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Our Half a Bubble Out Team

 

 

Meet the Team

At Half a Bubble Out we have an exceptionally talented team of people with skills in marketing and advertising, graphic design, web design and videography. One of our loves in life is laughter, so we enjoy working together and enjoy working with our clients. We look forward to meeting with you to see how partnering together can benefit your business. 


Michael Redman | Company Principal

michael-redmanMichael, along with his wife Kathryn, founded Half a Bubble Out in November 2002 and has an intense desire to communicate effectively and deeply with people. Michael is formally educated in Instructional Design, a communications degree that combines educational theory with the use of multimedia to create effective training tools. He has a passion for helping small businesses tell their story.

To escape from cyberspace Michael loves to keep up with physics and his favorite physicist is Richard Feynman.  He also enjoys reading or listening to books on any topic he finds interesting, photography, and coming up with a big idea. If he could have any superpower it would be time travel.

Quirks:

  • Loves tiramisu
  • Admits to being a bad speller
  • Plays the drums

Mantra: "Help Is Not Help Unless It’s Perceived as Help.”

Life Theme Song: "Don’t Stop Believing” - Journey


Kathryn Redman | Company Principal

kathryn-redmanKathryn, along with her husband Michael, founded Half a Bubble Out in November 2002 and has the vital skills needed for impeccable customer service. She has a Bachelor’s Degrees in Psychology and Religious Studies, and a Master of Divinity in New Testament Theology, so of course it makes perfect sense that she owns an Advertising and Marketing firm. She spent nine years selling complex software for the public sector, where she learned her strong project management skills. She is a strong teacher and clear communicator.

To escape from cyberspace Kathryn loves to be alone in a crowd of people, read and journal at her favorite coffee shop, and take a walk through the park. She lets Michael do the cooking, and is happy to do the dishes. If she could have any superpower it would be flying or being invisible.

Specialties:

  • Content Development
  • Project Management
  • Consulting
  •  Inbound Marketing

Quirks:

  • Is annoyed by repetitive noises
  • Was born in York, England
  • Favorite bumper sticker says "Meddle not in the affairs of dragons, for you are crunchy and good with ketchup!”

Mantra: "There Is Always Hope.” 

Life Theme Song: "Living on a Prayer” – Bon Jovi


Vicky Zancanella | Executive Assistant

vicky-zancanellaVicky joined the Bubble in July of 2012. She has a knack for research, stemming from her 12 years of teaching before venturing into the world of marketing. She grew up in Weed, California where she woke up every morning to a beautiful view of Mount Shasta. She attended College of the Siskiyous before graduating from California State University, Chico with a BA in Liberal Arts and a Multiple Subjects Teaching Credential. 

To escape from cyberspace Vicky loves outdoor activities, people watching, and reading historical fiction. She is famous for assigning to-do’s and cooks some mean scrambled eggs. If she could have any superpower it would be flying.

Specialties: 

  • Research
  • Project Management
  • Multi-Tasking

Quirks:

  • Falls asleep during movies and car rides
  • Can write straight on a whiteboard
  • Hates stepping in gum

Mantra: "Love One Another”

Life Theme Song: "Hopelessly Devoted" and "Solid as a Rock”


Paige Gilbert | Content Management

paige-gilbertPaige joined the Bubble in June 2011. She loves words, especially writing them. Paige grew up in Chico, California and received a degree in Journalism, Public Relations, from California State University, Chico. She has a background in news writing, non-profit marketing/event planning, and loves crossing off her to-do list.

To escape from cyberspace Paige loves to go to the movies, so much so, that her favorite time of year, second only to Christmas is award season. She can also be found shoe shopping, chatting with a friend at her favorite coffee shop, or catching up on everyone’s lives on Facebook. She is famous for talking too fast and would love a personal chef. If she could have any superpower it would be a photographic memory because she’s horrible at remembering names, but never forgets a face.

Specialties: 

  • Content Marketing
  • Editing
  • Blogging
  • Personas

Quirks:

  • Gets annoyed at spelling and grammar errors
  • Cringes when stepping in something wet while wearing socks
  • Keeps peanut M&Ms on hand at all times

Mantra: "Know Who You Are, Know Who You Are Not, And Be Okay With It.” 

