Team

“Our Growth And Success Is No Accident. When You Hire Great People And Give Them Purpose, Magic Happens.”

- Ron Callis   |   CEO, One Firefly

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Our Team

Ron Callis

- CEO -

 Ron Callis, Jr., the founder of One Firefly, is an engineer with tremendous people skills, unbridled energy, and a passion for excellence. With a Mechanical Engineering degree from Virginia Tech under his hood and successful sales career tracks at two innovative, leading technology manufacturers, Lutron and Crestron, the spark was ignited for Ron to build and drive his own high performance business. After helping hundreds of technology service professionals expand their companies with smart home technology, the wheels began turning for Ron to leverage his engineering know-how, assertive sales ingenuity, and industry experience. In 2007 he founded Firefly Design Group (now One Firefly) which has become the leading marketing firm specializing within the integrated technology and security space.

Taylor Whipple

- Director of Operations -

As Operations Manager at One Firefly, Taylor is responsible for overseeing the organization's financial and production management as well as human resources. An MBA graduate from Texas Tech University and a Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM), Taylor spent two years as a Peace Corps Volunteer in West Africa before managing operations at several organizations in Los Angeles prior to joining One Firefly. When not glued to spreadsheets and managing various projects, he enjoys playing competitive water polo and supporting Texas Tech Red Raider football.

John Baskerville

- Director of Product -

As Director of Product at One Firefly, John is principally tasked with the management and deployment of all web efforts, both internal and client facing. John’s career in web spans nearly two decades. Since joining the One Firefly team in 2009, his knowledge and expertise have been tapped to help successfully build up the creative division of One Firefly. In his free time, John enjoys catching up on latest industry news, spending time in the mountains, chillaxing with hippie friends, discovering new delicious vegetarian/vegan recipes, or getting some mat-time in with Olympic Wrestlers and Professional MMA Fighters.

Kendall Clark

- Head of Web -

As Head of the Web Department, Kendall is responsible for the general management of the web team, providing leadership focus and guiding priorities for the department, while also providing web related technical support to our other departments. Management responsibilities include, but not limited to, training of staff, enforcing of SOPs, and helping to ensure web department production remains efficient. Kendall graduated from Florida State University with degrees in Computer Science and Studio Art. When not in front of a computer, she enjoys running and spending time with her dog, Cooper.

Miguel Cruz

- Video Producer | Graphic Designer -

As a Video Producer|Graphic Designer at One Firefly, Miguel is responsible for supporting One Firefly clients by producing and designing UIU video libraries galleries and collateral materials including but not limited to direct-mail pieces, flyers, logos and brochures. Miguel has a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Design from Universidad Iberoamericana and has several years of experience with graphic design and video editing. When not rendering videos, Miguel likes to go to the movies, play the guitar and hang out with friends.

Cody McGowan

- Content Writer -

As a Content Writer at One Firefly, Cody is responsible for supporting One Firefly clients by producing engaging web content in the form of blogs, press releases, social media updates, newsletters and case studies. After graduating from Florida Atlantic University with a degree in Multimedia Studies, he spent time serving coffee and writing for various lifestyle blogs across the web. An avid reader, movie buff and TV nerd, he found his calling as a marketing copywriter because it combines his passions for both visual media and the written word.

Vanessa Stewart

- Accounting Assistant -

As the Accounting Assistant at One Firefly, Vanessa plays an integral role in supporting the Operations department. She is responsible for completing a range of financial, administrative and logistical functions across a number of different business units. Vanessa graduated from the University of California, San Diego with a bachelor’s degree in Quantitative Economics and Decision Sciences. Vanessa joined the One Firefly team in 2014, bringing with her nearly two decades of experience in accounting and office administration. When not crunching numbers, she enjoys watching sports, listening to music and spending time with her family.

Elizabeth Hodapp

- Client Relationship Manager -

The Client Relationship Manager is principally tasked with ensuring effective client communication and support across all aspects of the agency. Elizabeth is responsible for ensuring the timeliness and efficiency of all pre-production across all projects. Interacting with clients on a daily basis, the Client Relationship Manager fields and facilitates all customer service inquiries and requests, and does her best to ensure that client satisfaction levels are maintained.

Debora Rubi

- Content Marketer -

As a Content Manager at One Firefly, Debora is responsible for supporting One Firefly clients by producing engaging web content in the form of blogs, press releases, social media updates, newsletters and case studies. Debora graduated from the University of Miami with a degree in Communications Studies and Political Science and worked as a sports editor before joining One Firefly in 2015. When not in the office, Debora spends most of her time watching sports –particularly soccer—and cuddling with her adorable lab terrier mix, Holly.

