The YGS Group

Art Hurst

Senior Project Manager

I like to spend my spare time fishing at the local lakes.

Robin Walker

Creative Director

I love color and texture and started throwing paint on canvas with my sons when they were 3 and 6 — definitely an outdoor adventure — but so much fun!

Megan Hacker

Art Director

I can do a headstand on a paddleboard.

Amanda Stone

Digital Media Specialist

I am a crazy cat lady.

Pamela Brossman

Senior Editor

I am a preacher’s wife!

Tina Enck

Account Director

I am a die-hard Philadelphia sports fan, especially the Phillies, and I love alternative rock and 90's grunge.

Tamara Smith

Account Manager

I am a K9 enthusiast. I've trained with my English Springer Spaniel, Maya, in agility, rally obedience, nose works, barn hunt, and tracking”

Charity Fox

Account Manager

Yes, I’m a natural redhead.

Alex Straughan

Graphic Designer

I have played soccer (specifically goal keeper) since I was five years old but often I find I’m too nervous about the outcome to watch an entire Sounders FC or USMNT game.

Ellen Hoover

Senior Account Manager

I survived getting hit by a line drive while holding my newborn son at a minor league baseball game and/or I have a son who plays DII baseball in college

Shirley Kehr-Smeltzer

Director, Marketing Services

I have had the opportunity to travel to 48 states, including Hawaii and Alaska.

Reynaldo Alvarado

Art Director

Believe it or not, I've competed in multiple video game tournaments.

Erica Reed

Senior Managing Editor

I speak Italian & French, and I have traveled all over Europe.

Sam Hoffmeister

Managing Editor

Despite playing guitar in rock bands for the past 10 years, my most successful musical venture is a solo vocal Christmas album.

Kali Eskew

Marketing Manager

I proudly know all the words to “Ice Ice Baby” and "Gettin' Jiggy With It.”

Molly Markee

MAP Coordinator

In my hometown, I was awarded Miss Congeniality at the Shippensburg Fair.

Craig Lauer

Content & Copy Director

I tend to be a quiet person. Unless I’m awake.

Scott Johnson

Web Developer

I once played the entire first act of West Side story by memory because I, along with the person I was sharing music with, refused to turn the page…we wanted to see who would give in first. 

Cambria Bailey

Sales & Marketing Manager

I am really into woodworking and restoring things. I think they call it upcycling.

Michael Vucic

Senior Art Director

I’m by no means a fisher, but I did catch a 200 lb. sand tiger shark while in Cape May, NJ. Yes, I have pictures to prove it.

Brian Hershey

Senior Account Manager

My favorite band is The Who. I actually got a chance to see them with 3 of the 4 original members. I am waiting to see them again with no original members.

Christophere Johnson

Developer

I have a new hobby every month.

Karen Sunday

Marketing Automation Administrator

I am told my laugh is infectious...in a good way.

Matt Roy

Development Director

I rarely wear matching socks.

Amy LaPorte

PMO Director

I have a slight addiction to CrossFit and I enjoy creating mosaics and stained glass pieces in my spare time.

Andrew Bankert

Associate Editor

When I have time, I maintain a music blog with a close friend of mine. We write about our favorite bands and musicians, and have even been lucky enough to connect with a few of them.

Brenda Trone

Program Manager

I enjoy reading, amateur sports, volunteering, and my 3 grandchildren.

Ashley Reid

Managing Editor

I've performed as a vocalist in various countries around the world, including Switzerland, Italy, France, Germany, and Austria.

Zon Buckley

Art Director

Every year I mow a wiffleball field into my yard.

Deborah Sharpe

Art Director

I trained as a classical ballerina for 12 years. You'll still find me walking on my toes at times.

Serena Spiezio

Creative Director

I once walked 39.3 miles in a weekend, crossing over the Brooklyn, Manhattan, and George Washington bridges to raise money for breast cancer research.