Charlie Calise


Charlie understands how businesses work and what they need to grow. His experience spans Nestlé, Borden Snack Foods, Earthgrains Bread, Juicy Juice, Coca-Cola USA, Schering-Plough, Abbott Laboratories and Anheuser-Busch, just to name a few. Recognized by Who’s Who of American Business Leaders, Charlie held executive positions at Publicis and Ted Bates Worldwide prior to forming Calise Partners.


Brian Shedd

Managing Director

With a deep background in marketing, strategy and client service, Brian knows how to turn brand attributes into competitive advantages. Formerly with Targetbase, he’s provided insight-driven campaign development and integration on a global scale for brands such as Capital One Financial, 7-Eleven, Choice Hotels International, Jo-Ann Stores, Tuesday Morning, Fisher-Price, American Greetings and more.


Mike Heronime

Executive Creative Director

Mike has helped companies like American Airlines, ExxonMobil, Intel, Pepsi, Sara Lee, Texas Instruments and Unilever grow their revenue through strategic and creative marketing solutions. Mike has been honored for his creative work by the Cannes Festival, London’s International Advertising Awards, The American Advertising Federation, and the One Show. Prior to joining Calise Partners, Mike served as creative director for Temerlin McClain Interactive, Tribal DDB, Numantra and Agency Entourage.


Jill Juncker

Account Director

Jill provides a wealth of experience and thought leadership to our account teams. She has lead the charge for clients like Ambien, Club Med, Lancôme, Siemens, Service Experts and more. Prior to joining Calise Partners, Jill handled national assignments for Euro RSCG MVBMS Partners (Messner) and Publicis New York.


Joan Buccola

Director of Creative Services

Joan puts her skills and extensive knowledge of printing and processes to work every day, for every client, on every job. With 25 years of production management experience and a degree in graphic design, she’s delivered for Quaker Oats, Service Experts, Blockbuster Entertainment, HomeVestors and more. Prior to joining Calise Partners, Joan was Studio Director at Berry Brown.


Stacey Gaswirth

Managing Director, Public Relations

As a PR and media relations strategist, Stacey knows how to captivate an audience with her story telling abilities. She is an expert in helping clients get the attention they deserve. She has served as PR counsel to c-level executives at Targetbase, USMD, Gardere Wynne Sewell, Eastman Kodak, Girls Inc., Dallas Semiconductor, Behringer Harvard Funds, Fish City Grill, to name a few. Prior to joining Calise Partners, Stacey held executive positions at GO PR, Sunwest Communications and Shelton Group.


Taylor Calise

Managing Director, Digital Touchpoint

A native digital entrepreneur, Taylor steers the agency’s digital and marketing automation initiatives. He’s played a key role in creating the technology that helps clients like Service Experts, Santander and Chrysler Financial generate new customers and optimize current customers through cross-selling, up-selling, and repeat and referral business.

Eileen Weinert

Eileen Weinert

Executive Media Director

Eileen is well known as a “nice lady who never pays full price.” That reputation has enabled her to execute highly efficient, massively impactful media strategies for clients including LensCrafters, Paramount Pictures, Omni Hotels and Resorts, Western Union, Time Warner Cable and more. Prior to joining Calise Partners, Eileen was Senior Vice President at Media That Works (now Empower Media Marketing).


Mary Frank

Marketing Director

Mary puts decades of marketing experience into driving qualified leads for our clients. Her previous experience includes Pizza Hut, Harrah’s Casinos, Nokia, Pepsi, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Brunswick Bowling Products and more. Prior to joining Calise Partners, Mary held long-time positions at Ackerman McQueen and Tracy Locke.