Phoebe Hicks

Executive Coordinator

Phoebe Hicks

Executive Coordinator

Be Brave. Be Bold. Live Passionately.

Kyle Jackson

Senior Art Director

Kyle Jackson

Senior 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.

Olivia Carswell

Client Solutions Partner

Olivia Carswell

Client Solutions Partner

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

Derek De Hanes

Group Creative Director - Art

Derek De Hanes

Group Creative Director - Art

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.

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.

Casey Bright

Strategist

Casey Bright

Strategist

Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.

Tom Bunton

Systems Architect

Tom Bunton

Systems Architect

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

Taylor Rouse

Associate Editor

Taylor Rouse

Associate Editor

Q: What is your passion project? What hobby or hobbies do you pursue in your spare time?
A: I love all things music! I enjoy singing and playing the guitar, listening to my favorite artists, and adding to my record collection.

Xavier Jackson

Designer

Xavier Jackson

Designer

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

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.

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.

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...

Jacquelyn Sawyer

Senior Strategist/Marketing Influencer

Jacquelyn Sawyer

Senior Strategist/Marketing Influencer

Q: What is your passion project? What hobby or hobbies do you pursue in your spare time? A: I am an active volunteer for Guiding Eyes for the Blind. I volunteer to run our region's social media pages and also to help raise future guide dog puppies. My recent guide dog puppy, Biscuit, just graduated from the program after being with me for 15 months!

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Sara Himebauch

Associate Analyst

Sara Himebauch

Associate Analyst

Q: What is your personal mantra? What are words that you live by?
A: "You can never tell when you've done too much but you can always tell when you haven't done enough"

Jaimey Easler

Group Creative Director - Art

Jaimey Easler

Group Creative Director - Art

Regarding design, just make it beautiful ...

Alexa Dominguez

Art Director

Alexa Dominguez

Art Director

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

Darvir Ahluwalia

Financial Analyst

Darvir Ahluwalia

Financial Analyst

Q: Tell us a little more about yourself!
A: I'm a big foodie, enjoy reading non-fiction - from history to psychology - and want to do skydiving one day.

Tyler Anderson

Project Manager

Tyler Anderson

Project Manager

Q: What is your passion project? What hobby (hobbies) do you pursue in your spare time?
A: Racing and Volkswagens/Porsches. Currently Restoring a 1970 VW Beetle.

Eric Hughes

Senior Systems Engineer

Eric Hughes

Senior Systems Engineer

Q: What hobbies or interests do you have?
A: Homebrewing beer and other fermentables. White water kayking, Cycling, video games with my son, Crossfit.

Melissa Leonard

Director of Tax

Melissa Leonard

Director of Tax

Q: If you could be any animal, what would you be and why?
A: Cheetah (fastest animal on earth) because I can never get things done as quickly as I want to.

Dean Nickles

Facilities Manager

Dean Nickles

Facilities Manager

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

Scott Pierce

Associate Creative Director - Edit

Scott Pierce

Associate Creative Director - Edit

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

Jordan Cronin

Associate Creative Director – Art

Jordan Cronin

Associate Creative Director – Art

Marrying powerful ideas and good design.

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.

Meg O’Brien

Director, Client Solutions Partner

Meg O’Brien

Director, Client Solutions Partner

Q: If you could be any animal, what would you be and why?
A: Dachshund because they make people laugh but they rule the roost and don't care that they are small.

Lymari Miranda

Senior Art Director

Lymari Miranda

Senior Art Director

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

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.

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!

Allison Brewer

UX Designer

Allison Brewer

UX Designer

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

Karem Garcia-Loera

Senior Art Director

Karem Garcia-Loera

Senior Art Director

The energy of the mind is the essence of life.

Isabel North

Managing Director

Isabel North

Managing Director

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Lori Beal

Managing Director, Marketing Solutions

Lori Beal

Managing Director, Marketing Solutions

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.

Lauren Viles

Senior Project Manager

Lauren Viles

Senior Project Manager

"Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway."
-Eleanor Roosevelt

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!

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.

Austin Harris

Senior Art Director

Austin Harris

Senior Art Director

I get inspired by being given a deadline.

Gordon Locke

Chief Marketing Officer/Advisor

Gordon Locke

Chief Marketing Officer/Advisor

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.

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).

Kemp Allen

Associate Director, Strategy

Kemp Allen

Associate Director, Strategy

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.

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.

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.

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.

