BumbleBee Marketing

Welcome To Our Hive:

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We have been creating buzz-worthy results since 2001 for clients of all sizes, across a wide range of industries.

Forward-thinking. Proven processes. Creative and Collaborative.

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Creative Services

This is the heart of the hive: Our core strengths
Demand Generation

We know how to generate leads and nurture them on a journey, using a blend of traditional and leading-edge tactics.

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Social Media

We create relevant content and eye-catching media to grab attention in social feeds, and deliver a detailed dashboard with up-to-the-minute results.

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Sales Enablement

Everything you need to tell your company’s story: customer wins, videos, battle cards, infographics, sales sheets, interactive playbooks, presentations, whitepapers & more.

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Branding & Strategy

We help you see the big picture with positioning and competitive analysis, and develop a compelling brand and on-point messaging that resonates.

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Events & PR

Launches, shows, conferences, internal programs, blowouts or bashes—we know how to throw your company a party that gets results.

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meet the hive

Our hive is full of talented people with the expertise to bring your project from inception to completion with flair and plenty of buzz.
Ellen Pensky
Queen Bee, CEO
Ellen Pensky
Queen Bee, CEO

Ellen runs the hive. She’s in charge of client relations, is lead strategist and creative, and oversees partner programs.

Marla Nakaso
Marketing Operations VP
Marla Nakaso
Marketing Operations VP

Marla guides the swarm of activates, managing campaigns, logistics, daily operations, events, and client relations.

Michele Thornton
Marketing VP
Michele Thornton
Marketing VP

Michele keeps the mead flowing with creative concepts, content, and strategy for marketing programs and social media.

Sandy Hill
Business Development VP
Sandy Hill
Business Development VP

Sandy is in the field cross-pollinating and developing new business.

Kate Deschamps
CFO
Kate Deschamps
CFO

Kate lends her expertise to the apiary by providing guidance on financial and operational strategy.

Patrick Pinney
Accounting Director
Patrick Pinney
Accounting Director

Patrick keeps all five eyes on managing the budget, tracking and financial analysis.

John Cote
Director, Web Programming
John Cote
Director, Web Programming

John gives creative projects their wings through graphics, video & HTML. He knows more than a thing or two about web design & development.

Margaret Miller
Analytics VP
Margaret Miller
Analytics VP

Margaret is sharp as a stinger – she runs program and database analytics, and manages all technical content.

Genesis Merino
Marketing Coordinator
Genesis Merino
Marketing Coordinator

Genesis is hard at work in the honeycomb assisting with projects, tracking, testing and reporting on programs, creating PowerPoint slides, and coordinating events.

Sabrina McGraw
Marketing Coordinator
Sabrina McGraw
Marketing Coordinator

Sabrina knows how to fly through PowerPoint, infographics, and any other creative projects we need.

Lisa Lewis
Executive/Marketing Communications Professional
Lisa Lewis
Executive/Marketing Communications Professional

Creative senior level marketing professional with proven track record of successfully conceiving, developing & executing a wide variety of marketing campaigns & programs.

Cassie Balducci
Marketing Coordinator
Cassie Balducci
Marketing Coordinator

Cassie is a busy bee, helping out wherever the hive needs her on projects, programs and events.

Erik Frantzen & Eric Rabinowitz
Social Nurturing Experts
Erik Frantzen & Eric Rabinowitz
Social Nurturing Experts

Erik & Eric are BumbleBee’s social nurturing partners with expertise in list development, marketing technologies, & social marketing.

Kyle Ogden & Rich Costa
Creative Directors
Kyle Ogden & Rich Costa
Creative Directors

Kyle and Rich run a thriving hive full of award winning graphic designers and creative minds.

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References & Awards

Our customers have been buzzing!

"For Cisco's key partners – including one of our largest, AT&T – I count on Bumblebee Marketing. They consistently develop successful demand generation campaigns, events and sales tools."

Dianne Bruno
Sr. Marketing Manager, US Service Provider Field Partner Marketing, Cisco

"I am a sales management expert, but writing and launching a book was a completely new experience for me. The team at BumbleBee made the process painless. I truly appreciate their editing and formatting and they created terrific, attention-getting cover art."

George O’Meara
Go’Meara Consulting Services

"Ellen came in and in one week did everything and more, including creating a super cool logo for the Forum. Problems solved. Customers thrilled. Account team impressed."

Pat Wright
Marketing Manager, Cisco

"Bumblebee does a terrific job of conceptualizing and creating customer win videos that have become a staple of our partner marketing sales toolkits."

Krista Verhein
Partner Account Manager, Cisco

VIDEOS AND BLOG

Honey Bite #1: The Community

09 August 2017 Watch the video to learn the best way to ensure that teams have the information they need.... View

Honey Bite #2: Telenurturing

09 August 2017 Watch the video to learn what it takes to engage business decision makers to get results.... View

Honey Bite #3: Social Nurturing

09 August 2017 View our video to learn how we create social nurturing dashboards for our clients.... View

Mentoring the Modern Millennial

03 October 2017 As summer turns to fall, it’s a good time to reflect on the contributions our interns made over the past f... View

Why you should amplify demand generation with social media

13 June 2017   There are many reasons for a company to participate in social media: brand recognition, customer serv... View

Communities are part of your life and should be part of your B2B marketing strategy

10 May 2017   Not long ago, a community could be defined as the people who lived in the same place as us—quite li... View

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Ellen Pensky 925–699–7921 ellen@bumblebeemarketing.net
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3825 Hopyard Rd. Suite 225
Pleasanton, CA 94588