Illumine8 is a strategic revenue operations firm for the building industry specializing in digital marketing, automation, and Revops.

Illumine8 helps manufacturers, distributors, builders, and real estate professionals in the building industry drive more revenue efficiently by aligning marketing sales, service, and operational efforts. We are headquartered in Frederick, Maryland, with physical locations in the Washington DC, Richmond, VA, and Flordia markets. Illumine8 works primarily with North American B2B companies that support the building industry. 

From its inception, Illumine8 has been a champion for the economic empowerment of communities. People working together, empowered by their businesses, can positively impact the world, their communities, and their lives.  Named one of Frederick’s Top 50 Businesses, the Illumine8 team is a remote-first organization with roots at its headquarters in Frederick, Maryland.

Our team is on a mission to create economic empowerment for businesses within the building industry and their communities that stand the test of time for this generation and the next.

Illumine8's Leadership


Christina L. May

Christina May is passionate about creating revenue systems that scale businesses. CEO and Founder of Illumine8, a revenue operations company, she is an alumnus of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business program and a DMN Top 40UNDER40 honoree. She is a recipient of the Mount Saint Mary’s President’s Medal for leadership and service to the business community. After a career in the publishing, building, and real estate industries, Christina founded Illumine8 in the Spring of 2013. Outside of work, Christina is passionate about women in business and economic empowerment. She enjoys traveling to Cape Cod, volunteering with her therapy dog, Lucy, and spending her free time with her husband and family.

Carrie Dudley

Carrie anticipates client needs and champions innovative strategic solutions to provide winning marketing and sales campaigns. With over two decades of experience working for top full-service national marketing agencies, she brings a wealth of strategic knowledge leading integrated B2B and B2C awareness, acquisition, and retention campaigns. She is also well-versed in digital media marketing industry trends and exceeding KPIs. In her free time, she enjoys supporting the local music and sports scene, family time at Bethany Beach, DE, and spending time with her (dog) daughter.

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Please read through our Real Estate Developer Case Study to learn how we accomplished a 442% increase in leads through digital marketing and automation, or learn about how you leverage agency partners to increase ROI.  

Whatever your goal, we have solutions to help you achieve it.