Meet the Verblions
Team Verblio serves 1,500 digital agencies and businesses every month from beautiful Denver, CO.
We’re freaking fantastic
The stuff that
matters to us
supporting great writers
Quality writing comes from happy, motivated writers. We ask for excellence and support their success. Our online writers' forum is an active community, and connection creates better content.?
TECH + HUMANS
We’ve built a super-cool technology platform, but deeply personal content comes from humans. Beyond the binary code, team Verblio is a well rounded group of reasonably intelligent people.
Rah rah TEAM SPIRIT
Variety is the spice of team Verblio. We’re a supergroup of SEO-philes, content connoisseurs, designers, engineers, and entrepreneurs. Left brain & right brain, together = just-right brain.
??Favorite word? Hootenanny
? ????Hometown? Denver, CO
Steve brings more than 20 years of startup, nonprofit, and Fortune 500 experience to his role as bon vivant of Verblio. He was part of the early management team at crowdsourcing pioneer LiveOps and previously led five SaaS and marketing businesses. Outside the office, Steve enjoys ultimate frisbee, telemark skiing, hosting jazz concerts, and spending time with his two boys. Steve?hosts Verblio's podcast?and stars in some truly strange video ads.
COO & CTO
??Favorite word? Aardvark
? ????Hometown? New York, NY
Hailing from the Empire State, Greg is Verblio's Chief Operating Officer and Chief Technology Officer. He's also extremely skilled at moving people into and out of zoom breakout rooms. Prior to joining Verblio, he founded an ag-tech startup that uses simulation modeling and weather data to help farmers optimize their fertilizer usage and improve yields, while reducing environmental impact. When he’s not solving hard problems that intersect business and technology, you’ll find Greg in front of a hot BBQ, cold drink in hand, cooking up something big.
VP, Product & Design
??Favorite word? Asterisk
? ????Hometown? Portland, OR
Mandi loves to find simplicity and beauty in the most complex challenges. Her role as Director of Design and Product at Verblio allows her to honor her roots as a true polymath. Prior to Verblio, Mandi worked at fast-growing startups in NYC. Recently, she and her two orange tabby cats relocated to Denver, where they are enjoying their sweet views of the Rocky Mountains. When she’s not working on the latest UX innovation for Verblio, she enjoys music, the outdoors, storytelling, games, and tacos.
??Favorite word? Bedraggled
? ????Hometown? Albuquerque, NM
As senior director of operations, Zoe draws on her background in business and film production to help Verblio customers tell their stories. Outside of the office, Zoe does all the (Boulder) things—hiking, cycling, running. Only her complete disinterest in snow sports differentiates her from your average Boulderite. Yet somehow, we’ve found it in our hearts to forgive her.
??Favorite word? Shenanigans
? ????Hometown? Baltimore, MD
Jason is our resident spreadsheet ninja and currently ranked 28th Worldwide (and 5th in the US) in the Financial Modeling World Cup. He brings 20 years of financial experience to his role at Verblio, where he helps cull information from our data. Before that, Jason worked in corporate finance and consulted for startups, wineries, and even the PBR (Professional Bull Riders). When he's not on his laptop, Jason is a domestic first responder and can be found spending time with his family.
??Favorite word? Yup
? ????Hometown? St. Louis, MO
Paul runs marketing at Verblio and is a self-proclaimed digital marketing and SEO nerd. (Checking Google Analytics is his favorite form of procrastination). Although digitally savvy, Paul has a rare genetic defect that makes him incapable of understanding memes. His prerequisite I-live-in-Colorado activity is snowboarding, and his prerequisite millennial drink of choice is bulletproof coffee. Verblio colleagues do not approve of his favorite word.
SVP, Business Development
??Favorite word? Arugula
? ????Hometown? Port Huron, MI
Brad loves pizza, but not pineapple on pizza. When he’s not leading enterprise sales efforts, you'll find him achieving the perfect Neapolitan-style pizza crust. Spontaneous and rarely bored, he also excels at 90s music trivia. Before Verblio, Brad spent most of his career building and leading sales teams, most recently launching and growing a platform that makes it easy for Fortune 1000 companies to find video production freelancers.
VP, Product Marketing
??Favorite word? Feucht
? ????Hometown? Chicago, IL
Laura blends over 20 years of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and agency experience with a love for marketing and passion for data to help companies unlock the power of great content to grow brands. When she’s not in the throes of pricing and packaging or go-to-market strategy, she is probably on a bicycle. Laura maintains a constant ratio of two rescue dogs and two rescue cats at all times. She received a BS in Computer Information Systems and International Business from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business, as well as a BA in Germanic Studies.?
Most likely to talk to strangers
Senior Sales Manager
??Favorite word? Sublime
? ????Hometown? Olympia, WA
With over six years of SEO and content marketing experience, Caroline is thrilled to bring her expertise to Verblio’s diverse customer base. When she’s not in the office, you’ll find her painting outdoors, perusing her favorite volumes of poetry, and fawning over other people's dogs. Caroline is also Verblio’s elusive, enigmatic dolphin tamer, a skill she picked up from five years of living in Hawaii.
