PRESIDENT & CEO
Adam Stoker is the president and CEO of Relic. He graduated from Brigham Young University’s nationally-ranked advertising program and has been working in advertising for 15 years. Adam builds businesses, people and products through his leadership. His role includes overseeing the vision of the company, creating relationships with employees and clients and identifying growth opportunities. In 2020, he successfully led Relic in acquiring EKR, an agency that specializes in digital marketing and web development. Adam is the host of the Destination Marketing Podcast and author of Touchpoints: A Destination Marketer’s Guide to Brand Evaluation and Enhancement. Adam is listed in the 40 Under 40 from Utah Business and Utah Valley Business magazines.
Colby Remund is the Chief Creative Officer at Relic+EKR. As a partner and leader in the business, he manages administrative responsibilities, establishes vendor relationships and leads the creative team at a high level. Colby graduated from Brigham Young University’s nationally-ranked advertising program as an art director and has been working in the tourism industry for ten years. He loves providing opportunities for people to do amazing work, grow in their careers and find fulfillment in their jobs.
Nate received his master’s degree in forensic accounting from New England College. His bachelor’s degree is in marketing from the University of Phoenix. He is also a member of the Institute of Management Accountants.
As a Certified Management Accountant, a Certified Internal Auditor, and certified in Strategy and Competitive Analysis, Nate has been critical in helping Relic develop solid accounting visibility and processes that continue to help the business thrive.
TEAM DIRECTOR & EXECUTIVE CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Justin creates personable brands with a life of their own and a purpose that connects with audiences on an emotional level. He oversees all aspects of brand strategy process and creative copy for advertising. Justin graduated from the University of Utah with a degree in advertising communications. His work stands out with distinct visuals and recognizable voices that come together to create compelling and memorable marketing. He has received many awards for his work including Addy’s, Pencils, Webby’s and most notably a Cannes Lion.
TEAM DIRECTOR & DIRECTOR OF MEDIA
Sasha Jackson is Relic+EKR’s director of media and client services. Sasha graduated from Brigham Young University’s nationally-ranked advertising program and has been working in the marketing and advertising industry for ten years, joining Relic in 2016. Sasha started at Relic as an account manager. Leaders in the company quickly recognized her impressive talent and work ethic and she was promoted to media director in under a year. In August 2020, she advanced through the company to become director of media and client services. She also co-hosts Tourism Media Mayhem, a media podcast.
Angenelle Crossley worked at Relic as an executive assistant for three years before taking on human resources in 2020. She ensures all employees are able to receive benefits, sends weekly company updates and is a valuable member of the executive team. She onboards all new employees and helps with the hiring process as well as taking care of many behind the scenes tasks. Angenelle is also the head of the company culture committee, overseeing company parties, events and employee birthdays. She is a valuable member of the team and helps Relic+EKR run smoothly.
DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Jared Price is Relic+EKR’s director of business development and excels at bringing in new clients to the company. He collaborates with company executives to find products that would be a good fit for their companies and creates business partnership opportunities. He leads the new business team in writing proposals, creating decks and developing RFPs to pitch potential clients. He also travels to conferences around the country, presenting case studies and networking with those in the industry. JP graduated from Utah Valley University with a degree in Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. His strong communication skills enable him to effectively work with new clients and drive business forward.
DIRECTOR OF DIGITAL MARKETING
Josh is a Texas native who thrives in problem-solving and creating measurable results for clients. He graduated from the University of Missouri in journalism before he fell in love with results-driven marketing. He pivoted his career and never looked back. He loves helping individuals on the digital team find their passion as well as cultivating and maintaining partnerships with companies in the industry.
DIRECTOR OF LONG-FORM CONTENT & PR
Jacqueline’s strategic skills give her the ability to lead her team in crafting strong messages for overarching campaigns across multiple platforms. Specializing in tourism, her focus and organization have helped destinations face challenges head-on, assuring that messages are easily received and acted upon by a worldwide audience. Jacqueline received her Bachelor’s degree from Brigham Young University in Communications: PR with minors in Business and Music and went on to receive a Master’s in Business Administration. She has experience in both secondary and primary research, as well as experience writing press releases, social media posts, blogs, brochures, and more. Her excellence in her work has been recognized by Utah’s PRSA Chapter as the 2021 Young Professional of the Year at the Golden Spike Awards.