President and Creative Director
Ms. Fenning is the President and Creative Director for FreshFace Designs. Ms. Fenning personally oversees each client's project, ensuring they are on-time, within budget and meet the customer's expectations.
Ms. Fenning has been in the marketing/design industry since 1996 and has worked for many national corporations such as SunGard Data Systems, Infinity Insurance, 401kExchange, Advantage Marketing Systems, Sell401k, Inc. and Flemming Foods to name a few. Ms. Fenning has worked independently and led teams in graphic design, website design and maintenance, publications management, event planning and copywriting.
Ms. Fenning holds a Bachelor's Degree in Advertising from Florida State University where she graduated Magna Cum Laude. She lives in south Florida with her husband and two children. She teaches aerobics at local gyms, and she also enjoys designing jewelry to raise money for her niece who was born with a cleft palate.
Social Media Director
Ms. Pate is the Social Media Director for FreshFace Designs Ms. Pate has 10 years of experience in marketing, social media and newsletter design. Ms. Pate is responsible for creating and maintaining social media campaigns and mass mailing/newsletters for our clients. She works directly with our vendors to negotiate the best rates and services and helps businesses get the most bang for their buck. Ms. Pate is no stranger to working in a fast-paced environment, juggling multiple clients, and providing outstanding customer service.
Prior to working for FreshFace Designs, she was the Associate Director of Circulation for Grand View Media Media Group, developing social media campaigns and creating and maintaining mass mailing/newsletters for her clients. Ms. Pate has also served as a Marketing Assistant at Robins & Morton and a Marketing Specialist at Ontegra-Brighton.
Head of Search Engine Optimization
Mr. Pate is the Head of Search Engine Optimization for FreshFace Designs. Mr. Pate oversees each client's project by editing its content, HTML and associated coding to support the indexing activities of search engines, thus increasing the overall public visibility of each site.
Mr. Pate has been in the IT/Software Engineering sector since 2001 and has worked for in a variety of industries including Retail, Insurance, Healthcare, Automotive, and Financial Services. Mr. Pate has worked independently and led international teams numbering 40+ team members in software design and testing. Additionally, Mr. Pate has a strong background in Software Quality Assurance, specializing in Software Test Automation, Performance Testing, and Software Process Consultation.
Mr. Pate holds a Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems from the University of South Alabama. He lives in Birmingham, AL with his wife and two children. He is an amateur photographer, an avid pianist, and enjoys disc golf.
Copy Editor, Public Relations & Sales Process Development
Marcus Chandler is an expert in Public Relations, Sales and is a published author. He has worked in marketing with Ms. Fenning for over six years and together they have helped brand over 15 nationally recognized companies.
Marcus Chandler is also the founder and President of Sell401k. He also served as the Vice President of Business Development and Host of the annual RPMI (formerly DCPI) Retirement Plan Advisor Business Development Conference, and Editor and frequent contributor to the RPMI Weekly Exchange Newsletter from 2010-April 2012.
Marcus Chandler was the Vice President of Business Development at 401kExchange from 2006-2008, and sales director for the same firm from 2003-2006. He entered the defined contribution industry after a successful eight-year sales management career in the advertising industry serving the large market (Fortune 5,000). Over 2,200 retirement-plan-focused advisors attended his “Selling Strategies” webinars from 2007-2008.