About UsMeet the Driven Media Group team...
Who are we and why are we different?
- Full-service capabilities, yet inherently digital.
- 16 specialized personnel on staff.
- Boutique approach, niche to automotive.
- Our creative is produced specifically for mobile devices and for specific marketing platforms.
- Dedicated Account Directors who are automotive marketing consultants.
- No support queue. Quick turnaround.
- Our marketing decisions and execution are powered by your historical intel.
Justin Simon Managing Partner
Justin’s entire professional career has been in the digital media and marketing arenas, with the bulk of these years focused within the automotive industry. Prior to founding Driven Media Group, Justin spent 9 years managing digital marketing operations and account management for Toyota’s tier 2/brand agency within the Central Atlantic Region. His passion is working 1-on-1 with clients to identify revenue opportunities and applying data and digital marketing products and strategies to achieve these objectives. Justin’s affinity for small and medium sized business owners prompted him to start his own venture. Justin resides in Timonium, MD with his beautiful wife Kayla and their 2-year old Pug named Tito.
Jared Leibowitz Partner
Jared’s entire professional career has been focused in the automotive industry, mostly as it pertains to digital. Prior to joining the Driven Media Group team, Jared spent his time in both automotive retail and as the regional consultant for the Central Atlantic Toyota region, working for Shift Digital. Jared honed his skills from everything encompassing
JD Suter Account Director
JD brings over 10 years of agency experience and a background in software to Driven Media Group. He has worked with a wide variety of clients that run the gamut from small business, to charity, to major corporation. Certified in Google Analytics and AdWords, JD is currently pursuing Facebook Blueprint Certification. JD is passionate about achieving the best possible results for his clients and for Driven Media Group, and works to continually hone and refine his skills and knowledge base. Outside of the office, JD lives with his daughter Blake, their two cats, and their dog, Mackaroni.
Neal Goldberg Account Director
Neal has over 20 years of experience working in sales and marketing. He brings a refreshing approach to working with clients spanning a wide variety of industries including automotive, education, sports and entertainment. Neal has had the pleasure of working with high-profile clients such The Baltimore Orioles and The Maryland Jockey Club, as well as many new and used car dealerships. When Neal isn’t at work he enjoys watching his sons play soccer, going on dates with his wife, working out, and driving his Miata.
Chuck Stone Creative/Production Director
After college Chuck got his start in film and television as a producer, production manager, and visual effects supervisor on independent films, many that have received national distribution. Before moving into digital media and marketing he had worked on projects for The History Channel, as well as House of Cards, and Argo. Chuck has written, shot, and edited numerous award winning short films, including many that have screened at the American Film Institute. For regional and national clients, he has produced TV Commercials, PSAs, Fundraising Videos, Web Videos, Radio ADs and more. Chuck lives in Baltimore City, and when not watching the Orioles or Ravens can probably be found running along the waterfront
Mae Sevick Director – Social Platforms
Mae is a social media expert specializing in paid ads and copywriting. An avid reader and researcher, Mae can often be found with eyes glued to her phone, keeping up on the latest news in tech and media. Outside of work she enjoys creating art, rooting for the Mets, playing the cello, and spending time with her friends, family and rambunctious cats.
Dan Spivak Director – Search Platforms
With a diverse background in media and advertising Dan is uniquely equipped to understand client’s needs and deliver a strategy that considers all channels. Dan completed his B.F.A. in Communication Arts from N.Y.I.T. and is nearly finished with the M.F.A. After college he spent 2 years as a television journalist before moving to NYC to pursue a career in digital marketing. He managed Paid Search & Affiliate Marketing efforts for an agency with clients of various sizes. After moving to Maryland, Dan found a job as a marketing manager running Paid Social, SEM and Display efforts for Men’s Wearhouse. Upon coming to Driven, Dan brought over 10 years of digital marketing experience and numerous certifications into building the SEM program from the ground up. Outside of work, Dan is a devoted husband and father of two that loves a round of golf as much as singing & playing guitar in a heavy metal band.
