Meet the Leadership

Your shortcut to success

We are experts with decades of experience in B2B strategy, channel marketing, influencer connections, online engagement and creative design. Our familiarity with the building products landscape is your shortcut to success. When other agencies would still be getting up to speed on your business, we’ve already hit the ground running on the way to results.

  • Cheryl Shinton

    Managing Director

    Cheryl is the ultimate agency hybrid. Her expertise spans digital marketing, creative design, analytics and reporting, as well as good old-fashioned account management. This versatility gives her a full 360° perspective on every campaign, and it gives clients the assurance that any suggestion that comes from Cheryl has been thought through from every direction. Inside the agency, her hybrid mind facilitates integration among digital, creative, media and strategy teams for clients like CertainTeed, Wood-Mode and Ross Technologies.

  • Dan Nguyen

    President, Owner

    A true entrepreneur and businessperson, Dan’s eyes are always on the horizon, looking for the next opportunity. His mindset defies complacency and keeps the whole team on their toes. In 2007, Dan became the third owner of Stoner Bunting, and the first with a creative background, having helped clients like Ryobi Tools, Stainmaster carpet, Wood-Mode and Armstrong Flooring. His combination of sensible leadership and entrepreneurial spirit guided Stoner Bunting through the challenging recession years and into unprecedented growth. And his focus on expertise and results continues to drive the agency and its clients forward.

  • Emily Shuler Public Relations Stoner Bunting

    Emily Shuler

    PR Account & Team Lead

    No one embraces the philosophy of “we can get coverage for that” quite like Emily. Her outgoing nature and ability to retain and pitch nuances of products and identify unique opportunities in home and building products have resulted in extensive editorial coverage and broad reach for our clients. Not to mention her growing network of influencers, which she leverages strategically every chance she gets. She has increased brand awareness beyond expectations and leveraged her connections on behalf of brands including INSTALL, CornellCookson, ShurTech and CertainTeed, just to name a few.

  • Allison Schiding Creative Strategist Stoner Bunting

    Allison Schiding

    Creative Strategist

    Sit down to discuss a project with Allison, and odds are she will always ask one more question than you were prepared to answer. That curiosity is at the heart of her ability to understand the landscape and uncover ways to connect your brand and your customers. Stainmaster carpet, Armstrong Flooring, CertainTeed, Construction Specialties and York Wallcoverings are just a few of the home and building products businesses that have benefited from Allison’s knack for research and talent for distilling complex information into compelling stories.

  • Patrick Kirchner, Associate Content Director

    Patrick Kirchner

    Content Director

    Is he a writer or a designer? With career that includes magazine and news writing and positions as Visual Editor and Design Director, it’s natural to ask which side of the creative fence Patrick falls on. The short answer: he’s a communicator. Words. Pictures. Digital. Print. Short-form. Long-form. None of that matters to Patrick. His mission is simply to find the best way to engage the audience with your story, which he does with creativity, enthusiasm and insight for clients like ShurTech Brands and CertainTeed Ceilings.

  • Modesty Guarente Stoner Bunting

    Modesty Guarente

    Account Director

    Modesty brings with her expertise from both the agency and client side, giving her the ultimate perspective on strategic approach and project efficiency in the B2B space. Her versatility and vibrant sense of humor gives her an edge that connects with team members and clients alike. As a natural strategic doer, Modesty is one to get her hands dirty one day – and lead a team the next. She’s really an all-around, versatile powerhouse that is an asset to any project team. Today she shares her expertise in product launches for manufacturers with clients such as Wilsonart and CertainTeed.

  • Nicole Bromley Director of Development Stoner Bunting

    Nicole Bromley

    Director of Development

    Nicole is simply unflappable. She handles any challenge with endless opportunities – from developing new product and services to getting client audiences to engage – all with an energetic, no-nonsense demeanor and creative approach that clients and coworkers have come to rely on. With 20+ years experience in marketing and sales strategy, business development, public relations, fundraising and tech development, Nicole’s drive and passion for results have given her the knowledge, tools and capability required by today’s evolving world of digital and practical know-how.

     

  • Kristen Jenkins

    PR Account Supervisor

    Kristen is one of those people who knows a little bit about a lot of subjects. Beyond making her popular on trivia night, Kristen’s diverse experience and knowledge base give her the ability to develop instant rapport. This genuine talent for absorbing information and connecting with anyone makes Kristen an incredible asset to clients at trade shows, press events and more. Over the course of her PR career, she has put these skills to work for KBIS, ICFF, LuxeHome at the Chicago Merchandise Mart, Belwith, Armstrong Flooring, CARVART and Cornell Cookson.

  • Lauren Horn Stoner Bunting

    Lauren Horn

    Account Executive

    Lauren has a passion for connecting with people and making an impact. She brings an energetic perspective to her work and with experience in all facets of marketing—from PR/social media to web to traditional paid media—she’s truly an integrated marketer at heart. Lauren’s always eager to get the most out of a campaign while ensuring the client budgets and timelines are always at the forefront.