Lauren Pendergraph

Senior Project Manager

Lauren Pendergraph

Senior Project Manager

Q: If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
A: Poland. I visited for only a few days in 2016 and would love to spend more time in the country. The food was great (pierogis), the people were so friendly, and it was a very cost-friendly country.

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.

Erin Hartman

Media Director

Erin Hartman

Media Director

The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.

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.

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!

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.

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).

Angela Falsion

Enterprise Applications Analyst

Angela Falsion

Enterprise Applications Analyst

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

Melissa Bragg

Associate Director, Project Management

Melissa Bragg

Associate Director, Project Management

To me, project management is about handling all the little necessary details so our teams can focus on executing their best work and our clients are clear on what to expect and when.

Mandy Howard

Director, Client Solutions Partner

Mandy Howard

Director, Client Solutions Partner

Q: What is your hidden talent?
A: I can balance over 30 quarters on my elbow and catch them in my hand. Also, as a child I was exceedingly clairvoyant. I could correctly guess playing card number and suit- it was a fun party trick for my parents.

Ellen Trastelis

Senior Director, Human Resources

Ellen Trastelis

Senior Director, Human Resources

A business is nothing without the people. No matter how great an idea, product or service, it all starts with the people behind the curtain. Work hard to genuinely take care of your people first. Lead with empathy and humanity always. Value your people, and they will value you—and, by extension, your clients and customers—right back.

Stephanie Oliver

Group Director, Client Solutions Partner

Stephanie Oliver

Group Director, Client Solutions Partner

We are all storytellers. We all live in a network of stories. There isn’t a stronger connection between people than storytelling.

Emily Clancy

Associate Director, Analytics

Emily Clancy

Associate Director, Analytics

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

Miles Greer

Client Solutions Partner

Miles Greer

Client Solutions Partner

Q: What hobbies or interests do you have?
A: I love sports, comic book characters and movies, occasionally you might even find me catching a off the wall anime series, they tend to have really good story lines. Concerts & Festivals were a big deal in my younger years, but now I find myself looking for a place to sit down. In my opinion, there is nothing better than finding some really great music to vibe to.

Anna Song

Bookkeeper

Anna Song

Bookkeeper

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

Teresa Weaver

Bookkeeper

Teresa Weaver

Bookkeeper

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

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.

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

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.

Ashley Villalta

Art Director

Ashley Villalta

Art Director

Q: If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
A: I was supposed to complete my art history minor in Spain, but COVID held me back. I still plan to travel there whenever I get the chance to see their museums and caves!

Lynn Makris

Project Manager

Lynn Makris

Project Manager

Q: How do you get inspired? Is there a place you go, a person you speak with, or an activity you do?
A: I get inspired in various ways for different outcomes. Often, I talk to my sisters or closest friends, sometimes it’s taking a scenic drive, reading a book or watching a movie based on true life. A good workout always inspires me too.

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.

Brittany Bowen

Director, Social Media Production

Brittany Bowen

Director, Social Media Production

Life is short. Art is long.

Julie Burnham

Senior Editor

Julie Burnham

Senior Editor

Q: What is your favorite book? Why?
A: Stephen King's Dark Tower series. Seven books of pure genius. (Don't let the movie version fool you.)

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.

Jamie Jeffries

Group Director, Strategy & Analytics

Jamie Jeffries

Group Director, Strategy & Analytics

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.

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.

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.

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.

Katharina Bethea

Director of Strategy

Katharina Bethea

Director of Strategy

THE CURATOR

Joshua Ridley

Associate Editor, Brand Communications

Joshua Ridley

Associate Editor, Brand Communications

Q: What is your personal mantra? What are words that you live by?
A: "Dare to be different" and "blend the rules."

Lindsay Bennett

Associate Strategist

Lindsay Bennett

Associate Strategist

Q: What is your personal mantra? What are words that you live by?
A: Go with passion

Kristi Luther

Executive Coordinator

Kristi Luther

Executive Coordinator

Q: What is something you can’t live without?
A: My daughter, love, and laughter…and that first sip of coffee in the still of the morning.

Michael Meder

Creative Director - UX

Michael Meder

Creative Director - UX

Design is best because you get to time travel. When you're doing it right, you're having a meaningful conversation with your user in the future.

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.

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.

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.

Renea McGuire

Senior Financial Analyst

Renea McGuire

Senior Financial Analyst

Q: What hobbies or interests do you have?
A: Spending time with my husband & our dog as well as with family & friends, travel, reading, watching shows/movie, spending time outdoors. Also, I love personal finance!

