Employee Feature

megan youngerman

Meet Megan, Writer Extraordinaire

Megan Youngerman, SEO & Content Marketing Project Manager I grew up in Holland, Michigan, and received a Bachelor’s in Writing and Rhetoric from DePaul University. I found my way into marketing as a content writer for a small marketing startup in Holland that worked with local manufacturers and farmers. Since finding Oneupweb, I’ve enjoyed working…

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cameron benak

Meet Cam “The Mustache” Benak, Account Manager

Cameron Benak, Associate Account Manager I was born and raised right here in Traverse City, Michigan, graduating from Northwestern Michigan College with an associate’s degree in Accounting along with extra credits in general business, marketing and advertising. Out of college, I got a job as a sales assistant at the local news station, TV 7&4,…

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Headshot of Oneupweb employee smiling in office

Meet Laura “Always Smiling” Payne

Laura Payne, Senior Graphic Designer I’m originally from Cadillac, MI, but I have bounced around the country a bit in the years since college. In the middle of my tenure as an MSU Spartan, I decided I wanted to focus on the entertainment industry and I transferred to Full Sail University in Orlando, FL for…

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amanda olsen

Introducing Amanda Olsen

Amanda Olsen, SEO & Content Marketing Project Manager I currently live in Midland, MI but I grew up in Muskegon—only a ten-minute drive from the lake. I have a Master of Arts in English Language & Literature/Creative Writing from Central Michigan University and also spent those graduate school years teaching ENG 101 to freshmen. Aside…

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collin avery

Here’s Collin Avery, SEO and Martial Artist

Collin Avery, SEO & Content Marketing Copywriter I was born, raised and live in Traverse City, MI. I attended high school here before getting an associate’s through NMC and then finishing my bachelor’s in Marketing with a focus on Advertising and Promotion through Davenport University. This is my first full-time marketing role, although at a…

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gordon rozga

Meet Gordy Rozga, Personable Website Developer

Gordon Rozga, Junior Web Developer Born and raised in this beautiful Up-North Mecca that is Traverse City. I’m a self-taught web developer who had contract gigs for a few local agencies and freelanced for a few local businesses. In my previous life, I was bartender at Kilkenny’s Irish Pub here in Traverse City and enjoyed…

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kate bishop

Introducing Kate Bishop, Queen of Versatility

Kate Bishop, Digital Marketing Specialist I graduated from the University of Michigan with a degree in International Studies with a concentration in Comparative Culture and Identity. Before and during my college years, I worked at local businesses as a salesperson, email marketer, social media strategist and more. I started at Oneupweb as a marketing intern…

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gillian cobb niemisto

Meet Gill, SEO Expert & Horticulturist

Gillian Cobb Niemisto, Senior Content Marketing & SEO Manager I grew up in Williamston, MI and attended Michigan State University where I obtained a B.A. in Professional Writing with an emphasis in Writing in Communities and Cultures. I always yearned to live “Up North,” but wasn’t sure if I could make it a reality. When…

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monica stokes

Meet Monica Stokes, Strategy and Marketing Coordinator

Monica Stokes, Strategy & Marketing Coordinator I joined Oneupweb in the spring of 2021 and work in the sales and marketing department to drive leads and develop digital marketing solutions for our newest partners. Originally from the arts and museum field, my background includes exhibit curation, collections management and fundraising. I have a bachelor of…

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Meet Brittney Baker, a Do-It-All Account Manager

Brittney Baker, Senior Account Manager I was born and raised in Traverse City, MI. It’s a gorgeous place and by far the most peaceful place to be. I’m a Ferris State University grad with a seasoned digital marketing background. I’ve dabbled in design, websites, marketing strategy and client services. I dedicate my time to providing…

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shelly brass

Meet Shelly Brass: Accounting Assistant

Shelly Brass, Accounting Assistant I grew up in Benzie County and have always loved the area. I worked for 25 years in the beer & wine industry in multiple roles that included customer service, administrative and accounting. Prior to that, I worked in the hotel industry in various positions from desk clerk to banquets manager….

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tessa lighty

Get to Know Tessa Lighty

Tessa Lighty, Brand Manager From a young age I loved to tell stories and create. Though I never considered myself a particularly creative person, my passion for writing led to a career in journalism, with an emphasis on photojournalism. I graduated from the University of Kentucky and interned at newspapers all over the country during…

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