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 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.
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 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.
Larissa graduated from Armstrong State University in 2013 with a B.A. in English, where she regularly contributed to the student newspaper’s arts & entertainment section. Larissa brings over five years of marketing experience to the RobMark team, mostly from travel and tourism. In 2019, Larissa was an honoree of Destination International's 30 Under 30 for her content and social media strategy at Visit Savannah. Her areas of expertise include social media marketing and strategy, digital marketing, content development, and copywriting. Outside of work, you’ll find Larissa brushing up on her culinary skills, spending time outdoors or checking out the local music scene with her husband.
A Brunswick, Georgia, native, Dusty joins RobMark with over 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.
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.
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’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.
Jake’s passion for marketing began in high school where he studied advanced marketing before going on to earn his B.S. in Marketing from Virginia Tech. Having worked on both the agency and client side of marketing, Jake joins the RobMark team with more than a decade of digital marketing experience. Jake is certified in Google Ads, Google Analytics, and Hubspot Inbound Marketing and continues to stay up to date on the latest trends and best search and display practices to propel businesses forward in the digital realm. When he is not working, you can find Jake working on his latest home improvement project or hanging out with his pup, Libbie.
Chris graduated from Christopher Newport University with a degree in Information Science before earning his MIT in Information Technology from Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University as well as his MS in Computer Science from Georgia Tech. Aside from his impressive formal education, Chris has held multiple positions related to programming, including Programmer Analyst at an international security solutions company, Computer Programmer at a wholesale plumbing supplies company, a graduate instructor at the University of Texas at San Antonio, and more. After years of moving around as a military spouse, Chris has returned to his first alma mater as an Information Systems/Cybersecurity instructor at Christopher Newport University. Chris’s ability to problem solve make him a valuable asset to the RobMark team as our Web Security Administrator.
Lauren graduated from the University of Alabama in 2020 with a B.A. in Communication and Information Sciences and a minor in psychology. She was born in Tennessee, but always saw herself going to Alabama for school. Lauren worked for her school newspaper, where she wrote environmental and city news stories. She also interned as a social media assistant at Pullen Eye Care, where she helped the marketing team develop strategies to build brand awareness. In her free time, Lauren enjoys hanging out with her family and discovering what the beautiful city of Savannah is all about.