Every visionary brand should have a partner that never says, “That can’t be done.”

We are that partner.

Now Serving: Visionary Brands

Reveil is French for “Wake up call,” but is better known in the English language as the root for words like “reveille” and “revelation.”


Like idealistic founders do, Alex, Christian, and David combined their varied experience to start Reveil with the vision of pioneering a new kind of agency. Specifically, moving away from the traditional Agency of Record model and toward a more collaborative, mutually profitable relationship. Beyond transforming their own industry, they wanted to offer this approach exclusively to brands with similarly visionary, progressive ideals.


Today Reveil serves nonprofit organizations and corporate, entertainment, and food brands across every major metropolitan area in the United States.

Our Credo

  • Many marketing people lie to save face. We strongly disapprove of this.
  • We treat our clients the same way we (wish) we were treated.
  • People overrate their instinct.
  • People underrate big data.
  • We exist because when you have a vision, failure is not an option.
  • We know how to market to millennials (yes, we did just say that).
  • Stop telling your brand story until you know consumers’ story.
  • The Internet is the marketplace of the future. Do not neglect it.
  • We’re a cool agency. We think you’ll agree.

Alex Poythress

Managing Partner

Alex left his technology career at Coca-Cola in 2010 to pursue his dream of moving to the West Coast and starting an advertising agency. For the next three years, he worked a rigorous circuit of marketing management roles in Southern Oregon before starting Reveil in 2013. In addition to his role as account manager, Alex is the managing partner at Reveil and a Medford City Councilor.


David Masters

Creative Director

David is a lifelong artist and designer who grew up creating assemblage installations in his parents’ backyard. He earned his BFA from the School of Art Institute of Chicago in 2007 and his MFA from Kent State University in 2013. He has accrued over 12 years of professional design experience. David maintains a fine art studio, and his work has been exhibited and collected nationally and internationally. David and his wife, son, and two daughters make their home in Oregon.


Christian Schwindle

Operations Director

Christian is a well-versed digital marketer whose experience spans a wide variety of companies and skills. His primary focus has been in the CPG space, learning how to find the perfect customer for clients ranging from startups to $1B+. Christian graduated from Thomas Edison University with a BSBA in Business Management in 2012 and also runs a home décor business with his wife. He spends his free time with his wife and son, exploring the West Coast or playing music.

We exist because when you have a vision, failure is not an option.

When you have a world-changing idea, someone should help you boil the ocean.