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Meet The Team

Creative Allies, a Raleigh marketing agency, is taking a new approach to marketing. Basically, we tap into our community to curate project teams of specialists. Specifically, our team includes strategists and writers who have worked with dozens of brands, large and small. Therefore, Creative Allies can scale to the exact specifications for your marketing needs. 

At Creative Allies, diversity matters. Our core team, creative community, and strategic partners have diverse backgrounds. Additionally, our team has experiences to provide our clients with unique perspectives. The team comes from all walks of life. More specifically, this includes different genders, race, ethnicity, and age. Furthermore, sexual orientation, religion, veteran status and disability are other differentiators. Above all, these backgrounds reflect our changing world and enhances our vibrant work culture. 

Meet Our Core Team

This group represents the core representatives that are involved with Creative Allies on an ongoing basis.

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Amie Thompson
President & CEO
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Ana Faneite
Digital Marketing Specialist
Carter Laren
Board Member

Donald Thompson
Board Member & DEI Expert

Gabrielle Herrell
Design & Social Media 

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Greg Lucas
Co-Founder & Board Chairman
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Hassan Pinto
Sr. VP, Business Development
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Mike Iannelli
Strategic Advisor

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Kurt Merriweather
Strategic Advisor & DEI Expert

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Nicki Coen
Project Coordinator

Stephanie Caudle

Say Hello To Our Creative Community

At Creative Allies we work with talented multicultural freelancers from across the globe. We curate teams of freelancers to produce marketing on demand. Thus, this community approach helps us take your brand to the next level. 

While we are a Raleigh marketing agency, but our community is global. To date our community is 100,000+ strong. These creatives have executed marketing campaigns for global brands. This includes such brands as Kendrick LamarESPNSelena Gomez, and BIC. In addition, our community has worked with over 30 small businesses to improve their marketing.

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Meet Our Strategic Partners

As Reid Hoffman says, “No matter how brilliant your mind or strategy, if you’re playing a solo game, you’ll always lose out to a team.” Given that, we tap into our partner community for very specialized needs and for some longer-term engagements. Clicking on each partner will show you a brief description of their expertise.

Podcast Production

Earfluence is a seasoned group of entrepreneurs with a passion for podcasting, storytelling, and digital marketing. We believe those things combine to form amazing evergreen content and unparalleled exposure for businesses. 

Productivity App for Creatives​

Greater Than enables creative professionals and the brands to discover innovative ways to work together—online and in real life. 

IP Platform For Creatives

The LABZ platform makes owning the rights to proprietary work as easy as file sharing and writing lyrics.


Rich Font Creative specializes in creating content that ultimately drives engagement on social media along with working directly with enterprise-level organizations and collaborates with in-house brand teams to develop a video marketing strategy that achieves results. 

Digital Marketing

Rustbrook helps businesses launch, grow and run better. We offer technology and other benefits to help businesses meet their goals.

Website Development

Seadev is a web design agency headquartered in vibrant Danang, Vietnam. Inspired designers, dedicated developers, and driven project managers work together to provide managed websites that work for your specific purposes. Seadev provides clients with managed website solutions.

Talent Management

TLS Talent Agency is a full service entertainment agency that provides representation for clients in motion pictures, television, music, motion picture financing, book publishing, literary rights, theatre, brand strategy, interactive media, stand-up comedy, commercials and personal appearances.

Digital Marketing Strategy

Walk West is named by Inc. Magazine as NC’s fastest growing agency (2018-2019). Walk West helps people make strategic marketing decisions that transform their business.

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