Meet Our Team
Chief Executive Officer
Ranked by Forbes as the Seventh Most Influential Woman in Social Media, Eve Mayer is the CEO of Social Media Delivered, one of the most respected social media companies worldwide serving clients with consulting, training and outsourced social media. Eve has spoken in over 30 U.S. cities, as well as in Ireland, France, the UK and Iceland at universities, companies and conference groups, including Cisco, Vistage, Microsoft, Purdue, and Manchester Metropolitan University.
Eve is the author of Social Media for the CEO and The Social Media Business Equation. Her groundbreaking work in social media has been featured on American Express Open Forum, CIO.com, Forbes, Social Media Today, Mashable, Huffington Post and many others. Recognized by Webbiquity as one of the Top 50 Women on Twitter, and by CNN as one of the 8 Women on Twitter Who Will Inspire, Inform and Amuse You, she shares her social media knowledge with a network of over 100,000 fans and followers. She has also been ranked number 7 on the most powerful women social media influencers and ranked 14th on the overall social media power influencer list according to Forbes.
Eve is known as @LinkedinQueen because of her knowledge of leveraging Linkedin for B2B sales and recruiting, and Klout even ranks her as the 2nd Most Influential Person on the subject of LinkedIn, behind only LinkedIn itself. Eve has been nominated for numerous Women Owned Business Awards in the past few years in recognition of her achievements.
Shannon Streater is a progressive Executive having served in COO, President and CEO capacities with 20+ years of experience helping businesses flourish. A creative innovator, she has built and rebuilt companies, led branding and re-branding projects, launched new products and services, revitalized stagnant sales and developed profitable relationships with customers and business partners. She counts among her accomplishments building impactful brands, effective teams, implementing solid marketing campaigns and developing and executing innovative business strategies.
Shannon has been highly involved in the Dallas community through Team Networking Inc., Founder, GIRLS INC., Greater Dallas Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Texas, Class of 2006, Class of 2007, POS Executive Program and EFNT. She has also served as Chairwoman of the Dallas Workforce Taskforce Committee. When Shannon is not helping companies blossom, she is likely enjoying one of her other passions: jewelry and interior design, the latest business book or mystery novel, or time with her husband and their four children.
VP of Client Services
Reinventing and exploration – it says a lot about the possibilities with social media tools and it says a lot about Ruth Ferguson. From the moment she discovered the Internet and email in the mid-90s she was hooked on how she can use the tools and information to grow personally and professionally. Now Ruth has branched out to share her knowledge regarding the capabilities of Web 2.0 to assist clients of Social Media Delivered in growing their brand awareness in the marketplace.
Ruth has a passion for exploring cutting edge social networking platforms, the latest tools and techniques to help organizations implement the right social media marketing strategy. She enjoys aiding in the launch and management of the client’s social media presence on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Pinterest and other relevant Web 2.0 sites. The objective is to collaborate with the client to ensure the proper messaging is consistently executed online.
She became very interested in the progressiveness of social media communication shortly after graduating from the University of Texas and now works to optimize the company’s as well as the clients’ social media through design, art direction, video, and general site customization. Jamie loves adventure – skydiving, jet skiing, mountain biking, and anything that results in an adrenaline rush, but now as much as she loves her dogs Kota Bear and Chichay.
Melany Bartholow is our Sales Director. As a marketing generalist with corporate and entrepreneurial experience, she is good at thinking outside of the box and brings over 20 years of marketing and management to the SMD team. Melany earned her MBA from SMU in marketing and management in Dallas while working at AT&T in their Executive Leadership Development Program. As an undergraduate at Trinity University in San Antonio, Melany studied International Business and Marketing. She interned at Dole Fresh Fruit International in San Jose, Costa Rica and studied business abroad in Aix-en-Provence, France. She speaks 3 languages and loves international travel and business.
Melany also up-started various entrepreneurial companies including an IT consulting company and a sporting apparel and accessories company. Creating and providing innovative, high quality products and services is her passion by partnering with clients to get the best results. Relationship-based business with integrity and trust is Melany’s mantra. For fun, she enjoys live music/concerts, volunteering, playing tennis, walking or biking at White Rock Lake, traveling, and spending time with her friends, family, and her two wonderful teens. You can find her on Twitter at @MktgMelany | linkedIn.com/in/MelanyBartholow.
