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A Few of Our PeepsBack to About
Chief Executive Officer
As CEO of Nebo, Brian Easter brings international experience to his role along with a proven track record of helping organizations reach their digital marketing objectives. Under his leadership, Nebo has enjoyed 10 straight years of growth, has never laid a single employee off, and has won over 100 digital awards in just the past two years.
Brian is known for being a fierce advocate for the end user, a vocal and avid supporter of animal welfare, and writing and speaking about weighty and controversial subjects. An energetic and passionate speaker, Brian has presented at SES, SEMPO, AiMA, the Inc. 5000 Speaker Series, and many other industry events. He has also been published in publications such as Ad Age, iMedia, Mobile Marketer, and Social Media Today.
Brian is an Appalachian State University alumnus with 15+ years of experience in digital marketing. In the beginning stages of his career (or about a millennium in internet time), he even wrote code in primitive coding languages like ASP and Visual Basic, as well as helping organizations optimize for pre-Google, archaic and dinosaur-like platforms, such as Alta Vista and Lycos.
As president & founder of Nebo, Adam oversees brand strategy and creative direction at the 50 person independent agency.
He serves on the board of directors of the Technology Association of Georgia, the Atlanta Ad Club and Startup Atlanta – where he leads the ChooseATL initiative promoting Atlanta as the perfect city for the creative class.
He also teaches Interactive Design at the Creative Circus, one of the nation’s premier portfolio schools, and is currently writing a book on Digital Creative Direction that will be released by Focal Press in the summer of 2015.
Adam was named one of Atlanta's '40 under 40' rising stars by the Atlanta Business Chronicle in 2011, selected as the Atlanta AMA's Agency Marketer of The Year in 2013 and was also recognized as the 2013 Interactive Marketer of the Year by the Atlanta Interactive Marketing Association.
In his spare time, Adam helps run an entrepreneurial mentoring program for a group of amazing kids who live in the Boulevard corridor of Atlanta.
Vice President, Digital Marketing
As Vice President of Digital Marketing, Kimm is responsible for driving the overall digital marketing strategy for Nebo’s clients. She has been working in the digital marketing field for her entire career; a career which was launched after taking a Social Media Marketing role back in the days of Friendster. She is a Georgia Tech graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Management and a Certificate in Marketing.
During her time at Nebo, she has led many award-winning digital marketing projects, mentored young talent toward leadership roles, and played an active role in the digital community, previously serving as the Co-VP of Marketing for SEMPO Atlanta and currently serving as the Communications Chair for AMA Atlanta. In 2013, she was recognized as the Rising Star of the Year at the AiMA Awards, and the Search Engine Marketer of the Year at TAG's Tech Marketing awards.
When she is not making sacrifices to the Google Gods, she can be found enjoying Netflix, reading dystopian novels, and bandaging love wounds received from her two adoring cats.
Director of Web & Application Development
Emily Winck is Nebo's director of web and application development and has been a part of a number of major projects, including those for Vocalocity, Lund International, Fouts Fire, and many others. Not only is Emily a highly talented developer, but she is also a natural creator, wielding code, power tools, sewing machines, and cooking utensils with equal dexterity. Emily's double major in Spanish and Visual Communications at Calvin College may seem an unlikely path to a career in web development, but these areas of study, along with her nine years of experience, have contributed to Emily's unique thinking and problem solving abilities.
Director of Business Development
Alice Jaitla joined Nebo with a background in psychology and marketing, as well as experience in maintaining customer relationships. Her approach with clients is to carefully listen and learn about their organization and business goals. From there, she works with the Nebo core team to provide clients with the solutions needed to make their businesses successful. Her strong marketing and technical knowledge all further help her in facilitating the process of bringing new clients on board while keeping existing customers happy.
Alice is a Cum Laude graduate of The University of Colorado, Boulder with a Bachelor of Psychology with a focus on marketing.
From pixels to paper airplanes, Pete's passion is the art of visual creation. After earning a Bachelor’s degree in fine arts at Georgia College and State University, Pete studied graphic design at The Creative Circus where he blended his old-school art skills with the latest in modern digital design. Since then, he's created award-winning work for brands such as Mercedes-AMG, Under Armour, and Allstate.
