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.

SEAN KERR
SEAN KERR
Founder - COO

A founding partner of Cause Inspired Media, Sean is the liaison between nonprofits and Google. He is in charge of Google Ad Grant Procurement and Google Ads management. Sean has years of creative digital marketing experience and has been quoted and interviewed in various industry articles. Like many Cause Inspired employees, Sean is a Flagler College alum.

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.

EMILY DIETZ
    EMILY DIETZ
    Client Success Manager

    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!

    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.

      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.

            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.

              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
                  Digital Media Coordinator

                  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
                    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.

                    TIM TOMPKINS
                      TIM TOMPKINS
                      Senior Digital Strategist

                      Tim has over 15 years of experience in social media marketing, and has a passion for brand management and digital marketing. Tim is a huge basketball fan and, in addition to playing weekly, produces and hosts a weekly podcast about the Phoenix Suns.

                      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.

                        OWAIN HOBBS
                          OWAIN HOBBS
                          Senior Digital Strategist

                          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!

                          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.

                            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
                                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.

                                          LEONI TALJAARD
                                            LEONI TALJAARD
                                            Staff Accountant

                                            Originally from South Africa, Leoni has 17 years of accounting experience and enjoys all things related to accounting and business administration. In her free time, she loves to spend time with her daughter, husband, and two dogs.

                                            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 looking forward to learning more about marketing and the Google Ad Grant.

                                                  KATE HAPPE
                                                    KATE HAPPE
                                                    Operations Support Specialist

                                                    Kate Happe is a New York native and is currently a senior at Flagler College pursuing 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.

                                                    ADRIAN McNEAL
                                                      ADRIAN McNEAL
                                                      Digital Analyst

                                                      Adrian is a Florida native, Flagler alumni, and fitness enthusiast. His degree in Strategic Communications has led to his passion for crafting innovative ideas to help nonprofit organizations market themselves and to persuade consumers to engage, resulting in their organizations reaching the next level. Outside of work he enjoys an active lifestyle and finding just the right pair of shoes to add to his impressive collection.

                                                      DYLAN CLARK
                                                        DYLAN CLARK
                                                        Operations Support Specialist

                                                        Dylan is a Central Florida native, and a proud Eagle Scout. He is currently finishing up his degrees in Business Administration and Marketing at Flagler College. His passion for giving back to the community has led him to work towards impacting positive change in North Florida and beyond through Cause Inspired. Dylan leads an active outdoor lifestyle, kayaking and playing basketball in his free time, and enjoys competitive gaming with his friends to keep them connected.