Mike Krass is the CEO of MKG Marketing, a digital marketing agency that gets tech and healthcare brands found online through transparent, measurable digital marketing. Over the last ten years, Mike has grown MKG Marketing into a seven-figure business not only by specializing in data and analytics but by embracing a “people first” philosophy that promotes a strong work-life balance while systematically holding employees as well as clients accountable. Mike takes this philosophy with him as he sits on the board of directors of the global Entrepreneur’s Organization, as well as mentoring other businesses through organizations such as Idea Village and General Assembly. Realizing the importance of analytics, Mike and his business partner, Kerry Guard, set out to found an agency that could both perform creatively and provide hard numbers in order to quash the frustration that companies can often feel when navigating the digital marketing landscape.
Your trusted strategic partner to help build your brand and impact your bottom line. Call LORI JONES today at 303-678-7102 to learn more!
Claire Bahn is a personal brand strategist and the CEO and Co-Founder of Claire Bahn Group. She has been helping high-achieving entrepreneurs, investors, founders, and executives create their best personal brand for over 10 years. As an entrepreneur and influencer with over 70k followers on social media, she has learned the importance of creating and maintaining your personal brand. She helps entrepreneurs leverage their personal brand to develop the authority, influence, and trust they need to exceed their business goals.
You have a personal brand whether you like it or not. We can help you control the narrative and put you in the driver’s seat. Call LORI JONES today at 303-678-7102 to learn more!
Abbey Schoenberg is the director of marketing at Fancy.com. She is a visionary and hands-on marketing leader with a proven ability to create comprehensive marketing strategies and execute relevant and channel-specific programs that engage target consumers, grow brands, and deliver upon revenue goals. Abbey is an energetic leader, a strategic and creative thinker, and the perfect combination of thoughtfulness and a can-do attitude that complement a wide-ranging technical abilities across channels and disciplines. With experience across direct-to-consumer, retail, and brand, she has built a solid understanding of each channel’s unique challenges and the importance of taking a holistic approach to marketing strategy and storytelling. Abbey has led integrated marketing teams across media, content, digital marketing, and creative with a focus on strategic, creative, and collaborative planning and problem solving.
An integrated approach to your marketing and top-of-funnel approaches are vitally important as we navigate all the data privacy changes for our clients. Call LORI JONES today at 303-678-7102 to learn more!
Michelle Bank is chief marketing officer at NuSpire in Denver. Nuspire was born out of the devotion to provide a new, fresh and inspiring approach to closing cybersecurity gaps. Michelle is a strategic marketing professional, experienced in product marketing and bridging marketing strategy with technology. She is a highly skilled leader, effective in managing cross-functional teams into achieving goals and improving growth. She is an excellent communicator, adept at collaborating with C-level executives, team members, clients, media, and third parties to identify specific needs and motivations, and has years of proven success in aligning organizational objectives with executional strategies while decreasing costs and increasing results.
People-first B2B marketing strategies drive bottom-line revenue. Call LORI JONES today at 303-678-7102 to learn more!
Richard Lau, founder of Logo.com, an AI-powered logo maker that has the ability to design a unique logo for your company in just a few minutes. He has an impressive track record of building successful businesses. He has founded, built, and sold multiple companies including MyDomain.com, Resume.com, and NamesCon. Along with success on the business side, he has a heart for giving back to others and is executive director of WaterSchool, a charity focused on clean water projects in Uganda. Utilizing his experience as a means to benefit others, Richard has developed a passion for helping other entrepreneurs and potential business owners increase their own happiness and success. He does this through any venue he can - including podcasts, public speaking events, and conferences.
Logos designed for maximum impact. Call LORI JONES today at 303-678-7102 to learn more!
Eric Reed is the founder and CEO of reed5group and the host of take:5 The Rethink Marketing Podcast. He thrives in environments where transformational and turnaround leadership are pivotal to achieving unmatched and sustained growth. He is all about pushing intellectual boundaries in order to challenge groupthink; about building environments where culture is king; and about shaping innovative sales and marketing infrastructures, methodologies, and programs that yield company and client success. Over the course of his career, he has helped numerous clients including the Ohio State University Medical Center and the Cameron Mitchell Restaurant Group. He has managed experiential events such as the Western Southern Open ATP 1000 Event, the Bunbury Music Festival, and the IPXO - Global IP Lease & Monetization Platform. He has also been a guest lecturer at The Kelley School of Business at Indiana University and at the Farmer School of Business at Miami University where he spoke to students about attitudes, persuasive communications, and branded content. Through it all, Eric sees his role as an advocate, always finding ways to challenge the next generation of leaders in marketing challenge perception.
