Our Journey

Elevate Marketing Co Journey

Every company has it's own journey. We are no different. We've experienced growth, detours, and every stop along the way has gotten us to where we are today. 

Elevate Marketing Co. is the product of Klimb Creative, LLC (a marketing consulting company) and the executives of ASK (a technology and security company). While it may seem odd for a marketing company and a technology company to join forces, we strongly believe that we can serve our clients better together than apart.

As marketing techniques and tactics continue to evolve, technology is becoming more intertwined, now more than ever before, into our marketing strategies. Our websites, social platforms, advertising, and communications (just to name a few) are all dependent on the success of our technology. This means that your IT guy should be your new best friend! Thankfully, our sister company, ASK, has a whole team of technology experts at our fingertips! 

Our Culture

We believe in trying new things, taking a risk, and out-of-the-box thinking. Our fuel comes from hot coffee (and lots of it), online communities for creatives like us, and the opportunity to work with inspiring business owners like you. We are structured to work as a team in a collaborative setting which allows us to work together and share ideas on how to best serve our clients. 

We Believe:

We believe the work we do should be creative, fun, and inspiring.
We believe in giving back to the community through our talents, time, and resources.
We believe in being lifelong learners and the power of personal development.
We believe in putting the client first.
We believe in true, honest relationships as a team and with our clients.
We believe that good marketing doesn’t have to cost a fortune.
We believe that every business should have an identifiable brand.
We believe in the power of community over competition.


Katie Saglimbene

// President

Katie is a passionate marketing professional with a deep appreciation for small businesses, especially in Lansing, Michigan. This appreciation is what fueled her desire to start a marketing consulting company. She has over eight years of marketing experience.

She finds her inspiration and knowledge from top marketing firms like HubSpot, creatives like Jenna Kutcher and Think Creative Collective, and podcasts like StoryBrand. She is continually inspired by like-minded startups and entrepreneurs and loves to collaborate with content developers, SEO experts, photographers and videographers.

Katie is a foodie, has a knack for technology, and always starts her day with a hot cup of coffee (or two). In her spare time, you can find her attempting to keep her garden alive, camping with her husband or chasing down her puppy, Riley. 

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Victoria Simmons

// Social Media & Marketing Manager

Victoria is a marketer with a crazy passion for social media and the power it holds for businesses. She loves photography and creating engaging content that makes you think. She has over five years of small business marketing experience.

She is most inspired by networking with other like-minded professionals who push boundaries and aren't afraid to try new techniques to earn some social interaction. She believes that social media will only continue to grow and that businesses need to embrace the growth and changes as they come.

Victoria is a mom of two awesome kids and two big dogs. She is an adrenaline junkie who loves traveling – especially flying – and experiencing new cultures. Her favorite place is somewhere by water, either the ocean or Lake Michigan. She has a sweet tooth and thoroughly enjoys Sunday afternoon naps.


Abigail Cook

// Digital Marketing Specialist

Abigail is a designer with a knack for social media and inbound marketing. If you're looking for Abigail, you can probably find her running on the Lansing River Trail or sipping a NOLA iced coffee at Strange Matter

Abigail has an affinity for typography and she is a big advocate of writing stuff down in her trusty Field Notes.

This "chick" is an early bird and is always waking up nice and early to get lots accomplished….and to chow down on a big bowl of Multi-Grain Cheerios. In the future, Abigail would love to live by lots of trees and tap trees to make her own maple syrup.

Abigail's motto is, “Go into the world and do well. But, more importantly, go into the world and do good.”

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Interested in joining the team?


"Without change there is no innovation, creativity, or incentive for improvement. Those who initiate change will have a better opportunity to manage the change that is inevitable."

-William Pollard

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