About Catalyst

Our team is comprised of strategists, creatives, technicians, and doers.
We are a mighty group of craftsmen whose purpose is to jolt your creativity.

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 Supervisor

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

Enjoys
Reading fiction + playing board and word games

Molly Bullock

Sr. Account Supervisor

VP, Insights & Strategy

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

VP, Insights & Strategy

Dir. of Digital Media

Superpower
Data-driven storytelling

Enjoys
Car camping during long road trips, climbing mountains and running down

Steve Courville

Dir. of Digital Media

Sr. Account Executive

Superpower
Finding solutions for any problem

Enjoys
Teaching Barre, Tequila, and Dog Mom-ing

Kirstin Hanzlicek

Sr. Account Executive

Senior Copywriter

Superpower
Telling compelling stories that make people care

Enjoys
Loud music and cold beer

Phil Kellum

Senior Copywriter

Account Director

Superpower
Passion to help clients

Enjoys
Collecting elephants

Ariel Lawrence

Account Director

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

Executive Creative Dir.

Superpower
Creative craftsmanship

Enjoys
Auto racing, cooking, music, wine, and bourbon. And of course my family.

Carlos Musquez

Executive Creative Dir.

Account Director

Superpower
Making B2B content creative

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

Derek Ng

Account Director

Sr. Account Executive

Superpower
Being the voice of reason

Enjoys
Studying house plants and styling her urban jungle

Madison Sattler

Sr. Account Executive

Sr. 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

Sr. 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? Click here for open positions.