Who We Are
Meet our braintrust of strategic thinkers, storytellers, and award-winning marketers.
EVAN ZALL, President
Evan founded Longview Strategies to get big things done. With more than 20 years in strategic marketing, he believes that strong communications can resolve a great number of complex challenges in the world. Whether solving business problems for today or global issues for the next generation, it starts with crafting the right message.
Evan is also a member of the Boston chapter of the Entrepreneur’s Organization (EO); is a founding member of PR Masterminds, a group of industry thought leaders from across the U.S.; and is on the Board of Directors of Raising a Reader MA. Prior to launching Longview, Evan was co-owner of Ebben Zall Group, a fully integrated marketing agency.
KRISTINA MARKOS, Vice President
Kristina Markos came to Longview Strategies as VP after driving media relations efforts across several professional services PR agencies. She believes a good story is created by asking the right questions, and has made it her goal to ensure clients are on the right platforms at the right time. Whether she is leading client teams at Longview or lecturing in a college classroom, Kristina is passionate about inspiring others to take results-driven action.
Kristina has climbed her way through the ranks of agency life, nationwide. She formerly owned and operated a small integrated communications firm in Chicago focused on the financial services industry. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Journalism and dual Masters in Liberal Science and Communications. She currently lectures at Lasell College and sits on the Communications Board
Her toddler reminds her every day how to stay nimble in the PR field.
ALEX DEBLOIS, Senior Account Executive
Alex believes each client has a unique and captivating story to tell – the exciting part is telling it in a way that advances their mission-aligned goals and business growth.
Prior to joining Longview Strategies, Alex served as the Communications Director at a leading sustainable, responsible, and impact (SRI) investment management firm. He comes from a background of working within strategic communications firms, where he helped execute external Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) communications strategies to engage broader audiences. Alex earned his BA in communications and political science from the University of New Hampshire and is certified in the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) sustainability reporting process.
Neela Samia, Senior Graphic Designer
Neela has more than 15 years of design and art direction experience working for creative agencies, in-house marketing teams, and independently. In her spare time she defeats her two kids mercilessly at Hungry, Hungry Hippo and creates hand set-type prints on antique letterpress in a shared art space in Providence.
Julia Economou, Account Coordinator
Julia realized her love for PR when she interned at an agency in Sydney, Australia during her junior year at Amherst. At UMass, she was a broadcast news reporter for the school’s online magazine, and she helped promote the school’s entrepreneurship program. Outside work, Julia loves the Patriots, Disney World, and Game of Thrones!
Amy Zall, Development Strategist
With two decades of experience in the marketing and entertainment industries, Amy has a history of finding new ways to make exciting things happen. She has led and developed campaigns to build visibility, generate funding, and create content for WGBH/PBS TV series and multimedia projects including Nova, American Experience and Frontline. Amy began her career as one of 4 principal players leading the marketing efforts of a dot.com start-up, helping it grow to a thriving online entertainment leader with 40 + employees. Most recently, she served as the executive producer of an award-winning independent feature film and somewhere along the way she earned her MBA in entrepreneurship at Babson college. Amy has always thrived in fast-paced, high energy environments and is excited to be a part of the Longview Team.
Our Client Experience
Our team has worked on behalf of dozens of companies with local, national, and global reach to shape their stories and engage their audiences.
When your plan needs an element we don’t provide, we partner with companies we trust to be sure your story has all the horsepower it needs: