The NINE is a group of dedicated experts in their fields who work together to design, build and market the most amazing projects together.
We are remote, but still working hard.
🙏 Loves Jesus, Design and All Things Digital.
Husband to Kim, Daddy to Elle and London. Leader of The Nine & Co-Founder of myCast, Simply Sold and Trucking Labs.
Robby started The Nine in 2007 with a vision of becoming a leader in the digital landscape in The South. His background in Architecture (bachelor Architecture, Auburn University 2003) has helped him with designing the user interface for Caboose (The Nine’s custom Content Editing Framework) and overseeing the direction and future of The Nine. As Chief Architect, he works closely with the lead designers and front end developers to help share his passion for great design. It has always been his goal to provide a work environment that motivates and keeps his employees pushing to be the best in everything that is produced from The Nine. He is active in the community and his church, Church of the Highlands. His heart for the homeless is the driving force behind everything that he works to accomplish with Canvas a newly founded 501(c)(3) that is in the works.
👨💻 World Traveler & Coder Extraordinaire
Dad to Cooper, Malaysian at Heart.
Billy graduated from the Computer Science program at The University of Alabama, where he fine-tuned his programming skills. His background in graphic design enables him to code websites that are both visually appealing and easy to use, while maintaining a high level of functionality. Billy has in-depth knowledge of HTML5, CSS, jQuery, and Ruby - and dabbles in other languages. When he’s not coding, Billy enjoys bonfires, quoting The Office, reading books, and traveling to Colorado. He is also the proud owner of a Dalmatian that has become our office mascot. He grew up in Dallas and Birmingham, and now resides in Tuscaloosa after graduating from UA.
💂 Wearer of Wigs & Growth Ninja
Husband to Candice, Daddy to Ezekiel and Sadie. Marketing Genius and Life of the Party.
Paris grew up in Tuscaloosa, AL being heavily involved in church, sports, and music. He graduated from The University of Alabama in 2006 with a Bachelor’s degree in Studio Art & Digital Media. As a freelance designer, he worked for clients around the world, including the US Air Force, US Army, software companies, and local businesses. He then started and partnered in several businesses, working in whatever roles were needed to move the companies forward, from janitor to CEO. Since focusing on digital marketing the past 8 years, he’s helped companies grow from $0 to millions in revenue. He enjoys exploring the Earth with his family and learning the ways of ancient humans.
💵 Passionate About His Clients
Expecting Dad. Husband to Audrey.
John graduated from The University of Alabama and has worked for major news organizations, non-profits, and government agencies. He brings leadership and sales knowledge with many years of experience working for one of the largest out-of-home billboard companies in the United States. John’s client list included nationally recognized brands such as Academy Sports & Outdoors, Travel Centers of America, Chick-fil-A, and Allstate, to name a few. He is highly involved in the Tuscaloosa community with active membership in BNI Black Warrior, American Advertising Federation of Tuscaloosa, is an Ambassador for The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama, and he currently sits on the board of trustees for Tuscaloosa Youth For Christ. Originally from Huntsville, Alabama, John now lives in Northport with his wife Audrey.
🚌 Lives in a Van, No Literally
Husband to Abby. Pixel Perfectionist. Epic Adventurist.
James is an adventurer and designer at heart. Graduating from The University of Alabama with a BA and MA in Public Relations and Advertising, James was among the first students from one of UA’s top schools to help develop a creative curriculum in the school of communications on the campus. As a photographer, James has produced images for major outdoor brands leading him to develop a love for anything outside and has shot for major interior design publications leading him to develop a well-rounded approach to design in the physical and digital. During his tenure at The University of Alabama he was awarded the opportunity to teach senior-level design courses as a part of his Master’s program with which he is able to lead our design team with both technical expertise and creative thinking that extends to our client’s brands and projects. Originally from Fairhope, Alabama, James now travels the country full-time with his wife Abby and teddy bear golden-doodle named Coast.
⏱️ Master of All Things Monday
Husband to Hannah, Father to Laken, Remy, Ella, and Ava.
Sam Morgan graduated from The University of Alabama with a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology. He obtained his BS while competing on behalf of the University’s Men’s swimming program. Sam honed his marketing and sales skills as he grew multiple fitness enterprises in the Tuscaloosa area. He prides himself on being customer-focused and providing highly personalized services. Sam is actively involved with the West Alabama Chamber of Commerce through their Young Tuscaloosa program and when he isn’t working with his clients or volunteering with the community, you can find him traveling the southeast exploring culture, food, and adventure.
🚴♂️ Outdoors Traveler of the World
His real name is Jonathan, We NEVER knew.
