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Williams Media is a Buffalo, NY based team of modern marketers. A people-focused group of creatives who seek to live our core values in and out of the office.
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Pizza. Tribe. Dreams.

Williams Media is a Buffalo, NY based team of modern marketers. A people-focused group of creatives who seek to live our core values in and out of the office.
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More Than Mediocre

We don’t devote our lives to delivering mediocrity, but to making today’s ceiling, tomorrow’s floor.

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Trust in the Tribe

We believe in developing a community that’s built on honest communication, willful transparency and a desire to pull the gold out of our team members and our clients.

williams media core values

Driven by the Dreams

True success is when the dreams of our staff and clients are realized, empowered, and flourishing.

The Team


Michael Williams


“If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michaelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music or Shakespeare wrote poetry.”
Martin Luther King Jr.

Michael Williams is a Buffalo native; born and raised. As our CEO he oversees most aspects of what goes on here, but mainly he focuses his time on creative direction and brand strategy. He believes that in business and in life there is nothing more important than the relationships we have. So with that as his priority, he also devotes a lot of time to building and maintaining quality relationships with our clients.

When he’s not at work, you will likely find him hanging with Jess, his wife, and their two kids, Olivia & Hudson. He can also be found helping out at his church or watching all eight seasons of 24 on repeat.


Jeremy Meindl

Marketing Director

Jeremy joined Williams Media in early 2019 as the Marketing Director after a long and successful career contracting on his own. We like to say that Jeremy “has a particular set of skills” that makes him very dangerous to our clients’ competitors. He has an unrelenting passion for excellence and has proved time and time again that if there is a will, there is a way…to target someone. Jeremy has run (yes on his own) the SEO and digital marketing for large organizations such as the Cleveland Clinic, Frontline Medical Communication and American Cancer Fund. When he isn’t scheming a way to hyper-target individuals and drive search rankings to #1, you can find Jeremy walking through Elmwood Village with his family of four.

Jeremy’s PSA: Use complex passwords…."your name" and “123” are just too easy.


John DeJac IV

Creative Director

John is a lifelong “Buffalonian;” born and raised in the suburbs of the Queen City. He received his B.F.A. in Communication Design with a minor in Digital Music Production from SUNY Buffalo State. John worked for Williams Media as an intern during college, quickly proving his multi-disciplinary creative skills and value within the team. After graduating, John “officially” began his role as Interactive Designer, later moving to Art Director, and now resides as our Creative Director. With his rigorous quality standards, John oversees all creative output from the company and ensures everything is top-notch for our clients. He is passionate about delivering the utmost excellence to our clients and combines out-of-the-box creativity with user-focused functionality to provide the best creative solutions in a vast array of applications.

When he’s not at work, you can find him writing, recording and touring with his band Deep Valleys, serving at his church, or spending time with his wife and son and working on their first home in Kenmore!


Emma Williams

Office Manager

Emma Williams was born and raised in Buffalo, New York. She joined Williams Media shortly after Michael started the company and has since zipped him and the team into shape. She is an administrative powerhouse which no successful creative team can live without! Her true passion for building relationships inspires our office’s family-atmosphere and our commitment to investing in every client’s dream. She admittedly loves every task that her job encompasses, which is the only reason we’ve got all our ducks in a row!

Sebastian Errigo

Interactive Designer

Born and raised in the city of Rochester, NY Sebastian recently made the transition from small-town Irondequoit living to Downtown lofts in the Queen City. (Welcome to the neighborhood, Sebastian!)

He joined our team in 2019 as a full-time Interactive Designer; bringing with him a love of discovery, creativity, and a BFA in Communication Design from SUNY Buffalo State. Sebastian is extremely passionate about discovering and integrating fresh and functional design to serve our clients. He loves to stay ahead of the curve in every area of his life, and always pushing the envelope creatively is one of Sebastian’s many fortes. You can find him tapping into this same competitive nature after-hours at the gym with his men’s basketball team, or slamming a burrito at any place that sells burritos.


Ellen Goldhawk

Interactive Designer

Ellen is officially titled "Interactive Designer" however, she’s affectionately referred to around our here as our behind-the-scenes-genius. Born and raised in Buffalo, Ellen has a deep love for family and constantly pushes the envelope on what it means to be a “good neighbor.” You can see this as she’s interacting with our clients, making sure that everything is “just-so” or her willingness to be a utility player in literally every corner of the agency by working on everything from print designs, websites, and videography. She recently graduated from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh with a diploma in Digital Design, and we love watching her bring these skills to our team and yours!

Karin Baker

Account Manager

Born and raised in Buffalo, Karin’s love for language, people, and a good story has taken her around the world. In turn, this sparked a desire to see others in their element and convey their story well. With that in mind, she decided to come home for a few years and study for her BA in Professional French from Buffalo State College; and quickly realized that there’s no place quite like home. She officially joined the Williams Media team as a copywriter in early 2019, and has been loving the opportunities she has to get to know a range of clients, and creatively use language to express their voice! She now handles account management as well as various strategy, writing and communication services for our clients.

Kaitlin LaBarge


Kait is a Buffalo native, however her love for travel and missions has brought her all over the world for both fun and volunteering. Kait has a unique ability to apply her artistic abilities to any process from brand strategy and web design to social media, photography, hair, make-up, cakes (and other baked goods). She is the creative engine behind content creation here at Williams Media. When Kait isn’t working you can find her experimenting with creating natural skin care products, or introverting behind a good book.

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