How We Work For You

Rumble Marketing is a brand development, marketing, and strategic communications consultancy. We create powerful stories that land in audience hearts and stick in their minds by grounding them in real research, not fluff or worse, opinion.

The anchor in our work is the B-MAP™ methodology, a proprietary Rumble process that identifies what drives behavior by identifying audience motivations, awareness, and perceptions. This genuine understanding of the target audience is what makes Rumble-built communications and messaging persuasive, meaningful, and entertaining – and drive measurable results.

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Carol Schiller

Founding Partner

Carol has over 20 years experience in strategic communications, marketing, brand storytelling, and business development. Carol has worked with leadership teams across multiple industries including biopharmaceuticals, retail, consumer products, nonprofits, and aviation, among others.

Carol is also a Senior Lecturer in the University of Washington graduate Communication Leadership program, where she teaches Brand Storytelling and Marketing Copywriting. Carol holds a BA from Barnard College, and a Master Degree from Columbia University. She is also a 70.3 Ironman triathlete and a sucker for dogs of all kinds.

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Sarah Butterfield

Creative Partner and Creative Director

Sarah is a highly respected Art and Creative Director with over 15 years of professional experience in all aspects of art and creative design. She has led brand and creative development in both agency and in-house roles for leading brands like PCC Community Markets, Elysian Brewing, Microsoft, Starbucks, and KOMO News. Sarah's exacting artistic standards have been honed over years of directing photography, art, design, UX and more, and she brings a discerning artistic eye and fresh thinking to all client work.

Beyond everything design, Sarah is an adventure junkie who enjoys rock climbing, mountain biking, trail running, and surfing, embracing the thrill of the great outdoors.


Stacia Starkes

Senior Graphic Designer

Stacia is a Seattle based Senior Graphic Designer with proud East Coast roots and expertise in branding, typography, photography and multidisciplinary design. A graduate of Savannah College of Art and Design, Stacia has both in-house and agency experience creating captivating designs for the food and beverage, hospitality, and publishing industries.

When not at her computer, you can find her raving about New Haven ‘apizza,’ riding her bike with her daughter in tow, or finding a new mountain trail to hike.

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Steven Sullivan

Senior Full Stack Architect

For the last 20 years, Steven has not just been a web developer, but a multitalented full stack architect. His deep operational expertise gained from over two decades of consulting and running his own agency ensures his ability to foresee problems before they arise. Past clients include government, healthcare, and nonprofit organizations.

After growing up in the UK and attending the University of Derby, Steven now lives in Atlanta, Georgia, and dreams of acquiring a parcel of land to raise his horses and a herd of goats.


Talia Ikezawa


Talia is a student at the University of Washington with a background in journalism, writing and research. Prior to joining Rumble as a summer marketing intern, Talia served as the News Section editor of her high school newspaper, and did a summer internship with the New York Times. She is a current contributor to The Daily, the student newspaper of the University of Washington, and her studies include a cross section of Humanities, Economics and Political Science.

In addition to her studies, Talia enjoys running, swimming and cooking.


Rachel Mendelson

Graphic Designer

Rachel Mendelson has over 16 years of experience as a graphic designer with a specialty in typography and layout. Her background includes working with publishing houses in the USA, Europe and Israel and with clients all over the world. In her spare time she enjoys practicing martial arts.