With experience in non-profit and for-profit sectors, Chris enjoys advancing community development, relationship building, and marketing. Traveling to many varied places around the world has given him the important understanding that location and people play an equally integral role in shaping unique and beautiful cultures and communities. He loves working with the Markentum team and helping each partner grow their marketing initiatives, while advocating for active senior lifestyle. Chris, with his wife Kerri and daughter Ellie, enjoy exploring the beautiful state of Florida and going on outdoor adventures!
Director of Operations
Tighe has explored different and unique ways to create digital media for the last six years but has always had a love for creating. During his career, He has become an award-winning photographer, videographer, and animator. Intent on staying ahead of the curve, he is always looking for the next digital medium to use to tell a story. Tighe has been part of the Markentum team and the senior living industry for two years and has immersed himself in learning the intricacies of the unique problems faced by aging adults and senior living providers.
Director of Partner Success
Amber is a firm believer that exceptional guest service is at the heart of partner success. Born and raised in Rhode Island, she achieved a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing from Roger Williams University. Amber relocated to Florida to work for The Walt Disney Company where she spent over five years working as a guest relations coordinator, administrative assistant, and more. With a passion for Marketing, she has worked for a local Daytona Beach humane society, and most recently as the social media and public relations strategist for an international skincare company. Here at Markentum, she fosters the partner/team relationship to ensure optimal success while achieving an excellent standard of understanding to provide guaranteed client satisfaction. Her passion lies in collaborating with partners and fellow teammates to further advance marketing strategy and push the limits of creativity. In her spare time, Amber enjoys the latest in consumer beauty, crafting, living an eco-friendly lifestyle, and spending time with her husband Tyler and their two dogs.
Garrett Johnson began his web development career after serving six years in the US Navy. During that time he received training certificates and degrees in Game Art & Design and IT. Through that journey, he learned what he wanted to do and that sparked his passion for developing and building websites. He started his professional career at CoCentrix where he helped develop an Electronic Medication Administration Record and Computerized Physician Order Entry system. During that time, he continued to pursue as a web developer and did some freelance work to expand his professional skills while continuing to keep up with the latest technology and coding standards. Garrett strives to provide the highest of quality and expectations and makes sure to stay intimately involved throughout the entire development process. His success is attributed to his hard work, motivation, and passion for web design and development. On the Markentum team, Garrett brings great energy, innovative ideas, and new ways of thinking to each project he works on.
Loreal was born and raised in Central New York, but made the move to Florida in August 2016 and brings over five years of marketing experience to the Markentum team. She works to develop effective strategies that will drive visitors to our partner’s websites. She also manages all partner HubSpot portals which help determine who is visiting your website, what content they are engaging with, and nurtures and facilitates the relationship with visitors. Loreal has developed a passion for digital marketing techniques and enjoys collaborating with partners to help tailor their marketing strategy to reach and exceed their goals.
Valerie Stephen graduated from the University of Central Florida with a B.S.B.A. in Marketing. She has helped various companies and completed numerous projects to achieve brand awareness and recognition. She has a passion for marketing and being creative. Here at Markentum, Valerie holds a high comprehension of how search engines work in relation to material produced. Content is at the heart of all marketing and by being the Content Creator, Valerie can deliver unique content. She creates articles that are industry-related and targeted to a specific consumer. Valerie is talented in creating compelling pieces and has the ability to expand brand awareness in innovative ways.
social media expert
Lexie is a passionate marketer and a recent alumna of the University of Central Florida having graduated with a B.S.B.A. in Marketing. After living in Orlando for four years, Lexie relocated to Port Orange and is excited to explore the city and find local businesses to support. Lexie grew up in South Florida and found her passion for marketing while in high school. Since then, she has not only helped countless clients increase engagement on their social media platforms, but runs her own Weight Watchers Instagram food blog in her spare time. Lexie’s philosophy on social media is to create a voice that people want to listen to. As Social Media Expert, she provides a living and breathing social media page for our partners. With carefully strategized social media content, the partners can be sure their social media pages will have both marketing + momentum.
Digital Media Specialist
Gabriela was born and raised in Puerto Rico, but moved to Florida to pursue her career as a graphic designer. However, she still loves her island of Puerto Rico and misses it every day! She graduated from Savannah College of Art and Design with a BFA in Graphic Design. Having worked with large corporations in the past, Gabby brings over 3 years of graphic design experience to the Markentum team. She loves all mediums of art from painting in her spare time to graphic design, and is the mom of a beautiful baby boy. Gabby has a passion and deep connection with senior living and is excited to use design and digital media to enhance our partner’s brands.