Team

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Shawna Benfield

Director, Company Stores & Information Systems

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

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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)

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Andre Blockett

Junior Graphic Designer

Andre is originally from Hampton, Virginia and moved to Columbia, Maryland after high school. A graduate of Frostburg State University, Andre played rugby and participated in multiple art show cases in college. Andre has been a professional designer since 2016.

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What inspires me:
Literally anything artistic: music, fine arts, TV shows. I draw A LOT, and I am always looking for new ways to be creative and incorporate new ideas and techniques into my work.

Hobbies:
Drawing, working out, listening to and finding new music, cooking

Weekend Passion:
Brunch, the occasional video game

Favorite movie:
City of God & Twister

Favorite book:
Stitches by David Small

Fun Fact:
I am a military brat. My favorite artist is Bob Ross. His technical application is amazing, and Pappy from Pappyland may honestly be the reason I started drawing.

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Andrew Bridgeman

Digital Marketing Specialist

I’m a proud University of Maryland – College Park graduate with experience in many forms of digital marketing, including email, copywriting, and strategy. I’m passionate about solving problems and finding the most efficient way to do get things done. In my free time, I’m a competitive sabre fencer.

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Favorite Book:
Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – one of the funniest and most engaging books I’ve ever read!

Weekend Passion:
Hanging out with friends, fencing at tournaments, or just enjoying time to myself!

Something We Do Not Know About You:
I always welcome a good discussion on technology, philosophy, engineering, or a number of other subjects! Even if I don’t know enough on the subject, I love to learn.

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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
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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.

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Don Clark

Director of Client Services

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:
Karaoke and mountain biking at Patapsco State Park. Separately.

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Becky Costello

Account Manager

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

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Jane Daniel

Social Media & Content Specialist

Jane brings several years of agency social media experience to Millennium, along with property management and commercial real estate marketing. When not busy crafting social media strategies or figuring out what’s trending, Jane can be found outside by the water (or watching true crime shows if the weather is bad). A true local to Maryland, Jane received her Bachelors degree from the University of Maryland College Park. Go Terps!

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What inspires me:
What inspires me the most are the people in my life that continue to support and motivate me every day to make myself better as a person and in my career.

Favorite Quote:
“Happiness is when what you think, what you say and what you do are in harmony.” -Gandhi

Favorite Book:
“You are a Badass” by Jen Sincero

Favorite Drink:
Stella Artois

Something We Don’t Know About You:
I have great respect and admiration for teachers after teaching English as a second language in South Korea for a year.

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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 Manager

Stephanie joins the Client Services Team as an account manager with 15+ years of property management and real estate marketing experience, including 10+ years with social media advertising. 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

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Karyn Insler

Senior Graphic Designer

Karyn comes to Millennium with more than seven years of graphic design and marketing experience across a variety of industries. Detail-oriented and technically savvy, she is proficient at conceptualizing and designing branding, identity systems, and marketing collateral that effectively builds and reinforces brand image. Outside of the workplace, Karyn is a new mom, distance runner, fitness devotee, life-long cat lover, and tropical fish hobbyist.

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What Inspires You:
Moving my body, watching others do what they love or being in their “element”, speaking with authentic people, and dabbling in my creative hobbies and DIY projects.

Weekend Passion:
Running and spending quality time with family.

Favorite Quote:
“Creativity is intelligence having fun.”
– Albert Einstein

Favorite Drink:
Coffee and wine. Not necessarily in that order.

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Heather Johnson

Assistant Sales Executive

Heather joins the Millennium Marketing Solutions team with 16 years of experience in the customer service and hospitality industries. Sales and marketing have been a specific focus of her career with a specialization in the restaurants and hotels.

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Favorite Movie:
The Bodyguard

Favorite Quote:
“To some it’s just water. To me, it’s where I regain my Sanity.”

Favorite Book:
Too many to chose.

Weekend Passion:
Spending time at the beach, drink in hand, surrounded by friends and family.

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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

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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…

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Ryan Lewis

Account Manager

Ryan brings a strong background in digital marketing and client relations to Millennium. Joining our account management team, his SEM(Search Engine Marketing) and analytic experience helps bridge the gap between creative, strategy and our clients. A graduate of West Virginia University, Ryan spends his free time supporting the Mountaineers football and basketball programs.

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What inspires me:
My mother. The adversity she has gone through and her perseverance to always get back up when knocked down.

Favorite TV Show:
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

Weekend Passion:
Time outside with friends and family.

