About The xclntDesign Team
Owner, Print Design Lead | Google Ads Qualified Individual
Many years of experience... but yet still so young. Billy has crafted his unique style of design and creation of successful marketing techniques in advertising over the years. Having been trained by his brother, Billy started work in the graphic design field when he began working for a newspaper in 2003. Since then Billy branched out and took his knowledge of design and the printing process into the direct mail marketing field. There he learned to craft entire marketing promotions from scratch and execute them into a successful campaign using organization, research, and eye-catching advertising. From there he expanded to create promotional materials for his direct marketing clients to use in other advertising mediums. He too started freelancing under the xclntDesign name in 2006 and is a cornerstone of what the company is today.
Billy also is the staff expert on Internet Marketing, having earned the company it’s coveted “Google Partner” status in 2012. This designation certifies that xclntDesign and it’s staff adheres to the best practices set forth by Google and that we are experts when it comes to Google and it’s Pay-Per-Click Advertising Program. Take advantage of his knowledge and get your business seen and contact Billy today!
Owner, Web Design Lead | Google Analytics Qualified Individual
Fred, the older of the brothers, got his first job in the graphic design field in 1994, typesetting for a promotional products company. Since then, he's worked for two commercial printers, a direct mail house and one of the fastest growing newspapers in the United States, designing brochures, flyers, logos and more for many happy customers, and winning several awards from the Florida Society of Newspaper Editors for his infographics.
But most recently, he's been able to do what has been his real passion: programming. He got his first computer (and wrote his first program in BASIC) in 1983. As a youth, he created scripts for the Paradox relational database program and Lotus spreadsheet program, as well as several BASIC programs on his Commodore 64. Now, he gets to put this knowledge and passion into developing some of the best websites in Lake, Sumter and Marion counties. His rare ability to switch between left brain and right brain, designing and developing his websites, makes him a unique entity and keeps xclntDesign at the forefront of the web design field.
His main project now is the custom content management system he has created for his clients. He takes pride in having created this system, which balances beautiful design with highly optimized programming, making the websites he creates like a great sports car, runs fast and looks good.
Senior Graphic Designer
While Caitlyn was in high school, she decided to enroll in Lake Technical Center’s digital design program. Taking school seriously Caitlyn participated in advertising design events with the SkillsUSA organization where she was gold high school regional winner. Not only did Caitlyn learn that she enjoyed doing it but that she had a little talent at doing it and this is when she decided to turn it into a career. Towards the end of Caitlyn’s school career she received the opportunity to participate in a co-op with a commercial printer as their graphic designer. Shortly after having received that opportunity Caitlyn gained full time employment with them while also furthering her education with Lake-Sumter State College. While being employed with the commercial printer, Caitlyn was able to gain further knowledge about the back-end of printing. Later in the next year, Caitlyn resigned her position with them to go and work for a newly established company that focused on printing, graphic and web design. While with them she was able to put all the knowledge she had learned while with the commercial printer into her new job. Finally Caitlyn moved on to go and work for us here at xclntDesign!
Social Media Manager
Laurel Nendza has taken on the role of social media manager at xclntDesign. She manages the social media accounts of various clients and writes blogs and content for their web pages. She makes sure each company has fresh content daily to keep their business in the eyes of their customers. Laurel maintains an active online presence by researching and seeking out people in the specific demographics and interest of each client. Working closely with Billy, she is learning the ins-and-outs of SEO benefits and strategic online marketing.
April Hunter is a comic book model for Sirens by George Perez currently on stands. She’s also featured in Code Red, Stripper Viking (Pickle Press) and appearing on Shine Wrestling monthly pay per views. She has been nominated Best Supporting Actress for the independent horror film The Meat Puppet (2015) and is seen on the WWE Network and WWN Live channels. April attends Full Sail University for her degree in Creative Writing for Entertainment.
April grew up a military brat but calls Philadelphia home, where her mother and grandmother were located. At age nineteen, she began her modeling career which included MuscleMag, Max (France, Fashion), Maxim, Playboy and Muscle & Fitness. She has modeled for artists Boris Vallejo, Julie Strain, Scott Blair and Jay E. Fife. April was a signed athlete for Met-RX and Extreme Nutrition, competing in NPC Figure on a national level.
World Championship Wrestling signed her as an NWO girl with Scott Steiner, Kevin Nash and Scott Hall in 2000 for television. By 2004, she became a fully trained professional wrestler at the Killer Kowalski Institute and was sent to wrestle in Japan, England, Canada, Mexico and Europe.
Upon returning to the USA, April Hunter worked for TNA Impact TV and Ring of Honor. She was in several independent films, including Just Another Romantic Wrestling Comedy (Netflix) and Oh! My Zombie Mermaid (Japan), and featured on a popular Toyota commercial, TruTV-Most Daring and MSNBC-Body of Work.
Slobberer of Glass Windows & Doors
Q is a light blonde Golden Retriever born on August 27, 2013. Billy, Laurel and their two daughters got him when he was just a tiny 7lbs puff ball. They found out his parents were rescued from a puppy mill in horrible conditions. When they heard this news, they knew they had to help find them loving homes just like Q has. After six months his mom and dad were given to a local Golden Retriever rescue where they quickly found fabulous homes.
Q is our furry, fun-loving resident mascot here at xclntDesign. He was named after the omnipotent being everyone loves to hate on Star Trek. His job is to lift the spirits of everyone in the office as well as clients that come in. Not only that but if you walk by at just the right time of day when the Sun is shining through the front door at just the right angle, you may catch a glimpse of his shimmering, transparent artwork. Yes, his medium is slobber, and he loves to put his nose on the door as he watches people walk by.