Lisa Graham | Co-Founder & CEO

Lisa Graham founded Graham Media Partners in 2014 to fulfill her lifelong dream of having her own company. With ten years of experience, Lisa is well versed in a wide range of disciplines, including marketing, communications, social media, and public relations. She has a strong track record of success, from developing messaging for startups, to executing large conferences for public companies, to launching new products and services that stand apart from the competition.

Since graduating from Villanova University in 2007, Lisa has worked at SAP, WebMD, SMART Business Advisory and Consulting, LECG, Zer0 to 5ive Agency, and SEI Investments. At Graham Media Partners, Lisa supports a client base including regional consulting companies, professional services firms, financial organizations, and hospitality clients.

Steve Graham Jr. | Co-Founder & COO

Steve Graham Jr. learned the value of entrepreneurship at a young age by working in his father’s local restaurants. Upon graduating from Cornell University in 2007, Steve spent five years running high-end restaurants and nightlife venues in New York City and Philadelphia, responsible for all operations, promotions and strategic partnerships, and social media marketing.

In addition to his hospitality experience, Steve has over three years of experience working with technology companies ranging from startups such as PeopleLinx and Relay Network to the global company SAP in Newtown Square, responsible for business development, streamlining sales processes, integrating sales and marketing programs, and other operational duties.

Steve’s specialty while at the startups was to grow the businesses and gain traction in the market place. Being a very early employee, he started at businesses with very minimal recognition in the market, and helped successfully grow these businesses to well-known, funded companies.

Sarah Weddle | Vice President

Sarah is a marketing and communications professional with 10+ years industry experience, having worked both in-house and in agency environments for B2B and B2C clients ranging in industries from healthcare, to IT, to travel and leisure. Sarah’s passions include writing, communication strategy, and account management. She enjoys combining traditional tactics with contemporary digital tactics in order to find what works, ultimately producing repeatable results that have an impact on the business as a whole.

Sarah graduated with a B.A. in both Media Studies & Communications and Spanish from Ursinus College. She graduated with a M.A. in Public Communications from American University, and she has been a member of Phi Beta Kappa since 2007.

Michael Torres | Junior Account Executive

Michael is a communications professional with a true passion for content marketing, strategic communications planning, and public relations. Michael enjoys using the latest marketing methods to deliver persistent results. He believes that only by fostering strong and engaging relationships with clients can we can build brand stories that resonate.

Before joining the GMP team, Michael served as a Public Affairs Officer in the U.S. Navy where he deployed twice and honed his ability to develop and carry out high-stakes marketing campaigns. He earned a B.A. in Political Science from Chapman University.

Addison Ingraham | Design Associate

Addison is Graham Media Partners’ in-house Design Associate. Addison is a graduate of the Tyler School of Art at Temple University, where she earned her BFA in Graphic Design.

Addison’s areas of focus include online and print materials, brand identity, animation (including animated videos), creative concept generation, and photography. Since joining GMP, Addison has worked on nearly all of our clients, spanning different industries including healthcare, technology, and retail.

Olivia Mann | Client Engagement Associate

Olivia is currently a Senior at Villanova University studying Communication, Marketing, Business, and Spanish. At Villanova, she is involved in many service opportunities including heading the Annual Villanova Relay for Life, and working within Villanova’s chapter of Chi Omega to raise awareness and funds for Make-A-Wish.

While Olivia supports most of our clients, she primarily focuses on clients in the Restaurant industry.


Rachel Colello | Director

Rachel is a content marketing professional with 10+ years of experience developing and executing integrated marketing campaigns. She has worked in both the B2B and B2C worlds, and particularly enjoys working in highly specialized industries including healthcare technology, enterprise software, and the logistics industry.

Rachel is passionate about copywriting, social media content, and effective marketing project management. Rachel earned a B.A. in Professional Writing from Carnegie Mellon University and an M.B.A. in Marketing from the Babcock Graduate School of Management at Wake Forest University.


Corey Pontz | Creative Director

Corey has worked with clients across all industries to elevate their brand profile with high-impact, high-value design. Her collaborative approach allows her to better understand her clients’ needs, leading to design solutions that not only meet, but also exceed, expectations.

Corey’s award-winning work ranges from corporate to medical, whimsical or traditional. She honed her craft as the Senior Designer for a leading branding and marketing communications firm in Philadelphia, has served on the executive board of AIGA, and has given talks at several universities.


Chad Byers | Advisor

Chad is the Founder and Managing Partner of Symmetrical Investments, LLC. He has over a decade of experience advising on or investing in over 100 transactions. Chad has been active in many professional organizations, including sitting on the board of the Alliance of Merger & Acquisition Advisors in Philadelphia & Southern California, the Emerging Leaders of Chester County and the Chester County Chamber of Business & Industry. In addition to these professional organizations, Chad is a board member of and owns equity positions in numerous midsize privately held companies. Chad has dual degree in finance and education from West Chester University of Pennsylvania.

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