About

We help businesses use the internet to maximize profitability.

As Oregon’s top digital agency, we’re known for building custom websites and designing online advertising campaigns. Marketing is at the center of our work, and we’ve been helping businesses use the internet to maximize profitability for more than ten years.

Our superior customer service and dedication to delivering excellent work has resulted in over 100 happy local and national clients. Our clients have told us that they’re impressed with our work and that we’ve helped them grow. We’re pretty proud of that.

Our Marketing Consultants are professionally trained with degrees in Advertising and our Project Manager brings two decades of promotional experience to the table. The entire Limelight team shares a passion for business, innovation and creative expression.

Giving our clients a premium service is our top priority. We think that when we’ve finished your website, it should be yours to keep and use as you wish. That’s why we use open source technology and never wrap you up in proprietary code or tricky contracts.

Our Team

Shaylor Murray

Managing Director

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Professional Business Coach and Entrepreneur Shaylor Murray, has bootstrapped several multi-million dollar businesses and founded Oregon’s largest locally owned coworking space and business incubator. Building his first ecommerce website in 1998 and continuing a career as Marketing Director for several Oregon business, he brings over 18 years of internet experience to the table. After 11 years as Managing Director of the digital agency, Limelight Department, Shaylor and the Limelight team have defined and refined universal marketing principles and a proven, quantifiable approach to online marketing. He thanks the U.S. Army for instilling an unrelenting work ethic, his wife and children, for inspiring him to achieve greatness personally and professionally.

Zack Poelwijk

Sr. Marketing Consultant

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Zack Poelwijk has been with Limelight Department since June 2009, and became Director of Client Services in February 2010. He graduated from the University of Oregon in 2008 with a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and a minor in music. Motivated by helping his clients achieve success, Zack has a strong, honest, and nose-to-the-grindstone work ethic. Zack’s passion since joining the company continues to elevate Limelight Department into the premier solution provider for businesses. Zack’s keys to success are to ‘Practice to perform,’ and to treat everyone with equal amounts of respect. Outside of work, Zack is an accomplished pianist who plays with Grammy-winning trumpet player/ producer Thara Memory as well other national recording acts. Zack was the pianist for the University of Oregon Gospel Music Program from 2006 to 2010. Look for Zack at Duck football games and Blazer games!

Vanessa Salvia

Editor

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Vanessa Salvia grew up in Florida and graduated from high school in Pennsylvania. After traveling around the country, she fell in love with the state’s forests, food and beer and moved to Oregon in 1991. She began writing and editing professionally in 1999, growing into a successful career as a print journalist and marketing strategist. Vanessa loves being part of the talented and creative Limelight Department team helping new or established but underperforming businesses grow to their fullest potential. When not clicking away on her keyboard, Vanessa can be found spending time with her family, listening to records and finding something new to be curious about.

Jill Nolan

Office Manager

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Jill Nolan is the engine that keeps the gears at Limelight Department running smoothly. Jill handles all of our office management tasks from bookkeeping to event planning and helping to keep the office tidy. Originally from Long Island, New York, Jill moved to Eugene in 2014, shortly after meeting the man who is now her husband. Now the couple are happy homeowners who enjoy good food, local beer and wine, camping, hiking, gardening and crafting with the kids.

Mandy Quinn

Lead Designer

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Mandy Quinn is a graduate of Lane Community College’s graphic design program. Originally from Portland, Oregon, Mandy lived in New York City before moving to Eugene. She enjoys designing games as a hobby and teaches game design to kids through Coder Dojo (a STEM non-profit) in her spare time. She’s a fan of Bauhaus and Swiss International styles.

Jesse Rohner

Developer

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Jesse started learning how to code as a teenager from his programmer father. When it came time to look for work, WordPress development was a natural path. Jesse already has 8 years of experience in PHP, HTML, CSS and Javascript. When he’s not sitting in front of a keyboard, Jesse enjoys brewing his own beer, gardening, snowboarding, music, fire poi and food. Not necessarily in that order.

Tyson Sterling

User Interface Designer

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Born and raised in Eugene, Tyson ventured north to Portland, where he pursued a Bachelors Degree in Graphic Design from the Art Institute of Portland. You could say he is a jack-of-all-trades in the creative industry, having worked with a wide range of clientele on a variety of projects. From sports marketing and apparel lines to interactive/web design, he’s done it all. In his free time, Tyson enjoys hanging with his wolf pack, a good IPA, being outdoors, getting in touch with his artistic side and the occasional round of golf. Go Ducks!

Aloma Loren

Market Research Specialist

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Driven by her love of learning, Aloma enjoys her work as our Market Research Specialist. Aloma has a unique background with a Bachelor’s degree in International Studies with a focus on media, journalism and communications which helps her get in the mind of target demographics. She works in her own time as founder of a nonprofit working with homeless and low-income families. Aloma loves volunteering her time to serve the local community.

Rudolf Korv

Video Producer

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Originally from sunny Lake Havasu City, Arizona, Rudolf moved his clan to the beautiful Northwest in late 2013, where he will never be the same again. Rudolf has been designing for print, web and video professionally for over a decade. Rudy built his digital media specialization through consulting and preparing media materials/campaigns for non-profit organizations. Rudolf has worked to design content for multi sized businesses, churches/non-profits and city governments. Rudolf is a dad of 3 littles ones and has been in happily married to his smoking hot wife Jaccalyn since 2001. Rudolf is also a co-minister at his local church “The Beautiful Mess”. Rudolf is heavily involved in his community and you can occasionally see him showcased in local music venues as a singer songwriter. He has found a home working with Youth M.O.V.E. Oregon and Limelight Department both holding their headquarters in Eugene, Oregon.