Our Team

 
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LISA STEMMER

Lisa is an entrepreneurial executive who owned, operated and sold Ubiquity Group, a successful marketing firm that specialized in helping medical device and bioscience companies. She led clients’ creative direction and marketing strategies, creating differentiation for her clients through market positioning based on research. She also worked with clients to systematize their marketing efforts to maximize their ROI. Lisa holds a BFA in Design, completed Northwestern University’s Executive Program for Product Development, is inbound marketing certified through HubSpot and has completed courses at MIT Sloan School of Management for Management and Leadership.

EXPERTISE:

  • Process development for sales and marketing alignment

  • Positioning and messaging development

  • Brand management and creative development

  • Marketing strategy and implementation

FUN FACT:

Can extensively discuss German grammar, after living in Germany for three years.


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BRIGHAM DRAPER

Brigham is a designer, problem solver and visual story teller. He holds a degree in Graphic Design and Illustration, from Virginia Commonwealth University. His prior experience includes gigs in the film industry, cable television, education and professional sports teams.

EXPERTISE:

  • Elevating brands through effective visual design

  • Collaborative problem solving

  • Creative development and implementation 

FUN FACT:

Brigham is an introvert addicted to extroverting, made of 60% coffee and 40% tacos.


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DEREK D. PUFAHL

Derek is a copywriter with strong editorial skills. He holds a BASc in English Writing, which he completed at Wayne State College in Nebraska. Derek was the Editor-in-Chief of his college newspaper, The Wayne Stater, and has provided creative web content for the communication technology company, Encartele, in Omaha, Neb.

EXPERTISE:

  • Content development

  • Editing and proofreading

  • Writing

FUN FACT:

Enjoys discovering the etymology of various words almost as much as he enjoys finding prizes in his breakfast cereal.


Strategic Partners

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CAROL H. BORTHWICK

Lisa and Carol have worked together for over 20 years to provide market research and strategy to medical device and bioscience organizations. Carol’s ability to not only conduct the primary and secondary research studies, but also provide strategic recommendations is like none other in the industry.

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DAN KNUDSON

Dan, Mike and the team shoot Parabella’s client photography and videos, everything from patient testimonials to webinars to corporate videos and product photography. They continually elevate our clients and our clients’ products, through their flexibility, technical ability and creativity.

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SAM LIBERTO

We’ve been working with Sam on motion graphics for our clients’ product animations. His attention to detail and ability to grasp complex information is impressive and we’re glad to have found him, albeit on the Oregon coast.

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Let’s get the conversation started.

If you’d like to see if Parabella is right for your organization, let’s discuss your project goals and desired outcomes.