The ArlandCom Team
Dave Arland, President and Founder
With more than 20 years experience in the consumer electronics industry, Dave Arland is respected by both editors and listeners as a knowledgeable resource.
A native Hoosier, Dave graduated from Butler University in 1985 with a degree in Radio & Television. He spent three years on-air at WIBC and WIRE Radio before being named Press Secretary to four-term Indianapolis Mayor Bill Hudnut. After a wealth of city government and national association experience, Dave joined Thomson/RCA in 1991.
At Thomson, Dave moved up through the ranks to be named Vice President of Global Consumer Marketing. He led the public relations efforts to introduce mp3 music players, high-definition TV, and e-book readers to consumers throughout the U.S. and Europe. He also served as the company’s voice in Washington, testifying twice before Congress and helping staff of the Federal Communications Commission understand complex digital technology developments.
In 2008, he started Arland Communications and has helped consumer companies, broadcasters, and trade associations reach new audiences with the help of a dedicated team and key partners.
His frequent “Dave The Gadget Guy” appearances on WIBC FM 93.1 in Indianapolis help listeners decode the alphabet soup of tech industry changes.
Dave volunteers as Master Steward educator for Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity, is a passionate STAR TREK fan, and is on the board of WFYI Public TV. He is married with one daughter. Dave and his wife are musicians at Holy Spirit Catholic Church near Indianapolis.
Joshua Phelps, Vice President of Creative Services
Joshua Phelps is a creative with a business mindset. He uses his talent and passion for the creative process to make obscure concepts into powerful stories. With a degree from Butler University’s Lacy School of Business, Joshua guides the strategic direction of his work to achieve his client’s business goals, evidenced by his Telly awards as both a Producer and Editor.
In his work as Creative Director at Arland Communications, Joshua has worked as a Director, Producer, Editor, and DP across the United States and internationally in Europe and Asia. His projects range from broadcast TV commercials to corporate content for Fortune 500 companies and include hundreds of interviews with high profile individuals.
Joshua is constantly looking to discover new challenges in his work and learn new skills. Recently, Joshua earned his license as an sUAS Pilot and has become adept at aerial cinematography.
As an undergraduate, Joshua started his own freelance design business, which was later acquired by Arland Communications when he joined the team in 2013.
In his free time Joshua travels and tries lots of new hobbies. Joshua tackles every new adventure – at work or at play – with his wife Maggie, his “badass” partner-in-crime -- and now their son Owen too.
Sam Klemet, Account Director
Sam Klemet graduated from Michigan State University in 2007 with an honors degree in broadcast journalism.
The first eight years of his career were spent as a multi-media journalist working in Illinois, Minnesota and for NPR affiliates in West Lafayette and Indianapolis, Ind. Sam’s work has been recognized with awards from the Associated Press, Indiana Society of Professional Journalists and Spectrum for coverage of sports, politics and the environment.
In 2014, Sam began serving as the associate manager of public relations for Harrison College. In that role, he oversaw earned media efforts for 13 campuses in Indiana, Ohio and North Carolina.
In November 2015, Sam was hired as an account director with Arland Communications to write news releases, articles and scripts, as well as for event management.
In his free time, Sam volunteers as a youth basketball coach in Indianapolis and as a Big Brother for the Lafayette, Ind., chapter of Big Brothers Big Sisters. In 2015 he was named a “Big Brother of the Year.” The Detroit native also is an avid sports fan especially for the Spartans, Pistons, Lions, Tigers and Red Wings.
Sam is married to his wife Rochelle and they have two dogs.
Grace Malone, Creative Coordinator
Grace joined our team as Creative Coordinator after graduating from Butler University’s College of Communication in 2018. In the Fall of 2017, Grace interned with Arland Communications as our Digital Video Production Intern and was able to join us at CES 2018 in Las Vegas as an editor for different ArlandCom clients.
Since joining our team full time, she has already helped produce content for our clients across the United States and internationally in Europe and Asia. As an undergraduate, Grace was a part of Indy Blue Video, a student media production company where she worked as a lead producer and editor creating content for different colleges within Butler as well as other local businesses.
Grace regularly visits the library and can talk endlessly about her favorite movies and aspects of film history. She also admittedly (and controversially) prefers Hulu over Netflix, podcasts over music, and cats over dogs. Always in search of adventure, Grace loves traveling, experiencing new cultures, and learning the histories of different places and people throughout the world. Now with more than ten countries under her belt – next on the list are Scotland and Ireland!
Kellie Beadle, Administrative Assistant
Kellie attended Rockhurst University and is originally from Missouri. A former media salesperson, Kellie has been the Administrative Assistant at Arland Communications since 2015. She enjoys family, Disney, sewing and being outside. She lives in Fishers with her husband Todd, daughter Naomie, and 2 cats.
Autumn Eastom, Digital Video Intern
Autumn Eastom is a junior at IUPUI majoring in Media Arts and Science with a concentration in Video Production. Her favorite hobbies include creating videos, taking pictures, traveling, running, riding bikes and spending time with her husband, Stephen, and her dog, Gus. After graduating Autumn hopes to be fully involved in the production of videos for events, commercials, and movies.
Haley Rebennack, Digital Video Intern
Haley is a Senior at Butler University, majoring in Digital Media Production and minoring in Art, Design, and Film. With a passion for film and photography, Haley loves working artistically and creatively on various video and picture projects. She loves animals, and dedicates a lot of time to hanging out with her rescue senior pitbull, and showing her horse competitively around the country. She hopes to spend time after graduation to explore creative opportunities and travel.