About Us

Our Marketing Philosophy

Lots of people understand the digital marketing world. Lots of other people understand the financial world. But there are few who are masters at both. Steep Digital Marketing’s secret is pairing the best digital marketers with the best financial advisors.

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Who we serve

The trait that’s consistent in our most successful clients is that every one of them runs a growth-oriented practice. Whether it’s getting from $5M to $10M or from $50M to $100M, we’re passionate about helping growth-oriented businesses explode their production with targeted direct-response digital marketing.

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How we’re different

We’ve seen it a thousand times … a marketing company pitches a program that promises to be the silver bullet and is guaranteed to create overnight success. This is NOT one of those programs, and we’re NOT one of those companies. We know reaching the top takes time, careful planning and LOTS of hard work. But for those willing to take the steep journey with us, there’s a summit out there we’re ready to conquer with you.

Our Process

They say hindsight is 20/20, and we say experience is the greatest teacher. Our clients rely on our deep experience as a compass to guide them in the creation of a customized marketing plan. Since your business isn’t like everyone else’s, we take the time to listen and understand your specific goals. Together, we’ll map a path to help you reach those goals by filling your calendar with quality prospects.

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Meet the Team

Jonathan

Jonathan
Musgrave
Owner & Chief Digital Marketer

Jonathan

Jonathan Musgrave Owner & Chief Digital Marketer

Jonathan has specialized in marketing for advisors for over a decade. He founded Steep in 2017 with the goal of making digital marketing accessible to everyone. He has had the opportunity to design and build a variety of digital marketing systems ranging from scalable seminar programs to fully automated conversion funnels. Outside of work, you can find him and his wife, Ruth, enjoying many of the things that make Colorado a great place to call home, like snowboarding, mountain biking or exploring new hiking trails.

Ruth

Ruth
Musgrave
Chief Operations Officer

Ruth

Ruth Musgrave Chief Operations Officer

Ruth has over 10 years of experience in the finance world. Her unwavering attention to detail and management experience groomed her to manage digital projects in Steep’s fast-paced environment. She deeply cares for the businesses her work supports and has a personal connection and passion for the business itself. When not crunching numbers, Ruth prefers a good book, a tasty cup of coffee or anything that involves shopping, crafting or Disney.

Jordan
Bentle
Copywriter

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Jordan

Jordan Bentle Copywriter

Jordan has been helping financial advisors in various capacities for the past eight years but gravitated to digital marketing as his “lane.” He has experience helping advisors craft messaging and financial plans, along with digital marketing experience in other industries, including tech, branding and payroll services, which gives him a different eye for coaching clients to maximize their digital marketing spend. Jordan has a penchant for burritos, and you can find him backcountry snowboarding in the winter and camping and hiking in the summer.

Peter
Engle
Digital Marketer

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Peter

Peter Engle Digital Marketer

Peter started with Steep in 2017 and enjoys working with his clients to make their campaigns a success. He specializes in social media advertising and also builds custom landing pages, creates ads and is a client representative. He has worked in the automotive and retail industries, in both marketing and sales roles, and brings the lessons he has learned from those industries to his current position at Steep. When Peter is not at work, you can usually find him in the mountains with his dog, Burley.

Annie

Annie
Holley
Digital Marketer

Annie

Annie Holley Digital Marketer

Annie has always been passionate about the possibilities digital marketing holds. Before joining Steep, she used social media marketing to grow her yoga business, building a strong following and client list. As a digital marketer at Steep, Annie has enthusiastically embraced the many skills required to support her clients. She is very relationship-oriented and truly enjoys her role in creating marketing success for them. Outside of work, you will likely find Annie somewhere outside with her dog, Yogi, probably hiking, camping, skiing or swimming.

Caleb

Caleb
Morgan
Digital Marketer

Caleb

Caleb Morgan Digital Marketer

Caleb has always been intrigued with digital creativity and loves learning new ways to use that outlet to better those around him. At Steep, he uses his digital creativity to build landing pages and Facebook advertisements. He is eager to continue to develop his skills and acquire more tricks of the trade. In his free time, Caleb loves playing guitar, learning about mobile development and connecting with others.

Henry
Ward
Regional Account Manager

Henry
Henry

Henry Ward Regional Account Manager

Henry is an ambitious Colorado native with a passion for brand development, digital marketing, advertising and content creation. Since joining the Steep team, he has focused on converting ad spend to profit for his clients. Outside of work, Henry dedicates his time to Denver's creative community, seeking to bridge the gap between talented creative professionals and brands who are in business for the right reasons.

Summitting Steep’s 14ers

Across Colorado there are 58 “14ers” — mountain peaks exceeding 14,000 feet. Summiting even the easiest 14er tests your dedication and drive and reveals you are in dire need of more cardio.

At Steep, we have 14 of our own “14ers” that represent our values, ethics and culture. Each Steep 14er embodies an aspect of what it means to be a good Steep teammate.

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