The Extra Mile team is comprised exclusively of seasoned marketing professionals, each senior consultant with 18 to 25 years of experience. Our backgrounds vary by consultant, giving us the ability to offer you a wide range of expertise to draw upon. In addition to the consultants on staff, we partner with a number of outside resources, each with unique talents, to build a customized team that is a perfect fit for your business needs.
Our EMM team includes:
Lori Stutsman Founder/Senior Consultant Lori is the president and founder of Extra Mile Marketing. She is an award-winning industry expert on the subject of marketing, with more than 25 years of experience as a senior marketing executive for corporations and advertising agencies. Lori offers significant expertise in Business-to-Business and technology marketing, along with consumer products and retail. She specializes in developing strategic marketing plans that encompass training, consulting and full marketing plan execution. Extra Mile Marketing serves national and international clients including: Microsoft, Symantec, Rackspace, T-Mobile, The Ford Motor Company, Unified Logic, Lakeview Financial, and others. Lori has a special interest in the needs of children and has served on several boards including the Bellevue School District’s Strategic Planning and Math Adoption committees and served as Board Chairman and Board Development Chair for Friends of Youth, a large non-profit serving children and youth in the greater Puget Sound area. She earned her B.A. in Communication Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, but is happy to call the Seattle area home. Lori enjoys her family, travel, golf, bridge, and wine tasting.
Lisa Redburg Project Manager Lisa is a seasoned marketing and project management professional, with more than 15 years of experience in the information technology industry at a Microsoft Learning Solutions Partner. Her expertise includes product and program management, website development, event and association management, and execution in all areas of marketing plans. Lisa is a strategic thinker who leaves no details to chance and isn’t afraid to roll up her sleeves to get things done. She is a Washington native and enjoys skiing, biking, and running in her free time.
Rick Eason Senior Consultant Rick is a Senior Consultant at Extra Mile marketing with over 20 years of sales, marketing, and channel development experience in the IT industry. He has worked at Fortune 100 organizations as well as start-ups, giving him a unique perspective on what works for each. Most recently, Rick ran AvePoint’s western partner channel, enabling AvePoint Hosted Cloud solution partners through effective sales and marketing approaches. Rick also worked at Microsoft for over 10 years, where he collaborated with some of their largest partners on creative sales and marketing strategies. During his tenure, he’s seen what works and what doesn’t, and loves leveraging that perspective to help his Extra Mile Marketing clients succeed. Outside of work, you will find Rick trying to keep up with his two teenage boys on the basketball court or golf course.
Jessica Stevenson Project Manager Jessica is an experienced Project Manager with expertise in strategic planning, annual communications plans, detailed project plans and project execution. With her prevalent experience in marketing and corporate communications, Jessica applies her creativity and tactical project management skills to deliver successful results in targeted communications, brand development, marketing initiatives, sales materials, internal and customer-facing documents, and campaign development. In addition, she brings an exceptional ability to facilitate cross-collaboration amongst teams. Most recently, Jessica worked at Microsoft in the Enterprise Partner Group. During her tenure, she managed content execution across various channels, developed communication material to execute and reinforce organizational business goals and objectives and managed their quarterly/annual employee award program. Jessica is a Seattle native and attended Phoenix University studying Communications in Technology. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, hiking, photography and running for charities - most recently completing the Seahawks 12K run supporting the foundation A Better Seattle.
Homa Hayatyfar Marketing Administrative Assistant Homa is a recent graduate of Chapman University with a degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Her research experience includes studying the effects of natural products and synthetic analogs on prominent molecular targets in prostate cancer cell models, as well as the action on their phenotype. Most recently Homa worked as a Patient Services Specialist at The University of Washington, Harborview Medical Hospital coordinating the daily patient flow and providing patient support services including preparing reports, managing relevant databases and incoming data, as well as managing patient files and records. As the Administrative Assistant for EMM, she applies her high attention to detail and organizational skill sets to every project in our fast-paced environment. With the ability to balance multiple projects at once, Homa handles a multitude of correspondences, reporting, document creation, event planning, and project-based assistance with efficiency and accuracy. In her spare time, Homa tutors high school and middle school students in the sciences and mathematics. When she is not working or tutoring, you can find Homa exploring new things around the Seattle Metropolitan area.
