Management Team

At JLAbbott LLC, we provide your company with a team of expert sales and marketing professionals to help you accomplish your goals.  Depending on your individual needs, we can provide assistance with formulating business and marketing plans, devising sales strategies, online marketing, strategic business writing, graphic design, and public relations.  Because our Management Team is based on a strategic alliance model, your company is only paying for the professional services needed, keeping prices reasonable for you.


Joseph Abbott Managing Director of JL Abbott

Joe Abbott, Managing Director

Joe Abbott, Managing Director of JLAbbott LLC, is a seasoned business executive with over 20 years of experience. He is skilled in the acquisition and cultivation of long-term C-level Business-to-Business relationships. Joe assists his customers in driving major initiatives and account management oversight in the design, development, and delivery of leading edge, multi-year, multimillion dollar focused solutions. As a senior business executive with IBM Global Services and Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Tele-Tech, Joe Abbott has provided the most robust, predictive intelligence on customer behavior. He continuously validates how customers build connections with business, including which sales tactics are most motivating customers to buy from our clients.  He also shows how connections impact financial outcomes. Joe holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Thomas More College, and a MBA from the Kellogg School of Management.

William Cosgrove Managing Partner of Devcode Services

William Cosgrove, Online Marketing Expert

William Cosgrove is a strategic internet partner of JLAbbott and managing partner of Devcode Services Systems Engineering.  For over 40 years, Bill has gained experience through many businesses in various sectors both in the United States and abroad.  Bill provides an "out of the box perspective” that he brings to our clients to create more value within your organization to achieve a higher level of success.  

Steve Fine, Graphic Artist

Steve Fine is JLAbbott’s graphic design strategic partner.  He is a graduate of The Art Academy in Cincinnati and the owner of Artboy Animation. Steve has more than 25 years of experience, and received an Emmy Award for both News and Non-News Graphic Design in 1992 and 1995.  Steve Fine assists our customers in successfully creating design, 3D animation, and marketing tools to bring your vision to life.

Kim Sheridan, Public Relations Specialist

Kim Sheridan, is JLAbbott’s public relations specialist.  Kim earned her B.A. in Communications at the University of Cincinnati before relocating to Los Angeles to work with the talent music management group, The Firm, in 2002. Upon returning to Cincinnati, Ohio, she served as Pure Romance’s Executive Publicist and Corporate PR Director for six years. Kim is skilled in the art of managing crisis communications, general public relations, and website management skills for our clients.  She can assist your company with getting known in your industry for the right reasons.

Christine Luken, Strategic Writer

Christine Luken is a strategic writer and editor of blogs, books, websites, and sales and marketing support material.  Christine has a way of connecting with your targeted audience and explaining your business in a way that is both engaging and understandable.  She writes and edits for a wide range of business sectors including health, finance, success and motivation, technology, sales and marketing, and heavy industry. With over 20 years of writing experience, Christine Luken, “The Word Nerd”, will help your business tell its story in a compelling way that connects with your customers.

Jeff Fosco, Inbound Marketing Specialist

Jeff Fosco, of Advent Media Group, is JLAbbott’s Inbound Marketing specialist. With 30 years of experience as an advertising professional, Jeff takes the time to get to know his customers’ needs before developing the best inbound digital marketing plan to help their business grow.  In addition to Inbound Marketing, Jeff and Advent Media Group also provide expertise in Real Time Bidding for Online Digital Display, Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Reputation Management.   Jeff Fosco’s media knowledge - gained as an agency Media Planner/Buyer & Media Director, as well as his experience working on accounts such as McDonald’s, Cincinnati Bell, and Fifth Third Bank – allows him to be an invaluable resource to his clients.

Steve Buchanan,  Sales Leadership / Game Changer

Steve Buchanan has over 20 years experience in Senior Management roles where he has partnered with the nations largest retailers, Wal-Mart,, Amazon, Target, Best Buy, Toys R Us, Gamestop and many more delivering in excess of 3B in career managed sales. Steve has created over 500 M in new product / merchandising ideas in his career. Steve's areas of focus are : Sales, Strategy, Wholesale Distribution, and Ideation.

Michelle Hummel, CEO and founder of Web Strategy Plus

Michelle Hummel is a Woman Owned Business of the Year 2016 Nominee by Clermont Chamber of Commerce. Michelle is a passionate Internet Marketer with 15+ years of successful online marketing experience. She holds a valuable Internet Marketing Degree and travels Nationwide providing social media keynotes and in-depth training. CEO and founder of Web Strategy Plus a full service digital marketing agency assisting clients with branding initiatives Nationwide. Founder of Web Media University offering virtual and in-person social media training to corporations. Also a current contributing editor to The Social Media Monthly Magazine. A few of her specialties are Social Media Marketing, Web Design/Development, Content Creation, Brand Development and Public Speaking.

Jen Williams, Executive Director of the national chain Social Media Enthusiasts Group.

Jen Williams is Cincinnati's Social Media Marketing Maven. Jen mentors and coordinates business growth through social media marketing. As an experienced internet marketer, Jen develops web strategy goals for business models. Her knowledge of what works in today's social media marketing has been achieved through her success the past 16 years in the digital and visual marketing industry. Known for her work in helping non profits, budding entrepreneurs and small businesses, Jen is an instructor with Web Media University where her passion for teaching social media is shared.


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Business Plans

A business plan is a blueprint for building your enterprise on a firm foundation. It’s an effective tool you can use to monitor progress, hold business partners accountable, and control the fate of the business.

Sales Strategy

No matter how fantastic your products and services may be, without adequate sales your business is in danger of coming to a halt.

Marketing Plan

Before you begin spending money to promote your company, products, and services, it’s wise to first formulate a detailed marketing plan.

Management Team

At JLAbbott LLC, we provide your company with a team of expert sales and marketing professionals to help you accomplish your goals.