MEET YOUR TEAM

Your mission deserves the world’s best team of certified digital marketing professionals. Meet the team who will guide you to a new era in marketing success for your cause.

JOSHUA LUSK
JOSHUA LUSK
Founder - CEO

Josh is a founding partner of Cause Inspired Media. He has devoted years to connecting meaningful nonprofit organizations with the technical know-how they need to be effective in Digital Marketing. His business and technical expertise are dedicated to helping nonprofit organizations reach their goals.

SARAH CHAMPAGNE
SARAH CHAMPAGNE
Director of Operations

Sarah is a Florida native who has always had a special interest in nonprofits, including volunteering with numerous organizations in North Florida, and serving on philanthropic committees throughout her professional experience. Sarah brings years of customer service, project management and associate development experience.

SARAH SYMOENS
SARAH SYMOENS
Strategy Lead

A Flagler College Alumnus, Sarah’s love for nonprofits stems from her work as a volunteer and is inspired by the incredible efforts of the organizations she guides digitally. Her passion for strategic planning and client success has propelled Sarah as a whole-team resource across all platforms and processes. She enjoys gardening, cooking, and her two very spoiled cats.

GABRIELLA COOK
    GABRIELLA COOK
    Program Lead

    Gabriella has a degree in Business Administration with minors in Psychology and Marketing. She is dedicated to her accounts and improving their performance, making her a Google Analytics expert. Aside from her passion for nonprofits, Gabriella is a travel enthusiast, and has visited exciting locations such as Spain, Amsterdam and the Sahara Desert.

    DAVE BARBUSH
      DAVE BARBUSH
      Director of Brand Strategy

      With two decades of advertising and marketing under his belt, Dave has guided multi-billion dollar global brands with a steady hand, but the truth is, he really enjoys helping the smaller organizations rise to the top. As a founder for his own nonprofit, Dave understands the dedication of nonprofit organizations firsthand.

      AMY GRESS
        AMY GRESS
        Senior Web Developer

        Amy has over 15 years of extensive experience in web development. She holds a bachelor's degree in graphic design with a focus on web development, which allows her to create successful websites in both functionality and beauty. She excels at WordPress, but is unbelievably talented and has a strong history of working on complex, web-related problems to turn them into easy-to-use solutions. Amy has a passion for nonprofits and serves locally on advisory boards.

        ERIC HEINEMAN
          ERIC HEINEMAN
          Director of Strategic Partnership

          Eric is a seasoned brand and marketing expert with over a decade of leadership experience. Since 2009, he has worked as a consultant to a number of nonprofit and for-profit organizations. Over time he developed into a niche in technology-based marketing and brand management including website development, SEO, social media management, and creative content.

          ASHLEY POPP
            ASHLEY POPP
            Senior Project Architect

            Ashley is a Florida native, and travel enthusiast. Her background is in industrial organization and cross cultural leadership, but her proven specialty is in improving productivity by understanding and managing workplace environments. Ashley has a heart for working with nonprofits and generating strong working relations with them and the teams that serve them.

            KARA MCKISSACK
              KARA MCKISSACK
              Business Development Consultant

              Kara is a hard-working Florida native with a bachelors degree in Psychology. She played collegiate basketball and still enjoys working out and playing sports. She has volunteered with multiple nonprofits and has a passion for helping organizations achieve nation-wide recognition.

              KATIE KELDERMAN
                KATIE KELDERMAN
                Senior Operations Support Specialist

                Katie has a degree in Political Science with minors in Sociology and Economics. In addition to being our Facebook Advertising expert, Katie’s skills cover a range of services, including social media, web design, and content creation. Her enthusiasm for organizations' success is contagious.

                CARLY RUIZ
                  CARLY RUIZ
                  Senior Digital Analyst

                  Carly has a degree in Communications with a concentration in Public Relations. She has over 3 years of experience helping nonprofits reach their event and digital marketing goals. Carly has a passion for helping others and advocating for a cause with a special place in her heart for small grassroots organizations. She also strives to immit positivity and happiness in her work.

