Meet the Peppers

Melissa Troha

Account Director

Start with degree in broadcast journalism. Balance plates up her arms as a waitress. Work in sales for a publishing company. Become an Account Manager at a marketing agency, juggling projects for accounting industry clients, writing copy and proposals, making cold calls and generating leads. Itch to be more creative and strategic. That’s why Melissa joined Pepper Group, where she looks forward to working with diverse clients. We’re waiting for the day our resident fitness freak teaches us Zumba and Zumba Step (she teaches both), strength training and kickboxing.

Tim Padgett

Founder & CEO

Todd Underwood

Interactive Director

Kim Gallo

PR Specialist

Lynn Ankele

Production Artist/Coordinator

George Couris


Amanda Zindel

Senior Account Manager

Dee Lee


Melissa Troha

Account Director

Denise O'Neill

Co-Founder, Vice President & Finance Director

Joe Whittington

Designer/Interactive Developer

Brian Erickson

Design Director

Allan Woodrow

Copy Director

Cindy Wojdyla

Vice President & Creative Director