Grow in 3 Verbs

What we do can best be described as engagement marketing. We craft compelling experiences that engage target-right consumers, create communities of brand advocates and fuel brand conversations.

Surround

We strategically surround the qualified target where they live, work & play.

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Engage

We provide an engaging brand happening that people will want to participate in and share both online and off.

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Amplify

To super-charge our programs, we fuel PR and social media coverage by pushing out our on-the-ground campaign content and inspire peer sharing. We also provide tools to easily ignite amplification and peer-to-peer conversations

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What We Do

grow serves as a strategic hub

Define brand opportunities
Build integrated campaigns
Devise and define launch strategies
Shape unique tone, voice, look and feel

Experiential Marketing
  • Mobile tours
  • Edutainment displays
  • Pop-up stores & special events
  • Product launches/introductions
  • Samplify: sampling amplified
  • Strategic partnerships
  • Retail activations
Influencer Marketing
  • Word-of-mouth campaigns
  • Influencer programs
  • Brand ambassador programs
  • Loyalty programs
Amplification
  • Social media campaigns
  • Blogger/media relations
  • Media training & tours
  • Publicity stunts

The Team

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Cassie Hughes

Co-Founder, Strategy Director
cassie@grow-marketing.com
415 440 0704

Thoughtful and forward-thinking, Cassie drives the strategy side of Grow with a holistic approach that integrates client vision and meaningful experiences.  Her relentless attention to strategic details and strong intuition leads her clients in a way that balances big picture thinking with detailed nuance so that every program meets the end goals.

Cassie is inspired by:

Life, children, horses and laughter

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Gabrey Means

Co-Founder, Creative Director
gabrey@grow-marketing.com
415 440 0703

Gabrey leads the Grow team in formulating award-winning ideas that break-through to the consumer and inspire action. Her boundless creative ideas and infectious energy are grounded by client objectives and real-world application.

Gabrey is inspired by:

my people and my southern roots

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Tami Anderson

Managing Director
tami@grow-marketing.com
415 440 4628

Tami combines a keen understanding of how to forge deep emotional connections between brands and consumers with hands-on experience in a range of marketing disciplines to craft campaigns that leverage the best tools for each audience.

Tami is inspired by:

Writing, Woods, Waves, Wags, Wine

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Jen Clines

Associate Account Director
jen@grow-marketing.com
415 440 4770

Jen blends strategic and creative thinking with deep production and field experience, allowing her to craft campaigns that dazzle consumers with unique and impactful interactions while impressing clients with flawless execution.

Jen is inspired by:

always exploring, whether the voyage is in my own backyard or to the farthest reaches of the globe

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Shari Wagner

Associate Account Director
shari.wagner@grow-marketing.com
415 440 2242

East Coast savvy meets West Coast chic, Shari is always at the forefront of market trends and loves coming up with unique ways to leverage them in campaigns. Clients value her resourcefulness and grace-under-pressure style that always exceeds expectations.

Shari is inspired by:

all things style — from food, fashion, design and travel

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Thao Bui

Associate Account Director
thao.bui@grow-marketing.com
415 440 5592

With a unique and unrelenting creative eye, Thao combines her passion for all things related to art and design with a strong aptitude for organization and logistics. Having produced many events for various clients, she understands the nuances of bringing a brand to life and works tirelessly to create a memorable and target-right experience.

Thao is inspired by:

art, fashion, food and laughter.

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Laura Fogelman

Associate Account Director
laura.fogelman@grow-marketing.com
415 440 0280

Laura brings together industry knowledge, attention to detail and communications expertise to execute dynamic public relations campaigns for clients. Her background in public affairs enables her to strategically craft effective solutions for public engagement and reputation management.

Laura is inspired by:

loved ones, new places, food and politics

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Kim Macke

Senior Account Manager
kim.macke@grow-marketing.com

Kim combines an eagle eye for detail and unmatched organizational skills with a positive vibe and creative flair. Her seasoned event management experience leads to a solid understanding of how to craft and execute unique and innovative campaigns.

Kim is inspired by:

Learning, Exploring, Love, The Impossible

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Anna Hogan

Senior Account Manager
anna.hogan@grow-marketing.com
415 440 0737

Anna offers clients rich experience in event marketing, digital marketing and production. She is passionate about fashioning strategic and creative campaigns, and her thoughtful approach generates impeccable results.

Anna is inspired by:

water, food, and music

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Shannon Farrell

Senior Account Manager
shannon.farrell@grow-marketing.com
415-440-0210

With  a strong background in integrated marketing Shannon loves bringing digital and real-life experiences together. Her attention to detail, creative eye and positive attitude help to ensure any campaign she’s involved with exceeds their goals.

