OK 17: The Rabble-Rousers
INNOVATIVE MARKETING TEAM
The Rabble-Rousers are composed of brand & marketing professionals who own and manage their own professional services companies.
A passion for excellence and results in marketing for premium B2B & B2C brands of all sizes. Experience spans both agency and brand side work in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Vancouver BC, Seattle, Portland and now Bend. Strategic C-Level leadership that has led brands from inception through high revenue launches for notables like: J&J's Winnie the Pooh & Pals Bath Time Buddies, Nordstrom's NOL Private Label Brand, AT&T - PocketNet Phone, Starbucks include the launch of Frappuccino, Rembrandt Oral Care Products, Microsoft, Xbox, Nike, Lora DiCarlo, adidas, LinkedIn as well as a wide range of technology startups - all with a passion for best in class category building and disruption.
I am the founder of Persuasion Research, which was started here in Bend 10 years ago. I have a Master's in Organizational Psychology and have spent my 20+ year career understanding consumer wants, needs, perceptions, and decision making and applying those insight to business opportunities.
As a brand design specialist, positioning consultant and creative agency owner, Chris has helped many others bring their brands to market. Inspired by the entrepreneurial spirit of his startup clients, he's looking to take a stab at a product line of his own.
Along with his wife Linda they have over the years developed positioning for a healthy snack company (LoloLuv Kitchen) and formulated an initial product offering (Griffanola) which they are finally ready to bring to the local Bend market as a proof of concept.
Just By Design is a creative marketing agency founded in 2001 by Justine Kingston. We are a small team of problem-solvers, marketing experts, and passionate design aficionados who create engaging, interactive digital media solutions for our clients. Justine’s passion for over twenty years has been working with clients from around the country, providing them with the knowledge and the tools to engage with their customer base online.
Eric Parnell is the founder of The NW Collective a video production company. Whether it’s outdoor, athletic, or food and beverage, his ideal project could be described as beautiful people, in beautiful places, doing interesting things. He’s worked all over the country for clients such as Microsoft, Anheuser Busch, and Horizon Dairy.
When he’s not working you can find him in the mountains or on the lake, and enjoying time with his wonderful wife Lindsay and their two daughters Luca and Rosie.
As a creative professional with over a decade of experience working with top brands in the sport, lifestyle, and technology industries, including Nike, Adidas, Microsoft, Nixon, and Electronic Arts, I bring a brand-focused approach to my design work. My clean and innovative visual art direction has helped me excel in digital, print, and environmental design projects. I thrive on the challenge of finding solutions to design problems and believe that good design brings clarity, trust, and optimism to all. I am passionate about using my skills and expertise to make a positive impact through design.
Over 11 years of experience helping companies automate and improve their lead generation, sales process, and efficiency using creative digital marketing strategies to connect with their audience.
In today's digital climate, your advertising strategy needs to span across multiple content distribution channels and have multiple touchpoints or "micro-moments". I enjoy helping businesses accomplish this with advanced Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, and Youtube advertising campaigns with multi-touchpoint retargeting.
After moving to Bend in 2016, Nancy took her 10 years of experience as a business owner and operator and pivoted into the world of social media marketing and content marketing. She now runs a data-driven content marketing agency that leverages SEO to create content that consumers are searching for. In 2019, she launched Eat Drink Bend, a social media page turned influencer marketing page and website that features the best of Central Oregon's dining and drinking scene. Previously writing for the likes of The Source and Bend Magazine, Nancy now creates food and drink content almost exclusively for Eat Drink Bend.
However, Nancy's most important job is serving as "Mom" to her four-year-old daughter.