Lead Business Analyst
Levi is an IT professional, trainer and business analyst with over 20 years experience in a broad range of disciplines. He is known as the Nerd Butler for his ability to predict the technology needs of businesses and individuals and to serve it to them before they know they need it.
As the owner and CEO of Nerd Butler he works to increase businesses ROI on their technology investments by pairing the right tools with training, documentation, reporting, and data analysis. When he’s not busy anticipating his client’s technology needs, you will find him taking in a cultural event or exploring the DFW area on foot.
With more than 10 years accounting and business finance experience, Lisa Wigger brings a level of expertise to her position at Social Media Delivered that goes beyond crunching numbers. An LSU grad with bachelor degrees in accounting, marketing, and management, she has demonstrated strengths in implementing business plans, managing budgets, and creating reports that helped companies such as Caribbean Trading Company and SCAD grow globally.
Following her passion for art, Lisa earned a master’s degree in Metals and Jewelry from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2005. As a jewelry designer and fabricator, Lisa combines her business acumen with her creativity by leveraging social media and ecommerce websites to sell her contemporary art jewelry across the nation. Being self-employed as well as working with a variety of companies, gives Lisa a unique perspective in preparing business plans and delivering results for Social Media Delivered.
Social Media Manager
Ashley is a recent graduate of University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Go Heels!). She has a bachelor’s degree in journalism, specializing in editing & graphic design, and English with a minor in information systems. As a student, Ashley ran the website for the premiere campus magazine and the largest student-run organization, edited and managed content for a campus magazine and two campus websites, and wrote over one hundred articles for an online financial group. She has always had a love for the written word and technology, drawing her to work in the social media world.
A small town girl from North Carolina, Ashley is a Dallas transplant who is enjoying the big city life. In her free time, she loves to travel. You’ll find her jetsetting as many weekends of the year as she can. When she’s not traveling the world, you’ll find her curled up with a good book spending time with her dog, Willow.
Social Media Manager
Mallory graduated from the Mayborn School of Journalism at the University of North Texas in December 2013 where she majored in Journalism with a concentration in News/Editorial Writing and minored in Political Science. In college, she was selected among the journalism students to be a Mayborn Ambassador and represent the student body. She worked for the North Texas Daily as a student reporter where she wrote several articles and opinion pieces.
Mallory started as an intern at SMD last May, but rose to a full-time employee by December. She enjoys growing with the company and describes her job as a chance to improve her skills on a daily basis. Her job includes intern recruitment, blog manager, and a team member on a Fortune 500 client account.
Social Media Delivered is a company that leverages the power of LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, blogs, Google+, Pinterest and Facebook with proven strategies based in Dallas and Austin, Texas and Paris, France with clients in the US, Canada and Europe.
Lauren is a recent magna cum laude graduate of the University of North Texas. She has a bachelors degree in Journalism with a concentration in News Writing and a minor in Social Science. She has lived in the DFW metroplex almost her entire life. She has always been passionate about technology and electronic communication.
Lauren majored in journalism because she loves reading and writing but interned at Social Media Delivered because she was interested in this rapidly growing field. She has been with the company since January 2013. When she is not working with technology, she enjoys reading and hanging out with her cat, Midnight.
Social Media Manager
Born in Dallas, Texas, Lauren has lived in the DFW area her whole life. She attended Collin College in Plano, Texas from 2008 to 2010 taking classes in radio/television/film and commercial music. After transferring to the University of North Texas in 2010, she made a shift into journalism and marketing before graduating in December 2013.
In her free time she can be found reading, playing roller derby and watching TV with her cat, Spencer.
Sam is a native New Yorker and is a graduate of New College of Florida with a degree in Psychology. Since graduating in 2012, she has worked for multiple startups focusing on digital marketing, web development, and social media. Sam started at Social Media Delivered as Eve’s Personal Assistant and quickly moved up into the role of Administrative Specialist. An avid nature lover, Sam enjoys scuba diving, mountain biking, and spending time with her beloved Boston Terriers, Riley and Pema.
Social Media Specialist
Drew is a former journalist turned PR professional who recently graduated from Middle Tennessee State University. After winning a few SPJ awards for his work as sports editor of his junior college newspaper in Texas, he made the switch to complete his advertising/public relations degree so he could focus more on the business side of writing.