Stephanie Mesa

- Quality Control Analyst -

As Client Support Associate at One Firefly, Stephanie is responsible for helping with the Lead Concierge service. Along with interacting with clients, she assists with some administrative related duties for content production like posting blogs and communicating with clients. Stephanie is a senior in her current university at Florida International University studying English Literature. On her free-time, Stephanie enjoys working on personal projects that vary from making videos to reviewing books. If she’s not reading or writing up new story ideas, you can find her sifting through articles and forums to make sure she’s always in the know with what’s going on around her.

Cameron Howitt

- Traffic Manager -

As Traffic Manager at One Firefly, Cameron is responsible for managing the flow of projects through the production process. He is meticulously monitoring the status of each project and is also reviewing processes and procedure to improve the production pipeline. Cameron has experience managing teams in multiple industries always with the aim of improving efficiencies and process. When not sitting behind a computer pouring over data Cameron spends his time on his bicycle, hiking trails with his family, or exploring new recipes in the kitchen.

Jordan Hutchison

- Web Designer -

As Web Designer at One Firefly, Jordan is focused on producing premium websites for clients, and configuring sites with best in class SEO for search engine performance. Jordan graduated from Southwestern University with degrees in Studio Art and French and worked as a front-end developer before joining the One Firefly team. In her free time, she enjoys playing video games, throwing pots, and going on food adventures.

Sarah Johnson

- Content Writer -

As a Content Writer at One Firefly, Sarah is responsible for supporting One Firefly clients by producing engaging web content in the form of blogs, press releases, social media updates, newsletters and case studies. Sarah graduated from the University of South Carolina with a Bachelor's degree in English with a concentration in Creative Writing. When she's not writing, she can be found binge-watching the latest TV show on her list, reading from her lengthy TBR stack, or re-watching Star Wars for the millionth time.

Jordan Littman

- Content Marketing Specialist -

As a Content Writer at One Firefly, Jordan is responsible for supporting One Firefly clients by producing engaging web content in the form of blogs, press releases, social media updates, newsletters and case studies. Jordan has an extensive background in writing and graduated with a degree in journalism from Indiana University - Bloomington. He joined One Firefly in 2017 after working as a digital sports editor at the Chicago Tribune. When he isn’t at the keyboard, Jordan enjoys traveling, spending time with his wife and friends and watching sports.

Katelynn Meyer

- Web Designer -

As Web Designer at One Firefly, Katelynn is focused on producing premium websites for clients, and configuring sites with best in class SEO for search engine performance. Katelynn is a BFA Graduate of the University of Toledo where she graduated in New Media Design Practices. When she's not designing, Katelynn enjoys playing video games, traveling, and training horses.

Ben Algaze

- Content Writer -

As a Content Writer at One Firefly, Ben is responsible for supporting One Firefly clients by producing engaging web content in the form of blogs, press releases, social media updates, newsletters and case studies. Ben holds a Bachelor’s in computer science and an MBA from Harvard Business School, and has held a number of technical and business roles in the computer industry. When not thinking about wordsmithing content, he likes to read and write about technology and politics, hike, bike, and listen to music.

Kelly Giles

- Head of Content -

As Head of our content department, Kelly is responsible for the general management of the content team, providing leadership focus and support for the department, ultimately ensuring the performance and health of the department is sustained at optimal levels to meet the demands, goals, and objectives of the department. She enjoys going up mountains slowly (hiking) and down them quickly (skiing). She also spends a lot of her free time training in Krav Maga, learning things like how to fight on a moving bus and more.

Reynaldo Gonzalez

- Project Coordinator -

As an Administrative Assistant at One Firefly, Reynaldo is responsible for supporting One Firefly by performing a variety of administrative tasks that support the organization. Specific responsibilities include assisting the team with the compilation of performance reports, performing research as directed, and generally fielding any administrative support requests that come from management. He's had the opportunity of experiencing different working environments with people of all origins and cultures, when not sitting in front of a computer, he likes to spend time discovering new music, having a cook out and enjoying the company of his friends and family.

Liz Palisin

- Content Marketing Specialist -

As a Content Marketing Specialist, Liz is responsible for the management and execution of client’s integrated digital marketing campaigns. Responsibilities include overseeing the in-house staff production of engaging web content in the form of blogs, press releases, newsletters, case studies, social media content, and advertising campaigns. Liz works closely with staff to create best possible campaign performance outcomes, and ultimately help our customers in the technology sector improve their return on investment and grow their businesses. In her spare time, Liz loves to get out in the San Diego sun on the beach, cooking awesome meals, or heading out to the great outdoors for camping trips.

