St. Louis

Jonathan Allen

Jonathan Allen

Co-Founder, President

Jonathan is the former Director of Search Engine Watch, and under his stewardship, the search engine publication’s readership grew to over 1.4 million and won the Gold Azbee National Award for “Online Excellence, New or Relaunched Web Site” from the American Society of Business Press Editors. Jonathan also previously co-founded Moblog:tech, which received the Experimental & Innovation Webby Award, the Community Engagement Award at the MediaGuardian Awards for Innovation (MEGAS), the Royal Television Society’s On The Move Award, and 3 BAFTA nominations. Jonathan has spoken at the largest digital marketing conferences in the world — SES New York, SES San Francisco, SES London, SES Chicago — as well as PubCon, KoreaComm and SIPA. He has also provided industry commentary on breaking news for the BBC, the Boston Globe, and Deutsche Welle.

New York

Cooper Pickett

Cooper Pickett

Co-Founder, CEO

A partner of Columbia Entrepreneurship at the Columbia Startup Lab and a 2010 graduate of Columbia University (CC’10), Cooper oversees a growing international team that works around the clock to get clients results. He has extensive leadership and team-building experience from his time as the CMO of a real estate startup. He excels as a marketer and strategist — qualities he refined and developed as the founder of e-commerce businesses in the sports and subscription spaces. With the founding of L&T, Cooper brings these strategies and insights to companies worldwide. He participates in Princeton University’s Employer in Residence program, serves on the Columbia Startup Lab’s leadership committee, and speaks on industry panels about entrepreneurship, marketing, and startups. On occasion, he teaches web marketing at General Assembly.

New York

Remy Bernstein

Remy Bernstein

COO

As L&T's COO, Remy directs client strategy and project delivery across three offices on two continents. A member of the Forbes New York Business Council and a founding member of the Columbia University Startup Lab, he previously worked in the editorial departments at Publishers Weekly and S&P Global. A guest expert for the National Business Education Association, National Association of Realtors, and TBG's PR Stars Program, Remy has a wealth of experience executing content marketing, digital transformation, and brand marketing strategies for our clients. He also regularly contributes commentary on the latest in digital to publications such as Entrepreneur, business.com, and Social Media Today.

New York

Grace Stearns

Grace Stearns

Director of Content

Before joining L&T, Grace spent several years in public relations and brand communications at publishing giants like Condé Nast, Hearst Magazines Digital Media, and Simon & Schuster. In her role as content manager, she leads cross-functional projects to deliver consistent, valuable, and engaging content for client audiences. A reluctant west coast transplant, Grace lives in Brooklyn and spends a majority of her free time curled up with a good book.

New York

Hilary Krutt

Hilary Krutt

Director of Content

A graduate of Dartmouth College, Hilary joined L&T after several years in publishing at Simon & Schuster. A member of the editorial board for the Off the Shelf book blog, her writing has been featured on the Huffington Post and other publications. At L&T, Hilary manages content strategy and production, collaborating with writers, editors, and clients to ensure consistency in quality. In her free time, Hilary is an avid reader and live music enthusiast.

New York

Reuben Weiss

Reuben Weiss

People Operations & Growth Manager

Reuben works to unify L&T's business and talent strategies. He believes that an organization is only as good as its people, and he strives to create a culture that supports L&T’s top asset. Prior to working at L&T, Reuben consulted for organizations including Fortune 20 corporations and nonprofits. He has also facilitated trainings on executive coaching, effective communication, mindful awareness practices, and working with personality assessments. He holds an M.A. in Organizational Psychology from Columbia University, and a B.A. from UCLA. In his free time, he enjoys exploring bodegas, sauntering, drinking seltzer, and doing yoga.

New York

Ryan Mach

Ryan Mach

Creative Director

Ryan is L&T’s top creative mind and voice, supervising editorial quality and the on-boarding of new content experts and brand journalists. He’s also responsible for the production of high-profile content initiatives, ranging from industry white papers to expert commentaries for top digital publications like Inc and TechCrunch. Also a graduate of Kenyon College, Ryan previously served on the editorial board of the political magazine, the Kenyon Observer, and co-founded the Fabulist, an undergraduate literary publication.

