The Team

Daryl Hively Headshot, Founder CEO Digital Media Lab Hartland Wisconsin

Daryl Hively, Founder/CEO

With over 30 years in Media, including 20 in Digital, Hively has held senior roles at Knight Ridder, EW Scripps, Advance Internet and Journal Communications. He launched his first digital agency in 2010 for Journal, founded Guarantee Digital in 2011 and since then has grown from one partner to over 150, in markets of all sizes nationwide.

Peggy Olson Headshot, Digital Media Lab Director Digital Media Lab Hartland Wisconsin

Peggy Olson, Digital Media Lab Director

Peggy Olson has over 18 years of Digital Marketing experience and has a passion for helping businesses excel online. Peggy loves working with local businesses on all levels to help them meet their digital goals. She currently leads all Digital Workshops for the Digital Media Lab and works with businesses on strategy, digital how-to’s and digital coaching.
Dan Schimp Headshot, Business Development Executive

Dan Schimp, Business Development Executive

Dan has over 15 years of digital marketing experience. He has worked as a Media Consultant for several Fortune 500 companies. His focus is to educate clients on the changes in digital marketing and help them get their business in front of the right audience. Dan understands how media is consumed by diverse demographics. By using market research and analysis he has generated innovative client-centric solutions tailored to client needs in alignment with their goals. What’s imperative to Dan is to continue to foster relationships and be an on-going business resource.
Dean Beck Headshot, Finance HR Director Digital Media Lab Hartland Wisconsin

Dean Beck, Finance/HR Director

Dean began his career in accounting with Arthur Andersen as an intern while studying at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee. He graduated with a BS-Accounting degree, obtained his CPA license and then worked several years as an auditor with AA. Dean began his private accounting career as a Chief Financial Officer of a small company and has worked for progressively larger companies throughout his career before joining Guarantee Digital team in July 2015 as the Director of Finance and Human Resources.
Kristi Secord Headshot, Account Management Supervisor

Kristi Secord, Account Management Supervisor

Kristi is very proud to be a part of the best white labeled Digital Agency “you’ve never heard of.” With 10+ years of experience in marketing, web & social for the local NBA arena, her skill sets mesh nicely with GD’s services. Kristi brings a wealth of problem solving, strategy and organizational skills that help guide the Account Management team to success. November 2016 marks Kristi’s 4th year with Guarantee Digital.
Kris Timmer Headshot, Web & Production Manager

Kris Timmer, Web & Production Manager

Kris leads the web and production teams at Guarantee Digital. A creative and organized team leader, she offers strategic and operational direction and implementation and has a passion for all things web! Kris began her career as a graphic designer for advertising agencies and spent many years in hospitality from managing private clubs and a boutique hotel, to catering and banquets.