Meet the Team


Wakefly was founded in 2002 by Dean Dorazio, Tim Hawkins and Jon Baer. Former business colleagues, they pooled their respective talents and combined 70+ years of experience in web development, design and business strategy to form their own company. Over the last 17 years, Wakefly has grown substantially from a small web development shop into a full-service online marketing firm with around 30 employees just outside the Boston area.

Dean Dorazio

Dean Dorazio is CEO & Co-Founder of Wakefly, an online marketing company founded in 2002 to help businesses transform their online presence. Due to his passion for online marketing, he has helped thousands of clients improve their online image through effective website development, lead generation tactics, and desire to automate their marketing process.

23 Years In Industry 18 Years At Wakefly
Dean's Favorites:
Food
Pizza, Wings, Steak
Drink
Craft Beer
Music
Pearl Jam
Vacation
St. John, USVI
Movie
Old School

Jon Baer

Jon has over 25 years of business and marketing experience. At Surebridge he was Director of Marketing, managing lead generation and partner marketing programs. Prior to Surebridge, Jon was the Worldwide Linux Product Marketing Manager for Compaq where he directed and managed Compaq’s Linux strategy and solutions for ISP.

30 Years In Industry 18 Years At Wakefly
Jon's Favorites:
Drink
Martini
Food
Pizza
Vacation
Sarasota, FL
Music
ZZ Top
TV Show
Gold Rush

Tim Hawkins

With over 25 years of professional experience in print design, multimedia design and website design, Tim has created over 500 websites. Tim has been recognized by industry standard design governing boards for his outstanding work, as evidenced by the multiple web design awards he has won in his career. Tim holds a BFA in graphic design from the Art Institute of Boston.

29 Years In Industry 18 Years At Wakefly
Tim's Favorites:
Food
Burrito
Drink
Margarita
Movie
Star Wars
Music
Classic Rock
TV Show
Sons of Anarchy

Ben Rabidou

Ben studied Computer Science at Wentworth Institute of Technology. Ben is a full stack developer who has built software for the last ten years at Alleyoop, Pearson, Monster, EMC and Wakefly.

16 Years In Industry 7 Years At Wakefly
Ben's Favorites:
Food
Pizza
Drink
Beer
Vacation
Skiing Big Sky, Montana
Movie
Star Trek Wrath of Khan (Original and new one)
Superhero
Iron Man

Brad Sulewski

Brad joined Wakefly as a Web Developer in January 2015 with over 15 years' experience creating e-commerce websites, mission critical data driven web applications and tools. Brad has focused on LAMP and ASP.NET C#, HTML, Javascript and CSS to create custom applications, CRMs and CMSs across multiple industries including finance, travel, educational, social and e-commerce. Brad is a versatile resource and can jump into any project at any phase and help with scoping, development, project management and leading the team.

20 Years In Industry 5 Years At Wakefly
Brad's Favorites:
Drink
Root beer float
Movie
The Shawshank Redemption
TV Show
Family Guy
Vacation
England
Superhero
Darth Vader

Charlotte Spencer

Charlotte joined Wakefly in 2015 as a Digital Marketing Strategist. She has been working in the online marketing industry for 20 years in many different capacities. Being a perpetual student, Charlotte is a graduate of Emmanuel College with a bachelors in business, holds a certification in digital graphic design from Clark and also earned an aesthetic license from Elizabeth Grady.

23 Years In Industry 5 Years At Wakefly
Charlotte's Favorites:
Drink
Tito's Dirty Martini with Blue Cheese Olives
Superhero
Wonder Woman
Food
Oysters
Music
Eric Clapton or Stevie Ray Vaughn
Vacation
Anywhere tropical with a beach

Chris Bass

Chris joined Wakefly in 2013 as a Software Developer. Working in software since 2008, he has worked with numerous clients across many industries on web design and development, as well as desktop applications and software APIs. He is a graduate of Worcester Polytechnic Institute, with a B.S. in Computer Science.

