We build the best damn marketing campaigns on the planet. And we do it for industries and companies you might not identify as easy to market (right away). Working here takes a very special kind of person.

Maren Hogan

CEO and Founder

Maren Hogan is a seasoned marketer and community builder in the HR and Recruiting industry.

Maren started Red Branch Media and, before she hired all the smiling faces you see below, she ran it on her own. In marketing for over 15 years, she has deep experience in strategic campaigns and a long-term, results-based operational approach.

Read more of her work on Marenated.com, HRExaminer.com, Fast Company, LinkedIn, Recruiter.com, Inc.com, Forbes and Entrepreneur. Follow her on twitter @marenhogan – she’s funnier there.

Jeremy Hogan

COO / Systems Integration

In addition to running the day-to-day operations of Red Branch, Jeremy oversees the systems integrations to ensure our clients’ leads’ information flows properly and the sales teams have the information they need to close the deal. Platform integrations include Salesforce, Pardot, Hubspot, Marketo, Sharpspring and more. If you have it, we’ll make sure your website talks to it and your team has the info they need. When not plugged logged in, you’ll find him at a piano, holding a guitar or, more likely, working on never-ending house projects.

Eric Foutch

Digital Media Manager, Partner

Eric started as a social media associate and quickly proved his mettle, rising to become the head of our digital media department and thereafter, a managing partner. He is Google Adwords certified and works to create incredible digital and traditional advertising campaigns for Red Branch Media and its clients. He discovered his love for cooking later in life, but is now working on his audition tape for Master Chef Junior. His favorite thing to do is travel the world!

Kerry Pivovar

Web Project Manager

Kerry is a Web Project Manager with both technical and management experience. She guides the website developer, information systems manager and creative design team. She focuses on site architecture, user experience and site navigation and is the main go-between with the Client and RBM. Outside of the branch, she coaches high school soccer, does yoga and spends her time in the kitchen perfecting her Scottish shortbread.

Marissa Litty

Content Strategy Manager

Marissa has grown the communications and content department via almost every possible means. Her ability to seamlessly support the departments within Red Branch Media is unparalleled. She’s yet to meet a challenge she cannot handle. Marissa has the unique power of reading Maren’s mind. If you’ve done business with Red Branch Media, you’ve met Marissa.

Kyle Christensen

Lead Graphic Designer

Kyle leads our Graphic Design Department at Red Branch Media. His ability to manage incoming tasks, collaborate with the design team, hit deadlines and keep our file storage system well-organized has helped to shape the design department clients love today. While he’s away from the branch, he spends his time playing drums, video games, cranking the latest emo, pop-punk and screamo songs on Spotify, drinking local Omaha brews, and enjoying life with his wife. Kyle has a BASA with a Concentration in Graphic Design and a Minor in Art History from UNO.

Kristine Osbourne

Senior Designer & Video Lead

Kristine is an artist trapped in an agency. Her knowledge of painting, art theory and video editing have created content Red Branch Media clients go wild for. When she isn’t designing at the office you can find her painting her next masterpiece, eating her weight in sushi or traveling on her next adventure. Kristine graduated with her BFA in graphic design from The Creative Center.

Shalaina Ocasio

Account Manager & Social Media Savant

In addition to guiding the social media team with her years of experience, Shalaina also uses her detail obsession and expertise to coordinate between clients and the Red Branch Media team to ensure projects stay on track and each strategy fits the specific needs of our clients. Outside of the branch, she is a party planner extraordinaire, enjoys traveling, and has a love for wine. Shalaina has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Stevie Howard

SEO Growth & Content Associate

Stevie is a member of both the SEO and Content teams helping to not only write web copy and blog articles, but also working to ensure ranking and conversions through optimization. A past member of both our Social team and a Project Manager, Stevie brings a variety of experience dealing with our multiple clients to help create the best strategy that fits their needs. When she isn’t knees deep in keywords, Stevie spends her time with her growing family including 3 cats and 2 dogs. She has a B.A. in Digital Marketing from Bellevue University and a A.S. in Multimedia from Central Community College.

Bach Mai

Graphic Designer

Bach supports the design team with infographics, adverts, social imaging and video projects. He sometimes supports the entire team by cooking delicious foods for our Friday Eatin’ Meetins. His true passions lie in the musical arts where he excels in piano, guitar and songwriting. Bach comes to us from UNO where he studied Marketing and Music Entrepreneurship.

Kaleb Vik

Email / Digital Media / Web Dev

Kaleb holds a dynamic role at Red Branch supporting the email, digital & web teams. Whether you need email campaigns and dynamic workflows, Adwords expertise, or an incredible landing page – he’s got you covered. He enjoys spending time outdoors (preferably in the Rocky Mountains), studying the stock market and playing guitar. Kaleb graduated from UNO with a degree in Marketing and Management.

