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Kelsey BedoreAccount Manager
Kelsey joined Blakely + Company with more than eight years of account service and marketing experience to the team. She specializes in initiating and managing strategic planning and campaign development for integrated projects—including online media campaigns, website development, and lifecycle programs—to ensure maximum ROI for our clients.descriptionRead Recent Blog
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Nick SabatelloAccount Manager
With more than 23 years in the agency business, Nick has held previous roles of Account Supervisor and Manager, Promotions and Sponsorships Manager, and most recently, Broadcast Buying Manager. A majority of his agency tenure fell to Account Services and today, he leads numerous clients’ day-to-day activities and projects as well as supporting the agency in new business and strategic oversight. Nick has experience in both consumer and B2B marketing across various industries including leisure/hospitality, home building, retail, energy, and health.
Art Directorrecent_actorsRead Bio
Michael NelsonArt Director
Michael brings a multi-disciplinary skill set to all marketing, technical and design needs. His work is rooted in research, iteration, and open dialogue. His passion is in finding imaginative solutions for complex problems and moving ideas from good to great. He has seven years of print and digital design, web development and advertising experience working with a variety of local and national clients in the non-profit, automotive, tourism, technology, education and healthcare industries.descriptionRead Recent Blog
Traffic/Production Managerrecent_actorsRead Bio
Rita PantoyaTraffic/Production Manager
Rita worked with the Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce and the Small Business Development Center before joining the Blakely + Company team. She keeps our agency running smoothly by trafficking dozens of jobs each day and handling the production of our print and collateral creative.
Digital Directorrecent_actorsRead Bio
Tyler NoeDigital Director
Tyler has more than 10 years of experience in the digital marketing world. In Colorado Springs for almost four years, he has a heavy focus on helping local and national businesses succeed online. With a trail of positive results and outcomes for clients’ digital campaigns, he loves to focus on open communication with clients to provide easy-to-read reporting and track goals to display a positive ROI. His background is in search engine optimization, search engine marketing, social media management, social media advertising, and strategic digital planning.descriptionRead Recent Blog
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Dolly CiccarelliMedia Buyer/Planner
As part of our Media Department, Dolly, Media Support, helps in the media department with all aspects of the media planning and buying process. She has been a media buyer and planner for a variety of local and global agencies servicing many types of clients and came out of retirement to embrace the work hard, play hard culture at Blakely + Company.
Kyle successfully held leadership positions at the region’s top advertising agencies before founding Blakely + Company in 2001. Kyle is an expert in business management, strategic planning, creative concepting, copywriting and account management.descriptionRead Recent Blog
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Shannon SobotaGraphic Designer
Shannon brings a cross-functional understanding of marketing, technical skills, design aesthetic, psychology and research along with creativity to her work at Blakely + Company. She has four years of design, photography and advertising experience working with a variety of local and national clients in the non-profit, tourism and hearing-aid industries.descriptionRead Recent Blog
Digital Specialistrecent_actorsRead Bio
Cody HansenDigital Specialist
As our Digital Specialist, Cody provides top search engine optimization and search engine marketing services to our clients on both local and national levels. Before starting at Blakely + Company, he worked at Page Canvas, where he was in charge of planning, creating and launching digital campaigns. His experience in the digital world helps our clients achieve maximum ROI.
Media Directorrecent_actorsRead Bio
Kimberly WayMedia Director
Kimberly brings nearly three decades of industry experience to Blakely as head of our Media Department. Having worked in Dallas, Austin, San Francisco and more than 15 years in Colorado Springs, Kimberly specializes in research, integrated marketing, data analysis, buying digital and traditional media and market targeting/segmentation.
Communications Managerrecent_actorsRead Bio
Mary WagnerCommunications Manager
Originally from St. Louis, Mary moved to Colorado Springs in 2017 with four years of experience in media marketing. As Blakely + Company’s Communications Manager, she focuses on both Public Relations and Social Media. Mary works with the Blakely team and uses detailed planning, in-depth research, and statistics to curate both press releases and create a personalized social media presence for each client. Media as a whole is an ever-changing market and Mary helps her clients become a part of the latest trends by actively engaging all users with original content and services. Whether you choose Public Relations, Social Media, or both, Mary will help your target audience keep your brand top of mind.descriptionRead Recent Blog
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Marco HernandezCreative Director
Marco brings more than 25 years of marketing communications experience to the Blakely team. After running his own business and working in large and mid-sized advertising agencies, he brings wisdom, perspective and a highly inventive creative approach that profoundly impacts our clients’ success.
Account & Media Managerrecent_actorsRead Bio
Mary BarkerAccount & Media Manager
Mary joined Blakely in March 2016 as an Account and Media Manager. She came to us from Anchorage, Alaska where she worked with an advertising agency specializing in social and behavioral change. Previously, she worked in healthcare marketing in the Pikes Peak region. At Blakely, she works as an account manager and also supports our Media Director with planning, buying and reporting.