Meet our team
Mr. Tate was one of the pioneers in the pay-per-click advertising industry before the turn of the 21st century. He was one of the first people in the world to gain recognition as a Google Ads certified partner and started in the internet marketing business before Google was a fledgling start-up.
While Mr. Tate’s specialty is legal and medical marketing, he has overseen campaigns across a wide range of industries, as well as, for some of America’s most widely recognized brands. Mr. Tate was on the forefront of Click-Fraud prevention early on in his career and was showcased along with James Sokolove by the New York Times concerning the Pharmaceutical Litigation scandal, in addition to the fraud surrounding it.
In his free time, he enjoys weight training, flag football, snowboarding, ATV riding, boating, wine tasting, traveling the world, and spending time with his beautiful family.
Mr. Murphy is a founding partner of NLM. He was one of the first people in the country to hand code websites using Extensible HTML, and external CSS style sheets at the age of 16.
He went on to study computer science and mathematics in college before founding his first company at the age of 21. Mr. Murphy has spent years working in, and studying emerging markets including Brazil, and consequently speaks Portuguese fluently.
In his free time, he enjoys snow boarding, sailing, working out, literature, and philosophy.
Lydia Diaz is the Chief Operating Officer and Director of SEO at Next Level Marketing. She is the queen of task organization and loves a good color coordination. Her main priority is keeping tabs on each client here at NLM and lending a helping hand when deadlines are fast approaching.
Lydia received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Advertising from The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale with Portfolio of Excellence. She also obtained her Associate of Arts Degree in English, graduating with high honors. Both degrees have provided her with a strong analytical and creative thought process that provide a unique view to any client goal.
With previous advertising agency experience, she has an extensive background in technical SEO, content strategies, organic outreach, community management, and paid social advertising. While Facebook and Instagram advertising may be her favorite, she always makes her way back to SEO because without a powerful website, paid advertising can only do so much.
Lydia has a strong passion for all flaming hot snacks, Disney movies, and funky pins. In her spare time, she enjoys going to Florida Panther hockey games, playing outside with her dog, and catching up on the latest show to binge watch.
Clayton Mosbey is the Chief Revenue Officer and Director of Business Development at Next Level Marketing. He helps current clients grow with our services while also helping kickoff new business partnerships.
Clayton received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Integrated Marketing from Pepperdine University. After spending his first four years in marketing working on both traditional and digital campaigns at the Four Seasons Hotel & Resorts, Clayton decided to take his love for digital marketing to the next level and joined the Advertising Operations team at Hulu. While at Hulu, Clayton ran the campaigns for top tier clients including Disney, Nike, Amazon, McDonald’s, Nintendo, PlayStation, T-Mobile, Kroger, Procter & Gamble, Toyota, and more.
After managing budgets that are thousands of dollars and budgets that are millions of dollars, Clayton has learned that powerful results are a product of the right strategy and that businesses of any size can grow, scale, and expand quickly with the right marketing team.
Clayton is originally from Los Angeles, California and recently moved to Florida to work out of Next Level’s new Miami office. He is a certified hot sauce aficionado and you are guaranteed to find copious amounts of hot sauce varieties at his desk, in his backpack, in his pantry... you name it! If Clayton is not in the office, he is likely at the gym, watching UFC, cheering on the LA Rams, or exploring his new city with friends.
Business Development & Operations
Christian is a Business Development Manager at Next Level Marketing. He focuses on building new client relationships and helping current clients find continued success.
Christian graduated from the University of Miami with a degree in Economics. Over the years, he has worked across many fields in the marketing industry, from running his own creative production studio to working as Marketing Director for a fast-growing Miami agri-tech company. He believes in approaching every challenge with each side of the brain, blending technical expertise with a healthy dose of creativity.
Born and raised in Ohio, Christian has proudly called the 305 his home for almost 10 years. When he’s not at work, you can probably find him playing guitar, sorting through his hot sauce collection, or finding the newest spot to eat in this amazing city.
Jennifer Woods is a Business Development Manager at Next Level Marketing. Working hand-in-hand with the Business Development team, she is dedicated to helping clients grow with our services while also helping kickoff new business partnerships.
Jennifer received her Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from the University of Arkansas which has provided her with a strong background in data analysis. She began her adventure into Advertising right out of college by helping local businesses market to college campuses across the southeast. She then spent some time managing international professional development events giving her a global perspective.
With previous digital advertising agency experience, Jennifer has a comprehensive background in website design, pay-per-click campaigns, community management, social media contest management, and paid social advertising.
Passionate about music, food and wine, and boating, you can likely find her enjoying some combination of these activities when not in the office. She also enjoys sports, movies, and traveling to new places.
