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 AdWords 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 Americas 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, and the fraud surrounding it.
In his free time, he enjoys Weight training, flag football, snowboarding, ATV riding, boating, wine tasting, world traveling 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.
Ramon Herrera is Chief Operating Officer at NLM. He is a dangerous web marketing force who specializes in Organic and Paid Search Marketing. Originally starting in the web marketing space as a development tester, Ramon managed the success of hundreds of local, domestic and international campaigns, including multi-million-dollar corporations. It doesn’t matter if a client’s industry is eCommerce, Legal, or Technology – no niche is out of Ramon’s scope of practice.
Ramon is passionate about Data Science, culture, and process. He is dedicated to shaving inefficiencies and providing support to every department at Next Level. Ramon comes from an extensive background in leadership, sales, and web marketing, having worked for clients in-house, as a consultant, a freelancer, and many years in previous agencies.
Ramon has a passion for music, learning and travel. He is a wine enthusiast, coffee connoisseur, and indulges in new culinary experiences every chance he gets. In his free time, he loves to DJ, plan his next big trip or discovering something new. Go Yankees!
Business Development & Operations
Landon Glover is a Business Development Manager at Next Level Marketing. He holds his law degree from the University of Miami School of Law, with a focus on Entertainment Law and Intellectual Property.
Prior to joining Next Level, Landon worked at United Talent Agency’s Beverly Hills office, where he gained valuable experience across their Licensing, Brand Management, and Digital Media departments. Landon previously worked as a Marketing Manager for Electronic Arts (EA Sports) and as the National Sales Director for TNT Media, where he first met Next Level’s President, Michael Tate.
Landon works out of Next Level’s newly opened Los Angeles office, handling client acquisitions and servicing Next Level’s clients in Southern California.
In his free time, Landon enjoys traveling, reading, playing basketball, and listening to music.
Brian is a Business Development Manager at Next Level Marketing. After nearly a decade as an advisor in the financial industry, building and growing relationships with clients on a daily basis, Brian made the transition into healthcare marketing.
Working with every aspect and facet of digital marketing, he decided that was the field he wanted to specialize in. Brian realizes that many business owners are not aware of all the different angles that are available to help their business grow and enjoys working with clients to help them maximize their businesses potential.He was raised in New Jersey but he moved to Florida in 2005. Brian loves making people laugh, the outdoors, and is an avid fisherman. There is nothing he loves more than spending a day on the water. If he’s not outdoors or on the water, he’s reading, working out, or playing basketball.
Brian’s favorite quote is “I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.”
— Thomas Jefferson
Isabella Celis is the Executive Assistant at Next Level Marketing, working closely with the Business Development team to ensure everything runs seamlessly. She is currently majoring in Marketing and enjoys learning the ins-and-outs of digital marketing and helping businesses grow.
She has experience with Search Engine Optimization and utilizes her knowledge to create strategies for clients to improve their rankings and drive traffic.
In her free time, you can find Isabella outdoors or on an adventure with her boyfriend. She also loves traveling, exercising, and is passionate about the environment.
PPC | Pay Per Click Team
Amir is the Senior PPC Manager here at Next Level Marketing. His specialty is definitely paid advertising on Google and other platforms, but also has had years 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 in mind for all clients is 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.
Taylor Baselice is a PPC Specialist and Project Manager with several years of experience at Next Level Marketing. Taylor specializes in ROI-focused PPC strategies using Google Ads, Bing Ads, and several other platforms, as well as SEO content writing, and social media marketing. She strongly believes in creating a fashionable and trendy workplace.
During her time off, Taylor’s favorite thing to do is spend her weekends in The Keys with her boyfriend, their bull terrier, and their Mako.
SEO | Search Engine Optimization
Roberto Renteria is an SEO Specialist at Next Level Marketing. He holds Various Google Certifications and has over a decade of experience designing and implementing effective online traffic strategies that attract more leads and convert prospects into customers.
He received The Fastest Latino Digital Agency Award by the US Minority Chamber of Commerce, managed a Peruvian Presidential Campaign in 2011 and The Susana’s Villaran Revocatoria in 2013.
Roberto has served as a Digital Strategy Consultant for Congreso de La Republica del Peru Lectured in a Universidad de Piura and currently provides Online Content to entrepreneurs on the importance of online marketing.
Flavia Lima is an SEO Specialist here at Next Level Marketing. She specializes in drafting efficient website strategies guaranteed to make each business’ site target the most qualified users possible.
