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.

 

Mike Hartmann Principal Consultant Mike has been with Extra Mile Marketing for over 10 years, and carries 25+ years of marketing and advertising knowledge. His particular expertise is in technology, specifically channel/partner marketing and cloud technologies, along with experience in the retail, financial services, and healthcare industries. Mike brings a broad, strategic perspective to every project, having worked on the agency and client sides for companies such as Comerica Bank, global agency J. Walter Thompson, retailer Thrifty-PayLess drugstores (now Rite Aid), digital agency USWEB/CKS and online pharmacy start-up CVS.com.  Mike excels at strategy, content development, and execution across all audiences, from sales team enablement, to/through channel partners, to end-customer campaigns. He earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Michigan and an MBA from Wayne State University. Mike enjoys playing tennis, biking, backpacking, and paying college tuition for three boys.

 

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.

 

Siiri Sampson Project Manager Siiri’s marketing strengths are centered in program management, direct marketing, market research, and event planning and execution. Having worked as the Executive Programs Manager for a local non-profit, she brings solid project management and creative experience to Extra Mile. Her market research and ROI analysis skill sets were sharpened while working as a law clerk in Salem, Oregon. Siiri is a Seattle native with a Bachelors of Arts in Political Science from Reed College. In her spare time, she participates in the fine arts and enjoys cooking, exploring the city, and giving back to the community – through volunteering with Swedish Hospital and Girls on the Run.

 

Lisa RedburgProject 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.

 

 

Abbie VancilMarketing Administrator As our Marketing Administrator, Abbie coordinates daily operations for the office and staff, in addition to assisting on internal and client projects. She combines her strengths in copywriting and critical analysis with extreme attention to detail and strong organization.  Abbie’s professional interests include market research and strategic analysis. 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, she is a sports enthusiast, and plays women’s professional tackle football for the Everett Reign.

 

 

 

   
     
     
Consultants
 

Lori DugdaleTrainer Lori is a channel-focused marketing professional who has worked in the high-technology industry for the past 20 years. She has held international and domestic marketing positions for leading hardware and software manufacturers including Oracle, Bay Networks, Acer Computer, WatchGuard Technologies and NetMotion Wireless. Lori is the Director of Marketing for Antioch University, and also teaches marketing courses to master’s degree students at the University of Washington and local community college students. Lori has an MBA in Marketing from the University of Oregon.

 

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.

 

 

Kari Glennon
Consultant

Kari provides sales leadership, sales & negotiation training, and marketing consultation to organizations. Her number one goal is to help organizations set marketing strategies in order to achieve new revenue goals. Having led successful sales and marketing teams, Kari has worked on both the selling and procurement sides of the negotiation table in industries including insurance, manufacturing, technology, retail, and construction. Kari is regularly in the field with sales and marketing professionals allowing her to offer current, real-world examples and in-depth analysis to the organizations she assists. Adding to her depth, Kari has been owner and partner in two very successful businesses allowing her to bring the C-level point of view to organizations. In addition to drawing on her 20+ years in business, Kari finds staying connected to the pulse of the market key to providing quality counsel to organizations whom she provides training and consultation.

 

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