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.

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.

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!

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.

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!

Diane Mays

Payroll/Benefits Manager

Diane Mays

Payroll/Benefits Manager

Be somebody who makes everybody feel like a somebody.

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.

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.

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.

Jonathan Lindsay

Video Director/Editor

Jonathan Lindsay

Video Director/Editor

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

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.

John Self

Director, Technology Solutions

John Self

Director, Technology Solutions

“Technology, like art, is a soaring exercise of the human imagination.” – Daniel Bell

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.

Neil Marion

Group Creative Director - Pace Brand Studios

Neil Marion

Group Creative Director - Pace Brand Studios

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

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.

Bennett Elliott

Editor

Bennett Elliott

Editor

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

Mikaela Brown

Client Solutions Partner

Mikaela Brown

Client Solutions Partner

Q: What's your favorite musician or band? Where's your favorite place to jam out to them?
A: Lainey Wilson, Cody Johnson, Shania Twain, and 90s Country will always be playing by the pool, on the lake, or at the beach, but you’ll find me sequencing my yoga classes to Glass Animals, Half Alive, and Paramore.

Abi Stamos

Human Resources Generalist

Abi Stamos

Human Resources Generalist

Q: What is something you can't live without? Why?
A: My amazing family—including my one-in-a-million husband and our two amazing cats. They make every day the best day.

Joey Crosslin

Associate Creative Director - Art

Joey Crosslin

Associate Creative Director - Art

Q: What is your personal mantra? What are words that you live by?
A: Laughter and music are like oxygen to me.

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.

Melissa Tierney

Senior Director of Finance

Melissa Tierney

Senior 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.

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.

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.

Stephen Taylor

Associate Director, Marketing & Client Solutions

Stephen Taylor

Associate Director, Marketing & Client Solutions

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.

Laurie Wegman

Director, Editorial Development

Laurie Wegman

Director, Editorial Development

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

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.

Mandy Winget

Group Project Manager

Mandy Winget

Group Project Manager

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

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.

Rebecca Brown

Director, Strategy

Rebecca Brown

Director, Strategy

I work with leaders to hone their company to its highest potential. With a fantastic team, I approach each project with a pragmatic, well-thought-out methodology. Our world needs brands that are meaningful and contribute fully, without holding back.

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.

Andrea Kastner Rosenqvist

Senior Strategist

Andrea Kastner Rosenqvist

Senior Strategist

Q: What is something you can't live without? Why?
A: I am a Crisis Counselor volunteer and am a passionate mental health advocate. I also love exercising and being outside whether I'm hiking, snowboarding, running or swimming.

Olivia Carswell

Client Solutions Partner

Olivia Carswell

Client Solutions Partner

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

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.

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.

Tyler Anderson

Project Manager

Tyler Anderson

Project Manager

Q: What is your passion project? What hobby (hobbies) do you pursue in your spare time?
A: Racing and Volkswagens/Porsches. Currently Restoring a 1970 VW Beetle.

Meg O’Brien

Director, Client Solutions Partner

Meg O’Brien

Director, Client Solutions Partner

Q: If you could be any animal, what would you be and why?
A: Dachshund because they make people laugh but they rule the roost and don't care that they are small.

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!

Isabel North

Managing Director

Isabel North

Managing Director

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.

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.

Lori Beal

Managing Director, Marketing Solutions

Lori Beal

Managing Director, Marketing Solutions

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.

Lauren Viles

Senior Project Manager

Lauren Viles

Senior Project Manager

"Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway."
-Eleanor Roosevelt

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!

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).

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.

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.

Melissa Bragg

Associate Director, Project Management

Melissa Bragg

Associate Director, Project Management

To me, project management is about handling all the little necessary details so our teams can focus on executing their best work and our clients are clear on what to expect and when.

Mandy Howard

Director, Client Solutions Partner

Mandy Howard

Director, Client Solutions Partner

Q: What is your hidden talent?
A: I can balance over 30 quarters on my elbow and catch them in my hand. Also, as a child I was exceedingly clairvoyant. I could correctly guess playing card number and suit- it was a fun party trick for my parents.

Ellen Trastelis

Senior Director, Human Resources

Ellen Trastelis

Senior Director, Human Resources

A business is nothing without the people. No matter how great an idea, product or service, it all starts with the people behind the curtain. Work hard to genuinely take care of your people first. Lead with empathy and humanity always. Value your people, and they will value you—and, by extension, your clients and customers—right back.

