With millions of monthly organic impressions and our own 2 million plus followers, we know a thing or two about marketing.
We are an integrated marketing agency that uses strategies known
to superstar digital marketeers to make brands explode digitally.
Co-Founder and CEO
Ms. Beganovich leads Amra & Elma’s work on helping brands identify epicenters of influence, develop memorable (original) campaigns, and bring the brand storytelling into the future. Her areas of expertise include identifying and building unique influencer data models that depict the intricate relationships between industry leaders to ensure campaign longevity. Ms. Beganovich holds a degree in B.A. in Economics and an MBA, and is also one of the top fashion, travel, and lifestyle influencers with over 1 million followers across her social channels. She has been named as a top digital marketing expert by Forbes, Business Insider, Financial Times, Entrepreneur, Bloomberg, WSJ, ELLE Magazine, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, and many more. She develops and manages advertising campaigns for Fortune 500 companies, including Johnson & Johnson, LVMH, Procter & Gamble, Uber, Nestle, HTC, and Huawei.
Founder and COO
Ms. Beganovich leads Amra & Elma’s efforts in building the list of world renowned partners and clients. Her area of expertise includes identifying roles that Amra & Elma can play for a variety of brands in different industries, as well as developing terms and scope of those partnerships. Ms. Beganovich holds a B.A. in Government and French from Georgetown University (2007) and a J.D. from University of Miami Law School (2011). She attended Georgetown University School of Law for the LLM program in Securities and Financial Regulations (2012) and is a New York barred attorney. Ms. Beganovich is one of the top New York City’s lifestyle influencers with over 1 million followers across her social channels. She has been named as a leading influencer marketing expert by Forbes, Business Insider, Financial Times, Entrepreneur, Bloomberg, WSJ, ELLE Magazine, Marie Claire, Cosmopolitan, and many more. Her clients include Fortune 500 companies like Johnson & Johnson, LVMH, Procter & Gamble, Uber, Nestle, HTC, Huawei and more.
Senior Public Relations Specialist
For the past 15 years, Ms. Page has helped select innovators gain exposure for their brands by expanding upon the traditional definition of PR. She doesn’t just rely on blasting pitches and press releases; instead, she understands her client’s needs and carefully orchestrates the campaigns accordingly. Her work involves publishing intriguing stories in top media, including Time Magazine, Forbes, Bloomberg, The New York Times, People Magazine, CNN, Women’s Health, Self, and more.
Server and Security Specialist
Mr. Heien holds a PhD in Information Science and specializes in software architecture and engineering, system security, data quality management and flow optimization. He has served as a professor in Information Science teaching software development at the University of Arkansas. He was also a vice president and senior data quality specialist in Citigroup, and worked as a director and a lead data quality specialist for Information Quality International and General Electric respectively. In Amra & Elma he focuses on designing and developing software, data structures for e-commerce brands, as well as implementing e-commerce security best practices.
Senior Front-End Developer
Mr. Freda holds a BS from Stanford University and a JD from Columbia Law School. He specializes in web development, specifically front-end and web hosting, and has managed teams of developers first as a project manager and then as a director of operations in PICnet. He also founded two web development and services firms, including Ben Freda Consulting and BFC Support. In Amra & Elma, Mr. Freda focuses on front-end development and server maintenance; his specialty includes WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, Web Support, Websites, Web Design, Web Development, CMS, and SEO.
Senior Graphic Designer
Ms. Diaz is an art director, a designer, and an illustrator with over 15 years of experience. She specializes in concept development, branding (identity), brand architecture, packaging, web design and illustration. Ms. Diaz holds a graphic design degree from Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana, a marketing degree from Universidad EAFIT, and an Illustration degree from Central Saint Martins – University of the Arts London. She has worked with some of the top creative and advertising agencies, including J. Walter Thompson, Quintessa Art, and Manzoni. In Amra & Elma, ms. Diaz focuses on brand DNA development, artistic direction, conceptualization and presentation of variety of brand marketing material, and illustrations.
Mr. Mhlanga is a videographer, short film producer, VFX artist and an illustrator. His experience includes developing 3D and 2D animated videos, graphic illustration, and writing and directing short film scripts. He also has experience in creative direction working as a brand coordinator, visual effects supervisor, and motion and video designer.
