About Our Team
We’re committed to shining the Spotlight on your law firm. And we pride ourselves on responsive, proactive client service. Learn more about our team below!
Eric Boone / Assistant Project Manager
As an Assistant Project Manager, Eric focuses on the details and ensures that nothing slips through the cracks. His days are spent working with our designers and programmers to make sure our branding strategy is being executed throughout all phases of each project.
Eric is a self proclaimed renaissance man. He spends his free time with his wife and daughter and enjoys trail running, playing music, writing and learning new things.
Marc Cerniglia / Partner
Marc is a founding partner at Spotlight Branding. He is passionate about helping professionals understand the truths and myths about internet marketing, and educating them on how to get the most out of their marketing efforts. He is a proud graduate of UCF and earned his Master’s Degree in Business & Marketing.
Ryan Chapman / Solutions Manager
Ryan is one of our Solutions Managers and handles incoming leads with his sales experience, focusing on best fits for potential clients. He is a dedicated internet marketing specialist with the goal of helping lawyers best showcase their expertise online. A graduate of Appalachian State University with a Bachelor’s degree in marketing, Ryan enjoys skiing/snowboarding, soccer, basketball, and traveling.
Jasmine Chavez / Project Manager
Jasmine also handles everything during the Launch phase. She assists our new clients with their overall strategy, overseeing the design and programming of their website, e-newsletter, and social media profiles.
She attended Florida International University and graduated with a degree in Public Relations. In her spare time, Jasmine enjoys Crossfit, rollerblading, and paddle boarding.
Daniel Decker / Partner
Daniel Decker is a Partner and co-founder at Spotlight Branding. In addition to helping lawyers stand out from the crowd, he spends his time writing, dreaming up new marketing strategies, and coming up with catchy subject lines. In his spare time, Daniel enjoys playing sports, guitar, local and national politics, and following Minnesota sports. Daniel spent much of his childhood living in Liberia and Cote d’Ivoire, West Africa.
He graduated from Barry University in Miami, Florida, and currently lives in Charlotte, NC, with his wife and two kids.
Jana Eatman / Marketing Assistant
Jana focuses on marketing campaigns, handling social media, gifts to potential clients, and working on various Spotlight Branding publications.
Jana graduated from UNC Charlotte and enjoys coaching her volleyball team, cycling, and spontaneous day trips.
Franki Grigioni / Assistant Project Manager
Franki works alongside the Launch team to ensure that each phase of the process moves as quickly as possible for every client. She is a graduate of North Carolina State University and enjoys traveling, craft beer, dancing, and film theory.
John Hinson / Brand Manager
John is the #1 point of contact for clients once their monthly services have begun. He keeps all services on track – including managing social media, maintaining websites (including publishing blogs and videos), creating newsletters, and more! John prides himself on ultra-fast response times and getting everything done for clients as quickly and as accurately as possible.
A graduate of East Carolina University, John spends his free time writing (he’s published two books!), playing drums, and playing softball in a few local rec leagues.
Cody Lannom / Solutions Manager
As a Solutions Manager, it’s Cody’s responsibility to present Spotlight Branding’s nationwide services and strategy to potential new clients and show them the benefits of a well rounded internet foundation. In his spare time, Cody studies a wide range of disciplines including personal development, technology, entrepreneurship, leadership, self-mastery, masculinity, finance, and fitness.
Melissa Howard / Video Manager
Melissa coordinates the video projects we provide for our clients. She has a degree in Electronic Media Communication and incorporates those skills to serve the needs of our clients. Melissa loves living in Charlotte where she enjoys cycling, paddle-boarding, running, and spending time with her husband, Kevin, and their dog, Kona.
Ben Sarver / Director of Client Services
A former content writer and editor at Spotlight, Ben now leads and manages our operations team. He is in charge of all elements of the client experience and provides day-to-day oversight on all of Spotlight’s products and services.
Ben graduated from Davidson College and even played a season of professional football in Germany before moving to Hawai’i where he worked as a travel writer for a couple of years. He now resides in Charlotte with his wife and young daughter. Ben is a major sports fan and also enjoys traveling, history, fishing, golfing, and spending time at the beach.