The Team

The Team

Our team is led by Shelly Kramer and Daniel Newman. Shelly is a 20+ year marketing veteran and founder of V3 Integrated Marketing, an integrated marketing and social media agency. Dan Newman is the founder of Millennial CEO and Broadsuite Communications. After a year long collaboration, they decided the value they could deliver to their collective clients was greater together than it was individually, thus, V3 Broadsuite was born.

Shelly Kramer (Co-Founder)

Shelly Kramer is a 20+ year marketing veteran and CEO of V3 Broadsuite, a marketing consultancy, and the President of Broadsuite Media Group. She’s also a founding partner in Futurum, a research and analysis company, and a founding partner in XVA Labs, a company focused exclusively on helping brands navigate the process of digital transformation as it relates to corporate culture. 

Shelly is a brand strategist focused on digital transformation, and delivering integrated marketing solutions for clients. She’s an expert at lead gen, omnichannel marketing, all things tech-related, content strategy and execution, connecting social media to business initiatives, and helping clients leverage the web for growth and profitability.

Research conducted by Onalytica throughout the course of this last year named Shelly as #42 on their list of Big Data: Top 100 Influencers and Brands for 2016, #38 on their list of Content Marketing: Top 100 Influencers and Brands for 2016, #38 on their list of Future of Work: Top 100 Influencers and Brands for 2016, and #66 on their IoT: Top 100 Influencers and Brands for 2016 list. This recognition indicates that when it comes to all things related to technology and how it powers business today, she brings a wealth of experience to the fore.

She was also recognized as one of MediaPost’s Top-100 Social Media Power Influencers, 2015 Edition, and has been recognized by Forbes on a number of occasions, most recently as one of the Top 40 Social Selling Marketing Experts and Top 50 Social Media Influencers. 

Shelly is part marketer, part tech analyst, part futurist, and all geek, with a propensity for numbers, and producing results. You can find her on LinkedIn and Twitter

Daniel Newman (Co-Founder)

Daniel Newman is the co-founder of V3*Broadsuite and an experienced C-level executive, serving as a strategy consultant for small and mid-sized businesses. He’s also an insight/analyst partner to four Fortune 50 enterprises and previously served as the co-founder and CEO of EC3, a hosted IT and communications services provider. Prior to that, he served as the CEO of United Visual, Inc. in Chicago Illinois.

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He is a widely published writer who contributes weekly to Forbes, Entrepreneur, Huffington Post and industry publications such as Commercial Integrator, Sound & Communication, and Corporate Tech Decisions. He’s also the author of three best-selling business books including The New Rules of Customer Engagement, The Millennial CEO, and the recently released Evolve: Marketing (^as we know it) is Doomed.

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Daniel has established a reputation as a leading thinker in topics such as Social, Big Data, Cloud and Mobile. He has been named to many top influencer lists in all of these areas, including recognition by the Huffington Post as one of the 100 business and leadership accounts to follow on Twitter. He is also an adjunct professor of management at North Central College.

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You can find Daniel on Twitter at @danielnewmanUV or on LinkedIn.

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Christy Bohrer (Social Media Community Management/Project Manager)

Christy Bohrer is three classes away from an MBA in Marketing, a rabid Wichita State University Shockers fan, and plays a big role in handling day-to-day social media community management for a wide variety of V3B clients. She’s also quite fond of numbers—which makes her an even more perfect fit for our team—and she is part of our project management team working on reporting and data analysis for V3B clients on a monthly basis.

In her spare time which, when you’re the parent of two children under the age of six, is largely a pipe dream, she likes reading, music, hanging out with family, camping, traveling, and musicals/shows.

Christine Hutchinson (Project Manager, Writer, Editor, Community Management Specialist)

Christine graduated Saint Vincent College with a BA in English and a minor in secondary education. She has spent the last decade raising a bevvy of four beautiful daughters and a boxer pup with her husband in the suburbs of Western Pennsylvania. She is a lifetime lover of music, art, writing, and learning. She sings, takes guitar lessons, doodles, reads, writes, and thinks. She also does a terrific job of keeping our team on track and making sure projects are completed on a timely basis. This is probably due to her expertise at wrangling four children and taking no nonsense from anyone.

