Team

Separate we are small.
Together we are COLOSSUS!

Dom Santamaria

Dom Santamaria is one of the co-founders and partners at Colossus Media Group. His work ethic is untouched and he constantly strives for improvement. Dom oversees various departments at CMG including the web department, lead generation, business development, client relations, accounting, and partnerships. During the summer, you can find Dom at his beach house in Mantoloking, NJ. Besides Colossus, Dom is a car enthusiast and enjoys learning about history and spending time with family.

Rocco Santamaria

Rocco Santamaria is one of the co-founders and partners at Colossus Media Group. Rocco believes in constant improvement. “Applying just one extra degree of temperature to water means the difference between something that is simply very hot and something that generates enough force to power a large machine” is a saying that runs deep in the multiple creative departments he oversees at Colossus Media Group.

Vini Iachetta

Vini comes from a background with 15+ years of experience managing 20+ million dollars of digital budgets across platforms like Google Ads, Facebook, Instagram and more. In 2011, before joining CMG, Vini started his own digital marketing agency specializing in SEO and PPC services. When boredom strikes, Vini loves to draw; He even went to school for Art.

Taylor Weisberger

Taylor has a Bachelor’s in Communication from Fairleigh Dickinson University and is constantly thinking of new ways to create transparent and engaging brand identities using social media. She uses storytelling and creative direction to grow businesses and connect them with their target audience. Outside of Colossus, you can find Taylor watching sunsets on the beach, practicing yoga, or reading up on the latest digital marketing trends (with her dog Winnie, of course).

Nicole Romaine

Nicole is a recent graduate of Montclair State University with a Bachelor's degree in Television and Digital Media. She is passionate about building brands from the ground up, and is always eager to use social media in creative new ways. Outside of Colossus, you can find Nicole studying foreign languages, attending concerts, or enjoying the outdoors with some bubble tea.

Bethany Lestina

Bethany is a Content Manager and Graphic Designer for Colossus Media Group who graduated with her Bachelors in Advertising/Public Relations and Graphic Design. She was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee and moved to New Jersey in 2019. She has a passion for taking ideas and information and transforming them into captivating illustrations and beautiful pieces of design. She loves strategically incorporating a business’s branding into everything she creates for them. When she’s not hunched over a laptop designing you can find her out trying something new, hiking a forest trail, or having deep conversations with friends at local coffee shops.

Mia Heim

Mia is a recent graduate of Monmouth University with a Bachelor's in Music Industry. She found her passion for social media while working closely with the Blue Hawk Records team. As a Content Manager at CMG, she is constantly finding ways to make her clients stand out through creativity and personality. When she isn't posting reels like it's her job, you can find her taking photos, practicing yoga, stage-dooring a new Broadway show, or reading one of the 50 books on her reading list.

Jon Kielbus

Since graduating from the Art Institute of Philadelphia with a Bachelor’s Degree in Digital Film and Video Production, Jon has gained experience in both reality and live television production. It was Jon's passion for storytelling that brought him to CMG where he looks forward to continue creating stories and content for clients in order to push their businesses to the next level. On his days off, Jon enjoys hiking near the Ramapo Reservation area, enjoying New Jersey's beaches, going into NYC for a show, and or simply staying at home and spending time with his family.

Matt Carroll

Matt Carroll, is a video editor, drone pilot, cinematographer and photographer, Matt was born and raised in a square mile town in New Jersey. Since his 9th birthday, he always had a camera nearby and was always shooting anything and everything. He eventually went to college and got a Bachelor degree in film and video production. His passion is to travel and go on hikes. You can find him flying drones around or on the trails taking a hike.

Nick Baret

Nick started buying ads on Facebook while in the Entrepreneurship School at Florida State University. Since then he has been honing his skills in order to bring the best possible ROI for ad dollars. When not buying ads you can find him on the mountain snowboarding, in the gym working out, or on a beanbag reading a good book.

Rob George

Rob is a graphic designer for Colossus Media Group who graduated from Montclair State University with a Bachelor's in Visual Communication Design. He was born and raised in New Jersey and has always gravitated to the creative side of life. Outside of Colossus you will find him relaxing by the water, hanging out with family and friends, or practicing design.

Cassie Winebrake

Cassie is a Graphic Designer for Colossus Media Group who graduated with a degree in Visual Communication Design. She is always eager for a new challenge and loves being able to express her creative thoughts into something visual for the world to see. When she's not designing, she loves to travel, explore new places, and go on hikes with her dogs.

Carlos Montalvo

Carlos designs, develops and maintains all of our clients’ web needs. He also manages link building, website ranking and implements SEO best practices. He's the best at losing to Alex in races.

Zach Reisler

Zach started marketing products and services at the ripe age of 14 years old. From getting 14.3 million views on a single video to growing startups, Zach’s experience and success stories in the marketing realm are vast. With his time at Colossus Media Group, Zach oversees paid campaigns, manages client communication, and focuses on organic strategies to help our clients thrive. When Zach isn’t coordinating a marketing campaign you can find him traveling the world as he often goes to unique destinations such as Estonia, Azerbaijan, and Moldova.

Tim McBride

Tim is a hands-on member of the crew responsible for managing equipment and other various tasks on set to support our production team. Tim attends California State University: Northridge where he majors in Entertainment Media Management. Born and raised in Tinton Falls, NJ, Tim moved to LA to pursue video and film production. Outside of film, his passions include fashion, music, sneakers, and cars.

August Culbert

August is responsible for ensuring that all of CMG's data is stored securely on-premise and is accessible only to authorized personnel. When he's not tasked with keeping our 21+ computers, 4+ printers, and 2 server rooms running interruption-free, his favorite thing to do is to mess around with the office thermostat.

Dom Santamaria

Partner

Dom Santamaria
Rocco Santamaria

Partner

Rocco Santamaria
Vini Iachetta

Director of Digital Marketing

Vini Iachetta
Taylor Weisberger

Digital Marketing Manager

Taylor Weisberger
Nicole Romaine

Content Manager

Nicole Romaine
Bethany Lestina

Content Manager

Bethany Lestina
Mia Heim

Content Manager

Mia Heim
Jon Kielbus

Video Editor

Jon Kielbus
Matt Carroll

Content Creator

Matt Carroll
Nick Baret

Ad Specialist, Web Developer

Nick Baret
Rob George

Graphic Designer

Rob George
Cassie Winebrake

Graphic Designer

Cassie Winebrake
Carlos Montalvo

Lead Web Developer

Carlos Montalvo
Zach Reisler

Zach Reisler
Tim McBride

Production Assistant

Tim McBride
August Culbert

IT Administrator

August Culbert