VI Welcomes New Marketing Talent

Posted: Aug 11, 2022

Topics: Culture

VI Marketing and Branding has grown by another 15 great minds! Meet the newest members of our team:

Ryan Loftus | Senior SEO Strategist

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  • Hometown: Zephyrhills, Florida
  • University: Bridgewater State University
  • Hobbies: Ryan enjoys doing things outdoors. His favorites are hiking and comparing with his dogs. Outside of those activities Ryan enjoys working on personal websites.

Karlie Stafford | Agency Marketing Coordinator

Karlie Stafford Karlie
  • Hometown: Bentonville, Arkansas
  • University: Oklahoma State University
  • Hobbies: Karlie loves spending time with her dog, Duke. Karlie and Duke go on at least a five-mile walk/run every day and finish the night with a Braum’s frozen yogurt. She loves getting her steps and will not go to bed unless she has 20,000! 

Grace Heppler | Human Resources DirectorGrace-Hepler-1

  • Hometown: Enid, Oklahoma
  • University: Oklahoma Baptist University
  • HobbiesGrace loves gardening, reading and spending time with her family. She also makes jewelry and other do-dads with resin.

Jess Couch | Designer




  • Hometown: Edmond, Oklahoma 
  • University: University of Central Oklahoma
  • Hobbies: When Jess is not at work, you can find them at home playing soul-crushing video games, constructing and collecting trinkets, or scouring the internet for creative muses.

Alexis Morales | Traditional Media Coordinator

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  • Hometown: Madill, Oklahoma 
  • University: University of Oklahoma
  • HobbiesAlexis likes to find new music, hang out with her best friends and girlfriend, cook new recipes, and thrift.

Michelle Dunlap | Senior Media PlannerMichelle-Dunlap

  • Hometown: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 
  • University: Oklahoma State University
  • Hobbies: Michelle loves hanging out with her kids, dog, friends & family. She likes to read, watch favorite TV shows, garden (both veggies and ornamental flowers), travel, go to good restaurants, chill in her hammock, and attend OSU football games!  GO POKES!

Karly James | Designer

Karly-James Karly
  • Hometown: Ponca City, Oklahoma 
  • University: University of Central Oklahoma 
  • HobbiesKarly likes to spend quality time with her family and significant other (and cat Nora, of course).  Otherwise, she is likely in an antique store, binge-watching a series or working on whatever new creative hobby she has picked up.

Hannah Ticer | Associate Content Strategist

Hannah-Ticer Hannah
  • Hometown: Katy, Texas
  • University: Oklahoma Christian University
  • HobbiesYou can find Hannah at home cooking new recipes, playing with her neighbor’s cat, Fawksey Mama, or surfing Zillow/Airbnb for fun. If Hannah is out and about, she is either getting her bi-weekly mani/pedi or out with friends trying out local restaurants or activities.

Mindy Scott | Copywriter

Mindy-Scott Mindy
  • Hometown: Tuttle, Oklahoma 
  • University: University of Oklahoma
  • HobbiesOutside of work Mindy loves everything coffee related, from sourcing and roasting her own beans to trying out new weird recipes. She spends as much time as possible outdoors, loves reading, playing Dungeons & Dragons, and watching trashy reality TV with friends.

Brook Marino | Marketing Coordinator

Brook Brook
  • Hometown: Colleyville, Texas
  • University: Oklahoma State University
  • Hobbies: Brook likes playing with her puppy, spending time outside, and painting! She also loves a good podcast and is constantly on the hunt for new suggestions.

Matt Glanville | Senior Communications Strategist

  • Hometown: Wilburton, Oklahoma
  • University: Oklahoma State University
  • HobbiesMatt enjoys being with his children and loved ones, reading, working out, hiking, and spending time in the mountains.

Ali McIntosh | Social Media Coordinator

Ali McIntosh Ali
  • Hometown: Norman, Oklahoma 
  • University: University of Oklahoma 
  • HobbiesAli loves listening to music, reading, and going on walks!

Austin Chappell | Digital Strategist

Austin Chappell Austin
  • Hometown: Coppell, Texas
  • University: Oklahoma State University
  • Hobbies: If Austin is not spending time with his wife and three dogs, he is usually at a concert or learning a new woodworking project in the garage. Austin also loves to golf and run agility courses with his Australian Shepherd, Beau.

Magan Preas | Agency Art Director

Magan Preas Magan
  • Hometown: Commerce, Texas
  • University: Texas A&M University-Commerce
  • HobbiesIf Magan is not lounging on the couch with her pets, she is most likely either playing or thinking about Dungeons and Dragons in some capacity. After being introduced to D&D by her partner when they first started dating, it quickly turned into something they could both bond and obsess over together. 

Jamie Kisling | Ad Operations Specialist
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  • Hometown: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
  • University: University of Central Oklahoma
  • Hobbies: Jamie’s favorite thing is being outside with friends, hiking, and camping. She also loves live music and traveling as much as possible. 

We're excited to welcome these new marketing gurus to our growing family and look forward to working alongside them to achieve (and succeed!) client goals and objectives. Welcome aboard! 


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