About Us

Our company culture is focused on continual improvement and delivering value to our clients. We actively learn from every engagement, allowing us to maximize budgets and advance our services. We regularly examine if we are doing the right work for our clients and make it a part of every team discussion.

Our Mission

We help leaders leverage marketing to reach their goals and realize their business vision. 

Our Vision

We empower companies to do their best work.

Our Core Values


We seek to understand and solve our clients' real marketing problems.


We endeavor to always do what is best for our clients--even when this results in difficult conversations, recommendations, or even ending our work together.

Continual Improvement

We’re hungry to grow and to improve our work. We devote time to honing our skills to ensure and increase efficiency. 

Proactive Communication

We encourage and respond positively to prompt, clear, concise, and respectful communication. We discuss issues or concerns with our team, stakeholders, and clients tactfully and directly.

Joyful Professionalism

We delight in devising new, creative ways to solve marketing problems. We strive to deliver value, joy, and fun through every interaction with our clients.

Collaboration & Teamwork

We believe great experiences and results come from leveraging the strengths of team members and supporting each other to grow.

Our Team

Each team member is dedicated to delivering the best results to our clients. Meet some of our experts who will work on your project.

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    Mike Black

    CEO / Partner

    Mike Black is the CEO/Partner of Paige Black. His diverse educational background and obsession with innovative technologies provide a unique perspective for helping clients solve strategic marketing challenges. After a Master’s of Social Work degree from the University of Denver, he spent several years leading family therapy teams at the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado. In his spare time, he built computers from scratch. The knowledge, insight, and experience he gained culminated in forging a mission—helping small to mid-sized businesses optimize target marketing through digital solutions. He launched the company now known as Paige Black in 2013.

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    April Ducey

    VP of Marketing

    April Ducey is Paige Black's VP of Marketing. She started her career in TV production before pursuing her Master's in Media Communication at City University of London. It led her to New York City where she spent two years working for a youth insights and brand strategy agency, helping clients like Google, Facebook, and Snap connect with Millennials and Gen Z. She channels her excitement for storytelling in everything she does. Hailing from the Garden State, she moved to Colorado in 2020. In her free time, April enjoys rock climbing, mastering the art of sourdough, and hiking with her Doberman, Xena.

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    Ching Yen Chang

    Advisor / Partner

    Ching Yen Chang is both a Partner and Advisor with Paige Black. Born and raised in Taiwan, she later moved to the states where she earned a B.A. in English from Providence University. Upon graduation, she kick-started a teaching career for the next decade, providing educational instruction to international students from every corner of the globe. After settling down in Colorado, she joined Paige Black and now advises clients from China and Taiwan on doing business in the American market. Speaking three languages makes her counsel a valuable asset for navigating the complexities of Asian business strategy and culture.

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    Brooke Hull

    Marketing Coordinator

    Brooke Hull is Paige Black’s marketing coordinator, sitting at the intersection of all internal and external project workflows. She’s in her eighth year of working in the marcom industry, having mastered the attention to detail that ensures no job or deadline falls through the cracks. She holds an associates degree in multimedia technology with a concentration in print and presentation. Her main interest outside of work is classical ballet, which she’s studied for the past 10 years. When not working or dancing, she loves to spend time with her Chihuahua, Hendrix, and perfecting the art of gongfu tea ceremonies.

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    Amy Darling


    Amy Darling is a designer for Paige Black. Her eye for detail and creativity is on full display as a true graphic arts guru. But it wasn’t exactly her first career choice after graduating from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst with a B.A. in Communications. Though she grew up in Hudson Valley, NY, she also lived in NYC, San Fran, and DC—before finally settling down in Denver. She loves her husband’s impressions, nieces, nephews, and especially iced coffee. Fun facts? Amy once took a bike tour through Vietnam and her pet cat Moxie has her own Instagram account: @thedarlingmoxie

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    Jeff Cheatham

    Business Development | Copywriter | Public Relations

    Jeff Cheatham handles business development, copywriting, and public relations for Paige Black. If you need it said in a certain way, he can wordsmith his way through any challenge. After earning a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Texas, he earned his stripes in agency settings where he concentrated on public relations. This led to a decade of working in NASCAR, representing several top drivers, teams, and sponsors. It was a dream come true after spending his younger days behind the wheel of his own race car. He’s also a history buff—which explains why his favorite city is Charleston, SC.

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    Colin Linneweber

    Content Creator

    Colin Linneweber has created content for television networks, multiple industry sectors, and three Fortune 500 companies. He worked as a broadcast journalist for Xinhua News Agency and produced online material for CBS Sports and the New England Sports Network (NESN)

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