As a Google Partner with two previous Google employees, a 20-year SEO veteran and one of the most accomplished PPC specialists across the globe on staff, we know how to get the results you need.
And we will be clear and transparent with you all along the way. As a small business, we understand your challenges and want to help you grow your business the right way.
We strive to develop long-term relationships with established businesses rather than burning through clients like so many other agencies do.
What’s better than great customer service? Not much, in our books. From early life experiences with industry service leaders like Disney World and Nordstrom, our founder's respect and appreciation for excellent service was born. We strive to bring the best customer service to our clients every day.
We could call it collaboration, cooperation, support, dependability or sharing, but we think partnership sums it up well. We view our relationship with our clients and agency partners alike as a true partnership where we come together to get the job done right.
Family comes first. We love what we do, and we love the families we support. Conversions, CPA and CTR are all super important from 9 to 5, but we try to never lose focus on what matters most.
We’re called Neon Ambition for a reason; not only are we ambitious in our efforts to become the best digital agency in the country, we also crave working with ambitious business owners. We love audacious goals and the fiery ambition that drives them!
The digital landscape changes fast, so a desire to keep learning is a requirement for our team. It’s not easy to keep up unless we are inherently curious about new ad types and technologies. We thrive on variety, and the challenge of learning new industries is what keeps our jobs interesting.
Our team averages nine years of experience working in online marketing. You don’t work at Neon Ambition unless you have already proven yourself in this industry.
Our founder will be your sales consultant, and it's his reputation on the line when he makes a recommendation. He'll provide candid advice about what strategies will and won't work for the type of growth your company needs.
With two former Google Analytics team members on staff, you can trust we’ll measure your campaign's success and ROI to the penny.
“I've wanted to start my own business ever since I was 18, but it took years of ‘real world’ experience to find my calling in online marketing. After years of hearing and feeling the pain of potential customers previously disappointed with their current agency, then trying to compare apples to apples with new potential partners, I knew I could provide both a better buying experience and better outcomes for entrepreneurs and marketing managers. I set out to build a better agency, one that is candid, experienced from top to bottom and provides outstanding customer service and reporting.
Another reason I founded Neon Ambition was to provide my family the freedom to pursue our passion for travel. The world is a big, beautiful place and we hope to see it all. I know our customers have their own families and desire to pursue their passions outside of the office. This is why our team works hard every day to pursue our own passions and grow and thrive together with our clients. I encourage you to reach out to us to see if we might be the right fit to help your business grow.”
Danielle is a veteran account director who thrives on getting to know the ins and outs of clients' businesses to help them grow. She loves building long-lasting client relationships and mentoring teams. Her previous experience includes stints at Ogilvy & Mather, McCann Erickson and Publicis, working for clients such as Sprint, Kodak, Kimberly Clark, Nikon, Tiffany, Hewlett Packard and Microsoft. She has also worked at medium- and boutique-sized agencies on smaller, integrated accounts, and has consulted on brand-building projects for small companies, from inception to launch.
Danielle’s career has taken her from San Francisco to New York, Sydney Australia and Chicago. She now lives in the western suburbs of Chicago with her three kids and two cats. Her passion is traveling and experiencing new cultures, but these days, when she's not with her kids, you can find her doing pilates or sipping cocktails with her friends on a Chicago rooftop bar.
Rocco is an entrepreneur and digital marketer who knows paid search and paid social through and through. Google relied on Rocco’s expertise when developing its new Display Select platform and named him the Google Partner All-Star Winner for three consecutive years from 2014 to 2016.
Bing valued Rocco’s input on how to improve its advertising platform so much that he was the youngest person, as well as the only marketer, to have ever been awarded the Most Valuable Professional Award by Microsoft. Furthermore, Facebook featured one of Rocco’s campaigns in a case study on its advertiser site.
Rocco has been featured in the Huffington Post, New York Times, Search Engine Journal, SEMrush and Upwork's Annual Impact Report, among other publications. He also was named the fifth-most influential digital marketer in 2016 by onalytica.com. Rocco truly is one of the best in the world at managing paid campaigns.
John was previously a Creative Director at McCann-Erickson, Daily & Associates and at Grey Advertising where he helped create brands and television ads for companies like Honda Motorcycles, Sara Lee, Nestle, Pizza Hut, Kraft, and Hilton Hotels. He then worked as a Creative Director at the Disney Consumer Products Division He also taught Designing TV Commercials for 15 years at Art Center College of Design.
