Tylar Masters

Business Developer

Tylar Masters, Business Development

Tylar Masters has developed innovative, effective and highly creative advertising solutions throughout her 17 years in the marketing and design industry. Some notable marketers include Greektown Casino, Chapters Capistrano, Chevrolet, KMart, Stokd and TNT Network. She started her career in 1997 at a newspaper near Charlotte, NC, and has since served as VP of Marketing for a national investment firm and creative director for Medtipster. Tylar has also created advertising and marketing campaigns for numerous clients with CBS Sports and Detroit sports networks. Tylar is currently the marketing chair of Habitat for Humanity, an AdAge, TEDx and Mashable contributor, as well as founder of iACT (it’s A Charity Thing), an initiative to assist small non-profit organizations gain awareness at no cost while cohesively teaching students hands on marketing and design for the digital age. Although she enjoys the creative nature of overseeing the company’s projects, her main focus is business development.

Jason Roman

Senior Developer

Jason Roman, Developer

Jason is our software and website engineer. His vast experience is in gaming development, computer programming, mobile software engineering and technology. Jason holds a masters degree in computer science engineering from OU. He began his career as a computer science engineer for a well established government contractor in the Detroit metropolitan area, has designed and programmed internet gaming software for fortune 500 companies, and adheres to standards in programming for desktop and mobile platforms. Most recently, Jason developed a proprietary membership system for a high level banking software company. His extensive experience in website and software programming has proven to be an asset to our team, leading us down the path of innovation, efficiency and most importantly, solutions.

Errin Proper

Senior Designer

Errin Proper, Design

Errin is our lead artistic maverick. With 8 years of creative industry experience and brilliant visions and intuitions, she brings energy and optimism to every project. She graduated from the International Academy of Design & Technology, and has since has dipped her toes in many marketing fields. She has served as Editor and Creative Director to several publications, has built websites for local, national and international businesses, and creates identities for consumer and business products alike. Errin creates truly one-of-a-kind experiences for each of our clients and their target audience. Her passion for developing creative communications is unmatched.

Mark Kelly

Search Engine Manager

Mark Kelly, SEO

With a background in IT Management & Development, Mark discovered the web in 1999 working as the IT/Web Director for an award winning regional newspaper in MD, where his team developed an open source content management system specifically for online newspapers. In 2003, he began directly integrating eCommerce, Adwords, SEO and Email Marketing to drive over 50,000 online orders. Serving a diverse client base from eCommerce sites, home builders, manufacturers and health care providers Mark has developed and executed digital marketing programs that drive qualified traffic, leads, sales and revenue. Born and raised in Chambersburg, PA, Mark currently resides in Greensboro, NC with his wife, Kim and their four children, Sara, Freddy, Rebekah and Daniel.

Kristin Ashburn

Design Developer

Kristin Ashburn, Design

Kristin is our lead creative design developer. She brings over 11 years of experience in website design,  development, programming, mobile software engineering and design technology. Kristin holds a BFA from Grand Valley State. Some notable development work includes website design and programming for Ford, Compuware, MA Detroit and TxPPA. Her knowledge of interactive platforms along with her creative background bring a unique combination of talent to the Tylar & Company team.

Drew Philp

Copy & Message Developer

Drew Philp, Copy

Drew’s writing has been published both nationally an internationally. His reportage has won awards, as well as appeared on the front page of newspapers including The Detroit Free Press, The Bakersfield Californian, The Michigan Daily and The Michigan Front Page, as well as in books and publications in the United States and Europe. He is also a writer in the film industry, working on feature length narratives including collaboration with an Emmy Award winning producer. In addition to writing, Drew works on film crews and as a photography assistant across the state. He built his house with his own two hands and has hitchhiked across the United States.  Drew graduated from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and lives in Detroit with his dog Gratiot. His creative contributions to our clients include copy writing, copy editing and brand messaging.