locally grown.

nationally known.



Meredith Soleau

Meredith has over 20 years of dealership marketing, sales, and management experience.

Meredith's goal when she created 424 Degrees 10 years ago, was to fix the broken advertising agency model. She did just that.

Meredith is a Facebook Developer, Meta Business Partner, Influencer, and Top 10 Podcaster.

When she's not grinding hard for us, you can find her by the country club pool, talking about UFOs and astrology

Meredith's Sun Sign: Scorpio

Meredith's Moon Sign: Cancer

Vice President

Shaun Soleau

Shaun brings over 20 years of automotive and manufacturing experience to the agency.

Shaun handles all large scale media buys, as well as oversees daily company operations.

When not at his desk running financials, you can find him playing guitar, cheering on his favorite British soccer teams, or watching Vanderpump Rules.

Shaun's Sun Sign: Pisces

Shaun's Moon Sign: Taurus

Chief Marketing Officer

Brittany Gibbons

Brittany brings decades of internet experience to her role as CMO. She’s a successful influencer, content creator, podcaster, and two time New York Times Bestseller.

She is involved in every trend, educated across every platform, and we can confidently say, no one knows the internet like Brittany. Her knowledge is invaluable to our agency.

Ohio born and raised, she naturally comes from a car-industry family, loves the Midwest lifestyle, and happily resides in the country with her husband, kids, and two golden retrievers.

Brittany's Sun Sign: Taurus

Brittany's Moon Sign: Aquarius

Creative Director

Kate McComb

As our Creative Director, Kate McComb is on the forefront of social and design trends.

A Bowling Green State University Graduate, Kate came to 424 Degrees with 17 years of career marketing experience.

Midwest born and bred, Kate is passionate about football, her dog (Murphy), great food, and the auto-industry, and also runs a highly successful online clothing boutique.

Kate's Sun Sign: Cancer

Kate's Moon Sign: Sagittarius

Creative Manager

Matt Thompson

Matt previously worked as a Videographer and Digital Content Editor for Fox News.

With over 5 years of marketing experience, Matt brings a fresh design perspective to the agency, and considers himself a car guy through and through.

Outside of work, Matt spends his time working out, driving his boat, and running a successful Wedding Photography & Videography business.

Matt's Sun Sign: Taurus

Matt's Moon Sign: Capricorn

Sales & Marketing Director

Ben Almester

Ben is a seasoned automotive veteran with 16 years of industry mastery.

His journey, from Porter to Commercial Truck Brand Manager for a 36-franchise automotive empire, reflects a relentless pursuit of excellence.

Ben's expertise spans subprime car finance, used car procurement, and every gear in between. A true mentor at heart, he ignites confidence in sales professionals through coaching and training.

With his finger on the pulse of auto industry trends, Ben is a trailblazer in every sense. When not transforming careers, he's chasing adventures in the great outdoors and scaling mountains.

In a world of cars and mountains, Ben is your guide to conquering both with confidence.

Ben's Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Ben's Moon Sign: Scorpio


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