Steve is a current partner at BrandMark and one if its founding members. Steve brings with him more than 20 years of sales experience covering both the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Southern regions of the country. Steve studied at the University of San Diego and graduated with a BA in Communications. Prior to joining BrandMark Steve worked in the sports broadcast industry as a production assistant with both ESPN and CNNSI. At BrandMark, Steve’s clients include one of the top property management companies in the US, the leading wholesale seafood processor and distributor in the Northeast, and one of the most successful architecture design firms in the Southeast. “My strength is the ability to manage multiple complicated projects at the same time while being creative, responsive, and always hitting my deadlines. The relationship with the client is everything to me, it’s what keeps me going.” In his free time Steve loves boating on the South Carolina waters, playing golf, and spending time with his lovely wife and two amazing sons.
Steve is a results driven sales representative with over 30 years of experience industry, focusing on promotional products and corporate apparel. He prides himself on attention to detail and customer service, going above and beyond to ensure his customer’s satisfaction.
Outside of work, Steve enjoys golfing, traveling and spending time with his family.
Tara has been working in the promotional products industry for over 15 years focusing on corporate, industrial, and non-profit clients in the DC Metro and Northern Virginia areas. Tara prides herself on attention to detail and personal service. She loves making her clients look good, whether it’s creative gifts on a budget or high-end items to impress your top customers. Tara and her husband, Aaron spend most of their spare time keeping up with their three children, and once and a while you can find her on the court playing tennis or pickleball.
Heather has been with BrandMark as a Sales Executive since 2016 and loves the promotional product industry. She has a diverse sales and marketing background and works closely with her clients to maximize their marketing dollars. It is important to understand the goals and identity of customers to ensure that any branded items properly represent their image. She enjoys researching options for clients and works to stay informed about the latest trends and offerings. Heather’s clients include: national law firms, real estate, finance, medical and media corporations, private clubs, schools, athletic organizations, and hotels to name a few. Her background prior to the promotional product industry was heading sales in the retail market for designer brand, Carrie Dunham, and as a Director of Sales and Marketing in the hospitality industry with Hilton and Wyndham Hotels. She also has extensive volunteer experience in fundraising and event planning for schools, clubs and community organizations. Heather graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Science in Hotel Management.
Cheryl is a highly accomplished Sales Executive with over 25 years of proven experience across a broad spectrum of industries in the DC Metro area. She resides in Arlington, Virginia with her 11 year old daughter, Charley.
She is dedicated to nurturing and growing client partnerships, providing exceptional account management and customer service, and engaging with clients to help with creative ideas to accelerate brands.
Samantha has been a sales representative with BrandMark since 2018. She is originally from Pennsylvania but now resides in South Carolina. She specializes in team sales, school spirit wear, corporate and team stores and graphic design, so your organization always has a fresh look. Outside of work, she enjoys spending her time with family. Samantha and her husband have 2 boys that both play lacrosse, so they spend lots of time on the lacrosse field. If you are looking for exceptional service and an eye for creative looks, please contact Samantha!.
Whether you know what you are looking for or need some ideas, she can help! Check out her website.
Courtney joined the BrandMark, Inc. team in October 2022.
She is a graduate of Cornell University School of Hotel Administration with a degree in business administration and marketing. She began her career as a Media Planner at Grey Advertising in New York City. After two years at Grey, she decided to pursue her interest in Print Advertising Sales. Over the next five years, she was an Account Executive in Ad Sales at Kiplinger’s Personal Finance Magazine, Harvard Business Review, and Forbes Magazine. Courtney then took time off from the working world to raise her three daughters in Madison, NJ, and has been an active volunteer at their school and an involved member of the community where she lives serving on several Boards and committees.
Courtney made the decision to go back to work when her third daughter was a senior in high school. She is excited about this opportunity that combines her experience in sales with her marketing background helping businesses, schools, and teams to showcase and promote their brands.