Evy Hanson has more than 15 years’ experience in marketing, including corporate marketing and extensive agency experience. With the goal of helping small/medium businesses transition into the online marketing realm, in 2011 she found her niche and started her own agency – Leap Online Marketing.
Evy’s ability to connect with clients and understand their unique needs across a wide variety of industries quickly made Leap Online Marketing the premier choice for small businesses catching on to online marketing.
Evy directs the strategic online marketing plans for all clients of Leap and ensures that each campaign is closely monitored.
Her results-oriented approach and clear vision for online campaigns has attracted clients from San Diego, Los Angeles and Santa Barbara in addition to local desert clientele.
Evy has a BA in marketing from Oslo, Norway. She frequently speaks on social media marketing and online marketing in the community. She is a member the Advisory Board for Bank of California, and is a participant in the Class of 2016 Leadership Coachella Valley.
DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
After attending Hunter College, NY, Said cultivated her expertise in branding, media sales and messaging at varied Madison Avenue agencies, managing Fortune 500 companies in the technology and consumer product domains. Her success in achieving measured ROI ratios as well as her business acumen allowed her to extend her marketing services to the hospitality industry. Annette’s understanding of the entrepreneurial challenges clients face in the digital marketplace enhances LEAP’s ability to achieve superior results for our customers.
Annette continues to be active in the Coachella Valley region sharing her love of children as a mentor for the Digital Arts Technology Academy (DATA) Mentoring Program at Cathedral City High School. She has also Co-Chaired the Young Women’s Leadership program.
DIGITAL MARKETING MANAGER
With more than 10 years’ experience working in online marketing, Jamie Steinberg is a savvy digital marketer who has worked with a variety of clients such as The Humana Challenge Golf Tournament, Wilson Johnson Commercial Real Estate, Mitch’s on El Paseo, RR Broadcasting, Desert Jet, Desert Arc, and many more.
Jamie specializes in social media marketing, search engine optimization and functional website design. Our clients rave about her ability to bring their online presence to the next level with higher rankings and more conversions than they’ve experienced before.
Her ability to communicate clearly with the team and our clients make her an invaluable part of the Leap Marketing team. (Her great fashion sense also contributes to an overall improved look of our team!)
Jamie graduated from California State University San Bernardino with a degree in Communications with an emphasis in human communications and PR studies. She is part of the Digital Arts Technology Academy (DATA) Mentoring Program at Cathedral City High School as well as on the Board of Directors for Desert AdFed and serves as Vice President for The Girlfriend Factor.
DIGITAL MARKETING COORDINATOR
Calista Vassios has a strong background working in digital media, web development, client communication, and a wide array of software applications from years in the financial industry. Her attention to detail and project management experience make her a vital asset to our team.
Using her array of skills, she assists with web development and digital marketing programs, including graphic design, HTML, email marketing, social media, website management, and more.
Calista holds an Associate of Arts degree in Early Childhood Education with additional Course Emphasis in Business and Accounting. She is a graduate of the prestigious Leadership Coachella Valley Program, serves as a Board Member and Vice President of SMaRT Education, as well as participates in the Digital Arts Technology Academy (DATA) Mentoring Program at Cathedral City High School.
WEBSITE DESIGNER & FRONT-END DEVELOPER
In past positions, Jai has designed more than 400 websites with both new theme creation and collaborative work. She specializes in clean design and user friendly applications. With a special skill for troubleshooting and a knack for offering creative recommendations, Jai is a vital asset to the Leap Team.
SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATOR
Audrey Buchanan is a public relations graduate turned digital marketing whiz who excels in creating engaging content that both Google and clients rank highly. She has gained her marketing experience from working with a wide variety of companies from start-ups to nationally ranked businesses and everything in between.
As a passionate writer who loves to share the story of businesses online, Audrey specializes in content creation, social media management and website optimization. She assists the Leap Online marketing team with blogging, writing landing page copy and creating engaging social media posts.
When she’s not blogging for clients, Audrey travels and curates content for her own inspirational and informational travel blog. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism with an emphasis in Public Relations from San Diego State University.