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
Risa Goldman Luksa
Founder & President

Risa Goldman Luksa is Founder and President of Goldman Marketing Group, a professional consulting firm and marketing agency exclusively serving the healthcare industry.

Risa has been working in medical marketing, sales, and business development for 20 years, including leadership roles in business development, operations, product management, pharmaceutical sales, medical education sales and publishing.

Risa has been published in dozens of medical publications including 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, Front Line Medical Communications, Vein Magazine, Medical Association of Georgia Journal, Nursing Consult and Clinical Psychiatry News.

She is honored to be invited to speak and lecture to physicians at medical conferences around the United States and internationally, including the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Maui Dermatology, Scale – Tennessee Laser & Medicine Dermatologic Society, American Academy of Facial Aesthetics, Virgin Dermatology, New Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, and on a smaller basis as consulting for pharmaceutical and medical device companies.

But her biggest joy in life is being the mother to 2 beautiful children (Devi – 6 and Axton – 4) and enjoying her free time traveling around the world and at home on the beach in San Diego, California.

Learn more about Risa Goldman Luksa on Linkedin

Three Fun Facts

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

 

Nathan Kloster
Controller

After serving with the United States Marine Corps, Nathan attended The Ohio State University where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis on Accounting. Nathan has over 15 years of experience in financial planning and analysis, treasury management, strategic finance, and taxation. He leads the accounting and finance functions for Goldman Marketing Group.

Three Fun Facts

  • Has a Bernedoodle named Bernie
  • Wakes up at 4am even on weekends
  • Built his first car

 

Andrew Cepukas
VP of Operations

Andrew graduated from Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania, focusing on multimedia and computer design. Andrew serves as the Vice President of Operations at Goldman Marketing Group. With a strong background in technology and a commitment to excellence, he leads the strategic direction of our organization, driving efficiency and impactful business solutions.

Three Fun Facts

  • Fluently speaks 3 languages
  • Thinks math problems are fun
  • Misses the headphone jack

 

Bart Kowalski
VP of Product & Creative Strategy


Bart is a designer and director of creative teams with over sixteen 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. He is a member of the One Club and the American Institute of Graphic Arts – Los Angeles Chapter. Bart is responsible for Product & Creative Strategy.

Three Fun Facts

  • Former Polish American-Football League player
  • Almost became a Glam Rock Legend
  • Wants to be a horse breeder

 

Megan Ospina
Senior Marketing Manager

Based in the vibrant Midwest state of Kansas, Meg has a robust background in pediatric anesthesiology, specializing in dental and ENT care. With both DANCE and AADOM certifications, she seamlessly transitioned into medical marketing, aiding practices in expanding and thriving over the past five years. Alongside this experience, she acquired her certification in Business Administration and Google Marketing certifications, enriching her expertise. Thrilled to blend clinical insight with marketing strategy, Meg is poised to elevate GMG’s approach.

Three Fun Facts

  • Passionate world traveler
  • Weekend mechanic 🙂 I like rebuilding cars and motorcycles
  • Member of a farm to table co-op and enjoy helping

 

Michael Zamora
Design Manager

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

 

Chris Cote
Email / ORM Manager

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

  • Favorite food is orange chicken
  • Hockey fanatic
  • Born in Canada

 

Marissa Marietta
Operations Manager

Marissa was born and raised in Southern California, and she completed her undergraduate at Loyola University Chicago, earning her bachelor’s degree in Film and Digital Media, with a minor in marketing. Beginning her career at Goldman Marketing Group as a Social Media Coordinator, she quickly became an integral part of the team, learning the ropes of enhancing brand presence and diversifying marketing strategies, eventually leading her to the position of Content Department Manager. Progressing within the company, Marissa assumed roles of increasing responsibility, ultimately arriving at her current position as Operations Manager, where she continues to play a pivotal role in the company’s success, consistently finding innovative ways to elevate our clients above their competition.