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Debra May

Account Executive

Debra has over 25 years of experience in marketing and sales. She has been with Millennium Marketing Solutions since 2005 and is exceptionally dedicated to customer service and creating strategic solutions to our clients’ marketing needs. Debra is actively involved in professional organizations that are relevant to marketing and our clients’ industries including the Property Management Association, the Maryland Multi-Housing Association, and the Howard County Chamber of Commerce.

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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

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Seamus McCabe

Senior Digital Strategist

Seamus is an experienced digital marketing professional with a background in local SEO and PPC campaign management. When he’s not busy making your site searchable, you can find him playing hockey or preparing his three-year-old for a future career in the NHL.

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Weekend Passion?
Beer league hockey at the Laurel Gardens Ice House!
Favorite Movie?
Forrest Gump
Favorite Book?
On the Road by Jack Kerouac
Something we do not know about you?
I was once on track to be a professional ballet dancer.
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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.

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Kaytee Nichols

Account Manager/Web Project Manager

Kaytee is an Account Manager and Web Project Manager with a strong background in email marketing, website production, and client relations. She is a motivated and hardworking single mother who is passionate about making people happy and inspiring them to achieve their goals. In her spare time, she operates a photography business, shooting weddings as well as portrait sessions.

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What inspires you?
My rambunctious son, Finley. He helps me learn more about myself every day, keeps me on my toes, and inspires me to become the best version of myself.

Favorite Quote:
“It’s only in the black of night that you can see the stars, and those stars will lead you home.”

Favorite Movies:
Fight Club & Waking Life

Favorite Drink:
Naked Fish by Duclaw Brewing Co.

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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

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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.

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Daniel Ray

Project Manager

Daniel has over 8 years of industry experience in estimating and digital printing. This includes small format, large format, and signage. He loves working with people and is passionate about helping a customer figure out what they need and delivering that product to them as fast and affordable as possible.

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What Inspires You:
My wife and daughter

Weekend Passion:
Wine tasting, traveling, and sleeping in

Favorite Quote:
“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.”~ Maya Angelou

Favorite Book:
Beautiful Outlaw

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Chris Reilly

Project Manager

Chris has 25 years experience in print production, design, sales operations, sales management, and direct sales. After serving in the US Air Force for six years, he attended the University of Wisconsin Green Bay and graduated with a Business Degree in Marketing and Sales. During his free time you will most likely find him working in his yard and spending time with his grandchildren.

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What inspires me?

  • My wife Diana – she is a non-stop bundle of energy who manages to get everything done and leaves me wondering how she does it.
  • When a client says, “Perfect! Thank You.”

Favorite Movie:
The Bourne <fill in the blank>, there are no bad Jason Bourne movies.

Favorite Book:
The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom, by Don Miguel Ruiz

Favorite Quote:
“Just wait till your father comes home!” – My Mom

What you don’t know about me, but you will?
During the NFL Season I am a Green Bay Packers fan; hopefully, you won’t find that annoying; if you do, then seek therapy.

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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

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Marc Seskin

Digital Marketing Intern

Marc is a senior at Towson University, studying business administration with a concentration in marketing. Originally from outside of Philadelphia, Marc loves sports and played soccer and threw Javelin for his high-school. He recently served as the Vice President of his fraternity and spent a semester studying abroad in Barcelona. Marc has always had a passion for helping others and fell in love with marketing, especially digital.

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What inspires me:
What inspires me the most are the people in my life that continue to support and motivate me every day to make myself better as a person and in my career.

Weekend passion:
Going to the beach, working out, and going out to bars with friends

Favorite movie:
Wolf of Wall Street

Favorite quote:
“Do not judge me by my successes, judge me by how many times I fell down and got back up again.” -Nelson Mandela

Favorite drink:
Tequila or sangria (can’t decide).

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Leah Smith

Administrative Assistant/Accounting

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

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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

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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
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John Vere III

Shipping, Production, & Warehouse Assistant

John is an Alfred University graduate with a background in Art & Design. His exceptional organizational skills lend nicely to ensuring productive workflows in a warehouse setting. In his spare time, he enjoys being a videographer for the weddings of family and friends. Additionally, John enjoys music and making sonic art.

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What Inspires You:

Working with my hands and creating. Weekend Passion: Walking through Galway park, spending time with my grandmother, and a good game of pool.

Favorite Movies:

Top Gun and Always

Something We Don’t Know About You:

https://www.entpms.com/Installation_Details.html

I am a Command and Conquer games fanatic.

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!!