Meet Our TeamWe live, breathe, and sleep marketing.
We love to learn, so we’re always studying the latest marketing trends, tools, techniques, and technologies. We sift through marketing fads to bring our clients the best technical and creative strategies to complement their business marketing initiatives. We’re a tight-knit group of highly experienced, inventive-thinking, content-focused marketers who provide measurable results for their customers.
Robert’s entrepreneurial spirit began at age 12 with a successful paper route. Who could have guessed that 25 years after hand-delivering individual copies of the Milwaukee Journal, he’d own and operate a tech-based business that uses the latest in digital marketing applications to reach multiple client lists – in an instant?
Director of Marketing / Troublemaker
When Johnathan was 16, he got busted by the FCC for operating a pirate FM radio station from his basement. So began his life “coloring outside the lines.” Johnathan has always enjoyed creating charts on his Mac to present data that tells a bigger story. His love of technology led him into radio and then database/web marketing.
Back when Al Gore invented the Internet, little did we know that Tina Deprez was by his side, coaching him about how it should work. Ok, that’s a little over the top, but it is close to the truth. Tina is Cultivate’s Managing Director and besides being able to juggle numerous integrated marketing projects at the same time, she can simultaneously land four Jumbo jets safely at O’Hare airport. With over 15 years of being in the integrated digital marketing space, Tina is a key component in our client’s success. Tina helps take the mystery out of marketing.
In high school, Phil was on the business track. So how did he enter college as an accounting major and leave a graphic design professional? Oddly enough, he credits a 90s sitcom: A character’s major in Art History piqued his interest and put him on the path to graphic design, where Phil found his true passion.
Director of Content Marketing
When Chuck got a bachelor’s degree in journalism in the early 1980s, little did he realize that his reporter’s instincts would be ideally aligned with today’s content-driven world. His career has been focused on B2B public relations plus over 20 years in digital marketing. His relentless curiosity has led him into areas as diverse as content strategy and marketing, web entrepreneurship, innovation, and creative thinking and problem solving. His mantra? Ask smarter questions!
Web Developer/Tech Geek
Mark is an advanced computer and technical solutions architect. Eager to help clients see their visions become realities, Mark is always available for interesting problems to solve — from digital art and programming issues to teaching his clients about web-based technologies. As Mark states, “Limitations are not welcome!”
IT & Network Administrator
With expertise in network administration, Don ensures our technology infrastructure is secure and maintained at all times. His proficiency in database management, Adobe Creative Cloud, Dynastrip, and Pitstop helps us get all our client pre-press jobs buttoned up and ready for print, mail merges, and more.
Director of Business Development
What happens when you throw some rock n’ roll edge and business development into a blender? This guy right here. In a room full of CEOs and VPs he might be the only person in the room wearing a Metallica T Shirt under his sports coat and button down shirt. What does that mean for you? A fresh, creative big picture thinker focused on driving business growth. Tony loves bringing great people together to make long-lasting, successful (ad)ventures. Drawing from a career in branding, digital marketing, advertising and creative direction, he helps customers identify strategic solutions to their marketing challenges. What makes him tick? It’s all about building strong, meaningful partnerships and being a trusted, knowledgeable resource for new clients.
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