Meet the Peppers

George Couris

President

Out of the office, George is an expert on Fox River boating and Greek olive oil. During business hours, he uses his 20 years of marketing and business planning experience to deliver strategic, effective, results-driven programs for Pepper Group clients. He is also President of the DePaul University Marketing Advisory Council, a mentor to high-growth startups and a Past President of the Chicago AMA. George’s scribbles are legendary, on whiteboards and paper. They’re always genius marketing ideas—the trick is deciphering them!

Tim Padgett

Founder & CEO

Todd Underwood

Interactive Director

Kim Gallo

PR Specialist

Lynn Ankele

Production Artist/Coordinator

George Couris

President

Dee Lee

Designer

Melissa Troha

Account Director

Denise O'Neill

Co-Founder, Vice President & Finance Director

Joe Whittington

Designer/Interactive Developer

Brian Erickson

Design Director

Joaquin Valdez

Account Manager

Denise Guevarra

Account Manager

Allan Woodrow

Copy Director

Heather Austin

Account Director

Cindy Wojdyla

Vice President & Creative Director