Meet the Top Influencer Marketing Agency | Social Studies

Meet Our Team

Data will always be a foundation of our business, but the people that work and live in it are crucial. No machine can do what our team does. No robot or algorithm can package it the same way. Put faces with names and get to know the humans who create Social Studies magic 24/7. We develop authentic influencer communities for the world’s most iconic brands and build strategic & customized influencer marketing campaigns which tell your brand story.

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Brandon Perlman

“Tackling new problems collectively and being inspired by this brilliant team makes me excited to step into the office every single day.”

  • Position

    Founder & CEO

  • Location

    New York, NY

  • Influencing Since

    May 2015

  • The One Movie I Never Get Sick of Watching

    Back To the Future

  • Favorite Song Lyric

    “Always felt like my vision been bigger than the bigger picture.” -Drake

02
/28
  • Position

    Client Development Manager

  • Location

    New York, NY

  • Influencing Since

    December 2020

  • Preferred Way to Start My Day

    A run on the West Side Highway followed by a large black cold brew

  • First Album

    Taylor Swift by Taylor Swift circa 2006 (crying emoji)

03
/28
Jazmin Gac

“The people at Social Studies are what drive me. The way we challenge and push each other to grow is like nothing I have ever experienced before.”

  • Position

    Brand Experience & Strategy Director

  • Location

    New York, NY

  • Influencing Since

    September 2018

  • First Album

    Britney Spears, Baby One More Time

  • Go-To Book Recommendation

    Originals by Adam Grant, which showed me why originality is important and challenged me to embrace my differences

04
/28
  • Position

    Account Coordinator

  • Location

    Boston

  • Influencing Since

    August 2021

  • Favorite Tv show

    The OC

  • Favorite Hobby

    Pilates

05
/28
Lily Salley

“There’s a real opportunity for ownership. Each member of this team–from interns to executives–is heard and their ideas are considered.”

  • Position

    Director of Account Management

  • Location

    New York

  • Influencing Since

    January 2019

  • Favorite Movie

    Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

  • Preferred Way To Start My Day

    A run in Prospect Park with my favorite workout partner, Judd the dog

06
/28
  • Position

    Account Manager

  • Location

    Raleigh, NC

  • Influencing Since

    February 2020

  • Favorite TikTok Dance

    Ice Me Out

  • Food I Can’t Live Without

    Sushi

07
/28
  • Position

    Associate Account Manager

  • Location

    Charlotte, NC

  • Influencing Since

    February 2020

  • Book Recommendation

    “Think Like a Monk” By Jay Shetty

  • Favorite TV Show

    New Girl “All day” -Schmidt (from New Girl)

08
/28
  • Position

    Content Coordinator

  • Location

    New York, NY

  • Influencing Since

    September 2020

  • Sitcom Guilty Pleasure

    Desperate Housewives

  • Preferred Way to Start My Day

    Doing a pilates class and listening to a good podcast

09
/28
  • Position

    Senior Account Manager

  • Location

    Brooklyn, NY

  • Influencing Since

    October 2020

  • Sitcom Guilty Pleasure

    Nathan for You

  • Favorite Workout

    My 5 lb chihuahua pulling me around the park

10
/28
  • Position

    Senior Vice President, Operations

  • Location

    New York, NY

  • Influencing Since

    December 2020

  • Go-To Book Recommendation

    We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

  • I’ve Figured Out The Mystery To…

    Where the other sock went. One of them had to be right, so the other one left.

11
/28
  • Position

    Associate Account Manager

  • Location

    New York, NY

  • Influencing Since

    2019

  • Favorite Weekend Activity

    Going for a stroll in Central Park or getting brunch!

  • Go to Coffee Order

    Iced Oat Latte

12
/28
  • Position

    Sales Marketing Coordinator

  • Location

    Georgia

  • Influencing Since

    2020

  • Favorite Sports Team

    Georgia Bulldogs – Go Dawgs!

  • Food You Can’t Live Without

    Pasta or sushi

13
/28
  • Position

    Account Lead

  • Location

    New York, NY

  • Influencing Since

    September 2021

  • Favorite Middle School Fashion Trend

    Flare Jeans

  • Go To Book Recommendation

    Daisy Jones and the Six

14
/28
  • Position

    Account Coordinator

  • Location

    New York, NY

  • Influencing Since

    June 2021

  • Album I Have On Repeat

    Taylor Swift’s entire discography, but her debut album is my favorite to play while I work!

