Our Team

Business… the Ultimate Team Sport!


Web Marketing Team


John Armstrong
Five Star Marketing, Inc. Founder

John is a life long entrepreneur and business builder. With success at an earlier age with his first high tech company founded in 1987, John developed his unique sales and marketing skills expanding that business internationally. After selling that first company he formed Five Star Marketing and has since served clients in a variety of industries and markets including aviation, non-profit, technology and real estate. John brings to each client an entrepreneurs perspective of how to creatively achieve a goal with the resources they have.



Michael Jones – Rivida

Michael is veteran Information Technology consultant from Seattle WA. In 2010 he felt moved by the Lord to make a major change in his life. He and his wife Cami moved to Cebu, Philippines to grow a team of programmers and development talent as a missionary vision to provide life changing opportunity for the people there. Michael manages our pool of motivated technical talent and directs our various software development projects.



Ivan Armstrong – Strategic Marketing Inc

These guys help companies determine where they are, where they want to go, then develop and execute plans to achieve their goals. Having their expertise on the team is extremely valuable to our clients. They bring a breadth of advertising expertise including TV, radio, billboard and print to compliment Five Star’s core web expertise.



Katharine Zimmerman- Non-Profit Consultant

We call Katharine our “30 Million Dollar Woman” due to her successful track record as a non-profit fundraising professional obtaining grants and funds for organization. Katharine’s skills are ideally suited to help our non-profit clients strategically implement our StarfishDonate products and services.



Ben Armstrong – 9Miles Media LLC

Ben is a talented young entrepreneur having a great time growing his own global development team of talented teenagers that enjoy doing web design, software development and other creative web based projects. His team mates hail from the UK, Australia, Canada, US and even Iceland!  These “kids” do amazing work.



James Carraway

James is our software professor. He loves to provide online training to our clients for mainstream products from Microsoft to the entire Adobe suite including such popular packages as Photoshop.  James is also our resident social media set up master. Through his expertise we set our clients up on the social media scene.


Lynn Coffin – Graphic Artist Extraordinaire

When we need some serious artwork or illustration for a client we know just where to go. Lynn’s amazing talent as a graphic artist started at an early age and has continued as a passion all her life. She is a graduate of the University of Georgia Design School and has done everything from architecture, children’s books to fine art.



Lindsey Armstrong –  Graphic Designer

Lindsey is a Graph Design graduate of Watkins College of Art, Design & Film in Nashville TN. She brings to the team talent with creative design as well as use of current digital design tools and programs. She works as a graphic designer for the Nashville TN based advertising agency Redpepper.



Aviation Team & Pilot Training


Steve Merritt CFI, CFII – Merritt.aero

Steve provides expertise in all things related to aviation, logistics and the go to guy for knowing who to call for just about anything! Steve is commercial pilot and certified flight instructor that specializes in providing transition training to modern aircraft for pilots moving into newer aircraft.



Cameron King CFI, CFII

Cameron is one amazing young lady. She flew dozens of missions to Haiti on the front lines of our Bahamas Habitat Haiti relief. She continues on as that organization’s Aviation and Disaster Relief Coordinator. She is an outstanding pilot and talented instructor.



Ronald Jarmon CFI, CFII – Island Air Express

Ronald is a highly experienced CFI that specializes in IFR intensive  training for pilots. Ronald’s personality, demeanor, experience and expertise in this area allows us to guarantee that each student that enrolls in our IFR intensive course will pass their check-ride or we will provide further training needed at no cost to the student.



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