12 Years In Industry 7 Years At Wakefly
Chris's Favorites:
Food
Steak
Drink
Horchata
Movie
Wargames
TV Show
Galavant
Superhero
Batman

Corey Furdon

Corey joined Wakefly in 2015 as a Web Project Manager. With over 12 years of project management experience in digital marketing agencies, Corey has successfully managed projects spanning across many platforms and industries. She enjoys working closely with clients and the Wakefly marketing strategists to translate the client’s business needs into user friendly, effective websites and applications. She takes particular interest in the technology aspect of each project and strives to understand “how things work” so she can help the team successfully navigate towards the best solution.

15 Years In Industry 5 Years At Wakefly
Corey's Favorites:
Food
Anything with cheese
Drink
Red wine
Movie
Field of Dreams
Music
Pink Floyd
Book
The Giving Tree

Donal

Donal is a Creative Technologist with years experience. He believes in best practices and knowing when agile is appropriate. He has an eclectic background and keep diverse interests. Donal likes to brew beer, listen to records, and oil paint.

8 Years In Industry 1 Years At Wakefly
Donal's Favorites:
Food
Pizza
Music
TOOL
Vacation
Stowe, VT
Book
Hitchiker's Guide to the Galaxy
Movie
Suck

Ellie Spinney

Ellie is a seasoned leader with nearly two decades of experience in the web design and technology field. She focuses on delivering exceptional results within specific time frames.

19 Years In Industry 1 Years At Wakefly
Ellie's Favorites:
Food
Chocolate
Drink
Coffee
Movie
Persuasion
Book
Jane Eyre
Music
Queens of the Stone Age

Gregg Nakamura

Gregg has been with Wakefly since September 2008, remote since 2011, currently residing in the greater Los Angeles area. With over 10 years of experience, his primary area of expertise is in Front-end Development (HTML5, CSS, Javascript), but also has extensive experience in back-end technologies. He graduated at the top of his class from DeVry University, Long Island City, New York, with a Bachelors in Computer Information Systems.

13 Years In Industry 12 Years At Wakefly
Gregg's Favorites:
Food
Ramen
Drink
Wine
Movie
Seven Samurai
TV Show
Seinfeld
Music
A Tribe Called Quest

Jacqueline "Jackie" Horton

Jackie is a Digital Marketing professional with over 11 years of account management experience and a desire to be a trusted adviser who matches solutions to client goals.

13 Years In Industry 3 Years At Wakefly
Jacqueline's Favorites:
Food
Mexican Food
Movie
Love & Basketball
Book
Memoirs of a Geisha
Vacation
The beach

Jeannine Szymczak

Jeannine joined Wakefly in 2012 as a Web Project Manager, became a Web Team Delivery manager in 2015, then Director of Digital Services, and was promoted to Director of Operations in 2018. She brings over 10 years of agency experience, and has collaborated with numerous clients across many industries on web, mobile, and other digital marketing initiatives. Her passion for marketing has also led her to take an active role in SEO and social media strategy in previous roles. Now as Director of Operations, Jeannine adds a layer of thought leadership, account and project management and a focus on efficient, high-quality execution throughout the agency.

13 Years In Industry 8 Years At Wakefly
Jeannine's Favorites:
Food
BBQ
Drink
Whiskey
Vacation
Tybee Island, Georgia
Movie
Caddyshack
Music
Superdrag

Jill Temple

Jill joined Wakefly in the spring of 2014 as the Controller. She has over ten years of experience in many accounting roles and enjoys working with people. Jill is a graduate of Framingham State University with a B.S. in Business Administration with a minor in Finance.

18 Years In Industry 6 Years At Wakefly
Jill's Favorites:
Food
Chocolate
Drink
Red Wine
Book
The Art of Racing in the Rain - Garth Stein
Music
Foo Fighters
Vacation
Italy

John MacCurtain

John joined Wakefly in 2012, bringing with him, 18 years of marketing and business consulting experience. Spending the majority of his career with a 3500 Member ExxonMobil Franchise Group, John leverages his experience in developing and executing Retail Marketing Strategies & “Go-To-Market” Brand Strategies into the realm of Digital Marketing. As a Customer Success Manager, he combines the capabilities of Digital Marketing with his experience working with Global Brands like ExxonMobil, Coca-Cola, Altria and Pepsi-Cola to produce measurable results specifically focused on his clients profitability.

