Kelly Korak, Creative Director & Owner

Our humble leader and award-winning designer with over 25 years experience in creative direction and graphic design. From corporate healthcare and technology branding to edgy event and beverage design, Kelly brings her unique perspective that sets our clients apart. She is known for listening to her client’s needs and digging deep to create solutions that far exceed expectations. She uses her skills of empathy and understanding human behavior to develop strategic work that resonates with audiences. Logo design expert, typography nerd, mom of three, podcast lover, former cheerleader, and rare designer/extrovert combo that can carry a conversation with impeccable comedic timing. Colorado mountain lover + Carolina beach bum, Kelly keeps us laughing while inspiring us to create our best work. When she’s not working she enjoys time with her kids, volunteering with her church and attending concerts and festivals. She was recently appointed to the Mooresville Public Arts Committee.

Lauren Cooper, Designer

Lauren is a talented designer with fine arts roots. She specializes in illustration and logos. Lauren is a proud Appalachian State grad and Kelly plans on keeping her on the Blender team forever. Lauren loves historical dramas (can you say Downton Abbey), gets excited about fonts (especially Montserrat & Roca) and once played competitive volleyball in Italy. Lauren keeps us on top of the latest trends and ensures we are always relevant. When she’s not working she spends time with her husband Quinten and their puppy Winnie.

Ashten Fields, Project Manager

Ashten has been working in the Marketing/Technology space for 15 years with the last 6 years focused in Project and Program Management. Having a specialty in bringing different individuals and teams together to accomplish large digital projects, she has a passion for goal oriented work that delivers the best quality product for every client. Currently working to receive her Lean Six Sigma Green Belt in improved Digital Processes. Outside of work, Ashten is a certified 200Hour Yoga teacher as well as certified Aerial Yoga Teacher with a passion for traveling (39 countries and counting). Additionally, she spends her down time reading, playing with her dog Roux and snuggling her cats Ravioli and Eloise.

Strategic Partners

Morgan Dionisio, Event Manager

Colorado native with 12 years marketing and PM experience in non-profits, including 30 major fundraising events which secured 85% of a 20M budget. Jus sayin. Morgan is currently raising a toddler, newborn and once survived a rattlesnake bite. We think she’s fearless.

Melinda Skutnick, COPYWRITING

Background in journalism and PR, 15 years in social media, grammar nerd with an impressive client portfolio. Spends a lot of time drinking craft beer and organizing events where she can drink more craft beer. Melinda’s Lord of the Rings leg tattoo is in Elvish.

Matt Trcka, Marketing Consultant

Midwest native with over 30 years experience in branding, content and marketing strategy. Matt is the smartest yet most self-deprecating guy in the room. Famous for working with Brett Favre and Reggie White on “Own a Piece of the Pack”. Harley rider, amateur pilot, and dog lover.

Travis Hedrick, Website + Internet Specialist

Travis leverages his 20+ years of experience in the website industry to provide quality website builds, reliable maintenance, and a strategic partner to ensure you succeed online. Travis has two awesome kids and a beautiful wife and he plays the drums in a band.

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