Ms. Kelley grew up in the business. Her family once owned an advertising agency, and her parents both worked in creative agencies. Even though she told herself as a teenager that she wasn’t going to follow in her family’s footsteps, funny story—it turns out she ended up loving the work (and was very good at it, to boot). Our office—and our clients—are all the better for it, as Ms. Kelley truly is a creative professional and her hard work and talents are put to good use on projects of all sorts.
The first face—or voice—you might encounter at Pilch & Barnet is a friendly one. Whether you’re visiting in person or looking to chat over the phone, Ms. Giencke’s helpful attitude will make you feel right at home. Ms. Giencke loves gardening and the outdoors, and when she’s not at work you might find her tending her plants. Her diverse talents, organizational expertise and communications skills keep the office running smoothly and help our projects blossom.
In his younger days, Mr. Howland was a ski bum, working in a ski shop so he could get to the hill and find his flow. Today, Mr. Howland brings a strong work ethic and spirit to his digital work at Pilch & Barnet. He says coding is more than learning programming languages – it’s about getting the code to flow.
A cellist who enjoys writing and performing her own music, Ms. Pulera is, at her heart, a storyteller. She seizes opportunities in a fast-evolving digital world, leveraging a mix of social media platforms and influencers to tell the stories of the brands she promotes.
Jessi Johnson lives and breathes creative design. He has a broad and impressive portfolio of visual work that includes posters, park signs, menus, maps, vacation guides and web advertisements. Mr. Johnson captures the attention of travelers with his clean, smart and effective ideas and his enthusiasm for destination marketing.
Mr. Jones pairs his travel and writing passions to inspire others to pack their bags. He’s a former journalist and a skilled communicator who believes that one of the best parts of travel is the moment one decides to take a trip. Mr. Jones loves using words to help people find those moments.
Brianna Woller might be our brand-new-brand-manager, but keeping clients’ messages on point and on time has always been her strong suit. A proud dog mom, Brianna brings a sense of humor alongside her fierce work ethic and die-hard commitment to creating successful brands, seeing the big picture view without missing any details.
Mr. Warhurst is a builder of websites, both large and small. He has a versatile mind, one that can think in both visual design and computer code. Mr. Warhurst loves portraying unique places through the websites he creates, using the enticing images to move people to experience these destinations for themselves.
As a former television journalist, Ms. Hagen knows a lot about engaging an audience. She is adept at using social media to capture the attention of travelers, feeding them useful information and carefully selected tidbits, all with the goal of turning prospective travelers into overnights.
Ms. Ouk is a dynamo of marketing power with a full quiver of skills that keep the office running smoothly. Formerly working in the banking world, organizing comes naturally to Ms. Ouk.