Digital Marketing Agency

connecting brands to their communities…

for a greater good


About

We are a digital community engagement firm helping brands connect with the people for a greater good.


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We believe in the power of community.

We develop brands and offer services that help organizations connect purposefully with the community that can help them achieve their goals. We operate by 4 main principles that help any brand achieve their goals through their community. These principles are purpose, people, platform and process. As a company, we focus on the right blend of people and technology to provide you with a foundation to help you achieve your goals through your community. To achieve your vision, you are going to need the leverage the power of community. We are here to make it happen.

We believe…

Brands are a vehicle for achieving a vision
Brands need to engage their community for a greater good
Brands need purpose, people, platform and process to win

Jason VerdelliCEO

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Jason is the founder and CEO of Phase 2 Solutions and the creator of community-driven brands such as Social HubSite, Idea HubSite, Company HubSite, Send Email Blast and Planet GRAD. As a social media and branding expert, his vision is to help people and organizations unite with the community around them for a greater good. He thrives on creating strategies that allow brands to move forward and grow and has spent the past decade doing just that. Jason understands what it takes to stand out among the competition by reaching and connecting with the community surrounding various brands.

Tony DarcangeloCFO

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As CFO of Phase 2 Solutions, Tony brings over 20 years of experience to the table and plays a strategic role in the management of the company. With extensive expertise in the areas of strategic planning, business development and overall brand strategy, he is highly effective at creating visions that produce positive end results for Phase 2 Solutions’ clients. He is also instrumental at recruiting, mentoring and retaining professional talent for Phase 2 Solutions’ staffing division.


Greg BairCOO

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Greg Bair, COO of Phase 2 Solutions is an accomplished professional with over 20 years of experience in IT operations and development. He is known for his diverse background and for successful project implementation and long-term management. Greg has experience with various sized companies in a wide-range of industries and works to make sure Phase 2 Solutions’ client strategies are successfully developed and implemented. He believes in knocking down preexisting barriers with cutting-edge strategies and solutions.

Bill MorganVP of Corporate Sales

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Vice President of Corporate Sales for Phase 2 Solutions Bill Morgan has over 25 years of experience in the sales and information technology. He is accustomed to recognizing needs and providing solutions for businesses ranging from small family operations to multi-million dollar corporations. He is known for staying at the forefront of technology while cultivating and maintaining healthy relationships with companies seeking guidance. He believes in helping clients stay competitive in their markets and knows what makes Phase 2 Solutions’ clients successful.


Laura PyneCommunity Outreach

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As the Community Outreach Coordinator for Phase 2 Solutions, Laura brings years of experience in corporate and non-profit public relations as well as content creation and editing to the table. She’s an accomplished professional that understands the importance of staying on top of new technology and developing unique strategies that help Phase 2 Solutions’ clients stand out. She believes in developing strong relationships with clients while providing short and long-term solutions that are focused, maintainable and applicable to various situations and circumstances.

Jennifer TillmannEmail Marketing

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With over a decade of design experience, Jennifer brings her creative expertise to Phase 2 Solutions’ team. Jennifer has accumulated a diverse portfolio that has targeted a multitude of unique audiences. Her broad knowledge of the design industry is an asset, as she plays an active role in designing material that makes Phase 2 Solutions’ clients stand out. She is known for building strong client relationships while creating content that exceeds expectations.


Tom CastanzoBrand Design

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With over 20 years of experience in the art direction and graphic design arena, Tom Castanzo founded Afire Creative Group with one goal in mind—to exceed client expectations. In addition to being involved in projects for companies like Time Warner, Disney Televentures and Twentieth Century Fox, Tom has produced award-winning work for various clients and continues to utilize that skill set on each and every project.

Jogi DaitaTechnology Advisor

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With close to 20 years of experience in the technology world, Jogi serves as Phase 2 Solutions’ Technology Advisor. His proven business and strategic leadership skills allow Phase 2 Solutions to develop and deliver practical technology tactics for large and mid-sized clients. Jogi believes in creating and enabling calculated vision while nurturing and growing teams and developing strong client/partner relationships.