As Creative Director at Nebo, Pete is responsible for creating elegant visual solutions to complex business problems. In his free time, Pete is currently learning everything he can about woodworking and furniture restoration.
Senior Director, Project Management
In addition to salt-and-pepper hair, Damon brings project management and customer relationship savvy to Nebo. His varied experience as product developer, web designer, coffee entrepreneur and car parking scientist (valet), allow him to roll with the punches during a client engagement.
Damon has lived in Atlanta since 2000, and during his frequent solo travel, become a master of the self-taken photo before digital cameras existed. When he’s not building spreadsheets and feverishly responding to client requests, he can be found at the park with his daughter, perfecting his meatloaf recipe, reading obscure books (like the tumultuous history of number zero), and searching for the perfect hobby.
Sr. Director, Digital Marketing Project Management
Sarah Christiansen brings a wealth of marketing and digital project management experience to Nebo. A graduate of Georgia Tech, her work spans the interactive industry, broadcast cable network promotions and nonprofit marketing. She views her clients as partners, working together to bring targeted solutions to market.
Sarah enjoys gourmet cooking at home with her husband and son. She has a love of the arts, especially ballet, and enjoys watching a lot of football in the fall.
Senior Director, Digital Strategy
Jenn is the Senior Director of Digital Strategy at Nebo. She received her Bachelor’s of Science in Management with concentrations in Supply Chain Operations and Marketing from the Georgia Institute of Technology - GO JACKETS!
Under Jenn’s leadership, her team has been recognized alongside the most prestigious names in the industry at events such as the AMYs, ADDYs, and AiMA Awards. She has spoken among her peers at digital marketing events around the country, collaborated on an ebook with fellow Nebo team members, and is an active member of the digital marketing community. Jenn served as the President of SEMPO Atlanta in 2014 and is a member of committees for both AMA and Atlanta Ad Club.
In 2013, the Technology Association of Georgia named Jenn the “2013 Up And Coming Marketer of the Year” at their annual TAG Marketing Awards.
When she’s not busy with digital strategy, Jenn can be found exploring the Atlanta BeltLine, enjoying a crossword and her favorite IPA on a patio, and brainstorming backhanded comments to use on UGA graduates.
Artur earned a Computer Engineering degree from Georgia Tech, but while in school, he discovered his passion for web design and development. During college he designed and developed 3 of the world’s most popular Tumblr themes.
An expert in frontend development and interaction, Artur is passionate about creating compelling interactive experiences for Nebo’s clients. When he's not doing anything related to the web, he is usually playing sports (soccer, football, bowling), watching movies or breakdancing.
Backend Development Lead
Will has always had a passion for web development and well-crafted web sites. While earning his bachelor's degree in Software Engineering at Auburn University, he worked with multiple clients to improve their existing web presence or bring their products to the web. At Nebo, Will is responsible for frontend and application development for clients, and is also continuing to learn about emerging technologies. When not poring over lines of code, Will likes to read science fiction, brew beer, and look at cat pictures.
As a junior designer at Nebo, Venkat has a hand in a variety of projects in the creative department. A recent graduate of Georgia State University with a B.F.A in Graphic Design, Venkat came fresh out of school proficient in an impressive number of design programs and applications, and a desire to throw himself into his chosen field. At Nebo he has found an environment where he can throw himself into graphic design and a keg of free beer, his two favorite things.
After work you will see him passing your car on his yellow bicycle or stalling on the side of the road on one of the mopeds he will eventually get to run properly. Originally from Turks and Caicos, he's made Atlanta his home, but misses shaking sand out of his shorts.
Web Architect Lead
An all-around all-star team player, Chris has been doing web development since 1998. He garnered a dozen of his own clients through his college years at Georgia Tech, where he focused on software engineering and data management. After spending some time in the field of network security for financial institutions, he came back to his first love—web development. If there is a challenge, Chris is there to knock it out of the park. Chris is a geek at heart but loves the city, his friends, good food, good conversation and shiny-new Nebo websites.