Three Fun Facts

  • Went vegan in the beginning of 2018
  • Adopted a cat named Zaya
  • Obsessed with cherry juice

 

Maya Plastinina
Digital Marketing Manager

Maya received her Computer Science bachelor’s degree at Izhevsk State Technical University in Russia. After graduating, she started working as a content writer, later changing her scope of work to SMM and PPC. At 23, she decided to leave her home country in pursuit of her dreams and moved to Los Angeles. In her spare time, Maya loves playing and developing computer games and writing fantasy stories.

Three Fun Facts

  • Vegetarian of 10 years
  • Avid RPG player
  • Develops video games in her spare time

 

Rad Rzepecki
Senior Graphic Designer

Rad is a Senior Graphic Designer with over 15 years of experience in marketing and product development. He worked for Berlin and London-based startups focusing on outstanding user experience. Rad specializes in the creation of wireframes, prototypes, animations, and interfaces for iOS and Android apps. He is also a talented cartoon illustrator.

Three Fun Facts

  • Studied Philosophy
  • Qualified forklift driver
  • Can’t use binoculars

 

Dawid Palen
Senior Graphic Designer

Born in the Subcarpathia Province in Poland and raised in Europe, Dawid is a graphic designer with over ten years of experience in the field. He has a dizzying variety of projects under his belt for Fortune 500 List companies, small and medium-sized enterprises, non-profit organizations, and startups. He enjoys sharing his knowledge by speaking at conferences and running workshops and has also taught graphic design at several universities in Poland and abroad. Dawid was a co-host of Creative Mornings/Krakow and an organizer for Behance Reviews Krakow.

In his spare time, you will find him on a hike in the woods or reading a good book.

Three Fun Facts

  • Can teach you how to use fire steel
  • Used to hitch-hike across Europe
  • Led a polish punk-rock band named “Emperor’s Socks”

 

Eva Brudny
Senior Graphic Designer

Eva was born and raised in Poland. She graduated from University of Silesia in Cieszyn with a master’s degree in Design and Visual Communications. She also studied in Kirchliche Pädagogische Hochschule in Graz, Austria. She is a driven visual graphic designer, dedicated to support companies in expressing their individuality and helping them succeed in the marketplace. As a creative spirit, Eva is driven by a short quote: if you really want something, you will find a way.

Three Fun Facts

  • Alpine Skiing Champion of her home village
  • Visited 21 countries
  • In love with chicken tacos and guacamole

 

Sabrina Raine
Content Marketing Coordinator

Sabrina was born and raised in the Bay Area, California, where she attended St. Mary’s College of California. After graduating with her Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, she began working as a web content writer. Sabrina enjoys connecting with consumers through all types of easily digestible content, but healthcare has always been her topic of choice. In 2016, Sabrina decided to swap the Bay Area heat for Seattle’s infamous rain — and she’s been there ever since. In her free time, she enjoys running, cooking, reading, and playing with her puppy.

Three Fun Facts

  • Loves to run and go for walks
  • Drinks a lot of coffee
  • Listens to a lot of crime podcasts

 

Ben Dowd
Digital Marketing Coordinator

Ben received his bachelor’s degree in advertising from East Tennessee State University. Born and raised in the picturesque mountains of North Carolina, he is eminently distrustful of the pristine beauty of the natural world. Ben is a writer, videographer, and musician, and he aspires to bring a creative perspective to any and all of his professional endeavors, from marketing, to PR, and beyond. He currently resides in Tennessee with a pair of particularly malevolent cats.

Three Fun Facts

  • Has an intense, irrational fear of mythical sea creatures
  • Is an amateur cheese-maker
  • Has petted an opossum

 

Florin Cojocaru
Web Developer
Florin is a mountain biker, guitar player, and web developer enthusiast who likes searching for the latest and greatest in digital media.
With over 6 years of experience in the industry, he considers himself a fast learner and a person who looks out for new challenges.
Florin’s passion for outdoor activities, art, and photography enable him to see things through different perspectives, influencing the work he puts in while keeping an open mind and being positive about what’s to come.

