About Catalyst

Our team is comprised of strategists, creatives, technicians, and doers.
We are a mighty group of craftsmen whose purpose is to make you heroic.

Co-Founder & CMGO

Superpower
Determining what clients really need (the B.S. meter)

Enjoys
Making interiors beautiful + avoiding awkward conversations

Robin Emiliani

Co-Founder & CMGO

Co-Founder and CEO

Superpower
Making clients the golden child of their boss

Enjoys
Crushing Orangetheory + tasting whiskey

Gem Swartz

Co-Founder and CEO

Sr. Account Executive

Superpower
Being a positive, calm force in high-stress situations

Enjoys
Reading fiction + playing board and word games

Molly Bullock

Sr. Account Executive

Sr. Account Strategist

Superpower
Strategically finding creative ways to drive business growth and brand favorability

Enjoys
Being outside with my family and exploring CO's distillery scene

Ryan Cooper

Sr. Account Strategist

Sr. Production Manager

Superpower
Superhuman speed (in executing projects, definitely not on a track)

Enjoys
Bagging 14ers, piano, cycling 

Laura Crow

Sr. Production Manager

Sr. Account Executive

Superpower
Finding solutions for any problem

Enjoys
Teaching Barre, Tequila, and Dog Mom-ing

Kirstin Hanzlicek

Sr. Account Executive

VP of Strategy

Superpower
Transforming complex problems into strategic action plans

Enjoys
Eating chocolate + relishing mommyhood

Mariah Kamei

VP of Strategy

Senior Copywriter

Superpower
Telling compelling stories that make people care

Enjoys
Loud music and cold beer

Phil Kellum

Senior Copywriter

Account Supervisor

Superpower
Passion to help clients

Enjoys
Collecting elephants

Ariel Lawrence

Account Supervisor

VP of Client Services

Superpower
Always being one step ahead

Enjoys
Skiing + hiking

Julie Marks

VP of Client Services

Design Director

Superpower
Calm under pressure

Enjoys
Walking 1-mile nightly

Todd Malhoit

Design Director

Account Director

Superpower
Making B2B content creative

Enjoys
Slow cooking while playing a G'n'R solo on guitar

Derek Ng

Account Director

Chief Operating Officer

Superpower
Numbers, numbers, numbers

Enjoys
Working on a California lavender farm

Denise Parish

Chief Operating Officer

Sr. Account Executive

Superpower
Being the voice of reason

Enjoys
Studying house plants and styling her urban jungle

Madison Sattler

Sr. Account Executive

Senior Production & Resource Manager

Superpower
Communication that builds trust with clients and my team

Enjoys
Being on a river (fishing or floating) + a good glass of wine

Corrie Smith

Senior Production & Resource Manager

Marketing Director

Superpower
Loving analytical and creative thinking equally

Enjoys
Reading, tennis, and puppies

Maureen Walker

Marketing Director

Core Values

Our values are the essence of our identity and define our corporate culture.

  • We take care of each other
  • We delight our clients
  • We assume good intent but we aren’t afraid to ask
  • We energize and exude joy
  • We advocate for inclusion
  • We’re bold and we take risks

Certifications

Careers

We create smart, beautiful work that performs. Want to join us? Check back for open positions.