Senior Director, Public Relations & Social Media Marketing
As Senior Director of Public Relations & Social Media Marketing at Nebo, Jenna offers a wealth of experience with digital and traditional public relations as well as social media implementation. From new product launches to national media events, ongoing media outreach efforts to development of social initiatives, Jenna has executed communications programs for clients of all sizes – from locally-based companies to Fortune 500 brands.
Jenna is a graduate of The University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism with emphasis in Telecommunication Arts. In her spare time, you can find Jenna immersed in news, current events and pop culture or enjoying the latest in dining, arts and entertainment around the city.
Laura is responsible for the strategy, planning and implementation of all public relations, communications and media outreach programs for Nebo and its clients. She plays a key role in every phase of a campaign, from new client onboarding, campaign research and strategy to implementation, measuring and reporting on success. She’s worked on various digital PR initiatives for a wide range of B2B and B2C brands, from small boutique firms to Fortune 1000 corporations.
In addition to her work with Nebo, she’s involved in various industry organizations including Atlanta AMA, Charlotte AMA, AiMA, Atlanta Press Club, Technology Association of Georgia, SEMPO Atlanta and more.
She graduated three years ago from the University of Alabama with a degree in Public Relations. In her free time, you can almost always find her reading (probably a book on social or behavioral psych) or spoiling her dog Lily. In general, she loves traveling, spending time with family and wine.
Director, Search Engine Optimization
As Director of SEO at Nebo, Stephanie oversees the SEO department and is responsible for planning and implementing effective campaigns and being in the know on all the trends in the space. She got hooked on digital marketing years ago while still at Georgia State University, where she graduated with a degree in Marketing.
Stephanie came to Nebo with a traditional marketing background including experience both in-house and with brand management. She has a passion for all things digital and enjoys bringing marketing ideas to the online environment. In 2014, she was recognized as a finalist for the Up & Coming Marketer of the Year at TAG's Tech Marketing Awards. When she’s not honing her SEO and analytical skills she enjoys reading a good book or going for a long run.
Director of Paid Media
After graduating from Georgia State University with a BBA in Marketing, Kelly discovered her passion for digital marketing. She came to Nebo with only self-taught knowledge of SEO, web design, and PPC but has since been able to expand her understanding of the whole industry, specifically paid search. She enjoys working with a variety of clients and learning the ins and outs of everything PPC!
Senior Digital Project Manager
Christy earned her B.S. in Marketing and Management at Florida State University where she quickly discovered her passion for digital marketing and weekend trips to Disney's Magic Kingdom. At Nebo, she puts her communication skills and knack for relationship building to good use as a Project Manager, helping clients launch award-winning campaigns and engage with their users.
When she's not hustling for her clients or serving on the Board of Directors for AMA Atlanta, you can find Christy watching just about any sporting event (Go Noles!), helping keep Atlanta's retail stores in business, and traveling to the Florida beaches whenever possible.
Visual Content Lead
John graduated from the famous Grady College at the University of Georgia with a degree in Journalism and a fervent love of the English language. His passions inform his writing, as evidenced in a portfolio of work including album reviews, essays about video games and editorials on the waning public and political interest in space exploration. If the Atlanta Braves aren't playing, John is most likely working on his graphic novel or getting weird with his friends.
Paid Media Manager
Kimmie began her career at Nebo shortly after graduating from Georgia College & State University – equipped with a degree in Marketing and ready to discover the digital world. As a Paid Media Manager, Kimmie manages the day-to-day activities of client accounts and aids in overall strategies. She is Google AdWords, Google Analytics and Bing Ads certified, and she is always looking for new ways to build her skill sets.
Kimmie is most known at Nebo for her awkward facial expressions, interest in competitive eating and crazy obsession with Korean pop music. On the weekends, you can expect Kimmie to be watching really bad television shows and hanging out with her two pomeranians, Pookie and Xander.
