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.
A native New Yorker, Mary spent 15 fun-filled years working in book publishing before taking a “break” to raise three active children in Chatham, NJ. She got her master’s degree in English, helped start a growing wine business, and now enjoys employing her juggling skills as MarketSmiths’ Client Services Manager.
Hailing from bonny Scotland, Samantha spent years gathering eclectic experience—from lab assistant to radio DJ to ghost tour guide—before discovering her true calling: writing. She has contributed to a wide range of print and online publications, including a book of academic essays, an anthology of short horror stories, and numerous magazines.
Anne made her way to New York via Paris, where she did her master’s in global communications while writing stories of delicious adventures—a deliberate mistranslation of a Balzac quote. She has worked in journalism, on K Street, in hospitality, and in publishing, and while her address has changed frequently, she is always at home writing new stories and finding new people to learn from.
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.
Katie is a Virginia native who made her way to Brooklyn fueled by curiosity, passion, and the thrill of the unknown. With a background in journalism, she enjoys diving deep into everything: politics, economics, entertainment, culture. While attending college in the bustling music and art scene of Richmond, VA, Katie found an affinity for spending her time around anything creative.
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.
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.
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.