Meet the Team.

We are an agency uniquely structured to create innovative, immersive, strategic problem solving all under one really big roof. Our teams create meaningful communications for public relations, advertising and social causes, developing strong emotional bonds with your audience.
We draw on our many disciplines, experience and talent to build the right team, with the right people and the right tools to solve your business problems.

Meet the Team

  • Abrahan Lariz
    Client Services | Senior Account Coordinator
    Abrahan Lariz
    Sac State alum who proudly calls Pismo Beach his hometown. This avid sports fan and skier is also pro-pineapple-on-pizza. When he’s not sharing a slice with friends (and tales of his years as a rodeo clown), he’s got his sights on Antarctica—and visiting every continent on earth. RSE-er since 2022.
  • Alicia Frescas
    Creative | Sr. Copywriter
    Alicia Frescas
    Just call her “Fresh.” This LA native and Boston University grad has a serious passion for 90s hip-hop, collecting souvenir t-shirts, and ASMR. Estate sale treasure hunter by day, pro-tamale maker by night. Dreams of one day appearing on an episode of “Finding Your Roots” with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and learning how to tap dance, whichever comes first. RSE-er since 2022.
  • Alicia Leupp
    Client Services | Vice President, Client Services
    Alicia Leupp
    Small town pride. Aggie grad with a USC Master’s degree. Volvo lover with an impulsive streak and a strange affinity for quirky Christmas cards and the great outdoors. RSE-er since 2011.
  • Allie Delehant
    Client Services | Account Supervisor
    Allie Delehant
    A Gonzaga graduate with the best guacamole making skills. The truest form of dog lover, and avid fan of Gonzaga basketball. RSE-er since 2015.
  • Alyssa Morrisey
    Client Services | Account Manager
    Alyssa Morrisey
    Sonoma County native with an affinity for sustainability and old school hip-hop. Equal parts human, cat and plant mom. Master of journalism and mixology, student of pizza making. When not plotting her next trip around the globe, you’ll find her working to save it with an eco-friendly lifestyle. RSE-er since 2022.
  • Anthony Lopez
    Digital | Digital Coordinator
    Anthony Lopez
    Texan and Aggie. Burger addict with a talent of creating and writing his own music. Friend of C-3PO and R2-D2. Shameless Cowboy fan who channels his inner Sherlock Holmes during mystery and thriller TV shows. RSE-er since 2020.
  • Ashley Hanes
    Media | Senior Media Planner/Buyer
    Ashley Hanes
    Aggie. Local transplant and magical vegetarian chef. Extreme Stargazer who dreams of seeing the Northern Lights and Saturn's rings through a power-scope. Must love music. Must love cats. RSE-er since 2020.
  • Ashtyn Darnell
    Client Services | Account Coordinator
    Ashtyn Darnell
    This proud Oregon Duck packs a sweet punch. Known for her yummy shortbread cookies and love of sugar, she’s also a savvy thrifter and admitted Netflix binger. In addition to helping clients achieve their goals, she has some in mind herself—learning to cook a perfect medium-rare steak and perfecting her roller skating. Hopefully not at the same time. RSEr since 2022.
  • Becky Rath
    Creative | Art Director
    Becky Rath
    Alaskan-born. Sacramento grown. CSUS grad with a green thumb and a special knack for DIY projects. This perfectly set type, cat obsessed, Trekkie thoroughly enjoys watching advertisements and cannot live without breakfast tea. RSE-er since 2018.
  • Brianna Redmond
    Creative | Production Manager
    Brianna Redmond
    Runs the show. Hyper-organized, saint of a coworker, keeps us all in line. Traffic coordinator with a love of baseball, Canadians, crossfit and the occasional donut. RSE-er since 2009.
  • Brittany Puccinelli
    Client Services | Account Supervisor
    Brittany Puccinelli
    Cal Poly SLO alum and Bay Area transplant. Crime drama and food fanatic. Live music super fan. Determined to master a headstand and eager to travel to Italy someday. Yoga, coffee, beans, repeat. RSE-er since 2019.
  • Cathy Grewing
    Admin | Office Manager / Senior Executive Assistant
    Cathy Grewing
    A whole lot of lady in a small package. RV-er. Thoughtful gift giver. Giants season opener. Purse buyer. Keeps the office running. Super organized, super helpful. RSE-er since 2003.
