Meet the Team
The Reader Digital Agency is a team of driven individuals all united by a common goal to help local businesses thrive. After more than four decades in the community, we’ve forged a special connection with each and every one of our clients. Whether we’re buying a meal, getting a haircut, or fixing a cavity, these personal relationships cultivate a strong dedication and love that is hard to overstate.
At Reader Digital Agency, we strive for a fun and collaborative company culture fueled by parking lot parties, weekly department powwows, and an environment that empowers everyone to speak up whenever a new idea strikes. Our office isn’t just a collection of individuals, but a close-knit team that spends almost as much time together outside the office as we do working hard for our clients.
While writing for her college newspaper at UC Berkeley, Erin found herself gravitating more towards the marketing side of the publication, and the reporting world’s loss has been Reader Digital’s gain! While she may have gone to school up in Northern California, Erin is an Encinitas native with a soft spot for local favorites Juanita’s Taco Shop and Lou’s Records.
If there is a movie or TV show, Courtney has likely seen it. The pop culture buff can also be found enjoying San Diego’s beautiful beaches and tasty Mexican food, with her personal favorite being El Zarape. Courtney enjoys the amazing camaraderie of the Reader Digital team, with everyone working together for a common goal.
SENIOR SEO & CONTENT SPECIALISTBRANDON
A California Burrito connoisseur, you are likely to find Brandon enjoying the always magnificent San Diego weather while munching on a delicious Lolita’s “Cali”. The UCSB grad savors the challenge of working in the constantly evolving industry of digital marketing, adjusting on the fly to help local businesses thrive.
You will find Jessica out and about throughout San Diego, whether it be hiking with her dogs, attending a concert, or checking out other awesome local events. A true dual-threat talent, Jessica has tremendous ability in both the creative aspects of art and the tech savvy needed for computers, finding a perfect combination of both in graphic design.
Aleks uses his incredible artistic talent not only to serve local San Diego businesses but also to entertain and amuse the office, acting as the resident GIF god, meme master, and Photoshop fiend. His creativity and talent are evident in the amazing artwork he designs for both the San Diego Reader and websites for our clients.
WEB DEVELOPER & SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATORCOLLEEN
Colleen is a true rarity, a San Diego lifer! Born in America’s Finest City and a graduate of UCSD, Colleen’s heart may be in San Diego but that does not stop her from traveling the globe, sampling foreign cuisines and studying plant medicine. Her travels and passion for nature give her a unique design eye, which is evident in her beautiful work.
SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATORNATALIE
“If you are gracious, you have won the game.” This Stevie Nicks quote perfectly encapsulates Natalie’s aura, a kind and respectful individual that has truly won the game. Living the good life in Mission Beach, she is a volleyball ace who digs diving into the SD culinary scene. A social media savant, Natalie is passionate about helping build brands for businesses.
SOCIAL MEDIA COORDINATORVERONICA
The office fashionista, Veronica has a love for all things fashion, health, and beauty, and it shows! She also finds it unfathomable as a San Diego native that other people have to live in a place where it gets colder than 50°F. Veronica is passionate about working with a diverse array of businesses, helping them to establish their voice as a company.
Eric may be from the mean streets of Brooklyn but, since moving to San Diego to attend SDSU, he has fallen in love with the San Diego beach lifestyle. What’s not to love? At Reader Digital Eric relishes the opportunity to learn new skills, constantly adding a fresh expertise to his always expanding SEO tool belt.
A Miami transplant, Matt has embraced life in Southern California, living in Tijuana for a few years and still frequently making his way south of the border to enjoy the food and culture. Matt appreciates working at Reader Digital, finding the perfect avenue to channel his creativity by discovering outside the box solutions to tough problems.
SEO & PPC SPECIALISTDANIELA
Daniela is someone who refuses to give up, no matter the odds. She brings her tireless work ethic to every task, be it SEO or her passion for salsa dancing! While she may be over 6,600 miles from her hometown of Sofia, Bulgaria, she has quickly found a new home at Reader Digital, developing an affinity for the diversity of projects she gets to tackle.
Andy is a man of varied tastes. From his love of Legos to his immense collection of watches, his assortment of quirky interests makes the Reader’s resident photographer a truly unique individual. If you see him around San Diego with a camera in tow, make sure to smile because you just might find yourself on the cover of the next issue of the Reader!