Our Team

We are Dispense Marketing

At Dispense Marketing, we are fueled by a commitment to assist independent pharmacies and the pharmaceutical industry at large in Leeds, AL. Recognizing the significant role independent pharmacies play in their clients' lives, we advocate for technology-enhanced human connections, believing in their potential to foster growth within the pharmaceutical sector.


Jason Carpenter

Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)

Jason Carpenter, CMO at Dispense Marketing, leverages 26 years of business development and financial management expertise. With a focus on fostering client relationships and ensuring financial stability, Jason is committed to empowering independent pharmacists. His extensive background includes owning distribution centers across multiple states, advising government agencies, and investing in startups. Jason recognizes the importance of innovative marketing strategies in today's dynamic landscape, making Dispense Marketing an ideal fit for his vision of supporting community health through effective marketing solutions.


Joshua Pirestani

Marketing Director

Joshua Pirestani, serving as Marketing Director, brings a wealth of experience in marketing within the independent pharmacy sector. With a background in advocating for the interests of independent pharmacies through a pharmacy trade association, Josh has a deep understanding of the industry landscape. His expertise lies in developing effective marketing strategies tailored to the unique needs of independent businesses, particularly pharmacies. With a focus on driving growth and visibility, Josh is dedicated to helping independent pharmacies succeed in competitive markets.


Michael Gross

Sales Director

As the Sales Director, Michael Gross brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record of success to the team. With a background in business administration and a knack for sales, Michael has consistently exceeded targets throughout his career. From securing contracts with Fortune 500 clients to scaling digital marketing agencies, Michael's expertise and leadership are invaluable assets in driving growth and achieving results. With his strategic approach and dedication to excellence, Michael is committed to leading the sales team to new heights of success.


Mario Valdez

Agency Operations

Mario Valdez, our agency's Marketing Manager, seamlessly integrates a rich educational foundation with military experience. He holds a Master's in Business Leadership and a Bachelor's in Business Administration from Trident University International, both earned with distinction.
With a background in the United States Air Force Reserves, Mario specialized in hospitality management and logistics. In his civilian career, Mario has excelled in various domains, including communications, finance, management, and technology. His diverse expertise uniquely positions him to drive marketing initiatives with precision and effectiveness. With a blend of leadership, technical prowess, and military discipline, Mario is a vital asset to our marketing team.


Matthew Hurtado

Agency Relations Manager

Matthew Hurtado, Agency Relations Manager, is a proud graduate of the University of Colorado Boulder, where he earned his degree in Environmental Science. With over a decade of experience in business development, Matthew's journey began with a passion for environmental stewardship and community engagement. Today, he leverages his expertise to manage relationships with national accounts within pharmacy trade associations, buying groups, vendors, and other key stakeholders. Matthew's background in environmental science informs his strategic approach, allowing him to navigate complex challenges with creativity and foresight. His commitment to excellence and collaborative spirit makes him an invaluable asset to the agency and its partners.


Grace Win

Sr. Agency Project Manager

Grace Win serves as our dedicated Agency Project Manager, overseeing the seamless execution of projects from inception to completion. With a background in project management and a knack for organization, Grace ensures that timelines are met, resources are optimized, and objectives are achieved with precision. Her collaborative approach fosters effective communication among team members, driving efficiency and productivity. Grace's commitment to excellence, coupled with her strong leadership skills, makes her an invaluable asset to our team. With Grace at the helm, our projects are in capable hands, delivering exceptional results time and time again.


Alyssa Bonde

Project Manager

Alyssa Bonde is our dedicated Project Manager, renowned for her exceptional organizational skills and unwavering commitment to project success. With a wealth of experience in project management spanning several years, Alyssa possesses a proven track record of delivering results and exceeding client expectations. Her meticulous attention to detail, coupled with her proactive approach to problem-solving, ensures that every project is executed seamlessly from inception to completion. Alyssa's leadership qualities and effective communication skills make her an invaluable asset to our team, driving efficiency and excellence in all endeavors.


Cesar Puente

Social Media Manager

Cesar Puente, a key member of our marketing team, specializes in social media strategy and execution. With several years of experience in creating compelling social media campaigns, Cesar has a deep understanding of how to engage audiences and build brand loyalty through various platforms. His creativity and strategic approach have helped shape the online presence of numerous clients across different industries. Committed to staying ahead of trends and delivering impactful results, Cesar is dedicated to enhancing our clients' social media footprint with innovative and effective strategies.


Andrea Paterson

Sr. Website Designer

As Senior Website Designer, Andrea Paterson brings a wealth of expertise honed over years of experience. With a robust background in web design, she combines creative flair with technical proficiency to develop captivating online experiences. Andrea is highly skilled in translating concepts into visually stunning websites that resonate with audiences. Her dedication to staying abreast of industry trends and cutting-edge technologies ensures that she delivers innovative solutions tailored to meet clients' needs. Known for her meticulous attention to detail and commitment to excellence, Andrea consistently exceeds expectations in her role.