“Growing Positive Opportunities” is much more than just our motto. Our team composed and adopted this phrase as its core purpose. We believe it embodies everything we do. Each team member was handpicked for their excellence in skill and cultural fit. Learn more about what makes us great.

STEVE LUCAS

CEO & MANAGING PARTNER

Steve Lucas has held many successful business development and leadership roles. He began his first start-up when he was 25 and has had a 35 year career in business. Steve’s direction has lead businesses to win multiple industry awards for highly visible creative projects. Steve has helped businesses experience strong growth and high client satisfaction. Steve was awarded “Person of The Year” by the Florida Swimming Pool Association, twice. Steve has been positioned in many executive leadership roles, Chamber Board of Directors, and multiple government relation positions by industry peers. Steve helps to create efficiency both internally for the business and with the client base, resulting in a great business experience with long lasting relationships.

JILL BAKER

DIRECTOR OF SALES / ADA TEAM MEMBER / EXECUTIVE TEAM MEMBER

Jill Baker has 22 years of experience as a National Account Manager in the Financial Industry. She was responsible for providing assistance to clientele nationwide, focusing on the top 10% producers. Jill managed clients that had over $400,000,000 in assets. With over 20 years experience in sales, marketing, customer satisfaction, and customer retention, Jill works hard to find effective solutions to grow her clients’ business. Solving customer’s challenges with integrity and constant communication is what Jill strives for with every client.

LAUREN GEORGE

MARKETING MANAGER

With more than 4 years of marketing experience, Lauren brings to Fusiontech Media a diverse background in digital marketing management for B2B and B2C sectors. Prior to joining Fusiontech Media, Lauren worked in the publishing industry, where she honed her skills for creating provoking content that drives engagement and lead generation. She specializes in employee onboarding and actualizing company vision with due diligence.

STEVIE HARRIS

SPECIAL PROJECTS MANAGER / EXECUTIVE TEAM MEMBER

Stevie Harris earned her Bachelor’s degree from Colorado State University. After college, she sent many years in Association Management, with an emphasis in professional education and license compliance. In that role, she developed important programs and committees to boost the number of new members and retain current members. Stevie’s strengths include developing business processes and finding solutions for businesses of all sizes. In a corporate role, Stevie managed training, e-learning programs, and created a new, company-wide platform. Stevie enjoys problem-solving and producing strategic results.

DENISE LUCAS

SUPPORT TEAM MANAGER

With over 20 years in customer relations and account management experience, Denise utilizes her skills to create lasting client relationships. She was a partner in an award winning high end Construction Company that successfully sold in 2009. Denise’s passion is to meet and understand the needs of business owners. She translates this drive by taking a leading role in developing solutions to meet their needs. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband of 31 years, children and 3 dogs.

PAUL BOWERS

DIRECTOR, PRODUCT MANAGEMENT/ EXECUTIVE TEAM MEMBER

Paul’s extensive web design and development experience includes managing multi-million dollar e-commerce sites, designing for business start-ups, and writing secure systems to protect sensitive information. With more than 15 years of design experience, Paul has worked for some of the largest companies in the US and abroad, including NBC, McGraw Hill and Merlin Entertainment. Paul was a graphic journalist in the UK  before he joined FusionTech Media. In 2004, Paul moved to the United States to further his media career. With the shift toward the web in the news industry, Paul redirected his focus from information presentation to web development, and learned firsthand how technology influences today’s marketplaces. In 2006, he started his own company before joining FTM in early 2012. Paul graduated with from Portsmouth University in the UK with a BA (Hons) in Media and Design.

JODY MANN

DIRECTOR OF SEARCH MARKETING / COMMUNITY GIVING COORDINATOR / EXECUTIVE TEAM MEMBER

Jody Mann is FusionTech Media’s Director of Search Marketing and Community Giving Coordinator. Jody attended the SMX – Search Marketing Expo in September 2016 along with other SEM – SEO professionals from around the world. Jody has a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the University of Central Florida. Jody’s experience includes SEO, PPC, social media and web design & development. She acquired a passion for SEO through her time as a web developer. With over six years of experience in search engine optimization, Jody has the right experience to help clients improve their organic search engine ranking. In her spare time, Jody enjoys writing, music and spending time outdoors.

JENNIFER WINSTON

SENIOR SEO STRATEGIST

Jennifer Winston is an SEO Strategist at FusionTech Media. She has worked with Google AdWords, Google Analytics, Constant Contact, social media and basic SEO strategies. Jennifer has also worked in the customer service and photography fields. Jennifer’s experience includes working with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and web development. Jennifer has a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and a Services Marketing Certificate from the University of Central Florida. Jennifer enjoys boating, scuba diving, movies, running and the beach when she isn’t working.

JASON BARRETO

PAID SEARCH MANAGER

Jason Barreto is FusionTech Media’s Paid Search Manager. He has experience with website SEO and Pay-Per-Click Search Engine Marketing. Jason graduated from Full Sail University with a Master’s degree in Internet Marketing. He has worked with Google Analytics, Google AdWords, landing page optimization, and content creation. Outside of work, Jason enjoys spending time with his son, camping, hiking, and skydiving. Google AdWords certified.

KATIE BHIMJEE

SEARCH MARKETING SPECIALIST

Katie is a member of TSG’s talented search marketing department, where she assists with SEO and social media. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from the University of Central Florida and a Master’s degree in Internet Marketing from Full Sail University, where she was Valedictorian of her graduating class. Katie is certified in Google Analytics and Google My Business. Outside of work, she enjoys traveling, visiting the area’s theme parks, and spending time with her husband, family and friends.

