Who We Are
At YaZo, we see an ever-expanding division between marketing and sales – and we’re passionate about helping you fill that gap. We will meet with your sales team, test the messaging we create, and even engage in sales for smaller or start-up organizations that are still building their sales division. This has given us an incredible advantage in working on marketing strategy, and that benefits YOU.
CEO & Managing Partner
As a creative, sports + fitness enthusiast and fashion-lover – Eli has been involved in and around brand and marketing for over 10 years and couldn’t think of a more challenging and rewarding field to be in, as the worlds of art, music, fashion and sports begin to merge.
As CEO & Managing Partner at the YaZo Group and CEO & EP of Black Coffee Productions, he spends his time understanding what gets people excited and bringing those excitements to life through strategy and content. Grasping the pulse of today’s trends, we capture brands, products, artists, athletes and influencers – positioning them as leaders and showcasing their greatest assets.
Eli is passionate about “ideas” and loves connecting people, brands, and products – with the goal of collaborating for the greater good and finding joy in life.
CMO, Sr. Strategist & Managing Partner
During her downtime, Angie truly loves bringing YaZo’s #FineThings Vlog to life each month and writing about topics inherent to strategy success.
In 1997, Angie was blessed to create the FEAST™ Coaching Strategy, and to author Designing a Lifetime of Wellness. She is passionate about speaking on the role strategy plays in both business/marketing and personal wellness/success.
Angie is a graduate of Salisbury University in Salisbury, MD, with a degree in business administration and a concentration in marketing. A graduate of Dale Carnegie and LILI (the Leadership in Life Institute), she is an avid public speaker.
She has had years of hands on practice and a plethora of mentors – growing up in the insurance industry; including insurance training curriculum and recruiting process development, field sales training, marketing plan development and agency and regional management.
Junior Account Manager & Strategist
Bryce Walter graduated from Juniata College in December of 2019 with a bachelor’s degree in marketing. In his time at Juniata, he was a captain on the football team, and graduated Magna Cum Laude.
Bryce has gained 2 summers’ worth of experience working with social media marketing, customer success story development, email campaigns, and graphic design as a marketing intern with two companies.
Along with his undergraduate degree, Bryce recently began taking classes in pursuit of a Master of Business Administration from Juniata College.
Professionally, Bryce values using creativity, collaboration, and teamwork to best serve those who need help evolving their brand to be the best. Outside of work, Bryce loves supporting Pittsburgh sports teams, golfing, and staying in shape.
Web & Multimedia Development
Michael Guinard owns MG Media Producitons, a company specializing in photography, video production, drone operations, web design, and online advertising. He has extensive experience with website design and SEO strategy.
As director of web & multimedia development for YaZo, Michael works closely with clients to create comprehensive strategic plans for increased web presence and social media campaign efficacy.
Michael earned his degree in business from The Pennsylvania State University. An active member of Students In Free Enterprise (now ENACTUS), he co-managed an international project in Rwanda to develop sustainable business models that resulted in education, empowerment, and future success.
Outside of work, Michael enjoys spending time with his family and friends. He is an avid golfer and also enjoys supporting his alma mater by attending Penn State football games in the fall.
Senior Digital Designer
Outside of YaZo, Bryan is a family man who loves spending time with his children – Sydney (12), Connor (11) and Addison (8) – and his wife, Katie. They are joined by their two dogs, three cats and a goldfish. Bryan is also a sports fan (Terp Nation, Ravens forever, and Orioles fanatic) and plays in a local lacrosse league.