Our Collective

Our Collective

THE FUTURE OF WORK

Opportunities come in all shapes and sizes

So do Chameleons

Our open structure enables us to recruit the top leaders and subject matter experts without geographical limitation. The exchange across disciplines and talents helps us land on the best answers for your business.

Damion Parsons
Creative Director Specialising in UI/UX

With over 15 years of experience, Damion has helped companies like Carnival Cruise Lines, Fisher Island and Backyard Discovery bridge their customer’s needs with creative products and digital solutions.

Josh Towvim
Video Editor/Animator

An Emmy award-winning video editor and motion graphics animator who has worked for leading brands like Nike, Citibank, Volkswagen, Ford, Coca-Cola, Facebook, and Google.

Julie Mantis
Partner, Brand Strategy and Digital Marketing

Veteran Brand Strategist with deep proficiency in brand architecture articulation and providing teams with briefings and brand development oversight. Recent brand work: Jungle Island, World Airways, Bugaboo.

Matt Cave
Brand Design Director

Brand Design Director with expertise in brand identity & packaging design for food, beverage, cannabis + outdoor CPG. Brand work: KraftHeinz, Anheuser-Busch & Organic Valley

Steve Rucker
Software Engineer, Code Jockey

Sharp witted ex-Bee Gees drummer and former Senior Front End Developer for Sapient, Steve, has masterfully coded several engaging websites for clients including Backyard Discovery, Alixx, and MeWeNutrition.

Sherry Ailsworth
Executive Recruiter Specialized in Digital & SaaS

A born connector, with over 10 years of experience in AdTech & MarTech. She’s passionate about partnering with early-stage startups and has worked with SRAX, Megaphone TV, S7 Technology, and MaxPoint Interactive.

Freddie Laker
Founding Partner, Interim CDO/CMO

A veteran digital marketer with experience working with some of the world's biggest global brands. He now focuses on providing interim leadership to PE-backed firms.

Claudia Frias
Copywriter

A Senior Copywriter whose skilled at content optimization, she’s written and edited hundreds of product descriptions for major brands, including Macy’s, Kiehl’s, Victoria’s Secret, and Zara.

Cesar Santos
Creative Director

Passionate about both interactive and traditional design and have worked on countless projects spanning from web, mobile, apps, interactive kiosks, brand development, logo design, and other 360 experiences.

Ivonne Azurdia
Creative Director of Copy

Expert in copywriting, brand tone development, messaging, storytelling and content ideation/creation with a decade of agency experience. Background in playwriting and creative writing.

Joshua Hay
Partner, Digital Marketing Leader

Josh leads digital marketing teams with ambitious thinking, effective planning, and deep knowledge that allows him to execute his own vision.

Austin Dillman
Director of Growth Marketing

A data-driven Performance Marketing expert with more than 15 years of experience leading paid and organic growth strategies for brands like Google, Finish Line, and Angie’s List.

Zachary Randall
Partner, Engineering Lead

20+ years of experience building great software and highly scalable technology platforms for innovative companies. Recent brand work: Backyard Adventures, Malin + Goetz, Bugaboo, Encompass

Steve Capone
Blockchain Practice Lead

A marketer and Blockchain lead that helps grow & transform brands and the resident "crypto expert," he's an experienced strategist and business development executive across startups & Fortune 500 companies.

Missy Miller
Sales & Marketing Healthcare / B2B Specialist

Missy is an interim CMO with deep experience in sales and marketing optimization. She’s helped brands like McKesson, Waystar, and Corepoint Health with sales enablement, G2M strategy and product launches.

Brian Adamovich
Partner, Marketing and Operations Leader

A Marketing Operations & Business Strategist whose areas include marketing strategy & execution, project management, and growth initiatives. Clients include Salesforce, Singer, and True Religion.

Ray Smale
Interim CMO

A Marketing expert, Ray built his career supporting companies across various sectors solving strategic marketing challenges for brand name companies such as General Mills, Thomson-Reuters and Kaplan.