Are you ready to challenge the status quo to create affinity for your brand? Call LORI JONES today at 303-678-7102 to learn more!
Jonathan Kazarian is an entrepreneur, event marketing expert, and the founder and CEO of Accelevents, a one-stop-shop for event organizers who want to create a unique and engaging virtual event experience. Jon comes from a mixed investing, technology, and entrepreneurial background with over six years of experience building and growing the company. He is an innovative leader who thrives on solving customers’ big problems. His product development expertise and customer success mindset have not only helped to resourcefully scale Accelevents but also to define the event technology category. Prior to founding Accelevents, he led product, sales, and operations at Windham Labs, a division of Windham Capital Management. He managed the development and go-to-market strategy of two innovative FinTech products.
Bring Your Own Audience to your next live, hybrid, or virtual event. Call LORI JONES today at 303-678-7102 to learn more!
Oliver Bridge is head of marketing and growth at Bonjoro, a company that created an app that is changing the way businesses communicate with customers by enabling them to send highly personal and perfectly time video messages to better convert, onboard, and support customers. UK-based, Oliver is an entrepreneur, market strategist, and researcher who has founded and helped launch numerous startups and is an expert in boosting sales and busting churn.
Creating relationships that create conversion. Call LORI JONES today at 303-678-7102 to learn more!
Matt Johnson is a marketing agency founder, podcaster, and musician. Matt runs a podcast launch and production agency based in San Diego. His international team helps business coaches, consultants, and thought leaders use done-for-you podcasting to attract an audience, build influence, and become MicroFamous. Matt is the author of MicroFamous and currently hosts the MicroFamous podcast. He is a frequent podcast guest and event speaker to audiences around the U.S., Canada, and Australia.
Creating thought leadership strategies that get you noticed. Call LORI JONES today at 303-678-7102 to learn more!
Rachel Garcia is a marketing leader in the life sciences and healthcare sectors and was recently named global clinical marketing manager for cell collections at Terumo BCT. Throughout her career, Rachel has delivered metrics-driven and continual improvement approaches for creative marketing and brand experiences for life science and healthcare service industries. Each campaign Rachel has been a part of is on-brand, targeted, segmented, and each one crafted to follow a buyer’s or patient’s journey.
Bold and brave marketing to challenge the status quo and make winning brands. Call LORI JONES today at 303-678-7102 to learn more!
Christina Wegner is the vice president of marketing for Vollrath. In her position, she is responsible for the development and execution of marketing communications and branding strategies across all Vollrath businesses – domestic and international. She has an extensive portfolio and is a proven leader with a wealth of knowledge in diverse and global markets. Before joining Vollrath, Christina most recently served as the assistant director of field marketing for Northwestern Mutual, where she was responsible for brand building, growing diverse, professional, and personal markets, and strategic planning. She earned her MBA in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis on marketing from the University of Montana.
Creative strategies for making the most out of a virtual trade show. Call LORI JONES today at 303-678-7102 to learn more!
Jesus Valdez, marketing director at the Greeley, Colorado-based Pilgrim’s Pride Chicken, is a strong leader with proven business acumen and a keen general manager mindset. He is a P&G-trained brand and marketing expert, experienced in multi-million dollar digital and social media initiatives, and has a broad range of industry experience from Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) to multi-unit grocery retail to Quick Serve Restaurants (QSR) and family dining industries. Jesus has demonstrated expertise developing strategic vision and brand strategy grounded in consumer insight and company systems and culture. He is an expert in developing brand positioning, marketing, new product innovation, and in the execution of campaigns that drive financial results. He is also an organizational change leader and talent-developer with a proven track record of coaching associates and creating and deploying best practices that facilitate organizational change that refocuses organizational priorities across functions.
Winning on points of differentiation. Call LORI JONES today at 303-678-7102 to learn more!
Brandon Porras is VP of marketing for Kodiak Cakes, a fast-growing natural foods company located in the scenic Rocky Mountains of Park City, Utah, that makes great-tasting products that are packed with protein, 100% whole grains, and non-GMO ingredients. Brandon loves his job! He is currently responsible for leading Kodiak’s marketing team to #sharethebear. Kodiak is experiencing crazy growth which, for Brandon, comes with fun opportunities and new responsibilities. Brandon excels at creating new ways of marketing in the small food space, bringing millennials back to the center store, and collaborating with Kodiak’s amazing marketing team to expand the brand.
