As a small, women-owned business, we know what it means to be both scrappy and consultative. Our team brings a variety of skill sets to diverse projects with a unifying purpose to bring clarity to a cluttered world. For more than 25 years, we’ve done just that by letting these values guide us.
Consistently deliver excellent writing, editing, and design.
Trust our team to know how, when, and where they do their best work.
Steadily guide a profitable, environmentally conscious business.
Serve our diverse communities through volunteer time and donations.
Writers, editors, designers, and project managers. McMul hires W-2 employees—not contract writers or freelance editors—so every person placed on your project has been tested, trained, and mentored. And every team member is backed by a deep pool of additional resources if you need to quickly scale up.
The luck of the Irish brought Paige to McMul on Saint Patrick’s Day 2008. With an English degree from Utah State University in hand, she quickly progressed from technical writer, editor, and proofreader to director of operations, when she went back to school to get her MBA from Westminster University, and then became president of McKinnon-Mulherin in 2017. A year later, Paige was recognized as one of Utah Business’s Forty Under 40.
Boundless curiosity is at the heart of all Ted’s conversations. His thirst for knowledge led him to major in history and French at Utah State University before getting a master’s in nonprofit management from the University of Maryland Global Campus. Since joining McMul in 2018, Ted continues to be a lifelong learner using his decade of business and sales experience to connect the right people and bring clarity to a cluttered world.
As Walt Disney said, “There’s no magic in magic. It’s all in the details.” Steven makes the details look as easy as waving a wand. Whether drawing on his professional and technical writing degree from Utah State University to proofread a final document or using his MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management of DeVry University to manage our internal systems and send invoices, he’s been making sure every detail is in place at McMul since 2016.
This four-time limerick contest winner enjoys the challenge of getting just the “write” word. One of our best writers and editors since she started at McMul in 2015, Jennifer is now over quality and professional development. With an English degree and more than 25 years of experience, she helps cheer, mentor, and coach our team to write right and deliver their best work on every project.
For another picture of Synthia, look up efficient in the dictionary. She adeptly balances her corporate communication degree and master’s in instructional technology to make sure everyone is in the right role and projects are completed on time. Everywhere she goes, she’s recognized for her hard work and creativity, including winning McMul Awards since 2018 and being a finalist in the AECT Design & Development Competition.
Excelling at anything she puts her pen to, our Jessie-of-all-trades has amazed us with her always-growing skill set since joining McMul in 2015. Her desire to hone her instructional design skills led her to go back to school in 2020 to get her master’s in adult education and training from Colorado State University.
Extreme dedication is what gets Jennifer up at 4 a.m. for international client meetings—that and more than 12 years of management experience. She leans into her communication degree from the University of Utah to both write clear content and develop relationships with clients. Queen of managing calls, schedules, and personalities, Jennifer is an ideal keep-your-cool project manager.
A writer, editor, and proofreader at McMul since 2005, Deb has mentored nearly every editor on our current team. While she does use her degree in English literature to write novels on the side, she brings the same creativity to business writing. She’s a natural at matching a client’s tone, and she is especially skilled at crafting compelling proposals and grants that win business.
Brianne is so proactive she might just be a mind reader. Whether writing a blog, leading a meeting, or organizing a Gantt chart, she impressively delivers with little direction. Her degrees in journalism and English with a professional and business writing emphasis from Utah State University prepared her for the wide variety of work at McMul, which she does so well.
David personifies our Flexibility value. He was a graphic designer working in broadcast journalism for nearly 20 years before getting his master’s in instructional design from Utah State University. Now, at McMul since 2019, he’s melded his expertise in both types of design to deliver the right graphic or training interaction for many happy clients.
Are you picturing your face here? We are always looking for diverse candidates to grow our pool of talented writers, editors, instructional designers, graphic designers, and project managers.
Working exclusively from home offices doesn’t stop our team from building strong relationships with each other. We love to get together, whether that’s to share industry knowledge over a potluck, to meet each other’s dogs on a video call, or to discuss a good book with the McMul Bookworms.
Our team lives up to our Community objective and is quick to support each other, learn from each other, and step up when someone needs help. Most importantly, they lean on each other’s differences—delighting in the stretch and growth that comes from diverse perspectives and insights.
Flexible schedules and working from home always top the list of our employees’ favorite benefits. We prioritize work-life balance, whether that includes kids, travel, or biking during your lunch break.
McMul also offers these competitive benefits:
Paid time off for salaried and project-based employees
Health and dental insurance
401(k) with company match
Paid volunteer and professional development time