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Meet The Yellow Boxers.

Or maybe just "The People Who Work At Yellow Box" is a better title? Either way, we're your new digital marketing team.

Nate Hartmann

CEO & Digital Strategy

Nate founded Yellow Box in 2010. Originally a video production company, he saw the room for growth and expanded gradually into a full-service digital agency. Nate holds a Master’s in Advertising from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, where he also lectures on advanced Public Relations strategies and digital advertising from time to time.

He plays the alto (and sometimes tenor) sax, writes a lot (sometimes published), and keeps meaning to start biking to work more. Ask him about any type of music and he’ll have an opinion. Ask him about any drink and he’ll tell you it should be bourbon.

Matt Bohm

Director of Operations 

Matt graduated from the University of Illinois for Civil Engineering and has experience working in Construction, Administration, and Engineering Design. Passionate about ideas and his world travels; he wears fun socks, brews craft beer, and watches baseball in his spare time.

At Yellow Box, Matt uses his analytical background and passion for cool ideas everyday in his role as Account Supervisor and General Manager. Besides harassing the office into using his devious organizational schemes on Slack and Google Drive, Matt oversees internal organization, project management and general operations. Also the all important job of restocking the fridge.

Zeke Dolezalek

Content Director

Zeke (Virgo) hails from the warm, friendly country of Texas. After Graduating from Roosevelt University in Chicago, he decided to stick around. Specializing in Social Media/Content Management, you can often find Zeke searching for the latest hashtags, laughing at @Wendys on Twitter, or documenting his daily dabs on Snapchat.

With experience working with in the online space for 5 years, his digital journey has taken him from marketing for Chick-fil-A to managing social media for many Chicago-based theatre companies. When he isn’t trolling the internet, Zeke spends his time as a professional actor and photographer in the Chicagoland area.

Aswin Sivaraman

Web Dev

Aswin is the long-standing webdev guru at Yellow Box, tinkering with website code over a decade. He has an eye for good design, proper user flow, simplified functionality, and the right amount of pizzazz. Aswin obtained his Bachelors in Electrical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he helped create and teach the university’s first modern web design and development course.

When he’s not working on websites, Aswin is most likely spinning vinyl at a local club or munching popcorn at the movie theaters. He dabbles in music production, film critique, video game development, and violin.

Marlee Silberman

Web Dev

Marlee is a Chicago native. She graduated from Syracuse University with a BS in Information Management & Technology and a focus in Web Design & Management. She received her certification in Web Design from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago after graduating from Syracuse University.  On her time away from her desk, she enjoys listening to music, shopping & working out.

Matt Balsamo

Web Dev + QA

Matt helps around the office with everything from email campaign segmentation to CSS and JavaScript tweaking. His favorite projects are working on and planning live streaming events. In his spare time, he studies Computer Science and can probably beat you in Mario Kart.

Ethan Orbach

Video Producer

Ethan graduated from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco with a degree in Directing Motion Picture and Television. An avid student of art, his background includes illustration, writing, singing, acting, and a high appreciation for the theater. When he is not thinking about the next strategy, he spends his time writing and producing as much art and film work as possible, always looking to better his craft. Top three favorite films, you may ask: The Dark Knight, Fight Club, and Along Came Polly.

John Wilson

Senior Copywriter

John is a copywriter living in rural Japan for reasons he can’t quite remember.


We don’t say we get things done quickly because that doesn’t always allow for getting things done correctly. But we do get things done promptly, and our agility enables us to roll things out at a great clip.

Cool Ideas

We’re not so vain as to say they’re great ideas, but what we can say is that they work. And, at the end of the day, when we can report on a decent ROI, we think that’s pretty cool.

Full Stack

We cover everything in-house. No outsourced labor, no endless back and forth. At the end of the day, we’re accountable to you and accountable for our work.

Open Communication

Do you have Slack? Let’s get you in our channel. If not, that’s cool – we’ll still be in touch. We’re not the type of agency that nickel-and-dimes phone calls because at the end of the day, we’re here to support your success.

We're looking to round out our lineup.

We don’t have a full baseball team yet, so that’s pretty much what we’re going for. If you’re a social media manager or marketing assistant, get in touch.

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