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.

KIRSTEN BUSH
    KIRSTEN BUSH
    Director of Marketing Operations

    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.

    SARAH SYMOENS
    SARAH SYMOENS
    Head of Strategy & Training

    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.

    CHELSEA TORRE
      CHELSEA TORRE
      Director of Human Resources & Operational Support

      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.

      DIA COLEMAN
        DIA COLEMAN
        Accountant

        Dia is a California native with a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting. She has over 15 years of experience in the accounting industry. Dia loves to spend her free time volunteering with her husband at local non-profit animal shelters. She is a proud mom and loves to go swimming with her two labs.

        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.

          DAN LYONS
            DAN LYONS
            Manager of Brand Strategy

            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.

            ASHLEY POPP
              ASHLEY POPP
              Head of Projects & Development

              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
                Senior 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.

                PAMELA RAVELO
                  PAMELA RAVELO
                  Digital Analyst

                  Originally from the Dominican Republic, She has a bachelor’s in Advertising and graduated in 2015 from UNAPEC. She moved to Florida 5 years ago and brings her Advertising, Digital marketing, and PPC background from her previous experience. She is also fluent in both English and Spanish, which gives her clients and any nonprofit organization her problem-solving skills and expertise in either language.

                  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!

                    EMILY DIETZ
                      EMILY DIETZ
                      Senior 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!

                      DAKOTA KERNAHAN
                        DAKOTA KERNAHAN
                        Team Lead

                        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 always eager to expand his marketing knowledge and the Google Ad Grant expertise.

                        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
                            Team Lead

                            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
                              Lead Digital Analyst & Team Support Specialist

                              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
                                Team Lead

                                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.

                                RICKELL FITZGERALD
                                  RICKELL FITZGERALD
                                  Digital Strategist

                                  A native Floridian, Rickell is originally from Tallahassee and came to Jacksonville to attend the University of North Florida where she received her degree in Public Relations with two minors in Marketing and International Business. Outside of work, you can find Rickell at the closest movie theatre, pilates class or shopping center. Some of her hobbies include fashion designing and styling, reading, binge watching movies and wine tasting. Just starting off her career, Rickell joined the Cause Inspired team in hopes to build her experience and grow with the company.

                                  AMANDA PLACEY
                                    AMANDA PLACEY
                                    Digital Analyst

                                    Originally from California, Amanda relocated to Florida bringing along her degree in Merchandising and Marketing and her background in Social Media Marketing. She’s very passionate about the industry and helping companies succeed in their businesses. She believes in working hard to reach your goals, teamwork and valuing the ideas of others. Growing up in California, Amanda is a beach enthusiast by heart and loves to travel to the beaches of Florida enjoying the hot weather. In her downtime she is spending time in the sun boating around Florida.

                                    JENNIFER BOWEN
                                      JENNIFER BOWEN
                                      Senior 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.

                                        CAYENNE HEYM
                                          CAYENNE HEYM
                                          Digital Analyst

                                          Cayenne is a recent graduate from the University of North Florida with bachelor’s degrees in Marketing and International Business. Their love of working with nonprofits comes from a lifetime of volunteering for a variety of causes. In their off time, Cayenne enjoys working on their photography skills, playing video games, and spending time with their adorable pitbull.

                                          ISAIAH GIBSON
                                            ISAIAH GIBSON
                                            Digital Strategist

                                            Isaiah has a Bachelor’s degree in Business administration with a concentration in marketing and communications from Southeastern University in Lakeland, FL. He is currently looking to pursue an MBA in executive leadership. Isaiah enjoys working with nonprofits and communicating with each organization to meet their needs. Outside of work, he enjoys working out, trying out different foods, and spending time with his dogs.

                                            MIRANDA TAYLOR
                                              MIRANDA TAYLOR
                                              Senior 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.

                                              MAURA LITTLE
                                                MAURA LITTLE
                                                Senior 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
                                                  Senior 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.

                                                  ANDIE NELSON
                                                    ANDIE NELSON
                                                    Digital Analyst

                                                    Andie graduated from the University of North Florida with a bachelor's degree in Communications specializing in Public Relations with a minor in Marketing. She is currently working on her Master’s degree in Management. Andie is proud of her work and dedicated to helping non-profits achieve their goals. In her free time, she enjoys being out in nature, spending time with family and friends, and cooking.

                                                    MATTHEW WALZER
                                                      MATTHEW WALZER
                                                      Digital Strategist

                                                      Matthew is a Florida native and graduate of Florida Gulf Coast University, where he received a Business Management degree. His passion for helping others stems from years of partnering with organizations on various projects and events, in support of people with disabilities. Before joining Cause Inspired, Matthew handled social media for a non-profit that provides vocational and educational opportunities to people with disabilities. In his spare time, he enjoys exercising, hanging out with friends and family, and cheering on all of his favorite sports teams!

                                                      CHLOE STATKUS
                                                        CHLOE STATKUS
                                                        Digital Strategist

                                                        Chloe graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor's Degree in Advertising. She is currently continuing her education by pursuing her Master of Mass Communication specializing in Digital Strategy through UF. After interning with Cause Inspired Media, she excitedly took the opportunity to work on the team full-time. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her dogs, discovering local ice cream shops, working out, and going on trips to the mountains!

                                                        MAX TIMBERLAKE
                                                          MAX TIMBERLAKE
                                                          Digital Analyst

                                                          Originally from Maryland, Max recently moved to Florida bringing along 4 years of digital marketing, advertising, and PPC experience. Coming from an eCommerce background, Max has found a passion for utilizing his skills to help nonprofits build their online presence using digital marketing. In his free time, Max enjoys video games, music, and being outdoors!

                                                          DALTON CAIN
                                                            DALTON CAIN
                                                            Digital Strategist

                                                            Dalton attended the Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP), where he graduated with a Master's of Business Administration. During his time at IUP he was able to establish a remarkable rugby career, while using his platform to give back to the community. His number one passion is coaching, where he volunteers his time to assist the local youth teams. Additionally, he enjoys the active lifestyle Florida has to offer. If he is not inspiring others to chase their dreams, you can find him at the beach.

                                                            ALYSSA BERNARD
                                                              ALYSSA BERNARD
                                                              Project Architect

                                                              Alyssa is a Florida Native with a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Graphics. Her interest in design, the user experience, organization, and the psychology behind technology has her pursuing certifications in UX Design and Project Management. She is a 2nd Degree Black Belt and has practiced in many different styles of martial arts. In her free time she enjoys traveling, reading, writing Amazon reviews, and spending time with her family and her sassy Corgi.