We pride ourselves on helping local businesses grow

Epic Nine was founded in 2014 in Maryville, TN by Jeremy LaDuke as a one-person marketing operation and has since grown to be a 11-person team of creative and analytical experts who are passionate about results. While each member of the Epic Nine team has their area of expertise, we also place a high priority on being generalists and knowing enough about each area of marketing so that we can more effectively create comprehensive marketing solutions that fit the needs and budgets of organizations of all sizes.

Our team regularly participates in cross training between these areas so that we understand how one marketing tactic affects and needs to be integrated with the whole. By having a team of cross trained specialists, we can reach your goals through strategy and execution.

And while, we love the technical side of our industry, our clients will tell you that our secret sauce are the ideas we generate for them.  These are things that can’t be taught in school or discovered via googling. It only comes from understanding how people think and having the experience that informs what will work and what is a waste of time and money.

We are also invested in our communities through our Marketing Mountains Courses, Non-Profit Marketing Grants, serving on various non-profit boards of directors, and involvement in our local chambers of commerce.

Our Team:

Jeremy LaDuke

Tonia Latham
Strategic Development

Will Lunsford
Senior Designer

Nicole Luck
Web Designer

Caroline Fontinell
Business Development

Zoe McLeod
Branding and Graphic Designer

Zack Smith
Digital Advertising and Email Specialist

Lori Lilly
Web Developer

Jess Tackett
Office Manager

Rebecca Forster
Project Manager

Laura Shatara
Social Media and Brand Development

Kaeli Swaggerty
Content Strategist

Shirl Emmert
Business Development and Unofficial Mayor of Sevier County

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