Whether you need professional photography, a fresh website, or a comprehensive and quantifiable marketing strategy, Gliss designs creative and cost-effective branding solutions tailored to your unique objectives.
We offer complete branding programs as well as selected services in web design, professional photography, social media strategies, brand development & protection, and digital marketing. We are particularly focused on supporting small, women-owned, LGBTQIA+, and/or Black and Brown-owned businesses and our clients include entrepreneurs, creatives, emerging companies, law firms, and evolving brands. We understand the challenges small business face and partner with our clients to provide straightforward solutions and measurable results.
Our team prioritizes clear communication, high-quality work product, and efficiency in everything we do. We build relationships with our clients and seek a thorough understanding of your brand, history, customers, challenges, and goals. We are truly your one stop growth shop and there is no limit to what we can accomplish together!
Who We Are
DIRECTOR OF MARKETING
Kelly's enthusiasm for branding began in premium brand protection, as she prepared creative and cost-effective prevention and enforcement strategies targeting counterfeit product, infringing domains, and problematic e-commerce platforms. Her experience quickly expanded to include freelance branding, digital marketing, and web design for small and growing businesses. She guides brands from inception through execution and protection and understands that strong branding is born from a distinct purpose, is consistently recognizable, and communicates effectively to the appropriate audience. She builds long-term relationships with each client she serves and is invested in their ongoing success. Kelly is also a professional photographer and produces high-quality portraiture and commercial imagery for use in marketing materials, social media, and the web. Her work has been published in a variety of print and digital media.
Kelly holds a bachelor's degree in Psychology with high honors from The George Washington University, a law degree with honors from Stetson University College of Law, and has completed advanced coursework in branding, anti-counterfeiting, and brand protection through Michigan State University. She now lives in New Smyrna Beach, Florida with her husband, Anthony, and their four children. In her spare time, Kelly enjoys spinning, strength training with her husband, and supporting the small businesses, local restaurants, and live music in New Smyrna Beach.
DIRECTOR OF DIGITAL CONTENT
Joann is committed to helping others amplify their voice to new and expanding audiences. She thrives on guiding her clients to convey the best of themselves and their businesses through clear and persuasive marketing copy. Joann's expertise in effective communication, brand management, and promotion stems from a decade spent in career guidance and legal education. She is skilled in the management of large-scale and virtual conferences and educational and recruiting events. Zeroed in on the customer experience, Joann enjoys leading fruitful conversations among diverse stakeholders.
Joann holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology with a focus on education and American Sign Language from the University of Florida and a law degree from Stetson University College of Law. Joann previously led the professional development and wellness efforts for the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division and has created and delivered training in customer experience and relationship management, self-assessment, career competencies, wellness, and equality in the legal profession.
Joann has completed extensive training in the areas of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), virtual presentations, Design Thinking, and is a certified Wix Accessibility Specialist.
Joann lives in St. Pete, Florida with her husband, Andy, and their two daughters. Joann's hobbies include roller skating, audio books, hunting down the best guacamole in St. Petersburg, and traveling with her family.