Who We Are

One North is an agency focused on creating and nurturing powerful digital experiences that drive growth for professional services brands. An innovative and pioneering guide, we achieve our goals by remaining focused, committing to the challenge and always going one step further for our clients.

Clients

Our clients say they couldn’t imagine going through a digital transformation with anyone else, and we never want them to have to. We bring our specialized expertise to legal, consulting, engineering, accounting and investment banking clients.

Partnerships

The digital landscape is constantly evolving, and the digital tools that our clients use to power their efforts need to change and grow along with it. To ensure we are guiding the technical evolution of our clients, we partner with best-in-breed organizations and build on top-notch technologies.

Meet Our People

Our Teams
  • John Simpson Chief Executive Officer

    John Simpson is one of One North’s founders and serves as the Chief Executive Officer. For more than 20 years, John has been helping professional services marketers engage with their clients and grow their organizations through brand-based digital marketing experiences. He is a frequent author and speaker as it relates to relationship development, digital strategy and marketing innovation. John received his bachelor's degree in economics and neuropsychology from Vanderbilt University and his MBA in marketing, strategy and finance from the Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management.

  • Jeff Hirner Chief Operating Officer

    Jeff Hirner is one of One North’s founders and serves as the Chief Operating Officer. He’s responsible for running the day-to-day operations of One North’s projects and ensuring each client engagement is a success. Working with a team of more than 80 employees, Jeff oversees the creation and implementation of extraordinary digital experiences for our clients. Prior to the formation of One North, Jeff was the Senior Director of Services and Support and a member of the Senior Management Team at Hubbard One. He has also worked as an architect and a senior consultant in the financial services segment at Accenture. Jeff holds a degree in operations management from Marquette University and a J.D. from the Loyola Chicago School of Law.

  • Jen Bullett Managing Director, Marketing

    Jen Bullett is Managing Director of Marketing at One North. She works closely with the Digital Strategy, Experience Design and Technology teams to develop and enhance One North client communication and exterior messaging strategy. In addition, she provides general marketing direction for One North and promotes internal culture. Previously, she worked at Hubbard One as Director of Marketing and, prior to that, an Account Director working with law firm clients in New York, Seattle, San Francisco and the UK. Jen has also acted as an Associate Director at Digitas, focused on supporting the interactive marketing initiatives at Allstate Insurance. Jen holds a bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University and a Masters in Integrated Marketing Communications from Northwestern University.

  • Ryan Horner Managing Director, Technology

    Ryan is Managing Director of Technology at One North. He is responsible for overseeing One North’s strategy related to technical applications, systems and client implementations. Ryan has more than 15 years of experience architecting, designing and managing technology teams. He and the rest of the technology team offer unique solutions and open up new possibilities for marketing and business development professionals. Ryan has a degree in computer science from Northwestern University and got his start at Accenture Technology Labs, where he focused on emerging technologies.

  • Sarah Levine Meyer Managing Director, Strategic Accounts

    As the Managing Director of Strategic Accounts at One North, Sarah consults with clients on the creation and execution of strategic programs to enhance their marketing, business development and knowledge management goals. Her expertise lies in understanding the role that digital plays in supporting these efforts. Sarah immerses herself in each of her clients’ unique business landscapes and develops a deep appreciation for their objectives and challenges. She seeks to establish long-term goals and short-term solutions with connected measurement strategies, and provides support for complex internal communications. Sarah previously led the Digital Strategy team and the UX/Strategy practice at One North. She received her Bachelor’s of Science in Rhetoric at Bates College.

  • Dawn Michalak Managing Director, Business Development
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    As Managing Director of Business Development, Dawn leads One North’s business development team to nurture relationships and direct sales efforts. Her background in account management aids in her ability to ensure the best experiences for One North's clients and prospects, as well as coordinate project delivery and services. Highly empathetic, Dawn understands the importance of active listening and leveraging her experience as a means to seek the best solution for her clients. She holds a BA in communications and business administration from the University of Iowa.

