Meet The Team

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Christopher Suchánek

Chief Executive Officer

“Change always benefits someone. Step up and become that person.”

Christopher leads Firm Media’s client relationships and develops new business opportunities. As an experienced brand promoter, he has created some of the web’s most prominent sites in the medical and dental industries.

Before Firm Media, Christopher spent years marketing domains and web directories with a focus on health services and plastic surgery. He transitioned into promoting professional practices after recognizing the benefits internet marketing could provide to these businesses.

The beginning of Christopher’s career focused on industries that were early entrants into internet marketing, including the entertainment industry. Through this work, he contributed to projects for EMI Music Publishing, RCA Records, VH1, MTV, and Warner Brothers, and he served as director of marketing and publicity for Brainstorm Artists International (formerly Broken Records).

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Curt Sautter

Chief Financial Officer

“My goal in life is to be as good of a person as my dog already thinks I am.”

Curt keeps Firm Media financially sound and healthy. With years of experience managing businesses Curt also ensures that our creative team works effectively and efficiently.

Helping businesses succeed in the face of large competitive forces has been a hallmark of his career. Curt’s early professional experience focused on serving clients in the entertainment industry. He is the founder of IMC, a marketing and imaging consulting firm (now Delirium Records), and co-founder of Independents Anonymous, which provided marketing services to independent musicians. He also served as district manager for Prism Retail Services, managing client relations across six states.

Curt uses his background in working with national companies and small businesses alike to deliver value to professional practices. Through Firm Media, he partners with clients to identify business solutions and provides clarity, organization, and communication throughout the process.

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Alexander Valentine

Operations Manager

“What We Dream Is All That Matters”

From providing prompt responsiveness to client requests to having the keen ability to communicate campaign results to each of our professional practices, Alex is dedicated to his role as Operations Manager at Firm Media. With an MBA in Marketing Management from California State University, San Bernardino (2013), over 12 years in the client services industry, and certification in Google AdWords and Google Analytics, Alex understands what the client wants, makes each partnership fun and exciting, and passionately contributes to the success of every client’s campaign.

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Brandi Trunick

Digital Communications Specialist

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” – Confucius

Brandi’s biggest strength is being able to see the situation from all angles. With over 10 years in the customer service industry, she is able to communicate a mutually beneficial relationship between client and company. With her Master’s degree in Internet Marketing, she is familiar with all aspects of digital marketing and the importance it holds in today’s business world.

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Jaycie Kim

Lead Designer

“Be soft. Do not let the world make you hard. Do not let the pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe it to be a beautiful place.” ― Kurt Vonnegut

Jaycie received a Bachelors of Art from California State University San Bernardino in 2014 and used the knowledge she gained through schooling to approach real world design opportunities with creativity and innovation. She also received multiple silver and bronze American Advertising Awards as a student. Jaycie worked at the Coyote Advertising design agency within California State University San Bernardino while going to school and also some time after she graduated. She worked with the non-profit organization, Intelligent Entertainment, who are now in the process of setting up an entertainment facility in San Bernardino for the Inland Empire youth to learn and gain experience in the music industry including theatre arts, video/movie production, etc. Jaycie has also done freelance projects for the Arts Connection: The Arts Council of San Bernardino multiple times, learning how to communicate with clients and make them happy. Jaycie is constantly keeping up with current design trends as well as expanding her knowledge to the newest design programs and techniques to further her knowledge and always keep learning.

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Joshua Lott

Marketing & Sales Manager

“Success comes from standing out, not fitting in.” – Don Draper

Always active and creative, Joshua spent most of his childhood participating in musical theater and sports programs. While studying International Business and Marketing, he took his passion for athletics and entertainment to Fox Sports, where he worked as a production analyst for three years, tracking team and player statistics and cutting highlights for Fox NFL Sunday.

Joshua joined the Firm Media team in 2009 to head and pioneer the company’s Social Media Marketing Department. He was responsible for the strategic development and direction of all social media campaigns. While creating compelling marketing campaigns for his clients, he attended many workshops and symposiums to ensure that his team stayed well educated and on the cutting edge of the latest developments in social media marketing.

In 2015 Joshua was appointed the Marketing & Sales Manager of Firm Media. His focus is on cultivating long-lasting relationships with clients both nationally and internationally. He is also primarily responsible for collaborating with our Creative Department to develop Inbound and Outbound Marketing materials for our trade shows, e-mail campaigns, and social media campaigns.

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Joshua James

Lead Developer

“We learn more by looking for the answer to a question and not finding it than we do from learning the answer itself.”
– Lloyd Alexander

Joshua is best known for putting his best foot forward regarding the technical details involved in building and maintaining a secure, modern website. A self-proclaimed “tech nerd” with a passion for the next big thing in programming, Joshua believes in taking a personalized and realistic approach to every client’s particular needs in order to meet real, tangible goals. Our self-taught programmer has been building and maintaining websites since 2008 and previously worked for brands such as Disney, Charles Schwab, Ringling Brothers, webMD, and Phillips Dental. Joshua ensures that the client’s voice is safely and effectively communicated through the interface of the Internet.

