Our Crew

We are passionate about crafting digital experiences here in the land of syrupy goodness, the Green Mountain State, Chittenden County, Burlington, Vermont. (wink, wink, nudge, nudge, Google).

Mike Lannen

He/Him

Founder

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An Eagle Scout, Mike is on a mission to make the web a better place. He develops a close relationship with all clients and always has his eye on staff culture and satisfaction. When not at work, he can be found spending time with his wife and playing LEGO with his two daughters. He thrives with being Neurodivergent and having ADHD.

Meet Mike Lannen

Mollie Lannen

She/Her

Partner & CFO

Mollie handles all aspects of accounting, financial planning and HR. When she is not crunching numbers and keeping a keen eye on the future of Eternity, she runs CW Creative, which handles our printing needs for clients. She likes to spend time with her husband and two daughters.

Shawna Shortsleeve

She/Her

Operations Specialist

Shawna loves soaking up information and finding new ways to help clients get the most out of their websites and marketing campaigns. When Shawna is not working closely with clients, you can find her relaxing at home reading, spending time with her boyfriend and their dogs, or playing video games.

Meet Shawna Shortsleeve

Rob Liberty

He/Him

Senior Designer & Developer

Cowabunga, dudes! Meet Rob, the creative genius behind some of Vermont's most eye-catching logos and captivating websites. With a keen eye for design and a knack for coding, Rob possesses a unique talent for effortlessly transforming abstract concepts into visually immersive experiences, making him a sought-after artist in today's digital realm.

Meet Rob Liberty

Holly Buttura

She/Her

SEO Copywriter

Holly has a knack for transforming complex ideas into content that’s not only SEO-optimized but also exceptionally easy to understand and visually accessible. Her unique approach includes channeling her OCD into a superpower, obsessively crafting effective and engaging content to help our client’s websites reach their highest potential. When not immersed in content creation, Holly enjoys the quest for new ice cream flavors and the humor of comedians like Pete Holmes and Nate Bargatze. She loves spending time on walks with her Rhodesian Ridgebacks, Ponyboy and Maple.

Meet Holly Buttura

Kalei Winfield

She/Her

Web Designer & Developer

Originally from New Jersey, Kalei’s enthusiasm for web design stems from helping small businesses maximize their brands through an engaging and innovative platform. In her free time, she enjoys binge watching movies, learning how to snowboard and attending to her army of houseplants.

Meet Kalei Winfield

Katie Lazarus

She/Her

SEO Copywriter

Katie is a Vermonter who fell in love with her home state and had to stay. She is obsessed with using the perfect words to form meaningful connections with others. Katie is motivated by the satisfaction of effective communication and using SEO to optimize growth. When she is away from her desk, Katie is hiking, skiing, running the occasional 10k, reading, writing, and spending time with friends and family.

Meet Katie Lazarus

Carlos Garza

He/Him

Developer & Google Specialist

An integral crew member of the Eternity team, Carlos provides the expert programming knowledge and guidance needed for all projects. His vast skills and experience ensure that all our websites are cutting edge. When Carlos is not programming, you can find him hiking and running.

Meet Carlos Garza

Jena Durell

She/Her

Digital Marketing Specialist

Jena is soaking up a ton of information as the Digital Marketing Specialist and is excited to put this knowledge to use for Eternity’s clients. In addition to learning all about Google Ads, Jena loves yoga, meditation, and being outside with her husband and dog. 

Meet Jena Durell

Maria Black

She/Her

Social Media Manager

Maria is originally from the heart of the Adirondacks, Long Lake, NY. She came to Burlington to pursue her Bachelor’s degree in Communication and Public Relations. Her passions are creatively driven. She believes creativity can be an asset for all types of content creation. Anytime spent away from the computer is dedicated to the outdoors.

Meet Maria Black

Sophie Bodnar

She/Her

Relationship Manager

Sophie delights in finding patterns and connections in what she observes with close attention. She is thrilled to bring her focus, curiosity, and creativity to Eternity’s Marketing Squad. She loves rehearsing and performing with her Playback Theatre troupe, hanging out with her mischievous cat, and enjoying the splendors of her husband’s food projects.

Meet Sophie Bodnar

Danielle Hazelton

She/Her

Video Producer

Danielle is a 6th generation Vermonter, born and raised in Dorset, VT. After studying Filmmaking in college, she launched her career by helping a variety of startups improve their video, photo and animation capabilities. An artist at heart with an organizational brain, she loves putting a creative twist on her work and creating efficient systems to support the artistic process. Danielle lives, works, and bakes desserts in Essex Junction, VT with her partner Spencer and their rescue dog Kobe. When she’s not working, Danielle can be found exploring on her kayak, wandering a hiking trail, or planning her next photoshoot.

Meet Danielle Hazelton

Janet Cache

She/Her/They/Them

AI GPT Digital Assistant Bot

Janet is our custom-programmed ChatGPT AI bot (that's right - she's not a human!) She is crafted with a distinctive blend of sarcasm and expertise. Unlike typical AI, she's known for her sassy and slightly rebellious demeanor, making interactions both amusing and informative. 

Janet specializes in aiding our crew with daily tasks, providing creative content ideas, and crafting digital marketing ad copy that stands out. Her extensive knowledge base and unique personality make her an invaluable digital assistant for our crew, capable of tackling a wide range of requests with a hint of humor.

Meet Janet Cache

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Our History

Humble beginnings

Eternity was founded by Mike Lannen in his Champlain College dorm room in 2000. If you'd like to learn more about Mike and his beginnings, check out his personal website.

We started out doing pro-bono work with several non-profits. It was a great partnership, as it allowed us to get our start in the online world, and it spread awareness for some amazing non-profit organizations.

Eternity was built on a foundation of charitable work, and we hold that close to our hearts today as we continue to work closely with non-profit organizations.

Why Us?

A journey with Eternity is a collaborative one, and our crew will count on each other to keep communication flowing. We're committed to amazing work together! 

Learn more about why Eternity is your perfect website and digital marketing partner.

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We have won the Best of Business (BoB) award for five years. W00t! 🎉 Read more