Meet our team, we have some of the most creative and brightest minds in the marketing industry.

The AC&M Team

 

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. 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: jobs@acmconnect.com.

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.


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.


Steven Marques

Sports Accounts Supervisor

 

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.


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.

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.

Michael Durán

Graphic Designer

 

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


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.


Manuel Daza

Digital Content Specialist

 

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


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.


Pepe Ortiz Portas

Project Manager & Strategy

 

One Design to rule them all, One Strategy to find them, Deep Research to bring them all and through Facilitation Align them.


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.

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.


Evan Georges

Accounts Coordinator

 

A communications marketing graduate from Appalachian State, Office enthusiast and father of one cat. Experience in sports writing, event management and press release publication.


Mariana Dorbecker

Public Relations Intern

 

Marketing and Advertising graduate from Tecnológico de Monterrey. Always bringing a new perspective through her international background.