  • Bill Nelson Managing Director, Client Development
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    As Managing Director of Client Development, Bill works with professional services organizations to elevate all aspects of their business – from Marketing and Information Technology to Recruitment, Human Resources and everything in between. Bill empowers clients to leverage digital to improve their internal business practices, bolster their marketing efforts, attract and retain all key audiences, and, ultimately, reach their business objectives. With 20 years of client service experience, Bill has an adept and deep understanding of client needs and goals, and believes a company’s success is rooted in the success of its clients. Bill previously led Client Services at One North. He has also worked as an Account Executive for Hubbard One and an information technology consultant at both Accenture and BearingPoint. Bill graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Marquette University.

  • Kalev Peekna Managing Director, Chief Strategist

    Kalev Peekna is the Chief Strategist at One North. He leads the Digital Strategy team, advising clients on the creation and execution of strategic programs to enhance the use of digital for their marketing, business development and knowledge management goals. Kalev brings a cross-platform, user-focused approach to innovations in brand development, design, data analysis and technology, and helps clients apply those innovations to their strategic aims. Previously, Kalev led the UX/Strategy practice at One North. Kalev earned his bachelor’s degree from Brown University. He holds master’s degrees from the University of Chicago and Cambridge University, where he studied as Fulbright Scholar.

  • Ryan Schulz Managing Director, Experience Design

    As Managing Director of Brand and Experience Design, Ryan Schulz is responsible for making sure clients’ true character is represented in everything his team does: messaging, brand, user experience, visual design and front-end experiences. With more than 15 years in brand consulting, he helps clients break through the sea of sameness that plagues the world of professional services. Previously, Ryan served as Vice President of Marketing and Communications for Vosges Haut-Chocolat and also as Director of Brand and Communications Strategy at VSA Partners. Ryan has a B.A. in English Literature and a Minor in Creative Writing from Taylor University.

  • John Udelhofen Chief Financial Officer

    As CFO, John manages the financial health of One North, identifying risk and mitigation, working with the leadership team on executing the strategic path, mentoring and leading the finance team, and continuously preparing the organization for growth. He brings a visionary perspective to One North with a financial twist. John has a BBA in Accounting from Loyola University, a BGS in Computer Science from Roosevelt University and his MBA in Marketing from Lake Forest Graduate School of Management.

  • Antoinette Barbarone Account Coordinator
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    As an Account Coordinator, Toni works with clients to support their needs, answering any questions they have and building their relationship with One North. She works closely to create solutions and ensure that projects are implemented effectively and efficiently. Toni graduated from the University of Illinois with a BS in Psychology.  

  • Alex Castillo Associate Account Director
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    As an Associate Account Director, Alex partners with our clients to lead successful website projects, as well as consult on all of their interactive marketing needs. Through collaboration and researching the best practices in interactive marketing, Alex ensures world-class digital design with every project. Alex has more than eight years of consultative experience providing account management for software clients and corporate legal departments. He attended Augustana College and earned a bachelor's degree in business.

  • Joe Cleveland Account Director
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    Joe contributes 10 years’ experience in B2B marketing and corporate messaging to the One North team. As Account Director, Joe is a consultative partner to our clients, using his strong communication, empathy and resourcefulness to help them identify the right approach and ensure clear, focused execution across creative, brand, strategy and technology teams. Prior to joining One North, Joe helped start a boutique marketing agency in Chicago where he managed client services and led engagements for several Fortune brands, including Harley-Davidson, USG and Case New Holland. Joe attended the University of Illinois where he received his Bachelor’s of Science in Communications.  

  • Zack Ehrmann Project Manager & Associate Designer
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    As a Project Manager & Associate Designer, Zack is responsible for the project management of large-scale website builds, along with various support and ongoing maintenance tasks. He employs a complete understanding of his clients' web properties, and uses that understanding to either handle projects most efficiently, complete tasks ahead of schedule or come to clients with proactive advice on how to improve. Prior to One North, Zack worked as a New Business Specialist at Campbell Ewald Advertising in Warren, Michigan. While there, he completed RFP’s, built presentations and provided various consultative services to prospective clients. He has also worked with SMZ Advertising in Troy, Michigan and the Detroit Tigers. Zack holds a Bachelor’s of Arts degree from the University of Michigan.

  • Justine Gershak Account Manager
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    As an Account Manager, Justine takes a clients-first approach to ensure her clients receive best-in-class service. She works strategically with developers, strategists and others at One North to deliver the most effective solutions for their digital goals. With over five years of account management experience, Justine brings positivity and attention to detail to every project she works on, no matter how large or small. Justine earned her B.S. in Marketing and her M.B.A. from Lewis University.

