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Our Team

Get to know us and our strengths a little better.
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  • Leadership
  • Public Relations
  • Research
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  • Sarah Bowman
    Sarah Bowman
    Agency Manager
  • Brent Fisher
    Brent Fisher
    Creative Director
  • Amber Fisher
    Amber Fisher
    Director of Account Management
  • Emily Gunnell
    Emily Gunnell
    Art Director
  • Hannah Horner
    Hannah Horner
    Research Manager
  • Makenzie Bush
    Makenzie Bush
    Executive Video Producer
  • Brandi Meyers
    Brandi Meyers
    Researcher
  • Emily Hatch
    Emily Hatch
    Advertising Copywriter
  • Holly Rust
    Holly Rust
    Account Executive
  • Nikki Elliot
    Nikki Elliot
    Public Relations Director
  • Adam Harper
    Adam Harper
    Graphic & Web Designer
  • Jacob Wecker
    Jacob Wecker
    Researcher
  • Avery Grasse
    Avery Grasse
    Video Director
  • Bethany Wiggins
    Bethany Wiggins
    Public Relations Writer
  • Helaman Higley
    Helaman Higley
    Graphic Designer
  • Morgan Weaver
    Morgan Weaver
    Video Director
  • Jacob Gooch
    Jacob Gooch
    Animator & Illustrator
  • John Erekson
    John Erekson
    Account Executive
  • Corbin Sorensen
    Corbin Sorensen
    Video Director
  • Brian Michael Perez
    Brian Michael Perez
    Account Executive
  • Brooks McFadden
    Brooks McFadden
    Photographer
  • Abby Simmons
    Abby Simmons
    Video Director
  • Kevin Cabral
    Kevin Cabral
    Researcher
  • Dani Haefele
    Dani Haefele
    Copywriter
  • Hannah Dunlop
    Hannah Dunlop
    Account Executive
  • Mason Miller
    Mason Miller
    Production Assistant
  • Chelsea Forsyth
    Chelsea Forsyth
    Copywriter
  • Brenton Stumpf
    Brenton Stumpf
    Video Director
  • Nick Jung
    Nick Jung
    Video Director
  • Garrett Elton
    Garrett Elton
    Account Executive
  • Joseph Kitchens
    Joseph Kitchens
    Video Director

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Sarah Bowman
Agency Manager

“You must do the things you think you cannot do.” - Eleanor Roosevelt


Sarah is passionate about advertising because of the way it helps people form an emotional connection. She loves project management because of the variety of clients and industries. When she’s not working, you can find her traveling or playing with puppies. If she could get paid to be a puppy lady, that’s what she would do.

Top Skills
Sarah Bowman
Goodle AdWords
100%
Photoshop
90%
WordPress
80%
Brent Fisher
Creative Director

"Always keep Zelda!" - Emily


Brent doesn’t consider himself the most creative brain in the agency, but he knows how to motivate others and spark their creative genius. He likes Ghirardelli chocolate and building computers from scratch. His favorite gaming console is the Nintendo GameCube.

Top Skills
Minecraft Design
100%
Vector Design
90%
Strong Bad Impressions
80%
Amber Fisher
Director of Account Management

"We are all a little weird and life's a little weird, and when we find someone whose weirdness is compatible with ours, we join up with them and fall in mutual weirdness and call it love." -Dr. Seuss


Amber, a.k.a. Mary Poppins is known for her hard work. She is studying design and photography with a minor in organizational management. She loves portrait, food, and stock photography. Food is one of her biggest passions, whether to cure hunger or just the raw beauty of it.

Top Skills
Photography
100%
Design
90%
Baking
80%
Emily Gunnell
Art Director

"If I peed my pants, would you pretend that I just got wet from the rain?" -Scott Pilgrim vs. the World


As art director, Emily manages the design team and works closely with each project as a whole. She lives and breathes illustration and wants to make a career out of it through children’s books or card games. She loves kid’s cartoons and has a talent for doing nothing.

Top Skills
Adobe Illustrator
100%
Adobe InDesign
90%
Adobe Photoshop
80%
Hannah Horner
Research Manager

"Courage, dear heart." -C.S. Lewis


Hannah is a caffeine-dependent life form. She enjoys spending hours at a time researching to learn about new topics and clients. She is a great team leader because she knows how to find each individual’s strength and help them work well together. She loves action, adrenaline, working hard, learning and people. She truly believes that anything worth doing is worth doing well and with excitement.

