Our Team

FRAN LANTZ

FRAN LANTZ

Promotional Advice Counselor

Fran is a strategic thinker with thirty years of sales and marketing experience servicing hundreds of marketing, sales, and event professionals through their various campaigns and launches. Read

Fran specializes in working with technology companies where the demand is especially high for the coolest, most creative, and cutting-edge ideas, often with tight or impossible deadlines. From creation of concept to execution and management, every aspect of the campaign is personally handled with care, passion, and a sense of humor.
When not dreaming up the next greatest idea for her clients, her passions include drumming classic rock on her custom Pearl drums and rocking out, eating sushi with husband Steve and kissing our kitties; Peach, Pumpkin, Winnie, Twinkie and Shamu.
STEVE LANTZ

STEVE LANTZ

Creative Director

Steve’s personal and professional experience in the arts covers a broad spectrum, including motion picture and video production, professional photography, architectural design, graphic design, website design and multitrack recording. Read

Steve has produced hundreds of videos and design work for Silicon Valley clients and non-profits spanning the past twenty five years. In 2005, Steve produced the award-winning “Phoenix Lights” Documentary, which is in current distribution with multiple online distributors and retailers.
When not “killing it” on his guitars, he sings and plays keyboards, drums and bass. Steve has recorded many Tom Petty tribute songs where he sang and played every instrument.
JUDY HOFFMANN

JUDY HOFFMANN

Brand Building

Judy Hoffmann is a branding and content marketing expert who specializes in building unique brands in competitive high-tech consumer and business-to-business environments. Read

Judy has over twenty-five years of expertise in marketing strategy development, corporate marketing, marketing communications, product positioning, and overall brand and content development.

Judy has launched a variety of products including networking, smart home/IoT, data storage, entertainment/media-streaming, security, hardware, and software for the US and global markets. She serves as a strategic branding advisor to Emersing Media and is a partner in her marketing agency, Brand Lightning.

JOANNE JUSTIS

JOANNE JUSTIS

Logistics Expert

Joanne Justis is an accomplished logistics expert with over twenty-five years of expertise in corporate marketing, marketing communications, operations, field marketing, quality assurance and sales support. Read

She was in management positions in the software industry where strong leadership, software knowledge, problem-solving and creativity contributed to the success of the company. Joanne is known as a “Jill” of all trades.

Joanne is a problem solver and managed all aspects of company operations in addition to being responsible for project and event management and planning for trade shows, conferences, luncheons, hospitality executive meetings, speaker engagement, and sales kickoff events.

TOM STONEMAN

TOM STONEMAN

Demand Generation

Tom is an accomplished marketing professional with passion for developing, implementing and leading successful marketing strategies. Read

He believes in creating experiences to elevate virtual events into memorable nuggets that blossom into revenue by developing and deploying business-based strategies with a combination of industry best practices, creative ideas, and strong metrics.

Tom is also an expert in Podcast and Webinar strategies and campaigns.

GIA FILICE

GIA FILICE

Global Marketing Leader

Gia has extensive experience with cloud, datacenter, cyber-security, networking, “XaaS”, endpoint and identity/access. Read

Gia also has a deep understanding of product/solution positioning, partners, GTM/RTM strategy, digital marketing, demand generation, Account Based Marketing (ABM), sales/partner enablement, business operations and mergers/acquisitions.

A collection of Fran’s caricatures based on notable milestones throughout her professional career.

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