Our Team

Where strategic planning and data-centricity come together to support calculated growth.

Zack Meuschke

Guitar Hero “Hero”

His secret work skills: Being a part of creating new processes to increase efficiency.
When the work’s done he enjoys: Sports, golfing, and spending time with friends and family
The country he wants to travel to next: Ireland
Color used to describe himself: “Black and Gold, I can be a huge yinzer at times.”

CEO / Business Development

Zack is our champion CEO and business development manager who has a lot of experience working for different media companies across print, tv and now digital. Starting Corkboard Concepts meant that he’ll get to work with diverse minds to create something special for all clients.

Jordan Atchison

Self-Proclaimed Coffee Aficionado

His secret work skill: He works a lot! He doesn’t really sleep much and has never known what a ‘9-5 job’ was.
When the work’s done he enjoys: Researching the effects of coffee and caffeine, gardening, and traveling
The country he wants to travel to next: He can’t decide between retracing past footsteps in the UK or making new ones in Argentina.
Color used to describe himself: “Green, the standard 24-pack Crayola color. It’s original, in a not too flashy way.”

CMO

Jordan is the dedicated CMO for Corkboard Concepts. His career in marketing and media has gone through various twists. Spending the first couple years as a digital nomad, Jordan took his “marketing wits” on a tour of the globe starting online businesses in the US, United Kingdom and Asia. From eCommerce to digital publications, freelance marketing to local media, variety and change have been constants in Jordan’s marketing world.

Vlad Zoric

Professional At Nailing Tasks Under Pressure

His secret work skills: Organizing everything! He’s also great with numbers.
When the work’s done he enjoys: Laying back with a homemade pizza and watching a good movie. He also enjoys gaming.
The country he wants to travel to next: Dominican Republic or rural Japan
Color used to describe himself: “Golden Yellow, I find myself enthusiastic and optimistic even in the darkest moments.”

Director of Operations and Development

Vlad is our superhero Director of Operations and Development! He joined Corkboard after working on various projects. His love for marketing came out of being good with numbers and wanting to follow a more entrepreneurial path.

Thomas Lorenzi

Professional Snacker

His secret work skills: Public speaking!
When the work’s done he enjoys: Sports, music, and staying active
The country he wants to travel to next: Italy
Color used to describe himself: “Green, it seems like a fresh, friendly, and natural color. It also seems well-balanced, not too loud, and boisterous; but also not too quiet and reserved. (It’s also the color of my favorite team, the Philadelphia Eagles – Go Birds!)”

Ad Operations Manager

Tom is our capable Campaign Specialist. He came to Corkboard after being a supervisor working advertising operations and campaign management at Effectv. He really enjoys being a part of the team because of the opportunities to collaborate and solve problems.

Matthew Little

Advertising Specialist / Photographer

Matt is our creative Photographer and Advertising Specialist. He has accomplished a lot over the course of his career including landscape design, photography for a few magazines, and running his own photography business. He enjoys being part of the Corkboard team because of the variety of industries we work in. Helping businesses succeed is something he finds rewarding.

Vintage Car Enthusiast

His secret work skills: Well…that’s a secret!
When the work’s done he enjoys: Spending time with his family, photography, and working on vintage vehicles
The country he wants to travel to next: Probably somewhere in Europe. There’s just too many places for him to choose one!
Color used to describe himself: “Azure, I am always blue…”

Florin Saioc

Expert At Forgetting People’s Names 0.5 Seconds After Meeting Them

His secret work skills: Photo editing and manipulation (He also tells us that he’s a licensed massage therapist.)
When the work’s done he enjoys: Working out, traveling, and watching good movies
The country he wants to travel to next: Portugal or Greece
Color used to describe himself: “Orange, it symbolizes excitement, energy, and warmth, not from the sun, but from one heart to another.”

Creative Specialist

Florin is our talented Creative Specialist who came to us with a background in advertising and photo editing. He enjoys the satisfaction of contributing towards a client’s success. Florin likes working for Corkboard because it’s made up of a great team that works together to get things done.

Olivia Ferrante

Certified Cake Boss

Her secret work skills: Thinking outside of the box and public speaking
When the work’s done she enjoys: Baking, shopping, and spending time with friends and family
The country she wants to travel to next: Greece
Color used to describe herself: “Hot pink!!! I am passionate, driven, and a little sassy.”

Account Manager

Olivia is our friendly and bubbly Account Manager. She originally joined Corkboard as a Campaign Specialist Intern but found a passion for digital marketing while doing so. Olivia likes being a part of the Corkboard team because she gets to learn new skills and ideas while learning how it all ties together.

Anna Hertrich

Self-Proclaimed “Mom” Of The Group

Her secret work skills: Easy to talk to and organized (She has everything you could need, and I mean EVERYTHING.)
When the work’s done she enjoys: Gaming, playing the ukulele, and spending time with family and friends
The country she wants to travel to next: Japan
Color used to describe herself: “Orange! Not only is it my favorite color, but I think it matches my personality too. I’m more on the creative, energetic, and quirky side.”

