital simply can’t give you. The storytelling, the art, the photography—they all make up an amazing piece of creative content that will continue to thrive in our digital world.

Bonnie McElveen-Hunter

Chief Executive Officer and Founder

Bonnie McElveen-Hunter

Chief Executive Officer and Founder

I have adhered to my grandfather’s wise advice: ‘It is more important to select your partners than to select your business.’ This continues to be true—past, present and future.

Isabel North

Group Director, Client Solutions Partner

Isabel North

Group Director, Client Solutions Partner

I love that I get to learn about different industries and brands to help solve their unique challenges or meet their ambitious objectives. When I get a Pace team behind an exciting marketing challenge, that is when the magic happens.

Tim Bahlke

Vice President, Pace Interactive

Tim Bahlke

Vice President, Pace Interactive

I am passionate about creating omnichannel ecosystems that enable customers to have a personal relationship, when and how they want, with brands.

Eric Westerman

Senior Director of Media Performance

Eric Westerman

Senior Director of Media Performance

Effective media is using a scaled program to create a 1:1 connection with the customer.

Jamie Jeffries

Senior Director of Strategy

Jamie Jeffries

Senior Director of Strategy

While most in our company obsess over words and visuals, I geek out on data. I want to create little nuggets of insights that inspire our team to make the greatest work possible.

Rick Kupselaitis

Group Director, Client Solutions Partner

Rick Kupselaitis

Group Director, Client Solutions Partner

Never assume you know all the information. Going into situations with an open mind and ears—and with a closed mouth—can do wonders rather than approaching them in the opposite way.

Jaimey Easler

Group Creative Director - Art

Jaimey Easler

Group Creative Director - Art

Regarding design, just make it beautiful ...

Katharina Bethea

Director of Strategy

Katharina Bethea

Director of Strategy

The key to success is curiosity. Be open to different perspectives, experiences, and methods and you will never be bored.

Gordon Bass

Executive Creative Director

Gordon Bass

Executive Creative Director

I love creating new brand experiences based in the timeless craft of storytelling. The principles taught by Aristotle still shape everything from videos to virtual reality.

Tim Hawks

Director of IT

Tim Hawks

Director of IT

I enjoy working at Pace because its size allows the company to move quickly and gives me the opportunity to use my skills to apply innovative solutions to business problems. I love solving things.

Brian Bowen

Vice President, Executive Producer

Brian Bowen

Vice President, Executive Producer

A successful content marketing campaign requires a blend of meeting audience expectations and brand objectives; I love finding that precise balance.

Melissa Tierney

Director of Finance

Melissa Tierney

Director of Finance

Not being a creative, I’m so fortunate to work among such talented people. I’m inspired by the work they create and am energized from the passion with which they do it.

Nicole Martin

Managing Director

Nicole Martin

Managing Director

I’m a problem solver, often discovering needs and opportunities most haven’t even thought of yet. I’m always looking forward.

Kevin de Miranda

Group Creative Director - Art

Kevin de Miranda

Group Creative Director - Art

Collaboration is the heart of a true team. I love when, at the end of a project, you look at great work and see the fingerprints of your client and every member of your team.

Angie Porow

Senior Director of Strategy

Angie Porow

Senior Director of Strategy

Strategy is not a thing we do—it's a way of life. It's the red thread that runs through every action we take, every decision we make.

Lori Beal

Managing Director

Lori Beal

Managing Director

The best solutions to tough marketing challenges come from alignment on KPIs, close collaboration with a team of wickedly smart people and a willingness to move outside your comfort zone.

Dennis Barber

Director, Web Development

Dennis Barber

Director, Web Development

I am proud to be part of an excellent team of developers here at Pace helping to build the platform from which so much creativity shines.

Neil Marion

Group Creative Director - Art

Neil Marion

Group Creative Director - Art

My favorite part about my every day at Pace is the people, and the brilliant ideas they bring to life.

Leigh Ann Klee

President and Chief Operating Officer

Leigh Ann Klee

President and Chief Operating Officer

I am energized each and every day by the commitment and dedication of the Pace team members to delivering great results for our clients, and I take pride in being a part of that team.

Alex Baumgartner

Group Director, Client Solutions Partner

Alex Baumgartner

Group Director, Client Solutions Partner

I love that every single day in #AgencyLife is different–there are always new opportunities and challenges, which is what makes it exciting!