Jon was born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama and received his Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from The University of Alabama. He has worked on major software development for nationally-used software and continues to develop his app developing skill across multiple platforms. He specializes in iOS app development and device management, but is also proficient in back-end development on the Rails platform. When Jon is not spending time crafting software, he enjoys the great outdoors, traveling, and experimenting with new technology.
🎬 Film Buff
Here's an interesting fact about Hunter.
Hunter is a native of Corner, Alabama and graduated from Bevill State Community College with a degree in computer science. He comes to The Nine with experience at a large ministry software company. He is a React developer but also works in NodeJS, Express, and MongoDB. He is always working on a software project and learning new technologies. Hunter is also quite the film enthusiast. Some of his favorite directors are Stanley Kubrick, Christopher Nolan, and Alejandro Iñárritu. His favorite films include 2001: A Space Odyssey, The Breakfast Club, and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.
📰 Ran a college lifestyle magazine
Can play the piano like Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Meg McGuire is a native of the The Shoals Area, where she grew up in a log cabin in the middle of nowhere. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations and her Master of Business Administration with a concentration in strategic management and marketing from The University of Alabama. Meg’s previous work experience includes corporate communications and marketing roles at Children’s Hospital of Alabama, as well as Helen Keller Hospital. She also served as lead editor for Alice, an ACP Pacemaker-winning, college women’s lifestyle magazine. In her spare time, Meg enjoys playing the piano and writing. She lives in Tuscaloosa with her husband, Preston. Fun fact: She has no sense of smell.
⚾ Dodgers Fan
Owner of a 3 legged cat, Najee
Lindsey Arnold is a Gadsden, Alabama native who moved to Tuscaloosa to attend The University of Alabama, where she will graduate with a Bachelor’s in Marketing and Digital Media. Since the start of her college career, Lindsey became passionate about both the art of selling and the art of design, and sought out ways to boost those interests. She has served as the Director of Communications for UA AIGA, as well as several other roles in municipalities, local businesses, and her own startup ventures. In her free time, she attends art festivals as a vendor for her paintings, enjoys supporting local small businesses, and watching her favorite sporting events: Softball, Baseball, and Football.
Fun Fact: She is a proud mother of a three legged cat she named Najee.
✋ Asker of Questions
Most encouraging person in the WORLD
Corinne grew up in North Salem, NY and graduated high school in Lake Norman, NC. She now attends Auburn University where she is working towards a degree in communications and a minor in graphic design. Corinne has always appreciated art and creativity and has become passionate about expressing that appreciation through technology. Corinne is involved in the local community by serving the mission of Young Life at Opelika High School and working with the Creative Team at Auburn Community Church. Corinne has a love for pugs, especially the two she has at home, Emmett and Bodie.
🧢 King of Hats
Here's a fun fact about Noah.
Noah grew up in Tuscaloosa, AL before starting college at Auburn University where he currently is working towards a degree in Hospitaltity with a minor in Business. Noah’s passion for people drew him to The Nine working alongside Relationship Director, Sam Morgan. Noah is involved in his local community, attending Auburn Community Church and serving the student at Opelika High School through YoungLife. If you know Noah you know his love for the great outdoors, coffee, and Seinfeld.
🥬 Once grew a 15 lb cabbage
And she was only 8 yrs old
Emily is a native of Dothan, AL, better known as the peanut capital of the world. She is enrolled at The University of Alabama where she will graduate with a degree in Public Relations, as well as a General Business minor. Emily has a passion for people and a love for anything creative, leading her to choose her major. She has worked with multiple ministries in Tuscaloosa and is currently the president of Without Walls, a SEC-wide worship event. She has a bad habit of squealing everytime she sees a dog and is unashamed of asking any stranger if she can pet their pup.
🏴 Joined the NINE from Scotland
Has a terrarium for a bedroom
Lee grew up in Arbroath, Scotland, where he graduated with a Bachelors in Web Design and Development at Abertay University. He made the move to Tuscaloosa, Alabama seeking new opportunities and to be united with his now wife. He and his wife help the local community by fostering kittens from Tuscaloosa Metro Animal Shelter where she previously worked. He is passionate about working alongside his valued team members at The Nine. One of his ambitions is to aid companies and business owners in establishing a notable online presence, from which they can achieve elevated rates of consumer and community interaction. Lee is an animal lover of all kinds, a proud owner of two loveable cats, a beautiful bearded dragon and a charismatic chameleon.
We LOVE Our Clients
And they LOVE us
Working with The Nine and Billy has been a fantastic experience for us. They are prompt, proficient and offer us multiple perspectives in order to maximize the potential of our website. They are far from a static group and are certainly the most dynamic group we have worked with. It's not just what's on the surface of The Nine that is great, it is also what's under the surface that makes The Nine great.