Allison Callis
Allison CallisCo-Founder, Senior Strategist
Allison Callis is a seasoned professional, who is an expert at creating compelling business, creative and marketing strategies that have been proven to grow revenues and help businesses take things to the next level. She has worked with all size companies – from sole proprietors to fortune 500 Media groups and companies. She has a particular expertise in the digital space and strategic planning and analytic analysis.

Allison started her career in the motion picture industry in Los Angeles. Her credits included many major motion pictures, as well as promotions for some of the premier Hollywood studios and television shows including Disney, Warner Brothers, ABC, NBC, CBS, music videos, and television mini-series. After a successful tenure she decided to transition into the software and web development genre as a Producer at a Los Angeles-based software and web develop¬ment company. Her subsequent positions included Business Development and Executive Sales Management positions and were focused on internet marketing strategies, outdoor, print, and multi-media strategies for a large niche publishing group and broadcast media companies in Los Angeles and Tucson, as well as a news consulting group out of Dallas, Texas.

Allison also established the first successful Local Ad Network (LAN) in America, including the architectural feasibility and wireframe development of an ad platform for serving, track¬ing, accounting, and creative collaboration. She successfully grew revenues year over year with the LAN and has a track record of growing sales every year – over 600% in one case – regardless of the economic climate. She lives in Santa Barbara and Tucson with her two sons and husband.

Marjorie Large
Marjorie LargeCo-Founder, Senior Strategist
Marjorie Large offers over 15 years of experience in marketing and business development. A key strategic and tactical contributor to many projects, Marjorie brings valuable insight and knowledge regarding the leadership and marketing challenges faced by many small and growing companies and brands. Throughout her career, she has been behind the desk at various regional marketing companies, behind the scenes planning and promoting countless high-profile Santa Barbara events, and behind the microphone for local broadcast media, giving her a deep understanding of every facet of marketing and business development. Marjorie understands the marketing challenges faced by growing companies and brands and takes a strategic and tactical approach to helping them meet their goals. With an MBA from Pepperdine University emphasizing Entrepreneurship, Marjorie understands the ins-and-outs of growing businesses. Currently, Marjorie is the Vice President of the National Association of Women Business Owners, Santa Barbara chapter as well as Marketing Chair of the organization. She lives in Santa Barbara with her husband, daughter, and three dogs and is an avid runner.

