Management Team

We are marketers, web developers, copywriters, designers and above all, storytellers. We thrive in and have created a collaborative environment that values both individual expertise and the power of collective analysis. Meet the team that leads the charge.

Maria Orozova

Founder & Chief Creative Officer

As the Founder and CCO of MODintelechy, Maria has nearly two decades of experience developing branding and marketing campaigns for local and national clients. Her work has earned over 85+ industry awards, with special recognition as one of Graphic Design USA Magazine's “People to Watch.” She was named an Austin Under 40 Awards winner, an honor granted annually to Austin's emerging business and community leaders, as well as a winner in Austin Woman Magazine's Woman's Way Business Awards. Maria is also a featured writer for elite publications such as Entrepreneur Magazine and the Austin Business Journal. A dedicated philanthropist, Maria is passionate about giving back to the Austin community and is a long-time supporter of Ballet Austin and Austin Sunshine Camps. She serves on the Fashion Marketing Advisory Board for The Art Institute of Austin as well as on the Board of Directors for the Girls Empowerment Network (GEN) and Center for Child Protection, where she is a founding member of the Guardian Angel Society. In addition to her professional and volunteer duties, Maria has a wide range of personal interests like skiing, interior design, and checking countries off her travel list—31 so far.

Scott Thomas

Founder & Chief Experience Officer

Our Founder and Chief Experience Officer has over 20 years of experience specializing in B2B lead generation and working with industry leaders the likes of AT&T, Bank of America, and Dell. Scott is a leader in executing go-to-market strategies, leads marketing and brand transformations, and implements in-market programs for regional and national clients. He has shared his industry knowledge in publications such as Texas CEO Magazine and during speaking engagements including the Integrated Marketing Summit. Scott is an active member of the Entrepreneurs Organization, an avid supporter of Austin's Habitat Young Professionals and Ballet Austin, and was also a two-time finalist for the Austin Under 40 Awards. When out of the office, Scott loves watching Duke Basketball (his alma mater), planning his next adventure abroad, and spending time with his family.

Michael Nink

Vice President of Account Services & Operations

A self-proclaimed (and proven) problem solver, Michael has developed and executed a range of successful internal and external marketing and communication strategies for over two decades. He has worked with both B2B and consumer clients to produce advertising, demand generation, and online campaigns on regional and global platforms. Michael’s impressive list of clients includes Dell, Rackspace, AT&T, Adobe, and BazaarVoice, where he was responsible for a $2 million client portfolio featuring Adidas and Reebok. When he’s away from his desk, Michael stays active in the Austin community as a Cub Scout Den Leader and as part of the Young Men’s Business League Alumni Foundation having previously served on the Board for eight years. He can also be found rooting for Texas Longhorn football, tending to the family garden, or teaching his two boys to play Blackjack.

Jenni Waggoner

Demand Generation Director

As MODintelechy's Demand Generation Director, Jenni has over 10 years of experience working with B2C, B2B, and eCommerce brands. From startups to Global 500s, she helps clients hone their strategies and tactics to meet revenue goals through a mix of SEO, SEM, marketing automation, ABM, and customer retention. Recently, she earned her Forrester Accelerating B2B Marketing certification and became a 2020 HubSpot Champion User. Born and raised in Austin, Texas, Jenni spends her free time collecting cookbooks, improving her cocktail game, feeding her backyard menagerie, standing in line for good barbeque, knitting (but mostly hoarding yarn), learning more about marketing, and herding the 2 house panthers she rescued.

Cal Cavness

Director of Revenue Operations

As MODintelechy's Director of Revenue Operations, Cal leads a holistic approach in driving revenue for clients—by creating focus, simplifying process through data-driven insights, and encouraging collaboration between marketing, sales, and business intelligence. With over a decade of varied business experience, he has developed a systems-thinking approach to solving complex problems across departments while understanding the big picture. As a U.S. Army veteran and resident dad joke teller, Cal stays active in the Austin community by serving on the Board of Directors for Austin Child Guidance Center and partaking in events with the Wine and Food Foundation of Texas. When he's not serving clients or the community, he enjoys getting away from his desk for some fly fishing.

Desi Lopez

Strategy & Client Engagement Account Director

As an experienced client strategy and engagement leader, Desi has spent the last 10+ years working across B2B and B2C clients such as Dell, Amazon, Citi Bank, and Colgate—helping to bring client goals to life by blending strategic insights with excellent campaign execution. While leading strategic partnerships and client relationships at MODintelechy, Desi ensures account teams think like consumers and make decisions like stakeholders. When she’s not leading client workshops, you can find Desi ticking National Parks of her hiking list, or singing karaoke loudly and off-cue.

Adrian Olvera

Director of Strategic Accounts

As MODintelechy’s Director of Strategic Accounts, Adrian enables clients to execute innovative data-driven marketing with a focus on account development and consulting. Over the last 15 years, he has led innovative marketing, CRM, and loyalty strategies for leading companies such as 7-Eleven, Staples, Dell, General Growth Properties, UPS, Bazaarvoice, and Capital One. Before joining MODintelechy, Adrian was Group Director at T3 and the Global CRM and Marketing Operations leader at Dell. As he started his career in the music and film industry, Adrian enjoys binging movies and live music at the Continental Club.

Joanna Brown

Creative Director

As MODintelechy's Creative Director, Joanna brings over two decades of passion in leading compelling marketing and creative initiatives for a wide range of brands. With experience at large scale agencies (Saatchi Pro & Razorfish) across London, New York, and Austin, there's not an industry she hasn't tackled or brief she hasn't brought to life. She's worked with global and nationally recognized brands such as J.P. Morgan Chase, Unilever, Google and Godiva—executing campaigns from concept to design to deliverable. When she's not reinforcing visual identities and brand standards, she's busy furnishing her new home and exploring Austin with her family.