An adept entrepreneur, Kevin Hourigan has led his web design and web development firm through the brink of the dot-com meltdown in early 2000’s to the high-energy, high-performance digital marketing agency known today as Bayshore Solutions.
By continually applying lessons and successes in Website Design, Web Development, Search Engine Optimization, Social Media and Digital Marketing to today’s dynamics, Kevin has piloted Bayshore Solutions to earn an impressive roster of customers and help those companies grow significantly through web technology and strategic online marketing.
Complementing the digital agency’s corporate growth and customer success, Kevin Hourigan and his team at Bayshore Solutions have earned significant national acclaim including:
- Bright House Networks Regional Business Awards Silver Winner – 2014
- Tampa Chamber of Commerce Business Leader of the Year – 2012
- The American Advertising Federation (ADDY Awards) – 2012 Silver Medal Leader Award
- Tampa Bay Technology Forum – 2011 Outstanding Leadership Award
- Tampa Bay Business Journal Ultimate Management Team Top 5 2011
- Advertising Age Magazine’s only Florida firm named to their Top Interactive Agency list for the last 12 consecutive years
- B2B Magazine’s Top US Interactive Agency list for last 10 years
- 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011 Semi Finalist for the US Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year
- Tampa Bay Business Journal – 2008 Ultimate CEO Award
A sought-after technology and marketing advisor to organizations, Kevin Hourigan has shared case-stories and digital growth strategies for businesses at a variety of conferences sharing the stage with Google, General Motors, Nielsen Research, Facebook, Bing and many others.
In addition to his professional duties, Mr. Hourigan previously has or currently serves on the board or committees for The CEO Council of Tampa Bay, The Tampa Bay Partnership, The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, The Lowry Park Zoo, The Tampa Bay Technology Forum, Greater Tampa American Marketing Association, and Tampa Bay Professional Alliance.
As Executive Vice President and COO of Bayshore Solutions, Mr. Pace oversees all aspects of Bayshore Solutions’ client service delivery and operational functions. Mr. Pace has helped lead Bayshore Solutions to become one of a few nationally recognized technology consulting firms in Florida.
Under Mr. Pace’s guidance Bayshore Solutions has been ranked in the INC 5000 Fastest Growing Companies in the United States, Advertising Age Magazine Top Marketing Agencies, and BtoB Magazine Top Interactive Agencies. The firm has been selected as the Greater Tampa Chamber Business of the Year, a finalist for the United States Chamber Business of the Year, and recognized by Microsoft as the Global Partner of the Year for Customer Excellence. The firm has also won multiple Addy, Web Marketing, Summit Marketing, Horizon Marketing, and Stevie awards. Prior to joining Bayshore Solutions, Mr. Pace was a Senior Consultant with Ernst & Young LLP. In his time with Ernst & Young, Mr. Pace worked with many Fortune 500 companies to define and implement technology solutions. Over the course of his career, Mr. Pace has been recognized by Consulting Magazine as Nominee for Consultant of the Year, included in the Gulf Coast Business Review’s 40 under 40 listing, included in the Tampa Bay Business Journal’s Up and Comer listing, and has been a guest lecturer on Internet Marketing at the University of South Florida. Mr. Pace holds leadership positions with The Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce (Executive Committee), The Tampa Hillsborough County Economic Development Corporation (Board Member), The Town of Belleair (Infrastructure Committee Chair), and The University of Florida’s College of Engineering Advisory Board (Board Member). Mr. Pace graduated from the University of Florida, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics. Furthermore, Mr. Pace completed an Executive Fellowship in Transformation and Innovation at the University of South Florida.
As Vice President with Bayshore Solutions, Jay Wiley manages a team of designers, developers and account managers from sales to delivery and is responsible for the overall growth and production of the company. Mr. Wiley’s expertise includes project management, business process analysis, and management consulting.
Prior to joining Bayshore Solutions, Jay Wiley was a Senior Project Manager for a large international insurance company and has been in project management and consulting for the past 16 years. Mr. Wiley holds a masters degree in business administration from Florida State University.
- Hometown: Goldsboro, North Carolina
- Favorite Bayshore Value: Collaboration
- Favorite Book: Unbroken
- Go-To Karaoke Song: Queen, “Somebody to Love”
- Favorite Movie: Rocky
As a Vice President of Bayshore Solutions in Denver, Keith Neubert is directly responsible for his delivery team’s operations, performance, and superior execution of client services. Keith Neubert’s area of expertise includes solution development, project management and digital strategy, eCommerce, PCI compliance, custom application development and service-oriented architecture.
