the dirty dozen. er... twenty, give or take.
How do you arrange twenty (or so) of the most talented people you're likely to ever run across? Alphabetically, of course.
Maya is an experienced art director and conceptor who has helped lead dozens of branding, retail and broadcast projects for many of the country’s leading financial institutions.
Equally at home in digital, print and large format mediums, Maya has a nuanced approach to visual design that sets her clients apart. Her work has garnered dozens of national awards.
more about maya:
Hometown: Jacksonville, FL
Believes in: The power of white space
Favorite ampersand: Adobe Caslon Pro, italic
A fast thinker who's quick on his feet. Jake hails from Missouri. He came to Seattle for a girl, and we're thankful for it. He's a hell of a copywriter with talent oozing from his Cardinals hat.
How Jake sees things:
Sports: Yes, please
Lunch of choice: Food truck burrito
Neighborhood: Cap Hill
Meghan has a balanced background in consumer and B2B marketing with experience in digital marketing, social media, branding and campaign management. She is a native Seattleite with a bachelor's degree in Marketing from Iowa State University – where she also played D1 tennis! When Meghan's not reading up on the next marketing trend, she's on the tennis court or planning her next backpacking trip.
More on Meghan:
Comfort food: Mint chocolate chip ice cream – a whole pint!
Superpower: Ability to fly so she can travel the world
Best advice: Live in the now.
Jeremy’s love for album covers, posters and books is what lead him to study graphic design at Seattle Central’s Creative Academy. He brings a unique perspective to every project with a variety of creative experience ranging from music writing to corporate marketing design, and even illustration for children’s magazines. When he’s not designing, he enjoys hanging on the beaches of the Puget Sound with his wife and daughter.
under the microscope:
Home Region: Rural north-central Kansas
Previous Career: 20 years as a rock & roll drummer
Movie Quote: "Light the lamp not the rat! Light the lamp not the rat!"
Brooke believes your brand is the most important thing you own. That's what drives her to bring passion and energy to every training session she facilitates. With over 15 years in marketing, business development, and sales, client relationships and helping others develop their own personal brand are at her core.
Charity: Credit Unions for Kids
Gourmet Food: Cooks her own
Traveling: The World
Bruce is a guy that wears his emotions on his toes. Really, he paints them fresh every week. It's that attention to detail that he brings to his work making things look exactly the way they're supposed to.
Bruce likes nice things:
Nail polish: Cascade Green
Neighborhood: The I.D.
Cartoon Character: Daffy Duck
When she's not off in the woods hunting for leads, this Sasquatch aficionado spends her time producing and promoting outstanding internal marketing for WMG. From webinars to press releases, there isn't much she can't do.
How Barbara gets down:
Mexican City: Los Cabos
Yoga: Only Hot
Body of Water: Lake Sammamish
As the office's de facto mom, Barbara often goes above and beyond her accounting responsibilities. She makes sure we all fall in line, clean our plates, and celebrate each and every birthday.
Vacation spot: Roslyn, WA
Motorcycle: Honda Valkyrie
Book: A good one
Traffic & Production Coordinator
Sara has a Bachelors in Fine Arts and 8+ years operations & merchandising management experience. She loves a challenge and has project managed, designed, and built a high volume of visual retail installations. Before joining the Weber team, she worked freelance for Nordstrom building visual retail displays and working as a Directors' Assistant on fashion campaigns. Outside of work, Sara enjoys adventure. Whether it be traveling, motorcycling, or finding cool trees to photograph, she loves to explore.
The scoop on sara:
Favorite car: '66 Mustang
Music: 90's Hip Hop
Can't live without: Chips
Kathy manages our print merchandising, large format graphics and print collateral processes while bringing engineering ideas and innovation to the team. With over 25 years experience in print, program and account management, Kathy has worked for large companies in the Seattle area like Quality Press, Industry Sign & Graphics and Eddie Bauer.
When she’s not working, Kathy loves cooking and baking and dreams of opening a little café someday. She also loves sailing (sail over power any day of the week!) and once sailed around The Abacos in the Bahamas for three months on a 30’ sailboat, cat aboard.
Some of Kathy's favorite things:
Happy place: On the water
Meal out: Breakfast
Sport: Fly fisher since age 7
Before joining our team, Joshua spent eight years as a project and production coordinator for an advertising and marketing agency in Southern California. He decided to relocate to Seattle with his wife after visiting and falling in love with the Northwest. With a broad array of experience ranging from campaign coordination and client management to creative collaboration and workflow trafficking, Joshua also has experience working with financial institutions.
The lowdown on Joshua:
Hometown: Whittier, CA
Favorite Band: The Jam
City to visit: Jaipur, India
Professional Installer/Branch Consultant
With over 40 years of commercial and residential construction experience, Bruce is not a "stand back and point" kind of guy. He's a hands-on tradesman with an abundance of skills ranging from concrete to carpentry. He has worked for several corporations, including Roland Constructors, Marriott, Boston Market, and his own commercial/residential construction company, Rainhaven Builders.
Unique Inventions: Designs and builds them
Living: Off the grid
Professional Installer/Branch Consultant
Dana has over 30 years of experience in the construction industry. She's a master interior and structural designer with skills in many trades including tile setting, hanging and drywall repair, and custom entry and interior doors. Prior to joining Weber Marketing Group, she worked for a home builder and a civil engineering firm.
All about Dana:
Known as: Bruce's better half
Foodie: Will try any cuisine
Photography: Macro (bugs and insects)
Senior Multimedia Designer
Eric practically invented the internet. In an Al Gore kind of way. He's a master of the keyboard, a website whiz. There isn't an IT problem he can't fix or at least make up an answer for.
Drink: The hard stuff
Commute: Bus rider
Design: Motion graphics
Bess previously worked as an in-house marketing coordinator for a technology solutions provider for law offices. She has experience in social media management, email and DM marketing programs, facilitated lead generation, pay per click advertising and marketing automation programs. Outside of work, Bess loves exploring the outdoors whether it it hiking in the mountains or running around the city training for her next race.
How Bess rolls:
Go-to Karaoke Song: Tom Petty “I won’t back down”
Superpower: Warmth of personality
Favorite Comedy: Best in Show
Senior Account Manager
Lisa has over 20 years of experience in marketing and account management. She expertly guides bank and credit unions through naming and branding projects, and integrated marketing campaigns, with her marketing and account management skills. Lisa also facilitates staff brand training programs for clients.
Lisa really loves:
Condiment: Maple Syrup
Childhood dream: Becoming a Mountie
Bikes: To work (when it's nice out)
Libby first developed a passion for agency life while contributing coordination and project management skills as an account services intern for a Portland-based B2B agency. She previously worked as a Marketing Director for a private dining club with catering facilities in Seattle. She's excited to be a part of the team at Weber, assisting with retainer and project work.
Guilty Pleasure: Taco Bell
Hometown: Baker City, Oregon
Football: Go Cougs!