IAN HART

SEARCH MARKETING SPECIALIST

Ian is currently a member of TSG’s search marketing team as a Search Engine Specialist. He began his career in digital marketing in 2014 at a startup where he built the website and funneled traffic using SEO, Google Ad-Words and Facebook Ads. Ian continues to stay up to date on the latest SEO practices and trends. When not on the computer at work he enjoys going to the climbing gym and getting caught up on the newest tv shows.

KEVIN CALIM

PRODUCTION MANAGER

With over 13 years of customer service experience, Kevin enjoys building customer relationships that last, solving complex customer issues, and making sure he exceeds customer expectations. He graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelors degree in Business Management. Outside of work, Kevin is busy with his wife, 7 year old daughter, and 3 year old twin boys.

BRAD HERNANDEZ

CHEIF ENGINEER

Brad has over 15 years of programming and troubleshooting experience as a Developer. He strives to enhance websites and web app usability for a variety of businesses. Brad is an expert in Troubleshooting, Project Management, Serverside Troubleshooting, API integrations, WordPress Customization and a myriad of other talents. Brad graduated with a Bachelors Degree from Full Sail University in Digital Art & Design. During his free time, he is enjoying one of the many beaches around Central Florida.

MARIANA BERMUDEZ

ENGINEER

Mariana is a Computer Engineer at FusionTech Media. She has used her programming, database management, and coding skills with a variety of organizations in Venezuela and Panama for the past 5 years. Mariana created new systems in HTML, CSS, PHP, MySQL, Javascript, JQuery, C #, JAVA, and SQL, utilizing responsive technologies. She enjoys spending time with her family throughout the state of Florida when she isn’t working.

MICHAEL CUMMINS

ENGINEER

Michael is a Software Engineer with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Central Florida. For the last seven years Michael worked in the e-commerce industry where he developed Checkout and Point of Sale systems. In his spare time, he enjoys playing video games and working on his own open source software. As a new member to the team Michael is excited to be joining the storage industry.

KERRI-ANN BATES

DEVELOPER

Kerri-Ann is part of the Creative Team at FusionTech Media as a Developer. She works hard to make sure that client websites are responsive, so that they will function and display on smartphones, tablets, and computers. She is getting her degree in computer programming at Seminole State College. She comes to FusionTech Media with four years of experience in customer service at a dental practice. Outside of work, you can find her spending time with friends, watching sports with her husband, and participating in recreational soccer competions.

 

LEO PORTILLO

FRONT END AND PHP DEVELOPER

Leo recently joined the team as a Frontend and PHP Developer for The Storage Group. He has 6 years of experience creating custom websites and developing web tools in Costa Rica and the US. He has a Bachelors’s degree in Computer Science. When he isn’t working, Leo enjoys spending time with his family, trying new food and watching sports.

NIGEL HATCHER

CLIENT LIAISON

Nigel is our awesome Client Liaison. He prides himself on providing top notch client service to every client he meets. With over 5 years of client communication experience in multiple industries including Web Development, & Marketing, Nigel is a whiz at solving complex issues or looking for ways to better processes. He is always there to help. He is currently a night owl attending WGU to obtain his Bachelor’s Degree. When he’s not busy helping clients, he enjoys singing, dancing, traveling, motivating others, & spending quality time with family & friends.

JENNI BOWERS

QA SPECIALIST, PRODUCTION SPECIALIST

Jenni is a skilled member of the Creative Team. She has over a decade of expertise in marketing, design, writing, and content development. She has had many different roles with a Women’s Small Business Association, start-ups, lifestyle magazines, and a community-based, non for profit arts organization. She has experience with web development and print media. When she isn’t working, she enjoys spending time with family and working on creative projects.

JOYCE HANKS

MANAGER OF HUMAN RESOURCES & ACCOUNTING

Joyce Hanks is our Accounting and Human Resource Manager. She graduated from The University of Alabama with a degree in Finance. Joyce worked in the banking industry for the former First Union National Bank for 7 years. She provided customer service and lending services to clients during her time at the bank. Joyce was responsible for managing and developing staff as well as the daily operations of the banking center in her role as assistant manager. Afterwards, Joyce was the Manager of Administration for 5 years at Allegis Group, a technology staffing company. She managed the office, customer service staff, human resources, and payroll. In this role, she helped with the opening, staffing, and management of 5 new offices in the Central Florida/Melbourne area. Then, she became the Regional Manager for 10 offices in 7 states. At FusionTech Media, Joyce supports customer service, handles financial management, and maintains a healthy work environment.

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VALERIE GREER

SALES ASSISTANT

Valerie is FusionTech Media’s sales assistant. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Metropolitan State University. Valerie has worked with credit unions in the Denver, CO area in marketing and business development roles. Outside of work, she likes to spend time with her family outdoors.

MARLENE COTTO

LAUNCH AND SUPPORT COORDINATOR

Marlene is FusionTech Media’s Launch and Support Coordinator. She helps to set up clients for success, including going over their new website with them, walking them through their analytics, and answering any questions that they may have. In previous roles, she worked in customer service and production management. Marlene enjoys working with people and helping them to succeed. She is earning her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, with a minor in Philosophy. Marlene loves constructive thinking and building long-term relationships. Marlene likes hands-on projects and spending time with her husband and son at the beach, in her spare time.

JIM BECKER

CLIENT SUPPORT SPECIALIST

Jim recently joined The Storage Group as a Client Support Specialist. Jim has a degree in Electronic Engineering. He has been in the customer service industry for Diagnostic Medical Devices for over 20 years as either a Frontline Technical Support Specialist or as a Manager, Customer Service Center (Dispatch). In each role, Jim has supported both external and internal customers to ensure the success of the organization. When not working, Jim can be found riding his Harley and tasting the array of craft beers found in his home state of North Carolina (not at the same time)!

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