To meet the rise of digital marketing technology, John reinvented himself and started focusing more and more on inbound marketing. John now helps create our clients' content marketing campaigns. His toolbox includes personas, strategies, content offers and assets. He enjoys developing solutions that resonate with their target audiences across various buying stages, then creating a holistic brand across digital channels including email, web, social media, paid search and organic advertising.
John has more than 25 years' experience in developing brand and marketing strategies and executing them in both digital and print formats. John has earned many awards for creating effective work for national clients, including Clio, Cannes, ADDYs, Effies, Art Directors Club of Los Angeles, John Caples Award and the National Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).
Christina Folger is a marketing specialist with roots in account and digital project management. With 8 years of advertising experience, Christina partners with clients to put forth strategic, impeccably-executed, measurable marketing campaigns. Wide-ranging industry experience includes healthcare (Texas Oncology, Scott & White Health Plan, Alcon), utilities (CPS Energy), financial services (Lone Star Capital Bank), SaaS (New Relic), attorneys, retail, real estate, automotive, and food service.
Christina has worked with clients on digital advertising, social media strategy, website design, content strategy, and application development. Her background also includes traditional advertising, Hispanic marketing, and public relations.
Living in Austin, Texas, being outdoors and active is easy – you can usually find Christina with her kids at a park or soccer field, or on a sunny patio sipping a margarita.
Born and raised in New York City, Thalia now lives in Sunny South Florida. She honed her skills in a top 10 South Florida full-service agency working on luxury brands such as Mandarin Oriental, Alfa Romeo, and Waldorf Astoria among others. Her specialty is digital media, but has worked heavily in traditional media buying, branding and design, production, and PR.
She’s enthusiastic, ambitious, and forward-thinking, and the one clients always ask for by name. She makes sure clients are being provided an unforgettable customer experience, campaigns that set them apart from their competitors, and results driven, customized campaigns tailored to their specific needs.
Anita is an industry professional with a passion for marketing and technology with 5+ years of experience in digital marketing and account management. Along with being analytical her background in Psychology brings a unique perspective to campaign strategy and growth.
She has experience working with many verticals, including Legal, Real Estate, SaaS, Finance, Tourism, Retail, E-com, and more. Anita has a client-first approach and strives to ensure they are successful.
When she’s not working you’ll find her spending time with her family and friends, traveling, kayaking, skiing, running, or simply enjoying a good book and a cup o’ joe.
Bringing a wealth of digital strategy expertise, Nirmal is a seasoned professional well-known for her genuine passion for SEM, digital marketing, and adept project management. Her career spans influential roles within Account Services and Paid Media across multiple ad agencies, granting her the privilege of collaborating with industry titans.
Her track record shines whether it's masterminding impactful digital media campaigns, providing precise guidance to digital teams, nurturing team growth, or cultivating enduring client relationships – all underscored by a dedicated approach. Beyond her strategic finesse, she excels as a project management pro and a driving force in performance-based marketing.
Nirmal lives in Atlanta and was recently married. In her spare time, she enjoys exploring new cities, meeting new people, and finding good in the world.
Jordan has helped some of America’s most prominent law firms and other enterprise websites get business by ranking organically. Jordan understands competitive industries such as legal and the tactics that are needed to get cases via digital marketing.
Having spent nearly 15 years in digital marketing, Jordan has seen all challenges that can arise and believes in the key tenets of communication, transparency, and testing until success.
In Jordan’s spare time you can find him traveling, planning out his next walk to help cure Multiple Sclerosis, and out on the hiking trails to get out of New York City into nature.
Devon is an eager and experienced digital marketer who has delved into PPC, email marketing, and graphic design all before finally finding his true passion, SEO. Residing in Albuquerque, New Mexico, he has worked in SEO both in-house and as a contractor for smaller clients.
Devon is involved in the day to day SEO work performed for our clients. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his daughter, playing video games, and building websites to grow and test his marketing skills even more.
Jacqueline is a rare breed of art director. Grounded in art trends and rooted in strategy, Jacqueline brings both a visual and a cunning eye to Neon Ambition. She specializes in holistic art direction, maintaining focus on the single most important message a client wants to convey and making sure everything funnels back to that point.
