About


 

Welcome to the new agency model, in-house.

We have heard it all. In-house creatives don’t put in the time, they’re agency
cast-offs, can’t compete, too insular, we came here to die. Try telling our team that, we’ll put our portfolio against yours any day…

Do you manage work for a billion-dollar budget?
Do you control the world’s most popular brand icon, Flo?
Do you lead in the most intensely competitive category in Marketing?
Did you drive a brand that is now a part of America’s zeitgeist?

We do. 

With a seven-year head start on an industry that is shifting in-house, we have grown from an 8-person design shop to 51-person full-service agency. We have developed a model that reduces costs, produces better creative and provides us with more control. We have changed the perception of what it means to be in-house.

Welcome to 96 Octane.

 

Team


Matt Dillon  | Creative Director

Matt Dillon | Creative Director

Chad Garnes  | Associate Creative Director

Chad Garnes | Associate Creative Director

Chris Monaco  | Associate Creative Director

Chris Monaco | Associate Creative Director

Trish DiFranco  | Senior Copywriter

Trish DiFranco | Senior Copywriter

Kaitlyn Long  | Senior Art Director

Kaitlyn Long | Senior Art Director

Jon Somers  | Senior Video Producer

Jon Somers | Senior Video Producer

Adrea Adamik  | Traffic Coordinator

Adrea Adamik | Traffic Coordinator

Derek Maxfield  | Senior Art Director

Derek Maxfield | Senior Art Director

Dre Quinones  | Front-End Developer

Dre Quinones | Front-End Developer

Nico Ciani  | Associate Art Director

Nico Ciani | Associate Art Director

Shelby Muter  | Associate Art Director

Shelby Muter | Associate Art Director

Vanessa Port  | Digital Designer

Vanessa Port | Digital Designer

Mikayla Murnane-Donaldson  | Associate Art Director

Mikayla Murnane-Donaldson | Associate Art Director

Josh Gerken  | Senior Art Director

Josh Gerken | Senior Art Director

Michelle Bueno  | Content Marketing Manager

Michelle Bueno | Content Marketing Manager

Gabe Cotto  | Associate Creative Director

Gabe Cotto | Associate Creative Director

John Lytell  | Brand Editor

John Lytell | Brand Editor

Debby Wilkerson  | Manager Creative Resources

Debby Wilkerson | Manager Creative Resources

Mark Dreimiller  | Producer

Mark Dreimiller | Producer

Julie Goulis  | Senior Copywriter

Julie Goulis | Senior Copywriter

Hilary Demko  | Senior Art Director

Hilary Demko | Senior Art Director

Erin Antonelli  | Copywriter

Erin Antonelli | Copywriter

Terry Greer  | Video Producer

Terry Greer | Video Producer

Katie Soinski  | Art Director

Katie Soinski | Art Director

Sheryl Weaver  | Touchstone

Sheryl Weaver | Touchstone

Matt Neidert  | Art Director

Matt Neidert | Art Director

Joey Kirkpatrick  | Art Director

Joey Kirkpatrick | Art Director

Susie Nist  | Touchstone

Susie Nist | Touchstone

Caroline Hayes  | Senior Art Director

Caroline Hayes | Senior Art Director

Stephanie Lentz  | Touchstone

Stephanie Lentz | Touchstone

Brad Eimer  | Associate Creative Director

Brad Eimer | Associate Creative Director

Lucy Todaro  | Associate Creative Director

Lucy Todaro | Associate Creative Director

Jane Bacha  | Producer

Jane Bacha | Producer

Mandy Ferrato  | Photo & Video Producer

Mandy Ferrato | Photo & Video Producer

Jen Short  | Executive Producer

Jen Short | Executive Producer

Jennifer Tyner  | Digital Asset Manager

Jennifer Tyner | Digital Asset Manager

Jessica DeCrane  | Digital Content Editor

Jessica DeCrane | Digital Content Editor

Josh Womack  | Copywriter

Josh Womack | Copywriter

Pat Janesz  | Senior Video Producer

Pat Janesz | Senior Video Producer

Cindi Peters  | Front-End Developer

Cindi Peters | Front-End Developer

Karen Rouhier  | Producer

Karen Rouhier | Producer

John Vrhovnik  | Digital Designer

John Vrhovnik | Digital Designer

Joe Tranchita  | Front End Developer

Joe Tranchita | Front End Developer

Tony Pichotta  | Senior Copywriter

Tony Pichotta | Senior Copywriter

Kianna Lada  | Influencer Marketing Specialist

Kianna Lada | Influencer Marketing Specialist