About Us

Team Snapshots

Alex Patton's Bio
Developer

Alex Patton

Education + Experience

University of Texas at Arlington

Communication Technology

Ride For The Brand

Snapshot

Alex is a full-stack developer with three years of experience in WordPress. He comes to Imaginuity by way of Ride For The Brand, a Dallas/Fort Worth web design firm. Since joining the Imaginuity team, Alex has expertly developed front-end HTML templates to complex server-side data architectures for myriad clients. He has found his niche in multiple languages such as HTML/CSS, JavaScript and PHP, as well as boilerplate frameworks including Bootstrap, jQuery and AngularJS. Alex is currently pursuing a degree in communication technology from the University of Texas at Arlington.

Not a fan of footwear, Alex runs barefoot in his spare time.

Alyx Armstrong's Bio
Account Coordinator

Alyx Armstrong

Education + Experience

University of North Texas

Bachelor's Degree, English/Creative Writing

Technical Recruiter

Snapshot

Alyx began her career as a technical recruiter, then took her love of technology and working with clients to the digital space. As an Account Coordinator, Alyx serves as a conduit between clients and Imaginuity team members, providing support and ensuring that clients goals and expectations are met.

Andrew Murray's Bio
Web Developer

Andrew Murray

Education + Experience

University of Texas at Arlington

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Financial Industry Computer Systems, Inc.

Snapshot

Andrew is a web developer with more than three years of experience in .NET development. His areas of expertise include C#, IIS and SQL server. At Imaginuity, Andrew focuses on delivering a great product, with emphasis on quality, to our clients.

Andrew-John Fox's Bio
Executive Director of Account Development

Andrew-John Fox

Education + Experience

Southern Methodist University

Bachelor of Arts Degree
Snapshot

With more than 17 years of experience in digital client development and sales, A.J. Fox collaborates with clients to assess current as well as future needs. This helps Imaginuity and clients build the roadmaps for successful long-term digital success. He rejoined Imaginuity in 2016 and has worked with a variety of clients including Hines, Medhost and Alcon. A.J. believes in concrete goals, for clients and for our agency. He’s incredibly upbeat, but we don’t hold that against him.

Bobby Miller's Bio
Account Manager

Bobby Miller

Education + Experience

Texas Woman's University

Executive Program Master of Business Administration Degree; Bachelor of Arts Degree, Marketing

AT&T, Apple, Audi, BMW

Snapshot

Bobby does a lot of stuff – skillfully – for Imaginuity. From providing content and QA support to conducting competitive analysis and strategic recommendations for clients, his flexibility helps us stay nimble and complete projects with excellence. Before joining Imaginuity, Bobby worked at AT&T as a project manager for big-brand clients including Apple, Audi, BMW, Volvo and Jaguar/Land Rover. Bobby has served on the board for the Dallas chapter of non-profit America Scores. He also has worked as a marketing director and analyst for consumer packaged goods companies. He loves soccer, basketball and surfing (when he gets the chance).

Casey Miller's Bio
Senior Writer

Casey Miller

Education + Experience

Ohio State University

Master of Arts Degree, Journalism; Ball State University, Bachelor of Science Degree, Journalism

Neiman Marcus, Rockfish Interactive, Procter & Gamble

Snapshot

Casey likes to say he has been upcycled by Imaginuity. He rejoined us in 2016 with more than 25 years of experience in online and traditional media (both agency and in-house). As a Senior Writer he collaborates with clients to understand brands, evolve brand voice and personality, and bring brands to life online. Along with helping us expand our social media offerings during his first stint here, Casey wrote The Christmas Book for Neiman Marcus, served as an associate creative director on multiple consumer brand sites for Procter & Gamble, and created brand guidelines for Cingular Wireless. He says he’s fun at a party; you’d have to invite him and decide for yourself.

Cassie Struck's Bio
Account Manager

Cassie Struck

Education + Experience

University of Texas at Arlington

Bachelor of Business in Marketing

Javelin Marketing Group, Octagon MMA, Agency Creative, Razor

Snapshot

A task-oriented professional who thrives in a fast-paced environment, Cassie builds relationships externally with clients and internally with coworkers, optimizing our efficiency to deliver excellence. Before joining us, Cassie was on the Domino's account at Razor, and has worked on the client side. Eager to rejoin the agency world, Cassie managed multiple client accounts across a variety of industries and projects from digital to traditional. Over the years, Cassie has managed a variety of B2B and B2C clients and campaigns with a strong focus in digital marketing.

