OUR GREATEST ASSETSEach member of the En Route team is equipped with a diverse set of skills and expertise with one common denominator – they are all driven by a keen sense of purpose and passion. They are storytellers, brand builders, destination drivers, all working together towards one goal – helping our clients execute extraordinary experiences and meet their objectives. Take a look at each player that makes the En Route team so incomparable.
Bill is a zealot for both strategy and creativity. Prior to launching En Route in 2007, Bill served as Director of Marketing for the Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau where he developed and implemented campaigns to generate convention bookings and inbound tourism. Passionate about the community and economic impact that tourism and the arts have on destinations, Bill has worked with city, county, and state destination marketing organizations to develop product development and marketing campaigns. He has been involved in numerous large-scale events, including the 2000 Republican National Convention, the 2016 Democratic National Convention, and 2018 Sail Philadelphia Tall Ships Festival. Bill has served on numerous civic boards and founded the Independence Business Alliance, Greater Philadelphia’s LGBT Chamber of Commerce. A Philadelphia native, Bill holds an advertising degree from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.
Dennis is a well-versed marketing pro that oversees our strategic development and account services activity at En Route by driving strategy, account planning and overall partnership performance to maximize success for our clients. After spending over a decade working in the Philadelphia sports marketing scene with organizations such as the Atlantic 10 Conference, Philadelphia Phillies and Philadelphia Union, Dennis spent several years in strategy and account leadership roles with Brand.com, 160over90 and Aloysius Butler & Clark. A born and raised Philadelphian, Dennis’ has excelled in working with national and international brands as well as a wide variety of Philadelphia regional organizations across many industries. Outside his work, he is an avid sports enthusiast, big-time hiker, and loves spending quality time with his family.
A top-tier communications professional with an impressive track record of entertainment, community, and non-profit public relations, Tracy bring passion and sincerity to her media relations efforts and leads En Route’s earned media campaigns. Producers and journalists rave about Tracy’s responsiveness, creativity, and attention to detail that make stories come to life across print and broadcast media. She has shared best practices with audiences at the PA Conference for Women, Temple University, Tech in the Commons, and the University of Pennsylvania, and her photography has been published in Philly Current magazine, PhillyVoice, and Smoky Mountain Living. She is a proud graduate of Temple University and an avid outdoors adventurer.
A highly-trained digital media aficionado with intercontinental experience, Kayhan provides a prolific yet detail-oriented approach to content and social media. After graduating from New York University, he has worked with multiple global brands in a wide range of industries and has found success assisting them in their pursuit of online recognition. Combining technical expertise and creativity, Kayhan presents versatile solutions for clients in the online media landscape.
An experienced communications professional in the entertainment and cultural arenas, Billy knows how to deliver stories to regional and national audiences. A fervent music, media, and pop culture fan, Billy is the guy everyone wants on their Quizzo team. He brings intense creativity and enthusiasm to his writing and pitching, creating fresh and compelling angles that make client stories come alive. He graduated from Drexel University before beginning a communications career working with notable clients such as Iceland Airwaves Music Festival, Independent Venue Week, and Comedy Dynamics.
During her decades-long, award-winning career in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, and on XM Satellite radio, Summer has entertained audiences in the millions. She has used her talent for public relations strategy inside the corridors of government, including local project management for White House Fellows, with a solid ability to connect stakeholders and the community. Freeman has been a guest lecturer at Widener University, featured in The Pennsylvania Municipal League Reporter, and selected ‘Best New Personality’ and ‘Best Midday Talent’ for WAMO-FM Pittsburgh. She brings intuition for what inspires consumer movement and user experience optimization to her work. Freeman is also a proud Temple University graduate and mother of a future Owl grad.
Kerby has worked in numerous industries and environments, including journalism, commercial videography, operations and event management, and professional sports. His unique experience and versatile skill set brought him from Houston to En Route to help manage clients’ marketing needs in every way possible. He graduated from the University of Texas-San Antonio with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management, and is enthusiastic about film, sports, traveling, his dog, and everything outdoors.
Transitioning from seven dynamic years in the broadcast news industry, Taylor is eager to embrace her new journey into the world of public relations. Originally from New Jersey, Taylor is excited to be back in Philadelphia, working in an area she calls ‘her home away from home.’ After spending four years growing her passion for storytelling and communication at Temple University (Go Owls!), Taylor graduated in 2015 with her bachelor’s degree in journalism. From there, she spent several years working in the news industry as a reporter and weekend anchor at TV stations across the country, including WAGM-TV in Presque Isle, Maine, WMDT-TV in Salisbury, Maryland, and WTMJ-TV in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Taylor is thrilled to bring her storytelling expertise to the En Route Marketing team to help build meaningful relationships and positively impact the Philadelphia community. Outside of work, Taylor enjoys spending time with her family and her dog and training for her next Disney Princess Half-Marathon in Orlando, Florida.
A recent Penn State University graduate with a degree in Public Relations, Nathan moved from Virginia to Philadelphia to join the En Route team. An avid sports fan who has brought his passion to life through sports journalism and communications across various media platforms, he is excited to share clients’ stories and messages with compelling content.
Diving deep into the dynamic realm of social media for over a decade, Chantelle is fueled by an unwavering passion for all things social. Her journey mirrors the evolution of the social media landscape, where she’s honed her skills in strategic brand elevation. With a wealth of experience from sculpting the social identity of Fortune 500 giants to nurturing the growth of small businesses, and establishing the social footprint for C-suite professionals, Chantelle has a proven track record of driving impactful and innovative campaigns with measurable outcomes.
Alex brings his expertise in creating powerful messaging and effective advertising campaigns to En Route from his background in e-commerce and digital marketing. After graduating from Western Kentucky University with a degree in Interdisciplinary Studies of Business, Alex moved to Philadelphia as a freelance digital marketer partnering with various agencies.
A native of Chile who grew up in Connecticut and graduated from Southern Connecticut State University, Alonso has extensive experience in marketing, client relations, and business development. He has managed projects large and small, including event production and bilingual marketing campaigns. Alonso is the quarterback behind En Route’s multi-faceted marketing efforts, working to ensure that campaigns achieve client goals. Relatively new to Philadelphia, Alonso thrives on exploring the city and region.