Meet Our Team

Jacob Baadsgaard Founder and CEO
Jacob Baadsgaard

Jake is the CEO and fearless leader of Disruptive Advertising. His face is as big as his heart, and he loves hugs, improving ROI, and coming up with killer account strategies.

John Covey Chief Operating Officer
John Covey

As the COO, John’s mission is to have every client an "Extremely Satisfied Client". 7 Habits certified, he loves helping people develop personally and professionally. Cycling, tennis, and 15 grandchildren keep him on the go.

Adam Haining Chief Technology Officer
Adam Haining

Adam heads up our web analytics practice and really likes data. He also likes the simple things in life, like wifi sprinkler controllers, because who wouldn't like that? Challenge him to ping pong any day, you'll probably win.

Daryl Klingaman Director of Client Strategy
Daryl Klingaman

Often referred to as The Foosball Champ, Daryl leads our sales and onboarding teams at Disruptive. His strategic mind helps ensure we’re partnering with the right companies and have the right tactics in place from the start. When he’s not working (yeah right!) he enjoys the great outdoors with his wife, daughter, and black lab. Some of his favorite things to do are skiing, Jeeping, mountain biking, and snorkeling.

Adam Kaiser Senior Marketing Strategist & Team Lead
Adam Kaiser

Adam is our rock star Client Account Manager. Literally. We finally convinced him not to hold band practice at work, and he still swears that cutting his hair short doesn't make him a sellout.

Chris Dayley VP of Testing & Site Optimization
Chris Dayley

Chris envisions a world where every business tests their ideas, where touching a computer screen doesn't leave a fingerprint, and where lightsabers are real. When he's not fixing his hair you will most likely find him pushing the boundaries of A/B testing and disrupting the website design space.

Brittani Hunsaker Director of PPC
Brittani Hunsaker

Brittani has a passion for online marketing and driving results for businesses. She strives to revolutionize each client’s online marketing strategy. She's a huge Game of Thrones fan, closet Candy Crusher, and enjoys spending time with family & friends.

Saunder Schroeder VP of Paid Social
Saunder Schroeder

Saunder is passionate about growing brands through digital marketing, and has done so for Fortune 50 to startup companies. He’s a legend in his own mind, and is obsessed with his family (wife + baby girl), football and sweet potato fries.

Allison Otting Design Director
Allison Otting

Allison was our first designer. She loves improving customers' pages with quality, educated design.

Most of the time, she's building and testing landing pages. Outside of work hours, you can assume she’s updating her dog's Instagram, or trying to finally finish Fallout 4.

Kristie McClure Finance Director
Kristie McClure

Kristie is our “number girl.” She has a weird thing for 10-keys. When she isn’t making sure the balance sheet actually balances, you can find her doing anything and everything with her amazing husband and golden retriever, Max.

Cory McEwan VP of Operations
Cory McEwan

Cory has been in the Digital Marketing industry for a decade, and is in charge of making our team as efficient as possible.

He's an avid Utah Jazz fan, and he loves to golf.

John Thuet Director of Product & SMB
John Thuet

John is our extreme, all around, athletic dude and beard enthusiast. He loves the outdoors and is currently obsessed with rock climbing.

His major pet peeves include paying too much for food and being late.

Craig Wakefield Senior Marketing Strategist & Team Lead
Craig Wakefield

You may find Craig in full camo at 10,000 feet with his bow, or in tails out on the dance floor.

Relationship management and marketing are his forte. He has a knack for blending art and science to grow business and create success.

Brandt Whiting Senior Marketing Strategist & Team Lead
Brandt Whiting

Brandt is our world traveller, recently going on a 7 month trip through Asia, Africa and Central America. You can find him running races and playing volleyball during the summer and jumping in frozen lakes during the winter, all while killing it for his clients.

Colby Zimmerman Senior PPC Strategist
Colby Zimmerman

Colby is our wiffle ball super star! Always on top of his tasks, he's well loved by his clients and everyone at Disruptive. He's known in the office for his giant tub of protein powder and eternal love for softball.

Patrick Francom Team Lead Account Strategist
Patrick Francom

Patrick has an obsession with strategy. Whether it’s in games, war or SEM. When he’s not making clients happy he’s gaming, kickboxing or playing with his wife and baby girl.

Chad de Lisle Account Strategist
Chad de Lisle

Chad is a Small Business Guru 8 years in the making. When he isn't checking his coworker's email threads for grammar, he's planning his weekly Dungeons & Dragons game or shredding on guitar.

Andrew Warren eCommerce PPC Strategist
Andrew Warren

Andrew Warren is our beardiest Client Account Manager. When he's not making awesome ecommerce campaigns you'll find him at the Army surplus trying on boots and ordering regular shoppers around.

Brad Hunt Account Strategist
Brad Hunt

Brad is one of our killer account strategists. His background has covered everything from paid search to email marketing and SEO.

When out of office, you can usually find him fly fishing or eating a bag of gushers.

