We’re building the kind of marketing agency we always wanted to work with: accountable, helpful, and constantly learning.



In an industry that is always moving, changing, and growing, we are lifelong learners. We view the term “best practice” with a healthy dose of skepticism and always push to see what can perform better than the last best result.

Growth Mindset

We look ahead to imagine what’s possible, what’s next, and what can be made better—for our clients, partners, employees and community. We bias towards action and always approach challenges with an eye on what’s possible.


We are an incubator of growth-minded strategists and creatives. We constantly hone our craft by tackling the challenges of an always-changing market. We push ourselves to learn from one another and yield outsized results.

Spirit of Service

We are relationship builders, working with empathy to support each other and to help our clients and partners achieve their marketing and business objectives. When one of us wins, we all win.

Passion & Perseverance

We hold ourselves to high standards and are passionate about delivering. We are obsessed with finding better strategies and solutions, and we are driven to be at the forefront of all that is happening in an ever-changing industry and world.

Be you

We pride ourselves on a culture of encouraging all of our team members to come as they are and foster an environment in which they can grow to be the best version of themselves.


Justin Hayashi

CEO | Seattle, WA

Co-founder of New Engen, lover of strategic attribution discussions, and fried chicken enthusiast.

Jon White

President | Seattle, WA

Jon’s storied career includes Zulily’s IPO and leading operations for Tableau in Singapore.

Carissa Vega

SVP, Media Services | Pittsburgh, PA

Passionate team builder with 16+ years of media experience. Outdoors-lover and recovering escape room enthusiast.

Bridgette Takeuchi

VP Operations | Seattle, WA

Committed to building strong teams through strategic vision and exemplary execution.

Santo Criscuolo

SVP Sales & Marketing | Seattle, WA

As an agent of change, Santo has partnered with Fortune 500 brands to drive digital transformation and positive engagement outcomes.

Jordan Cardonick

VP of Analytics & Technology | Pittsburgh, PA

Strategic problem solver focused on bringing context and action to measurement for 13+ years.

Adam Telian

VP of Media Services | Boston, MA

Digital marketer born to drive results with love for media, problem-solving, pancakes, and Oxford commas.

Nora Bafus

Executive Creative Director | Seattle, WA

Experienced creative coach. Video storyteller dropping hot content on every screen. Team Khaleesi.

Anna Otieno

Head of Research, Strategy & Insights | San Francisco, CA

Creative researcher and strategist. Expert in cultural and industry trends — and random trivia.

Michael Goodwin

Chief of Staff | Seattle, WA

Recovering performance marketer and one-time intern. More recently, a biz ops utility player.

Cindy Arthur

Senior Director, Media Services | Seattle, WA

Purveyor of marketing innovation bringing fire to New Engen since 2016.

Katherine Lenci

Sr. Director of Accounting & Finance | Seattle, WA

Passionate about building teams and scalable finance functions to drive positive business impact.

Chanel Montgomery

Senior Art Director | Houston, TX

Jane of all trades. Passionate problem solver. 16+ yrs of performing marketing & design miracles.

Gary Chan

Director, Media Services | Seattle, WA

Head of Strategic Growth bringing 10+ years of Finance experience. Lover of all food and cat mugs.

Elise Connors

Director, Media Services | St. Louis, MO

Digital marketer with 15 years of experience. Eats Excel formulas for breakfast & ROAS for dinner.

Saphir Glynn

Director, Media Services | Seattle, WA

Results-driven marketer and living proof you don't need good fashion sense to sell clothes.

Kevin Goodwin

Director of Strategic Accounts | Seattle, WA

Long-time marketing practitioner and obsessive problem-solver focused on new client partnerships.

Shannon Hill

Director of Marketing | Seattle, WA

Traditional marketer turned performance marketer turned marketer for a marketing agency.

Roman Honeycutt

Creative Director | Seattle, WA

Music, film, and burrito enthusiast. 10+ years of experience as a video storyteller, client collaborator, and creative leader.

Tatiana Lawrence

Creative Director | Charlotte, NC

Creative strategist, Brainstorm Queen, Scrabble addict, wears ALL the hats (even the funny ones).

Lucy McQueen

Director, Media Services | Seattle, WA

Helping clients tackle channel diversification and media planning across the funnel.

Erin Morningstar

Director of Client Strategy | Seattle, WA

Turning big ideas into bite-sized strategies through tactical expertise and thoughtful storytelling.

Brandon Nelson

Director of Business Analytics & Reporting | Seattle, WA

Using data and automation to improve operations and derive insights.

Jason Rankin

Director, Client Success & Operations | Seattle, WA

Uses background in analytics, consulting, marketing, theatre, and board games to solve problems.

Nidhin Atholi Rayaroth

Director, Business Technology Services | Overland Park, KS

Breaking data silos to build value. Using data analytics to drive insights. Avid traveler. Gardener.

Mitch Reinhart

Director, Media Services | Seattle, WA

Lifelong competitor bringing passion for winning to the marketing space to help clients win.

Tashia Souza

Director, Media Services | Norfolk, VA

Inquisitive, coffee-loving, digital director with a passion for process and all things programmatic.

DJ Sutton

Director, Media Services | New York, New York

Here to drive results and drink coffee, and I'm all out of coffee.

Jen Thomas

Creative Director | Seattle, WA

Creative problem-solver. Great big nerd.

Holly Tonkavitch

Director, Media Services | Pittsburgh, PA

Growing enterprise programs through strategic insights during last 10+ years of agency life.

Brad van Unen

Director, Media Services | Pittsburgh, PA

After launching his first digital campaign in 2001, still passionate about data-driven growth.

Austin Brown

Associate Director, Media Services | New York, New York

Engineer turned marketer leveraging analytical background to build successful marketing programs.

Kelsey Caesar

Associate Director, Media Services | Seattle, WA

Dedicated to helping brands find the perfect media mix across their conversion funnel.

Christine Cerniglia

Associate Director, Operations | Charlotte, NC

Used to optimize marketing performance, now optimizes New Engen's performance. Also big on fitness.

Ross Collins

Associate Director, Media Services | Seattle, WA

Passionate performance marketer guiding clients through an ever-changing digital landscape.

Mikey del Rosario

Associate Creative Director | New York, New York

17+ years agency experience from creative technologist to a motion, design and dev pro.

Natalia Fernandez

Associate Director, Media Services | Fairbanks, AK

Over 16 years in the media industry bringing a passion for brand-building and performance strategy.

Natasha Kroll

Associate Creative Director | Los Angeles, CA

Ensuring clients' creative is always thumbstopping and results-driven.

Teka Phan

Associate Director, Media Services | Charlottesville, VA

Media jane of all trades, always itching to learn the next new thing. TV lover, in and out of work.

Brianna Phillips

Associate Creative Director | Seattle, WA

Creative idea generator and content strategist.

Ryan Qunell

Associate Director, Allocations | Seattle, WA

Helping organizations achieve goals, improve strategies, & utilize their greatest assets: their people.

Amanda Wallingford

Associate Director, Media Services | Seattle, WA

Digital nomad who loves traveling and bringing fun and innovative ideas to clients and New Engen.

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