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.

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.

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.

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 Marketing Strategist & Team Lead
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 Senior Marketing Strategist & Team Lead
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 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 Development Director
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 Senior Testing & Optimization Strategist
Trevor Anderson

Trevor lives for web optimization, the outdoors, and eating out. If he isn't talking your ear off about testing theory, it's probably about that new barbecue restaurant or his latest archery session. Tim McGraw and Ice Cube are two of his top American heroes.

Brad Witbeck Creative Director & Head Writer
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.

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.

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.

Kent Lloyd Executive Producer & Head Video Editor
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.

Mowgli Farland Marketing Strategist
Mowgli Farland

Mowgli is our resident explorer. He loves to be out snowboarding or skateboarding, and is a nut for animals and winter weather.
Mowgli has been working in sales for the past decade, and is excited to help new Disruptive customers match up with a team that can get them results they need.

Kyle Anderson PPC Strategist
Kyle Anderson

Kyle found a real passion for e-commerce in growing his Amazon small business. He's loved using digital marketing to grow businesses ever since.
In his free time, you'll find Kyle playing racquetball or making his family laugh.

Jamison Peterson Testing & Optimization Analyst
Jamison Peterson

Jamison loves learning what customers want and how they think–especially when he can use that knowledge to create a better experience. He loves to spend time outdoors playing volleyball, grilling some dinner, or hanging out in a hammock.

Cassy Butler Executive Assistant
Cassy Butler

Cassy has a deep passion for all things related to organization and attention to details. Cassy has a love for beekeeping and photography, cooking and gardening. When Cassy isn't tending to her beehive, you can find her working hard at maintaining the amazing culture here at Disruptive.

Brendan Kemp Account Strategist
Brendan Kemp

Brendan is passionate about strategy. He has dived into marketing, design and coding in order to become involved in every aspect of a campaign strategy. He also has a private pilot license, plays guitar, and speaks Japanese fluently.

Jordan Pace Account Strategist
Jordan Pace

Jordan is passionate about entrepreneurship and seeing businesses grow. He achieves that growth with creativity and campaign optimization.

He also loves to play sports and hang out with his family.

Alexander Weichers Account Strategist
Alexander Weichers

When Alex first learned about PPC, he knew he wanted to make a career out of it. Alex looks forward to bringing his clients the results they need to grow their business. When he isn’t working on accounts he loves scuba diving, traveling, playing violin, and geeking out about various nerdy things.

Derek Smith Account Strategist
Derek Smith

Derek loves to help his clients grow through data-driven and creative digital ad campaigns. He stands firm that Parks & Rec is the greatest TV show of all time. He adores his wife, loves playing drums & music, and is predicting that the Dodgers will win the 2017 World Series.

Chris Thompson Account Strategist
Chris Thompson

Chris has a varied experience in marketing from affiliate marketing and paid search to campaign and project management. He loves playing and watching sports, as well as listening to music and attending concerts.

Chase Kemp Junior Designer
Chase Kemp

Chase became a designer because he loves actualizing abstract ideas, materializing identities, and creating complex graphics from nothing. He also enjoys playing guitar, mediating daily, and occasionally dstroying his coworkers in Street Fighter II.

Court Iorg Account Strategist
Court Iorg

Court enjoys creating strategies and making them great through the entire process. He has experience doing in-depth keyword research, and has excelled in PPC here at Disruptive. He loves his wife, good food, and the Utah Jazz.

Ashlynn Adair Account Strategist
Ashlynn Adair

Ashlynn loves helping businesses grow through innovative PPC strategies. Results and data-driven, Ashlynn deep dives into buying behavior to optimize her paid search and paid social accounts. When Ashlynn isn’t getting results for her clients, she loves traveling, hiking, and camping with her husband.

Julia Hoyt Account Strategist
Julia Hoyt

Julia is a strategic and perceptive thinker with a passion for strategy. She's always at the pulse of emerging trends and strives to learn new skills to expand her capabilities as a marketing professional in a digitized, fast-moving world. In her spare time, she's usually planning a road trip, skiing or watching videos of french bulldogs.

Lydia Ogles Account Strategist
Lydia Ogles

Lydia is all about increasing site conversions and always looking for that big new idea. Along with marketing, she loves stringed instruments, philanthropy, Lake Tahoe and the occasional Dad Joke.

Jared Sybrowsky Account Strategist
Jared Sybrowsky

Jared has tons of fun making ads look good on Facebook and Instagram! He makes sure that every ad has something unique to offer the audience. When he's not at work Jared can be found in the mountains, or traveling to an off the beaten path destination with his beautiful wife.

Keisha Namba Account Strategist
Keisha Namba

Keisha loves to learn, grow, and connect with people around the office and around the globe. She is determined to always put in her best effort and continuously aims to be creative not only at work, but also at home where she is the queen of mis-sung lyrics.