We are GRO.

Our name is what we help companies do, plain and simple. We’ll spare you the cliché agency story of how we came to be, and won’t use over-complex marketing jargon in an attempt to impress you. At the end of the day, GRO is a Growth Agency. We’re in this game to help your business reach the next level and have the experience, expertise and resources to help you get there.
The GRO Difference

What Sets Us Apart

Ownership Mentality

We treat every single dollar you invest in your marketing like it’s our own. You’ll never have to worry about your ad dollars being recklessly spent pulling levers. We carefully plan out your marketing strategy so your investment is only allocated toward tactics that generate opportunities.


We believe if you sit still, you're going backward. We constantly implement the latest and greatest marketing trends and tactics that help you to influence customers on their path to purchase and give you that needed edge over your competition.


When working with us, your team will become better and smarter marketers, period. They will gain an understanding of all the tools and tactics that will drive your marketing strategy and learn how to confidently communicate and defend campaign performance to key stakeholders.

Marketers. Strategists. Creatives.

Meet the crew

Matt Pavlick


Justin Widmayer

SVP, Agency Operations

Zach Kent

Director of Account Services

Phillip Sanford

Director of Creative Services

Patric Cavanaugh

Director of Digital Marketing

Sarah Kaiser

Digital Marketing Team Lead

Ali Watson

Account Services Team Lead

Ryan Dixon

Marketing Integration Team Lead

Daniel Doyle

Sr. Business Development Executive

Brian Dudek

Sr. Digital Marketing Specialist

Brad Williams

Sr. Digital Marketing Specialist

James Sammer

Sr. SEO Strategist

Colin Wright

Project Manager

Alex Joganic

Associate Creative Director

Anna Sella

Senior Art Director

Brooke Paulsen

Account Manager

Madeline Farr

Account Manager

Evan Shannon

Account Manager

Kendall Lambert

Digital Marketing Specialist

Elizabeth Cotora

Digital Marketing Specialist

Riley Hayes

Project Coordinator

Carlos Padrón

Account Manager

Emily Atkins

Graphic Designer

Sabrina Vecchio

Jr. Account Manager

Ben Hays

Jr. Account Manager

Jamie Lambert

Accounting Manager

Ty Johnson

Jr. Digital Marketing Specialist

Stella Holt


We're hiring

GRO is growin’ and we’re seeking motivated, talented, aspiring individuals to join our team. We put in the hard work and dedication that’s necessary to generate success for our clients. When that success is achieved, we celebrate. Check out our available job openings below or send your resume to [email protected].


Nashville + Tuscaloosa + Detroit

…and a few remote peeps too.

Nashville Smashville Music City Cashville Nashvegas

Detroit Motor City Motown D Town Hockeytown The D 313