We’re All About Win-Win Relationships

Together we elevate business and deliver superior results through fusing technology, creativity, innovation, expertise and strategy, embracing Win-Win relationships.

Our Story

“While everyone else is fighting over the pie, we bake more.”

Meet Our Team

Bake More Pies has invested in the latest technology and innovative studio space, and most importantly, the expertise of its support team. Get to know the team and the decades of experience they bring to the Bake More Pies family of clients.

Cordes Owen

CEO & Founder

The Founder of BakeMorePies, Cordes brings his broad base of experience and proven track record of success to a select group of growing organizations who are looking for cutting-edge and innovative strategies to outpace their competition.

A native of Augusta, GA., Cordes began his career working within the Internet industry in the mid-1990’s while attending Georgia Tech in Atlanta. During this time he worked for a large solution provider as well as a consultant to small and medium-sized businesses. His internet acumen was observed by his professors who hired him to work on their research projects studying this exciting emerging marketplace. Before graduating, Cordes’ projects had earned awards from nationally recognized media outlets including placement in the Forbes “Best of the Web” issue and #3 spot in PC Week’s fast track 500.

After moving to Tampa in 2001 Cordes continued his work across several industries including medical, retail, sporting, travel, hospitality, construction, manufacturing, and education. During this time he worked to grow these businesses by developing web solutions coupled with results-driven online advertising campaigns. In 2006 he joined one of the nation’s largest agencies specializing in local advertising and co-op marketing as their Director of E-commerce and Internet Marketing. While working with the agency Cordes worked to develop and deploy innovative solutions that worked within each tier of the manufacturer, distributor, and dealer distribution model.

Prior to starting Bake More Pies, Cordes served in executive roles at two of the largest Tampa based agencies where he lead teams delivering custom digital and marketing solutions to a diverse set of clients that ranged from startups to fortune 100 companies and governments.

Mike Curia

Vice President

Mike is a strategic digital leader with nearly a decade of experience bringing digital marketing, e-commerce, and business applications to life. Mike has helped hundreds of organizations build their digital presence and increase revenue by identifying customer needs, creating strategic recommendations, and implementing digital solutions that enhance and grow businesses.

Mike is a proud West Virginia University alumnus, holding a bachelor’s and master’s degree in marketing from WVU. In his spare time, you can find Mike traveling and enjoying the outdoors playing tennis, fishing, and hiking.

Fun Fact: Mike is Mia’s favorite ball thrower and can eat his body weight in gummy bears.

Favorite Pie: Cheese Pizza

Hailey Plunkett Owen

Director of Account Services

Hailey’s 10 years of agency experience crosses over a variety of industries. No matter what market you are in, she is focused on creating win-win solutions. Her education and skills are tailored to Digital Media and Marketing, and Account/Project Management. She is a proud alumnus of the University of South Florida and Duke University.

Hailey has a love for dogs, specifically Boston Terriers, and she volunteers with the Boston Terrier Rescue of Florida in her spare time. She also enjoys a good book, cooking up a homemade meal, watching sports and being on the water.

Fun Facts: Hailey played volleyball in college, she can’t walk by a microwave with time remaining without clearing it, and anytime Freeform airs a Harry Potter weekend she will forget what she was doing and watch it.

Favorite Pie: Key Lime

Tim Edwards

Senior Digital Media Manager

Tim was born and raised in Iowa, and moved to Tampa in 2001. He worked in the foodservice industry as a bartender and manager before returning to school at USF to complete his bachelor’s degree in marketing. The fast-paced, dynamic world of digital marketing was a natural fit for Tim, since these were the same characteristics that he loved about the restaurant business. Tim was the first employee at Bake More Pies, and joined the team in 2015.

Tim has a passion for fishing, cooking, and growing his own ingredients. His idea of a perfect day consists of fishing the flats, catching a nice fish, and then turning his catch into an elaborate dinner to share with his wife, Francesca, and dogs, Stella and Sadie.

Favorite Pie: Key Lime

Jill McAllister

Digital Account Manager

Originally from Massachusetts, Jill opted to escape the polar vortex and attend college at the University of Tampa. Upon graduating in 2012 with a degree in Communications, she decided to call Tampa home.

After working in content strategy and SEO for five years, Jill decided to transition her mad organization and communication skills to an account management roll, where she thrives on building lasting relationships, and producing polished work for her clients.

In her spare time, you can find her tending to her many houseplants, lining up at the crack of dawn for antiques, or strutting around Seminole Heights with her two dogs, Bruce and Bowser.

Fun fact: Jill is a horror movie fanatic and thinks even the worst horror film is better than any romcom.

Jennifer Lalji

Social Media & Content Specialist

Jennifer is known around the office as Jen and is notorious for her pun-isher style dad jokes and for luring teammates to her desk with candy. She graduated from the University of South Florida, receiving her degree in Marketing. After graduating, Jen traveled the world as a Marketing Coordinator and Corporate Trainer, but wanting to relocate to her native Florida, she moved from Dallas, Texas and joined the BMP Team. By far, her best decision yet!

You’ll find Jen focusing on social reputation management, overseeing several social media accounts across various platforms, content creation, and analyzing analytics, all whilst staying up to date with the latest trending topics in the digital world!