Anthony Ferreira Graphic Designer Anthony has worked with Extra Mile Marketing as a graphic designer for more than five years. We don't know anything about him and he likes it that way. He works in his basement somewhere in the U.S. and is very good at what he does. We love working with Anthony because he understands technology and excels at making infographics out of very technical information.
Chloe Nichols Project Manager Chloe is an experienced Project Manager with a passion for client service. She has a unique background, with a blend of both marketing and technical. She loves exploring new ways to promote and reach audiences, and is drawn to the ever-evolving nature of marketing. At EMM, Chloe manages client projects, ensuring the entire project is completed on time and on budget. Prior to Extra Mile, Chloe worked at LexBlog helping lawyers use blogs to network and grow their business. Chloe worked with clients to troubleshoot and fix technical issues within their blogs, allowing her to stretch and grow her technical strengths, liaising between developers and clients. She also worked for a direct marketing agency and a full service advertising agency, managing everything from printed pieces to large signage. Chloe graduated Summa Cum Laude from Dominican University in California, with a B.A. in International Management. Outside work, when Chloe is not trying to keep up with her daughter, she can be found sampling and writing about wine and food on her blog.
Norma Receptionist Norma is the new receptionist at Extra Mile Marketing. Norma, a rescue dog recovering from kennel cough, found her forever home with us in 2015. Her duties include: greeting guests, securing mail, and making sure no food ever hits the floor. Over her time at EMM she has honed her skills at paw, lay-down, spin, fetch, sit, and has become quite proficient in Cloud Computing. If Norma’s not sunbathing, you’ll catch her wearing the latest seasonal collection. Norma Likes: Chicken, sitting through long meetings, and guarding the kitchen floor.
Samantha Miner Marketing Assistant Samantha is EMM’s Marketing Assistant. In this role she is able to apply her strategic thinking, research, relationship building, marketing management and customer satisfaction skills to every client project. Samantha is a senior at the University of Washington, studying marketing, human resource management and sales at the Foster School of Business. On campus, she is a member of Husky Sales Club, UW Society for Human Resource Management, and the Alpha Phi sorority. She has had many opportunities to hold leadership positions within these organizations that have helped expand her project and event management skills. She was born and raised in Washington and loves watching Husky football. When she’s not busy with work or school, Samantha enjoys exploring the outdoors, cooking or baking, and spending time with friends.
Angie Robar Consultant Angie has worked with Extra Mile Marketing since 2005 and has a depth of knowledge in technology and channel marketing. She believes the first key to success is to be memorable. She helps clients use technology to deliver highly relevant and share-worthy content; educate and enable trade and consumer constituents; use their brand stories to stand apart in a crowded marketplace; and leverage data to inform product and pricing decisions. She holds a Business Administration degree from Western Washington University with a concentration in Marketing, completed advanced level coursework in Negotiations at Seattle Pacific University, as well as a year-long cohort leadership development program, LEAP. Angie is a two-term Vice Chair on the Seattle Center Advisory Commission and member of The Next Fifty Marketing Committee as well as a Neighborhood House tutor for at-risk youth.
Allison Walsh Consultant Allison is our new Marketing Consultant who comes to us with 20+ years of marketing experience. She loves the buzzy excitement that comes with assembling smart marketing plans, nailing the perfect copy, and the rush of launching a successful campaign. She spent more than 13 years at Microsoft on various partner and industry marketing teams. She helps clients take their good ideas and make them great, crash through the noise, simplify the message, and attract the right customers to the right offers. Allison has an Executive MBA from Columbia University, a JD from Gonzaga University, and BA from Catholic University in Washington, DC. When she’s not wearing her marketing hat, Allison can often be found exploring (hiking, skiing, cycling) in the breathtaking beauty of her new home (Salt Lake City), tracking down the best cocktail mixmasters in town, or volunteering at Sundance Film Festival.