Charlie Green's Bio
Digital Media Coordinator

Charlie Green

Education + Experience

University of North Texas

Bachelor of Arts in Advertising

Imaginuity, PBS

Snapshot

Charlie supports our SEO analysts, digital media planners, and social content creators to build client reports, research and analyze social media channels, and document social media plans. He also optimizes websites, traffics social content and reports trends. He is certified in all Google Adwords certifications, and is an active member of the American Advertising Federation and the American Marketing Association.

Christine Haddad's Bio
Office Manager

Christine Haddad

Education + Experience

Marymount Manhattan College

Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Performance
Snapshot

Christine is the office manager for Imaginuity, providing front office support to everyone on the Imaginuity team. Her ability to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously is critical to ensure that operations run smoothly. In her spare time, Christine enjoys traveling, museum-hopping and riding her bicycle through Fair Park.

Christopher Hyde's Bio
Production Artist

Christopher Hyde

Education + Experience

The Art Institute of Dallas

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Freelance design, video and photography

Snapshot

Chris is a production artist whose primary responsibility is to provide support to our creative and tech teams. Before joining Imaginuity, Chris earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts from The Art Institute of Dallas. He has many years of experience working as a designer, photographer and videographer. Outside of the office, you can find Chris on the road traveling, creating short films or at a music festival.

Corbett Guest's Bio
CEO

Corbett Guest

Education + Experience

University of Texas at Arlington

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communications/Theater
Snapshot

With nearly 20 years of experience leading digital strategies and creative services for Fortune 500 clients, Corbett is responsible for our vision. He also ensures that our solutions deliver the best return on investment for our clients, both creatively and functionally. He defines our strategic direction and oversees the development and implementation of all of our services.

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Debbie Potaniec's Bio
Director of Project Management

Debbie Potaniec

Education + Experience

Triton College

Applied Science in Data Processing, Data Processing
Snapshot

Debbie is responsible for project management and customer communications on projects small and large. She also oversees the management and project resources, oversees project budgeting, and applies her skills and experience to our project-critical efforts.

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Elda Marroquin's Bio
Art Director

Elda Marroquin

Education + Experience

University of North Texas

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communication Design

Stratosphere Creative, 70kft

Snapshot

Elda collaborates with strategy and technology teams to deliver creative solutions for our clients. She has more than five years of multi-faceted experience including brand development, collateral, interactive, environmental and packaging design. Prior to joining Imaginuity, Elda worked with clients including Verizon, HP, VMware and Premier Endodontics. At Imaginuity, she works on everything from print to interactive, and has a passion for animation. She loves going to the movies and paying attention to the trailers and opening titles. She also loves to people watch.

Enzo Castellani's Bio
Art Director

Enzo Castellani

Education + Experience

University of Notre Dame

Bachelor of Arts in Industrial Design

Dieste, AT&T

Snapshot

With training in industrial design, Enzo brings a holistic approach to his work as an Art Director at Imaginuity. His experience includes art direction and design for print, TV, digital and social. He strives to balance the big ideas with attention to the fine details of a project. When he's not working, he enjoys drawing, reading "copious amounts" of science fiction and fantasy novels, and occasionally dueling at a nearby fencing club.

Erin Ray's Bio
Online Marketing Specialist

Erin Ray

Education + Experience

Texas Tech University

Bachelor of Arts in Advertising

Standing Dog Interactive

Snapshot

Erin is an online marketing specialist with four years of experience managing digital media campaigns for diverse clientele. Previously, Erin worked for Standing Dog Interactive, where she amassed experience in SEO and paid media. When Erin is not creating targeted media strategies, this Round Rock, TX native can be found on Tuesday nights binging on trivia games.

She is a devoted fan of the Texas Rangers, San Antonio Spurs and Texas Tech Red Raiders.

Frances Yllana's Bio
Executive Creative Director

Frances Yllana

Education + Experience

University of North Texas

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communication Design
Snapshot

Frances manages and guides the creative and design teams to evolve our client’s projects from ideation to implementation. Frances and the creative team collaborate with our strategy and technology teams to deliver integrated and meaningful solutions to help our clients achieve their goals.

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Gary Hooker's Bio
Chief Marketing Officer

Gary Hooker

Education + Experience

Kilgore College

Snapshot

Gary identifies and manages strategic business opportunities for Imaginuity. He has more than 25 years of online sales and marketing experience with companies including Microsoft, GTE and Vectrix. Responsible for delivering our value proposition to clients, Gary ensures our commitment and accountability. He has worked at Imaginuity for more than 13 years, and his relationships with past, current and new clients are rooted in our ability to deliver measurable business results.

