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Ryan Forrest

Founder & Chief "Fun Guy"

Ryan has been on the digital marketing scene for the last decade, working closely as a strategic consultant, account manager and analytics advisor for small bricks and mortar businesses all the way up to global 100 industrial manufacturers. In 2015 he officially incorporated Fungi, now one of the top marketing agencies in Greensboro and the greater Triad.

He is passionate about bringing a scientific approach to marketing, combined with “fun” ideas to help companies better track the effectiveness of their overall sales efforts. He loves collaborating with the team and with clients to help them grow in new ways, much like mushrooms and other fungi spread to cover a forest floor.


Phone: (919) 636-9835

Mykella VanCooten

Account Manager

Over the past 10 years, Mykella Van Cooten has helped her clients grow their businesses exponentially as a team and project manager. She also has a 20-year background as a journalist trained in Toronto and New York City. Over the last 10 years, she has utilized her skill as a copywriter to design and facilitate effective project-based marketing communications campaigns worth thousands of dollars. 

Mykella has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from McMaster University in Hamilton, Canada. She is also trained in Franklyn Covey Project Management principles, and is certified as an Adult Educator, MBTI instructor and as a coach for The Ken Blanchard Companies.


Mark Kelly

Paid Search Specialist

Raised by marmots. Moved to Wisconsin. Drove Ice Road trucks. Attended Art Institute of America. Ate my own liver. Discovered Google and launched new, highly successful career as an Adwords expert.


Abhishek Bandhu

Designer / Developer

Abhishek is a self-taught graphic designer and has been working in this field for the past 5+ years. His expertise lies in branding, UI/UX, website and mobile apps design. Since designing is his passion, he doesn’t mind spending extra hours working to create a great looking product. Over his career, he has also learned WordPress development, Shopify, HTML/CSS, motion graphic and 3D. He likes to learn new things each day that help him grow personally and professionally.

At Fungi marketing, he does the designing and web development for clients. He also loves to work out (he can surely give you some fitness tips as well.), play games, and watch movies in his free time.


John Vishnesky

Social Media Specialist

John grew up in a small town in East Texas playing rock and roll until he moved to Austin, TX and was bitten by the internet marketing bug. He previously worked on Facebook’s Marketing Experts team and now helps businesses get more sales and leads through Facebook and Instagram marketing.


Corynn Myers

Account Manager

Corynn is a marketing professional located in southeast Michigan and has created and implemented marketing strategies for a wide range of industries. She prides herself in approaching marketing issues from various angles and providing unique insights for her clients. Corynn holds a master’s degree in corporate communication and a bachelor’s degree in public relations and is continuously looking for opportunities to learn.

When she’s not working hard for her clients, Corynn is hanging out with her husband and kids. She also has two cats, Leonidas and Cannoli and a crooked face dog names Maximus. Corynn is a sucker for good coffee, good food and a quiet night with friends and family.


John David Ariansen, MBA

Analytics Consultant

John David is a business consultant and the founder of Silvertone Analytics. His formal education in analytics is through the MBA program at UNCG where he concentrated in business analysis. He believes that data driven strategy is the only way to remain competitive in the long run.

During his time at UNCG and since he has gained experience working with large name brands such as HanesBrand, Volvo Group and Lowes in addition to small agile startups and medium sized businesses. Working with large multinational organizations and small local businesses in roles facing both the supply chain and marketing/sales gives him a unique insight into how analytics can improve the efficiency and effectiveness of an organization.


Phone: (336) 202-3267

John Preston

Business Process Reengineering (BPR) Consultant

Founder of EQL Advisors, a Sales Process Optimization Consultancy. John has thirty (30) years of experience in sales, marketing, operations, management and strategic planning advising privately held mid-tier firms and Fortune 500 firms in the Financial Services, Information Technology and Professional Services Industries. His direct involvement with all aspects of a company’s full life cycle from start-up, growth, maturity and transformation through sale and post sale provides him with a unique understanding of the challenges faced by small to mid-tier companies.


Phone: (336) 794-9710

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Greensboro, NC 27406

Fungi Marketing HQ

111 W. Lewis Street #107
Greensboro, NC 27406