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.

Executive Leadership Team

JOSHUA LUSK
JOSHUA LUSK
President and CEO

Josh is a founding partner of Cause Inspired. He has devoted years to connecting meaningfully to hundreds of nonprofit organizations with the technical know-how they need to be effective in Digital Marketing. His passion for helping others is contagious and his optimistic attude makes everyone feel they can change the world for the better, no matter how they start. His specializations include business development, sales, client relationships, and project management. Josh enjoys working with non-profits because he loves to see how they are able to solve the unique challenges they face on their missions to make impactful change.

CHELSEA TORRE
    CHELSEA TORRE
    Chief Operating Officer

    Chelsea has been at Cause Inspired since March of 2021. Chelsea came to cause with over 15 years of customer service and Human Resources experience, working in both the education and non-profit sectors. She completed her undergraduate work in History and in Secondary Education, and focused on History and Curriculum and Instructional Design in the Education field for her Masters work and Doctoral work, earing her PhD in Education. She maintains numerous certifications, including SPHR, SHRM, and Apple Teacher, and is a Notary Public. Chelsea loves working with non-profits because they are inherently optimistic- working tirelessly to change the world one day at a time.

    Senior Leadership Team

    SARAH SYMOENS
      SARAH SYMOENS
      Head of Enterprise Marketing Strategy

      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.

      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.

        AMY GRESS
        AMY GRESS
        Web Development Lead

        Amy has over 17 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 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.

        BEN ABBAS
        BEN ABBAS
        Team Lead

        Ben has been working with Cause Inspired since June 2020, and has 6 years of experience in Digital Marketing. He earned his Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Oregon State University, and truly enjoys building strong working relationships with clients. Ben enjoys working with non-profits because of the positive impacts they make around the world.

        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.

          MIRANDA TAYLOR
            MIRANDA TAYLOR
            Team Lead

            Miranda has been with Cause Inspired since September 2020. She earned her Bachelor's in Marketing Kennesaw State University, and is Google Ads certified, with specialties including ad copy, and web content. Miranda loves working with non-profits because she feels that it allows her the opportunity to contribute to meaningful causes and help to create a positive impact on society.

            MAURA LITTLE
            MAURA LITTLE
            Marketing Operations Lead

            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.

            Strategy and Development Team

            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.

              KARA MCKISSACK
                KARA MCKISSACK
                Business Development Lead

                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.

                JOSH BURTON
                  JOSH BURTON
                  Branding and Project Architect
                  JOHN DARABOS
                    JOHN DARABOS
                    Project Engineer and Developer

                    John has been building web solutions for over 15 years. He specializes in WordPress and Search Engine Optimization. John has lived in Florida for over 8 years with his wife and two daughters. They enjoy spending time out on the intracoastal waterway and downtown St. Augustine.

                    VANESSA WELLIVER
                      VANESSA WELLIVER
                      Strategy & Development Lead

                      Vanessa has been with Cause Inspired since February 2024. She came to the company with five years of customer service experience, including nearly two years of management experience. She enjoys working with non-profits because she loves being able to give back to her community, and she takes pride in working at a company that promotes progress toward a better future!

                      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.

                        CAMERON MORATIS
                          CAMERON MORATIS
                          Business Development Consultant

                          Cameron earned his Bachelor's Degree in Marketing from Flagler College, touring with his alternative rock band in his spare time! He began his career as a Marketing Specialist for a Non-Profit, before moving into a Full Service Agency. His experience gives him the expertise in helping nonprofits find the perfect service to fit their organization and marketing goals. Cameron enjoys attending concerts, listening to his Deftones, and traveling with his family.

                          Marketing Operations Team

                          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.

                            KAYLEIGH GARDNER
                              KAYLEIGH GARDNER
                              Operations Administrator

                              A Florida native, Kayleigh attended FSCJ where she obtained an A.S. in Radiologic Technology. Following college, Kayleigh spent five years working in medical imaging in Jacksonville Beach. Motivated to continue working in a field that helps others, she joined the Cause Inspired team and looks forward to working with nonprofits. She loves to read and travel, and always looks forward to hanging out with her husband and two dogs at the end of the day!

