Our Team

Stephanie Gunther

CEO + Cheif Brand Strategist 

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

Stephanie Gunther is an entrepreneur with a creative fire burning inside who graduated kindergarten ready to run sh*t. She is passionate about taking already successful individuals & companies to a totally new level by developing a unique, memorable & shareable brand. As the President & CEO at Wax Creek Inc., Stephanie Gunther has turned her vast and diverse experiences into a laser-focused marketing agency that specializes in branding. Stephanie’s mission in business is to educate her clients on the sheer power of implementing and strengthening the many facets of branding: from the visual look- to the brand messaging- to the personality of the company and the people in it. If you seek professional growth and more success it is time to discover and unlock the brand potential that exists inside of you.

Stephanie Gunther lives in (and loves) the Denver area but works with clientele around the world. She enjoys teaching, speaking, networking and sharing the passion she has for branding, design & marketing. Stephanie is a member of the Business Marketing Association, a member of National Association of Women in Construction, served on the American Rental Association Board for 6 years and is involved in the leadership of various networking groups throughout the Denver metro area.

Favorite Place To Watch The Stars: Vancouver Island, BC Canada on a clear night

Megan Johnson

Senior Business Strategist

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

Megan Johnson is a business nerd, data-dweeb, and strategy-boss. After over a decade with the D.O.D she now applies her geekdom to the small business community. Her mission is to help small business owners thrive in their businesses. In Megan’s role at Wax Creek as business strategist, she loves working with clients and helping them make the big marketing picture actionable and effective!

Favorite Stargazing Spot: On my back deck with my sweetheart. 

Amani Shoeboot

Brand Coordinator + Customer Service

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

Amani Shoeboot is a marketing maven based in Castlerock, Colorado. After receiving her Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Metropolitan State University of Denver she began working at Wax Creek to support our clients and make sure that their branding experience at Wax Creek is magical and productive. In her free time, she enjoys being with her family and trying new foods.  

Favorite Stargazing Spot: My front yard with my husband and children. 

Kayli Bartlett, CSM

Website Project Manager + Designer

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

Kayli Bartlett is a graphic and website designer based in Colorado. She has been working with clients since 2013 to produce high converting websites and brand touchpoints that connect with her client’s ideal markets and provide results. Her design skills are meshed with her passion for project management and process improvement ensuring that each project is a pleasure for clients and contractors alike. 

Favorite Stargazing Spot: Lake Powell, Utah 

Mike Sidebottom

Website Developer

Zodiac Sign: Gemini

In the late nineties, when Mike found the intersection of creativity and technology designing websites, his journey was set. Through formal schooling, self-teaching, and an excessive amount of experimentation, Mike honed his skills in web technology, design, UX, and branding over the next 20 years. He continues to enjoy thinking outside the box, and has begun working with animation, live video, and new technology to create wonderfully immersive experiences.

Favorite Stargazing Spot: San Juan Valley, Colorado

Kyle Vamvakas

Website Developer

Zodiac Sign: Scorpio

Kyle spent 15 years working in various non-profit and volunteer settings where he always handled the WordPress websites for the organizations he worked with. Starting in 2019, after spending five years volunteering abroad with his wife and two kids, Kyle started designing and building WordPress websites full-time. 

Favorite Stargazing Spot: Vancouver Island, BC Canada on a clear night

Dana de Andres

Brand + Web Content Writer

Zodiac Sign: Aries

Dana has been writing professionally for over a decade. She has worked across a variety of industries and written about every type of marketing content that exists. Brand writing is her favorite type of copywriting, and with Wax Creek she works on creating beautiful brand messaging based on clients’ brand strategy sessions.

Favorite Stargazing Spot: In the middle of the mountains, sitting next to a campfire

Jaclyn Miller

Brand + Web Content Writer

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

I started my content writing journey back in 2015 in Columbus, OH, when I landed the Chief Journalist position for a local music festival magazine for which I interviewed several artists (AWOLnation, Borns, Betty Who, Allen Stone, etc.) and wrote feature articles about them in the magazine. This gig ignited my passion for storytelling and launched me into the world of freelance copywriting, writing for various industries including entertainment, health, wellness, science/ tech, environment, real estate, and even death care. My most recent content position as Copywriter/Editor for the National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) involves creating courses and resources used by the environmental and public health workforce.

Favorite Stargazing Spot: Davis Mountain Range, West Texas

Karyn Savory

Logo + Identity Designer

Zodiac Sign: Taurus

Karyn Savory is a design connoisseur based in Denver, Colorado. After receiving her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design from California Polytechnic State University she launched a decade long career working as a Graphic Designer in various industries. Karyn brings her experience and eye for design to every project she touches at Wax Creek ensuring that our clients walk away with an authentic and strategic visual identity. In her free time, she enjoys learning about different cultures through food and traveling.

Favorite Stargazing Spot: Kakadu National Park, Australia

Kendal Bartlett

Brand Photographer

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

Kendal Bartlett is a professional photographer based in Colorado. She captures high quality images for brands and individuals to help tell their story. Her passion for photography was inspired by the world around her, as a traveler she loves how a photo can bring you back to a moment in time. After capturing her own memories, Kendal began to work with clients to share her talent and bring your brand vision to life.

Favorite Stargazing Spot: San Luis Valley, Colorado