Valerie engler, President

With a degree in journalism and background in writing and editing, Valerie knows how to gather content, write well, and share an engaging story. After 10 years as a writer and editor for community magazines and local online news (plus a stint in communications somewhere in-between), Valerie left publishing in 2011 to follow an entrepreneurial whim. Now at the helm of a growing marketing business, she finds satisfaction in helping clients bring their stories to life.

Emily Bretzel, designer

When it comes to making your content look pretty, Emily is our go-to. With a degree in graphic design and 10+ years in the magazine industry, Emily knows how to put words on a page in a way that makes sense. From postcards to landing pages to e-books, your content will take on a look that matches your business vibe thanks to Emily's innate ability to share a story through imagery and color.  

Jake Ladd, videographer

Jake found his happy place behind the video camera in a simple way: recording skateboarding tricks with friends. When his buddies acknowledged his talent for film, he launched into a successful career in video and hasn't looked back. Founder of his own successful videography business, Jake partners with Grapevyne to bring stories to life.