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Presentation Consultants.
PowerPoint Experts.

Nice People.


VerdanaBold was started to help people give great presentations. You see, after years of crafting responses and building presentations for clients in the agency world, we realized that a lot of people were facing the same challenge we once had: creating memorable presentations that stood out from the competition. So we wanted to show the world that there’s a better way to present.


Located in Chicago, we’re a diverse, woman-owned agency of presentation consultants and PowerPoint experts united in the goal of demystifying the art of presenting.


We’re passionate about our work because we truly believe in the benefits of teaching people better presentation skills, both for their business and for themselves.

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Meet Our Presentation Experts.

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Danielle John


Danielle is the heart and soul of VerdanaBold, and is a presentation expert with a passion for the people we help that comes through in every slide.


She has over 20+ years of brand, design, and storytelling experience. In her past life as principle and design director at leading digital and brand agencies, she managed and directed the visual expression and production of hundreds of high-value new business pitches, C-level presentations and internal communications in North America and around the world. In 2016, she used her skills as a PowerPoint expert to start VerdanaBold with the mission of helping people create and deliver better, more impactful presentations. 

When Danielle’s not busy with VerdanaBold, she can be found antique shopping and spending time with her husband and two kids.


Dave Mattfield



There are presentation experts, and then there’s Dave, the undisputed master of PowerPoint. For the last 15 years, Dave has honed his graphic and motion design skills as a presentation consultant creating high-impact presentations for Fortune 500 companies like Motorola, GE, Wells Fargo, HP, Lenovo and United Airlines.


When he’s not designing unfairly beautiful presentations at VerdanaBold, Dave can be found spending QT with his son, riding his bike all over Chicago or making loud noises with his band.


Emily Quinn


A cultivator of websites and plants, Emily brings a Bachelor of Arts with a focus in Graphic Design from Northern Michigan University to our team. When she’s not laying out boldly effective sites for our clients, there’s an 85% chance she’s at a concert somewhere in the city.

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Kyle Kartz


As a copywriter and creative director, Kyle has been a partner to major international brands, single-person start ups, and everything in between. Now, he leads VerdanaBold’s Branded Communications work, as well as overseeing Storytelling and Narrative development for our presentation design work.


His past work includes presentation writing/training and new business strategy for brands like Synchrony Financial, social/digital creative for Huawei, HP, and Lenovo, as well as creative work for brands like Herman Miller, Saucony, and RISE Cannabis Dispensaries.


Miranda Wiley


With 18 years of project management and creative operations experience, Miranda is an excellent problem solver that’s focused on delivery excellence, client service, continuous process improvement, and relationship building. She is a forward-thinking leader who excels at balancing and prioritizing workflows, managing competing priorities and proactively resolving issues under fast-paced, deadline-driven conditions.


Miranda also has a track record of fostering high performance teams and collaborative working environments by identifying and implementing processes and tools that support operational goals and team productivity. She comes to the team with a workstyle that encourages openness, individuality, empathy, and a sense of purpose.


When she’s not helping coordinate presentation designers, she’s probably outside tending to her horses and donkey.

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Ololade Ayoola


Ololade Ayoola is a Project Coordinator at VerdanaBold. She is a graduate of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, where she ran track and field. As an avid reader, Lo understands the power that stories hold to connect people and inspire action. 


When she’s not helping our account team to gracefully shepherd multiple projects through the design process, she enjoys travel, planning out her dream home, and Japanese barbecue.

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Patrick Johnson


Patrick is a graphic designer and soccer superfan. He brings a passion for logo design, powerful social media posts, and building unique brands. He graduated from University of Oregon with a BA in Digital Arts and Technology with a focus in graphic design. 


Away from the studio, Patrick is a soccer player, runner, and massive Portland Timbers fan. When he’s not designing, he’s probably screaming at a soccer match on TV.

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Sheren Bamberger


A custom icon creator and Chicago food scenester, Sheren brings a Bachelor of Design with a focus in Graphic Design from the University of Illinois at Chicago. When she’s not developing full icon suites for our clients, she’s listening to podcasts and music as she travels the Chicagoland area.

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“I was so impressed with how VerdanaBold quickly simplified text-heavy decks by introducing visuals, infographics, and pacing slides. They were easy to work with and knew exactly what we needed with very little up front setup.”

Chief Strategy Officer, Kelly Scott Madison

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