25 Years In Industry 8 Years At Wakefly
John's Favorites:
Drink
Whiskey or Bourbon
Music
Everything from Bill Withers to Metallica
Food
There isn't much that I don't like
Vacation
Lake life
Movie
Blazing Saddles

Kynan Pacheco

Kynan is a self taught developer with four years experience and a passion for learning all he can get his hands on.

5 Years In Industry 1 Years At Wakefly
Kynan's Favorites:
Movie
Ex Machina
TV Show
Game of Thrones
Book
Level Five by William Ledbetter
Music
Rise Against
Superhero
Hawkeye

Mark Sloop

Mark joined Wakefly in 2009 as a front end developer, but has worn many hats as the company has grown, and is currently serving in the role of Project Manager. With over 20 years of experience in website and web application development, he brings both passion and expertise to each web project. Outside of work, Mark enjoys gardening and tending to his flock of chickens in central Vermont.

25 Years In Industry 11 Years At Wakefly
Mark's Favorites:
Food
Poutine
Drink
Stouts and Porters
Movie
Dolores Claiborne
TV Show
Babylon 5
Book
The Stand

Matt Kayan

Matt K. joined Wakefly in 2011 as a Web Developer, and has been doing web development professionally since 2000. His areas of focus include Kentico and C# development, as well as front-end technologies (HTML, CSS, Javascript). He holds a BA in Interactive Multimedia Design and Implementation from the University of Hartford. Matt first explored BASIC programming on a TI-99/4A, and has been learning about various languages and platforms ever since.

20 Years In Industry 9 Years At Wakefly
Matt's Favorites:
Drink
Coffee
Movie
UHF
Book
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency
Music
Devin Townsend Project
Vacation
White Mountains

Matt Wiseley

Matt has over 15 years of web development and agency management experience. Starting his career on CSC’s elite R&D team testing leading edge platforms, Matt learned the importance of establishing standardized processes for developing web sites. At Embarc, a leading builder of web presences for biotech companies, Matt rose from developer to Director of Technology and board member. He went on to build and run EditMe.com, winner of PC Magazine Editor’s Choice for wiki services, which was acquired by Wakefly in 2011. At Wakefly, Matt upholds a process-driven standard of excellence to deliver exceptional quality and value.

20 Years In Industry 9 Years At Wakefly
Matt's Favorites:
Food
Lasagna
Movie
Volunteers
TV Show
Seinfeld
Music
Grateful Dead
Vacation
Caribbean

Mirek Cymer

Mirek joined Wakefly in 2012 as a developer with strong focus on open source technologies. His passion for coding has started at an early age and evolved through the years as he has developed in well over a dozen programming languages creating client, server, and web applications. Mirek graduated Worcester Polytechnic Institute with a BS in computer science. He enjoys flying and travelling in his free time.

14 Years In Industry 8 Years At Wakefly
Mirek's Favorites:
Food
Cheesecake
Drink
Tea
Movie
John Wick
Vacation
Miami Beach
Superhero
Iron Man

Nick Adami-Sampson

Nick joined Wakefly in 2018 as a Project Manager. He has previously worked with customers launching large scale products in the consumer space. Nick is invested in bringing a high quality product to clients, while maintaining the importance of cost in the equation.

4 Years In Industry 2 Years At Wakefly
Nick's Favorites:
Movie
The Prestige
TV Show
Altered Carbon
Book
The Fifth Season
Music
Børns
Vacation
Isle of Skye

Ryan Casey

Ryan joined Wakefly in 2015 as a Web Developer. He earned a B.S. in Interactive Media from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, creating interactive applications and video games from the ground up and for various projects. Beyond school, he has designed and developed web sites since picking up an HTML book when he was 13. He enjoys learning the latest technologies and applying it in creative ways to his next development project.

