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.


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.


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.


Meet the Team


Owner & Chief Digital Marketer


Jonathan Musgrave Owner & Chief Digital Marketer

Jonathan has specialized in marketing for insurance, financial and service professionals for his entire career. With a background in copywriting and a passion for small businesses, he has dedicated his career to direct response marketing. He founded Steep Digital in 2017 after working for over 10 years in the FMO space. As the CEO of Steep Jonathan pours himself into the nuances of our marketing process that help us deliver high-quality prospects to our clients. He enjoys troubleshooting, consulting and is always full of ideas that other people may not consider. Outside of work Jonathan loves snowboarding and spending time in the mountains with his wife Ruth.


Chief Operations Officer


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.

Director of Production Marketing


Kathy Kosta Director of Production Marketing

Kathy is the Director of Production Marketing and uses her broad marketing, graphic/web design background to ensure that the end-product is beautiful, easy-to-read, and drives conversions. Her career spans everything from owning her own freelance business to working for fortune 500 companies. Kathy’s loud laugh has been known to shatter eardrums and windows. She spends her time making jewelry, gardening, and herding cats.

Video Marketing Manager


Matt Lenagh Video Marketing Manager

Matt is the Video Marketing Manager and uses his diverse background to create and tell stories through video. His career started in industrial automation working within a large sales organization, before moving into content marketing. He developed his video production and content marketing skills while traveling abroad for 3 years working with a multitude of businesses/clients across the world. Matt is an avid adventurer, and you can often find him running up a mountain or scuba diving in the ocean. He is a constant seeker of learning and exploring and will talk your ear off if you let him.


Account Manager


Nathan Detandt Account Manager

Nathan joined the team in 2020. He retired from the United States Navy in 2018 where he used his IT skills to maintain global networks and establish satellite communication for deployed units on land and at sea. He also served as a public relations officer managing social media platforms for military commands around the world. Before joining Steep, he used digital marketing to help a non-profit organization assist military veterans during their transition from active duty to civilian life. As a Campaign Specialist at Steep, he loves taking an initial idea from an advisor and turning it into a successful marketing event that helps people across America. After work Nathan spends time with his wife and three kids, his family helps foster other children in the community and they enjoy spending time outdoors going hiking, camping, or fishing.


Account Manager


Alex Miller Account Manager

Alex graduated from Purdue University with a degree in marketing and PR in 2020 and interned in the sport racing field as well as marketing and logistics for a produce company in Indianapolis. He moved to Colorado in 2020 to pursue a career in marketing and explore the mountains. As a campaign specialist he likes the communication aspect and creating ground-up marketing strategies for advisors. After work he spends his time exploring and hiking anywhere and everywhere in Colorado and wants to climb at least half of the 14er mountains in the state.

Marketing Sales Executive

Phil Pak
Phil Pak

Phil Pak Marketing Sales Executive

Phil was born and raised in the beautiful state of Colorado and joined the Steep team in 2022. He has had various sales roles for over 20 years, from retail to automobiles to inside sales. With a strong background in the financial services industry and a securities license, he has worked for one of the largest retirement plan providers in the industry. His passion for creating long lasting relationships with his clients has helped them achieve their goals and succeed in their businesses. Away from work, Phil enjoys spending time with his wife and three kids, playing golf in the warmer seasons, camping and fishing in the summer, skiing and snowboarding in the winter, and watching football in the fall (Go Broncos!)



Caleb Morgan Digital Production Specialist

Caleb joined Steep in 2018 and works as a Digital Production Specialist. He builds Landing Pages, Marketing Automations, & Facebook ads. He has a passion for helping others succeed and learning new things. In his free time, Caleb loves playing guitar and hiking in the Rocky Mountains.


Digital Production Specialist


Brandon Randash Digital Production Specialist

Brandon is a Colorado native and joined the team in 2020. After graduating from the University of Colorado, Boulder, he started his own media company doing freelance work around the Denver Metro area, working mainly with realtors and non-profit organizations. During this time, he was able to work on a variety of projects that exposed him to all aspects of the marketing and digital production industry. Brandon is an Eagle Scout who enjoys photography, exploring the outdoors, brewing beer, and working on DIY projects in his free time.


Digital Production Specialist


Kiet Tran Digital Production Specialist

Kiet is a Digital Marketing Production Specialist who takes pride in the end-to-end creation and implementation of the necessary marketing assets to ensure successful campaigns for all clients. Kiet was born and raised in Wichita, KS, bringing his talents to Colorado to pursue opportunities in marketing where he can contribute to initiatives involving digital marketing, content creation, and social media. Outside of work, Kiet enjoys traveling to attend music events, being a foodie, playing various sports, and exploring the outdoors.

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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