April Showers Bring May Influencers!

May 27th, 2014 by Search Influence Alumni

Search Influence continues to grow! This month, we are happy to welcome seven new faces to our team.


Breanna Gussoni (Part-Time Administrative & Accounting Assistant):

Breanna was born and raised in New Orleans. She is currently attending Herzing University where she is pursuing a B.S. in Accounting. This is Breanna’s first job in business and marketing. She looks forward to learning all she can from working with Search Influence.



Chris Henson (Junior Internet Marketing Associate):

Originally from Covington, LA, Chris moved to New Orleans to attend Tulane University, where he majored in History and Film. After graduating, he went on to receive his Master’s Degree in History from Southeastern Louisiana. Chris is very involved in the ever-growing New Orleans film industry as a reporter, critic, promoter, and producer. He is fascinated by the never-ending possibilities of social media.



Jessica DeBold (Junior Internet Marketing Associate):

Jessica was born in New York City and raised in Greenwich, CT. She graduated from Loyola University in early May with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy Pre-Law and Mass Communications with a focus in Journalism. Before joining the Search Influence team, Jess was the Editorial intern for Uptown Messenger and the Editorial Editor for Loyola’s weekly newspaper. She is a fourth-degree black belt in Isshin-ryū karate, she plays the cello, and she spent her most recent summer in Cairo, Egypt working on an international women’s rights project with German University and UN Women.



Marina Brazhnikova (Operations Associate):

Marina is originally from Russia, although she has lived in the US for the past 12 years. After 7 years of managing operations at a successful art gallery, she decided to go back to graduate school, which brought her to New Orleans, the city she now considers home. Marina recently graduated from Tulane University with an MBA. At Search Influence, she concentrates on special projects with a focus on process improvement and optimization.



Patrick Kolstad (Junior Internet Marketing Associate):

Patrick is originally from the northern suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. He has lived in New Orleans for four years and recently graduated from Loyola University with a B.A. in English Literature. Patrick is excited to navigate the post-collegiate world while continuing to explore the city of New Orleans.



Sabrina Mohsenin (Junior Internet Marketing Associate):

Originally from Nashville, TN, Sabrina moved down to New Orleans to attend Tulane University, where she graduated this May with a double major in Communications and Psychology. Before Search Influence, she worked as a Junior Content Creator at a local PR and Marketing Agency, Hero|Farm, and as a PR Intern for The Office of James Carville.



Siobhan Lidon (Junior Internet Marketing Associate):

Born and raised in Basking Ridge, New Jersey, Siobhan is now working towards her Management and Spanish degrees at Tulane University. Prior to Search Influence, Siobhan was a marketing intern at Be Well Nutrition, Inc., in New Orleans. After having fallen head over heels for the music, culture, and food the city has to offer, Siobhan plans to stay in New Orleans after college.

Welcome to SI, Breanna, Siobhan, Jessica, Patrick, Sabrina, Chris, and Marina. We’re excited to see all the great things you will accomplish!