James Clark

James Clark

Co-Founder

James is compassionate, intuitive and fiercely loyal. With that description, he probably should have been a defense lawyer. Instead, he ended up majoring in journalism and taking those skills into the public relations world. James is passionate about the transformational power of truth in storytelling. He is driven by creating valuable relationships. He has built those relationships with numerous brands including Travel Channel, Udis, Smashburger, and Forever 21.

Jason Cormier

Jason Cormier

Co-Founder

Jason prides himself in being an eternal optimist and a servant leader. He serves as a chief strategist and vision maker for the agency and is passionate about focusing on what is next, online marketing systems, open book management and business development. Vail Resorts, Jarden, Adobe and Rally Software are just a few of his clients.

Ben Castelli

Ben Castelli

Agency Director

Ben is an optimist who brings high energy and a calming force to the agency. That is why we call him 'The Captain.' He is motivated to serve others, which is invaluable in his role as Agency Director and Account Director. His ability to get shit done, constantly learn new things, and create systems and structures for the agency is inspiring. He has brought this inspiration to brands such as Elevations Credit Union, Strategic Media, Rally Software and LogRhythm (to name a few).

Keely Cormier

Keely Cormier

Director of Operations

Keely is passionate about creating valuable relationships. With over 20 years experience in operations, human resource management and organizational development, she manages financial operations, consultative sales, recruiting, and training. Throughout her career she has worked with clients such as Kinkos, Star Telecom, Ferragamo, and William Grant & Sons.

Michael Kwolek

Michael Kwolek

Director of Research

Michael combines quantitative research with observations on human motivation to help brands connect more deeply with their fans. The word he uses to describe his 4 years in Boulder is "transformative", and he always tries to apply that sense to the work he does. Throughout his career Michael has worked with numerous brands including Mrs. Fields, Qdoba, Horizon and International Delight.

Jen Casson

Jen Casson

Director of Creative Services

Jen Casson is what you'd call a 'Pi Person' – broad experience (top of the π) with depth in specific areas (the legs of the π). Her career began as an IT consultant, working on enterprise software projects as an analyst. In her late 20s, she decided there wasn't enough creativity in her job, so she made the bold move and changed careers. Fast forward 8 years and you’ll find she's a video producer and award-winning editor, having worked on projects for the likes of the Discovery Channel, Sundance Channel, Science Channel, Ford, Dish, and others.

Graham Swalling

Graham Swalling

Lead Gen Manager

Graham is a focused leader within the lead generation team. He is specifically passionate about tech companies. His many years of experience in this area has enabled him to work for an array of industry leading companies, including LogRhythm, SolidFire, Rally Software and Symplified. He even leads the internal marketing efforts of Room 214.

Libby Turner

Libby Turner

Account Director

Libby is living her dream of working with dynamic brands. She began her career as a site producer for AOL working with the now content giant on developing their vast blog network. From there she honed her knowledge base on software development and utilizing digital tactics to market B2B and B2C software and mobile apps. Brands like Forever 21, Perfect Teeth, TCBY and Smashburger have benefitted from her expertise.

Scott Shelton

Scott Shelton

Lead Gen Strategist

Scott is an experienced digital marketer with a passion for innovating in all things search marketing. As a Lead Gen Strategist at Room 214, Scott leverages SEO, SEM and Marketing Automation to keep the bottom of the funnel singing.

Maya Shaff

Maya Shaff

Account Director

With over 10 years of experience in the digital marketing world, Maya particularly loves working with sports, fashion and lifestyle brands. She loves digging into the analytics that digital marketing provides, conceptualizing creative content to help brands create and sustain online conversations, and always thinking about what's new and next for the brands she works on. She loves living the outdoorsy life in Colorado with her husband, daughter, and Instagram fame-worthy pup, Brooks.

Leah Lesko

Leah Lesko

Account Director

Leah is a highly motivated and creative marketing professional with over 3 years of experience in the industry. She has a proven ability to develop and execute multi-platform marketing campaigns and partnerships that drive brand image, increase awareness and generate consumer interest and loyalty. Brands such as Travel Channel, The Food Network, GoodTimes, Qdoba and Crock-Pot have benefitted from her work.

Jill Mailander

Jill Mailander

Account Supervisor

Jill is a passionate 'trend hunter' and always wants to know what's next. She values the evolution of knowledge and those who never stop being hungry to learn. She believes in loyalty, optimism, fun and pushing herself and others around her to do their very best work. Jill has done her best work for brands such as Mr. Coffee, Crock-Pot, Sanrio and Mrs. Fields.

Erica Griffiths

Erica Griffiths

Digital Producer

Erica is a visual storyteller and lover of all things digital. As an emmy-nominated content producer from Chicago, she loves making good work with good people. Erica has used her creative skills in photography, video, design and content development with brands such as Sports Authority, Mr. Coffee, Glutino and Forever 21.

