It takes a village.
As a business owner, you know it’s important to have the right people in your court. From the team you assemble, to the peers and mentors you keep close at hand, success is a group effort.
Populating your village with people who are strong in areas you aren’t can have immense benefits. It’s important to put the work you’d rather not do into the hands of the people who love doing it. It’s the only way you’ll gain the time you need to make the bigger things you dream about happen.
The team Green Ink Marketing has assembled will make your marketing work easier. You don’t need to go out searching for designers, writers, or strategists. With GIM, you’re covered.
The Executive Team
President & Strategic Planning
Pat is a marketing consultant who has provided marketing communication services to a wide array of businesses for over 25 years. She has had her own marketing agency since 2001 and has extensive experience in developing marketing strategies and programs that focus on her clients’ business growth goals. Her agency, Green Ink Marketing, supports emerging, small to mid-size companies, and non-profits with their branding and integrating her clients brand with their print image, website, social media, video, and corporate events. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in marketing from California State University Northridge. Pat thoroughly enjoys when her kids and grandkids come to visit, eating ice cream, and taking walks on the beach.
Partner & VP of Business Development
Always on the forefront of new and emerging technologies, Aryn spent 10 years helping to transition the public visual communications and marketing industry. He was instrumental in planning and developing one of the first digital display networks in the country with Westfield Malls, revolutionizing how customers received information while shopping. As a result of the success at Westfield Malls, Aryn went on to share his strategy and experience with visual communications at the Academy Awards and Kodak Theatre venues in Hollywood, LA Staples Center, Fashion Show Mall in Las Vegas and Disney and Universal theme parks throughout the world.
While Aryn enjoyed success through his business ventures, he has imported his strong belief in community participation by donating endless time and resources to local charities and spending time with his family and friends.
Chief Information Officer
Sid Kato is a Senior Technology Executive with over 25 years experience. He has developed a technology consulting practice in Southern California with named clients: American Honda, Ralphs, Transamerica, Toyota, Rockwell International and Trader Joes. Sid has also been involved in Global Change Initiatives which took him to Hong Kong, Germany, South Africa, India and Shanghai.
When Green Ink Marketing reorganized in January 2016, Sid joined the board and took on the roles of both business and technology advisor.
The rest of the team
Caroline, when not busy working on Green Ink Marketing projects, enjoys camping and spending time with her husband Larry and 3 adult children. They love to hang out and enjoy outdoor barbecues. She also loves to read and do craft projects in her spare time.
Wendy comes from a marketing and communications background. She is an L.A. native but has called the South Bay her home for the last 7 years. She was born and raised in SoCal, so getting outside in the sun is a priority to her. She’s loves working out, hiking, camping, sunbathing and trying new foods and restaurants. She’s not the shy type, so don’t be surprised if you pass her up cruising down The Strand on her beach cruiser with her tunes all the way up for everyone to hear!
When Evelyn isn’t in front of her computer designing, she is hanging out with her furry friends all over LA. She’s a foodie and enjoys trying out a new recipe or a new restaurant. Her inspiration comes from her daughter Lauren who is filled with vitality, mentors who have shared their passions, visiting art galleries, and going to the movies. If she won the lottery, she would buy a beach house and travel the world.
Artistic Designer, Illustrator & Painter
Cindy is an all-around creative being. When she is not painting, she sculptures and combines these talents and a keen eye for detail onto 2-D publications with Green Ink Marketing. Check out one of her latest creations at fineartamerica.com.
Social Media Manager
Joaquin knows first hand the challenges of the small business, since he owned one himself for several years. Marketing at a client level and engaging people are key. Joaquin hits the beach for Volleyball several times a week, is an Ambassador with the Torrance Chamber, and a very busy father of two.
Stefan is a freelance writer from Los Angeles. His nonfiction has appeared in a number of publications, including Huck, LA Weekly, and Surfer. When he isn’t writing, he enjoys surfing and spending time at the beach.
Web specialist & Software Engineer
Mark has more than 10 years of experience developing custom software solutions and building websites for clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to start-ups. Excelling in solution design and execution, if you can dream it, Mark and his team can probably build it. In his spare time he enjoys working on vintage Datsuns and rooting for the Dodgers.