She graduated from Rider University Cum Laude with a dual major Bachelor’s degree in Marketing and International Business. She obtained her Associates Degree in Business Administration and has 3 certificates from various universities including San Francisco University and Rutgers University.
Flavia comes from a small business background and she brings a personal touch to each and every strategy.
She is trilingual, fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese. Her passions include writing poetry for her blog, traveling, consuming vast amounts of fiction literature and dancing hip-hop.
Tomas Gallo is a public relations writer 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-fictional 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.
Massimiliano Rotondo is a 30 year old SEO Specialist from Italy currently living and working in South Florida. Prior to joining Next Level Marketing, he gained experience working in branding, social media marketing, business development, and now Search Engine Optimization.
Traveling, living in different countries, and working in various marketing industries led him to discover new cultures, learn multiple languages, and work approaches, making him very well-rounded in the marketing industry. Massimiliano is very passionate about marketing and is a very curious person. He is always looking for new challenges and goals to achieve in order to keep growing professionally and personally. He is grateful to Next Level Marketing for giving him the opportunity to join the team, saying “Since I started at Next Level, every day I’ve learned something new about SEO and am really enjoying the culture that this company has.”
He’s your favorite writer’s favorite writer & if that isn’t pretentious enough for ya, he has a real nice bridge for sale. With publication credits from both literary journals & marketing sites, David Greenspan is a certified word nerd.
He uses this over the top creative genius to develop innovative & unique content strategies and growth plans. He then execute them like he’s finishing someone in Mortal Kombat.
All of which is a long way of saying he’s the content producer you never knew you always needed. David’s work speaks for itself. He just hopes it doesn’t say anything too awesome, but it’s probably too late for that.
Denise Royal is an experienced writer/editor who specializes in content creation and search engine optimization, including blogging and other content marketing.
Denise is a modern-day storyteller. Whether it’s leveraging her marketing skills for clients or informing the masses about a breaking news story, her writing is clear and concise.
Denise’s first professional writing job came in local television in upstate New York. From there, she moved to a national stage, as part of the team that launched MSNBC. In 2000, she moved to morning television, writing and producing stories for the Today Show, Weekend Today, Good Morning America, and NBC’s Weekend Nightly News.
In 2015, Denise moved from the trenches of journalism to boardrooms of Corporate America. The transition from journalism to marketing was a smooth one. Denise takes pride in being a good listener, problem solver, and amazing Karaoke performer.
When not in front of a computer, Denise and her husband Tony enjoy traveling, attending concerts, photography, and listening to Michael Jackson.
Hannah Grogis is a recent graduate from Florida State University, where she received her degree in English with a concentration in Editing, Writing, and Media. Hannah began her content career writing and editing for online publications. She has a passion for creative writing and social media.
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 & Development
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.
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.
Lizandra Isern, Social media ninja. Storyteller. Proud vampire and Kdramas (Google it!) lover. Avid explorer.
Lizandra Isern moved to the United States in 2010 and has worked as a Social Media Manager since 2013. Her career choice is somewhat surprising, considering she was born in Cuba, one of the least connected countries in the Western Hemisphere, due to it’s restricted internet access.
Thanks in part to majoring in Broadcast Journalism at Florida International University in Miami, Lizandra is well-versed in combining social media management with multimedia journalism. Now, at Next Level, she is thrilled to be dedicated entirely to the digital marketing world. She says it is still telling stories, just in a different way.
Abner Molina is the Lead Paid Social Strategist at Next Level Marketing. His creativity and ability to discover markets and penetrate them gives him an upper hand compared to other social advertisers.
When it comes to paid social, Abner focuses on long-term branding goals and marketing resolutions. He aims to build a brand up and makes sure that the ads he manages are not only growing their sales but creating a healthy environment of success for long-term growth. Abner loves new ideas and is constantly improving his skills sets daily to make sure any ads he manages are using the latest techniques to ensure the highest return on ads spent.
In his spare time, Abner enjoys cooking, playing basketball, loves learning new things, traveling, is in love with Italian cuisine, and is an overall very competitive person. It is part of what drives him to continue to learn and become better at everything he does!
Ariana Briceno is our social media assistant here at Next Level Marketing. She graduated from FIU with a Bachelor’s in Public Relations and with a Certificate in Social Media E-Marketing Analytics. She loves learning new things, is a hands-on learner, and enjoy creating engaging branded content for the social media team. Her creativity is what makes her so special.
Ariana loves traveling, eating exotic foods, and is always down for an adventure! In her free time, she enjoys reading, spend time with her family, and watch her favorite T.V. shows.