7 Years In Industry 5 Years At Wakefly
Ryan's Favorites:
Food
Salmon
Movie
Dr. Strangelove
TV Show
Black Mirror
Book
Catch 22
Vacation
Acadia National Park

Ryan MacQuarrie

Ryan M. joined Wakefly in 2014 as a PPC Specialist. Before that he was an auditor for BJs Corporate where he crunched numbers daily. That experience allows him to look at accounts analytically which has proven to be a successful PPC management strategy. He graduated from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, with a B.S. in Accounting.

6 Years In Industry 6 Years At Wakefly
Ryan's Favorites:
Food
Chicken Parm
Drink
Jack and Coke
Movie
Superbad
Book
Patriot Region
Vacation
Frye Island, ME

Sandy Amador

Sandy started at Wakefly as a Project Manager in 2014. Sandy’s 10+ years of experience spans product management and project management for software, web, and app projects. She enjoys working closely with clients and developers in a team environment. Sandy brings her desire to deliver a high quality product that meets the client’s needs to every project.

14 Years In Industry 6 Years At Wakefly
Sandy's Favorites:
Food
Thai
Drink
Margarita and Cappuccino
Book
A Prayer for Owen Meany
TV Show
Celtics and Patriots games
Music
I love (almost) all music

Sean Greene

A consummate sales professional, Sean cut his teeth in the music business in spending several years representing an esteemed vanguard of talent in booking both domestic and international tours before segueing into a role building brand experiences through music and sensory marketing for many globally recognized brands in fashion & retail. For the past 9 years, Sean has been fully immersed in the digital marketing space in regularly consulting and crafting custom strategies in helping discriminating marketers smartly leverage content, social media, web design, UX & paid solutions for numerous companies across a multitude of industries.

11 Years In Industry 2 Years At Wakefly
Sean's Favorites:
Food
BBQ
Drink
Bourbon
Movie
Rushmore
Superhero
The Police
TV Show
Stranger Things

Sonny Choun

Sonny joined the Wakefly team in 2016 as a Digital Marketing Specialist. He has been working in the digital marketing industry for over 4 years, specializing in Google Analytics/Tag Manager, content management, and social media marketing. Sonny graduated from Assumption College in Worcester, MA with a Bachelors of Arts in Mathematics. Some of his hobbies include bowling, playing outdoor sports (Cornhole, KanJam, Football), and gaming (Rocket League, Call of Duty, Halo).

6 Years In Industry 4 Years At Wakefly
Sonny's Favorites:
Food
Vietnamese Fried Rice
Movie
Captain America: Civil War
TV Show
Sons of Anarchy
Superhero
The Incredible Hulk
Music
Hip Hop/Pop

Steve Karrmann

Steve joined Wakefly in 2015 as Web Developer. Since 2011, he has contributed to web-based projects within the market research industry, in both server and client development roles. He values responsive and visually-appealing design, and works diligently to reflect that in his projects. He is a graduate of Worcester State University, with a B.S. in Computer Science and a B.S. in Mathematics.

9 Years In Industry 5 Years At Wakefly
Steve's Favorites:
Food
Yogurt with Almonds
Drink
Black Coffee
Book
The Brothers Karamazov
Music
Death Metal
Vacation
Anywhere quiet

Tomio Ueda

Tomio has been working in web development for over 12 years, focusing in open source systems and interactive front-end development. Outside of work, he is an avid player of tabletop and video games.

13 Years In Industry 1 Years At Wakefly
Tomio's Favorites:
Food
Pad kee mao
Drink
Old fashioned
Vacation
Lake Kanasatka, NH
Book
Hard-boiled Wonderland & the End of the World
TV Show
Steven Universe

Zack Berridge

Zack has been with Wakefly since May of 2016. He is a graduate of Quinsigamond Community College with a degree in Computer Information Systems.

4 Years In Industry 4 Years At Wakefly
Zack's Favorites:
Movie
Fury Road
TV Show
Rick and Morty
Book
American Gods
Music
A Perfect Circle
Superhero
Superman

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