Life is precious. Your time should be spent making memories with loved ones, not worrying about what’s to come. The Postage is a convenient, full-service digital platform that collects critical information and digital assets in one place. We provide peace of mind through unparalleled information security and planning services that guide people through every life phase, including the difficult decisions and conversations about the end of life.
After-death care is time-consuming, expensive, and emotionally taxing. The Postage helps people handle their affairs with greater intention and personal control by offering a simple way to organize their end-of-life plans.
Our service empowers families to have difficult conversations, especially in terms of finances, social media, and the future – so they can live fully now and feel more prepared if and when something happens later.
After witnessing how difficult it was to wrap up the details of a loved one’s life, Emily Cisek knew there had to be a better way. However, she soon discovered there wasn’t a single digital platform that could help someone simplify how they organized their life or stay on top of ever-changing data. It was then that she decided to create The Postage, a solution for people who wanted to manage their information and effectively control the aftermath of life.
Prior to founding The Postage, Emily was the Director of Sales at Integrate Agency, a full-service digital and traditional marketing agency, specializing in technology, energy, and real estate throughout Texas. With her extensive experience in leading, developing, and launching robust marketing and communication programs, she led efforts for a number of clients across various industries to build out their digital initiatives.
Emily received her BS degree in Business Administration from Bryant University then grew her professional career in Houston at Bounce Energy and Direct Energy as a Digital Marketing Manager, before spending several years in Austin leading a branch of Integrate Agency. Emily decided to headquarter The Postage in Houston, in an environment filled with energy and potential for growth.
As a successful serial entrepreneur and software developer, Ken Myers knows a winning business idea when he hears it. He’s built and scaled multiple technology companies from the ground up since 1999, with a specific focus upon consumer internet operations, marketing, information technology, and cybersecurity. When he learned that The Postage wanted to develop an all-inclusive platform that helps people organize their lives well before they need to prepare for the end of life, he was excited to share his talent for creating people-first technological solutions.
Before joining The Postage, Ken served in a variety of executive positions for leading online companies, including WhiteFence.com, CMN.com, and Mainline.gg. At each, he effectively combined his passion for consumer online security with a penchant for regularly exceeding sales projections. His companies have developed robust conversion platforms that also provide powerful and compelling user experience, complete with patents to ensure customer safety.
Ken has a Master of Business Leadership from Upper Iowa University, with multiple certifications in cybersecurity, software development, and technology services. When he’s not busy serving on The Postage leadership team, he’s a SAG actor and producer who also loves spending time with his wife, Jolene, and their three children as they enjoy Houston, TX.
As a veteran e-commerce entrepreneur, Robbie Wright has spent nearly 20 years using digital marketing to help companies acquire and manage customers to build and grow their businesses. An expert in conversion flow and user experience, he has been directly involved in two successful start-up exits, and currently works with more than ten growing start-ups or small businesses as an advisor or board member.
Prior to co-founding The Postage, Robbie led a team of investors in purchasing Austin-based Wellington Group PR in 2017, then merging it with Houston-based Integrate Agency in 2018, where he currently serves as the company’s CEO. Before that, Robbie was co-founder and CEO of Bounce Energy, a digital-first retail electricity provider founded in 2008. In 2013, Centrica (the British parent company of US-based Direct Energy) acquired Bounce. Robbie remained at Centrica for three years, running the Digital & Innovation Departments for Centrica’s suite of North American businesses and brands as Vice President.
Robbie has a BBA in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin. He lives in Houston with his wife and children, while splitting his time working in both Houston and Austin.
A seasoned technology executive, Lynn Atchison joined The Postage’s board in May 2021 and currently serves on the company boards of QWTO, Absolute Software, Convey, and Bumble.
Lynn has over 30 years of finance and operations experience and has served as CFO of several companies with increasing responsibility and scope. Lynn thrives with transformational and fast-growing companies. She has scaled operations, driven growth, and improved profitability by adopting new business models rapidly and effectively at key inflection points in a company’s lifecycle. Lynn also serves as an Advisory Partner with LiveOak Venture Partners and a member of the Austin Advisory Board Member with Texas Capital Bank.
Lynn earned her Bachelor of Business degree, summa cum laude, in accounting from Stephen F. Austin State University. In her spare time, Lynn enjoys travel, football, and spending time with family and friends.
Billy McLucas joined The Postage's Board in September 2020. He is the founding partner of WPM Capital Partners and currently serves as Managing Director of WPM and CEO and CFO of Axial Global, one of the firm's portfolio investments. He has an extensive background in operational execution, corporate finance, strategy, governance, M&A, capital raising, and distressed asset value creation across energy, real estate, industrial, technology and consumer products end markets. Through WPM he is focused on providing innovative operational, financial, and strategic solutions to help businesses grow and deploys long-term investment strategies across industries with targeted execution of vertical integration opportunities, providing full life-cycle investing from startup ventures to established businesses.
Billy serves on the as an Advisor and Board Member for The Postage, HydroStrat, Buffalo Bayou Brewing Company, Madison Mill, and SET Group. He resides in Houston, Texas and holds a BA and MBA from Rice University.
Winston Gilpin joined The Postage team as a strategic advisor in 2021 and he is currently the COO of Mercury Fund. Winston has over 25 years experience in finance and accounting, serving in a number of executive management and advisory positions for publicly traded and privately owned companies.
As the founder and president of Gilpin Consulting, LLC., Winston provides CFO services to many of Mercury Fund’s incubated startup companies. Prior to Mercury, Winston served as the CFO of Internet REIT, a leader in direct web navigation. Formerly, Winston was a director and the CFO of Intermat, Inc. (NYSE: IHS). During his fifteen-year tenure at Intermat, Winston’s responsibilities included managing all of the financial aspects of the company, strategic planning, contractual and legal matters, sales, marketing, operations and executive management. Prior to joining Intermat, Winston held Controller and/or Chief Financial Officer positions at Partner's Construction (a subsidiary of Century Development Corporation), a multi-state construction company; Fogle Equipment Company, a construction equipment dealer; and Van Leeuwen Pipe and Tube, a wholesale pipe distributor. Winston also held the position of Chief Accountant with the Municipal Credit Union of New York City.
Jim Moskosky joined The Postage in 2020 as a strategic advisor and counsel. Jim is an accomplished senior executive, entrepreneur and business counsel who has founded, built and operated two companies to strategic exits and a third to emerging growth stage.
An early-career corporate attorney, Jim has sector expertise in financial technology, competitive retail electricity, e-commerce, and home services industries, with substantial strategic advisory experience with startups and emerging growth businesses. Jim is the co-founder & board member of Tabulate, an all-in-one financial software. Prior to Tabulate, Jim was co-founder, EVP of Bounce Energy, Inc., a competitive retail electricity provider, and co-founder, COO and General Counsel of WhiteFence, Inc., an online comparison marketplace for utilities and home services.