What is a “SME”?

SME is a Subject Matter Expert. Lucky for you, there are no general marketers at @revenue. Only those that have cultivated a specialized skill set, are thought leaders and experts in their areas of focus. 

Our sophisticated team takes a strategic look at your business and crafts a strategy for where you are now, and what will help you elevate and grow. You are a master at what you do, @revenue will partner with you to get you back to doing what you do best while your sales and marketing machine keeps moving you forward.

We sell quality

MARIE HALE
CO-FOUNDER | VISIONARY

For more than 10 years Marie revolutionized small business marketing and sales in the Chicagoland area with her private consulting practice, Lipstic Logic. Marie has taken those successful years of experience and now provides our clients with effective, innovative sales and marketing strategies that allow them to grow their business, empower their sales knowledge and utilize systems which allow them to automate or delegate accordingly so they can focus on their clients and what they do best. She is also proud to say that she graduated from Jim Rosas’ Sales Results, Inc. program with a Black Belt in Sales.

Marie was honored to accept the Midwest Women in Tech Leadership Award in the Marketing and Media division, 2017.

JAQARA BOOKER
MARKETING INTEGRATOR

JaQara’s vast experience in brand management and CPG campaigns spans from industry juggernauts like SJ Johnson and Unilever to multicultural campaigns for boutique companies. With her attention to detail and passion for process she is the embodyment of precision and innovation.

RACHEL HENRY
MARKETING INTEGRATOR

Rachel brings the sunshine and the flow to effective project management.
Coined the ‘get-it-done and make-em-smile’ queen, her substantial career as a PM consultant, work for clients and involvement in the community has led her to opportunities such as becoming the first Ambassador for Women of Project Management. With a heavy background in marketing management for creative arts, health and wellness brands, and entrepreneurs, she finds the connection between people and processes.

SUE KOCH
SOCIAL MEDIA CATALYST

Sue is one of the most sought out leaders in her industry and has traveled the country sharing her in-depth knowledge with companies such as Oracle, Accenture, and The American Marketing Association. Her unique ability to make social media easy to understand allows her to connect and engage at all levels of an organization and across generations. Whether by stage or one client at a time, Sue stops random acts of social media by providing strategic, practical and compelling solutions backed by measurable results.

HARRY SEMERJIAN
DIGITAL STRATEGIST

Since the early days of the Internet, Harry has created and implemented effective digital marketing strategy for some of the world’s most storied brands.  These include Wendy’s, Lean Cuisine, the Illinois Lottery, the NHL and many others. Together, Harry helps clients gain targeted awareness, conversion, loyalty, evangelism, and REVENUE!

KELSEY HOFF
WORDSMITH & SOCIAL MAVEN

Kelsey Hoff is a freelance writer and poet with a focus on journalism and copywriting that serves Chicago’s creative small businesses. She is passionate about working with artists and makerpreneurs who use their businesses to make positive change in their communities and capturing nuances that make those unique brands stand out. She covers local authors, book events and poetry for the Windy City Times and has a poetry manuscript in the works. Her poems have been published in Columbia Poetry Review, Redheaded Stepchild, and poets.org. She received her MFA from Columbia College Chicago.

ROTIMI KEHINDE
ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

An immensley creative and strategic thinker, Rotimi brings more than 10 years of brilliance, branding and simplicity to a noisy marketing world. His thoughtful and innovate designs bring brands to life and embolden messages across a variety of industries, nonprofits and events.

JENNI SPINNER
CONTENT CREATOR

For more than two decades, Jenni has honed her skills as a professional trade and marketing writer. Having served clients in a broad range of industries, she is adept at picking up information quickly, using it to craft editorial strategy, and create copy that informs and engages audiences.

Jenni is a graduate of The Second City’s comedy writing program.

ANA MARÍA ARÉVALO
GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Ana’s eye for beauty and design comes from a variety of international experiences, and love for nature and life. She is from the beautiful city of Bucaramanga, Colombia. She got her Graphic Design degree, and since then, she’s had the opportunity to work with small businesses to transform and define their ideas through simple, balance and meaningful designs. Now, she is part of @revenue team, helping craft and designs the graphics for our clients’ marketing strategies. She loves exploring new cultures, adventuring the world and connecting to it through beauty in all forms.

KATIE COOPER
COPYWRITER

Katie is a wordy Midwesterner with a California-raised father and Southern belle mother, who was brought up to appreciate hard work, ingenuity, proper manners, Van Halen, Dwight Yoakam, and a well-made batch of grits.

With 6 years of professional experience in social media management and copywriting, she’s worked with brands of all shapes, sizes, and dispositions — from passionate non-profits like DoSomething.org, to large B2Bs like Uptake. She holds a BA in Communication Arts from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. U-rah-rah!

CAROLINA FRANÇA
GRAPHICS DESIGNER

Carolina brings her creativity to life through mesmerizing graphic pieces. Her flexible style changes in order to suit the strategy required by each platform and every client. She is from Salvador, the city with the most beautiful beaches in Brazil. As part of @revenue team, Carolina designs graphics that pack a punch.

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JIM ROSAS

Beloved Father, Coach, Friend, and Partner.

Co-Founder, @revenue

Jim lived his passion by empowering small businesses to create more profit and giving them and their families a brighter future. Drawing from his depth of knowledge, his organization, @revenue, experienced astounding growth in the 9 months that he was at the helm before his passing. As it reorganizes, the kindness of those that were impacted by Jim has helped to keep it thriving and growing in homage to his signature energy and zest for life.

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LAURA WILSON

Beloved Sister, Aunt, Daughter, Friend.

Office Maven, @revenue

Laura’s driving passion was to love the people around her. There are a million stories about her that would have tears rolling down your cheeks and bursting into laughter. People that have met her once and those were blessed to spend time with her and they all said the same basic thing. That they felt loved by her. That they were lifted up by her. That she will not be forgotten.