Smart Marketing, Powerful, Measurable Results

Big Storm, a Bozeman digital marketing company, was founded in 2008 by Drew Schug as a one-man Search Engine Optimization and Web Design firm. Since that time, our team has grown as well as our client base. Our arrival on the digital marketing scene happened many years prior and our experience covers a wide range of Web Design, Social Media Marketing, SEO, and Web Analytics expertise.

Our team likes to produce wins for clients; whether it’s an increase in reach and revenue from Facebook, achieving higher clickthrough rates for highly sought keyword phrases, or designing a better website focused on leads and sales. Our marketing company uses data to showcase opportunities and make data-driven decisions for our clients and lead them to better solutions.

A Marketing Company With Your Best Interests In Mind

In simple terms Big Storm is a digital marketing, web design, and development company. We work strategically to implement fresh design, strategically design advertisements, and improve online user experiences for your customers. Our work benefits businesses who need a return on their investment. We aim to build relationships, direct, enhance, and create the best possible user experience that creates more business for our clients. Our difference: we measure it, rework it, and make it better.

Big Storm is based in Bozeman, Montana and has over 12 years of strategic and real-world experience with people who run profitable businesses online. We enjoy solving problems and challenges that intimidate others. We look forward to connecting and working with you to improve your business. Contact Us Today

Drew Schug principal at Big Storm

Drew Schug


Rooted in Bozeman Montana, Drew Schug is a digital marketer and strategic web designer who helps clients develop long-term vision and the necessary short-term tactics to achieve their marketing and sales goals. He brings over 16 years of business building and cost-saving experience to the projects he is involved with. Drew has worked with Fortune 500/publicly traded organizations as well as individual attorneys, real estate organizations, educational institutions, and side-by-side with marketing agencies. His diverse experience has ingrained in him the importance of measurable results and value creation that carries through to his interaction with each client. (more…)

Matt Konen marketing manager at Big Storm

Matt Konen

Director of Client Success & Account Manager

Matt Konen is a Technical Marketer at Big Storm, LLC. Since he joined Big Storm’s team of marketing professionals in 2011, he has excelled in delivering and executing digital marketing strategies for clients, applying his experience in PPC marketing, SEO, content writing, data analysis, and social media marketing to help clients achieve their business goals. (more…)

Emily Gunderson, Big Storm Graphic Designer, Lead Designer

Emily Gunderson

Director of Humans & Project Manager

Since joining Big Storm, Emily has honed her project management and design skills and she is currently our Lead Designer and Project Manager on the team. Her creativity and attention to detail shine through in each and every project she works on. In the past four years, she has led her team to complete countless successful radio and television ads, online advertisements, websites, logos, and many other deliverables. Emily’s constant smile, upbeat attitude, and willingness to always learn something new are just a few of the reasons why we enjoy having her on our team. Outside the office, Emily loves spending time with her husband and family, reading, and cooking delicious food.

Matt Konen marketing manager at Big Storm

Katherine (Katie) Nell

Digital Experience & Technical Design Lead

Katie enjoys spending time outside with her family, friends, and her crazy dog Riley — preferably all at once. She brings her positive attitude and love of design into everything she does. She is utilizing her design skills to create online advertisementswebsites, logos, and more for Big Storm. Katie is originally from Red Lodge, Montana and is an alumna of Montana State University with a BFA in Graphic Design and a minor in small business and entrepreneurship.

Headshot of Tory Kirkeby of Big Storm

Tory Kirkeby

Graphic Designer

From Helena, Montana, Tory is one of our graphic designers. He brings his positivity and kind-hearted nature to Big Storm every day. His attention to detail and creativity are some of the skills he exercises to create websites and logos at Big Storm. Tory received his BFA in Graphic Design at Montana State University. During his free time, he enjoys drawing on his iPad, hanging out with friends, and playing with his cats.

