About Our Team

Meet the crew that makes up Kite Media.
Garrett Kite

Garrett Kite

Business Development
Garrett started Kite Media in 2010 as a student at Utah State University and the company has been one of his passions ever since. Originally from Idaho, Garrett spent several years living in Los Angeles before making Utah his home. He loves the outdoors, especially the mountains and takes any chance he can to go to the beach. When he’s not working you can find him catching up on his favorite sports teams – the Seattle Seahawks, LA Dodgers, Utah Jazz and his beloved Utah State Aggies. Garrett loves digital marketing and how it allows him to combine creativity, strategy and design to help his clients gain new business.

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Dusty Haws

Dusty Haws

Pay-Per-Click Advertising Specialist
Dusty is a native of San Diego, California and now calls Utah home. He is a graduate of Utah State University with a degree in Business Administration. Dusty is an avid sports fan and loves his hometown Padres, as well as going to the beach. He enjoys working around the house and going to the gym. Before joining Kite Media, Dusty worked for a nationwide carpet cleaning company doing marketing and sales. He was able to see many diverse business operations and has incorporated them into his work at Kite Media. He also loves spending time with his wonderful wife and their baby boy.

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Colten Van Tussenbrook

Web Designer, Digital Marketer
Colten started at Kite Media in 2016 while finishing up his degree from Utah State in Technical Writing and Computer Science. He loves working with the web, especially web design and digital marketing. He also enjoys graphic design, writing code and keeping up with the latest tech news. Colten also has a passion for writing, in particular about technology and business. When Colten is not connected online, he’s usually on a remote river fly fishing (if it’s warm), or hitting the slopes and enjoying the greatest snow on earth (if it’s cold).

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Lizzy Kite

Graphic Designer, Web Designer
After 3 years of marriage, Lizzy decided it was finally time to join her husband Garrett and the Kite Media team. She was born in Las Vegas and raised in Utah. She graduated from Utah State University with a bachelor’s degree in Family Finance. After graduation, she worked in the mortgage industry for 3 years doing marketing and office management. She has a passion for graphic design and all things creative. Lizzy enjoys playing tennis, watching movies and trying new restaurants with her husband, and they recently welcomed their first child into the family.

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Garrett Wood

SEO Samurai
Garrett grew up near Salt Lake City, spent a couple years in California, and then moved up to Utah State to pursue a degree in Exercise Science. Before joining KiteMedia, he spent his time helping to grow a small business franchise here in Logan, Utah. Garrett is a huge sports fan and loves watching the NFL and NBA as well as playing beach volleyball and spikeball. He enjoys warm weather and visiting as many national parks as he can every summer. When life slows down, he loves to read, write, and watch movies.

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Adam Hansen

Adam Hansen

SEO Guru
Adam joined the Kite Media team in 2016 after moving from his hometown Kaysville, Utah to Logan to study at Utah State University. He recently spent two years living in Southern California, where he came to love the good weather that Utah doesn’t always seem to offer. Adam finds joy in helping others and loves to put his problem-solving and creative skills to the test, especially in the field of digital marketing. Adam loves sports, and is always up for a pick-up game of basketball or beach volleyball. He also enjoys playing the guitar, eating Mexican food, and connecting with others through social media.

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Mark Bell

SEO Guy
Mark Bell is a Salt Lake native studying psychology at Utah State University. His specialties include photography, videography, and talking about feelings. Mark could eat sushi for the most meals for the rest of his life, and is the kind of person who tells others not to end their sentences in prepositions (but ironically). He absolutely believes that everyone should make their beds.

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Rachel Cottrell

SEO Specialist
Rachel joined Kite Media in the summer of 2014, after graduating from Utah State University with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing. She has experience with graphic design, website design, search engine optimization, and has many other related skills. Rachel enjoys spending time with her husband and their twin boys, born last September.

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Kite Media is Hiring!

We’re a small business, but we are growing steadily and are always looking for good people to join the team.

We only bring-on hard working, honest people that want to work in digital marketing. If you think you would be a good fit for Kite Media, and have an interest in the type of work that we do, then send us a message.

We currently have an opening for someone to take charge of our SEO efforts. Check out the job description and apply here!

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