Over the past few years, Jackie has grown what was originally a home-based business to a firm of over 10 talented employees serving hundreds of customers due to her enterprising vision to serve her clients' needs. Jackie has used her creative abilities and forward thinking to build a company able to assist businesses with simple, bold and powerful marketing strategies. She has a true passion to bring the entrepreneurial spirit alive in growing businesses through intelligent design and deliverables.
Jackie was recently nominated and featured as a Spotlight for the National Association of Professional Women for her role as an entrepreneur and owner of Encore Visions.
Originally from San Antonio, Texas, Jackie graduated from Texas A&M University in 2005 and 2006 with an undergraduate degree in Animal Science and a Master of Agribusiness, respectively. She now resides in Aspermont, Texas with her husband, Jason who is an area manager for Basic Energy Services, their oldest son Weston who was born in June of 2008 and are the proud parents of a new bundle of joy, Grant, who was born in August 2010.
The family also owns and operates Lackey Livestock, a show pig and cattle operation.
Robyn grew up in west central Minnesota, actively involved in the livestock industry. She spent her youth raising and showing Hereford and Angus cattle in conjunction with her family farm. Her passion for agriculture lead her to South Dakota State University where she obtained a degree in Agricultural Journalism. Before joining Encore Visions, Robyn held positions as Marketing & Media Promotions Manager at the Clay County Fair and later served as Executive Director of the Iowa Sheep Industry Association. Additionally, she freelanced on various projects as a graphic designer within the agriculture community.
Robyn currently resides in Conrad, Iowa with her husband Brad who works as an Ag and Commercial Loan Officer for MidwestOne Bank. Together they also run Amthauer Club Lambs.
In December 2010, Jamie Banbury joined the EV Team as a graphic designer based out of Danville, Ohio. Jamie graduated from The Ohio State University with a degree in agricultural communications in 2009 and was employed previously as director of communications with the Ohio Pork Producers Council. She also spent five years working at Ohio’s Country Journal and Ohio Ag Net, one of the state’s largest agriculture news sources and radio networks.
Jamie’s interest in agriculture stems from growing up on one of the largest commercial sheep and goat operations in the Midwest, combined with several years of showing market lambs through 4-H and FFA. Throughout her show career, Jamie exhibited multiple breed champions or reserves at NAILE, Reserve Overall at the National Western Stock Show and the champion or reserve at the Ohio State Fair seven times. Today, she continues to be involved with the industry assisting her younger sisters with their lambs, helping other exhibitors locate their club lamb projects and hosting an annual lamb camp that educates youth from across the nation.
Tell Stevens came to Encore Visions in May 2009 as a project coordinator and to serve as part of the web development team. He has proven to be a huge asset to our team as he is constantly coming up with more efficient ways to do things, out-of-the-box ideas and a has creative passion like none other.
Tell is in the Fightin' Texas Aggie Class of 2006 and has a strong background in cattle and sheep. He was raised in Bangs, Texas on a commercial cattle and farming operation. His love for agriculture, desire to serve people and creative mind set make him a wonderful fit at Encore Visions.
Kristi has a bachelors degree in Animal Science from Texas A&M University and has been with Encore Visions since it first originated. While Kristi still helps Encore Visions with Website Development, she plays a huge role as the Vice President and Manager of Unit Visions, our subsidiary company that handles the marketing and communications for Mary Kay Sales Directors.
Kristi has a great deal of knowledge in the area of strategic marketing that she gained while interning with the Dallas Convention and Visitors' Bureau. While working for the bureau she spent time researching media value and how advertising translated to a dollar value return for the organization.
Her knowledge also expands to the area of niche markets, and how to best create campaigns and organize websites that will most effectively target such markets. This experience, coupled with her current studies in marketing and planning, has made Kristi a valuable asset to the Encore Visions Team.
Originally from Hico, Texas, Tandi is the 2nd daughter of Rod and Velvet Townsend. She spent her youth raising and showing hogs as well as being an integral part of her FFA Chapter. Tandi graduated from Texas Tech University in August 2010. She has a passion for the agriculture industry and for customer service and has found her way back to it through Encore visions. Prior to joining Encore Visions, Tandi held a position as a Program Specialist at South Plains Association of Governments.
