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We’re located in the heart of West Midtown Atlanta. Thirty-seven steps from the best coffee in town, and around the corner from some of the best restaurants in the country.

Brian Easter

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 the 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, Social Media Today.

 

Brian is an Appalachian State University alumnus with 15+ years of experience in digital marketing. In 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.

 

Adam Harrell

President

As Founder and President of Nebo, Adam oversees brand strategy, user experience and creative direction for the agency.

Adam's passion is helping clients craft interactive experiences that connect with their customers. He believes that design can be a differentiator, and that a good user interface shouldn't require instructions. With a bevy of awards under his belt and a love of all things digital, Adam is a key part of what differentiates nebo from the competition.

He currently serves on the Technology Association of Georgia board of directors, is a member of their executive committee, and serves as chairman of their marketing society where he was instrumental in creating the Tech Marketing Awards, an annual award show recognizing the best digital and tech-enabled marketers in Georgia. Adam also serves on the board of directors of the Atlanta Ad Club.

In his spare time, Adam is developing an entrepreneurial mentoring program for underprivileged kids who live in the Boulevard corridor of Atlanta.

Adam was named one Atlanta's '40 under 40' rising stars by the Atlanta Business Chronicle in 2011, and the Atlanta Marketing Association's 2013 Marketer of The Year.

Kimm Lincoln

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.

Emily Winck

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. 

Alice Jaitla

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.

Pete Lawton

Creative Director

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.

Damon Borozny

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.

Lee Dehihns

Digital Project Manager

Lee brings a deep background in client relations, strategy and project management to Nebo. He relishes the opportunity to work with clients on fast-paced initiatives that solve the business case at hand. He has worked in a number of industry verticals including telecom, financial services, technology and healthcare.

Outside of work, Lee is usually in the kitchen, drinking coffee and reading, or on one of his four bicycles. He is both cursed and blessed by the ability to retain minutiae about everything from world history to obscure musicians.

Sarah Christiansen

Digital Project Manager

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 spends an inordinate amount of time watching football in the fall.

Zach Graham

Art Director

Since graduating from the Art Institute of Dallas, Zach has become what some may consider a design nerd. You know the type ... constantly checking design blogs, inspecting portfolios, and sifting through antique stores in search of vintage packaging. With nearly 10 years of experience under his belt, it’s Zach’s passion for design that fuels him everyday. Well, passion and a healthy dose of animated gifs.

When he isn’t in front of a computer screen, Zach enjoys spending time with his wife, skateboarding, and writing bios in the third person.

Jennifer Vickery

Director, Paid Media

Jennifer is a Paid Search Manager/Ninja with Nebo. Her love of everything digital began at age 9 when she received a Tomagotchi as a birthday present. Later, she fulfilled her prophecy (ascribed by her grandfather and father) by attending Georgia Tech and graduating with a B.S. in Management and certificates in both Marketing and Operations & Supply Chain Management.

Since joining the Nebo team in 2008, Jennifer has managed paid search efforts for a range of B2B and B2C clients, from small businesses to Fortune 500 brands. She also continues to be an active member of AiMA by being involved with their college outreach program.

Brett Snyder

Director, Search Engine Optimization

As a converted PPC guy, Brett fell head over heels for SEO years ago as a constant challenge to evolve with the times. He started in digital marketing while still at Villanova University, where he graduated with a degree in Communication, and has never looked back. He joins Nebo on the SEO team hoping to finally crack the Google code. When not practicing SEO or learning new tools to automate processes, he can be found tossing a Frisbee around, wrestling with his dog (and losing), or finding new ways to embarrass friends and family with a video camera.

Emily McClendon

Research Manager

Emily has been working at Nebo for almost four years. Specializing in Analytics, Emily continues to help our clients’ strategies evolve as she interprets how visitors use our websites. Like many at Nebo, Emily’s science background may seem unrelated to marketing, but in fact it not only helped her recognize the placebo effect, but gives her training for using "metrics" and "statistical relevance" in day to day communication. Emily’s pastimes include reporting and discussing multi-channel attibution techniques.

Abie McCauley

Digital Project Manager

Abie possesses a strong Project Management and customer service background with a focus on digital marketing and website design projects. She enjoys being the "sunshine" of the office and is the only person in the world who has ever said "Happy Tuesday!" not ironically.

In her spare time, Abie enjoys her "old lady" hobbies, including knitting, baking and gardening. She also loves teaching her dog, Sir Ashes Drake, new and adorable tricks.

 

Tatiana Restrepo

Digital Marketing Analyst

Tatiana has a broad international experience. Although she has lived
most of her life in Colombia, she has also lived in France, Spain and
now in the U.S.

After earning a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, she began
her career in marketing research at Millward Brown, working in diverse
projects all around Latin America. Her love for marketing and data
analysis drove her to earn a Masters degree in Marketing at Georgia
State University and to join the digital analytics world.

