SEO Expert Eric Sachs
In 2006 Eric started his Internet Marketing career doing affiliate marketing. In 2007, he expanded his marketing skills and began working as the Director of Marketing for a Southern California lead generation company. In early 2010, Eric founded Sachs Marketing Group. Eric and his team are responsible for generating hundreds upon thousands of dollars in revenue for SMG clients. He started small, just one client – and has built Sachs Marketing Group into a thriving and successful Internet Marketing, SEO company in very short order.
Eric doesn’t love the title but is now considered by many to be an SEO expert. Each semester, Eric shares his digital marketing knowledge with students at California Lutheran University (CLU) where he speaks regularly to the marketing classes. Eric speaks as an SEO and social media expert at the annual online ticket seller’s trade show (Ticket Summit) in Las Vegas, Nevada.
“The formula is simple really: Give the client trackable, verifiable results consistently and always strive to be of maximum service to our clients and their businesses. Integrity, honesty and consistent results laid the foundation from which we have grown.” – Eric Sachs – SEO Expert, Founder and CEO, Sachs Marketing Group.
Abigail graduated from Northwest Missouri State University and Thammasat University, Bangkok with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication, Advertising, and Spanish. In her Project Management role, she works with clients and the SMG team to design and develop snazzy websites. When she isn’t here at Sachs, you can find her painting, eating a burrito, or frolicking in the great outdoors.
Stephanie joined Sachs Marketing Group from a digital marketing role. She brings this experience – and her organization and obsessive list-making – to her administration and operations position. In her free time she likes to stay home with her dogs (all rescues, of course) or travel the world.
With a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Marketing and eight years of high-end, retail public relations experience, Samantha is a hugely valuable part of Sachs Marketing Group. She is sharp as a tack and fluent in predictive analytics, keyword research, social media development, and web optimization. In her free time, Samantha loves cheering on the Green Bay Packers and playing with her beautiful Golden Retriever, Penny Lane.
Kaylee graduated from the Art Institute of California, Hollywood with a degree in Graphic Design. While in school, she began freelancing for entrepreneurs and companies both small and large, all while working as an administrative assistant for a start-up dance studio.
With four years of experience in SEO and social media, her strengths include staying on the pulse of social media trends and creating new, out-of-the-box ways to keep our clients ahead of the game. Math was her favorite subject in school, which might explain why she loves to code websites and find solutions to any puzzles that are thrown her way, such as how to develop a social media strategy that will bring a company success! Her incredible work ethic and drive makes her able to accomplish just about anything she puts her mind to.
Kaylee’s passion for the arts and creativity has led her to also pursue acting and aerial dancing. When she’s not working you can find her studying lines, auditioning, flying in an aerial hammock, or hanging out with her cats.
Nate has over a decade of B2C and B2B consultative sales experience. He’s contributed to the success of organizations ranging from Fortune 500 companies to small mom & pop operations. He brings his expertise to SMG with the aim of providing our clients with exceptional service through his thoughtful, diagnostic sales process. As the father of a toddler, he sees life as a perpetual exercise in creative problem solving and carries that mentality to work with him each and every day. When Nate isn’t at the office, he’s typically hanging out with his daughter and his 5 year old rescue dog, Waffles, or out cruising the canyons on one of his motorcycles.
SEO & Social Media
Chris started his digital marketing career as a copywriter for a popular yellow pages company, where he wrote thousands of ads for businesses and advocated the need for more interactive features, including personal profiles and reviews. He developed a specialization in search engine optimization and recently brought his skill-set to Sachs Marketing Group. In his free time, he enjoys painting.
Mattie is currently working towards her Bachelor’s degree as an English major. She is an expert in all things social media and specializes in paid advertising for both Facebook and Instagram. She loves to curate standout social profiles, attracting new social media users and capitalizing on trending news. When she’s not in the office you can find her in the ocean surfing and diving!
Allie graduated from the University of Colorado, Boulder where she studied business administration and marketing. After moving to California, she brought her love of learning and digital marketing expertise to Sachs Marketing Group. In her free time, you can find her exploring the outdoors, trying to learn how to cook, or playing with her kitten.
Chris graduated from California Lutheran University and turned his marketing communication degree into a career in the internet marketing field. Though primarily focused on SEO, he has a diverse skill set and knowledge base from managing all kinds of digital marketing projects such as web design/development, banner advertising, logo and corporate identity branding, as well as website projects during his career. Chris enjoys the more technical aspects of SEO and is working to provide high quality optimization for Sachs Marketing Group clients.
Summer graduated from California State University, Northridge with a bachelors degree in Communication Studies. She has always had an interest in knowing what goes on behind the scenes in digital marketing. After seven years in the food industry, she decided to make the switch to doing something that has always sparked that interest of hers. In her free time, Summer enjoys exploring the outdoors, snowboarding and finding the best ramen restaurant to try next!
Samantha graduated from California State University of Northridge, where she studied broadcast journalism and psychology. She fell in-love with marketing while working on the radio stations marketing team at Power 106. Her many years of retail management have given her the skill to understand what the consumer wants. Now she has come to Sachs Marketing Group to put all of her passions together and help our clients get the most out of their social platforms. In her free time she enjoys being out with friends and being an attentive puppy mother.
