Meet the Team
Is it possible to be passionately creative and stay within budget? To let imagination run wild while sticking to a strategic plan? It is when you have the right team. RobMark is that team. A mix of talents, generations and backgrounds, our work is uniquely diverse but our efforts are strongly united in order to deliver the very best in advertising and marketing services to you.
Ted Robertson, CEO
Ted graduated from the University of Georgia with a B.A. degree in Public Relations/Advertising. Upon graduation, Ted pursued a career in the print advertising field as a photographer and account executive. He later moved into the radio advertising arena before becoming senior account executive and principal producer for a regional advertising agency. Ted has been recognized for his efforts in advertising through such awards as the American Advertising Federation’s Silver Medal Award, the Federation’s highest honor and the Savannah Advertising Club’s Hadley B. Cammack Award, that club’s highest honor, recognizing excellence in and service to the industry. He has also won numerous Addy Awards, which recognize creative excellence in advertising; and a number of Silver Microphone and Telly Awards, both national advertising excellence awards. Ted's accomplishments reach beyond the advertising industry and include becoming a 2000 Leadership Georgia graduate, as well as serving as chairman of the annual Savannah St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee for both the 2001 and 2002 parades.
Lisa Markowitz Kitchens, President
Lisa possesses more than 25 years of advertising and marketing experience. She graduated from the University of Georgia with a B.A. Degree in Advertising and Public Relations. Lisa is also very active in many civic organizations as a past member of the boards of Team Savannah, the United Way, Coastal Association for Retarded Citizens, Greenbriar Children's Center, Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce and CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), Greater Savannah Sports Council, and Parent and Child Development.
Diane Butler, Media Buyer/Manager
Hard working, business-savvy, and a way with people. Diane has the "perfect storm" of qualifications for a media buyer. Hailing from Two Rivers, Wisconsin, Diane is our resident "Cheese Head." Her experience with O'Grady-Peyton International as Immigration and Licensing Manager give her the perfect temperament for dealing with the variety of media and buyers we encounter at RobMark.
Katey LeZotte, Account Coordinator
Katey graduated from East Carolina University in 2012 with a B.S. in Communication with a concentration in Journalism and a minor in Spanish. Though she was born and raised in Raleigh, NC, her work experience has taken her to several other cities, including New York City, Harrisonburg, VA and Charleston, SC, where she specialized in public relations. Katey also has extensive experience in social media and journalism, and has previously worked with clients largely centered around the tourism and hospitality industries. In her spare time, you can find Katey scouring the latest fashion and lifestyle blogs, eating her way through the city’s local restaurants, and spending time with her new husband Tony at the park with their German Shepherd, Tucker.
Katie Cupp, Manager of Web Services
A Chicago native, Katie and her husband relocated to Savannah in July 2016. She is a graduate of Bradley University in Peoria, IL with a major in public relations and minors in marketing and Spanish. Before joining RobMark, Katie worked in the healthcare industry managing and producing web content. She has extensive experience in project management, copywriting, SEO, editing, and website strategy. In her spare time, you can find Katie, her husband, and their two dogs (Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Golden Retriever/Chihuahua mix) walking in Forsyth Park, taking trips to Tybee Island, or enjoying all that downtown Savannah has to offer.
Mandy Bradshaw, Director of Digital Media
Mandy comes to RobMark with several years of experience as a Social Media and Digital Advertising Specialist, where she honed her content development, copywriting and digital advertising skills. As a graduate from Central Michigan University, Mandy received her B.A.A. in Integrative Public Relations and Advertising. Prior to joining the team at RobMark, Mandy gained experience by working on both the client and agency side. She worked in the marketing department for a chiropractic office in Michigan, headed the social media department of a digital marketing company in North Carolina and managed her own clients as a Social Media and Digital Advertising Consultant before she joined RobMark. Mandy is certified in Google AdWords and manages all of RobMarks search and display accounts. Mandy knows the latest trends, best practices and most successful ways for your business to reach its fullest digital advertising potential.
Madison Yungmann, Account Coordinator
Madison studied public relations at the University of Florida. During her time as a Gator, Madison pursued a variety of internship opportunities where she honed in on skills ranging from blogging and social media to event organization and public relations outreach. Her creativity, combined with her keen attention to detail, make her the perfect resource for her diverse range of clients at RobMark. A skilled photographer with an aesthetic eye, Madison enjoys spending time outside of the office snapping and editing photos for her personal photography business.
Sara Hoeing, Graphic Designer
Sara, originally from Indiana, graduated from the Illinois Institute of Art with a degree in graphic design. She is well versed in InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop and has an array of graphic design experience, including a position as Lead Designer for Olympia Media Group. Her time management skills and diverse design eye are just two of her many abilities that make her a great asset to the team.
Chris Kreider, Web Security Administrator
Chris comes to RobMark with a Masters degree in Information Technology and 4 years of post masters education in Business Information Technology. He is also currently enrolled at Georgia Institute of Technology for a Masters of Science Computer Science. Aside from his impressive formal education, Chris has extensive prior programming experience, including Programmer Analyst at an international security solutions company, Computer Programmer at a wholesale plumbing supplies company, and a graduate instructor at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Chris’s willingness to learn and ability to problem solve make him a valuable asset to the Robmark team.
Karen Geriner Robertson, Director of
Public Relations & Client Development
Karen built her career in the Fortune 500 creating and implementing strategic public relations and marketing efforts such as the area’s first community advisory council for Union Camp Corporation and serving on International Paper’s global corporate communications integration team. Initiatives included grassroots engagement, land annexation, crisis communications, branding, and corporate philanthropy. She began a consulting firm with clients such as Palmetto Bluff (a Crescent Resources/Duke Energy property), Effingham County Development Authority, Great Dane Trailers, Pooler Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau, Savannah/Chatham County Board of Education, and Weyerhaeuser. Karen received her B.A. degree in Journalism from the University of Georgia, M.B.A. from Georgia Southern University and is a graduate of Leadership Georgia and Leadership Savannah. She has served on the boards of the Junior League of Savannah, Savannah Area Manufacturers Council, Georgia Heritage Federal Credit Union, Keep Savannah Beautiful, and received a gubernatorial appointment to the State Workforce Investment Board. Her awards for volunteerism includes State Volunteer of the Year for the American Lung Association and she has been recognized for work with Chatham County Commissioner Priscilla Thomas on the preliminary stages of the Summer Bonanza Youth Partnership and the Savannah Area Chamber of Commerce’s initial “Drugs Don’t Work Here” effort.
Megan Alexa, SEO Specialist
Megan’s commitment to excellence in all aspects of her detail-oriented job makes her a true asset to every project she touches. Her creativity and unique, sophisticated style will push your projects to the next level, ensuring that the results exceed your expectations. A graduate of the Savannah College of Art & Design, Megan has extensive experience in Advertising, Photography, Motion Graphics, Social Media, Web Design and Web Development, and is consistently knowledgable of the latest web trends, which provides every client with a versatile toolset to help them reach their fullest potential on every project.
Dusty del Rosario, Sr. Web Developer
A Brunswick, Georgia, native, Dusty joins RobMark with nearly a decade of website development experience. While designing and developing countless websites in a variety of industries, Dusty has mastered not only programming, but also building intranet platforms, developing e-Commerce applications, creating tracking systems, and beyond. It’s safe to say that if a client envisions it, Dusty can make it happen. What’s more, his attention to detail, adept problem-solving skills, and fast-paced project turnaround make him an invaluable asset to the RobMark team.