The ProResource Team
The ProResource team brings together highly talented writers, account and project managers, graphic designers, and marketing specialists to give our clients a powerful, dynamic, and authentic presence on LinkedIn.
A marketing specialist at ProResource, Afniza brings her love for continuous learning to the realms of email and social media marketing. Her role allows her to put her skills to work, helping the company generate leads and increase conversions. She’s got a real eye for improving marketing campaign performance and tweaking variables for better results. Outside of work, she’s always looking for new projects to sharpen her skills even further. Afniza doesn’t just work in marketing — she lives it.
Ann Marie works with entrepreneurs, small business owners, and senior executives to enhance their LinkedIn presence. She often speaks to groups about the power of social media, detailing how social media can amplify their message, expand their audience, and help them reach their goals faster. Always up to date on news and trends, Ann Marie enjoys discovering how tech and apps can streamline or enhance daily life — at work or home. When she’s not working, Ann Marie can be found on awesome adventures with her husband and daughter.
A passionate reader and writer since childhood, Barbra has built a solid career as a writer and copy editor. Her work spans a wide range, including editing articles written for Big Tech companies and financial institutions, as well as fiction and non-fiction books. She also makes significant contributions to content marketing-related projects and thought leadership pieces accepted by notable publications. Barbra writes and edits for ProResource, ensuring accuracy and elevating our writers’ already-excellent work to the next level. Barbra spends her free time with her husband and their two adorable but demanding cats and avidly consuming all things fiction.
With a background anchored in TV writing, Becky excels at crafting engaging narratives. She’s managed and participated in TV writers’ rooms, working on shows such as Katy Keene, Archibald’s Next Big Thing, Veep, and as a writer for Steven Spielberg’s reboot of Tiny Toons. She approaches marketing from a storytelling perspective and has freelanced with creative agencies nationwide. She keeps her finger on the pulse of the startup entrepreneur community and is no stranger to big tech. In her work with ProResource, Becky works with CEOs and senior executives to create LinkedIn profiles and blogs that share their stories and expand their influence. In her free time, she can be found hiking in the canyons of Los Angeles and playing with her two cats.
The first team member hired, Catherine was new to marketing and LinkedIn when she joined ProResource in 2012. But she came with lots of experience in program management, customer service, problem-solving, and business process improvement. At ProResource, she started with network building for clients and grew into account management. Catherine works closely with CEOs, building their networks and getting their brand message out on LinkedIn. She also updates company websites and sends company newsletters. When she’s not working, Catherine spends time with her family, attends her kids’ sporting events, plays tennis, and volunteers at a local resource pantry.
Damjan started with ProResource as a research assistant and worked closely with Judy to conduct multiple marketing searches, collecting and analyzing marketing data. He also did — and continues to handle — the detail work of maintaining good communications and company relations with clients, so we deliver excellent customer service. Now a marketing specialist, Damjan works closely with clients, and he often spends time implementing the best practices that ProResource offers and encourages our clients to do: building our community by engaging members through social media and email channels, tracking metrics, and refining the next steps for better performance.
An accomplished creative professional with 20+ years of experience in nonprofit and for-profit sectors, Jodi has a proven track record in marketing, public relations, event planning, advertising, and management. Her expertise includes brand management, graphic design, digital marketing, social media, corporate identity, direct mail, and fundraising. In her work for ProResource, Jodi specializes in helping executives expand their influence and impact by building networks, making connections, nurturing relationships, and curating articles to showcase their personal brand.
Judy founded ProResource in 2007, but her fascination with tech started long before. She began her career as a programmer, but fell in love with marketing and never looked back. Judy has done almost every kind of marketing, worked with hundreds of software companies, and participated in 150+ product launches. She will experiment with anything, which is how she came to be one of the first 100K people on LinkedIn. She is passionate about helping clients get the most out of LinkedIn and always gets a thrill when her work — and the ProResource team’s work — contributes to a client’s success. When she’s not working, Judy likes to read, travel, dance, sail, and enjoy time with her family, especially her five sons.
Part of a generation raised with technology and social media, Marissa believes both — used well — can build relationships and help people reach their goals. At ProResource, she specializes in working with SaaS CEOs in North America and Northern Europe who want to break through the noise and establish their brand in the U.S. market. With expertise that spans social media marketing, content creation, and campaign management, Marissa enjoys helping them use LinkedIn to navigate the branding journey and to turn cultural nuances and market challenges into brand differentiation and success opportunities. Outside of work, Marissa likes to have fun with her family and enjoy the outdoors.