Megan graduated from California State University Channel Islands with a degree in business and economics. While in school, she began living her passion by working with various marketing agencies throughout Los Angeles. From this experience, she was able to build memorable brands for both small and large companies. With 5 years of social media marketing experience, Megan is constantly strategizing to keep your brand fresh and on top of current trends. When Megan is not engaged on social media, you can find her eating her way through all of the vegan eats that Los Angeles has to offer with her pomeranian Sushi.
Jake is a scholar athlete currently attending California Lutheran University. He studying to receive a bachelor’s degree in business administration with an emphasis in marketing and a minor in biology. He also plays water polo and swims for the university. He is an avid skier, backpacker and overall outdoor enthusiast. When not in the SMG office he is most likely outdoors.
Halli has degrees in business administration, education and English, and just loves to learn. When she’s not analyzing metrics and publishing reports as SMG’s Outreach Coordinator, she’s probably dogsitting, volunteering at the Agoura Animal shelter, discussing a novel at her book club, cheering on the Dodgers and/or geeking out to Billy Joel music.
As our Creative Coordinator, Faina brings over 15 years of experience in graphic design and digital marketing to the Sachs Marketing Group team. She is currently working on her UX certification – the process of designing (both physical as well as digital) with an emphasis on user experience. When she isn’t staring at pixels and wireframes, you’ll find her at The Broad (a contemporary art museum in downtown Los Angeles), or at home cooking with her girls and 2 spunky pups.
Jose is an honors graduate with a Bachelor of Science (B.S) degree in Computer Information Systems. Upon graduating, he earned the Best Senior Project award. With over 10 years of experience, his current focus has been on Web Design and Development utilizing Open source technologies. One of his recent projects included engineering a CRM tracking platform which met unique business requirements that could not be satisfied with over the counter CRM solutions. This platform tracked customer data linking SEO initiatives, PPC campaigns, and Email marketing using data visualization to make business decisions. Jose has been known to draw custom Snapchat filters, use data science to increase conversions and create responsive email templates resulting in being labeled a jack of all trades, but he prefers the term renaissance man.
In 2010, Shubham completed his engineering degree and then chose a career in web development. He knows CSS, HTML, PHP , ajax, jQuery, Drupal, Joomla and WordPress inside and out… in fact, he’s a WordPress ‘Ninja!’ He’s our full-time techno-geek and we are grateful to have him!
Sachs Marketing Group acknowledges that “employment is not forever.” We place great value on our team members, both existing and past. While the majority of team members have decided on a permanent career at SMG, we are still very proud of our past employees who have decided to move-on to other opportunities. The knowledge and skill-sets they have developed during their time with us has offered them the opportunity to use SMG as a springboard to launch them into the next step in their lives. We thank them for their dedication and service and wish them the very best in their future endeavors.
Kirby is an experienced operations manager and client relations specialist. After graduating Valedictorian with an associate science degree in criminal justice she went on to tackle the world of real estate but soon realized her true passion lies in marketing and project management. She is a veteran in the customer service industry. Kirby’s innovative and insightful knowledge of company procedures and client needs has consistently proven to make her a valuable resource. As an operations manager she is goal oriented and strives for perfection. Her superior communications skills have positively impacted her role as liaison between clients and corporate officers. In her spare time Kirby enjoys creative writing, delights in a fit and healthy lifestyle, and is an avid outdoor enthusiast. She can be found exploring local hiking trails all over Ventura and LA County.
Hayley was with us for a little more than two years. She relocated away from California and is now working for Moz! Good on ya Hayley!
Lindsay left in late 2015 and relocated to another State.
Ashley left SMG in January 2015 and went back to KS to be with her family. We understand she is working two jobs now!
Disa was with SMG a little over two years. She left us in May 2016 and is now working for a local entertainment services group. Best of luck Disa!
Kaleigh Gregory left Sachs Marketing Group and went to work for a major media company. We were sad to part company and wish her the very best with her future endeavors.
After spending his career as a recording engineer and in post production, Brian Lacy has brought his talents to Sachs Marketing Group. As an outreach coordinator, Brian is able to connect with others to create a network of resources to our clients. When not at work, Brian can be found at home with his wife and their extensive music collection.
Chris is an old friend of our CEO Eric Sachs and they used to work in the mortgage business together many years ago. Chris dipped his toes into the digital marketing world by coming to work with Sachs Marketing Group for several months. Chris has since moved-on to another industry.
Kevin graduated from Cal State University, Channel Islands with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication. Growing up playing baseball has led him to be a lifelong Dodgers fan, and you can often find him at Dodgers games. When he’s not working he enjoys playing sports, backpacking and rock climbing.
Julian started his digital marketing career in 2008 at a startup creative agency. As SEO became mainstream, Julian added SEO to the agency’s product line. Within a year, the agency’s clients grew to 60 clients, and the team scaled. Five years later, Julian joined a new SEO agency, and built up their sales department and implemented a sales process. Julian’s skillset extends beyond business development, and across all aspects of a digital marketing agency. In his spare time, Julian can be found climbing the mountains of Ventura on his mountain bike. If he isn’t on the mountain, he is out deep sea fishing.
Kyle graduated from California Lutheran University with a degree in Business Administration. He enjoys computer programming. Kyle possesses a unique aptitude for analyzing analytic data, drawing conclusions based on metrics and developing actionable techniques to improve conversions. On his time off he brews his own beer and maintains his beautiful reef aquarium.