ceo / business development
Zack started his career in digital advertising and has not looked back. Directly out of college he started with a print publication working on their digital team. After a few years moved to the world of video at Comcast Spotlight working on how consumers are transitioning from traditional TV viewership to streaming TV on multiple devices and how that impacted advertising. Finally starting Corkboard Concepts where we focus on data-driven marketing campaigns.
Zack is knowledgeable with all forms of data driven medias, but specializes in online video. Spending his time at Comcast Spotlight he learned first hand of the changes from traditional media viewership to viewing media on all screens. He uses that knowledge to help clients understand each medias role in a well rounded marketing strategy.
Tom began his career by progressing through Comcast Spotlight’s Associate Account Executive mentorship and training program in June 2016. After taking an Account Executive position in Wheeling, WV Tom gained a passion for learning how effective marketing can serve his clients and help each of them reach their unique business goals. Understanding the growing importance of digital media, Tom moved on to join Corkboard Concepts in May of last year. He has grown a client base by analyzing his clients’ business objectives and working with his team to develop solutions that support them.
Outside of work, Tom enjoys spending time with his girlfriend and their cats. When he’s not with them he’s usually gaming with his buddies or trying to stay in shape by doing yoga or lifting weights. One of the things he’s looking forward to most is going to live concerts again once everything is back to normal.
Advertising Specialist / Photographer
Matthew Little has been photographing professionally since 2005. Initially his focus was on the automobile. His interest in cars and work with the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix led to being published in a number of automotive magazines. Matt now serves on the Operating Committee for the Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix and continues to write for several automotive magazines.
He has done a number of commercial shoots and has begun work in video. In his free time, Matt enjoys spending time with his wife and their three kids as well as pursuing his love of vintage cars.
Campaign and Creative Specialist
Victoria Bails is a Campaign & Creative Specialist at Corkboard Concepts, responsible for the setup and management of digital campaigns. With a strong background in writing, she values attention to detail in the work she does. A Washington, PA, native now living in Pittsburgh, Victoria enjoys all Pittsburgh has to offer, which includes but is not limited to the Three Rivers Arts Fest, Jam on Walnut, Blue Slide Park, Sunday shopping in the Strip District, etc. When she’s not out and about, she spends most of her free time with her tuxedo cat, Princess Larry.
Search and Social Specialist
Emily is our go-to web ops girl. She has knowledge in SEO, SEM, CRO, copywriting, and social.
She has a keen interest on what brings in website visitors and how they will interact with the brand over time.
Emily holds a Bachelor of Communications, majoring in advertising creativity – and has since completed further study in SEO, and inbound marketing. If she’s not behind the computer, you’ll probably find her at a local gig, playing her tenor sax, or sparring in Taekwondo.
Director of Operations and Development
Vlad didn’t waste any time and started his marketing and development career back in 2011 right after finishing College as a freelance developer and changed only 2 companies where he worked as Marketing Specialist and Project Manager, Certified PHP Engineer his love and obsession with development brought him to learning the first PHP and later on going full stack developer.
Hardworking, and dedicated is one of his traits, always up for the new challenges. Always looking for a chance to improve his skills and always learning something new.
Besides great food, Vlad loves video games, and watching movies, besides battling with his 2 kids.
Florin always had an affinity for design, but he started doing it professionally at 23 years old. He has 6 years of creative experience from which the last 5 years in digital marketing environment.
In his free time he likes reading, meditating and growing his palette of skills as well as doing activities with his kids and exercising.
He is a dog person and his favorite breed is Border Collie – energetic, hard working and loyal – just as the principles which govern his work.
He is fluent in english and romanian. He also studied french and german for 10 and 4 years, respectively.
Hobbies: Swimming, Chess, Massage (AAMOF he is a licensed massage therapist too)
His motto is: “Everything can be achieved, you just have to be perseverant”.