Headshot of Jason of Big Storm

Jason Strand

Graphic Designer

Jason is a graduate from Montana State University with a BFA in Graphic Design. Jason lived most of his life in Canada before moving to Montana, where he found a passion for illustration and other graphic design mediums. He enjoys taking up new programs and figuring out how to apply them to his design tools. In his free time, you can find Jason reading comics, drawing, and playing video games with friends. He is excited to be part of the Big Storm team.

Headshot of Sean Welder of Big Storm

Sean Welder


Originally windswept in the arctic plains of North Dakota, the studious ermine Sean Welder has been doing web development long enough to know what a “Netscape” is. He brings his sense of Wonder and Invention to the technical tasks at hand to conjure improved website functionality and presentation to the delight of the masses. When he is not deconstructing 3rd party code to add that “one more thing” he enjoys herding cats at his home ranch (which is just a house full of cats).

Eryn Dyk

Eryn Dyk

Content Manager & On Page SEO Specialist

With a background in legal marketing and copywriting, Eryn Dyk heads Big Storm’s content team. She enjoys complementing strong writing with sharp web design and telling clients’ stories through digital formats. Eryn graduated from MSU Bozeman with a BA in English-Writing and, like many Montanans, she loves outdoor activities such as hiking and four-wheeling. In her free time, you can find Eryn searching for her next reading adventure, playing her violin, or baking new treats for her baking blog.

Headshot of Dean Tsandes of Big Storm

Dean Tsandes

Digital Paid Media Manager

Dean’s hunger to learn led him to Big Storm, he graduated from Montana State University in 2022 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Marketing and immediately came onboard to grow the digital marketing team. Dean is also an avid photographer and was the Director of Photography for the American Marketing Association at MSU. Dean was born and raised in Park City, Utah, where he developed a love for skiing and mountain biking. In his free time, you will find Dean lapping the ridge at Bridger Bowl or biking through the Bridger Foothills.

Hailey Garrison

Hailey Garrison


Hailey’s curiosity about digital marketing and desire to learn led her to join Big Storm. She was raised on a ranch outside of Dillon, Montana, where she grew a passion for rodeo and training horses. When Hailey is not working or studying, you can find her on the Montana State University rodeo team practicing her skills and competing.

Gwen Fleming

Gwen Fleming

Content Writer & Digital Marketer

Gwen Fleming is passionate about creating bold copy that inspires and transforms. From retail businesses to nonprofits, she has extensive experience helping organizations find their voice. Long-form or short, Gwen enjoys crafting messaging that rises above the noise. When she is not dreaming up headlines, Gwen enjoys spending time with family and friends. Her Montana roots run deep. Gwen has lived from Portland, ME to Portland, OR. New York City, Washington D.C., Los Angeles-ish—she always returns home to Montana.


Big Storm was essential in helping us update our website. We focused on making our new website user-friendly, modern, and convenient. Big Storm exceeded our expectations on all fronts. Their knowledge of SEO and PPC has given us a newfound confidence in our website placement and keyword prioritization. We would highly recommend the Big Storm team.

Desiree Smith

VP, Real Estate Mortgage Officer

Big Storm has been wonderful to work with. They have a very professional and helpful staff. In addition, they have ensured that we have a strong online presence in the Bozeman area and have really taken the time to design us a beautiful, user-friendly website. Our patients, both new and established, have commented positively on our website. We have been able to increase our client base, allowing us to serve more patients. I highly recommend Big Storm Marketing to anyone needing their services. -Bozeman Clinic PLLP

Judy Douglas

Administrator, Bozeman Clinic

I’ve known Drew for many years and have worked with him and his collaborative team for over 12 years. We have worked on large-scale projects together for a local company and he’s even worked with me on my own personal venture. Each time the process is mindful and creative as he comes from a place of true understanding, and incorporating your wants, needs, and goals. The process has been incredibly fun, as it should be and we are excited to see what the future has in store as we continue this relationship. Thank you Big Storm for all you do.
Rayna Stewart

Former Assistant General Manager, The Ridge Athletic Club