Three Fun Facts

  • Spends too much money on bikes
  • Wants to live in the woods
  • Always overthinking

 

Mantas Lašinis
Web Developer

Meet Mantas, a professional web developer with a diverse set of interests. With four years of experience as a freelance web developer, Mantas is a skilled and innovative programmer who’s always pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. In addition to his work in tech, he’s a student of quantitative economics at Vilnius University, where he uses his analytical mind to understand complex systems. With his unique blend of technical expertise and analytical thinking, Mantas is a force to be reckoned with.

Three Fun Facts:

  • Loves sailing.
  • Was born too late to enjoy WoW.
  • Had 3 car accidents with 2 cars in 1 minute.

 

Candice Goodsell
Project Manager

Raised in New Zealand, Candice earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Business with a focus on Advertising from Auckland University of Technology. She kicked off her career in advertising traffic, later transitioning into roles as a media planner and buyer, where she honed her skills before discovering her passion for project management. Like many Kiwis, she loves to travel and has lived in numerous countries before arriving in Chandler, Arizona.

Three Fun Facts:

  • Has traveled to over 60 countries
  • Obsessed with her dog Indy
  • Watches a lot of Formula One

 

Priscilla Jimenez
Executive Assistant & Engagement Manager

Priscilla was born in El Centro CA. but has lived in Sunny San Diego for over 20 years. She is excited to join our team in the operations department. Having graduated with a bachelors in Interior Design she is creative, enjoys project management and has a new found love for marketing after a few entrepreneur endeavors. In her free time she enjoys spending time with loved ones, reading and watching crime documentaries.

Three Fun Facts:

  • Enjoys Psychology
  • Went cageless shark diving
  • Took a flying lesson in Santa Monica

 

Risa Goldman Luksa Photo
Risa Goldman Luksa
Founder & President

Risa Goldman Luksa is Founder and President of Goldman Marketing Group, a professional consulting firm and marketing agency exclusively serving the healthcare industry.

Risa has been working in medical marketing, sales, and business development for 20 years, including leadership roles in business development, operations, product management, pharmaceutical sales, medical education sales and publishing.

Risa has been published in dozens of medical publications including 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, Front Line Medical Communications, Vein Magazine, Medical Association of Georgia Journal, Nursing Consult and Clinical Psychiatry News.

She is honored to be invited to speak and lecture to physicians at medical conferences around the United States and internationally, including the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery, Maui Dermatology, Scale – Tennessee Laser & Medicine Dermatologic Society, American Academy of Facial Aesthetics, Virgin Dermatology, New Dermatology, American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, and on a smaller basis as consulting for pharmaceutical and medical device companies.

But her biggest joy in life is being the mother to 2 beautiful children (Devi – 6 and Axton – 4) and enjoying her free time traveling around the world and at home on the beach in San Diego, California.

Learn more about Risa Goldman Luksa on Linkedin

Three Fun Facts

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

 

Nathan Kloster Photo
Nathan Kloster
Controller

After serving with the United States Marine Corps, Nathan attended The Ohio State University where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis on Accounting. Nathan has over 15 years of experience in financial planning and analysis, treasury management, strategic finance, and taxation. He leads the accounting and finance functions for Goldman Marketing Group.

Three Fun Facts

  • Has a Bernedoodle named Bernie
  • Wakes up at 4am even on weekends
  • Built his first car

 

Andrew Cepukas Photo
Andrew Cepukas
VP of Operations

Andrew graduated from Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, Lithuania, focusing on multimedia and computer design. Andrew serves as the Vice President of Operations at Goldman Marketing Group. With a strong background in technology and a commitment to excellence, he leads the strategic direction of our organization, driving efficiency and impactful business solutions.

Three Fun Facts

  • Fluently speaks 3 languages
  • Thinks math problems are fun
  • Misses the headphone jack

 

Bart Kowalski Photo
Bart Kowalski
VP of Product & Creative Strategy


Bart is a designer and director of creative teams with over sixteen 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. He is a member of the One Club and the American Institute of Graphic Arts – Los Angeles Chapter. Bart is responsible for Product & Creative Strategy.

