DAVID RISS
Managing Director

David Riss drives companies forward. 30+ years in the business. Can’t be held back. Everything begins with ideas. Then action. Illustrated Washington Irving, Charles Osgood, Harlan Ellison, photographed José Feliciano at Carnegie Hall, developed Lysol packaging, wrote marketing programs for GE, Reader’s Digest, interactive media awards for Pfizer, beta tester of Photoshop before it was released, accredited design professor, featured in Wired Magazine.

 

SKYE RISS
Project Manager

As project manager, Skye oversees all strategic planning and implementation, right down to the pixel. Ms Riss excels in handling the wide variety of Greyskye clientele and creative solutions. An artist herself, Skye is as creative as she is productive, regularly contributing to project development. Efficient scheduling, follow up and constant note taking, Skye is often your direct point person.

 

MARC BARITZ*
Head of Promotions

Marc handles all promotional products, branded apparel, trade show displays and signage. He has over 30 years’ experience in Marketing, Sales, Manufacturing and Distribution. Marc is creative, solutions driven and a huge believer in servicing the client. He always takes the time to first understand the client’s goals and objectives and then designs programs to meet those needs. No client is too big or too small.

 

CAROLYN KARP*
Head of Media

Carolyn Karp has over 30 years of experience in media relations, implementing widespread public relations campaigns for a variety of industries. Earlier, Ms Karp spent 15 years as Executive Vice President at HWH Public Relations, a firm known as a leader in high technology. No stranger to launching cutting edge products, she was on the team that launched the Compact Disk, home computer software, cordless telephones and a host of other new technologies. Before that, Carolyn publicized motion pictures for Universal Pictures and Twentieth Century-Fox.

 

RACHELLE KREISMAN*
Content Director

Rachelle Kreisman has more than 10 years of experience as writer and editor. Her diverse background includes news stories, Web content, marketing materials, video scripts for interactive digital products, instructional content for K-12 and higher education (through Master’s level courses) in areas such as healthcare, finance, and business. As editor for Weekly Reader, Rachelle interviewed Jane Goodall, Dakota Fanning, Daniel Radcliffe, even NASA scientists, to name a few. Rachelle is the author eight nonfiction children’s books. Her “Start Smart: Community” four-book series won an Academics’ Choice Award in 2015. When Rachelle is not writing, she enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking, yoga, and comedy improv.

 

TOM RIEMER*
Technology Chief

Thomas Riemer has more than 20 years of development experience in the web world, systems administration, business and security. From putting up web site #213 on the web, to writing scripts for overnight operations for a brokerage firm, to writing risk management scripts for a currency operations and swaps house, to being CTO for a reverse print auction web site, to being a independent developer for more than 100 web sites, to being a Chief Development Officer writing an entire credit card gateway, Mr Riemer’s deep and varied experience has forged a practical viewpoint on creating business solutions that add bottom line value.  Tom’s practical stance married to a solid basis in theory allows for clean well designed solutions – as far as his backpack will take him. Graduate of Wesleyan University, double major Computer Science and Philosophy, chess player and private pilot.

 

RENÉE NEVINS*
Social Media Manager

Renée possesses unique talents that have led to developing extensive experience managing social media (with special emphasis on Facebook) for a diverse clientele. Her highly developed skills include managing and publishing quality content, identifying and growing organizational reach and targeting strong synergy groups to share postings. Vertical and horizontal growth of clients’ social media content are primary goals, and she has achieved significant results.

 

BEN WAHRHAFTIG*
SEO/SEM Manager

Ben Warhaftig works with online marketing, specializing in search engine optimization, advertising, and statistics. Using available technologies to attract visitors, generate conversions, and measure response allows clients to seek the best return on investment for their projects. Nuanced connections between platforms and attention to key metrics encourage a continuous cycle of review and revision to keep marketing on track.

 

* Independent contractor through which Greyskye has a longstanding a professional relationship.