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


David Acheson

Managing Director

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

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Laurie Lohner

Managing Partner

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

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Ruby Tugade

VP of Sales & Business Development

Storytelling expert who helps Fortune 500 companies and creators succeed.

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Brian Barrus

Creative Director & Chief Design Officer

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

Stefanie Condie

Chief Content Strategist

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


Rico Celis

Chief Technology Officer

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

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Sam Fonoimoana

Chief Analytics Officer

Marketing analytics expert with over twenty-years experience driving results for sales and marketing organizations.

Headshot of Stoke VP of Data Strategy Nate Jackson

Nate Jackson

VP of Data Strategy

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

Headshot of Stoke Sr Director of Services Sarah Ekins

Sarah Ekins

Senior Director of Services

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

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Debbie Brannelly

Director of Business Development

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


Stephen Schenkenberg

Director of Editorial Content

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

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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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Hannah Davidson

Sr Art Director/Studio manager

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


Archie Sessions

Art Director

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


Gavin Beck

Video Director

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

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Tyler Christensen

Accounting Director

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

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Chris Miller

Marketing Manager

Digital marketing expert utilizing a holistic approach to UX, strategy, and implementation.

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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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Jennie Evans

Project Manager

Project manager with a keen capability to turn everything to gold and ensures projects exceed expectations.

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Liz Alton

Strategy Lead

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


Lisa Fraser

Content Writer

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

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Sarah Burchett

Editorial Strategist

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

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Dasol Jeong

Lead Graphic Designer

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


Jillian Broughton

Freelance Graphic Designer

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

Allison Pond

Senior Content Strategist & Writer

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

Mikey Borup

Animator & Editor

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

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.

Nick D'Alessandro

Studio Assistant & Designer

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

Tamarra Kemsley

Content Strategist & Writer

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

Larissa Jackson


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

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Emily Fairchild

Editorial Assistant & Writer

Published writer, editor, and avid social media manager with 4+ years of experience.


Amanda Olson

Content Writer

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

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Stace Hall

Technical Editor

Multifaceted editor with experience in news, marcom, and academia. Proficient in AP and APA.

Julia Liljenquist


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

Let's build something great together.

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