Agency Team

Meet the Team

Creativity is one thing. Passion is another. But having creativity and passion all focused on restaurants, beverage brands, and hospitality… now that’s a win. Here are brains behind the brand and they all have an important thing in common: they do it with Vigor

Joseph Szala, Principal

Joseph Szala

Principal
Subject matter expert on the topics of branding and marketing in the restaurant industry. Multi-disciplinary wearer of many hats. Passionate about design, and loves art and photography.
Aaron Tovi, brand strategist and creative director

Aaron Tovi

Creative Director/Strategist
Profound definer of brand strategies. Director of design workstreams, and establishes processes like an engineer. Absorbs thinking, knowledge, and ideas to output the gold standard.
JP Myler - Marketing Strategist

JP Myler

Marketing Strategist
Marketer extraordinaire. Organizer of ideas into paths that build brand stories. Developer of brand marketing strategies that communicate the deeper story.
Natalie Suarez, designer, copywriter

Natalie Suarez

Designer/Copywriter
Creator of new looks and identities. Writer of quippy one-liners and witty two-liners. Maverick at cross-discipline design and thinking.
Maria Tamayo - Designer & Illustrator

Maria Tamayo

Designer/Illustrator
Designer of unique brand identities. Illustrator of artful expressions that create fresh looks. Fun, upbeat and quirky.
Joi Byrd - Project Manager

Joi Byrd

Project Manager
In love with spreadsheets, timelines, deadlines, and order. Keeper of the plan. Informer of clients and teams.

Laura Relyea

Copywriter
A wonder of witty words and storytelling excellence. A sultan of sentence structure and diva of diction.
Michael Gurevich

Michael Gurevich

Data Analyst/Digital Marketer
Eat numbers and data for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Pushes new ideas forward with digital strategies that get results.
Elsa

Elsa

Chief Culture Pup
Cripplingly cute and friendly. Expert cuddler and uplifter of spirits. Responds to over 50 nicknames. Maintains company culture.

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