Jonathan Allen

Jonathan Allen

Co-Founder, President

Jonathan is a search and social marketing specialist and the former Director of Search Engine Watch. Under Jonathan’s 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 and the smartphone photography community Moblog, 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.

Cooper Pickett

Cooper Pickett

Co-Founder, CEO

Cooper is the CEO and a co-founder of L&T Co. He is a partner of Columbia Entrepreneurship at the Columbia Startup Lab and a 2010 graduate of Columbia University (CC’10). At L&T, he 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.

Remy Bernstein

Remy Bernstein

COO

Remy Bernstein is the COO of Longneck & Thunderfoot, a brand publishing company with offices in New York City and St. Louis. 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 TBG's PR Stars Program, Remy specializes in content, digital transformation, and brand marketing strategies. He is also a regular contributor to publications such as Entrepreneur, business.com, and Social Media Today.

Jamie Ayers

Jamie Ayers

Director of Content

A graduate of Skidmore College, Jamie supervises all client projects at L&T, serving as a content strategist, account manager, 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.

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.

Hilary Krutt

Hilary Krutt

Content Manager

A graduate of Dartmouth College, Hilary joined L&T after several years in the publishing industry at Simon & Schuster. As a member of the editorial board for the Off the Shelf book blog, her writing has been featured on the Huffington Post, among other major publications. At L&T, Hilary manages content strategy, quality, and production, collaborating directly with writers, editors, and clients to ensure every piece we write hits the mark every time. In her free time, Hilary is an avid reader and live music enthusiast. She hails from Boston but currently calls Brooklyn home.

Grace Stearns

Grace Stearns

Content Manager

A graduate of Pepperdine University, Grace has worked in PR and brand communications at publishing giants like Condé Nast, Hearst Magazines Digital Media, and Simon & Schuster. She writes about content marketing, social media, and technology for L&T's blog. A reluctant West Coast transplant, Grace lives in Brooklyn and spends a majority of her free time curled up with a good book.

Reuben Weiss

Reuben Weiss

People Operations Manager

As People Operations 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 various organizations ranging from Fortune 20 corporations to 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.

Oliver Cox

Oliver Cox

Business Development Associate

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

Luke Babich

Luke Babich

Digital Strategy Associate

Working closely with L&T's analytics team, Luke organizes and executes marketing campaigns to reach new clients and build strategic partnerships. Luke graduated from Stanford University's Research Honors Track in Political Science, where he wrote a senior thesis applying machine learning to study trends in Mao-era Chinese political media. Out of college, Luke ran a content-driven grassroots political campaign for City Council in his hometown of University City, Missouri, and received 46% of the vote. Fun fact: Luke has been featured in print and on television in mainland China.

Margot Gerould

Margot Gerould

Content Associate

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.

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.

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.

Christine Wang

Christine Wang

Social Media Intern

A recent graduate of the University of California San Diego with a degree in International Business & Management Science, Christine manages social media publishing and community engagement at L&T. Her passion for social media stems from her past experience assisting various start-ups and organizations with brand-building initiatives. In her free time, you can find her obsessing over her two adorable dogs, Shadow and Maisy.

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.

Sasha Kudler

Sasha Kudler

Staff Writer

A graduate of UC Berkeley, Sasha works at L&T as a staff writer, creating and curating a variety of engaging content for our clients. Having previously written for a travel company, Sasha is constantly on the move and always looking for her next big adventure. In her free time, she can often be found singing opera, hiking mountains, and talking about James Joyce with anyone kind enough to indulge her.