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 Marketing 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, he enjoys the great outdoors with his wife, daughter, and black lab. He loves skiing, Jeeping, mountain biking, and snorkeling.

Adam Kaiser Senior Marketing Strategist
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 Marketing Consultant Director
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 Marketing Consultant Director
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 Marketing Consultant Director
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 Marketing Consultant
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 Marketing Consultant Director
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 Marketing Consultant
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 Senior 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 Marketing Consultant
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 Staff Accountant
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 Marketing Consultant
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 Marketing Consultant
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 Marketing Consultant
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 Marketing Consultant
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 Marketing Consultant
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 Marketing Consultant
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 Marketing Consultant
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 Marketing Consultant
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 Marketing Consultant
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 Marketing Consultant
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 Marketing Consultant
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 Marketing Consultant
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 Marketing Consultant
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 Marketing Consultant
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 Marketing Consultant
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 Marketing Consultant
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.

Reed Thuet Marketing Consultant
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 Marketing Consultant
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.

Jamison Peterson Marketing Consultant
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.

Jordan Pace Marketing Consultant
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.

Derek Smith Marketing Consultant
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 Marketing Consultant
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 Marketing Consultant
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 Marketing Consultant
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 Marketing Consultant
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 Marketing Consultant
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 Marketing Consultant
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 Marketing Consultant
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.

Stephanie Jelalian Web Developer
Stephanie Jelalian

Stephanie is one of our web developers. If she’s not crushing it on one of our coding projects, she’s likely crushing it playing video games at home, planning her next family vacation, or playing with her dogs and baby. Stephanie likes music, Pokemon, and clean code.

Jared Walton Marketing Consultant
Jared Walton

Jared loves the always changing aspect of the digital marketing industry. Being able to constantly learn something new every day is one of his passions. When he’s not at work you can probably find him throwing a frisbee, playing golf, or watching The Office with his wife.

Corbin White Marketing Consultant
Corbin White

Corbin loves marketing strategy and making data driven decisions. He finds joy in build lasting relationships with clients and getting them results. Outside of the office he enjoys playing the guitar, hiking and everything basketball related.

Cheryl Barclay Executive Assistant
Cheryl Barclay

Cheryl is very organized and is responsible for the office running smoothly and efficiently. She loves to make sure the needs of Disruptive employees are met, and that they have a beautiful space to work in. She also loves being active with her girlfriends, spending time with her family, and laughing at her husband's jokes.

Kevin Lawrence Marketing Consultant
Kevin Lawrence

Kevin loves building relations with his clients while helping them succeed in their business. He loves the outdoors, sports and most of all, spending time with my daughter. Would love to buy a sailboat and travel the world.

McKenzie Stanworth UI Designer
McKenzie Stanworth

McKenzie recently graduated with a Bachelor's in Graphic Design. She loves web design and enjoys any opportunity to play with code or create new layouts. In her free time, she prefers to keep it quiet. Playing with her dogs, crocheting, reading, and playing video games are some of her favorite pastimes.