  • Chelsea Clouser
    Client Services | Senior Account Coordinator
    Chelsea Clouser
    Cal alum and Aggie at heart. An ideal day for this NorCal native includes brunch, a B&B by the coast and her cat Basil. Collector of over 100 board games and copious articles of vintage clothing. RSE-er since 2022.
  • Chris Holben
    Owner | President - Director of Public Relations
    Chris Holben
    Chris Holben is a natural born communicator. So it was only natural that in 1991, at the age of 31, he ran for office in his home state of Michigan. And if not for a few hanging chads, he just might have won. Fortunately, he was able to scratch his political itch as a business and marketing adviser to Governor Pete Wilson, whom he also worked for during Wilson's days in the U.S. senate.
    These days, Chris works a few blocks east of the Capitol building at the RSE offices in midtown Sacramento, where he manages the business and RSE's public relations team, oversees business development, and provides strategic counsel on behalf of existing clients.
  • Cidney Fleming
    Accounting | Accounting Coordinator
    Cidney Fleming
    This native Portlander and math whiz enjoys unwinding with a Call of Duty match. Driving standard IS the standard for this fan of Apple products and sci-fi movies. Hopes to learn Spanish and travel more in the future. RSE-er since 2021.
  • Daniel Senecka
    Client Services | Senior Account Manager
    Daniel Senecka
    Bay Area native. Obsessed with correcting grammar. Bossy, in a good way. Attached to his Moleskin notebook. Loves good public transportation and finding new attractions when traveling. RSE-er since 2015.
  • Daniel Tsering
    Digital | Digital Account Manager
    Daniel Tsering
    CSUS grad and die-hard Sacramento Kings fan. Drummer. Indulges in sushi and double shot espressos on the daily. A fanatic of "The Office" and spending quality time with family and friends most likely enjoying a wonderful charcuterie plate. RSE-er since 2018.
  • Daniela Lingren
    Digital | Digital Account Coordinator
    Daniela Lingren
    Local lefty who feels most at home on a hiking trail with her two pups in tow. Digital wizard and warrior pose master who never turns down a good wine night. Coffeeholic who prefers sunshine over snow any day. RSE-er since 2021.
  • Darcey B. Self
    Creative | Associate Creative Director
    Darcey B. Self
    Master bread baker who can't live without cheese. When she's not taking calligraphy, watercolor or flower arranging classes, you'll find her exploring the craft beer scene. Talented drawer, podcast addict and proud Army brat who calls Sacramento home. RSE-er since 2017.
  • David Alvarado
    Media | Media Planner
    David Alvarado
    UCLA Bruin grad, bass guitarist with a passion for music, hiking and all things soccer, including playing and following the English Premier League and La Liga. Movie buff with an uncanny knack for picking out the perfect movie. RSE-er since 2019.
  • Denisse Veron
    Digital | Digital Manager
    Denisse Veron
    A native of Mexico via Wisconsin, this dog-obsessed, hot sauce enthusiast is never short on recommendations of cool places to go. If there's no Cubs game to watch, The Office is an acceptable substitute. RSE-er since 2019.
  • Dominique Beilke
    Creative | Production Artist
    Dominique Beilke
    Midwesterner who turns junk into art. A right-handed farmer who has been to the top of the Golden Gate Bridge. Maintains a goal to backpack at least half of the Pacific Crest Trail. She loves cycling, bird watching and gardening. RSE-er since 2017.
  • Elizabeth Bistline
    Client Services | Senior Account Manager
    Elizabeth Bistline
    East coast born, West coast raised. Sonoma State Cossack. Roller derby veteran, soccer fanatic, pop culture trivia expert and obsessively obsessed with Game of Thrones. Maker of a life-changing marinated feta. RSE-er since 2019.
  • Elizabeth Dunn
    Media | Media Supervisor
    Elizabeth Dunn
    Houston native with a serious affinity for footwear. Equal parts dog and plant mom. Master of baking, student of the ukulele. Loves mani/pedis and spending time scouting out the next hot sushi bar. RSE-er since 2021.
  • Elon Gunning
    Client Services | Account Coordinator
    Elon Gunning
    This Lego master and avid roller skater grew up in Sacramento but spends a lot of time in Hyrule these days. Prefers the company of animals over any human, except maybe Harry Styles. Future world traveler and circus ringleader. RSE-er since 2022.
  • Eric Sweigert
    Client Services | Account Manager
    Eric Sweigert
    Napa native and Aggie alum. International traveler, avid rugby writer and master campfire builder. When not reading or enjoying California trails, he's listening to podcasts or planning to tackle a new life goal. RSE-er since 2019.
