John C. Senall

Principal and Founder, Senior Consultant and Owner

Prior to founding Mobile First Media, John worked as a communications and integrated marketing director for over two decades. He led strategy and teams for organizations including the University at Buffalo and Roswell Park Cancer Institute, where his work helped raise over $200 million for research and capital programs. He began his career as an advertising copywriter for Sinclair Broadcast Group, River City Broadcasting and Eric Mower & Associates.

John speaks frequently at conferences about digital and mobile communications, social media and consumer/user experiences. Read full bio.

Chris Pempsell

Mobile, Web Development, Software Architect & User Experience

Christopher Pempsell is a software architect and senior consulting partner of Mobile First Media through his business Pempsell Design. His experience includes work with start-ups, non-profits, enterprises and several fortune 500 companies. Chris’s recent client list includes Capital BlueCross, HSBC, State of New York, State of New Hampshire, South Portland Maine, Comcast, Post Acute Medical and Geneia Healthcare.

Chris brings value to his work with Mobile First Media through deep industry knowledge in a wide range of enterprise level platforms, solutions and business process automations.


Mark Hare

Search Engine Optimization, Digital Marketing and Google Specialist

Mark is a Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Search Engine Marketing (SEM) and Social Media Optimization (SMO) and content marketing expert. He is our resident Canadian (a couple blocks north of us in Toronto) and focuses his work for MFM on social and key phrase rank strategies, outcome measurement and analytics.

Mark has more than a decade of experience and held previous positions with Advoca Interactive and 9th Sphere, both in Toronto, Canada. He has completed more than 450 website and optimization projects thus far.

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