Not only do we beat deadlines, build kickass websites, increase conversions, and create monumental ad campaigns – we become friends with our clients and make it easy for them to approach us with anything they need. The goal for Blackhawk is the same as yours – to get great results as fast as possible!
“I started Blackhawk because I wanted to build something that I knew was missing. I’ve worked in corporate America and the Fortune 500 for years. And I saw what most executives and leaders craved – high-quality speed to market. Here at Blackhawk, we push the limits every day; we’re smart and focused. We value time, almost more than anything. And our clients appreciate it. I am so proud of our growth and the future we’re building.”
– Jonathan, Founder & CEO
Jonathan started Blackhawk in 2016 out of a passion for marketing and sales and a desire to see growth in small businesses. Jonathan received a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Texas at San Antonio. He then went on to receive a M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Iowa. Following his M.S., Jonathan attended Cornell University and earned his M.B.A. He is married and has 3 beautiful children. Jonathan is a diehard Spurs fan and enjoys all aspects of basketball.
Jennifer is super excited about her future and is more than ready to start building her skill set at Blackhawk Digital Marketing. Her ultimate goal is helping clients achieve their marketing goals. Jennifer is a recent graduate of St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas, with a degree in Marketing. During her time at St. Edward’s, she was a member of the University’s NCAA Women’s Soccer Team. She enjoys the outdoors, barre classes, and experiencing life. As a student at St. Edward’s, Jennifer worked on many projects that included but was not limited to, marketing plans, analytics, and strategies.
John is outgoing and extremely friendly, always quick with a smile or joke. He possesses a genuine desire to help local entrepreneurs grow their business with the help of his expertise. John graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in Technological Entrepreneurship and Management. He is happily married and resides in Austin, TX.
Growing up in small-town Ohio has never stopped Karlee from reaching big and far for her dreams. She moved to Austin in 2016 shortly after her college graduation from Ohio University, to pursue her career in graphic design. She takes a multi-disciplinary approach to her work with experience in journalism, print, digital, branding and strategic communications.
Since moving to Austin, Karlee has become a regular to riding her bike around the city, taking dance classes, spending time outdoors and enjoying chips and salsa on a good patio.
Sarah loves a good success story, which is why she puts all her heart into Blackhawk – to help small businesses succeed. Sarah received her B.A. in History/Government from the University of Texas at Austin, then went on to work in Human Resources at the University of Iowa. Sarah is married to Jonathan, and they have 3 amazing kids (and two big dogs). Sarah is addicted to distance running, having run countless half marathons and marathons.
Anna runs the email marketing at Blackhawk, where she loves creating engaging, smart email marketing campaigns that delight and inspire.
Anna moved to Austin from Kansas City, where she spent 7 years managing email marketing at a large nonprofit. Anna’s wide range of email marketing knowledge allows her to plan and execute campaigns that create happy customers and grow your business.
When she’s not having fun with the awesome people at Blackhawk, she loves playing music, cycling, and spending time outside with her husband, Andy.
After growing up in the suburbs of St. Louis, Graham headed down to Dallas to attend Southern Methodist University. He graduated in 2016 with a B.B.A. in Marketing and for two years, he worked in the Dallas marketing industry supporting a wide variety of local, regional, and national businesses.
Graham moved to Austin in the summer of 2018. He’s super excited to help businesses achieve their goals, and more, through strategic paid search and social efforts.
On the weekends, you can find Graham paddle boarding on Town Lake, biking through the city, eating Homeslice pizza, or enjoying a frozen margarita with tacos.
Jordan attended Florida State University receiving a degree in Social Sciences, with a primary focus in History and Sociology, due to her passion for learning about human connection and how we interact with our surroundings.
She spent the last few years working for Pac-12 Networks in Distribution and Partner Marketing in the California Bay Area, where she enjoyed hiking the great outdoors and going to local farmers markets.
Now that Austin is home, Jordan is extremely invested in helping Blackhawk and its clients execute and achieve their marketing goals with empathy and determination.
Born and raised in the Midwest, Taylor grew up in St. Louis, Missouri before venturing to Lawrence, Kansas, where she graduated from KU in 2016 with a Bachelor’s degree in Strategic Communication. She also minored in Business and Psychology.
After graduating, Taylor headed down to Austin, Texas and held a variety of internships in the public relations and social media marketing arena before working two years in the public relations field. She now joins Blackhawk as a Campaign Manager with a focus on content creation. Taylor is excited for this next step in her life, advancing her career in an industry that’s significance to businesses of all kinds continues to grow every day.
In her free time, you can find Taylor seeking out any live music (especially music festivals), paddle boarding, or enjoying a cold beer and watching sports downtown.
Jon is a technology innovator with over two decades of experience writing code and developing technology. Over the years, Jon has developed technology solutions for clients in many different markets, including non-profit, education, financial services, large enterprises, and small businesses. He is a continual learner with a strong grasp of strategy, communication, and how technology enables the business to deliver results. Jon has a masters degree in Management Information Systems from Bellevue University and was also a graduate of the Omaha 2016 AIM IT Leadership Academy.
Seth is the versatile designer & director behind Wonderwild.co. He is a long-term business partner and friend of Blackhawk having collaborated on many projects. Seth has over a decade of experience that includes work for USA Today, Disney, Adidas, NFL, Union Pacific, FOX and Coors. His approach is simple, focused and bold. Design for the valiant of heart.
We are 100% transparent, and we’ve found that our clients absolutely love it. We have nothing to hide.
Our entire methodology is centered around speed. Need a Facebook campaign or an awesome new website? Give us less than a week.
Our staff appreciates taking the time to share different ideas and perspectives in order to come together on the best ideas ever.
We’re not concerned with the other guys. We’re setting the bar for digital marketing and standing out from the crowd!