Meet Your Team!

Bear Wade
Founder & President

An award-winning creative marketer and video expert, Bear founded Unify Creative Agency in 2002 to help businesses build their brand in the proper steps. With years of experience creating videos and websites for clients, Bear realized that there is an important order to follow in building a successful brand. He soon developed the proven five-step plan, the Unify Brand Steps, to guide business owners with simple strategies and save them time, money and heartache. He uses this strategy everyday with Unify clients. Bear lives outside of St. Louis, Missouri with his wife, Jen, and their two young sons.

Kelley Devanathan
Project Manager

Kelley is a seasoned creative project manager with decades of experience in the industry. Her expertise in project management, combined with her strong communication skills, allows her to effectively lead cross-functional teams and bring projects from concept to completion on time and within budget.

In her free time, she enjoys traveling to new destinations and surfing the world’s coastlines.

Laurie Winchenbaugh
Outreach & Education

Laurie Winchenbaugh is an actor and content creator living and working in Los Angeles. Through her authentic and engaging videos, she has helped numerous brands tell their stories, grow their social media presence, and attract more customers. Her specialty is in creating educational, informational, and entertaining videos that capture the viewer’s attention. When she is not creating content, you’ll probably find her hanging out in the kitchen testing a new recipe, traveling to a new country or city, or exploring new hot spots in her own neighborhood!

Mike McAllister
Web Development Specialist

Mike spends his days designing, building, and maintaining websites. With over 15 years of experience in website development, Mike has truly mastered the art of aligning client goals with creative technical solutions. A WordPress master, he believes that quick and open communication is the most important tool in “getting stuff done.” When he isn’t sifting through piles of CSS/HTML/jQuery, you might find Mike exploring new foods or cheering on the Bears.

Tish Poe
Content Producer

Letitia “Tish” Poe is an experienced digital marketer with expertise in Canva design, web design, social media management, and copywriting. With several years of experience in the industry, she has honed her skills in creating captivating and effective digital content that helps clients connect with their target audience. Letitia is committed to providing excellent service to clients and helping them achieve their digital marketing goals.

Avery Sparks
Creative Design

Avery’s love for design, typography and coffee keep her going every day. She prides herself in being able to turn your brand visions into awesome visuals for your consumers. She loves to see her final designs implemented into your social media plan, company catalog, local newspaper or trade show display. Outside of her day-to-day design tasks, you can find Avery behind a camera at senior and family photo sessions, on long walks with her fiance and pup, or sampling local brews in Northeast Indiana.

Caroline Sanders
Video Editor

With over seven years of experience, Caroline is the video editor you want on your team. She is very attentive and willing to go above and beyond for her clients. From editing for YouTubers with millions of subscribers to helping startup companies discover their style, she loves bringing visions to life. Adobe software is her go-to editing tool when it comes to all things video related. When she isn’t working, she’s trying out a new recipe or reading a good book.

Jake DeNunzio
Video Producer

A video and motion graphics expert, Jake produces a broad spectrum of promotional video content for our clients. A filmmaker and artist for 10 years, Jake is passionate about spreading creativity through visual storytelling, a skill he uses to curate branded video for a wide range of industries. Jake has a particular affinity for Adobe After Effects, with experience ranging from digital compositing to high-level VFX. In his hometown of St. Louis, they tend to call him “local VFX artist guy.”

Clint Kuhl
SEO Specialist

A dedicated SEO specialist, Clint uses his expertise to audit and revamp client websites for improved functionality and engagement. With an impressive background encompassing time in the welding, hospitality, and construction industries, Clint has developed a nuanced understanding of business owners’ needs. Working in custom business software and web development, Clint has held the titles of Developer, Project Manager, and Operations Manager in the business tech field. He lives with his wife, four children, three cats, and one dog in the Missouri Ozarks region.

Steven Longoria
Google Ads Specialist

A Google Ads specialist, Steven implements robust analytics campaigns to improve clients’ customer engagement and ROI. With over 10 years of experience as a digital marketing consultant, Steven holds expertise in Google Search Ads, Google Shopping Ads, marketing automation, email marketing, and responsive web design. He resides in the great Pacific Northwest, where he enjoys biking and hiking.