Drew currently lives in Denver, and when he isn’t working or struggling to create a third-person biography, he likes to watch baseball, read, and argue with people over why Leonardo DiCarprio has deservedly never won an Oscar. He will also never quit, and never sleep, until the Oxford comma rightfully reinstated into AP Stylebooks worldwide.
Social Media Assistant
Mary is currently a junior at the University of North Texas where she is majoring in Advertising with a minor in Communication Studies. Her first passion was design, but then discovered her interest in social media. She is eager learn more about social media from Social Media Delivered and excited about the experience.
Mary loves to travel with her family, design when she can, and be with friends. Also, she absolutely loves the color green. Since she is originally from San Antonio, she is a die-hard Spurs fan and loves Mexican Food.
Social Media Assistant
Richard is a senior at the University of North Texas and is working on a double major in Criminal Justice and Strategic Communications with a focus in Public Relations. He started his internship with SMD in June of 2014 and became full time by July. He currently is a member on a Fortune 500 account, and is a partner on the SMD Newsletter. Richard main focus is the progressiveness of social media, and how in this day and age, it can make or break a business. His favorite social media platforms are Twitter and Tumblr.
Social Media Assistant
Colleen is from Denton, TX, but goes to school at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. She is a senior in Advertising/Public Relations with a minor in Marketing. After college, she plans to go to Law School or Grad School and hopefully after that pursue a career in either marketing or public relations. She loves working at Social Media Delivered and has learned so much.
Social Media Assistant
Madison Thomas is a sophomore English major at Samford University in Birmingham, AL. When not at school, she currently dwells in Carrollton, TX. She is an avid reader and writer of all genres, but especially fantasy, mystery, and historical fiction. She loves writing anything from articles to fictional stories. She wants to use her editing and writing skills in the publishing field one day. When she is not reading or writing, she’s either on Pinterest or hanging with family, friends, or her dog, Scout.
Social Media Assistant
Makenzie is a senior at Baylor University majoring in Apparel Merchandising and minoring in Business Administration. Although she is a merchandising student Makenzie enjoys sketching and constructing her own designs. She enjoys working for SMD to explore her love for writing and social media.
Makenzie is from Dallas and loves going home to visit her family. In her free time, Makenzie enjoys spending time with her dog, Shiner, participating in Kappa Alpha Theta events, and having fun during her senior year at Baylor.
Personal Assistant to the CEO
Tori is a born and raised Texan who now resides in Roanoke, just outside of Fort Worth. She attended Tarleton State University from 2010-2014 where she earned her bachelors degree in social work. Since graduating college, she planned her wedding, got married, worked for a seaside community, and is now working as Eve’s personal assistant. She has a love for the beach, stripes, lemonade, peonies, Vogue, and anything pink.
Elizabeth graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Corporate Communication. After graduating, she lived in Madrid, Spain for a year as an English teacher. She has always been intrigued with the interactive nature of social media and is excited to gain working experience and knowledge in the field. In her personal time, she enjoys Instagram, cholula hot sauce, Netflix, and zumba.
Anna Sophia Corra
Anna is currently a senior at the University of North Texas in the Mayborn School of Journalism. She plans to graduate in December of 2015 with a major in Advertising and a minor in Social Sciences. She currently works at GameStop as an assistant store manager and hopes to work for Nintendo one day. She loves to read and draw and play video games in her spare time. She also has a cat named Howl who loves to sleep in her backpack when she’s not looking.
Anthony is a senior at The University of Texas at Dallas, majoring in Arts and Technology. He has a very creative side and loves to learn anything that has to do with technology. He enjoys photography, videography, music, animation, sound engineering, and screenwriting. He believes technology is a powerful tool in which art can have multiple platforms to deliver a message.
After graduating Anthony plans to start working in a creative field. He also plans to pursue a master’s degree in film, television, and media arts. Ideally, he would love to work for a production company and later teach at a secondary education institution.
Fadoua Hakimi is a senior at The University of Texas at Arlington. She is a double majoring in Public Relations and Advertising accompanied by a Certificate of Emerging Media. She is currently the Vice President and Treasurer of the UTA PRSSA Chapter.
