OUR TEAM

Vince Boileau

Vince Boileau

Managing Partner

Vince is a strategic thinker, communicator and leader. He is passionate about helping others to tell complex stories with nuance and authenticity. Vince is dedicated to growing a company that creates meaningful change for our clients, team and the communities where we work. He earned his bachelor’s in communications from Grand Valley State University in 2008, served for three years as editor and assistant director at a media production company and joined Boileau Communications in 2012. In his free time, Vince enjoys playing and recording music, socializing over nerdy board games, watching good sci-fi, and doubling as a jungle gym for his three kids.

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Leanne SChaeffer

Leanne SChaeffer

Partner

Leanne joined Boileau after directing marketing for a hospitality management company. Through her experience, Leanne developed a rounded knowledge across industries and thoughtful insight into stakeholder perceptions. Identifying creative solutions to tough communications issues, Leanne serves as a valuable partner to our clients and asset to our company. A Grand Valley alumna, Leanne earned her bachelor’s in Advertising and Public Relations. Outside the office, she can be found spending quality time with family, rocking first base in slow pitch softball, or sitting down with a good book in one hand and a glass of wine in the other.

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Erich Boileau

Erich Boileau

Partner

Erich is a strategic thinker, writer and teacher whose passion is to see people and organizations grow into the truest expression of their best selves. People (and their stories) are complicated by nature, and he enjoys the challenge of bringing clarity and understanding into complex scenarios. Prior to becoming a partner in 2021, Erich served the company in various roles for 12 years, and his approach is informed by nearly a decade of non-profit leadership experience while living abroad in Morocco and Japan. He earned his bachelor’s degree in English from Grand Valley State University in 2009. Erich is fascinated by the human brain, and outside the office he enjoys co-hosting a Japanese-language podcast on mental health with his wife, barstool philosophizing with friends, and spending time with his dog Fuji.

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Kylie White

Kylie White

Account Manager

Kylie joined the Boileau in 2019. She views her work as playing Charlotte from “Charlotte’s Web,” taking webs of information and spinning them into something beautiful that everyday people can understand. Her webs take the form of press releases, op-eds, video scripts, email campaigns, strategic plans, print materials, blog posts and more for clients across all industries. When not at work, Kylie plays piano, snowboards, slays her weekly Dungeons & Dragons campaign, wrestles her crazy puppy, and travels with her husband.

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Patrick Clark

Patrick Clark

Account Manager

Patrick joins the Boileau team with over 25 years of experience as a teacher, coach and business development professional. He brings a passion for community development and education to the company.

In his free time, Patrick can be found producing a vintage radio hour livestream that now reaches across international borders with over 160 voiceover actors involved.

Erin Trisch

Erin Trisch

Account Manager

Prior to joining Boileau, Erin Trisch served as marketing director for the West Michigan Tourist Association and development manager with the Alzheimer’s Association. She earned her bachelor’s in communications from Hope College.

Outside of work, Erin’s an avid reader, enjoys travel and relaxing in the sun at Grand Haven State Park.

Greg DeWeerd

Greg DeWeerd

Senior Graphic Designer

Greg is a strategic thinker, designer and digital marketing expert with over 10 years’ experience both in-house and in the agency setting. He earned his bachelor’s in business from Davenport University and continued his education with design courses through Kendall College of Art and Design. In his free time, Greg likes spending time with his wife and two kids and enjoys camping, hiking and going to the beach.

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Kelly Roels

Kelly Roels

Graphic Designer

Kelly blends her natural eye for compelling and beautiful imagery with a level of pragmatism and efficiency uncommon among designers. She understands that design is an extension of message, and draws upon the visual elements best suited to tell the story and encapsulate the brand. A graduate of Grand Valley State University‘s bachelor of fine arts program, Kelly has supported Boileau Communications with print advertising and collateral design, outdoor displays, website design and just about anything we’ve thrown her way. Outside of work, she enjoys time with her family in Zeeland.

Nate Knobloch

Nate Knobloch

Graphic Designer

Nate graduated from the Baker College of Muskegon in 2015 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Digital Media Design. He previously worked for the Grand Rapids Symphony and brings seven years of graphic design experience to the team. Outside of work, Nate enjoys performing in local theater, creating wood-burning portraits, reading, and listening to 70s and 80s music.

