Crue and Destination ENV are now Envisionit

Chris Van Meter promoted to Technology Director

We’re thrilled to announce that Chris Van Meter has been promoted to Technology Director. In this new role, he will lead a talented team of developers, SEO experts, and business analysts to take our clients’ web performance to the next level.

“Chris’ passion, energy, and leadership has had a huge impact on our client’s business and agency culture. We can’t wait to see him use that talent to drive our agency’s technology offering forward.” Todd Brook, CEO

For more than three years, Chris has been the Product Manager for Choose Chicago business, strategically partnering with our clients to build their web presence and capability as well as introduce tools and functionality that enhance user experience and exceed conversion metrics. This partnership, coordination, and strategic know-how has ultimately helped increase website visitors by 16% YoY. Prior to joining Envisionit, Chris (or CVM, as he’s better known around the agency) guided product development teams to launch SaaS products and complex digital experiences for tech platforms, nonprofits, and large-scale corporations.

Meet Ravi Moorthy, our Media Director

We’re also excited to announce that Ravi Moorthy has joined our team as the Media Director. He’s only been with us a few months but has already jumped in to use his insight-driven methodology, deep channel expertise, and analytics knowledge to drive campaign performance for clients, including Choose Chicago, Hormel, and Engagement Multiplier.

Ravi comes to Envisionit with more than 20 years of experience in developing high-performing digital marketing programs and managing teams at Publicis and Omnicom agencies in India, China, and the US. Previously, he led industry titans from their traditional media plans to newer, more cost-effective digital programs. From pushing Proctor and Gamble to in-store, weather-based promotions, to helping Hallmark realize the benefits of year-round messaging, to getting LEGO to partner with influencers and other digital channels, Ravi has helped create exciting, new media strategies that pushed performance goals and increased ROI.

“We’re really excited to have Ravi with us. His depth of knowledge, his experience leading teams all over the world, and his ability to lead massive transitions from traditional to digital are just a few of the reasons we asked him to join Envisionit.” Todd Brook, CEO

Say hello to our Account Director, Vanessa Garippo

Vanessa Garippo has recently joined Envisionit as Account Director. In this role, she’s a strong strategic partner who helps our clients grow their businesses and push their goals to the next level. She brings nearly 20 years of experience in applying strategic thinking and problem solving to help clients build marketing plans that deliver on their short- and long-term marketing goals—and ultimately grow their bottom lines. She makes it her personal mission to ensure clients have the best experience with an agency they’ve ever had, and rallies her teams to deliver upon it—and she’s done it time and again for clients of all kinds from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies such as Kellogg’s and Proctor and Gamble and even to Bob Dylan’s whiskey brand.

“What impressed us most about Vanessa was her passion for partnering and building relationships with clients. She’s already stepping in and having an impact—and we’re glad to have her on our team.” Matthew Elliott, VP, Client Experience

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