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Nancy Martinez

Search Engine Strategist

“Man is only great when he acts from passion.” – Benjamin Disraeli

Nancy Martinez currently serves as an SEO Specialist at Firm Media in which she oversees all SEO projects. She is also involved in optimizing websites and its pages as well as developing new creative SEO strategies on behalf of partners. Prior to joining Firm Media, she was an SEO optimization analyst for various Award-Winning internet marketing firms. Nancy likes to keep abreast of new emerging trends in the search marketing industry and believes that the best way to grow is to constantly be learning.

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Paul Cezanne

Developer

“We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts, we make the world.” – Siddhartha Gautama

A multidisciplinary web developer with a gift of being resourceful and systematic. Paul is experienced in developing websites that uses the most modern techniques in achieving accessibility, usability, and sophisticated design. Over the years, he constantly reinvents himself to learn, adapt and specialize in different kinds of design and code practices. Equipped with degrees in Computer Science and Information Technology, Paul joins Firm Media to develop contemporary and modern websites to achieve a client’s needs.

Lisa Flores

Account Executive

“No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” – Eleanor Roosevelt

Lisa Flores joined the Firm Media team as an Account Executive with a Bachelor of Arts in Cinema and Television. She absolutely loves creating close and trusting relationships with all of our clients and prides herself on motivating others in order to create a happy and positive work environment. Having nearly 10 years in the client service industry, Lisa knows what it takes to create meaningful partnerships that each member is proud to be a part of. Not only does she do excellent work for our team, but she is also an expert kickboxing instructor. Lisa’s favorite movies range from Dumb & Dumber to Legends of the Fall.

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Nohemi Arias

SEO Technician

“Chose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” – Confucius

Nohemi Arias joined the Firm Media team as an SEO Assistant. She graduated from California State University San Bernardino with her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration in 2014. After graduating, Nohemi began working in the marketing field and eventually became Marketing Coordinator for one of Firm Media’s partners in our community, IEShineOn.com. Nohemi lives by the idea that by giving 100% of your effort, you can achieve anything. She is an avid reader and her favorite book is Maya’s Notebook by Isabel Allende.

Bryan Figueroa

Graphic Designer

“It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.” – Rene Descartes

Bryan is known to keep up with new technology and trends within the design industry to better himself as a graphic designer and photographer. He is a graduate from California State University of San Bernardino with a Bachelors in Arts Degree in Graphic Design & Marketing. Applying his knowledge from school and from working with one of the largest GIS companies in the world, Bryan has the creativity and skill to create truly beautiful websites for our clients.

Jared Hawley

Social Media Coordinator

“A healthy attitude is contagious but don’t wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier.” – Unknown

Jared graduated from Cal Poly Pomona in 2017 with his BS in General Marketing. While finishing his degree, Jared worked at Applebees. It was at Applebees that Jared learned that he had a passion for connecting with people, making him a perfect fit for our Social Media Department. Jared is extremely optimistic and is always looking for the next opportunity to makes someone’s day a little better. In his free time, Jared is an avid movie nut and enjoys going to the beach, Dodger games and the gym.

Anthony Albiero

Account Executive

“The first step is to establish that something is possible then probability will occur.” ― Elon Musk

Anthony came to Firm Media in 2018 from another marketing agency where he cultivated both his knowledge and ambition for marketing. He is a firm believer of self improvement and is dedicated to delivering the utmost customer care for our clients. During his free time, Anthony thoroughly enjoys perfecting his design skills and studying different genres of music.

Rebecca Brewster

Developer

“The sun shines not on us, but in us.” ― John Muir

Rebecca joined our Development Team in April 2018. Before coming to Firm Media, she attended the University of California where she studied Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and worked for their marketing department. After graduating, Rebecca worked for Esri’s Marketing and Events Department where she became interested in development. That interest lead to her attending the Learning Fuze Web Development Bootcamp and Coding School. In her down time, Rebeca is always learning something new, be it a new coding tool or gardening technique. She believes that continuing to learn is the best thing that you can do for yourself.

David Velasquez

Administrative Assistant

“The day is on its way, it couldn’t wait no more. Here it comes, ready or not.” – Chancellor Jonathan Bennett

David joined our team in 2018 with a BA in Theatre Arts from California State University Fullerton. David is creatively driven and is continuing to apply the skills attained from working on & off stage into his career as well as his personal life. Having previous digital marketing experience along with event planning and warehouse management, he passionately applies his broad experience, both artistic & analytical, into his role as Administrative Assistant at Firm Media.

On his spare time, you can find him spending much of his time with his family or hanging out with his friends. He also loves to take time to himself to keep his creative juices flowing which includes writing or delving into the geeky part of himself with comics.