Our team practices agile marketing methods, which involve an unlimited supply of post-it notes and meetings where you can’t sit down.
We are the marketers, artists, photographers, and writers who look like they’re having just a little too much fun to be working. But we are!
Content and Social Media Manager
Britney RiggsSince joining Advanced Turf Solutions in 2014, Britney has learned from the best in the industry. She gets expert advice about the lifecycles of insects from entomologists, turf and ornamental diseases from plant pathologists, turfgrass management from former golf course superintendents, and baseball field maintenance from former AAA head groundskeepers. Britney graduated from Ball State University with a Bachelor of Science in Advertising. At Xylem Marketing, Britney works with all things digital. Among other things, she writes blogs, crafts social media posts, and composes email newsletters. When she’s not at work, Britney enjoys going on walks with her dogs (a Chiweenie and a Cane Corso), overeating chocolate, watching gymnastics, and researching new words on Urban Dictionary.
Justin joined the Advanced Turf Solutions marketing team in 2016 and was involved in the launch of Xylem Marketing soon after. He graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science in New Media Communication.
Justin is a creative who loves watching projects come to life. At Xylem Marketing, he can be found working on an array of projects from graphic design to video and even photography. A multi-talented artist, Justin brings thoughtful design and an eye for detail to each project.
Justin spends his free time staying up to date with the latest sneaker culture, watching random documentaries, riding his bike, and going to concerts.
Jessica is known for her problem-solving and creative mindset. Coming from a background in tradeshow management, nothing shocks her anymore. From flying last minute to New Orleans to install new graphics on a booth overnight to getting approvals to place the monster truck Bigfoot in her client’s booth space at SEMA, Jessica has accumulated a lot of experience in many different situations. Her strengths include strategy, adaptability, and ideation.
Jessica graduated from Ball State University with a Bachelor of Science in Advertising, concentrating in Creative Development. As the Marketing Coordinator for Xylem Marketing, Jessica’s main focus is sales support, vendor relations, tradeshows, and events. When she’s not walking her dog or baking in her kitchen, you can find her crafting items or finding treasures to fill her antique decor booth she started with her best friend from college.
Marketing and PR Content Writer
Emily enjoys the challenge of telling a brand’s unique story in its distinctive voice. With experience in content development on both the agency and in-house sides of marketing, she brings versatile creativity to Xylem Marketing. Her role includes writing content for blog posts, sales materials, press releases, and anything else with words.
Emily graduated from Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis with a Bachelor of Science in Business, majoring in marketing and international studies. A minor in Spanish allowed her to pursue her passion for language and travel, which she continues to cherish while dreaming about a “someday” trip to South America. In the meantime, she enjoys exploring the city on her bicycle and refusing to follow recipes in the kitchen.
Marketing Automation Specialist
At the young age of 18, Maddie’s career goal was to be an anchor on television news. After taking a few classes, her interest in broadcast news changed, and she began taking more marketing courses. Since graduating from The Media School at Indiana University in 2018, she has developed her marketing skills in social media, sales support, and content creation.
Maddie joined the Xylem team in October of 2021 as the Marketing and Automation Specialist. Her responsibilities include integrating marketing and sales platforms through email administration, metric analysis, and campaign management.
In Maddie’s free time she enjoys working out at the gym, walking her rescue dog Luna, and finding new activities to do around Indianapolis with her husband.
Growing up on the west side of Indianapolis, Josh spent most of his time playing football at Ben Davis High School. His interest in graphic design began with creating edits for his teammates on his phone. Josh’s football talents took him to Hanover College in pursuit of a degree in computer science and more championships. Taking advantage of Hanover’s Design-Your-Own Major program he was able to combine computer science with his passion for design to be the second graphic design major in Hanover College history.
Joshua is an ambitious designer who is not scared to think outside of the box to create something unique and original. Constantly learning is big for Josh. In college, Josh started his own freelance business, JROB Designs, so he could learn photography as well as videography. He did this in order to make himself more valuable to any team he joined. In his free time, Josh likes to watch Youtube videos and play video games on his PC he built.
Dominique brings her passion for communication, accessibility, and craftsmanship to her role as a graphic designer with Xylem Marketing. Stemming from a foundation in fine art, her design practice is meticulous and targeted toward optimizing visual experiences in both print and digital environments.
Dominique graduated from Indiana University Bloomington with a Bachelor’s degree in Studio Art, concentrating in Graphic Design, and a minor in Economics. She fills her evenings with practicing and teaching at Indianapolis Fencing Club, satisfies her wanderlust by working as a national referee on the weekends, and spends any spare time in the company of her three cats.
Emery was born and raised in Indianapolis, originally being from Greenwood, moving to Brownsburg in high school, and now back to Greenwood. He has developed a passion for working with others and doing whatever it takes to get the job done, and he isn’t afraid to go outside his comfort zone. Emery is always trying to find ways to improve and is constantly working to better himself in and out of the workplace.
Emery graduated from Indiana Wesleyan University, where he majored in Media Communication. At IWU, Emery played football and was heavily involved in the athletics department. With athletics, he did play-by-play commentary for IWU soccer, volleyball, basketball, and softball games. This past fall, Emery was able to do color commentary for all IWU football home games, which is something he has dreamed of doing. In his free time, Emery loves playing video games, golfing, watching his favorite sports teams, and spending time with friends and family.