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Kerrie Levick

Manager Marketing & Media

Fast Facts:

  • Joined the Creaxion team in 2014.
  • Former TV news reporter and storm chaser.
  • Now chases two small children under the age of 5.
  • Fights the good fight and never quits.
  • Knows how the media tick and how not to tick them off.
  • Born and raised in California, but loves good Southern BBQ.
  • Has visited 300 cities and 13 countries.
  • Loves photography and the beach.
  • Desert Island needs: a camera, flip flops and a good book (and her family, of course).

Scott Smallwood

Director, Marketing & Media

Fast Facts:

  • Creaxion team member since 2006.
  • Avid urban traveler and outdoorsman.
  • Founding member of the Atlanta Street Food Coalition and has served as the Publicity and Marketing Director since 2010.
  • Has hiked the largest waterfall in North America, Yosemite Falls.
  • Internet junkie Tumbling every day.
  • Passion for all things food related.
  • His basset hound, Daisy Mae, inspired Katy Perry’s hit “Firework.”
  • Favorite YouTube Video: Honey Badger.
  • Favorite Atlanta patio:  Victory Sandwich.
  • Martha Stewart and Ina Garten are constantly complaining about trying to keep up with him. 

Kyndra Marshall

Marketing & Media Specialist

Fast Facts:

  • Joined the Creaxion team in 2011.
  • Is the epitome of calm in a storm.
  • Cut her teeth in customer service as a manager at Target.
  • Learned early on that the customer isn’t always right.
  • Loves when a marketing plan comes together. 
  • One of Atlanta’s Top 10 Thrifters (self-proclaimed, so don’t Google it).
  • Has a twin sister.
  • Favorite food:  Any.  Especially cupcakes.
  • Is not a southern girl at heart, but getting there.
  • Believes that love never fails.

Mark Pettit

President & CEO

Fast Facts:

  • Started Creaxion in May of 1998 from his dining room table.
  • Former TV newscaster, three time Emmy® winner.
  • Best-selling author (
  • Was a senior PR exec at MCI back in the heyday.
  • Has played in the softball world series ten times.
  • Serves on the board of the Atlanta Convention & Visitors Bureau and the marketing committee at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.
  • Writes country music in his spare time.
  • Favorite designer: Hugo Boss.
  • Favorite food:  Italian.
  • Loves his dog named "Boo."
Marcelo Galvao

Marcelo Galvao

Creative Director

Fast Facts:

  • Started working at Creaxion in 2011.
  • Is a professional artist with various gallery exhibitions.
  • Is also an architect and urban planner.
  • Photography is his almost professional hobby.
  • Was born and raised in Brazil and came to the U.S. as an exchange student.
  • Portuguese is his native language. 
  • Won a national lamp design competition for GE at the age of 13.
  • Was a competitive swimmer (ask him about his medals).
  • Loves summer and hot temperatures.
  • Spicy food makes him sneeze.

Ted Tuerk

Chief Operating Officer

Fast Facts:

  • Has been with Creaxion since Day One.
  • Graduated from Furman—which makes him a Paladin (Google it).
  • Is a former CPA and has worked for Siemens, Powersoft, Accenture and Oracle.
  • Wishes he had come up with the idea for TED.
  • Loves gadgets and technology and is an early, early adopter. 
  • Is a runner and  cyclist, enjoys snowboarding and often walks to work.
  • Is on the board of directors of Jerusalem House and Co-Founded the Atlanta Santa Speedo Run.
  • Follows politics and enjoys American History.
  • Thinks he’s the funny one.
  • Has visited 48 out of 50 states and 15 foreign countries. 

Liz Opsahl

Office Manager

Fast Facts:

  • Joined Creaxion in 2013.
  • Studied art history at Smith College.
  • Has a masters in historic preservation and is passionate about the build environment.
  • Is a former museum curator!
  • Her 3 daughters and husband always come first.
  • Spends as much time as possible volunteering and believes in giving back.
  • Grew up overseas and loves to travel.
  • Addicted to HGTV – especially “House Hunters International.”
  • Considers herself a Foodie and loves to cook.
  • Favorite drink is tea, hot and sweet, preferably with a scone.

Jonelle Birney Sullivan

Sr. Vice President

Fast Facts:

  • Has been a FOC (friend of Creaxion) since 1998
  • Is a seasoned manager who excels at hiring, account management and program development
  • Experienced in international mergers and acquisitions
  • Was nominated as “PR Agency Person of the Year” by PR Week Magazine
  • Is a two time winner of the PRSA Silver Anvil Award
  • Likes wine so much she grew and produced the “Best Chardonnay in California”
  • Started her career in sports marketing

When we started Creaxion, our idea was simple: Build a great team of people that does great work for great clients. Over the years that vision has evolved into a marketing mantra we call the Total Team Approach™. From the get-go, we bring a team of experts to the table ensuring that everyone and everything works together.

It’s an ensemble, not an orchestra. Working in concert, not competition.

Our Services

From traditional advertising and public relations to digital and social media we’ll bring the right tools and tactics to support an overall strategy.

Among The Services We Provide:

  • Branding
  • Strategic Planning
  • Advertising (Design, Production)
  • Creative Services
  • Public Relations
  • Media Planning & Placement
  • Social Media
  • Promotions & Partnerships
  • Grassroots Marketing
  • Event Planning & Execution
  • Video Production
  • Website Design
  • Sponsorship Activation
  • Employee Communications
  • Crisis Management
Meet Our Team
The Evolution of Marketing

It was a novel idea in May of 1998: Create a marketing agency that eliminated the silos that often kept companies from being successful. No more separate advertising, PR and events departments. No stand-alone interactive groups that rarely interacted with anyone. Just a single team, dedicated to what’s now and what’s next in marketing.

15 years later, Creaxion remains the agency of the future. And ready to get to work for you today.

Our Clients

We’re proud to have worked for some of the best-known brands in the world. Among them:

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Case Studies

Some interactive samples of our work.

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