Meet the team
Online Marketing Consultant
Rachel has a BSc, Certificate in Online Marketing, and a PGDipBus in Marketing. Having worked in Online Marketing for a number of years Rachel decided to go out on her own after realising the growing need for all businesses to harness the online environment, and generate exposure and revenue from effective online marketing. Rachel plays badminton, is a member of the Rotary Club of Rotorua Sunrise. Rachel enjoys cooking and gardening, and in her spare time you will often find her renovating.
In 2015, Rachel was chosen as the recipient of the Waiariki Institute of Technology Emerging Young Leader of the Year at the Westpac Business Excellence Awards.
David initially joined Dubzz as an intern and is now a senior member of the Dubzz team. With a Bachelors in Tourism Management, Diploma in Online Marketing and Google AdWords Certified, David’s skill set is perfectly suited to maximise the business opportunities that exist online.
He is well travelled living in the UK and Belgium for a number of years as well as having travelled through parts of Asia and the Pacific. In his spare time David likes to keep busy enjoying everything Rotorua has to offer outdoors as well as building and riding skateboards, cooking and live music.
In 2015, David was chosen as a finalist for the Talent ID Recruitment Employee of Year Award at the Westpac Business Excellence Awards.
Accounts & Administration
Originally from Rotorua, Jared moved to Auckland to first study personal training and then a Bachelor of Arts from Auckland University. Jared’s previous work experience includes customer service roles and administrative work for a small business. He is responsible for ensuring the efficiency of the office so the Dubzz team can provide the best service to their clients. Outside of work Jared enjoys spending time with his family and getting out on both his mountain and road bikes.
Online Marketing Consultant
Julie hails from Portland, Oregon in the USA. She received a B.A. in English from St. Olaf College in 2008 and spent the next 5 years becoming intimately acquainted with the Craft Beer industry, working mainly in pub marketing. After a brief interlude to travel the world, she headed back to class to hone her skills in digital design, hoping to combine the finer points of marketing and design. This foray led the discovery and love of web development. When she’s not squinting at a computer screen, Julie splits her time working at local craft brewery, Croucher Brewing. In her free time, she plays rugby and pretends to be a triathlete.
Byron has been studying computer programing at Waiariki for the last 3 years and has just completed his Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Information Systems. Originally working as an electrician he decided it was time to follow his passion of technology and get into the web development industry. When Byron is not solving a coding problem you will find him at Ti Street Squash courts having a hit with friends and family or doing jobs around the home for his wife.
Mirna is originally from El Salvador, Central America and moved to NZ in 2014. She has a Bachelor of Marketing, and experience in administration, product development, customer service and retail. She is always looking for new challenges to develop her career and be involved with activities in the community. Mirna loves traveling and meeting people from different cultures. In her spare time she likes reading, walking and watching movies.
Matt is originally from Rotorua, but has been studying at the University of Waikato in Hamilton for the last three years. He has recently completed a Bachelor of Media and Creative Technologies, which covers a wide range of media fields including graphic design, video production, web design, and music. Since graduating he has been looking for opportunities to learn new skills and gain more experience. Matt can often be found playing music in his spare time, and also enjoys reading and getting outdoors.
Kirsten is originally from Australia and has moved to New Zealand in January 2017 convinced by her Kiwi partner Mike it was time to experience the NZ lifestyle. She has completed a Bachelor of International Business (Marketing) from Flinders University in Adelaide in 2008 and has experience in sales, traditional marketing, and digital marketing. She is well travelled including a working holiday in the UK living in Edinburgh for 2 years where she ensured she made time to see as much of Europe & the UK as possible. As Kirsten’s first visit to New Zealand is a permanent move most of her spare time will be spent exploring the local sights of Rotorua, experiencing the outdoors and everything NZ has to offer.