                              EMILY DIETZ
                                EMILY DIETZ
                                Senior Client Account Auditor

                                Emily has been at Cause Inspired since June 2016, with several years spent in both business development and marketing operations. She has been a staff member at the Lightner Museum since 2014, and is also the Secretary of the Board for Once A Soldier. She completed her bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Flagler College, and she specializes in content creation, ad copy, and creative keyword strategies. She loves working with non-profits because she values the culture of wanting to give back and improve the world we live in.

                                PAMELA RAVELO
                                  PAMELA RAVELO
                                  Senior Digital Analyst & Bilingual Support Specialist

                                  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.

                                  ANDIE NELSON
                                    ANDIE NELSON
                                    Enterprise Analyst Lead & Senior 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.

                                    Jordan O'Neal
                                      Jordan O'Neal
                                      Enterprise Strategy Lead & 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.

                                      CAYENNE HEYM
                                        CAYENNE HEYM
                                        Enterprise Marketing Analyst & Senior Digital Analyst

                                        Cayenne has been with Cause Inspired since November 2021. They achieved their Bachelor's in Marketing & International Business from the University of North Florida, with minors in both Digital Marketing & Analytics as well as Photography. Cayenne also earned their AA from Hillsborough Community College. They are a GA4 expert, and boast a full complement of Google Ads certifications. Cayenne likes working with non-profits because they believe it is fascinating to see the wide variety of causes that people are devoted to!

                                        DALTON CAIN
                                          DALTON CAIN
                                          Enterprise Marketing Strategist

                                          Dalton has been with Cause Inspired since May 2022. He achieved a Master's of Business Administration, and holds several Google Ads certifications. He has a fantastic ability to understand and facilitate client needs, and enjoys the problem solving process. Dalton enjoys working with non-profits because he believes by helping them reach their audiences, he is helping to serve those in need.

                                          MADISON KENNARD
                                            MADISON KENNARD
                                            Team Lead Support Analyst & Senior Digital Analyst

                                            Madison has been with Cause Inspired since Februrary 2022, starting as a Marketing Operations Specialist. She earned her Bachelor's in Marketing from Florida State University, and is fully certified with Google Ads. Additionally, Madison specializes in keyword research and GA4. She enjoys working with non-profits because she feels they make a big difference in the world!

                                            RYAN KREJCI
                                              RYAN KREJCI
                                              Partner Account Lead

                                              Ryan has been with Cause Inspired since May 2023. He earned his Bachelor's in Multimedia Communications, and was also a Digital Media Manager for 2 years while attending college. Ryan enjoys client interaction, and has a fantastic eye for website design. He likes working with non-profits because he enjoys being able to help people who are trying to help others for the common good.

                                              JAY KANAPESKY
                                                JAY KANAPESKY
                                                Partner Account Lead

                                                Jay has been with Cause Inspired since March 2024, coming to us with over ten years of customer service experience, as well as three years of marketing and sales experience. He earned his degree in Managerial Marketing, and holds several Google Ads certifications. He enjoys working with non-profits because volunteering and philanthropy has long been a part of his life, and working at Cause Inspired has allowed him to work toward making a career out of it!

                                                LILY MCNEEL
                                                  LILY MCNEEL
                                                  Partner Account Lead

                                                  Lily started at Cause Inspired as Business Development Intern in 2020, and was hired as a Partner Account Lead in early 2024! She graduated with her degree in Digital Media & Journalism from Flagler College in St. Augustine, and worked for two years at a marketing agency before starting her career with Cause Inspired. She found that switching from working at a corporate marketing agency to working to promote non-profits and their causes felt like finding genuine purpose in her work, and loves being able to use her skills to make a real difference!

                                                  BRANDON BURKETT
                                                    BRANDON BURKETT
                                                    Digital Strategist

                                                    Brandon attended Indian River State College, with a valuable experience with an impressive background in customer service and sales. Brandon aspires to create remarkable client interactions and finds deep satisfaction in the rewarding feeling that comes with making a positive difference in the world.

                                                    GENEVIEVE MANGINI
                                                      GENEVIEVE MANGINI
                                                      Digital Strategist

                                                      Genevieve has worked at Cause Inspired since March of 2024, entering her career as a Digital Strategist with a solid background in event management with over five years of customer service experience, and two years of digital content creation. She earned her Bachelor's in Hospitality and Tourism Management from Flagler College in St. Augustine, and holds her Google Ads Search Certification. She loves getting to know her non-profit clients, and finds working with them incredibly rewarding!

