Robert Olsen
Founder + President

Robert Olsen spent the majority of his 20-year career at Anheuser-Busch where he developed a keen sense for every side of marketing from media management to business development and event planning. While at Anheuser-Busch he managed their key brands in the New York area, which included handling all local media planning/buying of radio, print, OOH, Digital and TV. Here he gained experience with hands-on event activation from small local events to large-scale events including the NFL Super Bowl and MLB All-Star Game.

In the spring of 2015 Robert started his own company with the distinct vision to help his clients to grow their brands.  Whether through media planning/buying, promotional events or designing a new website, the goal will always be to provide personalized attention to each client and maintaining valuable working relationships across the industry.  Robert has built his career as a strong project leader with excellent relationship building skills and well-developed industry contacts.

 

Karen is a creative web-designer who works with Olsen Marketing Group to provide custom websites for companies and individuals. She loves working with people to design beautiful, thoughtful websites that will ultimately help them increase their business. She has launched over 50+ websites for a variety of businesses, and thrives off the creative process involved in working with each client from anew. Karen, a Wix Pro, frequently collaborates with Wix.com and the Wix Lounge in New York on a variety of exciting website projects.

 

In her free time Karen loves exploring her Brooklyn neighborhood, eating good food, and traveling whenever she can. When she isn't assisting Olsen Marketing Group clients, she works as the founder and creative director of Awaken Studio.

Karen Sokolow
Web Designer
 
Ashley Ecklund
Photographer

Ashley is a photographer who works with Olsen Marketing Group to create visual content for clients for anything from fliers, to social media, to websites. She has a diverse background in many different aspects of the photography industry. From shooting portraits and weddings in her home state of Colorado, to shooting and editing advertising campaigns, brand videos, major events, and other marketing content for local businesses in NYC, her experiences allow her to approach each shoot with confidence and a unique insight.

 

Ashley has also worked as a project manager and photographer for creative agency Starlyn Creative, from preproduction to delivery, Ashley has handled every aspect of production for fashion campaigns, look-books, editorials and motion based web content. She loves the collaboration that comes with creating marketing content, and loves to use her photography as a way to make her clients look amazing. When she’s not shooting, she can be found at an art gallery, traveling to new places, or catching a yoga class. She can’t wait to meet you and hear about your ideas!

 
Lauren Stever
Business Development

Lauren Stever has over a decade of experience driving revenue and business growth across advertising, e-commerce and events. She has spent time working for powerhouse media companies like Time Out NY, Conde Nast, Forbes and Hearst.  

 

Much of her career was spent at Time Out NY where she focused on advertising, selling to national brands as the company went digital and expanded in North America.  With the success of the website, Lauren moved on to build and manage the e-commerce division where she curated exclusive and unique experiences, events for the Time Out audience, developed affiliate programs and built the marketing and messaging around Time Out’s e-commerce program. Lauren was then tapped to launch Time Out’s events business across North America while also working with the Time Out London executives to ensure that their global markets were up to speed on the events strategy.  

When Lauren is not working on projects with the Olsen Marketing Group team she also runs her own business development consultancy as well as spending quality time with her husband Bob and son Shane.

 

Amanda is a designer working with Olsen Marketing Group to develop stunning and unique brand identities for clients. She began her design career after graduating Hofstra University with a degree in Fine Arts, Design, and Psychology. Amanda enjoys using her creative background to help businesses succeed through creating engaging designs and working with companies to put their best foot forward.

 

When not working with Olsen Marketing Group, Amanda is a designer for Awaken Studio. In her spare time, Amanda can be found exploring the city’s restaurants, museums, and trying to pet every dog she passes on the street.

Amanda Bentley
Brand Identity Designer