MARIA BOADA

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Maria is a native New Orleanian with 25 years of marketing experience ranging from event management to media buying. She has handled accounts in the legal, automotive, casino, political and healthcare industries. Maria recently finished her degree in Business Management from University of Phoenix. Away from work, she stays busy raising her three kids and escaping to the beach, which is her favorite place to be. She believes the best part about working for Velocity is the open environment and fellow employees.

SETH WILEY

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Seth Wiley is originally from Lafayette, LA and attended college at ULL, he majored in Visual Arts where he became classically trained in painting, drawing, animation and other media. After college, Seth worked at Vidox Image and Data in Lafayette primarily as an animator but was known as a jack of all trades. Seth moved to Los Angeles and worked at Brainforest doing animatics for some of the larger industries in the United States. In the 16 years that he has been working in the industry, he has worked with a wide range of clients from tech companies to design …

CHASE TREADWAY

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Born on an American Air Base near Madrid, Spain, Chase grew up in a military family and lived throughout Europe and the U.S. He graduated high school from St. Stanislaus in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi before attending college at the University of Mississippi, where he became a member of the Delta Kappa Epsilon Fraternity and graduated with a Bachelor of Liberal Arts. Over the 4th of July 2009, he suffered a cervical neck injury to his C6 and C7 vertebrae. After undergoing a spinal fusion, he braved roughly four months of rehabilitation before he and his family relocated from Honolulu, …

LAYLA SUTTON

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Layla began working with Velocity Agency as an Assistant Social Media Manager in April of 2017. She graduated from East Carolina University in 2013 with a B.F.A in Music Education and, after studying abroad in Brazil, she realized the power that social media had. She utilized social media to spread awareness about a program she worked with called Musica de Lixo: a nonprofit organization that allows underprivileged youth to learn how to make instruments out of recyclable materials.

DANIELLE DOTY

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Danielle “Miss Chicken Fries” Doty has been with Velocity Agency since November 2016. She manages our internal social media accounts as well as those for our clients. Danielle received a B.S.B.A in Marketing and a certificate in Promotions from Northern Arizona University in 2015. Previously, she managed social media for a national retailer, Trashy Diva, with both online and storefront locations. Danielle’s dad brought home the family’s first wiener dog in 2004, and she’s been a Dachshund enthusiast ever since. Danielle adopted her own furry sidekicks in 2015. Originally, Danielle only meant to adopt one dog but ended up coming home …

GEORGE CHIESA

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George learned the art of after-effects in Germany and came back to the states to study at the Savannah College of Art and Design. He has always been excited by what the future may hold and believes design is one way to get us there. Using the various tools in his arsenal (After Effects, C4D, Premiere, Audition, and more) he creates visually captivating pieces that help move brands and ideas.

EMILY KRANZ

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Emily was born in New Orleans, LA. She attended Mount Carmel Academy during high school and then attended the University of New Orleans for her undergraduate degree. During her time at UNO, she bounced between working on student films, volunteering with her sorority and studying the French language. After graduating from UNO with a Bachelor of Arts in Film, Theater and Communication Arts, Emily spent the beginning of her career in the customer service industry. In November of 2016, she accepted an internship in the Media Department at Velocity Agency and has since moved up to Digital Media Specialist.

BEAU RUNNELS

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Beau graduated from the Art Institute of California San Diego in 2013. Beau had worked in Commercial and Short film production as an Editor, Animator, and Digital Effects Artist in San Diego until 2015 when he decided to head home to Louisiana. Beau was hired onto the Velocity team in September 2015 to be the Senior Editor. For Beau, working at Velocity is high paced and fun. He enjoys his co-workers and monumental amounts of talent they bring to the table.

ALEX DUFRESNE

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Alex has been working with Velocity Agency for slightly over 2 years now. While his official job title is “Video Editor”, his responsibilities can range anywhere from sound design to assisting with productions. He’s a big fan of Beau, Velocity’s Post Production Manager who has taught him almost everything he knows. When asked about Velocity, Alex explained that the professional yet fun environment along with his co-workers and their personalities make the job a blast!

SCOTT McCARTHY

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Scott currently works as a Graphic Designer for Velocity Agency. Born in New Orleans, he originally graduated from Holy Cross High School and later gained a fine arts degree at the University of New Orleans. Joining Velocity Agency in October of 2016, he has helped provide graphic design for various clients. When he’s not providing new designs for the agency, he’s busy rooting for the New Orleans Saints and the Chicago Cubs.