David Byas-Smith is an Atlanta raised front-end developer at Nebo. He graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a bachelor’s degree in computer science. He has spent his life building and designing on the web, exploring the ever-changing landscape of front-end web development. When he is not staring at a text editor, David enjoys hiking, photography, listening to music and cheering on the Yellow Jackets.
Senior SEO Specialist
Sarah supports the Nebo SEO team in their online marketing efforts. She graduated from Georgia State University with a degree in Sociology and a minor in Marketing. After graduation Sarah held in-house marketing roles where she focused on online communications and gained valuable experience in all aspects of digital marketing. She comes to the Nebo excited to learn everything she can about SEO and digital marketing from the experts on the team.
When she’s not working on learning the latest SEO trends, Sarah enjoys finding the best local dinner spots, experiencing the Atlanta nightlife with friends, and being out at Piedmont park with her adorable dogs.
Xiao-Wen is an Interaction Designer with Nebo. He works with clients to conduct user research, plan and execute usability studies, and craft prototypes of digital interfaces that are designed around their user needs.
Xiao-Wen graduated with a Master of Science in Human Factors in Information Design from Bentley University (Waltham, MA). Looking to expand his skills, he attended the Creative Circus in Atlanta, where he learned front-end development, allowing him to implement his research findings with rapid prototyping.
Prior to Nebo he worked on the User Experience team at Kanexa – an IBM company focused on helping the world’s best companies find and keep workers. Outside of work, you can find him cooking, at the gym and instagramming photos of his dog.
Digital Project Manager
Farah was born and raised in Venezuela until she moved to the U.S. to attend college. She graduated from Goizueta Business School at Emory University with a BBA in Marketing and Strategy & Management Consulting. Her passion for digital marketing led her to join the Nebo team as a Digital Project Manager.
Besides being passionate about marketing, Farah enjoys keeping up with current affairs and being involved in the community. In her free time, you can find her creating new recipes in the kitchen, drawing and painting, and planning her next travel!
Nii is a Digital Strategist at Nebo. He helps brands apply the skills of user research, buyer journey analysis and persona development to gain deeper insight into their customers.
After graduating with a degree in English and Professional Communication at Southern Polytechnic State University, he caught a one-way ticket to Silicon Valley to launch a content aggregation startup. After finishing the NewMe startup accelerator program, Nii returned to Atlanta where he worked with BBDO in the behavioral planning department prior to joining Nebo.
Nii is also a graduate of Cooper U’s Interaction Design Workshop as well as General Assembly’s 10-week digital product design & management course.
Laura attended Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, FL with a BFA in Illustration. Shortly after, she worked for a digital agency in Charleston, SC where she did everything from illustration to website design. Laura joined Nebo a few years later and now plays the role of Interactive Designer.
In her off time, Laura enjoys working on personal art projects, telling funny stories, being in the woods or at the beach, watching Netflix, laughing, going to the movies, camping and just being around the people she loves.
William joined Nebo after studying interactive design at the Creative Circus. After spending his formative years pondering ancient texts and the history of ideas at Lewis & Clark College, he rounded out his education while living with ascetics on a Brazilian mountain top. The rest he picks up wherever he can.
William creates apps and websites and helps brands re-imagine their digital products, otherwise he’s probably out on a run, deep in a book, or working in the garden.
Front End Developer
Jean-Marc is a brand new Atlantan, coming from Paris to start a new exciting life adventure.
He graduated with a private law and political sciences degree from The University of Versailles, France. But he soon realized that his passion for web development was stronger and later graduated from the CNAM, in Paris.
When he is not coding awesome websites, you'll find him taking care of his family, getting lost in the wild or having fun with his friends.
Digital Project Manager
Abby has a background in traditional and digital marketing and also has extensive experience in hospitality. After several years of working in ad agencies, she decided to pursue her interest in worldly cuisines and attended culinary school. Her culinary career focused in fine dining and catering and kept her on her toes, quite literally. Alas, she couldn't resist the call of marketing and happily returned to refine her digital chops.
When not focused on client projects, you can find Abby supporting as many local restaurants as possible, cooking, of course, and doting on her cat and dog.
