Together we elevate business and deliver superior results through fusing technology, creativity, innovation, expertise and strategy, embracing Win-Win relationships.
We are the premium digital marketing specialist of Tampa Bay. In 2014, Bake More Pies was a theory about how to deliver digital marketing solutions in a way where all stakeholders win. Instead of thinking of markets and budgets as “slices of the pie” that people have to fight over, we came up with a new recipe for success.
We were in need of a creative space to match our innovative solutions, so we built a state-of-the-art studio space that embraces technology, fosters creativity, and provides a one-of-a-kind resource for our clients and our community.
Together with our clients, we Bake More Pies and create Win-Win Solutions. Through an never-done-before combination of technology, innovation, and expertise, we focus on accountability, traceability, and achieving results to grow together.
Bake More Pies has invested in the latest technology and innovative studio space, and most importantly, the expertise of its support team. Get to know the team and the decades of experience they bring to the Bake More Pies family of clients.
CEO & Founder
A native of Augusta, GA., Cordes began his career working within the Internet industry in the mid-1990’s while attending Georgia Tech in Atlanta. During this time he worked for a large solution provider as well as a consultant to small and medium-sized businesses. His internet acumen was observed by his professors who hired him to work on their research projects studying this exciting emerging marketplace. Before graduating, Cordes’ projects had earned awards from nationally recognized media outlets including placement in the Forbes “Best of the Web” issue and #3 spot in PC Week’s fast track 500.
After moving to Tampa in 2001 Cordes continued his work across several industries including medical, retail, sporting, travel, hospitality, construction, manufacturing, and education. During this time he worked to grow these businesses by developing web solutions coupled with results-driven online advertising campaigns. In 2006 he joined one of the nation’s largest agencies specializing in local advertising and co-op marketing as their Director of E-commerce and Internet Marketing. While working with the agency Cordes worked to develop and deploy innovative solutions that worked within each tier of the manufacturer, distributor, and dealer distribution model.
Prior to starting Bake More Pies, Cordes served in executive roles at two of the largest Tampa based agencies where he lead teams delivering custom digital and marketing solutions to a diverse set of clients that ranged from startups to fortune 100 companies and governments.
Mike is a WVU alumnus, holding both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in marketing from alma mater. In his spare time, you can find Mike traveling and enjoying the outdoors.
Fun Fact: Mike is a gummy bear aficionado.
Favorite Pie: Cheese Pizza
Financial & Accounting Consultant
Director of Account Services
Outside of work, Heather is a fitness fanatic, triathlete and animal lover. An Ironman All World Athlete, you can find her swimming, biking and running an absurd number of miles all over town
Fun Facts: You can find Heather in a 2005 episode of The King of Queens, but she won’t tell you which one. Now Heather enjoys her days working out more than normal people, reading books, watching old movies and spending time with her life partner and their rescue cats.
Favorite Pie: Cheesecake
Senior Digital Account Manager
Hailey has a love for dogs, specifically Boston Terriers, and she volunteers with the Boston Terrier Rescue of Florida in her spare time. She also enjoys a good book, cooking up a homemade meal, watching sports and being on the water.
Fun Facts: Hailey played volleyball in college, she can’t walk by a microwave with time remaining without clearing it, and anytime Freeform airs a Harry Potter weekend she will forget what she was doing and watch it.
Favorite Pie: Key Lime
Senior Account Manager
Alex is a BIG sports fan (as can be seen on any video chat) with his allegiance specifically aligned with the New York Yankees, San Francisco 49ers, Brooklyn Nets and of course our very own back-to-back Stanley Cup Champions Tampa Bay Lightning.
Fun Fact: Alex lived in Germany for nearly 5 years growing up and his favorite/first word was “Hubschrauber” (Helicopter)
Favorite Pie: NY Pizza Pie
Fun Fact: Pauline was one of the top 25 female fps gamers in the US in the early 2000’s. She studied classically on the upright bass. Currently an avid scuba diver. She also volunteers with the 501st Star Wars Group and dresses up as different characters to help cheer up the public.
Favorite Pie: Coconut Cream Pie and Chocolate Mousse Pie
Favorite Pie: Chicken Pot Pie
Fun Fact: Shelby collects movies, older video games, vinyl records, and oddities.
Donor Relations & Development Programs Coordinator
Nadiah is married with three children that go to Westchase Elementary School. She is excited to have joined the ART International team and is eager to help strengthen our donor relations and development programs.
Fun Facts: Nadiah was named after Nadia Comaneci (Gymnast) and she did gymnastics myself growing up… She also has Fraternal boy/girl twins!
Favorite Pie: Apple Crisp
Director of Automotive Account Services
Since graduating, Ally has been working at digital and traditional advertising and marketing companies in Sarasota and Tampa in both account management and media planning/buying. This lead to her joining the squad at Bake More Pies as a Digital Account Manager. She now proudly serves as the Director of Automotive Account Services.
In her free time, Ally enjoys spending time with her friends, family, and husband (and their three adorable adopted cats: Boots, Fred and Chester). She also enjoys watching her favorite sports teams, working out, scuba diving, seeing concerts and the occasional (tandem) skydive.
Fun Fact: Ally spent 20 years dancing competitively and recreationally and has performed at Disney's Magic Kingdom and in the Hollywood Christmas Parade in California
Favorite Pie: Oreo Pudding Pie
Automotive Director Of Client Success
Her philosophy of account service, imparted to her by the owner of the first agency she worked for, is simple: Get to know your clients. Get them to like you. Get them to trust you. Never let them down. This philosophy has served her well, and prior to joining the BMP team, she had worked with some of her clients for her entire career. She is looking forward to developing those same types of long-lasting relationships with her clients at BMP.
