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.


Angicel Morales
Senior Project Manager

Angy is a hybrid Account Director & Program Manager with 12+ years of experience. Specializing in marketing technology projects.. Angy helps clients succeed by providing strategic guidance and organization among the client and project teams.

Vu Pham
Data Scientist, Strategist, and Storyteller

With over 20 years of experience working with data, Vu has the unique ability to collect, analyze, and transform your data to solve your business problems.

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.

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.

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.

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, Keter Plastics, and Step2.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Kelly Colbert
VP Customer Strategy

As VP Customer Strategy with deep experience in retail, entertainment, luxury and lifestyle industries, Kelly has led high profile customer marketing, retention, acquisition and marketing automation initiatives for companies such as The Walt Disney Company, Estee Lauder Companies, Tiffany & Co., 10 Corso Como, Rebecca Minkoff and Blink Fitness.

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.

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.

Ty Briley
Senior Art Director / Associate Creative Director

Award-winning ACD/SAD, 15+ years executing creative campaigns across traditional/digital channels for both full-serve and in-house agencies. Clients include MillerCoors, Coca-Cola, P&G, Mohawk & more.

Juan Martinez
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Matt Cave
Creative Director

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

Monika Ryan
Executive Recruiter

A recruiting power house- from working with large companies to re structuring sales teams Monika is not afraid of a good challenge. Passionate about connecting & creating life long work partnerships wherever she goes.

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.

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.

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

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.

John Rospenda
Growth Marketer

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

Elise de Saint-Didier
Executive Digital Recruiter

Focused on the Digital Marketing sector and bringing 15 years of field experience in global E-commerce, Elise supports startups, retail organizations, and publishers such as US Autoparts, Stackcommerce, and Intelity.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Paul Wendlandt
Interim CRO

A high performance leader grounded in delivering extraordinary sustainable and scalable organic growth with Global 1000 companies such as HP, E&Y, Sapient, Elateral and WestRock.

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.

Miles Williams
Interim B2B CMO

An interim marketing leader with deep expertise in B2B SaaS and e-Commerce who has successfully built and scaled global marketing teams for Shutterstock, JW Player, Movable Ink, and Barnes&Noble.com.

Ana Rivera
Client Manager

Ana is a highly skilled and reliable professional with an extensive background in sales, client relations, creative thinking, operations, and finance.

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.

Lara Aykaz
Growth Marketer

Results oriented marketing professional with over 10 years of experience across multiple advertising mediums. With a problem solving mindset, a team player attitude and a passion for marketing, I am dedicated to providing clients with the highest level of service to help them achieve their marketing goals.

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.

Lillya Nashanchik
Executive Recruiter

Executive Recruiter specializing in Technology, Product Management and Data Science. Lillya's clients include Rent the Runway, Merrill Corp. and Splice.

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.

Cate French
Paid Media Strategy & Execution Director

A hands-on performance marketer with 10+ years experience driving growth for brands including P&G and Samsung. She specializes in the strategy and execution of SEM, Amazon Ads, & Paid Social.

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 NEST Fragrances, Le Tote/Lord & Taylor, Lafayette 148, Tacony and MILLY.

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.

Meghan Stringer
Content Strategist & Writer

Creates clarity out of clutter, resonance out of ambiguity, and messages as mighty as my client's ambition. Accustomed to operating at the highest levels in fast-paced, growth industries alongside creatives and media specialists on a global scale.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Paul Lewis
Strategic Advisor

A consulting and advertising industry veteran with a history of solving big and complex challenges for global market leaders to cutting edge start-ups.

Dan is a marketing leader and passionate brand builder with over 20 years of experience growing organizations through marketing and creating enduring brands in highly competitive markets.

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.

Caleb Ludwick
Copywriter and Brand Developer

Caleb is a Brand Voice Director and Copywriter. He works closely with agencies and in-house marketing teams for clients like Square, IDEO, Amsale, BlueCross Blue Shield, Yellow Freight, and Scripps Networks.

Austin Malcomb
VP Global eCommerce & Digital Marketing

A marketing leader with 20+ years of experience growing brands. Deep expertise in retail end-to-end customer experience, eCommerce, marketing strategy, and operations. Recent work: Ahava, StriVectin, La Prairie

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.

Nick Worth
Interim CMO, B2B, SaaS

Interim CMO & Strategic Advisor

Austin Dillman
Director of Growth Marketing

A data-driven Performance Marketing expert with more than 16 years of experience leading paid and organic growth strategies for brands like Google, Finish Line, and Angie’s List.

Marta Martinez
Interim CDO / CMO

Digital marketing professional with a sharp analytical aptitude focused on interim CMO and CDO positions. Marta is passionate about understanding and anticipating customer behavior in order to maximize marketing performance. Her most recent leadership engagements include DIESEL, Skyn ICELAND, and POLAROID among others.

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 PwC, Publicis, Sapient, and Bugaboo International.

Dave Williams
General Management and Growth Strategy

A strategic business leader and former CEO focused on go-to-market strategy, innovation and growth.

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.

Erin Bloodgood
Global Product Marketing

Erin is a versatile product marketer with 20+ years of agency and client-side 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, Malin+Goetz, and Ann Taylor.

Laura Knoll
Executive Recruiter

An Executive Recruiter with 3+ years of experience hiring for various industries including Marketing, Creative, Retail/eCommerce. Clients include República, Lamps Plus, Battle Medialab, and SRAX.

Tom Dehnel
SEO Consultant

15 years of digital marketing experience has provided Tom with deep knowledge of SEO and Content Strategy that generates revenue, not just traffic.

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.

Michael Kruse
Director Creative Services & Copywriter

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

Marshall Clark
VP of Marketing

I'm a 20+ year marketing vet & data geek who lives in Portland with my wife, son, two cats, and a basement full of model rockets.

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.

Damion Parsons
Creative Director Specialising in UI/UX

Damion Parsons is a Creative Director with expertise in Branding, UI (user interface) design, and UX (user experience) design. His founding roles in two startups positions him to take an entrepreneurial approach to all projects.

Tavis Salazar
VP Brand Strategy & Business Development

Senior brand strategy executive leading creative direction across digital and traditional channels for both agencies and in-house creative teams.

Michael Bayler
Growth Strategy

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.

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.

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.

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.

Michelle Barry
Public Relations Strategist

An award-winning PR strategist with 16 years’ experience. She's led B2B SaaS startup campaigns, managed corporate communications for publicly-traded tech companies, and everything in between.

Ron Boire
Interim CEO

Ron is a leader with global experience in consumer goods, services, technology, and retail. He has worked in and lead companies over $30b and as small as $500M and created value at every level. Ron has held senior leadership positions at Sony, Best Buy, Toys R Us, Barnes & Noble and Sears Holdings / Sears Canada.

Brett Colbert
Interim Chief Procurement Officer

Help the businesses deliver profitable growth by owning BOTH top and bottom line targets.

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.

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.

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