New York

Margot Gerould

Margot Gerould

Content Manager

An experienced writer, editor, and strategist, Margot produces high-quality content for a diverse set of B2B and higher education clients. Before L&T, she worked with a boutique brand strategy team that advised companies like eHarmony, Verizon Ventures, and Walmart Technology. Margot holds a B.A. in Environmental Studies from Yale University, where — other than conducting some original research about food security in Connecticut — her life was eerily close to the plot of Pitch Perfect.

St. Louis

Jason Sindel

Jason Sindel

Growth Marketing Manager

Based in our St. Louis office, Jason Sindel is a Growth Marketing Manager at L&T. His responsibilities include outbound and inbound sales, new business development, and building strategic frameworks for new L&T clients. He is also a regular contributor to Entrepreneur Quarterly. Jason is an experienced digital & multimedia producer and has worked at some of New York's most well-known agencies. He also loves tennis, kayaking, hiking, climbing and — you guessed it — writing.

New York

Will Carlisle

Will Carlisle

Content Manager

Prior to joining L&T, Will managed experiential ad production at Colossal Media Group, shepherding projects across the finish line for the likes of Google, Nike, and Skidmore Owings & Merrill. A graduate of Skidmore College and the New School’s creative writing program, Carlisle is an experienced project manager and wordsmith with an eye for great writing. When he’s not checking boxes, you might find him playing petanque, pastry-loading, or trout fishing.

St. Louis

Oliver Cox

Oliver Cox

Business Development Associate

Having originally joined the company as a writer in 2013, Oliver currently works as a full-time member of L&T's sales team to prospect, nurture and help close sales leads in the US and UK markets. Oliver is a graduate of the University of Liverpool and is a prolific musician and author.

St. Louis

Andrew Schmeerbauch

Andrew Schmeerbauch

SEO & Analytics Associate

A graduate of Missouri State University with a degree in Computer Information Systems, Andrew was L&T's very first St.Louis hire. As a key contributor to our SEO, sales, and analytics operations, Andrew manages data analysis, reporting, and search engine optimization projects for our clients while providing key sales support for our business development team. Andrew is a St. Louis native who spends his free time watching Cardinals games and finding the best burger joint in the city.

New York

Jake Dawe

Jake Dawe

Content Associate

Jake works with our clients and L&T's content management team to create and publish cogent, effective marketing content. A recent graduate of Yale University with a B.A. in American Studies, Jake pursued independent research that traced the evolving voice of ``Shouts and Murmurs`` over ninety years. When he's not writing and editing, Jake is probably watching The Crown or making up for four years of lost pleasure reading. Thanks, college.

New York

Thomas Rodrigues

Thomas Rodrigues

Content Associate

Since earning a degree in Religious Studies from Occidental College, Thomas has dedicated himself to preaching the content gospel. He originally joined L&T as a freelance staff writer, but has since transitioned into his current role, wherein he writes for a wide variety of clients and helps craft content direction for a chosen few. In his spare time, Thomas enjoys reading philosophy, supporting Everton FC, and frequenting all of New York City’s finest cinemas.

New York

Tom House

Tom House

Design Associate

Tom helps L&T deliver effective, compelling creative by designing professional publications and graphics. In the past, he has done work across a range of industries and his writing has been featured in USA Today. Before joining L&T, Tom studied Journalism and Graphic Design where he developed his skills in digital communications and print design. When he's not hard at work spinning up original designs, Tom loves to hike, draw and teach himself how to surf.

Bilbao

Andrés Clúa

Andrés Clúa

Design & Development Associate

Originally hailing from Uruguay and a graduate of Universidad ORT, Andrés runs design and web development at L&T, generating original, interactive graphics and designing professional publications across a range of industries. In the past, he has also done work for countless major brands, including Google, Coors Light, Lego, Axe, Nissan, Samsung, Electric Factory, and Salesforce. His other interests include surfing and film photography.

