Meet The First On Deck Team
Creative Art Director
Nicole is a qualified Art Director with extensive advertising, branding and communications experience in the marine, technology, home comfort products, plumbing, beverage, hospitality and legal industries. Nicole is a brand steward for multiple brands around the world because our solutions create an emotional connection. Her passion for marketing, design, typography and smart color usage shines through her work.
Business Development / Finance Manager
The innate ability to encompass strategic planning, qualitative & quantitative research, interactive marketing, creative development, media planning & buying, social media, sales promotion and visual merchandising.
An experienced storyteller and entrepreneur, Michael combines his talent and successful track record as a writer with his passion and knowledge of small business to translate a company’s wants and needs into attractive content solutions for their target audience. Michael is a TEDx Alum, former nonprofit manager, amateur standup comedian, writer of over 1,000 articles, contributor to half a dozen books, and book ghostwriter.
C. Bella Black
Social Media Ninja
Her strengths in writing, social media and command of the digital world. Solid success in creating stellar designs that emphasize the marketing message and seamlessly combine artistry and technical skill to create pieces that are as memorable as they are functional.