MEET THE TEAM

Get to Know a Few of the People Behind the Work

Dave Flanagan

CEO, President

Dave started Spin Modern from his kitchen table on July 4, 2015. After making a small website that morning, client calls started coming in and he took his first sales appointment that afternoon, skipping a barbecue for a sale. In five years he amassed over 500 new clients from 46 states and 8 countries. He loves to change people’s lives through sales. Dave has a degree in Graphic Design, from TCC, Art History from Old Dominion, and has attended Regent University for his Masters in Communications. Because he loves learning and teaching, Dave is now working towards his PhD in Communications at Liberty University.

Ingrid Laine

CFO, Partner

Ingrid Laine is the Chief Financial Officer of Spin Modern. She’s responsible for keeping the company in compliance with the government and financial institutions as well as managing the vendors and sales activities of the agency. She has over 20 years of financial leadership. Prior to Spin Modern, Ingrid managed several mortgage offices. She has a BA in Finance from Bentley University in Waltham, MA.

Chuck Russell

COO, Managing Director

Chuck Russell is the Chief Operations Officer, Managing Director of Spin Modern. He’s responsible for all daily operations, sales and management of the company. He has over 20 years of executive leadership and development experience. Prior to Spin Modern, Chuck was an executive leader with Merrill Lynch in the financial industry. He has a passion for developing a high-performing team and delivering an exceptional experience to every client working with Spin Modern. Chuck has a BA, majoring in finance.

Marcela Silva

Advertising Sales Consultant

Marcela is a very talented person who always bring the perfect combination of heart and brains to a collaboration. She has the vision to move ideas forward and effective ways to implement them. Her interpersonal skills gain her valuable relationships that strengthen her network that she can always count on as she ​spent years involved in the community supporting local and regional economic growth offering insight and business consulting and connecting startups with established business owners.

Originally from Colombia, a New Yorker with roots in VA now studied Business Administration in Queens College NY.

Marc Griffin

Google Ads Manager

Marc Ian Griffin is our Google Ads Manager. With over 19 years of experience in the field of online digital marketing, he ran his own ad agency for several years, building online marketing strategies for C-Level clients. Named as the Salesman of the Year by Chevrolet and awarded the Mark of Excellence by General Motors, he created a strong reputation as the go to marketer for sales and customer service locally and globally.

As a retired 20-year veteran of the US Naval Service, he utilizes the skill sets he developed and honed during his military career. Creativity, resourcefulness, loyalty, and integrity earmark his unique style of marketing, sales, and consulting. Additionally, during his military career Marc received numerous commendations for assisting the underserved elementary children within his community with tutoring and mentoring.

Marc Ian Griffin is a Family Ministry leader at New Life Church in Virginia Beach, VA and has served in the space of family ministry for over 20 years. He’s currently on track to complete his degree in Religious Studies at Regent University.

Dylan Silliphant

Production Manager

Dylan received his B.F.A with a Graphic Design Concentration from Radford University. Dylan has been a part of the Spin Modern team for 4 years. He stays busy creating websites, designing graphics, and managing various daily operations. When he is not busy designing and maintaining websites at Spin Modern, you can find him spinning records at home with his two cats, Lemon and Clementine. He’s an avid collector of records, CDs, cassettes, and vintage film cameras. Most of his spare time is spent digging through crates at record stores, thrifting for cool collectibles, or creating art!

Robert Copeland

Search Engine Optimization Specialist

Robert Copeland is a semi-pro soccer player who studied Graphic Design at Liberty University and Norfolk State. He is an avid sports fan who will play and try just about any activity. With a very competitive drive, Robert uses this mentality to produce the best work possible for every single one of our clients. The only thing he loves as much as Graphic Designing is his dog named Copper ( American foxhound – lab mix ). Named after “The Fox and the Hound” Disney movie.

Antonia Navarrete

Web Designer

Toni, one of our web designers at Spin Modern, received her associate’s degree in general studies from TCC in 2018. In her time there, she earned her certification as a web development specialist and took several art classes that still influence her work today. During her time off, she enjoys relaxing on the beach and spoiling Lady, her adorable Shiba Inu puppy.

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My Company Top Precision used Spin Modern to design, build and host our website. They also provide ongoing SEO, advice and consultation. I would highly recommend Spin Modern for these services.
Danny Grasseschi
Danny Grasseschi
17:49 10 Sep 21
Spin Modern advertises our company to find new customers and help us make money! Period. That is why we have a website and social media pages, to be found, help people get fit and make money! Spin Modern operates with integrity and professionalism and they have experienced marketing leaders! Their team helps market us on all levels of web advertising for both of our locations in Kempsville and Bayside! It takes money to make money and their system WORKS! We have had success with Spin Modern and we are confident you will as well when you hire them!
Natural Bodyz
Natural Bodyz
13:26 15 Jul 21
Dave and his team at Spin Modern are the best. They will definitely help you transform your business and make more profits.
drlou71
drlou71
14:06 22 Dec 20
Dave and his team are top notch! Always professional and timely in their response. They have your best interest in mind and are geared toward results and return for your business!!
Parke Atkinson
Parke Atkinson
14:04 22 Dec 20
A local noble company, that really does help businesses grow!
Macro McKenzie
Macro McKenzie
23:30 23 Sep 20
Spin Modern is the best company we have used to create and develop our website. They consistently deliver on everything we ask for. Since going to Spin Modern we are now attracting more maritime students both nationally and internationally. Very knowledgeable on the constantly changing electronic world and making us more visible through Search Engine Optimization, marketing techniques and improved strategies to keep us at the fore front of the digital world. Everyone from Dave on down is passionate about what they do and they do it extremely well!!
Raymond Blanchet
Raymond Blanchet
20:54 13 Dec 19
The team at Spin Modern has been an amazing asset to our start up. From the beginning scope of assisting us with our web site and brand message, to educating us on how best to spend our marketing budget, to implementing a plan to do that, to success---they have walked us through it all. Dave's team are so well versed and knowledgeable about the services they offer and provide, that they has taught us such a wonderful understanding, that we feel 100% confident in our growth and success. Thank you for the professionalism and all that you have done for us.
Erin Hurry
Erin Hurry
00:38 13 Dec 19
I've known the president of Spin Modern Dave Flanagan for over 25 years and there was no question in my mind that when I decided to open my own small business a year ago that I wanted Dave and Spin Modern at my side. I have absolutely no regrets. The website that they designed for us is absolutely top notch. They have made adjustments to our site on multiple occasions over the last year to enable technological innovations that enable better client communications and make doing business easier. Spin Modern made all of these transitions seamless. Their SEO management is second to none. You won't find anyone out there who will work harder for you than all of the folks over at Spin Modern. If you want a true partner in your business, these are the people to which you need to talk!
James Kimmel
James Kimmel
00:30 13 Dec 19