Gabrielle is an Erie, PA native with over a decade of experience in news writing and photography. She has freelanced for small local newspapers and magazines in print across the country and worked for a short time in the real estate industry. Her past online work includes news stories and photography for www.army.mil while her most recent work has taken her back into real estate, writing for the real estate referral company HomeLight. Gabrielle is a lover of languages and speaks Spanish, Russian and some French. Some of her early journalism days were spent writing in Spanish for La Jornada Latina, the Spanish language newspaper of Cincinnati. She is a graduate of Franklin College of Indiana with a B.A. in Journalism and in Spanish. In her spare time she loves to cook. Her favorite meals to make are from her Belarusian heritage.
Marissa Chiechi joins ChicExecs with more than 5 years of experience in public relations, marketing and social media. Since the start of her career, she has garnered more than 200 media placements for clients in the hospitality, lifestyle, wedding, fashion and restaurant industry. She received her degree in Public Relations and Advertising with a double minor in Psychology and Leadership Studies from Chapman University. Working at PUMA and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Marissa has developed and distributed social media and marketing campaigns across various platforms, managed product launch events, and led a team of individuals to connect brands with consumers. Her public relations experience combined with her psychology skills, has allowed her to understand her clients on a deeper level and build long-lasting relationships with them.
Geena Mahler has more than 5 years of experience in the field with a strong focus on media relations, international marketing, social media marketing, and influencer marketing. Prior to starting with ChicExecs, she worked in social media and media relations at LEGOLAND California Resort, a family theme park, and resort. Coming directly from the brand side of things, she has a deep understanding of what client needs are and how to maximize media exposure to benefit the brand and sales. She has secured notable features in publications such as Insider, E! News, Access Hollywood, Business Insider and more. Geena is media trained and has participated in live TV and radio interviews, for both local and international markets. She graduated from Towson University, Towson, MD. with a B.S. in Advertising and Public Relations, with a secondary focus in Business Administration plus spent a semester abroad at The University of Sydney in Sydney, Australia, studying International Marketing. When this New Jersey native is not pitching the media, she enjoys being outdoors, traveling, embarking on culinary adventures and petting dogs.
Victoria believes that every person, place, idea, brand and product has its own beautiful story, which led her to a career where she can illustrate those stories for her clients through content creation and social media strategy. Victoria comes from a background of social media roles in the beauty, fashion and finance industries for a well-rounded perspective on consumer behavior on digital platforms. When she’s not creatively strategizing for her client campaigns, you’ll most likely catch her at 6pm hot yoga or having a spicy tuna hand roll with a girlfriend at a trendy sushi spot.
Natasha, a Social Media Account Coordinator, has spent the past 4 years working in graphic & web design where she studied at FIDM. Through her innovative and unique approach to online advertising, she ensures that clients can reach their target audience and exemplify their brands persona every time. Some of her clients included large corporations such as Qualcomm Stadium and smaller start up companies like Suja Juice. Natasha first became interested in social media during her senior year in high school where she began to post pictures of her artwork online. She then learned that it could be used as a powerful tool to build awareness and draw engagement around her art. Currently, Natasha utilizes her dynamic background at ChicExecs focusing on the artistic and contemporary details aiming to depict the authentic nature of her client’s brands. In her free time, she enjoys doing yoga and hiking with her puppy.
Carly has been managing Social Media and Digital Content for the last 4 years, after graduating from Colorado State University with a B.A. in Media Communications with a minor in Fashion. Her experience began as the Social Media Manager of the Colorado State School of Fashion Design, where she was able to discover her ability to merge her Media Communications expertise with her eye for modern trends and design aesthetics. Soon after, she had the opportunity to intern at J Public Relations which launched her into a full time career of running social media accounts for both small businesses and household names all over San Diego and Los Angeles County. Over the last 3 years of freelancing Social Media Management & Brand Marketing, Carly has developed a passion for crafting unique and forward trending content in the travel, beauty, fashion, and health industries.
With 15 years in the marketing industry, Kelly has experienced firsthand the shift in traditional print media to all-things-digital-all-the-time. She graduated from Monmouth University and is currently going to Washington State University to earn an MBA in Marketing. Prior to ChicExecs, she worked at a digital marketing agency where she refined her digital marketing expertise in Paid Media, Marketing Strategy, CRO, Organic Social Media, Influencer Marketing, and SEO and she has managed paid budgets from $500 a month up to $150k a month. Her efforts aided in a 4,350% increase in website conversions for a large, international brand. She joined the ChicExecs team to extend these offerings to our clients and is excited to help you take your digital strategies to the next level!
Grace is a recent graduate from Cal State San Marcos with a B.S. in Business Administration Management. With previous experience interning in management and accounting roles, Grace decided to take elective courses in marketing where she discovered her passion and desire to work in the field. During her years at CSUSM, she was able to intern for Chicexecs in our Public Relations department and later moved to an Account Coordinator role in the Marketing department. In her free time, she loves trying new coffee spots wherever she travels to, trying new workouts, and being the best aunt to her new nephew!
Elizabeth Salomon is a Brand Development Account Executive with ChicExecs. She has over 7 years of business experience in the advertising, digital marketing, and PR industry. Elizabeth graduated from Concordia University in Irvine with a degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing. She has natural abilities to motivate and encourage people to use their gifts in working collaboratively toward a goal where she has been responsible for various team outcomes. She has a passion for travel and spending time with her family.
Chantel has more than 6 years of experience as a social media specialist. It is her true passion to curate creative content, ensuring every client of hers has a brand voice that resonates with their audience. Chantel uses her creativity to help drive traffic to websites, promote content using various advertising strategies, and develop relationships with key influencers and target audiences. Chantel studied Marketing & Management at the Art Institute of San Diego California, bringing her expertise into the social media industry by building the presence of a brand, product or individual! Outside of work, Chantel shares her craft of candle making, traveling, staying active with her two dogs, and volunteering on a monthly basis.