Staff Bios

Our head honcho and chief Oddball. Mike has extensive experience in Market Research, Retail, eCommerce & FMCG. His focus has been on gaining an incredible understanding of consumer behaviour and how consumers can be influenced to make buying choices.

It’s this knowledge that is at the core of our marketing campaigns and why Oddball achieves such amazing results.

Experience:

16 Years

Starting out in Graphic Design as a 17-year-old publishing house junior, Keiran worked his way up to be Art Director by age 21. He has since extensively freelanced and worked with boutique design studios, leading direct marketing agencies and global ad agencies (Clockwork Art, Rapp Collins, and DDB).

Opinionated, passionate, direct and fatter than ever, Keiran drives everyone nuts with his aesthetic obsession, and bores people witless taking photos of his food (a real blast at dinner parties) and talking about fonts (suggest Comic Sans at your peril).

Experience:

32 Years

When it comes to marketing, Chris loves to see little businesses grow. He is passionate about the successes that come with a well thought out marketing approach and loves to think strategically in every approach (doesn’t mind a brainstorm either).

Chris has worked with the likes of Nine Entertainment Co & Southern Cross Austereo right down to the bread and butter sole traders, right here on the Central Coast. With him Chris brings a diverse range of skills in Social Media Marketing, Display Advertising, Radio, TV and Google Adwords.

Experience:

8 Years

Fascinated by both numbers and design, Jared is a self-described introspective extrovert and a specialist in all things marketing. With a background in marketing communications and digital media, Jared loves to analyse data and transform it into actionable solutions.

If he isn’t digging to find the latest trend in digital marketing, you’ll find Jared chasing a little white ball around the golf course, clinging to the dream of one day making it on to The Tour!

Experience:

7 Years

With a strong marketing and advertising background, Alissa has strengths across a number of areas. From B2B, B2C, Digital, Branding, DM and more – Alissa loves integrated campaigns, ensuring there is always a smooth process for all her jobs running to a set timeline and budget. With a finance background, Alissa understands your bottom line.

Alissa also understands what clients want, and how to get them to where they need to be. She has worked across a number of industries from Healthcare, Retail and Property through to Finance, Food & Beverage and Infrastructure.

A busy woman not only managing her clients but also her 2 kids (and husband) on a daily basis, Alissa’s not afraid to get her hands dirty and get the job done.

Experience:

16 Years

John started out in design in the 90s and moved into web development before Google was even a thing and has worked with some of Australia’s best known brands and agencies.

It that time, he has been  in the strategy, architecture and development of countless custom, content managed and ecommerce websites. He is obsessed about every pixel being in its place and behaving itself.

Experience:

31 Years

Cathy is passionate about people. As a Business Development and Financial Services specialist, Cathy has worked with companies from all industries, including Pricewaterhouse Coopers and Deloites. Cathy worked closely with the Commonwealth Bank and her clients to provide the right technology solutions for their needs.

Cathy is our “numbers and people” person, and is Wendy to the Lost Boys in Oddball’s Neverland.

Experience:

13 Years

Having held a variety of Creative Director, Art Director, Visual Merchandiser and Graphic Designer roles throughout my 30+ year career, it’s fair to say I’m one of those “creative types”.

Over that time, I’ve worked on countless Australian and International brands, including Katies, The Good Guys, QVB, South Sydney Football Club and the ABC Shop to name a few.

I live at Avoca Beach with my gorgeous wife and two beautiful daughters. Surrounded by women, I attempt to recover my manhood whenever possible by surfing, making noise with my band, playing OzTag and mowing the lawn in my speedos.

Experience:

30 Years

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Our in-house wordsmith believes storytelling connects (and that Content is Queen!). During her decade of textual experience in the UK, Whitney gave voice to hundreds of brands, thousands of campaigns, and won an industry award for creatively marketing a British university. 
 
Her colourful portfolio features writing for Virgin Wines, the Guardian, FutureLearn, Harley-Davidson, Center Parcs, Canon Europe, Fotoworkshops and Aperture Australia. In 2016, Whitney founded heapswhitty Creative Communication to sharpen her strategic brand marketing skills, collaborating with entrepreneurs, luxury magazines, startups and ethical businesses worldwide. Whatever platform or product, this writer will find the right type of words for you. 
 
Off the books, Whitney is a trainee wildlife ranger. Her natural habitat: breweries, trendy cafes or cycling painful distances between the two (such as her 5,300km people-powered tour across Europe for 3 months). Yep, she’s an oddity.

Experience:

XX Years

A Coastie through and through, James understands the Central Coast business environment. He’s done stints in Federal Politics, The Arts, Property, Retail, Events and Manufacturing.

After working as a freelance graphic designer for 7 years, he knows firsthand the hurdles of business management and how to act “outside the box”.

An ex-serviceman who splits his down-time between volunteering, family time, tinkering in the garage, and sneaky games of golf.

Experience:

13 Years

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Experience:

XX Years

Currently studying a bachelor degree in Communication specialising in Digital and Social Media, Kassidy is having great success working with companies on their social media, email marketing and content creation.

Kassidy is extremely passionate about creating, writing and putting together dynamic and engaging content for all social media platforms. Despite being new to the industry, Kassidy has a strong work ethic and a passion for learning.

When Kassidy isn’t on social media, you can find her performing in her mermaid tail under the sea!

Experience:

XX Years

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