THE MAGIC MAKERS

ABOUT OUR TEAM

You need a team of experienced, reliable advisors to help your business succeed. We've worked with Fortune 100 organizations to solopreneurs and pride ourselves on exceeding expectations when it comes to the success of your marketing campaigns.

Kayla Starta

Founder & President of Starta Strategies

As a seasoned marketing and public relations strategist, Kayla built Starta Strategies with the goal of helping businesses succeed through strategic public relations and digital marketing campaigns. She helps brands identify their unique messaging, channels, and strategy to create a strong connection with their audience and get their products or service to the people that need them.

Prior to founding her own firm, Kayla has served multiple roles in the marketing and public relations space for companies across the nation, heading strategic public relations and marketing campaigns and acting as a trusted advisor to Fortune 100 companies, global brands, and public figures. 

Kayla has presented for the Chatham University Center for Women’s Entrepreneurship on digital marketing strategies for small business owners, and was a speaker for the Brand Hero Summit, a virtual conference empowering entrepreneurs and business owners on branding. Kayla was awarded the Distinguished Young Woman Award through the YWCA in 2018, and is and sits on the advisory board for She Elevates, a non-profit creating a pathway for girls ages 8 to 14 to be confident leaders, entrepreneurs and CEOs.

Kayla was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a wine & food fanatic and enjoys being outside enjoying all four beautiful seasons.

Morgan Miller

Marketing and public relations coordinator

Morgan is a graduate of Slippery Rock University with a degree in Integrated Marketing Communication (IMC) with a minor in Business Administration. She has a passion for the ever-changing marketing world – whether it is public relations, advertising, social media, events marketing, she is all in. Marketing is such a large and interesting element to all businesses, and she loves the creativity and strategy paired with it. 

As a Pittsburgh native, you can typically find her cheering on all of Pittsburgh’s sports teams as well as being a tourist in her own city. She also loves reading, writing, listening to music, her (four!) cats, and her closest friends and family.

Sarah Kincaid

Marketing assistant

Ohio born and raised, Sarah graduated with a degree in marketing and business administration. She’s experienced in different avenues of marketing, social media marketing, content creation, digital marketing, and communications. Throughout any job creative collaboration and building valued relationships motivates her most. When she’s not working, she’s spending time with her husband, or you can find her in the barn with the horses, watching Bravo, or laughing along to her favorite podcasts. 

Maya Goldstein

MEDIA BUYING EXPERT

Maya is a paid advertising expert with a history of working in various industries. She is Google ads, Facebook ads, and Google product certified, including analytics. She is Hubspot certified in content creation and digital marketing. She is hiking or doing Doula work when she is not working on the computer.

Kari Andrews

Virtual assistant and productivity consultant

Kari is “Your Business Bestie.”  She gives female entrepreneurs permission to delegate and help take the overwhelm out of their to do list. Her biggest passion in life is seeing other women succeed, so she has made it her mission to make sure women are equipped with all the tools they need to grow and scale their businesses in a healthy, balanced, and intentional way and not in an overwhelmed constant flight or fight way.  

She meets you where you are, whether you need help with taking things off of your to do list or you need an accountability partner to just help you organize your thoughts, systems, and focus on the next step.

Alex Palmiere

LEAD WEB DEVELOPER

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