About Our Team

Patrick Dunn

Director of Digital Paid Media 

Patrick leads Apogee’s Paid Search department. His team is responsible for the strategy, implementation, and growth of all Paid Marketing efforts. He has experience working both in-house and at agencies in both Houston and Austin. He has successfully managed campaigns across multiple industries including several multi-million dollar a month campaigns.

Patrick enjoys making music when he’s not busy lowering our client’s CPAs.

  • PPC Geek 40% 40%
  • Music Nerd 40% 40%
  • Coffee 20% 20%

Brad Abanilla

Senior Digital Media Manager

Brad started his career at Apogee Results as an intern. He is currently responsible for strategy development and implementation for our paid search clients, and consistently provides substantial revenue growth YoY for several clients.

Brad has been playing musical instruments from a very young age. Anything from the piano, marimba, and a plethora of percussion instruments. However, his true passion lies in competitive gaming.

  • PPC Wiz 40% 40%
  • Competitive Gamer 30% 30%
  • Musician 30% 30%

Andrea Liserio

Sr. PPC Specialist / SEO Strategist

Andrea has worked with multiple nonprofits and boutique firms across the nation. She has spent the last 7 years in ecommerce, assisting in the growth of D2C and B2B client needs. She considers herself a Digital Marketing generalist, with experience in Social, SEO, and Market Analysis. Her focus is on Paid Search campaign strategies, growth, and implementation. Andrea joined our team in the Spring and is based in Austin. Her love for the outdoors keeps her busy when she is not engaged in optimizing our client’s Google Ads.

Daniel Spenrath

Technical Analyst

Daniel is part of Apogee’s SEO team.  His responsibilities include auditing, data analysis, reporting, project management and web development.  He is interested in finding new ways to increase leads, revenue, and profits. He enjoys staring at charts, tables, and maps.

He has a Computer Science degree from Texas A&M University. His past experience includes systems analysis, security analysis, consulting, teaching, and web development.

He enjoys exploring Lake Somerville.

  • Data Nerd 30% 30%
  • Water Lover 20% 20%
  • Family Man 50% 50%

Maria Virginia Cato

Senior Communications Specialist

Maria Virginia is a Senior Communications Specialist at Apogee Results. She focuses on content marketing strategies and link building strategies.

She has a Master’s Degree in Corporate Communications and Public Relations and has been in the Digital Marketing industry since 2016.

Maria Virginia is passionate about wellness and health. She loves to exercise, read, and meditate. She also enjoys traveling and spend time with her family.

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  • Family Girl 40% 40%
  • Foodie 10% 10%

Connie Smith

Operations Director

Chad Torres

Senior Account Manager

Chad has been one of Apogee’s Account Managers since 2006. He manages customized marketing strategies for key accounts, maintains a thorough understanding of clients’ end-use markets, their important customers, and their main competitors. He also helps grow client partnerships and cultivates and strengthens relationships with client decision makers and influencers.

Chad loves to spend his free time with his family and is an avid hunter and shooter.

  • Dad 100% 100%

Gabrielle Gultom

Marketing Consultant 



Sunshyne Jerome Pohlman

SEO Associate


Bill Leake

Founder, CEO

Bill Leake, CEO of Apogee Results, draws on a deep expertise in both business and marketing to help increase revenues for a wide range of clients. He has been involved in driving provable revenues through Internet marketing techniques since the early 1990s when, as part of the management team at Power Computing, he built the first company to sell $1 million of product over the Internet.

As founder of Apogee Results, he has guided the company from inception to its current position as the largest search engine marketing company in Texas, one of the 20 largest independents in North America and one of the fastest growing companies on the Inc. 500 / 5000 list. You can learn more about Bill by reading his full bio, following him on twitter, and watching him speak at an upcoming conference or event.

  • Family Guy 50% 50%
  • Goat Herder 20% 20%
  • Internet Marketing Nut 30% 30%

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