We are producers dedicated to the creation of next-level content for the brands we work with.
Our years of experience on the brand side give us an innate understanding of all parts of the creative process and inspires our approach to production. From budgets, timelines and deliverables to matching our clients to the best creative minds, locations and crews around the globe, we take the lead on pre-production details and on-location as your producers. Summerjax is passionate about delivering high-impact creative content that stands out and exceed expectations.
President & Executive Producer
Lauren leads a team that has produced photo shoots and video content for iconic lifestyle brands all over the world. As founder of Southern California-based Summerjax since 2012, her work has resulted in numerous achievements for brands including Jose Cuervo, ASICS, Hollister, Roxy, Quiksilver, Reef, Vans, RVCA, OluKai, SAXX and Honest Company. She works with a carefully cultivated network of industry professionals from all across the globe to create productions that give audiences virtual experiences they won’t forget. Summerjax’s projects include Roxy’s ongoing global campaign shoots in Ireland, Japan, Taiwan, Mexico, Alaska, Jackson Hole, LA and Hawaii; an extremely successful re-branding initiative for Hollister that has brought a fashion-forward image to their digital and in-store marketing; and Jose Cuervo’s 2015-16 “Tradicional” campaign which has been a key part of their arrival in the surf lifestyle space. Lauren is an experienced traveler with shoot locations and connections all over the world but she also knows how to find the ideal setting in her own So-Cal backyard.
Vice President & Executive Producer
Wimberly fuses her love for fashion, apparel, non-profit causes and artful living into a career that is continually re-defining her “ultimate dream project.” There’s nowhere she’d rather be than at the helm of a marketing initiative or innovative collaboration that brings a brand to life. As VP and Executive Producer for Summerjax, Wimberly leads productions of all sizes all over the world for brands such as Hollister, Reef, Olukai, Roxy, Quiksilver, Vans, SAXX and The Honest Company. The high value she places on building meaningful connections is her secret weapon for delivering successful numbers and maximized awareness for each project. Prior to joining Summerjax Wimberly was a driving force in sales and marketing where she mastered the art of pairing brands together to tell their most important messages in the freshest of ways.
Account Manager & Producer
Annie is an experienced account manager and problem-solver who enjoys the adventure of meeting people and successfully conquering the challenges that life brings. With more than five years experience working in event production and sports marketing, she is adept at making events and productions happen, no matter the location. Annie was part of the founding team of the annual Friendly Gathering Music Festival that grew from 250 to 4,500 attendees in just five years. Prior to joining Summerjax, she project managed for Fashion First Aid and Mosaic Sports Management. Annie makes it look easy to keep up with a wide range of people, including professional athletes, fundraising donors, vendors, volunteers, talent, media and more. She personifies the “R3” management style of being reliable, responsible and respectful.
Account Manager & Producer
Caroline has a strong background in brand marketing and management representing brands of all sizes including Red Bull North America, Nike, Columbia Sportswear and more. This well-versed producer and former model is willing to move mountains to make a finished product look amazing – be it a fashion show, an art magazine photo shoot, a commercial set, VIP hospitality, or a meeting of 700. As an Account Manager and Producer for Summerjax, in the office Caroline manages client relations, project tracking and communications, events and photo shoot budgeting, planning and logistics, contract negotiations and agreements. On location, Caroline is a strong manager ensuring all plans are executed smoothly and problems are handled. Before working with Summerjax, Caroline was a lead producer for an award-winning agency, where she helped stage events at the Moto GP Austin and Summer X Games.
Business Coordinator & Production
Kelly is an integral part of the Summerjax team in both keeping the day-to-day business operations running smoothly and assisting in the success of on-location shoots. She started her professional path aiding in the execution of a wide variety of events including concerts, showcases, charity events, photo- shoots, athletic contests, and more. Kelly was a key organizer for SurfAid’s most successful fund-raising event which raised more than $127,000 for humanitarian aid all over the globe, she helped organize of one of Mammoth Mountain’s biggest concert driven seasons and has volunteered on numerous occasions with Autism Speaks. She has worked with and for many of California’s top names in action sports, hospitality, talent and music. Kelly has an insatiable enthusiasm for new places, people, and experiences which lends itself to an excitement and energy for every project.
Talented and energetic, Roxy is a driven marketing professional with extensive experience in multiple marketing disciplines for the world’s leading action sports and apparel brands including retail marketing, public relations, digital and social media marketing. She has honed her ability to influence creative projects with two decades’ worth of exploration in art, music, global cultures and sports. A delight to have in the office and on-set, Roxy is the perfect blend of professional and personable.
Evan joined Summerjax in February of 2015 and quickly became an integral member of the team, producing shoots for ASICS, Vans, Roxy, Quiksilver, SAXX and Hollister. Raised in the mountains of Jackson Hole, Wyoming, her upbringing has instilled a reverence for the natural world that carries over into her every endeavor. An organic, Ayurvedic chef and personal yoga instructor, Evan spent the past five years traveling with Brain Farm Digital Cinema to ensure that athletes and crew stayed limber and ate high-quality food so that all could perform at the highest possible level in intense working conditions on remote locations. Her attention to detail and tireless efforts to make sure no issue stands in the way of a production’s flow make clients feel that every dollar and minute has been maximized while she is on set.