Business Cards, Banners, Signs, Websites, T-Shirts, Vehicle Graphics,  Promotional Items and Marketing Consulting… We Do It All!

Family-Run Advertising and Design Agency

Ablaze Media is a professional, full-service graphic design agency founded by Mark Stafford.  Mark is a graduate of Arizona Christian University (formerly Southwestern College).  He runs Ablaze Media with his wife, Lara Stafford, and his brother, Tim Stafford.  Ablaze Media also employs the services of several Prescott-based SEO/web professionals as well as copywriters.  The Ablaze Media studio is physically located in Prescott, but our customers come to us from all over the world.

Experienced, Local Professionals

From logo creation to graphic design to digital advertising, we can handle it.  Small Business websites are one of our specialties.  Our creative services staff has years of experience working for various media outlets and agencies around the country.

Some of our staffers have previously worked for churches or non-profit organizations so we really understand the unique needs of non-profit organizations.  The Ablaze staff has decades of experience with small business owners, CEO’s, educational institutions, and non-profits/churches.  We understand what it takes for each of these groups to get noticed in a world of noisy marketing.

Let Us Handle Your Media

Whether you are located here in Yavapai County or somewhere else in the world, we can take care of what your media needs.  Ablaze Media’s core values are based upon a couple of simple things: quality design, competitive prices, and integrity.  We deliver professional products, we deliver on time and we always honor our bids.

Meet Your New Media Team

Mark Stafford
Mark StaffordCreative Director / Owner
Mark Stafford is the owner and founder of Ablaze Media. He is a graduate of the Arizona Christian University with highest honors. Mark has been working in media development since 1997.

He began his career in media development by serving on the creative staff at multiple organizations including a university, several large non-profits and a radio station that was awarded with the prestigious, “Station of the Year Award,” twice.

Mark has now branched out on his own and is offering his services to businesses and non-profits throughout Prescott, Prescott Valley, Cottonwood and the Greater Yavapai County region.

He loves music and is an active musician playing electric bass, acoustic and electric guitar, & keyboard. He has served with several professional Christian touring groups and has been nominated for a Dove award.

When he is not designing graphics, you might find him hanging out with his 4 kids, leading a worship team at a local church, or playing jazz at a local venue.

Jaye Lene Long
Jaye Lene LongDirector of Social Media / Ablaze Media
Jaye Lene has been in public relations, marketing promotions, event planning, and advertising since the beginning of her professional career as a concert and advertising photographer, the owner of Visions Unlimited in 1983. She’s honed her strategic copyrighting, sales, photography & graphics and social media skills in places like Where It’s Hot, and In Recovery magazines, the Prescott Daily Courier, Arizona Shine Radio, Magic 99.1 and the Great Circle Media family of radio stations she left in 2018 to join the National Team of the HONOR and REMEMBER organization as the Community Engagement Specialist. The change to HONOR and REMEMBER places her working directly with Goodyear Racing, NASCAR, the historic nation-wide 5-month America’s Run for the Fallen Military remembrance tribute, Wreaths Across America, and SpartanNash.

A dynamic visionary, her passion is collaborating with non-profits and small businesses to develop compelling content and ‘can’t-miss’ message awareness. She has created digital marketing solutions for Bethany’s Gait Ranch, Extreme Faith Productions, Agape House of Prescott, Yavapai Coordinated Community Response Team, Yavapai Water Smart, Salvation Army, and many others.

Ablaze Media owner Mark Stafford and Jaye Lene have been friends and professional acquaintances since 2000, when Mark was on staff with the Light House (early days of Arizona Shine).

Lara Stafford
Lara StaffordOffice Manager / Bookkeeper
Lara is working as the office manager at Ablaze Media. She is a graduate of Arizona Christian University. She has worked along-side Mark at various non-profit organizations as well as in the school system as a Language Arts teacher.

Currently, Lara is homeschooling two of her children and managing the Ablaze Media office. Lara is an avid reader and occasionally you might find her writing on a blog.

Lara is Mark’s wife and sometimes you’ll find them playing music together.

Tim Stafford
Tim StaffordSenior Marketing Strategist
Dr. Timothy Stafford works remotely (from Florida) for Ablaze Media. He analyzes and assesses online marketing strategy and SEO for our Web development team.

He is a Dissertation Chair and Associate Professor at St. Thomas University in Miami, Florida. He also serves as a project manager and educational consultant across a range of industries. Stafford completed his Ph.D. in instructional design for online learning in 2014.

He also holds a Masters Degree in Education from Capella University and a Bachelors Degree in Theology from Bethany University. He also attended Arizona Christian University for a short time.

Currently, Tim is busy speaking for small business groups on alternative fundraising and education platforms, social media in education, and worldview training. He also frequently speaks at churches and worldview events. His research interest includes learning theory, ubiquitous learning, and instructional forensics.

His research focuses on the impact of ubiquitous learning on professional learning and development and instructional failures and their prevention in 21st-century learning environments.

Tim is Mark’s brother and a pretty good jazz drummer too.

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