Digital Marketing Analyst
Julie is a graduate of Georgia Tech where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a concentration in marketing. Her experience ranges from writing grants for a small non-profit to working in marketing for General Electric. Her love of marketing and analytics led her to her role as a Digital Marketing Analyst at Nebo.
Outside of work, you can find Julie reading a good book, playing basketball, giving her lab a belly scratch, exploring Atlanta with friends, catching a Braves game, or cultivating her love of chocolate.
Katelyn graduated from the University of Georgia's Grady College with a degree in Journalism. An Atlantan at heart, she then moved back to the city to pursue her love of writing and creative thinking. As a member of Nebo’s copywriting team, she works on content creation, messaging and strategy development, and social media marketing.
When not writing or geeking out over new content opportunities, Katelyn can be found rereading Harry Potter, hitting the gym, or keeping the peace between her hyper puppy and sassy cat.
Digital PR Specialist
Evan graduated from Georgia Southern University with a B.B.A. in Marketing, and a minor in Fashion Merchandising. She has internship experience in event planning, fashion promotion, and social media management. She comes to Nebo ready to delve into the world of digital marketing, and soak up knowledge from the team.
In her free time Evan can be found window-shopping at Saks, curled up with a good book, trying a new spot for dinner, or playing with her Aussiedoodle, Clary. She also loves reality television, Caribou Coffee, and really big cities.
Jr. Paid Media Specialist
As a Jr. Paid Media Specialist, Daren is responsible for developing, implementing and launching Pay Per Click Campaigns for Nebo’s clients. His passion for digital marketing was fostered in his mission to help others through the benefits of training the martial art of Brazilian jiu-jitsu. He is also is a senior at Tech and will graduate this spring with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration concentrating in Marketing.
When he is not boosting conversions, raising click-through-rates, increasing quality score, and lowering cost-per-click he can be found riding his bike on the beltline, training Brazilian jiu-jitsu, and doing CrossFit.
Jr. Paid Media Specialist
Rachel is a recent grad of Georgia State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing. She chose her career because she loves the thought of helping her clients reach their full potential through the benefits of search engine marketing. She really enjoys merging her passion for technology with her clients' products and services to develop optimal PPC campaigns.
When Rachel is not honing her PPC skills, she is hanging out at the nearest coffee shop, catching up on her YouTube subscriptions. At home, she tries to entertain her cat, Athena, but is usually unsuccessful at holding her attention.
Backend Web Developer
Jessica is from Pennsylvania, where she earned a Computer Science degree from Shippensburg University. Originally, she had wanted to be a video game developer, but the call of the web was just too strong to ignore! She's now looking forward to applying her skills at Nebo and enjoying the big-city lifestyle.
When not coding, Jessica can be found gaming, dabbling in art, or exploring everything Atlanta has to offer.
After accepting his full-blown addiction to design, Jake began his career earning a degree in 3D Animation and Video Editing. From there, he went on to a Bachelor of Arts degree in Advertising from Oklahoma State University and five years as a Graphic Designer before relocating to Atlanta in 2009. Since then, Jake has completed a Master of Art’s degree at the Savannah College of Art and Design and created award-winning work with such clients as NAPA Auto Parts, The Home Depot, The Coca-Cola Company, Club Car, and the Georgia Aquarium.
When not obsessing over pixels or cursing a non-responsive website, Jake can normally be found at home, spending time with his wife and son, working on his yard, or wading the nearest river in hopes of catching a big one.
Digital Project Manager
Lindsay graduated from the University of Florida with a B.S. in Public Relations. Since then, she’s gained experience in project management, PR and social media for both corporations and agencies. She’s combined her love of people and a passion for problem solving to bring success to clients ranging from Georgia state government to Fortune 100 companies.
In her spare time, Lindsay can be found reading a U.S. History book in Piedmont Park, tweeting about reality television or cheering on U.F. sports.
Digital PR Specialist
Caroline is a graduate of the University of Georgia with a Bachelor’s degree in magazine journalism and a minor in religion. After devoting much of college to working as an editor and a writer, Caroline knew she wanted to transition to a more strategic form of communications. She loves working with clients and developing deeper relationships with them.