Web Design Lead

Anna is our friendly and energetic Web Design Lead. She originally joined Corkboard as a Creative Specialist. Anna found her passion for design back in high school and never looked back! She is experienced in print production, digital designs, and website layouts, and is constantly improving her skillset!

Madison Cassel

Master List Maker

Her secret work skills: Brainstorming personalized and creative strategies
When the work’s done she enjoys: Exercising and going to concerts
The country she wants to travel to next: New Zealand
Color used to describe herself: “Dark green, because it feels like growth and wisdom.”

Campaign Specialist

Madison is our hardworking Campaign Specialist. She’s worked in a few different marketing positions in several industries, including digital marketing, print media, music, and fashion, making her a well-rounded addition to the team! She is always excited to explore her passion for creativity while helping businesses succeed.

Trevor Stewart

Master Chef Of Recipes

His secret work skills: A strong attention to detail
When the work’s done he enjoys: Video games, going out to eat, and spending time with friends
The country he wants to travel to next: Rather than a country, the next place he would like to visit is the Grand Canyon.
Color used to describe himself: “Green because it is a calming color, and I remain calm regardless of the situation.”

Campaign Specialist

Trevor is our ambitious Campaign Specialist. Since graduating from the University of Akron and joining our team, Trevor has been an asset in both his strong attention to detail and ingenious campaign ideas. He likes working for Corkboard Concepts because everyone is friendly and approachable. He has already found his stride in the campaign specialist role and is eager to help our clients tell their stories.

Al Marschke

Professional Camera Man

His secret work skills: Storytelling
When the work’s done he enjoys: Hanging with his family, CrossFit workouts, and resting on his back porch
The country he wants to travel to next: Ireland
Color used to describe himself: “Blue, it’s the fastest wavelength and can’t leave the atmosphere.”

Advertising Specialist / Videographer

Al is our man behind the camera. At Corkboard, Al is our in-house Video Producer and Advertising Specialist. Al started his career working in TV broadcast and went on to be a self-employed video producer for 25 years. Not only is Al invested in giving his audience a rich form of content, but allowing clients to convey their stories to their customers. If you ever have a video production question, he’s your guy!

Nicole Paschl

The Ultimate Dog Mom

Her secret work skills: Organization, relationship building/management, and sales
When the work’s done she enjoys: Spending quality time with her dogs, Coby & Cooper, crafting with her Cricut machine, and cooking
The country she wants to travel to next: Anywhere tropical with crystal clear waters
Color used to describe herself: “I’d have to say green because I am full of life and down to earth.”

Advertising Specialist

Nicole is our relational and supportive Advertising Specialist. Nicole soars in the marketing industry because of her young introduction as it runs in the family, but also because she has a wide array of roles she has had over the last 6 years. Nicole kicked her career off with a mixture of digital, newspaper, and magazine advertising sales, and most recently has focused on creative design and marketing strategy within the brand. Nicole is an experienced advocate for our clients and works hard to make sure their needs are met!

Julianna Rios

Self-Proclaimed Plant Mom

Her secret work skills: Time management and making people smile
When the work’s done she enjoys: Trying new foods, cuddling up on the couch watching TV, and anything creative
The country she wants to travel to next: Spain
Color used to describe herself: “Maybe a pastel pink or yellow… both are gentle but inviting.”

Content Specialist

Julianna is our cheerful and friendly Content Specialist. She had originally joined Corkboard as a Campaign and Creative Specialist Intern. Marketing was not her original career choice, but once she stepped into it, she fell in love with it! With a background as a social media coordinator for her college club, Julianna has experience doing social media, branding, and communications. “I like Corkboard Concepts because I have never walked into a work environment that was so friendly, flexible, and get projects done!”

Emily Fly

Ultimate Thrift Flipper

Her secret work skills: Multi-tasking between very creative and data-heavy workloads
When the work’s done she enjoys: Spending time in the garden, hiking, or playing the sax
The country she wants to travel to next: Botswana (She’s ticked South Africa off the list and wants to continue throughout Africa.)
Color used to describe herself: “I would be purple. I feel that it’s quite a creative color with a touch of mystery!”

Search Specialist

Emily is our switched-on Search and Social Specialist. She came to Corkboard after managing the digital marketing for nationwide franchises and starting her own marketing consultancy. She loves being a part of the team because everyone works together, and because of the variety in clients, no one day is the same!

Lauren Dick

Polished Nail Artist

Her secret work skills: Time management, overly thorough in research
When the work’s done she enjoys: Traveling, spending time with family, painting nails, and eating out
The country she wants to travel to next: Scotland
Color used to describe herself: “Yellow, because it’s cheerful, friendly, and rational.”
 

Office Manager

Lauren is our organized and eager Office Manager. With a 10 year background in teaching, she found the importance of a good administrative assistant in a workplace essential! She now strives to be one herself, while taking responsibility of a broad range of services that allow Corkboard’s business to operate more efficiently including overseeing and maintaining accounts payable, receivables, and monthly billing. If you have a “money question” she’s your gal!

