A man of remarkable will, energy, and commitment, Rob Melis is the founder and backbone of our firm. At a young age, he served honorably as an Infantry Officer in the US Army, learning what it takes to be a leader in situations in which failure cannot be accepted.
With more than 30 years of marketing, technology and television production experience, Rob excels at understanding the business goals of our construction clients and leading our talented team to deliver remarkable results. He is a thought leader and champion of the incredible power of effective marketing in the construction industry.
Best known for: Having the vision to see what’s truly possible and the determination to make it a reality.
Critical skill: Overcoming obstacles.
Mariel has her finger on the pulse of everything we do. She is an outstanding communicator and is the primary point of contact for our clients, working with them through the process of initial conception, creation, review and ongoing marketing maintenance.
As a talented and experienced graphic and web designer, Google Certified Professional, and photo and video producer, Mariel helps oversee all of the firm’s departments to ensure seamless continuity, efficiency and solution engineering.
Best known for: Fostering client relationships and delivering exceptional results
Critical skill: Keeping the team organized and on track
Alec’s expertise in technical coding and back-end development allows our firm to deliver professional websites that are on point and pixel-perfect. As the leader of our development team, Alec has the pivotal role of bringing together the various pieces our team creates to produce a unique, cohesive and professional website for every one of our clients.
Best known for: Web development wizardry
Critical skill: Integrating practical functionality, compelling text and smart design to deliver unique web experiences that bring success to our clients’ brands
An experienced writer and editor with published work throughout the Sarasota, Tampa and Venice areas, Bobbilynn draws from her experience in print and online media, USF education and marketing background to help our clients adopt a comprehensive brand image that aligns with their values and goals.
Working closely with our team of web designers and writers as well as our clients, Bobbilynn develops written website content, video scripts, and print and digital advertising materials that clearly convey brand messaging. Additionally, Bobbilynn oversees the social media content for our clients, including Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram and more.
Best known for: Balancing clients’ current branding with smart marketing strategy to craft consistent messaging that aligns with their values and goals
Critical skill: Asking questions and listening carefully to our clients to form and execute a cohesive plan for brand messaging across all mediums
As the firm’s project manager, Chantal has the responsibility of keeping projects moving forward, acting as our clients’ point of contact, and providing support for the whole team.
Chantal is a certified Google partner in Search, Display and Video Ads, is YouTube Management certified and also holds certifications for SEMrush and Brightlocal. She is an SEO expert, as well, and monitors our clients’ Google rankings to ensure the best visibility.
Originally hailing from St. Petersburg, Florida, Chantal lives in Bradenton, Florida and loves spending time with friends and family. She has been part of the CMI team for just over three years.
Best known for: Wearing many hats to keep the process running smoothly behind the scenes
Critical skill: Providing support across all departments to ensure that no detail is overlooked