THE DRIVING FORCE AT TEEM
OUR UNIQUE AGENCY TALENT MODEL HAS OFFERED A SEVEN YEAR PROVING GROUND FOR THE ART OF COMPLEX TEAM ASSEMBLY AND MANAGEMENT.
We assemble teams of marketing specialists from a trusted talent pool that is 350 strong, and manage them with our own full-time account team. To drive collaboration, we work from a shared creative workspace in the heart of Boulder, Colorado, the most creative and award-winning city in the country.
It all adds up to a quick-response marketing support team that is incredibly detailed yet amazingly agile. We swarm the perfect, custom Team of Record around every project and manage them impeccably.
We strive to never miss a beat… an insight… a detail. We are there for our clients 24/7. Our mission is to change the way creative gets developed and delivered.
We strive to elevate creativity to its highest and best.
We embrace independence.
WE ARE TEEM.
Meet the TEEM
20+ years founding, leading and advising companies. Marketing and growth strategist with experience on brands such as IBM, BP, Zayo, Medtronic and the State of CO. Mentor with BEN and Board member for the Leeds Business School/CU Boulder. Change junkie. Innovator. Optimist. Protagonist. A true believer in the power of people to change the world.
With a background in finance, sustainability, consumer products, and marketing, Danai brings a Swiss Army knife mentality and skill set to TEEM. As Chief of Staff, solving problems that arise on a daily basis is her specialty. Originally hailing from Canada, Danai’s impactful career spans across different industries, continents, and cultures including; Kenya, the Netherlands, and now the USA which she calls home.
With more than 20 years of experience having owned a small shop and worked at the executive level of a range of small to medium-sized agencies, Ben’s a grown-up who’s seen it all (or at least a lot of it). He enjoys splitting his time between working with clients on ideation and strategy, rolling up his sleeves and pushing the pixels and supporting other designers to do their best work. Ben is also a public speaker and writer who coaches speakers for TEDx and Ignite Boulder. Also, bikes. And tattoos. Oh, and daughters. He has three.
From boutique agencies to Fortune 50 companies, Sunshine has built a reputation as someone who gets things done. From retail to financial services to CPG, she has experience managing a diverse range of businesses, brands, and budgets. When she’s not at work kicking off projects and crushing deadlines, you can find her in the kitchen with her kids or on her yoga mat.
Wendy has a wide range of experience in Project Management, Marketing & Communications and Digital Marketing for a variety of brands in different parts of the world. She worked for brands in Fashion, Consumer Electronics, Travel & Leisure, and Business Services. Her experience stretches across the US border to countries like Switzerland, the Netherlands, and Belgium.
As a Bilingual and Bicultural professional, Mariana has 10+ years of experience in advertising, strategic marketing, and brand development, servicing target audiences including International, Hispanic and General Markets. Her industry knowledge encompasses clients in the hospitality, travel, home improvement, retail, automotive, telecommunications, tourism and philanthropic industries.
Michael is our all-star Intern Manager. He’ll be with us over the Summer running our internship program and assisting with TEEM projects. In the Fall he will return to CU to earn his Masters in Marketing Analytics.
Partners, Investors & Advisors
Former CEO at Action Marketing, Co-Founder of COMMON & Undercurrent, designed campaigns for some of the largest companies in the world, including, GE, Johnson & Johnson, Levi’s and PepsiCo. Angel investor and advisor to early stage startups in multiple categories: Tech, IoT, Food, Fashion, Beauty, Lifestyle.
Former CEO of Charter Baking (Rudi’s) & ProYo. Chief Growth Officer & President of the UK & Ireland Division at Heinz. Ran the Western division of Bestfoods Baking. President of the Central division of Frito-Lay at PepsiCo. Board member at the University of Colorado’s Leeds Business School, Eldorado Springs Artesian Water, Madhava Sweeteners and Rework.
Founded Adrenaline Health as a firm focused on humanizing the consumer health and wellness experience by improving virtual and in-person interactions. Previous experience includes Titus Oates (a resource hub helping emerging companies brand and grow), Founder of Denali, and SVP/CMO of OLSON, both Minneapolis agencies.
Former CMO of the State of Colorado anchoring our branding effort for the Governor. Founder and CEO of Noodles & Company. Former Brand Manager for PepsiCo. Aaron invests and offers time, leadership and marketing wisdom to a range of companies including agencies, food and restaurant brands, and start up/momentum companies.
Marketing Director at Microsoft leading global marketing for all talent acquisition. Previously Account VP for creative agencies including Carmichael Lynch, Made Movement and Mondo Robot. Clients included Church’s Chicken, Harley-Davidson, NASA, Jones Soda, Digital Globe, Microsoft, 7th Generation, Johnny Rockets, and many more.
Co-Founder and former President of TEEM. Brand marketer with client and agency experience helping brands integrate and measure their marketing efforts. Marketing experience includes: Miller Coors, Crocs, WhiteWave, Newton Running, Toys R Us, Galvanize, Gaiam, University of Colorado, University of Denver and the State of Colorado.
Co-Founder and partner of TEEM. Co-Founder/Co-Director of Boomtown, a startup accelerator headquartered in Boulder with locations around the country. Startup Product Development, Marketing and Operations leader with 20+ years of experience in innovation, product design & development, marketing and management.
Zach’s design experience is deeply rooted in fine arts and lifestyle brands such as Pro-Peloton Cyclery, Clement Tires, Valmont Bike Park, Point6, Zayo, WhiteWave and Whole Foods.
TEEM relies on our quick-response, best-in-class marketing and design support network.
Creatives and clients determine who they work with and how the job gets done. Swift like ninjas, we’re on a mission to exceed the conceptual, technical, and strategic demands of projects. Meet a small sampling of our talented community that is more than 350 strong:
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