Three Fun Facts

  • Former Polish American-Football League player
  • Almost became a Glam Rock Legend
  • Wants to be a horse breeder

 

Megan Ospina Photo
Megan Ospina
Senior Marketing Manager

Based in the vibrant Midwest state of Kansas, Meg has a robust background in pediatric anesthesiology, specializing in dental and ENT care. With both DANCE and AADOM certifications, she seamlessly transitioned into medical marketing, aiding practices in expanding and thriving over the past five years. Alongside this experience, she acquired her certification in Business Administration and Google Marketing certifications, enriching her expertise. Thrilled to blend clinical insight with marketing strategy, Meg is poised to elevate GMG’s approach.

Three Fun Facts

  • Passionate world traveler
  • Weekend mechanic 🙂 I like rebuilding cars and motorcycles
  • Member of a farm to table co-op and enjoy helping

 

Michael Zamora Photo
Michael Zamora
Design Manager

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

 

Chris Cote Photo
Chris Cote
Email / ORM Manager

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

  • Favorite food is orange chicken
  • Hockey fanatic
  • Born in Canada

 

Marissa Marietta Photo
Marissa Marietta
Operations Manager

Marissa was born and raised in Southern California, and she completed her undergraduate at Loyola University Chicago, earning her bachelor’s degree in Film and Digital Media, with a minor in marketing. Beginning her career at Goldman Marketing Group as a Social Media Coordinator, she quickly became an integral part of the team, learning the ropes of enhancing brand presence and diversifying marketing strategies, eventually leading her to the position of Content Department Manager. Progressing within the company, Marissa assumed roles of increasing responsibility, ultimately arriving at her current position as Operations Manager, where she continues to play a pivotal role in the company’s success, consistently finding innovative ways to elevate our clients above their competition.

Three Fun Facts

  • Went vegan in the beginning of 2018
  • Adopted a cat named Zaya
  • Obsessed with cherry juice

 

Maya Plastinina Photo
Maya Plastinina
Digital Marketing Manager

Maya received her Computer Science bachelor’s degree at Izhevsk State Technical University in Russia. After graduating, she started working as a content writer, later changing her scope of work to SMM and PPC. At 23, she decided to leave her home country in pursuit of her dreams and moved to Los Angeles. In her spare time, Maya loves playing and developing computer games and writing fantasy stories.

Three Fun Facts

  • Vegetarian of 10 years
  • Avid RPG player
  • Develops video games in her spare time

 

Rad Rzepecki Photo
Rad Rzepecki
Senior Graphic Designer

Rad is a Senior Graphic Designer with over 15 years of experience in marketing and product development. He worked for Berlin and London-based startups focusing on outstanding user experience. Rad specializes in the creation of wireframes, prototypes, animations, and interfaces for iOS and Android apps. He is also a talented cartoon illustrator.

Three Fun Facts

  • Studied Philosophy
  • Qualified forklift driver
  • Can’t use binoculars

 

Dawid Palen Photo
Dawid Palen
Senior Graphic Designer

Born in the Subcarpathia Province in Poland and raised in Europe, Dawid is a graphic designer with over ten years of experience in the field. He has a dizzying variety of projects under his belt for Fortune 500 List companies, small and medium-sized enterprises, non-profit organizations, and startups. He enjoys sharing his knowledge by speaking at conferences and running workshops and has also taught graphic design at several universities in Poland and abroad. Dawid was a co-host of Creative Mornings/Krakow and an organizer for Behance Reviews Krakow.

In his spare time, you will find him on a hike in the woods or reading a good book.

Three Fun Facts

  • Can teach you how to use fire steel
  • Used to hitch-hike across Europe
  • Led a polish punk-rock band named “Emperor’s Socks”

 

Eva Brudny Photo
Eva Brudny
Senior Graphic Designer

Eva was born and raised in Poland. She graduated from University of Silesia in Cieszyn with a master’s degree in Design and Visual Communications. She also studied in Kirchliche Pädagogische Hochschule in Graz, Austria. She is a driven visual graphic designer, dedicated to support companies in expressing their individuality and helping them succeed in the marketplace. As a creative spirit, Eva is driven by a short quote: if you really want something, you will find a way.