Britta Waller Melton

Group Creative Director - Edit

Britta Waller Melton

Group Creative Director - Edit

Marketing is a team sport. It takes multiple people’s gifts, ideas, insight and hard work to do what we do. Working with others, not alone, is what I value about this profession.

Gordon Locke

President and Chief Marketing Officer

Gordon Locke

President and Chief Marketing Officer

I like clients to win in the marketplace, and the talent at Pace helps them do that…our team’s strategic thinking and creativity amazes me every day.

Brittany Johnson

Director, Social Media Production

Brittany Johnson

Director, Social Media Production

Life is short. Art is long.

Todd Eckle

Group Creative Director - Edit

Todd Eckle

Group Creative Director - Edit

My job is to jump out of the plane, take in the view and then invent a parachute.

Leanne O’Rear

Senior Director, Strategy

Leanne O’Rear

Senior Director, Strategy

Nothing makes me happier than the words ‘I’ve never thought about it that way before.’

Julie Kinzie

Group Director, Client Solutions Partner

Julie Kinzie

Group Director, Client Solutions Partner

Every problem is an opportunity to find solutions, to evolve, to gain forward momentum. I am invigorated by a mess of wires, not intimidated by it.

Diane Ciaglia

Publisher

Diane Ciaglia

Publisher

Magazines are a window to a world that digital simply can’t give you. The storytelling, the art, the photography—they all make up an amazing piece of creative content that will continue to thrive in our digital world.

Tim Bahlke

Vice President, Pace Interactive

Tim Bahlke

Vice President, Pace Interactive

I am passionate about creating omnichannel ecosystems that enable customers to have a personal relationship, when and how they want, with brands.

Eric Westerman

Senior Director of Media Performance

Eric Westerman

Senior Director of Media Performance

Effective media is using a scaled program to create a 1:1 connection with the customer.

Michaela Caracio

Analyst

Michaela Caracio

Analyst

I always try to remember that there usually isn’t a right or wrong decision, and ask myself, 'What’s the worst that could happen?'.

Angela Falsion

Enterprise Applications Analyst

Angela Falsion

Enterprise Applications Analyst

Q: What is something you can't live without?
A: Love.

Darin Driskill

Senior Systems Engineer

Darin Driskill

Senior Systems Engineer

Q: What is something you can't live without? Why?
A: My son. Participating in someone's life from the moment they take their first breath is awesome!

Michael Martinez

Senior QA Analyst

Michael Martinez

Senior QA Analyst

Tim Hawks

Director of IT

Tim Hawks

Director of IT

I enjoy working at Pace because its size allows the company to move quickly and gives me the opportunity to use my skills to apply innovative solutions to business problems. I love solving things.

Jim Casa

Front-End Developer

Jim Casa

Front-End Developer

Q: The Hobbit or Harry Potter?
A: The Hobbit is good. The Lord of the Rings is better.

Dennis Barber

Director, Web Development

Dennis Barber

Director, Web Development

I am proud to be part of an excellent team of developers here at Pace helping to build the platform from which so much creativity shines.

Michael Meder

Creative Director - UX

Michael Meder

Creative Director - UX

Good design looks effortless. If your audience can see the hard work, you’re not done.

Tom Bunton

Systems Architect

Tom Bunton

Systems Architect

Q: What is your personal mantra?
A: Get off my lawn!

Nathan Staton

Developer, Front-End

Nathan Staton

Developer, Front-End

Q: What is your hidden talent?
A: I can beatbox with a drink and a straw.

Ryan Butler

Analyst

Ryan Butler

Analyst

Q: What is something you can't live without? Why?
A: My Australian Shepherd Riker. He’s statistically the cutest dog who has ever lived.

Cole Archer

Back-end Developer

Cole Archer

Back-end Developer

Q: If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
A: I want to stay in a glass igloo and see the northern lights.

Emily Clancy

Senior Analyst

Emily Clancy

Senior Analyst

Q: What is your favorite book? Why?
A: The Last Unicorn. It has the right combination of innocence, fantasy and passion for life!

Bret Newton

Senior DevOps Engineer

Bret Newton

Senior DevOps Engineer

Q: What is your hidden talent?
A: If I told you, it wouldn’t be hidden, would it?

Jeremiah Matos

Developer, Front-End

Jeremiah Matos

Developer, Front-End

Q: What hobbies do you pursue in your spare time?
A: Gaming, intramural sports, gym.

Allison Brewer

UX Designer

Allison Brewer

UX Designer

Q: What is your hidden talent?
A: Strategizing at Yahtzee.