Our Core Values

Providing Direction For Our Client Interactions & How We Partner With Each Other

Partnership

Work with and because of our clients. Co-own their goals and success, just as we share in colleagues’ wins.

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Generosity

Share generously of our time, expertise, knowledge, and networks.

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Responsiveness

Be ready, willing, and available to help when needed.

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Integrity

Do what we say we’ll do. Own up to mistakes, and do whatever it takes to make it right.

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Flexibility

Create virtual work that allows space for personal and family priorities; innovate and adapt in order to meet clients’ goals.

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Growth

Grow every day – individually, as a company, and with our clients.

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Meet The Team

We Aim To Create An Environment Where People Can Do The Work They Love & Grow In Relationships

Project Manager & PR Lead

Erica Hopper

I work from…
My home in Maryville, TN.
Ask me about…
Public relations, project management, content creation.
My favorite activity outside of work is…
Running and training for marathons; working on developing new, healthy recipes; and spending time with my husband and 2 daughters.
You may not know that…
I am a “retired” professionally trained chef. Also, I have run 16 full marathons (even won one!).
What I love about working with Weaving Influence…
I love the support and encouragement offered from the “veteran” Weaving Influence team. I also appreciate the flexibility of working from home while we all pursue the goal of serving our clients in the best way possible. Even though we all work remotely, there is a great sense of comradery amongst the team.

Project Manager

Kelly Edmiston

I work from…
My home in Charleston, SC.
Ask me about…
Editing, Writing, Social Media.
My favorite activity outside of work is…
Traveling! I love telling stories and discovering new people and places, food, art, books, music, etc., makes that storytelling all the more real. I also love books, cooking, and all things southern.
You may not know that…
I’m originally from Montana, but I’ve lived all over the US and in two foreign countries.
What I love about working with Weaving Influence…
I love the support offered by the WI team. Everyone works together to get the tasks at hand completed, and it’s nice to work together toward that common goal. I also love how inclusive this environment feels, despite being hundreds of miles away from the other team members. Of course, the flexibility is also a big perk. The freedom to work and have time to pursue other endeavors is something I’m very grateful for.

Social Media Specialist

Lindsey Vander Vlucht

I work from…
My home in Ludington, MI.
Ask me about…
Social Media Implementation.
My favorite activity outside of work is…
Spending time with my husband and daughter, running, going for walks, working out, drinking all of the coffee all of the time.
You may not know that…
I have an in-home bakery business and make gourmet cupcakes for all sorts of events… but I actually hate eating cupcakes. I just love making them!
What I love about working with Weaving Influence…
I love the flexibility in this job not only with my schedule, allowing me to still be present in my family life, but also the flexibilty with creative freedom. There is always someone to bounce ideas off of, or someone to answer questions, but for the most part, there is so much space to let your mind go wild and create. I love that.

Social Media Specialist

Kelly Rye

I work from…
My home in Millersburg, OH.
Ask me about…
Getting clicks and likes on social media, and curating read-worthy content.
My favorite activity outside of work is…
Hiking waterfalls with my family, raising food in the garden and field, and working through my never-ending To Read list.
You may not know that…
I’m a homeschooling mom who lives in a 272 sq ft tiny house with 2 kids and 2 dogs (and a hubbie too!).
What I love about working with Weaving Influence…
I love my home—whether it’s tending to our animals, weeding the garden, or watching our kids play in the woods; WI allows me the flexibility to stay home and do just that. I can get my work done and don’t need to stress about commutes or being away. As long as I have a laptop and an internet connection, I can work anywhere. Oh, and the people are pretty incredible, too.

Graphic Designer

Ramon Keys

I work from…
My home in Toledo, OH.
Ask me about…
Graphic Design.
My favorite activity outside of work is…
Spending time with my family, working out, reading, and eating the finest of Reese’s Cups.
You may not know that…
I was born in Alaska, been to 42 of the 50 states (lived in 6 of them), as well as Germany, Switzerland, and France.
What I love about working with Weaving Influence…
The people and flexibility are great! Plus I get to do what I love.

