Meet our team, we have some of the most creative and brightest minds in the marketing industry.
The AC&M team is truly a close-knit and well-versed family. Each individual brings their own special approach to marketing. Our team’s cultural backgrounds and passion for marketing are what make us so unique as a team. We are attuned to the delicate balance of reason and emotion, logic and creativity that lies behind truly effective marketing. Today, we are proud that our team includes some of the best creative and strategic minds in the industry.

Want to join the AC&M Group team? We are always looking for new and creative talent to make our team better than it is. Please, email us your resume or portfolio to:
  • Jaime Cardenas
    Co-Founder, CEO

    Has developed AC&M Group into a top leading U.S. multicultural marketing firm focused on Hispanics, soccer and digital marketing through great results & leadership.

  • Pacino Mancillas
    Partner & VP of Strategic Partnerships

    Leads accounts, client relations and consumer research, providing 20+ years of multicultural marketing experience.

  • Vicente Navarro
    Partner & VP of Business Development

    One of the best-connected people in the world of soccer, with a record of 20+ years managing partnerships.

  • Gail Cox
    VP of Strategy & Research

    A marketing professional with proven results at Fortune 50 companies and 20+ years of experience in strategic planning, research, segmented marketing, and brand & product management.

  • Manolo Guajardo
    Creative Director

    A background in Industrial Design and 14+ years of advertising experience, combined with creative and critical thinking, and management and entrepreneurial skills, drive effective solutions for client challenges.

  • Kristi Booker
    Accounts Director

    Multicultural marketing professional with 10+ years of experience, servicing Fortune 500 clients across several industries.

  • Natalia Flores, APR
    Public Relations Director

    An accredited public relations professional with 15+ years of experience in developing communication strategies for brands in the U.S. and Latin America.

  • Walker Corl
    Art Director

    Creates new and unique designs for clients through a passion for the arts, using a background in photography, graphic design, video, animation, and print.

  • Matthew Dees
    Graphic Designer

    Queen’s University alumni with a passion for soccer, art and design, running, and cycling; bringing well-rounded experience into creative solutions.

  • Michael Durán
    Graphic Designer

    Designs elements for digital campaigns, print materials, as well as packaging, alongside a passion for soccer and music.

  • Steven Marques
    Sports Accounts Supervisor

    4+ years of experience in project management, content marketing, digital strategy and event planning/ execution. Throughout his career, he has worked with a wide array of brands, sports teams, influencers and other important figures.

  • Fabián González Bárcenas
    Creative Advertising Copywriter

    Background in planning, art direction, branding and design. Creates fresh and exciting content for brands through a curiosity for new trends.

  • Lucas Martins
    Senior Manager of Digital Communications

    Objective and analytical, oversees digital communication efforts and promotes social media campaigns with a love for digital advertising.

  • Manuel Daza
    Digital Content Specialist

    With expertise in soccer and online tools knowledge, assists with all Social Media and Digital Marketing needs.

  • April Comstock
    Office Manager

    Using communication, time management, and organization skills, along with PR and accounting experience, makes the day to day operations and internal communications a success.

  • Natalia Fonseca Schiappacasse
    Account Executive

    A graduate of Public Relations and international studies from UNC Charlotte, raised in Boston, with parents from Chile and Brazil. Her deeply rooted multicultural insights combined with her expertise and language abilities add an invaluable asset to the agency.

  • Ryan Brewer
    Accounts Coordinator

    With an extensive knowledge of the game, assists in leading the soccer accounts team.

  • Pilar Viatela
    Account Supervisor

    Over 15 years of experience in developing multicultural integrated marketing communications campaigns for large and small corporations in the U.S. and South America.

  • Edgardo Cartagena
    Assoc. Creative Director

    Mixed background in video production, music and script writing with 12+ years of experience. International awards held for creativity and production.

  • Angelica Perez
    Accounts Coordinator

    Born and raised on the U.S.-Mexico border, studied abroad and visited more than 15 countries. Brings fresh ideas through curiosity and a willingness to learn.

  • Zachary Moore
    Business Development and Media Manager

    Identifies new business opportunities that help grow the client portfolio by using an organized and strategic approach.

  • Pablo Arellano
    Accounts Coordinator

    UNC Charlotte alum with a passion for connecting PR and Marketing trends to his multicultural background.

  • Zeyu Wang
    Content Creator

    With a MS in Digital Media & Business Communications, Zeyu has work experience in Europe, Asia, & The United States.

  • Jose Ojeda
    Accounts Intern

    Wingate University student-athlete with a passion for connecting his love of soccer with marketing.

  • Pepe Ortiz Portas
    Project Manager & Strategy

  • Contact AC&M Group today to let us know what we can do for you.
    AC&M Group

    Phone: 704.697.4400
    Connect With Us