Owner and CEO
As Owner and CEO of Modern Climate, John has led the organization to uphold a new services model that better supports the quickly changing, and increasingly complex, needs of clients. Through platform acquisitions, he’s worked to expand our solutions portfolio to scale quickly so clients get what they need when they need it. With more than 25 years of experience in the marketing and tech industries, John has centered his leadership philosophy around hiring highly talented individuals and letting them do what they do best. With a focus on business operations and development, he helps to ensure that the whole organization has the tools and flexibility needed to provide clients with the greatest value of services and solutions.
Greg is an accomplished marketing leader with over 20 years of experience across various marketing disciplines, including: marketing strategy, digital marketing, 1:1 and loyalty marketing and marketing analytics. He is recognized as an innovation and strategy thought leader with a track record of driving revenue growth for global Fortune 500 companies.
Vice President, Managing Director
As Managing Director, Tracy guides and directs the team structure, processes and overall workflow. She also manages the development, implementation and measurement of campaigns for several of Modern Climate’s clients. Tracy has spent more than 20 years in the agency business working with brands in a variety of categories, including packaged goods, financial services, healthcare and home products.
Chief Strategy Officer
Brant leads Modern Climate’s strategy competency, uncovering opportunity at the intersection of business, brand and consumer strategy. His work helps focus what a brand can be and gives insight to pave the way for deliberate, modern experiences along the consumer journey that accelerate brand and business success. With more than 20 years of experience, Brant continues to work to understand consumers, businesses and the context to uncover the experience opportunity.
Chief Creative Officer
As founder and Chief Creative Officer of Modern Climate, Keith relentlessly pursues creative formulas that feed both business and consumer momentum. His expertise in design and art direction ensures excellence in execution in all phases of the work. Keith leads a multidisciplinary team of strategic thinkers and creative doers, collaborating to bring consumer-driven design principles to all mediums and channels.”
Chief Technology Officer
As Chief Technology Officer, Joe blends a dual passion for business and technology consulting, delivering unparalleled value for both his clients and his colleagues. As a former engineer equipped with a keen business sense, Joe has a knack for helping clients drive real, tangible results for partners by helping them invest in technologies that will help them meet their business goals. He’s also adept at helping translate how technology investment directly impacts business outcomes.
Chief Experience Officer
Jason’s aim is to craft strategy-backed, user-centric experiences for our clients that help them deliver on a brand’s promise. Overseeing a UX team that includes designers, content strategists and analysts and performance measurement resources, Jason’s ultimate goal is to provide an impeccable user experience that helps both brands and users accomplish their goals.
Vice President, Operations
As Vice President of Operations for Modern Climate, Mary works to make the company more nimble and efficient through normalized systems, tools and processes. With years of experience in advertising overseeing agency processes, project management, production and resources, and providing digital leadership, Mary has a rich understanding of the needs of the company, its employees, and how to best streamline and optimize internal operations for maximum success.
Vice President, Finance
Kirk provides overall financial leadership, budgeting and reporting expertise, human resources guidance and strategic planning support for Modern Climate. With over 20 years of diverse experience from stock trading, to strategic innovation, to managing the budgeting and reporting of Fortune 500 companies, Kirk is a guiding light for ensuring the financial success and security of the company and each of its employees.
Vice President, Business Development
Curtis leads the business development and marketing functions at Modern Climate, sharing our brand navigation story with both current and potential clients. He oversees a team of creative, strategic thinkers who provide the collateral and bedrock necessary for orchestrating client prospecting, marketing communications and new business processes. His unique background in both business development and creative marketing allows him to seamlessly work with disciplines throughout the company and across verticals.
Regional Vice President, Phoenix
Elliott heads the Phoenix office of Modern Climate, bringing over a decade of account, project management and agency experience to the team with a diverse background including print and online marketing, branding and technological development. He’s managed projects ranging from website builds to ground-up branding and award-winning multi-channel campaigns and has been instrumental in establishing and maintaining mutually beneficial relationships resulting in ongoing success for both his clients and Modern Climate.
As Vice President at Modern Climate, Joe is responsible for the success of our client partners and employees, alike. Leveraging a genuine transparency, he believes in empowering clients to achieve business success and energizing employees in a collaborative environment.
Vice President, Client Engagement
Kris guides some of today’s leading, most progressive brands to stay relevant and connect with their audiences. As the advertising world slowly has become more fragmented, she has honed her skills in overall marketing and communications strategy, helping influence a range of brands in Financial Services, Packaged Goods and Home Product.
Vice President, Client Engagement
Kevin oversees the success and strategic development of his client accounts, serving as the business liaison between Modern Climate and our clients. With a lengthy agency background, Kevin is a master of immersing himself in a client’s world, ensuring he’s able to serve as an effective, strategic partner to his clients.
Director of Technology
An expert in both iOS and Android platforms, Joseph leads Modern Climate’s mobile development efforts, ensuring all mobile projects, from requirements to deployment, are commercially ready. His background in the field of software and technology is spread across a variety of disciplines and industries. Joseph is an active member of the mobile development community, speaking at conferences such as Mobile March and MinneBar. He also continues to educate and promote mobile technical skills through various training initiatives held at the Modern Climate offices.
Interactive Creative Director
A passionate proponent of collaboration, Luke brings award-winning design, forward-thinking processes and experience as a multi-disciplined creative who strives for simplicity, authenticity and innovation within every project at Modern Climate. Luke has found his niche leading teams in the digital space; his wheelhouse is Creative Direction, Art Direction, UX/UI Design, Brand/Identity Development, Strategy, Video Direction and Ideation. His high-energy approach to challenges and meticulous attention to detail allows for nothing less than creative success.
Director, Technology Consulting
As a Director of Technology Consulting, Andy’s aim is to listen to, and collaborate with, clients to understand their business needs as well as the challenges and roadblocks they may be facing. By eliciting their business context and leveraging his 14-plus years as a Software Engineer, he guides partners through the process of selecting the technology solutions that will best increase efficiency and promote growth.