Meet Our Team

Ginger Gallagher


Not only does Ginger manage Vela operations, but she also works closely with clients to build event strategies that help set them apart from the crowd.

Michelle Soyars

VP, Creative Strategy

Goal and deadline oriented, Michelle brings a keen creative instinct and strategic brand perspective to every Vela project.

Kevin O’Neill

VP, Digital Media & Web Solutions

Kevin is our in-house website developer and video editor. He can always find the right tool at the right price – and turn it around in record time.

Christina Hussey

Director, Digital Media

As Vela’s digital media guru, Christina creates, monitors and manages our social and digital ad campaigns; provides strategic guidance for content marketing initiatives; and regularly manages website builds within the agency.

Amy Croom

Director, Copywriting and PR

From brochures and press releases to websites, video scripts, print articles and tweets, Amy always finds the right voice for any communication.

Shannon Allen

Video Producer & Account Manager

Shannon oversees every aspect of video production for Vela, from script writing and scheduling to shooting, editing, file storage and distribution.

Kristin Eckart


Kristin loves words and isn’t afraid to use them. Branding materials, digital content, print pieces – no matter the medium, she makes it sing.

Alissa Floyd

Senior Writer & Public Relations Specialist

Always cool, calm and collected, Alissa helps clients navigate the often confusing world of public relations – and feel confident and prepared.

Miranda Hutchens

Senior Designer

Miranda enjoys bringing clients’ visions to life in a creative way, capturing the essence of the brand with stunning visuals.

Cheryl James

Senior Account Manager

Reliable, efficient and knowledgeable, Cheryl does whatever it takes to get the job done – on time and on budget.

Melissa James

Technical Design & Web Support

Melissa brings her unique problem solving skills to every project. From start to finish, this out-of-the-box thinker is always ready for a challenge.

Amanda King

Senior Account Manager

As a senior account manager, Amanda will help you get to know your audience and develop the right strategies to reach them. Then she’ll push your project through to the finish line.

Katy Reece

Manager, Event & Logistics

Responsible for the planning and execution of events, Katy easily manages budgets, program logistics and everything in between.

Boni Russell

Senior Designer

A Photoshop genius, Boni matches her years of experience with modern trends to create packaging and collateral materials that really wow clients.