An experienced digital marketer and writer, Meryl runs an accessibility marketing consulting business that provides training, presentations, and consulting to businesses that want to level up their DEI efforts to include accessibility and disabilities. Her work with Judy dates back to before ProResource was founded and includes developing digital marketing and social media strategies, helping clients achieve their goals using LinkedIn, and writing. Be sure to follow Meryl on LinkedIn as she’s a Top Voice. The native Texan enjoys traveling, baking, crocheting, and trying new things like skydiving.
With 25+ years of experience in marketing and advertising, Mona serves as a utility player for ProResource — helping our team and our clients make LinkedIn work better for them. She works with clients to build engaging profiles, create thought leadership blogs, and design and execute campaign strategies — organic and paid. She also trains new writers, edits our team’s work, and focuses on creating streamlined, sustainable processes to make work efficient and effective. A word nerd and storytelling enthusiast, Mona loves reading (everything) and exploring Washington, DC’s historic and interesting places.
Passionate about sharing compelling stories while also telling the facts, Nakita effortlessly blends the skills of a creative writer and a journalist. With the growing need to create meaningful content in a digital world, the emergence of content marketing created an opportunity for Nakita to share her talents with the small business community through her content development business, Word Stylist, where she works with small businesses to help them discover their special sauce while helping them build meaningful connections to their clients and target audience. At ProResource, Nakita works with CEOs and senior executives to create profiles, blogs, and online marketing elements to tell their stories and generate awareness and influence.
With a strategic mindset and the read-the-room skills of a long-time gamer, Richard coordinates operations for our team — and so much more. He began working for ProResource while still in college, starting as an outreach specialist, quickly learning the ins and outs of marketing and LinkedIn, and just as quickly expanding his skills and responsibilities. While he continues to work directly with clients, Richard also ensures that ProResource’s work aligns with and achieves the client’s goals, our team has the resources to do the work, and that communication between all parties is transparent and timely. When he’s not working, Richard continues to explore both the gaming world and the globe.
Raised in Silicon Valley, Sophia brings a deep understanding of the SaaS industry to her role as a sales development representative at ProResource. Skilled in connecting with CEOs to enhance their online presence, she specializes in identifying tech leaders who can benefit from the agency’s personal branding services. Her expertise lies in aligning these services with clients’ unique needs to boost their digital influence. Outside of work, Sophia is a strong advocate for health and wellness, especially the value of healthy eating in maintaining a balanced lifestyle.
An experienced marketer and writer specializing in strategic ghostwriting, blogging, executive bylines, and SEO content, Stephanie has a passion for storytelling and excels in communicating the motivating “Why should I care?” message as a marketer. In all her writing — profiles, thought leadership, blogging, journalism, or non-fiction — Stephanie’s goal is to tell authentic stories that engage readers in meaningful conversations. As part of her writing business, Stephanie works with ProResource helping clients develop a strong professional presence on LinkedIn, position themselves as thought leaders in their industry, and achieve their business goals through strategic engagement.
A seasoned branding consultant and writer with extensive experience in marketing and public relations, Vicky runs a boutique agency that helps businesses and executives elevate their brands. She is a longtime contractor with ProResource where she loves working with clients and empowering them to achieve their objectives through strategically crafted LinkedIn profiles, resumes, social media strategies, and blog posts that raise engagement and refine targeting. Beyond branding, Vicky, a master gardener, can be found indulging in her passion for gardening or capturing moments in nature through photography.
William is a professional writer who runs a consulting firm focused on business development, corporate and executive branding, and digital content for B2B and B2C companies. A longtime contractor with ProResource, William’s forte is helping science and technology companies explain complex ideas in plain, accessible language that resonates with target audiences. He works with founders and executives to craft blog posts, press releases, social media posts, and web content that connects with customers and advances business goals. William has worked with a wide range of ProResource clients including companies specializing in software development, fintech, artificial intelligence, manufacturing automation, and computer-aided design. Outside of work, William enjoys carpentry, paddling, fly fishing, and spending time outdoors with his family.