Merceadez Marion is the Operations Manager at Next Level Marketing. She works closely with the Operations Manager to keep in constant touch with the clients here at Next Level Marketing.
She graduated from Grand Canyon University with a Masters in Communications and hopes to use her skills in Communications by staying in constant communication with potential and current clients.
Cassandra Alamilla is the Content Manager here at Next Level Marketing. She received her Bachelor of Science in Journalism and Communications from the University of Florida and always had a passion for all things digital. She is always excited by the digital trends and creative methods to engage with an audience.
In her free time, Cassandra enjoys running, traveling, watching soccer games, and reading comic books.
Joey Garcia is a Business Development Coordinator here at Next Level Marketing. He received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from Florida International University and is interested in learning as much as possible about marketing, especially digital.
He is keen on using both creativity and logic to help find innovative solutions to the unique challenges each client faces. Born and raised in Miami to Cuban parents, Joey speaks both English and Spanish. Outside of the office, he enjoys playing golf with his friends, cooking and finding new restaurants to try out, and learning more about the world around him through books and podcasts.
PPC | Pay Per Click Team
Amir is the Director of Paid Advertising here at Next Level Marketing. His specialty is definitely paid advertising on Google and other platforms, but he also has many years worth of experience working with organic search and SEO as well. He has developed and executed paid advertising campaigns for various types of business types and verticals, but his goal for all of his clients remains the same – how do they measure success?
While at FIU, he obtained a Master’s of Science in Management Information Systems in order to better understand all digital facets of an agency. He also has a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology, and even attended medical school for a few months, but considering that he built paid campaigns for clients in order to help pay for school, it looks like he found his calling.
He’s a techy with a personality, a movie buff, and in his own words, “music is my everything,” so feel free to start a conversation with him on any of these topics.
Erika Powers brings a proven record of success executing and optimizing customer acquisition strategies. As an internet marketing veteran, she has extensive experiencing leveraging paid search, social media, and marketing technology to drive qualified traffic and conversion for top line revenue growth. With a combination of skill and instinct sharpened by more than 16 years of experience, Erika’s super power is maximizing budgets of all sizes while keeping a laser focus on ROI. A Florida native, she enjoys spending time outdoors with her identical twin sons and is passionate about health and fitness.
Juan Liriano is the Paid Search Specialist here at Next Level Marketing. He loves technology and keeps up with the latest digital trends, as fluid as the industry itself. He considers the measurement capabilities of ads today an amazing opportunity. By using data to find insights about customers and helping businesses grow enables him to fine tune their strategies.
Before joining Next Level, Juan worked independently as a PPC and SEO digital marketing consultant. He is dedicated to all things business and has a Bachelors of Business Management from FAU. This combination of skills and education has given him a synergistic understanding of the digital marketing field. He has created and managed marketing campaigns for many businesses in a variety of industries. Budgets small and large are all the same to him, it's all about success and growth.
When he is not at work, he loves spending time with his family, traveling and playing/watching basketball. He enjoys watching cooking shows and although he is not the best cook, he likes to live vicariously through them.
Devyn Woolsey is a Paid Advertising Specialist at Next Level Marketing. She has bachelors in political science and marketing and a masters in international business from UF (go gators!). She loves all things content, social media, and baking!
SEO | Search Engine
Tomas Gallo is the SEO Project Manager for Next Level SEM. He grew up across four continents and found himself brewing a passion for writing after making Florida his home. He attended the University of North Florida for his Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations, which spiked his interest in writing for the media. He began writing content for small businesses, universities, and local events which provided a balance between creative and non-fiction writing.
He is fluent in English and Spanish and loves being exposed to new cultures and languages. He plans on earning a Master of Science in Communication Management in the next few years. He enjoys the outdoors, exquisite food, hard work, and dogs. He enjoys coming into work every day and working with his peers to increase the awareness of their clients. His passion for writing and experience with digital marketing work hand-in-hand to promote the products and services his clients have to offer.
Alana Millman is a Senior Content Manager at Next Level SEM. From SEO and web development, to brand strategy and design- she helps take businesses to the “next level”. She is a seasoned marketing professional who has experience in both content management and creation. Alana came on board the Next Level team with one mission in mind: using her diverse skill set to realize the vision of NLM’s clients and their brands.
Alana is originally from NYC and has been living in Miami for about a decade. When she is not making SEO magic, Alana enjoys caring for her garden, running her dog Norman, doing yoga, and channeling her inner chef in the kitchen.
Zoraida Ramos is a SEO/PR specialist at Next Level Marketing. She grew up in Miami where she pursued her Bachelor's Degree in Public Relations, Advertising and Applied Communications from Florida International University. Little did she know, she would find a passion for SEO while also continuing in the public relations field right here at Next Level Marketing.
