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Five New Team Members Bolster Three Teams at Fusion92

CHICAGO, IL, OCTOBER 31, 2021 – Chicago-based marketing innovation company, Fusion92, added five new team members to its Operations, Media and Creative teams in October:

Courtney Barlow, Project Manager

Carly Hoffman, Media Director

Chynna Jakowski, Sr. Digital Web Producer

Stephanie Mueller, Sr. Production Designer

Michael Stenger, Sr. Digital Web Producer

Fusion92 president Doug Dome said of the new hires, “We’re thrilled to welcome this dynamic group of professionals, as they each embody fearlessness and curiosity, two of our firm’s core values. They’re already productively solving challenges, contributing positively to our team culture, and making a significant impact on the innovative work with our client partners.”

Based in central Illinois, Courtney Barlow is Fusion92’s newest project manager, steering projects towards completion with timeliness and efficiency. Before starting her own social media marketing agency, Barlow spent several years in Los Angeles partnering Fortune 500 companies with top social media influencers to create digital campaigns. Barlow reports to VP of agency operations and project management, Frank Nicodem

Media Director Carly Hoffman brings a heavy agency background to Fusion92, working at firms like digital agency Deutsch NY, Tribune Media Group, Starcom and most recently at iCrossing, with some big brand clients including Kraft, Charles Schwab, FitBit and GoPro. The first half of Hoffman’s career was spent mainly in TV before pivoting into digital-centric roles across numerous channels including programmatic, social, video, streaming audio, OTT, and search. Born and raised on the east coast, Hoffman earned her Bachelor of Applied Science from the University of Delaware and currently resides in the Chicagoland area. She reports to VP, Group Director – Media, Marcella Dulac.

Chynna Jakowski joins Fusion92 as a Senior Digital Web Producer handling the portfolio of one of the company's largest clients. She also reports to Frank Nicodem. Jakowski has an extensive background in digital marketing, website development and digital strategy, with prior roles at 86 Level Design Co., Olly Olly, Plum Direct Marketing, and most recently, digital agency Velir. Her strong communication and problem-solving skills allow her to guide teams to success with transparent and successful workflows. Boston-based Jakowski earned her degree in Paralegal Studies from Boston University.

Senior production designer, Stephanie Mueller, is Fusion92’s latest addition to its growing creative team. She specializes in creative delivery which involves production design, and javascript and HTML coding. Prior to joining Fusion92, Mueller worked in and around Chicago as a freelance graphic and production designer for nearly two decades. Mueller reports to VP, executive creative director Greg Auer. The former Chicago resident currently resides in Iowa.

Michael Stenger recently joined the operations team at Fusion92 as a senior digital web producer. Currently, Atlanta-based Stenger dedicates her time to two of the organization’s fastest-growing clients who are in the process of reinventing their web presence. She brings 20 years of experience to Fusion92 working for and with brands like American Red Cross, Cox Media Group, Verizon Wireless, FISERV, Chick-Fil-A and Aflac. Stenger earned her bachelor’s degree in communications from Kennesaw State University, and like Barlow and Jakowski, reports to VP of agency operations and project management, Frank Nicodem.

About Fusion92

Founded in 1999, Fusion92 is a Chicago-based independent marketing innovation company that helps growth stage and enterprise brands thrive. The firm’s comprehensive stack of services and products help bring exponential returns to companies in virtually every industry and vertical. Fusion92 collaboratively partners and serves as a trusted advisor to clients on B2B and consumer engagements that span traditional and digital media, leveraging the firm’s expertise to innovatively solve business challenges. Fusion92’s dynamic technology, integrated content lab (Studio440), media and activation capabilities, AdTech and premium NFT studio (Mint Werx) provide a lineup of differentiated solutions that deliver data-driven results. Learn more at

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