Meet Our Amazing Team Members

Andi Dempsey
Andi DempseyMedia Director
With over 30 years experience in media sales, planning and buying, Andi has worked as an account executive for some of the nation’s top broadcast sta­tions in Indianapolis and Hartford/New Haven, whose ownership includes Lin, Tribune, and Meredith. Andi also spent several years as the President of AJ Media Service, Inc. Her company specialized in media planning and implementation. AJMS clients included six of the Lin Broadcasting stations for whom she was instrumental in planning campaigns and special promo­tions that grew audiences for local news, syndicated, and network programming. She also worked with many retail, B2B, service and non-profit companies. Her longevity within the media space brings a broad understanding of all forms of media, and her ability to analyze trends and project for the future are unrivaled. Her understanding of workings of a station bring valued insight and out of the box ideas when building relationships and campaigns. In addition to being a grandmother to three young boys.
Angel Menendez
Angel MenendezWeb and Mobile Developer
Angel “Gabe” Menendez has been in the web design and web development industry for over 13 years, with a strong emphasis on CMS deployment and graphic design. He got into the industry while helping his father who is a Senior Networking Engineer.
Haley Johnson
Haley JohnsonMedia Assistant
Haley Johnson, hailing from Harpswell, Maine, is a senior at Westmont College pursuing her B.A in Communication Studies and a career in communications and marketing. Through her work at LoaCom, the Odyssey Online, and LCC International University, she has experience in email marketing, online community management and growth, social media management, photography and design. Haley spends her free time in the outdoors, on planes, listening to live music, volunteering, or in cozy local coffee shops.
Lenet Ron
Lenet RonMedia Assistant
Lenet is a graduate of UC Santa Barbara with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology. In addition to her background in brain sciences and lab research, she is interested in merging media arts with psychology to positively impact and stimulate the human imagination and experience. Beyond her professional life, she has cultivated an interest for photography, international travels, playing the piano, and engaging in weekly yoga practices.
Anthony Dias
Anthony DiasDirector of Photography
Anthony graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Photography from Brooks Institute in Santa Barbara. His passion for capturing beauty in new places and with different people has led him across the world. Shooting live action, lifestyle, product, fashion, and travel photography, he incorporates his own personal style into each image. Anthony’s keen eye for lighting and unique perspective with concepts, are portrayed through is work.
Brian Mussetter
Brian MussetterProducer and Director of Photography
Brian’s film credits includes Talladega Nights, The Naked Gun, The Sandlot, Dust to Glory, countless commercials, music videos, and Visual Effects/ Motion Control projects for feature motion pictures – three of which were nominated for Academy Awards for Visual Effects. His vast experience with photography includes shooting stunts, pyro, and action sequences.
Cat Gould
Cat GouldGraphic Designer
Catt is a fine artist, specializing in apparel graphics, tattoo design, hand and graphic illustration, and graphic design from brand identity to web design. Naturally and professionally skilled in fine art, graphic design, illustration and screen-printing, she has worked with many organizations, developing and designing such varied projects as t-shirts, posters, logos, album art and more.
Ed Dunin-Wasowicz
Ed Dunin-WasowiczPublic Relations
Ed began his advertising career in 1974 as a copy writer and creative director for media firms and agencies in Chicago and then went on to run his own agency. Ed collaborates with marketing partners as a team member offering specific consultation and creative development services on an as-needed basis. Ed has received 118 marketing and advertising achievement and excellence awards from regional and national, peer and client industries. He has served as a media adviser to federal grantees funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (USHHS), Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Substance Abuse Prevention (CSAP), The Office of Minority Health (OMH), and the Arizona Governor’s Office for Children Youth and Families.
John Fox, MBA, PhD
John Fox, MBA, PhDSenior Strategist
John Fox boasts an impressive clientele over his 21-year career, including Shell Oil Company, the University of Arizona, Lennox International, and many others. His expertise and concepts are currently utilized by companies in every industry. John is known among his clientele for his keen ability to grasp complex business processes and translate them into automated web-based software solutions. John’s influence extends from internal, non-revenue-affecting operations to operations which assume major profit and loss responsibility. He serves as acting or interim technology officer for companies in transition or startup. John holds a Master of Business Administration with a major in Operations Management and Ph.D. in Change Management focused on the human aspects of change and implementation management.
Leigh Jeffery
Leigh JefferyDesigner
Leigh has created branding for international best-selling authors, celebrities, high level executives and many small business owners as well. Her self-taught style gives a unique and uninhibited spin to all her projects. She is a comic-book lover/creator, a mother of two, puts maple syrup on everything, and has seen “Hulk” one million times!
Marty Jeffery
Marty JefferyCreative Director
Marty’s quick wit has been and endearing and wonderful tool in his endeavors as an international speaker and creative director. He has been recognized as Business Man of the Year, a key presenter and marketing resource for the Federal Business Development Bank, and led the team that took the General Electric Plessey (GPT) microwave television product LMMDS through the United States Federal Communications Commission in Washington, DC. A winner of 3 national advertising awards, he is known as a professional with knowledge and background in IT, creative, sales and motivation, and communications.
Seth Silver
Seth SilverSenior Strategist and Social Media Adviser
Seth is a multi-talented, creative technologist and entrepreneur. In 2009 Seth founded Social Control, a technology studio that creates social apps for the world’s leading brands. Fast-forward 3 years and Social Control touts clients such as PepsiCo, Reebok, Cisco, NBC Universal and more. In addition to their direct client roster and working with Media Spinach, Social Control works with some of the largest advertising agencies in the world including McCann Worldgroup, Ogilvy & Mather, and Weiden + Kennedy.
Over the past decade, Seth has managed over 1000 interactive projects spanning television, entertainment and brand advertising. Seth’s success has come from his visionary approach to user experience, visual design and technology. An evangelist of social software, Seth believes that in just a few years’ time, all digital communication will be inherently social. Seth lives with his wife, daughter and four Yorkies.
Todd A. Dos Reis
Todd A. Dos ReisDirector of Photography
Todd is a graduate of the University of Southern California Cinema School. A descendant of the Cape Verde Islands and a native of New Bedford, Massachusetts, Todd grew up with film in his blood. He was raised on Blaxploitation Cinema of the 70’s and Bruce Lee films. After settling in Los Angeles, Todd rose up the ladder in the camera department, starting as a loader, camera assistant and camera operator. In a career that has spanned 20 years, Todd has found the most gratification from working on narrative pieces and documentaries, but is also inspired by the non-linear and non-traditional photography of commercials and music videos. As a cinematographer Todd has lensed projects for Directors Michael Beach, Kevin Connelly, Paul Hunter and Moon Zappa to name a few. Todd’s creativity and innovative style were put on display when two short films, “Fortunate Son” and “Ugly”, were both honored for their outstanding cinematography at the International Cinematography Guild. Todd has continued to master the discipline of Cinematography while collaborating to create the camera style for the critically acclaimed HBO series, Entourage. Todd has done significant work with The Boys and Girls Club of New Bedford Massachusetts.