Our Team

Cabanne Howard, CEO

Cabanne has built a strategic marketing & consulting practice based on her experience in the corporate, hospitality, real estate, arts and nonprofit worlds. Cabanne is a strategic and critical thinker with an ability to leverage relationships and expertise to create effective, customized communications solutions on time and under budget. She is the consummate brand and relationship builder.

Cabanne earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Over the course of her career, Cabanne has built a robust network of communications experts around the country with whom she works to deliver value to KMG’s clients. Collectively, the KMG team brings decades of strategic communications experience across public relations, web and graphic design, consumer insights, branding and advertising.

Cassidy Blenke, Director, Client Success

Cassidy has extensive experience providing strategic account growth & management services to national healthcare organizations and global Fortune 500 clients. She possesses an innate ability to nurture and grow strong client relationships based on trust.

Her background includes digital marketing, content marketing, reporting & analytics and project management. She received a bachelor's degree from Michigan State University in Advertising.

Angela Mueller, Account Executive

Angela brings nearly two decades of experience as an editor and writer at the Business Journal. She has significant experience covering the health care market, an industry that includes some of the St. Louis region’s largest employers and biggest public companies. She has also written extensively about executives and companies from across the marketplace during her tenure. Angela oversaw the design, compilation and distribution of the daily digital newsletter.

Her work has gained national recognition, earning awards in categories such as best business story, best feature series, best coverage of government and best investigative reporting. Angela received a bachelor of arts in print journalism, magna cum laude, from Bob Jones University in South Carolina and lives in Illinois with her husband and three children.

Serena Mounts, Account Executive

Serena Mounts is a PR and social media professional with more than a decade of experience. She specializes in strategy, blogger/influencer relations, media relations, social media and writing.

She has represented dozens of marquee clients across a spectrum of industries, including AT&T, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Clorox, Dove, Energizer, Enterprise Rent-a-Car, the March of Dimes, Noodles & Company and more. She managed AT&T’s Corporate Social Responsibility programs, including spearheading the brand’s anti-texting-while-driving campaign, “It Can Wait,” for several years.

Serena graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology and a minor in International Business. Her previous employers have included SSPR in Chicago and FleishmanHillard St. Louis.

Tucker Pierce, Senior Project Manager & Graphic Designer

A talented illustrator and designer with experience in Adobe’s Creative Suite, Tucker brings fresh thinking & perspective to Kaleidoscope’s client work.

Tucker is a graduate of Washington University and earned a bachelor of fine arts degree. Tucker also co-founded Westminster Press, an arts organization dedicated to empowering and promoting artists whose work explores and celebrates historically marginalized identities.

Emily Gyan, Project Manager

Emily Gyan is enthusiastic about social networking, communications, and the arts. She has experience as an administrative assistant to an attorney and has a strong communications and creative background, working as an ambassador for the National World War II Museum in New Orleans for years. She has a wide range of experience in outreach programs and volunteer mission work. A graduate of Loyola University New Orleans, Emily earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre.

Shelby Kennedy, Project Manager

Shelby Kennedy is a digital marketing expert with extensive content strategy experience across a wide range of industries.

She attended Drury University and received a master’s degree in Communications with Integrated Marketing and Social Media, along with a bachelor's degrees in both English and Writing.

Lisa Pettibone, Fractional CFO

Lisa brings more than 20 years of experience in small business accounting, payroll and operations to Kaleidoscope Management Group. By supplying critical financial and operational support to management, she empowers businesses to succeed.

Lisa is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia with a Bachelor's degree in Business and Maryville University with a Bachelor's degree in Accounting. Her vast range of experience includes financial statements, payroll, cash management, liaison to CPA, tax preparation, audit preparation, insurance analysis, cost control and HR & benefits management. Her experience includes clients in the construction, retail, technology, staffing and marketing industries.

Amy Burger, Media Relations Specialist

Amy is a seasoned strategic communications professional and copywriter with nearly 20 years experience working in the St. Louis market. She has worked in a variety of sectors, including nonprofit and corporate, and helps clients of all sizes achieve their strategic communications goals.

Amy has strong relationships with members of the local media across all formats. She is also a freelance journalist who contributes to several local and regional publications. Amy earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia and a master’s degree in media communications from Webster University.

Greg Mattison, Digital Specialist

Greg is an outstanding communicator who understands how to leverage technology to advance an organization's objectives. An expert in SEO, social media and digital marketing, web and mobile app solutions, he brings more than 20 years of experience in project management, business development, and marketing strategy to the Kaleidoscope team. Greg received a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Management from Purdue University.

We Are Always Looking To Build Relationships With Talented People.

Interested? Send your resume to info@kaleidoscopemg.com.