Jace Ross Marketing Strategist
Jace Ross

As the worlds most okay bass player, Jace Ross (AKA the Bass Boss) loves helping businesses with their PPC Strategy. He also enjoys playing guitar, fishing, and just chilling with his wife and their little dog Luna.

Jennifer Jordan Senior PPC Strategist
Jennifer Jordan

Jenny's favorite thing about digital marketing is the ability to have clear impacts on business growth. Her Stanford degree in Psychology makes her effective in managing her client's marketing campaigns. On the weekends, Jenny is looking for new trails to hike.

Aden Andrus Director of Content Marketing
Aden Andrus

Over his career, Aden has developed and marketed millions of dollars of successful products. He lays awake at nights figuring out new marketing tactics and is constantly upping Disruptive's internal marketing game. He loves to write, dance and destroy computer monitors in full medieval armor.

Sarah Rodriguez Senior UI Designer
Sarah Rodriguez

Sarah's our quiet, sassy CRO designer. Always well dressed and hardworking, she is one of our client's favorite people to work with. On the weekend she's baking macaroons or is getting fitted for custom opera gowns.

Greg Judd VP of Business Development
Greg Judd

Greg is our super account strategist & business development guru, with years of experience in online marketing and finance. He'll challenge anyone to a ping pong match at any time, even over the phone.

Manny Lopez UI Designer
Manny Lopez

Manny is our hardworking, yet chill, CRO Designer. He loves photography and lifting, but makes it a priority to call his mom every day. You'll recognize him by his friendly smile and terribly attempted Australian accent.

Jenny Hatch Marketing Manager
Jenny Hatch

Jenny is short in stature but mighty in spirit. In the office she's always playing Mario Kart and getting killer ROIs, and at home she likes making Pinterest-worthy projects and recipes. Oh, and she’s always up for an outdoor adventure.

Blake Larson Account Strategist
Blake Larson

Blake doesn't say as much as some people, so when he talks everybody listens because we know it's going to be important. He's got the meanest defensive foosball shot in the office too.

Salar Salahshoor Strategic Advisor
Salar Salahshoor

Salar joined Disruptive to lead strategic growth initiatives and to inspire and nurture a strong client services culture. Outside of work, if he's not practicing his divemaster skills in Monterey, you can find him planning his next international adventure.

Kevin Manning Account Strategist
Kevin Manning

Kevin is an outdoor man, with a love of marketing. He loves baseball ALMOST as much as he loves working on PPC campaigns. His goal is to visit every MLB stadium in the U.S.

Jeff Allan Account Strategist
Jeff Allan

When Jeff is not running stellar PPC accounts, you would find him up the canyon putting in 20+ miles on his bike, or star gazing with his kids. Though he may not be the best ping pong player in the office, he does show promising potential.

Glen Petersen Account Strategist
Glen Petersen

Glen likes to think that he's the ping pong champ, but we need a few more tournaments to be sure. When he's not traveling or riding a motorcycle, you'll find him in the office getting results for his clients.

Landon Hedin Account Strategist
Landon Hedin

Landon brings many years of sales and marketing expertise to our team. You can usually find him with a fly rod in his hands, or on the golf course trying not to throw his clubs. His family occupies 1,000,000% of his time, and he loves it.

Andrew Maliwauki Senior Marketing Designer
Andrew Maliwauki

Andrew is a graphic designer and CRO specialist who adamantly proclaims "There Will Be Blood" as the greatest movie ever made. He also loves pugs. A lot.

Andrew Coggins UI/UX Designer
Andrew Coggins

Andrew is a graphic designer who's been infected with an incurable coding virus. Now he's on a crusade to make the interwebz look and act magnificent when he isn't busy grappling or shooting.

Jon Furner Web Developer
Jon Furner

He does magic. Not so much the pick-a-card kind. More the how-did-you-make-it-to-do-that kind.
You've probably heard his infectious laugh at a distance and never knew that's what it was. You're welcome.

Trevor Anderson Testing & Optimization Strategist
Trevor Anderson

Trevor lives for web optimization, baseball season, and cheeseburgers. If he isn't talking your ear off about testing concepts and strategies, it's probably about sports or hand-made pottery. He boasts that all great brainstorming sessions start with two things: ice cream and rap music.

Brad Witbeck Video Advertising Specialist
Brad Witbeck

When he's not heading up Disruptive's Video Advertising efforts, you can usually find Brad on a video shoot somewhere, writing a new comedy routine, or studying more acting and writing techniques with his drop-dead gorgeous wife.

Joe Broderick Web Developer
Joe Broderick

Joe is our local musical developer. He's been programming since 2007, and is great at combining research, networking, and persistent testing for the benefit of our clients.

Joe also has toured the world as a choral singer, and loves to hang out with his wife and 5 kids.

