Kirsten Young

Office Coordinator


Becky Webb

HR and Training Manager

Becky is Elevation Marketing’s talented human resources, leadership and professional development guide. After spending six years with Apollo Group prior to joining our team, Becky has both facilitated and designed instructor-led, e-learning and distance learning courses in addition to assisting executive leadership teams in the execution of organizational initiatives. She has also been recognized for achieving top facilitation techniques and for her ability to engage audiences of all sizes and levels of tenure.

When she’s not busy developing the unique culture at Elevation, she’s spending time with her two beautiful daughters. Becky’s caring and outgoing personality allows her to instantly create a connection with everyone she comes into contact with inside – and outside – the Elevation office.


Bernie Ko

Accounting and Operations Manager

Bernie’s experience and expertize in the field of accounting and operations, ensures Elevation Marketing is a well-oiled machine behind the scenes. He’s a genius with numbers, analyzing data and making sure our clients budget needs are handled. Bernie has worked for large, publicly traded companies and also small, mom-and-pop companies so he brings a variety of valuable experience to our team and clients.


Darren Jones

Creative Director

With over 20 years of experience, Darren represents a combination of artistic skills and technological savvy that you don’t often find in one person. Darren is notably adept at computer-evolved graphics, animation, illustration, production, creative concepting and more. In addition to his own naturally developed sense of graphic design, Darren has extensive experience in the video and commercial world editing, directing, producing, and creative directing in the space.

Darren had a passion for art at an early age and knew he wanted to make it his career. He earned a degree from the selective National Educational Center for Design, with a focus on advertising. His timing coincided with the exploding world of computer graphics, and Darren got in on the ground floor. He quickly learned to blend his instinctive talents with the capabilities and efficiency of digital art.

Scott Miraglia


As president, Scott leverages his extensive agency leadership experience to make Elevation Marketing into one of the top B2B marketing agencies in the country.

Scott’s experience has been hard earned, the result of the last 20 years of developing and leading cutting-edge agencies throughout the United States. Before joining Elevation, Scott served as both COO and CFO for Terralever, one of the country’s premier digital marketing agencies, and prior as President of Liquid Productions, a live event and marketing company with offices across the United States.

Scott’s unique combination of experience, determination and executive leadership has landed organizations under his management on Inc. Magazine’s Top 5,000 list of America’s Fastest Growing Companies on five separate occasions, a list Elevation proudly joined in 2012.

Deborah Peterson

Digital and Technical Manager

At Elevation Marketing, Deborah is responsible for managing all of the agency’s interactive marketing efforts and digital projects from start to finish. Or as she puts it, "making sure we meet every goal on the client’s wish list." The pace and pressures of a busy marketing communications firm are tough on a lot of people, but Deborah’s background and professional experience have conditioned her to handle just about anything from interactive to video editing.


Rob Stevenson

Director of Public Relations

Rob leads our public relations practice and guides all strategic PR engagements with our clients. Before Elevation Marketing, Rob specialized in public and media relations for a variety of large Canadian public sector industries, including healthcare and the military. The nature of these organizations was tied to the dramatic ups and downs of the national oil economy; fluctuating budgets forced Rob to maximize public relations and networking opportunities creatively rather than rely on paid media to achieve communications goals.

At the same time, those challenges enhanced Rob’s communications skills. His adaptability enables him to work comfortably with strategies and messages appealing to diverse but targeted audiences, including leading the issues management and media relations for a $13 billion organization in the throes of the largest change management process in Canadian history.

Alyx Taylor

Business Development Intern



DeAnn Brumbaugh

Senior Client Development Specialist

DeAnn loves connecting with people and draws strength from each of her day-to-day human interactions. So it comes as no surprise that she should find her passion in a profession like sales. With over 15 years of business development experience, DeAnn’s tenacious personality and winning attitude have proven to be the keys to her monumental achievements. She believes there is always a purpose behind every situation, whether it’s apparent or not. What’s more apparent are the fantastic contributions she brings to the success of our new business team.

Bethany Biehle

Client Development Specialist

Bethany’s go get’em attitude combined with more than 13 years of experience makes her a critical member of Elevation Marketing’s New Business Development Team. With a wide range of customer service, project management and training experience, Bethany’s new and innovative ideas strengthen Elevation’s core competencies.

From lead generation and research, to cold calling and client development, Bethany’s “Big Picture” approach adds talent and organization to the New Business Development team. Not only does she bring an important set of skills to the work place, she also finds joy in volunteering her time with children in her community.


Stephanie Cross

Senior Graphic Designer

Although Stephanie’s 20+ years of national agency experience is an incredible asset to Elevation’s team, it’s her left/right-brained thinking that truly gives her an artistic edge. She tackles projects with an innovative approach while being mindful of budgets and deadlines. Whether she is handling a campaign in concept or production, it’s Stephanie’s attention to details in all stages of a project that helps Elevation Marketing achieve more business wins.

