Listee Features — Advertising

Samantha Culbertson


Attributing much of her success to being a good listener and putting her clients’ needs first, Samantha Culbertson was inspired to a career in advertising and marketing through the support and encouragement of her mentors, including Heath Guinn, as well as her own passion for creative work. She first earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in studio art and graphic design from East Tennessee University in 2012 before embarking on her career as the art director for Cumberland Marketing in 2013. Working with Cumberland Marketing for five years, she left the firm and co-founded ARO Creative Inc. in 2018. Now the art director of ARO Creative Inc., a full service marketing and advertising agency, Mrs. Culbertson’s duties include managing the

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Katie W. Harris is a marketing expert currently making an impact as a partner in and chief operating officer of Get Found First, a digital marketing agency specializing in paid advertising, SEO and web design, and conversion management. Ms. Harris began her career in journalism. After earning an Associate of Arts in liberal arts from Ricks College and a Bachelor of Arts in communications and public relations from Idaho State University, she accepted a position as an assignment editor with The Morning News in 2008. Her interest in journalism was shaped by a lifelong passion for storytelling, and for the next four years, Ms. Harris focused on her work in media. In 2010, she accepted a second position as an

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Lauren Bogle


With a Bachelor of Science in agricultural communications from Texas Tech University, Lauren Bogle initially began her career in broadcast journalism with Fox and PBS. After realizing that digital media would soon disrupt the traditional broadcasting business model, she transitioned toward advertising in order to pursue a more sustainable career. Ms. Bogle worked as a social media content manager for 2930 Creative and as a social media specialist with Warren Douglas Advertising. In 2017, she established the Bogle Agency. As the owner of her current agency, Ms. Bogle specializes in advertising, integrating digital strategies and videography. She oversees company social media, overall strategy and employee management, as well as accounting duties. As a leader, she takes pride in executing strategies

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Carolyn Strong


Concentrating on information design, content management and demand publishing throughout her career, Carolyn Ray Strong entered her profession because she was fascinated by information and how to best communicate and deliver it. Her parents were missionaries in Ethiopia from when she was six months old until after she was in college. Upon arrival in the United States, her aunt Dixy Lee Ray provided a home base and was a key mentor. Notably, her aunt became the chair of the Atomic Energy Commission and the first female governor of the State of Washington. Ms. Strong is known as a “third-culture kid,” and it provided her with the benefit of being comfortable with different cultures and languages. For jobs, this background helped

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Lynn Wurth


Using her leadership, organizational and people skills, Lynn R. Wurth became involved in her profession through her faith; she prayed for guidance, and was led in the right direction. She began her professional life as the president of Newman Auto Glass in Phoenix in 1958, remaining in this position for 18 years before becoming the Phoenix branch manager of National Auto Glass from 1976 to 1978. She then served the Data Corporation as an account representative from 1978 to 1981 and Computer Graphics as an account/sales representative from 1981 to 1985. Most recently, Ms. Wurth was the advertising and business manager for The Catholic Sun from 1985 to 2004. Prior to the start of her career, Ms. Wurth pursued a

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