She is fluent in English and Spanish thanks to growing up in the city of Spanglish. When she's not diving into keyword research and public relations, she enjoys working with youth at her church, or spending time with family, friends, and her Rottweiler. She loves watching movies, trying new food, and singing when no one is listening.
Michael Davis is the Content Manager for Next Level Marketing. In this role, he assists the award-winning Next Level Marketing Content Team in generating engaging, factual content that produces rankings and leads. With a diverse writing background, Michael has over a decade of experience writing and editing search engine optimized content. His specialization is in legal and other technical fields.
Michael is passionate about learning and spends most of his free time expanding his technical skills and honing his knowledge of other areas of internet marketing. When he’s not engaged in these pursuits, he’s reading for his book club, writing for his blog, or engaging in a small modicum of exercise.
Vanessa is an SEO Specialist at Next Level Marketing. With over 10 years of experience, she is passionate about SEO and leading clients to their best organic level. With knowledge in SEO, SEM and project management, she is a firm believer in working as a combined digital force to achieve goals. She has excellent problem-solving and analytical thinking skills.
Michael Garcia is our Junior SEO Specialist. He was born and raised in Miami, Florida. Over time, Michael graduated from Florida International University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Advertising. Since then, he’s been working up the ladder to exert his passion for Advertising and Digital Marketing.
Having various experiences in PPC, SEO, Social Media and Video, Michael joined Next Level to concentrate on the ins and outs of SEO in order to become a formidable and specialized marketer to our team.
Alex is our SEO Content Editor. Born in Suriname, Alex had moved to Florida at the age of 4. He would find his passion for SEO during his time at Florida Atlantic University where he received his Bachelor's in English. As a member of Next Level Marketing, he only ever dedicates himself to providing quality work to all clients across the nation.
Ashik Bappy is one of our Technical SEO Specialists at Next Level Marketing. Learning new ways to reach and connect with people has always intrigued Ashik. This led him to become passionate about the World Wide Web and how users search on the Internet.
Ashik has over 9 years in the SEO industry including strategy and technical. He is a seasoned SEO Webmaster with a versatile track record and has a ‘never-say-die’ curiosity towards the future of online marketing. For the past several years, he has been helping both small and medium enterprises, businesses.
Lisinda is a highly driven and result-orientated individual with a true passion for SEO from over 6 years of experience. She has also expanded into Social and UX over the past 3 years as she is a firm believer in leveraging the power of SEO, UX, and social media as a combined digital force. With experience in various industries for local and international brands alike, she is a strong force in the SEO department. She has excellent problem-solving and analytical thinking skills.
Prior to entering the digital marketing space, Lisinda practiced Financial Accountancy for 9 years, with a NQF6 Diploma. She has since achieved a Diploma in Marketing Management.
Eric Edelman is the Content Manager at Next Level Marketing. Alongside the Next Level Marketing Content Team, he coordinates with clients to construct eye-catching content to make their digital marketing dreams a reality.
Prior to joining Next Level, Eric has been (and remains) a creative consultant, freelance writer, and professional copywriter. From digital platforms to local print publications, Eric's has crafted published works that stretch the gamut from sportswriting to print advertorials. A Magna Cum Laude graduate of Florida Atlantic University's Multimedia Journalism program, Eric is passionate about communication, history, global affairs, music, sports, and politics. In his spare time, he enjoys weight training, podcasts, long-distance running, martial arts, and occasionally, chipping away at his autobiographical novel.
With years of editing, writing, and media production experience, Jovel Johnson has lent her talents and expertise in front and behind the scenes to various mediums and industries, including journalism, film, music, and corporate marketing.
She continues to immerse her talents in her creative endeavors.
WEB | Web Design &
Joseph Pagan is a media arts specialist focusing on website design and development. With over 16 years experience Joseph Pagan specializes in Website Design, HTML, CSS, App Design, Graphic Design, Branding and also Product Design/Manufacturing.
He has designed websites for major brand companies like Sugar Factory, Hontus, Mia Toro, Cafe Iguana, Planet Traveler USA and many more.
He has a Bachelor’s degree in Media Arts and Animation from the Art Institute of Ft. Lauderdale. He has worked with many companies to build and elevate a strong brand presence through Logo Design, Website design, Social media advertisements, Video, and Magazine Advertisements.
His most recent project Space Case 1 (SC 1) has gained recognition from many media sources like Forbes, CNN and the New York Times for being technologically ahead of the industry.
Melanie VanHorn is a software engineer, WordPress enthusiast, and a creative. A solution-driven problem solver, she gets excessive satisfaction from creating efficiencies and streamlining processes with code.