Ari Merkin
Executive Creative Director

A believer that every brand has a voice. From strategy through execution, this highly recognized American Advertising Federation Hall of Achievement inductee helps brands large and small find theirs.

Rob Gonda
Chief Technology Officer

A senior executive with proven success at leading innovation, technology, and marketing in multiple environments. Rob has led growth and transformation for companies like iconic global brand, McDonald’s.

Dave Williams
General Management and Growth Strategy

An operating executive with over 25 years focused on growth strategy & effectiveness. He's founded category-leading startups and managed cross-functional teams and P&Ls at Fortune 500 companies such as Viacom.

Frank Mertens
Interim CMO / Chief Brand Officer

Frank Mertens is a seasoned senior global marketing & brand-building leader & advisor, with deep expertise in digital, Ecommerce, and omni-channel storytelling

Olivia Hart
Interim Marketing Leadership specializing in B2B

An impact marketer, strategist &a communications specialist, Olivia provides interim leadership for B2B companies. Her proprietary methods in applied Emotional Intelligence (EQ) benefit a diverse portfolio of companies.

Julie Liebhard
Brand Experience Strategist

A skilled Brand Experience Strategist devoted to the insights-driven definition of brand purpose, values, & voice expressed through interactions and content. Clients include ROAM, DirecTV and American Family Insurance.

Carolina Usbeck
SEO Friendly Web Developer

With over 8 years of experience building SEO friendly websites using different platforms, Carolina's worked with clients such as Encompass, RentSense and MeWe Nutrition.

Michael Bayler
Board Strategy Advisor

A thought leader and growth strategist, bringing profound customer insight to challenges of brand vision, mission, and purpose, for clients including The Royal Bank of Scotland, The Coca-Cola Company and Warner Bros.

Kevin Edelson
Paid Social Specialist

A Paid Social Media expert who’s helped companies such as Chuck E. Cheese, Pure Barre, and Universal Music Group increase web traffic & conversions with effective advertising strategies.

Gaby Gonda
Executive Recruiter

As an Executive Recruiter, Gaby is focused on marketing, technology, data science, and sales roles for clients.

Brittney Kleinfelter
Search Marketing Director

Over 12 years of marketing experience across retail and e-commerce, publishing, finance, and technology. Brittney specializes in SEO, SEM, email marketing automation and web analytics.

Tavis Salazar
VP Brand Strategy & Business Development

Senior brand executive leading creative direction across digital and traditional channels for both agencies and in-house creative teams including BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee.

Caleb Ludwick
Copywriter and Brand Developer

Caleb is a Brand Voice Director and Copywriter based out of Denver, Colorado. He works closely with agencies and in-house marketing teams to help clients connect with customers and achieve business goals through meaningful, resonant messaging.

Sean MacBeth
Head of Growth / Performance Marketing

A seasoned digital leader with over 20 years’ experience guiding growth initiatives for companies like United MileagePlus, Shopkick, Dormify, and G-Form.

Erin Bloodgood
Global Product Marketing

Erin has 19+ years of agency and client-side product marketing experience. Her data driven and consumer experience focused approach have resulted in improved sell-throughs, higher margins, and better marketing ROI for brands like Little Tikes, L.O.L. Surprise!, and Ann Taylor.

Jeff Arbour
Partner

An interim Sales Lead with deep experience in brand development, sales, and marketing optimization. He’s helped brands like Bond Gifts, Sourcelink, and Zephyr with marketing, sales enablement, and product launches.

Michael Kruse
Director Creative Services

Experienced Creative Services & Creative Operations Director for in-house agencies that have included Underwriter’s Laboratories, Sotheby’s Auction House and Condé Nast.

Carlos Roncajolo
Social Media Specialist

Carlos brings 10+ years experience in both brand and agency, working to maximize efficiencies, and focusing to develop content strategies. He’s worked with brands such as Michael’s, McDonalds, SAMSUNG & FIAT USA.

Juan-Carlos Morales
Executive Creative Director

A veteran Creative Leader with a proven track record of building award-winning creative teams at scale. He's built teams for global organizations such as Publicis, Sapient, and Bugaboo International.

