Our Team

We are a nimble marketing agency with a team of seasoned PR, Advertising, Design and Web Design pros that provide a combination of integrated marketing services to help you connect with your target market and achieve business results.

Matt McGinnis

Founder

 

With 20+ years of global marketing experience in both corporate and agency roles, he has a deep understanding of how persuasive narratives can have a positive business impact by inspiring people to take action. Matt has helped dozens of small businesses and Fortune 500 companies by effectively creating integrated marketing campaigns encompassing content marketing, advertising, PR, and digital media.

Understanding clients’ businesses is essential to a winning marketing program. Matt gets it, and has a strong track record of delivering results that impact the bottom line. He brings deep insight and credible industry knowledge to food and beverage clients as a Certified Sommelier, Certified Specialist of Wine, Certified Specialist of Spirits, and WSET Advanced, as well as being a food & beverage contributing writer for several publications.

Before starting Pen & Tell Us, Matt achieved marketing results for world leading consumer and technology brands in the U.S. and Europe as a managing director for Cohn & Wolfe and a marketing director for Dell.

The Pen & Tell Us Team

Suzanne McGinnis

Suzanne McGinnis

Creative Director

Tara Guthrie

Tara Guthrie

Marketing Director

Lauren Wylie

Lauren Wylie

Web Designer & Digital Advertising

Daniela DeSuta

Daniela DeSuta

PR & Social Media Manager

Logan Lloyd

Logan Lloyd

Graphic Designer

Jennifer Swanson

Jennifer Swanson

Public Relations Manager

Fall Creek Vineyards

“Matt McGinnis and his team of marketing and PR professionals are the best for Texas-owned wine, spirits, beer, hospitality, and restaurant businesses. They are an energetic, creative and an easy group with which to work! "

Susan Auler | Co-Founder of Fall Creek Vineyards

Ben Milam Whiskey

“The team at Pen & Tell Us really understands our business. We rely on them regularly to reach important journalists, influencers and whiskey lovers to tell our story, and beyond that we can count on them for tips and counsel that help in many aspects of our business. They are creative, knowledgeable, fast, responsive, and always a pleasure to work with.” 

Heather Greene | CEO and Master Blender.

Little Woodrow's

“Pen & Tell Us has done a remarkable job of creating amazing marketing content for Little Woodrow’s to share our brand story in advertising, digital display, in-store display, our website, on social media and with public relations for multiple bars throughout Texas. They are marketing geniuses and really get the nuances of hospitality industry.”

Rick Engel | Partner, Little Woodrow's