Whiteboard Marketing

Where It All Began

Sean White founded Whiteboard Marketing in 2005. At that time, Sean primarily worked to produce television spots for clients, eventually adding more marketing services, at their request. Over time, clients began entrusting Sean to make all marketing, advertising, communication, and business growth decisions. It was at this point he realized just how valuable an all-inclusive marketing plan is for small to medium-sized businesses. In response, he created Whiteboard Marketing as an off-site marketing department.

Our Team Today

Now, Whiteboard Marketing continues to flourish as one of the top marketing firms in Columbus, Ohio. With its unmatched level of personalized service, Whiteboard Marketing continues to fulfill the original mission of providing comprehensive marketing solutions to businesses. Continuing to grow, the Whiteboard Marketing team now includes account executives, social media specialists, an online reputation manager, a web development team, SEO and Local SEO specialists, graphic designers, and more. The Whiteboard Marketing team loves what they do and find it so motivating to find new and innovative ways to help clients move businesses forward.

Whether you need a single service, like web design, or a full marketing plan, let the Whiteboard team help you to reach your goals while creating new ones for the future. We believe in marketing made simple.

  • Sean White

Sean White
CEO + Owner

Sean credits his clients for where Whiteboard Marketing is today! Since 2005, Sean has built relationships with small and medium-sized businesses throughout central Ohio, helping them meet their sales and marketing goals. Sean is a graduate of The Ohio State University. He has three active children and loves being a youth football coach.

  • Kristi Simone

Kristi Simone

Kristi manages all areas of marketing at Whiteboard Marketing, including project management, brand-building, team strategy and client service. Kristi utilizes her agency and small business experience to deliver the best quality and strategy possible to Whiteboard Marketing clients. She is a graduate of The Ohio State University. Kristi has four crazy-busy kids and the best bad dog in the world.

  • Shanna Young

Shanna Young
Senior Account Director

Shanna is a graduate of Ohio University… Go Bobcats! Her communication and marketing degrees, along with working in various advertising media, have helped develop her passion to help client projects with direction, strategy and let’s not forget: creativity. Shanna’s favorite food group is Diet Coke… the nutrient that enables managing her husband and three children’s crazy schedules.

  • Jody White

Jody White
Senior Account Director

Jody loves to help clients build their presence through social media, SEO, PPC, email, blogs and website design. She uses her experience with small business marketing to deliver the best service and strategy possible to the Whiteboard client family. She and husband Sean are blessed with three amazing kids, and of course, our Chief Barketing Officer Lacey Whiteboard.

  • Nicole Weiss

Nicole Weiss
Account Director

Nicole has never met a social media platform she hasn’t liked! Her role as a Digital Marketing Specialist has afforded her the opportunity to turn her love of all things social into a career. She enjoys creating unique content for her clients, as well as engaging with their consumers. Nicole is a graduate of Ohio Dominican University with a major in Public Relations and Marketing Communications. To unplug, it is likely that she will be binge watching any reality series on the Bravo TV Network or online shopping!

  • Jason McCurdy

Jason McCurdy
Account Director

Jason is committed to going above and beyond to make sure his client’s needs are met. As an Account Director, Jason enjoys the challenge of listening and understanding each client, then tailoring a unique marketing plan for each of them. Jason is born and raised in Columbus and a graduate of Ohio Dominican University where he earned a business administration degree and played football. Outside of work, Jason enjoys working out, supporting his Cleveland sports teams, and playing darts.

  • Jackie King

Jackie King
Account Manager

Jackie has a deep love for all things marketing. Her primary responsibilities at Whiteboard Marketing include implementing and overseeing the execution of our array of services as well as engaging with clients to develop their brands. Jackie is a graduate of Ohio University with a degree in Journalism. She is an avid Ohio State Buckeyes and Pittsburgh Steelers fan.

  • Brittanee Barton

Brittanee Barton
Account Manager

Brittanee manages and coordinates marketing projects for her clients. Her favorite part of being an Account Manager is helping clients develop a strong brand identity and implementing marketing initiatives that help drive sales. A Columbus native, Brittanee is graduate of Marshall University, where she earned a journalism and sports marketing degree. She also was captain of her co-ed cheerleading team. Outside of work, Brittanee is a big Buckeye, Herd, Browns and Cavs fan.

  • Kea Musselman

Kea Musselman
Account Director

Kea’s focus is on business development, account management, client onboarding, and the continued maintenance of the account base. Her favorite part about being an Account Director is going the extra mile for her clients by listening to their needs and matching those needs with our wide selection of services. Born in Mount Vernon, Ohio, Kea attended The Ohio State University and used her knowledge in Pre-Med to help launch three biotech startups. When she’s not working, Kea spends time coaching her kids in baseball, volleyball, and basketball.

