Goldman Marketing Group acts as your
in-house, full-service marketing team.

TEAM

We have specialists for every major area of marketing, so you get a full team working to support your needs. Each team member has been specially trained to understand marketing inside of the medical industry. Best of all, since everything is done under one roof, you are guaranteed a very consistent and cohesive marketing strategy.

We focus on developing your business and increasing your practice revenue in three main areas:

  • Attracting new patients
  • Retaining existing patients
  • Cross-marketing existing patients

Unlike other companies that address only certain aspects of marketing, Goldman Marketing Group offers a business development model that is all encompassing. Our comprehensive approach makes it easy to implement a customized marketing and business development strategy with measurable results.

Risa Goldman Luksa, founder and president of Goldman Marketing Group, has been working in medical sales, marketing and business development for over a decade, including pharmaceutical sales, product management, business development, medical education sales and publishing.

Risa has been published in Skin & Allergy News, Currents by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, SURGE by the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Family Practice News, Front Line Medical Communications, Vein Magazine, Nursing Consult and Clinical Psychiatry News, and lectures on marketing at medical conferences around the world.

Learn more about Risa Goldman Luksa on Linkedin. Read Risa’s article, Your Waiting Room is an Extension of You, published in Skin & Allergy News. And read her story of The Birth of GMG.

LET'S TALK
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Risa Goldman Luksa
Founder & President

Risa completed her undergraduate studies at Boston University, majoring in communications, advertising and neuropsychology. She has been working in medical sales, marketing and business development for over 12 years, in capacities such as pharmaceutical sales, product management, medical education and practice management. Risa is responsible for all strategic business development, including creating business and marketing plans for each client, overseeing implementation and execution, and tracking results. Learn more about Risa Goldman Luksa on Linkedin

Three Fun Facts

  • Beach bum and mermaid at heart
  • Passionate 3rd world traveler
  • Adrenaline junkie

 

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Mark Rudd
VP of Operations

Mark completed the first of his advanced degrees at CSU Fullerton, majoring in Production, Inventory Control & Supply Chain Management. He has spent the last thirty years working with such industry leaders as: Apple Inc. Gannett Publishing, Tribune Publishing and Deluxe Media Services. Mark specializes in Systems Integration and Supply Chain / Process Management. Mark is responsible for Operations management focusing primarily upon continual process improvement to ensure that Goldman Marketing Group is delivering the latest technological advancements and best customer service to all of our amazing clients.

Three Fun Facts

  • Former college professor
  • Rides a Harley Davidson
  • Favorite instrument to play is a Martin 12 string acoustic guitar
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Tom Turpin
Strategic Advisor

Tom Turpin is the Managing Partner of Riverbrook Capital.  He acts as a strategic board advisor for Goldman Marketing Group, assisting with high-level decisions and long-term planning.

Mr. Turpin’s career covers a broad range of merger and acquisition, corporate finance and senior management experience. Prior to forming Riverbrook, Mr. Turpin opened the Los Angeles investment banking office for D.A. Davidson, and was also a Managing Director at Allied Capital, a NYSE-listed private equity firm with $9 billion of assets under management. Mr. Turpin was President & CEO of Vinton Studios, one of the premier film/television animation studios in the United States. He also served as President & CEO of a division of London-based Virgin Entertainment Group. Mr. Turpin started his career in the Corporate Finance department of Goldman, Sachs & Co. in New York, where he was involved in a large number of complex equity, debt and merger transactions for Fortune 1000 companies.

Mr. Turpin has a B.S. degree from Stanford University (Industrial Engineering) and an MBA from the Harvard Business School. He serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Cantinas Foundation and Cloud & Fire Ministries, and serves on the Board of Fiesta Concession Corp., Atacama, Inc., and the C5 Youth Foundation of Southern California.. He has formerly served on the Board of Directors of Puerto Rico-based BlueWater Defense, a manufacturer of military apparel, and on the Board of Oregon Public Broadcasting.

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Darren Chow
Director of Lead Generation

Darren has more than five years of online marketing experience in multiple approaches including: On-page Optimization, Off-page link building, Google Adwords, Site Analysis, and Advertising. For Goldman Marketing Group, he coordinates, plans, and executes search engine optimization efforts to maximize highly-convertible organic visitors. Prior to Goldman Marketing Group, Darren had developed his passion for marketing with the Disney Theme Parks as a Merchandising Administrative Lead.

Three Fun Facts

  • Father to two fur-babies and two non-fur babies
  • Wrestles with sweaty guys twice a week
  • Joined the New California Republic
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Ellen McTigue
Director of Accounts and Project Management

Ellen is highly skilled in all facets of project management, marketing, and advertising, with years of experience executing customized strategies and raising brand awareness and loyalty. She specializes in print/OOH, digital and social media campaigns that skyrocket fan engagement and move the sales needle, on local and national levels. Her role with GMG encompasses a wide range of responsibilities including client management, communications and strategy, as well as project management.