Stephanie Oliver

Group Director, Client Solutions Partner

Stephanie Oliver

Group Director, Client Solutions Partner

We are all storytellers. We all live in a network of stories. There isn’t a stronger connection between people than storytelling.

Miles Greer

Client Solutions Partner

Miles Greer

Client Solutions Partner

Q: What hobbies or interests do you have?
A: I love sports, comic book characters and movies, occasionally you might even find me catching a off the wall anime series, they tend to have really good story lines. Concerts & Festivals were a big deal in my younger years, but now I find myself looking for a place to sit down. In my opinion, there is nothing better than finding some really great music to vibe to.

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.

Lynn Makris

Project Manager

Lynn Makris

Project Manager

Q: How do you get inspired? Is there a place you go, a person you speak with, or an activity you do?
A: I get inspired in various ways for different outcomes. Often, I talk to my sisters or closest friends, sometimes it’s taking a scenic drive, reading a book or watching a movie based on true life. A good workout always inspires me too.

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.

Katharina Bethea

Director of Strategy

Katharina Bethea

Director of Strategy

THE CURATOR

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.

Mikaela Brown

Client Solutions Partner

Mikaela Brown

Client Solutions Partner

Q: What's your favorite musician or band? Where's your favorite place to jam out to them?
A: Lainey Wilson, Cody Johnson, Shania Twain, and 90s Country will always be playing by the pool, on the lake, or at the beach, but you’ll find me sequencing my yoga classes to Glass Animals, Half Alive, and Paramore.

Abi Stamos

Human Resources Generalist

Abi Stamos

Human Resources Generalist

Q: What is something you can't live without? Why?
A: My amazing family—including my one-in-a-million husband and our two amazing cats. They make every day the best day.

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.

Mandy Winget

Group Project Manager

Mandy Winget

Group Project Manager

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

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.

Kyle Jackson

Senior Art Director

Kyle Jackson

Senior 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.

Derek De Hanes

Group Creative Director - Art

Derek De Hanes

Group Creative Director - Art

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.

Casey Bright

Strategist

Casey Bright

Strategist

Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire.

Taylor Rouse

Associate Editor

Taylor Rouse

Associate Editor

Q: What is your passion project? What hobby or hobbies do you pursue in your spare time?
A: I love all things music! I enjoy singing and playing the guitar, listening to my favorite artists, and adding to my record collection.

Xavier Jackson

Designer

Xavier Jackson

Designer

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

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...

Jacquelyn Sawyer

Senior Strategist/Marketing Influencer

Jacquelyn Sawyer

Senior Strategist/Marketing Influencer

Q: What is your passion project? What hobby or hobbies do you pursue in your spare time? A: I am an active volunteer for Guiding Eyes for the Blind. I volunteer to run our region's social media pages and also to help raise future guide dog puppies. My recent guide dog puppy, Biscuit, just graduated from the program after being with me for 15 months!

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.

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

Jaimey Easler

Group Creative Director - Art

Jaimey Easler

Group Creative Director - Art

Regarding design, just make it beautiful ...

Alexa Dominguez

Art Director

Alexa Dominguez

Art Director

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

Scott Pierce

Associate Creative Director - Edit

Scott Pierce

Associate Creative Director - Edit

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

Jordan Cronin

Associate Creative Director – Art

Jordan Cronin

Associate Creative Director – Art

Marrying powerful ideas and good design.

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.

Lymari Miranda

Senior Art Director

Lymari Miranda

Senior Art Director

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

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.

Allison Brewer

UX Designer

Allison Brewer

UX Designer

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

Karem Garcia-Loera

Senior Art Director

Karem Garcia-Loera

Senior Art Director

The energy of the mind is the essence of life.

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

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.

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.

Austin Harris

Senior Art Director

Austin Harris

Senior Art Director

I get inspired by being given a deadline.

Kemp Allen

Associate Director, Strategy

Kemp Allen

Associate Director, Strategy

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.

Lauren Pendergraph

Senior Project Manager

Lauren Pendergraph

Senior Project Manager

Q: If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
A: Poland. I visited for only a few days in 2016 and would love to spend more time in the country. The food was great (pierogis), the people were so friendly, and it was a very cost-friendly country.

Erin Hartman

Media Director

Erin Hartman

Media Director

The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.

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.

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!

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).

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

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.

