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Emily
Collins

Senior Account Manager

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As Senior Account Manager at CRAFT, Emily helps develop strategy and coordinates client requests to produce innovative results that exceed expectations.

Emily comes from a background in graphic design, animation, and digital online fundraising in the political world. Prior to joining CRAFT, Emily worked on presidential and U.S. Senate campaigns. Combining her creative and analytical skills, she effectively spearheaded the digital strategy behind raising millions of dollars in her early career.

Born and raised in the vibrant San Francisco Bay Area, Emily is an alumna of Texas Christian University, where she earned a degree in Political Science. Outside of work, Emily loves live music, drawing, painting, traveling, and cooking.

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Jordan
Zucker

Senior Account Executive

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Jordan hails from northern New Jersey with a keen interest in marketing, advertising, and global affairs.

Before he began his journey at Craft, Jordan worked for Targeted Victory as a Marketing Associate. While there, he created persuasive messaging campaigns to fund the most important Congressional races across the country. On the side, Jordan pursued his passion in finance by crafting a portfolio built on the principles of value investing. He also constructed a website to publish monthly editorials on the most challenging domestic and international issues of our time.

In his free time, he loves nothing more than taking a kayak out on the river, riding his E-bike, or reading the latest edition of The Economist.

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Zack
Martin

Senior Account Executive

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Raised in Philadelphia, Zack has a background in copywriting and moved to DC to pursue his interests in government and public affairs.

Prior to joining CRAFT, Zack worked as a copywriter for healthcare marketing agency Harrison/Star. At H/S, he wrote for pharmaceutical clients such as the oncology combination treatment KEYTRUDA + LENVIMA. Before that, he was a client services intern with local agency beMarketing and a communications intern with event planning company Golden Knot Yacht Services.

Zack is a Temple University alum with a B.A. in Advertising and a minor in Digital Media Technologies. At Temple, he was involved with student agency Allotrope, eventually serving as creative director. He also studied abroad in Rome, where he interned for the Flemish government embassy over the summer of 2019. In his free time, Zack loves to cook, listen to live music, and play with his cat Winston.

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Jordan
Harzynski

Account Executive

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Jordan brings a unique blend of political communication knowledge and digital expertise to DC’s vibrant public relations and marketing scene.

A Buffalo, NY native, Jordan’s journey led him to the George Washington University where he earned his B.A. in Political Communication in just three years. There, he gained valuable experiences interning for the Senate Minority Leader, orchestrating digital strategy for a U.S. Senate campaign in Nebraska, and engaging Gen Z audiences in his role with a Political Action Committee.

Jordan is a highly motivated communications professional, who brings a youthful perspective to high-stakes policy debates and corporate and public affairs campaigns. When not immersed in his work, he loves to try out new restaurants, cheer for the Buffalo Bills, and explore the diverse neighborhoods of DC.

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Yaphet
Tewahade

Digital Media Manager

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Yaphet Tewahade is CRAFT’s Digital Media Manager. He supports CRAFT’s digital advertising by building digital campaigns and pulling and analyzing reports across social media, search, and programmatic advertising platforms. 

Prior to joining CRAFT, he was the Digital Media Coordinator at the Bipartisan Policy Center. Before that, he held positions as a Communications Aide at the Government Affairs Industry Network, and an Assistant Media Buyer at Bully Pulpit Interactive during the 2018 election cycle.

Yaphet received his B.B.A. in International Business Administration and B.A. in Asian Studies from Temple University and studied abroad in Tokyo for one year.

Outside of work, Yaphet enjoys catching up on the latest ‘The Real Housewives’ series, shopping for sneakers, and playing in sports leagues. 

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Jasmine
Sutton

Operations Manager

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As the Operations Manager at CRAFT, Jasmine supports the operational systems, processes and policies. With her keen eye for detail, she has a knack for analyzing and improving organizational processes and workflow. Playing a significant role in long-term planning, including initiatives geared towards operational success.

Jasmine comes from a background of Retail Operations, working with multiple startup companies and nonprofits. Before joining CRAFT, Jasmine played a pivotal role in launching the Insignia Department at Daughters of the American Revolution where she was responsible for overseeing the full spectrum of sales and inventory, analyzing operational models, and developing new SOPs. Jasmine has also coached High School Cheerleading for MCPS for over 8 years, bringing home multiple county and state winning titles. 

In her spare time, she is on the hunt to find the best crab cake in the DMV, finding new speakeasies, following the DC Michelin Bib Gourmand list, and collecting vintage fashion pieces.

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Chad
Sherman

Senior Video Editor

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Chad Sherman has over two decades of experience telling award-winning visual stories. Well-versed in the arts of video editing, color correction, audio production, and motion graphics, he has helped bring to life a wide variety of commercial, informational, and advocacy campaigns.

Before joining CRAFT, Chad worked in the marketing department at WTIC-TV in Hartford, Connecticut.  As Senior Producer, he was recognized with four Emmy Awards from the Boston / New England Chapter for his role in creating and executing high-impact marketing campaigns.

Chad is also a self-described weekend warrior, always looking for his next home improvement project.

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Shannon
Douglass

Video Editor

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Shannon began her career as a Video Production Intern at CRAFT and progressed to become a Video Production Fellow. As a Video Editor, Shannon uses her understanding of rhythm and aesthetics to create well-balanced and dynamic videos. She assists in video creation, not only in post-production editing and motion graphics, but also at the earlier stages of planning and assisting in video shoots. She works to create videos that bring clients’ messages to life and to produce compelling content that tells stories in new and exciting ways.

Shannon graduated from James Madison University with a Bachelor of Arts in Media Arts and Design with a concentration in Digital Video and Cinema and minors in Film Studies, Theatre, and French.

When Shannon is not creating new videos for CRAFT, she can be found reading the latest thriller novels, watching the next wave of award-winning movies and television series, working on various art projects, and snuggling up with her cat, Viola.

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Sarah
Fierle

Senior Graphic Designer

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Sarah supports the creative team at CRAFT as a Senior Graphic Designer. She uses her knowledge of digital media, along with her illustrative talents to create fresh and captivating designs to bring her client’s vision to life.

Before joining CRAFT, Sarah was a Graphic Designer for Smithsonian Enterprises where she created promotional, printed designs based off each of the museum’s aesthetics and exhibits to enhance the customer’s retail experience. Originally from Buffalo, NY, Sarah worked at New Era Cap, Inc. and Jim Kelly Inc. developing a multitude of products for brands such as the NFL, MLB, NBA and MiLB.

In her spare time Sarah enjoys cooking new recipes, illustrating pet portraits, watching her favorite sitcoms and cheering on the Buffalo Bills.

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Elyse
Halpern

Graphic Designer

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Elyse is a Graphic Designer at CRAFT, using her eye for typography, color and small details to create elegant, original products for her clients.

Before joining CRAFT, Elyse worked as a Graphic Designer/Client Services Specialist on the Retail Team at CBRE Washington, DC where she flexed her creativity on each project, specifically using unique branding styles to design eye-catching marketing collateral such as custom brochures, building window wraps and logos.

Elyse has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Communications from the University of Delaware and is originally from the Philadelphia area. In her free time, you can find her booking a seat at the latest Broadway show, crafting home DIY projects or exploring local restaurants with friends.

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