Who’s Who at Quixote Group

Kim Doran

Kim Doran Founder & CEO

Kim Doran

Founder & CEO

Kim Doran
After earning degrees in journalism and humanities from the University of Missouri and gaining 25 years of experience in public relations, Kim founded Quixote in 1999. As a seasoned equestrian, she effectively navigates the hurdles of research and marketing with consistency.
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Chuck Mattina

Chuck Mattina Founder; President & CFO

Chuck Mattina

Founder; President & CFO

Chuck Mattina
Ask Chuck about brand strategy, and you’re sure to get an earful about what he thinks are examples of good and bad strategies. With a degree from Philadelphia University and more than 30 years of research, advertising and marketing experience, Chuck loves thinking in the corners of the box – you’ll have to ask him about that one yourself.

  • Role Model: Calvin of Calvin and Hobbes
  • Known for: a love of all things Italian, nickel knowledge, and having the office that kids love to visit.
  • Places you’ll find him: on his road bike, in the kitchen, or tending to his fig trees.

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Zoe

One thoroughly spoiled labradoodle!

Zoe Chief Executive Paw-fficer

Zoe

Chief Executive Paw-fficer

Zoe
Thoroughly spoiled Labradoodle who thinks that everyone visiting the office is coming to see her. If she’s here when you visit, be prepared for a very enthusiastic greeting!

  • Known for: a tireless devotion to playing ball.

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Jennifer Whisnant

Jennifer Whisnant Senior Account Executive

Jennifer Whisnant

Senior Account Executive

Jennifer Whisnant
A woman who wears many hats, Jennifer is the perfect candidate to take care of our textile clients! As a frequent jogger, her favorite hat is a baseball cap that says "Run Happy," but she’s also a caring account executive, a loving mother of two girls and a die-hard Wolfpack fan, ever since she graduated from North Carolina State University with a degree in textile management.

  • Personal Motto: Stay humble; hustle hard.
  • Places you’ll find her: The carpool line, at the beach, Harris Teeter.
  • Guilty Pleasure: Vanilla ice cream with Oreos and milk.

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Charlie

Small...but mighty!

Charlie Chief of Barketing

Charlie

Chief of Barketing

Charlie
One of two office dachshunds, Charlie is the newest addition to the four-legged Quixote staff.
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Meg McDonald

Meg McDonald Senior Account Executive

Meg McDonald

Senior Account Executive

Meg McDonald
Meg brings 11 years’ experience as a producer and reporter to the team - she is someone that knows how to get at the heart of a story and bring it to life. Meg is an outstanding writer, and has excellent project management skills. Meg is a graduate of UNC - Chapel Hill, with degrees in journalism and mass communications as well as political science. Meg is a board member for the Arc of High Point, and also serves on the Forsyth Tech Broadcast Advisory board.
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Barley

The ring leader of office mischief.

Barley

Barley

Barley
He solemnly swears he is up to no good, because he is always the ring leader of office mischief. Barley loves to ham it up between lounges in the office chairs and adventures in the fountain.
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Renee Harvey

Renee Harvey Assistant Account Executive

Renee Harvey

Assistant Account Executive

Renee Harvey
Generally introduced as the “creative one”, Renee enjoys the unique side of PR and marketing. With a degree in public relations from Appalachian State University and minors in English and dance, she certainly brings an eclectic approach to her projects. Renee works hard to ensure each client feels special and to deliver quality solutions to any problem.

  • Personal Motto: Drink some coffee, put on some gansta rap and handle it.
  • Guilty pleasures: mixology books, Sunday afternoon naps, the new Bieber album.
  • What inspires her: Emma Watson, fashion, travel, the month of September.

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Rachel Lalli

Rachel Lalli Assistant Account Executive

Rachel Lalli

Assistant Account Executive

Rachel Lalli
Originally from Phoenix, Rachel is used to keeping cool when situations get hot. With a marketing degree from UNC-Greensboro, Rachel specializes in nurturing relationships and putting others at ease. Whether you have an upcoming interview or are creating a new marketing campaign, she keeps your projects together and organized.

  • Guilty pleasures: Baby goats, Lord of the Rings, board games.
  • Places you’ll find her: reading, geocaching, with tacos.
  • Personal motto: Little by little, one travels far.

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Lisa Kornblum

Lisa Kornblum Office Manager

Lisa Kornblum

Office Manager

Lisa Kornblum
With an accounting degree from the University of South Florida, Lisa is the resident number cruncher for Quixote Group. Her recipe for managing the office includes a healthy serving of accounts receivable with a dash of accounts payable and plenty of supplies to go around. Whether it’s budgets, banking or benefits, her number one goal is accuracy and attention to detail.
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Jack

The smallest, yet mightiest, of all office dogs.

Jack

Jack

Jack
Prissiest of all the pups, Jack loves to get spoiled with attention! He enjoys long walks and rolling in the grass immediately after being groomed, but he’s most content in the lap of his loving owner, Lisa. He reigns proudly over the other office dogs, as the smallest yet mightiest of them all.
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Jami Kmec

Jami Kmec Assistant Account Executive

Jami Kmec

Assistant Account Executive

Jami Kmec
Hailing from eastern North Carolina (with a southern accent to prove it!), Jami graduated from North Carolina State University with a degree in communication. Always outgoing and eager to tackle any task, her optimism is infectious and brings an always-necessary level of enthusiasm to every project.
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Winston

Always on the lookout for threats and belly rubs.

Winston Office Security

Winston

Office Security

Winston
Proof that great things come in small packages, Winston loves to give kisses and is always on the hunt for his next belly rub.
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