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Nick White

President

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Nick has spent his entire career in the sales arena where he has developed a deep understanding of human behavior. This perspective has helped him excel in communication and marketing. His talent is broad-reaching, which has enabled him to create an agency that is unique and highly sought after. As the CEO of Epic Marketing, Nick is the energy and driving force that gives the agency shape. His vision promotes confidence and attracts some of the best talent in the agency world. Nick understands every facet of marketing and works very closely with each department within Epic Marketing to ensure that the quality of work is exceptional.

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Nick grew up in California and eventually moved to Utah where he traded the beach for a snowboard and the amazing scenery that Utah has to offer. He is a family man and spends a lot of time with his amazing wife and 4 children. When he is not with his family, he is riding his motorcycle, playing basketball, golfing, reading or at the gym. It is safe to say that he enjoys doing just about everything.

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Jeff Martin

Creative Director

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As Epic Marketing's Creative Director, Jeff leads all creative functions of the agency, including branding and identity, print, advertising, packaging, web/interactive, and environmental graphics. Jeff has nearly two decades of experience in graphic design and creative theory, and has worked for a wide variety of corporations including Zion's Bank, OC Tanner, Huntsman Cancer Institute, Utah Symphony, and the Salt Lake Convention and Visitors Bureau, among many others. He has also been the creative mind behind numerous large-scale public awareness campaigns for the State of Idaho, Nevada, and Utah, including the Clean Air and Slow the Flow campaigns. Jeff has received several awards and honors for his design expertise, including local and regional Addy Awards, Gold and Silver Telly Awards, Golden Spike Awards, and recognition in PRINT Magazine's Regional Design Annual. After receiving a BFA in Graphic Design from The University of Utah, Jeff worked as the creative director at a multi-regional advertising agency, later becoming a partner for six years, prior to joining the Epic Marketing team.

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Jeff enjoys everything about the outdoors, especially high adventure sports like climbing, mountain biking, skiing, and camping with his six kids.

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Tandy Lee

Office Manager

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Tandy Lee earned her Bachelor's degree from Utah State University, and has implemented her knowledge of professionalism and high standards in the workplace. As the Office Manager, Tandy ensures that clients of Epic Marketing are receiving the very best of our team on the back end. She ensures that our team runs efficiently, productively, and seamlessly. She believes that if you have a high work ethic, much can and will be achieved.

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Tandy grew up in Southern California. Though the beach will always be home, there is many joys to be had in a place like Utah. Some of those things include hiking, biking, and snowshoeing. It's hard to stay away from those beautiful Rocky Mountains! When she is not enjoying the outdoors while in town, Tandy travels as much as she can and enjoys cooking, reading, and spending time with family and friends.

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David Ludwig

Production Manager

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David Ludwig has extensive Production Management experience dating back more than 25 years in the Advertising, Print, and Newspaper industries. Dave's attention to detail in scheduling and purchasing, and his broad experience prove to be a great asset when brought to bear on behalf of Epic Marketing's clients. Although his formal education is in Computer Technologies, Dave has a rare insight into the "sometimes lost" art of fine Typography, having participated in a two-year Typographical Union apprenticeship program early in his career.

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Dave grew up in the coastal suburbs southeast of Boston, and with the wonderful influence of his dad, developed a love of the great outdoors which continues to this day. In fact, it is a keen interest in snowboarding, backpacking, camping, and rafting that attracted Dave to our beautiful Utah as a vacation destination some 15 years ago. After spending much of his vacation time in Utah, Dave finally made the move here in 2003 and has never looked back.

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Jared Cannon

Sales Manager

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Jared has spent the past several years guiding hundreds of marketing campaigns for dozens of Epic Marketing’s clients all across the country. He has been instrumental in helping businesses achieve new levels of success with their improved marketing. Prior to coming to Epic and after graduating from The University of Utah, Jared had experience in retail, sales, and internet marketing. For several years, he traveled the globe helping companies build, manage, and market their business online. Given that experience and his extensive client background, he knows virtually every major market and understands how to target marketing to the core demographic. A strong sense of organization and a drive to exceed expectations motivates Jared to a premier level of service.

Life
Jared was born in Northern California and lived in Venezuela for a few years, but has spent most of his life in Salt Lake City as he loves the outdoor lifestyle. His family loves to ski, hike, camp, and root for their favorite local sports teams. Travel continues to be a motivator for Jared, but on most days his idea of perfection is watching a sunset while playing with his family.

