About Us

The Stoke Group is a digital marketing and content creation agency focused on B2B technology brands. We’re an agile, client-first agency built for the new world of digital experience. Our team of experts brings together content strategy and development, creative design, and performance analytics to deliver outstanding digital experiences — and optimize every success.

Leadership Team

Founding Partners

David Acheson

Managing Director

Expert digital marketing executive with a track record in delivering results for leading brands.

Laurie Lohner

Managing Director

Marketing executive with deep expertise in branding, advertising, marketing, and digital learning.

Leaders & Managers

Brian Barrus

Chief Design Officer

Award-winning designer, art director, creative director, and design instructor. Leads a multidisciplinary team of creative pros.


Enid Arbelo Bryant

Vice President of Strategy, Editorial, & Marketing

Data-driven growth marketing professional with a background in journalism and communications. Leads our marketing and media team.

Rico Celis

Chief Technology Officer

Storied career experience helping companies solve problems and realize their vision through technology. Leads our technology services team.

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Sarah Ekins

Senior Director, Client Services

Expert project director with experience managing large campaigns for global clients. Leads a team of project management pros.

Cody Ahlstrom

Senior Director, Client Success

Marketing exec with a track record of building successful relationships with Fortune 500 clients. Leads our business development team.

Debbie Brannelly

Director of Strategy & Sales

Sam Gray

Director of Digital Marketing & Media Services

Communications leader with two decades of experience spanning strategic content development, brand strategy, and media.

James Carlton

Director of Content Strategy

Creative storyteller with a deep background in content marketing, editorial management, and journalism.

Morgan Julson

Director of Content Strategy
Brand storyteller and editorial leader with experience in content, social, and campaign strategy.

Dominique Pugh

Director of Content Strategy

Heather Wood Rudulph

Director of Content Strategy
Journalism-trained, data-minded leader with expertise in content, growth, and branding for digital media, B2B and B2C clients, and startups.

Kirsten Osmani

Director of Content Strategy
Academically trained writer and strategic content leader with over a decade of experience across channels and industries.

Stace Hall

Director, Editorial Services

Media pro with experience in strategic communications, editorial services, and broadcast journalism.

Hannah Davidson

ACD & Studio Manager

Experienced art director, designer, painter, and college-level visual merchandising instructor.

Gavin Beck

Head of Video

Visual storyteller specializing in documentaries, animation, and all things video.

Joshua Storer

Art Director

Award-winning designer, creative leader, and college-level design professor.

Let's build something great together.

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