This is the team that will be devoted to your project. We work well together because our backgrounds are diverse. We are well-rounded, creative thinkers and as a team, our ideas are even better. Most importantly, we will spend time getting to know you so the end result looks good and makes sense.

Kriston Sellier

CEO

In her role as CEO of id8, it is Kriston Sellier’s responsibility to cultivate the company culture she has envisioned since she opened the agency’s doors in 2000—one that nurtures new and innovative thinking, a relaxed approach to communicating with clients, and an understanding of the critical role design thinking plays in every business strategy. Learn More About Kriston


Julie Cofer

Art Director

Julie Cofer has been bringing mentoring and leadership to id8 since 2004—and a lot of butt-kickin’ energy—to her role as Art Director. Learn more about Julie

She is responsible for executing and managing multiple brand initiatives across both digital and print platforms. With more than 15 years of design experience, Julie is a highly creative thinker who provides unique solutions and strategies for id8’s clients, such as Atlantic Realty Partners, Greater Women’s Business Council, Inland Market (a division of Inland Seafood), Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta and Andersonville National Historic Park.

Prior to joining id8, Julie worked with major clients, including the Mall of Stonecrest, Harley-Davidson of Atlanta, Pfizer Pharmaceuticals, AstraZeneca, Marcus Autism Center and Federated Department Stores.

Julie has won numerous design awards from Graphic Design, USA (GDUSA) and American Graphic Design & Advertising (AGDA Award) and was featured in Graphis’ New Talent Annual in 2001. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communication Design from the Atlanta College of Art.

Part of a “dying breed” of native Atlantans, Julie is married with two young daughters. And even though she lives in the “sticks” and loves her daily view of horse farms and cow pastures, she still goes back to her city girl roots for date nights and socializing with friends.

Jess Gerjets

Senior Graphic Designer

Jess Gerjets has yet to find a project that hasn’t inspired her. In her role as Senior Graphic Designer at id8, Jess creates killer designs across all mediums. Learn more about Jess

Jess takes deep dives into her clients’ backgrounds, concepts amazing new ideas—all while keeping in constant touch with her teammates and clients.

Jess received her undergraduate degree in Graphic Design from the University of West Georgia and her Graduate Studies in Design from the Portfolio Center. She’s been involved with the Atlanta Chapter of AIGA since 2009, both as Student Board President and in her current role as the board’s Communications Co-Chair.

Prior to id8, Jess was creating great designs for major clients, including Yamaha Motor Sports, Mizuno USA, The Weather Channel and Husky.

Jess is an Illinois native but has made her home in the Atlanta area for 18 years. She grew up repeating infomercials to her mom and can do a mean George Washington impression—and still has a dream of doing voice work for a kid’s movie. In her free time, Jess enjoys hiking, baking apple pies and traveling. Jess and her husband, Christofer, love keeping up with their daughter, Jane, and their Australian Cattle mix, Brumby.

Ashley George

Senior Production Artist

As Senior Production Artist, Ashley George will tell you she’s never been a “typical right-brain designer.” She loves the analytical and methodical aspects of the creative world… Learn more about Ashley

Ashley’s role as a Senior Production Artist is the perfect fit. She is responsible for the production and pre-press stages of every id8 project. She uniformly creates the project management schedule for each approved job, accounting for all the details so it is completed successfully. This requires working closely with each designer, ensuring consistency in the design, and that each file conforms to industry standards.

Ashley has a Graphic Communications degree from Kennesaw State University, and although she has a background in production and graphic design, both her heart and her brain are in production, where she loves being able to tackle both the technical and the creative aspects of projects.

Before joining id8, Ashley produced creative work for Glock ID, Mizuno, Must! Charities, Global Lending Services, and General Mills through national retailers, including Walmart, Publix, Target, and Kroger.

Ashley is a North Georgia native living in the Woodstock area, where she dabbles in self-taught hand-lettering and reads action-adventure fiction. She builds furniture with her husband, Kevin, and watches scripted TV with her dog, Leela. Their daughter, Atlas Watson, is a rambunctious little girl with lots of hair and infant son, Archer Bonham, is on his way to being the tallest kid in school.t

Brandi Courrégé

Marketing Coordinator

Louisiana native Brandi Courrégé brings a little “lagniappe” (that means “extra” to Louisiana folk) attitude around the id8 office as Marketing Coordinator. Learn more about Brandi

Brandi wears many hats and is referred to as our special unicorn, playing the role of Project Manager, Graphic Designer, and Marketing Strategist for many of our clients. It’s no surprise her favorite color is glitter!

