Our Team

Adrienne Wilkerson, Founder + President

Adrienne has more than 15 years of experience in communication marketing. She founded Beacon Publishing & Design, LLC in 2001 from a desire to help the community with quality graphic design and marketing services. She has worked with several mentors in communication, design, business management, and, marketing over the span of her career.

Together with Jennifer, she is a founder of Beacon University and the Alaska Inbound Marketing Summit. The National Association of Professional Women named her Woman of the Year in 2010 and she was recognized by the American Marketing Association’s Alaska Chapter as the Marketing Visionary in 2015. Adrienne is Inbound Marketing Certified. She is a Top Forty Under 40 recipient this year and was recognized by the American Marketing Association’s Alaska Chapter as the Marketing Visionary in 2015.She has served on the founding board of directors for AIGA Alaska, the Alaska Business Women’s Summit, and the Alaska Women’s Leadership Forum. She enjoys working with youth and coached Jr. High and High School girls volleyball for more than 10 years and was nominated for region 3A coach of the year in 2009.

One of Adrienne’s passions is speaking and teaching. She is a certified Member Success Program trainer with BNI and speaks locally and nationally on various topics including professional networking, social media marketing, Inbound Marketing, personal and professional branding, strategic marketing planning, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

 

Jennifer ChristensenJennifer Christensen, Founder + VP of Marketing

Jennifer is a long-time Alaskan with a 20-year history of award-winning sales and marketing in the online media, retail, and service fields. She has assisted over 50 companies develop, create and implement their online marketing plans. From start-up to revamping existing businesses, she is an expert in the areas of social media, web, email, online advertising and media buying plans for her clients.

She has a degree in Christian Counseling and a Masters Certificate in Online Marketing and Social Media from the University of San Francisco. Jennifer was the first Alaskan to be Inbound Marketing Certified. This year she was recognized by the American Marketing Association’s Alaska Chapter as the Marketing Visionary in 2015. Together with Adrienne, she is a founder of Beacon Marketing Academy and the Alaska Inbound Marketing Summit.

Jennifer is fulfilled by serving her community at large and uplifting women in business and she is one of the founding members of the community organization, We Are Anchorage. She is a recent winner of the Green Dot Violence Prevention Bystander Award. Jennifer is the Director of Women Entrepreneurs of Alaska.

Jennifer is passionate about providing exceptional service and always staying current on the ever changing trends in Inbound Marketing. She leads our marketing strategy and client relations departments.

 

  • Adrienne Wilkerson | Founder + President
  • Jennifer Christensen | Founder + VP of Marketing
  • Rob Muller | VP of Operations
  • Lisa Brest | VP of Finance
  • Courtney Moses | Art Director + Web Developer
  • Arie Henry | Account Strategist
  • Sarah Testen | Video Coordinator
  • Jess Muller | Accountant
  • Molly Ritterbeck | Content Creator
  • Meghan Naatz | Content Creator
  • Sarah Zerkel | Content Creator
  • Amanda Waring | Content Creator
  • Lydia Lee | Content Creator

 

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