Who is Moxie?

We’re Glad You Asked.

To say that we’re a full-service marketing agency isn’t quite enough. You could describe us as your innovation-loving, results-driven, leave-no-stone-unturned creative partner, but that’s a bit too long-winded for our taste. We prefer to keep it short and sweet:

Moxie is your marketing ally.


At Moxie, we’re all about real work, real stories, and creating real value for your brand. We collaborate with you, bringing your business expertise to the table with our team’s know-how to deliver bold, original ideas that set you head and shoulders above the rest. If that means blowing up the conventional approach to get it done, you can bet we have a stick of dynamite (or two…maybe three) ready to go. That’s why our clients—from local mom-and-pops to Fortune 500s—choose us, and why they’ve been doing so for over 50 years.


Because if you want to make an impact, you’re going to need a little Moxie.

Meet The Moxers

(AKA, your secret weapons.)


Christa Miehe

• Attended classes at the prestigious Iowa Writer’s Workshop

• Never met a curse word she didn’t like

• Loves a reason to celebrate (any reason) and decorates her home for every single holiday

Vice President

Michele Jensen

• Regularly enjoys a bowl of ice cream before bed

• Fought through a Gulf of Mexico riptide while family/friends happily frolicked in fun and sun with little concern for her imminent peril

• Finds hearing people crack their necks to be the most cringe inducing experience

Business Developer

Christina Throndson

• Is an ordained minister with an 80% success rate

• Euchre queen

• Crocheting enthusiast

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Sarah Wieland

• Iowa grad who married an ISU grad resulting in 4 Cyclone boys and a dog named Cy

• Loves mixing up my own spice blends

• Grew up on a farm and was selected as “Beef Queen” at the local fair

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Special Projects Director

Tony Luetkehans

• Takes no umbrage to mispronunciations of his surname when an honest effort is applied to the task

• Maker enthusiast, enjoys creating useful and fun things with his hands

• Has never met an olive that he didn’t like (all varieties)

Client Strategy Director

Desiree Trimble

• Relieves stress by taking her 2005 Ford Mustang for a long drive

• Finds touching chalk, Styrofoam, or cotton balls repulsive

• Believes tacos should be a required daily food group

Content Strategy Director

Beth Cox Hollingsworth

• Really wants to raise chickens

• Has an unusual obsession with Iceland

• Thinks daily dog walks are saving her life

Creative Strategy Director

Matt Miller

• Has survived (and beaten) multiple hot wings challenges

• Is an Ohio State Buckeyes super fan

• Thinks Apple products are overrated (and will argue that fact with you)

Account Manager

Mike McGill

• Is a Bloody Mary connoisseur

• Once had a sandwich named after him

• Ice Ice Baby is his go to karaoke song

Account Manager

Kimberly Rogers

• Owns over 75 pairs of shoes

• Can recite/sing the 50 states in alphabetical order

• Is obsessed with all things Halloween

Account Manager

Jenny Hughes

• Is a vegetarian and loves to cook

• Her father was raised in an Amish community – most of her relatives are still Amish

• Has degrees in both Marketing and Anthropology – considered pursuing Primatology, but didn’t want to show up Jane Goodall

Traffic Manager

Christy Pospisil

• Is a self-described Print Geek

• Plays a mean game of scrabble

• Finds helping a good plan come together exhilarating

Events Manager

Taylor Pinero

• Loves the fresh winter air, snow, and big mountains

• Harvested her inner Chip and Joanna Gaines by remodeling a 1950 fixer upper

• Played in four NCAA Golf Championships

Event and Project Coordinator

Madison Sallee

• Has watched every season of The Bachelor since 2008

• Loves BOGO margaritas on Thursdays with good friends

• Is a charcuterie board extraordinaire

Marketing Insights Analyst

Nic Redmond

• Creates his own fermented hot sauce

• Won an Xbox One in a BINGO/Dancing contest

• Loves to sing, even if it’s terrible

Outbound Communicator

Tony Townsend

• Has won multiple Ugly Christmas Sweater Contests, and is extremely proud of it!

• Knows how to speak Cantonese…At least the portions in “Wayne’s World” that he’s memorized

• Created a diagram proving that Whitesnake is the most influential band of all time

Outbound Communicator

Brooke Nolta

• Cannot live without Diet Mountain Dew

• Is particularly proud of the time she ran a 10K

• Is afraid of heights

Senior Graphic Designer

Lori Stewart

• Champ of the VGM blind taste testing chicken strip challenge

• How you treat animals is all she needs to know about you

• Cash in her wallet MUST all face the same direction

Graphic Designer

Jamie Gray

• Has brewed her own beer before and designed the labels

• Can do a headstand

• Is a music junkie

Graphic Designer

Sarah Harken

• Has two kids and two dogs

• Spends most of summer on a boat

• Moscow Mules are her drink of choice

Graphic Designer

Aaron Sweeney

• Likes cats

• Likes movies

• Likes books

Video Content Director

Jason Fliehler

• T-shirt aficionado

• Root beer connoisseur

• All-around nice guy

Video Producer

Mike Thuesen

• Was born to alpine ski! Grew-up skiing in the Steamboat & Summit County areas.

• Is a real foodie. Both high-end and very, very low-end. Foie gras to Cheetos!

• Wears glasses…but does he need them? The answer will not surprise you…he does.

Photo/Video Producer

Thomas Benjamin

• Once won a talent show in college by singing ``5000 Candles in the Wind`` from Parks and Recreation

• Is an above-average home mixologist. Don't start a conversation with him about it unless you're ready for him to nerd out

• Could eat Panda Express' orange chicken for every meal the rest of his life

Senior Copywriter

Jen Gilbert

• Grew up in Miami and misses the beach

• Once bumped into Shaquille O’Neal’s knees

• Secretly wants to be a food blogger


Lathan Ehlers

• Has a visceral response to cotton balls being torn in half

• Plays a D&D character who’s accompanied by a spectral gnome with a crude sense of humor

• Running for Chairman of the Oxford Comma Appreciation Society


Kristen Guess

• Has only met one celebrity in person—a chance encounter with Coolio at an airport

• Loves being near water—beach, river, pond, pool, etc.

• Taught her cat how to high five

Billing Coordinator

Denise Launderville

• Doesn't know why she lives where the winter air hurts her face

• Just wants to drink wine and rescue dogs!

• Spends way too much on craft supplies, but doesn’t get very many crafts made

Events Intern

Brooke Vry

• Has been on fire from cooking so she sticks to baking

• Architecture and interior design admirer

• Received a superlative for most likely to schedule eating on her calendar

Project Management Intern

Trenton Meggers

• Is moving to Hawaii to become an above-average surfer

• Barely escaped charging buffalo at Yellowstone

• Four-wheeled around the Greek Island of Santorini