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

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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Kathryn Auerbach

Senior Account Strategist

Kathryn (KT) is a recovering lawyer and born advocate who uses her powers of persuasion and analysis to help companies translate products and content into compelling brand stories. She specializes in brand strategy, content marketing, and PR, and lives and works in Chicago, Illinois.

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Jessica Hartman

Senior Account Strategist and SEO Analyst

Jessie has been serving the online marketing industry since 1998. Her passion for data, metrics, and creating actionable reports is a little weird to the rest of the team, but also provides the insights we need to drive meaningful SEO results for our clients. She and her family live in Madison, Wisconsin.

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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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Alexis Wisniewski

Associate Editor

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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Joshua Saint

Development Manager

Josh brings more than a decade of marketing, new business development, and design experience to the Propecta team. He leads our development team through web design, and always manages to bring a client’s vision to life. Josh and his four children live in the mountains of South Carolina.

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Ana Castro

Development Manager

Ana is an experienced web developer who specializes in a variety of frameworks and platforms. Her skill and expertise in design, development, analysis, optimization, and support are vital to the web design work at Propecta. Ana and her husband live in Costa Rica where they also own a small cafe.

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Allie Lofy

Admin. Assistant and Graphic Designer

Allie prefers to think of herself as the “Propecta Team Assistant,” and honestly, the rest of the team would be lost without her. From admin duties to original graphic design, Allie makes Propecta run smoothly and look better. She and her husband (and their puppy) live in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.