As a committed and dedicated employee that possesses a great work ethic, we feel fortunate to have Tandi on our team!
Nikki has a bachelors degree in Business Education from Wayland Baptist University in Plainview, TX. During her time at school, she had an opportunity to play on the women's basketball team where they reached and continued a tradition of being the only women's team in collegiate basketball to win over 1,400 games. After college she moved back to her hometown, Haskell, TX where she taught and coached for 4 years. Her and husband, Tate of nearly 5 years just recently had their 1st child, baby girl Karter on July 6th, 2011. Nikki joined our team in January of 2012 and we are fortunate to have her.
The DRIVE team is excited for the addition of Marissa Tankersley to our team. Marissa is originally from Stockton, Kansas, graduated high school in 2005. She went on to further her education at Butler Community College, in El Dorado, Kansas, and Kansas State University. She received Bachelor degrees in Animal Science and Mass Communications. While growing up Marissa was extremely involved in 4-H and FFA. She showed cattle, sheep and hogs. Her passion for livestock continued throughout her college career as she was a member of the 2005- 2007 Butler Community College and 2008 K-State Livestock Judging teams.
Marissa plays a key role here at DRIVE being involved in Live Bid auctions, Sales and our new youth publication, as an assistant editor.
As a committed and dedicated employee that possesses a great work ethic, we feel fortunate to have Marissa on our team!
Kelli grew up south of Dallas in Waxahachie, Texas involved in FFA and graduated from Waxahachie High School in 2006. From there, she continued her education as a Red Raider at Texas Tech University and fell in love with west Texas. During her time in Lubbock, Kelli was a member of the 2007 Texas Tech Meat Judging Team as well as an Agri-Techsan student recruiter, where she solidified her desire to pursue a career in agriculture.
She joined the team in Haskell when she graduated in December 2011 with a master’s degree in Agriculture Communications. She has quickly adapted to the small town life halfway between her hometown and her alma mater and is thoroughly enjoying her part in the DRIVE and Encore team!
Brenda Mays joins the EV Team with over 25 years experience in accounting in a variety of industries including hospital, wholesale propane transport, oil and gas, accounting and newspaper firms.
Brenda works out of the Aspermont, Texas office and is a graduate of Aspermont High School who has recently returned to the big city to raise her family. She has been married to Frank (Choocho) Mays for over 20 years and has a 7 year old daughter, Takayla.
Brenda works closely with both Encore and Unit Visions, as well as handling the books for all Lackey owned and operated businesses.
Encore Visions, founded in 2005, is a full-service advertising and marketing studio ready to assist you in building and maintaining a seamless brand image. Our mission is to help businesses maximize their full potential through intelligent and creative marketing campaigns. Whether you’re a small or large venture, we’re ready and excited to help you grow!
Passion is the difference...
Our passion, combined with industry knowledge, business and entrepreneurial spirit and natural design talent, is shown in every piece of media produced at Encore Visions. We work with our clients to develop lucrative marketing programs best suited for the company and industry in order to gain ultimate results.
We are motivated by the possibility of your success. It is a direct reflection of our capabilities. Therefore, we take the time to cater to each client’s individual needs, and develop diverse and uniquely professional items that achieve outstanding results.
How we do what we do
We aren’t afraid to try new things, we pay attention to current trends and never stop learning! A great deal of creative vision helps a lot too!
How to Find Us
1201 North 1st, Haskell, TX 79521
P.O. Box 243, Haskell, TX 79521
Encore Visions is proud and honored to be part of many great organizations.
Encore Visions is always looking for creative and intelligent minds. If you are interested in applying for a position with the EV Team or looking for internship possibilities, please email your resume and cover letter to: email@example.com. We look forward to speaking with you.
Encore Visions has an internship program available to those interested in learning more about the marketing and advertising business.
It is an intense, comprehensive program that can be done on or off location at any time. If you are interested in learning more about it, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to receive detailed information and see if you qualify.
Websites that we are affiliated with in some way or another or frequent often:
Lackey Livestock (family cattle and pig business)
Billy Greaves Insurance Agency (available for your livestock & other insurance needs - licensed in Texas only)