  • Eva Issleib Account Manager
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    As an Account Manager at One North, Eva builds strong relationships with clients and works closely with One North Strategists, Creatives and Developers to work as a creative asset and a digital consultant on all projects.

  • Christie McDonald Account Director
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    As an Account Director for One North, Christie works with some of One North’s largest clients to find the best and most effective interactive experiences to help them communicate with their audiences. Ensuring the use of advanced practices and lessons learned from previous engagements, she leads her team to develop a project plan based on both an established timeline and budget. A creative, client-driven and IT-focused manager with over 12 years of experience in project management and client consulting, she has previously worked for both Thomson Reuters and Hubbard One. She graduated with a BA in Economics and Political Science from UMass Amherst.

  • Chris Meyer Account Manager
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    As an Account Manager, Chris partners with his clients to understand their digital goals and leverages the resources at One North to accomplish these goals. Chris oversees projects from start to finish, and works to develop interactive solutions that will evolve with his client’s needs. With advanced experience in technical support and client services, Chris is uniquely equipped to identify opportunities and proactively recommend solutions. Chris graduated from Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama with a degree in Journalism and Mass Communications.

  • Bill Nelson Managing Director, Client Development
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    As Managing Director of Client Development, Bill works with professional services organizations to elevate all aspects of their business – from Marketing and Information Technology to Recruitment, Human Resources and everything in between. Bill empowers clients to leverage digital to improve their internal business practices, bolster their marketing efforts, attract and retain all key audiences, and, ultimately, reach their business objectives. With 20 years of client service experience, Bill has an adept and deep understanding of client needs and goals, and believes a company’s success is rooted in the success of its clients. Bill previously led Client Services at One North. He has also worked as an Account Executive for Hubbard One and an information technology consultant at both Accenture and BearingPoint. Bill graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Finance from Marquette University.

  • Natalie Pacini Account Coordinator

    As an Account Coordinator, Natalie helps build and maintain client relationships by communicating effectively, managing multiple projects and providing functionality training as needed. Natalie earned a BBA in Marketing at the University of Iowa.

  • Joy Ramsey Associate Account Director
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    Joy is an Associate Account Director at One North, working as a client ambassador to achieve all interactive, strategic, communication and design goals. She provides advanced marketing and communication insights to keep her clients fresh and relevant in the progressive interactive space. She brings her positive energy and collaboration to One North as well as her years of knowledge from the largest agencies around the globe. She graduated with a Bachelor’s of Arts in Marketing Communication from Columbia College.

  • Cammie Rasmuss Associate Account Director
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    As an Associate Account Director, Cammie coordinates and strategizes with our clients and members of her account team to achieve each clients’ unique business objectives. By advocating for the proper resources, she is able to deliver a top-notch client experience from start to finish. Cammie received a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Marketing from Montana State University.

  • Adrianne Schmidt Project Manager
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    As a Project Manager, Adrianne builds relationships with clients to help them effectively communicate with their audiences. With strengths in strategic planning, innovation and teamwork, Adrianne is able to achieve extraordinary solutions and add value for her clients. According to a recent Forbes article, Adrianne was born and raised in the hardest working town in America – Columbia, MO. She graduated from the University of Missouri with a Business Marketing degree and a certificate in Sales and Customer Development.

  • Matt Thomas Senior Account Manager
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    As a Senior Account Manager, Matt is both a team leader and a teammate, ensuring the use of best practices and lessons learned from previous engagements and communicating client’s needs to creative, strategy and technology teams to develop the ideal digital experience. Prior to One North, Matt worked at Hubbard One as a Project Analyst and Support Analyst. He has also worked as a Broker Relations Manager for an online ticker reseller. Matt graduated with a Bachelor of Computer Information Systems from Western Michigan University.