Director of Strategic Accounts
??Favorite word? Hubbub
? ????Hometown? CO Springs, CO
Ted brings over a decade of experience in marketing and sales leadership to his role at Verblio.?When he’s not helping customers maximize their content strategy, he loves hanging out with his kids, skiing, playing his ukulele terribly, and hitting the trails with his best friend and doggo-extraordinaire, Marty. Ted also runs a film festival for the best worst movies ever made.?
Strategic Account Manager
??Favorite word? Awesome
? ????Hometown? Chesapeake, VA
Charlene, better known as Char, is Verblio's very own ray of sunshine. She is passionate about ensuring our customers are off to a great start with Verblio and continue winning inside our platform. When she's not remotely hanging out with her fellow Verblions, you'll find her enjoying quality time with her hubby and two kids. Much like her favorite word, Char is awesome.
Most likely to make unfounded claims on the internet
Director of Content Marketing
??Favorite word? Rigmarole
? ????Hometown? Portland, OR
A musician-turned-marketer and leader of Verblio’s content team, Ryan is passionate about building creative content, serving it up to the right audiences, and hoping people leave something in the email sign up form. When he's not busy building a content marketing strategy that appeals to other content marketers, you can find Ryan with his trombone playing jazz, hip-hop, and funk covers throughout Colorado.
Sr Content Marketing Manager
??Favorite word? Pandemonium
? ????Hometown? Spirit Lake, IA
Megan loves denim on denim, energy drinks that make your face tingle, the ocean, and also the desert. Her role at Verblio is a smorgasbord of high-value efforts ranging from podcast production to writer marketing to a lengthy sojourn involving Quality. She rejects the cat/dog binary. She also has a life outside the office that involves a saxophone, a skateboard, and last-minute 20-hour road trips.
??Favorite word? Sesh
? ????Hometown? St. Louis, MO
Brittnee is an adventure seeking mountain lover. As Verblio's marketing manager, she runs a tight ship, so beware. Outside the office, you will find her doing all the quintessential Colorado activities. Yes– she’s that crazy Colorado person you will find hiking 14ers, rock climbing, and tent camping with her husband and their small child in tow.
Sr Mgr, marketing ops/revops
??Favorite word? Vuvuzela
? ????Hometown? Sierra Vista, AZ
Chris brings several years of startup and revenue operations experience to an already amazing team at Verblio. Although residing in Colorado, he has zero winter hobbies and much prefers to spend his time pursuing his passions: playing soccer, traveling, and eating lasagna. When not glued to a spreadsheet, Chris can be found reading, sampling some of Colorado’s amazing brews, or playing with his daughter.
Product marketing Manager
??Favorite word? Joy
? ????Hometown? Denver, CO
As Product Marketing Manager, Molly loves getting to research and explore new ways Verblio can grow. With 12 years of experience in communications and marketing, Molly brings to the team a passion for writing and storytelling. In addition to her exciting role on team Verblio, Molly enjoys playing with her two young daughters, getting outside, cooking, and laughing with her big, hilarious, and loving family.
Product & Engineering
Most likely to have “make a to-do list” on their to-do list
??Favorite word? Penultimate
? ????Hometown? Durham, NC
As Verblio’s junior product manager, Alice helps make the Verblio platform enjoyable and user friendly for all. Outside of the office, she enjoys coffee, beautifully groomed ski runs, and perfectly cooked salmon. We’re thankful Alice broke with tradition and decided not to study natural science like the rest of her family, because it brought her to us.
Associate Product Manager
??Favorite word? Bequem
? ????Hometown? Rome, NY
Kat's mixed background in marketing, design, and programming serves her well as an Associate Product Manager here at Verblio. She steps into the shoes of our users, listens intently, and strives to provide the best experience she can for each. When she’s not at work, you’ll find her sketching house plans, enjoying the outdoors, traveling, and drinking coffee. Lots and lots of coffee!
??Favorite word? Komorebi
? ????Hometown? Rossville, IL
A Denver transplant from the Windy City, Hannah has dabbled in design, gymnastics, rock climbing instruction, and pizza serving. She loves unlocking the mysteries of the human psyche and considers herself a communications ninja. In her free time, Hannah loves a good adventure. You'll find her exploring nature and cities alike, climbing rocks, or dancing barefoot in the grass to live music.
Most likely to Succeed
Director of Enterprise Ops
??Favorite word? Tsundoku
? ????Hometown? Coral Springs, FL
Alexa is a trilingual bibliophile with a severe case of nerdiness. She started as a Verblio writer, rose to account manager, and finally coerced?worked her way into the operations team,now managing our Enterprise Customer Success team from her home office in Florida. When she’s not spamming Slack with pictures of her husky, you’ll find Alexa playing video games, boating, re-reading Harry Potter, or singing showtunes.
