Meet the Team
Marshal Carper — Founder
Marshal is a career marketer and the author of more than 15 books. With his work spanning journalism, video games, and a variety of client industries, he brings a nuanced perspective formed from years of working with innovative creators.
His background includes:
Video game development
Patrick Schober — Creative Lead
After three years at the helm of multiple finance publications in the Philadelphia region, Pat moved to Pittsburgh to transition into content marketing. Now, instead of reporting on profits and losses, Pat spends his days helping businesses increase revenue through innovative blends of original content and advertising. When he’s not at his desk, you’ll find Pat reading, writing about music, or camping with his wife, Regina, and dog, Fallon.
Casey McFarland — Account Manager
Casey McFarland was born and raised in the Pittsburgh area. A graduate from Penn State University, she spent the bulk of her career in administration at Dick’s Sporting Goods. Today, she uses her data and project management skills to streamline operations at Carper Communications. When she is not working, you can find Casey enjoying time with her kids (Gavin and Evelyn), listening to her record player, getting tattooed, or traveling.
Xia Basile — Community Manager
Xia was born and raised in Hilo, Hawaii. She moved to Los Angeles to write and to work a variety of on-camera hosting jobs. She now spends her time hosting shows, growing a range of online communities, and writing about all things geek-related. When she’s not collaborating with clients, she’s playing video games on Twitch and watching nerdy movies and TV with her husband Nick.
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