Ryan Brown

Designer

Ryan has a mind for big ideas and an eye for little details. He studied graphic design at Spring Hill College in Mobile, AL before earning his Master of Arts degree from Savannah College of Art and Design. Since moving to Atlanta in 2009, he has applied those skills to everything from apparel design to art directing projects for Delta Air Lines. He believes that great concepts can inspire great work, no matter what the medium is. When he's not designing, Ryan can usually be found exploring Atlanta's vast art, music, and cultural scenes.

Artur Kim

Interaction Designer

Artur earned a Computer Engineering degree from Georgia Tech, but while in school he discovered his passion for web design and development. Here at Nebo, he is currently responsible for executing all tactical needs associated with interaction design, user experience prototyping and planning.

He has been learning a lot from his co-workers and is still improving his skills by reading articles and books, listening to podcasts, watching conference talks, and participating in communities. When not in front of a computer, he likes playing sports, dancing, and watching movies.

Will Pall

Application Developer

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.

Venkat Gazula

Designer

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.

Chris Baker

Application Developer

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.

 

Kendrick Hammond

Copywriter

Ken is a storyteller adept at crafting brand messaging that is clever and engaging, while still focused on bringing home the bacon for clients. He demonstrates impeccable insight, creating headlines, brand stories, web copy, blogs, and other content that hits the right points with target audiences.

He is a graduate of the Portfolio Center School of Advertising & Design, with experience writing everything from websites to articles to video games.

Jenna Thomas

Digital Public Relations & Social Lead

As Digital Public Relations & Social Lead 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 Rabushka

Digital PR Lead

Laura Rabushka discovered her love for public relations, communication and information sciences while earning her B.A. in Communications at the University of Alabama. She was first introduced to digital PR when she served as writer and editor for an interactive public relations magazine. Laura is utilizing her background in public relations and business administration to pursue her passion for relationship building and writing. She also enjoys studying U.S. history, reading Victorian literature, and escaping to the North Carolina mountains when she has free time. 

Tyler Porter

Web Developer

Tyler Porter earned his bachelor's degree in Graphic Design from Auburn University, where he discovered a passion for web development. Since then, he's been learning as much as possible to make every piece of code he writes more elegant and intuitive than the last. When he's not reading up on the continuously evolving field of web development, he enjoys playing music, brushing up on Beatles trivia, and re-watching every episode of Seinfeld over and over again.

Stephanie Wallace

Senior SEO Specialist

Stephanie is a Search Engine Optimization Specialist at Nebo with a focus on SEO strategy and technical best practices. She joined the Nebo marketing team in 2010 after graduating from Georgia State University with a B.B.A. in Marketing. She has experience in both in-house marketing and brand management and enjoys bringing marketing ideas to the online environment. Stephanie is both Google AdWords and Google Analytics Certified. When she’s not honing her marketing and analytical skills she enjoys cooking, dissipating awkward silences and killing with kindness.

 

Kelly Sullivan

Senior Paid Media Manager

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!

Christy Williams

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.

Evan Porter

Lead Copywriter

While working towards his B.S. in Psychology at Towson University, Evan discovered his love of writing and knack for turning a phrase. He parlayed his personal blog into a weekly column with the student paper and never looked back. He has since filled his portfolio with everything from freelance journalism to humor writing for The Onion. He aims to infuse his copy with wit, rhythm and an eye-catching aesthetic.

When he's not brushing up on marketing lingo and polishing his copywriting chops, you'll likely find him guzzling energy drinks, cheering on the Baltimore Ravens or watching Scrubs on endless repeat.

John Copponex

Copywriter

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.

Heather Johnston

PPC Specialist

Heather Johnston is a PPC Specialist with Nebo. After graduating from Georgia State University, she joined the team and has been working with the company since 2008. From her experience with Nebo, Heather has had the opportunity to learn and apply various skills gained in the realm of Search Engine Marketing, including pay-per-click advertising, e-commerce, and search engine optimization.

Though Heather’s educational background lies in music, Nebo has provided a platform for her to continue learning about a new and exciting field that is constantly growing and evolving. Outside of keeping up with the next big change Google is about to unveil, Heather enjoys keeping up her classical piano chops and attempting new Martha Stewart recipes.

Kimmie Wingo

Paid Media Specialist

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 Jr. Paid Media Specialist, 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. 


 

 

Adriana Dew

Paid Media Specialist

Adriana came to Nebo armed with a degree in psychology from Wake Forest University and enthusiasm for the digital marketing world, where her analytic brain and creative spirit happily coexist. Her love of a challenge and curiosity with the inner-workings of the Web stoke her eagerness to soak up all things PPC and beyond!

Adriana brings with her a myriad of life experiences as a ballet dancer, au pair in France, and volunteer English teacher/rebar extraordinaire in Cuzco, Peru. In her spare time, you can find Adriana nursing a glass of Cabernet, wearing out her Australian Shepherd, or plotting her next travel adventure.



Mea Matsuoka

Account Executive

Mea Matsuoka joined Nebo with a desire to learn everything about the digital world. During her professional career before Nebo, Mea traveled to 24 states and 2 countries to recruit art and design students, completed a certificate in Digital Publishing through SCAD-eLearning, and worked in a dual-role as social media researcher and business development executive for a communications design firm. All of this, coupled with her degree in International Business from Millersville University of Pennsylvania, has prepared Mea to take on complex client requests and successfully present effective solutions to help businesses achieve their goals.

