Look. . . We’re real people!
Looking for an agency full of fussy business suits and ties? Try a time machine. We’re a motley crew of 21st-Century communication strategy professionals nested in a colorful, creative studio. We dig what we do. When our pencils are down, our antennas are up – keeping a pulse on what’s new and hot from the Valley of the Sun to the Silicon Valley. But we’re far from stuffy or snooty. Ask us about Recess. You’ll be asking for a desk here shortly.
One minute he’s calling a magazine editor. The next, he’s elbow-deep in developer code. With a mixed background in public education, graphic design, IT, marketing and music, Ty’s broad superpowers thread together all the tricky moving parts of a campaign. Order him a Negroni at Shaker (our in-studio cocktail bar – what, you don’t have one?) and he’ll be your new best friend.
This classy combo of beauty/brains threw the most-successful non-profit fundraiser our client had ever witnessed. From phone calls to photo shoots, Kalia is an on-the-go publicist who moonlights as a pro model. Her time in front of and behind the lens gives her the unique perspective needed to shake out media while simultaneously flipping through the latest issue of Vogue.
This Yugoslavian-born PR powerhouse is a proud University of Arizona alum, and her political successes and nonprofit prowess speak for themselves. A former lobbyist and mouthpiece for more than 140,000 university students, Elma brings to the table a wealth of experience in both non and for-profit strategic communications, in addition to a prominent portfolio of account experience throughout the Phoenix area.
This savvy San Diego native-turned Arizona PR pro has spent nearly a decade in the state’s tourism and hospitality markets as a concierge for top-tier resorts. Now, she’s on speed dial for national lifestyle editors, producers and reporters thanks to her industry know-how food + beverage and hospitality expertise. When you need a magazine cover story, give her a buzz.
Just try to pry that sharpie outta her hand. You’ll find scribbled storyboards in place of old-fashioned shopping lists on her fridge. Stefanie pulls from those mythical parts of the brain that most veteran ad execs can only pray to tap some day. OK, let’s cut the formalities and just say she’s a strategic marketing mastermind.
Salt’s analytics-obsessed social media specialist has more than 600,000 dedicated followers tracking his every move via his personal blog. This Missouri native’s claims to fame span the social media stratosphere, including running the most engaging and valuable Facebook page in the world (just ask him!), establishing several startup companies, keeping clients consistently ranked atop all major search engines and obsessing over the latest social media trends and strategies.
A self-proclaimed typography nerd, Courtney has the zeal, spiel and aesthetic appeal to get your brand trending, and consumers spending. This versatile designer keeps a keen eye on the latest happenings in web design, marketing, advertising and interactive technologies, and she won’t sleep until every last inch of her designs are pixel-perfect.
The only things more colorful than her tattoos are her stories. (Come see her storytelling chair in the studio.) Chianne manages agency workflow, pens copy and keeps clients well informed on everything from billing to the next Shaker happy hour. Most importantly, she schedules Recess, (think board games + Dinty Moore + Four Peaks beer).
This event-planning powerhouse parlays her passion for perfection into every move she makes, and employs an energy unlike any other to ensure that every celebration is both creative and innovative. Her exhaustive research, steadfast dedication and impeccable attention to detail will bring a polished, professional appeal to events and soirees of any size.
There’s no task too daunting and no deadline too short for Research Assistant Travis Moore, whose uncanny ability to uncover even the most evasive information has proven instrumental for the Salt team. Honest, engaging and charismatic to boot, this born-and-bred Arizonan’s positive energy and professional demeanor have translated into tremendous success in both creative and administrative capacities.