Project Manager

Aubrey Kirkendall

I work from…
My home in Sylvania, OH, and the WI Headquarters.
Ask me about…
Social Media and Webinars.
My favorite activity outside of work is…
Working out, being outdoors, and cooking.
You may not know that…
I have a fine art degree and have exhibited my work professionally.
What I love about working with Weaving Influence…
The people (both clients and teammates) and the collaboration!

Book Launch Consultant

Carrie Koens

I work from…
My home in Elizabethton, TN
Ask me about…
Book launches, editing, and writing
My favorite activity outside of work is…
Adding new books to my shelves and new stamps in my passport.
You may not know that…
Adopted 5 siblings from Costa Rica after my husband and I felt God leading us to follow James 1:27.
What I love about working with Weaving Influence…
The flexibility is key for me, especially now as a new mom to 5!

Bookkeeper & Office Assistant

Sarah Kocinski

I work from…
The WI office in Lambertville, MI.
Ask me about…
Provide adminstrative support to the CEO and Client Services Director.
My favorite activity outside of work is…
Spending time with my family.
You may not know that…
I enjoy being involved in local fundraising and have served on several boards and fundraising committees associated with my sons school and sports groups, and for local families in need.
What I love about working with Weaving Influence…
I love working with such a helpful team. Team and individual success is definitely the goal at WI. That is often a rarity in company.

Office Assistant

Amanda Hugo

I work from…
The WI office and my home in Temperance, MI
Ask me about…
Shipping
My favorite activity outside of work is…
Facebook
You may not know that…
This year I was diagnosed with breast cancer and I am now a breast cancer warrior! I will always have the fear of reoccurance so I’m not ready to say survivor yet. When I was diagnosed I was scared to death but I survived and feel like I am stronger then before.
What I love about working with Weaving Influence…
I love the flexibility and being able to be there for my kids when they need me. I love the positive atmosphere at the office and how helpful the team is when I have questions.

Book Production Editor

Lori Weidert

I work from…
My home in Urbana, IL
Ask me about…
Any aspect of book production.
My favorite activity outside of work is…
Reading: Books, news, blogs, social media.
You may not know that…
I am President and founder of Operation Warrior Warrior Watch, Inc.
What I love about working with Weaving Influence…
I love the positive energy of the company, and that there is a great sense of teamwork coupled with individual autonomy.

Graphic-Video Specialist

Lorrie Cesarz

I work from…
Toledo, OH & WI HQ.
Ask me about…
Video, video editing, graphics and print layout and design.
My favorite activity outside of work is…
Spending time outdoors. Hiking and camping.
You may not know that…
I’ve hiked the Grand Canyon Rim to Rim.
What I love about working with Weaving Influence…
I like the flexibility working from home and with team members at HQ.

Social Media Specialist & Copy Editor

Elizabeth Johnson

I work from…
My home in rural Kemmerer, WY.
Ask me about…
Social media strategy, blogging, SEO, copy-editing.
My favorite activity outside of work is…
Learning from everything – especially from reading books, exploring nature, taking online classes, and getting to know people.
You may not know that…
I’m a pastor’s wife, hand-lettering artist, published author, and insanely curious about everything!
What I love about working with Weaving Influence…
Flexibility of hours, a great sense of teamwork, and talented people.

Project Manager

Kristin Elliott

I work from…
My home in Rosenberg, TX.
Ask me about…
Social media strategy and the Read Local movement.
My favorite activity outside of work is…
Spending time with my family.
You may not know that…
I am a three-time synovial sarcoma cancer survivor, who used her Make-A-Wish to build an orphange in Zambia.
What I love about working with Weaving Influence…
I love the heart of the WI team members and the flexibility.

