Founder – Author, Marketing, Design and Social Media Specialist
Our founder, Eddie Vélez, has over 20-years experience in formulating marketing strategies and implementing tactics and support material necessary for a synergistic plan. Read what CEO of Success Story International had to say about Eddie Velez and Success by Design. Click Here>>
Eddie is a graduate of The School of Art and Design, in New York City, with a major in advertising and a minor in cartooning. He also has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and was apprenticed by Neal Martineau of Ogilvy and Mather—a three-time winner of the Ogilvy Award for Advertising Excellence. He’s also an 8-year infantry Marine Corps, Gulf War veteran.
He also contributed the chapter on the Internet and websites for Secrets of Successful Inventing: From Concept to Commerce – 16 Experts Spill the Beans. (You can get a FREE copy and a bonus, Social Media Marketing: Are You Part of the Conversation, also by Eddie Velez, when you subscribe to our newsletter here.)
Eddie has designed and implemented marketing and training programs for companies big and small, to include Care Entrée, a medical savings/insurance company. His efforts helped lower attrition and produced a 1,000% growth in an 18-month period, which led to the company being ranked 12th on the NASDAQ’s Top 50, for the year 2001—among others.
When Eddie takes on a project, he believes you should understand fully what you need and why. He takes his time, patiently, asking questions, answering concerns and educating you on how the tripod of eMarketing works: Website, Blog and Social Media. Your success is Eddie’s success and he doesn’t take that lightly.
Exec. VP of Int. Business Development
Natalie Velez is a native of Saint Petersburg, Russia and a student of the Saint Petersburg State Academy of Art. She also studied marketing at the Russian School of Public Relations and Advertising, in St. Petersburg, Russia. This led to her joining the marketing team at LG Electronics, also in St. Petersburg, Russia.
Natalie has built two companies successfully in Russia: an Education Abroad company called Study Line, and a travel company. As the CEO of Study Line, she consulted and developed education packages for corporate c-level executives, corporate managers and other professionals, as well as young students. Moreover, Natalie has placed students abroad in prestigious Universities and preparatory schools. Having extensive international business experience in over 20 countries and being a seasoned traveler, makes Natalie the perfect person to lead international business development for Success by Design.
Google Analytics Specialist
Phillip Gilliam is an accomplished executive business consultant with experience in business consulting, marketing, software development and implementation, search-engine optimization, website development, all areas of mechanical and equipment design as well as architectural and furniture design. He is also skilled in print, video and communication.
He has done software development and marketing implementation for thousands of companies over the last 35 years; successfully blending technology with marketing and sales for a program that is unique to each of his client’s needs, and is a finely balanced client-concentric marketing techno consulting solution. His clients have ranged from Fortune Five Hundred companies like Alcoa Aluminum and Union Pacific, down to small organizations with under one-million dollars in sales.
Small, medium or large corporations when using solutions developed by Phil, are able to market and sell in such a way as to be able to predict profitability and manufacturing needs for true planned corporate growth. They can truly “close the loop” between their client database, all the way through marketing, sales, manufacturing, service and back around to the corporate database to plan future sales and marketing.
Phillip’s Professional Experience
- CmfgE Robotics, SME – Dearborn, Michigan
- BS Program – Industrial Psychology – Four Years, Wright State University – Dayton, Ohio
- Engineering Instructor, Sinclair Community College – Dayton, Ohio
- Xerox PSS Graduate – Dayton, Ohio
- Phi Eta Tau Honor Society * – Dayton, Ohio
So What Does All This Mean to You?
All these experiences are the foundation of the thinking that goes into every project Success by Design does. You see, we understand that you don’t need just a website; you need an effective solution that will project the proper image and message, and be a business generating hub for your entire marketing program. You don’t need social media marketing; you need a results-oriented campaign that will drive traffic to your website. You don’t want beautiful; you want effective!
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