The Cayenne Team

Cayenne Communication combines big-agency thinking with small-agency flexibility and responsiveness. Our team works closely with your executive management, giving us a deeper understanding of your company and objectives.

Michelle Clancy

PRESIDENT

Michelle is a seasoned public relations, events and marketing communications professional. Strategic in her thinking and result-driven in her marketing approach, she has focused on technology companies in EDA, embedded systems, IoT, IP and semiconductor industries. Since joining Cayenne in 1998, Michelle has successfully managed the public relations and integrated marketing efforts for many company and product launches along with managing events and trade show programs. Over the past 20 years she has successfully managed the PR and marketing support for two IPOs and over 10 company acquisitions.

Michelle took over the helm at Cayenne in 2005, and still manages client accounts as well as leading worldwide business development. Prior to joining Cayenne, Michelle held various public relations and marketing communication positions at such companies as Mentor Graphics, Avant! and Fujitsu.

Michelle is actively involved in many electronic design industry events. She has been serving as the Publicity/Marketing Chairperson for the Design Automation Conference (DAC) since 2010. Michelle has served on the EDAC PR council, managed PR sponsorship support for DesignCon West from 2002 to 2010; and created and managed the yearly "EDA Marketing Forum" with support from EDAC at DAC from 2003 until 2009.

Michelle Clancy

Stephanie Van Blommestein

MARKETING PROGRAMS MANAGER

Stephanie began working in Marketing Communications with Mentor Graphics. While there, she worked on multiple aspects of marketing including product, partner and communications projects. After gaining experience as a marketer, Stephanie decided to pursue a lifelong dream of running a restaurant. She became a managing partner for a casual dining restaurant in the Bay Area where she successfully opened two brand new locations in evolving markets, was responsible for training all manner of managers and team members, and testing culinary rollouts within her region. Her 12-year tenure in the restaurant industry gave her the opportunity to wear many hats each day through execution of daily operations, profit and loss management, and the fostering of exceptional guest experiences.

Stephanie Van Blommestein

Kylee Anna Rodman

Social Media/Marketing Intern

Kylee is currently pursuing a Bachelor's degree in English at University California, Santa Cruz and interns at Cayenne during her breaks. Her creative ideas and social media skills are an added benefit to the Cayenne team. Kylee has supported Cayenne's clients at the Design Automation Conference (DAC) since 2014 and shares other administrative tasks. In 2019, Kylee managed the onsite social media activities for the 56th DAC. She was the National Honor Society President and Senior Class President in High School. She has excelled in team sports while in high school being a varsity cheerleader, varsity swimmer and a three year track runner.

Kylee Anna Rodman

Partner Network

Cayenne partners with numerous contractors and vendors to generate top-quality content, brand identity and graphic design, website and interactive design, booth construction, signage and development of promotional materials. Collaboration with experts helps generate top-quality results, while best managing our clients' budgets and resources to meet goals and deadlines.