ABOUT OUR TEAM

 

 

The Sparkible team has decades of experience in customer acquisition, digital marketing and data analytics.  (For some of us, and we won’t mention who, we remember when there were no computers and reaching customers just meant feet on the street.)

We pride ourselves in being entrepreneurs helping business owners to succeed while we grow our own company.  Your success is our success, your company growth is our company growth.  Whether your lead pipeline needs to grow, you need a spark regarding product or service awareness online or you would like to launch a crowdfunding campaign to ignite funding, we have the knowledge, tools and outstanding service to help you achieve success.

Mike Steely

Mike Steely

Strategy, Business Development

Mike Steely has over 25 years of experience in database marketing and consumer analytics. He has led internet strategy for both Fortune 500 companies as well as tech startups and franchise companies.  Mike’s franchise experience includes franchise development and ownership in multiple service industries

Mike is a nationally recognized startup business and pitch coach and has served on advisory boards for SXSW InteractiveSXSW V2V and Up Global.  His passions in life are his kids and bringing out creativity in everyone.

Levell Baltimore

Levell Baltimore

Marketing, PR Client Relations

Levell brings decades of experience to Sparkible.  As the founder of a regional minority-owned marketing agency he has the passion and experience to build messaging to diverse set of interests.  His sister agency, Creative Teamwork, Inc. serves as inspiration for African American community marketing and engagement programs and projects nationwide.  Levell’s management experience as a small business owner growing, one the most successful minority business services companies in the early 2000’s, provides the team a unique viewpoint on supporting  clients.

Mike Kaz

Mike Kaz

VR Technologies

Michael started Hypnos VR within his R&D incubator in 2012. It has been part of his life’s vision since early childhood and he has been developing life-simulation technologies for 30 years. His VR work in the late 80’s and early 90’s included several environmental simulation machines with multi-sensory environments in the pre-LCD display era.

He received his undergraduate in Fine Art from The School of Visual Arts in New York, along with earning the School’s cherished Fine Art award for his work on life simulations. He has continued academic studies at The City College of New York and other schools, exploring the foundations of human perception, metaphysics and consciousness.

Some of Michael’s trademarks in current regular use include:
Osseophonic™, Scentphony™, ScenTrac™, Scent Poetry™ and Scentscape™ (Scentscape.com)

Wilson Kanady

Wilson Kanady

Analytics and SEO Guru

Wilson turns data into results. His background in investment banking , SEO and e-commerce enables us to critically look at projects not only creatively, but also from an ROI standpoint for our customers. Wilson helps new entrepreneurs analyze market data and customer feedback to make decisions that are backed by customer feedback.

When not building statistical models that would baffle NASA and dominating search rankings on Google you can find him hanging out in the country with his lovely wife and 10 kids in the country!

Steve Manatt

Steve Manatt

Technology

From a varied technical career, Steve knows something about almost anything related to computers and the web.  His specialties are front-end/UX design, product  development and strategic eBusiness.  He’s a natural problem solver and has a passion for helping businesses succeed online.

Specialties: Leadership development, strategic thinking, branding, Front-End design, HTML,
Javascript/jQuery, CDD, Fireworks, Dreamweaver.

Megan Steely

Megan Steely

Content Creation, Social Media

Working remotely from lovely Boulder, CO as she finishes up her Media degree, Megan brings unique skillets from the millennial age with an eye for design and a cleverness with the written word from 140 characters to award winning blog posts.

 

Carley

Carley

Chief Inspiration Officer

Every company needs inspiration and our’s comes from the perfect pup Carley!  She can sniff out project anxiety and provides a calming presence at all team events.  Her uncanny ability to bring a smile to everyone’s face keeps creativity flowing at all times!

#BestPupEver