Our People


Stacey Piper brings a mastery of messaging and content strategy across non-profit/ association, B2B, and B2G sectors. She has 20+ years of experience positioning organizations to increase awareness, build reputation, grown membership, increase engagement, expand donor base, and boost volunteerism. She is an effective project manager who easily assembles and motivate teams to drive results. Stacey is highly communicative with a proven record of successful partnerships with both executives and technical experts. She is passionate about driving innovation and growth.

Stacey holds a BS in Marketing from Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania and an MS in Marketing from Johns Hopkins University. She proudly serves on the Board of Directors for Shelter House, a community-based,non-profit organization serving homeless families and victims of domestic violence in Fairfax County, Virginia.


Nicholas Kosar
Chief Digital Officer
Nick is a strategic marketer and digital creative. He helps companies achieve their marketing goals with a focus on digital marketing and engagement. His areas of expertise include website design, SEO and digital audits, marketing strategy, and content marketing. Nick spent a dozen years in professional services marketing and business development with particular experience working for major law and lobbying firms. Prior to that, he was in publishing for a dozen years. Nick has an MBA from the College of William & Mary and a BA in Russian Studies from the University of Virginia.
Christine Slingerman
Creative Director
Chris brings over 30 years of award-winning experience as a copywriter to clients’ marketing and communications challenges. Her social marketing background enables her to apply behavior change best practices to creating messaging that is truly effective. She provides concepting, copywriting, and editing across all media, including video, web, digital, social media, print, collateral, and exhibits.Her experience spans private- and public-sector clients, from high tech, banking, real estate, hospitality and air travel industries to energy efficiency, substance abuse, mental health and disease prevention social issues.
Ashley Hunter
Marketing Campaign Manager

Ashley is a marketing specialist with over 10 years of experience. She has worked in various industries including country clubs, private- and public-sectors, health & fitness, education, insurance and public relations. Her diverse background has made her easily adapt to client needs and requirements. She works with all lines of marketing including social media, web, digital, print, promotional items, conference exhibits, and proposal support. She has led many teams through successful projects and loves learning about new industries and meeting new clients.

Ashley has a BS in Business Administration & Marketing from Susquehanna University.

Nicole Q.
Creative Content Strategist

Nicole is a highly creative freelance communications and arts professional with more than 10 years of experience serving clients in myriad fields across the arts and sciences. Her creative skills are broad and include writing, graphic design, and creative production (e.g. video and multimedia projects).Nicole’s broad skill set makes her adept at addressing communication challenges and goals with well-executed solutions that draw from her love of smart writing, great design, and engaging storytelling.

Nicole has a B.A. in Journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and an MFA-equivalent in physical theater from a private conservatory in Florence, Italy.

Abol B.
UX/UI Design Consultant

Abol is an award-winning UX/UI design lead and art director with 30 years of experience in tech start-up, large corporate in-house, PR agency environments, and cutting-edge information services companies. His range of expertise includes creative concept development and execution across all media channels. Abol applies his deep understanding of effective design to marketing and communications solutions, while relying on cutting-edge best practices. He applies UX principles and imaginative graphic solutions for usability of the rapidly expanding technology.

Abol’s core capabilities include brand identity conceptualization; multichannel graphic design; web, digital, and application design; and user experience and interface design.

Sophie S.
Strategic Marketing Lead
Sophie is a results-oriented change agent for strategic marketing projects. She has track record of success accelerating marketing performance by deploying best practices, leveraging new technologies, and building effective teams. Sophie has nearly two decades of experience both doing and leading all aspects of marketing and corporate communications. She is specifically capable at helping her clients identify goals and objectives and using that to determine the best path forward to develop and implement a scalable, effective solution.Sophie has an MBA from Johns Hopkins University and a BA in Marketing from Radford University.
Tanya A.
Web Developer

Tanya is respected for her strategic imagination in aligning business goals with creative strategy and expression, and has successfully led web design and digital marketing engagements for a variety of clients. Committed to elegant solutions based on analytics and powerfully simple communications, her areas of expertise include sustainable design solutions, logo design, integrated brand identity systems, brand design and strategy, print design, web design, digital media strategy, site architecture, and site marketing.

Since 2012, Tanya has owned Analytic Design and has experience across a variety of industries—including international development, technology, healthcare, and professional services.

Jessica R.

Jessica is the owner of Capture Video, Inc., a Small Woman Owned Business, (SWaM Certification # 717503) specializing in online video since 2000.  During Capture Video’s nearly two decades of business, Jessica has produced educational and promotional videos for such diverse clients as the U.S. Geological Survey, Georgetown University, Capital One Bank, Cisco Systems, and DC Superior Courts.  An accomplished writer and storyteller, Jessica is the Founder of Better Said Than Done, Inc., a Virginia based storytelling performance group voted one of the “best performance acts in Virginia” by Virginia Living Magazine 2012 – 2015, and the author of Caged, an urban fantasy novel.

Jessica has a BFA in Film and TV Production from New York University.

Jennifer N.
Graphic Designer

Jennifer is a solution-focused digital and print design professional with 20+ years of experience in the creative field. She currently serves as Creative Director for Hip House Design Studio, a boutique freelance design company based in Alexandria, VA, and has spent her career working with a wide range of industries including B2B, B2C, federal, and non-profit organizations. Jennifer has experience managing projects, designers, clients, and vendors. She has excellent client facing skills, with a cooperative approach to problem-solving and a record for providing clear design strategy and solutions that produce effective results. She prides herself as being a design chameleon who can easily transform her style to meet any client request.

Jennifer is a graduate of Northern Illinois University’s school of Art, with a BFA in Visual Communications.

Wendy S.

Wendy is a senior level writer and editor with a demonstrated history of success in corporate, agency, and freelance settings. She has 30+ years of experience working with all levels of organizations to deliver top-quality digital and print content. Wendy’s work is accurate, clear, and audience appropriate with a stand-out strength in translating technical source material for non-technical audiences. Industry experience includes IT, cybersecurity, health, education, international development, telecommunications, and energy.

After graduating from the University of Virginia with a bachelor’s degree in marketing and management information systems, Wendy embarked on a career defined by building bridges between the worlds of technology and communications. She is a skilled storyteller who is exceptional at interviewing stakeholders efficiently to produce quality content.Wendy has a BS in Marketing/ Management Information Systems from the University of Virginia.

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