Three Fun Facts

  • Alpine Skiing Champion of her home village
  • Visited 21 countries
  • In love with chicken tacos and guacamole

 

Sabrina Raine Photo
Sabrina Raine
Content Marketing Coordinator

Sabrina was born and raised in the Bay Area, California, where she attended St. Mary’s College of California. After graduating with her Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, she began working as a web content writer. Sabrina enjoys connecting with consumers through all types of easily digestible content, but healthcare has always been her topic of choice. In 2016, Sabrina decided to swap the Bay Area heat for Seattle’s infamous rain — and she’s been there ever since. In her free time, she enjoys running, cooking, reading, and playing with her puppy.

Three Fun Facts

  • Loves to run and go for walks
  • Drinks a lot of coffee
  • Listens to a lot of crime podcasts

 

Ben Dowd Photo
Ben Dowd
Digital Marketing Coordinator

Ben received his bachelor’s degree in advertising from East Tennessee State University. Born and raised in the picturesque mountains of North Carolina, he is eminently distrustful of the pristine beauty of the natural world. Ben is a writer, videographer, and musician, and he aspires to bring a creative perspective to any and all of his professional endeavors, from marketing, to PR, and beyond. He currently resides in Tennessee with a pair of particularly malevolent cats.

Three Fun Facts

  • Has an intense, irrational fear of mythical sea creatures
  • Is an amateur cheese-maker
  • Has petted an opossum

 

Florin Cojocaru Photo
Florin Cojocaru
Web Developer
Florin is a mountain biker, guitar player, and web developer enthusiast who likes searching for the latest and greatest in digital media.
With over 6 years of experience in the industry, he considers himself a fast learner and a person who looks out for new challenges.
Florin’s passion for outdoor activities, art, and photography enable him to see things through different perspectives, influencing the work he puts in while keeping an open mind and being positive about what’s to come.

Three Fun Facts

  • Spends too much money on bikes
  • Wants to live in the woods
  • Always overthinking

 

Mantas Lašinis Photo
Mantas Lašinis
Web Developer

Meet Mantas, a professional web developer with a diverse set of interests. With four years of experience as a freelance web developer, Mantas is a skilled and innovative programmer who’s always pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. In addition to his work in tech, he’s a student of quantitative economics at Vilnius University, where he uses his analytical mind to understand complex systems. With his unique blend of technical expertise and analytical thinking, Mantas is a force to be reckoned with.

Three Fun Facts:

  • Loves sailing.
  • Was born too late to enjoy WoW.
  • Had 3 car accidents with 2 cars in 1 minute.

 

Candice Goodsell Photo
Candice Goodsell
Project Manager

Raised in New Zealand, Candice earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Business with a focus on Advertising from Auckland University of Technology. She kicked off her career in advertising traffic, later transitioning into roles as a media planner and buyer, where she honed her skills before discovering her passion for project management. Like many Kiwis, she loves to travel and has lived in numerous countries before arriving in Chandler, Arizona.

Three Fun Facts:

  • Has traveled to over 60 countries
  • Obsessed with her dog Indy
  • Watches a lot of Formula One

 

Priscilla Jimenez Photo
Priscilla Jimenez
Executive Assistant & Engagement Manager

Priscilla was born in El Centro CA. but has lived in Sunny San Diego for over 20 years. She is excited to join our team in the operations department. Having graduated with a bachelors in Interior Design she is creative, enjoys project management and has a new found love for marketing after a few entrepreneur endeavors. In her free time she enjoys spending time with loved ones, reading and watching crime documentaries.

Three Fun Facts:

  • Enjoys Psychology
  • Went cageless shark diving
  • Took a flying lesson in Santa Monica

 

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