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Will White

Account Executive

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Will has been in Sales for the last 12 years, and loves the challenge each sales position has provided him over the years. Will has been very successful in his business and personal life, and has been a part of the Epic Marketing family since 2010. Prior to coming to Epic, he sold radio spots, airtime, media and promotional advertising for Citadel Broadcasting Company.

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Will grew up in Riverside, California, enjoying the sun and coastal beaches that only L.A. has to offer. After high school, looking for a career path, he moved to Utah where he discovered “the Greatest Snow on Earth”. Once in Utah, Will developed his love for the challenge and excitement of Sales. He is very goal-oriented and extremely competitive, which is why he loves sports as much as he does, including the Utah Jazz and every college football team in Utah. Will just can’t get enough of it. When he’s not working, he enjoys spending time with his wife and 4 children and watching sports.

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Ryan Roblyer

Senior Account Manager

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Ryan is an experienced and successful sales consultant. He has built his career around the philosophy of truly helping his clients succeed. He has a degree from The University of Utah in Mass Communications, with an emphasis in Public Relations. Prior to Epic, Ryan worked for an international training and consulting firm. He trained, coached and consulted with his clients – large and small - around the globe, in consultative selling, person-to-person communications, negotiations, and overall sales performance.

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Ryan and his family reside in the beautiful valley and shadows of the Rocky Mountains. He and his wife Anne have 7 amazing kids, so much of their time outside of the office is spent cheering for kids at Scouts, ballet, soccer, recitals, basketball, or golf (and they love it!). The family loves to play together and can often be found playing board games and card games. When he is not at work, and not with the family, you will find Ryan training for his next big race… swimming, biking, or running. Ryan is a triathlete who runs a number of half marathons each year along with participating in Olympic and sprint distance triathlons.

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Doug Roper

Account Manager

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Doug is a marketing and advertising expert with years of experience helping clients identify needs and build solutions that get results. He earned a BA in Corporate Advertising from Brigham Young University followed by a Post-Graduate Internship in New York City. Prior to joining Epic, Doug worked for a nationally recognized marketing and lead generation firm as an Advertising Consultant and District Manager. He’s helped businesses thrive everywhere from Steamboat Springs and Seattle to Moab and Minneapolis.

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Raised in beautiful Colorado, Doug and his adorable wife Becky are parents to three children and six grandchildren. Doug enjoys racquetball, mountain biking, and golf. He isn’t afraid to roll up his sleeves and use his diverse handyman skills to serve others – especially the elderly. He loves helping others because it’s the right thing to do, and because they usually offer him cookies when he’s done.

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Lori Morrill

Account Manager

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Lori has a degree from The University of Utah in Mass Communications, with an emphasis in Organizational Development and a Minor in Psychology. Acting as an Account Manager, she brings expertise in customer relations and task management and wants to ensure every client has the best overall experience possible. Lori has an extensive background in client acquisition and retention, litigation, sales, management, and marketing.

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Lori was born and raised in Utah and thinks Utah has some of the most beautiful sunrises and sunsets anywhere. She loves being outdoors running, hiking, and trail running with her incredible husband and she loves spending time with her amazing family and two crazy pit bulls. Although she does not attest to being the best at it, she loves to bake and cook and is a huge UofU football fan, movie buff, and she loves treats.

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Stacie Saltzgiver

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Stacie graduated from Westminster College and earned a BS degree in Marketing and Psychology. In her career, she has worked with many Businesses, helping them to see the value in service and efficiency. With her love of assisting others, she decided to pursue the mortgage world and helped hundreds of families achieve the dream of homeownership. She likes the challenge of making any situation into a potentially better one with sensible improvements. Her favorite words of wisdom are “Keep it Real”. She believes in setting the right expectations and to never over-promise.

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In her spare time, Stacie LOVES to dance Zumba; or really to anything when the music is just right! She also enjoys interior design, camping, fishing, snowboarding, and vacationing. On any given day, she finds serenity in reading a book in her hammock. She has been married for 15 years and has the pleasure of raising two kids; now 14 and 8.

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Brooke Hayes

Content Writer

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Brooke graduated from Southern Utah University where she majored in Mass Communications and minored in Psychology. She has extensive experience in writing for a wide variety of clients in an array of industries. Before joining Epic Marketing as the SEO content writer, Brooke held various positions as a business consultant, SEO specialist, and content developer. She is responsible for writing webpages, blogs, articles, emails, press releases, and additional content to meet our client needs.

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Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Brooke now founds Utah home after 7 years. When she’s not writing, you’ll find her four-wheeling, hiking, and horseback riding at her family cabin, located in the Wasatch Mountains.