Caroline is an avid foodie who loves to keep up with the latest restaurant news and food trends. A Greensboro, N.C. native, Caroline is thrilled to live in Atlanta where there is so much to see and do. When she isn’t cooking or trying a new spot to eat, Caroline is probably chasing down the neighborhood pugs, spending time with friends and family or watching college football. And while she appreciates the digital world, she thoroughly enjoys sending cards and letters via snail mail.
David always wanted to be an engineer – that is until he met his match with two years of calculus and a rather unfriendly subject called physics. In the wake of his fallout with the hard sciences, David discovered a newfound love of rhetoric and rhythm along with a hefty appreciation for irony. With a degree in public relations from the University of Florida and a background in copywriting, he’s developed a loving respect for the thought and meaning behind every word.
Apart from writing, David enjoys spending time with good company, embracing his love-hate relationship with running and appreciating the beauty in heavy music.
Digital Project Manager
Bridget is a graduate of University of Georgia’s Grady College with a B.A. in Journalism, emphasis in Advertising. She has a background in traditional, digital, and social media marketing for both small and large corporations. As a former Nebo client, Bridget is excited to bring her brand insights to the table while strengthening relationships on the agency side.
Bridget is a graduate of University of Georgia’s Grady College with a B.A. in Journalism, emphasis in Advertising. She has a background in traditional, digital, and social media marketing for both small and large corporations. As a former Nebo client, Bridget is excited to bring her brand insights to the table while strengthening relationships on the agency side.An avid foodie thanks to her big Italian family, Bridget loves pizza, but enjoys exploring all types of restaurants. When she’s not immersed in the digital world, you can find Bridget attending concerts, doing yoga, and watching college football- Go Dawgs! Her guilty pleasures include drinking red wine, indulging in Netflix marathons, and rapping along with her favorite artists.
Despite graduating from The University of Georgia with a Mass Media Arts and New Media degree (or what her grandfather lovingly refers to as “majoring in Twitter”), Bennett left technology behind to hike all 2,185 miles of the Appalachian Trail.
Now out of the woods and with phone in hand, she’s excited to take on her next big adventure: diving into all things digital at Nebo. As her experiences range from running a non-profit and managing social media communities to producing websites and films, this Jill of all trades is ready to help Nebo explore emerging platforms and innovate new forms of creativity.
When not reading up on the future of digital or learning the ins and outs of Analytics, Bennett can be found out on a long run or with a tall cup of coffee in hand.
Jr. SEO Specialist
Michelle is a graduate of the University of Georgia’s Terry College of Business with a B.B.A. in Marketing and an emphasis in digital marketing. Her passion for marketing grew from a combination of her interest in understanding the psychology of people’s decision-making and motivations and her ability to analyze data to form plans for improvement. She joins Nebo’s SEO team eager to learn anything and everything she can from her talented peers.
Aside from her interests in algorithm changes and SEO best practices, Michelle has a passion for European travel, a newfound love of Bikram yoga and a morkie who thinks it’s his job to use all 5 pounds of himself to protect her at all times.
Ryan is an Atlanta native, leaving only to attend Virginia Tech for Computer Science before returning back to the warmer South. He first started programming when he was 13 writing Java Applets for GeoCities pages. Fast forward to the age of mobile apps and he knew he found his passion in iOS development.
When he’s not creating the next hit app you can find him at startup events around Atlanta or at home with his family, soaking in the experience of being a new dad.
Joy is a recent transplant to Atlanta, coming from Boston where she has been in Training and Development for a coffee roasting company. A graduate from Hampshire College, Joy holds a B.A. with a concentration in Photography and Irish Folklore. She comes to Nebo excited to delve into the world of digital marketing and to grow her (already varied) skillset.
When Joy isn’t behind the front desk here at Nebo, she enjoys sewing, reading and baking. She keeps a camera handy and is drawn to a good espresso like a moth to the flame. Hobbies aside, she is most often found hanging out with her Great Dane, Maeve.