Our Team

Nick DeBellis: President, CEO

Over 25 years experience in consumer packaged goods, advertising & promotion services. Founded Elite Sampling and Promotion in 1996. Former EVP/Partner at Whittle Communications. Specialist in place based media & product sampling programs. Former Sponsorship Director for the National Football League.

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Seth Schagelin: Director, Creative Services

Has worked in the printing/graphics industry for over 15 years. Spent 10 years running a small Ad agency and has handled projects from direct mail campaigns to integrated web sampling. Seth currently serves as Elite's director of creative services where he manages Elite’s in-house creative services agency and interfaces directly with all marketing partners

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Andy Kovachik: Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer

Has worked in the Consumer Packaged Goods marketplace for the past 20 years. Spent 10+ years at ACNielsen managing several client and functional teams including Consumer Insights for Eastern US clients. Held a variety of sales, promotion marketing and research positions at Tambrands, Catalina Marketing and ValuMedia.

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Jason Barrett: Director Corporate Alliances

Has spent the past 10 years working in various areas of marketing including retail, event, merchandising, sampling/promotions and point of care. Jason came to Elite back in 2012 starting as a field rep, then becoming an account executive and currently serves as Director, Corporate Alliances. He primarily concentrates on client service, strategic partnerships, sales and program management in this role.

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