Stephanie is a 3rd-generation Arizona native and proud Arizona State University alum. Although design is her passion, she also loves riding motorcycles and is a cooking enthusiast. 

Greg Setter

Vice President of Client Services

Greg has seen almost everything in the B2B account world, bringing more than 25 years’ experience for his role at Elevation Marketing. In addition to account management, his background includes marketing communications, public relations, copywriting and graphic design. He’s adept at translating complex technical concepts into on-point messaging for business audiences.

Among other responsibilities, Greg oversees the planning, writing and implementation of client marketing strategies, projects and budgets. He enjoys helping businesses and people by offering his perspective, energy and zeal for marketing.


Amanda Smith

Vice President, Key Accounts

Amanda’s marketing expertise, upbeat personality and drive to see her clients succeed, combine to make her a key member of the Elevation team where she is entrusted with strategic marketing communications programs for a variety of clients.

Amanda’s professional career represents a depth of varied experience covering many areas of account management, integrated marketing, strategic planning and creative communications. Prior to joining Elevation, was with a full-service advertising, marketing and public relations firm in Kansas City, Missouri.

Heather Ferris

Social Media Marketing Manager

Heather is a connector. She loves making connections - shortening the distance between vendors and clients, employers and employees, abstract ideas and tangible results. Her professional experience includes content marketing, tech writing, editing, advertising, and the development and implementation of social-networking and inbound marketing strategies for a variety of businesses.

Heather’s been spotted on Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Pinterest, and probably a few more sites since you started reading this paragraph. But most importantly, clients can find her right here at Elevation Marketing, through an old-school phone call or e-mail.

Jordyn Frary

Public Relations and Social Media Intern

After spending the semester studying in Madrid, Spain, Jordyn joins us as our Public Relations and Social Media Intern. A third-year Journalism and Business student at Arizona State University, Jordyn brings experience from on-campus involvement along with a year at the Buckeye Star Newspaper. In addition to the work she does for our clients, she is striving to create more business wins internally by managing Elevation’s social media accounts, writing blogs posts and creating case studies.

Julie Sullivan

Production Copywriter

With the fast-paced and highly creative atmosphere here at Elevation Marketing, Julie is a perfect fit as our production copywriter. Eager to learn and expand her content skill set in the B2B world, Julie is already an expert at conceptualizing and crafting compelling, brand-adherent copy across multiple industries and audiences.

Julie has the ability to masterfully mimic brand voice, tone, and inherent audience needs and desires, making her essential to our work across a wide range of clients. Her go-getter attitude combined with her writing skills and passion for perfection contribute to more business wins for Elevation and our clients.


Ryan Gould

Vice President, Strategy and Marketing Services

Ryan brings over a decade of marketing experience to Elevation Marketing. As our Vice President, Strategy and Marketing Services, Ryan develops integrated online marketing and content campaigns distinguished by persuasive narratives, precise execution and impact. He has built his career on the ability to energize brands, engage audiences, drive new leads and effectively nurture sales prospects through innovative marketing techniques and strategic messaging. With a unique background in traditional, search, content and social media marketing, Ryan has generated measurable results for numerous globally recognized brands.

Driven to deliver superior results for Elevation and our clients, Ryan's self-starting personality and ability to execute complex solutions, blend him seamlessly into the talented and professional team at Elevation.

Karl Covington

Senior Graphic Designer

Karl is our multi-talented Senior Graphic Designer. With previous experience in website, mobile and print design, he is a natural when it comes to getting the job done for Elevation Marketing’s clients. He has the ability to translate complex concepts into simple, effective and creative brand designs.

A deep passion for design drives Karl to deliver innovative and engaging projects to our clients. Outside of work, Karl likes to take his talents to the court and play some basketball or spend time with his family.

Lisa Trent

Digital Project Manager

Lisa’s organization and project management skills help ensure that Elevation Marketing delivers projects on-time and on-budget. As a seasoned project manager for custom web application development, Lisa clearly communicates project plans and milestones for clients. She is also adept at creating detailed statements of work, functional specifications and information architectures.

With direct experience in SEO, PPC and eMarketing, Lisa offers additional insight into clients’ digital projects and online presence. Lisa likes using the latest technology to solve business problems – securing more business wins for Elevation clients. 

Lori Scott

Senior Account Director

With over 19 years spearheading corporate marketing and internal communications for multi-million dollar companies, Lori Scott brings an incredibly diverse and impactful breadth of experience to her work at Elevation Marketing. As a respected leader of creative teams, multimedia organizations and corporate communications, Lori knows what it takes to make a creative strategy or marketing campaign remarkable.

Although Lori’s extensive marketing experience makes her an asset to Elevation’s team, it’s her creative, dynamic and forward-thinking nature that truly helps her capitalize on the latest market trends, ensure lasting success and help her clients obtain more business wins. 


Matt Hensler

Vice President, Strategy and Marketing Services


Scott Perkins

Vice President of Client Development

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