Bilbao

Mercedes Lorenzo

Mercedes Lorenzo

Design Associate

With a degree in pattern design from the Inedi school and another from the Universidad de la República - EUCD, Mercedes is a textile designer by trade. Prior to joining L&T’s Bilbao office, she worked as a graphic designer and coordinator in the design department for the Basque fashion brand, Skunkfunk. In her free time, she likes to draw, read, and watch a lot of TV series and movies.

New York

Alexa Kwiatkoski

Alexa Kwiatkoski

Content Associate

After studying creative writing at Johns Hopkins University, Alexa went on to teach English in France. She then worked as a copywriter for a student exchange company for several years, where she had the chance to lead high school programs to both Poland and the South of France. In her current role at L&T, she writes and manages social media for a variety of clients on topics ranging from healthcare to logistics. When she’s not creating transformative content for L&T, Alexa loves to explore New York City, play board games, and travel to new places.

New York

Kendra Clark

Kendra Clark

Content Associate

A current graduate student in creative writing at the University of Cambridge, Kendra writes for a broad array of L&T's clients in industries ranging from healthcare to manufacturing. She has consulted for tech startups in California and Washington, D.C. on editorial and brand strategy development. With a degree in philosophy and literature from Santa Clara University, she is a lover of poetry, vegan Thai food, documentary films, and arguing about Nietzsche.

St. Louis

Anita Hale

Anita Hale

Business Development Coordinator

A native of Texas, Anita graduated from St. Mary’s University in San Antonio with a degree in Multinational Organizational Studies. Prior to L&T, she taught Spanish, worked at a media planning agency, and joined a startup as Director of Public Relations. At L&T, Anita facilitates the editorial process for Entrepreneur Quarterly and coordinates sales activity across teams and platforms. In her free time, she is an avid weight lifter and a big fan of jazz, Latin hip hop, reggae, and EDM (so basically she's a big fan of music).

Bilbao

Carlota Ruiz

Carlota Ruiz

Junior Design & Development Associate

A graduate of the University of the Basque Country with a degree in Creation and Design. Carlota works on web development and graphic design projects at L&T. Before joining the company, she worked at a number of design agencies while focusing on packaging, branding, and illustration. In her free time, she enjoys doing calligraphy, watching the latest TV series, and having a good time with her dog, Kyra.

New York

Jamie Ayers

Jamie Ayers

Content Consultant

A graduate of Skidmore College, Jamie contributes to a range of projects at L&T, serving as a content strategist and editorial lead across a wide range of industries and fields. His subject matter specialties include, but are not limited to, the digital economy, PPC and social media best practices, and multichannel marketing strategies.

St. Louis

Sean Gabris

Sean Gabris

SEO & Analytics Intern

A St. Louis native, Sean attended the University of Missouri-St. Louis, where he received his B.S.B.A. in Marketing. While at UMSL, Sean had pleasure of being mentored by Dr. Perry Drake and participating in many on-campus organizations. Sean joins L&T's as an SEO Analyst and is striving to become a key asset for L&T's St. Louis team. In his downtime, Sean can be found enjoying a tasteful cigar, a well-aged glass of scotch, or watching a Liverpool football match at his local pub.

St. Louis

Victor Mendez

Victor Mendez

Growth Marketing Intern

A rising senior at Washington University in St. Louis, Victor has tenaciously immersed himself in the world of Digital Marketing. While pursuing his dual degree in Drama and Philosophy-Neuroscience-Psychology, he previously served as the Public Relations Chair for Wash U’s All Student Theatre. As an L&T intern, Victor manages social media, writes for a range of publications, and contributes to L&T's multimedia and digital storytelling efforts.

New York

Julia Lauer

Julia Lauer

Growth Strategy Intern

A current student at Harvard University studying Government and Mandarin Chinese, Julia joins L&T as a Growth Strategy Intern to pursue her passion for consulting and business development. A former member of the USA Debate Team, she's now an associate in the Harvard College Consulting Group and a partner in Black Diamond Capital Investors, LLC, as well as a former research assistant at Harvard Business School and a junior consultant at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. In her free time, Julia loves to draw, watch Netflix, discuss politics, and eat McDonalds.