Meet Tara Verner: A Proficient Problem Solver

Meet Tara Verner: A Proficient Problem Solver

Editor’s Note: This is the ninth in our We are EM (Monkeys Are People Too) series. Marketing Maven, Puzzle Master As a wide-ranging marketing generalist, Tara Verner truly loves synthesizing information and determining how each piece of the puzzle fits together. She’s a firm believer in examining issues through a variety of lenses, and knows that even … Continue reading Meet Tara Verner: A Proficient Problem Solver

Meet Karen Paluska: A Big Picture Marketing Strategist Who Executes

Meet Karen Paluska: A Big Picture Marketing Strategist Who Executes

Editor’s Note: This is the eighth in our We are EM (Monkeys Are People Too) series. Artful Insights, Proven Impact Karen Paluska prides herself on thinking about “the big picture” of marketing strategy without sacrificing the critical attention to detail that can make or break a project. Brand strategy and messaging are two of Karen’s particular … Continue reading Meet Karen Paluska: A Big Picture Marketing Strategist Who Executes

Meet Wens Gerdyman: A Conceptual Product Manager & Thinker

Meet Wens Gerdyman: A Conceptual Product Manager & Thinker

Editor’s Note: This is the seventh in our We are EM (Monkeys Are People Too) series. Silicon Valley Surprise Wens Gerdyman still can’t believe he’s working in Silicon Valley. A native of Java, Indonesia, he thought he would return home after receiving his BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin. But, after three years as … Continue reading Meet Wens Gerdyman: A Conceptual Product Manager & Thinker

Meet Jen Roop: An Investigative Problem Solver

Meet Jen Roop: An Investigative Problem Solver

Editor’s Note: This is the sixth in our new We are EM (Monkeys Are People Too) series. A Childlike Curiosity As a young child in Southern California, Jen Roop‘s father encouraged her to investigate her own solutions to any questions she had; at 10 she was even put in charge of sourcing paint colors and painters’ … Continue reading Meet Jen Roop: An Investigative Problem Solver

Meet Tricia McKinney: A Creative, Driven, & Outside-the-Box Thinker

Meet Tricia McKinney: A Creative, Driven, & Outside-the-Box Thinker

Editor’s Note: This is the fifth in our new  We are EM (Monkeys Are People Too) series. A Hardworking Youth Growing up as the youngest of eight children in Los Gatos, CA, Tricia McKinney learned the value of hard work at a young age. She’s been working since she was 15 and put herself through college … Continue reading Meet Tricia McKinney: A Creative, Driven, & Outside-the-Box Thinker

Meet Gretchen Harding: An Analytical & Curious Navigator

Meet Gretchen Harding: An Analytical & Curious Navigator

Editor’s Note: This is the fourth in our new We are EM (Monkeys Are People Too) series. California Dreamin’ Gretchen Harding is confident she has found the ideal state, and she should know; born in Indiana, her home states have also included Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Texas, Florida, and New York. After an unfulfilling … Continue reading Meet Gretchen Harding: An Analytical & Curious Navigator

EM Marketing Lunch & Learn: A Resonant Afternoon

EM Marketing Lunch & Learn: A Resonant Afternoon

We hosted our very first Lunch & Learn event this past Friday at The Pad in Menlo Park and as a result of our community being so fabulous it was a rousing success! A hearty thank you to all our consultants and collaborators who helped make the event so lively! It’s always fun getting so much … Continue reading EM Marketing Lunch & Learn: A Resonant Afternoon

Why Our Consultants Love Work

Why Our Consultants Love Work

A Response to the NY Times Article, “Why You Hate Work“ [EXCERPT] The way we’re working isn’t working. Even if you’re lucky enough to have a job, you’re probably not very excited to get to the office in the morning, you don’t feel much appreciated while you’re there, you find it difficult to get your most important … Continue reading Why Our Consultants Love Work

Meet Jennifer Stansbury: A Collaborative & Results-Driven Communicator

Meet Jennifer Stansbury: A Collaborative & Results-Driven Communicator

Editor’s Note: This is the third in our new We are EM (Monkeys Are People Too) series. Eastern Education As a kid Jennifer Stansbury enjoyed the great outdoors of the Pacific Northwest, but went to college at Cornell, where she double majored in Political Science and French. She spent her junior year studying abroad in France … Continue reading Meet Jennifer Stansbury: A Collaborative & Results-Driven Communicator

EM Marketing New Year's Party – Hope Your 2015 Is off to a Good Start!

EM Marketing New Year's Party – Hope Your 2015 Is off to a Good Start!

A quick thank you to all our great consultants and collaborators for making it to our New Year’s Party last Thursday night.  It’s fun to get all this incredible marketing, design, and business talent into one small room. We’ll do another one soon and if you have any comments or suggestions for future events, please let us … Continue reading EM Marketing New Year's Party – Hope Your 2015 Is off to a Good Start!