Molly Spelts

Social Media Marketing Associate

Molly supports the Social Media Strategy team as our RBM Social Media Maestro. She aspires to drive our client engagement, create connections and teach you to #GetSocial through brand development and social media etiquette. When she’s not with her #RBMafia, you’ll find her trying out a new hobby, binge-watching Netflix and planning her next grand adventure! Molly joins us from the UNO College of Business where she studies Marketing and Management.

Jimmy Schleisman

Project Manager

Jimmy joins the team as a Project Manager and is the go-between for communication and task management with RBM and our clients. He loves to write and even has a few poems published on literary magazines online. If pizza were a religion, Jimmy would worship 3x a day with breakfast, lunch AND dinner. Jimmy’s favorite thing is relaxing on the couch with his goober of a Husky, Diesel. Jimmy has a Bachelor’s Degree from UNL with a focus in Marketing and Business Management.

Alison Wurth

Content Strategist

Alison Joins the Content Department as a Content Strategist. A former ‘newsie’ turned marketer, Alison has a background in Broadcasting. She’s a writer at heart and loves discovering unique storytelling techniques in music, podcasts, folk stories and everything in between. Her favorite place to be is a kitschy pumpkin patch with her husband. Alison has a Journalism Degree from UNL.

Maggie Winkelmann

Project Manager

Maggie taught high school science and health for 7 years before transitioning to project management. Now instead of assigning homework and communicating progress to students and parents, she spends her days coordinating client projects and keeping campaigns on schedule. She likes to bake, play soccer and spend time with her husband and furbaby, JoJo. Fun fact: Her last name is Winkelmann but she cannot wink. Maggie has a B.S. in Secondary Education from UNO.

Anna Naumann

Email Marketing Associate

As a member of the email team, Anna loves to create jaw-dropping emails that slide right into your DMs. She is an obsessive dog mom with a passion for all things outdoors. When she’s not lint-rolling her Husky’s fur off her pants, you’re likely to find her climbing a tree someplace extra green. She liked the Cubs before they were cool and actually won things, and decided to ditch culinary school to graduate from UNO with a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Management.

Nick Fountain

SEO & Content Associate

Nick is a promising SEO and Content associate at Red Branch. Nick’s marketing and management experience stemmed from working in collective teams all his life. His love for anything sports, comedy and business keeps him showing up to work energized and curious. His bucket list only includes visiting every Major League Baseball stadium and witness a World Series game in his lifetime. Nick graduated with two B.S. degrees in Business Management and Marketing from Northwest Missouri State University.

Cassie Jahn

Public Relations Associate

Cassie is a member of the Public Relations team at the associate level. She helps coordinate all press releases, pitches and content placements you see from our clients. She is from Big Lake, Minnesota, has a love for cooking and eating junk food and is a kickboxing coach. Cassie has a B.A. in Public Relations and Advertising from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Madison Knopik

Intern

Madison’s role is to support multiple departments at Red Branch. She brought her PR and social experience to the team but quickly learned new skills in SEO and email. When not at work, you can find Madison binge-watching the latest Netflix show or playing with her puppy, Dublin. Currently, she is pursuing her MBA at Midland University and holds a BA in Communications from UNO.

Mackenzie Anderson

Social Media Associate

Mackenzie joins the Social Media department as a Social Media Strategist. She aspires to help drive social engagement and develop new cutting-edge ways to interest followers, all while adding value for clients and customers alike. When she isn’t at Red Branch, she enjoys traveling (her favorite place is Lake Tahoe), training to compete in a triathlon and exploring everything Omaha has to offer. Mackenzie graduated from UNL with a focus in Child, Youth, and Family Services and a minor in Education.

Mitchell Tillwick

Marketing Automation Associate

Mitchell joins the Growth department as a Marketing Automation Strategist. He aims to improve and automate systems/workflows while creating digital reports and working with ads and analytics. When he isn’t at The Branch, he enjoys parkour, practicing MMA and playing the piano. Mitchell graduated from UNO with a concentration in International Business and Entrepreneurship.

Andrea Pohlsander

Office Manager & Executive Assistant

Andrea joins the Red Branch team as Office Manager & Executive Assistant. She handles HR & administrative tasks such as accounting, office organization, event planning and booking travel. When she isn’t at The Branch, Andrea enjoys reading fantasy novels, throwing tea parties, scrapbooking the old-fashioned way and snuggling her rescue dog, Pete. Her passion is leaving the world a better place little by little. Andrea is currently getting an HR Administration degree form Ashworth College.

Richard Bergeron

Web Developer

In Richard’s former life, he was a park ranger looking for a career change. He started dabbling in web development and what started out as a hobby soon became a career. No one gets as excited as Richard when a site is finished and we get to see the reaction from the client. If kids bring parents joy, completed websites bring Richard joy.