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Our team manages and develops effective marketing solutions for social media marketing, website development & management, content marketing, brand management, publicity and promotions, email and sms marketing, digital advertising, SEO/PPC campaigns, and operations+marketing strategies. Allow us to optimize your marketing efforts, enhance email and mobile marketing, audit your online reputation and website, engage social media followers, harness creative marketing ideas, and create promotions and entertainment opportunities. 

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Jenna Downs at Shank Marketing

Jenna Downs

Marketing Coordinator

Jenna Downs grew up in a small town in Wisconsin and moved to Nevada after high school to attend the University of Nevada, Las Vegas where she received her Bachelor of Science in Public Administration. After starting her career as a VIP Services Representative, she was eventually recruited to fill the role of Special Events Manager. During her time in this position, the CEO of Landry’s Incorporated released a book and Jenna was selected as the sole planner for the event. Her years of experience in hospitality bring forth a wealth of knowledge. After the pandemic hit Las Vegas, she decided to take the opportunity to move away from the chaos of the city and be closer to family in Montana. Outside of work Jenna enjoys playing her keyboard, spending time with her family, and continuing her search for the best coffee in Montana.

Courtney Carr

Marketing Manager

Ranging from working at amusement parks to casinos, Courtney has a wealth of experience. Courtney most recently managed social media at The Golden Nugget Las Vegas, introducing new marketing strategies to the property including their weekly in-house live gaming series that garnered roughly 12,000 views per video. She completed her undergraduate degree at The College of Saint Rose in Albany, New York. Her Master’s Degree and a certificate in graduate studies for Advanced Digital and Social Media practices are from Texas Tech University. Courtney currently resides in Las Vegas, NV. Outside of work, she enjoys playing blackjack with her husband, watching a little too much TV, and taking walks with her dog.

Arielle de Garcia

Brand Manager

As a graduate from Southern New Hampshire University with a Bachelor Degree in Graphic and Media Arts. Also with a Master’s in Marketing. Arielle has the background knowledge to work with clients efficiently and thoroughly. Arielle has 5 years of experience in casino marketing as well as management experience that contributes to her attention to detail and communication skills in the Brand Manager role at Shank Marketing.

Jordan Crahan

Account Director

Jordan is responsible for all keeping all our client accounts moving in the right direction. He enjoys the daily dive into data, metrics, and believes that collaboration and communication are critical to our success. He is a graduate of Western Washington University. A digital marketing expert who prides himself on using his rich, interdisciplinary background to develop, execute, and analyze business development and marketing initiatives. Outside of work Jordan enjoys spending time with his wife and their 3 dogs, playing golf, and reading.

Justin Shank

Principal

Marketing expert specializing in digital marketing strategy, social media, and marketing technologies. Helps clients integrate social media and digital marketing into the overall strategic marketing plan. Enjoys working with tribes and business owners by implementing marketing strategies proven to grow their businesses and navigate the ever-changing world of digital marketing.

Hannah Kean

Account Manager

Graduated from Western Washington University with a double-major in Business Marketing and Communication Studies. Through her experience in sales and nonprofit work, she has developed skills in interpersonal communication, planning/organizing, digital marketing and more. She has made an immediate impact at Shank Marketing, beginning as an intern, then Marketing Assistant, and is now managing client accounts.
Abby Yates Is An Account Director At Shank Marketing

Abby Yates

Account Director

An enrolled member of the Nooksack Tribe, Abby has a wealth of experience marketing casinos and other tribally owned businesses. She specializes in social media and works with our clients to develop clear strategies to put the right messages in front of the right people. Abby enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, their dogs, and striking up conversations about her collection of Star Wars tatoos.