MEET THE TEAM BEHIND IMAGINE MEDIA CONSULTING
CO-FOUNDER + CEO
Stemming from a deep love and respect for small businesses, Shantel built Imagine Media to give an online voice to companies who wouldn't otherwise have the time to do so. As the previous owner of a Wedding Planning company, and as the previous co-founder of a Non Profit aimed at assisting students in need, Shantel is a go-getter through and through with a huge heart. When she's not networking her way through Atlanta, selling our services to business owners in need, and motivating the team to be the best that they can be, you can find Shantel exploring Atlanta with her big and lovable pup, Gunnar. Read more about how she got started and the story of Imagine Media here.
CO-FOUNDER + COO
When we're stuck on a witty phrase or kick-butt caption, we go to Margot, and she always delivers. Margot constantly perfects the balance between business knowledge and non-stop creativity through Content Creation, which makes each clients' Social Media Strategy soar. She joined the team when it was only a few months old, and was the first team member to jump full steam ahead with passion for Imagine Media. Margot is an Atlanta native with a love for all things travel, and is probably in the running for most weekend trips to Charleston, SC (her alma-mater) this year.
Margaret is our Social Media Coordinator and unofficial office comedian. Born and raised two doors down in small town Mississippi, Margaret chose to move to Atlanta after graduating from Ole Miss in pursuit of a big city and big plans. She is currently pursuing a degree in Digital Publishing at SCAD part time, and spends the rest of her time at the Imagine Media office (lucky us!) When she is not in class or working, you will mostly find her exploring the best eats of Atlanta, daydreaming of traveling, or cheering for her alma mater, Hotty Toddy!
COMMUNITY SUCCESS MANAGER
Meet Carolyn, one of our Social Media Coordinators at Imagine Media. Carolyn is a University of South Carolina graduate (go gamecocks!) with a fresh perspective on all things social media and journalism. She received her degree in public relations and then gravitated back to her roots in Atlanta. Carolyn has a passion for story telling, traveling and event planning. When she’s not working you can find her with family in North Carolina, visiting friends in new cities, or taste testing wine & cheese across Atlanta's amazing restaurant scene!
Emily Armistead is our awesome graphic designer. She is a Florida Native that has recently made the move to the Atlanta in hopes of new opportunity. She is soaking in the new lifestyle of the city, but will always be a beach bum who needs 5 layers of jackets to function in 50 degree weather. Emily is currently attending her dream school, SCAD and is a pursuing a degree in Branded Entertainment. She is a especially passionate about random acts of kindness and giving people a reason to smile. When she’s not in the midst of a hands on art project or in the office, she finds time to go on hiking adventures, or keep up with her snail mail and pen pals.
SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR
Kim is a resident expert in all things fashion and food. She graduated from Penn State University with an advertising/marketing degree. She has since gotten married and moved to Atlanta - and we're so glad she did! Her experiences have developed a passion within her for building meaningful relationships and helping others discover it’s power and build them too. She’s a foodie who loves to travel and is a total fashion victim (and product junkie). When she’s not in the office or visiting her hometown of Pittsburgh, Pa, you’ll find her exploring the best eats around the city with her husband and friends or snuggled up on the couch watching the newest hit TV series.
DIGITAL MEDIA COORDINATOR
Meet Devyn, one of our Digital Media Coordinators. Devyn graduated from Samford University with a degree in journalism mass communication and a passion for digital marketing and advertising. Determined to surround herself with collaborative creatives in a workplace that would accept her love of digital media marketing, authentic relationships and a good happy hour, Devyn knew Imagine was the place for her.
When she's not researching the latest advertising trends or coming up with marketing strategies, Devyn can be found exploring the Atlanta food scene, attending a local concert or traveling to new cities to visit friends.
SOCIAL MEDIA SPRING INTERN
Meet Tori! A former journalism student and recent graduate of the University of South Carolina, Tori realized that a small news market wasn't the life for her and moved back to her hometown of Atlanta, Georgia. She started looking for opportunities involving social media, creative content, and videography and found all three at Imagine! She is so excited go grow creatively and professionally with the team. When she's not working, you can find her daydreaming about her next big adventure or watching Jeopardy! on the couch with her dog.
