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OUR STORY

Meet the Javelinas

OUR JAVELINA HERD IS DRIVEN TO MAKE MEANINGFUL CHANGE IN THE WORLD

As a company, we advance equality and human dignity through social, political and economic change. When we level the playing field with our clients—even by an inch—millions of lives can be touched and improved.  We’re hard-working, driven to shape communities, and passionate about progress. Take a gander at our own stories and the places we like to share them.
  • Catherine Alonzo
    Catherine Alonzo
    CEO and Founding Partner
  • Bill Scheel
    Bill Scheel
    Founding Partner
  • David Waid
    David Waid
    Founding Partner
  • Marisa Hoskins
    Marisa Hoskins
    Chief Operating Officer
  • Thomas Eng
    Thomas Eng
    Director of Finance & Operations
  • Alana Campbell
    Alana Campbell
    Director of Client Services
  • Justin Plumb
    Justin Plumb
    Project Manager & Political Strategist
  • Tom Fowler
    Tom Fowler
    Marketing Strategist
  • Kim Ellerbie
    Kim Ellerbie
    Project Manager
  • Kylie McKenzie
    Kylie McKenzie
    Copywriter
  • Amber Mossman
    Amber Mossman
    Branding & Marketing Specialist
  • Bella Betancourt
    Bella Betancourt
    Marketing Specialist
Javelina’s Values
Fun Kindness Equality Integrity Growth Community Support Pushing harder than ever before Ownership Diversity

Javelinas in Action

Javelina Partner David Waid Brings Inspired Branding and Marketing to the Team
Javelina Associate Michael Romero Brings the Prop 206 Brand to Life
Javelina Associate Michelle Thomas Developing Branding and Marketing Strategy
Javelina Associate Paloma Ibanez Brings AWEE Brand to Life
Javelina Associate Ariel Reyes in Group Branding and Marketing Session
If Not Now Online Campaign Course from Javelina

Learn How to Get Elected

Start your campaign for elected office today by enrolling in If Not Now, an online campaign training for those who want to change the world through public policy.
If Not Now Online Campaign Course from Javelina

Learn How to Get Elected

Start your campaign for elected office today be enrolling in If Not Now, an online campaign training for those who want to change the world through public policy.
If Not Now Online Campaign Course from Javelina

Learn How to Get Elected

Start your campaign for elected office today be enrolling in If Not Now, an online campaign training for those who want to change the world through public policy.

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Javelina Consulting LLC 1026 E Keim Dr

Phoenix AZ 85014

 

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Catherine Alonzo
CEO and Founding Partner

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“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou

Little Fact

Discovering the secret, lesser-known language and etiquette differences between the UK and the US usually involve moments of great embarrassment for me.

Values

Kindness
Equality
Learning

Favorite Location

Bridle path — Running keeps me centered. No matter where I am in the world, as long as I can run, I can feel at home.

Bill Scheel
Founding Partner

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“Mind precedes all mental states… If with a pure mind a person speaks or acts, happiness follows her like her never-departed shadow.” – Buddha

Little Fact

My favorite yoga poses are Warrior II and Child’s Pose.

Values

Community
Doing things differently
Diversity

Favorite Location

My downtown Phoenix home — I’ve lived here for 23 years and it represents my personality and my community.

David Waid
Founding Partner

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“It was a creed written into the founding documents that declared the destiny of a nation: Yes, we can.” – Barack Obama

Little Fact

MCA of the Beastie Boys said he credited me for the band moving from punk rock to hip hop.

Values

Compassion
Hard work
Pursuit of creativity

Favorite Location

The Orchard Phoenix

Marisa Hoskins
Chief Operating Officer

“If I were to wish for anything, I should not wish for wealth and power, but for the passionate sense of potential — for the eye which, ever young and ardent, sees the possible.” – Kierkegaard

Little Fact

At my house, churros are a complete food group.

Values

Authenticity
Simplicity
Integrity

Favorite Location

Any mountain preserve or hiking trail just before the sun sets. The harsh desert landscape sparkling in gradient shades of pink, purple, and gold is spectacular — a daily work of art.

Thomas Eng
Director of Finance & Operations

 “I begin with an idea and then it becomes something else.” – Picasso

Little fact

I lived in a van down by the river.

Values

Fun, Integrity, Diversity

Favorite location

Middle of nowhere

Alana Campbell
Director of Client Services

“Whatever the problem, be part of the solution. Don’t just sit around raising questions and pointing out obstacles.” – Tina Fey

Little Fact

I’m 59 inches tall.

Values

Adventure
Dedication
Joy

Favorite Location

National Mall in DC

Justin Plumb
Project Manager & Political Strategist

“All great deeds and all great thoughts have a ridiculous beginning. Great works are often born on a street corner or in a restaurant’s revolving door.” – Albert Camus

Little fact

I used to be one of the top 25 Tetris players in Arizona.

Values

Strategy
Achievement
Trustworthiness

Favorite location

The back of the Lincoln Memorial. I used to go there, face Virginia, and read on Friday afternoons in college.

Tom Fowler
Marketing Strategist

“Darest thou now, O Soul, walk out with me toward the Unknown Region, where neither ground is for the feet, nor any path to follow.” – Walt Whitman

Little Fact

My writing can be found in 2 novels, 1 novella, 1 motion-picture, 8 non-fiction books, and 8 short-story anthologies.

Values

Empathy
Honesty
Creativity

Favorite Location

Wherever there are movies to watch and video games to play alongside friends and family.

Kim Ellerbie
Project Manager

“The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall.” – Nelson Mandela

Little Fact

I’m certified in plant-based cooking and nutrition.

Values

Kindness
Diversity
Inclusion

Favorite Location

The Ladies Pavilion in New York City’s Central Park.

Kylie McKenzie
Copywriter

“A role model? No. But I do consider myself someone that everyone should look up to.” – Tank Evans

Little fact

My 1979 copy of Pictures by J.R.R. Tolkien is my most treasured possession

Values

Kindness, Justice, Authenticity

Favorite location

Roberto’s Mexican Food, 908 E Amador Ave, Las Cruces, NM 88001

Amber Mossman
Branding & Marketing Specialist

“The most significant successes come from letting your light shine, embracing failure, and getting good at being wrong.” – Stacey Abrams

Little Fact

I used to sing backup and have performed in a lot of concerts. My crowning jewel was singing backup at a Journey/Foreigner concert!

Values

Individuality
Fun
Diversity
Resilience

Favorite Location

Charlottetown, PEI in October. Living all over the Maritimes was a beautiful experience, but nothing matched Charlottetown’s salty breeze; old, shady trees; red sand; and vast, green fields.

Bella Betancourt
Marketing Specialist

“Nothing is lost, nothing is created, everything is transformed.” – Antoine Lavoisier

Little Fact

Most of my travel around the country has been by road, and I’ve spent over 200 hours driving on road trips.

Values

Transparency
Common Sense
Mutual Respect
Balance

Favorite Location

Haulover Beach, Miami FL