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

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Risa Goldman Luksa
Founder & President
Risa Goldman Luksa is Founder and President of Goldman Marketing Group, a professional consulting firm specializing in medical marketing and business development almost exclusively to the dermatology and cosmetic surgery space. GMG’s philosophy offers CMO level strategy and multi-channel marketing all under one roof, including website development, lead generation, social media marketing, online reputation management, practice management, email marketing, key messaging, and brand development.


Risa has been working in medical sales, marketing and business development for almost 20 years, including pharmaceutical sales, product management, business development, and medical education sales. Risa has been published in Skin & Allergy News, Currents by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, SURGE by the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, The Journal of Drugs in Dermatology, Family Practice News, Medical Association of Georgia Journal, 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

Three Fun Facts

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


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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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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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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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Chris Cote
Senior Digital Marketing Specialist

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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Andrew Cepukas
Director of Web 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 Director 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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Bart Kowalski
Director of Art

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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Michael Nakamura
Digital Marketing Coordinator

Michael was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA, and he received his bachelor’s degree in business administration and management from Boston University. He concentrated in marketing and finance and found his passion for digital marketing when he started an online business selling rare sneakers and apparel. As a digital marketing coordinator, Michael enjoys watching businesses grow through the power of SEO and online advertising.

Three Fun Facts

  • Is the 2013 World YoYo Champion
  • Has been practicing karate for over 15 years
  • Loves to learn about personal finance
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April Lima
Web Developer

April received her bachelor’s degree at California State University, Northridge. She majored in Computer Science with a heavy interest in front-end web development. April has been working as a web developer since graduating. When she’s not at work, she’s most likely playing video games. Currently, she’s trying to get good at Beat Saber…

Three Fun Facts

  • Loves to go axe-throwing
  • Lost count of how many kinds of tea she has at home
  • Still plays Pokemon games
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Hunter Patterson
Content Marketing Manager

Hunter was raised all over the Great State of Texas before living in Washington, DC for 13 years for school and work. He moved to LA to escape winter, humidity, and politics. He graduated from The George Washington University with a BA in International Affairs and a Minor in Art History. Hunter brings a wealth of experience in the political and non-profit world to GMG, having previously managed digital communications for local, state, and national campaigns
In his spare time Hunter enjoys exploring the cuisines of Los Angeles, playing Dungeons & Dragons, and obsessing over college sports.

Three Fun Facts

  • My real name is ███████
  • GMG’s in-house yoga instructor
  • Used to cover pro-wrestling and MMA as a journalist
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