Three Fun Facts

  • Purchases expensive workout clothes to not workout in
  • Avoids running out of red wine at all costs
  • Prepared to marry Hugh Jackman at a moment’s notice
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Bart Kowalski
Art Director

Bart is a designer and manager of creative teams with over ten years of extensive experience in on-line and off-line advertising. He has a Master of Arts diploma in Applied Social Psychology, with specialization in Advertising and Business Psychology. He combines behavioral and cognitive psychology theories with latest marketing trends to provide the best designs and user experience solutions for our clients. Bart is responsible for managing the in-house Art Department.

Three Fun Facts

  • Former Polish American-Football League player
  • Almost became a Glam Rock Legend
  • Wants to be a horse breeder
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Andrew Cepukas
Senior Manager of Website Development

Andrew graduated from Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania, focusing on multimedia and computer design. Obsessed with technologies from the first time he touched a Gameboy knock-off, he builds his pc as a hobby and websites as a profession. Andrew is responsible for overseeing web development as the Senior Manager of Website Development at Goldman Marketing Group and strives to make the web a better place for everyone, one website at a time.

Three Fun Facts

  • Fluently speaks 3 languages
  • Thinks math problems are fun
  • Misses the headphone jack
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Sara Zuboff
Manager of Content Marketing

As the head of our content department, Sara’s main focus is connecting smart, thoughtful strategy with impactful content. She plans, coordinates and implements comprehensive editorial calendars for all our clients at Goldman Marketing Group; overseeing everything from blogs and articles to social media posts and videos. Prior to coming to GMG, she was the Administrative & Marketing Director for the non-profit, Women’s Clinic & Family Counseling in West Los Angeles. Working in the non-profit field established a firm foundation for creating clear and accessible content for a wide-range of demographics.

Three Fun Facts

  • Sings in public to make her kids behave
  • Has a contagious laugh
  • Does not remember what her natural hair color is
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Justin Robleza
Manager of Website Maintenance & Analytics

Justin completed his bachelor’s degree in Computer Science in Information Technology from Angelicum College. From high school to college, he worked as a graphic designer and IT person for his family printing business, NorthStar Trade. Justin has also worked with Microsoft, Dell and Nokia. Justin is responsible for managing website maintenance and analytics for the Web Department.

Three Fun Facts

  • Plays guitar, bass and percussion
  • Records original alternative music in his home recording studio
  • Spare time fanatic
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Michael Zamora
Senior Graphic Designer

Michael completed his undergraduate studies at California State University Northridge, where he majored in Art with a concentration in Graphic Design. During his time at CSUN, Michael worked both on and off campus as a graphic designer for various companies. Before working for Goldman Marketing Group, Michael worked freelance for a variety of clients in many different fields. With Goldman Marketing Group he focuses exclusively on website design.

Three Fun Facts

  • Only child
  • Green tea drinker
  • Pro wrestling fan
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Raquel Rivera
Graphic Designer

Raquel graduated from California State University Long Beach where she majored in Studio Art with an emphasis in Graphic Design. After completing an internship program at Warner Bros. Records, Raquel worked as a designer for various local businesses. Soon, she realized her passion in creating designs for companies with strong social responsibility. Having worked in the health industry for years before obtaining her degree, GMG has offered Raquel the chance to use her love for graphic design to support prominent healthcare companies.

Three Fun Facts

  • Animal lover
  • Food truck foodie
  • Explorer of vintage shops
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Ernie Leyba
SEO Coordinator

Ernie completed his undergraduate studies at California State University Northridge with a degree in Kinesiology. Prior to joining Goldman Marketing Group, Ernie managed corporate wellness programs at large tech companies in Silicon Valley. At Goldman Marketing Group, his work is focused on SEO, task management, and reporting.

Three Fun Facts

  • Licensed Skydiver
  • Photographer at heart
  • Nicest guy you will ever meet
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Chris Cote
Marketing Coordinator in Lead Generation

Born in Toronto, but raised in Virginia, Chris received his bachelor’s degree in marketing from James Madison University. He started his career here at Goldman Marketing Group where he offers a fresh take in digital advertising, specializes in outside-the-box email marketing, while managing and maintaining our client’s online reputations.

Three Fun Facts

  • World-famous gamer in NHL
  • Hockey fanatic
  • Bikes to work
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Rachel Silver
Account Coordinator

Possessing a rare mix of experience in both project coordination and healthcare, Rachel is uniquely situated to add value to GMG’s roster of clients. She specializes in understanding the marketing needs of medical professionals and communicating them internally to ensure that those needs are met.

Three Fun Facts

  • A New Yorker who had a life-long plan of moving to Southern California
  • Dedicated dog mom to her Cavalier King Charles Spaniel named Teddy
  • Chelsea FC supporter
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Elle Broosan
Bookkeeper

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