In her spare time, she is an avid reader and fierce armchair Jeopardy contestant who enjoys spending time with her family and friends, watching cooking shows (although seldom actually cooking), and taking walks along Bayshore Boulevard with her two rescue dogs, Phoebe and Willie.
Fun Fact: Her favorite vacation was a two-week trip to Alaska where she got to go dogsledding, see the Northern Lights, and walk on a glacier.
Favorite Pie: Pumpkin
Automotive Account Executive
His first job was for a small email marketing firm, where he learned about HTML coding and email marketing. From there, he moved to a full-service Automotive advertising agency working in radio, tv, print, direct mail, and digital as an Account Executive. All of this has led to his current position as an Automotive Account Manager at Bake More Pies!
While in college at USF, Kyle had the opportunity to work on an entire advertising campaign for the local Busch Gardens and present the campaign to the VP of the Park and all other VPs of Busch Gardens. They liked the campaign so much that they have actually started using it.
Favorite Pie:Key Lime Pie
The COVID-19 pandemic lead to Mike making his move to Florida where he looks to apply his years of automotive experience and team-first mentality to Bake More Pies and grow our Automotive Department even more!
- Mike was a professional Halo player from 2007-2009
- Mike streams on Twitch in his free time.
Favorite Pie: Apple
In her free time, she enjoys making digital art, finding new food spots, and spending time with family.
Fun Fact: Gianna is a former coach and theme park performer!
Favorite Pie: Apple lattice
In her free time, Candace enjoys spending time with her friends, family, and dogs (Cali and Halen). She also enjoys working out, going to the beach, exploring new parks and reserves, and watching her favorite hockey team (Capitals).
Fun Fact: Candace has had a passion for automotive since getting her first car, a V8 Mustang, which she used to race, but has since traded in for something more “practical.”
Favorite Pie: Blueberry
Lead Web Developer
In his free time, Kipp enjoys spending time with his family, teaching his two kids new things, playing guitar, and golfing. He likes reading and staying up on top trends in the industry.
Favorite Pie: Pizza
Favorite Pie: Her mom’s homemade Pumpkin Pie
Fun Fact: In her free time, you’ll find Rachel checking out local taco and hot dog joints, cheering on her favorite sports teams (War Eagle!), and watching TV shows from the 60s and 70s, most likely westerns!
After 20 years in the advertising & marketing field, her love of helping businesses with their marketing efforts has brought Erica to Bake More Pies as the Art Director. She uses her vast knowledge and expertise to go above and beyond on every project with a positive attitude and a smile on her face.
In her free time, Erica enjoys spending time with her family, decorating her home, and riding ATVs in the North Georgia Mountains (where she hopes to retire some day).
Fun Fact: Not only is she great at design, but Erica won a Senior math excellence award alongside a Senior art excellence award in high school...must be one of those people who is left and right brained!
Favorite Pie: A classic apple pie a la mode
Director of Video Production
After obtaining numerous industry awards for cable television promotion, Steve was a director for his first feature-length documentary, "Rain Falls from Earth: Surviving Cambodia's Darkest Hour", which was narrated by Oscar-nominated actor Sam Waterston and has played in festivals worldwide. Steve also was a producer, director, and editor of his follow-up film, "Hair I Go Again", a heavy metal documentary and Amazon #1 best-seller.
Born in Clearwater, Florida, Steve graduated from the University of South Florida with a Bachelor's degree in Mass Communications. Steve enjoys (losing at) pub trivia and has finally fulfilled his life-long dream of working with a monkey in a television commercial.
Favorite Pie: Cherry
Fun Fact: Steve proposed to his wife while hiking the Inca Trail in Peru
He graduated from Ball State University, where he studied Video Production and Digital Media. Shortly after graduation, he moved to Florida where he began helping social media influencers and multi-million dollar businesses, grow their brands.
Nev is a huge mental health advocate. He also works with a local non-profit that helps people with anxiety, ADD, depression, etc. On a typical Saturday, you’ll find him driving Zoey (his car) to the causeway and setting up a hammock between some palm trees to enjoy the Florida sun.
Fun Facts: Nev's spent an unnecessary amount of money to make his apartment a “smart home.” Next up is a smart trash can.
Favorite Pie: Chicken, Bacon, Ranch Pizza
Senior Digital Media Manager
Tim has a passion for fishing, cooking, and growing his own ingredients. His idea of a perfect day consists of fishing the flats, catching a nice fish, and then turning his catch into an elaborate dinner to share with his wife, Francesca, and dogs, Stella and Sadie.
Digital Media Buyer & Analyst
In my free time you’ll most likely find me either at a beach with my paddleboard, at a craft brewery, or schooling people at cornhole and darts.
Fun Fact: I’ve drawn all of my tattoos and have even tattooed myself and friends. I am also a Busch Light aficionado.
Favorite Pie: Coconut Cream Pie
Bake More Pies was born from the belief that if we provide a great value and great results, we create a Win-Win world where we can scale and grow together with our clients. We structure these relationships by pairing innovation, custom services, and teams around the exact needs of our clients, fulfilling the promise of our name – Bake More Pies.
5019 W. Nassau St.,
Tampa, Florida 33607
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