The Best Bunch of

Experts You’ll
Ever Meet.

Taylor Hill

Taylor Hill

CEO, Co-Founder
Taylor is the perfect combination of frank and funny, and manages to lead the motley, yet brilliant crew of creatives at Spark Marketer to get the job done. Though he can’t spell, he is passionate about helping service business owners navigate the Internet oceans filled with sharks and unsavory pirates. If you ever get “Taylored”, consider yourself lucky –he does it for your own good and for the growth of your company!
Carter Harkins

Carter Harkins

Chief Innovator, Co-Founder
Carter, the other big cheese at Spark Marketer, is a master of big words and cooking, though not at the same time. He is a perfectly balanced mixture of Yin & Yang, and has a fine-tuned eye for great design and storytelling. He is a lover of coffee, cigars, good books, and anything that is not sports related, and his soothing voice has earned him the honor of being our very own Morgan Freeman. In fact, many clients call just to hear his voice.
Tom Smodic

Tom Smodic

Director of Marketing
With his boyish good looks and polite demeanor, Tom is the “Gatsby” of Spark Marketer. But don’t let his good looks fool you, he’s also got brains and a marketing degree, which is why he’s our Director of Marketing. He is an avid Tennessee sports fan, but we love him anyway. Learn more about Tom in this quick intro video.
Christian Rodriguez

Christian Rodriguez

Google Ads & Local Search Manager
Christian is our resident Texan and our Google Ads & Local Search Specialist. He’s also a Photoshop beast and an incredibly versatile and talented artist. He religiously follows the professional gaming scene of StarCraft. Don’t know what that is? Neither do we.

Learn more about Christian right here.

Jessica Shepard

Jessica Shepard

Content Brand Specialist & Chief Copywriter

Jessica is our Content Brand Specialist and Chief Copywriter, which means when we need something written ASAP, she’s the one we hit up. When she’s not working, she can be found obsessively taking pictures of her dogs, adding even more books to her ‘currently reading’ list on Goodreads, studying French, laying down vox in the studio, or watching the TV shows your grandmother watches.

Chris Pitts

Chris Pitts

Account Owner
Chris is freakishly tall, so when he’s not communicating with clients and helping small businesses grow and thrive, he’s our “go-to-man” for reaching things on the top shelf. He is also a Tennessee Titans fan, but we never claimed he was perfect – just tall. Learn a little more about Chris in this quick intro video.
Cori Nicholson

Cori Nicholson

Account Owner
Cori is one of our Account Owners, which means she spends her days talking with clients, coordinating requests, and keeping everyone happy. She’s got her hands full at home too, with two boys, three dogs, two cats, 11 hens, two roosters, and two guineas. When she’s not working tirelessly for our clients, catch her kayaking, hiking, 4-wheeling – anything outside!
Tiffany Perkins

Briana Vachal

Organic Facebook Social Media Strategist

Briana is our Organic Facebook Social Media Strategist, and she spends her days working on organic social calendars and fun stuff like that. She’s Canadian, which means she’s super nice and loves hockey (Go, Leafs, Go!). She even played pro hockey in Gothenburg, Sweden – which is pretty cool, if you ask us. Briana has four dogs and a cat, she loves digital art, photography, making videos, acting, and consuming everything she can related to history, politics, economics, and biological sciences.

Jonathan Sanders

Jonathan Sanders

Video Production Specialist & Special Project Social Media Manager

Jonathan has been with us from the start and knows a little bit about every aspect of the business. He spends the majority of his days working on video, managing Spark Marketer’s social media accounts, fixing problems, making “dad jokes,” and being the world’s nerdiest hipster. He’s also largely responsible for ensuring we all have enough coffee and cat/dog videos to get through the day, so naturally, we love him. Learn more about Jonathan in this quick intro video.

Caroline Shepard

Caroline Shepard

Local Search Analyst
こんにちは!キャロラインを紹介します – Japanese a bit rusty? We’ll translate for you: “Hi! Meet Caroline!” Before becoming the Local Search Analyst here at Spark Marketer, Caroline lived in Japan for a year. When she’s not helping clients and creating SOPs to make our company more efficient, Caroline can be found whipping up new recipes in the kitchen, listening to music or her favorite podcast, Lore, or spending time with her boyfriend. Learn more about Caroline in this quick intro video.
Aaron Blaise

Aaron Blaise

Google My Business Specialist

Aaron is our Google My Business Specialist, which means if you have a GMB question, he’s the guy to talk to. He’s a proud East Nashvillian, a Boston Red Sox and New England Patriot’s fan, a father of three, and a music and audio aficionado. He currently stands as our 3rd tallest employee. Learn more about Aaron in this quick intro video.