  • Kendall Ufer Account Coordinator
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    As an Account Coordinator, Kendall partners with her clients to advise and enhance their digital projects. Kendall brings a positive attitude with experience in client relationship management and strategic planning to push excellent projects forward.  Kendall holds a BS from the University of Michigan with a double major in Political Science and Communications

  • Anne Unterfenger Senior Account Manager
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    As a Senior Account Manager at One North, Anne is responsible for developing and maintaining strong relationships with her clients to understand their unique needs and help them achieve their digital marketing goals. With over seven years of experience managing large scale technology implementations, her attention to detail and ability to proactively identify potential challenges allows her to help clients stay on schedule and within budget. Anne graduated from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with a degree in Marketing.

  • Jami Woodson Head of Digital Project Management
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    As Head of Digital Project Management, Jami guides clients through complex digital experiences, answering client concerns and challenges along the journey. Additionally, Jami works to ensure client satisfaction and the quality of her clients’ experience with One North Interactive. Working with some of the largest firms in the country over the past 10 years and beyond, her breadth of experience in implementing digital experiences ensures that her consultative approach with her clients is well honed. She has an extensive background in digital designs, working on websites, proposal centers, newsletter systems, experience databases and more while serving at Content Pilot, Locke Lord Bissell and Traveling Coaches. Jami earned her B.A. in English and History from Stephen F. Austin State University.

  • Pete Amundson Technical Strategist

    As a Technical Strategist with One North's Digital Strategy team, Pete serves as a key technology consultant for clients. He partners with clients in both Marketing and IT to assess, advise and plan technology selection, integrations and ecosystems. His close attention to the ever-changing technology landscape helps him stay on top of the latest trends and approaches that affect professional services organizations.

  • Sarah Levine Meyer Managing Director, Strategic Accounts

    As the Managing Director of Strategic Accounts at One North, Sarah consults with clients on the creation and execution of strategic programs to enhance their marketing, business development and knowledge management goals. Her expertise lies in understanding the role that digital plays in supporting these efforts. Sarah immerses herself in each of her clients’ unique business landscapes and develops a deep appreciation for their objectives and challenges. She seeks to establish long-term goals and short-term solutions with connected measurement strategies, and provides support for complex internal communications. Sarah previously led the Digital Strategy team and the UX/Strategy practice at One North. She received her Bachelor’s of Science in Rhetoric at Bates College.

  • Cathy Lynk Senior Digital Strategist

    As a Senior Digital Strategist, Cathy partners with our clients to create and execute long-term digital strategy programs. Her background in User Experience design drives her to stay close to the needs and behaviors of target audiences through user research and testing. Cathy brings new ideas and data-driven insights to the strategic marketing programs she helps create and execute. She earned bachelor’s degrees in Marketing and Information Systems from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. Most recently, she was a Senior UX Strategist at One North.

  • Ben Magnuson Senior Data Strategist

    As a Senior Data Strategist at One North, Ben supports clients by applying a strong data focus to marketing initiatives across channels and tools. Digital Marketing tools produce vast quantities of raw data, but often little direction on how to apply it to an effective digital strategy. Ben partners with our clients to streamline and optimize this process. He starts by gaining an understanding of each client’s unique goals and tactics, and guides them toward a strategic analytics program. He focuses on the creation of a meaningful feedback loop to help support and steer decision-making.

  • Kalev Peekna Managing Director, Chief Strategist

    Kalev Peekna is the Chief Strategist at One North. He leads the Digital Strategy team, advising clients on the creation and execution of strategic programs to enhance the use of digital for their marketing, business development and knowledge management goals. Kalev brings a cross-platform, user-focused approach to innovations in brand development, design, data analysis and technology, and helps clients apply those innovations to their strategic aims. Previously, Kalev led the UX/Strategy practice at One North. Kalev earned his bachelor’s degree from Brown University. He holds master’s degrees from the University of Chicago and Cambridge University, where he studied as Fulbright Scholar.

  • Jessica DeJong Creative Director

    As Creative Director for One North, Jessica collaborates with clients to deliver interactive solutions, including creative strategy, website design concepts and brand development. Jessica works closely with One North’s creative, strategy and technology teams to create visually compelling designs and engaging user experiences. Jessica brings a strong design sense and attention to detail to her work, as well as a passion for staying current with web and UX/UI trends. Prior to joining One North, Jessica was the art director for a regional publication focused on philanthropy, where she developed and launched an interactive iPad magazine. Jessica earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan, where she was a varsity letter winner in cross country and track & field. She holds a master’s degree in Human-Computer Interaction from DePaul University.

