Tim has worked in marketing communications since 1988, with extensive experience on both the client and agency sides in industries including banking, financial, healthcare, insurance, medical, professional services, and real estate. Tim was named CEO of the Year and Ad Man of the Year by Memphis Advertising Federation in 2007.
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Since 1990, Dan has worked for clients such as Citibank, CellularOne, CBS SportsLine, FedEx, Glaxo Wellcome Pharmaceuticals, International Paper, Morgan Keegan, Travelers Insurance, and others. His broader sector experience includes healthcare, medical, technology/biotechnology, banking, financial, insurance, logistics, and consumer marketing. Dan has been recognized as Diversified Service Professional of the Year by Memphis Advertising Federation.
Since the mid-1980s — in DC, Ohio, Tennessee, and Texas — Michael has worked in nearly every industry, garnering awards from more than 20 different design and advertising organizations. At inferno, he remains hands-on in the design process, serving not just as Creative Director but also as lead designer for select clients. His sector experience includes banking, financial, healthcare, medical, packaging, real estate, and consumer marketing. Michael also serves on the board of New Ballet Ensemble & School.
Colleen Radish Account Manager
Before joining inferno, Colleen worked as organizational lead for employers and clients in the areas of tourism, conventions, print marketing, and sales. In recent years, she has worked in sectors including logistics/transportation, food & beverage, hospitality, healthcare, medical, and professional services.
Lindsey Woodard Account Manager
Lindsey previously handled marketing for the pediatrics division of a large regional healthcare corporation, later expanding into sectors including medical devices, consumer marketing, and professional services.
Ryan Knoll Account Executive
Before coming to inferno, Ryan worked in sports marketing at his alma mater, Arkansas State University. He manages accounts in biotechnology and consumer marketing, as well as rehabilitative medical devices.
Liza Routh Account Executive
Liza came to inferno fresh from earning a bachelor’s degree at Auburn University, where she was honored with numerous awards for leadership and marketing. Liza’s primary role at inferno focuses on logistics/transportation and retail projects.
Joe McLaughlin Account Executive
A North Carolina native, Joe honed his skills in brand development at a Charlotte-based brand consulting firm before moving to Indianapolis, where he coordinated marketing efforts for an international telecommunications company. At inferno, Joe works primarily with clients on logistics and professional services.
Rebecca Bolding Account Executive
Rebecca came to inferno with a background rich in strategic planning. She’s juggled various clients and campaigns in both the corporate sector and in an agency environment – with particular emphasis on Web, market research, and social media. At inferno, she’ll primarily be handling accounts in logistics.
Linda Corti Associate Creative Director
Raised in Canada, Linda previously worked as the Creative Director for Ducks Unlimited and as designer for Fortune 500 clients including International Paper, FedEx, Motorola, and Hard Rock Cafe International. Her areas of expertise include shipping, logistics, entertainment, professional services, medical, and consumer marketing.
John Hilgart Copy Chief, Senior Strategist
Prior to his career in marketing, John taught literature and persuasive writing for 12 years at Rhodes College and Duke University (where he earned his Ph.D.). John helms inferno’s Michigan office, backed by expertise in banking, medical devices, real estate, technology/biotechnology, professional services, shipping, the music industry, and consumer marketing.
Greg Miller Art Director, Interactive Specialist
Greg has been working in Web design for almost as long as there has been a Web, with extensive design and computer animation skills. His marketing background is expansive, including automotive, high fashion, consumer marketing, food & beverage, healthcare, medical, packaging, and technology/biotechnology.
Lyle Wardlaw Art Director
Born in Germany, Lyle has high-profile brand experience in the Northeast, DC, and Memphis, including The Home Depot, Ryobi, and John Deere — with expertise spanning banking, packaging, financial, shipping, professional services, nonprofit, real estate, and consumer marketing.
Amy Lind Art Director
inferno was so impressed with Amy as an intern that we couldn’t let her go and hired her as a full-time staffer. She immediately dived into projects for clients of all kinds, including logistics, agriculture, food service, banking, and biotechnology.
Cristina Jucan Art Director
A graduate of the Mississippi State University Fine Arts program, Cristina is a Romanian native who also studied art in Spain and Italy. She has designed logos and marketing materials for a number of Mid-South businesses and organizations. Cristina has experience in athletics, retail, and business services.
Derrick Alston Junior Art Director
A standout at Memphis College of Art, Derrick was awarded multiple honors and scholarships for his design work and academics while earning his Bachelor of Fine Arts, magna cum laude. He works on projects in the biomedical, logistics, nonprofit, and health & fitness sectors.
David Zachry Interactive Manager
David has mastered a broad spectrum of genres within the design field, working proficiently in both the traditional and print design realm, as one of the foremoste Web designers in the region. This combination of versility and talent is what sets David apart from other designers and developers.
Robert Barnett Interactive Developer
Robert has served as network administrator to several Memphis-area companies and completed hundreds of freelance projects throughout the region. He's proficient in a vast arry of programming languages, databases, and other major interactive tools.
Brian Earwood Interactive Developer
A Mississippi native, Brian holds BFAs in both painting and graphic design from Mississippi State University. He’s particularly adept at Flash Animation and development, and has performed outstanding web design and development for a diverse roster of clients and industries.
Ashley Burton PR Manager
Ashley’s background includes tenures at Tennessee’s largest public relations firm, the Bloomington Hospital Foundation, and Brown County Convention & Visitors Bureau in Bloomington, Indiana. She serves the PR needs of all inferno clients.
Teri Hanners Production Manager
Teri has managed production work on both the agency and printing sides, equipped with an extraordinary expertise in prepress, printing, and scheduling. She was named Memphis Advertising Federation Production Manager of the Year in 2004.
Kacie Ross Traffic/Media Coordinator
At Mississippi State, Kacie earned a bachelor’s degree in Business with a concentration in Marketing. She joined inferno with the keen ability to coordinate complex campaigns with efficiency. This skill was made evident by her work as marketing coordinator for the FedEx St. Jude Classic PGA TOUR golf tournament, and is pivotal to her role as Traffic/Media Coordinator at inferno.
Mickey Woodham Quality Control Manager
Mickey has been in charge of quality control for two decades, at three Memphis agencies. She is deeply involved in Memphis Advertising Federation, where she has held leadership roles and received multiple awards.
Beverly Hendrichovsky Bookkeeper
Beverly has more than 25 years of accounting and management experience in corporate, governmental, and other organizational settings. She was formerly Chief Financial Office of the City of Southaven.
Doretha Jones Receptionist
With more than 25 years experience and arguably the most infectious smile in the office, Doretha Jones welcomes all who enter the doors of inferno.