Illumine8 is a strategic revenue operations firm for the building industry
Illumine8 helps manufacturers, distributors, builders, and service providers 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 are in and support the building industry.
From its inception, Illumine8 has been a champion for the economic empowerment of communities. We believe that people working together empowered by their businesses have the capacity to make a positive impact on the world, their communities, and their lives.
Named one of Frederick’s Top 50 Businesses, the Illumine8 team is located rooted at its headquarters and remotely. Our team is on a mission to create economic empowerment for privately-held businesses within the building industry and their communities that stand the tests of time, for this generation and the next.
Meet Illumine8's Leadership
Founder & CEO
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 Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business program, a DMN Top 40UNDER40 honoree, and is a recipient of the Mount Saint Mary’s President’s Medal for leadership and service to the business community. After a career working in the publishing, building, and real estate industries, Christina founded Illumine8 in Spring 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 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 with her 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. Living in Frederick’s Historic District, she enjoys the benefit of walking to work. 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.
Our team of strategists specializes in revenue operations for the building industry. Motivated by our mission to build economic empowerment through business, their diverse backgrounds provide our clients with unique approaches to problems the building industry faces.
Under the guidance of our leadership team, Illumine8’s strategists work directly with clients to deploy revenue operations through marketing, automation, and operational alignment.
Julia creates content for Illumine8’s clients, specializing in social media, motion graphics, and video. She brings experience from working in Washington, D.C., for a public relations agency and a TV station. Outside of the office, she enjoys playing soccer and traveling. Thus far, South Korea tops her favorite destinations list.
Health, and Wellness
Lucy is a founding member of Illumine8 and our Director of Health and Wellness. She is responsible for delivering unconditional affection to each employee to start the day and has a proven track record of keeping the Illumine8 team balanced, stress-free, and productive. Lucy helps keep the office mood light and fun.