Phone: 877-747-9765

Fax: 615-599-1260

Meet The Team

Carolina Junghans

Managing Partner

Most likely to moonlight as your therapist

carolina@blinkmarketing.com
Carolina Junghans Managing Partner

Hometown? Being an Air Force nomad gave me several hometowns – Extended family in Madrid, Spain and Wilson, North Carolina provided two home bases throughout life.

Nickname? Caro, mommy or Freud

What cartoon character best describes you and why? Dora the Explorer. For many reasons including having a business partner that is also a monkey that I have to talk some sense into from time to time and speaking fluent Spanish (I call my daddy ‘papi’)!

Random fact about yourself? I was once asked to be an extra on the set of Beverly Hills 90210. I thought I was cool. And am proving to be quite the opposite listing this as my random fact.

Favorite Blink Moment? The day we moved into our cool new Blink offices on Main Street and every morning after that seeing the amazing people that walk through the front doors.

Daniel Gardner

Managing Partner

Most likely to embellish a story for greatest shock value

daniel@blinkmarketing.com
Daniel Gardner Managing Partner

Hometown? Military brat but I call Tennessee home now.

Nickname? Hamburger

What cartoon character best describes you and why? Scrooge McDuck from Duck Tails because he was the first to make it RAIN!

Random fact about yourself? I can't wear shoes that I can't cross my toes in because I always cross my toes when I'm sitting down. (WEIRDO!)

Favorite Blink Moment? Friday Fundays at 3:00 pm (open invitation if you're around!)

Jenny McIntyre

Executive Vice President of Sales

Most likely to play a kid in ping pong and not let them win

jenny@blinkmarketing.com
Jenny McIntyre Executive Vice President of Sales

Hometown? Dyer, TN

Nickname? Moss, J. Mo. or Mommy

What cartoon character best describes you and why? Olive Oyl purely based on her thin, lanky build and long legs!

Random fact about yourself? I’ve been skydiving over the Swiss Alps. And I was named Miss Dyer Station Celebration.

Favorite Blink Moment? After 12 years of memories, it’s impossible to choose a favorite! However, getting honored with Distributor of the Year was a pretty fantastic Blink moment!

Danny Gardner

Business Consultant

Most likely to work in the dark in order to lower the electric bill

danny@blinkmarketing.com
Danny Gardner Business Consultant

Hometown? Wilson, NC

Nickname? General

What cartoon character best describes you and why? Superman. Because I can move mountains when I need to and because I’m not all that familiar with other cartoon characters.

Random fact about yourself? My wife, a professor at Vanderbilt, is smarter than I am BUT not by much!

Favorite Blink Moment? When Blink was nominated for INC 5000 for the 2nd year in a row!

Kyle Earing

Vice President of Quality & Operations

Most likely to order a Mountain Dew at Starbucks

kearing@blinkmarketing.com
Kyle Earing Vice President of Quality & Operations

Hometown? Kempton, IL

Nickname? None – Never had one!

What cartoon character best describes you and why? Donald Duck because of his uniquely complex personality.

Random fact about yourself? I’ve shoed competition horses in 10 different states.

Favorite Blink Moment? Learning how to use chopsticks on the fly while on my first 10 day business trip to China.

Trevor Hyssong

Director of Business Development

Most likely to save the planet and not tell anyone he did it

thyssong@blinkmarketing.com
Trevor Hyssong Director of Business Development

Hometown? Franklin, TN/Tampa FL. Both hold a special place in my heart.

Nickname? Trev, T Dog, and T Money

What cartoon character best describes you and why? Tigger (from Winne the Pooh) because we share several personality traits. He is active and fun loving. He also loves playing detective and prides himself on never getting lost.

Random fact about yourself? My hobbies include home remodeling, photography, cooking and playing with my cat and dog.

Favorite Blink Moment? Our holiday outing to Topgolf was awesome. The golf wasn't great, but the camaraderie and stories we shared were terrific!

Cortney Goodson

Director of Contracts and Licensing

Most likely to make strangers feel like they've been friends since childhood

cgoodson@blinkmarketing.com
Cortney Goodson Director of Contracts and Licensing

Hometown? Calhoun City, MS

Nickname? Pocahontas or Cort

What cartoon character best describes you and why? Cheer Bear the Care Bear. I want everyone to be happy, and I will hug you if you are sad.

Favorite Blink Moment? The Blink Halloween party. We ate and played Pictionary. It was so fun to see everyone’s competitive side come out and play. The drawings were hilarious!

