Netwave Interactive

Our Team

Netwave Interactive Marketing, Inc. was started in 1993 as a full-service advertising agency. Then, the Internet came along and changed advertising as we know it. Recognizing its potential, the company got into the game early, in 1995 – they have been designing forward-thinking sites and applications ever since. Netwave Interactive Marketing, Inc. to date has developed more than 500 web sites.


 

Dave McIndoe of NJ Marketing Agency - Netwave InteractiveDave McIndoe

President & Founder

Dave McIndoe is a graduate of New York University and has served in numerous senior executive positions for international consulting and market research organizations. His client experience ranges from international giants such as Sony, IBM and BASF, to local retailers, B2B service organizations and numerous financial institutions. He has formed and developed three successful marketing, consulting and retailing organizations over the past 20 years. He attributes his success to a three-tiered service philosophy: Help clients develop sound and reasonable marketing and business strategies; work closely with the clients to enact those strategies; oversee a talented staff of specialists to provide the latest technologies in a cost efficient manner.

Dave’s been doing his marketing thing for more than 30 years, running agencies and building corporate marketing staffs. When he’s not at client sites, he’s on the tennis court where he recently was part of a national champion World Team Tennis team.

 


 

Melissa Hindle of NJ Marketing Agency - Netwave Interactive Melissa Hindle

Account Executive

Melissa Hindle began with Netwave Interactive by managing office production and has advanced to account service. Always willing to listen to clients’ needs, Melissa is able to translate their ideas into reality. She is well versed in email marketing, online advertising and conceptual website development, as well as traditional advertising. She has built a solid reputation for service, particularly with our banking clients including Spencer Savings Bank and Manasquan Savings Bank. Melissa holds a B.A. in Anthropology from Rutgers University, graduating with high honors and an M.A. in Teaching from Monmouth University. She is a certified teacher for grades K-5 and 5-8, Social Studies and Science.

Melissa’s favorite color is green. One of her outside passions is the environment.

 


 

Adam McIndoe of NJ Marketing Agency - Netwave InteractiveAdam McIndoe

Account Executive

With a passion for SEO and an eye for detail, Adam is the biggest reason our clients see a sharp increase in their website traffic. He developed his skills at ICMediaDirect in Manhattan, overseeing the SEO campaigns of numerous Fortune 500 clients. At Netwave Interactive, he manages all our SEO projects including global chemical giant BASF and regional health care provider Meridian Health. He has also written for ConnectThru, a well-respected online marketing newsletter in New York. He holds a marketing degree from Montclair University and has effortlessly assumed an account manager role for clients such as Spirits Unlimited, Chefs International, CentraState Medical and Perlmutter Family Shop Rites. He is particularly adept at understanding the unique sales requirements of our many B2B clients, often combining multiple marketing tactics with SEO and Pay Per Click programs to generate quantifiable results.

Adam’s engaging personality and willingness to go the extra mile made him an instant hit with our clients.

 


 

Casey Grafe of NJ Marketing Agency - Netwave InteractiveCasey Grafe

Account Executive

With a solid background in social media and interactive marketing, Netwave is a perfect fit for Casey. A true Jersey-shore girl, Casey was born and raised in Brielle. She continued her education at another shore town, Myrtle Beach, SC. She obtained a B.A. in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from Coastal Carolina University. Fully immersed in the digital and social media world, Casey is a great resource for our clients. In her free time, you’ll find Casey at the beach with her bulldogs, iPhone and kayak snapping pictures—and posting them on Instagram,  naturally.  (She admits to being a bit of a sunset junkie).

Casey’s favorite beach quote:  “At the beach, life is different. Time doesn’t move hour to hour, but mood to moment. We live by the currents, plan by the tides, and follow the sun.”

 


 

courtney_smallCourtney Rac

Account Executive

Courtney is a digital media specialist, having spent time with ABC Television as a digital planner. Like most of us, Courtney did her time in NYC, working at ABC and Macy’s after graduating from Seton Hall University. But the lure of the beach, brought this Jersey Shore girl home. Prior to giving birth to her little girl, Courtney was a Digital Sales Manager for Townsquare Media, helping to craft digital sales strategies for a wide variety of clients. Her experience is an invaluable tool for our clients as they incorporate more digital media into their marketing mix.

As a new mom, she balances motherhood and client services with her other passion, running. As she trains for her next half marathon, you’re apt to find Courtney either in the gym or running, where else but along the beach.

 


 

nayade_smallNayade Tezanos

Account Assistant

Nayade is our agency multi-tasker. A Penn State graduate in 2010, Nayade has already amassed corporate experience in retail services with New York Sand & Stone; financial services with TD Bank; and insurance services with Prudential. She’s also been a market research analyst for a global IT firm. Now she’s pursuing her MBA in marketing and supply chain management. Fluent in Spanish and English, she is a terrific resource for our financial services and market research clients.

