Meet Our Core Team

Deedra Hughes

President/CEO

Deedra Hughes

       Deedra Hughes founded Hughes Media in 2000 as a media buying and advertising agency. Her clients included both national and local companies like Pulte Homes and Budget Rental Car. After two years,…
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Damie Lumsden

Director of Operations

Damie Lumsden

I've taken my years of experience and paired that with a constant desire to stay on top of current advertising trends. The result is my passion for creating content across a wide variety of mediums.…
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Angie Sawers

Art Director

Angie Sawers

     Angie is our Art Director, who joined the Hughes Media team in 2014. Angie works closely with clients, junior designers and Hughes Media team members to strategize, direct and create visually appealing and…
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Jeni Stephens

Senior Account Manager

Jeni Stephens

Jeni is a Senior Account Manager and brings to Hughes Media more than 20 years of digital and traditional marketing experience from Fortune 500 corporations, agencies, and non-profits. She’s an expert at advocating for clients’…
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Monica Bixby

Account Manager

Monica Bixby

With over 10 years of marketing experience including the last few of those spent as an Account Manager, Monica is the go-to gal for all of her client’s needs. Monica has a Bachelor’s degree in…
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Evan Whitehead

Marketing Coordinator

Evan Whitehead

Evan Whitehead joined the Hughes Media Digital Agency team as a Marketing Coordinator in early 2022. Evan works directly with the entire Design Team and Account Managers to help manage projects, oversee a steady flow…
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Stephanie Braatz

Senior Graphic Designer

Stephanie Braatz

      Stephanie Braatz is the senior graphic designer at Hughes Media and she oversees our exceptional team of graphic designers and all of the visual materials produced for our clients. Stephanie began her career…
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John Zellner

Graphic Designer

John Zellner

John is a senior graphic designer at Hughes Media. He is a dedicated creative designer with over 15 years of experience in advertising agencies and enterprising environments. He creates websites, apps, and print solutions by…
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Catherine Kelly

Visual Designer

Catherine Kelly

Catherine joined the Hughes Media team in 2021, she has over 6 years of design experience and works closely with clients, junior designers, and Hughes Media team members to strategize, direct, and create visually appealing…
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Crystal McCall

Paid Search Strategist

Crystal McCall

Beginning her career in digital marketing, Crystal immediately found her niche and has continued to excel in the constantly evolving paid search marketing channel. For Crystal, keywords are key and as a PPC specialist, she…
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Shawn Mahoney

Technical Director

Shawn Mahoney

Shawn Mahoney provides Hughes Media with technology leadership from a wide range of disciplines, including information technology support, custom software development, and workflow automation. In 1989 he founded Rockhopper Tech, an IT support company which…
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Roy Rogers

Mascot

Roy Rogers

Roy is the furriest member of Hughes Media. His duties as Hughes Media's mascot include barking at the printer, warming laps, greeting guests and tirelessly tail wagging. When he's not working, Roy enjoys eating table…
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