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Hanna Lewin's Bio
Account Manager

Hanna Lewin

Education + Experience

Southern Methodist University

Master's Degree, Advertising; Bachelor of Arts in Film & Media Arts

Hadeler Krueger Advertising

Snapshot

With several years of experience in the agency world, Hanna finds the joy in organization, planning ... and to-do lists. As an organized (and creative) account manager she brings strategic experience, a love of learning, and a dedication to building client-Imaginuity teamwork. Hanna also earned a master's degree Advertising with a focus in Brand Management from SMU. In her spare time she enjoys watching movies, traveling, and spending time with her puppy.

Jacqueline Chen Valencia's Bio
Public + Media Relations

Jacqueline Chen Valencia

Education + Experience

New York University College of Arts and Sciences

Bachelor of Arts

Agency side: Ogilvy; In house: Balfour Beatty, Amedisys healthcare, Adecco

Snapshot

As a leader of our partnership with The Connective Agency, Jacqueline joins our integrated teams to manage, mitigate and help solve client communications challenges. Jacqueline identifies risks and opportunities then strategically focuses our efforts so that together we connect the right messages with the right audiences. She has deep experience in public relations, branding and integrated marketing, both agency side and in-house. In her spare time, she reads, runs and hikes.

Jessica Pei's Bio
Web Developer

Jessica Pei

Education + Experience

Washington University in St. Louis

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

Construction project management

Snapshot

Jessica is a self-taught programmer who uses her skills to turn client ideas into reality. Prior to joining us, Jessica was a construction project management intern at Interior Management where she managed 15-20 subcontractors on site, monitored work and addressed colleague questions. At Imaginuity Jessica keeps expanding her skillset with advanced HTML, CSS, Javascript, and PHP skills as well as some C#. She also has served as an information architect for our TXU client. When Jessica is not coding you may find her blogging, photographing her hometown Dallas, or traveling the world.

John Bratteli's Bio
Senior Web Developer

John Bratteli

Education + Experience

Texas A&M University - Commerce

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

L-3 ComCept

Snapshot

As a senior web developer who primarily works on the framework of our clients' websites, John ensures the proper data is displayed on each webpage he touches. He specializes in HTML, CSS, Javascript, C#, PHP, SQL, Kentico, SharePoint and WordPress. Even though he is a back-end developer, his skill set also contributes in every facet of web development. John also has served as an information architect, technical architect and business analyst over the span of his career at Imaginuity.

John Lacy's Bio
Chief Operating Officer

John Lacy

Education + Experience

University of Texas

Bachelor of Arts in Management Information Systems
Snapshot

John has more than 25 years of experience in information technology and business operations. Before joining Imaginuity, John spent a year living and working in the Dominican Republic as the VP of Operations for a New York-based branded apparel company — leading the manufacturing operations with full P&L responsibility for the entire overseas operations. Prior to his work overseas, John held several technology and business operations positions.

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John Lee's Bio
Vice President of Digital Strategy

John Lee

Education + Experience

University of Alabama

Snapshot

John is a senior marketing strategist with more than 31 years of expertise developing objective-driven, integrated and executable plans. To John, authentic brand purpose must be at the heart of all effective communications programs whether off or online.

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John Macon's Bio
Director of Technology

John Macon

Education + Experience

Art Institute of Dallas

Associate of Applied Arts in Computer Animation
Snapshot

John's 18 years in development includes a wide range of technologies, information architecture and user experience. He helps Imaginuity clients meet their business goals by growing their digital presence. He has worked with groups as diverse as the U.S. Air Force and Dr Pepper Snapple Group, to Frito Lay and Dell.

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Jon Abbott's Bio
Director of Digital Media

Jon Abbott

Education + Experience

Texas Christian University

Bachelors degree in journalism: advertising and public relations, 1996
Snapshot

Starting in traditional advertising, Jon jumped into interactive in its infancy and hasn't looked back. His diverse interactive skill set includes Digital Media, Strategy, Account Management and Information Architecture. He loves a new challenge, and focuses on finding the best ways to bring our clients' digital vision to life.

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Josh Cunningham's Bio
Production Artist

Josh Cunningham

Education + Experience

Art Institute of Dallas

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Design

U.S. Army veteran

Snapshot

Josh is a jack-of-all-trades when it comes to our creative team. After serving honorably for 10 years in the U.S. Army, he joined Imaginuity. He brings a sharp attention to detail, unique creative ideas and four years of multifaceted digital experience to keep us on our A-game. Josh has worked with MetroPCS, Best Buy, TXU Energy, ActiveOn and Fast Signs among other brands. He’s a huge action movie fan and has plans for an action short film starring, produced and filmed by real U.S. veterans.

