Each Emerging Advisor Team Member has been hand-selected for their unique capabilities. Our ability to deliver outstanding results for our clients starts with our team of smart, capable experts.
National Sales Manager
Kathleen is the National Sales Manager for Emerging Advisor. Her role is to contribute to the sales objectives of our company. She is responsible for developing business partnerships across the US and growing and nurturing long term relationships with our clients. Kathleen joined Emerging Advisor in February 2018, and comes from a successful, 20-year career in Media Advertising across several mediums.
A sports enthusiast, Kathleen played volleyball in college where she studied communications. She competed in a semi-professional, fast-pitch league during her summers from college. After college, she competed on an AAU women’s basketball team that played pre-season exhibition games in the PAC 10 division. Kathleen has competed internationally on several paddling teams since 1994 in the sports of Dragon Boating and Outrigger canoe for regional and National teams at the world level. Kathleen continues to enjoy competing internationally and is thankful for her opportunities. She transplanted from Portland, OR in February 2018 and has an amazing dog, Harriet.
IT Infrastructure Manager
Sheila is the IT Infrastructure Manager and is responsible for all facets of our technology for Emerging Advisor and works with the partners for the planning and growth of Emerging Advisor. She joined the firm in 2016 after working closely with the partners for years in other business aspects, and recognizing the fit to work with them on Emerging Advisor.
Sheila holds a certification in the FastTrac program and has expertise in business development, strategic planning and process development and implementation. She earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Missouri – Kansas City.
Residing in Kearney, Missouri, Sheila enjoys running, reading business books, scrapbooking and hanging out with her family. She and her husband have two children, Jonathan and Brayden, and two dogs, an Australian kelpie named Kora and a Norwegian elkhound named Ellie. When the family isn’t busy with sports or school activities, they like to travel, camp and take part in classic car events.
National Account Manager
Jacqueline is responsible for the setup, management and maintaining of all aspects of digital campaigns as well as providing excellent project management and client service on a daily basis.
Jacqueline attended undergrad at Fordham University’s College of Business Administration and obtained her MBA from Pepperdine University.
She resides in Kansas City with her son, Tristan, their loyal pups, Tiny & Bindi, and a grumpy cat named Gilbert. She enjoys writing, travel, and teaching Zumba. When she and Tristan are not involved with his debate team, volunteer activities, or a serious game of Fortnite, Jacqueline can often be found in her local community theater’s musical, drama, or comedy.
National Account Manager
Sarah is responsible for supporting sales and marketing services, in addition to providing excellent project management and client service on a daily basis.
With a background in non-profit organizations, Sarah has over ten years’ experience in internal operations and administration.
A Kansas City, North native, Sarah and her husband, along with her two daughters Julia and Audrey, continue to reside there today. She and her family can be found running, biking, practicing yoga, or enjoying time in a local park. Lover of live music, Sarah not only frequents area concerts, but also makes kitchen dance parties a staple in her home.
National Marketing Manager
Russell serves as the National Marketing Manager for Emerging Advisor and is responsible for the creation and management of online advertising campaigns. He worked as an outside resource and digital consultant to Emerging Advisor for a year prior to joining the team full time in 2019.
Russell has spent two decades in advertising and marketing with an emphasis on digital, and has exclusively specialized in website, social media, and content management consulting since 2012.
He calls Kearney, Missouri home and when not spending time with his wife and two young sons, Russell enjoys weightlifting, attending obnoxious rock concerts, and vintage sports car racing.