Editor: Dagmar King
Dagmar King is Marketwire’s senior marketing manager. She is a well-rounded marketing professional with experience working in small businesses as well as for Fortune 500 companies, marketing agencies and educational institutions.
You can reach her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Aaron Broverman is a freelance journalist whose work usually lands somewhere between personal finance and pop culture. His articles have appeared in print and online for Marketwire, AOL/Huffington Post, Bankrate, Investment Executive, AskMen, This Magazine, Broken Pencil, Abilities Magazine, New Mobility Magazine and Digital Spy to name a few. His corporate clients include LSM Insurance Services Inc., Goldbeck Recruiting Inc.and Dreyer Group Mortgages Inc. When he’s not writing, you’ll find his nose in a comic book or his body on a Brazilian Jiu-jitsu mat.
Mark Evans is the principal with ME Consulting, which works with startups and entrepreneurs looking to jump-start their marketing efforts. His services includes core messaging, marketing strategy and content creation.
Before starting ME Consulting, Mark worked for several start-ups, as well as spending more than 10 years as an award-winning technology journalist with the National Post, Globe & Mail and Bloomberg News.
He write for several blogs, including Mark Evans Tech and Sysomos’ corporate blog, and a regular column for the Globe & Mail and Forbes.com. Mark is also one of the organizers of mesh, Canada’s leading digital conference, as well as a mentor for the JOLT accelerator.
Karen Geier is the co-founder of Shyndyg.com. Previously she was a digital marketing executive, most recently with Ogilvy. Karen previously headed up social media strategy for Canadian start up Kobo, and has consulted for start ups, and Fortune 500 companies. She writes about start-ups on Huffington Post Canada.
Tannette Johnson-Elie is a writer, small business storyteller/blogger, media consultant and an award-winning print journalist. She is a contributing writer for The Business Journal of Greater Milwaukee and a content creator for the Marketwire Small Business page.
When she is not writing or blogging, Tannette works as an adjunct professor at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside in Kenosha, Wis., specializing in communication, media and journalism. For 12 years, she penned a business column (that won local and national accolades) for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The column highlighted the struggles and triumphs of small and minority-owned businesses in the metropolitan Milwaukee area and how those businesses are contributing to the health and vitality of the local economy. She later wrote a popular networking column for the Journal Sentinel focused on networking and social media. In reporting on social networking, Tannette became one of the first traditional journalists in Wisconsin to use social media as fundamental part of her work.
She also was recognized among journalists building their brands on Twitter by the web publication, TechCrunch. Tannette began her career in public radio in Chicago, where she also did stints at several print publications before joining Wisconsin’s largest metropolitan daily paper.
Kelli Korducki is a freelance writer based in Toronto, Canada. She writes about culture, multiculturalism and diversity, small business innovation, local politics and more for the Globe and Mail, National Post, The Grid, Hazlitt Magazine and a great many other lovely publications on and offline. Her short fiction has been published in Acta Victoriana and the Hart House Review.
Corporate clients have included Harlequin Enterprises, Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts, Higher Education Strategy Associates and Smartwave Consulting.
Angelica Moreno is a marketing consultant and freelance writer. She works with small and medium sized businesses looking to maximize their business through consumer focused marketing. Angelica has managed such well-known brands as Becel, Hellmann’s and Sensodyne. Her awards include a Cassie, two Best New Product awards and a Marketer of the Year Award as part of the Unilever Marketing Team.
Angelica’s marketing expertise was honed in the world of consumer-packaged goods including Unilever and GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare. As marketer of some of the largest brands in Canada, Angelica has led advertising, promotional activities, digital communication, market research, new product development and product launches.
Heidi Staseson is a freelance writer and reporter. She writes the Small Spaces column for Marketwire, focusing on small businesses across North America. Her work has appeared in Advisor’s Edge, the National Post and People Magazine.