Brandi graduated with a B.A. in Graphic Design and a minor in Marketing from Southeastern Louisiana University. While at SLU, Brandi was initiated into the Gamma Mu chapter of Tri Sigma, and currently serves as the Education Advisor of the Epsilon Theta chapter at Oglethorpe University in Atlanta..

Brandi has spent the last 12 years working as an in-house and freelance Graphic Designer, with most of her experience revolving around healthcare and real estate design. She loves to solve problems and tell stories, and is a professional at organization and creativity, sprinkling her love of glitter on clients to help them shine.

Brandi was born and raised in Ponchatoula, Louisiana, which is known as the “Strawberry Capital of the World,” and her grandfather, Pa-pa Izzy, was a strawberry farmer. Brandi and her husband, Justin, now live in Kennesaw and have two littles, (Miles, 2, and Kate, 1) and a boxer. On the weekends you can find her at Hobby Lobby shopping for all the things to support her DIY projects or perusing local thrift stores for vintage finds.

Lindsay Pace

Project Manager

It takes a skilled and patient individual to bring order to chaos, which is why Lindsay Pace is perfect in her role as Project Manager at id8. Learn more about Lindsay

As a liaison between our talented designers and wonderful clients, Lindsay keeps things organized and on track and proofreads like a madwoman.

As an expert planner with 15 years of experience to speak to her talent, Lindsay enjoys seeing projects evolve from start to finish and loves being surrounded and inspired by driven and creative people. Before joining id8, Lindsay began her career at Cartoon Network where she coordinated on-air and sponsored promotions for various franchises and programming day-parts. She also spent almost 10 years managing print, digital, and branding projects for clients including PBS, The Galloway School, Perfetti Van Melle, Crown Media Networks, and Ecolab.

Lindsay received her B.S. in Television Production at Boston University’s College of Communication, which was the next best option for being a musical theater major who aspires to be on Broadway (however, not for lack of talent—she was selected to compete in the “American Idol Experience” at Disney’s Hollywood Studios!).

The Pittsburgh native enjoys spending her free time with her adorable and crazy identical twin boys and a wonderfully supportive husband. You can also find her tutoring Hebrew to 3rd-6th graders and cheering for the Cubs.

Kristen Bryan

Agency Assistant

We may or may not prefer a certain name around here. Meet Kristen Bryan, our Agency Assistant. Kristen, or K for short (and definitely for less confusion!), has many different roles around the agency. Learn more about K

K assists with id8’s social media, welcomes clients and guests, organizes the office, and helps with special projects where she can. K enjoys learning new and exciting things and will always take the opportunity to help when asked.

K has always loved marketing and design, so to be able to do a little bit of everything and help the team succeed is more than a typical job for her. “It’s a place for me to grow and learn and actually enjoy doing it every day – not to mention I get to do it with a group of incredibly talented people.”

The Kennesaw State University alumna received her undergraduate degree in Journalism and Emerging Media with a Certificate in Multiplatform News Reporting, and minored in Psychology. While going to school, K interned with a local radio talk show host and motivational speaker as a digital media specialist and the occasional co-host. She also has a long history in customer service, working in both the restaurant and retail industries.

All of K’s free time is spent with her incredibly handsome husband, Jason, sassy two-year-old daughter, Teegan, and lovable Yorkie, Jersey. The coffee-loving native Georgian enjoys practicing photography and crafting all sorts of projects, and will never say no to a rerun of Friends or Scrubs.

Emily Stiles

Agency Assistant

Emily Stiles’ job is hard to describe with a simple title. She answers the phone, greets clients and other guests, keeps track of the team calendar…Learn more about Emily

Emily also coordinates projects, manages id8’s social media, plans and executes events both for id8 and for clients, and does some writing and proofing on projects to boot. In short—she keeps the office humming. Her attention to detail, organizational skills, and cheerful disposition makes her perfect for the position.

So how does she do it? “I begin each day ready to meet the needs of my coworkers and our clients, and I leave feeling inspired, challenged, and proud of the team I work with—and I know what I do contributes to the bigger picture of creating a winning experience for our clients and our business.”

