Halstead Media helps small businesses grow with small business marketing, SEO, website design, and marketing consulting

We're a different kind of marketing agency.

We’re a boutique digital marketing agency that believes in the power of inbound and content marketing to transform businesses and the lives of those who run them.

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It all started with...

We're are a small digital marketing agency located in Westchester, NY that carefully chooses every project we take on. Led by husband and wife team, Anna and Corey, Halstead Media brings an incredibly effective balance of small business knowledge and Fortune and Global 500 experience. We deliver fully-integrated digital marketing strategies that drive measurable results for businesses throughout North America and Canada. 

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Who We Are

By building strong relationships with our clients, we are able to both understand and deliver on their business goals. Whether it's to building better connections with various channels or creating campaigns to drive bottom line growth, our leadership is hands on with every client we work with. The best talent isn't limited to a zip code or a city, especially when looking for deep industry or skill expertise. We've modeled our business to this understanding - which means we rely on experts. Using a distributed workforce, our team is comprised of talented, passionate, and knowledgeable professionals that reside all over the world. Our independent team members continuously advance their niche skills through their training and research. 



Corey Halstead

Bringing his lifelong passion and knowledge of landscape design, build, and hardscape inventory management - Corey knows the design/build industry inside out. He is in charge of brand creative strategy for Halstead Media as well as for every brand we take on. Every website design is led with Corey's direction. Corey also handles account management - so you will only speak with either Corey or Anna. Corey is the one you can plan on being obsessively researching marketing trends.

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Anna Halstead

Bringing her big business experience into Halstead Media means Anna obsessively looks to raise the bar for marketing in small-large home improvement companies. Anna is in charge of ongoing content, social media, and brand presence. At Halstead Media, she's in charge of programs & talent management along with processes. And with Corey, Anna handles account management - which of course means our clients will always speak to one of us. Anna leads all social media strategy.


Meet Our Team


Melinda Ylismaa
Senior Content Manager & Team Leader

Based out of Helsinki, Finland, Melinda holds a Masters degree in Marketing and she has a vast experience in sales and marketing. Aside Finland, Melinda has lived in Italy, Denmark, and in the US and she speaks four languages. At Halstead Media, Melinda managers our content management system. Melinda oversees the strategy, writing, editing, & publishing of all content. Partnering with Matej on SEO trends, Melinda is responsible for ensuring content aligns to SEO strategy along with client services priorities. 


Matej Robar
Senior Web Designer/Developer & SEO Strategist

Based out of London, Matej discovered his passion for website design through his involvement in startups - helping small, medium, and large companies define and express themselves, online. Today he specializes in Squarespace, working alongside Corey's design direction for industry standards  along with SEO requirements.By understanding the various facets of website design, Matej builds sites that are not only beautiful on every device, but sites that can also be found! Matej is responsible for managing SEO strategy and execution for our clients - using his advanced SEO training and certification along with tools like Moz.



Kelsey Miller
Senior Copywriter

Kelsey creates the voice and sets the tone for our custom websites. By carefully researching each clients’ services, goals, and established brand, she writes copy that stands out, intrigues, persuades and, most importantly, converts. She’s a graduate of one of the top communications schools in the United States, where she earned a degree in Advertising with an emphasis in Copywriting. She has extensive experience working with advertising agencies and individual clients. Most of all, she loves helping companies find and develop their brand voice.


Sarah Johnson
Senior Editor

Sarah is responsible for managing editing for our longer, more complex articles and copy along with ongoing editing of our client blog articles.



Paulo Mendonca
Google Ads Specialist

Paulo’s (based in Brazil) been working in the online advertising industry for the past 7 years, gathering experience on PPC campaigns, media buying, performance metrics, and e-commerce logistics.

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Mykola Gogol
Web Designer & Developer

As a SquareSpace Circle Member and over 40 websites brought to life online, Mykola uses Corey's design guidance to create websites that intrigue, persuade, and promote conversions. Designing mobile first website, Mykola brings beautiful designs to life that represent the business.



Michael Taljaard
Editor & Senior Writer

Based out of Cape Town, South Africa, Michael has a Bachelors in English & Psychology. He is a Penguin published author and has a deep knowledge in construction and landscaping. Michael handles the more industry-complex writing along with editing many of the client blog articles.


Ginny Bartolone

Ginny Bartolone is a writer, blogger, and content marketer from the NYC area. Since 2009, she has closely collaborated with a wide variety of brands and businesses across the home improvement and lifestyle industries. Her writing has been featured on many home design & health brand websites. Ginny creates compelling, industry specific text for websites.



Tyler Tennant
Digital Marketing Specialist

Tyler Tennant is a current PhD student based in Atlanta, Georgia at Emory University. Originally from Oklahoma and Chicago, he taught himself coding and graphic design. For Halstead, he manages backend coding, mailchimp client accounts, design assignments, and behind-the-scenes projects.

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Video & Photo Editor and Graphics Specialist


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Brian Benton

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Alan Esquivel
Wordpress Developer

Programming since the age of 16, Alan has worked with various companies to bring their visions to life using Wordpress as his main platform. While Halstead Media's exclusive website platform choice for building new websites is Squarespace, occasionally our clients choose to continue using their current Wordpress site (because sometimes you really don't need a new site!). Alan is responsible for optimizing and updating these websites by applying his deep Wordpress knowledge along with creative website design.


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Bethany Durst
Outreach / PR

Based out of Maryland, Bethany works on public relations for our clients. This includes using her relationships, and making new ones, in North America to help promote our clients in various digital publications and websites.


Our Talented Writers

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Andrea Nestoroska

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Elaine Barnard

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Rebecca Boykin


Jody Scully


Salman Memon


Elizabeth Cyran


Stephanie George


Heather C. Jackson

Renae - writer

Renae Krakosky