MEET THE TEAM
Sarah's passion for wellness and plant medicine made her come up with the idea of MĀSK. She believes in a holistic lifestyle where the inside counts just as much as the outside. Growing up on the islands of Greece and the mountains of Norway, she utilized the tools she was taught to form not just a lifestyle, but a brand.
Marco is the Founder of PUBLIC, NYC - a media strategy firm focusing on branding, PR, and communications. His methodology, PANIC, breaks down the abstract components of branding into measurable and actionable strategies.
He is on the Board of Trustees for The SETI Institute and co-founder of The Bedford Post Inn Restaurants in Bedford, NY. His book, "DON'T" The Essential Guide for Publicity in NYC (and any other city that matters) challenges Marketing and PR bad habits.
Michael Kennis, MD
Family Medicine Physician and Advisor MĀSK Skincare
Michael Kennis, MD is a board certified family medicine physician.
Over the last 7 years, Dr. Kennis has worked professionally in the emergency room, urgent care setting and a family medicine clinic providing care for children and adults.
Recently Dr. Kennis has formed Velour Medical, a concierge, direct to consumer, medical company. Their mission is to bring the medical office to the patients’ own home for personalized care.
In addition, Dr. Kennis is an advocate for CBD, CBG and CBN awareness and its functionality with the human body. He advises and consults with the MĀSK Skincare team to ensure that all terminology and logic is presented to the consumer in an approachable way.
Director of Business Development
Zach joined Mask skincare as the director of business development at the launch of the business in 2019. He has been successful in utilizing his skill sets in making strategic, revenue generating and long term relationships for MĀSK.
Zach resides in NYC where he enjoys a fast paced lifestyle, entertaining friends and playing tennis when he can.
Valerie loves the challenge of sales and discovering her customers' needs as well as establishing great partnerships and friendships. She is a strong believer in just being yourself and having great passion about our products. To her, her family comes first and she focuses on just surrounding herself with loving, genuine, positive people.
Teona specialize in media relations with strong contacts in the beauty, fitness, lifestyle and food industries as well as strong television contacts. She loves to spend her free time outdoors with her maltese Reese and her pointer/great dane mix, Jeff, AKA, the cutest dogs in the world.
Nick is a NYC based photographer who thrives on always being creative. Since moving to the city 4 years ago, Nick has shot many campaigns for brands ranging from swimsuit companies to our very own MĀSK Skincare Campaign.
Social Media & Marketing Manager
Christina finds honesty, creativity and dedication to be the most valuable qualities for success in running any marketing and social media campaigns. Originally from Ireland, having moved to the city nearly 3 years ago, Christina is currently pursuing an MS in Social Media and Mobile Marketing.
Social Media & Marketing Manager
Originally from Dallas, Texas, Mackenzie is pursuing her B.S. in Fashion Media at LIM College in New York City as last semester senior. Mackenzie has experience in content creation, data analytics, and social media management. Post-graduation, she plans to continue her career in social media in NYC or the L.A. area. Previous companies include: Her Campus Media, Milk Makeup, and Rent the Runway.
Arleen believes the key to online success starts with a website that immediately tells the visitor who you are, what you do, and how to do business with you. Based in Minneapolis, she's been with MĀSK since 2019.
Kinsley works as a professional brand strategist and graphic designer for MASK. With her design roots inspired by parents in the textile and architectural industries, and refined at the Parsons School of Design in NYC, she has applied her craft and worked all over the world in industries such as tourism, beauty and CBD.