                  EMILY DIETZ
                    EMILY DIETZ
                    Digital Analyst

                    Emily Dietz holds a degree in Business Administration along with minors in Economics, Marketing, and Advertising. She loves nonprofits and volunteers locally with the Lightner Museum and enjoys developing relationships with the nonprofits we work with. Originally from Ohio, Emily is a Midwestern at heart and a die-hard Cincinnati Reds fan!

                    OWAIN HOBBS
                      OWAIN HOBBS
                      Senior Client Support Specialist

                      Hailing from the UK, Owain is very dedicated and focused on helping our nonprofits develop comprehensive strategies, increasing direct donations, volunteers, and corporate sponsors. His background in Civil and Structural Engineering makes him a numbers-driven Google Analytics expert!

                      GEOFF OLIVER
                        GEOFF OLIVER
                        Senior Software Developer

                        Geoff has been doing web development professionally for 15 years. He specializes in PHP, JavaScript, modern frontend libraries and frameworks, and full stack development. He believes that well defined requirements and goals, strong communication, and good planning are essential for any project to succeed. Geoff is from St. Augustine, but now resides in beautiful Colorado Springs, CO.

                        OLIVIA HARLAN
                          OLIVIA HARLAN
                          Digital Strategist

                          Originally from Kansas City, Missouri, Olivia came to St. Augustine to get her degree from Flagler College in Business Administration with minors in Advertising and Marketing. She is passionate about marketing and working with nonprofits. The only thing that may rival that passion is her love of all things KCMO, like BBQ, the Royals, and the Chiefs.

                          DANIELLE GATTONI
                            DANIELLE GATTONI
                            Senior Digital Analyst

                            Danielle graduated from the University of Alabama with a bachelors degree in Advertising and minor in Psychology. She loves to travel and read. Seeing the opportunity, she joined the Cause Inspired team because she loves the office culture and environment.

                            AMANDA ARNOLD
                              AMANDA ARNOLD
                              Digital Strategist

                              Amanda is a native to St. Augustine, Florida and has 15 years experience in the web industry. Amanda is passionate about nonprofits and enjoys spending time with her family and friends. A proud mother of 3, she has a soft spot for nonprofit organizations that work with veterans and children.

                              CHARLIE DUNNE
                                CHARLIE DUNNE
                                Senior Digital Analyst

                                Charlie has a degree in Strategic Communication with a minor in Marketing. He loves working with nonprofits who take passion in their outreach and works diligently to help them expand their audience through digital marketing. He spends his free time volunteering with local organizations, admiring vintage watches, and traveling with his family.

                                MARGARET WALLIS
                                  MARGARET WALLIS
                                  Digital Strategist

                                  Margaret is a Flagler College alum and later became Certified in Proposal Writing from Rollins College. She is always expanding her skills, like learning Spanish, and still enjoys writing grants from time to time as a consultant. With about four years of experience in SEO-focused digital marketing, Margaret is passionate about community, nature, historic preservation, bees and beekeeping, and her calligraphy hobby.

                                  JENNIFER BOWEN
                                    JENNIFER BOWEN
                                    Digital Analyst

                                    Jennifer spent a lot of time traveling in her childhood as an expatriate. Her experiences have instilled an appreciation of different cultures and lifestyles, leading her to the world of nonprofit marketing. As an adult, Jennifer still loves to travel, in addition to spending her free time reading, crocheting, or painting.

                                    BEN ABBAS
                                      BEN ABBAS
                                      Digital Strategist

                                      Ben is originally from Bend Oregon where he graduated from Oregon State University with a Bachelors's Degree in Business Administration. He’s passionate about helping nonprofits navigate the complex world of digital marketing. In his free time, Ben enjoys obsessing over sports, playing overly-complicated board games, and helping his Fiance run their helicopter tour company.