In what little spare time she has, Nayade enjoys the outdoors specifically kayaking in local bays and biking through state parks.

 


 

Amanda Kerekes of NJ Marketing Agency - Netwave InteractiveAmanda Kerekes

Production Manager

Amanda manages client projects from inception to completion, ensuring efficient communications, detail-oriented ad trafficking and seamless production. A creative thinker, she heads up our web production department, mastering the very difficult task of balancing creative appeal with technical function. She brings the same passion and attention to detail to a basic six page site as she does to a massive e-commerce site. She holds a degree in Business Administration from Monmouth University, with a concentration in Marketing and Management.

Besides making sure nothing leaves here without a thorough quality control check, she is our party planning chairwoman, who bakes a fantastic cupcake and never forgets a birthday.

 


 

Nick Kiefer of NJ Marketing Agency - Netwave Interactive Nick Kiefer

Creative Director

Nick brings his creative energy and marketing expertise to our various client projects. He is an accomplished photographer, artist and songwriter. He brings a new level of visual creativeness that maximizes the effectiveness of traditional media, while also pushing the limits of new media. Before joining Netwave, Nick spent 4 years as the creative director for a successful local business where he was involved in every phase of their marketing plan including ad design, product packaging, photography and editing.

Nick is a walking, talking, creative juggernaut. A concept is given personality in Nick’s hands.

 


 

Jon Faronea of NJ Marketing Agency - Netwave InteractiveJon Faronea

New Media Manager

Jon Faronea has an Advertising degree from Rowan University and plays a pivotal role in developing and executing media strategies for younger demographics. Jon has literally grown up with social media. He helps manage multiple social media accounts for our clients across many industries. He is also the social media voice for NetWave Interactive. Using tools such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, blogs, and Foursquare, he is able to connect the brand with the consumer on an informal yet effective way. Recognizing the lack of understanding many people have of new media, Jon has also become an excellent teacher of social media skills, helping clients learn which social tools work best for them and how to develop social networking skills.

Jon really blends business with pleasure. His constant use of social media tools means he is always monitoring our clients social presence even while conversing with friends.

 


 

Danny Sharples of NJ Marketing Agency - Netwave InteractiveDanny Sharples

SEO Manager

Danny leads our Search Engine Optimization team, helping to drive traffic to our clients’ websites. By staying on top of the ever changing search engine optimization techniques, Danny has built a solid record of success in some of the toughest and most competitive search categories (like auto dealerships and attorneys). Danny graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a B.S. in Business Marketing and has held positions at various marketing agencies as an SEO specialist. When he’s not improving your website’s ranking, you can find him out on his skateboard, spending time at the beach in the summer, and snowboarding as much as possible in the winter.

Danny easily takes the prize for biggest SUV in the parking lot. His big blue Tahoe is usually filled with surfboards, snowboards or skateboards!

 


 

Adam Baldwin of NJ Marketing Agency - Netwave Interactive Adam Baldwin

Lead Programmer

Adam is constantly learning cutting edge technologies and frameworks which enables us to provide the most complete and up-to-date solutions for our clients. A graduate of University of the Arts in Savannah, GA he is equally adept at building complex eCommerce sites, web applications or content management systems. Most importantly, he functions as a systems analyst, understanding client needs, then designing a web-based solution. In the past few months alone, he has written a sales tracking tool, an extendable CMS program, a dynamic mortgage web site and a custom shopping cart program.

Besides possessing great programming skills, Adam also has excellent people skills. He’s not too bad on the slopes either.

 


 

Alex Rosenkranz of NJ Marketing Agency - Netwave Interactive Alex Rosenkranz

Web Developer

Alex is a talented web programmer who is well versed in PHP, xhtml and html5. In addition, he’s a bit of a content management authority, having built numerous WordPress, Joomla, Drupal and Tumblr applications. Like most of our 20-something staff, he’s a social media regular. Alex earned his Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology from Rutgers University.

Alex, a true Jersey Shore resident, boasts an endless amount of “useless” music and pop culture knowledge.

 


 

Erin Whitney of NJ Marketing Agency - Netwave InteractiveErin Whitney

Graphic Artist

Erin brings creativity and insight to a diverse range of client projects across numerous industries. Skilled in the full suite of design programs, including Adobe Illustrator, PhotoShop, QuarkXpress, Dreamweaver, and Flash, she designs eye-catching display ads, brochures, posters, billboards, newsletters and logos. Whitney earned her B.F.A. in Graphic Design at Georgian Court University.