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Jarom Higley

Web Developer

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Jarom graduated cum laude from Brigham Young University in Information System and has traveled the world dedicating his skills building custom websites. With just over 10 years of experience, Jarom is proficient both as a front end and back end developer, knowledgable in CSS, HTML PHP, AJax, JavaScript, Grunt, Git, Sass, Bootstrap, MySQL.

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Jarom loves spending time with his wife and five kids. They play the Xbox, fly kites in the park, have nerf wars and more as a family. He reads the news every day for about an hour, and then calms back down with a good fantasy novel, preferably by his favorite author, Brandon Sanderson. He collect board games (he has more than a hundred in his collection), and often invites family and friends over for a game night. He's working on manufacturing his own card game on Kickstarter with a few friends. He can also tell a few funny jokes that he's learned over the years.

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Josh Yamamoto

Art Director

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Josh Yamamoto graduated from The University of Utah with a BFA in Graphic Design and Illustration. Currently serving as Art Director, he brings his skills and talents to problem solve the clients' needs in a uniquely refreshing fashion. With his sketchbook permanently attached to his side, he is constantly taking notes in visual form and pushes the design envelope with fierce attention to detail bordering on clinical OCD. Josh has also served on the board of the Salt Lake chapter of the AIGA.

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Having been born in Toronto, Canada, Josh fulfills the diversity quota required here at Epic. Weaving his way down to Salt Lake, Josh has made the Wasatch Mountain Range his home for the past 20 years where he avidly boards and skis during the winter and takes advantage of the close proximity of the Red Rocks during the summer. Josh’s latest addition to his household is a rescued Shepherd/American Boxer mix by the name of Keita.

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Jason Rose

Graphic Designer

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Jason acquired his design and technical education from both the East and West Coasts before settling down in Utah. While attending school, Jason worked for a graphic design shop and began to build his creative work experience. Soon thereafter he worked as a programmer and web designer before moving on to the film industry. During his time in the film and animation industry, Jason gained a new set of skills while doing set design/construction, compositing, lighting, animation and grip work on set. Jason soon found himself back to designing and joined Epic Marketing where he is able to utilize his creative toolbox and unique set of skills. Jason's foresight and attention to detail make him an indispensable asset to the team.

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Born and raised in Southern California, Jason now calls the Rocky Mountains home after 21 years and is excited about a new change and lifestyle pace. With access to spectacular scenery and the outdoors, living in Utah brings a different perspective to his life. When he's not designing, you'll find Jason playing music or enjoying time with his wife and 5 children.

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Shaun Woolf

Graphic Designer

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Shaun was able to start down his design path right here at Epic Marketing after graduating from The University of Utah with a BFA in Graphic Design. He gained valuable experience interning with their Department of Continuing Education, participating in a number of different projects including a complete brand refresh of the Test Preparation program. Shaun looks forward to contributing to the team at Epic by applying the design skills tirelessly earned over the years.

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Born and raised in sunny Southern California, Shaun decided that a move to Salt Lake City, Utah, in 2008 was in order as there was no better place to nurture his new passion in mountain biking and rock climbing. When not working, Shaun loves to hit the trails to conquer another hill climb and blast through another single track. Although come Fall, you can bet that he’ll be glued to a Utah football game cheering on his Utes. Since living in Salt Lake, Shaun found and married the perfect girl (even though she is a BYU fan).

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Alexander Hofstetter

Graphic Designer

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A non-traditional learner, Alexander brings with him a lifetime of art appreciation and 3 years of graphic design experience to the Epic Marketing team. As a passionate and enthusiastic advocate of an architectural approach to UX, he creates clean user interfaces that are devoid of unnecessary functionalities and information. Through his minimalistic approach to design and illustration, he provides elegant designs that employ adequate white space and bold geometric forms.

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In his personal life, Alexander retains a deep admiration for art and mountains. When he is not designing, he can be found drawing, painting, watching Jeopardy, or wandering alone in the wilderness.

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Lauren Doyle

Office Assistant

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Lauren is currently working as our office assistant. In this role, Lauren coordinates daily activities to help make our team run efficiently, transforming us into a highly productive team. She is a rockstar on the phone and pleasant to talk to. Lauren complements the team with her professional manner, self-motivation, charisma and enthusiasm.

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Lauren is a lover of literature, music and art. When not working, you will most likely find her nose buried in a book or sneaking in a midnight episode of 'Project Runway'. Lauren loves to travel with her husband and specifically desires to visit Thailand to fulfill her dream of riding an Asian elephant. She enjoys attending the opera, perusing art exhibits and wandering into old, dusty bookshops.