  • Hailey Vincent
    Client Services | Senior Account Manager
    Hailey Vincent
    This Chico State graduate is super friendly, as one would expect of a dual Canadian/American citizen. This pug mom and happy hour ping pong aficionado can't live without Friends reruns. RSE-er since 2019.
  • Hanedi Karajeh
    Client Services | Account Coordinator
    Hanedi Karajeh
    Sac State grad that believes homemade popcorn tastes better in a matching set of PJ's. When not creating content for the AMA or Metro EDGE, you'll find her perfecting her home haircut skills and cauliflower recipes. RSE-er since 2021.
  • India Lott
    Digital | Digital Supervisor
    India Lott
    Chi-town transplant. Dog mom to Leo Franklin Saint Lott. Super morning person who will find vegan donuts in any city. Loves manis and pedis, biking, traveling and watching sports. Loyola University and DePaul University grad. RSE-er since 2020.
  • Jayashri Padmanabhan
    Client Services | Account Manager
    Jayashri Padmanabhan
    Bay Area transplant and UCD grad. Caffeine-free, lover of carbs who cannot live without her phone. Will never go by a nickname. Also a former Michigander, she's into celeb gossip and the Marvel Cinematic Universe. RSE-er since 2019.
  • Jeannet Rodriguez
    Digital | Digital Account Coordinator
    Jeannet Rodriguez
    South San Francisco native and Cal State East Bay graduate with a serious passion for helping others. Lover of Disney and keeping her world organized. When not enjoying a session at her local CrossFit, you’ll probably find her binge watching Friends or “brushing up” on her calligraphy skills. RSE-er since 2022.
  • Jessica Sorensen
    Creative | Producer
    Jessica Sorensen
    Cat lover who may become a dog parent in the near future. Night owl and proud CSU Chico grad. Home renovation expert currently restoring her 120 YO house. Spent time at a cat rescue hand feeding big cats like lions and tigers (no bears, oh my!). RSE-er since 2019.
  • Jillian Rice
    Client Services | Account Supervisor
    Jillian Rice
    This Central Valley native has lived on 3 continents but now calls Sac home. She’s a social justice advocate, wellness sage, cat lady, and all-around nerd. Often can be found camping or creating in her studio. RSE-er since 2019.
  • Jodie Miller
    Client Services | Account Manager
    Jodie Miller
    Sactown native who likes her noodles al dente and her coffee iced, no matter what. Master of fitted sheet folding, nunchuck wielding and balancing anything on her head. Lover of animals, nemesis of desk plants. RSE-er since 2022.
  • Joey Gray
    Client Services | Senior Account Manager
    Joey Gray
    This former Aggie is the ultimate gift giver who one day wants to ski in the Swiss Alps. He enjoys going to rock concerts and sporting events rooting on the Kings. Plays the bass guitar and is mildly obsessed with Del Taco and Henry Bosch books. RSE-er since 2017.
  • Jonathan Bolivar
    Digital | Vice President, Media Services
    Jonathan Bolivar
    A transplant from Los Alamos, NM who loves New Mexican green chilies. Spends his time growing grapes, making wine and taking care of his 6 chickens. A lover of USC football and waking up early. RSE-er since 2015.
  • Julie Roberts
    Client Services | Senior Account Manager
    Julie Roberts
    Bay Area transplant with Aggie Pride. This HGTV-loving bookworm knows how to accessorize a patio. Road tripper and coffee sipper with dreams of visiting every national park. Pro parallel parker and gift wrapper. RSE-er since 2021.
  • Kari McKinney
    Creative | Senior Art Director
    Kari McKinney
    Often seen hanging around Harriet's candy bowl. RSE's original vegetarian never travels without her pillow. Ask to hear her squeaky eye. RSE-er since 2015.
  • Kelley Kent
    Media | Vice President, Media Services
    Kelley Kent
    Master media planner, just needs a budget. Directs the department. Congenial but fierce on behalf of clients and friends. Born on a boat, and recently empty-nested. An RSE-er since 2009.
  • Kevin Sheehan
    Accounting | Accounting Manager
    Kevin Sheehan
    Knows the system back, forth, up and down. Great memory. Former burner. Live music lover. Calm. Quiet. Go-to for all things numbers-related. RSE-er since 1999.
