We’re the Experts in All Things Email
World-class email marketing programs are built by experts who understand the intricacies and importance of the channel and the process: strategy, creative, data, technology, platform management, deliverability, QA, reporting and analytics, and client services. With that in mind, our focus is on being the go-to innovators in each of these areas. Through active participation in industry groups and forums, conferences, and events, our leaders stay ahead of the game and lead by example as they mentor and direct the industry’s top talent.
Morgan StewartCO-FOUNDER & CEO
Morgan Stewart is the CEO and Co-Founder of Trendline Interactive, the fastest growing Email Marketing Agency in the industry. Morgan is a recognized thought leader in the email marketing industry, keynote speaker, and published author. He manages a world-class team of email marketing experts and keeps them focused on achieving amazing results for Trendline clients.
Prior to Trendline Interactive, he spent six years with ExactTarget (Salesforce Marketing Cloud), where he led primary research and launched their strategic services practice. His focus is on developing complex analytic and technical marketing solutions that drive a high return on investment for clients.
Morgan completed his undergraduate degree at the University of California, Berkeley and attended graduate school at the University of Texas at Austin.
Andrew KordekCo-Founder & Chief Knowledge Officer
Andrew is the Co-Founder and Chief Knowledge Officer of Trendline Interactive. With over 20 years in the email marketing industry, he is a recognized innovator, thought leader, and advocate for responsible email marketing.
Andrew is an avid blogger, frequent speaker, and contributor to the email community.
Most recently, Andrew was the Chief Strategist at Trendline, where he led the email marketing strategy department. Prior to Trendline, Andrew was with Groupon, where he was responsible for all aspects of their email marketing program, including strategy, execution, reporting and analytics.
Andrew holds a Bachelors Degree in Marketing from Quincy University.
Chris ArrendaleChief Privacy Officer
Chris Arrendale has over 16 years of experience in email marketing technology and software. His expertise includes insights into the email industry’s largest ISPs and is backed by extensive knowledge in industry-leading webmail providers, spam filter providers, reputation management strategies, and deliverability consulting best practices. He has traveled extensively as a marketing speaker, author, and software consultant.
Chris graduated with an associate’s degree from Oxford College of Emory University, followed by a bachelor’s from Emory University and earning a master’s from Southern Polytechnic State University.
Geoff LintonChief Strategy and Analytics Officer
Geoff Linton is the Founder and former CEO of Inbox Marketer, which was recently acquired by Trendline Interactive, an email consulting and professional services firm providing true end-to-end email solutions for Fortune 1000 companies. A data-driven marketing expert, Geoff has more than 25 years of applied experience in both client and agency roles. As Chief Strategy and Analytics Officer at Trendline, Geoff guides clients and internal teams in digital messaging strategy and analytics. He was previously an Associate Director for Air Miles (LoyaltyOne), and a Marketing Professor at Conestoga College of Applied Arts & Technology. Geoff is a member of the Canadian Marketing Association’s (CMA) Martech Council and is actively involved in the marketing industry as a speaker, author and association member. Most recently Geoff received a Chartered Marketer (CM) designation from the CMA. Geoff holds both a P.Eng and MBA from Queen’s University in Canada.
Derek HardingChief Technology Officer
A creative problem solver with an entrepreneurial attitude, Derek was a marketing technologist before there were marketing technologists. An early web developer, he was the founder and architect behind Innovyx, one of the first email service providers. An email industry expert and thought-leader Derek is a regular author, contributor, trainer, and conference speaker.
At Trendline, Derek is responsible for the agency’s Technical Consulting and Platform Management teams, while also spearheading corporate IT and technical strategy.
Prior to Trendline Interactive, he spent fifteen years with Omnicom Group agencies specializing in email, technology, and marketing. He delivered winning programs for clients such as Hyatt, Sony, Adobe, Novartis, and Toyota.
Derek holds a Bachelor of Science with Honors in Information Technology from DeMontfort University in England.