She earned a Masters of Science in Software Engineering at George Mason University in Virginia, but the sun lured her to South Florida, which she now calls home.
Melanie has passion for creating and building in a multitude of mediums and a love of local business and e-commerce.
Reysol Grant is an experienced UX/UI designer with over 19 years of media arts and product development. He attended the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale for his Bachelor’s Degree in Media Arts & Animation, in which he designed toys, home décor, holiday décor, clothing lines, and digital products. Reysol is a certified UX/UI designer who was mentored by designers in major tech companies in the field. He looks at every experience as an adventure, learning, creating, and designing for a better tomorrow.
For nearly two decades, Wendi has been helping clients create the right marketing message, integrating it into everything they do, and effectively communicating it to their target audiences online. Specializing in web design and development, Wendi has been developing computer based training and new media projects since 2000. Her background in photography, video and print has led her to a number of opportunities in the technology field including web design, development and web based training.
Her experience includes both national and global brands, and crosses over diverse business segments. In every one of these situations, her clients have turned to her because of her battle-hardened experience and relentless desire to generate results. In her spare time she enjoys fishing, gardening and walking her dog Banjo.
Daniel is a Colombian American Web Developer with experience building websites and web applications that are dynamic and engaging. He comes from an audio engineering and event management background which provided him with technical skills, project management, and excellent customer service. Daniel is constantly looking for ways to evolve his technology skillset and specializes in different frameworks like React.js, Gatsby.js, WordPress, and Shopify along with Style libraries like Material UI, Bootstrap, and Sass CSS. He is a team player and prides himself on going above and beyond to provide quality work and achieve your company’s success.
Christopher Delgado is a Web Developer with over 10 years of experience. He is a Navy Vet of 4 years and attended the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale for his Bachelor’s Degree in Web Design & Interactive Media. Christopher specializes in HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, WordPress, and PHP. He enjoys the ever changing technology of the internet and is up for a challenge on delivering the best user experience he can provide.
Hrayr Mirzoyan is an experienced software engineer, solutions architect, and coder with a UI/UX background. He is an Ai & ML enthusiast and is always immersing himself in new up-and-coming technologies. An experienced digital problem solver, Hrayar adds tremendous value to the Next Level team.
Ben leads the web and mobile development team at Next Level Marketing. He specializes in server administration, Web Apps (Shopify, Magento, Joomla, WordPress, Node js, Angular js, React js), and Mobile Apps for Android and iOS phones, Android TV, Smart Watches. In his long tech career he has delivered thousands of world class web and mobile apps. From technical, design, user or client perspective — he's there for you, fully aware of the context of a project.
Ben has a Master's Degree in Computer Applications. In his free time, he loves playing soccer with his kids.
Coming from a family where visual precision was an art practiced with quality, Ilyess Oueslati embarked in the field of web design while preparing for his degree in computer science and multimedia. This was accompanied by the achievement of graphics and web projects dedicated to the professional field.
The investment of his skills is focusing primarily on the issuance of new Web/Mobile design concepts and ideas.
One of the most important goals is to create web and mobile design easier for users and attractive enough to appeal to the audience. For Ilyess, his day is not complete until he finds or makes a new trend chart to apply to his projects and meet customer expectations in South Florida.
C.T. is a graduate of Penn State University! WE ARE! As a self-proclaimed nerd and fitness junky, C.T. has lost over 80 lbs and has starred on such shows like the Daily Burn. C.T. is certified in everything digital including HubSpot and Google and has a spent many years developing holistic marketing strategy focusing on social media, SEO, SEM, influencers and branding.
C.T. is a certified kickboxing instructor, softball player, kickball player and beach goer. Dog daddy to his German Shephard mix, Everett, you can always find them cruising together on the beautiful days. C.T. is an avid house music and EDM fan, going to concerts all over the country with his P.L.U.R. fam.
Maddie is a creativity-driven digital connections strategist with the detail and patience of a planner and the systolic blood pressure of an operations specialist. She has worked in agency, client-side, and freelance environments, and her passion for this work lies in helping businesses grow their bottom line.
As an expert in online advertising, Maddie knows that there is an audience out there for every business. When that business can communicate their value to the consumer, magic happens. She is there to facilitate that magic with paid search, paid social, competent online branding, and messaging innovation. Maddie is excited to work with you.
Elisa's passion for blogging and posting on social media is what drives her to be a Social Media Specialist. Over the years, she has gained experience in various aspects of digital marketing, but has focused most of her attention on the content creation portion. By working at Next Level Marketing, she hopes to build a brand name and strong online presence for clients.