Taylor Thomas Testing & Optimization Strategist
Taylor Thomas

Taylor likely hasn't seen your favorite movie, unless it's Home Alone (1 or 2), in which case he'll gladly quote it in entirety with you. Aside from that, he's a pretty normal guy who likes improving the utility, usability, and usefulness (read: profitability) of websites.

Aj de Lisle Account Strategist
Aj de Lisle

AJ is an ambitious and dedicated member of our SMB branch. When he's not getting great results for clients, he loves to play guitar and tell people that he's not actually Michael Cera.

Zach Stewart Account Strategist
Zach Stewart

With 10 years of account management under his belt, and 5 of those involving implementation and product management, Zach is one of our most experienced digital marketers. He also has a really nice mustache.

Jacob Thuet Account Strategist
Jacob Thuet

Excellent PPC skills run in the Thuet family. Jacob is one of the people we trust with small businesses. His clients know him to be reliable and hard working. He loves soccer, surfing, snowboarding, rock climbing, camping, and anything else that happens outdoors.

Jordan Allred Marketing Strategist
Jordan Allred

Jordan is all about helping clients fix their problems.

On the weekends he loves to bow hunt and fish, or play a round of golf. Lately he's been spending a lot of time learning new strategies to apply to clients' PPC accounts.

Becky Brown Account Strategist
Becky Brown

When Becky isn't skiing down a mountain with her husband, she can be found adding to her extensive marketing skill base. She decided after getting her economics degree that helping businesses optimize resources to grow their opportunities through effective strategies was her calling. She is also a fantastic cook and loves to catch Pokemon.

Lui Castro Account Strategist
Lui Castro

Lui has had a lifetime interest in psychology and the fascination to understand why and how people make purchases led him into marketing. When he is not analyzing human patterns, he loves spending time with his family and friends, as well as designing and building backyard landscapes.

Derek Peterson Account Strategist
Derek Peterson

Derek is kind of a digital marketing nerd. His reading list consists of copious digital marketing strategy articles, books, and blogs (which he'll never catch up on). He's a big believer that your worth as a marketer lies in your ability to grow businesses in long-lasting ways.

When not marketing, Derek is likely playing something bluesy on his guitar.

Brandon Thurgood Account Strategist
Brandon Thurgood

Brandon loves making data driven decisions. Because of this, he's killer at optimizing paid search and paid social accounts and getting better results for clients. He loves to play sports, hunt, fish, camp, boat and just about anything else that gets him in the great outdoors.

Shannon McKenzie Account Strategist
Shannon McKenzie

Shannon’s favorite part about digital advertising is using insight and data to make more effective marketing strategies. She loves Florida Gator football, cappuccinos and her dog, Dexter (not in that order). In her spare time you’ll find her listening to comedic podcasts, changing her hair color or forgetting to turn the oven off.

Gentry Bean Account Strategist
Gentry Bean

Gentry is a huge baseball fan and will watch just about any sport out there. An early morning person, Gentry loves to start his day working out at the gym with his wife. He enjoys learning about his clients and coming up with the best way to help them grow their business.

Josh Hansen Account Strategist
Josh Hansen

Josh found a love for digital marketing when a website he made became an overnight success and needed to master PPC fast to seize the opportunity. He is passionate about helping companies grow using innovative strategies and finds great joy in watching those he works with succeed. When Josh isn't making PPC magic he is usually found in the mountains snowboarding or off traveling with his wife.

Nikki Muncey Account Strategist
Nikki Muncey

Nikki has always had a passion for taking small ideas and turning them into something incredible, and she loves finding creative ways to help businesses become successful. When she's not at work, you can find her hiking and backpacking or looking for old furniture to refinish.

April Moody Chief of Happiness
April Moody

April ALWAYS has chapstick. Her duties include keeping Disruptive's employees fed, as well as making sure our clients are happy. When she's not making Costco runs, she's probably on an adventure with her family.

Jake Winfield Account Strategist
Jake Winfield

Raised in the Old Pueblo, our very own desert rat Jake Winfield brings the heat when it comes to PPC & CRO. You will either catch Jake in the zone optimizing campaigns & websites or flying through the Timpanogos foothills on his mountain bike working off those Beto's breakfast burritos.

Kent Lloyd Video Marketing Specialist
Kent Lloyd

Kent is a true action hero. He's our resident stunt coordinator, director, and editor for video, but he also enjoys being active through martial arts, hiking, canyoneering, skydiving, and contemporary dance. He claims plaid is his favorite color.

Reed Thuet Account Strategist
Reed Thuet

Reed is cut from the same cloth as his brothers, not only does he build killer PPC campaigns, but he also enjoys spending his free time outside, camping, climbing and biking. His favorite things to talk about are his amazing Wife and his new goldendoodle puppy, Sadie.

Nate Austin Account Strategist
Nate Austin

Standing at 6'11, he is Disruptive's tallest. When he's not going the extra mile for clients and building creative campaigns you can find this former BYU basketball player watching, playing or coaching the sport he loves.