Prior to joining Bayshore Solutions, Mr. Neubert was a Consultant with Accenture, LLC. In his time with Accenture, Mr. Neubert worked within the Resource and Utilities Consulting practice to deliver integrated work management and data conversion solutions for large publicly traded utility companies. As a lead consultant, Mr. Neubert managed client functional teams, internal technical teams and onshore/offshore development teams. Mr. Neubert graduated from the University of Florida with a B.S. in Computer Information Science. Additional activities and recognition include:
- Graduate of Denver Downtown Partnership Leadership Program, 2013
- Bayshore Solutions’ Employee of the Year, 2012
- Board Member, Tampa Bay Technology Forum, 2012
- BizTech Innovation Summit Project Finalist for Best Collaboration, 2011 and 2012
- ‘Up and Comers’ Finalist, Tampa Bay Business Journal, 2010
- ‘Young Professional of the Year’ Finalist, Business Buddies of Tampa, 2010
- Hometown: St. Petersburg, Florida
- Favorite Bayshore Value: Integrity
- Favorite Movie: Top Gun
- Favorite Quote: “Beat FSU!”
- Dying to travel to: Patagonia, Fiji, or both!
As Vice President for Bayshore Solutions, Erin Gray is responsible for the overall management of her team, including operations and client services, as well as new business development. Erin’s career spans more than 20 years in integrated marketing, including brand development, storytelling, creative development, traditional and digital marketing and media, and audience engagement. She has a passion for research, new business development and strategic planning.
Prior to joining Bayshore Solutions, Ms. Gray was Principal for Account Services and Media Services at ChappellRoberts in Ybor City. At her prior agency, she worked to develop integrated marketing strategies for national, regional and local companies in a variety of industries including healthcare, tourism/hospitality, telecommunications, financial services, real estate, education and retail. She has held board positions with the Tampa Downtown Partnership, Feeding America Tampa Bay, and Leadership Pasco. In 2013, Ms. Gray won an international Stevie Award for management team of the year. She graduated from the University of South Florida with a B.A. in English.
- Hometown: Kingston, New York
- Favorite Bayshore Value: Integrity
- Go-To Karaoke Song: Carly Simon, “You’re so Vain”
- Dying to travel to: Florence, Italy
As Bayshore Solutions’ Director of Corporate Marketing, Kimberly McCormick is focused on corporate messaging, positioning, initiative execution management, and generating cost effective leads that quickly convert to sales.
Ms. McCormick brings a 20-year marketing background with businesses in the Pacific Northwest, US Southwest and international Asia-Pacific locations. She has played key marketing roles in the successes of turn-arounds, start-ups, non-profits, multinational corporate and mid-sized business organizations. Her industry involvement ranges from a multi-national chamber of commerce, to telecommunications, national software retail, systems integration, healthcare insurance benefits, manufacturing, and to advertising agency experience. Prior to joining Bayshore Solutions, Ms. McCormick served in marketing management for GTE Pacifica (now Verizon Pacific), and as Executive Director of the Chamber of Commerce for the US Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Most recently she was Vice President for a Tampa marketing agency, growing it from start-up to a client base including national brands including Alcoa, and across business lines including pharmaceutical development, smart-card & embedded technologies, building materials, apparel design & manufacturing and credit union organizations. Kimberly McCormick earned her Bachelors degree in both Telecommunications and Business Marketing, as well as her Masters of Business Administration from the University of Oregon. She has been honored with a Peak Performer award by Sales Marketing Executives International, and earned a Distinguished Individual Achievement award from GTE Pacifica. In addition to her professional duties, Kimberly participates as a member of the American Marketing Association, and the Tampa Bay Technology Forum.
- Hometown: Portland, Oregon – Go Ducks!
- Favorite Bayshore Value: Integrity
- Animal She Would Be: a Dragon
- Best Advice Encountered: “You can laugh or cry, but crying runs your mascara.”
- Can’t Live Without: Dark Chocolate
As Bayshore Solutions’ Controller, Michael Sapp oversees all financial operations of the firm, including financial reporting, planning and analysis, accounting services, treasury and risk management.
Michael brings a wealth of financial and operational experience to the team at Bayshore Solutions. His approach to bridging the informational gap between finance and operations, as well as delivering a “world-class” accounting experience for internal and external clients, aids in the creation of value throughout the firm. Prior to joining Bayshore Solutions, Michael was Chief Financial Officer of Girl Scouts of West Central Florida and held various finance and accounting roles with Bloomin’ Brands. Michael graduated from Florida State University with a degree in Accounting & Finance and is an active Certified Public Accountant and member of the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants. In a volunteer capacity, Michael serves as a youth soccer coach and as a mentor to students through FSU’s College of Business Professional Mentoring Program and the FICPA’s High School Speakers program.
- Hometown: Ft/ Lauderdale, Florida
- Favorite Bayshore Value: Creativity & Innovation
- Pet Peeve: Grammar mistakes. Ain’t nobody got time for that.
- Self-Descriptive Word: Rule Breaker
- Best Advice Encountered: “It’s not what you know, it’s not who you know; it’s who knows you.”