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.

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.

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.

Angela Falsion

Enterprise Applications Analyst

Angela Falsion

Enterprise Applications Analyst

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

Stephen Taylor

Marketing Manager

Stephen Taylor

Marketing Manager

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.

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...

Neil Marion

Executive Creative Director

Neil Marion

Executive Creative Director

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

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.

Alexa Dominguez

Art Director

Alexa Dominguez

Art Director

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

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.

Laurie Wegman

Director, Editorial Development

Laurie Wegman

Director, Editorial Development

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

Scott Pierce

Senior Editor

Scott Pierce

Senior Editor

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

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Ken Johnson

Senior Project Manager

Ken Johnson

Senior Project Manager

Q: What's your passion project(s)?
A: I’m a professional comic artist, a saxophonist, and a dad.

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.

Jennifer Cocks

HR Manager

Jennifer Cocks

HR Manager

I’m inspired daily by the creativity of our people! I’m so lucky to be able to support them and Pace’s growth!

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!

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.

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.

Emily Miller

Senior Editor

Emily Miller

Senior Editor

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

Vanessa Yohe

Senior Editor

Vanessa Yohe

Senior Editor

Q: What advice has a mentor given you that you continue use? A: Writing is thinking. Rewriting is writing.

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.

Shelby Smith

Art Director

Shelby Smith

Art Director

Q: When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
A: Composer. As a kid, I spent hours and hours listening to contemporary composers. I memorized their unique styles and preferred instruments.

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.

Dean Nickles

Facilities Manager

Dean Nickles

Facilities Manager

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

Austin Harris

Senior Art Director

Austin Harris

Senior Art Director

I get inspired by being given a deadline.

Sean Murphy

Senior Managing Director

Sean Murphy

Senior Managing Director

I am passionate about how our team uncovers audience and brand insights to craft creative experiences that resonate.

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.

Jeff Griffin

Editor

Jeff Griffin

Editor

Q: If you could be any animal, what would you be and why?
A: Sea otter. According to Lana Gonzalez of Chicago's Shedd Aquarium, 'It costs about as much to feed our sea otters [pollack, shrimp, mussels, squid, clams, crabs] as it costs to feed the whales, dolphins, sea lions, penguins and birds of prey combined.'

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.

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!

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.

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 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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

Teresa Weaver

Bookkeeper

Teresa Weaver

Bookkeeper

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Cathy De La Garza

Art Director

Cathy De La Garza

Art Director

Q: When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
A: A painter. My kinder teacher told my mom that she knew I would be an artist because I drew side profiles of my family versus smiley faces.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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?

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.

Keats Pierce

Creative Director

Keats Pierce

Creative Director

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Brittany Johnson

Director, Social Media Production

Brittany Johnson

Director, Social Media Production

Life is short. Art is long.

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.

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.

Nana Ogburn

Marketing Communications Coordinator

Nana Ogburn

Marketing Communications Coordinator

Q: What is something you can't live without?
A: My cat! She is almost 15 years old and she's from Guam. She's watched me grow up from a 3rd grader into a working professional.

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.

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.

Olivia Carswell

Client Solutions Partner

Olivia Carswell

Client Solutions Partner

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

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.

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.

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.

Allison Brewer

UX Designer

Allison Brewer

UX Designer

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

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.’

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

Anna Song

Bookkeeper

Anna Song

Bookkeeper

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

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

Lymari Miranda

Art Director

Lymari Miranda

Art Director

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

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.

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.

Brady Phelps

Editor

Brady Phelps

Editor

Q: What is your personal mantra? What are words that you live by?
A: 'When you love the truth enough, you start to tell it all the time. And when it gets you into trouble, you discover you don't mind.'

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.

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.

Jonathan Lindsay

Video Director/Editor

Jonathan Lindsay

Video Director/Editor

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.)

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?'.

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.

Lisa Roth

Copywriter

Lisa Roth

Copywriter

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

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.

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.

Aleasha Kivett

Director of Strategy

Aleasha Kivett

Director of Strategy

Strategic pathfinding requires having enough curiosity to follow a faint trail and shine a light where the path leads to solving the problem.

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!

Kathy Cuevas

Senior Developer, Front-End

Kathy Cuevas

Senior Developer, Front-End

Q: What is something you can't live without?
A: Sunshine - it just instantly makes me feel happy inside.

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.

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.

Billy Johnson

Production Manager

Billy Johnson

Production Manager

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

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.

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.

Stefanie Arias

Associate Creative Director

Stefanie Arias

Associate Creative Director

Keep calm and start writing.

Diane Mays

Payroll/Benefits Manager

Diane Mays

Payroll/Benefits Manager

Be somebody who makes everybody feel like a somebody.

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.

Tom Bunton

Systems Architect

Tom Bunton

Systems Architect

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

Christie Hailey

Associate Creative Director

Christie Hailey

Associate Creative Director

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

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.

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.

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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Ken Johnson

Senior Project Manager

Ken Johnson

Senior Project Manager

Q: What's your passion project(s)?
A: I’m a professional comic artist, a saxophonist, and a dad.

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.

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.

Sean Murphy

Senior Managing Director

Sean Murphy

Senior Managing Director

I am passionate about how our team uncovers audience and brand insights to craft creative experiences that resonate.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Olivia Carswell

Client Solutions Partner

Olivia Carswell

Client Solutions Partner

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

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.

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.

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).

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.

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!

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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...