Olivia Monroe

Senior Account Manager, Team Lead

Most likely to be up for an outdoor adventure

omonroe@blinkmarketing.com
Olivia Monroe Senior Account Manager, Team Lead

Hometown? Cheshire, CT

Nickname? Liv

What cartoon character best describes you and why? Jessie from Toy Story, she’s always up for an adventure, outgoing, and has a positive attitude.

Random fact about yourself? I’ve been to Alaska a few times and drove cross country from AK to GA.

Julia Goodson

Order Management Team Lead

Most likely to have more tennis shoes than Foot Locker

jhill@blinkmarketing.com
Julia Goodson Order Management Team Lead

Hometown? Beech Grove, Indiana

Nickname? Jules or Julie

What cartoon character best describes you and why? Eep from the Croods. She hates staying inside, loves to explore new things, and she is always there to help others.

Random fact about yourself? I absolutely love playing Nintendo video games when I am not outdoors. I have competed in a Super Smash Brothers Melee tournament, and I am a huge fan of Zelda.

Favorite Blink Moment? Field Day!

Rachel Bray

Webstore Team Lead

Most likely to be a real-life Disney princess

rbray@blinkmarketing.com
Rachel Bray Webstore Team Lead

Hometown? St. Peter, IL

Nickname? Rach

What cartoon character best describes you and why? Cinderella because I love to help and care for others, but sometimes enjoy the spotlight and having a “midnight moment”

Random fact about yourself? I won a national cursive handwriting award in 4th grade.

Beth Snider

Accountant

Most likely to ACTUALLY read the instructions

bsnider@blinkmarketing.com
Beth Snider Accountant

Hometown? Bartlett, TN

Nickname? meanie

What cartoon character best describes you and why? Lucy from Charlie Brown - we look alike and I can be loud and bossy

Random fact about yourself? my first (and only) TikTok video had 213 views 😊

Rebecca Francis

E-Commerce Inventory, Team Lead

Most likely to move to China and miss Blink Marketing so much that she comes back!

rfrancis@blinkmarketing.com
Rebecca Francis E-Commerce Inventory, Team Lead

Hometown? Kent, Ohio – I moved many times growing up.

Nickname? Becca or Becca B.

What cartoon character best describes you and why? Dory from Finding Nemo. I like to think I am optimistic, I am always up for an adventure and I have a horrible memory!

Random fact about yourself? I have been on ESPN multiple times.

Favorite Blink Moment? The moment I was hired….BOTH TIMES!

Charlsie Nacrelli

Senior Marketing Specialist

cnacrelli@blinkmarketing.com
Charlsie Nacrelli Senior Marketing Specialist

Larissa Cantu

Graphic Designer

Most likely to adopt all the animals in the world

lcantu@blinkmarketing.com
Larissa Cantu Graphic Designer

Hometown? Piracicaba, Brazil

Nickname? Lari (Pronounced "Laddy")

What cartoon character best describes you and why? I think Lisa from The Simpsons. We share a love for art, music, and animals, and sometimes find ourselves lost in our own imaginative worlds.

Random fact about yourself? I'm originally from Piracicaba, SP, in Brazil! I moved to the US to go to college when I was only17.

Favorite Blink Moment? Thanksgiving Potluck...The banana pudding is just amazing.

Jared Collins

Graphic Designer

jcollins@blinkmarketing.com
Jared Collins Graphic Designer

Jay Patrick Romero

Graphic Designer

jromero@blinkmarketing.com
Jay Patrick Romero Graphic Designer

Tracy Hill

Senior Account Executive, Outside Sales

Most likely to console you when your mom won’t pick up the phone

thill@blinkmarketing.com
Tracy Hill Senior Account Executive, Outside Sales

Hometown? Englewood, Colorado

Nickname? Mother Bird – affectionately given because of my spikey hair!

What cartoon character best describes you and why? This is a tough one but as a family we came up with Marge Simpson – I am teased about my bird hair all of the time and she has hair that stands out. She is the moralistic force in her family and often provides a grounding voice in the midst of her family’s antics by trying to maintain order (I am all about order and routine!).

Random fact about yourself? I grew up restoring Corvettes with my dad.

Favorite Blink Moment? When I realized the Blink offices were located in the old Fire Station No. 1 – where my husband started his career with the Franklin Fire Dept!