  • Favorite Sports Team

    I’m a huge Boston sports fan. Love the Bruins, Red Sox, and Pats!

15
/28
  • Position

    Director, Marketing & Strategy

  • Location

    Chicago, IL

  • Influencing Since

    November 2021

  • Favorite Weekend Activity

    Long walks around the city with a coffee and my kittens, and yes, they ride in a stroller.

  • Food I Can’t Live Without

    Spicy ramen with extra broth!

16
/28
  • Position

    Senior Paid Social Manager

  • Location

    New York, NY

  • Influencing Since

    February 2022

  • Preferred Way To Start My Day

    Going on a jog by the river with my dog!

  • Album I Have On Repeat

    Planet Her by Doja Cat

17
/28
  • Position

    Account Coordinator

  • Location

    Boston, MA

  • Influencing Since

    March 2022

  • Favorite Podcast

    The World’s First Podcast with Erin & Sara Foster

  • Food You Can’t Live Without

    Pasta

18
/28
  • Position

    Senior Account Manager

  • Location

    Utah

  • Influencing Since

    March 2022

  • Album I Have On Repeat

    Sour by Olivia Rodrigo

  • Favorite Weekend Activity

    Thrift Shopping

19
/28
  • Position

    Account Manager

  • Location

    Washington, DC

  • Influencing Since

    September 2021

  • Favorite Weekend Activity

    Trying new restaurants

20
/28
  • Position

    SVP of Engineering/Technology

  • Location

    Seattle, WA

  • Favorite Food

    Tortellini

21
/28
  • Position

    Head of People

  • Location

    New Jersey

  • Influencing Since

    April 2022

  • Favorite Hobby

    Traveling. I am my happiest when I am going somewhere, especially out of the country.

  • Go-To Coffee Order

    French vanilla coffee with caramel swirl and whipped cream!

22
/28
Amanda Fechner

“The unreal is more powerful than the real, because it’s only intangible ideas, concepts, beliefs, fantasies that last.”

  • Position

    Executive Assistant

  • Location

    Chicago, IL

  • Influencing Since

    2022

  • Hobbies

    Sustainable living, fitness, & food!

  • Most Treasured Possessions

    My cats (Frankie & Ada)

23
/28
Toni Wilmot

“Life is all about balance.”

  • Position

    Associate Account Manager

  • Location

    Maryland

  • Influencing Since

    2022

  • Content Produced

    I am a streetwear/fashion content creator

  • Collections

    I am a Bratz doll collector

24
/28
Megan Pruett

“Create the highest, grandest version possible for your life because you become what you believe.”

  • Position

    Sales Director

  • Location

    Los Angeles, CA

  • Influencing Since

    2022

  • All-Time Favorite Musician/Band

    Ben Rector

  • Favorite Podcast

    ‘Armchair Expert’ or ‘Unlocking Us’ with BrenĂ© Brown

25
/28
Tina Vongsouvanh

“Strive every day to grow as a person.”

  • Position

    Sales Coordinator

  • Location

    Illinois

  • Influencing Since

    2022

  • Favorite Sports Team

    Chicago Bears!

  • All-Time Favorite Movie

    Devil Wears Prada

26
/28
  • Position

    Marketing & Strategy Coordinator

  • Location

    Washington, DC

  • Influencing Since

    2022

  • What Keeps Me Motivated

    My family

  • Hobbies

    Working out, yoga, and ice skating.

27
/28
Vivianne Wang

“Health is wealth.”

  • Position

    Paid Social Strategist

  • Location

    New York, NY

  • Influencing Since

    2022

  • Favorite Place to Travel

    Japan, because the food is absolutely delicious, the people are extra polite, and the scenery is breathtaking.

  • Least Favorite Food

    I don’t eat pickles and olives

28
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Javier Guerrero

“Life is too short. Take a chance and have fun!”

  • Position

    SVP of Finance

  • Location

    New York, NY

  • Influencing Since

    2022

  • My Passions

    Travelling, fitness, and music.

  • In My Free Time…

    I enjoy beach life, a good podcast, margaritas with mezcal, or French wines.


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