Creative strategies for growing your small business into a bigger brand. Call LORI JONES today at 303-678-7102 to learn more!
Suzanne Chadwick is a BOLD business, branding and speaker coach that takes brands from “basic biscuits to delectable ‘got to have you goodness.’” A powerhouse female entrepreneur, Suz created The Brand Builder’s Academy and the Connection Exchange to help build a community of bold women changing the world. She is committed to being an advocate for equality in business and society and believes in being a bold and powerful voice to support those with less opportunity and access. Suz actively supports charities that help young women and girls to reach their full potential and works with small businesses to build their confidence to THINK BIGGER, PLAY BIGGER, and BRAND BOLDER. Partnering with both small and large businesses, she finds their wow factor, supports them to build brands with clear and powerful messages that connect with their audience, and helps her clients to stand out and make their business the exception, rather than the rule.
It’s time to take bold and brave marketing. Call LORI JONES today at 303-678-7102 to learn more!
Tony Guarnaccia is widely recognized as an authority on digital marketing and has driven results for thousands of businesses across the globe, from small businesses to the Fortune 500. His personal mission is to democratize marketing, to level the playing field for every business to grow and succeed by sharing exactly what they need to do, how to do it, and providing the resources they need in a way that is easy-to-understand and simple-to-execute. Tony’s entrepreneurial endeavors began over 20 years ago when he created one of the first internet bakeries and later founded Image Cake, an award-winning promotional products company that served celebrities including Jennifer Lopez and Jay-Z as well as the Fortune 500 including Microsoft, IBM, and Oracle. He spent over a decade in enterprise marketing for ADP, General Motors, Ford Motor Company, AutoNation, Lithia Motors, Mohegan Sun, BMW, and many others. In 2009, Tony and his team achieved the distinction of being recognized as the Google AdWords Reseller of the Year. Tony’s vision is to directly impact the growth of 1,000,000 businesses by 2026 by sharing how any business can leverage Growth Compounding and the 6 Growth Factors that the world’s fastest-growing companies use to drive exponential growth.
Creating lifetime customers and creating loyalty through integrated marketing. Call LORI JONES today at 303-678-7102 to learn more.
Sam Shepler is a filmmaker turned entrepreneur with nine years of experience in B2B video marketing. Sam founded his first company, Skyscope (a B2B video marketing agency) in 2012 and sold it to Matter Communications, a national PR agency, in 2016. In 2018, Sam founded his current venture, Testimonial Hero. Currently used by nearly 100 clients worldwide, Testimonial Hero is a global B2B video testimonial creation service. The company mission is to make world-class customer storytelling effortless – so B2B revenue teams can establish trust faster with new prospects, accelerate the buyer journey, and drive more revenue.
Shorten your sales cycle and build authentic engagement with video testimonials. Call LORI JONES today at 303-678-7102 to learn more!
Max Kirby is a thought leader in digital identity and data privacy. He leads Cloud Solutions at Publicis Groupe, one of the big players in the agency world, and he is helping his clients adapt to new technologies and data privacy laws as they come out. He’s also a big believer in the next phase of the internet: the decentralized web. Abstracting the underlying essence of technological concepts, Max helps the layperson understand advances in technology and how our principles might change as technology progresses. Max spends his professional days working with the internet giants (Google, Amazon, Microsoft) and platforms to better his client’s strategies and help them become modern, customer-centric organizations. Max’s optimistic passion comes through his explanations of how technology can advance business and politics without compromising what makes us human.
Kelly Miano is the senior director of marketing at Perennial®, a human health science company dedicated to developing targeted, plant-based nutrition for adults 50+. She is a passionate marketing leader with 20+ years of experience in entrepreneurial and corporate environments. She has a strong track record of creating and executing innovative, integrated programs that build brands - from start-ups to iconic brands including Silk Soymilk, Madhava Natural Sweeteners, Smart Balance/Earth Balance, TCBY and Mrs. Fields. Kelly holds an MBA from the Leeds School of Business and BA in Ethnic Studies from the University of Colorado, at Boulder.
Jennifer Holtvluwer is the chief marketing officer at Spirion, the leader in data privacy and protection software. Their solutions discover, classify, and remediate sensitive personal data that are highly targeted by cybercriminals. Jennifer’s passion is to protect what matters most – the personal data privacy and data security of Spirion’s colleagues, customers, and the community. Spirion builds and delivers the most accurate data discovery and classification solutions on the planet so that we can ultimately protect humanity (yes, humanity) by eliminating data privacy breaches. Period. Jennifer is guided by the belief that customers don’t want fast and easy – they want accurate and persistent.
