About Us
Simply put, Storylift distributes your content to the right audience to influence attitudes, behaviors and generate leads for your company or cause.

Our targeting is based on patented technology that allows you to reach your customers with more precision than you ever thought possible. It goes beyond demographics and behaviors to give you the ability to target attitudinally based on how people think and feel.

With Storylift, you get many unique benefits, but our targeting capabilities are what truly differentiate us from others. Contact us today to learn more.

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Delivering your messaging to the RIGHT audience.
Welcome, marketers!
Like on the first day of your college marketing class, you're likely looking around this page thinking, "who in the world are all these people?" Well, they are our awesome team.  Some are new at this content marketing thing and many are old hats, but all are equally committed and ready to kick butt at helping you tell your story. 
Jeff French
Jeff is Chief Product Officer for Storylift where he leads the firm’s product development and is responsible for Storylift’s overall strategy. Previously in banking, Jeff has been a technology entrepreneur since the late 90's and was there for the boom and the bust.

Jeff is an avid baseball fan. When he’s not speaking, writing or dreaming about Storylift, you can find him at a local baseball game. He also enjoys Gamecock basketball as well as hunting and fishing on the regular. A South Carolina native, Jeff resides in Columbia with his wife, three children and dog, CJ.
David Guy
David is the Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Storylift.  He manages the strategic growth of the company and is passionate about harnessing consumer data to clients’ goals. Previously, David held senior positions at State Street Bank and PricewaterhouseCoopers (“PwC”).  David was a partner and led the Consumer Finance Practice at PwC, and built a practice focused on enabling major financial institutions to gather and analyze the consumer data and behavioral trends in their lending portfolios in ways to more accurately value, price and risk manage financial products.  David is a Certified Public Accountant and has a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School.  

As an outdoor enthusiast, and like much of the rest of Storylift team, when David is not in the office, you can usually find him on a long open road with his Harley Davidson or some back-country powder if it is ski season!
Nancy Margaret Harkins
Nancy Margaret acts as the Vice President of Operations at Storylift. Over the years, she has worn a lot of different hats and has worked with Storylift’s founder and Chief Product Officer, Jeff, for over 13 years. When she is not trying to keep the office in order, she works on the client side with account management, and is responsible for coordinating all conference and trade show events.  

A University of South Carolina graduate with a degree in Journalism and Advertising and PR focus, she has expertise in event planning, human resource management, project management and office administration.

Nancy Margaret is a proud Gamecock fan and loves football.  A member of the Junior League of Columbia, she volunteers with numerous charity organizations. Her passion is traveling, and over the years has been fortunate enough to see some amazing places. Nancy Margaret is a girl from the south with a double name (so remember she goes by both names: Nancy Margaret!), and her first love is her family (her husband and 2 daughters, 2 and 4) with whom she spends most of her time.
Caroline Hudon
Caroline Hudon works as a Media Buyer with previous experience in digital marketing and community management.  Her experience has allowed her to gain valuable skills with social media, launching campaigns and ads, communications and building reports.

Originally from Montreal and fluent in French, Caroline graduated from the Honors College at the College of Charleston with a Business
Administration degree and a minor in French. 
Her love for Digital Marketing started as she paired her marketing skills with her passion for sports and health by doing Social Media Marketing
for a fitness studio in Charleston, SC.

As a retired fitness trainer, Caroline loves to workout and cook healthy food at home. She enjoys being around friends and family, and spends her weekends traveling or going to football games.
Benjamin Matthews
Benjamin works as a Software Developer at Storylift. With a degree in Computer Science, and close to half a decade’s experience in web and software development, Benjamin loves to ensure that clients receive nothing less than the best experience while using the Storylift platform.

During his free time, Benjamin enjoys playing his guitar, running, studying Spanish, building computers, and doing small woodworking tasks. Being a tech-junkie (and proud of it!), Benjamin loves keeping track of the latest developments in the tech world, and often finds himself drooling over the latest gadget. Benjamin currently resides in South Carolina with his wife, and his Golden Lab.
Philip Matthews
Philip is Social Media Strategist for Storylift. Before starting at Storylift’s parent company, LoudDoor, Philip was Office Services Supervisor of Columbia law firm, Adams and Reece, LLP.  He is also the founder, owner, head of product development and manufacturing at Duck and Strut Outdoors, LLC, a company specializing in duck calls and oyster knives.