Ashley Villalta

Art Director

Ashley Villalta

Art Director

Q: If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?
A: I was supposed to complete my art history minor in Spain, but COVID held me back. I still plan to travel there whenever I get the chance to see their museums and caves!

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.

Brittany Bowen

Director, Social Media Production

Brittany Bowen

Director, Social Media Production

Life is short. Art is long.

Julie Burnham

Senior Editor

Julie Burnham

Senior Editor

Q: What is your favorite book? Why?
A: Stephen King's Dark Tower series. Seven books of pure genius. (Don't let the movie version fool you.)

Jamie Jeffries

Group Director, Strategy & Analytics

Jamie Jeffries

Group Director, Strategy & Analytics

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.

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.

Joshua Ridley

Associate Editor, Brand Communications

Joshua Ridley

Associate Editor, Brand Communications

Q: What is your personal mantra? What are words that you live by?
A: "Dare to be different" and "blend the rules."

Lindsay Bennett

Associate Strategist

Lindsay Bennett

Associate Strategist

Q: What is your personal mantra? What are words that you live by?
A: Go with passion

Michael Meder

Creative Director - UX

Michael Meder

Creative Director - UX

Design is best because you get to time travel. When you're doing it right, you're having a meaningful conversation with your user in the future.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

Jonathan Lindsay

Video Director/Editor

Jonathan Lindsay

Video Director/Editor

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

Neil Marion

Group Creative Director - Pace Brand Studios

Neil Marion

Group Creative Director - Pace Brand Studios

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

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.

Bennett Elliott

Editor

Bennett Elliott

Editor

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

Joey Crosslin

Associate Creative Director - Art

Joey Crosslin

Associate Creative Director - Art

Q: What is your personal mantra? What are words that you live by?
A: Laughter and music are like oxygen to me.

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.

Laurie Wegman

Director, Editorial Development

Laurie Wegman

Director, Editorial Development

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

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.

Rebecca Brown

Director, Strategy

Rebecca Brown

Director, Strategy

I work with leaders to hone their company to its highest potential. With a fantastic team, I approach each project with a pragmatic, well-thought-out methodology. Our world needs brands that are meaningful and contribute fully, without holding back.

Andrea Kastner Rosenqvist

Senior Strategist

Andrea Kastner Rosenqvist

Senior Strategist

Q: What is something you can't live without? Why?
A: I am a Crisis Counselor volunteer and am a passionate mental health advocate. I also love exercising and being outside whether I'm hiking, snowboarding, running or swimming.

Phoebe Hicks

Executive Coordinator

Phoebe Hicks

Executive Coordinator

Be Brave. Be Bold. Live Passionately.

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.

Tom Bunton

Systems Architect

Tom Bunton

Systems Architect

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

Xavier Jackson

Designer

Xavier Jackson

Designer

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

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.

Eric Hughes

Senior Systems Engineer

Eric Hughes

Senior Systems Engineer

Q: What hobbies or interests do you have?
A: Homebrewing beer and other fermentables. White water kayking, Cycling, video games with my son, Crossfit.

Melissa Leonard

Director of Tax

Melissa Leonard

Director of Tax

Q: If you could be any animal, what would you be and why?
A: Cheetah (fastest animal on earth) because I can never get things done as quickly as I want to.

Dean Nickles

Facilities Manager

Dean Nickles

Facilities Manager

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

Lymari Miranda

Senior Art Director

Lymari Miranda

Senior Art Director

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

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.

Gordon Locke

Chief Marketing Officer/Advisor

Gordon Locke

Chief Marketing Officer/Advisor

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.

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.

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.

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.

Angela Falsion

Enterprise Applications Analyst

Angela Falsion

Enterprise Applications Analyst

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

Anna Song

Bookkeeper

Anna Song

Bookkeeper

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

Teresa Weaver

Bookkeeper

Teresa Weaver

Bookkeeper

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

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.

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.

Joshua Ridley

Associate Editor, Brand Communications

Joshua Ridley

Associate Editor, Brand Communications

Q: What is your personal mantra? What are words that you live by?
A: "Dare to be different" and "blend the rules."

Kristi Luther

Executive Coordinator

Kristi Luther

Executive Coordinator

Q: What is something you can’t live without?
A: My daughter, love, and laughter…and that first sip of coffee in the still of the morning.

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.

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!

Diane Mays

Payroll/Benefits Manager

Diane Mays

Payroll/Benefits Manager

Be somebody who makes everybody feel like a somebody.

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.

Melissa Tierney

Senior Director of Finance

Melissa Tierney

Senior 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.

