Meet the members of the US and International Protect Your Bubble teams.
Stephen Ebbett has more than 10 years of experience spearheading innovative product and communication initiatives for corporations looking to gain a competitive edge when entering a new market.
Stephen attended Durham University and holds an undergraduate degree in Philosophy and Theology, as well as a postgraduate degree in Marketing. Outside of his work with Protect Your Bubble, Stephen enjoys rugby, film and photography.
After 7 years with Assurant, Stacey joined Protect Your Bubble in early 2014. Now, she's putting her e-commerce and protection product marketplace knowledge – plus more than 15 years of experience in B2C and B2B marketing – to use for the US team.
Stacey has a BA in Advertising from Michigan State University and a MBA from Kennesaw State University. She loves doing anything outdoors – like running, hiking and boating. Stacey lives in Atlanta with her husband, Rick, her son, Will, and is expecting a new baby girl in the fall.
Meet Rachel. She's an adventurer, fun-seeker and – most importantly – a rescuer of horrible websites.
Rachel joined Protect Your Bubble in September 2011 to launch the US division. Now, with the international Assurant Solutions Digital team, she implements online best practices across all of our sites – backed up by 10 years of experience in web design, UX, development and web marketing. Rachel's specific passion is making the customer experience exceptional on desktop, tablets and mobile phones.
Rachel holds a BA in Mass Media with a minor in Journalism and a Masters Degree in International Communication and Business Organization from North Carolina State University. Growing up in the mountains of NC, she enjoys all things outdoors – including college football, festivals and hiking with her husband.
Raonak started at Assurant as a management consultant in 2006 and became full-time in 2007. He worked in an audit and risk advisory role covering Assurant Solutions International across the UK, Ireland, Denmark, Canada and the Caribbean.
Raonak joined the US Protect Your Bubble team in 2012 as a Product Manager and transitioned into a Director role responsible for new ventures, new market entries, M&A, special projects and corporate risk. Prior to Assurant, Raonak started his career at Deloitte and spent time in his own venture-capital-backed start-up.
Raonak graduated with high honors from Georgia Tech with a business management degree in the areas Finance and Marketing. He lives in Atlanta with his wife and kids and loves to travel, read and serves as a pro-bono advisor for a number of early-stage start-ups.
With over 10 years of experience in specialty insurance, David is trying to change the specialty insurance industry with protection products for modern consumers that are affordable, practical, and easy to use.
David attended Mississippi State University and holds an undergraduate degree in Biochemistry. David also enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 super-cool kiddos, running, hiking and any other sport that gets him outside.
Amy has 15 years of experience in branding, product development, direct marketing, digital marketing and customer relationship management. She has held positions with agencies as well as Fortune 500 firms.
Amy has a BA in Finance, a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Science in Marketing from Georgia State. She’s been in Atlanta for over 30 years and lives in Smyrna with her two fun, wild kids and husband.
David has a real passion for analytics within digital marketing. He works with the rest of the International Web team to review the site, test new designs and customer journeys and improve our performance.
Outside of work with PYB, David is a keen sportsman and regularly competes in UK athletics competitions. David is a big fan of Portsmouth FC and enjoys reading both travel and history books.
If you’re talkin’ mobile – talk to Ashley. She joined Protect Your Bubble’s international Web team in early 2014, and has already set her goals high for taking PYB’s mobile web experience to the next level. With an eye for design and a background in mobility solutions and digital marketing, Ashley has a passion for making “the complicated” simple when it comes to user experience and mobile strategy.
Ashley graduated from Florida State University in 2008 with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications. Outside of the office, Ashley enjoys jumping off mountains with strangers, repelling down 20-story buildings, traveling the world and hanging with family.
Ever since she "published" her first-grade story about a bud blossoming into a flower, Jessica has loved content. Before joining Protect Your Bubble, she honed her abilities in content management, online marketing, copy-editing and a slew of other word-related skillsets working for UPS.com. Armed with this experience, Jessica joined the PYB Web team in 2013.
Jessica graduated from the University of Georgia in 2011 with Bachelor's degrees in Mass Media Arts and Spanish. When she's not at the office, Jess likes riding her bike around Atlanta, drinking craft beer, going to music festivals, traveling to new places and cooking feasts for her friends and family.
Alyssa joined the Protect Your Bubble USA team in January 2012 and has been managing the brand’s public relations and social media initiatives since inception. Prior to joining the team, Alyssa worked at an award-winning boutique PR agency, The Reynolds Group. There she led the PR and Marketing efforts for numerous restaurant and chef clients.
Alyssa is a 2006 honors graduate from the University of Georgia, with a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations. Though her days are mostly dedicated to generating consumer awareness for Protect Your Bubble, Alyssa enjoys cooking, trying new foods, traveling and spending time with her loved ones.
Meredith has worked in the digital marketing space for nearly 10 years – she loves the challenge of staying on top of the changing digital landscape. Meredith helps shape when, where and how you learn about Protect Your Bubble online – whether it’s through email, Google searches or online ads.
She has worked in all different industries from tourism and fashion to healthcare and insurance. Prior to joining the Protect Your Bubble team, Meredith worked in Nashville & New York City. Both cities that start with the letter “N” but are two different ends of the spectrum – she prefers the more laid-back vibe of the South!
Outside of work she and her husband enjoy spending their weekends exploring Atlanta’s many restaurants and attractions. After work you can find her building Legos with her son and playing dress-up with daughter.
Duy is the SEO (Search Engine Optimization) Manager at Protect Your Bubble. He was born and raised in Peoria, Illinois. Growing up in a family of eight, Duy learned the importance of protecting the persons and things in his expansive bubble. With aspirations to make the world a better place, he attended the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in marketing.
Duy has over 5 years of professional digital marketing experience, previously working at 360i and Response Mine Interactive. When he isn’t ranking for the #1 spot in Google, he enjoys traveling, snowboarding, longboarding, eating at Chinese buffets, power lifting and playing Mafia. His favorite animal is the tiger because it represents his keen ferocity.