Top Skills
Hannah Elizabeth Horner
Industrial and Organizational Psychology
100%
Marketing/Psychological Trend Research
90%
Leadership
80%
Makenzie Bush
Executive Video Producer

"There is no growth in the comfort zone and no comfort in the growth zone." -Steve Clark


Makenzie is a highly motivated creative with a passion for knowledge and learning. If you ask her what her favorite hobby is, she will tell you “homework.” However, she also enjoys drawing, playing volleyball, riding horses and taking pictures and video of course!

Top Skills
Photography
100%
Camera Operation
90%
Editing
80%
Brandi Meyers
Researcher

"What is an ocean but a multitude of drops." -Cloud Atlas


Understanding that everyone comes from a different perspective and background, Brandi is dedicated to learn, research, and empathize with the individual in order to develop a plan or product specifically for them. She is a fan of Once Upon A Time and has zero self-control around frozen yogurt.

Top Skills
Brandi Meyers
Target Audience Research
100%
SPSS
90%
Writing
80%
Emily Hatch
Advertising Copywriter

“Good, better, best. Never let it rest. ‘Til your good is better and your better is best” - St. Jerome


Emily is a student gaining experience as a copywriter and working in the advertising industry. Originally from the beautiful, sunny state of California, she has been (stuck) in the snow-filled state of Idaho for the past two years attending Brigham Young University-Idaho. She is studying Communication with an emphasis in advertising and visual communication.

Top Skills
Writing
100%
Photography
90%
Microsoft Programs
80%
Holly Rust
Account Executive

"Try a little harder to be a little better." -Gordon B. Hinkley


Holly brings her personality and spunk for life into everything she does. She loves working as an account executive because of the things she learns from different team members and clients. She views the future as a blank slate just waiting to be filled.

Top Skills
Holly Rust
Interpersonal Communication
100%
Writing
90%
Leadership
80%
Nikki Elliot
Public Relations Director

"To see the world, things dangerous to come to, to see behind walls, draw closer, to find each other, and to feel. That is the purpose of life." -The Secret Life of Walter Mitty


As a senior at BYU-Idaho, Nikki is excited to get a jump start on her career through her experience at Soapbox. She is a grammar nerd who loves public relations and social media. Outside of school and work, her number one passion is traveling to learn about foreign cultures, experience unfamiliar ways of life and find adventure.

Top Skills
Editing
100%
Writing
90%
Social Media
80%
Adam Harper
Graphic & Web Designer

“Design is not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.” -Steve Jobs


Adam is a creative trendsetter with a love for carpool karaoke. He is a photographer, graphic designer, web designer, and social media marketer. Having been to Las Vegas twice for conventions, watched the original 5 TV series, original 10 movies, and the 3 reboots, you could say that he is a die-hard Trekkie.

Top Skills
Organizational Management
100%
Web Design
90%
Graphic Design
80%
Jacob Wecker
Researcher


 

Avery Grasse
Video Director

"There's only one thing I hate more than lying: skim milk. Which is water that is lying about being milk." - Ron Swanson


Avery is fascinated with every aspect of filmmaking. He loves creating interesting content for people to enjoy because he’s an entertainer at heart. He is fun, enjoys watching the North Carolina Tar Heels win and gets a kick out of making jokes—even when they rub people the wrong way.

Top Skills
Avery Grasse
Directing
100%
Cinematography
90%
Adobe Premiere
80%
Bethany Wiggins
Public Relations Writer

"When in doubt, make funny faces." -Amy Poehler


Bethany is a senior at BYU-Idaho studying communication who loves writing and getting to know people. She likes the outdoors, smiling, playing her trumpet and listening to music. She is originally from Western North Carolina, so she firmly believes in bringing southern hospitality to everything she does.

Top Skills
Writing
100%
Editing
90%
Public Speaking
80%
Helaman Higley
Graphic Designer

Morgan Weaver
Video Director


Jacob Gooch
Animator & Illustrator


John Erekson
Account Executive


Corbin Sorensen
Video Director


Brian Michael Perez
Account Executive


Brooks McFadden
Photographer


Abby Simmons
Video Director


Kevin Cabral
Researcher


Dani Haefele
Copywriter


Hannah Dunlop
Account Executive


Mason Miller
Production Assistant


Chelsea Forsyth
Copywriter


Brenton Stumpf
Video Director


Nick Jung
Video Director


Garrett Elton
Account Executive


Joseph Kitchens
Video Director