Siiri Sampson Consultant Siiri Sampson is a consultant with Extra Mile Marketing. With over 9 years of tenure at EMM, Siiri specializes in program management, digital marketing, market research, and event planning. Siiri has worked with hundreds of technology companies developing strategy, writing Go-to-Market plans, and seeing action plans to full execution. Siiri is a Seattle native with a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science from Reed College. Siiri is also a professional chef and fine arts, exploring the city, and giving back to the community – through Relay for Life for the American Cancer Society, as a mentor with the College Success Foundation, and the Washington Branch of the NASPR.
Kris Fuehr Senior Consultant Kris is a 13-year veteran of the Worldwide Partner Group at Microsoft and her experience spans from enterprise to small business: Whether in large enterprise channel stewardship or helping smaller partner businesses with practical ways to attract new customers. Her expertise lies in helping companies grow through channels. She thrives on brainstorming with her clients and developing creative, yet practical solutions. As an action-oriented person, her motto is: If it doesn’t happen it doesn’t matter. Kris’ marketing expertise ranges from brand management, ads and PR, to word-of-mouth and evolved marketing in the Web X.0 world. Her recent work in competitive marketing honed in on research-oriented strategies. Kris earned her MBA in Marketing at the University of Washington. She enjoys playing sports (especially grass volleyball) and keeping up-to-date on the web evolution, you might bump into Kris as the screen name bRaingear in a blog or forum one day.
Abbie Vancil Consultant Abbie combines her strengths in copywriting and critical analysis with extreme attention to detail and strong organization. Abbie’s professional interests include project management, event planning, and writing. While studying for her master’s degree, she taught media writing and public speaking at Washington State University. Abbie is a Washington state native, and holds two bachelor’s degrees from Washington State University, in public relations and cultural anthropology. In her spare time, Abbie enjoys hiking, weight lifting, spending time with her family, and exploring the Pacific Northwest. She is also a sports enthusiast, and plays women’s professional tackle football for the Everett Reign.
Adam Broetje Web Developer and SEO Manager Adam has worked in Digital Marketing for over 10 years, specializing in digital marketing strategy, traffic growth and business intelligence around lead generation. He has experience with Enterprise level clients on major systems overhauls, down to startups with a need to craft successful digital marketing campaigns from scratch. Adam was born & raised in Seattle and holds a Degree in Marketing & Entrepreneurial studies from the University of Colorado. When not in the office, you’ll find Adam on a ski slope, playing beach volleyball or backpacking with his dog.
Britt Sutherland Graphic Designer The owner of Sutherland Design Works since 2005, Britt has more than 20 years of experience creating results-oriented graphic design for a wide range of clients. She takes pride in the long-lasting relationships she has developed with her clients, and loves collaborating with them to develop strong, recognizable messages that carry through all of their marketing materials. Projects include business identity packages, collateral materials, ads and web design to name a few.
Kimberly Daly Graphic Designer Over the course of her 15+ year career, Kimberly has honed skills in visual design, strategic thinking, user-experience, and creative direction. She’s worked with exceptional clients across sectors from retail to travel and education to tech, including notable brands like: Nike, AT&T, Dow, Microsoft, American Red Cross, Sierra Club, and PacifiCorp. Working independently or collaborating with a team, she creates integrated campaign materials, infographics, websites, and mobile apps. She earned a BFA in Visual Communication from University of Arizona and feeds her desire to expand her abilities by attending national conferences, networking with local talent, and participating in online forums.
Fireshoe Productions Video Production Partner Founded in 2007, Fireshoe Productions is a feature film and full-service media production company. Fireshoe is a team of producers, directors, writers, editors, cinematographers, animators, effects artists, musicians, visionaries and professionals committed to creating high quality, innovative projects. Working with all types of clients and businesses, Fireshoe can deliver a wide range of video production services.
KP Corporation Printing and Mailing Partner KP Corporation helps companies accomplish more with their print and electronic communication programs. Our solutions combine the latest online technology with numerous capabilities in the marketing, document management, and product supply chains. Our value is to provide ways to work smarter and lower costs.
Smooth Fusion Web Tools/Application Developing Team Smooth fusion helps marketers achieve their goals through the planning and implementation of digital strategy, whether that means building and maintaining web sites, developing mobile and responsive applications, supporting social sharing, or creating the back-end that drives it all. Smooth Fusion is made up of strategists, project managers, software engineers, developers, designers, and quality assurance specialists.