Senior Creative Director
has worked as a professional advertising and web copywriter for
national clients including Amtrak, Konica and Johnson &
Johnson. Over the past several years, she has taken her copy
expertise to the multimedia realm not only developing websites but
also creating content for a special edition "Where in America
is Carmen Sandiego?" CD-ROM game. In addition, Layla's a web
marketing expert, whose search-engine knowledge and promotional
savvy has resulted in top online placements and numerous accolades
for Bean Creative's clients.
Martin is president of LeapFrog Solutions Inc., a company she
founded in July of 1996. Ms. Martin has 15 years experience in
professional marketing communications and project management. She
specializes in developing strategic marketing campaigns for high
technology clients, as well as association-sponsored conferences
and trade shows. Ms. Martin has extensive experience in managing
website design and back development, graphic print design and
video production and she is recognized for her innovative work in
website development and multimedia presentations.
Ms. Martin is a featured speaker at
numerous events focusing on the effective use of multimedia and
Internet marketing, including the Society for Marketing
Professional Services, Women in Film and Video, National Women's
Business Center, Fairfax County Economic Development Authority and
Ms. Martin sits on the board of
directors for the Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce. She is also
an active member of the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce, New
Media Society and is a graduate of the 1999 Leadership Fairfax
program and the 1999 NVTC MindShare program. She holds a master's
degree in marketing and international business from George
Washington University and a bachelor's degree in marketing and
French from The University of Arizona.
McQuown is President and co-founder of Proteus, a leading Internet
development and consulting agency with offices in Washington, D.C.
and southern California. Proteus develops dynamic, scalable
Internet and wireless (WAP) applications using Oracle technology.
Clients who have benefited from Proteus' design, technology, and
strategic services include Fortune and Global 500 companies such
as Ericsson, Qwest, Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive, Sony, BMW
Mr. McQuown holds a Master's Degree
in Forensic Science from the George Washington University. Mr.
McQuown's work has been featured by The New York Times, The Wall
Street Journal, USA Today, The London Times, CNet, Interactive PR
and Marketing, Entrepreneur, Wireless Week, Advertising Age, and
The Journal of Finance. He has appeared on CNBC and in PC Week. He
has been a guest speaker at the Washington Bar Association,
American University, and at the Washington, D.C. Ad Club's