Founder & CEO
Christina Elmen is the founder and CEO of MAE Marketing Agency. Christina received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and Public Relations from Grand Valley State University. She has experience throughout her career with companies of all sizes, from startups to large nonprofits. Her career started at Cedar-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. After working with Cedars Sinai and the non-profit world, she took a step into entertainment and worked as the executive assistant to the executive producer of Snoop and Martha’s Potluck Dinner Party on VH1. From this experience, she realized that she enjoyed being in a fast paced and exciting environment that also allowed her to be creative.
Currently, at Universal Pictures, she oversees back lot and theme park signage and creates tickets and badges for all premieres for the Worldwide Creative Operations and Marketing department. She juggles multiple marketing campaigns and directs creative projects for major worldwide releases such as the Fast franchise, Jurassic World, Despicable Me, and Academy Award Winner Get Out.
Christina began freelancing when she helped to rebrand Lou Ferrigno and Ferrigno FIT’s websites and worked closely with both Lou and Shanna Ferrigno throughout the years on family events and projects. In addition to the Ferrigno websites, Christina created an online platform that helped Nicole Freer Group of Texas expand their reach and continue to be the number one producing real estate team. In six months of digital marketing efforts, Christina helped them reach over 8,000 viewers, increase property listings by 67 percent, and increase website views by 96 percent.
Christina’s current title is Vice President of Community for Femargent, a unique platform where you can influence the world of the FemBoss; post about products and services; and search for other female entrepreneurs, creatives, and professionals who want to advance their businesses by building productive connections.
When Christina is not managing her professional life, she is a blogger and social media influencer. Through her efforts, she expanded her reach to over 65,000 followers on all of her social media platforms combined. As a result, she was invited to attend New York Fashion Week to collaborate with designers. She has worked on campaigns with brands such as Paul Mitchell, Young Nails, Vanity Planet, and NYX Cosmetics.
Director of Marketing
Tara Millamena is an Instagram Digital Influencer specializing in lifestyle and fashion. She currently promotes brands on her social media platforms - which also includes her Youtube Channel! Tara graduated in Business Management and has accumulated years in experience with marketing websites as a Marketing Manager. Taras close attention to detail in her work is a result from her years of experience in special events as well. Tara has a passion for travel and exploring so her goals are to one day be able to travel the world as a Travel Influencer.
Social and Graphics Intern
Sydney is currently a student at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising studying Social Media and soon going into the Graphic Design program. She hopes to become a graphic designer and work in her hometown, San Luis Obispo and run her own company managing local platforms and educating companies on how to be successful on social media. When Sydney is not in school she enjoys traveling and cooking with her family.