The Team

Prior to founding authenticWEB, Ian worked in New York City as an Internet Marketing Consultant for Thompson Reuters, the world’s largest information company. He teaches internet marketing and serves as a consultant for organizations throughout the US. He has produced hundreds of videos for professionals across a variety of industries. Ian believes there is nothing better than getting a call from clients that say, “That worked so well! What’s next?”

Ian Garlic

CEO & Co-Founder

Co-Founder and Art Director of evolveALOUD, Jessica gained her Masters at the prestigious CADA program at NYU. She’s worked in New York City in visual effects, animation, and film production for companies like Nickelodeon, Disney, and Miramax. She also taught web design, animation, and film production at the university level.

Jessica Garlic

Creative Director & Co-Founder

Corey brings more than 18 years of marketing and digital design experience to authenticWEB. As the former Marketing Director and Senior Graphic Designer for one of Florida’s largest natural stone distributors, he worked across multiple mediums including print, web, and broadcast television. Corey spends his days at authenticWEB guiding the designers, editors, and developers in the creation of powerful videos and websites for our clients.

Corey Alexander

Project Manager & Art Director

Danika Scalzo bio picture

Standing polar opposite to Ian at 4’11”, Danika is our Sales and Marketing Coordinator. What she lacks in height she makes up for with her cheerful personality and never-ending desire to learn and grow. Along with her history in sales, she has certification in Inbound, Email, and Content Marketing. After a several years in California and Japan, she recently returned home to Orlando with the hope to continue her education and flourish in a field that she thoroughly enjoys.

Danika Scalzo

Sales and Marketing Coordinator

Brian is a graduate of the University of Central Florida in Web design and Business Administration. He has a passion for everything tech related and enjoys learning about technologies on the horizon and how those new technology work, as well as finding new ways to optimize technology he already knows. In his spare time, he can usually be found spending time with his loved ones and dogs or under the hood of a car.

Brian Lewis

Web Developer

Cyle is a Video Editor with a passion for film and a love for all things creative. His freelance design background and animation know-how guide the motion graphics work he produces at authenticWEB. He has an appetite for learning and is constantly seeking to improve his craft. In his spare time, Cyle enjoys working on his own film and music projects.

Cyle Ferguson

Video Specialist

Steven is a UCF film production graduate who loves working with video and is an avid photographer. At authenticWEB, he helps shape client video into incredible, authentic stories. When he’s not editing you’ll find him either watching movies, playing video games, or going on mini trips making his own personal films.

Steven Simone

Video Specialist

Clarissa is a UCF senior pursuing a BA in English Literature. She’s a classic bookworm but loves to take her head out of the books and show her creativity on paper. She’s published articles on global poverty, environmental policy, and literature reviews. At authenticWEB, Clarissa writes all the superstar content for websites, social media, and SEO. When she’s not sailing a raft with Huck and Jim or strolling down Swann’s Way, she’s marking away at grammatical errors.

Clarissa Tusa

Content Developer

As authenticWEB’s Support Specialist, Charissa ensures support requests are tasked to the team and completed, contributing to happy long-term client relationships. In her free time, she loves to read books, watch Netflix, and surf the net. She also enjoys singing, playing the guitar, and spending time with her dog.

Charissa Bacus

Support Specialist