Mike July is the founder of MoxieMen Incorporated and has been providing digital marketing services since 2009.
Mike’s specialties include strategic planning, user-experience optimization, SEO (search engine optimization), team leadership and client relations.
In his spare time, Mike likes to read, occasionally add to his marriage-enhancing collection of left-handed guitars, play golf in the MoxieMen office on his simulator (yes seriously), and hang out at Van Andel Arena cheering on the Calder Cup Champion Grand Rapids Griffins. You can read Mike’s thoughts on life and on business philosophy on his blog, mikejuly.com.
Mike is married to his wife Angie and has three children: Elizabeth, Thomas and Dominick.
Jen Lorenski Client Manager & AdWords Specialist
With the right balance of business and creativity, Jen gives your project a fresh perspective and keeps everything on track. With a focus on marketing strategy and business results, she is the primary point of contact for clients.
Jen leads the way on all projects, from design to content development, SEO to AdWords and beyond, working with each of the MoxiMen team members to ensure we capture the vision of each client, develop the right strategy and execute it with the best possible tactics.
Jen’s 15+ years of experience as a Certified Google AdWords Partner helps your business get the most clicks for budget, no matter what its size, and maximizes your PPC investment. She currently manages ten’s of thousands in monthly spend for various clients.
When the marketing is done, you can find Jen rockin’ out at a heavy metal concerts all over Michigan and working relentlessly for local music with her organization MoshPitNation.
Chelsea Slocum Copywriter & Content Creator
With an eye for detail and passion for perfection, Chelsea helps businesses big and small tell their story through compelling, take-action copy.
As an experienced freelance writer she brings an amazing work ethic to every project letting her creative spirit and passion for writing result in copy that is sales driven and engaging. She specializes in blog posts for a variety of industries and clientele including food and beverage vendors, lifestyle blogs, nonprofits, and event promotional sites. She also produces website copy both technical and otherwise that showcases the business and matches the voice of the brand to a tee.
When it’s time for fun Chelsea enjoys running, cooking, binge-watching Netflix, and spending time with her husband and two young children.
Gizzie Gulch Specialist in AdWords, Website Set Up, SEO & Reporting
An eccentric free spirit data entry nerd… Coming from a diverse corporate background in several fields infused her with a lot of different skills over the years but she never quite fit in the cubicle and office life mold. She was ready for something more in tune with her.
That desire, an ongoing local music collaboration with Jen, and good timing came together to create an opportunity to be part of MoxieMen, Inc.
Gizzie is quick-witted and easy going, web marketing and content savvy to help get your business where you want it to be.
Haley Barrett Graphic Designer
Haley Barrett is founder of Grand Rêve – a Michigan based graphic design and marketing company focused on improving clients branding and communication strategies. Haley also serves on the board of the American Marketing Association of West Michigan as their resident Graphic Designer.
Haley has had the privilege of working with companies both large and small throughout the nation. Her drive, experience and determination will provide you with results above your expectations.
Aside from being a full time work-a-holic, Haley is also a busy mom to 3 adorable little children.
Andrea Napierkowski Website Developer & Designer
Andrea Napierkowski is the founder of CurlyHost LLC, a Grand Rapids based firm that specializes in front end web development with a focus on designs for WordPress sites. In business since 2011, Andrea has completed over 300 website projects spanning a vast landscape of industries, from consulting firms and financial institutions to MMA gyms and craft breweries.
In her spare time, Andrea enjoys documentaries, travelling and rigorous physical activities.
“I take content and integrate it into a WordPress framework to create a unique look for your company. With handpicked plugins and programs, I use the best practices and design elements for displaying your content across devices and browsers. Your business has a story, your art has a story, your nonprofit has a story, your music has a story, your idea has a story and I want to tell it. We can make that happen through a killer website, consistent social media, and a marketing strategy.” – Andrea
Abby Heugel Viral Content Creator
Abby is a writer and editor with more than 15 years professional experience. She was the editor of two specialty retail trade publications for seven years, the associate editor of a website that was ranked as one of the top 10 mobile websites in the world, and has worked with two professional sports teams.
She also has more than 60,000 social media followers and her personal work/tweets has been featured multiple times on Reader’s Digest, Huffington Post, Retail Minded, The Today Show, Apartment Therapy, and BuzzFeed, among other places. Not only does she bring professional experience to every project she tackles, but she also brings her personal mix of wit and the ability to take on the tone of whatever clients she’s working for.
When she’s not writing, she’s eating vegetarian food while watching sports or the Food Network, working out so she can eat vegetarian food while watching sports of the Food Network, and composing brilliant tweets in her head that disappear the second she opens her laptop.
Kate Howland Graphic Designer
Kate Howland is a graphic designer with over six years of professional experience. She specializes in publication design, layout for print and digital spaces, corporate identity, photo manipulation, data-based infographics, and vector illustration.
Kate has accrued a wide range of skills and experience from working in every level of design, from Mom-and-Pop print shops, to statewide media corporations.
Aside from the daily rigors of full-time work, Kate is an avid knitter who spends her non-design time creating handmade knitted creations for friends and family.
She hopes to bring her passion for design and spunky personality to your next project.
Mike Schertenlieb Copywriter & Editor
A lifelong wordnerd, Mike’s writing background stretches from fiction to blogging, poetry to website copy, newsletters to advice columns. He earned a BA in Creative Writing from Illinois Wesleyan University in 2007, and has been working as a writer and editor in various capacities over the course of the last decade.
With a love of language and a keen eye for detail, Mike enjoys creating (and revising) content across a wide range of topics, and relentlessly pursues the improvement of his craft.
When he isn’t wordsmithing, you can find Mike playing drums with a variety of West Michigan bands, producing beats, philosophizing with friends, or buried in a book. Explore his thoughts on the musician’s journey at percussionaut.com
Juliette Cowall SEO, ORM & Directory Management
Practicing digital marketing since 2009, Juliette helps businesses beat their competition to the first page of Google using Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Online Reputation Management (ORM), targeted and custom marketing avenues, and lead generation. She’s confident that someone, somewhere is writing code that recognizes when we purchase something online so that those ads quit following us!
She owns and operates GuidedComm.com to help businesses succeed online.
Juliette exercises her creative energy in sewing, with a particular passion for imagining new uses for garments.
Whitney Wilson Copywriter & Tagline Developer
Whitney brings over 17 years of award winning copywriting experience to the team. Her background includes working on both the client side and agency side giving her a well-rounded, relatable perspective to her clients.
Her wide range of client industries include writing and production for healthcare, higher education, non-profit, financial, dental, recreation, restaurant, and retail among others.
In addition to writing, Whitney has a background in medical sales and healthcare marketing with experience in the biomedical, pharmaceutical and medical equipment industries.
While not working, you’ll likely find her running a trail, traveling and spending time with her husband and two daughters.
Aaron McGrane Photographer & Videographer
A Michigan native, Aaron has spent more than 30 years shooting in a variety of genres. Aaron studied Art History at Western Michigan University and was awarded the Presidential Scholar and ArtStar. He’s had Batik Textiles and Acrylic Paintings exhibited internationally, and has created video productions for many corporations, small businesses, and individuals. As a headshot photographer, he brings the unique perspective of being a filmmaker as well as a photographer.
He’s directed two feature films, eight short films, twelve music videos, and collaborated with countless models, actors, and artists. His music videos have been featured in XXL, Complex, and The Source. His photographs have appeared in Fortune Magazine, CNet, Engadget, Amazon, Wal-Mart, and Geek.com.
In addition to his photography and video work, Aaron enjoys hosting educational workshops, working closely with an art education nonprofit, and participating in several local camera clubs.