Our People

At Covalent Marketing, we apply our marketing knowledge and expertise directly towards assisting your team in advancing capabilities as you re-create, re-craft, and re-organize your customer experience. Effectively boosting your brand in the eyes of your consumers, working with our team means working to advance the methods you use to market to customers. And all with the guidance and support of people who take pride in the work they do while having fun along the way.

Susie Alvarez

Managing Consultant

Susie is a dedicated problem solver; she uses her solution orientation to take a creative and attentive approach to each project. As a Managing Consultant, she works with an eclectic set of marketing solutions, analyzes her client’s business needs and addresses them with sustainable solutions. She is an expert in optimizing her client’s processes to capture critical data, improve speed to market, and increase cross functional transparency, support change adoption, and ultimately create an optimal customer engagement experience. Through her work, she has achieved industry recognition and a high level of client satisfaction. Susie currently resides in Chicago where she enjoys spending time on the lake.

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Caitlin Collins

Senior Consultant

Caitlin is an accomplished, innovative, and experienced professional with a deep passion for making marketing more efficient and effective through cross-team process excellence, integrated and optimized technology, and advanced data insights. As an enthusiastic problem solver and persistent learner, she is drawn to the range and complexity of the challenges faced by modern marketing organizations and the opportunity to deliver meaningful improvements. She has proven successful at leading Marketing projects involving cross-channel and cross-functional processes and technologies, often on a multi-million dollar scale. Caitlin currently lives in Leucadia, CA, a beach town north of San Diego, where she enjoys swimming as well as keeping up with scientific research and genomics projects.

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Jasper Hortillano

Principal Architect

Jasper is a technology savvy IT architect who provides the expertise and support for all marketing technology assessments, implementations, and upgrades. His love for technology motivates his thirst for knowledge, which he utilizes for outside the box troubleshooting and solutions. He enjoys establishing close relationships with clients in order to take the intimidation of technology out of the equation. As a certified subject matter expert of HCL Unica, Jasper has written multitudes of support documentation, empowering clients to support themselves with industry best practices and success. Recently, he has been instrumental in developing and executing Covalent’s managed service offering while performing a full Unica implementation at multiple clients. Based out of Southern California, his focus is on balancing the challenging relationship between his French bulldogs and his herd of chickens.

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Ryan Kosanic

Chief Executive Officer

Ryan is co-founder and CEO of Covalent Marketing, providing services and technology solutions focused on customer transformation and growth for clients . For over 20 years, Ryan has been at the forefront of integrating marketing and technology to improve efficiencies and effectiveness for marketers. He has delivered solutions that range from organizational transformation, technology strategy and roadmaps, and marketing process design to marketing technology enablement. By applying autonomy coupled with structured team practices, employees have the freedom to serve clients however they need to make them happy and successful. This approach provides greater span of responsibilities for each employee which results in higher employee satisfaction and a culture that is hard to match. Ryan lives in Chicago with his wife Alyssa and his two girls, Jadyn and Payton.

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Allison Sanders

Senior Consultant

Allison is a passionate marketing professional with 15 years of Marketing Automation experience. She started working for a small local marketing technology company in the early 2000’s that grew up to be Acoustic (formerly Watson Campaign Automation), a world class SaaS-based multi-channel digital marketing platform. Focused on service delivery excellence, Allison helped develop client onboarding, integration, and consulting service packages for Acoustic and has now brought that expertise to Covalent Marketing. Allison lives in Atlanta with her partner Pete and spends her time decorating their mid-century modern home, listening to podcasts, hoarding yarn, and running a charm school for their rescue cats.

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Zech Smith

Marketing Consultant

Zech is a highly motivated and adaptable critical thinker with a passion for problem solving and creating efficiencies. He translates these passions to viable solutions for his clients’ specific and multivariable business needs. As a Consultant, Zech harnesses a vast array of technical concepts which he then coordinates with the distinct structure of the clients’ businesses. He believes that his clients should not only meet short term goals but strives to unify long terms goals with the present in a way that best optimizes tangible growth. Based in Chicago, you can find him coaching youth basketball and walking his pet cat, Arthur.

