meet our team

We are proud to introduce our North American team of social media experts! By building a strong team of work-from-home pros, we’ve been able to provide awesome service to make you happy at every turn.

the core team

Heather Hart

Operations Manager

Heather is a book lover and a green thumb. She has excelled in social media in many capacities since 2011 while working on her second degree, this time in online marketing with an emphasis on web development and graphic design. With a bit of a nomadic spirit, she loves exploring different artistic mediums, including writing, painting, website coding, and organizational efficiency. Since joining the $99 Social squad in 2014, Heather has worked hard to build a strong and happy team while also improving customer experience through quality content and customer service. She lives with her family in the beautiful desert of Arizona.

Heather Hart

Operations Manager

Elyse Ellison

Content Specialist Manager

This friendly, adventurous Canadian resides on Vancouver Island in the Pacific Northwest. In her spare time, you can find her hiking end and enjoy the beautiful rainforest that surrounds her. She has a degree in behavioral sciences, but with a love for fashion and a passion for client experience, she climbed the corporate ladder quickly in clothing retail and has spent most of her career working as a customer loyalty trainer for Canada with Gap Inc. Her years of experiences with training and development makes her the perfect fit for the CS Team Leader position.

Elyse Ellison

Content Specialist Manager

Teresa Benoit

Global Retail Sales Manager

Teresa brings a positive attitude to the clients of 99 Dollar Social. As one of our very first employees with the company, our clients have enjoyed working with her in many capacities for several years now. Outside of work, Teresa is very passionate about music and attends many live music events throughout the year. Her love for animals is something very dear to her and she’ll always be surrounded by fur babies. With a background mostly in business management, Teresa has always had a mindset of Entrepreneurship. After living many years in New York City, she came full circle, back to her roots in the New England area. She continues to nurture our clients, with the goal of working hard to assist them and their needs, as well as growing the business which continues to thrive today.

Teresa Benoit

Global Retail Sales Manager

Tyler Huck

Global Reseller Sales Manager

Tyler brings his marketing knowledge combined with his extensive experience with social media to help $99 Social continue to grow its presence in the world of social media marketing . With a marketing degree from St. Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, PA, he has used his background to apply it to the growing field of social media to help grow their presence and increase brand awareness. Outside of work, he can be found in the gym, on the hockey rink, or taking his dogs to the beach. Tyler is our Global Reseller Sales Manager, so he is your go-to contact if you’re looking to outsource your social media management for your clients using our white label Reseller Program.

Tyler Huck

Global Reseller Sales Manager

Zoé Noble Fox

Retail Support Manager

Zoé comes from a background in fine arts where her social media savvy saw her quickly transitioning into the world of creative startups and marketing agencies. She has previously worn many hats, including that of a project manager, digital strategist, marketing whiz, and most recently, a content writer with $99 Social, where she has been since 2017. When a more client-facing and organizational Support role presented itself, Zoé gladly rose to the challenge. Zoé continues to support clients in this role by ensuring their experience with us is absolutely stellar!

Zoé Noble Fox

Retail Support Manager

Juan Restrepo

Reseller Account Manager

Juan comes from a background as an entrepreneur and small business owner, where he was involved in multiple industries ranging from hospitality, technology, and retail. This experience served as a platform for him to find his passion for helping companies grow their businesses and supporting them every step of the way. With first-hand knowledge of why social media is vital to stay current and relevant, Juan will always be available to help you with everything you need. He is a calm, patient person with a good sense of humor. A true nature lover, he enjoys spending his days in the company of his wife and his children, along with his pets and a hot cup of coffee.

Juan Restrepo

Reseller Account Manager

the editing team

Liz McManus

Head Content Editor

Our head editor, Liz, is also a freelance author and self-published novelist. She has experience in several industries that influence her skills, from tech support to copywriting. Liz has been with the $99 Social team since early 2020 and has grown in a big way in just a short time. She has excelled as a content writer and editor, showing some of our most niche clients that they can take advantage of social media as a free marketing platform. Liz drives a pink moped and is a self-declared cat lady. She also has a green thumb and enjoys gardening!

Liz McManus

Head Content Editor

Lindsay Payne

Content Editor

With a degree in city planning and experience in social media for a local government, Lindsay has developed a love of consistency and attention to detail. She enjoys traveling to experience different parts of the country and the world as a result. Lindsay played collegiate rugby and values being part of a team. She and her husband bonded over their love for the sport and are now avid fans of the DC area’s professional rugby team, Old Glory DC. As a new mom living in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains, Lindsay enjoys spending time in nature with her little family and her dog, Toby.

Lindsay Payne

Content Editor

Ryne Thorson

Content Editor

Ryne is a washed-up college athlete with degrees in Broadcasting and History and has been with $99 Social since 2014. Being a stand-up comedian, he loves the freedom to work while on the road. Working remotely allowed him to visit 48 different states and Canada in 2018 and in 2019 he raised over $3,500 on “The 52 Rounds Tour” where he performed stand up in 52 cities over 52 weeks and every dollar was donated to THe Dr. Theordor A. Atlas Foundation. Ryne is an avid Chicago Sports fan and sometimes sings too loudly in the shower.

Ryne Thorson

Content Editor

Ashley Gillett

Content Editor

Ashley is a communications major who is passionate about elevating the voices of small business owners. An avid social media user herself, she made it her mission to build a career around it! This became even more important when she had twins in 2020 and made the decision to stay home to raise her children. She joined the team in early 2021 as a content creator, quickly becoming an editor, a role she has always wanted to take on. Ashley is also passionate about helping stay-at-home parents learn ways they can make an income from home! In her downtime, she enjoys reading, writing, photography, kayaking, and spending time with her family and pets.

Ashley Gillett

Content Editor

Emma Denning

Content Editor

Born and raised in Adelaide, Australia, she has been backpacked all over Asia, and was able to realize her dream of living in the USA in 2020 when her husband was offered a job here. They currently live in Philly with their collie Jasper, and are loving experiencing everything American (although she misses sausage rolls a lot). She has a double bachelor’s degree in business, but got bored with corporate life and joined the Australian Army in 2017. Now she works from home as a freelance writer and spends her spare time planning trips to South America.

Emma Denning

Content Editor

Gentry Washburn

Content Editor

Hi! My name is Gentry and I am from a little town called Weyers Cave, Virginia. I married my husband back in 2019, have an 18-month-old son, and a baby on the way that is due in February 2023! I love to travel and lead short-term mission trips 1-2 times a year alongside my mom with her nonprofit. My heart is for people and building relationships!

Gentry Washburn

Content Editor

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