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:

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

Director of Digital and Analytics


Software developer and digital marketer, directs all digital and data analytics efforts for the agency with a love for technology.

Steven Marques

Director of Sports Account Services


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

Art Director


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

Fabián González Bárcenas

Creative Advertising Graphic Designer


Studies in Account Planning, Creativity, Art Direction, Branding, Brand Strategy Management, Web Design and Graphic Design. Creates fresh and exciting content for brands through a curiosity for new trends.

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.

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

Sports Accounts Executive


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

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.

Angela Hiltbrunner

Public Relations Intern


Currently International Public Relations student at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Avid dog lover.