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Michelle Ward

Senior Project Manager

Michelle is an energetic and passionate business operations leader with almost 20 years of marketing experience. She worked her way up the ranks from coordinator to director, so she gets what it takes to make a marketing team run well from all perspectives. Michelle has spent most of her career in the professional services and consulting industries and has a deep understanding of both domestic and global operations. Her unique blend of project management, communications and analytical skills allows her to fully understand and synthesize the needs of the client while prioritizing, managing and delivering on complex projects. Michelle currently resides in a small town outside of St. Louis, is an active volunteer, dog mom and amateur crafter and gardener.

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Stanton Willins

Chief Technology Officer

Stanton started his customer intelligence consulting career in 2000. Driven by a passion for solving tough marketing technology problems, and a deep set of database marketing experiences, he co-founded Covalent Marketing in 2007. Utilizing his keen observation skills and sustainable design techniques, he has achieved a proven track record across a wide variety of projects spanning industries, software and project types. By consistently putting his clients first and achieving meaningful results, he has built a strong portfolio of successful and loyal clients who repeatedly ask for Covalent’s services. Stanton lives in Colorado and enjoys camping, hiking and snowboarding with his family.

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Susie Alvarez

Managing Consultant

Susie Alvarez

Managing Consultant

Susie is a dedicated problem solver; she uses her solution orientation to take a creative and attentive approach to each project. As a Managing Consultant, she works with an eclectic set of marketing solutions, analyzes her client’s business needs and addresses them with sustainable solutions. ... Read More salvarez@covalentmarketing.com

Caitlin Collins

Senior Consultant

Caitlin Collins

Senior Consultant

Caitlin is an accomplished, innovative, and experienced professional with a deep passion for making marketing more efficient and effective through cross-team process excellence, integrated and optimized technology, and advanced data insights. As an enthusiastic problem solver and persistent learn ... Read More ccollins@covalentmarketing.com

Jasper Hortillano

Principal Architect

Jasper Hortillano

Principal Architect

Jasper is a technology savvy IT architect who provides the expertise and support for all marketing technology assessments, implementations, and upgrades. His love for technology motivates his thirst for knowledge, which he utilizes for outside the box troubleshooting and solutions. He enjoys esta ... Read More jhortillano@covalentmarketing.com

Ryan Kosanic

Chief Executive Officer

Ryan Kosanic

Chief Executive Officer

Ryan is co-founder and CEO of Covalent Marketing, providing services and technology solutions focused on customer transformation and growth for clients . For over 20 years, Ryan has been at the forefront of integrating marketing and technology to improve efficiencies and effectiveness for markete ... Read More ryan@covalentmarketing.com

Allison Sanders

Senior Consultant

Allison Sanders

Senior Consultant

Allison is a passionate marketing professional with 15 years of Marketing Automation experience. She started working for a small local marketing technology company in the early 2000’s that grew up to be Acoustic (formerly Watson Campaign Automation), a world class SaaS-based multi-channel digit ... Read More asanders@covalentmarketing.com

Zech Smith

Marketing Consultant

Zech Smith

Marketing Consultant

Zech is a highly motivated and adaptable critical thinker with a passion for problem solving and creating efficiencies. He translates these passions to viable solutions for his clients’ specific and multivariable business needs. As a Consultant, Zech harnesses a vast array of technical concepts ... Read More zsmith@covalentmarketing.com

Michelle Ward

Senior Project Manager

Michelle Ward

Senior Project Manager

Michelle is an energetic and passionate business operations leader with almost 20 years of marketing experience. She worked her way up the ranks from coordinator to director, so she gets what it takes to make a marketing team run well from all perspectives. Michelle has spent most of her career i ... Read More mward@covalentmarketing.com

Stanton Willins

Chief Technology Officer

Stanton Willins

Chief Technology Officer

Stanton started his customer intelligence consulting career in 2000. Driven by a passion for solving tough marketing technology problems, and a deep set of database marketing experiences, he co-founded Covalent Marketing in 2007. Utilizing his keen observation skills and sustainable design techni ... Read More stanton@covalentmarketing.com

OUR PARTNERS & CLIENTS

At Covalent Marketing, we strive to build partnerships with technology companies that thrive within the marketing industry. Such partnerships allow us to constantly glean new ideas, pass on our own thought leadership principals and best practices, and create opportunities for your business to connect with colleagues and clients alike.

Partnership with our clients means working collaboratively towards the achievement of measurable results. Each new project is an opportunity to overcome a challenge, improve existing skills and processes, and exceed client expectations, all while pushing the boundaries of what is possible.

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