Erin is the true Jersey Shore girl. She’s grown up here, spends her free time boating on the bay and has yet to be stumped on Ocean County facts and figures.

 


 

Kim Galli

Administrative Executive

Kim is a core member of the Search Engine Optimization team, driving traffic to client websites through strategic SEO practices. An expert in paid and organic search, Galli develops and executes paid search plans with an emphasis on results. To achieve that aim, she manages campaigns, generates reporting and assists clients in exceeding their objectives. Galli has more than eight years of experience in SEO and online marketing. She received a B.A. in Communications from Simmons College.

Kim is the unofficial mayor of Point Pleasant. She knows practically everyone in town and is the pleasant voice you hear when you call us.

 


 

Jessica DeAngelis of NJ Marketing Agency - Netwave Interactive Jessica DeAngelis

Media Planner & PR Coordinator

A natural and proficient communicator, Jessica plays a vital role in our communications links between our creative team, our media partners and our clients. Prior to joining Netwave Interactive, Jessica worked at a publicity firm, where she helped set up media interviews, planned events, and pitched story ideas. She brings the same level of enthusiasm and efficiency to her new role as media planner. Always thinking strategically to maximize our projects impact through all types of media channels. Jessica is also a major part of our quality control team, ensuring our ads, web sites and social media are always visually impactful and effective. She holds a degree in English from Georgian Court University. 

Jessica is a true multi-tasker besides coordinating our PR efforts and media buying she also pulled off her wedding reception recently!

 


 

Alice Lexa of NJ Marketing Agency - Netwave InteractiveAlice Lexa

Controller

Alice has a BS in Finance from Florida State University and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Monmouth University and is a Certified Cash Manager. She worked as a Financial Analyst for both Prudential Life Insurance and Prudential Property and Casualty for over 10 years before joining Netwave Interactive Marketing, Inc. Alice manages our financial process and reporting needs, human resources, insurance, and business logistics. She is an expert in the use of Excel as a valuable tool for financial analysis and reporting, particularly in regard to the export and manipulation of information exported from Quickbooks software.

Alice is our nominee for controller/mom of the year. In addition to balancing our books, she also balances a busy home life shuttling her two active school age children.

 


 

Gary Hodgetts of NJ Marketing Agency - Netwave InteractiveGary Hodgetts

Graphic Artist

Gary leads the creative team, providing creative insight and designing advertising and promotional material for a varied industrial and consumer client list. He has a distinguished professional background including design experience at a Bozell Worldwide, a Manhattan agency. Hodgetts is an expert in using Quark, Photoshop and Illustrator to devise creative visual solutions to our clients’ greatest marketing challenges. He is a graduate of Pratt Institute in NYC.

Gary can adapt his skills to all sorts of situations, including a right handed layup—even though he is left-handed!

 


 

Consultants

Deborah Smith of NJ Marketing Agency - Netwave InteractiveDeborah Smith

Social Networking

Deborah Smith is one of the leading social networking experts in the country. She began employing email groups and online message boards as marketing and networking tools well before the term “Social Media” was ever conceived. She founded Parents With Nannies, Inc., a 10 year old company which operates a network of eCommerce websites and, in 2008, She is also the creator and executive director of a very successful food blog called New Jersey Bites, which welcomes over 5000 visitors per month. Deb runs numerous seminars and training sessions for Netwave Interactive, helping our clients understand which social networking tools work best for them; then teaching them how to implement those tools.

Deb is an Entrepreneur with a capital E. She always has at least four enterprises going simultaneously.

 


 

Michael Anthony

Consultant

Michael Anthony is an entrepreneur who has founded several businesses and has held executive positions in the technology and consulting industries. His experience includes ADP, Computer Sciences Corporation. Computer Associates, RONIN Corporation and Shutterfly. Throughout his career, Michael has demonstrated the value of effective marketing as a means of reinforcing the brand and increasing direct sales. He developed a proprietary personalization process that uses data point variables to automatically tailor marketing messages to an individual or buying segment. Michael holds a BA from Fairleigh Dickinson University and is also a published author.

When Michael’s not with clients he’s in the studio, where he is an artist, jewelry designer and very talented photographer.

 


 

Diana Meltzer

Consultant

Diana runs 3Eye Research, a market research and strategic consulting firm that has worked with Netwave Interactive for more than 10 years. Diana’s forte is multilingual, multicultural market research for Fortune 100 Companies. Her financial services research background has been particularly helpful for our banking clients as they look to refine their brand image, expand markets and identify consumer trends.

Diana gives Netwave a solid marketing research capability that enables our clients to measure and improve their marketing images.