Short in stature, long on accolades, Mike is the guy responsible for such iconic advertising campaigns as Dunkin Donuts’ “It’s time to make the donuts.” And Fedex’s ““When it absolutely, positively has to be there overnight.” He’s also in the Smithsonian and the One Club Hall of Fame. For a little guy, Mike’s done some pretty big things!
Sara constantly challenges the status quo. Whether she’s managing our finances or supporting our production department, she’s always looking for [and delivering on] ways to improve our business [internally and externally].
Skip’s been in the media game for over three decades. He brilliantly weaves strategy and creativity to deliver our clients’ brand message in fresh and unexpected ways. An avid scuba diver, Skip loves to explore renowned reefs and historic wrecks of the World.
Perhaps one of the most impressive things about Tom’s creative ability is that he is as skilled with a paintbrush and canvas as he is with a mouse and a computer screen. We believe that this combination of old school artistry and modern technology is what gives Tom the ability to view our clients’ creative challenges from a unique perspective.
Stephanie Gallagher brings versatility, adaptability, and a proven track record in marketing to TURKEL. From launching startups to developing strategic programs for mergers & acquisitions, Steph works at a frenetic pace. The only time she breaks a sweat is in her Yoga class!
Eblis is a master and re-tooling outdated computers to bring them to state-of-the-art condition. And he keeps them running like a finely-tuned Italian sports car long after their life expectancy has passed. Like a doctor, he’s on call 24/7 keeping our computers virus-free and our servers up and running.
One of Panama’s finest exports, Ginette is devoted to her family, all things musical, and seeing the planet. Get to know her and you’ll discover she has impressive client experience, a predilection for the perfectly-hung hammock, and a contagious joie de vivre.
Marlisa does double duty at TURKEL. She is our brand evangelist, spreading the word about TURKEL to the press, clients and friends of the agency. As a member of our new business team, Marlisa works with the creative team to develop our new business proposals.
Steph says the best part about her job is there’s always a new idea, a new strategy or a new client business challenge to tackle. And with clients like the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau, her workday is anything but mundane.
You’ve heard the old saying that “money makes the world go ‘round.” It’s thanks to Zoila that we not only make money, but that we can track it and keep some of it, too. Her passions are cycling and her two granddaughters.
As a child, Gual had a way with words. He would read – and proofread – any book he could get his hands on. He even found a few typos in the Encyclopedia Britannica! Born in Venezuela, Gual received his BA in Mass Communication from Universidad Central in Caracas. He worked as a TV correspondent for national and international networks including Univision and CNN español.
In 1999, Gual traded the journalism beat for advertising, working at agencies like Publicis Groupe, Crispin, Porter + Bogusky, and TURKEL. When Gual isn’t busy keeping our copy on the straight and narrow, he enjoys gourmet cooking, travel, tennis and music.
Alex works with TURKEL Brands on social media-related projects and is an expert in building social networks for businesses. Alex advises businesses and organizations on how to use social networks and social media to build community relationships as well as their overall brand. He also designs and manages social networks, including business planning, technology selection, wireframing, development, and community management. Alex is the co-founder of StartPR, an online tracking service for reputation management, blogger relations, and brand monitoring.
Allison brings versatility, adaptability, and a proven track record in marketing to TURKEL Brands. And she didn’t have to travel far to get here, coming just across the street from Crispin Porter + Bogusky. At CP+B, Allison had a hand in everything from account management and production to corporate communications and employee relations. A graduate of Florida International University, Allison honed her marketing skills at SunTrust Bank and Doctors Hospital. Her engaging personality and detail-oriented work ethic keep clients like the Miami Science Museum, Continuecare, Barry University and Colombian Emeralds International happy and successful.
Tameka brings progressive thinking, innovative methodologies and thought-provoking strategies to our clients. She has guided brilliant creative minds at agencies like Goodby Silverstein and Partners, Crispin Porter + Bogusky, Sapient, and now, TURKEL Brands. Tameka has crafted successful strategies for brands like Nike, Adidas, Aiwa, Miami Tourism, Converse, Radisson Seven Seas Cruises, truth, Citibank, Volkswagen, and Harley-Davidson. In her spare time, this busy mother of two enjoys spending time on Andros Island in the Bahamas.
No one combines speed and skill quite like Yunior. This consummate multi-tasker keeps our digital assets organized, prepares our creative files for production, and manages our pre-press procedures, all at lightning speed. In fact, we’ve never seen Yunior move at anything slower than a brisk jog. He honed his skills at some of the top printing companies in Miami, and most recently, as Quality Control Manager and Digital Artist at Crispin, Porter + Bogusky.
Ana manages our portfolio of tourism brands, including the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau, Gettysburg Convention & Visitors Bureau, and PortMiami, as well as a branding initiative for Miami-Dade County Economic Development. Prior to joining TURKEL Brands, Ana was Marketing & Communications Manager at WURN/WLVJ Radio. Her guilty pleasures include chocolate, cars, and NPR.