In her spare time, you can find Mea on her feet at any concert, dreaming of an excursion to one of 3 continents she hasn't been to, or most likely spending quality time with her husband and their black cat.

Erin Stevens

Designer

Erin is a designer, a creative thinker, a to-do list maker, a traveling soul and an artist always looking for inspiration on a new project. She got her BFA in Studio Art and Graphic Design at Baylor University before venturing to Atlanta to study interactive design at the Creative Circus. At Nebo, Erin is applying all her acquired skills into making innovative and intelligently designed websites. Though she is passionate about design, Erin is also intrigued by the languages of web development and coding as she works out the left side of her brain. When Erin is not in front of a computer screen, you can find her running through Piedmont Park, planning her next big road trip and always surrounding herself with good music and good company.

Ian Mathews

Web Developer

Ian is originally all the way from Seattle where he earned a degree in International Security at the University of Washington. After graduation, Zeus smacked him over the head with a bolt of lightning, and he realized that his passion for the creative side of web development was a lot stronger than his passion for the world’s security. So, he packed up and moved to Atlanta to study interactive development at the Creative Circus. 

When he’s not busy challenging himself to learn more about development, you can usually find Ian either on the golf course, cooking, catching up on his favorite TV shows, or trying to figure out what the big bright orange thing in the sky is.

Nate Shivar

SEO Specialist

As part of the Nebo SEO team, Nate helps clients to get their website noticed by search engines. Nate has been learning about search engines since the days of HotBot and Altavista, and also has experience in sales and PPC advertising. He's a graduate of the University of Georgia and is qualified by Google in AdWords and Analytics.

When he's not working with keywords and advanced search operators, Nate is probably biking the streets of Atlanta, or hanging out with his family

David Byas-Smith

Junior Web Developer

David is a 5th year super senior at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is currently in the process of earning a degree in Computer Science. David has always had a passion for web design and is thrilled to further develop his skills at Nebo. When he’s not banging out websites, David enjoys music, photography, and watching sports.

Sarah Lively

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 dog.

Heather Bardinelli

Digital Project Manager

Heather comes to Nebo as a Digital Project Manager, with a background in web video. Her experience includes video production, editing and publishing, digital asset management, and project management for both local and national media companies.  Heather is excited to dive into the world of digital marketing and bring her passion for digital video to the Nebo team.

When she's not at work, you can find Heather at kickboxing class, baking, or trying to wrangle her two dogs.

Xiao-Wen Mak

Interaction Designer

Xiao-Wen, or “X,” is going to give it to ya. After college, X picked up a Master of Science in Human Factors in Information Design at Bentley University (Waltham, MA). Seeking to enhance his development skills, he found himself at the Creative Circus in Atlanta.

Outside of work, you can find him cooking, going to the gym, and instagramming his dog and food.

Meagan Mastriani

Digital PR and Social Specialist

Meagan is a University of Georgia graduate who got her start in digital media while living in South Korea as a freelance writer and editor. Once cured of the travel bug and back in the US, she decided to pursue her passion for writing and communication within the field of public relations. She is devoted to refining her skills as a media maven, creative strategist and wordsmith. She is also a zinester, geocacher, DIYer and wannabe barista

Lauren Huck

Jr. Digital Marketing Specialist

Lauren graduated with a B.S. in Psychology from the Florida State University.  She joins the team with experience in marketing, public relations and event planning, particularly for non-profits.  She is excited to join Nebo and further pursue the digital marketing world.

 

As a die-hard, Garnet and Gold bleeding Seminole, you can find Lauren cheering on any FSU sports team, playing tennis with friends, spending time outdoors or watching Mad Men.

 

Farah El-Behadli

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!

 

Darien LaBeach

Digital Account Executive

Darien LaBeach is a graduate of the University of Georgia (Go Dawgs!) with a B.B.A. in Marketing and an emphasis in Communication Studies. Before the age of one he was already an international traveler, moving from Jamaica to the U.S., and has never stopped loving that experience. A world traveler and storyteller, his passions for people and problem solving are evident to those who come to Nebo seeking help.


He loves capturing moments on his iPhone and when he’s not updating his blog, obsessing over salsa, or playing tennis, he can usually be found trying to cure boredom and increase laughter by perusing Tickld or watching Doctor Who. Darien is motivated by his desire to inspire and to leave a positive legacy in his wake!

 

 

Maleesa Pollock

Junior Web Developer

Once upon a time, Maleesa graduated with a bachelor's of architecture from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. She worked as a designer in San Francisco, but fell in love with building websites instead of buildings. Now she shapes the digital world through problem-solving and creative code. Maleesa can also be found hacking home projects with her husband or singing loudly in the car.

Nii Codjoe

Junior Digital Strategist

Nii studied English and Professional Communication at Southern Polytechnic State University. After college, he caught a one-way ticket to Silicon Valley, to launch a tech startup company. Today, he’s happily applying his experiences and skills at Nebo. Outside of work, Nii loves reading books and following men’s fashion trends in Europe.

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