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Elite Sampling & Media Group

Decades of Experience

Proven Results

Meet the team

Over 80 years collective experience in promoting America’s leading CPG and Pharmaceutical Brands.

Nick DeBellis: President, CEO

Over 30 years experience in consumer packaged goods, advertising & promotion services. Founded Elite Sampling and Promotion in 2001. Former EVP/Partner at Whittle Communications. Specialist in highly targeted consumer promotion and product sampling programs. Former Sponsorship Director for the National Football League.

Phone: 203-917-4559

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 & fulfillment where he manages Elite’s in-house creative services agency and all aspects of program logistics and fulfillment.

Phone: 973-492-1932

Andy Kovachik: Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer

Has worked in the Consumer Packaged Goods marketplace for the past 30 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.

Phone: 203-917-4563

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 in 2012 starting as a field rep, then becoming an account executive and currently serves as Director, Corporate Alliances. He concentrates on client service, strategic partnerships, sales and program management in this role.

Phone: 203-917-4583