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Team members

15 August

Dan Klein

Posted by in team on August 15, 2014
Dan Klein

CEO, Managing Partner Dan Klein is a serial entrepreneur, with a proven record of building businesses, driving growth, and improving client’s overall sales and marketing strategy. Dan has the unique ability to see the big picture through the clients’ eyes, and continually strives to improve the return on their marketing investment. After selling his first […]

15 August

David Meyer

Posted by in team on August 15, 2014
David Meyer

Partner, Chief Marketing Officer David is responsible for many of the concepts that drive our clients’ business, and most of the antics that drive us crazy. Perhaps more impressive than his ability to come up with ‘big ideas’, is his ability to execute them. He learned the ropes helping to build some of the biggest […]

15 August

Steve Slais

Posted by in team on August 15, 2014
Steve Slais

Partner, Chief Creative Officer Steve doesn’t just have a great aesthetic, he’s smart enough to spell aesthetic right the first time (no spellcheck required, thank you). He’s a true big idea guy and has the rare ability to turn his vision into action. He’s done the big-sexy-account thing. He’s done the award-winning thing. All the […]

15 August

Angie Lawing

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Angie Lawing

Managing Director, St. Louis Angie is a thinker, a storyteller and a boss lady. She oversees the strategic direction of the agency and aligns the account, strategy and creative teams to pursue client delight while managing Spoke growth. Angie has an understanding and appreciation of what makes clients tick and drives the strategy and plan to […]

14 August

Drew Mangels

Posted by in team on August 14, 2014
Drew Mangels

Creative Director Drew isn’t a designer. He’s a big picture thinker. He can distill complex issues and key attributes into their purest form. The results are beautiful designs, unimaginable concepts, and supporting copy. A veteran of the industry, Drew has survived working at shops such as The Waylon Co., Kupper Parker Communications, and Falk Harrison. […]

13 August

Ian Cohen

Posted by in team on August 13, 2014
Ian Cohen

Director – Strategic Planning and Research If you thrive on being the smartest person in the room, you won’t like hanging out with Ian. He’s worked on over 200 accounts over his esteemed career, but refuses to live in the past. He embraces new technology and communication, all with the mind of a keen strategist, […]

13 August

Brian Schwartz

Posted by in team on August 13, 2014
Brian Schwartz

Technology Strategist Brian is as a strategist and interactive specialist and is an expert speaker on social media, one-to-one marketing, and effective lead generation/nurture campaigns. Return on investment is the core focus of each project he touches. As a technologist, Brian has been a project manager, consultant and architect on several successful interactive projects and […]

13 August

Debbie Arata

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Debbie Arata

Creative Director When she’s not staring intensely at her screen quietly designing (something stunning, of course), she’s looking up to see what the hell is distracting her (politely, of course). Her drive is equaled only by her desire to create beauty…print or web. Pick your poison.

13 August

Joanna Heinrich

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Joanna Heinrich

Managing Director, Austin, TX Jo started at Spoke as a bartender, and has worked her way down the corporate ladder to be the managing director of our Austin location. Along the way, she learned the ropes, earned her Masters in Advertising, and became the best account executive we’ve worked with. The rule of thumb around here […]

13 August

Ali Tucker

Posted by in team on August 13, 2014
Ali Tucker

Director of Operations & Marketing Anyone can make a list, that’s easy. Ali’s methodical ability to prioritize and turn lists into action is unparalleled. If she asks you a question and you don’t have the answer…you will before she leaves your office. She manages our operations and finances, no task is too big…no detail too […]