Founder | Marketing Director
Renee was born and raised on Nantucket Island. Growing up alongside the unique market that is Nantucket Island, she learned invaluable business and branding skills working for many local companies and industries. From there, Renee went to Bentley University where she was a four-year college athlete on the Bentley University Women's Soccer Team. She graduated with two majors in Marketing and Environmental Sustainability with a minor in Sports Business Management.
During her time in college, she began managing a handful of different businesses around Nantucket and Greater Boston, helping them with brand management, website design, email marketing, and social media. It was during this time where she realized this was her passion and honing in on these skills, she began building the foundation for Nantucket Island Marketing.
Marley grew up in the small town of Ipswich, MA, where she learned to appreciate the value and understand the importance of small businesses. Her love for creativity transferred to her college career at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where she earned a degree in Brand Strategy and Visual Advertising.
Through her experience in college and freelance work post-college, she focused on her passion for brand management and marketing. She's skilled in brand strategy, social media management, digital design, and website design. As much as she appreciates aesthetics, she also understands the significance of reaching an analytical target. Marley is eager to use her skills and help small businesses meet their marketing objectives!
Kayla is originally from Michigan but fell in love with the east coast when she interned at Nantucket Community Television (NCTV) during the summer of 2016. She was a broadcast intern and interviewed people on-camera for the Memorial Day & Fourth of July parades on the island. During her summer on ACK, she worked 7 different jobs and became very well-connected with local businesses and business owners, and has a passion for small business development, especially female-founded!
Kayla has joined our team part-time to assist with managing client projects, social media, & copywriting. For the past 3 years, she has worked full-time in a Digital Marketing role within the Wine & Spirits industry in NYC and loves staying up to date on emerging trends as it relates to social media and eCommerce.
Evie is a graphic designer from Fairfield, CT. She graduated from James Madison University in 2019 (Go Dukes!) and has been working in the world of creative advertising ever since. She's a lover of typography and specializes in logo design and brand kits. Outside of designing, she loves skiing, reading, and fueling her coffee addiction.
Emma is a junior at Bentley University studying Marketing with a double minor in Computer Information Systems and Information Design and Corporate Communications. She was introduced to content creation, graphic design, and brand strategy in Summer 2020, when she worked as the Surgical Marketing intern on the Ablation Brand team at Hologic, Inc. This allowed her to not only become familiar with how to communicate and create a strong team dynamic in a virtual setting, but gave her the opportunity to define her passion: developing new ideas to advance businesses potential through technology, design, and social media. Emma is driven by health and wellness, just recently completing her first team marathon, and is so excited for the “course” ahead of her.
Haley is a current Junior at Providence College studying Marketing with a minor in Studio Art. Haley was introduced to the Marketing world while working at IdeaVillage in summer 2020. She was able to learn more about marketing strategies, promotion, and product development. Haley has a background in website design, graphic design, photography, and recently created her own charcuterie board company, That Cheese Princess. She promoted the company through social media marketing and has been featured in magazines and a number of food blogs. Haley is so excited to bring her skills to the team this summer and learn more about what it is like to market with small businesses.
Brigid is a senior at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, graduating in May with a degree in Retail and Consumer Behavior and a certificate in Entrepreneurship. She was introduced to the power of marketing last summer when she interned for Kohl’s in their buying offices. Serving as the Vice President of Sales and Promotion in the Wisconsin School of Business Marketing Club has given her additional interest in the industry. Brigid has always loved being creative and looks forward to cultivating those skills at Nantucket Island Marketing. In her free time, she loves running, cooking, and listening to podcasts!
Gretchen is a recent graduate from Merrimack College where she earned her undergraduate degree in Marketing and Communications/Media Studies. She is currently completing her MSM with a concentration in Marketing Management from her alma mater. Throughout her college experience, Gretchen completed several marketing and communications internships while also being a member of the women’s lacrosse team. Originally from Scituate MA, she has developed a love for small businesses especially those that are female-founded. Outside of social media and content creation, Gretchen can be found watching her favorite sports teams with a large iced coffee in hand.