Mod Marketing and Events LLC
Mod Squad
Jill Jacobs and Mod are a premier marketing company I have come to depend on in assisting our company's marcom needs time and time again. Trade shows are a one shot deal; the stresses of preparing for a successful trade show require months of planning and with Mod at your side you won’t miss. As a bonus, Jill and company are a thrill to work with! -- Kamal Naser,
Marketing Manager, PDF Solutions

Mod is guided by a solid group of industry professionals who have one thing in common….we love creative marketing! The professionals at Mod have more than 50 years of combined experience. We work closely with you, our client, to expand your own marketing and PR capabilities and act as an extension of your team to ensure that your business remains vital and viable in today’s marketplace.

Each member of our team is highly skilled, with a proven track record of achieving remarkable results. Whether it is working with CEOs to strategically launch a company or developing a technical video for chip designers, we have the resources and talented team that makes it happen – with confidence, commitment and the expertise to deliver on time and on budget.

Becky Raymond
Director, Multimedia Communications

Becky Raymond has over 18 years of experience writing and editing software documentation, developing websites and creative graphic design. With excellent technical skills and proficiency for learning new technologies quickly, Becky excels in online communications and social media marketing.

Before joining Mod, Becky was the Technical Publications Manager and Webmaster at Forte Design Systems, where she was responsible for the development of technical publications for software products created for the design of complex semiconductor chips and systems. While at Forte, Becky developed and maintained a variety of websites and the company intranet. She has taught web authoring and visual design at Cascadia Community College in Bothell, WA.

Becky graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English and Scandinavian Area Studies from the University of Washington.


Maria Culberson
Event Director

Maria Culberson has nearly two decades of experience with list management and event registration. She excels at all aspects of registration and enjoys the challenge and satisfaction of "making it look easy". Maria is a multi-talented, detail-oriented team player who enjoys helping Mod's clients achieve their event goals. She began her career working alongside Jill at Conference Management Services where she managed registration and special projects for several organizations including the Stanford Venture Lab and ProjectWorld. Maria went on to further hone her business acumen working for SEVA Technologies, where she directed training programs and events. Maria holds a degree in Theater Arts from the University of California at Irvine, and is an accomplished public speaker and a credentialed teacher.

 

Jill Jacobs
President

Jill Jacobs brings more than 20 years of experience in marketing communications and event management to Mod. Jill has worked with many leading electronics companies – from worldwide industry leaders, to startups and technical associations - to plan and execute hundreds of marketing campaigns and events.

Before founding Mod in 2000, Jill was the director of marketing at Escalade Design Automation (now part of Mentor Graphics) where she oversaw all facets of marketing communications including advertising, corporate identity, partner programs, media relations, and events. Previously, she worked at Cadence Design Systems where she ran demand creation seminars, conferences and events worldwide. Jill began her high tech career working with Conference Management Services, a meeting planning firm specializing in trade association, corporate and technical events. While there, Jill honed her communications skills working on various events for the California Nurses Association, National Semiconductor, Stanford University, VHDL International and other leading organizations.

Jill graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism.


Christina Catena
Event Manager

Christina Catena has spent 20 years working in event management and executive administration. Her extensive skill-set and breadth of experience make her an invaluable member of the Mod Squad. Christina honed her skills as a senior executive administrator and telesales coordinator at Cadence Design Systems and High-Level Design Systems, and as a project manager for PDF Solutions and OSCI among others. Her specialties include demand creation, tradeshow and event management, registration and lead generation. Christina exemplifies a can do attitude and takes great pride in our clients' success. Christina earned her CPS from Humboldt State University.