About

Ellyn works hard and fast. She is unusually capable and reliable and a good sport.

(Mrs. Miller, 3rd grade teacher)


elly wells
principal/project manager
I came by my business skills honestly. The fourth-generation of a family of women entrepreneurs with deep Western North Carolina roots, I grew up working in my mother’s printing business — and have been busy organizing projects and campaigns ever since.

hayley benton
content manager
A former reporter, editor and photographer for two of Asheville’s largest publications, Hayley creates content that inspires and engages. Joining the team in 2018, she finds and highlights clients’ most meaningful messages through media — whether it’s written, filmed, edited, posted or designed.

mary ellen dendy
project manager
Mary Ellen joined the firm in 2012 and has been key to growing its environmental nonprofit marketing niche. An efficient and diligent project manager, Mary Ellen handles all manner of marketing needs, from traditional PR, to web and social media management, to special event planning.

kate justus
project manager
Kate joined the business in 2007 and has been integral to its growth. A nut about client service and a pro with all things online and social, she’s also a mean proofreader. Perhaps one of the most helpful professionals you’ll ever encounter, she’s also on our front line for answering the phone. You’ll be glad she did.

anna miller
marketing assistant
An Asheville native with a dual degree in business management and marketing, Anna joined our team in 2018. She provides across-the-board support to our project managers and all of the firm’s clients with her attention to detail and customer focus.