SUMMER SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN
Meet Clara, a fourth year student at the University of Georgia studying Digital Marketing and Music. She loves finding beauty in the little, everyday moments of life and sharing them with everyone around her. Her passions include piano, travel, art, and pasta. She is excited with the opportunity to blend her creativity and marketing education with real and professional marketing experience. When she’s not working, studying, or practicing piano, you can find her cheering on the Dawgs & the Braves, playing beach volleyball with her friends, crafting with her sister, or laughing at her own jokes.
ANNA GRADY WILSON
SUMMER SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN
Meet Anna Grady! Her southern mama gave her a double first name, which she knows is a mouthful! She’s a rising junior at Clemson University, where she’s the Director of Philanthropy for Zeta Tau Alpha. Anna Grady loves all things social media, so she knew Imagine Media would be the perfect place to spend her summer. When she isn’t working, Anna Grady spends time loving on her foster puppies from the local shelter or hiking by the Chattahoochee river with her friends."
SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER
Maire (pronounced Mar-uh -- she knows, it's complicated!) comes to us after graduating from Clemson University with a degree in Communication Studies and a passion for fashion and culture. Her professional background has shaped her as a jack-of-all-trades in PR, Social Media, Fashion and Marketing, and we couldn't be happier to have her. When she's not working or on the water visiting her hometown of Charleston, SC you can find her cheering on the Clemson Tigers or nose-deep in latest issue of ELLE.
SOCIAL MEDIA PHOTOGRAPHER
Meet Freddy, our Social Media Photographer and creative genius. Freddy graduated from SCAD with a degree in photography and has an eye for shooting fashion, lifestyle and food & beverage. With amazing opportunities shooting models in Mexico City and LA, his work has been published in The Atlantan, Jezebel and Simply Buckhead Magazine. Other than photography, Freddy enjoys swimming and spending time with his min pin and miniature schnauzer.
FILM MAKER + COMMUNITY RELATIONSHIP COORDINATOR
Barbara (Barb for short) is our super talented Film Maker and Community Relationship Coordinator. She graduated from Georgia State University where she studied Film and Video Production while also working alongside big names like Kevin Spacey, Chris Pratt, and The Weeknd to name a few. Barb is a firm believer in collective creativity and has joined Imagine Media to collaborate with amazing people who share the same passion. Outside of the art scene, she is a big fan of volunteering at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and singing her heart out at concerts.
Digital media coordinator
Kelsey combines creativity and analytics as our Digital Media Coordinator. Kelsey graduated from Northwestern University with a degree in journalism and passion for working with people. She looks forward to showing clients the value of a strong social media strategy and compelling content. When not in the office or reading up on current media news and trends, you can find Kelsey cheering for Northwestern football, swimming in the nearest body of water, exploring Atlanta for the best (read: flattest) running trails or petting all the dogs in Piedmont Park.
SUMMER SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN
Meet Emma, one of our Social Media Interns. She currently attends Wake Forest University with a major in business management and minors in German and psychology. In her free time, her favorite things to do are go to the beach, play with her two adorable Australian Shepherds, and hang out with friends around Atlanta. She loves to travel and visited ten cities in Europe over the course of a month and plans to spend next semester in Vienna.
SUMMER SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN
Meet Katherine! A current student at the University of Georgia, Katherine is working towards her Marketing and International Business degree. Looking for a chance to expand her knowledge and experience in the world of social media, marketing, and creativity she knew Imagine Media would be the perfect fit to achieve those goals and more. When she’s not in class or working you can find Katherine hanging out with friends, binge watching the latest HBO show, or off skiing out West during the winter.
SUMMER DIGITAL MEDIA INTERN
Meet Reshma our Digital Media Intern. Reshma recently graduated from the University of Georgia with a degree in digital marketing and a minor in communication studies.
Reshma is always appreciated company's who stay true to their roots which is why Imagine was the perfect place for her.
When she's not learning about a new analytics tool or researching new advertising technique, you can find her searching the city for the best skyline view or traveling around the world to find the greatest pizza.
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