Shannon is inspired by:

family, friends, fashion and travel

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Stephanie Gertz

Account Manager
stephanie.gertz@grow-marketing.com

Stephanie offers a unique blend of extensive integrated marketing experience and a passion for event planning. Her keen creative eye and attention to detail allows her to strategically develop and deliver premium, holistic customer experiences for her clients.

Stephanie is inspired by: 

Friends & family, food & wine, international travel and interior design

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Brie Votto

Account Manager
brie.votto@grow-marketing.com
415 440 0707

Brie has a vibrant personality that translates across each campaign she works on. With a strong background in event planning and marketing, Brie ensures that client objectives are met with outstanding results.

Brie is inspired by:

new music, getting lost in a foreign city and holidays with family

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Courtney Quinn

Associate Account Manager
courtney.quinn@grow-marketing.com
415 440 4707

Courtney thrives on marketing and planning events that will excite and connect consumers to brands they cherish. Her strong background in event planning and marketing assures clients that every campaign will be executed flawlessly.

Courtney is inspired by:

traveling the world, food, family traditions and the holidays

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Leanne Newman

Associate Account Manager
leanne.newman@grow-marketing.com

With a diverse background in event planning and communications, Leanne thrives on crafting innovative ways to engage consumers. Her ever-cool, calm, and collected demeanor and keen eye for details assures clients that every campaign will be executed flawlessly. 

Leanne is inspired by: 

Adventures, laughter, friends, and family

 

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Shana Lowenthal

Associate Account Manager
shana.lowenthal@grow-marketing.com
415 423 1355

With a strong marketing background, Shana combines strategic thinking and detailed research with creative follow through to ensure every activation exceeds expectations. Her passion for innovative campaigns and attention to detail translates to successful, integrated programs.

Shana is inspired by:

New places, experiences and ideas

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Neel Patel

Account Coordinator
neel.patel@grow-marketing.com
415 231 6731

Neel comes to Grow with a diverse background in communications and marketing. His enthusiastic nature brings a unique element to each campaign that he assists. Neel’s attention to detail and creativity define him well.

Neel is inspired by:

his supportive family, amazing friends, cooking, the ocean and thrill-seeking adventures

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Alyssa Asadoorian

Assistant Account Manager
alyssa.asadoorian@grow-marketing.com
415 440 1162

Packed with a lively energy, Alyssa offers a broad range of enthusiastic ideas and youthful insight into each campaign with which she assists. She is the consummate organizer ensuring every element is completed to total client satisfaction.

Alyssa is inspired by:

My crazy Armenian family, my brilliant friends, new experiences, and people who smile

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Kelcy Evans

Account Coordinator
kelcy.evans@grow-marketing.com
415 231 6732

With a background in marketing and event planning, Kelcy offers strategic ideas and insight to each activation. Passionate about creating engaging campaigns that connect brands with consumers she ensures each event exceeds expectations.

Kelcy is inspired by:

Art, traveling the world and new ideas.

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Annie McFadden

Account Coordinator
annie.mcfadden@grow-marketing.com
1-415-440-0160
Annie’s enthusiastic spirit combined with her passion for creativity makes her an extraordinary addition and indispensable asset to the Grow team. Determined to deliver exceptional work, Annie offers an assiduous work-ethic and an innovative eye to every campaign that she works on.
Annie is inspired by:

Mountain biking, the Mississippi Delta, and Ceviche

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Lisa Crawford

Director of Finance
lisa@grow-marketing.com
415 440 0758

An innate talent for structuring systems and a perpetual drive to create order is what makes Lisa the ideal operations and finance head honcho. Drawing from over 10 years of experience, she watches over the details while keeping a sharp eye on the big picture.

Lisa is inspired by:

An ocean view and a hot cup of coffee

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Derrick Duggins

IT Manager
derrick.duggins@grow-marketing.com
415.440.0640

Derrick’s passion for technology and “mad simple” IT efficiency allows the Grow team to focus on its client programs instead of the mechanics of connecting to Grow’s server from anywhere in the world.  Thank God for Derrick.

Derrick is inspired by:

Technological marvels, cooking and vintage culinaria, Photography and his amazing partner.

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Emily Pimentel

Accounting Assistant
emily.pimentel@grow-marketing.com
415 440 1265

Emily joins Grow having recently completed her degree in Business Administration with a concentration on Accounting from Dominican University of California. Emily brings her passion for organization and her enthusiasm for problem solving to the Accounting Assistant position where she is helping to ensure all our accounting needs stay on track.

Emily is inspired by:

my 2 big brothers and my twin sister. They are all I need!


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Amanda Thornberry

Office Administrator
amanda.thornberry@grow-marketing.com
415-440-4769

With a vast array of experience and talents, Amanda provides an organized, thoughtful and supportive environment for the entire Grow team. Inspired by both creativity and community, she takes every opportunity, from operational details to daily communication, to showcase Grow at our best.

 

Amanda is inspired by:

her family, friends, travel, and art.