Philip is a member of, and for two years served as Chairman of, the Columbia Board of Ducks Unlimited (DU).  Under his leadership as Chairman, the Columbia chapter was one of the top 100 DU fundraising chapters in the country. An Eagle Scout and Order of the Arrow recipient, Philip is an avid outdoorsman and spends much of his free time hunting (firearms and archery), and in wildlife and hunt-club/farm management.  He is keenly interested in local and national politics and is always in touch with breaking developments. Philip lives in South Carolina and works in our Columbia office.
Ryan Menner
Ryan Menner works as a Designer and Software Developer at Storylift. With 10+ years of design experience, he brings a unique perspective to the projects he works on. Ryan’s goal is to create remarkable experiences that are useful and beautiful. 

Before joining the Storylift team, Ryan was a Lead Frontend Developer for a large online store. This company served millions of customers worldwide. He was responsible for redesigning the website from the ground up. Focusing on creating a responsive user experience that users could enjoy on any device.

Ryan spends his time outside of the office working on various hobbies. He enjoys building/flying rc airplanes and drones, photography, dancing, and art. Ryan leads a Frontend Development group every other month and speaks any chance he gets. Ryan lives in South Carolina and works in our Columbia office.
Amber Rankin
Amber serves as the Vice President of Client Relations for Storylift. With 10+ years of experience in marketing and client relations, Amber helps Storylift clients tell their story to the right audience. She focuses on traditional direct sales and engagement delivery with consultative client projects.  

A Winthrop University graduate with a degree in Marketing and a Master’s in Business Administration, she is experienced in product development and management, product promotions, project management and consultative services.

In the off hours, Amber loves spending time and laughing with her three children. When she can break away from family life, she enjoys listening to live music and bashfully admits she’s a bit of a TV junkie. A beach bum at heart, she finds herself close to the water anytime she’s due for a little vacation. Amber resides in South Carolina with her husband, three children, and one dog (Belle).
Jim Rubenstein
As the Chief Technology Officer at Storylift, Jim is heavily involved in the day-to-day construction and improvement of the Storylift platform. He leads the technical team by making pragmatic decisions drawing from over 10 years experience in the industry. With a vigilant eye on quality, Jim works closely with the entire Storylift team to deliver the best results to our clients.

While not in the office, Jim spends his time reading, flying model air planes, and spending time with his wife and two children.
Lauren Swink
Lauren serves as the Director of Client Relations for Storylift. With over 6 years of marketing and sales experience, Lauren works directly with clients to strategically market their story through the Storylift platform.

Before joining the Storylift team, Lauren was Director of Sales & Marketing for Carolina Select Brands a parent company for multiple retail & wholesale food businesses. Her expertise is in customer service, sales management, account management, product sales and trade shows.  

She is a College of Charleston graduate with a double major in Business Administration and Hospitality & Tourism.

In her free time, Lauren enjoys being outdoors and running with her Boykin Spaniel (Palmer). She’s a fan of good food, enjoys cooking and traveling (with a camera in hand) when possible. In the summertime, you’ll find her anywhere near the water. Lauren currently resides in South Carolina and works out of our Columbia office.
Ebonn Thomas Twilley
Ebonn is Communications Director for Storylift. With more than 10 years of marketing and communications experience, Ebonn has expertise with branding, product launches and campaigns, social media marketing, C2C and B2B communications, trade shows, and event planning.  

A University of South Carolina graduate with a degree in Marketing and Entrepreneurship Management, this Gamecock has volunteered with The United Way of the Midlands and Girls on the Run. Her participation in and graduation from the 2014 Leadership Columbia class led her to join organizations and initiatives including Sustainable Midlands and Building Bull Street, a city-wide economic development initiative.

When Ebonn isn’t working, you’ll find her going to yard sales and thrift stores, designing interior spaces, dabbling in photography, and posting lots of pictures of fur babies - Archie & Reggie (dogs), Mr. Poose (cat), and two chickens - Trisha & Trixie. Ebonn currently resides in South Carolina and works in our Columbia office.
Dikran Yacoubian
Dikran is the Co-founder and President of Storylift and its parent company, LoudDoor, LLC.  He is responsible for Storylift's political and advocacy markets segments and has 15 years of experience in the digital advertising arena. In addition, he oversees LoudDoor’s outdoor client portfolio ranging from ATK/Federal to the NSSF.  

Prior to co-founding his own company, Dikran was a political consultant and a pioneer in the area of web-based communications, advocacy and research.

Dikran is a lifelong outdoor enthusiast and enjoys a range of activities from hiking and skiing to competitive shooting. He also enjoys cooking, flying and reading anything that has to do with modern aviation.