Our Team

JESSICA GULICK

CEO and Founder

Jessica Gulick has a CISSP and PMP with 20-years in the cybersecurity strategy, cyber policy, business metrics, global marketing and security program management. She has launched multiple award-winning global cyber marketing campaigns for services, products and cyber competitions. She has authored several strategic plans, NIST Special Publications and thought leadership papers. At SAIC, she led security teams and cybersecurity marketing. She co-chairs NIST NICE Cyber Competitions Committee, is VP for the Women’s Society of Cyberjutsu, is president of Virginia Tech MBA alumni board, a member of the Association of Old Crows and a mentor at MACH37. She has a MBA from Virginia Tech and a Bachelor degree from UMUC.

ILEANA SANCHEZ

Brand Expert and Graphics Illustrator

Ileana started as a designer in the publishing industry in New York. An entrepreneur at heart, she established her design firm (design of marketing and advertising ) in Puerto Rico. Ileana co-authored book titled, Art and the Alphabet: A Tactile Experience, published with the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Recently, she’s helped launch corporate identity programs, and at times supporting companies such as CSC, Political Ink and Booz Allen Hamilton.

SARAH KNEIP

Digital Media Strategist and Social Media Growth Hacker

Sarah Kneip brings over 10 years of digital marketing, communications and social media experience. Combining a communication and non-profit background with a passion for technology and creative execution, she specializes in creating impactful social media marketing and digital outreach from strategy through implementation. She has Bachelors in Psychology, from Evangel University.

LEIGH WILSON

Finance and Operations Manager

Leigh Wilson has over 25 years of both government and private sector experience in accounting, marketing, and enterprise management (financial, contractual, HRM and industrial security), including over 20 years of government and commercial contract management experience as CFO and COO of a privately-held government contracting company. She presided over its growth from a two-person, $500,000 operation to a highly-respected firm that exceeded $16 million in annual revenues before being acquired. Upon the sale of that company was she the lead integration manager for the parent company for 2 years.

JESSICA SOLIS

Growth Hacker

Jessica Solis helps clients grow by managing and executing their marketing commutation goals. Jessica oversees client’s marketing operations from start to finish. With over 10 years of marketing communication experience, Jessica executes a variety of tasks including establishing email drip campaigns, contributing to blogs, managing websites, and more.

STEPHANIE CARROLL

Growth Marketer – Product Management

Stephanie Carroll’s experience ranges from creating and implementing integrated strategic marketing plans to designing and administering Salesforce CRM systems. Stephanie has five years of experience providing marketing and operations strategy support to technology companies in the defense, cybersecurity at companies such as Deltek and SAIC. Recently, she managed a team of four responsible for pipeline generation and lead nurturing. She is a graduate of Virginia Tech with a BS in Management and a BS in Marketing.

ALISON MURAFSKY

Growth Marketer - Events and Executive Coordination

Alison Murafsky is an experienced, high level executive assistant with fifteen years of work experience that started in sales and marketing and then moved to an executive assistant role for Signature Business Solutions in Edison, New Jersey. In 2005, Alison was hired at BAE Systems Land & Armaments as the executive assistant to the VP General Counsel and VP of Government Affairs in Arlington, Virginia. She was quickly promoted to executive assistant to the President & CEO in 2006, supporting Linda Hudson who was named one of Fortune Magazine's most powerful women in 2011. Alison worked for Ms. Hudson for five years directly. In 2011, Alison earned the job of Manager of Events & Protocol for BAE Systems, still working for, but indirectly for Ms. Hudson, doing event and conference planning. Alison is now employed by Katzcy Consulting with a dual role as Executive Assistant and Events Director. She has her associate degree in Applied Science in Computer Information Systems from DeVry University. She enjoys exercising and competing in local charitable runs and resides in Ashburn, VA with her husband and two daughters.

MONICA RICCI

Senior Growth Marketer

Monica Ricci supports multiple tech firms with product marketing, management and thought leadership. Monica brings market insights into strategy, roadmap, execution and communications. She excels at bridging technical teams and business leaders, positioning to optimize processes and deliver intelligence, as well as translating goals into technical requirements. Monica spent over 25 years in the telecommunications industry as an expert in IoT, a Radio Frequency engineer, and an operations business analyst, a product manager, and a director of strategy. She has a B.S. in Physics from Santa Clara University and an MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Our Advisory Board

GLENN RICHARDSON

Growth Hacker and Advisor

Glenn Richardson helps clients design effective business strategies. He has over 25 years of experience across strategic and business planning, IT resource planning and strategy, business process advisory assistance, leadership, and strategic management. Glenn is the former President of an online marketplace start-up involved in the acquisition of commodities and simple services, and a former Partner at Deloitte LLP, where he executed major programs/initiatives for various US government organizations. Glenn is a former Partner at Arthur Andersen LLP, where he directed a key initiative for a global organization involving the creation of a not-for-profit business model to form a new business unit for IT solutions for intelligence.

PETE CLAY

Growth Hacker and Advisor

Pete Clay is a 21-year veteran in the cybersecurity industry with proven experience in security operations, mergers and acquisitions, cyber policy, risk management, and program management. He has successfully managed information security programs for global entities, managed security related risks through more than a dozen acquisitions, led significant incident response processes and delivered over 100 security accreditations to networks, applications and processes. Prior to joining Chrysalis, Peter led a successful global delivery practice for a startup company while serving as the firms CISO. As security leader within a global corporation he created a security program that directly contributed to over $1 billion in new wins. Additionally, he has significant experience with information security in the global marketplace, including building and managing relationships with supporting functions and business partners in India, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Canada, Mexico, Peru, Hong Kong and Germany. Peter has authored multiple articles for national magazines and been a featured speaker at global security conferences. He is a CISSP and mentors multiple security startups.

CATHERINE KEIGHTLEY

Growth Hacker and Advisor

Catherine Keightley is an accomplished marketing strategist with 25+ years’ experience. She served as Director and Vice President of Marketing for several successful start-up tech firms, including VM Software, Relay Technology, Categoric Software, and ObjectVideo. While at ObjectVideo, she helped secure $4.5 million in venture capital funds. Keightley ran her own her own marketing consulting firm and led the non-profit Girls on the Run (GOTR) of Northern Virginia, which was named Non-Profit of the Year by the Fairfax Chamber of Commerce. She has a B.A. in English from George Mason University and has served on the Board of Directors for The George Mason Career Advisory Board and The Virginia Girls Summit and serves as a docent for the GRACE Arts “Art in the Schools” program.

Where did “Katzcy” Come from?

Pronounced “Cat’s Eye” and inspired by the Cat’s Eye stone, known for protecting wealth and ensuring financial growth. The eye featured in the logo is representative of a black panther. The black panther often represents strength, wisdom and determination – characteristics our team values.

We build lasting relationships

In executing on our mission to introduce an internationally established security solution to the US market, the Katzcy team has been a great partner for Interfocus at all levels: providing strategic guidance, go-to-market planning, and implementation of inbound and outbound market operations to drive our lead-generation efforts.

Greg JorgensonPresident of Interfocus Technologies, Inc.

Zeneth Technology Partners set an aggressive goal to achieve 80% growth in less than a year, and concluded that this could only be achieved through a growth hacking partnership with Katzcy Consulting. Beyond traditional marketers who define how to enter and engage a market, Katzcy worked with us to see the market, plan our approach and grow our business.

Peter ClayPrincipal at Zeneth Tech Partners