Andrea Moore
Fractional CMO/CDO specializing in E-commerce

Andrea Moore is an Interim/Fractional Retail CMO & CDO who has provided leadership for brands like Lafayette 148, Tacony and MILLY.

Karen Lithgow
Partner, Brand Strategist & Interim CMO

A global marketing leader and brand strategist that innovates and transforms businesses, teams, and culture for brands such as ADT, Vera Bradley, and Western Union.

Maria Usbeck
Senior Art Director and Designer UX/UI

Focused on creating the best user-centered design experiences for her clients and their audiences, Maria has worked with Fortune 500 companies to innovative start-ups.

Nathaniel Perez
Fractional CMO/CXO

Technology, creative and strategy leader helping Fortune and startup companies grow, transforming all aspects of how they engage with consumers, from story and experience, to advertising and data intelligence.

Juan Francisco Martinez Valera
Digital Media Jockey

A digital enthusiast with a passion for data and analytics. Juan's growth marketing experience across different verticals has benefited clients such as John Hardy, Virgin Mobile US, and Office Depot.

Ron Roberts
Creative Director

20+ year veteran Brand Builder & Creative Leader hired by some of the world's most notable brands including American Express, Bacardi Imports, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Spirit Airlines, and Whole Foods Market.

Kevin Flannery
Digital Media & Analytics Specialist

Data driven and extensively experienced in developing high return paid media strategies, generating blended ROAS metrics of 500%+. Currently managing over $3.5 million in annual ad spend.

Stephane Gringer
Partner, Growth Strategy & Management Consultant

A marketing expert that creates strategic approaches that blend media, technology, data, and social storytelling to drive significant revenue for clients like Beam Suntory, Premier Health, and Baylor Scott & White Health.

Megan LaCivita
Digital Marketing & Brand Partnerships

A Digital Marketer with over 15 years of experience in the media industry working with Fortune 500 companies and startup brands. A proven creator of solutions driven to beat benchmarks and enhance consumer experiences.

Angicel Morales
Senior Project Manager

Specializing in marketing technology projects including website/app design, campaign development, marketing strategy, & experience design. Angy helps clients succeed by providing strategic guidance and organization.

A product leader with a strong business background and hands-on technology experience. His primary focus is B2B and direct-to-consumer (DTC) digital media products.

Mike Coner
Business Development & Go-to Market Strategy

A Business Development expert in the Cannabis industry creating go-to-market, compliance and funding strategies in all legal sectors.

John Rospenda
Growth Marketer

John is an innovative media expert with leadership experience across brands like Techstyle Fashion Group, eHarmony and Realtor.com.

Brittany MacBeth
Data Analyst

Brittany is a self-motivated and critical thinker who serves as a Data Analyst at the Collective. She has a passion for analyzing data to be able to provide actionable insights that help businesses succeed.

Adam Towvim
Interim CRO specializing in Data & Ad Tech

An interim marketing leader with deep expertise in customer data analytics who has led growth strategies for companies like Salesforce, LiveRamp, Jumptap (now part of AOL), and Waystar.

Doug Nugent
Customer Success & Retention Expert

A Customer Experience & CRM expert who optimizes customer journeys for loyalty & operational efficiency. He brings strategies to fruition with companies like Envoy, AccuWeather, Walmart and P&G.

Pamela Kruse
Partner, Retail Business Management & Marketing

An experienced e-commerce, marketing and business development leader for brands like Standard Furniture, The Knot, Burberry, Harper’s BAZAAR and Bon-Ton Stores.

Chris Pallé
User Experience Director

Seasoned strategic designer and UX professional serving brands such as IEEE, Junior Achievement USA, and KPMG.

Ilan Tito
Partner, E-commerce & Merchandising

An Interim Head of E-commerce & Merchandising Strategist for clients including Theory, Robert Graham and John Hardy. He is also an advisor to startups including Stantt, Snowe, Refinery29, and LiveStory.

Sean Finnegan
Co-Founding Partner

Bringing a veteran’s perspective to digital media strategy, mobility, and social interaction, Sean has held global digital leadership roles at major agencies including Omnicom and Publicis.

