Meet the team
Founder & CEO
To keep himself sharp, Landon listens to podcasts and reads books focused on entrepreneurship and personal development. He even hosts his own podcast called Spark to Fire where he interviews other successful business leaders. He’s a firm believer in the mantra: “If you’re not growing, you’re dying,” and applies that mentality to everything he does.
Fun fact: Landon’s impressions are impeccable. Ask him to do anyone and he won’t disappoint.
Business Development Manager
Fun fact: Jenna lived in Costa Rica for six months to study Spanish.
Meredith Q. Killion
As Account Executive, Meredith will be the point of contact for clients and help them solidify their brand on videos, podcasts, and social media platforms. She loves problem solving and puzzles. These passions give her the upper hand when faced with challenges. You may see her on her lunch break doing Sudoku in the break room.
Fun fact: Meredith has a mean poker face. She plays texas holdem as often as she can with friends and acquaintances.
Tanner grew up in a small town known as Friend, Nebraska. He eventually graduated from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, earning his Bachelor of Journalism degree. UNL is where Tanner found his passion for the media industry. After working several different jobs, he found a home at Grindstone. As an Account Executive, Tanner will be the direct point of contact between Grindstone and its clients. He values the relationships he has created and looks forward to the ones that are yet to happen.
Fun fact: Tanner had a short-lived child-acting career. At the ripe age of 4 months, he starred as “Baby Jesus” for the town’s Christmas program. He decided to retire after that as the fame was too much.
Account Executive + Sales Asst.
Alexis is from a little town named Hinton, IA. Hinton High School is where she fell in love with marketing concepts. She competed with DECA placing first place at the state level three years in a row. Alexis graduated from Buena Vista University in 2018 with a BA in Business Marketing. While at BVU, she played volleyball and ran Track and Cross Country. Combining her experience in sales with her drive to build lasting relationships, she’s finding her groove as an Account Executive and Sales Assistant at Grindstone. When she’s not working, you can find her playing volleyball with friends or at a local brewery with her pup, Willy.
Fun fact: Alexis is allergic to hamsters, preventing the office from ever having one as a classroom pet.
Fun fact: Patrick once owned a hot air balloon and was learning to fly.
Fun fact: Collin’s been on tour from California to New York… & everything in between!
Fun fact: John and his mother were almost on ‘Judge Judy’.
Digital Marketing Manager
Fun fact: Sam attended Tony Robbins first-ever Virtual Unleash the Power Within event and is excited to be a future fire walker at the next in-person event!
Digital Marketing Intern
Fun fact: Kayla has traveled and played soccer in 5 different countries which include England, Scotland, Italy, Canada, and the USA.