We help good happen.

Our proven process takes a digital-first approach to reach, engage and activate diverse communities, partners and stakeholders around your purpose.

Our Team

  • Amanda Lehner

    Amanda Lehner


    Amanda is a strategic leader with over 20 years of experience in the nonprofit space who delivers success for our clients and oversees our staff. 

    • Focus: Agency strategy, client success, cross-functional team process 
    • Former Director of Digital at Ad Council where she oversaw digital strategy and website production on 30+ campaigns. Former Digital Communications Manager at National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. 
    • OMMA Social Media Star Award winner
  • Michael Bellavia

    Michael Bellavia


    Michael is a big picture thinker and Emmy-winning producer who oversees HelpGood’s vision and growth.

    • Focus: Agency vision, client acquisition, client success
    • Former CEO of an Inc. 500 emerging tech company and former VP of Producers Guild. Speaker at SXSW, CES, CTIA, NACD, United Way Brand Forum, and Economist Forum.
    • MBA from Columbia Business School. BS Engineering from the University of Michigan
    • Winner of the Gold Smokey Bear Award personally and for HelpGood
  • Scott Moe

    Scott Moe

    Chief Creative Officer

    Scott is a process-driven, award-winning creative leader with over 20 years of experience heading up design work across mediums. 

    • Focus: branding, web design, campaign concepts
    • Former Design Director at Big Duck
    • B.A. Mass Communications from Boston University 
    • Shorty Award winner
  • Bianca Bello

    Bianca Bello

    Strategy Director

    Bianca is a strategic thinker and team mentor who believes strong creative work is grounded in process and research.

    • Focus: Research, fundraising, branding
    • Formerly at NYLON magazine, McCann NY, Dotdash
    • Masters in Environmental Science, Bachelors in Chemistry from Boston College
  • Stevie Youssef

    Stevie Youssef

    Senior Strategist

    Stevie is a strategic planner and activist who brings heart and expertise in building community to everything she does.

    • Focus: Research, content strategy, copywriting
    • Formerly at the Independent Film & Television Alliance
    • Masters in Gender and International Relations from University of Bristol, Bachelors in Literary Journalism and Political Sciences from UC Irvine
  • Krysta Brown

    Krysta Brown

    Senior Strategist

    Krysta is an analytical thinker with roots in entertainment who is driven as much by culture as the data gathered to understand it. 

    • Focus: Research, branding, social content 
    • Formerly at Omelet, Solstice Studios, Capstone Advisor at Carnegie Mellon University
    • Masters in Entertainment Industry Management from Carnegie Mellon, Bachelors in Psychology from Cornell
  • Ilana Kavadlo

    Ilana Kavadlo

    Senior Strategist

    Ilana is a strategic planner with a foundation in journalism who is one of the strongest writers on our team. 

    • Focus: Research, fundraising, copywriting
    • Formerly at Cleo, Partnership to End Addiction, Dachis Group, The Ad Council, CDMiConnect, Combined Jewish Philanthropies
    • Bachelors in Journalism and Mass Communication from the University of North Carolina
  • Kristen Howell

    Kristen Howell

    Project Manager

    Kristen is a project manager with an impressive eye for detail.

    • Focus: project management, content scheduling, influencer management 
    • Formerly at iHeartMedia
    • Masters in Public Relations from Central CT State University, Bachelors in Mass Communication/Media Studies from Virginia State University
  • Hailey Valdez

    Hailey Valdez

    Project Manager

    Hailey is a Project Management lead capable of running complex projects effortlessly, even across time zones.

    • Focus: Project management, client success
    • Formerly at Ragnarok, ListenFirst
    • Bachelors in Information Communication Technology from Florida State University
  • Mike Damanskis

    Mike Damanskis

    Senior Content Producer

    Mike is a video producer who has mastered the art of storytelling across mediums and attention spans. 

    • Focus: Video production, trend spotting, writing 
    • Formerly at Gizmodo, Fusion Media Group, Brave New Films, The Second City
    • Bachelors in Communication Studies, Minor in Computer Science from West Chester University of Pennsylvania
  • Mary Gamboa-Kroesen

    Mary Gamboa-Kroesen

    Senior Designer

    Mary is a design lead trained in user experience who never sacrifices form over function. 

    • Focus: Branding, visual identity systems, UX Design
    • Formerly at Threeink Creative, SGA Marketing
    • Bachelors in Studio & Digital Arts from UC Irvine
  • Ben Tweedy

    Ben Tweedy

    Director of Paid Media

    Ben is a paid media expert and creative thinker who can make an impact across any medium and budget level.

    • Focus: Paid media planning, budget management, and reporting
    • Formerly at Kepler
    • Bachelors in Economics from Colorado College
  • Natalie Marinides

    Natalie Marinides


    Natalie is a designer with a strategic eye whose work is both elegant and functional across traditional and new media.

    • Focus: Branding, visual identity design for social, print, and web. 
    • Formerly at Dotdash
    • Bachelors in Communications Design: Branding & Art Direction from Pratt Institute
  • Drew Matamales

    Drew Matamales

    Technical Director

    Drew is our lead developer with a social impact marketing background who builds digital experiences that make taking action easy.

    • Focus: Website, app, and game development for high-traffic and multi-user sites
    • Formerly at SGA Marketing, Concept Marketing, Creative Channel Services, Sites for Friends, Imagistic, BrainForest Digital
    • Bachelors in Film and Media Studies from UC Santa Barbara
  • Marly Fuchs

    Marly Fuchs

    Content Producer

    Marly is a social content expert who can make even the most challenging topics relatable. 

    • Focus: Copywriting, social trend spotting, influencer management
    • Formerly at (RED), Nessel, ezCater, MC10 Inc
    • Bachelors in International Business from Northeastern University
  • Sasha

    Barketing Manager


More about us

With offices in Los Angeles and NYC, we are certified as a B Corp, LGBTBE, and Disabled Owned Business Enterprise (DOBE). In 2020, our agency received Campaign US’s Purpose Pioneer Award and we recently won both a Shorty Impact Award and a Webby Anthem Award for Best Global Campaign.

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