Michele SouderSVP, General Manager - US
Michele is obsessed with process and keeps everything (and everyone) running on course. With over 19 years of email marketing experience, she started our client services practice at Trendline nearly 9 years ago, and now leads our US agency services, including creative, platform, QA and account management. Her previous experience includes email marketing positions at General Mills, North American Membership Group, BoomBox Inc. and Bigfoot Interactive.
Michele leads a team of professionals focused on delivering a superior level of service, driving efficient and effective programs, and exceeding client objectives and goals.
Michele holds a B.S. in Economics with concentrations in marketing and strategic management from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA in marketing and strategic management from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
Colleen PreisnerSVP, General Manager - Canada
As a Senior Marketing Executive, Colleen brings her passion and creativity to everything she does. Spending over two decades working in senior marketing roles in the financial services industry, Colleen has become a fanatic for insight based marketing strategy that delivers results. This, coupled with her agency experience, has also afforded her the opportunity to work in nearly every marketing discipline. Throughout her career, she has proven her ability to build and lead strong, high functioning teams, to challenge the status quo and approach any challenge with passion and dedication. Colleen now leads the Client Services teams across North America.
When she is not running madly about mucking things up at work, she can be found gazing at the sunset from the dock, watching hockey or sending embarrassing snapchats to her two adult children. She and her husband live in Milton, Ontario.
Alex WilliamsSenior Vice President, Innovation
As one of Trendline’s first hires, Alex built out Trendline’s full service email practice. He is a true full stack email marketer – from strategy and creative to technology and analytics. Widely recognized as a email strategy and creative expert, Alex brings his passion and creative problem solving skills to Trendline clients. Alex has had a hand in just about every account that’s ever been on Trendline’s roster. He is a frequent keynote speaker on topics related to design, technology, and their intersection in the inbox.
Alex graduated from The Ohio State University and lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife and kids.
Eric StablowVP Client Services
As VP Client Services at Trendline Interactive, Eric is responsible for driving growth and innovation across Trendline’s expanding base of world-class clients. With nearly two decades of email industry experience, Eric is uniquely suited to finding creative ways to optimize people, processes, and technologies to deliver groundbreaking results-based email marketing solutions.
Prior to Trendline, Eric held multiple leadership roles in strategy and services at email technology companies such as MarketFirst, Avalon Digital, IBM/Silverpop, and Cordial. A self-proclaimed technology geek, Eric’s experience encompasses numerous tech trends including Artificial Intelligence, Systems Integration Consulting, CRM, and Aeronautical Engineering.
Eric completed his studies at Pennsylvania State University, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering.
Amy CollinsDirector, Solutions Consulting
Amy is a certified Salesforce email marketer with over 12 years of experience in technical email marketing. She enjoys helping clients bridge the gap between business needs and technical solutions. Amy’s experience leading high-volume email programs and implementing integrated marketing approaches makes her an invaluable resource for clients.
Amy has a bachelor’s degree in Business and Marketing from Dalton State College and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Kennesaw State University.
Molly PrivratskyVP Email Operations
As VP Email Operations at Trendline Interactive, Molly Privratsky leads the agency in delivering on its mission to produce great email marketing campaigns. She owns and optimizes workflows and processes, and facilitates cross-departmental collaboration to ensure faultless and efficient execution.
Prior to joining Trendline, Molly managed a multi-million dollar email fundraising program for one of the Northwest’s largest non-profit organizations. With nearly a decade of email marketing experience, Molly is fluent in the five email marketing agency languages: Creative, Client, Developer, Account Manager, and ESP.
Molly studied Advertising at the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication, and currently lives in Portland, Oregon with her family.
Odette GodwinVP Finance & HR
Odette Godwin is the VP of Finance and HR for Trendline Interactive, tasked with running numerous business-critical programs that include accounting, finance, and payroll to facilities and benefits administration.
Prior to joining Trendline, Odette spent time in the non-profit sector as well as four years at Hewlett Packard in the HR department, where she utilized her Finance background in Sales Compensation. These roles have allowed her to bring a unique blend of professional experiences to the table.
Odette received her BBA in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin with a concentration in Accounting, and she holds a Masters of Science in Management from Boston University Brussels.