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Natasha has worked with top national and international brands and has a specific affinity for the e-commerce world. She creates content calendars and paid media campaigns, and runs earned media and experiential PR efforts.

She also actively monitors news, pop culture and client keywords to identify and execute on real-time engagement opportunities and develops and executes communications strategies for celebrity and influencer partnerships.

With a passion for anthropology and art history and an obsession with news and pop-culture, social media is the intersection of marketing and humanities where Natasha thrives.

Natasha Kalergis

Founder and President of Bantam Social Media
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Toshy began his professional career at Savvy Rest, a natural mattress manufacturer. In 2014, when they let go of their SEO company, he took over the multi-million dollar company.
With a knack for statistics and a love of discovering the invisible traits of Google’s algorithm, Toshy’s strategies began generating website clicks and conversions. By 2015 Savvy Rest’s website traffic had grown by 33%. By implementing tactics that demonstrate measurable long-term value such as SEO, Paid Advertising, and Conversion Rate Optimization, Toshy will improve your key website metrics.

Toshy Penny

SEO and Keyword Optimizer

Kate has cultivated a love of writing and photography throughout her lifetime, starting at a very young age with a voracious reading appetite and an urge to create. She has been a staff writer and competition photographer for the leading international equestrian news site, Eventing Nation, since 2013. Her ability to write formally for current events or press releases combined with her flair for the more personal side of blogging make her a valuable asset to the team.

Kate currently writes for several different publications on a freelance basis alongside her continued involvement with EN and offers her photography services as an added bonus to her clients. Kate's friendship with Bantam Social Media Founder, Natasha Kalergis, spans well over twenty years and promises to continue in the same vein for many more to come. In her free time, Kate enjoys baking sourdough bread, binge-watching Netflix series, and creating absurdly elaborate pie crusts.

Kate Samuels

Copy Writer/Photographer

Having coordinated special events with nonprofits in a small Wyoming ski town, managed NBA accounts at Nike’s headquarters in Portland, and developed media campaigns for businesses in Charlottesville, Ashely enjoys using all aspects of marketing and communication to help clients retain customers and build new relationships. She has worked with industries such as travel/hospitality, real estate, wine and beverage, outdoor gear and apparel, consumer goods, and insurance.

Through this blended experience, she understands how philanthropy and business collaborate to achieve individual objectives while serving their communities . . . and how to reach distinct audiences with the right message.

Highly organized, energetic and disciplined in her approach, Ashely makes marketing decisions based on research. This informed and intentional approach ensures not only that a client’s message hits the target audience at the perfect time, but also that creative strategies and smart execution deliver results.

Ashely Schneider

Senior Project Manager