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 over two decades of experience leading branding and marketing campaigns for national & global clients. Her work has earned over 95+ industry awards, including being named an Austin Under 40 Awards winner, winner in Austin Woman Magazine’s Woman’s Way Business Awards winner and most recently, the Austin Business Journal’s Women in Business Award winner. Maria is also a featured writer for elite publications such as Entrepreneur MagazineTexas CEO 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 has served 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 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 including skiing, interior design, and checking countries off her travel list—32 so far.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Anton Hung

As MODintelechy’s Solutions Architect, Anton Hung brings experience in digital and IT for both B2B and nonprofit sectors. His deep expertise falls within change management, technology adoption and CRM optimization. Anton’s superpower is breaking down silos across departments through data — he is a vibrant mix of consultant, trends finder, investigator, storyteller and strategist. Anton guides our partners in defining tech strategies and solutions across marketing, sales, and service—bridging the gap between the business and technology. When he's not crushing martech, you can likely find him hiking with his kids or reading about fermentation.

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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.

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Charlie Piro

Associate Creative Director

As Associate Creative Director at MODintelechy, Charlie uses his unique storytelling experience to unlock powerful narratives for brands. Before jumping into the world of copywriting, he spent 5 years in Los Angeles writing and developing television for established companies like HBO, NBC and 3 Arts Entertainment. His arrival to Austin gave him a crash course in the power of content, where he found a passion in helping start-ups find their voice. Companies like Seasoned, HelloRelish, and Riff have received Charlie's "touch”—from fleshing out brand manifestos and strategizing digital campaigns to building user journeys and untangling UX.

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