TLC Marketing Consultants grew out of a vision to provide business owners the marketing expertise of a Chief Marketing Officer without the commitment and cost of a full time employee.

Our marketing and internet marketing firm is a culmination of 60 years of sales and marketing experience working with national, regional and local companies across the financial, home services, auto, retail, legal, entertainment, and restaurant industries. We have expertise in many niche areas such as digital marketing, internet marketing, social media, sponsorships, sales training and consultation, and building annual and long-term marketing plans. We are not a “traditional” marketing company and are always up for a unique marketing challenge! Whether you are a business owner needing support, a media outlet in need of digital or social media services or an agency in need of specialized content, we are here to help.

Tammy Cunningham

Tammy Cunningham

CEO

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Tammy brings a wide array of experience and depth to the company as a former executive in the Live Concert Industry, Professional Football, and Broadcast Television.

Her professional experience includes 20 plus years with Live Nation with her final role as that of Senior Vice President of Sales for the organization, seven years as Vice President of Sales & Marketing for the Kansas City Chiefs, and four years with Scripps Media in sales management of both digital and broadcast assets. It was here that her passion for digital and social media marketing bloomed.

Her areas of specialty include all areas of Marketing Planning and Implementation, Business Development, Revenue Growth, Public Relations, Broadcast and Digital Media Expertise, Sponsorship Negotiation and Activation, and Community Stewardship.

She is an accomplished high energy senior business executive with a diverse and proven track record of driving revenues, expanding business relationships, increasing brand value, improving operations, and projecting a positive corporate image to its customers and the community. She brings her skill in all aspects of corporate marketing from creation and strategy to development and execution to our partners’ businesses. She also brings thirty years of experience in recruiting, training, building, leading and retaining high performance sales teams to drive mission critical endeavors to successful completion.

She enjoys a colorful career and has been a featured speaker at many sales and marketing engagements. A Topeka native, she holds a degree in Business Finance from Washburn University.

Spencer Gray

Spencer Gray

Director, Digital and Social

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Spencer graduated from the William Allen White School of Journalism at the University of Kansas with a bachelor’s degree in Strategic Communications. He started as an intern with TLC and made such an impact, we had to grab him before one of our colleagues did! He is Google AdWords Certified and skilled in WordPress and other digital systems.

Spencer is an Overland Park native with a passion for writing and basketball.

Alexandra Brown

Alexandra Brown

Public Relations & Social Media Coordinator

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Alex is a recent graduate of the William Allen White School of Journalism at the University of Kansas and received her bachelor’s degree in Strategic Communications. She began with TLC as an intern in the fall of 2019, and is now our newest full-time addition! She enjoys the creative and strategic aspects of marketing.

Alex enjoys traveling and reading about new places to visit in her free time.

Dustin Ackart

Dustin Ackart

Digital and SEO Specialist

 

Dustin is a graduate of Northwest Missouri State University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Management. He has been creating websites and running digital marketing campaigns for over 15 years. He has worked with multiple companies and industries across the country to create a better online presence for businesses and increase their overall sales.

Dustin is also the proud dad of two little girls and the proud husband of his wife that works as an assistant principal for Liberty Public Schools. Outside of work, Dustin can usually be found near a lake, pond, or ocean fishing for anything that will bite!

Online marketing for Dustin is a lot like fishing, you have to have the right bait, and more of it, in the water to catch more fish.

Joe Johnson

Joe Johnson

Digital and SEO Specialist

 

Joe is a graduate from Morningside College with a Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design and Advertising. He is also an Online Marketing Certified Professional after completing a course through the University of South Dakota. He has been creating content for clients for over 10 years and does everything thing from artwork creation to final placement of ads on Google, Facebook and pretty much any digital advertising platform. Joe has worked in several different industries including running his own freelance business, but has really found his niche working at Elemeno Design.

Joe enjoys family time with his two young boys and wife when he is away from the office. Even though he works behind a computer he makes up for it out of the office with his love for the outdoors. On any given day you can find him fishing, hunting, camping, hiking, biking or anything else active outdoors. Joe is also a home cook and enjoys cooking whatever he happens to catch seasonally.

Joe is a go getter and takes the bull by the horns to turn your next digital marketing campaign into a success. Ask Joe your hardest digital marketing question and he is sure to have an answer.

Devon McAnany

Devon McAnany

Copy Editor

Devon joined TLC Marketing Consultants with a B.A. in Advertising & Public Relations from Loyola University of Chicago. She also has an M.A. in Curriculum & Instruction (Early Childhood Education) from UMKC. Devon is a native of Kansas City, and her husband James builds Tiny Houses! She is a passionate reader, writer and dog lover. She also digs a good glass of wine now and then!