Team

Janice Tippett

Janice Tippett

President/Owner

As Millennium’s visionary, Janice continues to ensure Millennium is a leader in customer service and creative solutions. Her drive for excellence has contributed to numerous awards for Millennium, including: Maryland’s Minority Business Enterprise Award, Top 100 Best in the Business, Maryland Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year, Baltimore SmartCEO’s Future 50 of Greater Baltimore’s Fastest Growing Companies, as well as SmartCEO’s Brava! Awards. Janice’s commitment to her ideals, her employees, and her community has given rise to more than a successful business.

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What Inspires You:
Professionally, I love helping businesses grow through problem solving and smart marketing. When a business is successful you also help the people involved be successful. Smart marketing is a combination of problem solving combined with art.

Weekend Passion:
Anything on the water:

  • Beach
  • Bay
  • Boating
  • Sailing
  • Sitting on the dock

Near or on the water is where I love to be. I also enjoy painting and cooking for my friends and family.

Favorite Quote:
“Today is the day.”
– Mel Fisher (This reminds me that each day I can hit the reset button and make today even better than yesterday)

Favorite Drink:
Dunkin Donuts Large 1/2 calf, 4 equal and 3 creams

Jody Franklin

Jody Franklin

Vice President/Owner

Jody is dedicated to ensuring Millennium’s accounting and financial practices provide stability, profitability, and growth. Her efforts have results in Millennium moving ahead of its competitors and staying on the leading edge of technology. Jody also works to provide employees with benefits they’d expect from a bigger company. As a result, Millennium was recognized four years in a row Best Workplace in America. In addition, Millennium has been recognized locally and nationally for outstanding customer service, a direct result of Jody’s commitment to providing customers with outstanding customer service.

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What Inspires Me:
My family & my next trip (sand, sun and blue water)

Weekend Passions:

  • A trip to the Beach
  • Time with Family & Friends
  • Shopping!

Favorite Quote:
“Live in the sunshine, swim in the sea and drink the wild air.”
– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Favorite Drink:
Chardonnay

Michelle Bastian

Michelle Bastian

Senior Project Manager

Michelle is a recognized Print Marketing expert.  Her extensive industry knowledge delivers the best solutions to our clients, and ensures each job is on target, on time, and on budget.

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Weekend Passion:
Playing bingo

Favorite Movie:
Pretty Woman

Randy Bastian

Randy Bastian

Digital Pressman/Production Coordinator

With over 30 years of press operating experience, Randy is a true craftsman in his field.  He prides himself in producing high-quality jobs using a variety of digital and offset printers.

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Weekend Passion:
Taking money from his friends on the weekend in a friendly game of poker.

Favorite Drink:
Irish Coffee

Shawna Benfield

Project Manager

Shawna has over 30 years of experience in the design, print, and marketing industry in positions ranging from designer to business owner. She thrives on the creative process and chance to help businesses and people grow.

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What Inspires You:
People who achieve success by helping others to succeed.

Favorite Quote:
“God gives talent. Work turns talent into genius.”
– Anna Pavlova

Favorite Book:
A Tale of Two Cities
by Charles Dickens

Favorite Drink:
At the risk of sounding like a wine snob, Pinot Noir

Shane Biggs

Web Developer

Shane comes to Millennium with experience in the IT field as a Systems Administrator. Two years ago, he attended Dev Bootcamp in San Francisco to train to become a Web Developer, which he is dedicated to and has enjoyed ever since.

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What Inspires You:
I am very much a political junkie and I love to hear inspirational stories of people overcoming social norms and thinking outside of the box to help people.

Weekend Passion:
Spending time with my wife and daughter, with a little bit of guitar playing on the side.

Favorite Movie:
Blue Velvet

Favorite Quote:
“It always seems impossible until it’s done.”
– Nelson Mandela

Favorite Book:
Ishmael
by Daniel Quinn

Favorite Drink:
Coffee with cream and sugar (I drink about 4-5 cups a day, especially while coding websites)

Carrie Brosky

Carrie Brosky

Executive Assistant/AR

Carrie has two decades of executive/administrative experience in the legal and accounting fields. Her attention to detail and steadfast commitment help to keep Millennium organized and efficient.