  • Nate Denton Creative Director, Experience Design

    As Managing Director of Creative Services at One North, Nate is responsible for delivering compelling digital experiences to clients. He works closely with the entire creative team and manages the creative process from conception to delivery. He and his team work seamlessly with One North’s Account, Brand, Strategy and Technology teams to understand our clients’ needs and provide bespoke design solutions that help achieve their unique goals.

  • Hannah Green Art Director

    As Art Director at One North, Hannah designs thoughtful, engaging, and visually stimulating digital experiences. Leveraging her collaborative partners across pillars, she delivers innovative concepts that push her clients creatively and function seamlessly across all devices and platforms. Hannah graduated with a B.S. in Graphic Design from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

  • Ryan Haskell-Glatz Front-End Developer

    As a Front-End Developer, Ryan is responsible for the implementation of specified features designed with his team. Through collaboration, he helps provide efficient and effective solutions through skillful technology implementation practices. With an upbeat attitude and passion for web application development, Ryan provides fresh insights and key digital knowledge for his team. Ryan has a B.S. in Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

  • Heather Henry UX Strategist

    As a UX Strategist, Heather develops relationships with clients to better understand their problems, goals and user needs to create solutions that will support their business objectives. She strives to bring an understanding of people, their needs and motivations to intelligent design solutions by balancing creative design thinking with research and data. Heather earned her undergrad from Ohio University in Information Design & Advertising. She is currently working towards an ADMCi Certificate in Interaction Design & Mobile Experience Design.

  • Britta Hernalsteen Creative Director

    As a Creative Director at One North, Britta is charged with visualizing client personas and creating meaningful, hardworking brand systems that function intelligently and beautifully. With 10 years of experience shaping identities for both global brands and regional companies, Britta helps clients understand what sets them apart from their competition and helps visualize who they are in the marketplace. She earned her BFA in Communication Design from Texas State University.

  • Rene Hernandez Front-End Lead

    As a Front-End Lead, Rene works to ensure client satisfaction through visually appealing web pages and digital design. Through his passion for digital design and development, Rene is able to contribute to the One North client teams by problem solving, engineering and building upon extraordinary digital experiences. A large part of his job involves collaborating with other One Northerners, such as the creative and strategy departments. Rene graduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in Mathematics.

  • Kevin Lilienthal Front-End Developer

    As a Front-End Web Developer, Kevin builds custom user interfaces, engaging user and interactions and awesome web animations. With over 8 years in the web industry, Kevin knows how to keep a pulse on modern trends as well as using intelligent best practices. Kevin has two years of graphic design studies under his belt as well as an Associates Degree of Science in Recording Arts and a Bachelor of Arts in Interactive Arts and Media.

  • John Reglin UX Strategist

    As a UX Strategist, John helps clients align their digital goals, analyze the current state of their digital presence and make recommendations on how they can strengthen their presence in alignment with those goals. John’s passion for analytics and problem-solving help him create compelling and effective digital experiences for his clients. John has a B.S. in Marketing with a minor in German from Elmhurst College as well as a Level III Pragmatic Marketing Certification.

  • David Roth Director, UX Strategy

    As the Director of UX Strategy, David leads the user experience discipline at One North, working with UX Strategists to employ best practices, help solve day-to-day challenges, and ensure that the team keeps an eye on emerging digital trends in order to drive value for clients. Everything David does serves to bridge the gap between business goals and user needs by listening to clients, solving their greatest pain points and using empathetic design processes to make the digital experience great for the user. David has a BFA Sculpture and Advertising Design from Wayne State University.

  • Ryan Schulz Managing Director, Experience Design

    As Managing Director of Brand and Experience Design, Ryan Schulz is responsible for making sure clients’ true character is represented in everything his team does: messaging, brand, user experience, visual design and front-end experiences. With more than 15 years in brand consulting, he helps clients break through the sea of sameness that plagues the world of professional services. Previously, Ryan served as Vice President of Marketing and Communications for Vosges Haut-Chocolat and also as Director of Brand and Communications Strategy at VSA Partners. Ryan has a B.A. in English Literature and a Minor in Creative Writing from Taylor University.