Josh Strzempko

- Account Executive -

As Eastern Account Executive at One Firefly, Joshua is responsible for building new client relationships as well as servicing and maintaining existing clients. Upon graduating from the University of New Hampshire he started work in the energy and technology sector before transitioning into the CI space where he managed residential sales for Lutron electronics as the Northeastern Territory Representative. Before joining One Firefly Josh completed his MBA. In his free time he can be found in the mountains skiing, climbing, and mountain biking.

Troy Sympson

- Content Marketing Specialist -

As a Content Marketing Specialist, Troy is responsible for the management and execution of clients’ integrated digital marketing campaigns. Responsibilities include overseeing the in-house staff production of engaging web content, including blogs, press releases, newsletters, case studies, social media, and advertising campaigns. Troy works closely with staff to create the best possible campaign performance outcomes, and ultimately help our customers in the technology sector improve their return on investment and grow their businesses. When he’s not creating engaging content, you can find Troy spending time with his family, mostly chasing around his boy-girl twins. That, or golfing, rocking out to great music, or watching football.

Rob Ryan

- Content Writer -

As a Content Writer at One Firefly, Rob is responsible for supporting One Firefly clients by producing engaging web content in the form of blogs, press releases, social media updates, newsletters and case studies. After graduating with a degree in journalism from the University of Colorado in Boulder, Rob went to work in the newspaper industry, where he was a copy editor, page designer and part-time movie critic for eight years. He's an all-around geek who also enjoys skiing, the ocean, watching baseball and football, classic literature and spending time with his wife and dog.

Maggie McCombs

- Content Writer -

As a Content Writer at One Firefly, Maggie assists One Firefly clients by producing engaging web content in the form of blogs, press releases, social media updates, newsletters, case studies and more. Maggie graduated from the University of Georgia with a bachelor’s degree in linguistics, where she learned crazy communication skills like how to write from right to left and diagram extremely complex sentences. Since college, she has dedicated her career to writing for various companies and publications, both local and national. A lifelong learner, she loves reading nonfiction, watching documentaries and traveling. She also enjoys spending time with her new husband, Anthony, and their two beautiful dogs, Winnie and Boogie.

Brenna Basden

- Content Writer -

As a Content Writer at One Firefly, Brenna is responsible for supporting One Firefly clients by producing engaging web content in the form of blogs, press releases, social media updates, newsletters, and case studies. Brenna graduated with high honors from the University of North Texas with a degree in English and a certificate in technical communication. She’s worn many hats in the professional marketing world and aims to harness her skills and passion for writing to deliver top-tier content. When she’s not behind the computer, Brenna can be found crushing a CrossFit workout, drinking coffee at a local café, or binge-watching a new Netflix original series.

Alex Campbell

- Content Marketing Specialist -

As a Content Marketing Specialist, Alex is responsible for the management and execution of client’s integrated digital marketing campaigns. Responsibilities include overseeing the in-house staff production of engaging web content in the form of blogs, press releases, newsletters, case studies, social media content, and advertising campaigns. Alex works closely with staff to create best possible campaign performance outcomes, and ultimately help our customers in the technology sector improve their return on investment and grow their businesses. In his free time, you can catch Alex hitting up gyms and boxing studios in Philadelphia. Alex also enjoys all things music-related, checking out the Philly food scene, and hanging out with his cat, Sansom.

Yesenia Illa

- Client Support Associate -

As Client Support Associate at One Firefly, Yesenia is responsible for helping with the Lead Concierge service. Along with interacting with clients, she assists with producing engaging web content in the form of social media and other administrative related duties. Yesenia graduated from Florida International University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and is now pursuing a master’s in Social Work. When not typing away at her computer, Yesenia enjoys running around with her nephews, dancing salsa music, and finding new places to eat.

Carlee Padgett

- Client Support Associate -

As Client Support Associate at One Firefly, Carlee is responsible for helping with the Lead Concierge service. Along with interacting with clients, she assists with some administrative related duties for content production like posting blogs and communicating with clients. Carlee graduated from Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Science in 2015 and gained experience working in administrative and marketing support roles before joining One Firefly in 2018. In her spare time, you can catch Carlee enjoying a day on the beach with her husband, Spencer, and daughter, Stella. Carlee also enjoys traveling and spending time with her two dogs, Todo and Titus.

Lauren Wilson

- Content Marketing Specialist -

As a Content Marketing Specialist, Lauren is responsible for the management and execution of client’s integrated digital marketing campaigns. Responsibilities include overseeing the in-house staff production of engaging web content in the form of blogs, press releases, newsletters, case studies, social media content, and advertising campaigns. Lauren works closely with staff to create best possible campaign performance outcomes, and ultimately help our customers in the technology sector improve their return on investment and grow their businesses. She graduated from the University of Florida (Go Gators!) with a degree in Advertising and has worked in digital marketing ever since. In her spare time you can find her enjoying all that Southern California has to offer - beach life, snowboarding, hiking and camping!