                                      CHELSEA TORRE
                                        CHELSEA TORRE
                                        Operations Support Lead

                                        Chelsea, a Rhode Island native, has a has a Bachelor's degree in History and a Master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction Design. She has over eight years of experience in the nonprofit and education sectors and is an AmeriCorps alumna. Chelsea is a proud military spouse and mom, and enjoys spending her free time chasing around her toddler and cheering on all of the New England sports teams.

                                        TOM SKINNER
                                          TOM SKINNER
                                          Digital Strategist

                                          From Jacksonville, Florida, Tom studied at UCF for his bachelor’s degree in Marketing. After a volunteer marketing internship at Center for Independent Living Orlando, he joined the Cause Inspired team to learn more about and continue working with nonprofits. In his free time he enjoys rock climbing, photography, and video games.

                                          MIRANDA TAYLOR
                                            MIRANDA TAYLOR
                                            Digital Strategist

                                            Miranda has a Bachelor's of Business Administration in Marketing. Her purpose and passion lies in helping nonprofit organizations achieve their marketing goals. In her free time, she likes to cook, watch sports, and travel.

                                            DAKOTA KERNAHAN
                                              DAKOTA KERNAHAN
                                              Digital Strategist

                                              Originally from New York, Dakota traveled to Florida when he was quite young. In his free time, he is fond of biking the local trails, playing video games with his friends, and has recently started to learn programming. Dakota will continue to fuel his passion for helping others by working with nonprofits and is excited to utilize his digital marketing expertise to further their success.

                                              KATE HAPPE
                                                KATE HAPPE
                                                Digital Strategist

                                                Kate Happe is a New York native and recent Flagler Graduate with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Strategic Communication with focuses on Advertising and Psychology. She has spent the last 3 years of her college career as a member of a community service organization that works with local nonprofits around the St. Augustine area.

                                                KIRSTEN BUSH
                                                  KIRSTEN BUSH
                                                  Business Development Lead

                                                  Kirsten has a degree in Organizational Psychology from Brigham Young University. She spent the first six years of her career helping Indiana nonprofits grow and thrive. As a transplant to Florida, Kirsten loves spending spare time at the beach with her husband and dog.

                                                  ALYSSA RIDGWAY
                                                    ALYSSA RIDGWAY
                                                    Digital Analyst

                                                    Alyssa was born and raised in Whidbey Island, Washington and attended George Fox University in Oregon. There, She received a bachelor in Marketing and felt a call towards mission-based career work since. She always wanted to feel purpose through what job she had with her degree and feel as though she was contributing to a greater good. She loves the outdoors and enjoys fishing, hiking, and taking her four dogs on all her adventures. She has a huge passion for cars and she love plants.

                                                    MAURA LITTLE
                                                      MAURA LITTLE
                                                      Digital Strategist

                                                      Maura is a Florida native and proud cat owner. She has a Bachelor's degree in Communications and a Master's degree in Strategic Communication, both from the University of West Florida. She began her career working in the nonprofit sector, where she became well acquainted with development and marketing. In her free time, Maura likes to read and spend time outdoors.

                                                      JORDAN O'NEAL
                                                        JORDAN O'NEAL
                                                        Digital Strategist

                                                        Jordan is a Florida native with an MBA in market research and social media analytics, as well as 8 years of experience working as a director for a local nonprofit organization. Her passion is helping nonprofits advance their brand and engagement with new supporters through digital marketing and storytelling. She spends her free time with her family, trying out new recipes in the kitchen, and assisting at a local dance studio.

                                                        DAN LYONS
                                                          DAN LYONS
                                                          Marketing and Branding Specialist

                                                          Born and raised in California, Dan attended Chapman University where he obtained a B.A. in Screenwriting. Following college, Dan spent years working in the entertainment industry in talent management and notably for the television show South Park. Dan is now utilizing his craft for storytelling into the nonprofit space where he is passionate about protecting the ocean and the coasts.