Julie Wagner's Bio
Online Marketing Specialist

Julie Wagner

Education + Experience

Texas A&M University

Bachelor of Arts in Communication

Rosewood Hotels and Resorts

Snapshot

Julie's interest in online marketing began during her time as a content writer. To pursue her passion of SEO/SEM, Julie achieved Google AdWords, Google Analytics and HubSpot certifications. At Imaginuity, Julie organizes and manages the analytics components of digital projects and communicates the reports to other team members. She also analyzes existing sites for search results and performs content audits to assure websites are running at optimal level. She is a member of the DFWSEM organization. Outside of work, she enjoys playing for her kickball team and cheering for Texas A&M sports teams.

Karen De La Torre's Bio
Controller

Karen De La Torre

Education + Experience

University of New Mexico

Master of Science, Accounting; Bachelor of Business Administration, Accounting

Registered Certified Public Accountant, Texas State Board of Public Accountancy

Snapshot

An accounting internship her junior year in college started Karen on her career path. With nine years of accounting experience, she has worked for non-profits, Alcon and Howard Hughes Corporation before joining Imaginuity. Here she puts her Certified Public Accountant skills to work for accurate financial recording, transparent transactions and up-to-date data for us and our clients. A Fort Worth, TX, native, Karen moved back to the metroplex with her husband in 2011. (They met at a bank.)

Kristan Boggs's Bio
Director of Developer Operations and Infrastructure

Kristan Boggs

Education + Experience

University of Texas

Bachelor of Journalism in PhotoJournalism
Snapshot

Kristan provides technical direction for the development, tech design and systems integration for client engagement. He has 21 years of experience developing scalable technology solutions for clients in consumer, retail and hospitality verticals, as well as large corporations in the B2B space.

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Liz Medina's Bio
Human Resources Manager

Liz Medina

Education + Experience

University of North Texas

Snapshot

Liz manages our employee benefit, payroll, recruiting and intern programs, as well as coordinating our community service projects, which bring our corporate culture to life. Liz is responsible for the growth of our culture, and for recruiting team members that deliver.

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Lydia Flores's Bio
Art Director

Lydia Flores

Education + Experience

University of North Texas

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communication Design
Snapshot

Lydia strives to provide clients with bold and distinct design solutions. In her years as an art director, she has forged a reputation for sharp execution. Lydia’s love of drawing and photography developed during her childhood, which influenced her pursuit of a career in creativity and design. At Imaginuity, she has worked with numerous clients.

Manuel Valencia's Bio
Public + Media Relations

Manuel Valencia

Education + Experience

University of Michigan Ross School of Business

MBA

C-level consulting; building and growing B2B and professional services companies

Snapshot

A leader in our partnership with The Connective Agency, Manny brings his C-level consulting experience to the table to help our clients manage, mitigate and solve communications challenges. In his spare time he participates on the boards of several DFW-area non-profits focusing on community action and education.

Mark Duncan's Bio
Senior Developer

Mark Duncan

Education + Experience

University of Texas at Dallas

Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering

Sabre, Dallas County Transportation Authority, Sherman Economic Development Corporation

Snapshot

With more than a decade of experience at agencies and as an independent consultant, Mark breaks down complex problems into manageable components, while keeping his eye on the big picture goals. Mark has experience with front-end and back-end technologies, and has a "special place in my heart" for infrastructure.

Missy Morgan's Bio
Senior Manager of Account Services

Missy Morgan

Education + Experience

University of Tennessee

Bachelor's Degree, Communications and Advertising
Snapshot

Missy has more than 20 years of experience in managing projects for high-profile clients including DirecTV, PlayStation, O’Reilly Auto Parts, SeaWorld and Busch Entertainment. For Imaginuity, she focuses in on understanding, adapting and implementing client needs while leading her team of account managers.

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Naomy Jones's Bio
Executive Director of Account Development

Naomy Jones

Education + Experience

University of Texas at Dallas

Mathematics
Snapshot

Naomy excels at consulting with new clients to identify needs and strategic opportunities, and building successful long-term relationships. With eight years of tenure, she leads clients through the complexity of the digital marketing ecosphere, and wins new business for the agency. Along the way, Naomy earned the Spirit of Imaginuity award. Before joining us, Naomy was a top sales producer at ADT and CPR staffing.

Nathan Vaughn's Bio
Manager of User Experience

Nathan Vaughn

Education + Experience

Tarrant County College

Computer Science

Nvision Design, Satama Interactive, Click Here

Snapshot

Nathan brings more than 17 years of skill in developing user experiences for brands including American Airlines, Nokia, Michaels and TXU. He works with our strategy, creative and technology teams to direct the creation and execution of engaging user experiences. Leveraging his analytical acumen, Nathan ensures that his team exceeds client expectations, regardless of complexity.

