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Our Origin Story

Simpatico Studios began in 2011 as a freelance web design and digital marketing consultancy, with founding partners Jill and Steve Whiskeyman at the helm. Our partners parlayed their years of work in consumer packaged goods, publishing, journalism, broadcast and telecommunications into big results for a modest client roster. A few bite-size small business marketing projects became enterprise-level, B2B marketing engagements. Soon, the work was enough to demand full-time attention, and in the little town of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Simpatico Studios was born.
In the years since, Simpatico Studios has scaled to a steady dozen roles—plus a formidable and skilled subcontractor network—and evolved from a digital agency into a full-service Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) agency. Today, we proudly serve B2B clients of all sizes, and at virtually all stages, around the corner from our central Bucks County, Pennsylvania headquarters and around the world, as far as Eastern Europe and Singapore. Our founding partners remain at Mission Control, and have steered the studio to consecutive record-setting years.
We specialize in niche segments of six key B2B verticals:
  • Healthcare: Life Sciences & Medical Practices
  • Education: Special Needs & Early Childhood
  • Manufacturing: B2B, Industrial & Consumer Goods
  • Finance: Private Equity, Insurance, CFP® & RIAs
  • Real Estate: Investment, Commercial & Residential
  • Consulting: Independent Advisors, Corporate Coaches & Team Builders
We’re most proud of the people-centric business we’ve built—and we can’t wait to put our good people to work for you.

The Simpatico Studios

Standard of Excellence

1. ‘Good enough’ isn’t good enough.
2. The work better be better than what they can do.
3. If the work can't be defended with evidence, it's indefensible.

Our Founders

Jill Whiskeyman

Jill Whiskeyman
CEO & Co-Founder

If you’ve worked with Simpatico, you have worked with Jill.

Day-to-day, Jill continues to drive productivity and seek out new opportunities for Simpatico’s global client roster. Her achievements in a decade of B2B, consumer and corporate communications rival what many of her peers have accomplished in two. Some of Jill’s major work includes rebranding multiple global pharmaceutical companies, and transforming a set of fledgling consumer eCommerce websites into a profitable business unit. Jill has forged partnerships with Fortune 500 retailers including Walmart, Lowe’s, Home Depot and Amazon, and has held P&L accountability for multiple agencies and brands. She has also led strategic initiatives for dozens of B2B industrial and Life Sciences companies.

Under Jill’s leadership, businesses have doubled and tripled their performance for major business-level and digital marketing KPIs. Her professional interests include branding, eCommerce, UI/UX design, market research and strategic planning.

Jill holds a Master of Science in Integrated Marketing Communications from West Virginia University and a BA in English and Digital Communications from Lebanon Valley College, where she graduated with Honors. She is a Certified Marketing Consultant through the eMarketing Association.

Connect With Jill

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Steve Whiskeyman

Steve Whiskeyman
Co-Founder & Managing Partner

Steve’s forte is wielding narrative principles to drive business.

His varied interests and voracious curiosity drive the creative direction and continued growth of the studio. As an award-winning communications executive with experience in CPG, Fortune 500, publishing, ad agency, media, startup and turn-around environments, Steve’s Rolodex includes consumer megabrands such as Bayer and Preen, B2B industrial and Life Sciences firms, dozens of ad agencies, and countless owner-operated businesses. He brings a pragmatic, integrated and detail-driven philosophy to Simpatico’s campaign work. His experience is multichannel and includes a mix of content marketing, sweepstakes, programmatic display, email, search, social, print media and more.

Steve is an avid networker and community volunteer and has held seats on industry consortiums and committees. His professional interest areas include content, narrative, emerging channels, digital marketing, analytics, coding and interactivity.

Steve holds a Master of Fine Arts from Chatham University in Pittsburgh and a BA in English and Digital Communications from Lebanon Valley College. He is a Certified Marketing Consultant through the eMarketing Association.

Connect With Steve

Steve Whiskeyman's LinkedIn8447827411 ext 702Contact Us

The SimpatiCrew

Rick Hain

Rick Hain
Vice President, Finance & Operations
& Shareholder

In his dual role, Rick is responsible for understanding, optimizing, and documenting the studio’s processes to improve client service and vendor relationships, and identify paths to scalability. He also directly manages the studio’s finance and accounting processes, including accounts payable, accounts receivable, and investor relations. Tactically, Rick also manages certain strategic client relationships.

An enthusiast for academics and community, Rick represents Simpatico in local and international trade groups, including Business Network International (BNI) and the Drug Information Association (DIA). In 2019, Goldman Sachs accepted Rick’s application on Simpatico’s behalf to the 10,000 Small Businesses program—designed to help entrepreneurs create jobs and economic opportunity by providing greater access to education, capital and business support services.

Rick holds a BS in Business Administration and Marketing from the University of Pittsburgh, and numerous Google certifications including Analytics and AdWords.

Connect With Rick

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Rebecca Hachey

Rebecca Hachey
Vice President, Technology
& Shareholder

Becca handles web and mobile application development for the studio’s wide array of clients, and expertly navigates the complex IT challenges of a full-service agency. Becca enjoys solving problems, from working on visualizations for petascale astronomy data for her Master’s project to helping advance research on Traumatic Brain Injury as a research programmer. She is also well-versed in WordPress development, from developing custom themes to setting up eCommerce stores.

Becca is active in the software development community, including initiatives to promote diversity. She is a Director for the Philadelphia network of Women Who Code, an organization that supports and empowers women in technology careers and volunteers with TechGirlz to teach middle school girls about technology. Becca also organizes and runs Dojo Simpatico, a free programming club for young people aged 7-17 at Simpatico’s New Britain, PA headquarters.

Becca holds a BS, Magna Cum Laude, and Master of Science in Computer Science from the University of Pittsburgh.

Connect With Becca

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Grace Marchione

Grace Marchione
Associate Creative Director
& Shareholder

Grace joined Simpatico in 2018 as Advertising Copy Specialist, and blazed a quiet trail to an expanded role encompassing multiple creative disciplines. In her role as Associate Creative Director, she helps guide Simpatico’s diverse global client roster to well-defined and enforced brand standards. Her functional responsibilities include brand strategy, voice development, visual communications, copywriting, editing, and proofreading.

Grace is keenly interested in the connection between copy and design in advertising. In addition to her editorial pedigree, she leverages extensive visual design experience from varied creative projects, which pairs effectively with her command of the written word. She is always looking for new ways to grow her skillset and enjoys taking on creative and technical challenges.

Grace holds a BA in Professional Writing from Elizabethtown College, where she also completed two minors in Creative Writing and Graphic Design.

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The SimpatiPets

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Tucker
Chief Happiness Officer
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Oscar
Director of Grouchiness

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