Megan Simoes


As president, Megan works alongside Veronique to support the agency’s growing team of talent, oversee several facets of operations and agency performance, support the team with client services and account management, as well as further the agency’s long-term corporate strategy. She works to ensure a seamless client experience along every step of their journey and their goals are being met. She fosters knowledge-sharing across all departments internally to ensure collaborative and informed decisions. Megan has been a TJAer since 2013, working her way up to Web Director and Integration Director before taking on the role of president. Megan graduated from Drake University with a Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design and is a big animal lover.

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Veronique James


Veronique founded The James Agency (TJA) in 2005 with the goal of creating an agency focused on open communication and transparency with clients and employees. Today, the award-winning, integrated agency specializes in consumer advertising, public relations and digital and continues to exemplify Veronique’s original vision.

Veronique and her team collaborate to produce creatively-fueled, results-driven campaigns that help clients achieve their goals and positively impact their bottom line. Under Veronique’s direction, TJA has been honored with numerous industry and culture awards, including being named to the Inc. 5000 and Entrepreneur Top Company Cultures lists.

Actively involved in the community, Veronique is currently a member of Entrepreneur’s Organization, Arizona Chapter. She served as the organization’s third female president in 2017/2018. She has received numerous accolades for her leadership, entrepreneurship and community involvement.

Veronique is originally from Southern California and graduated with a BFA in Visual Communication from the University of Arizona.

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