New Facebook platform industry hires: FreshBuzz, Kenshoo Social, Nanigans, Offerpop, Shoutlet, TBG Digital

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Here’s this week’s list of hires:

FreshBuzz Media Group

  •  Pacha Hornaday, Creative Director – former Art Director at Puro Nectar, Germany
  • Rebekah Ratner-Singh, VP, Client Development & Strategy – former Marketing Manager at Ziba Design

Kenshoo Social 

  • Patience Elfving, Director, Business Development and Partnerships – former Director, Business Development at Experian Techlightenment


  • Sambou Makalou, VP Strategic Accounts-Former Founder & Head of Product at Spotflag, Inc.
  • Jay Jungalwala, Sr. VP Engineering-Former VP of Research and Development at Mocospace
  • Joseph Peel, Sr. Account Executive– Former Director of Sales at Clickable, Inc.
  • Mohamed Kante, Software Engineer– former software engineer at NGP-VAN
  • Sandy DeArango, Ad Operations-Former Ad Operations Specialist at Yahoo!
  • Emily Straus, Client Services-Former Lead Account Manager at SCVNGR


  • Josh McBride, VP of Sales – former VP of Sales and Client Services at Experian CheetahMail
  • Ethan Dobson, Director of Marketing – former Director of Web Strategy, Edison Properties (Manhattan Mini-Storage)
  • Drew Koloski, Lead Recruiter – former Director of Recruiting at vente-privee USA
  • Molly Acosta, Account Executive -former Renewal Account Manager at the
  • Justin Feinberg, Business Development Representative – former Analyst at JP Morgan
  • Nick Defeo, Business Development Representative – former Sales Agent at National Income Life Insurance Company
  • Louis Johnson, Customer Support Representative – former Quality Assurance Analyst at IntraLinks Client Services


  • Paul Hoffman, QA Lead – former Software Quality Assurance Analyst at Sony Network Entertainment
  • Josh Coughlan, Senior Systems Administrator – former Senior Systems Administrator at Alliant Energy
  • Tony Bichanich, Senior Systems Administrator – former IT Manager,
  • Mackenzie Sondalle, Account Manager – former Account Executive at Robert Half Technology
  • Jonathan Sadowski, Senior Developer – former Lead Software Engineer, Virtual Solutions IT at InComm/

TBG Digital

  • Scott Sadler is now Senior Developer, was Software architect at OLX