  • Kimi Fong
    Client Services | Account Coordinator
    Kimi Fong
    Sacramento native and UC Santa Cruz grad with a serious passion for Swedish Fish candy, and her two dogs Ocho and Martin. When not working on improving her Spanish or crochet skills, you’ll probably find her enjoying a re-watch of The Wire or hitting the slopes. RSE-er since 2022.
  • Laura Berruezo
    Creative | Senior Art Director
    Laura Berruezo
    Sac State grad who likes to sew. Obsessed with all things Italian. Shoe collector. Vespa owner. RSE-er since 2012.
  • Leata Sedlacek
    Media | Media Planner/Buyer
    Leata Sedlacek
    Guac expert. Dog person. Devoted Samsung user. When not practicing her steak cooking skills, you'll find this media planner on the slopes or in the nearest karaoke bar. Mom to two boys and proud native Washingtonian. RSE-er since 2021.
  • Lisa Chase
    Client Services | Strategy and Insights Supervisor
    Lisa Chase
    Avid runner and yogi who aspires to live a zero-waste lifestyle. Creative brief crafter by day and toy picker-upper by night. Needs chocolate, books and family to function. Could she BE any more into Friends? RSE-er since 2021.
  • Maria Manzur
    Client Services | Senior Account Manager
    Maria Manzur
    Born and raised in the Sunshine State and FIU grad who's perfected the art of lasagna. Bulldogs, craft beer watching football (PHINS UP!) are a few of her favorite things. When she's not on the lookout for cute dogs, she's volunteering at community events. RSE-er since 2018.
  • Maria Perez
    Creative | Traffic Manager
    Maria Perez
    A dark chocolate lover from Chicago, IL. Avid cellphone TV watcher and dedicated swim team mom. Dreams of visiting the pyramids in Mexico City and Paris. RSE-er since 2015.
  • Matt Welborn
    Creative | Copywriter
    Matt Welborn
    RSE's resident southerner, this Creative Circus graduate never misses an opportunity to discuss his beloved Carolina Panther's playoff chances. Avid potter and Pearl Jam fan. Dreams of starting a pirate radio station. RSE-er since 2019.
  • Montana Strohl-Roy
    Creative | Copywriter
    Montana Strohl-Roy
    NC roots. NorCal nourished. Right-brained with an MS in Advertising. Musical lover. Donut craver. Cat whisperer. When not upping her tagline game or Halloween costume lineup, she's probably snuggling her feline sons. RSE-er since 2021.
  • Morelle Ellison
    Media | Senior Digital Buyer/Planner
    Morelle Ellison
    Originally from the Bay area and former SDSU Aztec. Sewing master and expert Yogi. Frequent farmer's market goer, lover of gummy bears and mildly obsessed with all music and puppies. RSE-er since 2017.
  • Nicole Kern
    Client Services | Senior Account Coordinator
    Nicole Kern
    Roseville native and SDSU grad with a knack for creating perfect playlists for any occasion. Lover of lattes and all things Housewives. Planning the ultimate euro-excursion, as well as her podcast debut. Ready to discuss Britney Spears over coffee or guac, your choice. RSE-er since 2021.
  • Olivia Abdin
    Client Services | Senior Account Coordinator
    Olivia Abdin
    Sacramento native with a dash of Spartan Up spice. SJSU grad and star baker who loves to exercise. This sauce detective guesses the ingredients of any dressing or dip with just a taste. Puppy and pineapple obsessed. RSE-er since 2021.
  • Paul McClure
    Owner | Principal - Advertising Director
    Paul McClure
    Paul McClure is one of those rare advertising professionals with experience on both sides of the conference table. He started his career with some of the largest advertising firms on the West Coast, then flipped to the client side and spent three years with Bally’s Total Fitness. Eventually he rose to become vice president and co-owner of Glass McClure Advertising in Sacramento. Fortunately for us, Paul brought his expertise to RSE in April of 2010. Currently, Paul spends time out of the office as vice chair for WIND Youth Services and a charter board member of the Positive Coaching Alliance. He has also served on the boards and committees of several other organizations. As if that isn’t enough, Paul is also an avid cycler—in fact, that may be the only time he actually sits down.
  • Phil Milton
    Admin | Administrative Coordinator
    Phil Milton
    Mayor. Agency-wide surrogate father. Soft spot for bulldogs and BBQ. Family man. Storyteller. Driver of the RSE work whip. Loves the coast but you won't catch him in the water. RSE-er since 1996.
