Meet The Team!

 At ZenGenius our team, affectionately known as Zens, are available to bring your vision to life.

 Our Team spans across the country therefore bringing a wide range of skills & artistic gifts with specializations to match your project or creative team. Have a favorite Zen?  Be sure to request them, if not we will match you with the perfect person.  Our Zens are trained and always prepared with the right attitude and tools to tackle the project. Providing amazing creative support is at the heart of our mission.  Our Zens are ready to support you, often at the drop of a hat. Our Zens become a part of your team and are there to make your job easier.

Click below to view details on our Zen team members in your region.

 

Leadership Team

Joe Baer -  CEO & Co-Founder

Joe Baer - CEO & Co-Founder

Addie Ashworth -  Director of Visual Merchandising

Addie Ashworth - Director of Visual Merchandising

Matt Ungar -  Facilities Coordinator

Matt Ungar - Facilities Coordinator

Emily Heffner -  Talent Administrative Coordinator

Emily Heffner - Talent Administrative Coordinator

Elizabeth Craney -  Visual   Project Manager

Elizabeth Craney - Visual Project Manager

Paul Cook -  Co-Founder & Sr. Visual Merchandiser

Paul Cook - Co-Founder & Sr. Visual Merchandiser

Cassandra Darling -  Director of Events

Cassandra Darling - Director of Events

Morgan Kubic -  Events Project Manager

Morgan Kubic - Events Project Manager

Amanda Smith -  U.S. Business Development

Amanda Smith - U.S. Business Development

LuAnne Baer -  Director of Operations

LuAnne Baer - Director of Operations

Meg Lefeld -  Global Project Manager

Meg Lefeld - Global Project Manager

Jalpa Patel -  Sr. Visual Merchandiser & Interior Architect

Jalpa Patel - Sr. Visual Merchandiser & Interior Architect

Laura Cianca -  Event & Visual Merchandiser

Laura Cianca - Event & Visual Merchandiser


Columbus Based Zens

Ping Lee-  Visual Merchandiser

Ping Lee- Visual Merchandiser

Danielle Green -  Visual Merchandiser

Danielle Green - Visual Merchandiser

Nikos Rutkowski-  Visual Merchandiser

Nikos Rutkowski- Visual Merchandiser

Haley Ervin -  Creative Hand

Haley Ervin - Creative Hand

Esteban Ruiz-  Visual Merchandiser

Esteban Ruiz- Visual Merchandiser

Samantha Smith-  Creative Hand

Samantha Smith- Creative Hand

Angie Reinholz -  Event & Visual Merchandiser

Angie Reinholz - Event & Visual Merchandiser

Jill Shindler -  Visual Merchandiser

Jill Shindler - Visual Merchandiser

Sean Moseley -  Visual Merchandise r

Sean Moseley - Visual Merchandiser

Carrie Notaro-  Visual Merchandiser and Stylist

Carrie Notaro- Visual Merchandiser and Stylist

Justin Kornicki-  Visual Merchandiser

Justin Kornicki- Visual Merchandiser

Aileen Clemans -  Visual Merchandiser

Aileen Clemans - Visual Merchandiser

Mindi Ortiz -  Creative Hand

Mindi Ortiz - Creative Hand

Vickey Shull -  Visual Merchandiser

Vickey Shull - Visual Merchandiser

Ashly Priest -  Event Merchandiser

Ashly Priest - Event Merchandiser

Shannon Hurley -  Visual Merchandiser

Shannon Hurley - Visual Merchandiser

Julie Sullivan -  Visual Merchandiser

Julie Sullivan - Visual Merchandiser

Lindsay Schroyer -  Visual Merchandiser

Lindsay Schroyer - Visual Merchandiser

Stephanie Bair-Garant -  Senior Visual Merchandiser

Stephanie Bair-Garant - Senior Visual Merchandiser

Jayquan Thompson -  Visual Merchandiser

Jayquan Thompson - Visual Merchandiser

Kristen Brown,  Visual Merchandiser & Events Designer

Kristen Brown, Visual Merchandiser & Events Designer

Kiana Scruggs -  Event & Visual Merchandiser

Kiana Scruggs - Event & Visual Merchandiser


Want to learn how you can become a Zen at ZenGenius?

