Irene Ripley Lyell

Subject Matter | April 19, 2022

Irene brings extensive experience in operations, human resources, and project management to Subject Matter. As head of the human resources team, Irene oversees all HR programs and projects to support Subject Matter’s award-winning work in delivering top results for clients. Prior to joining Subject Matter, Irene worked at a D.C. based political and public affairs[…]

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Liz Norton

Subject Matter | April 19, 2022

As Subject Matter’s Executive Producer, Liz operates from the mindset of “what’s possible?” She loves to build the perfect team to execute work, including video production, photography, motion graphics and editorial. Most of all, she enjoys puzzles and finding solutions. Whether it’s a tiny budget, a tight timeline or a last-minute, late-night need to have[…]

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Vanessa King

Subject Matter | April 7, 2022

Vanessa is an animator who enjoys using experimental techniques to create comedic and introspective animations. Prior to joining Subject Matter, she worked as an animator at PBS Kids where she won a Daytime Emmy for her work on the “PBS Kids Talk About” series.

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Katharine Lackey

Subject Matter | April 7, 2022

Kat works to guide strategy and content development across Subject Matter’s diverse client set, bringing a passion for storytelling, an extensive expertise in media and a deep understanding of the inner workings of the Hill. Prior to joining Subject Matter, Kat worked as editor-at-large at CQ Roll Call, where she kept track of all the[…]

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Karley Cisler

Subject Matter | April 7, 2022

Karley has always loved writing- whether she was peddling fiction tales to family members or working on the high school newspaper. Before joining Subject Matter, Karley spent four years polishing her copy chops at award-winning agencies like Ogilvy, Doner and ThomasARTS. Her ideas packed a punch for brands such as McDonald’s, Jeep, AARP, I Can’t[…]

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Christiana Littrell

Subject Matter | April 7, 2022

Christiana is a Maryland native and former Terp.  She has always had a passion for reading and writing, and has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English.  Before joining Subject Matter, she spent two and a half years in administration and marketing at the nonprofit I Support the Girls, which provides bras, new underwear and[…]

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Bijou Haeun Park

Subject Matter | April 7, 2022

Bijou Haeun Park is a junior art director with a speciality in user experience design and advertising strategy. She graduated from Boston University with a Master of Science in Advertising where she specialized in advertising strategy and art direction. She also studied BFA Product and user experience design at the Maryland Institute College of Art.[…]

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Daniel Brennan

Subject Matter | March 10, 2022

Danny complies media coverage reports for tracking television, radio and digital viewership metrics across Subject Matter clients. Before joining Subject Matter, Danny has worked in the control room and studio newsroom as an operations technician for WBAL TV in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Nicole Dascenzo

Subject Matter | March 10, 2022

Nicole works with the strategic communications team to develop and implement targeted outreach campaigns to fit the unique needs of each client. Before coming to Subject Matter, she worked at the National Institute of Retirement Security where she led the membership drive and assisted communications efforts. She also has experience working and interning on Capitol[…]

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Stephen Cobb

Subject Matter | February 7, 2022

Stephen combines his extensive experience in strategic communications, public affairs and issue advocacy to help clients tell their stories and achieve their goals. Stephen has worked with a variety of clients from small nonprofits and startups to Fortune 50 companies across industries. Prior to joining Subject Matter, Stephen worked at Ketchum and The Raben Group,[…]

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