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TEAM

Led by Elaine Myada -- a seasoned communications and marketing professional -- our team comprises a network of staff and consultants who provide a full range of services, customized to meet the needs of every client. We offer award-winning, big agency experience with the personalized, committed, results-driven focus of a boutique firm. 

Elaine Myada
Founder and Principal

Marketer | Communications Strategist 

 

Elaine Myada is award-winning, results-oriented communications and marketing professional with 18 years’ experience in marketing, media relations, digital media, and public relations. She is committed and passionate about delivering strategic, creative, engaging and cost-effective results for her clients.  

 

She has managed and implemented national multi-million dollar campaigns for Federal government clients including the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services, National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. Other clients have also included the DC Department of Health, DC Department of Behavioral Health, Epilepsy Foundation, The Home Depot, Best Buy’s Geek Squad, and YMCA.

 

Her media relations expertise includes consistent achievement securing national and local placements in USA Today, Washington Post, ABC News, Today and more. Her experience includes strong cultural competency in reaching diverse audiences including African-Americans, women, seniors, and youth. Her communications and marketing work has been recognized with more than 50 internal agency and external PR industry awards since 2002.

Elaine has recently received the 2018 Howard University Alumni Movemaker Award, which recognizes high achieving alumni who are a living testament of Howard's vision and mission.

Elaine serves as an Officer and Board Member for the Maryland Black Chamber of Commerce (MBCC). She is board secretary and co-chair of the MBCC marketing committee where she helps promote the organization. She is also co-chair of the Wheaton Interim Library Advisory Committee, part of the Montgomery County Library Board. She has served on the Board of the Howard University Alumni Association of Washington, DC.

Chris Holmes
Graphic Designer
Jana Anderson
Social Media Specialist

Graphic Designer | Visual Information Professional

 

Chris Holmes is a graphic design professional with more than 18 years of experience. He provides creative design solutions, accurate copy editing, and efficient project management. He is proficient with the use of popular graphics software in Mac and PC environments including QuarkXpress, Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Acrobat, and Dreamweaver), Corel Draw, Pagemaker, and Microsoft Office products. He also has in-depth knowledge of the printing process and quality control associated with printed material and services with outsourcing to vendors. He creates static and animated gif banners for web advertising. In addition, Mr. Holmes is adept with  HTML web coding.

Akwasi Oppong 
Website Designer

 Social Media Maven

 

Jana Anderson gets social media. She is a millennial who grew up on Facebook and then transitioned to Instagram and now is primarily on Snapchat.

 

She learned the craft of social media management as an intern at a PR agency for several years.  There she supported projects by creating messaging and content, scheduling content, developing ideas for contests and other ways to engage users on social media as well as attending events and providing live social media coverage. 

She is committed to serving clients in using social media to effectively engage their target audiences. 

Website Designer | User Experience Design 

 

Mr.Oppong is a Digital Marketing Professional with more than 10 years providing high-performance marketing solutions in web design, brand management, project management, and user experience for various industries.

He has managed a number of project lifecycles and implemented creative approaches for managing campaigns. Developed and implemented innovative methods to complete projects at higher efficiencies, compliance to specifications, and the development of user-friendly design that keeps visitor in the customer design journey.


Detail-oriented, analytical and methodical with critical thinking to resolve challenging web design challenges. 
Akwasi is well-organized and resourceful with multitasking skills that optimize limited resources to achieve outstanding results.