Together we elevate business and deliver superior results through fusing technology, creativity, innovation, expertise and strategy, embracing Win-Win relationships.
We’re All About Win-Win Relationships
“While everyone else is fighting over the pie, we bake more.”
In 2014 Bake More Pies started as 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 created a new recipe for success.
We needed a creative space to match our innovative solutions, so we created 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 unprecedented combination of technology, innovation and expertise, we focus on accountability, trackability and achieving results to grow together.
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.
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 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 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 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
Valerie earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Mass Communication from the University of South Florida. Outside of work she spends her time volunteering with the Hillsborough County Pet Resource Center and the Junior League of Tampa.
Favorite Pie: Pumpkin Pie
In her free time, Ally enjoys spending time with her friends, family, and fiancé (and their three adorable adopted cats: Boots, Fred and Chester). She also enjoys watching her favorite sports teams, working out, scuba diving and attending concerts.
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: Oreo Pudding Pie
Jen focuses on implementing and managing our client's SEO strategies, along with overseeing our social media strategies across various platforms, including but not limited to reputation management, content & graphic creation, and analyzing analytics. You can count on Jen to stay up to date with the latest SEO and Social Media tactics in an everchanging, digital world!
Jen has been described by many as a “Boomer trapped in a Millennial's body” due to the colliding of her new age and blast-from-the-past ways! She has a passion for music of all eras and collects vintage vinyl records. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, photography, and record hunting.
Favorite Pie: Apple Pie #Basic
Favorite Pie: Her mom’s homemade Pumpkin Pie
Fun Fact: In her free time, you’ll find Rachel checking out local taco and hot dog joints, cheering on her favorite sports teams (War Eagle!), and watching TV shows from the 60s and 70s, most likely westerns!
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
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
Favorite Pie: Sweet Plantain Pie
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
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)
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.