We are an Evansville-based marketing agency with a passion for helping businesses and organizations grow. Our clients like to think of us as an extension of their team – here for you and your marketing needs at any time, all while keeping you from adding to your payroll.

Looking for a team of marketing experts you can trust? Want an advertising agency to get you in front of the right audience? We create a step-by-step strategic marketing plan to help you achieve your business and marketing goals quickly – spending your resources most effectively for the greatest ROI.

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Alissa Paik

Owner, Fractional Chief Marketing Officer


BS Communication, Emphasis in PR/Advertising + Multimedia Productions, University of Evansville

Adjunct Professor, Communication + Advertising Promotion, University of Evansville

Young Business Leader of the Year, University of Evansville Alumni Assoc., 2015

Evansville 20 Under 40 Leaders, 2020

After working in small businesses, nonprofits and the corporate world, Alissa decided she wanted to make a bigger yet more personal impact. She formed Thrive in 2014 to help small business owners provide more, hire more and do more for their local economies through effective marketing strategies. Alissa has 12 years of marketing and communication experience. Her involvement in the community and her passion for helping business owners and organizations grow their impact are deeply intertwined.


Evan Snider

Senior Operations Manager

BFA Creative Writing, BSBA Marketing, University of Evansville

From WordPress, Joomla and MailChimp to Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat and more, Evan ensures each client’s digital marketing strategy is cohesive and transfers throughout all channels. Where many individuals and business owners have trouble creating a digital marketing strategy and sticking to it, Evan ensures that the message is always on point and our execution of technology is ahead of the curve.

Laureen Ludwig

Director of Accounts

BS Public Relations, Advertising, Marketing, Business Administration, University of Southern Indiana

Laureen brings with her experience in marketing, operations and a natural ability to create strategies and solve problems for companies large and small. Most recently, she held the position of tournament director for the Korn Ferry Tour Professional Golf Tournament. Laureen’s strategic mindset and no-challenge-too-big attitude has proven to be a winning combo for our clients.


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Kayla King

Digital Marketing Manager

B.S Marketing, University of Southern Indiana

You Kayla’s creativity is natural, but her ability to create effective plans for social and digital campaigns comes from her drive to meet the specific goals of her clients. Understanding and utilizing the latest technology is a healthy obsession of hers. Kayla’s skills go well beyond digital tools from copywriting to professional photography, and she owns a personal photography business.


Ramandeep Singh

Senior Art Director

B.A. in Arts + Multimedia, MS University

Some may dabble in graphic design, but Raman lives and breathes it. Favorite moments for our entire team typically surround the delivery of creative element to our clients. Thanks to Raman, it’s a wow moment when they see their new logo, billboard design or other creative campaign assets for the first time.


Leah Ziliak

Brand Content Strategist

B.B.A. Music Business, Belmont University

You know those people you read about who work remotely and live/travel all over the world? That’s Leah! Founder of @thecolivingconsultant, Leah is a guest experience consultant and digital strategist for CoLiving communities across Europe. For Thrive, she uses these creative skills and experiences to write deep, thoughtful content for our clients. Between her background in the entertainment industry, writing proficiency, and an eye for photography, Leah’s contributions to our digital marketing team help create and implement captivating social media content.


Candace Stull

Brand Content Strategist

Master of Business Administration (MBA),
Ball State University
BS Public Relations, Business Administration
& Marketing, Indiana State University

With experience in industrial equipment and healthcare marketing, Candace’s true strength is getting down to the core of the problem (or opportunity) and creating a no-nonsense plan to knock out an absolute win for every project, every time. Candace is an integral part of content creation for our clients.

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