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What Inspires You:
Unconditional love I receive from:

  • My husband, Dave
  • Friends & family

Doing my job well and a good cup of coffee to start each day.

Weekend Passion:
Hanging out with friends & family, watching football, and playing with our dogs.

Something We Don’t Know About You:
I wore glasses when I was 18 months old until I was about 15 years old.

Favorite Movie(s):

  • Pretty Woman
  • Top Gun
  • Any Steven Segal movie
  • Any John Wayne western movie

Favorite Quote:
“Shit or Get Off the Pot.”

Favorite Book:
Any Stephen King novel is a good read.

Favorite Drink(s):

  • Coors Light
  • Pinot Grigio
  • Margaritas
  • Apple Pie Moonshine

Lauren Choiniere

Project Manager, Promotional Products

Lauren is a proud graduate of UMUC and is currently pursuing her PMP (Project Management Professional) certification through the University of Syracuse. With over 10 years of executive customer service skills and logistics coordination, she specializes in making every client feel like they are her only client.

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What Inspires You:
We all have the ability to change the world, even if only in small ways.

Weekend Passion:
• Home renovations and learning to use new types of power tools.
• Traveling to see all national parks.

Something we don’t know about you:
I’m an avid reader and given the opportunity will read more than a book a day. During our move to Maryland my book collection weighed over 1,200 lbs on our freight ticket.

Favorite Drink:
Starbucks iced green tea with berries.

Don Clark

Account Manager

Don brings more than a decade of experience in managing marketing for web, print, broadcast, email, and social media to Millennium. A copywriter, photographer, and videographer, he also develops top-notch visual and written content for our clients.

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What Inspires You:
My two daughters, Lily and Natalie.

Weekend Passion:
Mountain biking at Patapsco State Park.

Favorite Movie:
Lord of the Rings

Becky Costello

Becky Costello

Account Coordinator

Becky brings 20 years of experience in marketing and design to Millennium.  Her experience in the property management industry gives her the ability to anticipate our clients’ needs and implement creative solutions.

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What Inspires You:
People who accomplish seemingly insurmountable achievements.

Weekend Passion:
Treasure hunting in vintage decor shops.

Favorite Movie:
Moulin Rouge

Favorite Quote:
“All it takes is faith and trust… and a little bit of pixie dust.”
– Peter Pan

Rob Daniel

Production Assistant

Rob has been in the printing business for over 25 years. While he grew up here in Maryland, he has ran small and large presses and bindery.

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What Inspires You:
Working hard everyday and treating everyone equally.

Weekend Passion:
Spending time with friends and family.

Favorite Movie:
Magnum Force 

Favorite Quote:
“Go ahead, make my day.”

Favorite Drink:
Miller Lite

Stephanie Emburey

Stephanie Emburey

Account Coordinator/Social Media Specialist

Stephanie joins the Client Services Team as an account coordinator/social media specialist with 15 years of property management and real estate marketing experience, including 10 years with social media advertising. Stephanie attended Elon University and spent the last 3 years as Regional Marketing Manager for Edgewood/Vantage Management and as Director of Marketing for Humphrey Management. She also volunteers for dog rescue charities as marketing and event support. Born in Northern NY and raised in Howard County, Stephanie loves the Orioles and Ravens and spending time with her rescue dog Camden Smalls Banana Pants.

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Favorite Movies:
Princess Bride and Pulp Fiction

Favorite Drink:
Stouts on nitro

Favorite Quote:
“You don’t win friends with salad.”

Favorite Books:
Lamb by Christopher Moore, Harry Potter series

Michelle Fazenbaker

Michelle Fazenbaker

Director of Creative Services

Michelle oversees the day-to-day activities of the Creative Services Department. Her unique approach to design and branding has solidified her reputation as a premiere creative services expert.

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What Inspires You:
The potential that the day has to offer – anything could happen if you are open to it.

