Meet The Team

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Meet The Team 2018-01-30T18:53:50+00:00
Ben Theis
Ben TheisPresident & Founder
In 2012, Ben Theis left the corporate world and rolled up his sleeves to get to work on his dream of going into business for himself. Ben founded Skol Marketing to help small businesses and nonprofits get found online. Ben earned a degree in Sports Marketing and Business from Minnesota State University, Mankato, possesses a love of small businesses, and has experience working directly for Google. Ben has combined his knowledge, experience, and passion to create Skol Marketing.
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Marty McTigue
Marty McTigueVP of Operations
Marty McTigue is the Vice President of Skol Marketing. He holds a BA in Business Management from St. John’s University. Since earning his degree, he has held various positions in sales and marketing and met Ben Theis, owner of Skol Marketing, while working on the same team for Google in Minneapolis. At Google, Marty honed his skills as a field-marketing specialist helping small businesses get found online. Marty has taken these skills to Skol Marketing where he runs their Social Media Program, works on the Web Design team and manages internal marketing operations.
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Emily Theis
Emily TheisMarketing Coordinator
Emily Theis is the Marketing Coordinator at Skol Marketing. She graduated from UW-Eau Claire with BA in Communications and Art. Emily enjoys taking on new challenges and finding new, creative approaches to solve problems. Emily has extensive experience managing events and marketing for business associations. At Skol Marketing, Emily works as a project manager, social media specialist, and office floater. In her free time, Emily enjoys spending time with her pugs, Rigby & Mango, and her husband, Ben, and tailgating Minnesota Vikings games. Skol!
Lienna Libersher
Lienna LibersherOperations Coordinator
As Operations Coordinator at Skol Marketing, Lienna Libersher plays a few roles: Project Manager, Quality Assurance Specialist, and process optimizer. She brings a variety of experience, having worked with small-to-mid sized digital agencies in similar roles and at Google with Ben and Marty as a Field Marketing Specialist. Using her B.S. in Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship from Bemidji State University, Lienna is consistently monitoring and optimizing day-to-day operations at Skol and continuously working to ensure that our clients' needs are met. Most often, she's the main point of contact for clients throughout the life of a digital project and prides herself on successfully creating and maintaining positive and fruitful relationships with each and every client. In her free time, Lienna enjoys playing golf with her boyfriend, Brad, and hanging out with her dog, Walter Douglas.
Christian Sappington
Christian SappingtonWeb Designer
Christian has over 10 years experience in software development with an emphasis on data security. Christian has a BS in Computer Science from University of Minnesota. In his free time Christian enjoys working with Arduino and Raspberry Pi platforms and is a Japanophile
Aaron Hiltz
Aaron HiltzWeb Designer
Aaron is a web designer at Skol Marketing. He holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Graphic Design. Aaron has over 5 years of experience designing and developing for the web. He loves learning about different businesses and their processes. Aaron has an expertise in marketing for web and print. Aaron was born and raised in the state of Maine
Scott Bohler
Scott BohlerWeb Designer
Scott Bohler comes to SKOL with over 30 years of computer industry experience. While advancing his career roles from Technician to Engineer to Director, Scott discovered his passion for web development and has been creating great, custom websites ever since. Scott is responsible for some of our more complex projects involving features such as eCommerce, automated auctions, responsive redesign and other specialties and integrations. Scott enjoys working directly with clients to meet their specific business needs with excellence.
Maurice Draine
Maurice DraineSenior Copywriter
With over 14 years of professional writing experience, Maurice helps businesses create the words that drive customers to their websites and keeps them there. Whether a client needs a webpage or a blog, Maurice has the skills and the know-how, to meet all digital content requests, regardless of the industry.

When he is not helping his clients drive traffic to their websites and engage their audiences, he spends a lot of time at home with his wife Heather, and their two daughters, Gianna (6) and Mia (1).

Sarah Solberg
Sarah SolbergContent Specialist
Sarah joins Skol Marketing after creating and designing her own food blog: She develop all her own website content, such as: recipes, photos, written articles, graphics and more. Sarah is Proficient in WordPress, Adobe Lightroom, social media platforms, and email campaigns and is self-taught in SEO, google analytics, modifying website code, and basic Adobe Illustrator.