Rebecca Dutcher, President

The owner of RED66 Marketing. Yes, the RED comes from her bold hair. And, if you didn’t know, the 66 was her jersey number when she was the first girl to play football at 8 years old. Rebecca has always had a passion for marketing, and building strong relationships with clients – by offering honest input and feedback, and has a firm belief in doing what you say you’re going to do. She’s spent 15+ years working for marketing agencies with specialties in SEO/SEM and web development, branding and creative design and integrated communications – taking all she’s learned to bring the best marketing approach to our clients. 

She is the the immediate past president of the American Marketing Association  West Michigan Chapter, and vice president of the board of directors for GROW.  

Rebecca guest blogs and speaks often to different associations and organizations including: Terre Haute Chamber of Commerce events: Women’s Conference, Leadership Conference and past Member Only events, Growth Advantage SMG Groups, CSC Network, Wayland Area Chamber of Commerce, and more. If you’re interested in having Rebecca speak at your event, please contact us today.

Rebecca is married to Steve, and is Mom to Brett (human) and Dog Mom to Leena and Rhino.

Allison Hunt, Account Manager

Allison is a graduate of DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in English Writing. She’ll confess that she’s working on being a “brand new adult” and is doing pretty great at it if you ask us. Allison started with us from the beginning and is now one of our talented account managers. With her background in creative writing and marketing, Allison supports our clients with content calendars, writing incredible blog articles, email marketing, social media and so much more – that includes all of the editing and random requests when we ask. She is wonderful with her words and cares deeply about our clients and their success.

Allison lives in Indianapolis, Indiana and is Cat Mom to Perri (or “P” as we sometimes call her). We invite you to follow Allison on Twitter because she is pretty amazing with her words!

 

Keegan Bauer, Account Manager

As a recent grad from Grand Valley State University with a B.A. in Public Relations & Advertising and minor in Writing (Go Lakers!), Keegan recently joined the RED66 team in July 2020. Having worked at several well-known and leading public relation and communication firms in West Michigan including Lambert & Co., and HAPPY PR, as well as interning abroad with the EUSA Study Abroad program in Dublin Ireland and participating in the GVSU 2018-19 National Student Advertising Competition team, she brings a ton of agency-related experience to our clients.

Having worked with clients from industries including consumer, business-to-business, food & beverage, non-profit, and education, Keegan is skilled in developing digital content, communication auditing, website building, social media marketing, and public relations. With a passion for helping grow brands, Keegan aims to help our clients build solid relationships with their audiences by creating engaging and strategic digital content and sharing their unique stories.

 

Avery Jones, Account Manager

Avery is a recent graduate of Grand Valley State University and Frederik Meijer Honors College where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Advertising and Public Relations and minored in Spanish. Avery has had plenty of prior marketing and agency-related experience through her former internship, involvement in GrandPR, GVSU’s student-run public relations firm, and participation in the Arthur W. Page Case Study Competition in 2020. With her background in marketing and strategic communications, Avery is well-versed in client communication, research, creating content calendars and social media management. Avery has a passion for exceeding the needs and expectations of any and all clients.

In her free time, Avery enjoys world travel, attending concerts, writing poetry, and being an awesome sister to her six siblings.

Gracie Backus, Social Media Specialist

As a recent grad from Central Michigan University with a B.A. in Marketing and a minor in Information Systems, Gracie recently joined the RED66 team in May 2021. Gracie had a marketing internship, with Barton Malow, prior to joining the RED66 team. As our social media specialist, Gracie will be creating content calendars, social strategy, managing social media accounts, updating websites, and so much more. She’ll be working remotely (for now) from her home in Novi.

We’re excited to have her on the team and know she will learn a ton and have several new work experiences here since we’re a small team and everyone learns new things every week. Gracie has no pets (YET!) but once she moves closer to the GR area, she plans to get her own furry friend to accompany her here.

Emily Errington, Marketing Specialist

Emily recently graduated from Grand Valley State University (Go Lakers!) with a Bachelor of Science in Advertising and Public Relations and minor in Hospitality and Tourism Management. Prior to joining the RED66 team, she was the Social Media Management intern at the Lucas Howard Group. She’s looking forward to working with a variety of clients to gain marketing experience in a wide range of industries. We’re excited to have her and enjoy her eagerness to dive into anything that comes her way!

In her free time, Emily enjoys live music, going on hikes, and baking a variety of treats. Emily is currently living and working remote from metro-Detroit but plans to move back to Grand Rapids in the near future. While she is still living on the east side of Michigan, she is happy to enjoy the company of her family’s dachshund, Lacey.

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Stephen Szymanski, Marketing Specialist

Stephen is a fifth-year senior at Grand Valley State University studying Advertising and Public Relations with a minor in Philosophy. Prior to joining the RED66 team, Stephen had an internship at Farmhaus Cider Co. and a communications internship with a political campaign. He is also the Community Outreach Coordinator for GrandPR, GVSU’s student-run integrated communications firm. While he has not had prior agency experience, he is ready to “jump into the deep end” and is excited to work with a variety of clients!

In his free time, Stephen enjoys metal music, listening to podcasts, playing video games, and is a self-proclaimed hard cider aficionado.

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Samantha Nuno, Marketing Specialist

Samantha is a recent graduate of Grand Valley State University, with a B.A. in Advertising/Public Relations and a minor in Spanish! Samantha is currently studying at Columbia College Chicago to work towards a M.A. in Strategic Communications. Samantha is coming back to the RED66 Marketing team after her internship here ended in the summer of 2021. She is ecstatic to be back with our team and clients! Samantha will be making website updates, helping plan social media content and assisting the team in any way possible.

Some of her favorite things are: iced coffee, dogs, TikTok and spending quality time with family and friends.

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Alyssa Davis, Social Media Intern

Alyssa is a senior at Grand Valley State University studying Advertising and Public Relations with an emphasis on Advertising. Before joining the RED66 team, Alyssa was a Social Media Intern at Lake Effect Digital in her hometown of Traverse City, MI. She’s very much looking forward to helping smaller brands develop their social media presence with her creative mind and hopes to improve her social content writing skills. While Alyssa has worked with larger companies, her heart remains with smaller agencies.

When she’s not working or going to classes, Alyssa likes to go thrift shopping to find unique clothing and decorations for her house. She is an avid DIY enthusiast and enjoys any home improvement project that allows her to be creative.

Partnerships & Collaboration

We work with a diverse set of clients across a variety of industries. This includes global manufacturers to local restaurants and small businesses to nonprofit organizations. Our immediate team is small and mighty and is made even stronger with key partners in specialty areas like digital analytics, SEO Strategies, pay per click management, graphic design, videography and photography and more. With so many marketing channels and communications specialties, no one agency or firm can have all services in-house. It takes strong partnerships and relationships to bring the highest level of talent to our clients. We provide you with a single point of contact so you can leave it all to us to take care of all of your marketing and communications efforts. And, if we aren’t able to do it well, we will refer you to someone who can.

Here are a few of our long-term partners (and friends)!

Want to connect and learn more about what our team can do for you? Please contact ustoday.