Our Team | Cady Studios

Our Team


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Our team is made up of movers and shakers who consider co-workers less like office mates and more like family. From marketing and management to account directors to designers, the Cady team is proud to bring best-in-class service to our clients – and have fun while doing it.

MEET OUR EXECUTIVE &
SCHOOL REPRESENTATIVE TEAM

JOSH CADY

President • 25 years of experience

Josh lives in Metro Atlanta, GA with his wife, Jessica, four children, and his dog, Zac (our C.S.O. – Chief Snack Officer). Josh’s favorite pastimes are running outside, reading, traveling, public speaking and being a passionate leader to his team.

Fun Fact When Josh was young, he would record himself pretending to speak to a crowd on a cassette recorder and then have another player that he would turn on with people cheering and clapping to add effects to his recording.

Our Team-Bob Brown

BOB BROWN

CFO • 25 years of experience

Bob was born and raised in Ohio and is a graduate of Miami University where he earned his BS in Accounting. Bob and his wife Peggy love to travel and explore the great outdoors.

Fun Fact Bob is an avid cyclist and holds the world record for most bike crashes without a broken bone.

Our Team-Philip Kennedy

PHILIP KENNEDY

VP of Sales • 7 years of experience

Philip lives in Atlanta with his wife and 3 kids. If he’s not working, you can find him coaching or on the sideline cheering his kids on, doing something active from running to rock climbing, cooking, trying out a new restaurant, reading, or traveling with his family.

Fun Fact Philip is a notoriously fast eater.


Our Team - Tony Skowron

TONY SKOWRON

VP of Operations • 15 years of experience

Tony lives in Alpharetta, GA with his family. Tony has been a photographer for 16 years and with Cady for 15. He loves adventure, the outdoors, traveling, and best describes himself as an adrenaline junky.

Fun Fact Tony has played the fiddle since he was 10 years old and used to be a part of a bluegrass band.

Our Team - Paul Kennedy

PAUL KENNEDY

VP of Technology • 7 years of experience

Paul lives in Holly Springs, GA with his wife and 3 boys. Paul loves playing basketball, softball and strategy games, watching spy movies, sarcasm, and hiking in the mountains with his family.

Fun Fact Paul plays most instruments but favors the piano and guitar. He is a wizard with audio, loves mixing live sound, and has perfect pitch.

Our Team-Nadine Baxter

NADINE BAXTER

Director of Marketing • 5 years of experience

Nadine is a third generation native Floridian, but now resides in Canton, GA with her Husband, son and basset hound. She enjoys traveling, sailing, great food, cooking, spending time with her family and friends and anything crafty.

Fun Fact Nadine’s guilty pleasure is watching almost any tv shows on the CW and reading teenage novels.


Our Team - Megan Looby

MEGAN LOOBY

Director of Talent & Culture • 5 years of experience

Megan is originally from Atlanta, GA and has spent most of her life around the southeast. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her family and playing soccer. Megan is an avid University of Georgia fan… Go Dawgs!

Fun Fact Megan went skydiving in New Zealand.

Our Team - Jimmy Smith

JIMMY SMITH

FL Territory Manager • 20 years of experience

Jimmy lives in St. Augustine with his wife Nicole and two children, Ella Rose (3) and Jacob Vincent (1). When he’s not working, he enjoys being outdoors, the beach and staying active with exercise and most recently cross fit. Jimmy began his career in school photography in 1995 in Atlanta, Georgia where he worked for his parents in their senior studio.

Fun Fact If Jimmy could have any job in the world, he would be a super-secret spy like James Bond.

Our Team - Ashley Blackwell

ASHLEY BLACKWELL

GA Territory Manager • 10 years of experience

Ashley lives in Woodstock, GA with her husband (who is also a part of the Cady Team) and 2 kids, Blaire and Baylor. She is a former middle and high school teacher and yearbook representative and in her spare time she loves spending time with her friends and family and spending all the money on Amazon.

Fun Fact Ashley twirled baton her whole life and was a majorette in high school and on the dance line in college.


Our Team - Harlan Merhige

HARLAN MERHIGE

Sales Representative • 25 years of experience

Harlan is a true Florida native and proud father of 3. Harlan has worked in the school picture industry for over 20 years.

Fun Fact Harlan has traveled to over 30 countries and has been to every state, except Alaska.

Our Team - Nicole Wells

NICOLE WELLS

Sales Representative • 7 years of experience

Nicole lives in Lake City, FL with her Husband and 4 children. In her spare time, she likes to read books and watch documentaries.

Fun Fact Nicole is a history buff and her favorite time period is the Tudor period.

Our Team - Danielle Lindblom

DANIELLE LINDBLOM

Sales Representative • 18 years of experience

Danielle lives in Tampa with her husband, two children and her very relaxed chocolate Labrador, Chico. Danielle is a former CJE yearbook adviser and representative with over 20 years’ experience helping students and schools capture their stories.

Fun Fact Danielle is an avid tennis player, who’s constantly trying to improve her game.


Our Team - Dawn Boye

DAWN BOYE

Sales Representative • 2 years of experience

Dawn lives in Canton, Ga with her husband and 2 boys. Her past time includes: watching her boys play sports and shopping!

Fun Fact Dawn is fanatically passionate about cheering on the Miami Hurricanes football team!

KELLI HEATH

Sales Representative • 1 year of experience

Kelli Lives in Woodstock, GA with her husband and 2 children. She graduated from Florida State University and worked at Georgia Tech for 11 years in Professional Education managing courses prior to joining the Cady Team. In her spare time, Kelli enjoys spending time with her family, friends, and running.

Fun Fact Kelli has run 5 marathons (Boston and Chicago included) and is headed to NYC in the fall!

Our Team - Calvin Cady

CALVIN CADY

Sales Representative • 3 years of experience

Calvin lives in Adairsville, Georgia with his wife Liz (who is also a part of the Cady team) and their two dogs. Calvin loves the outdoors and spends his free time building and driving off-road vehicles.


KRISTY SHERMAN

Sales Representative • 2 years of experience

Kristy recently moved to Charlotte, NC to be closer to family after living in Atlanta for over 13 years. She has a French Bulldog named Lucy that she considers her child. Kristy’s last few years while living in Atlanta were spent in different sales roles. Favorite pastimes include spending time with family, friends, attending different sporting events, and drinking coffee in bed.

Fun Fact Kristy cheers on the South Carolina Gamecocks during football season!

STEPHANIE KELLY

Sales Representative • 10 years of experience

Stephanie lives in Boca Raton, Florida—close to her family. She found her love for yearbook and photojournalism when she joined her high school’s yearbook staff in 2002. Stephanie earned her CJE, and is a former yearbook adviser and representative who enjoys nothing more than educating students about journalism. When Stephanie is not working, you can find her working out, looking for new coffee shops, or exploring a new area. 

Fun Fact Stephanie’s biggest weakness is saying no to dessert.

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