Jacqueline has a master’s degree in advertising with a focus in creative from the University of Texas at Austin, and bachelor’s in advertising from Western Kentucky University. She has received numerous advertising and design awards, spanning Addys, Markies, Louies and a global D&AD pencil for excellence in art direction. She has worked on major brands such as Snickers, Jack Daniel's, Austin Tourism, Domino's, Starbucks and Texas Lottery.
Originally from England, Jacqueline made her way to Austin to immerse herself in the awesome design and advertising community, and to enjoy tacos for every meal. She spends most nights on the couch with her laptop, her cat, her fiancé and a good glass of wine, in that order.
Kelley Walters is a writer, editor, and educator who has been designing, creating, and enhancing content for a wide range of purposes and industries since 2005. She began her career with words as an adjunct university writing instructor, also serving as the chief content editor for an Austin boutique publishing company. After spending more than 10 years as a full-time high school teacher and then administrator, Kelley returned to the copywriting world to spend more time with her daughter, husband, and dogs. While Kelley enjoys writing about a myriad different industries, her knack for turning complex legal topics into engaging, easily-to-understand copy has made her a preferred copywriter for many law firms.
Having spent most of her adult life living in Austin and Houston, Kelley dreams of moving north and devoting her winters to long hikes in the snow and refurbishing dilapidated New England homes in the off-season.
Derek Prall is an Atlanta-based freelance editor and journalist with over a decade’s worth of experience covering tech, local government, politics, and cybersecurity.
He is the former editor of American City & County magazine, the current editor of Atlanta Civic Circle, and his work has appeared in numerous publications including Business Insider, Dark Reading and SafeHome. He’s a 2008 graduate of Furman University and lives with his fiancé and their two cats
Agata Antonao is a copywriter with experience working for clients across multiple industries, including Business.com, legal firms, and advertising agencies. Her writing has appeared in Our Times, Birds and Blooms, and The Legal Finance Journal, among many other publications. Always honing her writing skills across different formats, she was the 2021 recipient of the Douglas Kyle Memorial Prize for short fiction. Agata holds three degrees — from McMaster University, Dalhousie University, and York University (in Toronto). She currently lives in Canada with her family. During her free time, she loves to read, snowshoe, and watch bald eagles fly over the river.
Rebekah Villon is a former animation producer and project manager turned content writer and strategist. Over the years, she’s worked on everything from medical, legal, and technical content to art, design, and social issues. She specializes in helping smaller brands create a bigger impact, and is an unconventional problem solver. When Rebekah isn’t working, she’s enjoying life as an expat in the Netherlands, engrossed in a personal project, or figuring out how to change the world, often all at the same time.
Originally from Indiana, Jordan gained his online marketing experience working in New York, London, Sydney, Austin and now NYC. He was lucky enough to start his career at Google in NYC, working with the top 500 e-commerce companies to improve their conversion rates. He then transferred to the London office, where he led the Google Analytics Partner program for 17 countries across Europe. This exposure to some of the best CRO specialists in the world opened his eyes to the power of understanding Google Analytics data as well as user behavior and psychology to improve conversion rates.
After a year of travel left him in Australia short on cash, Jordan joined a top web design agency in Sydney. Over the next three years, he started the online marketing division and grew it to over 50% of their revenue. Having finally found his calling and passion for helping companies grow, he decided to move to Austin to settle down and start Neon Ambition.
Jordan work/lives to travel, experience new cultures and eat all the new foods he can find. Visiting and hiking through America’s many national parks is high on his list of upcoming trips. After living in Austin for six years Jordan recently relocated back to one of his favorite cities in the world, NYC.
Eddie is six pounds of pure ambition. He never lets his small stature stand in the way of the task at hand.
Eddie knows the team values appreciation, and as Chief Treat Officer he's in charge of handing out treats for a job well done. He may eat more treats than he hands out but, hey, he's a dog. What can you expect?
Walter "Wally" White is the laziest member of Neon Ambition by a LONG shot. As CEO of Dog Operations, it's a wonder the dogs around the office ever get anything done.
Wally likes to lead from his perch on top of the couch and alerts everyone that its dinner time at 5 p.m. each day. He's Eddie's best friend and worst sworn enemy.