Elise de Saint-Didier
Executive Digital Recruiter

Focused on the Digital Marketing sector and bringing 5 years of field experience in global E-commerce, Elise supports startups, retail organizations, and publishers such as US Autoparts, Stackcommerce, and Intelity.

Farzana Nasser
Digital Marketing Executive & Strategist

A strategic marketing executive & tech entrepreneur who excels at growing brands & structuring marketing organizations to scale. Clients are Cheerios, Betty Crocker, AccuWeather, Vera Bradley, and Unilever.

Veronika Sonsev
Retail Lead

An interim CMO with deep experience in the retail industry. Veronika has helped brands like Flow, Optimove, and BounceX with marketing, strategy and business development.

Radha Badani
Strategy & Insights Consultant

Insights-led, consumer-driven strategic leader specializing in Brand & Business Strategy, brand development & product innovation. Recent brand work: G-Form, Nancy's Notions, Step 2.

Danny Fishman
Media Strategist & Advertising Executive

An industry recognized "curator of innovation", Danny leverages his vast network of brand, agency, and media relationships to help companies of all stages accelerate marketplace growth and achieve operational excellence.

Stacey Groth
Brand Identity & UX Expert

Expert in art direction, digital design, and user experience with extensive agency background. Highly skilled in brand identity creating ID systems. Recent brand work: World Airways, Innovaccer, MeWe Nutrition.

Grace Maier
PR Specialist

Oliver Knowlton
Operational Strategist

An Operational Strategist with a focus on optimizing digital execution, Oliver has experience managing digital divisions at Fortune 500 companies like AccuWeather, IMAX and Fuse Media.

Tena Crock
Interim VP of E-Commerce/CX

A strategic advisor and thought leader focused on E-Commerce and Consumer Experience, Tena's clients include Singer Sewing Machines, MGAE Little Tikes, Standard Furniture, and Step2.

Dennis Duerden
Media & Analytics Specialist

A performance-driven online marketing professional who increases customer bases while driving efficient marketing spend. He understands the importance of analytics to ensure that marketing spend is being properly optimized.

Michael Martens
Paid Social Media Marketer

Specializing in Amazon Marketing Services, Mike helps to drive increased brand awareness and revenue for clients like Backyard Discovery, Robert Graham, Bagatiba and Mission.

Dorree Gurdak
Marketing Communications Strategist

With over 20 years of marketing communications experience for B2C brands, Dorree has launched numerous products to consumers and media with high profile activations.

Melissa Pacheco
Executive Recruiter

Called a “Recruiting Extraordinaire” with 15+ years of Digital Marketing & E-commerce recruiting experience, Melissa has worked with SapientNitro/Digitas, PwC, Robert Graham, B&H Photo, Combe and IBM.

Kevin Pound
Director of Product Management

Specialized in analyzing and improving digital organizations from strategy through technical delivery, Kevin has 10+ years of experience with clients in financial, hospitality, retail, real estate, & health industries.

Charles Sayers
Brand & Business Strategist

Charlie is a veteran strategist with hands-on expertise in brand definition, competitive analysis, valuation, and business modeling. 25+ years of experience include clients in CPG, retail, healthcare, automotive & financial.

Pamela Alegria
Art Direction & Graphic Design

A Senior Interactive Designer with over 8 years of experience specializing in web design. Her recent brand work includes Magnitude Software, Innovaccer, and Waystar.

Michelle Barry
Public Relations Strategist

An award-winning PR strategist with 16 years’ experience. She's led tech startup campaigns, managed corporate communications for publicly-traded companies, and everything in between.

Jonathan Nail
CRM & Marketing Automation Strategist

A CRM/Marketing Automation expert, adept at leveraging automation tools & developing CRM strategies to drive customer engagement for brands like Malin+Goetz, Diptyque, and G-Form.

Uwe Hook
Interim CMO/CDO

A global digital marketer with experience and proven success working for some of the most admired brands, he's currently providing interim leadership for companies focused on innovation and growth.

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