  • Jimmy Tsao Front-End Architect

    Jimmy is a Front-End Architect with advanced experience in both web development and consulting. By collaborating with our Creative and Strategy Teams, Jimmy solves problems for our clients through appealing web pages and digital design. He graduated from Purdue University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Electrical Engineering.

  • Alexa Tuskey Front-End Designer & Developer

    As a Front-End Designer & Developer at One North, Alexa creates innovative and engaging digital designs for clients and One North marketing materials through creative insight and cross-department collaboration. Alexa brings an open-mind, an unbeatable attention to detail and fearless creativity to her role at One North. She enjoys being able to help her clients tell their story by interpreting their vision and bringing it to life within functional and creative designs. Alexa received her B.F.A. in Graphic Design from Indiana University Bloomington.

  • Keegan Bowers Developer

    As a Developer at One North, Keegan works to build digital properties for our clients. With over six years in cross-platform web development, Keegan enjoys working with his team to produce quality materials that meet and exceed client expectations. Keegan has a Bachelor's of Science in Computer Science from Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, Scotland.

  • Erik Carron Senior Developer

    As a Developer at One North, Erik provides technical assistance to new and ongoing client projects. He brings his wide range of technical expertise and experience to his role at One North. Erik graduated from Purdue University with a degree in Computer Engineering.

  • Michael Ciacco Senior Systems Engineer

    As a Senior Systems Engineer at One North, Michael's responsibilities include the configuration, maintenance and 24/7 support of our clients' digital experiences. On a day-to-day basis, he administers and supports servers, custom web application deployments, web analytics as well as domain name and DNS management. He understands the importance of maintaining business-critical applications, and ensures that they are up and running at all times. Prior to joining One North, Michael worked as a Systems Engineer in Los Angeles.

  • Ethel Crosby Director of Technology Operations & Offerings

    As Director of Technology Operations and Offerings at One North Interactive, Ethel is responsible for the management and execution of leading digital technology solutions and software product management for B2B relationship-based businesses. She leads knowledge management and strategic operational initiatives across multi-discipline technology, delivery, strategy and creative teams to actively share knowledge and best practices from project experiences. In her more than 12-year tenure, she has led complex, user-centric and digital initiatives for a portfolio of global clients. She has a bachelor's degree from Loyola University Chicago and a masters degree from Northwestern University.

  • Ben DeLeon Developer

    As a Developer, Ben applies his knowledge of full stack development to build and maintain client projects. His hard-working nature, sense of humor and collaborative problem-solving make him an asset to the One North team. Ben earned a History major from the University of Iowa.

  • Chris Elston Technical Lead

    As a Technical Lead, Chris uses his digital expertise to offer smart solutions as well as mentor his team. Chris has worked with numerous platforms, languages and systems that give him a unique perspective to build innovative technology solutions for clients. He graduated from Kalamazoo College (Kalamazoo, MI) in 2002 with a BA in computer science.  That included a semester in Bonn, Germany as well as three years with the varsity swim team.

  • Eric Frus Managing Architect

    Eric Frus is a Managing Architect at One North Interactive, working primarily with One North’s largest clients. In this role, Eric manages a team of developers and has architected many web applications and custom data integration solutions. In addition, he oversees the ongoing maintenance of existing client applications. Prior to joining the One North team, Eric served as a senior consultant at Software Architects, Inc. for seven years. He is a graduate of Iowa State University.

  • David Guan Associate Developer

    David is an Associate Developer and his responsibilities include building and maintaining websites that fulfills a client’s needs. He knows how to ask the right questions to help solve client problems, loves to learn new technologies and quickly educates himself on that technology to improve client experiences. David has a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

  • Alex Hawley Technical Lead

    As Technical Lead, Alex leads the planning, implementation and deployment of custom web solutions across multiple platforms. Alex designed and built .NET applications for a wide range of clients ranging from local moving companies to Fortune 500 companies and has been part of the web industry since 2008. Alex is certified in both Sitecore and Sitefinity content management systems and works with clients to establish goals for their desired applications, determine functional requirements, and then build robust and secure implementations that meet those goals.  Alex graduated  with a B.S. in Computer Game and Entertainment Technology and earned an M.S. in Computer Information Systems, both from Elmhurst college.

