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Meet the team

Amber Kemmis

Amber is the VP of Client Services. Being a SmartBug veteran, she’s lived through rapid business growth and, unintentionally, became obsessed with growth and the systems to hack it. As an ex-psychology nerd turned marketer, she considers herself a true t-shaped marketer.


When Account-Based Marketing Meets Inbound: Tools, Tactics & Knowing if it's Right for You

  • Tuesday, Sept. 26 @ 12:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 27 @ 12:30 p.m.

Jake Havenridge

Jake is a Denver-based digital marketer with years of paid search experience, for which he has successfully managed millions in monthly media spend for clients nationwide in both B2C and B2B verticals. He has a strange passion for data and numbers, and loves a long day in the mountains.


Closing the Loop with Paid Search: Linking the Right Message with the Right Audience

  • Tuesday, Sept. 26 @ 10 a.m.
  • Tuesday, Sept. 26 @ 1:45 p.m.

Jen Spencer

Over Jen’s career, she has built several demand generation and sales enablement programs from the ground up and has experience working within tech startups, publicly traded companies, mid-market organizations, and the not-for-profit space.


Enabling Sales Teams to Book Sales Accepted Meetings with Inbound Marketing Campaigns

  • Tuesday, Sept. 26 @ 3:45 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 27 @ 1:45 p.m.

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Juli Durante

Juli spent college studying anthropology, art history, and classics. After that time studying old, dead things, she naturally pursued online marketing. She has more than six years of experience as a one-woman marketing team, HubSpot user, and consultant.


Using Growth Driven Design and Conversion Rate Optimization to Improve Web Performance and Lead Generation

  • Thursday, Sept. 28 @ 10 a.m.
  • Thursday, Sept. 28 @ 11:15 a.m.

Mary Cate Duffy

Mary Cate is a Marketing Strategist with more than five years of experience running inbound programs. She is on the Board of Directors for the Columbia Chapter of the AMA. “MC” graduated from the University of South Carolina with a degree in PR.


Getting the Most of Your Content: Content Promotion and Amplification

  • Wednesday, Sept. 27 @ 10 a.m.
  • Wednesday, Sept. 27 @ 4:15 p.m.

Paul Schmidt

Paul Schmidt is Marketing Strategist at SmartBug Media and is based in Colorado. He works with clients on SEO, analytics, lead generation, and marketing strategy. He is a lover of all things drumming, hiking, and cooking. He previously worked as a Senior HubSpot Consultant.


Local SEO Tactics To Bring in the Right Leads

  • Wednesday, Sept. 27 @ 3 p.m.
  • Thursday, Sept. 28 @ 12:30 p.m.

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