Tom Boylan

Tom Boylan is the creative director for the agency, bringing more than 35 years of media production and sales experience to the agency’s work. His passion for media production is matched by his background in marketing sales and management roles in media organizations.

He earned a BA in Communications from C.S.U. Sacramento, where he began his career in communications and journalism, having spent time as a legislative reporter, TV news writer and photographer. His creative writing skills have been widely published on the web and in print, including a decade worth of writing and editing several weekly columns and award-winning special sections for The New York Times owned Press Democrat in Santa Rosa, California.

Tom has been a committed Rotarian since 1997, a past club president, and District Public Relations Chair for nine years. He is currently the Assistant Rotary Public Image Coordinator for Rotary Zone 25.

JL Faverio

JL Faverio

Lead Web Developer & SEO Manager

JL Faverio provides the Boylan Point Agency clients with a web background that started when he was 13-years old. Much older and wiser these days after running his own web development company, Bay Area Website Designer, and having collaborated with associates in producing 4 independent films that garnered worldwide attention.

JL is passionate about more than the web, however. His efforts to establish #NoBoxBlogs in 2011 gave voice to local homeless communities, both online and offline, through his non-profit project where free websites and free blogs are offered to homeless people around the world.

When not doing good things for clients, and the homeless, this Santa Rosa native is enjoying time with his wife and 4 children.

Brendan Boylan

Brendan Boylan

Senior Web Consultant

Brendan Boylan is our Senior Web Consultant with the agency after stepping away from his role as Lead Web Developer for the past 7-years. His background is invaluable to the agency and our clients because of his experience in Web Marketing, including Search Engine Marketing and Website Optimization.

Brendan’s front-end web development skills include HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, JQuery and Photoshop, while his back-end development knowledge includes Linux, Apache, mySQL, PHP, Drupal and WordPress.

He is a graduate of University of California, Santa Cruz, with bachelor degrees in Economics and Environmental Studies.

Sean Boylan

Sean Boylan

Graphic Designer

Sean Boylan is our very talented in-house graphic designer with 17 years experience.

He brings our creative concepts to life using a variety of tools in Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop. No matter what your graphic needs,

Sean has the knowledge and capability to produce quality logos, billboards, graphic ads, and much more.

Jake Fowler

Jake Fowler

Social Media/Marketing

Jake Fowler is our in-house Social Media Manager, marketing consultant and a crucial member of the web development team. He is W3Schools Certified, a Google AdWords Certified Expert and was more recently studying Entrepreneurship through University of the Pacific.

When Jake is not posting to a client’s social media page or updating their website, he is a utility player here at BPA, assisting in a variety of marketing tasks, including SEM campaign management.

Kimberly Walton

Kimberly Walton

Bookkeeper

Kimberly Walton is our ace in the bookkeeping department.

She has a way with numbers and a way of helping our clients understand the oddities associated with providing marketing services from consulting to graphic art and more.

Kimberly joined the agency in 2012 and brings a wealth of experience as a past controller and the owner of New Beginnings Bookkeeping and Consulting Services.

Carrie Wilson

Carrie Wilson

Marketing Coordinator

Carrie Wilson brings a tremendous amount of organizational skills to her role as Marketing Coordinator for the agency. As a certified personal and business coach, she understands the challenges many of our clients face.

Her marketing and business background includes 14-years as a real estate professional and 10-years working for the Alameda County District Attorney’s office. Her background offers an interesting perspective on the importance of a unified marketing campaign, including social media.

Carrie earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Sonoma State University. She and her husband are residents of Santa Rosa and have a beautiful daughter.

Darby

Darby

Office Dog

The office comes alive when Darby walks through the door - she is always happy to see everyone. Darby is highly versed at making people smile - even JL. She is exceptional at soliciting belly rubs from Carrie and treats from Sean and Jake.

After saying hello to everyone, she is tasked with gazing out the window of Tom‘s office. Darby spends her day being adored, except for when the mail carrier arrives, then her inner guard dog springs to life.

Darby looks forward to visiting with her friend Keno on Wednesday’s. She is reliable, agreeable and a team player.

Associates

Paul Swensen

Paul Swensen

Emmy nominated, Paul Swensen, has worked in the San Francisco Bay Area for twenty years as a filmmaker, editor, actor, stage director, and orchestral conductor. He has also written and produced several award-winning television series, industrial and regional commercials.

Paul is our go-to expert for video/film production, editing and sound recording.

John Nelson

John Nelson

John Nelson is an extremely talented photographer. He might have the best collection of cameras in the North Bay, but better than the equipment is the eye that looks through the lens. John has the eagle eye with the perfect frame in mind.

We have asked John to go on assignment for many of our clients and he always comes back with more than we asked for, which to his credit makes him one of the easiest photographers in the North Bay to recommend. His photos include product shots, headshots, and businesses in action. If you have an assignment that needs some quality photography, John Nelson is our go to.

Brandon Holcombe

Brandon Holcombe

With over 12 years of graphic design experience, Brandon Holcombe specializes in branding, identity, web design, and specifically, magazine editorial layout. His passion is designing clean, sophisticated work using beautiful typography.

Boylan Point Agency has been collaborating with Brandon for several years to create everything from posters to product packaging.