The 5th Level Web Team

Chris McNeil

Founder and President

Chris McNeil A serial entrepreneur since age 24, Chris sees it from the businessperson's point of view while bringing the power of technology to give clients clear leadership in their niches. Chris has written web applications that won 2 Nova 7 awards for innovation in websites and new technology as well as being awarded the 2008 Innovators Awards from the Charleston Regional Business Journal.

Chris honed his marketing instincts modeling the best practices of the masters of marketing like Seth Godin and Jay Abraham first in his own brick and mortar businesses then launching and running his own digital marketing agency, Pensarc, which he ran for 10 years before deciding to take what he learned about digital marketing and create the 5th Level Web concept.

In addition to being an award winning developer and digital marketer, Chris is an NLP Master Practitioner and has developed innovated methods of using NLP in sales and marketing. He also enjoys time with his wife, Meaghan, and playing guitar in an original rock band, Strings of Air.



Kevin Schmoll

Lead Graphic Designer

Kevin Schmoll Kevin's specialty is advanced brand development with a unique visual approach. He says, " I became a graphic designer because most of the time it doesn't feel like work and it's great getting paid to be creative all day." A graphic designer for more than 14 years, Kevin draws inspiration from a growing collection of design books of past and present graphic designers. When he is not pushing pixels, he is an avid surfer, punk rock bass player, beer aficionado, homebrew master, married to his beautiful wife Amy, and proud father to three old puppies. "Kevin does an incredible job of taking many disparate ideas and pulling them together graphically in just the right way." J. Staples.



James Kelley

Director of App and Software Development

James Kelley James has nearly 20 years of Software Engineering experience where he was one of the founding architects of the eReportal Client Reporting Platform for the Asset Management sector of the Financial Industry. James has led a number of successful custom software engineering projects, from an enterprise wide integration projects to proprietary in-house solutions to building inhouse data warehouses and back office operational workflows and processes. James has a passion for crafting technology solutions, balancing requirements with project delivery.



Meaghan Poyer

Content and Project Manager

Meaghan Poyer Meaghan has extensive experience in research and media management in an academic environment. Her attention to detailed, thorough research, superb organizational skills and work ethic keeps client content projects on point and making an impact with their target audiences. Meaghan got her Masters of Arts in Folk Studies from Western Kentucky University and Bachelor of Science from the College of Charleston in Anthropology.



Kevin Gaskins

Web Content Specialist and Designer

Kevin Gaskins Kevin Gaskins is a web content specialist and designer for 5th Level Web. He studied Philosophy at the College of Charleston and later earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Design with honors from the Art Institute of Charleston. Kevin specializes in search engine optimization, photo editing and creation of graphic elements, formatting and layout creation, and site population and migration. A Charleston native, Kevin resides on James Island.



Meredith Poston

Contributing Writer and Social Media Strategist

Meredith Poston Meredith Poston is a contributing writer and social media strategist for 5th Level Web. Her roles include blogging and content writing, social media building and search engine optimization. After earning a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Western Carolina University, Meredith moved to Charleston and settled on James Island.