                                                      CHELSEA STEINMEYER
                                                        CHELSEA STEINMEYER
                                                        Digital Strategist

                                                        Chelsea has been working with Cause Inspired since September 2022, beginning as a business development consultant before transitioning to her current role as a Strategist. Chelsea has extensive experience working with non-profits, and has over 6 years of Customer Service experience. She achieved her Bachelor's in Business Administration from Cleveland State University, and holds several Google Ads certifications. Chelsea likes working with non-profits because she is passionate about change, and wants to do her part to make the world a better place.

                                                        MARGARET SAMUEL
                                                          MARGARET SAMUEL
                                                          Digital Strategist

                                                          Margaret has been with Cause Inspired since December 2023. She has a strong background in sales and marketing, and enjoys the analytical side of working as a Digital Strategist, flexing her investigative skills to problem solve. Margaret enjoys working with non-profits because it is important to her to be able to utilize her talent and expertise to aid good causes!

                                                          JEVON HENRY
                                                            JEVON HENRY
                                                            Digital Analyst

                                                            Originally from the US Virgin Islands, Jevon is a hard working individual who is always looking for ways to help others. He graduated from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, and he currently serves as a Digital Analyst for our company. In his free time, Jevon enjoys activities surrounding sports and music.

                                                            KATHARINE CAMPBELL
                                                              KATHARINE CAMPBELL
                                                              Digital Strategist

                                                              Originally an intern for Cause Inspired, Katharine currently works as a Digital Strategist. As a strategist, she works to understand the client's overall goals objectives and develop a detailed ad strategy based on these goals, best practices, and account performance data while also maintaining direct communication with the clients. Katharine has studied at University of North Florida and enjoys traveling, reading, and hiking in her spare time.

                                                              MEGAN PALMER
                                                                MEGAN PALMER
                                                                Digital Strategist

                                                                Megan has been with Cause Inspired since March 2024, coming to Cause Inspired with six years of customer service experience, with five of those being earned by working for the Walt Disney World company. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Communication Studies from University of North Carolina at Wilmington, with a minor in Psychology. Megan also holds her Google Ads Search Certification, as well as her scuba diving certification! She enjoys working with non-profits becuase she thinks it is incredible how they are able to bring folks together to work toward a common cause!

                                                                ROSE HOLTZWORTH
                                                                  ROSE HOLTZWORTH
                                                                  Digital Strategist

                                                                  Rose is a recent graduate from the University of North Florida with a degree in Communication: Video Production. She is very excited about all the learning opportunities working at Cause Inspired has offered her and enjoys working somewhere she feels is helping others. She enjoys rock climbing and making pottery in her free time.

                                                                  KYLIE BROGAN
                                                                    KYLIE BROGAN
                                                                    Digital Strategist

                                                                    After graduating with a Bachelor's Degree in Communications and a minor in Digital Marketing from the University of North Florida, Kylie's passion for leaving the planet better than she found it has inspired her to work with nonprofits. Her meticulous attention to detail and client interactions stems from her background in Customer Service, Marketing Coordination, and Social Media Marketing. With a passion for sustainability from a young age, she strives to further conservation efforts as a marine conservation scuba diver in her free time.

                                                                    SEPHORA KHOULALENE
                                                                      SEPHORA KHOULALENE
                                                                      Client Account Auditor

                                                                      Sephora, born and raised in France, made the journey to the U.S. to pursue a Marketing degree at the University of North Florida. Initially passionate about fashion and working as a merchandising manager, her perspective shifted, leading her to focus on animal causes and the environment. With a background in social media marketing, Sephora is detail-oriented, thinks outside the box, and is determined to amplify the voices of non-profits. She also finds joy in traveling to explore new cultures.

                                                                      NICK GATTA
                                                                        NICK GATTA
                                                                        Digital Strategist

                                                                        Nick started at Cause Inspired in March 2024, coming to the company with nearly a decade of customer service and management experience. He holds his Google Ads Search Certification, and genuinely loves getting to know his clients and learning about how he can help promote their causes!