Chris Kemperman

Chris Kemperman

Video Producer

A media producer with an eye for detail, Chris joined the team in 2021, bringing experience in producing compelling, meaningful video and animation content. As a 2016 graduate of Grand Valley State University’s Film and Video program, Chris specializes in a little bit of everything but especially loves motion graphics and post-production work. His past experience in freelancing and agency work have given him the ability to use video as a tool to further and enhance each client’s unique story. When not at work, Chris can be found playing D&D, lifting weights, co-hosting a podcast and perfecting his puns.

Matt Nutile

Matt Nutile

Video Producer

A natural visual storyteller, Matt joined the team as a media producer in 2021. His past experience as media director for the Grand Rapids-based transitional housing non-profit Exodus Place and as a post-production specialist for Westbound productions has given him the ability to identify and tell complex stories with authenticity. A 2018 graduate of Grand Valley State University’s Film and Video program, Matt specializes in post-production and digital animation. When not at work, Matt can be found enjoying the latest HBO comedy series or a pint of craft beer at Founders in Grand Rapids.

Anna Vanderberg

Anna Vanderberg

Associate Video Producer

A West Michigan native, Anna joined Boileau in 2024 as an associate video producer. After graduating from the University of Michigan with a degree in fine arts, Anna worked as a video production generalist at a local manufacturer. She brings an artistic eye and love for stop motion to the video team. Her favorite activities are crocheting, gardening and reading. In her free time, you can catch her testing out new recipes in the kitchen or enjoying the outdoors.

Becca Barth

Becca Barth

Web Specialist

A technical, professional and creative writer with web development chops, Becca offers a unique combination of skills to the Boileau team. Born and raised in Grand Rapids, Becca graduated from Davenport University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Web Design and Development. Becca has worked in both agency and in-house marketing roles across industries. When not writing, Becca is an avid reader, amateur novelist, and video game enthusiast. She also enjoys cooking, baking, and drinking coffee that tastes like chocolate. She’s currently obsessed with The Great British Bake Off, and has recreated several of their masterpieces with surprising success.

Allison Matz

Allison Matz

Communications Specialist

Allison joins the Boileau team with writing and communication experience from her previous role at Grand Valley State University, her alma mater. Allison earned a degree in English Literature and Writing and enjoys being able to express creativity and storytelling through her chosen career. Born and raised in West Michigan, Allison loves her beaches and her beer. 

In her free time, Allison can likely be found attempting handstands during yoga practice, reading with a cup of coffee beside her, listening to Fleetwood Mac records, or watching reruns of Friends on repeat.

Randy Boileau

Randy Boileau

Founder, Of Counsel

Randy Boileau has 33 years of journalism, PR and marketing experience with organizations like the Detroit Free Press, Miami Herald, Bank of America, Comerica, Mazda, Donnelly and Varnum LLP. Since founding Boileau Communications in 2004, the company has grown from a one-man PR shop to an award-winning PR and marketing communications firm. Randy is also an avid outdoorsman and can be found biking, RVing or river fishing in his free time. Thoughts by Randy

Mathew Pratt

Mathew Pratt

Winter Intern

Mathew Pratt joined our team as a Communications and Public Relations Intern for the Winter 2023 semester. Mathew is a senior at Grand Valley State University, working toward his bachelor’s degree in Advertising and Public Relations with a minor in Marketing. Along with interning at Boileau & Co., Mathew works as a server at Mizu Sushi in downtown Holland on the weekends!

Mathew is a Holland native and enjoys watching sunsets at the beach. Outside of school and work, Mathew enjoys spending time with friends and family, attending music festivals, and quick trips to Chicago.

Avery Wrobleski

Avery Wrobleski

Winter Intern

A soon-to-be Alumna of Grand Valley State University, Avery Wrobleski from White Lake, Michigan, is pursuing her Bachelor’s Degree with a double major in Marketing and Management. Avery joined our team as one of our Communications and Public Relations interns for the winter 2024 semester. After graduating in the spring of 2024, she hopes to land a communications or marketing agency job.

Avery is an active member of Grand Valley’s chapter of the American Marketing Association, where she serves as Director of Content Marketing. In her role, she creates all of the content on the organization’s website and the email newsletters sent to members. In Avery’s free time, you can catch her working out, watching TV, listening to music, and walking her dog, Coco.

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