Angela Jacquin, MBA
Founder and Consultant
Founded by strategic marketing expert Angela Jacquin in 2015, Avid combines small agency values with big agency prowess. Jacquin’s background encompasses digital marketing consulting in software, technology, insurance, financial services, healthcare, and many other industries over more than 15 years. All this experience is used to create the boutique marketing agency model found at Avid.
Jacquin is a trained marketing strategist having earned an MBA in strategic management. In fact, this experience is the foundation for all decisions made at Avid. Strategy is embedded in the fabric of Avid extends into each and every interaction with clients.
Being on both agency and client sides of marketing means Jacquin has the ability to tap her experience in smart decision making to guide the Avid team. This means every client benefits from having only the best industry experts working diligently for them.
In her free time, Angela enjoys hugging dogs, watching re-runs of Parks and Recreation, photography, and going for a scoot around Seattle with her electric scooter.
Insanely Talented Writer and Poet
Jessica Mehta is a multi-award-winning poet and author of over one dozen books. She’s currently a poetry editor at Bending Genres Literary Review, Airlie Press, and the peer-reviewed Exclamat!on journal. During 2018-19, she was a fellow at Halcyon Arts Lab in Washington DC where she curated an anthology of poetry by incarcerated indigenous women and created “Red/Act,” a pop-up virtual reality poetry experience using proprietary software. As a citizen of the Cherokee Nation and native Oregonian, place and personal ancestry inform much of Jessica’s creative work.
Jessica’s novel The Wrong Kind of Indian won gold at the 2019 Independent Publisher Book Awards (IPPYs). Jessica has also received numerous visiting fellowships in recent years, including the Everett Helm Visiting Fellowship at the Lilly Library at Indiana University at Bloomington and the Eccles Centre Visiting Fellowship at The British Library. Learn more about Jessica’s creative work at www.jessicamehta.com.
Jessica brings her unique writing style and vast experience to Avid to create a variety of content for our client’s needs. Jessica also draws on her personal experience in the colorful world of aesthetics and you’ll see her artful stamp across our client’s web content, blogging, emails, specials, social media, and more. When not traveling between her home in Oregon and her education in Washington D.C., you’ll find her globe-trotting from England to India.
Project Manager + Social Media Guru
Richard blends together the best of strategic implementation and digital marketing. Established as a specialist in the industry, Richard possesses the unique traits and skills to orchestrate strategies designed to locate all the hidden rubies for your business. Boasting over five years’ experience in the digital game, he understands how to maneuver search engines, communicate directly with customers through social media, and craft witty and clever content that truly defines a brand’s digital identity. His natural ability and mastery over the English language translates into nurturing organic traffic into prospects, leads, and sales.
In efforts to provide local businesses with the competitive edge they need to thrive, Richard stays ahead, measuring trends, algorithms, and updates in digital marketing. It’s his goal to help each client and project reach new heights and achieve their digital goal and objective. While business and clientele success is at the forefront of Richard’s mindset, he understands, at a deeper level, the importance of a positive-oriented thought process.
Uniting this with his high-energy and passion, there’s no measure goal or objective that will go unchecked. When Richard is not helping local businesses, he spends his time traveling, learning and reading, or enjoying the warm Florida Sun. Uniting this with his high-energy and passion, there’s no measure goal or objective that will go unchecked. When Richard is not helping local businesses, he spends his time traveling, learning and reading, or enjoying the warm Florida Sun.