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.

Stephen Taylor

Associate Director, Marketing & Client Solutions

Stephen Taylor

Associate Director, Marketing & Client Solutions

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.

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.

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.

Gordon Bass

Chief Creative Officer

Gordon Bass

Chief Creative Officer

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.

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.

Jaimey Easler

Group Creative Director - Art

Jaimey Easler

Group Creative Director - Art

Regarding design, just make it beautiful ...

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.

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!

Isabel North

Managing Director

Isabel North

Managing Director

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 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.

Lori Beal

Managing Director, Marketing Solutions

Lori Beal

Managing Director, Marketing Solutions

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.

Gordon Locke

Chief Marketing Officer/Advisor

Gordon Locke

Chief Marketing Officer/Advisor

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.

Erin Hartman

Media Director

Erin Hartman

Media Director

The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.

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.

Melissa Bragg

Associate Director, Project Management

Melissa Bragg

Associate Director, Project Management

To me, project management is about handling all the little necessary details so our teams can focus on executing their best work and our clients are clear on what to expect and when.

Ellen Trastelis

Senior Director, Human Resources

Ellen Trastelis

Senior Director, Human Resources

A business is nothing without the people. No matter how great an idea, product or service, it all starts with the people behind the curtain. Work hard to genuinely take care of your people first. Lead with empathy and humanity always. Value your people, and they will value you—and, by extension, your clients and customers—right back.

Stephanie Oliver

Group Director, Client Solutions Partner

Stephanie Oliver

Group Director, Client Solutions Partner

We are all storytellers. We all live in a network of stories. There isn’t a stronger connection between people than storytelling.

Brittany Bowen

Director, Social Media Production

Brittany Bowen

Director, Social Media Production

Life is short. Art is long.

Jamie Jeffries

Group Director, Strategy & Analytics

Jamie Jeffries

Group Director, Strategy & Analytics

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.

Michael Meder

Creative Director - UX

Michael Meder

Creative Director - UX

Design is best because you get to time travel. When you're doing it right, you're having a meaningful conversation with your user in the future.

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.

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.

John Self

Director, Technology Solutions

John Self

Director, Technology Solutions

“Technology, like art, is a soaring exercise of the human imagination.” – Daniel Bell

Neil Marion

Group Creative Director - Pace Brand Studios

Neil Marion

Group Creative Director - Pace Brand Studios

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

Melissa Tierney

Senior Director of Finance

Melissa Tierney

Senior 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.

Rebecca Brown

Director, Strategy

Rebecca Brown

Director, Strategy

I work with leaders to hone their company to its highest potential. With a fantastic team, I approach each project with a pragmatic, well-thought-out methodology. Our world needs brands that are meaningful and contribute fully, without holding back.

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.

Tom Bunton

Systems Architect

Tom Bunton

Systems Architect

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

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.

Sara Himebauch

Associate Analyst

Sara Himebauch

Associate Analyst

Q: What is your personal mantra? What are words that you live by?
A: "You can never tell when you've done too much but you can always tell when you haven't done enough"

Darvir Ahluwalia

Financial Analyst

Darvir Ahluwalia

Financial Analyst

Q: Tell us a little more about yourself!
A: I'm a big foodie, enjoy reading non-fiction - from history to psychology - and want to do skydiving one day.

Eric Hughes

Senior Systems Engineer

Eric Hughes

Senior Systems Engineer

Q: What hobbies or interests do you have?
A: Homebrewing beer and other fermentables. White water kayking, Cycling, video games with my son, Crossfit.

Allison Brewer

UX Designer

Allison Brewer

UX Designer

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

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.

Angela Falsion

Enterprise Applications Analyst

Angela Falsion

Enterprise Applications Analyst

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

Emily Clancy

Associate Director, Analytics

Emily Clancy

Associate Director, Analytics

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

Michael Meder

Creative Director - UX

Michael Meder

Creative Director - UX

Design is best because you get to time travel. When you're doing it right, you're having a meaningful conversation with your user in the future.

Renea McGuire

Senior Financial Analyst

Renea McGuire

Senior Financial Analyst

Q: What hobbies or interests do you have?
A: Spending time with my husband & our dog as well as with family & friends, travel, reading, watching shows/movie, spending time outdoors. Also, I love personal finance!

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!

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.

John Self

Director, Technology Solutions

John Self

Director, Technology Solutions

“Technology, like art, is a soaring exercise of the human imagination.” – Daniel Bell

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.