Kelly Anderson

- Content Writer -

As a Content Writer at One Firefly, Kelly is responsible for supporting One Firefly clients by producing engaging web content in the form of blogs, press releases, social media updates, newsletters, and case studies. Kelly has a Bachelor’s degree in Writing and Literature from Emmanuel College in Boston. Before One Firefly, Kelly wrote for several magazines and companies. When she’s not writing or reading, she enjoys making collage art, discovering new coffee shops, and producing a podcast with her cousin. She lives in Salem, Massachusetts.

Elizabeth Sisemore

- Content Writer -

As a Content Writer at One Firefly, Liz is responsible for supporting One Firefly clients by producing engaging web content in the form of blogs, press releases, social media updates, newsletters, and case studies. Liz has a BA in English, an MS in Library Science and is currently working on an MA in Mass Communications. Liz worked as an academic librarian for several years before discovering her passion for the creation and promotion of content and services to customers. If she's not researching a new topic for class or work, Liz enjoys running 5K and 10K races, gardening, and finding new TV shows to binge while her cat, Vladimir, sits nearby.

Allison Rosa

- Marketing Account Coordinator -

As a Marketing Account Coordinator at One Firefly, Allison is responsible for supporting One Firefly clients by assessing their marketing needs, business goals and helping optimize their marketing strategies. Allison graduated from Clemson University with a degree in Marketing and Communications. She worked in sales and service for the Miami Dolphins before joining the One Firefly team. When not working, you can find Allison heading to a Clemson football game, traveling, or just spending time with family, friends, and her sweet puppy Berkley.

Ted Russo

- Content Marketing Specialist -

As a Content Marketing Specialist, Ted is responsible for the management and execution of clients’ integrated digital marketing campaigns. Responsibilities include overseeing the in-house staff production of engaging web content, including blogs, press releases, newsletters, case studies, social media, and advertising campaigns. Troy works closely with staff to create the best possible campaign performance outcomes, and ultimately help our customers in the technology sector improve their return on investment and grow their businesses. In his spare time, Ted enjoys hiking in the Colorado Rocky Mountains with his dog, petting Cabbage the cat, or playing the ukulele poorly.

 

 

 

 Team

 

“Our team is the One Firefly difference.”

– Ron Callis   |   CEO, One Firefly

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Becoming A Team...




Continual Improvement

We take quality pretty seriously. We partner with our customers, representing them through their marketing activities. We are their voice, speaking through their website, blogs, email marketing, social media or print marketing activities. Because of this, we keep up to date on new products, technologies and industry trends, regardless of how fast the target is moving. As a result, we have the best trained marketing team in the industry, well positioned to advance our clients’ marketing agendas. Additionally, we regularly sponsor continuing education opportunities for our team such as obtaining professional certifications that will help them grow in their careers and provide our clients with even greater value.










Industry Focused

Our founder, Ron Callis, has now been in the custom integration market for 18 years. His business partner, Federico Bausone has been in the industry for more than 30 years. This experience has resulted in a focused attention to service the residential and commercial AV and security markets with a fervor and accuracy that is unmatched. We have hired and pointed talented, writers, graphic designers, web designers, and marketing professionals at this industry with one focus, to help it grow!











Distributed and Diverse Workforce

At One Firefly, we’re proud of our international team of marketing professionals. Our remote workforce harnesses the unique perspectives of multicultural, enthusiastic and driven specialists in the digital marketing field.

By offering our team the ability to work from home and a flexible schedule, we achieve maximum productivity while maintaining a healthy work-life balance. The result is dynamic, creative solutions for our clients and matchless insight into the future of multimedia marketing.










In The Wild

Who says work can’t be also be fun? We make sure to have a fun team event scheduled every month where the agenda can include mini-golfing, bowling or local sporting events. Our team has a great time exploring the activities, sports and food that South Florida offers.







 

 

 

 

Learn, grow, and excel with a team of dedicated and talented professionals

Head over to our career page to learn more...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

954.921.2393     |     Contact Us

 

Headquarters:
One Firefly, LLC
5400 S University Dr #215B
Davie, Florida 33328

fax: 866.497.9240
phone: 954.921.2393

 

"...They took the time to get to know the company to execute a strategy that was personal, that was for us...."

JW Anderson
President   |  The Integrated Home

 

Headquarters:
One Firefly, LLC
5400 S University Dr #215B
Davie, Florida 33328

fax: 866.497.9240
toll free: 877.334.1144

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