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.
Faith Petersen

Marketing Manager

Faith Petersen 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.
Dana DuComb

Senior Writer

Dana brings over 20 years of writing and editing experience to TankGirl’s rank and file. With sniper sharp skills, Dana never misses the target when creating a storytelling experience for our clients. Through reconnaissance, she transforms technical jargon to a composition that excites and drives our clients forward. She brings years of professional growth from the trenches of education, and from the wide variety of copy work she’s accomplished, from ghost writing chapters on chakras to the benefits of 4D BIM in Resiliency, and everything in between.

Dana received her Bachelor’s Degree at the University of Missouri-Columbia in English Literature and a post-graduate certification in Secondary Language Arts from Indiana University-South Bend.
Kristi Bigelow

Marketing Manager

Kristi Bigelow, CPSM, 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.