Meet The Team

Marin Davis

Marin founded Local Collaborative with one thing in mind: Pair creative approaches with clear communication techniques to provide small businesses with the marketing they need to succeed.

Since being a military spouse requires constant moving and adaptation Marin collaborates with talented professionals sheโ€™s worked with during her years in the advertising and marketing industry. By pairing up teammates to fit exactly what you need Local Collaborative gets executive level results at a minimal investment.

Her favorite thing to do is re/brand companies and think out of the box for witty, fresh marketing campaign approaches.

Marin lives with her husband and rescue mutt in North Carolina. She loves hiking, exploring new cities, well-rounded fitness and craft beer.

Megan Meyer
Graphic Designer

Megan graduated from Pitt State University in 2015 with a Bachelors of Science in Technology & Graphic Design Management.

Megan makes sure her work has purpose and is pleasing to the proper target market. With a focus on design and marketing, she can bring together brands with untouched target markets on a National and Regional level. She has experience with print and digital design for businesses, organizations and race teams.

Her hobbies include archery, riding RZRs, fishing, bow hunting, hiking, lifting weights, and watching adrenaline-rushing sports. She is a record-holding drag racer and holds the title of NHRA Fastest Sportsman Female.

Katy Van Est
Graphic Designer

Katy graduated from Iowa State University with a B.F.A. in Graphic Design. She also holds an A.A.S. in Horse Science Technology.

Katy excels in all aspects of web, print and digital design. Her clients rave about her efficiency and eye for clean, modern design.

She also enjoys photography, loves animals, reading and is a fan of all things BBT & HP.

Joseph Kucharski
App Developer

Joseph and Marin worked together several times during their years at K-State and she was always impressed by his humble approach with teams, diligent work ethic  and professional demeanor.

His ability to translate complex subjects and thoughts into relatable material makes him a go-to in the industry among clients and peers. This guy has that special touch we all look for!

Joseph has played rugby for the last 8 years and it has been a life-changing experience for him.  He is currently working in KCMO and creates apps with his start-up company. 


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