Weekend Passion:
Laughing as much as possible

Something We Don’t Know About You:
I worked in the library from 6th grade through my first 2 years of college, but never read the books until I picked up the Grapes of Wrath in 10th grade – then reading became a hobby.

Favorite Movie:
Gone With the Wind

Favorite Quote:
“Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power.”
– Lao Tzu

Favorite Book:
A new cook book

Favorite Drink:
Captain and Diet Coke

Kim Flowers

Kim Krauss

Project Manager

With a decade of print and estimating knowledge, Kim handles our client’s print needs from start to finish.  Her expertise also includes tradeshow and fulfillment projects.

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What Inspires You:
Solving problems

Weekend Passion:

  • Cooking
  • Shopping
  • Binge-watching TV shows

Favorite Movie:
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World

Favorite Book:
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World

Patty Lewis

Patty Lewis

Marketing Consultant

With extensive sales and marketing experience Patty brings years of knowledge to her clients’ campaigns.  Her business community involvement keeps her well connected in the area.

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What Inspires You:
My passion for life! I work hard and play hard. I find something positive about every day.

Weekend Passion:
Relaxing on a beach or playing a round of golf.

Favorite Movie:
Pretty Woman

Favorite Quote:
“All that’s left is forever!”

Favorite Book:
Anything by Elin Hilderbrand or James Patterson

Favorite Drink:
Too many to choose…

Debra May

Debra May

Marketing Consultant

Debra’s dedication to customer service and experience in marketing allows her to expertly guide our clients.  Always on the go, she’s involved in various trade associations, including NACE and the PMA.

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Debra is involved in various trade associations, including the National Association of Catering Executives and the Property Management Association.

What Inspires You:
I work hard but also like to play hard. Thank goodness my family can almost keep up with me as I don’t stop physically or mentally until I’m down for the night.

Weekend Passion:
It depends on the season. In the summer you can find me at the beach; in the winter I like to ski and cheer on the Pittsburgh Steelers. In the fall and spring, local festivals are the best way to keep busy over the weekend.

Favorite Quote:
“Live each day to the fullest.”

Favorite Book:
People Magazine

Favorite Drink:
Margarita

Matt Moran

Matt Moran

Digital Marketing Specialist

Matt Moran brings over 20 years of digital marketing experience to Millennium. With a passion for technology, the internet, and educating others, he brings a unique skill set in SEM and PPC, and experience with a variety of industries to help our clients achieve their marketing goals.

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What Inspires You:
Watching my two sons grow into young men and achieve or attempt to achieve things where I did not.

Weekend Passion:
I love amusement parks, especially, roller coasters.

Favorite Movie:
I don’t know that I have one favorite movie but I do like to watch sci-fi movies, especially those that involve time travel.

Favorite Quote:
“Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaarrrgh!”
– Chewbacca from Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope (1977)

Favorite Drink:
I have been known to enjoy a nice craft-brewed IPA

Something We Do Not Know About You:
I’ve lived overseas in Taiwan and in Turkey but have visited several other countries in Europe and Asia. Oh, and I do a pretty good Chewbacca impression. Perhaps we can sit down and have a beer and you can convince me to prove it.

Aaron Peach

Aaron Peach

Project Manager, Promotional Products

Aaron comes to the Millennium team bringing 9 years of experience in the Promotional Products Industry behind him. His passion for solving clients’ problems and obsession with finding that perfect product for their events is his driving force.

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What Inspires Me:
My Wife (with her total outlook on life)

Weekend Passion
Exploring Craft Breweries and Camping/Hiking

Favorite Quote
“Beer is not the answer…
Beer is the question…
YES is the answer.”

Favorite Book/Movie
Midnight In The Garden Of Good And Evil

Max Pollak

Digital Marketing Manager

Max comes to Millennium with over 10 years of digital marketing experience with a heavy background in the sports, education and many other verticals. Originally from New York, Max is an avid sports fan (but not the Yankees). He is passionate about marketing and mentoring and teaching.

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Favorite Movies:
My Cousin Vinny

Favorite Drink:
Kentucky Mule

Weekend Passion:
Playing soccer or baseball.

