Chris uses his extensive SEO knowledge to create impactful digital strategies, all while leading the Captivate team.
Katie’s passion for search-first thinking combined with her interpersonal skills makes her a strong company president.
Anthony combines an expansive SEO skill set with creativity to build captivating, high-ranking content.
Rafael uses his graphic design experience to visually communicate a client’s mission to their target audience.
Charles’s passion for visual design helps him tell client stories, understandingthe power of successful graphic design.
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Chris likes to joke that he’s “still on his honeymoon” 13 years after he and his wife packed up a rental van and moved to Atlanta two days after they were married. His fiery entrepreneurial spirit drove him to form the company in 2009. He developed our Search First® methodology, and uses a blend of humor, patience, and innovation to lead the agency.
Hometown: Peoria, Illinois
Alma Mater: Northern Illinois University
On His Playlist: Pearl Jam, Goose, Billy Strings, Incubus, DMB, Allman Brothers, Pink Floyd, Steely Dan, Live On 4 Legs Podcast
His Starbucks Order: Skinny Vanilla Latte
After graduating from UGA with a dual degree, Katie’s ambition brought her to the advertising world of New York City, but an undeniable love of the south caused her to make her way back home. She joined Captivate over seven years ago. Now, as the agency’s president, Katie’s fearless leadership continues to transform and shape our client relations and business innovation.
Hometown: Atlanta, GA ✌️
Alma Mater: University of Georgia
On Her Playlist: Bob Dylan, Herbie Hancock, Dawes, NPR
Her Coffee Order: Iced with room for cream
SEO Content Specialist
Anthony’s passion for storytelling drives everything he does for Captivate. As an SEO content specialist, he helps clients speak directly to their target audience, understanding how to implement technical value while bringing a brand’s voice to life. His creativity knows no bounds — and he moonlights as a comedian.
Hometown: Mamaroneck, NY
Alma Mater: The College of William & Mary
On His Playlist: Kendrick Lamar, Frank Ocean, Olivia Rodrigo, Brockhampton, Dua Lipa, MF Doom, Beastie Boys, SZA
His Starbucks Order: Leaving the building and going to Dunkin’
Sr. Graphic Designer
Rafael is a passionate creative who joined the Captivate team as a junior graphic designer six years ago. Since, he’s grown his skills and has been promoted to senior graphic designer. He utilizes Adobe Suite skills with a keen eye for typography, layout, and color — translating a brand’s aesthetic into a compelling visual identity. (Plus, he plays guitar.)
Hometown: Surigao City, PH
Alma Mater: Surigao Education Center
On His Playlist: Slapshock, Metallica, Lamb of God, Pantera, Nirvana
His Coffee Order: Nescafe 3-in-1
Charles brings a bright creative spirit to the Captivate team. His graphic design expertise stretches back to his freelance project days, but within his first year at Captivate, he transformed his skills in Adobe and Microsoft Suites. His curiosity drives his strategy for brand design and dynamic visuals.
Hometown: Surigao, PH
On His Playlist: Blink 182, NewFoundGlory, The Interrupters, Rancid, Neck Deep
Starbucks Order: Grande Cafe Mocha, 2 extra espresso shots, and 5 pumps of dark chocolate syrup for both iced and hot