We are a team that just keeps swimming
At Big Fish, we believe the heart and soul of who we are is driven by our purpose. Beneath the layers of deadlines, storylines, and bottom lines, “thinking bigger to inspire others” is at the core of what we do and why we do it.
Owned and managed on Guam, Big Fish Creative specializes in creative brand strategy and advertising. Established in 1999 and celebrating 20 years in business, the Big Fish team is focused on results driven creative solutions that inspire our clients and our community to think bigger to inspire change.
Our team represents a range of experience in strategic planning, research, public relations, marketing and advertising services combined with cutting-edge creative and event planning support. We have assembled a unique blend of experienced event marketers, creative and cultural experts of the region, strategic planners and public relations professionals. The dedication and experience of this robust team of local professionals underscores our commitment to providing our clients with responsive service and creative solutions that are on point and on budget.
Norman Bermudez Lauron
Principal & Creative Director
Jenevieve Sablan Ooka
Principal & Managing Director
Deanne San Nicolas Torre
Principal & Director of Client Services
As co-founder and principal, Jen pours creativity into each project while keeping the message purposeful and clear. For Jen, design is about communication, not decoration. With 20 years of experience in design and project management, Jen knows how to take a project from concept to final delivery with a keen business sense that keeps budgets and schedules tightly on track.
Jen holds a BA in Commercial Art from The University of St. Francis, Indiana. She serves as a Board Member of the Guam Council on the Arts and Humanities and is an active member of the Soroptimist International of Guam. She is a former Board of Trustee for KPRG Guam Public Radio.
If there’s one name on Guam that resonates with the advertising industry, its Norm. His work over the past decade has unknowingly impacted many of Guam’s residents. From 40-foot billboards to 40-column inch ads, if there’s a message that needs to be said, Norm’s creative formula hits the nail on the head. Norm has a passion for creating design that cleanly delivers a clear message with an extra creative edge that makes the work stand out.
Norm joined Jen in 1999 as co-founder and principal of BigFish after having worked together on a number of large scale projects. Norm holds a BA in Graphic Design from Oregon State University, Oregon.
After 10 years of managing an impressive range of projects, Deanne joined Jen and Norm to become co-founder and principal of Big Fish. With over 20 years of advertising know how, Deanne combines marketing savvy with a network arm that extends into the universe. Deanne expands our digital
marketing portfolio , executes a campaigns and offers her strength in media and PR strategy.
Deanne has served public and private organizations as a board member , continues to volunteer with the Guam Police Department Annual Planning Committee and is a 2014 Business Woman of the Year nominee. She is inspired by entrepreneurs, dreams of all sizes and has an endless love for time spent with her growing family.
Sharlene Deltang Guevara
Senior Art Director
Gregory San Nicolas
With Shar its all about the numbers. As the Finance Manager of Big Fish, she keeps her eyes fixed on them - invoices, media ratings, proposals, budgets and time. She is a dedicated, caring and committed employee that’s as fixed to the team as the company logo.
“Magic” happens when Mare happens. This Art Director has been known to move a job from proof to final in 60 seconds. Her 20 years of experience and expertise in the printing and production field puts her value to the Big Fish team right up there with the stars.
Greg studied advertising and marketing at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. He has over 10 years of experience in advertising, graphic design, freelancing, and event coordination. This entrepreneur has also owned and operated businesses including a men’s streetwear retail fashion shop and Tommy’s Pizza Shoppe. He enjoys watching movies, trying to sing, and chasing cars with his son Cujo.
Ryan Eric Ramolete
A son of an architect, “Rye” has always had a sharp eye for anything and everything creative. Aspired at a young age to be an interior designer, then an educator through college and now a 5 year seasoned AE, this fish draws his inspiration from natural and modern works of art. Outside of the office, you can find him growing and experimenting with his plants or coordinating and planning weddings and travels.
Shannon has a BA in Communications from the University of Guam. She started at Big Fish as a freelance copywriter and is now enjoying her new position where she can hone her skills in advertising and the art of client services. This fish loves diving into a good puzzle, an enchanting book, or a binge-worthy tv show.
Chelz is a simple gal with affinity for the little things life offers. Much of her inspiration is drawn from light and nature —it’s no surprise if you catch her beach combing, snapping pics, or grabbing plant cuttings on multiple occasions. As a natural creative and marketing grad, this fish thinks bigger by melding art and science through her work as an AE.
Woody moved from his home in Rota and graduated in 2017 with a BA in Communications from the University of Guam. This cool fish is skilled in photography, videography, motion graphics and graphic design. In his free time he likes playing video games, listening to music, and working on improving his video-editing style.