Creative Director and Story Teller
With over 1.1 million followers, Ms. Han is one of the most well-known U.S. beauty and fashion influencers. She specializes in creative direction, content production, branding and storytelling. Ms. Han holds an MBA from University of Southern California Marshall School of Business and was the founder of a consulting agency located in China. Ms. Han has worked with some of the most well known brands, including Macy’s, Sephora, Bobbi Brown, Warner Brothers, the Peninsula Hotels, NYFW, Zadig & Voltaire, and L’Oréal. In Amra & Elma, Ms. Han focuses on creative direction and shooting, editing, and copywriting beauty and fashion products. Her most notable work for Amra & Elma includes Transition Lenses (Essilor – Luxottica), the largest lens and eyewear brand, as well a luxury skincare – Swiss Getal.
Senior Back-End Specialist
Lead Graphic Designer
Ms. Singletary is a graphic designer and a photographer. She is fluent in English and conversational in Japanese. She has been fortunate to have worked for ad agencies and studios as a designer both in the U.S. and in Tokyo, Japan. Ms. Singletary been a visual storyteller and graphic designer for 7+ years and has designed for brands such as Adidas Tokyo, Microsoft Tokyo, UNIQLO, Home Depot, COX Communications, the NBA, and the Golden State Warriors. She holds an Advertising Design B.F.A. from SCAD (The Savannah College of Art and Design) in Atlanta.
Copywriter and Proofreader
Ms. Shaw is a copywriter and proofreader. She holds a B.A. in English from the University of North Florida and has five years of experience in the field. Most recently she worked as a member of the sales and marketing team at Pilot Corporation of America. At Amra & Elma, Ms. Shaw is responsible for the research and presentation of data focusing on the latest in digital, social media, and influencer marketing news. A lifelong writer and grammarian with a passion for learning, Ms. Shaw is thrilled to contribute her skills to the team.
Ms. da Cunha is an experienced copywriter and account manager, specializing in multi-lingual marketing in Chinese and English. Ms. da Cunha holds a BA in English from University of Missouri-Kansas City and a BA in Chinese Teaching from Shanghai International Studies University. As a writer and an artist, Ms. da Cunha strikes to connect with her client and audience on a deep level. Driven by creativity and dedication, she takes pride in providing the best copies and client experience possible. Her goals include narrowing the gap created by language and cultural differences, and making communication more efficient with her copywriting skills.
Mr. Van Rooyen has almost two decades’ experience in writing and proofreading copy in various capacities. He holds a BA Communications degree, a Postgraduate Higher Education Diploma, and an Honors degree in Afrikaans. His Honors degree in English is currently 80% complete. He began his career in South Africa, before relocating with his family to France. Before joining the team at Amra & Elma, Mr. Van Rooyen’s love for writing and wide range of interests have seen him occupy various positions that include Sports Journalist, Media Liaison, Corporate Communications, Online Content Manager, and PR Writer. At Amra & Elma, Mr. Van Rooyen creates written content for our clients.
Lauren Naylor is an Art Director, Photographer and Cinematographer based in Los Angeles and works out of New York with 11+ years of experience. She holds a B.F.A. in Photography, Graphic Design and Mixed Media, and a Minor in Art History from Florida State University. Her unique photographic foundation is rooted with creative approaches to editorial and brand projects. She has worked with the likes of Prada, Diane Von Furstenberg, Youth To The People, Sebastian, Dazed, COOLA, to name a few. She is a visual creator with a strong base on human emotion and expressive storytelling.
Ms. Mckinzkie holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Management and an MBA, both of which she earned at Ottawa University. Her background resides in the Human Resource and Administrative side of the business. Strategy and Process Improvements have always held a fascination for her and realizing that she could never learn enough about improvement and innovation furthered her learning through a variety of methods. After years of serving in administrative roles, she took the knowledge she had learned and ventured into executive and marketing assistant role. She has spent the last four years in Marketing, Copywriting, SEO, and Analytics. Additionally, she has assisted in work studies and has used her broad range of skills to assist many businesses and non-profits with best practices and business acumen.
Copywriter and Editor
Graphic Designer and Social Media Specialist
Marketing Manager and Outreach Specialist
Senior Content Specialist
Content Marketing Intern
Ms. Velyanovska is a recent graduate from the Saint Petersburg University of Film and Television and is passionate about social media management and content marketing. Driven by her creativity and love for creating content that could positively impact people’s lives, she developed her thriving Instagram page and community. Using her expertise in content management strategies, social media, and digital marketing algorithms, she worked as a social media manager for numerous brands and is currently employed at Amra & Elma as a content author and creator. Her professional background includes developing and producing engaging content for top brands, as well as promoting that content through relevant media channels.