Jen has been described by many as a “Millennial trapped in Baby Boomer’s body” due to the colliding of her new age and blast-from-the-past, hippie ways! She has a passion for music of all eras and collects vintage vinyl records. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, photography, and eating candy.

Favorite Pie: Apple Pie #Basic

Emmanuel Ramos

Videographer

Emmanuel, also known around the office as Emma, started working with BMP in 2016 as a contractor; and in 2018, he joined the team as a full-time employee. Emmanuel was born and raised in a small town in the West Coast of Puerto Rico. After graduating with honors from CCAT-PR with an Associate’s Degree in Cinematography and Television Production, he relocated to Tampa; where he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Film and Media Arts from the University of Tampa. As a student he directed and produced multiple film projects; some of which received Best Picture Awards in local and international film festivals. He was also recognized by the faculty and received the 2016 Student of the Year Award. Emmanuel has over 10 years of experience in film production, and he is very passionate about his job and about the industry. He is currently directing and producing his first independent feature film. Aside from work and anything film related; Emmanuel also carries all the qualities of a great leader. He is currently serving as a First Lieutenant in the US Army Reserve. He is also a Dale Carnegie Graduate and a Vital Impact Transformation Leadership Graduate.

When it is time to unwind and have fun, Emmanuel enjoys traveling and the beach. Even though Florida has some nice beaches, he says none compare to those in his hometown. He is also a film-junkie, so your chances of finding him at the movies or at a screening at least once a week are pretty high.

Fun Facts: A fun and interesting fact about Emmanuel is that he is a rapper. He is in a reggaeton duo called Emma Y Manuel. He has been writing songs and singing since he was 12 years old.

Favorite Pie: Coconut Pie

Neal Harper

Videographer

Neal has been working with video production and editing for almost ten years now. Originally from Orlando, Neal moved to Tampa after graduating from Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton with a BA in Film/Multimedia Studies and a minor in Sociology. After freelancing for different production companies, product advertising, weddings, nightlife, etc. Neal finally found his home at Bake More Pies. Neal’s happy to be a part of an amazing team of like-minded individuals who want to see their employees and clients succeed.

Here at BMP, Neal can be found in the editing cave working on his latest project, in the studio getting the perfect shot, and eating up to six bags of golden fish in one day. Between his ‘get ‘er done’ attitude and outgoing personality, Neal is a force to be reckoned with.

Fun Fact: If Neal were stranded on a remote island, the one thing he’d want to have with him would be his 140-pound Japanese Akita, Logan (and possibly a never-ending supply of Chipotle….).

Favorite Pie: Peanut Butter Pie

Domonique Neukomm

Digital Media Buying Specialist

Domonique goes by Nikki and graduated from the University of South Florida. Nikki studied Mass Communications and Advertising and holds certifications in Google Ads, Adskills, Hubspot and is now completing her FB Blueprint certification. While Nikki started at BMP as an intern, she now helps manage ad platforms like Google, Facebook, Bing and Trade desk.

Fun Facts:
Nikki has an internationally viral photo! (see link below) She shot this at an international refugee welcoming ceremony at USF. The school newspaper published it and used it as their main image for the event the following year. The year after that- Welcoming America used the image in their international refugee campaign and since then the image has been used by Penn State Law, Boston University and across several blogs.

Favorite Pie: Cherry Pie

Roby Zuniga

Designer and Developer

In the last 12 years, Roby has moved between technical and artistic roles including those of Graphic Designer, Illustrator, 3D artist and Video Game Programmer. Roby’s creative personality permeates to every project he undertakes, regardless of its nature. He strides to find innovative solutions in order to overcome otherwise monotonous obstacles. At Bake More Pies, Roby’ aim is to provide delightful Online Experiences and Create Imaginative Designs.

Favorite Pie: Sweet Plantain Pie

Daniel Rogers

Web Developer

Daniel attended Florida State University, where he received his bachelors degree in International Affairs. Daniel has always had an interest in technology, understanding systems and enjoys solving problems which led him to pursue a career as a web developer.

At Bake More Pies Daniel strives to find creative and efficient solutions to technical aspects of web development.

Favorite Pie: Pumpkin

Mia Plunkett Owen

Ball Chaser

Mia is a one eyed Boston that has torn her ACL in both hind legs. Despite her physical challenges, none of it stops her from her full time post as Ball Chaser here at Bake More Pies. She has mastered the art of fetch and spreads joy to all of the staff through play.

Fun Fact: Mia needs to be restrained on the boat from diving into the water she loves swimming so much.

Favorite Pie: Peanut Butter Pie

Pepper Plunkett Owen

Pro Snuggler

You would never know Pepper only has one year of experience as a pro snuggler because she’s just that good. She enjoys her full-time post at Bake More Pies bringing stress relief to all through snuggles and kisses.

Fun Fact: Pepper suffers from separation anxiety disorder when away from her mom, she will jump into your lap and offer kisses at any moment, and she will chew anything whether you want her to or not.

Favorite Pie: Egg (Quiche)

Our Philosophy

Bake More Pies was born from the belief that if we provide a great value and great results, we create a Win-Win world where we can scale and grow together with our clients. We structure these relationships by pairing innovation, custom services, and teams around the exact needs of our clients, fulfilling the promise of our name – Bake More Pies.