Zachary Rischitelli – Founder, Managing Director
“My role at FiG is to coordinate the creative process involving my team and our clients, setting the strategic direction for each project and campaign. I’m also very mindful of my responsibility to nurture our small team and preserve our company culture and values.”
Zachary has a Bachelor's Degree in both Psychology and Anthropology from the University of Colorado at Boulder. This background, coupled with nearly a decade in sales and marketing, gives him a unique insight into motivational drivers in people, including the emotional and cultural triggers integral to effective marketing.
Dan Price – Brand Marketing Director
Dan launched Adrenalin Sports Marketing in 1997 after serving as Creative Director for the Denver Nuggets for 9 years and the Colorado Avalanche for 2 years. During his tenure with the teams, he directed the redesign of the Denver Nuggets logo, the design of the Colorado Avalanche logo and led the organizations’ campaign creative.
In 2021 Real FiG Advertising + Marketing acquired Adrenalin and brought Dan on to oversee Brand Marketing. By combining Dan's 25+ years of experience with FiG's broad selection of services, Adrenalin and FiG have proven to be a great source for teams and organizations looking to improve their position within the sports, outdoor and entertainment industries.
Amanda Hogen – Art Director
"I create the visuals to make a winning first impression. I drill down into the client's objectives, and deliver imagery that communicates compellingly to their desired market."
Coming from a family of marketing and sales professionals, Amanda knew from an early age that that's where she wanted to end up. A creative mind with a keen design sense, she excelled at Colorado State University and has produced high-quality, refined, and striking design work ever since.
Gabby Banayan - Account Manager
"As the Account Manager at FiG, my job is to make sure any and all tasks or requests get into the right hands and done on time. I communicate with transparency to ensure that our clients always know what is going on and that things are being done."
As an early graduate from the University of Colorado at Boulder, with a BS in Strategic Communications and emphasis in Public Relations, Gabby has developed the skills of organization and attention to detail while maintaining the value of open and clear communication. She believes that developing trust and meaning to relationships contributes to the success of the business.
Niles Koenigsberg – Digital Marketing Manager
"At FiG, I support the digital marketing efforts for our clients through a multitude of avenues. With an emphasis on search engine optimization (SEO) and content creation, I'm here to help keep your business competitive and relevant by capitalizing upon innovative best practices in this digital-centric era."
As a Colorado native, Niles never backs down from adversity. He views each marketing challenge as an opportunity to learn something new. This University of Denver graduate is passionate about utilizing his creative abilities in the digital landscape and Niles works to implement innovative strategies whenever possible to maximize the potential of your business.
Lauren Schade - Digital Marketing Specialist
"As a Digital Marketing Specialist, I create a personal touch that allows our clients to connect with their audience, cultivating valuable relationships and reliable leads. I rely on the proven power of words and the reach of SEO strategies to achieve our clients' goals."
After graduating from the Metropolitan State University of Denver with a BA in English – Writing, Lauren started exploring how she could use her talents for marketing. Now, she is passionate about seeing her creativity and skills translate into success as a part of the FiG team.
Jordan Lind - Digital Marketing Specialist
"As a Digital Marketing Specialist, I employ purposeful and well-researched communication to create valuable content for our clients. In combination with strategic SEO and content analysis efforts, I’m able to help brands reach new audiences and actively engage with new and recurring customers."
After obtaining her BA in Communications from the University of Colorado at Denver, Jordan has gained a passion for marketing through various roles that emphasize creativity and versatility. She is a “jack of all trades” when it comes to communication and marketing, and Jordan is excited to apply her skills in making impactful content that pushes the envelope and sets brands apart.
Nellia Melnyk - Offsite Digital Marketing Specialist
"The creation of external link profiles is one of the most important components of a successful search engine optimization strategy. As an Offsite Digital Marketing Specialist, I spent my time building those link profiles and managing directories to improve the organic search engine rankings of our clients' websites."
As a results-driven link-building specialist with 6+ years of experience, including White Hat and Gray Hat niches, Nellia excels at supporting long-term SEO strategies. She has expertise in project-based work, understanding client needs, and developing appropriate SEO strategies to achieve those goals.