Yareli is the Chief Brand Officer and CEO of Strategar. Prior to Strategar, she spent 17 years leading account management and insights teams for large brands including: Univision, Chevrolet, and Avocados From Mexico. Yareli is an alumnus of the Goldman Sachs’ 10,000 Small Business Cohort 15 taught through DCCCD. She is a proud Longhorn and holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from the University of Texas at Austin.
Chief Creative Officer
Joshua is the Chief Creative Officer of Strategar. Prior to Strategar, Joshua spent 20 years as an award-winning multicultural creative director leading complex Fortune 500 accounts such as: AT&T, Verizon, and Bank of America among others. He also has experience in direct response, branding, promo, digital and experiential. In his free time, Joshua paints and has volunteered in homeless shelters. Joshua holds a bachelor’s in Art from USC and master’s in journalism.
Chief Operations Officer
Dean is the Chief Technologist and Operating Officer of Strategar.
Prior to Strategar, Dean spent 30 years in communications technology development and intellectual property consulting. He has worked with Sprint, MCI and Cisco Systems on projects in both the civilian and defense sectors. Dean earned Bachelor of Computer Science (minor in civil engineering) and Master of Computer Science (minor in industrial engineering) degrees from Texas A&M University at College Station.
Liliana is the Senior Strategist at Strategar. Prior to Strategar, Liliana crafted and executed research projects targeting diverse audiences for clients such as MillerCoors, Toyota, Mike’s Hard Lemonade, Rent-A-Center and State Farm Insurance. She has extensive expertise on the nuances of the U.S. Hispanic market and other diversity segments (Asian, LGBTQ & Millennials). She received an academic scholarship to attend MIT, where she studied at the Sloan School of Management.
Brand Account Director
Molly is the Account Director at Strategar. Prior to Strategar, she spent 13 years working with telecommunication giants such as AT&T, Time Warner Cable, Sprint and Comcast. She credits her past experience in the telecommunications category for instilling in her a solution-focused approach to all challenges faced by brands. Molly is a proud Texan and Red Raider with a Bachelor’s in Advertising and Marketing from the College of Mass Communications at Texas Tech University.
Brand Account Coordinator
Abbigail is a Brand Account Coordinator at Strategar. Her role is assisting with account management and brand stewardship. Before joining the team at Strategar, Abbigail worked in PR for mission-based clients. She was the student body president at her alma mater, the University of Montana, and has a passion for all things higher education trends and best practices. Abbigail loves to chase her dog, Willa, around on the weekends and watch The Bachelor on Monday nights.
Angelica is the Brand Designer at Strategar. Her role is storytelling through creative and brand stewardship. Prior to Strategar, Angelica spent a large part of her career voyage exploring the education field. She serves the AAF Dallas Board as the Public Service Chair in hopes of bridging together the local advertising expertise to the Dallas community. When Angelica isn’t chasing the Dallas music scene she’s working on perfecting her lettering projects.
Lina is a brand designer at Strategar. Her role is storytelling through creative and brand stewardship. Prior to Strategar, Lina spent 18 years developing her passion for design and was co-founder of a design firm in Colombia from 2003 to 2013 before moving to Dallas where she volunteered as a designer for the Aberg Center for Literacy, the Perot Museum and held an art director position at JCPenney. Lina holds a degree in graphic design from Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana in Colombia.
Stephenie is the Project Coordinator of Strategar. Prior to Strategar she spent several years on a projects team that implements SAP. She is a Certified Nutritionist and her passion for health has given her a drive for the betterment of herself and compassion for people around her. She is currently in school and will not only graduate but also obtain her PMP in December of 2021.
Victoria is an Account Coordinator at Strategar. Her role is to support the team in account management, social media, administrative duties and to act as a client liaison. Prior to Strategar, Victoria worked as a Sales Assistant for the Fox 31 news station in Denver, Colorado. Victoria attended The University of North Texas and received her B.A. in Journalism. She is now working on her Masters in Secondary Education with Grand Canyon University. When Victoria is not working she is caring for her 1 year old son, painting and spending time with her family.