Meet Our Team

Ginger Gallagher

President

Not only does Ginger manage Vela operations, but she also works closely with clients to build event strategies that help set them apart from the crowd.

Michelle Soyars

VP, Creative Strategy

Goal and deadline oriented, Michelle brings a keen creative instinct and strategic brand perspective to every Vela project.

Kevin O’Neill

VP, Digital Media & Web Solutions

Kevin is our in-house website developer and video editor. He can always find the right tool at the right price – and turn it around in record time.

Christina Hussey

VP, Digital Media

As Vela’s digital media guru, Christina creates, monitors and manages our social and digital ad campaigns; provides strategic guidance for content marketing initiatives; and regularly manages website builds within the agency.

Fareena Bacchus

Account Manager

You’ll never hear Fareena say, “Not my job.” As an account manager, her clients can count on her to get the job done using her strong project management, analytic and research skills.

Kristin Eckart

Copywriter

Kristin loves words and isn’t afraid to use them. Branding materials, digital content, print pieces – no matter the medium, she makes it sing.

Linda Harring

Graphic / Production Designer

Technical know-how brings great design to the finish line. Linda creates designs that are effective and targeted, and then executes them for a flawless final product.

Kimberly Houston

Copywriter & Public Relations Specialist

Kimberly loves to develop content that inspires action. No matter the medium, reaching the right audience with the right message is her goal.

Carly Lawson

Senior Creative Designer

Carly’s range of skills is barely captured by the title “senior creative designer.”  She has extensive experience as a graphic designer, video producer, web and WordPress designer, event producer and as a creative director.

Amanda King

Senior Account Manager

As a senior account manager, Amanda will help you get to know your audience and develop the right strategies to reach them. Then she’ll push your project through to the finish line.

Chrystal Sills

Digital Communications Specialist

Chrystal is skilled at building and maintaining communities in the online world. She knows the ins and outs of social media platforms and how to turn a brand’s followers into passionate fans.

Jeff Thomas

Senior Creative Designer

Jeff looks at the world with a creator’s eyes. He’s a graphic designer, photographer and retoucher who can take just about any idea and make it amazing.

Laura Beth Young

Manager, Events & Logistics

Laura Beth concepts, coordinates and executes events with a cool head and detailed checklists. She can handle anything – from single-project events to long-term campaigns.

Gail Vadia

Digital Content Manager

Gail has the intrinsic ability to put herself in clients’ shoes to gain a deep understanding of their business needs and target audience. Using this insight, she creates strategic, effective messaging to maximize engagement and reach customers.