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Richard Goodis's Bio
Executive Director of Account Development

Richard Goodis

Education + Experience

Hunter College

Speakeasy Digital Marketing, KeyStrokeContent, Elevate Group, Squires & Company, The Marketing Arm, McKinley Marketing Partners, Eisenberg and Associates

Snapshot

Richard has more than 18 years of experience spanning business development, client services, account management and content development. He understands how to navigate complex marketing departments and make meaningful customer connections. At Imaginuity, Richard's primary responsibilities include prospect relationship building, understanding business needs, developing and presenting custom solutions, and developing new business.

Sean Crisman's Bio
User Experience Designer

Sean Crisman

Education + Experience

University of Detroit Mercy

Bachelor's Degree

Tandem Theory agency

Snapshot

Sean is responsible for designing site architectures and user experiences that deliver the content users want, and the results clients need. As a User Experience Designer, he works with creative and development team members to define optimal interaction models, map out functionality and document key features for websites and mobile apps. He also helps us conduct user testing, create and maintain user flows, and create page description diagrams, sitemaps and wireframes. His clients at Imaginuity include City of Denton, TX, Monitronics, Main Event Entertainment and SMU Guildhall.

Shay Wilburn's Bio
Account/Platform Manager

Shay Wilburn

Education + Experience

Midwestern State University

Bachelor of Science
Snapshot

As the platform manager for our retail center clients, Shay manages the day-to-day execution of website, email and app programs and offerings. She analyzes client business challenges and objectives, and develops solutions that deliver the right digital media channel and program. Shay leads project execution for our retail platform clients and manages our cross-functional team that includes SEM, creative and web development. She also generates and maintains project timelines and weekly analytics reporting for our retail platform clients.

Summer Saylor's Bio
Developer

Summer Saylor

Education + Experience

University of Texas at Dallas

Bachelor of Arts and Technology

Imaginuity internship

Snapshot

As a Developer, Summer's goal is to match creative to our digital technology. At the University of Texas at Dallas, she focused on coding languages and frameworks including HTML, CSS, jQuery, Javascript and Bootstrap. She works with Kentico and Foundation platforms to create responsive email and websites. One of her passions is soccer; she coaches a girls' team in Wylie, TX, and rocks it in pickup games on the weekends.

Tammy Hooker's Bio
Online Marketing Specialist

Tammy Hooker

Education + Experience

University Of Arkansas

BSBA Human Resources

Marketing Chair, TEDxPlano

Snapshot

With 24 years of HR leadership experience, Tammy first joined us in 2009. After a brief hiatus to pursue her passion in education, politics and community work she rejoined us part-time in 2014 and currently assists in recruiting talent for the company. Tammy remains highly involved in the Plano education and public service community, having served as Marketing Chair and Co-Host for TEDxPlano, and hosting Plano Podcast. She is a graduate of Leadership Plano and is an active member of the Plano Metro Rotary Club.

Tim Langford's Bio
Executive Creative Director

Tim Langford

Education + Experience

Texas Tech University

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Design Communication
Snapshot

Tim brings more than 25 years of experience in web design, brand and identity development, print advertising, package design and social media for clients including GTE, Dell, Dr Pepper and Uncle Julio's. He is responsible for overseeing all concept, design and execution of the creative for every project at Imaginuity. He is directly involved in every engagement to ensure our creative services exceed client expectations, and that our work delivers focused messages to targeted audiences.

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Tony Osterhaus's Bio
Chief Delivery Officer

Tony Osterhaus

Education + Experience

University of Iowa

Bachelor of Business Sciences, Management Information Systems, 2001
Snapshot

Tony has nearly 15 years of experience in delivering innovative solutions to complex business and technical problems across a variety of industries which include: healthcare, retail energy, architecture, construction, banking and commercial real estate — among others. Leveraging a diverse technology and consulting background, Tony oversees client delivery and operations ensuring that all projects are completed to high standards of quality.

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Wade Owens's Bio
Chief Financial Officer

Wade Owens

Education + Experience

University of Arizona

Bachelor of Arts
Snapshot

Wade delivers 25 years of financial acumen and experience in connecting clients to solutions. With experience in banking, wealth management and advising operating companies, Wade has used that same process we use – discovery, strategy and customized solution creation – to structure and manage complex commercial banking credit transactions, manage wealth for private clients, and lead community banks. As our CFO, Wade focuses on banking + finance client needs and challenges, helping build strategic digital and traditional solutions that deliver Meaningful Connections.

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