Meet the Creatives
We have experts in website development, graphic design, copywriting, videography, photography, social media marketing, SEO, branding, email marketing, and more.
Expertise: graphic design, website design, branding
Bio: Cole is an experienced marketing designer creating sales flyers, catalogs, and packaging designs. As well, they have worked as a Creative and Technical Director overseeing content management and brand management, including layout and publication design. Cole loves working with excited business owners who are ready to elevate themselves and their businesses through targeted, unique marketing campaigns. Born and raised in Oregon’s beautiful Willamette Valley, Cole is nerdy about layout, design, and problem-solving.
Bio: Christopher’s background is in journalism earning his degree from the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication. From portraits to candid event photography, his work has won him awards covering topics ranging from houselessness to Native American land rights. His journey began as a storyteller behind the pen that shifted into a passion for visual storytelling. Chris’ focus is now on capturing moments behind a lens that will last for a lifetime. Translating feelings into words from behind the camera is what he believes allows people to climb into a story and feel the emotions portrayed in an image.
Expertise: copywriting, copyediting
Bio: Rebecca graduated from Oregon State University in 2021 and holds a B.A. in English and a B.S. in Psychology. Since then, she has conducted market research for nonprofits, worked on campaigns for start-up eCommerce businesses, and created marketing materials for universities. Using her background of writing and study of the human mind, she enjoys contributing her creative juices toward creating content that resonates with people. She welcomes the opportunity to collaborate with other creative individuals to develop bright, new ideas. Currently working with the press team of a leadership office in the House of Representatives, she enjoys creating positive change through her work.
Expertise: Facebook ads, Google ads, SEO
Bio: Zeth is an experienced digital marketing strategist with a track record of success. He has worked with everyone from solopreneurs to fortune 500 companies, with a specialty in helping small businesses deploy revenue generating marketing campaigns without spending a fortune. He is certified in Facebook Ads and Google Ads, and is a Facebook Agency Partner and Google Ads Premier Partner. He is also certified in Search Engine Optimization (SEO), helping client websites achieve top local and national rankings.
Expertise: graphic design, branding, photography
Bio: Ari is a graphic designer and photographer based in Corvallis. A current graphic design major with a minor in photography at OSU, she specializes in simple, flat style logo designs and branding packages as well as portrait photography. Her accolades already include being a featured photographer in a magazine, winner of an international t-shirt design contest, and founding her own freelance business. With an Oregon Seal of Biliteracy in Spanish, Ari looks forward to helping small businesses and individuals develop or reimagine their brand image.
Expertise: videography, photography
Bio: A 34 year resident of Corvallis and OSU graduate, Scott has established roots in this community. Growing up in Alaska gave him a down-to-earth approachability and an attitude of “Yes, I can.” In fact, this attitude led him to building a 5 star resort in the Alaskan wilderness in 2005. Starting, growing, and selling multiple software businesses, Scott now runs his own business helping other businesses tell their story with quality video production. His work has been featured on the Discovery Channel, and has had multiple first places, people’s choice, and judges choices at the Oregon State Fair.
Expertise: photography, graphic design, web design
Bio: Anna is a brand strategist, designer, and photographer with an eclectic and wistful essence. Over the past decade, she has worked as a professional photographer, website designer, and brand designer. Her innate ability to capture her clients’ most genuine and authentic aspirations allows Anna to bring those aspirations to life in her designs. Anna’s creations evoke a sense of sureness and simplicity that celebrate organic beauty infused with a whimsical and artful charm. Within every facet of her work, Anna infuses introspection and leaves an indelible mark on the heart.
Expertise: Pinterest ads, social media marketing
Bio:Lesa owns a boutique marketing agency designed to help small businesses drive results with Instagram and Pinterest. Her previous experience included working in Silicon Valley as a Director of NA Channel Marketing for Motorola Mobility and in Seattle as a Product Marketing Director for T-Mobile. In addition to tech, Lesa has extensive product experience in consumer packaged goods and spent multiple years as a Brand Manager at Oberto. She is involved with the OSU College of Business as a guest speaker and is on the Alumni Advisory Committee for the OSU Marketing department.
