Pat McGuinness

Founder / Executive Creative Director

  • Chief Executive Introvert
  • Featured in Communication Arts, The One Show & Ad Age
  • Avid indoorsman
  • Scotch. Dark chocolate. Oxygen. In that order.

Jude Chauvin

Partner / COO / CFO

  • 20+ years of finance experience
  • Advertising & entertainment industry vet
  • Excel wizard
  • Cave diver, snowboarder, parachutist and all-around cheater of death

Scott Couvillon

Partner / Director of Strategy

  • 20+ years agency experience in NOLA and San Fran
  • Believes most weak brands are simply stories waiting to be told
  • Fishes, hunts, camps and raises 3 boys. Sometimes simultaneously.

Malcolm Schwarzenbach

Partner / Director of Strategy

  • 25 years in the biz, on both agency and client sides
  • Offers brands strategic thinking & actionable strategy
  • Motto: Work smarter, not harder
  • Eternally curious. Avid sports fan. Space nut.

Jenny McGuinness

Partner / Director of Production

  • 17 years of experience
  • Project manager extraordinaire
  • Tourism, hospitality & restaurant industry pro
  • Known as "The Little General"
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Shannon Strange

Director of Technology

  • 15+ years in advertising & production
  • Benevolent digital overlord
  • Husband to Jess, Father to Chloe
  • Keep it simple, stupid!

Jessie Magee

Associate Creative Director / Copywriter

  • 7 years as Anthropologie's brand writer
  • Loves a good UX (because, empathy)
  • Jersey born, Philly bred
  • Excellent researcher & sandwich maker

Tourné Torres

Senior Developer

  • Digital wiz. Unboxed creative. Cat whisperer.
  • Full-stack software engineer, mentor to women in tech
  • Former SEO guru and marketing technologist fangirl
  • Born and raised in the New Orleans ad biz 
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Erik Winkowski

Art Director

  • Award-winning motion designer
  • NYC born, NOLA fed
  • Modern art fan
  • Biked across America once. Fell off twice.

Brandi Costello

Finance Manager / Assistant Controller

  • 10-year Trumpet veteran
  • Client billing & accounting sensei
  • M.A. in Arts Administration
  • Passport stamp from Australia

Michael Manning

Director of Production

  • Formerly in Marketing with The Atlantic
  • Transplant to NOLA via Brooklyn and Philadelphia
  • Believes in the power of content marketing
  • Former Adult Contemporary radio station mascot

Emily Sampson


  • Excel spreadsheet guru and research pro
  • Manages Trumpet's research associate program
  • Half-marathon runner
  • Proud Texan

Enid Fahrenholt

Finance Coordinator/Office Manager

  • Manages all Icehouse facilities
  • Coordinates Trumpet billing & finances
  • Plans staff activities and events
  • Has two tiny dogs & two tiny kids
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Sarah Lisotta


  • Designer turned Producer
  • Knows a little about a lot
  • Amateur chef. Natural planner.
  • Fluent in lunch

Patrick Taylor

Digital Marketing Manager

  • Project manager, metrics tracker & CMS trainer
  • Started career as Trumpet intern
  • Tulane University American Marketing Assoc. member
  • AZ state tennis champ / burrito enthusiast
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Liz Byrom

Junior Producer

  • Dad joke connoisseur
  • Flannel enthusiast
  • Chocolate chip cookie conjurer
  • Funny enough to make Jonah Hill laugh

Hannah Mack

Art Director

  • 5+ years design experience
  • Midwesterner and creative problem–solver
  • Chips n’ dip connoisseur

Kelly McCafferty

Sales and Marketing Associate

  • Marketing and sales associate
  • Pittsburgh born, NOLA based
  • Music and pizza enthusiast

Candy Ellison

Digital Producer

  • Illustrator, watercolorist, published author
  • From producer to designer to developer and back
  • Font fan and couch surfer
  • Mountain & forest lover

Rémi Sorbet

Junior Art Director

  • Midwesterner with Louisiana roots
  • Former Radio Producer/Sound Designer
  • Tropical plant lover
  • Powered by jazz, psych and funk records

Megan Hurlburt


  • NOLA newbie via Boston and NYC
  • Proud marketing generalist / dog mom
  • Over-planner and (play)list maker
  • Never met an Old Fashioned she didn’t like