  • Ryan Haskell-Glatz Front-End Developer

    As a Front-End Developer, Ryan is responsible for the implementation of specified features designed with his team. Through collaboration, he helps provide efficient and effective solutions through skillful technology implementation practices. With an upbeat attitude and passion for web application development, Ryan provides fresh insights and key digital knowledge for his team. Ryan has a B.S. in Computer Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

  • Jaclyn Huey Associate Developer

    As an Associate Developer, Jaclyn uses her interests in UI/UX Design and Human Computer Interaction to give her a different perspective while developing sites for clients. She’s passionate in the strategy behind creative and technology decisions and uses that passion to continuously produce great work. Jaclyn has a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

  • Vinu Krishnaswamy Architect

    Vinu is an Architect at One North, responsible for overseeing multiple development projects and architecting and implementing full life cycle digital strategies. He also provides technical consulting, prospect sales support, oversight for multiple developers, resource planning, application architecture design and project leadership. Through his previous work at Hubbard One as a Technical Support Lead, Vinu brought an understanding of the complete technical workflow, starting from design to development to hosting services. He completed his master’s degree in IT at Birla Institute of Technology and Science in Pilani, India and a second master’s in Computer Science at SUNY, Buffalo.

  • Jeff Lu Associate Developer

    As an Associate Developer, Jeff assists his team in making improvements and enhancements to client websites. He uses his background in business to help him understand how to solve problems differently. Jeff graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a Bachelors in Computer Science and a minor in Business.

  • Tom Mahr Technical Lead

    As a Technical Lead at One North, Tom builds and maintains websites and applications for our clients. By collaborating with his team, he is able to provide the best possible solutions with efficient and well-practiced implementation capabilities. With strong teamwork abilities and advanced digital knowledge, Tom creates fully functioning code to solve not only problems in the present, but also for the future. Tom graduated from Indiana University with a B.S. in Informatics. Fun fact: he is a huge golf fan.

  • Kyle Marek Developer

    Kyle brings years of experience working with .NET and web-associated technologies to his role as a Developer at One North. Constantly striving to achieve his clients’ needs and goals, Kyle uses various front-end and back-end technologies. He received his Bachelors of Science in Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Illinois in Chicago.

  • Kyle Mattimore Developer

    As a Developer at One North, Kyle "solves problems and builds cool things." He received his Computer Science degree from the University of Michigan and considers himself a self-taught network/security geek.

  • Adam Moericke Senior Systems Engineer

    As a Senior Systems Engineer at One North, Adam helps provide a stable and high performing environment for the client websites that One North hosts. He brings over a decade of experience working with SQL Server and experience in supporting a 24/7 environment to his role at One North. Adam earned his Bachelor's of Science degree in computer engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

  • Michael O'Laughlin Head of QA & Managed Applications

    As Head of QA & Managed Applications, Michael is responsible for delivering One North digital experiences to clients. He has architected many web applications and custom data integration solutions. Prior to joining One North, Michael spent more than five years as an architect for Hubbard One. He also worked for a logistics firm, developing applications to help support product fulfillment. He received a bachelor's degree from DeVry University in Information Systems and a master's degree from DePaul University in Information Systems.

  • Zach Peer Director, Technology

    As Director of Technology, Zach Peer leads the managed hosting team at One North. He establishes and maintains the appropriate policies, procedures and controls for One North’s hosted offerings and works to ensure the availability, security and performance of the hosting environment. Zach also provides technical leadership and support for internal systems and initiatives, ensuring the seamless introduction of new technologies. Prior to One North, Zach worked as a Senior Manager for Accenture. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

  • Alex Pershteyn Architect

    As an Architect, Alex is responsible for overseeing the implementation, testing and ongoing support of web-based projects using JavaScript, ASP.Net, .NET/C#, etc. and the appropriate related software. Alex partners with clients and account management to ensure the use of effective web technologies for enterprise business applications. In addition, he programs, develops and produces data-driven internet applications. Prior to joining One North, Alex worked as a Web Developer for Hubbard One. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from DePaul University.

