Meet Team Spears

Our team of experts emphasize our commitment to full-service marketing solutions for all of our clients. We’re diverse in race, origin, gender, and experiences. There are no egos on this team. We pride ourselves in our ability to work together seamlessly, be agile, and have little fun doing it. See a face you recognize? Give us a shout and we can meet up or Zoom if that’s your style. 

Cleveland Spears, III

President and CEO

Nick Payne

SVP, Client Services

Malana Joseph Mitchell

VP, Public Relations

Ronald Evangelista

VP, Operations

Terence King

Director of Events

Jennifer Verges

Director of Account Services

Elle Schmidt Tully

Director of Event Marketing

Mike Hartnett

Associate Creative Director

Megan Kendall

Art Director

Rachel Zinsel

Senior Designer

Milka Horst

Public Relations Manager

Melanie Oubre McVicker

Public Affairs Manager

Reggie Cockerham

Event Operations Manager

Meredith Adams

Account Executive

Beverly Vappie

Account Coordinator

Dejah Tanner

Associate Designer

Stephanie Cronan

Executive Assistant

Eric Cross

Account Coordinator

Sasha Bourne

Junior Associate

Paige Mosley

Junior Associate

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    Our goal is to amplify your superpowers by putting you on a path to long-term success, create an open and diverse workplace, drive award-winning work, and celebrate each moment in style.

Nick Payne
Senior Vice President, Client Services

Spears Group


New Orleans, LA
Mandeville, LA
Houston, TX
Philadelphia, PA


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