Together we elevate business and deliver superior results through fusing technology, creativity, innovation, expertise and strategy, embracing Win-Win relationships.
We are the premium digital marketing specialist of Tampa Bay. In 2014, Bake More Pies was a theory about how to deliver digital marketing solutions in a way where all stakeholders win. Instead of thinking of markets and budgets as “slices of the pie” that people have to fight over, we came up with a new recipe for success.
We were in need of a creative space to match our innovative solutions, so we built a state-of-the-art studio space that embraces technology, fosters creativity, and provides a one-of-a-kind resource for our clients and our community.
Together with our clients, we Bake More Pies and create Win-Win Solutions. Through an never-done-before combination of technology, innovation, and expertise, we focus on accountability, traceability, and achieving results to grow together.
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.
CEO & Founder
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 is a WVU alumnus, holding both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in marketing from alma mater. In his spare time, you can find Mike traveling and enjoying the outdoors.
Fun Fact: Mike is a gummy bear aficionado.
Favorite Pie: Cheese Pizza
Financial & Accounting Consultant
Director of Account Services
Outside of work, Heather is a fitness fanatic, triathlete, animal lover and avid reader. A 2x Ironman, she has qualified for and competed in both the Ironman 70.3 World Championships as well as the USA Triathlon National Championships.
Fun Facts: Heather has traveled to nearly 30 UNESCO World Heritage Sites across 25 countries. Her favorite activities include reading books, watching old movies, exercising, and spending time with her life partner and their rescue cats.
Favorite Pie: Vegan Pizza
Senior Digital Account Manager
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
Senior Account Manager
Pauline is an avid gamer and was once considered one of the top female gamers in the country. She also enjoys scuba diving, is a seasoned foodie and traveler, devoted to her alma mater Penn State University, and loves dressing up with the 501st Star Wars group for charity.
Fun Fact: Pauline was one of the top 25 female fps gamers in the US in the early 2000’s. She studied classically on the upright bass. Currently an avid scuba diver. She also volunteers with the 501st Star Wars Group and dresses up as different characters to help cheer up the public.
Favorite Pie: Coconut Cream Pie and Chocolate Mousse Pie
Favorite Pie: Chicken Pot Pie
Fun Fact: Shelby is scuba certified up to 60 ft, and loves to eat crab rangoon (not at the same time).
Fun Facts: Christina is a first-generation American as her Mother's family is originally from Canada. Naturally, being raised by Canadians, she is overly polite and is an enthusiastic hockey fan. Go BOLTS!
Favorite Pie: Dulce de Leche Cheesecake
Vice President of Automotive Marketing
Fun Fact: Ally spent 20 years dancing competitively and recreationally and has performed at Disney's Magic Kingdom and in the Hollywood Christmas Parade in California
Favorite Pie: Cheesecake
Automotive Director Of Client Success
Fun Fact: Her favorite vacation was a two-week trip to Alaska where she got to go dogsledding, see the Northern Lights, and walk on a glacier.
Favorite Pie: Pumpkin Pie
Automotive Account Executive
His first job was for a small email marketing firm, where he learned about HTML coding and email marketing. From there, he moved to a full-service Automotive advertising agency working in radio, tv, print, direct mail, and digital as an Account Executive. All of this has led to his current position as an Automotive Account Manager at Bake More Pies!
While in college at USF, Kyle had the opportunity to work on an entire advertising campaign for the local Busch Gardens and present the campaign to the VP of the Park and all other VPs of Busch Gardens. They liked the campaign so much that they have actually started using it.
Fun Facts:Kyle has lived in Florida his entire life and has never once seen snow.
Favorite Pie: Key Lime Pie
Automotive Account Manager
The COVID-19 pandemic lead to Mike making his move to Florida where he looks to apply his years of automotive experience and team-first mentality to Bake More Pies and grow our Automotive Department even more!
Fun Facts: Mike was a professional Halo player from 2007-2009, and he still streams on Twitch in his free time.
Favorite Pie: Apple Pie
Automotive Account Coordinator
In her free time, Candace enjoys spending time with her friends, family, and dogs (Cali and Halen). She also enjoys working out, going to the beach, exploring new parks and reserves, and watching her favorite hockey team (Capitals).
