Our people make us who we are.
Awesome.

We're instigators. Fire starters. Provocateurs. We rock the boat. We cross the line. We make it rain. We're tech savvy, brand savvy and strategically solid. We're planners. Schemers. Your clever, calculating coconspirators bent on getting you a bigger piece of that market share pie.

  • Daniel Knapp
    Daniel Knapp
    Chief Executive Officer
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    His continual drive for success sets the pace. Delivering results-driven planning, execution, and analysis is his thing. In Daniel’s world, mediocrity is a four-letter word.

    With over 15 years of marketing experience and as LEAP co-founder, this Michigan native orchestrates performance and strategy development so tight LEAP never skips a beat. As the lead account strategist, he guides the direction of our client services and client development methodologies to ensure that our clients are grinning from ear to ear. And, as the king of morale, he constantly surprises and delights us, whether inviting folks over for a home-cooked meal or presenting his teams with a glass of wine after a hard day’s work.

    With a background in Fortune 500 finance, the transition into the world of digital marketing and advertising over fifteen years ago was initially jarring for Daniel. But as he began to uncover digital's value proposition those many years ago, a simple truth emerged: the same core philosophies that underpin finance align almost perfectly with digital marketing and advertising - measurement, transparency, accountability, and investment return. And getting to apply that philosophy within a world of almost daily innovation and breakthrough creative within client advertising campaigns, website initiatives, social communication, and e-commerce deployments is incredibly fun.

    Daniel is Six Sigma-certified and an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Finalist. He’s also received the Inc.credible Award for Business Achievement and has since judged the competition, along with being a founding CEO of the GLI High Impact Project Awards. When he’s not thinking about ways to make things better, he’s putting on some Sinatra, settling in to watch Downton Abbey, or warming up for a little Outhouse Racing (it’s a Michigan thing). 

    http://www.linkedin.com/in/danielknapp
  • Alan R. Gilleo
    Alan R. Gilleo
    Chief Creative Officer
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    If determination could be bottled, Alan would corner the market. His brand equity appreciation is fanatical. His strategy has performed magic. And with a vision that never strays from the big picture, he has steadily trailblazed the right path for LEAP.

    Over the course of his 20 year career, Alan has worked for brands such as  Tommy Hilfiger, Pizza Hut, National Public Radio, and Comcast Cable.  He’s also won and served as a judge for the Addy Awards, the Stevies / American Business Awards, the IAC WebAwards, the Effie Awards, and the Inc.credible Awards. Alan has also been recognized as a 40 Under 40 honoree, a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award, and as a selected member of the International Academy of the Visual Arts. His continued hard work and persistence toward excellence have helped LEAP earn recognitions from Inc. magazine as a three-time member of the Inc. 5,000 and from Business First magazine as a Fast 50 – Fastest Growing Companies award winner.

    If you’re looking for inspired work and undying effort, Alan’s the man you want to talk to. If you’re looking for someone who roots for the Red Sox and rocks out to Collective Soul … Alan is still the man you want to talk to. 

    http://www.linkedin.com/in/alangilleo https://twitter.com/agilleo
  • Michael Wunsch
    Michael Wunsch
    VP, Digital Performance
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    Combine charm, intellect, and determination, and you have Michael. As our VP of Client Development, Michael creates marketing plans that enable our clients to rise above the competition. It’s almost absurd the level of devotion he has for our clients, but this devotion lets him exceed expectations with nearly every project.

    He’s a master motivator, enthusiastic solution creator, and fantastic brand curator. He encourages clients to view campaigns from an integrated perspective so that they can place their brands within consumers’ fully connected lifestyles. His seasoned marketing background allows him to stay on top of the latest trends in nearly every industry, enabling him to recommend the strongest plays for pushing our clients ahead of the pack—and keeping them there.

    In addition to over 15 years in the field, he is also certifiable with certifications in Google Analytics, AdWords, and ClickTracks to name a few. He maintains an active role in the eMarketing Association, the eConsultancy community, the Email Experience Council, and the International Social Media Association. He serves as a member of SEMPO, and his array of career achievements has earned him invitations to speak at many industry conferences. But as a trained operatic, he could perform at them, too. Ask him to make you one of his famous espressos and tell you about it.

    http://www.linkedin.com/pub/michael-wunsch/4/4b5/374 https://twitter.com/michaelewunsch
  • Ryan Kolatalo
    Ryan Kolatalo
    VP, Technology
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    A combination of a software development expert and a creative thinker, Ryan is the embodiment of two minds in one. His skillful leadership of the LEAP technology team has resulted in an overall approach to technology that has won praises from clients and staff alike. A fan of Johnny Cash, Guns N Roses, and a World Series of Euchre finalist, Ryan not only thinks differently, but lives it, too.

    http://www.linkedin.com/in/ryankolatalo https://twitter.com/kolatalo
  • Bill Lentini
    Bill Lentini
    Controller
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    Bill is a native of New York but spent most of his adult life in San Francisco, where he owned a large tax and accounting firm that catered to the city’s diverse community. He was very active in domestic partnership tax laws and spearheaded legislation that paved the way for current GLBT rights. In fact, some of his early work has evolved into legalizing marriage, state-by-state.

    Today, Bill lives with his two adopted rescue labs, Loretta and Tess. Aside from caring for his four-legged “girls,” he enjoys painting (acrylics) and is often taking various art classes around Louisville. Bill is also an avid movie fan and a world-traveler.

    http://www.linkedin.com/pub/bill-lentini/27/271/b34 https://twitter.com/BillLentini
  • Bridgid Agricola
    Bridgid Agricola
    Creative Director
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    Bridgid Argicola joins LEAP as the new Associate Creative Director at our Cincinnati location. Prior to joining the LEAP team, Brigid served as Content and Creative Director of the design community at FW Media where she helped develop the HOW, HOW Interactive and PRINT brands, their products and events. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Visual Communication Design and Marketing at the University of Dayton and a Master’s degree in Interactive Design from Savannah College of Art and Design. Outside of work, she loves photography, painting, crossword puzzles and snowboarding.

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/bridgidagricola https://twitter.com/bridgidagricola
  • Matthew Taylor
    Matthew Taylor
    VP, Client Services
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    Matt’s 18 years of agency and business development experience encompass a number of disciplines including media planning/placement, strategy development/implementation, new product introduction and budget management. He has partnered extensively with DIRECTV, Jackson Hewitt, Axcess Financial, DS Waters and Chrysler among others.

    He is a proud alumnus of the University of Kentucky and spends a lot of time in Lexington enjoying his season tickets to both basketball and football.  In his additional free time, Matt referees basketball in the fall/winter and follows his daughter's high school softball team.

    http://www.linkedin.com/pub/matthew-taylor/32/70b/7a7 https://www.facebook.com/matthew.taylor.16121
  • Tyler Yarbrough
    Tyler Yarbrough
    Director, Project Management
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    Five Years Ago, Tyler gave up on his dream of becoming the front man for a rock and roll band, and settled into the professional world as a project manager. Since then, he has specialized in the digital space and enterprise website development projects, obtaining a PMP along the way (mainly so people would refer to him as a pimp.)

    Tyler has lead the development of over 50 website projects, including work for such brands as SENCO Tools, Kindred Healthcare, Texas Roadhouse, Anthem, Humana, and Fruit of the Loom. When not tied to his desk, Tyler ties into a rope and harness and rock climbs all across the Southeast.

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/edwintyleryarbrough https://www.facebook.com/tyler.yarbrough.71 https://plus.google.com/112108073882521581790