The daily pressure on CMOs to move business forward is real, intense and not going away. Mindstream Media Group was formed to Fast-Forward Your Business. We’re a media center of excellence assembled with scale, perspective, capabilities and proven results.

Bold Strategic Advisors

Obvious answers usually aren’t going to forward things, so we go deep to find the correlations and opportunities that help drive better results.

Fueled by Data; Driven by Insight

Our business intelligence group mines your data and ours, not simply to plan, but to adjust in real time as market conditions evolve.

Capable of Planning, Buying and Optimizing from National to Hyper-Local

We make it simple for brands to drive results regardless of the selling environment and company marketing structure.

Working in Agile Communities of Specialists

We don’t work in a traditional media hierarchy. We’re organized in communities of experts who create a virtuous cycle of improvement and position us to swarm client opportunities.

Our team.

Abigail Phillips-Takes

Project Manager

Abbey Young

Media Manager, Buying

Alyssa Delz

Media Manager, Paid Search

Amber Helton

Media Associate, Social Media

Amelia Monroe

Account Manager

Amy Capie

Media Manager, Buying

Amy Geier

Supervisor, Buying

Andrea Fitzpatrick

Project Manager

Andrew Lawler

Media Manager, Paid Search

Andrew Lambert

Manager, Media Strategy

Andrew Orellano

Business Intelligence Developer

Ashlyn Wade

Analytics & Insights Manager

Becky Salami

Associate, Media Insights & Analytics

Bradi Slovak

Media Manager, Buying & Programmatic

Briana Whitten

Director, Media Buying

Camille Mahs

Project Coordinator

Charles Ackley

Media Manager, Social Media

Chandler Swanner

Associate Media Buyer

Christian Tackett

Associate, Media Insights & Analytics

Cindy Carmack

Supervisor, Buying

Daniel Ortiz

Web Analyst

Dave Klug

Supervisor, Enterprise Systems

Derek King

Senior Manager, Media Strategy

Derick Benatar

Information Technology Support Manager

Diane Huynh

Associate, Buying

Dylan Hall

Client Growth Manager

Elyse Blanton

Senior Manager, Media Strategy

Eric Schaefer

Chief Executive Officer

Erica Pinto

Group Account Director

Fabio Ramos

VP, Business Development

Fiona Hoang

Associate, Social

Francisco Milian

Director, Media Strategy

Gavin LaGrange

Associate, Media Analytics & Insights

Heather Ottenhausen

Manager, Media Strategy

Jad Al Kana

Media Manager, Programmatic

Jeff Keen

Associate, Analytics & Insights

Jennifer Lehan

Sr. Media Manager, Paid Search

Jessica Wienhold

Director, Project Management

Jessica Retamar

Media Manager, Paid Social

Jim White

Group Account Director

John Anderson

Associate Director Technical Implementation

John McMurray

Associate Director, Data Analytics

John Hughes

Media Associate, Paid Search

Kaya Bucarile

Manager, Media Strategy

Kellie Ronk

Media Manager, Buying

Kelly Duncan

Supervisor, Buying

Kiley Cowley

Director, Digital Operations

Kimberly Shafer

Media Manager, Buying

Kristen Filicia

Supervisor, Programmatic

Kurt Schweitzer

Group Account Director

Lauren Berry

Project Manager

Liz Flower

Programmatic Associate

Locke George

Senior Media Manager, Paid Search

Malcolm Groves

Media Associate, Paid Search

Meagan Cox

Senior Manager, Media Strategy

Melissa Wolf

VP, Media Operations

Merritt Manning

Manager, Media Strategy

Michael Fritts

Group Account Director

Mike Schaetz

Senior Software Engineer

Misty Castellanos

Strategist, Business Development

Natalie Berardi

Supervisor, Buying

Nathan Meisinger

Client Growth Manager

Nikolai Avramov

Media Associate, Paid Search

Patrick Oedewaldt

Information Technology Support Manager

Richard Muckerman

Media Associate, Programmatic

Ryan Ward

Senior Manager, Media Strategy

Samantha Schindel

Project Manager

Shelby Clement

Supervisor, Media Strategy

Stacey Gonzales

Group Account Director

Staci Eldridge

Media Associate, Social Media

Stephanie Cheek

Supervisor, Paid Search

Steve Michael

Media Manager, Paid Media Platforms

Sue Runyon

Production Associate

Suzanne Bayne

Sr. Manager, Media Strategy

Thomas Palmier

Group Account Director

Todd Unruh

VP, Account Strategy

Tracie Crutchfield

Media Manager, Buying

Virginia Ioerger

Media Manager, Buying

Our approach

We manage all elements of our clients’ marketing efforts: campaign strategy, content development, creative design, data management, performance reporting, campaign analytics and optimization. Using our IDEA approach, we develop, manage and optimize campaigns across traditional and digital channels.


We get to know everything about you. We research your customers, competition, goals, objectives, past performance and anything else we can get our hands on to get a feel for your current state and future potential.


Once we know your brand, we recommend the media strategies, messaging concepts and creative designs to best reach your audiences and deliver results.


We make every dollar work across every channel. We deploy best-in-class strategies with speed and tenacity to hit your goals.


We never stop. We monitor media performance and leverage what we learn to keep getting better.

Our Partnerships.

Google Premier Partner

As a Google Premier Partner, we know how to help you make the most of your digital presence, specializing in search, video, display and shopping ads.

Microsoft Advertising Partner

Microsoft Advertising Partners are premier search advertising agencies with an in-depth understanding of the search advertising landscape and Bing Ads platform.

Facebook Preferred Agency Partner

The new Facebook Business Partner Program for Agencies provides access to tools, resources and ongoing education designed to help empower agencies to drive value for their clients.

Clients know they can rely on us not only for our platform knowledge but they trust us as a partner acting with their best interests in mind.

Snapchat Certified Partner

We are one of less than 100 globally Certified Partners, recognized for incorporating Snapchat into advertiser strategies. We have proven client success through retention, case studies and positive feedback.

Eastport Holdings Agencies

In 2016, Mindstream Media joined Eastport Holdings and their diversified portfolio of marketing, advertising and media companies. The agencies of Eastport Holdings combine their years of media experience, creative capabilities, access to capital and extensive contact base to deliver any advertising or marketing solution a brand could need, all under one umbrella.


dataxu Platform Partners are verified experts who have experience in leveraging dataxu’s products to help marketers achieve the best possible return for their programmatic investments. As one of these experts, Mindstream Media Group has in-house services spanning planning, buying and reporting capabilities.


Mindstream Media Group is a 4As member allowing us to take advantage of benefits from this leading trade organization for marketing communication agencies, We access 4As research, leadership insight, training and tools to deliver insightful and effective marketing programs to our clients.

Our connection to Eastport Holdings.

Mindstream Media Group provides end-to-end services for just about any marketing campaign across digital and traditional media channels. But, sometimes our clients are looking for marketing opportunities just outside our sweet spot. Rather than take a “fake-it-’til-we-make-it” approach, we just call on our sister agencies in the Eastport Holdings family.

Eastport agencies extend Mindstream Media Group’s brand and media experience with an extended team that we use to collaborate with clients. We bring business to Fortune 500 and 1,000 brands online and in-store every day. Together, our agencies shape marketing in categories like healthcare, retail, CPG, restaurant, travel/tourism, hospitality, government, finance, insurance, telecommunications and education throughout the Americas. We integrate perspectives, talents and experiences to deliver more ideas, provide more insights and AMPLIFY campaign performance.