Role: Steve is our Founder in charge of strategy, growth, and building an amazing team. 📈
Personal Description: Entrepreneurship fanatic, workout enthusiast, food-lover, Husky-Owner, Ravens Fan
Background: Prior to founding Harbor Marketing Agency, Steve helped to grow an e-commerce subscription box startup to $10M, making it one of the fastest growing startups of 2017. He has a passion for marketing and putting the puzzle pieces together that make a business successful. Since founding Harbor, his focus has been on crafting an agency that produces incredible results for clients, has a thriving team of marketing experts, and allows everyone to enjoy the lifestyle they deserve.
Favorite Quote: "The person who wins is the person who gets knocked down seven times and gets up eight times."
Something weird about you: "I like to weigh my food before eating it so I can track everything that I'm eating.”
Spirit Animal: "Some kind of bird because I'm the type to take the jump and learn how to fly on the way down."
Why you love marketing: "I love marketing because it allows me to bridge the gap between the creative side of my brain and the analytical side of my brain. Every day we get to interpret what the data is telling us and then use our creativity to come up with new ideas for ads. There’s no better feeling than coming up with an idea, turning it into reality, and then watching the sales roll in."
Good Read: Scaling Up... Why a Few Companies Make It... and Why the Rest Don't.
Role: Priya is our Senior Operations Specialist responsible for ensuring our team is ALWAYS getting better. 🧠
Personal Description: Coffee addict, self-proclaimed foodie, jet setter & mama
Background: Priya brings over 10 years of experience in digital marketing with an expertise in paid advertising. She has experience with high profile brands such as The Limited, Lilly Pulitzer and Getty Images and brings a large scale perspective to each business she encounters. She has been featured as a Digital Marketing influencer in the Huffington Post on several occasions.
Favorite Quote: "Change your thoughts and you change your world." - Norman Vincent Peale
Something Weird About You: I love Hallmark and Lifetime Christmas movies. (Don't pretend you've never watched one).
Spirit Animal: An elephant because I am strong, friendly and group-oriented.
Good Read: Becoming, Educated, Little Fires Everywhere
Role: Emily is our Account Manager, in charge of keeping everything running smoothly for our clients.
Personal Description: Warm weather lover, breakfast enthusiast, avid traveller
Background: Emily brings 10 years experience with all-things eCommerce and has previously worked with growing businesses all the way to multi-billion dollar retailers. She loves to help businesses adapt to the ever changing world of eCommerce and brainstorm creative solutions to help them grow.
Favorite Quote: "If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary."
Something weird about you: I’m semi-obsessed with real estate and (not so secretly) aspire to own many properties.
Spirit Animal: A dolphin — curious, playful and strong
Why you love marketing: Plain and simple, I love collaborating to help people grow their businesses!
Good Read: The River of Doubt & The Devil in the White City
Role: Campaign Manager
Personal Description: Mama, coffee lover, writer, and The Office trivia expert.
Background: I earned a degree in Health Administration because I wanted to make a huge impact that truly mattered. After working in healthcare for a few years, I couldn’t get out quick enough. I found a whole new world in the online space and poured my energy into becoming the best copywriter in the world, but accidentally fell in love with all things marketing and Facebook ads.
I love Facebook Ads because they’ve given small businesses the same growth opportunities previously only held by large corporations.
Favorite Quote: “How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.” - Annie Dillard. It reminds me to prioritize and not put things I want to do off for too long!
Something weird about you: I’ve never had a PB&J. Jelly just looks gross!
Spirit Animal: A bear -- careful, altruistic, and fiercely protective.
Why you love marketing: Marketing lets me be creative while validating that creativity with real-time data. I love when I get it right, but I also love figuring out how to improve when things go wrong.
Good Read: The Slight Edge by Jeff Olson
Role: Lindsay is our Email Marketing Specialist Manager in charge of driving maximizing email revenue for our clients!
Personal Description: Detailed Oriented, Foodie, Boxer Puppy Obsessed, Mountaineer.
Background: "I graduated from West Virginia University and immediately fell in love with marketing and client success while working for a digital and print collateral-based agency before joining the Harbor team. This experience really opened my eyes to all that the digital world has to offer, and that's where Harbor came into play. In the era that we are in, I knew I had to expand my knowledge and background to propel my career path. I've always been very driven and was looking for a company that I can help grow and grow with — BOOM, Harbor Marketing Agency!"
Favorite Quote: "When it rains look for rainbows. When it's dark look for stars."
Something weird about you: "I am an OCD clean freak. I love vacuuming!"
Spirit Animal: "This sounds odd, but a beaver. I thrive when I am busy — I have a hard time sitting still and doing nothing."
Why you love marketing: "Marketing allows for tons of collaboration behind the scenes. In the end, it's all about getting the results you strive for — so shoot for the stars!"
Good Read: My Sister's Keeper
Role: Digital Advertising Intern
Personal Description: Taco enthusiast, dog mom, and avid reader of mediocre romance novels.
Background: After graduating college and a brief stint in sales, I rediscovered my creative mind and realized how much I needed that to even out the analytical side of marketing and sales. I am fortunate enough to be trained by Steve and the team, soaking in as much information as possible, learning the best from the best.
Favorite Quote: “A bird sitting on a tree is never afraid of the branch breaking, because her trust is not in the branch but in its own wings.”
Something weird about you: I am a certified nutrition coach but I love tacos and pizza more than life itself.
Spirit Animal: Panther — quiet at first, then not at all.
Why you love marketing: I love how applicable marketing is to every facet of modern life. There is no website storefront or instantaneous gratitude without marketing. And in my own modern life, I love that marketing allows me to spark my inner artist and allow my creative juices to flow.
Good Read: Lucid by Adrienne Stoltz