Founder & CEO

Becky Robinson

I work from…
The WI office and my home in Lambertville, MI
Ask me about…
Hometown Reads, our new start-up, and the #ReadLocal movement. Anything book marketing related.
My favorite activity outside of work is…
Family time; running; reading.
You may not know that…
My husband and I started a church in the late 90s, which was my first glimpse of start-up life. If not for joining Facebook in early 2009, I very likely would not be where I am today. A random re-connection with a jr. high school friend kicked off this 2nd phase of my career.
What I love about working with Weaving Influence…
I am so proud of my team and the work we are doing in the world. I love creating opportunities for people to work flexibly and I love seeing our clients achieve great results in reaching their goals. I love sharing meaningful, life-changing messages.

Vice President of Client Services

Christy Kirk

I work from…
My home in Durham, NC.
Ask me about…
Social media, content marketing, content creation, and email marketing.
My favorite activity outside of work is…
Backpacking with my husband. We’ve section hiked parts of the Appalachian Trail and my next goal is to hike the new Arizona trail.
You may not know that…
I am training for my first Spartan run!
What I love about working with Weaving Influence…
I love the community of people I get to work with – clients and coworkers – and I love the flexibility and creativity.

Vice President of Operations

Amy Driehorst

I work from…
My home and the WI headquarters in Lambertville, MI
Ask me about…
Your agreement with Weaving Influence or your invoice.
My favorite activity outside of work is…
Traveling and sharing experiences with my husband and children.
You may not know that…
I am passionate about elder-care, especially for those with dementia.
What I love about working with Weaving Influence…
I love having work that I enjoy, with people I enjoy, and in an environment that provides the flexibility to also enjoy family life while my children are all still at home.

Public Relations Director

Whitney Heins

I work from…
My home in Knoxville, TN.
Ask me about…
Public relations, pitch angles, article or interview subjects, details about media outlets, and press release content.
My favorite activity outside of work is…
Spending time with my family. We live in a historic neighborhood on the Tennessee River and there’s nothing I love more than walking with my husband and children (human and canine) on our beautiful streets and catching up on the day.
You may not know that…
I’ve been a runner most of my life – sometimes competitively. But today, I run for relaxation and sanity.
What I love about working with Weaving Influence…
The people are so talented, conscientious, and passionate about what they do. I love learning from them and our clients who continue to fascinate and educate me. Most of all, I love the flexibility which has allowed me to live my dream of spending time with my family while still growing in my career.

Lead Graphic Designer

Rachel Royer

I work from…
My home in Lambertville, MI.
Ask me about…
Visual Branding, Graphic Design, and Web design.
My favorite activity outside of work is…
Spending time with my family, painting, and reading.
You may not know that…
My husband and I love all things sports – both playing and watching. Last year we were able to get out and actively run, kyak, stand-up paddleboard, and play volleyball, basketball, and paintball.
What I love about working with Weaving Influence…
There’s so much I love about this company and everyone involved, but my favorite is the flexibility. I love being able to be home with my family while continuing in my career.

Join Our Team

We Create Opportunities

At the present time, we are not hiring. However, we’re always looking for skilled professionals in the areas of Public Relations, Project Management, Content Writing, Social Media, and Graphic Design who are eager to contribute to our community and who thrive working in a virtual environment. If interested, we invite you to submit your information for consideration when we have an opening.

Project Manager

The ideal candidate is a skilled communicator with diverse people and audiences, an effective manager, well versed in current social media technologies, and is experienced in leveraging social media metrics to develop strategies for achieving desired results. Must have experience managing a virtual team. Also, must demonstrate commitment to staying abreast of and experimenting with new developments in social and digital marketing, as well as a demonstrated ability to integrate new tools creatively and effectively to improve results for clients.  »  Learn More

Public Relations Lead

The ideal candidate is a skilled writer who is able to write creatively and succinctly for pitching media as well as a ghost writer for clients. The candidate must also demonstrate a commitment to creative thinking as it relates to developing story angles for clients, organization when scheduling media opportunities, promptness in responding to media and client inquiries, alertness to media trends, and dedication to serving clients and their best interests well.   »  Learn More

Social Media Specialist

The ideal candidate is a skilled writer and communicator with diverse audiences, and well versed in current social media communication techniques and metrics  »  Learn More

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