we are straight up growth.

Get to know our (your) Amazon team.

  • Straight Up Growth specializes in delivering best-in-class growth to brands on Amazon

  • Founded in 2020 by Evan Kesner and Daniel Tejada, Straight Up Growth is an advertising agency specializing in one thing and one thing only - growing brands on Amazon.

    Evan, a serial entrepreneur, and Daniel, an Amazon ads wiz who has sold over $350,000,000 on Amazon, saw an opportunity to help great business grow on Amazon. In less than two years, the company has grown to 18 people and over $300MM in Amazon sales managed for a variety of brands.

meet the team

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Daniel Tejada

Co-Founder and Chief Learning Officer

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Evan Kesner

Co-Founder and CEO

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Marco Tejada

VP of Operations

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David Allen

Director of Amazon Growth Consultant

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Nikki Valles

Sr. Amazon Ads Manager

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Mark Anderson

Sr. Amazon Growth Consultant

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Jerome Martinez

Amazon Content Manager

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Meridith Andrew

Senior Amazon Brand Strategist

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Joe Nixon

Amazon Growth Consultant

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Patrick DeRiso, II

Amazon Content Manager

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Adrianna Lugo

Social Media Manager

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Anthony Hernandez

Amazon Ads Manager

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Emily Kozel

Brand Strategist

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Alex Peck

Director of Amazon

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Sydney Boland

Amazon Ads Intern

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Katie Ritterbush

Brand Strategist

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Josh Alexander

Brand Strategist

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Scott Ptaszynski

Brand Strategist

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Minh Dang

Amazon Ads Manager

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Yassine Elkarmoudi

Senior Amazon Ads Manager

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