PERSONALIZING THE EXPERIENCE
Bring your human to work
It takes a lot of people, working in a lot of departments, to make up an agency. Although our operations keep us all working together in harmony, we think it’s well worth your time to get to know the faces of the individuals you’ll partner with.
Plus, who doesn’t love checking out some cute professional headshots of office dogs?
CEO & President
Passionate about sales, marketing, technology, executive leadership, and all things entrepreneurship. As with most CEOs, Kevin burns the midnight oil and is hungry for growth—but it doesn’t stop there. He’s not only concerned with Vonazon’s business development, but is truly committed to assisting as many companies as possible improve their profitability, digital impact, and corporate growth. Find him surfing, woodworking, and exploring Ventura with his drone.
Chief Canine Officer
It’s pretty simple, really. I’m the cutest member of the Vonazon team. In the words of my idol Derek Zoolander, “I’m pretty sure there’s a lot more to life than being really, really, ridiculously good looking. And I plan on finding out what that is.” If and when I do, I’ll provide an update. Passionate about fitness, napping, tormenting the cat, and chewing shoes. Not necessarily in that order.
Chief Furry Officer
I know. I’m cute. Like, really, really cute. I get that a lot. But there’s more to me than just this adorable fluff. As Chief Furry Officer, I work really hard at keeping all these humans in line, and by that, I mean getting them to pet me on demand. It’s really not that hard when you look like a Teddy Bear. Outside of the office, you can find me surfing the waves; a new favorite pastime of mine. When you live at the beach, it’s hard not to be a surfer, dude. Or….as I like to say, Surfer DOOD.
Human Resource & Accounting Support Manager
Vonazon’s main Account Executive, Tony’s main responsibilities include engaging with prospects to create new sales opportunities, managing leads through our sales process, and supporting both new & existing customers with proposal development. Other than being part of the marketing & sales team at Vonazon, Tony loves spending time with his friends and family, going to shows, and playing soccer.
As head of Business Development, Gail furthers the efforts of the sales & marketing teams in expanding partnerships and proposing the best solutions for Vonazon’s clients. Her goal is to support the long-term financial success of all partners and customers, and offers unique perspectives to bring about legitimate growth. When she’s not collaborating in office or traveling the country presenting her live seminars, you can find her with her dog exploring the city.
Director of Barketing
Much like my political namesake, I will do anything for my family and I take my professional responsibilities very seriously. I know the importance of a good laugh at work, so I’m always here to show off my newest self-taught skills (like opening doors, turning off light switches, fetching paper…). My mom says I’m too smart for my own good, but I know she’s actually very proud.
As Marketing Coordinator, Rhianna guides cutting-edge marketing initiatives to further Vonazon’s impact & success as a business. She is passionate about beautiful visuals and color-coded spreadsheets. When she is not in the office you’ll find her outside dabbling in new activities like rock climbing and sailing.
As a Project Manager / Marketing Coordinator, Caitlin works with clients to help make their businesses marketing goals & objectives a reality. She is consistently researching new and current marketing trends to push her clients above the competition. When she is not in the office, you can find her with her Chinese water dragon Bazil, or discovering and creating new delicious recipes to share with her family and coworkers.
Web Developer / SEO
Chris’s role is to expand your company’s marketing using the latest search engine optimization and web development strategies. He is passionate about both SEO and web coding and what it can do for business, as well as the marketing that allows these channels to be successful. Here at Vonazon, he works to bring you the best version of your business using all forms of digital marketing.
An integral part of the creative team, Mayra is responsible for developing the creative and graphic needs of many of our clients. With many years of experience, she works to keep branding and corporate strategy top of mind in all that she does. When she is not in the office discussing new ideas or presenting innovative concepts, she’ll be out with her two boys, Anthony and Armani, and her dog Rex, possibly playing soccer.
SEO & PPC Specialist
A second-year student at CSU Channel Islands, Matt is one of our marketing interns. After he made the jump from a degree in nursing into marketing, he discovered his love and ongoing interest for the industry. He works with a variety of departments to help support the team in any way he can. Outside of work, Matt enjoys writing, hiking, and Saturdays with the boys.
Sr. Marketing Implementation Manager
Pup-Lick Relation Direc-terrior
Marketing Implementation Specialist
When he is not taking long walks on the beach, Tyler is taking a short walk back to the office. Currently studying Computer Science, Tyler makes use of his technical skills assisting with IT and marketing implementation efforts. Outside of work, you can catch him in the Malibu canyons or lingering on the internet.
Jr Graphic Designer
Lauren graduated from the Design Communication Arts program at UCLA Extension and is a Jr Graphic Designer here at Vonazon. She works with the team to bring ideas to life and helps ensure that everything created is of the best quality possible. When she’s not working, she loves spending time with her family, friends, and enjoys volunteering at an exotic animal sanctuary.
Media Group Manager
Turning your video dreams into a reality is Larry’s primary goal as Media Group Manger. With his team, he works to develop compelling stories in the most stunning and captivating way possible. Larry is also Vonazon’s resident techie, resolving any technical issues employees might have. When he’s not out filming, helping with animation, or repairing a system, he’s training after hours to perfect and advance his skills.