Neil Marion

Executive Creative Director

Neil Marion

Executive Creative Director

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

Alexa Dominguez

Art Director

Alexa Dominguez

Art Director

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

Laurie Wegman

Director, Editorial Development

Laurie Wegman

Director, Editorial Development

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

Scott Pierce

Senior Editor

Scott Pierce

Senior Editor

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

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Vanessa Yohe

Senior Editor

Vanessa Yohe

Senior Editor

Q: What advice has a mentor given you that you continue use? A: Writing is thinking. Rewriting is writing.

Shelby Smith

Art Director

Shelby Smith

Art Director

Q: When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
A: Composer. As a kid, I spent hours and hours listening to contemporary composers. I memorized their unique styles and preferred instruments.

Austin Harris

Senior Art Director

Austin Harris

Senior Art Director

I get inspired by being given a deadline.

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.

Jeff Griffin

Editor

Jeff Griffin

Editor

Q: If you could be any animal, what would you be and why?
A: Sea otter. According to Lana Gonzalez of Chicago's Shedd Aquarium, 'It costs about as much to feed our sea otters [pollack, shrimp, mussels, squid, clams, crabs] as it costs to feed the whales, dolphins, sea lions, penguins and birds of prey combined.'

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!

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Cathy De La Garza

Art Director

Cathy De La Garza

Art Director

Q: When you were a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?
A: A painter. My kinder teacher told my mom that she knew I would be an artist because I drew side profiles of my family versus smiley faces.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Keats Pierce

Creative Director

Keats Pierce

Creative Director

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

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.

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.

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.

Brittany Johnson

Director, Social Media Production

Brittany Johnson

Director, Social Media Production

Life is short. Art is long.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Allison Brewer

UX Designer

Allison Brewer

UX Designer

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

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.’

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

Lymari Miranda

Art Director

Lymari Miranda

Art Director

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

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.

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.

Brady Phelps

Editor

Brady Phelps

Editor

Q: What is your personal mantra? What are words that you live by?
A: 'When you love the truth enough, you start to tell it all the time. And when it gets you into trouble, you discover you don't mind.'

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.

Jonathan Lindsay

Video Director/Editor

Jonathan Lindsay

Video Director/Editor

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

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.

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.

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.

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.)

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?'.

Lisa Roth

Copywriter

Lisa Roth

Copywriter

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

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.

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.

Aleasha Kivett

Director of Strategy

Aleasha Kivett

Director of Strategy

Strategic pathfinding requires having enough curiosity to follow a faint trail and shine a light where the path leads to solving the problem.

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.

Stefanie Arias

Associate Creative Director

Stefanie Arias

Associate Creative Director

Keep calm and start writing.

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.

Christie Hailey

Associate Creative Director

Christie Hailey

Associate Creative Director

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

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.

Bennett Elliott

Editor

Bennett Elliott

Editor

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

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).

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.

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.

Angela Falsion

Enterprise Applications Analyst

Angela Falsion

Enterprise Applications Analyst

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

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.

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.

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!

Stephen Taylor

Marketing Manager

Stephen Taylor

Marketing Manager

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.

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.

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.

Jennifer Cocks

HR Manager

Jennifer Cocks

HR Manager

I’m inspired daily by the creativity of our people! I’m so lucky to be able to support them and Pace’s growth!

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.

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.

Dean Nickles

Facilities Manager

Dean Nickles

Facilities Manager

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

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 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.

Teresa Weaver

Bookkeeper

Teresa Weaver

Bookkeeper

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

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!

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.

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.

Nana Ogburn

Marketing Communications Coordinator

Nana Ogburn

Marketing Communications Coordinator

Q: What is something you can't live without?
A: My cat! She is almost 15 years old and she's from Guam. She's watched me grow up from a 3rd grader into a working professional.

Anna Song

Bookkeeper

Anna Song

Bookkeeper

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

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.

Lymari Miranda

Art Director

Lymari Miranda

Art Director

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

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.

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.

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.

Billy Johnson

Production Manager

Billy Johnson

Production Manager

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

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.

Diane Mays

Payroll/Benefits Manager

Diane Mays

Payroll/Benefits Manager

Be somebody who makes everybody feel like a somebody.

Tom Bunton

Systems Architect

Tom Bunton

Systems Architect

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Neil Marion

Executive Creative Director

Neil Marion

Executive Creative Director

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

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.

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.

Jennifer Cocks

HR Manager

Jennifer Cocks

HR Manager

I’m inspired daily by the creativity of our people! I’m so lucky to be able to support them and Pace’s growth!

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!

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.

Sean Murphy

Senior Managing Director

Sean Murphy

Senior Managing Director

I am passionate about how our team uncovers audience and brand insights to craft creative experiences that resonate.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Brittany Johnson

Director, Social Media Production

Brittany Johnson

Director, Social Media Production

Life is short. Art is long.

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.

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.’

Jaimey Easler

Group Creative Director - Art

Jaimey Easler

Group Creative Director - Art

Regarding design, just make it beautiful ...

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.

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.

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.

Aleasha Kivett

Director of Strategy

Aleasha Kivett

Director of Strategy

Strategic pathfinding requires having enough curiosity to follow a faint trail and shine a light where the path leads to solving the problem.

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.

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.

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.

Angela Falsion

Enterprise Applications Analyst

Angela Falsion

Enterprise Applications Analyst

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

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.

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.

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!

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!

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?

Allison Brewer

UX Designer

Allison Brewer

UX Designer

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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?'.

Kathy Cuevas

Senior Developer, Front-End

Kathy Cuevas

Senior Developer, Front-End

Q: What is something you can't live without?
A: Sunshine - it just instantly makes me feel happy inside.

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.

Tom Bunton

Systems Architect

Tom Bunton

Systems Architect

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

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 Martinez

Senior QA Analyst

Michael Martinez

Senior QA Analyst

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.

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.