Enterprise Customer Success Manager
??Favorite word? Ardent
? ????Hometown? Phoenix, AZ
It’s fitting that her favorite word is “ardent” because Emily certainly is passionate about a lot. From rock climbing, to photography, to philosophy, she’s usually busy honing her crafts or learning something new. A jack of all trades, master of none, isn’t too bad...actually it’s fun! If she were a fruit, Emily would be a mango, so I could live somewhere tropical.
Customer Success Manager
??Favorite word? Cute
? ????Hometown? Toms River, NJ
As a Customer Success Manager, Meghan loves creative problem solving and helping customers get the most out of Verblio. She is a New Jersey native and spent the first 6 years of her career working in startups in New York City. Her love of nature and fresh mountain air made relocating to Denver a no-brainer. In her free time you can find her at the dog park with her terrier or exploring everything her new city has to offer.
Sr. Manager, Enterprise Customer Success
??Favorite word? Visceral
? ????Hometown? Estes Park, CO
Ginny is a mountain-lover and true crime podcast aficionado.?Before becoming a Verblion, Ginny worked at the United Way of Salt Lake as the resource development director. When she’s not managing Verblio’s team of helpful account managers, Ginny enjoys skiing, gardening, hiking, scuba diving, sailing, music, and comedy.
??Favorite word? Indubitably
? ????Hometown? Sammamish, WA
Born and raised in the PNW, Mollie is no stranger to the cult-like obsession with the outdoors. When they aren’t spending their free time practicing yoga, reading, and enjoying the mountains, Mollie loves connecting with people and making sure they are getting all they need from Verblio. In their off hours, Mollie is passionate about creating art, traveling, and spending time with their crazy orange monster, Montero.?
Enterprise Customer Success Manager
??Favorite word? Tandsm?r
? ????Hometown? Seattle, WA
A proud multi-hyphenate, Sarah brings her background as an interdisciplinary performer, writer, and scrappy community builder to the Enterprise team. When she’s not captivating clients on Zoom, you can find her plotting future trips, poring over her vintage cookbook collection (jellied chicken, anyone?), and adventuring to the best food spots the five boroughs have to offer. Ask her for a rec!
??Favorite word? Touché
? ????Hometown? Denver, CO
T.J. has been in the customer relations industry for almost 15 years, so it’s safe to say he’s a people person. And having lived in places like New York, Chicago, Michigan, and now Denver, he’s no stranger to travel. Work seems to be the only thing that makes T.J. sit still. In his free time, you’ll find him rock climbing, hiking, camping, snowboarding, road-tripping, or just getting lost in the outdoors (sometimes literally).
Sr Manager, Prof Services
??Favorite word? Flabbergasted
? ????Hometown? Barberton, OH
As a writer-turned-account manager, Casey loves building genuine rapport with clients through empathy, humor, and problem-solving. She loves long-term travel, her senior rescue mutt Miles, getting lost in the woods, Jane Austen, writing fiction, and visiting animal sanctuaries. So far, she has hugged elephants, sloths, and spider monkeys, but she really has her heart set on hugging a baby kangaroo.
Most likely to have been a writer in a past life
Director of Marketplace Ops
??Favorite word? Chill
? ????Hometown? Poipu, HI
Born and raised in Hawaii,Josh spent years as a magazine journalist and digital media writer, so his love for Verblio's writer community runs deep. Josh loves to nerd out over data, analytics, and optimizing processes. When he isn't strategically combining his passions at the office, you'll find Josh chasing his three kids: A son, a daughter, and a French bulldog.
Sr Mgr, Marketplace Ops
??Favorite word? Spooky
? ????Hometown? Dallas, TX
Our token Texan, Margaret brings her love of authentic Tex-Mex, tequila, and the occasional y’all to her role on the operations team. A true Verblion, Margaret left behind her marketing manager position in San Antonio to pursue her MFA in Creative Writing here in Colorado. Outside of work, you'll find Margaret running, reading, and writing--all while alliterating wildly.
Mgr, Marketplace Ops
??Favorite word? Guffaw
? ????Hometown? Gilbert, AZ
Jessica lives to surround herself with readers, writers, and fellow word-lovers. Although her career temporarily shifted as she got her master’s degree in human and family development, she found her way back to writing and started an online feminist publication with two awesome female writers. In her spare time, Jessica enjoys jigsaw puzzles, Thai food, and finding new ways to justify buying just one more houseplant.
Highly qualified and verb-curious?
Curiosity, creativity, and humor
Clear and respectful communication
Quirkiness and scrappiness
Bold and fearless action
Listen and assume good intent
We are committed to being the friendliest, easiest-to-use content creation platform in the business. We believe in the value of content as a powerful tool to drive sales and build relationships for our customers. The goal is to deliver quality content and a fantastic experience, so customers feel ease and enjoyment when they use Verblio.