We're Your Marketing Army

Our team is comprised of solid strategists, marketing masters, design divas, and writing wonders. TankGirl has the forces you will want to take onto the battlefield with you.
Deirdre Gilmore, FSMPS, CPSM

President + Lead Strategist

Deirdre Gilmore, FSMPS, CPSM, has the unique ability to take high level ideas and develop solid strategies for success. Whether it is creating and implementing a strategic vision, or digging deep to win a specific project, she ensures the team is always ready for battle with the right strategy to execute the plan. For over 20 years she has focused on business /marketing planning, strategic project pursuits, and supporting firms through the implementation of the tactics needed for success.

She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature from Sonoma State University.
Kristi Bigelow, CPSM, PMP

Marketing Manager

Kristi Bigelow, CPSM, PMP, brings more than 30 years of marketing and business development experience to TankGirl’s rank and file. With super organizational skills, Kristi brings the troops and logistics together when leading projects for our clients. Her industry experience and knowhow give her the superpower to translate technical jargon into content that communicate the achievements and knowledge of our clients. She started her career in the trenches of AEC operations, which provided her a deep understanding of project and pursuit challenges from the operations perspective. She has strong data management skills across several platforms and helps clients quickly mobilize their data to work for them.

Kristi earned her Master of Organizational Management and Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. She is a Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) through the Project Management Institute.
Faith Perez

Marketing Manager

Faith Perez specializes in project management, RFP response development, market research, reconnaissance, e-marketing, and more. With strong industry expertise and a drive to help you achieve your goals, Faith is the engine that keeps your marketing humming.

Faith earned her Bachelor’s in Business Communications from Arizona State University.
Nikki Hasbun

Creative Director

Nikki Hasbun is the creative force and brand manager at TankGirl. Finding an early love for balance, beauty and design, and disciplined in the arts of branding and marketing, she loves to see the connection between design and function. She brings to TankGirl the ability to deliver high quality professional brands, collateral, digital marketing, and more.

Nikki earned her Bachelor’s in Graphic Design from the University of Notre Dame.
Roxy Kinsinger

Marketing Manager

Roxy Kinsinger brings 10 years of AEC marketing experience to TankGirl. Her background includes working for a full-service developer as well as for heavy civil and commercial contractors. Roxy focuses on project management, graphic design, RFP response development, social media, and website management. She merges industry experience with her creativity and public relations background to help clients tell their unique corporate stories.

Roxy earned her Bachelor’s in Journalism from Arizona State University.
Rick Ireland

Business development specialist

Rick focuses on our “boots on the ground” market intelligence and assists clients with his business development know how. Rick has more than 50 years of experience in sales, marketing, business, and economic development. He has been highly involved in Arizona’s growth and economic development. Because of his involvement in economic development, he has become a celebrity on the local business developer AEC circuit. You will often find him engaged in conversation at networking events across the State. If there is a new player in town, you can guarantee that Rick already has a meeting on the books.

Rick holds a BA in Speech/Political Science from the University of Arizona and is a former president and a founding member of Arizona Association Economic Development (AAED).

Director of Barketing

As Director of Barketing, Tank takes his job seriously, welcoming staff, delivery folks, and the mail carrier to the office each day with fierce, yet joyous barking. With his tough as nails attitude, Tank is our daily inspiration to dig deep, no matter how big the challenge ahead of us. Tank has 14 years of experience in barketing, including begging for treats; playing with his pals Bella the dog and Killian the cat; chasing balls and toys; and always being a dependable shoulder to laugh or cry on. Tank’s greatest gift is the smile he puts on everyone’s face.