Who’s Who at Rockfish

The collective thinking represented here is what has put Rockfish on the map – and it’s also what’s propelling us forward.

Kenny Tomlin

Founder & CEO

What began as a one-man startup in 2006 is now one of the most-recognized and fastest-growing digital innovation companies in the industry. And it’s all because of this man. As founder and CEO of Rockfish, Kenny has a hands-on approach and an entrepreneurial spirit that gives him the insight to successfully grow a business known for changing the model of what it means to be an agency partner.

Kenny has founded many companies, often serving as a mentor and investor in numerous startups. He’s also a highly sought-after speaker on the subjects of marketing, technology and entrepreneurialism.

Follow Kenny: @kennytomlin

Dawn Maire

Chief Strategy Officer

Dawn has more than 20 years of experience authoring proven customer-centric marketing strategies for some of the world’s most successful companies and retailers. She has delivered strategic vision and marketing programs for brands such as Sears, Kmart, Macy’s, Target and Best Buy. She also spearheaded integrated marketing solutions for clients such as SUPERVALU, Famous Footwear, Luxottica Retail, Hyatt Hotels, Mercedes-Benz and Bank of America, designing CRM and loyalty programs that span social, digital, mobile and print media. Clients benefit from her keen insight, passion and guidance by leveraging her expertise from the planning phase to post-program analysis.

Follow Dawn: @retailmaire

Dave Knox

Chief Marketing Officer

Before opening the Cincinnati Rockfish office in 2010, Dave was a seven-year veteran of Procter & Gamble, where he was instrumental in the digital turnaround that led to P&G being named to the Ad Age Digital A-List. Previously, he served as P&G’s Corporate Marketing Brand Manager for Digital Business Strategy, responsible for digital innovation across P&G’s 300+ brands worldwide. Author of the industry-leading blog HardKnoxLife.com, Dave is widely recognized as a thought leader in digital marketing, social media, tech innovation and entrepreneurship and is a leader in the entrepreneurial community, serving as a board observer/advisor to several venture-backed companies.

Follow Dave: @daveknox

Michael Stich

Chief Innovation Officer

Michael leads the business innovations, enterprise solutions and technology teams. Prior to Rockfish, Michael served in senior marketing, strategy and venture capital roles for Bridge Worldwide (now Possible), Texas Instruments, McKinsey and Dell. Michael serves as a frequent speaker and writer on a variety of digital marketing topics, including appearances or articles in Advertising Age, Social-Loco, CES, SxSW, Kantar Retail Forums, OMMA and Connections. He was recognized on the 2013 Who's Who in Shopper Marketing Agencies List by the Path to Purchase Institute. Michael is a happy husband and father of four little ones, and holds a B.S. in computer engineering from Tufts University and an M.B.A. in Marketing from MIT Sloan.

Follow Michael: @mstich

Cyndi Dye

Chief Financial Officer

With almost 20 years of experience as a Certified Public Accountant, and the previous owner of two successful startup businesses, Cyndi brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her role as CFO of Rockfish. While working alongside parent company WPP, she also oversees the Finance, Operations, and Human Resource departments at Rockfish. A member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants as well as the Arkansas Society of Certified Public Accountants, Cyndi is married with three daughters and is an active volunteer in her community.