Meet the Highly Decorated Team @ TastyPlacement

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Meet the Multi-Certified Team of SEO, PPC Analysts and Digital Marketers at TastyPlacement:

Michael David

Founder & Chief Strategist

Michael David founded TastyPlacement and serves as the head of search. He does most of the intermediate coding and meets with new clients, and serves as the principal architect on all search campaigns.

Matthew Bey

VP of Operations

Matthew Bey is a marketing strategist, content writer, search analyst, and web designer. He is an accomplished science fiction writer and one of the leading editorial forces behind the Space Squid Sci-Fi Comedy Zine.

Emily Axford

Senior Search Analyst
Emily was born and raised in Tracy, CA. She graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a BS in Public Relations and a minor in Business. Emily is a certified personal trainer, functional nutrition practitioner, and certified health nut. In her free time, you will find her hiking, practicing yoga, weight training, and enjoying all of the outdoor activities Austin has to offer.

Leslie Fuentes

Senior Search Analyst

Leslie was born and raised in Dallas, Texas. She’s alumni of the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Corporate Communications. She enjoys watching movies at the Drafthouse and eating tangerines. You can usually find Leslie exploring the city with her German Shepherd sidekick.

Carissa Guerra

Senior Local Search Analyst

Born and raised in Laredo, TX, Carissa moved to Austin in 2014 to attend college at the University of Texas. She graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Public Relations and began working at TastyPlacement in 2019. On any given weekend, you might find Carissa losing track of time on the internet, sipping a latte at a coffee shop or buying more journals even though she already has at least 6 blank ones at home.

Mariah Fisher

PPC Analyst

Mariah moved to Austin in 2011, from the Carolinas, and quickly fell in love with the state of Texas. She attended Texas State University and obtained her bachelors in Business Administration. She loves spending time with family & friends and exploring new places. She feels Lorelai and Rory Gilmore’s coffee addiction on a personal level and she also loves potato egg and cheese breakfast tacos.

Melissa Furrow

Search Analyst

Melissa was born in Houston and moved to Austin in 2016 to study Public Relations at the University of Texas. She is obsessed with her three Golden Retrievers, and in her free time she enjoys napping and binging true crime documentaries on Netflix.

Daisy Vasquez

Search Analyst

Daisy Vasquez attended and graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a B.S. in Advertising. A native Austinite, Daisy enjoys hunting for new places to eat, hiking local trails, and thrifting. She began working at Tasty Placement during the COVID-19 era, in 2021. You can catch Daisy binge-watching Netflix and practicing yoga in her free time.

Nino Kakulia

Director of Business Development
Nino Kakulia graduated from Alliant University in San Francisco with a Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology. Since graduating, she has worked with numerous companies as a business coach on strategy, retention and increasing productivity. Dr. Kakulia has been a professor of Positive Psychology and Motivational Psychology for over a decade. She is currently a proud Texan dedicating her time to her two boys and her German Shepherd puppy. She loves hiking, learning new languages, and road trips with her family.

Christine Obert-Hong

Search Marketing Analyst

Born and raised in Chicago, Christine Obert-Hong moved down to Austin to attend The University of Texas at Austin.  She graduated with degrees in Plan II Honors and Radio-Television-Film, and an MS in Marketing.  In her free time, she can either be found relaxing with her two Shih Poo pups and playing a game, or out hiking on a trail.

Erica Mancha

PPC Marketing Analyst

Erica was born and raised in Waco, TX. She’s alumni of the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in Communication Studies and a minor in Business and Public Policy. In her free time she enjoys singing and spending time with her parakeet Limon. You can usually find Erica paddle boarding in the summer, practicing yoga and spending time with friends.

Marina Garay

SEO Analyst

A Salvadoreña born & raised in Fairfax, Virginia. Graduated with a bachelor’s degree in business administration- digital marketing from Colorado technical university in Sept. 2021. Decided to move to Austin, Texas for a change of scenery. Enjoy’s to write, cook, travel and watch movies with her two pup’s Mr. T (German Shepherd Mix) and Necia (Maltese terrier).

Miguel Vences

SEO Analyst

Miguel is another one of those new Austinites that forgets he too moved to Austin at some point! Miguel graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a B.S. in Advertising. When he’s not in the office you can either find him spending time with his family or out with friends until sunrise.