What Unites The JJD Team...
We are to use our positions to raise others up through shared wisdom and memorable experiences.
Meet Our Team
Sissel - Senior Production Manager
Sissel has been a professional graphic designer since graduating from Oregon State University in 2001. She has been part of the Jerry Jones Direct team for over 14 years. Her expertise and focus is on small business branding, marketing, print design and packaging. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and four kids. Sissel enjoys photography, traveling, gardening, DIY projects, cooking and treating herself to a warm cafe latte after a long day.
Abbie - Design
Abbie Haynes is a part of the Jerry Jones Direct graphic design team. She has a BS degree from Oregon State University. Prior to JJD she worked for 16 years in fashion design, trend forecasting, factory product development and production. In her free time she enjoys sewing, healthy cooking, the beach, cycling, dinner parties, yoga, pilates, traveling in any form to see the world and spending time with family and friends. Most weekends she and her husband are off on road trips looking for new adventures!
Brandi - Design
Brandi has been with Jerry Jones Direct since Day 1. She has served in a variety of roles from Administrative to Design. With over 20 years at JJD, today Brandi serves JJD Members in the Design department, creating logos for new JJD services, JJD’s practice branding program, layout and print-ready prep of hundreds of marketing pieces each year, and more. She is married to Clay, has two active boys who love the outdoors, teaches yoga and resides in the beautiful Oregon high desert town of Sisters, Oregon.
Lori - Assistant
Lori has an extensive background in writing and managing charitable foundations. She has worked in higher education and the arts for the past 20 years. She has always enjoyed free-lance writing and is thrilled to be part of the JJD team. Lori has served on the board for the National and International Fulbright Association and chairs events for local arts organization in her hometown of Oklahoma City. An artist herself, you can see one of her sculptures while driving on I-40 through Oklahoma City. She is married to Dr. Mike Alspaugh, DDS and they have 2 children. The family enjoys sailing together on the weekends. In her free time she is at the ice rink or “on set” with the kids who both compete in ice skating and act.
Lisa - Member Consultant
Lisa Mellick loves her work. During her career of managing an amazing dental practice in beautiful Bellingham, Washington, she started training and consulting with other dental practices and found that was her passion. Now with 20 years of experience in the dental industry, Lisa’s passion for efficient, consistent, and secure systems is grounded in personal understanding and professional expertise. With a direct approach, Lisa helps clients develop and implement protocols for their practice.
The more you learn and know the more productive and stress-free your office will be.
When she is not training, managing or writing an article, Lisa enjoys spending time with her family (she has 2 daughters and 3 grandchildren), gardening, fly fishing, hiking and camping. Lisa has completed 2 marathons,13 half marathons, and has summited Mt St. Helens 2 times!
Kevin has dabbled in numerous different industries over the years from teaching aerobics to senior citizens, to building custom fireplaces, to sales and marketing. The culmination of all of his experiences is a love of working with people, helping them to identify, reach, and exceed their goals. Kevin was born and raised in Oregon and graduated from Pacific University with Jerry, but don’t expect him to spill too many stories of those days… he’s pretty tight-lipped about the good ones. Family and friends mean everything to him. He spends his free time with his wife and two daughters. Most of the time, he can be found on a volleyball court, either playing or coaching (mostly coaching these days).
Chris - Member Services
Chris is a Jack-of-all-Trades. He has been an actor, stock broker, educator, construction worker, cook, and a technical writer. Chris' favorite trade by far is being a father. Chris has traveled all over Europe, North America and the Middle East and is his free time loves to read, write and learn. Chris is currently in training to do a 100 mile bike-a-thon for the JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation).
Steve - Accounting
Born and raised in Oregon, Steve still calls Oregon home and loves it here; Steve also still loves discovering new places in Oregon. Steve has been with Jerry Jones Direct since 2005 and would like to think that he laughs at Jerry more than Jerry laughs at him. Steve says “I really like this Nerdy Accountant stuff, it works for me.” Outside of the office, Steve enjoys kayaking the ocean, rivers and white water. Steve also enjoys to hike with the sun coming up.