Meet The Team
What I’m Good At: Managing, Visioning, Leading, Motivating, Teaching, Strategic Thinking, Creative Concepting, Problem Solving, Being Resourceful.
What I Really Do: Lead and manage the company to always be growing in all areas— new business, new technology, new services, new people, new systems — while never sacrificing quality, customer service and attention to the details. I like keeping in touch with all of our clients’ work so I can contribute creative and strategic thoughts when possible.
Brands I’ve Helped: American Shrimp Processors Association (Wild American Shrimp), The Peoples Bank, Ecolab, Berkshire Corporation, Pillsbury, Biloxi Freezing & Processing/M&M Shrimp, Gollott Seafood, Mississippi Hospitality & Restaurant Association, City of Pascagoula, White Pillars.
How I Give Back: I served as a member of the Biloxi School Board for eight years and have served as President of the PTA for North Bay Elementary, secretary of the Biloxi High Diamond Club, a member of Biloxi High Football, Softball, Volleyball and Basketball booster clubs, the Big Red Athletic Foundation, Sunday school teacher for Episcopal Church of the Redeemer.
Recognition Received: Hall of Fame, University of Mississippi; “Volunteer of the Year” for the City of Biloxi
All-Time Favorite Saying: “Creativity is an economic multiplier.”
Favorite 5-Syllable Word: Positivity
Haley MilesManager, Business Development
Jase PayneBusiness Development & PR Strategist
Brynn JoachimSenior Account Strategist
What I’m Good At: Strategy for Tourism Marketing, Food & Beverage, Health Care, Real Estate, Banking, Economic & Community Development, Business Development, Advocating for Clients.
What I Really Do: I’m an organizer of chaos, client dreams and expectations. And I’m also the filler of the company candy bowl.
Brands I’ve Helped: Wild American Shrimp / American Shrimp Processors Association, Mississippi Hospitality & Restaurant Association, Greenwood Convention & Visitors Bureau, Tradition master planned community, Gulf Regional Planning Commission, Hancock Chamber of Commerce, City of Diamondhead, City of Pascagoula, Mississippi Power Economic Development, Global Financial Aid Services, Harrison County Development Commission, Charter Bank, Stone County Hospital & Nursing Homes.
Awards I’ve Won: Sun Herald’s “Top 40 Under 40”, Outstanding Young Careerist by Mississippi Business & Professional Women’s Association, Outstanding Regional Chairman by the International Council of Shopping Centers and Outstanding Board Member by the Boys & Girls Club of the Gulf Coast.
How I Give Back: First and foremost, I’m a lover of furry, four-legged friends and a mother to two children – that each have two legs. I not only make dinner, but I also feed creative souls, although not with Mac N’ Cheese from a box. In addition, I help local non-profits and small businesses with marketing.
Favorite 5-Syllable Word: Serendipity.
Samantha MitchellAccount Strategist
Benjamin WhitesideAccount Strategist
Brett PundContent Producer
Zach HollingsworthContent Producer
Gavin DonaldsonArt Director
Thomas MartinWeb Developer
Kim SkudlarekResearch & Account Planning Assistant
Alexa BrittHR & Operations Manager
Mikel HenryBusiness & Project Manager
What I’m Good At: Project Management, Budgets, Office Operations, Compliance, Account, and getting rid of Focus Group hoarding closets.
What I Really Do: A little bit of everything.
Brands I’ve Helped: A lot.
How I Give Back: I make fresh coffee for the office.
Name of My Alter-Ego: Baseball Momma or Claire Dunphy.