  • Stephanie Petrusha Technical Lead

    As a Technical Lead, Stephanie provides clients with quality products and services to ensure 100 percent satisfaction, continuously working to find best-in-breed technology to improve our testing capabilities and solution performance. Stephanie is past Architect with 10+ years of experience with analysis, design and development of browser-based applications in mutli-tier distributed client-server environments. She has a Master of Science in E-Commerce Technology from DePaul University and a Bachelor of Science in Applied Computer Science from Illinois State University.

  • Joe Reiser Technical Support Engineer
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    As a Technical Support Engineer at One North, Joe ensures the technology to achieve maximum business effectiveness is efficient, practical and – most importantly – working. He brings over 15 years of personal IT experience to the company as well as more than five years of corporate support in an enterprise setting. Joe holds a Bachelor’s degree from Northern Illinois University in Education and a Master’s degree from Northwestern University in Computer Information Systems Management and Security.

  • Rikin Shah Architect

    As an Architect at One North, Rikin works with other members of Team Technology to provide the best technical solution that both aligns with client requirements and enables a great user experience. With a passion for coding and technology, a large part of Rikin’s job is to debug websites, data integration errors and SEO issues for both One North and our clients. He has a BE in Information Technology from B.V.M. Engineering College in India and a Master’s in Computer Science from DePaul University.

  • Karthik Singh Senior Developer

    As a Senior Developer, Karthik is responsible for the continued maintenance as well as new feature additions to current client websites. He also helps resolve client issues with respect to their digital experiences while continually seeking to enhance and upgrade features and applications. Karthik graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a major in Statistics and a minor in Computer Science.

  • Mike Skutta Architect

    As an Architect within the Technology Labs group at One North, Mike works to research, test and integrate new technologies for both One North and its clients. With more than 14 years of experience architecting, designing, developing software and leading technology teams, Mike understands the balance of implementation cost and quality technology. By reusing frameworks, modules and best patterns and practices, he helps clients achieve their business goals. Mike is a Sitecore Technology MVP – a distinction received by only 217 people worldwide – and holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

  • Ian Tannehill Senior Developer

    As a Senior Developer at One North, Ian provides technical assistance to both new and ongoing clients at One North. He brings over four years of experience in full stack development to his role. Ian attended Marquette University, receiving a Bachelors of Science in Computer Engineering.

  • Rick Tham Director, Technology

    Rick Tham is the Director of Technology at One North. He has more than 14 years of experience architecting, designing and managing technology teams. Rick currently manages the Technology Labs group, which works to research, test and integrate new technologies for both One North and its clients.

  • Shefali Varma Operations Analyst

    As an Operations Analyst, Shefali is responsible for analyzing and executing leading digital technology solutions and software product management for B2B businesses. To ensure that employees can efficiently work with IT equipment’s in a smooth fashion, Shefali analyzes, refines and provides feedback for security policies, compliances and digital initiatives that are imperative for the B2B business. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology and Management with a specialization in Web and Application development.

  • Dom Vespo Senior Systems Engineer

    As a Senior Systems Engineer, Dom is responsible for the configuration, maintenance and 24/7 support of our clients’ digital experiences. This includes server administration, custom web application deployment and support, web analytics support and domain name and DNS management. He has been with One North since 2008 and has extensive experience deploying and supporting our custom web applications in a production environment. For our clients, he helps maintain business-critical applications and ensures they are up and running at all times. Dom received a Bachelor’s of Science in Operations and Information Management (Cum Laude) from Northern Illinois University in 2004 with a minor in economics.

  • Matt Weeks Developer

    As a Developer at One North, Matt works with a strong knowledge of programming technologies and JavaScript libraries to implement full stack development on new and existing projects. He resolves bugs in a timely manner for team projects while communicating to his team progress and implementation status. Matt graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Geographic Information Systems from Northern Illinois University.

  • Sean Whaley Developer

    As a Developer at One North, Sean works across teams and with clients to create full-featured, data-driven websites. With several years of full-stack web development experience and a depth of Sitecore knowledge, including the development and launch of several B2B enterprise websites, Sean helps clients translate specific requirements and business objectives into feature-rich, functional solutions.

What We Do

Our teams are specialized, but their lines are intentionally blurred. Each discipline bleeds into the next, providing perspective, informing strategies and sparking constant momentum.

One North Interactive 
222 North LaSalle St, #1500
Chicago, IL 60601

+1 312.469.1740