Justin Gibson

Justin Gibson

SEO Specialist

Justin is our SEO Optimization Specialist and has overshadowed Chris as Spark Marketer’s tallest employee. Fun fact: Justin has NEVER been full in his life, and his typical Taco Bell order includes: 4 Crunchy Tacos, 4 Soft Tacos, 1 Quesarito, 1 Grilled Stuffed Burrito, and Nachos Bellgrande. Although he’s never officially entered an eating contest, we’re sure he would win.

Check out Justin’s intro video.

Shane Levan

Shane Levan

Content Manager

As the Assistant Content Manager, Shane’s responsible for managing our blog writers, proofreading, and assisting with a variety of content related tasks. He’s a graduate of Vanderbilt and a big fan of Vanderbilt athletics. His hobbies include writing poetry, trivia, going to the movies, and listening to his vinyl collection (which he thinks is better than yours). He’s also pretty proud of the fact that he shares a birthday with two of television’s greatest shows: The Twilight Zone and Scrubs.

Megan Zeddies

Mike Brockenshire

Social Media Ads Strategist

Mike is our Social Media Ads Strategist and our second tallest employee. He spends all of his time optimizing ads and researching the latest Facebook news. When not working on ads, Mike loves to hike, kayak, and spend time with his pup. He’s a die hard Buffalo Bills fan, but somehow got hired anyway. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Megan Zeddies

Mitchel Howell

Social Media Strategist

Mitchel is our Social Media Strategist, which means he spends much of his day keeping files organized, helping with creative ideas for posts, and making the lives of Jonathan and the Facebook team easier. He’s a Navy vet who loves to travel, and he’s been to 46 states and six of the seven continents. In his free time, Mitchel can be found exploring the great outdoors and teaching his son how to fish, hunt, and camp. When Armageddon inevitably arrives, most of us will be dead, but Mitchel and his son will be just fine.

Fred Brewer

Fred Brewer

Systems Administrator

Fred is Spark Marketer’s resident Indiana Jones. When he’s not traveling the world or out in the wilderness helping keep Boy Scouts alive, Fred’s keeping a close eye on our clients’ websites and Spark Marketer’s servers. He also helps our customers track down lost website domain registrations and website hosting accounts, plans site migrations, and sets up new email services. Learn more about Fred (trust us, you want to) right here in this quick intro video.

Jonny Lim

Jonny Lim

Lead Products Specialist
Jonny is our Lead Product Specialist, making sure all products run smoothly and answering questions to her best ability. She is a huge literature nerd and thrives on memes, dad jokes, and puns. She’s also a part of multiple fandoms and aims to be the geekiest person alive. Jonny is an avid believer in the Oxford comma because obviously: Oxford 4EVER. Check out Jonny’s intro video right here.
Courtney Powell

Courtney Powell

Creative Content Assistant

Courtney is our Creative Content Assistant, which means she spends her days, well, creating content. She also has a darling baby girl at home, who may or may not be the cutest thing we’ve ever seen. When not working, Courtney loves spending time outdoors, indulging in two of the world’s greatest gifts: pizza and tacos, and watching The Office.

Girish Dadlani

Girish Dadlani

Web Designer

Girish is our Web Designer, aka the guy who makes everything look good. He has a background in web/software development and a Masters in Computer Science from Pace University in NY. When he’s not working crazy hours, Girish can be found practicing fingerstyle guitar, cooking, hunting for new recipes on YouTube, or making beautiful electric lamps out of recycled glass bottles. Is there anything he can’t do?

Emily Romero

Emily Romero

Content & SEO Specialist
Emily started out as a contract writer for us, and we’re over the moon to now have her on our team writing and optimizing content full time. A real go-getter, she spends most of her time working, grad-schooling, and being a wonder mom to her kiddos. Her major loves are her family, coffee, books, yoga, baking/cooking, podcasts, Diet Mountain Dew, and tattoos.
Tina Rucker

Tina Rucker

Accountant/HR

Tina is in and out of the office, but we’re always especially glad to see her around payday. Although she has enough headaches of her own, she selflessly deals with the majority of our accounting and paperwork, all while having a great sense of humor. Learn more about Tina in this quick intro video.

Julian Carapellotti

Julian Carapellotti

Assistant Social Media Strategist

Julian, once an Intern here at Spark, is now our full time Assistant Social Media Strategist. When he’s not helping Megan and Tiffany with social, he can be found reading, writing, playing guitar, and listening to music of all genres. He’s also a Pittsburgh native and sports fan, so yinz better not talk trash about the Steelers in his presence.