Born in the Bay Area, Erica moved to San Diego 18 years ago to attend UCSD. Straight out of college, she entered the world of marketing and has never looked back. After 11 years of traditional print marketing, Erica transitioned into digital marketing where she focuses on SEO, Paid Search ads, Paid Social ads, analytics, coding, email marketing, and website analysis. Erica is the biggest fan of north county San Diego, the Kardashians, entertainment, and hip hop music and looks forward to creating successful campaigns for her clients!
Johanna is a lover of all things theatre and acting. When she is not in front of a camera she is helping brands become retail ready and working towards securing placement at big-box retailers. Johanna has experience in managing franchised storefronts to high profile beach cities in Orange County. She is looking forward to bringing her experience to the table and helping entrepreneurs’ dreams come true!
Brianna is an energetic and detail-oriented Account Coordinator. With over six years of experience working as a server, she has paved the way in pursuing a career in the business world. Throughout these years, she has garnered an appreciation for diversity, becoming well-versed in understanding different personalities and adapting to various situations.
Her past experience also taught her that compassion and patience are key in getting tasks done and understanding others in the workplace, and in life. Brianna believes that helping others and being open to learn from them is what makes a team come together, and she is excited to be contributing to the tremendous efforts in Retail Strategy.
In her free time, she loves to be outdoors. Some of her favorite activities are hiking, laying in the sun (with sunblock of course) and hanging out with loved ones. Brianna hates to see people sad or hurting, and she hopes to help the homeless and hungry through nonprofit work as her career progresses.
Priscilla has been an editorial and commercial photographer for over 15 years. She graduated from RCC with a degree in photography and studied at ArtCenter College of Design. She was the staff photographer at Inland Empire magazine for 4 years and Orange Coast magazine for 6 years. Her experience in photography is very diverse, although she has developed a passion for product photography particularly. She enjoys creating and styling sets in the studio with different textures, colors and props. When she is not taking pictures you may find her cozied up at home weaving and crafting, or out traveling to new places with her family.
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.
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.
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!