Patrick brings more than 16 years of experience in developing and executing tailored communications programs to Neon Interactive. His expertise has helped enhance the images of a diverse group of companies including Roche Diagnostics, Microsoft, Hearst Magazines Digital Media, The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Physician Retraining & Reentry and many more.
Patrick has a proven track record of developing, managing and implementing strategic PR programs that have yielded exceptional media coverage in top-tier news outlets including the Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. He has also secured an impressive number of broadcast interviews for several of his clients on all major broadcast networks, as well as preeminent talk shows – "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer" and “The Oprah Winfrey Show.”
Prior to launching Neon Interactive, Patrick served as a PR consultant for seven years. He also worked at Edelman, one of the world’s largest PR firms, where he served on the Corporate Communications team for Microsoft’s Entertainment & Devices Division and assisted with the PR launch of Microsoft’s Windows Vista, which earned him agency honors.
Patrick has a B.A. in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of Oregon.
Mike has more than a decade of experience in consumer product marketing, which continues to be fueled by his passion for creative thinking and brand integrity.
Specializing in start-ups, Mike developed and managed the design and marketing teams at Bumbleride, a high-end baby mobility company, where his responsibilities included web development, advertising, print collateral, packaging and industry trade shows both domestically and abroad.
Mike's unique visual aesthetic and sensitivity to social interpretation helped to grow Bumbleride into a multi-million dollar business with one of the most engaged social media communities in the juvenile industry.
Mike has a B.S. in Industrial and Product Design from North Carolina State University.
Anastasiya is a motion graphics designer and illustrator. Originally from Russia, she views motion graphics as its own unique language, a universal way to convey thought and message. Having been interested in art since childhood, she fell into animation while studying filmmaking in college and has continued exploring it since.
After graduating, her love of film brought her to work for the Austin production company Arts+Labor, where she has been able to assist and lead on projects big and small. In 2015, she had the opportunity of serving as lead visual effects artist on the SXSW documentary The Jones Family Will Make A Way. At the core of Anastasiya’s work is the desire to tell stories and connect people through visually engaging creations.
Anastasiya has a B.S. in Radio-Television-Film from the University of Texas at Austin.
Michael Petschek is a web and graphic designer with nearly 10 years experience in branding and user-focused design. Born and raised in the historic Bedford, Massachusetts, he combines his love of strong, classic design with emergent trends in streamlining user experience to create sites that are both bold in simplicity and beautiful by design. This work lead to a position as Lead Web Designer at a nationally recognized firm where he assisted clients in upgrading their content management systems, maximizing their SEO and creating one-of-a-kind, immersive user experiences.
Michael has a B.F.A in Graphic Design from the New England School of Art at Suffolk University.