Meet the team

Kelly Jackson

Kelly Jackson

Career Marketing Communications professional and innovative small business owner, Kelly has extensive experience in managing strategic marketing teams. An integrated marketing communications specialist, her 20 years of experience include corporate marketing management serving the Austin, Texas high-tech sector and executive management of digital marketing agencies.

Kelly is passionate about inbound marketing best practices and helping businesses optimizing programs for lead generation. Jaxzen Marketing Strategies became a Certified HubSpot Partner in March 2012 and since then Kelly has received her individual Inbound Marketing and HubSpot Certifications.

Kelly and business partner, Parker Short, manage the Austin HubSpot User Group.

Parker Short

Parker Short

Business development and marketing technology lead at Jaxzen Marketing Strategies. Parker has a passion for entrepreneurship and technology. He is among the highly talented millennial marketers who understand business strategy, customer management and web development. Recently, Open View Partners listed him as one of the top ten B2B demand generation marketers in Austin.

Parker was accepted into the beta class of HubSpot Accredited Trainers, a new program put together by HubSpot to certify talented inbound marketers to put on high-quality workshops across a variety of fields. Parker leverages experience across content strategy, web development, sales strategy and HubSpot integrations to deliver on high-impact marketing programs that generate leads. Prior to his position at Jaxzen Marketing Strategies, he was a product marketing manager at an Austin based start-up.

Lindsay Short

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Lindsay loves to write, edit, and create beautiful images— all passions she’s able to use in her role as a content specialist at Jaxzen Marketing Strategies. She has been happily helping the agency’s clients grow their inbound marketing programs and see results since 2014.

Prior to joining the Jaxzen team, Lindsay taught art and journalism in public schools. This experience has translated neatly into an agency setting, where she gets to create strong, compelling copy and visually appealing images for advertising and blog content. Her attention to detail and love for the written word help her edit and optimize existing marketing assets to align with clients’ content goals.

Lindsay holds a B.A. in English from Texas A&M University. She lives in Austin, Texas with her husband and daughter.

Carrie Koos

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As a content strategist and creator, Carrie is passionate about helping brands grow and succeed through inbound marketing. Her creative, strategic, and strong work ethic provides clients with unique, high-quality marketing content and experiences.

Carrie’s passion for marketing and storytelling for businesses ignited while working for a nonprofit. She continued working in marketing and business development in the field of international education before transitioning into the agency setting. Here, she thrives on the challenge of understanding the operations of multiple industries and how inbound marketing fits into her clients’ overall business strategies.

Additionally, Carrie has worked as a copywriter and marketing consultant to help small businesses and startups optimize their marketing efforts. She holds a degree in International Business & Commerce from Texas A&M University.

Ben Murray

Ben Murray

Ben is a versatile writer with experience in B2B and B2C marketing. He has a passion for helping brands tell their story in a compelling way and enjoys providing clients with engaging content that answers questions and solves problems for target audiences at each stage of the buyer’s journey.

Prior to joining the Jaxzen team, Ben worked as a Business Development Specialist at MMI Agency, and as a Content Specialist at Charfen. He graduated from Baylor University with an M.A. in Journalism and enjoys playing music, running, reading and writing.

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