Anna Dawson

Account Executive, Inside Sales

Most likely to know more Pitbull songs than you

adawson@blinkmarketing.com
Anna Dawson Account Executive, Inside Sales

Hometown? Tullahoma, TN

What cartoon character best describes you and why? I resonate with SpongeBob the most because I am very serious about my work but also love to have a good time and laugh

Random fact about yourself? I won the “Life of the Party” Superlative Award my 8th grade year in middle school

Kathleen Hammontree

Business Developer, National Accounts

khammontree@blinkmarketing.com
Kathleen Hammontree Business Developer, National Accounts

Hoskins Trible

Account Executive, National Accounts

htrible@blinkmarketing.com
Hoskins Trible Account Executive, National Accounts

Skylar Lemon

Account Executive, Collegiate Sales

Most likely to know more Jonas Brothers songs than you

slemon@blinkmarketing.com
Skylar Lemon Account Executive, Collegiate Sales

Hometown? Columbia, TN

Nickname? Sky, Sky Sky, or Lemon

What cartoon character best describes you and why? Bolt because he’s caring of others and also very humble even being in the spotlight

Random fact about yourself? I have been involved in cheerleading since I was five. I now have been a coach for six years.

Hanna Gossard

Account Executive, Collegiate Sales

Most likely to ride a horse to work

hgossard@blinkmarketing.com
Hanna Gossard Account Executive, Collegiate Sales

Hometown? Powell, Ohio

Nickname? Han, Hanna Banana

What cartoon character best describes you and why? I would be Blossom from the Powder Puff girls because she is the stubborn older sister of the three, and I am also the oldest of three girls!

Random fact about yourself? I have pulled a five-horse trailer and a she-shed behind my truck across two states with only a few “almost” accidents.

Lia Junghans

Account Executive, Collegiate & Outside Sales

ljunghans@blinkmarketing.com
Lia Junghans Account Executive, Collegiate & Outside Sales

Brey Conder

Senior Account Manager

Most likely to eat a Crumbl cookie while working out

bbaltazar@blinkmarketing.com
Brey Conder Senior Account Manager

Hometown? Goshen, IN

Nickname? All of my family and close friends call me Brey Brey

What cartoon character best describes you and why? Winnie-the-Pooh because I am soft-spoken, thoughtful, and friendly. I also have the biggest sweet tooth!

Random fact about yourself? Growing up, I spent a lot of time running and playing soccer. I played college soccer and still hold the mile record at my middle school – 5.34! Another random fact – I was named after the colors brown and gray!

Favorite Blink Moment? When I was taken to Connors for lunch my first day at Blink. The food in Tennessee is amazing!

Madison Smith

Account Manager

msmith@blinkmarketing.com
Madison Smith Account Manager

Hometown? Franklin, TN

Nickname? Smitty

Favorite Blink Moment? Witnessing and being a part of the teamwork that goes into the in-house fulfillment process- AKA family room memories.

Ashley McGehee

Senior Account Manager

Most likely to marry Adam Sandler

amcgehee@blinkmarketing.com
Ashley McGehee Senior Account Manager

Hometown? Richmond, VA

Nickname? Ash

What cartoon character best describes you and why? DeeDee from Dexter’s Laboratory. She is friendly, curious, and energetic. Really bad at science. And loves her brother dearly. 😊 She also has a big imagination!

Random fact about yourself? I quote lines from movies and tv shows in my normal day to day conversations!

Favorite Blink Moment? Broadway with the AM Team! Great conversation and even better company.

Shelby Webb

Senior Account Manager

Most likely to read an entire book on her lunch break

swebb@blinkmarketing.com
Shelby Webb Senior Account Manager

Hometown? Mount Juliet, TN

Nickname? Shelbs

What cartoon character best describes you and why? Belle from Beauty & the Beast. She loves being kind to everyone and she’s driven! Plus, I love to read and am jealous of her library in the castle.

Random fact about yourself? I collect coffee mugs! I have mugs from places I have traveled to or that have friends have traveled to and gifted me. I have over 100 of them.

Caroline Legg

Webstore Coordinator

clegg@blinkmarketing.com
Caroline Legg Webstore Coordinator

Grace Guilas

Webstore Support Coordinator

grace@blinkmarketing.com
Grace Guilas Webstore Support Coordinator

Hometown? Pampanga, Philippines

What cartoon character best describes you and why? Bugs Bunny - always snacking and can't go a minute without having a munch 😊

Random fact about yourself? I have a secret talent for writing children's books!

Ruane Bajaro

Webstore Operations Coordinator

ruane@blinkmarketing.com
Ruane Bajaro Webstore Operations Coordinator

Melissa Gerodias

Webstore Operations Coordinator

melissa@blinkmarketing.com
Melissa Gerodias Webstore Operations Coordinator

Natasha Johnson

Office Administrator and Bookkeeper

Most likely to have visited more countries than you

njohnson@blinkmarketing.com
Natasha Johnson Office Administrator and Bookkeeper

Hometown? I grew up in Clearwater, FL; lived in the Atlanta, GA, area for high school and college; lived in Asheville, NC, for the past 13 years; and just moved to Nashville in January!

Nickname? “Tash” or “Tasha”

What cartoon character best describes you and why? Lucy “Wyldstyle” from The Lego Movie; I’m super independent and sarcastic, but kindhearted too. I’m strict and expect a lot, but love just as hard!

Random fact about yourself? I’m a half Chinese/half Irish first generation American and have a tattoo of my Chinese middle name. I have a horse and used to be a horse trainer. I did eight countries in six weeks mostly solo with my newly-2yo in 2019.

Favorite Blink Moment? So far it’s the amazing support I’ve gotten from the exec team—and the rest of the staff--having stepped in to a high-traffic position at a really hectic time.

Kimberly Tomarong

Accounting Assistant

kim@blinkmarketing.com
Kimberly Tomarong Accounting Assistant

Hometown? Tagum City, Philippines

Nickname? Kim

What cartoon character best describes you and why? Spongebob Squarepants - I'm a fun-loving person

Random fact about yourself? I eat a lot but don't gain weight that much. 😃

Sharon Escano

Accounting Assistant

sescano@blinkmarketing.com
Sharon Escano Accounting Assistant

Kayla Hill

Order Management and Inventory Coordinator

Most likely to go viral….again!

khill@blinkmarketing.com
Kayla Hill Order Management and Inventory Coordinator

Hometown? Nashville, TN

Nickname? Kay, Lala

What cartoon character best describes you and why? Marceline the Vampire Queen (she’s a total rockstar)

Random fact about yourself? My thumbs are not the same size

Favorite Blink Moment? Clean-up day!

Hannah Barger

Order Management and Inventory Coordinator

Most likely to be seen carrying her dog like a child

hbarger@blinkmarketing.com
Hannah Barger Order Management and Inventory Coordinator

Hometown? Mount Juliet, TN

Nickname? Hannah B.

What cartoon character best describes you and why? Bubbles from Powerpuff girls because I’m bubbly, kind and love to make people laugh. Plus, she loves animals so it’s only fitting!

Random fact about yourself? I love photography, visiting new cities and playing with my dog Fitz.

Favorite Blink Moment? Mems with the order management team – we’re always supporting each other and laughing 😊

Claire David

Webstore Supplier Coordinator

claire@blinkmarketing.com

Claire David Webstore Supplier Coordinator

Hometown? Tarlac City, Philippines

What cartoon character best describes you and why? Naruto. I make everyone laugh with my silly jokes. He always says "dattebayo " in Japanese means "Believe it". I am strong like him and always believe that Peace is the key to anything!

Random fact about yourself? I am a gamer.

Anthony Conner

E-Commerce Inventory Coordinator

Most likely to take home a cat he found on the street

aconner@blinkmarketing.com
Anthony Conner E-Commerce Inventory Coordinator

Hometown? Naugatuck, Connecticut

Nickname? Antonio

What cartoon character best describes you and why? Deadpool – because him and I have VERY similar senses of humor, and he doesn’t really care that much about other people’s opinions of him, he is authentically him.

Random fact about yourself? I am a musician and occasionally gig in the middle Tennessee area.

Favorite Blink Moment? Friday Evenings 😊

Kaylee Logan

E-Commerce Inventory Coordinator

klogan@blinkmarketing.com
Kaylee Logan E-Commerce Inventory Coordinator

Ryan Crawford

E-Commerce Inventory Coordinator

rcrawford@blinkmarketing.com
Ryan Crawford E-Commerce Inventory Coordinator

History of Blink Marketing

2002

Blink Marketing, Inc was founded in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

2003

BLINKY, our mascot, was born

2003

Blink moved to Franklin, TN

2004

Custom importing services launched

2009

Webstore services launched

2011

Named 4th fastest growing Promotional Products Distributor in the US by the Advertising Specialty Institute

2014

First “Nashville Best Places to Work” Award by Nashville Business Journal

2014

First “Greatest Companies to Work For” Award by PPB Magazine

2014

INC 5000 Fastest Growing Company Member (#3,851)

2015

Donated over $200,000 worth of merchandise to countries in need

2015

Named Mid-South’s Promotional Products Distributor of the Year

2016

Expanded to current Blink headquarters with onsite warehouse space and room to grow our team

2017

Awarded seat on the DAC (Distributor Advocacy Council) of the QCA (Quality Certification Alliance)

2017

Wins Mars North America global contract

2017

First Blink corporate audit of overseas manufacturing facility

2017

Hired Certified Product Safety and Production Processes Lead Auditor

2019

Awarded a seat on the PRAG board (Product Responsibility Action Group)

2019

Awarded WBENC Woman Owned Certification

2022

Celebrated 20 years of business