We are a Cleveland area code and design agency. Recently we changed our name to 216digital to reflect our market and the services we provide. While our name is new, we’ve been around a long time. Over the past 16 years, our team has grown to include professionals in digital strategy, graphic design, web development, web hosting, SEO and PPC services and more.
CEO / FOUNDER
Greg has more than 32 years of IT industry sales and management experience. In 1999 Greg founded e-Business Express, an e-commerce consulting and integration service provider. As of January 1, 2015, e-Business Express officially became 216digital, Inc. a full service, market leading digital agency in Cleveland with a portfolio of over 750 clients.
Prior to founding e-Business Express, Greg was an Associate Director for Ernst & Young, a Big-five accounting firm. During most of the ‘90’s, Greg held sales and management positions with Unitech Systems, a Chicago-based mainframe software company. In 1995 he moved to London to establish the UK-based company for Unitech, where he served as Managing Director. In 1988 Greg went to work for Computer Associates, where he advanced from top-ranking salesman to district manager during his 3-year relationship with the company. Upon graduation from Kent State University in 1981 with a BBA in Management Information Systems, Greg joined the Tandy Corporation as an Account Executive, moving up the ranks to District Manager during his 7 years with the company. Greg is an avid sportsman, and enjoys boating, water sports and golf. He has three children and currently resides in Hudson, Ohio with his wife Lori.
Justin studied Computer Science at Kent State University and lives in North Royalton, Ohio. He's an avid video and tabletop gamer who enjoys writing and prefers hip hop and electronica. Justin is also a die hard Cleveland Browns and Indians fan.
Developer and Affiliate Marketer
Lisa graduated from Utah State University in graphic design, but then decided development was much cooler! She's overly competitive. Loves learning and trying new things. Will probably die from going down a ski hill too fast. Can't get enough of the best sport ever, UFC! And enjoys reading, trail running, weight lifting, Frisbee golf, and shooting the breeze with her husband!
Matthew studied Computer Design, Animation, and Game Design at Kent State University. Growing up he was always fascinated by technology and the things he could create with a computer. Much of his free time is spent teaching himself new skills, staying updated on current technology trends and startups. From 3D Modeling, Animation, VFX, Programming and more, you name it and Matthew can probably do it, or will teach himself how.
Jamie lives in Akron Ohio with her fiancé and their 3 dogs. She enjoys doing anything outdoors which includes snowboarding, ATV riding, horseback riding, and camping. In her spare time, Jamie likes to volunteer at the local animal shelter and still aspires to one day be a veterinarian and start her own rescue.
Technical Support Analyst
Steven is currently a student at Kent State University. His hobbies include being vague and also a lot of other stuff.