About Us

Stoke is a full-service digital marketing and creative content agency focused on B2B technology brands. With our core team and world-class global talent, we deliver experiences across all types of media. Then, using our proprietary analytics technology, we help you understand the impact on engagement and your bottom line.

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17 awards From Aiga 100 show including best in show
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work published in print magazine regional design annual
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Winner in how magazine's international design annual
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Mocca Arts Award of excellence from Society of illustrators

Meet The Team

Founding Partners

David Acheson

Managing Director

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


Laurie Lohner

Managing Partner

Marketing executive with 25 years of experience in branding, advertising, and marketing for Fortune 500 companies.

Business Development
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Ruby Tugade

VP of Sales & Business Development

Storytelling expert who helps Fortune 500 companies and creators succeed.


Debbie Brannelly

Director of Strategy & Sales

Strategic enterprise partner, sales and business development manager, and data-driven marketing expert.

Strategy & Editorial
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Stefanie Condie

Chief Content Strategist

Communications pro with 20+ years of experience in brand, demand, and product marketing.


Stephen Schenkenberg

Senior Director of Content Strategy

Communications expert with 25 years of experience spanning agency work, publishing, and the nonprofit cultural sector.


Ashley Taylor Anderson

Director of Content Strategy

Storyteller and strategist with 15+ years of experience in content marketing, product marketing, and editorial development.


Stace Hall

Director of Content Strategy

Media pro with 15 years of experience in strategic communications, editorial services, and broadcast journalism.


Lisa Fraser

Senior Content Strategist & Writer

Communications and content specialist with 15+ years of experience in instructional design and media arts.


James Carlton

Senior Content Strategist & Writer

Creative storyteller with 10+ years of experience in content marketing, editorial management, and journalism.


Allison Pond

Senior Content Strategist & Writer

Communications expert with 20 years of experience in journalism, media relations, and quantitative research.


Tamarra Kemsley

Content Strategist & Writer

Communications pro with 10+ years of experience as a reporter, writer, and content strategist.


Amanda Olson

Content Writer

Writer trained in all the genres to help clients and brands tell their best stories.


Madeleine Tolk

Editorial Assistant & Writer

Communications specialist with 5 years of experience in editorial services, educational publishing, and PR.


Julia Liljenquist

Publishing Specialist

Writer and strategist with a track record of social and branded media success.


Liz Alton

Strategy Lead

Content strategist and copywriter with expertise in technology, marketing, and customer experience.


Sarah Burchett

Content Strategist & Writer

Writer, editor, account manager, and communications strategist with 8 years of experience. 

Design & Video

Brian Barrus

Creative Director & Chief Design Officer

Award-winning designer, art director, and creative director with over 20 years of experience.

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Hannah Davidson

Sr. Art Director & Studio Manager

Experienced advertising/design art director. Collegiate-level visual merchandising instructor.


Gavin Beck

Video Director

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


Archie Sessions

Art Director

Art director and designer with 14 years of experience creating visual identities and customer experiences for global brands.


Charlie Pearson

Senior Design Lead

Award-winning designer, artist, and creative director with 20+ years of experience working for global brands.


Raphael Wenger

Creative Manager

Senior graphic designer and art director with over a decade of experience.


Nick D'Alessandro

Studio Production Manager

Designer, creative project manager, advertising student, and avid human-rights activist.

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Dasol Jeong

Senior Designer

Dynamic designer and illustrator, originally from South Korea with a degree from BYU.


Joan Phillips


Talented digital designer specializing in motion and illustration.


Jillian Broughton

Associate Designer

Creative graphic designer with experience in branding, digital media, and 3D design.


Jason Jantzen

Animator & Editor

Artist who has been working in animation and visual FX for 10 years — and a Keyframist /kē·frām·əst/: animation expert.

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Mikey Borup

Animator & Editor

Motion graphics artist and video production pro who has been crafting amazing videos and animations for 10+ years.

Data & Analytics

Sam Fonoimoana

Chief Analytics Officer

Marketing analytics expert with over 20 years of experience driving results for sales and marketing organizations.

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Nate Jackson

VP of Data Strategy

Data-driven brand leader with a background in global marketing and product management.

Technology Services

Rico Celis

Chief Technology Officer

Over 20+ years experience helping companies solve problems and realize their vision through technology. 

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Chris Miller

Marketing Technology Manager / Web Manager

Marketing technology expert with 6+ years of experience in web management, analytics, and implementation strategy.

Marketing & Media Services

Enid Arbelo Bryant

Director of Marketing

Growth marketing and communications expert with 15 years of experience in demand marketing, PR, and journalism.

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Jaime Hollander

Senior Marketing Strategist

Marketer, brand strategist, and copywriter with over fifteen years of experience in media and publishing.

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Larissa Jackson

Marketing Specialist

Content creator and publisher with expertise in social media planning and optimization.

Project Management
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Sarah Ekins

Senior Director of Services

Expert project director with experience managing large-scale campaigns for industry-leading global clients.

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Brianna Carswell

Project Manager

Project manager with six years of experience managing marketing campaigns across a variety of industries.

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Tyler Christensen

Accounting Director

Avid spreadsheet engineer with an aptitude for numbers. Studied accounting at the University of Utah.


Constance Eruotor

HR Specialist

HR pro with experience in change management, recruiting, onboarding and training, employee relations, and benefits.


Drew Blake

Assistant Operations Manager

Business operations specialist with experience in data analytics and digital marketing.

Let's build something great together.

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