Meet The CMG Team

The people with the passion to make things happen, no exceptions
Sean McCormick

Sean McCormick

Chief Executive Officer & Founder

Sean is the leader you want around when you need to perform at your best. A strategist who works best under pressure, he has a strong eye towards the big picture and an unflappable quality that guarantees success. Never one to take himself too seriously, doesn’t mind being the punchline of a good joke and prefers improv to stand up comedy.

Two Truths, One Lie, You Decide

  • I once shared bottle service with Lebron James
  • I have summited Mt. Logan
  • I grew up living with two rhesus monkeys in my household
Zack Bloom

Zack Bloom

Chief Media Officer & Founder

Zack is a walking, breathing example of Covalent’s mission statement, “we create bonds.” He has an uncanny ability to develop profitable relationships and sincere friendships with his clients. With an accomplished background in both sales and media buying across multiple direct response channels in the digital marketing industry, Zack is a rare breed.

Two Truths, One Lie, You Decide

  • I played two seasons of baseball in Australia
  • My brother is the voice of the Beggin’ Strips dog
  • I successfully ate 12 hot dogs in under five minutes to win a bet
Jonathan Jansma

Jonathan Jansma

Chief Creative Officer & Founder

In a world filled with mediocre designs, clunky user interfaces, and stuttered user flows, this man has dedicated his entire life to making the web a better place for all. Starting out as a freelance graphic / web designer at the age of 16, he’s put in countless work hours, late nights, and early mornings to make his dream of a better looking, more functional world a reality.

Two Truths, One Lie, You Decide

  • I once hung out with Steve-O from Jackass for an entire day
  • I was on the team that created the iconic Apple iPod “Silhouette” TV commercials
  • I have retained dual citizenship with Switzerland
McRobert Meek

McRobert Meek

Chief Operating Officer

McRobert serves as Covalent's chief operating officer, which means he wears many hats, but none more important than digging into the details of campaigns to find hidden value, and opportunity. He has spent the majority of his career on the advertiser side, which gives him an invaluable perspective in helping Covalent's advertisers succeed.

Two Truths, One Lie, You Decide

  • I have made two hole-in-ones in my golf career - both in the same round
  • Despite having no interest in their music, I once partied with the band Alice In Chains
  • My first job was as a bat-boy for a minor league baseball team
Matthew Neuner

Matthew Neuner

SVP Digital Media

As Covalent’s SVP of Digital Media, Matt is the master of using media to help businesses grow. He works diligently to best fit client and internal needs across all major verticals and media including social, CPA, coregistration, CPC and pragmatic. A long-time veteran of the space, Matt has an unmatched track record of problem-solving.

Two Truths, One Lie, You Decide

  • I met my wife at Affiliate Summit
  • I am a HUGE Mets fan, so much so, that my oldest son's middle name is Shea
  • I am an ornithological enthusiast
Marisa Torrieri

Marisa Torrieri

Director of Content

Marisa is a talented writer with a truly impressive background to boot. She is a Jane-of-All-Trades when it comes to creative, inspiring content. Her methods may not be orthodox at times, but the results obtained are proof that she knows how your target consumers are going to react, even if they don't know it yet.

Two Truths, One Lie, You Decide

  • I've been a musician most of my life
  • I once saved a hurt baby deer from traffic, using only my bare hands and affection
  • Though I'm extremely kind, Metal is my music genre of choice
James Durden

James Durden

Performance Analyst

James is a jack-of-all-trades and maintains experience in many different fields. Aside from having an advanced computer-like mind for analytics, he enjoys hobbies such as writing music, poems, and short stories. Not one to shy away from a road trip, James has traveled to six of the world's seven continents. Also, he makes a mean homebrew!

Two Truths, One Lie, You Decide

  • I drove a jet ski on the Ross Ice Shelf in Antarctica to work at a research station devoted to testing for ground vibrations
  • I worked on a lobster boat, and was nearly deported from Canada for not having the right fishing licenses
  • I mapped a cave and searched for ancient Mayan artifacts in the Peten rain forest, finding a cache of broken mortar-and-pestals
Olivia Phelan

Mackenzie Kilmartin

Account Manager

Always adaptable, always organized, and never late, Kenzie is a Marketing graduate who is looking to put her skills to the test. No challenge is ever impossible, especially with the help of her creative mind, her excellent interpersonal skills and her natural ability to listen and absorb the information around her.

Two Truths, One Lie, You Decide

  • I was on an episode of Jerry Springer
  • I have a U.S. Coast Guard License
  • I have been an extra on the set of Game of Thrones
Clyde Wauchope

Clyde Wauchope

Accounting & Finance Manager

Numbers are everything to Clyde. From day-to-day finances to forensic accounting, he's like John Nash in 'A Beautiful Mind'… but for accounting. He's helped numerous companies, big and small, with their financial needs over the course of his career, and we're proud to have him on the team.

Two Truths, One Lie, You Decide

  • I've rock climbed the highest peak in Connecticut
  • My nickname as a kid was Sparky
  • I'm the second youngest of five
Olivia Phelan

Olivia Phelan

Lead Content Writer

Olivia serves as a writer for our company blog and proprietary websites. She has called for the death of meaningless corporate clickbait and spends her time investigating and writing about thought-provoking, relevant topics. A budding business leader, she has experience in sales writing, journalism and UX insights management.

Two Truths, One Lie, You Decide

  • I can juggle
  • I am on Google street view
  • At 10 years old I emailed Hillary Clinton asking her to suspend her campaign so I could be the first female U.S. president
Kyle McCormick

Kyle McCormick

Corporate Outreach Manager

Kyle's ability to evaluate and communicate with potential partners is exactly what makes him vital to the team. He is responsible for giving a credible first impression; which is extremely imperative. Kyle finds his position to be crucial in the process of creating a bond.

Two Truths, One Lie, You Decide

  • I've skated with Adam Graves
  • I've met Tiger Woods
  • I've hung out with Barry Melrose