Bailey Schock

YouTube Sensation

His secret work skills: Public speaking
When the work’s done he enjoys: Playing the guitar, skiing/snowboarding, and playing video games
The country he wants to travel to next: His favorite city in the US is Charleston, South Carolina. He is looking forward to going back at the end of the summer!
Color used to describe himself: “Blue because I am typically a very calm person. I am also very patient.”

Search Intern

Bailey is our easy-going and motivated Search Intern. He is going to be a senior at California University of Pennsylvania and majors in Marketing. He also has some experience with some video content creation. He chose to go into Marketing but wishes to grow his analytical side and become more well-rounded by diving into the world of SEO. “I really enjoy the people. Everyone is so nice and helpful. I’m constantly being asked questions about myself and I find it great that Corkboard truly cares about how I think/feel.”

Anna Busalacchi

Ice Cream Devotee

Her secret work skills: List-making and always bringing a positive attitude
When the work’s done she enjoys: Eating ice cream (She has a HUGE sweet tooth), cuddling with her miniature dachshund, Zoey, and painting
The country she wants to travel to next: Italy, specifically the Amalfi Coast or Cinque Terre
Color used to describe herself: “A light Pinkish-Peach because it combines the passion of red, the softness of pink, and the optimism of yellow, all-in-one!”
 

Social Media Intern

Anna is our cheerful and ambitious Social Media Intern. She fell in love with the way marketing combines creativity and design with a driven strategy to help businesses thrive. As she is heading into her senior year at Grove City College studying Design and Innovation with minors in Marketing and Digital Entrepreneurship, Anna will be bringing her knowledge of planning out content, writing copy, and creating graphics to the Corkboard table. “I love how open and friendly everyone is. I already feel like a part of the team and am excited to begin collaborating together! (3 words to describe CBC: friendly, collaborative, fun)”

Ilaria Perry

The Book Worm

Her secret work skills: Designing and creating fun powerpoint presentations
When the work’s done she enjoys: Spending time with friends and family, reading, and spending time outside (hiking, kayaking, etc.)
The country she wants to travel to next: Italy
Color used to describe herself: “I would say light green because green is a positive and calm color and I would like to present myself that way as well. I also love nature and spending time outdoors and green reminds me of a warm summer day.”

Social Media / Creative Intern

Ilaria is our friendly and enthusiastic Social Media / Creative Intern. She is a senior at Slippery Rock University studying Integrated Marketing Communication and will be graduating this winter! Ilaria liked the design and writing elements of the marketing field, along with the endless career possibilities. Utilizing her creative mind and exceptional communication skills, she will be a great addition to the Corkboard team. “I love how welcoming everyone has been, the whole Corkboard team is so friendly and makes the work environment so fun.”

Jake Meuschke

Unicycle Dabbler

His secret work skills: Being spontaneous
When the work’s done he enjoys: Going fishing, watching Pittsburgh sports, and trying new foods
The country he wants to travel to next: Rather than a country, he would like to visit Alaska.
Color used to describe himself: “I would describe myself as yellow because it is a mild color. It does not scream at you, but is also not quiet.”

Business Development Intern

Jake is our diligent and amiable Business Development Intern. He likes how there is a lot of room for differentially within the marketing field and finds it interesting what mechanisms are used to find and apply data from an individual. Jake is going to be a junior at Indiana University of Pennsylvania studying Marketing. “I like Corkboard because of how friendly and comforting the environment is throughout the office.”

Marvel Moniaga

Dance Dance Revolution Jock

His secret work skills: On-the-spot presentations
When the work’s done he enjoys: Playing dance dance revolution, exercising, and trying new foods
The country he wants to travel to next: Vietnam
Color used to describe himself: “I would say the color light pink because the color itself is very warm and inviting compared to other colors like red or blue. The color pink also matches my emotional sensitivity towards others and topics!”

Business Development Intern

Marvel is our sociable and eager Business Development Intern. He has always loved talking with people and found that Sales is the best of both worlds; interacting with people and helping them with their queries. Marvel is a junior at Penn State University studying Marketing and will be adding his friendly enthusiasm to the team. “I really like the work culture here at Corkboard! Everyone was so inviting on my first day and they genuinely seems interested in my personal interest other then work. Overall, I feel like a part of a team here at Corkboard instead of a number in a large company!”

Leigh Ann French

Roller-Skate Derby Queen

Her secret work skills: Never being late (sometimes even a half an hour early)
When the work’s done she enjoys: Going on adventures with her husband and daughter, roller skating, grilling food, and anything to do with her 3 German Shepards
The country she wants to travel to next: Sweden (Hawaii and Alaska would be nice too)
Color used to describe herself: “Purple because 1. it is my favorite color. 2. Purple is unique just like me.”

Web Development Intern

Leigh is is our motivated Web Development Intern. Previously working as a Physical Therapist Assistant for almost ten years, Leigh wanted to learn more in the marketing field and after gaining the opportunity to take on web development, ran with it. She is currently wrapping up her final quarter at Pittsburgh Technical College and is “…excited and grateful to be part of such a great team (here at Corkboard Concepts).”

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