Our team

Lisa Strong
CEO and President

With a background in commissioned sales, Lisa Strong started Strong Marketing in 2006. From simple projects to customized POP’s, Strong Marketing takes pride in attention to detail, quality products, reliable turn arounds, and building fantastic relationships.


“My clients, and their brands, have become like family to me. Humorous compliments like “You’re an omni-directional thinker in a linear world” give me immense personal gratification and keep me energized.”


In her off time, you might find Lisa 65 ft below ground as brand manager of SD Strong Distilling.


Joella Longenecker
Director of Client Services

Director of Client Services, Joella is committed to customer service, making sure each client has a positive experience. She has worked with Strong Marketing for three years. Prior to coming onboard, she was a small business owner for 15 years.


“Seeing an idea start, come to life, and turn into a creative reality, is very rewarding for me”.


Crafting, shopping for antiques, and cheering on the crimson and blue KU Jayhawks basketball team, keeps Joella busy outside her office.


Shipping Clerk

Cort is responsible for monitoring the flow of merchandise throughout our warehouse, by creating shipping documents, doing inventory, processing orders, and much more.


“I work hard to make sure our orders are shipped complete, and on time each day.”


When not in the warehouse, Cort is working towards his Bachelors degree in Business, and enjoys sampling BBQ and gaming.


Kari Porter
Media Relations

Kari is our public relations intern. She is a graduating senior at Kansas State University, majoring in Journalism and Mass Communications and International Studies. She has a passion for marketing and public relations, writing and copywriting at a agency/corporate-level.


In her free time you can find her traveling or attending concerts all over Kansas City.