Sr. Strategic Account Manager
Rebecca is here to help brew the best strategies for our clients. She brings international networking and travel experience to the table for a global edge to marketing. With a background in art, Rebecca also has a creative perspective to drive innovative solutions. In her downtime, she like to curl up with a new book, the tallest iced Americano she can find, and her cat Oliver.
Content & Account Strategist
Brian passionately believes in the magic of words, the power of creativity, and the miracle of the collaborative process. As a content strategist for Vonazon, he is here to create content-driven initiatives that move customers through the buyer’s journey and that increase brand awareness for clients.
Strategic Account Manager
As an Account Manager, Ben takes a holistic approach when developing marketing strategies. With a strong background in public relations, he focuses on key aspects of messaging and branding to separate his clients from the pack. As a Ventura local, Ben enjoys spending his weekend at the beach with his favorite furry friend, Barley.
Head of Treat Security
As the Head of Treat Security, I make sure to check every employee for the goods when they walk in and out of the door. In addition to making sure no treats are stolen from the office, I train all other office pups in self-defense and pup-to-pup combat. Much like my owner, I’m on the saucy side but with a lot more sass.
Marketing Implementation Specialist
Natalie recently graduated with her BS in Business Marketing, with a minor in digital media art at CSUCI. As a Marketing Implementation Specialist, Natalie assists with the development and execution of streamlined marketing funnels, as well as effective managing marketing automation ion platforms such as Act-On, Marketo, Hubspot, Pardot, and Eloqua. When she’s not in the office, she’s spending time with her pup, Chile, at the beach or making wine.
Marketing Impawmentation Specialist
Chile is the Marketing Impawmentation Specialist. He loves walking to work each morning and believes Vonazon is the ulti-mutt place for learning and playing, with lots of potential to grow. When hes not in the paw-ffice, hes enjoys going to bark-BQ’s and laying on the couch to watch Barking Bad,Jurassic Bark or Breakfast at Sniff-anys with his hooman.
As a graphic designer at Vonazon, Julia collaborates with the team to develop creative solutions that further client’s visual brand, as well as assisting with their marketing goals. When not in the office, you can find her either with her dog Jag, spending time with family and friends, or planning her next travel adventure.
Marketing Support Specialist
After recently graduating from CSU Channel Islands with a B.S. in Computer Science, Scott decided to put his technical skills to work in the marketing world. At work, you’ll find Scott assisting with marketing implementation, helping with Web Development/SEO, technical aspects of PPC, and fixing minor IT issues. Outside of work Scott enjoys BBQing for his friends and family, going out for drinks at happy hour, and learning more about programming and the technology world.
Felix Piñeiro is two-time DCASE Grant recipient and Finalist for the 2018 Chicago Filmmaker in Residence Award. He studied Film Production and Communications at Loyola University Chicago. Then went on to earn his MFA in Film Directing from EICAR: The International Film School of Paris in France. His latest directorial effort is a narrative based music video, Local H: Innocents, featuring Michael Shannon, which has won 4 Best Music Video Awards. His last two shorts, I Am Not Broken (Chicago International Film Festival, Beverly Hills) and Cycles are making the rounds in the festival circuit. Felix brings a wealth of experience to the team and delivers compelling, powerful concepts.
Social Media Advertising Expert and Lead Generation Strategist
Herman Asph was born and raised in Sweden with a degree in Cinematography from Stockholm Film School. He has shot work for the likes of McDonald’s, Advil, Instapot, ComEd and Vital Proteins. Recent narrative projects of his include Local H: Innocents (feat. Michael Shannon), Backlash (feat. Joel Murray) and I Am Not Broken, which premiered at the 2018 Chicago International Film Festival. Herman’s talented eye knows how to capture and communicate anything we envision for our clients.
Jordan has an innovative way of looking at written communication that has allowed him to create copy that grabs attention, leads the reader through a journey and secures a sell. In his free time, he loves to travel with his camera and capture the nuances of his adventures. He also enjoys the world of men’s fashion and dressing well for any occasion.
Social Data Analyst, Community Manager
Elisabeth’s main goal is to understand how people interact in social contexts through data driven analysis and propagate a story of interest to the target audience.
When out of the office she enjoys a good surf session and mountaineering the California landscape.
Photographer, Social Media Content Creator
Eric is an avid photographer who creates content that not only catches the eye but motivates the user to take action. He delivers this by developing a deep understanding of the clients needs furthermore extracting the right information and translating that into an image.
When he’s not photographing clients you can find him photographing fashion and lifestyle projects. He also enjoys music and attending music events.
Social Media Video Creator, Video Editor
Ezequiel’s main objective is to tell a story that moves people to take action in the form of a video. He understands that asking the right questions that no one else asks – will result in getting unique data from the client. He will use that data to develop a concept and execute a cinematic video that accomplishes the clients goal.
When not working with clients Ezequiel loves to travel and create video stories around those travels. He also enjoys a good movie and TV series.
Social Media Advertising
Nathan was trained in engineering, he loves numbers and data and can work through the most difficult technical obstacles. These skills have translated very well in the digital marketing space as he loves to dissect and understand what makes a digital ad work and not work.
When out of the office you can find him working through puzzles, playing the drums or taking his dirt bike for a ride.