Sheri Austin

EVP/General Manager

Sheri’s career has spanned all categories and channels including extensive experience across the supply chain, in both B2B and B2C marketing. She is a sought-after food and beverage marketing expert with a forward-thinking approach to digital marketing. A recognized thought-leader in branding, account planning, product marketing and customer development, Sheri is known for asking the tough questions, posing the “what if” possibilities and pushing for original answers.  She holds a B.S. in Marketing, an M.B.A., and co-founded network agency, The Alchemedia Project, in 2009 with partner, Tim Bade.  When she’s not marketing food, she’s preparing it for a household of boys.

Tim Bade

Chief Creative Director

As Marlin Network’s creative lead, Tim fosters an open environment with a cross-functional creative team made up of storytellers, technologists and motion media experts. Tim believes in the blending of technology and creative applied to simple ideas that break through the clutter and create real impact for brands. His 29 years in food and beverage branding have earned him plenty of awards, but Tim is most proud of work that works.

Rob Nelson

VP Business Development

Rob has spent more than twenty years building relationships in the worlds of advertising and field sales management, working with an impressive portfolio of clients as an advocate for simple, strategically driven creative ideas. He has been focused on the food and beverage industry with experience in the foodservice equipment, packaging, and architectural products segments. He’s excited to start conversations that uncover opportunities to put Marlin Network’s industry-leading creative and strategic thinkers to work to meet the goals of smart brands.


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