Rokkit Marketng Leadership Team - Dave Jacob, Len Barker and Ruth O'Keefe

Welcome to Rokkit Marketing

Rokkit Marketing was formed from passion, intrigue and vision.

After years of providing in-house marketing support, Rokkit Marketing leader, Ruth O’Keefe, found herself ahead of a  new wave of opportunity in the form of digital and social marketing.

From curiosity to intrigue and intrigue to knowledge, Rokkit Marketing was built brick by brick bringing together talent, vision and a culture established on relationships and collaboration.

Today, Rokkit Marketing focuses its curiosity for small businesses and industry-leading knowledge into strategic and well executed digital campaigns. While the terminology, trends and acronyms may seem daunting to an untrained eye – to Rokkit, a well-orchestrated and optimized result for our premier clients is the passion which makes us stick out.

Meet our Team

We are a team of dedicated professionals, ready to do what ever it takes to make your business grow.

Len Barker - Partner - Rokkit Marketing

Len Barker

Len is very good at changing hats.  He is a coder, speaker, teacher, mentor, runner, husband, father and, along with Dave Jacob, owner of Rokkit Marketing and its’ parent company Davalen!  Regardless of which hat he wears, he is passionate about commitment and excellence.


Dave Jacob - Partner - Rokkit Marketing

Dave Jacob


Dave has been a successful businessman, pilot and professional bowler over his varied career. He’s worked in technical development, management, and sales and specializes in the healthcare and manufacturing sectors. Dave also serves on the board of several charities. He currently lives in Massachusetts with his wife and dotes on his five grandsons and one granddaughter.

Ruth OKeefe

Ruth O’Keefe

General Manager
With over a decade in the game and as Rokkit’s leader, providing creative direction while understanding business strategy is what Ruth lives and breathes. Graphic design, SEO, online advertising, content creation, and project management are all areas she focuses on every day. Ruth has experience working with large enterprises as well as small business. Born in Texas but currently residing in Massachusetts, Ruth can be found toting on her three boys and dog or crocheting creations for her Etsy shop.



Russell Weller

Web & Graphic Development
South Dakota

A 15 year veteran of the advertising, marketing, and communications industry! Russell has a passion for helping businesses do and say more, for less. Specializing in helping businesses large and small, for-profit and non-profit, succeed though an engaging website design, comprehensive brand building, amazingly creative design, and top-notch marketing strategies.



Jennifer Sturges Shinn

Content Writer

As an amazing content creator and writer Jennifer helps to define the target audiences and create compelling content that helps you share your message to prospects through email, blogging, social media and more.

Justin McGarvie - Web - Rokkit Marketing



Justin McGarvie

Web Development
South Carolina

From enterprise application development to making WordPress sing, Justin rocks the  application development world. If it can be imagined, this man from South Carolina can make it happen.  Justin is always looking for a challenge and consistently gets the job done fast and efficiently.

Charli Rousseau

Charli Rousseau

Copywriter & Content Producer
Charli has 20 years of experience writing and producing content for large global brands and small businesses, as well as a variety of media outlets. She is passionate about creating simple, beautiful and useful experiences, and loves telling stories that will delight your audience. Her specialties include brand development, marketing campaigns, websites, ecommerce, social media, script writing and generally morphing into whatever type of superhero wordsmith you need. In her spare time, she enjoys discovering new food and films with her husband. Charli holds a MA  in Professional Writing and a  BA in Journalism. In addition to her work with Rokkit, you can see examples of all of Charli’s work at:

Amy Simmonds - Graphic Designer - Rokkit Marketing

Amy Simmonds

WordPress Developer and Graphic Designer
Amy has been working in graphic design for over ten years. She specializes in InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, HTML and CSS. Amy holds a MS in Human Factors and Usability Testing, a BA in Advertising and a BFA in Graphic Design. She works fast and focuses on providing exactly what a client looking for by their deadline. In addition to her work with Rokkit, you can see examples of all of Amy’s work at:

Emma Grossman - Intern - Rokkit Marketing

Emma Grossman

Digital Marketing Intern


Emma joined Rokkit Marketing as the 2019 Digital Marketing intern class. Amy is studying for a Bachelor of Journalism in Strategic Communications with an emphasis on Public Relations and a Minor in Business at the Missouri School of Journalism – consistently ranked as one of the top five programs in the country. She is looking forward to learning to gaining valuable experience of working for real clients at a successful firm.