  • Rachel Benn
    Client Services | Senior Account Coordinator
    Rachel Benn
    The best passerby to ask for a phone photo when exploring a new city. This LA local is all about sustainability, savory snacks, and that new book smell. Point person for dinosaur facts and vegan recipes. RSE-er since 2021.
  • Rachel Ruddick
    Creative | Art Director
    Rachel Ruddick
    Part artist, part wine company owner, this Mendocino born coffee addict enjoys getting the most out of her ClassPass and traveling to new places. Fully obsessed with her sister's Corgi/Spaniel mix. RSE-er since 2019.
  • Raymond Reed
    Accounting | Staff Accounting
    Raymond Reed
    Sacramento transplant and walnut farmer. Our self-proclaimed juggling genius and fantasy football professional. Goal is to visit every MLB park. RSE-er since 2016.
  • Salvador Cruz
    Client Services | Account Manager
    Salvador Cruz
    Transplant from bea-utiful Bakersfield. Internet detective, music festival attendee, motorcycle rider and grilled foie gras obsessed. If free two-day shipping isn't available, he may as well forget it. Future comedian. RSE-er since 2019.
  • Sandra Levy
    Client Services | Social Marketing Account Supervisor
    Sandra Levy
    Wisconsinite with a long-time residency in LA. When she's not walking her dogs, spending time with her children or reading a page-turning novel on the beach, she aspires to learn the cello or write a great novel of her own. RSE-er since 2018.
  • Sandy Nelson
    Creative | Senior Graphic Designer
    Sandy Nelson
    Sunshine-spreader, art director, lover of color, order and convertibles. Just the person you'd want to see in a deserted alley late at night. RSE-er since 2000.
  • Sarah Healey
    Client Services | Account Manager
    Sarah Healey
    Sacramento native now thriving in the North Bay. A corner of her brain is reserved just for dogs and song lyrics. Likes her jokes cheesy and her sandwiches cheesier. Never leaves home without hot sauce. RSE-er since 2021.
  • Scott Rose
    Owner | Principal - Director of Public Affairs
    Scott Rose
    Scott Rose joined RSE in 1991 and became an owner in 1999. Scott's understanding of the interplay between media, politics and outreach has been helpful guiding clients through the most complicated of issues ranging from land use matters, gaming, pension issues and litigation support. So much so that he was included on Sacramento Magazine's list of "Power and Influence 100". Before joining RSE, Scott served three years in the office of Assemblyman Rusty Areias, where he was responsible for marketing and public relations, media relations and special events planning. This experience gave Scott his unique understanding of government and the media, his ability to remain calm in the face of crisis, and laser-like focus in achieving his clients' goals.
  • Sean Arntson
    Creative | Videographer/Editor
    Sean Arntson
    Video guy with a knack for piloting drones and devouring baby back ribs. Obsessed with sports, gummy bears (but never gummy worms) and Netflix. His lifelong ambition is to win "So You Think You Can Dance." What can we say, the guy's got talent. RSE-er since 2016.
  • Shanti Fitzpatrick
    Accounting | Accounting Specialist
    Shanti Fitzpatrick
    Seasoned RSE veteran. Avid traveler. Dedicated Kings and 49ers fan. Social butterfly with a camera. Candy stasher. RSE-er since 1985.
  • Steve Fong
    Creative | Vice President, Creative Services
    Steve Fong
    Creative director. Happy-hour instigator. Sometimes suffers from phantom hair syndrome. Up for anything, particularly when it involves a taco stand. RSE-er since 2012.
  • Susan Bringas
    Client Services | Vice President, Client Services
    Susan Bringas
    Kickboxer, swimmer and spicy food fiend. LA local, USC grad and avid sports fan. RSE-er since 2014.
  • Tiandra Hodge
    Client Services | Account Manager
    Tiandra Hodge
    Motor City native and Howard graduate with a serious love of shopping. Former elementary school teacher. When not chasing around her two-year old, you’ll probably find her enjoying a true crime documentary or singing along with one of her favorite playlists. RSE-er since 2021.
  • Tina Tafoya
    Creative | Production Director
    Tina Tafoya
    Not allowed to leave. Ever. Again. Institutional knowledge and a dry sense of humor. Chipotle lover, fiesta maker, production manager. RSE-er since 1987 and 1994.
  • Vicki Mattocks
    Media | Senior Media Buyer
    Vicki Mattocks
    Charmer and master negotiator. Daily walker. Deal hunter. Animal lover. Fan of cooking and photographing the results. Tells it like it is. RSE-er since 2004.