Something we don’t know about you:
It is impossible for me to watch a documentary or historical movie without having Wikipedia open to do immediate fact-checking and learning.

Kaitlin Scoffone

Kaitlin Scoffone

Social Media & Content Marketing

Kaitlin joins the Client Services Team as a social media/content marketing specialist with 4 years of marketing experience which includes a strong emphasis on social media, content strategy, and account management. She is a graduate of West Virginia University and comes to Millennium from D3Corp where she worked as a Digital Marketing Strategist, creating social campaigns and delivering targeted content for a variety of clients across multiple industries. Kaitlin was born in Connecticut and is a recent Annapolis transplant. She spends most of her free time enjoying the company of family and friends and, of course, her dog, Lily.

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What Inspires You:
Opportunity. Knowing that there’s no limit to opportunity makes life nothing but fabulous possibilities.

Weekend Passion:
Spending time with my dog! Hanging out with family and friends is wonderful, too (when my dog has other plans, of course).

Favorite Movie:
Big Fish

Favorite Quote:
“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.”
-Maya Angelou

Favorite Drink:
Cabernet Sauvignon

Kevin Selekof

Kevin Selekof

Art Director

Kevin has been with Millennium for nearly a decade, honing his web and print design skills.  A true designer, he brings artistic inspiration and endless creativity to every project.

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What Inspires You:
Challenges. Whether on my bike climbing tough hills, designing new branding and brainstorming campaigns, or figuring out where to go for dinner.

Weekend Passion:
• Family
• Baltimore Sports
• Fast Cars
• Road Cycling

Favorite Movie:
Smokey and the Bandit

Favorite Drink:
Venti Iced Americano with room

Leah Smith

Digital Press Operator

Leah is our trusty certified iGen Operator and has been in the business of printing for over 15 years.

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What Inspires You:
Nature

Weekend Passion:
Spending time with family and friends, volunteering for cancer, and just having fun.

Favorite Movie:
The Great Gatsby 

Favorite Quote:
“If at first, you don’t succeed, try, try, again.”

Favorite Book:
Acceptable Risk
by Robin Cook

Favorite Drink:
Water

Chris Stackhouse

Chris Stackhouse

Storefront and Data Specialist

Chris brings a diverse skill-set to Millennium.  With nearly 15 years of industry experience, Chris directly oversees our pre-press and online store programming.

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What Inspires You:
My daughter, Amelia, inspires me daily. Watching her transform from a 2-pound preemie to a rambunctious, fun, ornery, loving little person over the last couple years has given me perspective on what’s really important in life.

Weekend Passion:

  • Flying R/C multirotors and airplanes
  • Brewing beer
  • Relaxing with my family

Something We Don’t Know About You:
My last name was adopted by my grandfather from his extended family, with whom he was raised. So my last name is technically not Stackhouse.

Favorite Movie:
A tossup between The Big Lebowski or Blazing Saddles

Favorite Book:
Digging Up Mother: A Love Story
by Doug Stanhope

Favorite Drink:
Beer, especially Russian Imperial stouts or Imperial IPAs

Chris Stielper

Chris Stielper

Senior Web Developer

As our Senior Developer, Chris has created numerous award-winning websites over the last decade.  A true craftsman, he has extensive background in web, multi-media, and print design.

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What Inspires You:
My daughter

Weekend Passion:

  • Playing guitar
  • Flying R/C multirotors and helicopters

Something We Don’t Know About You:
I drink approximately 1/2 gallon of milk every day.

Favorite Movie:
Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

Favorite Quote:
“Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.”
– Robert F. Kennedy

Favorite Book:

  • The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Anything by Edgar Allen Poe
Melody Wood

Melody Wood

Marketing Consultant

Melody has been an important part of the Millennium team for over a decade.   Her experience and passion for helping customers shines through on each project.

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What Inspires You:
Having purpose

Weekend Passion:
Anything outdoors

Favorite Quote:
“To thine own self be true.”
– Shakespeare

Favorite Drink:
Coffee and lots of it!!