Laura Oxler

Laura Oxler

Producer

Laura is naturally curious and has a passion for learning. She wants to know something about everything. As a recent graduate from K-State, she found her passion for learning and her ability to jump in and give her best on any project was a perfect match for Room 214. Laura is already becoming a 'jack of all trades' and now assists with video production, content creation, development and execution on the creative team.

Carl

Carl

Food Stylist

Woof.

Caitlin Sherwood

Caitlin Sherwood

Account Supervisor

Caitlin started her career in humanitarian aid, but realized quickly that what she really spent most of her day doing was looking at recipes online. Overzealous when it comes to finding healthy recipes, she is passionate about helping people around her see their food as part of their health. Because of this, she loves to work with natural & organic food brands. Her clients include Glutino, Udi's, Crock-Pot, and Teton Waters Ranch. Caitlin loves to rock climb when it's warm, and drink hot cocoa when it's cold.

Martha Brown

Martha Brown

Account Supervisor

Martha’s passion for social media began when she started blogging about her first marathon. While working with a major nonprofit, she wrote the organization’s first social media strategy and was hooked. After consulting with small businesses and nonprofits on maximizing and measuring their social media efforts, she now helps companies like Western Union, Crock Pot and Elevations Credit Union be more effective on social media and get measurable results. She’s also pursuing her Master’s Degree in New Media and Internet Marketing at the University of Denver. Martha is passionate about animal rights and helps lead a plant-based running group in Denver.

Alex Horner

Alex Horner

Research Associate

Alex is a data lover who started his career in languages and linguistics but turned to data and analysis in grad school. Both topics are just ways of communication and Alex aims to help others understand what is being said regardless of the medium. Pulling together the qualitative and quantitative pieces into a cohesive story is what Alex does best.

Brandon Holm

Brandon Holm

Digital Marketing Specialist

Brandon is a talented digital marketing and advertising professional supporting Room 214’s lead generation team. He is a Chicago native, and specializes in PPC, SEM and Conversion Optimization – while also striving to improve clients lead quality and sales. Lastly, he is an avid tester and is always testing new strategies to find new learning’s.

Katie Evans

Katie Evans

Account Director

Katie started her career as a Digital Media Planner within WPP, working with global youth and sports brands. After spending a short stint traveling solo round South East Asia she then joined a Brand Content Agency in London advising brands such as Sony, Danone and NCS on their content strategy and how to tell compelling stories that audiences choose to spend time with.

James Thorpe

James Thorpe

Copywriter - Account Manager

James is a spirited marketer seeking to connect people and brands through great content and exceptional experiences. Eschewing the separation between right and left brain, he combines over a decade of professional wisdom with a lifetime of creative passion in music, writing and shot put.

Chrissy Reinemund

Chrissy Reinemund

Account Manager

Thoughtful and driven Southern girl and former student-athlete. Chrissy is obsessed with barbecue, baking pies and road trips, among other things -- and a passion for all things writing, social media and grammar-related. Her dream job is to bring people together by creating a joyful world around a brand, which is why she's here. In her internships in the past, she worked with brands like Denny's, Verizon and Zayo.

Brent Walker

Brent Walker

Interactive Designer

Brent is an interactive designer, who loves merging form and function to create innovative, beautiful, and effective design. He prides himself on his ability to find unique solutions, and learn any and every tool he can get his hands on. He has designed for brands such as Smashburger, GoodTimes Burgers, Qdoba, and Mr. Coffee.

Wilma Cruz

Wilma Cruz

Account Director

For the last 7 years, Wilma has helped national and global brands gain visibility in the digital space, build trust within the marketplace and genuinely connect with target audiences. Working with brands like Starwood Hotels, Hyatt Corporation, Bud Light, Absolut, Samsung and Sanrio has fueled her passion for developing big ideas with impactful strategies.

Erika Stutzman

Erika Stutzman

Editorial Director

An award-winning reporter and editor at newspapers in Illinois, Pennsylvania, New York, Washington, D.C. and Boulder, Colorado. Erika was also the creator and editor of two magazines. She is a passionate nonfiction storyteller and a reader of all things readable. She spent 20 years as an ink-stained newspaper journalist, rising from a cub reporter to the masthead. She also managed social and digital content for nonprofits. She thinks content creation plus digital marketing is like peanut butter in chocolate.

Kai Casey

Kai Casey

Junior Producer

Kai is obsessed with all things visual, so he decided to pursue a creative career after graduating with a degree in Journalism. He uses his talents to tell great, meaningful stories visually. Kai loves his dog (and any dog larger than a cat), every sport besides the NBA, and french fries. He believes a good day is one spent outdoors, not exercising (a.k.a. drinking on rooftop patios).

Brooks

Brooks

Activity Director

Woof