We're a partnership, not an agency

Our business is built on partnerships, both between our team members and with our clients. Discover who's on our team and learn more about what partnership means to us.

Meet the partners

With over 25 years of experience developing and executing winning strategies, Jennifer has worked across startups and established consumer technology, digital media and gaming companies. Prior to founding JSA, she served as VP of Corporate Communications at Yahoo!
Choosing cats that act like dogs

Jennifer Stephens Acree

As one of the first 10 hires at Dollar Shave Club, Cassie spent 5+ years building DSC's brand, launching grooming products, and leading comms initiatives. She now conducts proactive media strategy and builds thought leadership programs for clients in digital media and consumer tech. She is a proud USC Trojan. Fight On!
Red head that can tan

Cassie (Jasso) Lawrence

Senior Director of PR
Leveraging her background as a journalist, Casey provides proactive media relations and strategic account management for esports, gaming, and digital media clients. She helps to ensure clients’ success through drafting and executing comprehensive PR plans, leading targeted media outreach, and highlighting clients’ achievements through thought leadership.
Jedi master

Casey Tamkin

Senior PR Manager
With over a decade of PR experience, Sean provides strategic account management and proactive media relations across the JSA's consumer technology and digital media accounts. Before joining the agency, Sean spearheaded communications strategy for clients in the consumer lifestyle space, representing leading brands across verticals including food & beverage, home & design, and consumer packaged goods. Sean graduated from honors from Chapman University with a B.A. in Public Relations/Advertising and a minor in Graphic Design.
Finds the best restaurant in any given area within five minutes

Sean Funkhouser

Senior PR Manager
Sean is a former editor and reporter with experience spanning sports, business, gaming, and health and science journalism. With 14 years of experience in media and six in gaming specifically, he provides JSA’s esports clients with perspective on what outlets want and how to cultivate productive media relationships. Sean is a Chicago native and Indiana University graduate with work stops including The Virginian-Pilot, the University of Missouri, ESPN, Upcomer, and more.
An unfortunate near-immunity to caffeine

Sean Morrison

PR Manager
Morgan joined JSA as a Public Relations Coordinator assisting the agency’s esports and gaming clients. Before her role at JSA, she worked at two global travel PR agencies managing a number of luxury lifestyle and travel brands. Morgan graduated from TCU with a bachelor’s degree in strategic communication, specializing in both public relations and advertising.
Healthy lifestyle advisor

Morgan Toland

PR Coordinator
Nick Moran is a content specialist, journalist and copywriter with experience across gaming, esports, tech, healthcare, music and local news. His work has been featured in the New York Times, MLive, Becker's Healthcare, Local Spins and more. Nick played a crucial role in developing Grand Valley State University's esports program, growing it to be one of the school's largest student organizations and working with partners at Game Fuel, Redbull, the Van Andel Arena and more – all while competing in collegiate Hearthstone. He is both an honorary Irish lord and a duke of the Embo Nation in Africa.
Summoning hidden gems from vinyl bargain bins

Nick Moran

PR Associate
After interning at the agency for more than a year, Madelyn joined JSA full-time as a coordinator focused on consumer tech and digital media clients. She graduated from USC with a Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations and a minor in Nonprofits, Philanthropy, and Volunteerism.
Horse whisperer

Madelyn Burr

PR Associate

What partnership,
means to us

Throughout the last 14 years we've formed incredible relationships by collaborating and creating alongside some amazing people.

And, those relationships have flourished into partnerships where we've developed mutual goals that begin with shared values.

What we've done over the years

Number of clients we've worked with
How long we've been in business
14 years
Pieces of content we helped create