Joel Kline, Ph.DCommunity Strategist

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Kline, co-founding professor of the DigiComm Department, owned a digital media company and held elected office prior to entering academia. He continues to consult and conduct research in the areas of user experience, social media, Technical Communications, Web 2.0, and innovation. As a consultant, Kline has helped clients develop online communities of practice; create a Social Media for Business strategic plan; deploy Microsoft SharePoint for a corporate knowledge management system; build iPad and mobile apps; and improve corporate web presences through analytics,heat maps, and usability testing. He teaches courses in user experience, e-business, innovation, strategy, and project management. Accredited in public relations by the Public Relations Society of America, he also serves as treasurer of the International Digital Media Arts Association. He is the community facilitator for the Society of Technical Communication’s Body of Knowledge (BOK) project. Kline blogs and tweets on technology, communities, and innovation topics and has presented on such interesting subjects as “What the (Bleep) is the Cloud?” Kline has bachelor’s degrees in biology and philosophy, a master’s of journalism, and a doctorate in technical communications and rhetoric.

Maria ConigliaroStrategic Graphic Designer

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Maria Conigliaro Traino is the founder and Creative Director of Inspired Design Studio in Northeastern PA. She earned her BFA in Communication Design and Marketing from Kutztown University. With thirteen years of professional design experience leading up to the development of Inspired Design Studio, Maria is passionate about helping businesses and organizations build a cohesive and memorable brand identity. She thrives on enabling individuals to discover their company’s story, heartbeat, and passion, then translating that message into a sleek, streamlined product with graphics and visual tools to take it to the world. “At the end of the day, it’s their passion that fuels mine. It’s their energy that sparks mine. And it’s their brilliance that ignites mine,” says Maria. “While it’s my design on the surface, it’s their heart at the core.” Happy clients include the What the Fork Food Truck, Marley’s Mission, Maines Food Source, Stone House Investment Management, and many more.

Services

Our services are designed to help your organization succeed through the power of your community.

Phase 2 Solutions’ customer oriented approach and strategic vision has led to exceptional results for us. They are a market leader in online development and boast an exceptional record for top-notch results.

Pam Barbush

Gunn Mowery Insurance
Digital Marketing Services

Strategy

When breathing life into a brand, nothing is more important than strategy. From plans for brand development to social media and content visions and tactics, Phase 2 Solutions believes in creating plans for achieving short and long term goals while creating benchmarks to track progress and evaluate results every step of the way.

Development

Sometimes programs and applications to create the brand feel and reputation you’re looking for just aren’t available through traditional means. In this case, Phase 2 Solutions’ branding experts work with expert developers to create sites, networks and communities that thrive while building brand ambassadors that cannot be cultivated elsewhere. If your brand is in need of a makeover, our developers are capable of creating sites that will make an impact.

Staffing

In today’s world, social media is the new cornerstone of many businesses. But, finding reliable, experienced social media experts is a common obstacle to those unfamiliar with the programs and possibilities social media has to offer. Phase 2 Solutions is experienced in working with companies to understand the needs that exist while providing reliable, pre-vetted social media experts to fill necessary roles.

Brands

We create brands that empower you to connect with the community that can help you achieve your goals.

Online Community Software

Social HubSite is a Customer Engagement Platform that is designed to make it easier for companies to engage their customers. The turnkey system integrates a blog with all of the necessary integrations to effectively make an impact on an existing community. It integrates everything from video publishing, email marketing (for new posts) and social network sharing into a clean and simple interface. The product also has a mobile app available in both the iTunes Store and Google Play. The purpose of simplicity and mobility in the architecture of the product is to increase publishing consistency and impact of message with the clients community. All factors necessary in the first phase of engaging a brand community.

Name: Social HubSite
Launched: October 2011
Category: Community Engagement Platform
Link: socialhubsite.com
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Campus Community Software

Planet Grad is a Campus Community Platform designed to help college students get jobs by providing schools with an online community that connects students directly to employers, alumni, career services, faculty and administrators. The system makes it easy for students to post a profile, their resume, privately communicate with career service representatives and employers. It gives the school completely visibility what jobs students are applying for as well as full access to communicate with employers on the system thus removing the typical headache of verifying valid job placement. In a nutshell, the system provides the mechanism for schools to increase job placement rates which is a critical factor in whether for-profit schools continue to receive federal aid.

Name: Planet GRAD
Launched: August 2012
Category: Campus Digital Community Platform
Link: planetgrad.com
Launch Website
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Success

We work relentlessly to assure strategies are executed properly and achieve the results our clients need.

Contact

The first step in getting your community to help you achieve your goals is to develop the right strategy.

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Phase 2 Solutions, LLC
110 Sunset Avenue
Harrisburg, PA 17112
855-432-1HUB(482)

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