Fun Fact: Candace has had a passion for automotive since getting her first car, a V8 Mustang, which she used to race, but has since traded in for something more “practical.”
Favorite Pie: Blueberry Pie
As an avid sports fan, Jack loves watching Orioles baseball, USF Athletics, and Hurricanes hockey, and spends most of his free time playing golf, lifting weights, and finding new music.
Fun Fact: Jack was a Tuba player in the USF Herd of Thunder Marching Band and keeps music in his life by learning how to play guitar
Favorite Pie: Key Lime Pie and Cherry Pie
Social & Content Manager
Fun Fact: Rachel grew up in the Caladium Capital of the World & is doing her best to learn Mandarin!
Favorite Pie: Her Mom's homemade Pumpkin Pie
After 20 years in the advertising & marketing field, her love of helping businesses with their marketing efforts has brought Erica to Bake More Pies as the Art Director. She uses her vast knowledge and expertise to go above and beyond on every project with a positive attitude and a smile on her face.
In her free time, Erica enjoys spending time with her family, decorating her home, and riding ATVs in the North Georgia Mountains (where she hopes to retire some day).
Fun Fact: Not only is she great at design, but Erica won a Senior math excellence award alongside a Senior art excellence award in high school...must be one of those people who is left and right brained!
Favorite Pie: A classic apple pie a la mode
Aside from A.V. Club and web design, he also had a passion for teaching. He attended Clearwater Christian College, in the Tampa Bay region, dual majoring in Elementary Education/Special Education. The original plan was to become a teacher, although his dislike for the public school system in Florida pushed him away from that career path and back into the tech industry.
With over 25 years of experience at various companies as in-house developer, Jonathan joined the Bake More Pies Web Development team in August of 2023 as the Full-Stack Developer. In this role, he is able to jump into any aspect of a development project to lend a hand.
In his spare time he enjoys tinking with 3D Printing, and playing with his short haired red dachshound, ‘Cooper.’ 🐾
Favorite Pie: Pineapple and Jalapeño
Fun Fact: Earned the rank of Eagle Scout at age 15.
Director of Video Production
After obtaining numerous industry awards for cable television promotion, Steve was a director for his first feature-length documentary, "Rain Falls from Earth: Surviving Cambodia's Darkest Hour", which was narrated by Oscar-nominated actor Sam Waterston and has played in festivals worldwide. Steve also was a producer, director, and editor of his follow-up film, "Hair I Go Again", a heavy metal documentary and Amazon #1 best-seller.
Born in Clearwater, Florida, Steve graduated from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor's degree in Mass Communications. Steve enjoys (losing at) pub trivia and has finally fulfilled his life-long dream of working with a monkey in a television commercial.
Fun Fact: Steve proposed to his wife while hiking the Inca Trail in Peru
Favorite Pie: Cherry Pie
He graduated from Ball State University, where he studied Video Production and Digital Media. Shortly after graduation, he moved to Florida where he began helping social media influencers and multi-million dollar businesses, grow their brands.
Nev is a huge mental health advocate. He also works with a local non-profit that helps people with anxiety, ADD, depression, etc. On a typical Saturday, you’ll find him driving Zoey (his car) to the causeway and setting up a hammock between some palm trees to enjoy the Florida sun.
Fun Facts: Nev's spent an unnecessary amount of money to make his apartment a “smart home.” Next up is a smart trash can.
Favorite Pie: Chicken, Bacon, Ranch Pizza
Fun Facts: He is a big fan of motor racing, Formula 1, Nascar, Indycar, GT3 series. He also is most likely at Chick-fil-a for lunch everyday.
Favorite Pie: Key Lime, Pumpkin, Sweet Potato
Senior Digital Media Manager
Favorite Pie: Tim enjoys growing gourmet mushrooms.
Digital Media Buyer & Analyst
In my free time you’ll most likely find me either at a beach with my paddleboard, at a craft brewery, or schooling people at cornhole and darts.
Fun Fact: Courtney is a self-taught tattooer and has drawn all of her designs.
Favorite Pie: Coconut Cream Pie
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.
Headquarters / Studio
5019 W. Nassau St.,
Tampa, Florida 33607
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