We are creative storytellers that use strategically crafted content and digital marketing to grow a wide variety of businesses. Meet our core management team below and learn what makes us tick.
Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer
Masters Degree, Marketing
Born in Milwaukee, Tom has lived in Madison, Denver, San Francisco and Scandinavia - marketing for a wide variety of companies in each region. With a culturally diverse business background, Tom loves working with new people and empowering them to succeed.
As Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Tom’s expertise is wide ranging: marketing strategy, digital marketing and analytics, video production and graphic design.
Tom handles the majority of client relations with Barthell Digital and manages the day-to-day operations of the agency.
Co-Founder, Chief Marketing Officer
After growing up in Wisconsin, Ted went out to California for 10 years where he honed his skills in marketing, video production and all things multimedia.
He has strong talents in crafting messages, developing the content and getting the right eyes on it. Ted is always thinking about how to blend creativity with business. He’s achieved excellent results with a variety of clients.
Ted is also involved in the music and arts festival scene as a DJ, VJ and event producer.
Art Director, Account Manager
Bachelors Degree, Graphic Design
With 8 years of visual merchandising and customer service experience on top of her career in graphic design, Valerie brings a wealth of versatility to the Barthell Digital team.
She was born in Milwaukee and has traveled around the States throughout her twenties. Now living in her hometown, Valerie loves being outdoors, sipping wine and spending time with her husband and daughter.
If you’re a client of Barthell Digital, you will get to know Valerie through her unmatched customer service skills!
Marketing Director, Producer
Bachelors Degree, Advertising
Mike grew up in Milwaukee and attended Michigan State to get his Bachelors degree in Advertising. After graduating, Mike joined the Barthell Digital team and is now the Marketing Director of the agency.
As a leader in Barthell Digital’s marketing program, Mike’s core skills include Campaign Strategy, Video Production, Social Media Marketing and on-camera interviews. Thanks to his knack for creating profitable marketing campaigns, Mike has helped businesses around the nation achieve significant growth online.
In his free time, Mike loves meeting new people, everything Wisconsin sports, and is always visiting the many breweries of Milwaukee.