Pat McGuinness

Founder / Executive Creative Director

  • Chief Executive Introvert
  • Featured in Communication Arts, The One Show & Ad Age
  • Avid indoorsman
  • Scotch. Dark chocolate. Oxygen. In that order.

Jude Chauvin

Partner / COO / CFO

  • 20+ years of finance experience
  • Advertising & entertainment industry vet
  • Excel wizard
  • Cave diver, snowboarder, parachutist and all-around cheater of death

Scott Couvillon

Partner / Director of Strategy

  • 20+ years agency experience in NOLA and San Fran
  • Believes most weak brands are simply stories waiting to be told
  • Fishes, hunts, camps and raises 3 boys. Sometimes simultaneously.

Malcolm Schwarzenbach

Partner / Director of Strategy

  • 25 years in the biz, on both agency and client sides
  • Offers brands strategic thinking & actionable strategy
  • Motto: Work smarter, not harder
  • Eternally curious. Avid sports fan. Space nut.

Jenny McGuinness

Partner / Director of Production

  • 17 years of experience
  • Project manager extraordinaire
  • Tourism, hospitality & restaurant industry pro
  • Known as "The Little General"

Tourné Torres

Senior Developer

  • Digital wiz. Unboxed creative. Cat whisperer.
  • Full-stack software engineer, mentor to women in tech
  • Former SEO guru and marketing technologist fangirl
  • Born and raised in the New Orleans ad biz 

Brandi Costello

Finance Manager / Assistant Controller

  • 10-year Trumpet veteran
  • Client billing & accounting sensei
  • M.A. in Arts Administration
  • Passport stamp from Australia

Michael Manning

Director of Production

  • Formerly in Marketing with The Atlantic
  • Transplant to NOLA via Brooklyn and Philadelphia
  • Believes in the power of content marketing
  • Former Adult Contemporary radio station mascot

Enid Fahrenholt

Finance Coordinator/Office Manager

  • Manages all Icehouse facilities
  • Coordinates Trumpet billing & finances
  • Plans staff activities and events
  • Has two tiny dogs & two tiny kids
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Liz Byrom

Junior Producer

  • Dad joke connoisseur
  • Flannel enthusiast
  • Chocolate chip cookie conjurer
  • Funny enough to make Jonah Hill laugh

Hannah Mack

Art Director

  • 5+ years design experience
  • Midwesterner and creative problem–solver
  • Chips n’ dip connoisseur

Kelly McCafferty

Sales and Marketing Associate

  • Marketing and sales associate
  • Pittsburgh born, NOLA based
  • Music and pizza enthusiast

Megan Hurlburt


  • NOLA newbie via Boston and NYC
  • Proud marketing generalist / dog mom
  • Over-planner and (play)list maker
  • Never met an Old Fashioned she didn’t like

Clarisse San Mateo


  • Midwestern heart meets West Coast chill
  • Old soul
  • Pop culture savant
  • Champion of impromptu weekend trips

Jodi Laidlaw


  • Raised in healthcare & nonprofit marketing
  • A (paper) planner
  • Bookish, unironic enthusiast, and Oxford comma advocate
  • Will let you borrow her second favorite pen
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Troy Walker

Business Development

  • Started and sold two tech companies 
  • Sold 250-person agency to WPP
  • Father of four and husband to one reader, swimmer, hiker and eater
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Patrick Finch

Art Director

  • 'Sippi born. NYC trained
  • yo-yo aficionado
  • 95% made of chicken nugget

Julie Dorman


  • Mississippi transplant with no immediate plans to return
  • Modest award-wining copywriter
  • Passionate advocate of the Oxford comma
  • German cars. Italian shoes. Mexican restaurants.