About - The StoryMakers

We are The StoryMakers, a family business focused on you. We specialize in creating photo and video content  but are also both certified Professional Project Managers (PMP) and Life Coaches.  We think every person and business has a unique story which we help to capture.  Some of our bigger clients include T-Mobile, Microsoft, Boeing, and Mercedes Benz, and many others. Though we have a portfolio of big clients, we get our biggest joy out of working on more personal projects - with individuals, small businesses, couples and small groups

How are we different?

We focus on customizing the experience to the meet the needs of the customer and view our work with you as a partnership. Because of our background is heavily rooted in project management, we bring an element of business consulting to help with process improvements. We also frequently invest in the business we work with, sometimes financially, or in other creative ways and value add ideas.

We are a small and agile company yet very scalable as we have a network of contractors to augment our projects, so no project is really out of reach from a talent point of view.  If you want to work with us, just reach out with some samples via email, and we'll see where we go from there.

The StoryMakers
14241 NE Woodinville-Duvall Rd, #411
Woodinville, WA 98072

Julie Allen

Managing Partner

Operations, Sales, and Life Coach

Educaction and Training: BA in Education/English and Psychology, MBA/PMP

Life Coach Areas: career, relationship, health care, positive habits and spirituality.

Mission: Help people to achieve their dreams and live out their life purpose with courage!

Bio: Julie is a highly skilled and sought-after project manager with 20 years of experience helping corporate America achieve their goals. She has also life coached many people who come to her asking for help in a variety of personal and professional areas.

As a project manager with a wide depth of industry expertise, along with an absolute focus on the client, she has had opportunities to work on projects with clients ranging from nonprofit, government, small businesses to Fortune 100 corporations. Most recently she has worked with Microsoft, Boeing, Starbucks, Premera, Costco, Norwegian Cruise Line, Northwestern Mutual, Northrop Grumman and others.

Julie was inspired as a Peace Corps volunteer out of college where she started the Peace Corps’ first Community Technology Center in Poland. She soon found herself setting up Community Technology Centers and Learning Centers across California which received innovation awards from the Federal Dept. of Commerce and the Community Technology Foundation of California.

Moving back to her home state of Washington, Julie quickly became a consultant in the corporate world with a great talent for achieving business goals, improving business processes, collaboration, managing subject matter experts and keeping teams focused. Her latest passion is in putting her heart into her Life and Career Coaching where she inspires others to go after their dream life.

In her spare time, she is very passionate about spending time with her family which includes, her husband, two young children, mother-in-law and two cats.

Ron Allen

Managing Partner

Content, Technology, Pilot, Coaching

Education and Training: BA in International Relations, PMP, FAA Part 107 (Remote Pilot)

Coaching and PM Areas: Content creation, business operations, marketing, software development, talent management

Mission: Ron's vision takes on multiple facets.  For content, it's to show people things they may not normally see, and encourage people to create their own art.  For project management work, it's to remove blockers from whatever you're working on to get to where the project needs to be.  Having done this for over 20 years, many, many projects reflect this mission. 

Bio: Ron started his first company in 1997 as a Photography/Imagery company specializing in wildlife, nature, and underwater footage. Direct requests and projects quickly added research, documentary, commercial, and portrait work as well. With those projects, quick expansion happened into software development, production consulting, data analytics, and business consulting.

Project work has been done for a lot of recognized names such as Microsoft, Boeing, Mercedes, Lockheed Martin, Hewlett Packard, Intel, Billabong, Tully's, Red Bull, Sony Music, Norwegian Cruise Lines, and many other companies.

Outside of work, Ron has always had a passion for sports and the outdoors. He has competed in swimming, mountain biking, baseball, and modern pentathlon, and is always up to trying anything.

In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his family, volunteering in the community, mentoring photographers and project managers, and coaching sports.

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