World-class expertise, from positioning beyond execution
We think quickly, work with agility, and provide a consistent level of service for every project and client—from start-ups to large enterprises.
A true leader by nature, Matt Berry is the driving force behind Conversion Marketing. From his time working for world-class PR agencies in New York City, through his development at IBM, Matt has acquired a rich and multifaceted wealth of knowledge and skills. Over 15-years at IBM, Matt worked his way up from entry-level to Vice President of Corporate Communications. Under his guidance, his teams built the brand and communications strategy behind IBM’s multibillion-dollar business—including IBM MobileFirst and IBM’s Smarter Planet. In 2017, Matt left the corporate world behind to develop his own agency and curate a team of like-minded senior marketing specialists—driven to work hard and enjoy the ride.
Matt holds a B.A. from the School of Journalism at San Diego State University. While San Diego remains Matt’s favorite place to be, he calls New Jersey home. When he’s not in the office, Matt taps into his other sources of inspiration, creativity, and endurance – his wife Monica and their three children – Jack, Lyla, and Sam – his New York Mets, The Grateful Dead, and Phish.
Joanne Macdonald is a skilled communicator, team builder, and marketing professional. Joanne excels at putting the pieces of the puzzle together when it comes to building programs that convert and drive sales. Over the past 20 years, she has worked with technology companies ranging from start-ups and mid-size, scaling to prep for acquisition, to industry leaders including IBM where her team launched IBM’s Mobile First. Joanne holds a master’s degree in business and is inspired by the opportunity to collaborate with clients to implement programs that drive awareness, customer acquisition, engagement, and conversion.
When she’s not teaming with clients to build business, you’ll find Joanne outside running, hiking, skiing, and enjoying the west coast of Canada with her husband, two teenage daughters, and two black labs.
Meaghan Reid has a background that is as diverse in its range as its geographic reach—from teaching English in South Korea and working in marketing at an educational start-up in India, to developing content for a wide variety of companies across the US, Canada, and Asia. Meaghan’s strength is in understanding the nuances of a brand and distilling messaging into compelling content that tells a story. Meaghan has also worked closely with municipal and government leaders and led an election campaign for a candidate at the provincial government level.
Meaghan has a B.A. in English, lives in Vancouver, and hops on a plane whenever she can to explore the world.
Gary Schaefer is an award-winning executive with extensive expertise in all facets of marketing-communications. He has a knack for developing programs that drive clear value propositions in support of strategic marketing initiatives for Fortune 500 companies. He holds a BS in Marketing as well as a Master’s in Business, is a published author and all-around creative juggernaut. A former client, Gary joined Green Ink in 2003, and has since helped transform the business into a true marketing ‘agency’, with strong processes combined with flexibility.