Fadoua has a passion for social media and everything that brings people together. She is a constant traveler, visiting places within the United States as well as foreign countries. She also enjoys experimenting in the kitchen with new foods and desserts. You can find her at the next musical performance or concert.
Kirsten is a senior at Texas State University, planning to graduate with a bachelors degree in journalism in May 2015. Kirsten is an opinions columnist for the student newspaper at Texas State, and enjoys writing a weekly column. In her spare time, she fosters puppies and bottle-baby kittens, and works as an adoption counselor for a no-kill animal shelter.
Madi is a senior at Baylor University double majoring in journalism and film and digital media. She is a reporter for the Baylor Lariat and also serves as an ambassador for the journalism department at Baylor. Social media plays a huge role in getting news and information out to the public. That is why Madi decided to intern for SMD and to sharpen her use of the different social media platforms. In her spare time, Madi likes to visit her family in Prosper, Texas. She spends a good amount of time with her sorority, Kappa Alpha Theta, where she serves as an All-University Sing Chair. Madi is pursuing dreams of being in the media production business and is excited to see what this internship has in store for her.
Emily is a Senior at Southern Methodist University majoring in sociology and communications with an emphasis in public relations. Although her first passion was all things flight, Emily has her private pilots license, she decided to get her degree elsewhere to put her avid social skills to work. She’s sincerely enjoying her internship with SMD as it gives her the opportunity to capitalize on creativity and writing!
Although Dallas born, she was raised in the small Iowa town of Gibson (population 60 circa 2012). Emily is anything but a small town gal though, and is passionate about traveling and immersing herself in different cultures. In her spare time you can find her engrossed in Downton Abbey, enjoying the unbelievably beautiful Texas weather (rain or shine, she’s outside), or two stepping at Billy Bobs.
William Adrian Aleman is a Senior at the University of Texas at Arlington majoring in Public Relations with a minor in Journalism. He is the Vice President Elect for the UTA chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America. Armed with a knack for writing and a passion for all things creative, he hopes his obsession with social media and its influence on culture/music/business will give him better insight into the PR world. He believes social media is a invaluable tool to be used in Public Relations. His hobbies include: singing/writing music, indie/foreign films, reading about metaphysics, and jogging. He hopes his ambition and determination will lead him to his dream job: publicist to the stars.
Velencia was born in Waco, Texas but, grew up in Austin where she attended Travis High School, and managed juggling senior council, the school newspaper, while playing sports year-round. Sports has always been an interest for her. She’s played sports since she was five years old and even learned how to dribble a basketball before she learned how to ride a bike. Both of her parents were previously coaches which alone has had a big influence on her life.
Velencia moved to Denton in the fall of 2011 to attend the University of North Texas. She is a Public Relations major and an English minor. She is a part of NABJ, National Association of Black Journalists. One of her long-term goals is to become a staff writer for the sports magazine Sports Illustrated. She loves animals and working with the youth in the community.
Arundati is currently a student of MS in Management Information Systems at University of Texas at Dallas with specialization in Consulting and Business Intelligence/Analytics. She already holds an MBA and undergraduate degree in Engineering. She has had exposure to several sectors and worked for several Fortune 500 companies as a part of her previous profiles. She specializes in business analysis, project management, change management, human resource and consulting with wide experience from her previous full time and internship positions.
When she’s away from work, she likes to get involved in student organizations by managing social media and planning events for them. She also loves to swim, sing, read and chat with different people.
Michael is currently a senior in the International Business Academy at Newman Smith High School. Michael is undecided on where he will pursue his college career, but, knows that he wants to get a degree in either marketing or advertising. Michael has had an interest in advertising for as long as he can remember. When he is not working or in school, Michael enjoys fishing, and building his photography portfolio.
Mia Mayer Orsburn
Chief Princess Officer
Mia likes cats and dogs.
Her favorite colors are blue and turquoise.
Besides being the CPO at Social Media Delivered, she would like to be a farmer when she grows up that makes strawberries and cows milk so she can make strawberry milk.
Social Media Gnome-It-All
Our oldest intern who was hand-picked by Amanda Montgomery during our famous poolside interview way back when and has become one of the hardest working employees the universe has ever seen.
He’s willing to make public appearances (for a fee of course).