  • Jon Cahen

Jon Cahen
SEO Director

Jon leads our Search Engine Optimization strategy, with an emphasis on long-term growth through high-quality web traffic and on-site conversion improvements. He has a particular interest in consumer habits and decision processes in both digital media and traditional media. Jon is a graduate of Ohio University and earned his MBA from Capital University. When Jon is not in front of his computer, he is spending time with his wife and two little girls. He is a Cleveland Browns fan and has actually been to a few of their playoff games.

  • Jon Krempasky

Jon Krempasky
SEO + PPC Manager

Jon manages all of our PPC campaigns with a fine tooth comb. Driven by data, he analyzes and optimizes campaigns in order to provide the best ROI for our clients. Jon is a third generation Miami University graduate and is passionate about staying on top of all of the latest digital marketing trends and techniques. In his free time, Jon loves to watch soccer (Chelsea FC and Columbus SC are his favorite teams), go to the gym and play competitive video games.

  • Sara Wehrle

Sara Wehrle
Local SEO Specialist + Digital Assistant

Sara’s enthusiasm for helping companies grow and succeed is a perfect match for Whiteboard Marketing’s dedication to their clients. In Sara’s role as a Local SEO Specialist, she will manage our clients’ local business listings to support their local SEO growth efforts. This includes data entry, troubleshooting with directory services, and staying up to date on local SEO trends. Sara’s role also includes acting as the executive assistant to Sean, keeping in lockstep with our fearless leader. Off the clock, Sara enjoys spending time with her friends and family, listening to music, and eating ice cream.

  • Michelle Yeauger

Michelle Yeauger
Pay-Per-Click Specialist

Michelle’s diverse marketing background includes 23 years’ experience in traditional and Internet marketing serving business and consumer markets. Helping businesses grow through revenue-boosting search marketing techniques is a passion of hers. A New Orleans native, Michelle is a graduate of Louisiana State University. She is married, has three wonderful children, daughter-in-law, son-in-law, three granddaughters and a yellow lab named Rocky; luckily, all of whom live within 10 miles.

  • Corinne Richardson

Corinne Richardson
SEO Specialist

Corinne originally hails from Southern California, where she received her degree in English Literature at Westmont College. She spent her early career acting professionally (you may have seen her in a commercial or two), writing, and editing, as well as providing administrative support to a variety of companies, spanning from law to scientific research to IT services. She prides herself on being a constant learner, tackling new avenues of interest with verve and vigor. When she’s not in the office, she’s reading, writing book reviews, playing ukulele, doing yoga, or joining her husband on adventures with their border collie.

  • Nick Chuvalas

Nick Chuvalas
Content Manager

Nick finds enjoyment in facilitating the relationship between the internal Whiteboard Marketing team, and the freelance writers that help write for our client websites. His favorite part about being a Content Manager is overseeing the brand voice for our clients’ websites and writing other content as needed. Originally from Marysville, Ohio, Nick is a graduate of Ohio University where he was an RA (Resident Assistant) for over three years while earning his degrees in Marketing and Management. When he’s not working, Nick enjoys spending time with his wife, Emily, and their cat, Izzy.

  • Todd Odenweller

Todd Odenweller

Todd is the lead website developer at Whiteboard Marketing, overseeing all website development projects. He is a graduate of the Ohio State University and is an avid Buckeye fan. In his free time, Todd enjoys spending time with his family, his two Golden Retrievers and brewing beer.

  • Sheila Rowlands

Sheila Rowlands
Website Director

Sheila oversees each step in new website development to make sure clients get the most out of their sites. She loves woking with clients to exceed expectations throughout the website process! When she’s not working, Sheila is likely to be found cheering on her husband’s lacrosse team or hiking with her havadoodle, Mabel.

  • Suhani Patel

Suhani Patel
Website Controller

Suhani helps with our client’s website management. Suhani has experience with WordPress CMS, working in PHP, and other programming languages for website customization. Suhani has a Masters in Computer Engineering from State University of Gujarat in India. She enjoys cooking and is a new mom who enjoys spending quality time with her baby.

  • Chris Choma

Chris Choma
Web Developer

Chris helps manage our client websites – building maintaining and optimizing website code. His favorite part of his job is creating useful and innovative marketing tools for our clients. Born in Oberlin, Ohio, Chris attended college at Bowling Green State University and Cleveland State University. In his spare time, Chris enjoys woodworking and working on his cars.

  • Alex Francis

Alex Francis
Web Developer

Alex helps with our client’s website management. Alex enjoys using his knowledge of programming languages and website customization to elevate the look, feel, and experience of our clients’ websites. A Columbus native, Alex earned his bachelor’s degree in Visual Communications Technology from Bowling Green State University. He enjoys making art, and doing all types of outdoor activities.