Z.R Shaffer Senior Graphic Designer
Doug Crowther Video Production / Editor
Doug received his B.S. in Electronic Media & Film from Towson University, where he studied all aspects of video production. Prior to joining Driven Media Group as a Video Producer/Editor, Doug was the Digital Media Specialist for a law firm in Towson, MD, solely responsible for producing all digital media materials for the firm. Outside of the office, Doug resides in Parkville, MD with his beautiful wife, Karla, and has two kids, named Penelope and Lucas. He enjoys photography, music, snowboarding, traveling, and just spending time with his family.
Troy Everhardt Video Production / Editor
As a recent graduate of Towson University, Troy continuously builds on his digital media experience as a producer and video editor for Driven Media Group. While an undergraduate, Troy wrote, shot and edited numerous PSAs and Web Videos for groups and organizations in his community. Troy continues giving back to his community in his spare time as the Technical Director for Towson University’s Television Studio.
Bryan Munshaur Digital Marketing Specialist – Social Platforms
Bryan graduated from the University of South Carolina in 2014 with a degree in Sport and Entertainment Management. Before college, he did an internship with another digital advertising agency and now has returned to that field. He brings passion to the workplace whether it is driving traffic, leads, or sales. When not in the office buying Facebook ads, he can often be found on the golf course or watching sports.
Jack McLaughlin Digital Marketing Specialist – Social Platforms
Jack graduated from Towson University in 2015. After finishing school, Jack began to refine his skills within the digital media field by taking on an array of positions, not limited to social media management, web-content creation, and freelance photography. Over the last several years, Jack has utilized his expertise in web-based marketing and content creation to assist numerous small businesses and local brands in strengthening their own unique digital footprint. In addition to his work within the ad buying team, Jack likes to keep his skills sharp in his free time by taking on personal design and photography projects. When he’s not at work, Jack resides in Baltimore City, where he can probably be found biking across the city or catching an Orioles game at nearby Camden Yards.
Jessica Woods Search Marketing Specialist
While working at a psychiatric rehab facility, Jessica sparked an Interest in Digital Marking. As a result, she spent a year teaching herself various skillsets. To build experience, she ran paid search campaigns for friends and volunteered to work on projects that improved her company’s digital presence. With her newly acquired knowledge she was able to transition into her current role as a PPC Specialist. In addition to learning about SEM, Jessica enjoys writing poetry and playing soccer.
Lori Beth Infeld Lead Graphic Designer
Lori Beth brings to Driven Media Group a diverse background in printing, graphic design, presentation development, and process design. She holds a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Baltimore, a degree focused in Design, Business, and Forensic Science. When she is not Photoshopping, she spends time with her poodle Milo and makes gourmet vegan food.
Jess Carter Digital Marketing Assistant
Jess is currently a senior at Towson University pursuing a B.S. in Mass Communications with a concentration in Advertising. In addition, she carries two minors in Marketing, and Business, Communication and the Liberal Arts (BCLA). Prior to joining the team at Driven Media Group, Jess interned with the Baltimore Orioles, focusing on community and public relations. When she’s not busy with school or work, you can find Jess playing soccer for Towson’s Women’s Club Soccer Team, or traveling.
Olivia Evans Digital Marketing Assistant
Olivia graduated from Towson University in 2017 with a degree in Mass Communications, dual tracking in Advertising and Public Relations. During her time at Towson, Olivia held multiple internships in marketing and social media which allowed her to develop into a well-rounded professional. Olivia’s areas of expertise lie in social media marketing and advertising. When Olivia is not working she likes to be outside running, biking, swimming and hiking, while also spending time with family and friends.
Tito Official Mascot
My name is Tito. I recently turned 2 years old. I’m a girl with a boy’s name. I spend my days on the couch watching TV.
I prefer the commercials. I like to sneeze and be pampered by my parents.