Christine is also the co-founder of a parenting and lifestyle blog, MoreThanMommies, which grew out of her love of writing and connecting with other parents raising young kids, slogging through the trenches, and trying to stay sane. That’s how she first met Shelly and her team at V3B and it’s been a wonderful partnership ever since. 

Haley Ibrahim (Operations Manager)

Haley focuses on all things related to business operations, process development, management, and internal communications and training for the V3B and Broadsuite Media Group family of companies. Her eye for detail and mad process management skills make everything we do better—for ourselves and for our clients.

Haley graduated from Emporia State University with Bachelor’s degrees in Psychology and Elementary Education.

When she’s not working, she’s hanging out with her husband her two adorable kiddos, and working to raise awareness and funding for research for a cure for Juvenile Dermatomyositis (JDM).

Lauren Kirkpatrick (Social Media Community Manager/Project Manager)

Lauren is a graduate of San Diego State with a Bachelor’s degree in public relations and of the University of Southern California with a Masters degree in social media – yes that’s a real thing! When she’s not bragging about the gorgeous Southern California weather, she works as a social media community manager for several of our clients. She also works as part of our content development team, and assists as a project manager on various projects on a regular basis.

Lauren lives outside of Los Angeles close to her family. When she is not spending time with them, you can find her in the kitchen baking tasty treats or working on a DIY project.

Janene Krajci (Project Manager, Community Management Specialist, Writer, Editor)

A graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and of Duquesne University with a Master’s in Educational Studies, teaching and sharing information has always been something that Janene is passionate about. She’s the married mom of four living in Western Pensylvania. Janene juggles many things in her work as part of our team: she adroitly manages projects of all sorts, helps keeps our clients happy and satisfied, works as a part of our content team writing and editing content, and keeps us all smiling on a regular basis. She also co-founded the morethanmommies.net site and is a well known figure in the parent blogger space. Most importantly, she shares a birthday with Shelly, so that makes her the hands down staff favorite. 

Marty McPadden (Multimedia, Video and Podcast Producer)

A graduate of Sacred Heart University in Connecticut, Marty is a digital, video. and audio content producer and strategist for the V3B team.

Formerly with the leading global sports media company ESPN, Marty has over 18 years experience in television production and operations and over 12 years supervisory and management experience. He is also a trained event and portrait photographer.

Marty is co-founder of the video and multi media production company he co-owns with his wife based in Connecticut.

Misty McPadden (Sr. Project Manager, Social Media Community Manager, Writer)

Misty is a graduate of the University of St. Thomas in the Philippines with a Bachelor’s degree in Advertising Arts and a Master’s degree in Marketing and Advertising and assists the V3B team with video and multi-media production and content development, social media community management, and also contributes on a regular basis to the V3B blog.

Prior to her work with the V3B team, Misty was a television producer and also worked for Leo Burnett as the Events Director handling P&G and the Philip Morris accounts and events. After leaving Leo Burnett, Misty moved to BBDO /Proximity and worked as the Business Unit Director for Activation and Digital, working with such brands as Pepsi, BAYAN TEL, Wrigley, and Google. In addition to her work with V3B, Misty currently handles the day-to-day operations of a video and multi media production company she co-owns with her husband based in Connecticut.

Allen Mireles (Strategist/Account Manager)

Allen Mireles works with the V3B team as a strategist/account manager. She
is fascinated with technology and what’s coming next and brings more than 25 years of experience in marketing and PR to her work with V3B clients.

She is experienced in helping to develop and implement solutions for clients in today’s fast-paced and uber-connected world and she’s deeply committed to providing top-notch customer service with keen attention to detail.

Raised on the East Coast, Allen’s professional background includes marketing and public relations, on-air radio and television broadcasting, and fundraising. A proud mother of two grown sons, Allen lives outside of Toledo, Ohio, with her artist husband Jesse, and rescue pup Arlo—and never gets enough time in the garden.