A champion of high-end content, Jean Tang lives in tribute to words that sizzle, snap, and gleam. In 2010, at the inaugural TEDx Gramercy, she declared a war against tepid, corporate copy.
Our Marketing Director, Daniel DiGriz, is responsible for integrating MarketSmiths initiatives in sales, marketing, education, and technology. Informally, he is our SEO Guardian, Analytics Professor, and Marketing Grand Strategist.
Clients warm up to Michele immediately and so do those who read her writing. As MarketSmiths’ Senior Director of Strategy, Michele makes even the most complex B2B concepts inviting and knows how to add just the right touch of personality. Michele’s experienced in three-word taglines and 30-page websites and everything in-between—white papers, press releases, e-communications, brochures, social media, and video scripts.
Susan is a seasoned digital content strategist who has worked with many well-known brands in her colorful career. She also writes, travels, and enjoys the constant delights of life in New York.
Heather works on accounting and project management. She previously worked at a fast paced CPA firm doing outsourced accounting and loves applying her skills to MarketSmiths work! She enjoys geeking out on spreadsheets and traveling in her free time.
Anne got her start in journalism and government affairs before moving to France. Her graduate studies in Paris focused on branding and cross-cultural culinary communications, leading her to helm the marketing strategy at an award-winning restaurant in Manhattan. She now lives in Brooklyn, where she runs a very tiny freelance bakery.
Growing up in London and Montreal, Chloe honed her writing style while completing an English Literature BA and then a Politics MA before beginning her journey in marketing and e-commerce. She’s well versed in the digital fields of fashion, SEO, FinTech, software and more.
Briana is a writer, wanderer, and wonderer (who isn’t always this alliterative). An unshakeable sense of curiosity has led her everywhere from far-flung coastlines to the classrooms of Princeton University. Steadfast in the pursuit of passion, she is happiest when exploring nature, reading, and putting pen to paper.
After dabbling in journalism, communications, and science publishing, Anne found her way to MarketSmiths. When she’s not writing, this New Jersey native is likely spending time outdoors or expounding on the importance of the Oxford comma.
Affectionately nicknamed Lib by her friends and family, Olivia has always found home in books and the places that safekeep them. You can often find Olivia browsing the fiction aisle at the nearest library, a cup of tea in hand. Her passion for language brought her to the Canary Islands last year, where she taught creative writing to elementary students.
Carol is a writer, traveler, storyteller, and an endlessly curious learner. Her favorite things include food, coffee, planes, and making a big mess in her kitchen.
Tristan is a copywriter who loves learning and travel. With a passion for storytelling, Tristan strives to understand and tell the stories of people and businesses through written and digital mediums. Each day is an adventure waiting to happen: Tristan brings the enthusiasm and positive outlook to pursue your goals and make your collaboration fun and frictionless.
Kelly is originally from North Carolina, and has been working in New York as a writer, comedian, filmmaker and musician for the last seven years. When she’s not writing copy, a novel, a screenplay or a song, Kelly can usually be found performing stand-up all over the city.
Originally from Baltimore, Maryland, Melissa moved to New York to study economics and art. Her biggest passion, writing, led her to MarketSmiths, where she crafts precise and thoughtful copy that leaves a lasting impression on its audience. Outside of the copy world, she attends poetry readings, visits contemporary art exhibits, and dabbles in ballet.
John is a versatile, award-winning senior-level copywriter who’s produced impactful, creative content on behalf of the New York City Department of Transportation, Oakley, ZeroWater, SeaWorld, The Washington Redskins, Noble Energy, and many other high-profile clients. His agency experience includes stints at Burson-Marsteller, JWT, and Hal Riney & Partners.
A three-time member of Team USA, Maria was an elite athlete and bronze medalist at the Duathlon World Championships. She brings that same competitive spirit and perfectionism to everything she does, making her a hawkeyed copy editor and proofreader—no spelling or grammar errors will best her.
A veteran of the NYC advertising game, Mike loves crafting copy that hits precisely the right message, in precisely the right way, so that clients get the right results. Whether it’s writing a tagline for an airline, a landing page for a B2B SaaS provider, or a social video for a barbecue sauce brand, Mike’s copy is like the porridge Goldilocks ate—just right.
Erin pursued the written word in college because it seemed like the only natural thing to do. Now, as a copywriter, arts critic, and fiction author in New York City, she’s pretty sure she made the right choice. When she’s not crafting a brand article, legal blog post, or Off-Broadway review, Erin can usually be found working furiously on her latest book idea – at all hours of the night!
After a short stint as an actress (career highlight: Ophelia in a Hamlet set in an insane asylum) Elizabeth decided she preferred writing her own words to reciting those of others.
Mark is a master content developer, strategist, thought leadership writer, and editor with deep experience in financial services, health, travel, and lifestyle. After an award-winning career at national magazines, he headed the ultra net high worth content program at Merrill Lynch and the global thought leadership program for State Street Global Advisors.
Haley is a master teacher turned copywriter, with expertise in making the technical feel tangible. As a self-proclaimed caption queen, Haley loves the challenge of saying more with less—almost as much as she loves an iced matcha latte.
Olivia is a born and raised New Yorker with an appetite for the world. Her background in brand strategy has taken her to Australia, her copywriting and marketing skills have landed her in Bali, and her career coaching work takes her anywhere and everywhere in between.
What do you get when you combine the soul of a musician with the mind of a writer? Copy that sings. And for the last decade, that’s precisely what Paul has delivered for global brands, bootstrap startups, and everything in between.