Emily earned a B.A. in Mass Communication with a concentration in Public Relations from Georgia College & State University. After graduating, she moved to Ireland and worked there for nearly two years. Her experience also includes partnering with non-profits, including international Operation Mobilization (OM) teams and the Greensboro Main Street Program.

Emily is a native of Marietta and volunteers at her church located near the Square. She supports OM Ireland, Cru, and the Homeless Pets Foundation. When she’s not at the office, Emily enjoys hanging out with her husband, Michael, their sweet little baby girl, Maren, and their pup, Murphy, all while getting her hands dirty in her veggie garden and exploring the trails of Kennesaw Mountain.

JoAnne Sellors

Accountant

JoAnne Sellors manages the books for id8, keeping things running smoothly on the accounting side of the business. JoAnne will tell you two things: “I love working at id8…Learn more about JoAnne

and it’s a wonderful, cheerful atmosphere with great people,” and “I know that I’m strange, but I enjoy working with numbers.” We’re glad about both.

JoAnne has been working in the accounting field since 1981—taking some time off to raise her five children. Before joining id8, she earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Towson State University in Towson, Maryland and held accounting positions with Manganaro Corporation, American Trading and Production Company, and The Mahone Group.

After moving from her home state of Maryland in 2002, JoAnne and her family relocated to Atlanta for Matt’s job and also opened their own coffee shop in id8’s home town of Marietta. She is happy to report that The Daily Grind has been a community favorite spot for 8 years.

When she’s not snuggling with her two grandsons, JoAnne enjoys sewing, baking, crocheting, knitting, reading, and spending time with family and friends.

Eric Berrios

Brand Strategist

As a consultant, Eric has been providing brand strategy services to id8. Learn more about Eric

Eric has over 25 years of Strategic Planning experience for business-to-business clients like Novelis, SunTrust, Georgia Ports Authority, 1-800-Flowers, Merck & Co., and Olsten Health Services.

Eric has served on the board of the Atlanta chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators for eight years, and was previously a board member of EarthShare of Georgia. As a graduate of NYIT, he holds a Bachelor of Science in Advertising.

Matt Hawkins

Business and Brand Strategist

Matt is an advisor and consultant that helps organizations grow and scale. Learn more about Matt

He is a believer that healthy, thriving organizations are ones that have been able to successfully infuse business strategy and brand position together to compete in a world of constant change and disruption.

Matt has over 18 years of professional experience in Strategic Planning, Operational Excellence, Change Management, and Brand Development for companies of all shapes and sizes, from small shops on the corner to large enterprises, like Coca-Cola, Blue Cross Blue Shield, AT&T, and Hilton Hotels and Resorts. On top of his expertise in the core consulting disciplines, Matt brings sharp professional skills in visionary leadership, strategic thinking, team building, and effective communication.

Matt holds two degrees, one in Healthcare Management and one in Computer Science, from the University of Alabama, and routinely speaks at public universities and conferences on the need for thinking versatility in the workplace. In his spare time, Matt enjoys spending time with his family, surfing, mountain biking, and playing in a band.

Rhonda Sterrett

Solutions Architect

As the owner of i360Group in Marietta, Rhonda Sterrett has been providing web solutions and Internet marketing since 1982 and is recognized in the industry as a top-level programmer. Learn more about Rhonda

For the past eight years, Rhonda has been partnering with id8 to provide its clients, including Freshens, African Pride, Greater Women’s Business Council, with coordinated solutions that integrate project-specific skills for success under one source.

As a website developer for id8, Rhonda is responsible for guiding the team using a variety of programming languages and database technologies, including .NET, PHP, Joomla, WordPress, Drupal, Active Server Pages, Cold Fusion, Photoshop, Flash, Microsoft SQL Server, and MySQL.

Rhonda strives to help clients improve their marketing efforts through web initiatives by providing solutions that are robust and economical. One of Rhonda’s greatest strengths is being able to analyze a customer’s business needs and develop a web-based plan to solve those issues.

Rhonda has a degree in psychology from Marquette University and a degree in computer programming from the University of Wisconsin, is a board member of the Vinings Historical Preservation Society, and a member of the Northeast Cobb Business Association, the Atlanta Joomla User Group, and the Atlanta WordPress User Group. When Rhonda is not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons.