Meet the Team

Propecta’s greatest strength is our diverse team of experts, creatives, and fans. Meet the people that make our solutions so unique and so effective.
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Nate Dame

CEO and Founder

Nate has led SEO, content marketing, and influencer marketing campaigns for national and international brands. Now a regular speaker and columnist, Nate oversees client strategy and thought leadership for Propecta when he’s not too busy being husband and dad in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.

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Todd Mayfield

COO

Todd started with Propecta as the Director of Strategy, and was later moved into the role of Chief Operating Officer. He has a long history of customer service, strategic planning, and leadership that have prepared him to oversee the daily operations of Propecta from his home base in California.

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Rebecca Levinson

Senior Account Strategist

Rebecca came to Propecta with more than a decade of marketing and business development experience. Her specialties include social media and content marketing, as well as helping businesses align all of their marketing efforts. She and her three children live in Woodstock, Illinois.

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Evan Burrows

Executive Editor

Evan spent years honing his editorial skills in the wilds of Chicago’s community newspapers. He now leads Propecta’s editorial team and manages keyword research strategies. He reads a lot and also has a background in real estate. He lives in Woodstock, Illinois.

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Kelsey Maffett

Account Strategist

Kelsey loves to write, edit, and proofread—no matter the subject. She has experience in traditional news writing, content marketing, digital and radio advertising, and corporate communications. Kelsey brings a passion for user experience and clear communications to Propecta’s editorial team. She lives and works in Chicago, Illinois.

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Nina McKinster

Account Strategist

Nina is an experienced SEO and digital marketing strategist focusing on user intent, brand positioning, development, and digital strategy. Nina came to Propecta with 10 years of experience in digital marketing and has successfully spearheaded digital and SEO strategy-focused endeavors for a multitude of clients. 

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Alexis Wisniewski

Editor and Search Strategist

Lex started with Propecta as a freelance writer before accepting a full-time position as an editor. Her enthusiasm for grammar is sometimes annoying, but her love of good content helps the team create high-quality, modern, SEO-based content. She and her family live in the northwest Chicago suburbs.

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Karl Boehm

SEO Analyst

Karl joined Propecta with a background in search strategy and web development project management. He delights in systematically delivering website visitors to the messaging that will make them convert. Karl grew up in Kona, Hawai’i, and now lives with his wife in Waukesha, Wisconsin.

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Brittany Broman

Project Coordinator

Brittany joined Propecta with experience in SEO, copywriting, and project management. Her love of staying organized and seeing big projects through to completion fits her current role as project coordinator. Outside of work, she is a professional violin player in a string quartet and enjoys spending time with her husband and dog in Waukesha, Wisconsin.

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Nikki Breen

Editor

Nikki has years of experience editing and writing, as well as in project management and marketing. Her adoration for the written word (which is apparent in her extensive home library collection) and detail-oriented nature drives her to provide the very best content for Propecta’s clients. She lives in the Greater Chicago Area.

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Benjamin Babb

Editor

Benjamin’s background includes experience in business and communications management, as well as time spent as an English instructor. He is fascinated by the intersection of language and data, and enjoys writing fiction, playing guitar, and watching classic Hollywood films. He lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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Nicole Sharon Schultz

Editor

Nicole comes to Propecta with extensive marketing and digital marketing experience. She has worked with a variety of global business leaders, and specializes in B2B SaaS industries. Nicole has lived on three continents and speaks four languages, but recently settled in Madison with her husband, baby, and dog.

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Amy Marten

Administrative Assistant

Amy’s training and experience in education—with a background in early education and classroom management—are put to good use as an Administrative Assistant for the Propecta team. She organizes files, keeps schedules, and manages accounts. Amy lives in Williams Bay, Wisconsin, with her husband and their children.