  • Caroline Cannon

Caroline Cannon
Digital Marketing Specialist

Caroline eats, breathes and sleeps social media. Her role as a Digital Marketing Specialist has fulfilled her dream of spending all day working with her favorite platforms, promoting her clients’ business objectives. She enjoys using each outlet to broadcast unique brand messaging. Caroline graduated from The Ohio State University with a major in Strategic Communications. Fashion is her other calling, and when she is not in the office, you can find her blogging all over Columbus!

  • Lydia Piero

Lydia Piero
Account Manager

Lydia enjoys creating engaging online marketing pieces that capture the voices of her brands. Nothing gets past Lydia with her keen eye for detail and trusty check lists. Count her in for a good brainstorming session or to take on a challenge. Born and raised in North Canton, Ohio, Lydia graduated from Capital University… #CapFam. In her free time, she loves hanging out with family & friends, doing yoga, baking, and cheering on all Ohio sports teams!

  • Siobhan Cunningham

Siobhan Cunningham
Digital Marketing Specialist

In Siobhan’s role as a Digital Marketing Specialist, she loves creating original content for each of her clients across multiple social media platforms. She enjoys building genuine relationships with her clients and learning as much as she can about their brand to reach their target audiences. Siobhan is a Chicago native with a degree in Advertising from Columbia College Chicago. When she isn’t on the clock, she is managing her dog’s Instagram account and binge-watching Fixer Upper!

  • Vanessa Copetas

Vanessa Copetas
Digital Marketing Specialist

Vanessa is a Pittsburgh native who was bit by the Ohio Bug years ago when she toured her now Alma Mater, Ohio University. Her love for Ohio, mixed with her professional passion for communications, lead her to make Columbus her home and join Whiteboard Marketing as a Digital Marketing Specialist, Vanessa loves giving each of her clients a unique voice and the opportunity to stand out through each post. When she’s not creating social media magic, she’s exploring all that Columbus has to offer or checking her horoscope, which has yet to be incorrect.

  • Nikki Green

Nikki Green
Digital Marketing Specialist

Nikki was born and raised in Cleveland and made the move to Columbus for her education at Capital University. Here, she studied Public Relations, Marketing, and Graphic Design and found a love for all things marketing. As a digital marketing specialist, she’s helping clients express their stories and build relationships through social media! Outside of the office Nikki travels, plays the viola, explores Columbus with friends, and competes in Olympic Weightlifting.

  • Jess Badinghaus

Jess Badinghaus
Digital Marketing Specialist

In her role as a Digital Media Specialist, Jess lives and breathes the trending page. She enjoys personalizing each client experience to make an impact that businesses can see. Born in Cincinnati, Jess is a graduate of The Ohio State University. When she is not in the office, she is out to eat (usually sushi) or catching up with friends and family.

  • Abbey Ebert

Abbey Ebert
Digital Marketing Specialist

Abbey has a passion for Marketing in addition to communication and enjoys focusing on forming interpersonal relationships with those that she is working with. As a Digital Marketing Specialist, she loves implementing what she has learned in digital marketing trends along with her organizational skills to better understand her clients’ needs. Through these skills, she tailors their social media platforms to fit their target market and what would be of interest and beneficial to them. When not working, Abbey enjoys watching reality tv shows, listening to podcasts, working out, and baking.

  • Claire Kudika

Claire Kudika
Digital Marketing Specialist

As a Digital Marketing Specialist, Claire enjoys promoting and maintaining her clients’ brand via social media. She seeks to help clients build their brand and establish genuine connections with their audiences. Born and raised in Columbus, she is a graduate of (The) Ohio State University where she studied Journalism and Political Science. Off the clock, she can be found reading and planning her next trip.

  • Brianna Gauger

Brianna Gauger
Digital Marketing Specialist

In her role as Digital Marketing Specialist, Brianna loves the chance to work with a number of brands and grow their social media presence. Brianna is a Columbus native, where she attended Capital University (#Capfam!) studying marketing and media. While in school, she lived abroad in London and is inspired by all things travel, food, and fashion. When she’s not in the office, you can find her snapping shots and exploring Columbus with friends and family.

  • Pat Halsey

Pat Halsey
Executive Assistant/Special Projects

Pat’s repertoire of talents has lead her to the tight-knit team at Whiteboard Marketing. Her diverse, new role encompasses responsibilities in Accounting and Human Resources as well as other executive projects. She looks forward to utilizing her varied experience in project management and client relations to take Whiteboard Marketing to the next level. A Cincinnati native, Pat attended Mount St. Joseph University and Xavier University. Off the clock, Pat enjoys playing tennis, kayaking, and attending her kids’ sporting events.

  • Lacey Whiteboard

Lacey Whiteboard
Chief Barketing Officer

Hi, friends! I’m Lacey Whiteboard! And, I’m the official mascot of Whiteboard Marketing! I like walks in the park, sleeping on my back with my paws up and dog treats with a little crunch. Check out more details about me. You’ll be sure to love me even more than you already do!

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