Bio: Jim offers you more than 40 years of experience in publishing. He’s written more than 300 nonfiction books for young readers. He’s edited another 500 or so titles, ranging from picture books and young adult dystopian novels to memoirs and guidebooks. For 17 years, he published the Seattle-based, award-winning Northwest Runner magazine. He’s also written light verse, online ad copy, venue and event descriptions, and hundreds of free articles for the Seattle Times and other publications, even the first piece of original fiction in Runner’s World. He definitely knows his way around a sentence and can help make yours even better!
Expertise: copywriting, social media marketing, blogging
Bio: Jyssica is the founder and CEO of a ladies-first social media and communications agency, and the co-founder of a woman-focused networking community of creative entrepreneurs in the Pacific Northwest and beyond. She is a content marketing expert focused on email marketing, blogging, and social media strategy with an emphasis on Instagram. When she’s not on a photo shoot or helping clients boost their social media game, she’s likely reading about astrology, dancing with her cats in the kitchen, or trying to keep her houseplants alive.
Expertise: branding, graphic design
Bio: A professional graphic designer for 15 years, Corey works with clients to create brand identities, marketing content, and sales tools. His experience conceptualizing brand and product imagery includes logo design, package design, merchandise graphics, retail displays, and more! Through his design and development work, he has also created content for Amazon and Shopify profiles, email and social media campaigns, and company catalogs. He takes great pride in delivering beautiful visuals, products, creative assets, and marketing tools to help clients grow their brand awareness, sales, and business relationships.
Expertise: aerial photography, photography, videography
Bio: Chance is an FAA-licensed Part 107 commercial drone pilot that works with several editing programs such as Premiere Pro, Lightroom, and Photoshop. With five years of experience flying drones and creating content for various media outlets, he has a knack for finding the perfect shots from above. Chance has flown for local real estate brokers, large sporting events, and worked on set in San Diego for Harley Davidson. He believes that taking to the skies always provides an interesting, refreshing perspective for any marketing project, and is excited to help motivated entrepreneurs take their visual marketing to the next level.
Expertise: website development, coding
Bio: Since 2001, Dru has helped small business owners stand out on the web and ignite action from their visitors. He focuses on the real needs of small business owners, not just coding in the dark. Dru helps entrepreneurs identify their specific business passions and creates separation from the competition with unique opportunities for engagement. His career began on the print side of design, and he now enjoys the digital side for all its integration and ability for constant improvement. Dru looks forward to learning how to put the WWW to work for your business goals.
Expertise: social media marketing. social media advertising
Bio: Vanessa has a Master of Science in Digital Audience Strategy. Her certifications include: Google Analytics Individual Qualification, Google Search Ads, Google Video Ads, HubSpot Inbound Marketing Certification, and Mimic Social-Simulated Marketing Campaigns. Vanessa is passionate about Disability Rights and Inclusion, and also volunteers to advocate for women as a Siroptomist member. When she’s not working, Vanessa enjoys fashion and make-up posts on Instagram, a good TV show, and socializing with the local PokémonGo community.
Expertise: SEO, Google ads
Bio: Monée is the founder of a digital marketing company specializing in local search engine optimization (SEO). With a team of technical experts who have 26+ years of experience in the field, she works hand in hand with her clients and tech team to determine each client’s most optimal placements they could and should have online. Then, she gets them to the top rankings across Google, Yahoo, and Bing in organic search queries. With a passion of achieving true success for her clients, Monée looks forward to helping many businesses grow in their fields!
Expertise: sales funnels, copywriting
Bio: Jayme is a copywriter and sales funnel expert. She is the owner of a boutique social media advertising agency that builds sales funnels for passion-driven business owners. She specializes in creating copy and ads that build trust and inspire confidence in the eyes of potential buyers. Jayme believes sales are about building relationships with consumers and that it is imperative to do when asking them to buy from you. When working with Jayme, she helps you tell your story in a way that gives you authority and authenticity in your niche.
Expertise: market research, UX/UI, website design
Bio: Caden is passionate about building websites from a user-first perspective. After graduating from University of Oregon with an Art and Technology degree, Caden entered the workforce with an eye for detail and eager for collaboration across disciplines. He loves turning user insights into actionable methods through website analytics, user experience research, content mapping, and comparative analysis. While he spends his time building intuitive interfaces and designing prototypes, he also plays a role in information architecture strategy. His focus is creating efficient, effective website designs, and approaching their development holistically for the client and end-user’s satisfaction.
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