Life Theme Song: "Don’t Stop Believing” - Journey 


Jessica Miley | Assistant Client Manager

jessica-mileyJessica joined the Bubble as an intern in 2013 and was hired March 2014. She grew up here in Chico, California where she earned her Bachelor’s in Journalism with an emphasis in public relations from California State University, Chico. Jessica loves when she gets great quotes that enhances her writing to the next level.

To escape cyberspace Jessica likes to go to the movies, go shopping, spend time with her family and friends and eating her favorite treats. Her favorite holiday is Thanksgiving because she is able to spend time with her family while eating! Jessica enjoys walking in Bidwell Park and believes that you aren’t considered a Chico local until you have experienced our farmer’s market downtown. If Jessica could have a superpower it would be the power of healing.

Specialties:

  • Multi-tasking
  • Overthinking 
  • Blogging
  • Project Management

Quirks:

  • Addicted to Chapstick
  • Left-handed
  • Enjoyed childhood gymnastics but can’t do a cartwheel
  • Loves romantic comedies

Mantra: "Imagine all the people living life in peace. You may say I'm a dreamer, but I'm not the only one. I hope someday you'll join us, and the world will be as one.”

Life Theme Song: "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" - The Beatles


Chris Vande Lune | Internet Marketing Coordinator

chris-vande-luneChris came to the Bubble team in February 2015. He loves marketing for all types of businesses, from the creative side to the analytical stuff. Chris grew up in the Midwest and received a Bachelor's Degree in Marketing from Cedarville University in Cedarville, OH. He has a background in paid search management and is excited to contribute to the team at the Bubble.

To escape from Cyberspace, Chris likes to be outdoors hiking, camping and snowboarding. He also enjoys spending time with friends and family, and exploring new cities. If he could have any superpower it would be the ability to Teleport.

Specialties:

  • Writing Content
  • Pay-Per-Click Marketing
  • Keyword Research
  • Project Management

Quirks:

  • Loves gluten free food
  • Doesn’t enjoy getting rained on
  • Listens to all kinds of music genres

Greg Dawson | Sales Guy

Cgreg-dawsonGreg has known Michael and Kathryn since the "MOCA days” when Half A Bubble Out was an idea that was bantered around the kitchen table and eventually moved into the "garage-office”. Greg finally joined the HABO team at the end of 2013 and brings over 25 years of sales and marketing experience from the healthcare and technology market segments. Greg graduated from CSU, Chico with a degree in Business Administration and has successfully run hospital based clinical programs and Medical Device Distributorships. 

When he is not on the phone or out in the field doing the "sales thing”, Greg enjoys spending time with his family and friends cooking, drinking fine wine and traveling to Ireland.  Greg also serves as a mentor and coach to young entrepreneurs in the greater Redding area. 

Specialties:

  • Sales and Marketing
  • Business Development & Strategy
  • Good Craic (fun and mischief in Gaelic)

Quirks:

  • Has both US and Irish citizenship
  • Is addicted to the Food Channel
  • Can "talk the hind legs off a donkey" (according to his Irish relatives)
  • Shook the hands of 3 U.S. Presidents and a Pope!

Mantra: "Business is conducted at the speed of trust."

Life Theme Song: Pride (In the name of love)--U2


Backup | Official Office Greeter

backupBackup has been at the Bubble since December 2010. She spends her days greeting clients and vendors, receiving FedEx packages, and keeping us all on our toes. She’s a mix of Boxer and German Shepherd, but we’re pretty sure she has some Dingo in her too. She loves to pounce around and visit each of us at our desks. It reminds us of Tigger. If we could give her a superpower, it would be the ability to talk so she could tell us what she was thinking. We’re sure she would have some great blogging ideas.

Specialties:

  • Lounging in the sun
  • Lapping the office at 4 p.m. everyday
  • Howling

Quirks:

  • Is afraid of the drum set (yep, we have drums in our office!)
  • Leaves treats laying around to have later
  • Likes to nibble toes

Mantra: Knick-knack patty-wack give a dog a bone

Life Theme Song: "Who Let the Dogs Out”

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