Olena Sepyahina is an international businesswoman and President of Massk® International. Born in Ukraine, Ms. Sepyahina earned a Linguistics degree from Kiev University, a Global Business Management degree with Honours from Humber College in Toronto, a post-graduate degree in Hospitality Management in Switzerland, and an MBA in Global Marketing from Seattle University. She speaks Ukrainian, Russian, Spanish, English, Italian, and German fluently. Olena put her global experience and education into action by founding Massk® International, which has distribution of its line of cosmetic products in some 22 countries. Meet Olena.
Massk® International COO
Nick Gromicko brings his vast entrepreneurial expertise to the beauty industry – as the best-selling author of several technical and business success books, as the founder of half a dozen of the world’s largest associations for property inspectors, and as the husband of Massk® Founder and President Olena Sepyahina. He keeps the staff motivated in his 24/7 pursuit of new and better ways to reach consumers, promote our products, and energize the marketplace. Nick’s infectious wit and appetite for learning are matched only by his devotion to wife Olena, whose laser-focused ambition to help women achieve total-body beauty culminated in the creation of Massk®.
Massk® Graphic Designer
Cherise Peterson creates all of Massk’s packaging, artwork, and everything in between. She holds a bachelor’s degree in fine arts, and has been working in the design industry for nearly 10 years. As a full-time commercial graphic artist, she’s helped countless clients launch their new businesses by conceiving unique branding and eye-catching marketing pieces that effortlessly connect with their target demographics. Cherise succeeds at her craft by keeping current with industry trends, and staying inspired by communing with Colorado’s great outdoors.
Massk® Director of Sales
Erik Gromicko has been working in digital marketing for almost 10 years, beginning as a content developer for the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors. As an entrepreneur, he founded the video marketing company Govelop, and served as digital quality assurance analyst for the UGG® and Teva® teams for Deckers Outdoor Corporation. Erik is the lead content developer for the digital marketing company Enhanced Presence Marketing. As a result of his cumulative experience and success, he’s found a deep passion for using his creative and technological skills to establish specific techniques to guide the talents and resources of his sales team.
Massk® Account Executive
Maggie Aey has a bachelor’s degree in environmental sciences, and has studied mathematics and applied business at the University of Colorado at Boulder. Her professional experience began in the nonprofit world, launching and working for charitable organizations. Maggie assists in product development, and helps guide Massk’s philanthropic activities. She now brings her environmentally responsible, kindhearted, and forward-thinking approach to the private sector, helping to serve as Massk’s business conscience.
Massk® Technology Guru
Paige Wiese is a self-taught website developer and marketer. She holds a degree in IT, with a concentration in website design. She’s used her education and entrepreneurial drive to develop her own unique vision of website design and digital marketing. Her lengthy portfolio and reputation are proof of her successful business strategy and impeccable delivery. Paige stays connected to the industry’s ever-changing trends while educating other business owners on practical tools, proven techniques, and solid methods for web dominance. Her indispensable skills and adaptable vision keep Massk’s online presence fresh, efficient, and dynamic for its many visitors.
Massk® Word Wrangler
Kate Tarasenko holds undergraduate and graduate degrees in journalism, and she’s been a professional writer and editor for 25 years. Her client list includes a national museum in The Hague, a German investment group, a writer of Chinese biographies, a Dutch translator, a cookbook author, several top business personalities, and magazines, newspapers and websites around the globe. Kate’s print and broadcast background includes news and feature reporting, editorial writing, ghostwriting, copywriting, editing, newspaper publishing, audio and video documentary-making, and teaching. She’s flexible on the Oxford comma, she loves a lively alliteration, and she has a surprisingly long list of synonyms for the word “butt” always at the ready.