Why Puma Creative?

We are committed to providing superior consultative services to businesses seeking new ways to rock out their marketing and sales efforts. We believe that everything we've ever known about consumerism is changing and evolving so rapidly that we, as marketers, must be innovative with strategic precision! We believe in using remarkable content to deliver qualified contacts and we believe that a commitment to delighting customers results in quality delivery and company growth.

As a certified HubSpot Agency Partner, we provide a fully integrated inbound marketing service to our clients focused on traffic generation, lead generation, customer conversion and ROI Analytics. But, we're not just a marketing firm -- we are a High-Performance Growth company.


Meet Our Leadership Team  



Chief Executive Officer

Executive, Business Strategist, Inbound Marketing Coach, Starter, Advocate.

Rachel Cogar is a progressive-thinking, profit-driven executive partner and business pioneer. She graduated from Winthrop University, and has been building, growing and selling businesses for 15+ years.

She currently consults CEOs around the world and is a keynote speaker at events such as HubSpot’s Inbound, Counselors of Real Estate Summit, Junior League of Charlotte, Charlotte Business Leaders, and Winthrop University's School of Business.

Rachel is a spokesperson for HubSpot and is a HubSpot Gold Certified Partner. Recently Rachel was a guest speaker on Worldwide Business with Kathy Ireland at NBC Universal in April 2015.  She is a two-time Gold winner of a Major Achievement in Marketing Excellence Award, a Marketing Impact Leader, and was ranked as a Top 50 Entrepreneur by Business Leader Media.

Always on the cutting edge of innovation and best practices, Rachel is revered as a thought leader AND a doer in the field of business strategy, communications and inbound marketing. Rachel's upcoming book, Inbound Thinking: From Marketing to Sales to Changing the World, reveals the underlying belief system that will change the way you see yourself as a marketing and global citizen.  Rachel's ambition and her ability to think BIG attracts Executive teams who want to capitalize on market innovation and high growth potential.



Vice President of Production

Author, Analyst, All Around Geek.  

Jonathan Lambert is an expert in project management, who is obsessed with getting things done. In addition to managing teams in the US, he has also overseen production/projects in India, Philippines, United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, Ukraine and a number of other culturally diverse environments.

With over a decade of experience in Search Engine Optimization and Data Analysis, he is uniquely positioned as a thought leader in the fields of both inbound marketing and high-level growth consultancy.

Before joining Puma Creative, Jonathan studied International Business at USC’s Darla Moore School of Business. He is an avid writer whose original work has been featured by top news organizations like Vice Media, as well as being referenced by industry heavyweights like Huffington Post.

In his spare time, Jonathan enjoys – just kidding, Jonathan doesn’t believe in spare time.




Design Manager

Graphic/Web Designer, World Traveler, Happy Dreamer.

Alesia Telega is a superb UI/UX and Graphic designer often requested by our clients.

With over seven years of experience in Adobe Photoshop CC, Illustrator CC, InDesign CC. Alesia never ceases to dazzle our clients with her speed and creativity. She prides herself in not only creating designs that look amazing, but are thoughtful and relevant, to both the client and to their audiences.

Always easy to work with, Alesia is a dedicated team player within the Puma Creative team. She never fails to remain flexible and open to new ideas and marketing trends.

When not designing, Alesia can be found traveling and sightseeing. Feel free to contact her, she would love to say hello!







Web Development Director

Engineer, Programmer, UI Architect, Inbound Marketer, Photographer and Numerologist

Thiru Prasad is a HubSpot COS expert and web specialist extraordinaire who excels in helping our clients with website development and HubSpot migration.

Though initially an electronics engineer academically, he was fascinated by and driven towards internet technology at the early stages of the internet boom, which ultimately motivated him to get a Master’s degree in Web Design and Multimedia.

Thiru has more than 14 years of work experience in a wide range of web technologies and trends.  A constant learner and thinker, he always tries to be ahead of the game – knowing the ins and outs before most and using that knowledge to keep our customers more than pleased.

As a result of his varied international business experience, Thiru is an open, adaptable colleague who celebrates diversity in all aspects of his life.  Of particular interest is inspiring positivity in others and this trait is appreciated by all who are lucky to have the opportunity to partner with him!

"Innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower."
- Steve Jobs, Founder of Apple