We house talented creatives across the nation. Click on a Zen to view their bio and learn more about each of our creatives.  


ARIZONA

CALIFORNIA

Elyce Perry -  Visual Merchandiser

Elyce Perry - Visual Merchandiser

Kristen Longabaugh -  Graphic Designer

Kristen Longabaugh - Graphic Designer

Joanna Tejada -  Visual Merchandiser

Joanna Tejada - Visual Merchandiser

Lia Gowitt -  Visual Merchandiser

Lia Gowitt - Visual Merchandiser


ILLINOIS

Amanda Wolfson -  Visual Merchandiser

Amanda Wolfson - Visual Merchandiser

Emily Campanale -  Visual Merchandiser

Emily Campanale - Visual Merchandiser

Dyona Frycek -  Visual Merchandiser

Dyona Frycek - Visual Merchandiser

Yasmine Whitfield -  Visual Merchandiser

Yasmine Whitfield - Visual Merchandiser

Lauren Brescia -  Visual Merchandiser

Lauren Brescia - Visual Merchandiser


MASSACHUSETTS

Richard Lemire -  Visual Merchandiser

Richard Lemire - Visual Merchandiser

Sandra Flaherty -  Visual Merchandiser

Sandra Flaherty - Visual Merchandiser

 
 

MINNESOTA

Nicole Wahl -  Visual Merchandiser

Nicole Wahl - Visual Merchandiser

Andrea Mikla -  Visual Merchandiser

Andrea Mikla - Visual Merchandiser

Chayo Guzman -  Visual Merchandiser

Chayo Guzman - Visual Merchandiser

Kristen Roskop -  Visual Merchandiser

Kristen Roskop - Visual Merchandiser


NEW YORK

Christina Duchatelier -  Visual Merchandiser

Christina Duchatelier - Visual Merchandiser

Kristen Padilla -  Visual Merchandiser

Kristen Padilla - Visual Merchandiser

Tom Benedict -  Visual Merchandiser

Tom Benedict - Visual Merchandiser

Frank Ercole -  Visual Merchandiser

Frank Ercole - Visual Merchandiser

Kyle Brown -  Visual Merchandiser

Kyle Brown - Visual Merchandiser

Tavaries Heard -  Visual Merchandiser

Tavaries Heard - Visual Merchandiser

Dollet Kemper -  Visual Merchandiser

Dollet Kemper - Visual Merchandiser

Shani Coleman -  Visual Merchandiser

Shani Coleman - Visual Merchandiser

Jamar Graham -  Visual Merchandiser

Jamar Graham - Visual Merchandiser

Audrey Diaz -  Visual Merchandiser

Audrey Diaz - Visual Merchandiser

Wanda Buncamper -  Visual Merchandiser

Wanda Buncamper - Visual Merchandiser


NEW JERSEY

 

PENNSYLVANIA

Nastasia Farmer -  Visual Merchandiser

Nastasia Farmer - Visual Merchandiser

 
Saniyyah Bilal -  Visual Merchandiser

Saniyyah Bilal - Visual Merchandiser

 

We house talented creatives from all facets around the globe. Explore our Zen bios to learn more about our international team.  

Suraiya Nanji -  Visual Merchandiser

Suraiya Nanji - Visual Merchandiser

Canada

Before working at ZenGenius, Suraiya was the Senior Event Producer for Unique Markets and Senior Manager of Retail Design at Forever 21. Suraiya has recently returned to Vancouver and is the Vancouver Ambassador for Fall For Local, a monthly speaker series highlighting local entrepreneurs & creatives. 

Leslie Ritchey -  International Visual Coordinator

Leslie Ritchey - International Visual Coordinator

lebanon

Over the last seven years of Leslie's career, she has gained tremendous experience working internationally as a creative designer, marketing specialist, visual communications coordinator, visual merchandiser, and business development professional within the U.S and Middle East.                                                                                                

Phil McBurney -  Visual Merchandiser

Phil McBurney - Visual Merchandiser

UNITED KINGDOM

Having worked in high fashion and with designer brands, along with homeware, press events, trade fairs, fashion shoots and within the retail environment itself, Phil has considerable experience in window installation, styling, and Visual Merchandising.