Welcome to Vye

Meet our team. A perfect blend of creativity, tech and data wizardry, and the best humans to have working alongside you.

Uncommon Leadership.

Dan Soldner

Dan Soldner

Founder & President

Dan is the founder and president of Vye, formerly known as Leighton Interactive. He created the agency in 2009 after recognizing a need for reimagining how companies viewed marketing. He’s a visionary leader focused on continuous improvement.

His uncommon skills include empathy and approachability; he’s always vying for leads and bringing levity to all things.

Jennifer Lawrence

Jennifer Lawrence

Vice President

Jen is the vice president of Vye. She joined the agency in 2012 in order to help the agency grow through client partnerships and relationships. She sees the big picture of marketing and focuses on how our team can execute on behalf of client partners.

Her uncommon trait is empowering people to own it and grow. She’s always vying for action.

Uncommoners.

Julia Brolin
Julia's uncommon trait: Uncommon is her middle name. She was born to thrive in chaos and is effervescent about it.

Julia Brolin

Account & Public Relations Specialist
Always Vying for: Telling a fantastic story.
Kristen Buerman
Kristen's uncommon trait: Possesses an uncommon ability to listen and turn what she hears into impactful action.

Kristen Buerman

Account Coordinator
Always Vying for: Another outdoor adventure.
Amber Chmielewski
Amber's uncommon trait: Uncommonly proficient at taking complexities and making them approachable and wildly interesting.

Amber Chmielewski

Content Lead
Always Vying for: Harmony.
Candice Grow
Candice's uncommon trait: Uncommonly skilled at experimentation and perfecting while remaining at ease.

Candice Grow

Inbound Marketing Specialist
Always Vying for: A life well-lived.
Brooke Heilman
Brooke's uncommon trait: Uncommon ability to see beauty in everything and relentlessly pursue it every day.

Brooke Heilman

Account Manager
Always Vying for: Best effort, perfection, and honesty.
Lora Huhn
Lora's uncommon trait: Has an uncanny, uncommon willingness to love spreadsheets and have them love her back.

Lora Huhn

Accounting Generalist
Always Vying for: Happiness.
Jacob Lundy
Jacob's uncommon trait: Uncommon in how he refuses to fear anything and is up for everything.

Jacob Lundy

Inbound Marketing Specialist
Always Vying for: Curious moments that make him smile.
Travis McGinnis
Travis's uncommon trait: Uncommon trait of surviving brain cancer and still being smarter than anyone else.

Travis McGinnis

Technical Marketing Manager
Always Vying for: A new craft beer to try.
Tammy Moore
Tammy's uncommon trait: Uncommon at delivering the kindest, yet most effective kick in the pants of all time. The velvet hammer.

Tammy Moore

Creative Operations Director
Always Vying for: Adventure.
Jashmin Nakarmi
Jashmin's uncommon trait: Uncommonly perceptive and dangerously good at honing crafts and talent.

Jashmin Nakarmi

Graphic Designer
Always Vying for: Climbing to get that viewpoint.
Luke Niemela
Luke's uncommon trait: Uncommon in his competitiveness which he brings to work with him and applies to his own growth.

Luke Niemela

Junior Videographer
Always Vying for: Nailing it the first time.
Lori O’Connor
Lori's uncommon trait: Has an uncommon ability to make anyone feel comfortable and open.

Lori O’Connor

New Business Developer
Always Vying for: Meaningful connections.
Emily Pederson
Emily's uncommon trait: Has the uncommon ability to see the world through binary glasses — which are always half full.

Emily Pederson

Senior Account Manager
Always Vying for: Raising a glass and celebrating wins.
Nick Peterson
Nick's uncommon trait: Uncommonly good at neutrality, ever unflappable in the role between clients and agency team.

Nick Peterson

Senior Project Coordinator
Always Vying for: Office snacks.
Mary Rhode
Mary's uncommon trait: How she jumps in without fear of being wrong is uncommonly bold.

Mary Rhode

Inbound Marketing Specialist
Always Vying for: Crossing things off her to-do list.
Clare Richards
Clare's uncommon trait: Uncommonly good at bringing entertainment and performance value to all she does.

Clare Richards

Marketing Manager
Always Vying for: That awestruck feeling.
Alison Schroeder
Alison's uncommon trait: Uncommon memory; ultimate holder and keeper of all the stories and details.

Alison Schroeder

Content Services Manager
Always Vying for: Human interest and iced coffee.
Tony Strack
Tony's uncommon trait: Uncommon in that he lives in the linear world of code yet is an excellent communicator and conversationalist.

Tony Strack

Web Development Manager
Always Vying for: The rhythm.

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