There’s a big difference between leaders and “the people in charge.” At Trendline, we’ve been deliberate about our leadership (and how we lead) from the very beginning. United by an enthusiasm for email marketing and a collaborative mindset, Trendline is guided by some truly invested men and women.
CO-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.
Co-Founder & Chief Strategist
Andrew is a recognized email industry thought leader and advocate for responsible email marketing – an avid blogger, frequent speaker, and contributor to the email community,
Andrew leads the Strategy and Analytics team, with a focus on maximizing subscriber experience, and increasing revenue for each and every client.
Prior to Trendline, Andrew was with Groupon, where he was responsible for the strategy, execution, and analysis of their email-marketing program. He also held senior digital marketing positions at Monolith Software, Sears Holdings, and Quest Software.
Andrew holds a Bachelors Degree in Marketing from Quincy University.
Senior Vice President, Agency Services
Michele is obsessed with process and keeps everything (and everyone) running on course. With over 16 years email marketing experience, she led email strategy and operations at North American Membership Group (NAMG), and also held email marketing positions at BoomBox Inc., and General Mills.
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.
VP, Client Services
As VP of Client Services, 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, he has held multiple leadership roles in strategy and services at email technology companies such as MarketFirst, Avalon Digital, IBM/Silverpop, and Cordial.
Eric is passionate about all things digital and creatively finding ways to optimize people, process, and technology to deliver ground breaking results-based marketing and technology solutions.
Prior to email marketing, Eric is a self-proclaimed technology geek having experience in Artificial Intelligence, Systems Integration Consulting, CRM, and Aeronautical Engineering.
Eric holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University.
Senior Vice President
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.
CHIEF 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. And delivering winning programs for clients such as Hyatt, Sony, Adobe, Novartis, and Toyota.