Finding and messaging to your ideal customer to accelerate the deal cycle. Call LORI JONES today at 303-678-7102 to learn more!
Mark Lake is chief technology officer at Roccor, a disruptive military and commercial hardware supplier in the rapidly growing small satellite market. He oversees technology and advanced product development efforts, multi-organization cooperative ventures, and strategic partnerships for technology capitalization. Mark started his career as a research engineer and program manager for NASA. He has published over 50 research publications in the field of aircraft and spacecraft structures and a book entitled, The Inventor’s Puzzle: Deciphering the Business of Product Innovation. He is also an Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics and an adjunct member of the graduate faculty of the department of Aerospace Engineering Sciences at the University of Colorado.
Marketing communications are vitally important during an acquisition. Call LORI JONES today at 303-678-7102 to learn more!
Brad Smith is the founder and CEO of Codeless, a content production company whose content has been highlighted by The New York Times, Business Insider, The Next Web, and thousands more. He is also the cofounder of uSERP, a digital PR company that helps connect its clients with leading SaaS, eCommerce, SEO, tech, business, and marketing sites to boost brand authority. Fast. Brad has been an in-the-trenches marketer for over a decade, rolling his sleeves up and doing all the dirty work from copywriting to SEO to marketing automation to site redesigns and more. All while working in-house, freelancing, consulting, and providing agency services to almost every industry that crosses your mind. As Brad sees it, companies today don’t need more content. They need better content that actually performs. His companies fix that by producing and ranking SERP-topping content in the most competitive spaces – tech, cybersecurity, finance, etc. – on the Internet.
Content strategies that build your brand’s authority. Call LORI JONES today at 303-678-7102 to learn more!
Janis Carmena, founder of eCommerce Queen Bee, helps entrepreneurs to build their own private label product lines to sell on platforms like Amazon, Ebay, sales funnels and through their own website. I will guide you through the whole process and help you scale your business so you can quit your 9-5 and do something you love. She also developed Four Degrees of Brand, a course designed to help entrepreneurs get selling online fast and efficiently and help scale their products into a whole product line and brand.
The keys to growing and scaling your brand online. Call LORI JONES today at 303-678-7102 to learn more!
Curt Mercadante, founder of Merc Enterprises, helps businesses and entrepreneurs increase their authority brand exposure to the right clients so they can make more money. For more than 25 years, he has counseled small business, entrepreneurs, as well as some of the largest corporations and associations in the country. He has built three profitable businesses, including a seven-figure public relations and advertising agency, is a Gallup-Certified Strengths Trainer, host of the Freedom Mindset Radio podcast, and author of the bestselling book, Five Pillars of the Freedom Lifestyle. Curt has spoken, trained, and coached around the world. His YOUThority Branding System helps brands build authenticity through consistency, truth, and third-party credibility.
Making our clients authority brands for 40 years. Call LORI JONES today at 303-678-7102 to learn more!
Becky Schol is the communications and marketing manager for the Public Works & Natural Resources Department at the City of Longmont. As a marketing leader, strategist, and writer she is focused on community awareness and engagement. Becky began her career as a newspaper reporter, then directed communications for three Colorado municipalities and a top-5 Colorado marketing agency. She later served as the digital marketing leader for Boeing Global Services. She is certified in FEMA emergency communications and Pragmatic Marketing, and she is accredited by the Public Relations Society of America.
Jacqueline Lieberman is the founder of the brand strategy consultancy, BrandCrudo. She’s honed her no-B.S.-approach to marketing strategy over the years guided by one belief – when you make brands more human, you connect them to more people. Throughout her career, she has developed a narrative-based approach to traditional strategic planning to uncover the brand truth that resonates with audiences. She has worked with many brands, most notably for many of Unilever's iconic brands, Beech-Nut, General Mills, and most recently with Happy Family Brands and fintech disrupter, the Alternative Investment Exchange. Jacqueline applies both art and science to understanding human insight and to interpreting findings in order to unearth the real reason people should care about your brand. For Jacqueline, it’s all about finding a brand's raw truth and making it matter.
Let us help you define your brand’s purpose and humanize it in order to truly connect with your key audiences. Call LORI JONES today at 303-678-7102 to learn more!