MerriLyn is the Owner of Assistants 4 Hire. Her passion is to help each one of her clients get back their time to pursue the things that they Love, in business or in life. Through assessing, planning and executing administrative processes with her team, she seeks to give back at least one hour a day to each one of her clients. She also uses the same practice in her business with how she manages the work of her team and in her own life so she can pursue her own Loves: Motherhood, Romantic Partnership, Golf, Salsa, Friends and Travel!
She was a PGA Class A professional for 16 years and was an NCAA Division II Successful Golf Coach for 13 years in her previous career!
Digital Marketing Manager
Tatum started her career in the banking sector, working both locally and internationally. She culminated her career in this sector as a Corporate Relationship Manager for Medium and Small Corporates and Businesses.
Over her 21-year career, Tatum has gained extensive experience in a variety of professional areas, including sales and marketing, content creation, creative writing, creatives, human resources, event management, and social media management. She has worked in a variety of industries, including banking and finance, hospitality, telecommunications, recruitment, and education.
Tatum is a highly skilled and experienced professional with a proven track record of success.
Daily Assistance Manager
It is with great excitement I get to join a new team within A4H! In addition to my formal education and training, my 16 year history of hands-on administrative duties makes me an excellent match for the unique demands of many different positions within the company. I also have a diverse background in Human Resources, FInance and Data Analytics.
My organizational skills are strong, and I strive to continually form relationships and better those relationships. I possess the capability to work on strategic project support and administration activities that are an essential part of project management. Since I am a detail-driven individual, I know just how important it is to disseminate prudent and correct information. Moreover, I possess the capability to work towards tight deadlines and manage several projects simultaneously.
I live outside Pittsburgh ,PA. I am a proud mother to my daughter Ella, and enjoy working out and spending time with family and friends.
Assistant Digital Marketing Manager
Micahrae Osteria is an accomplished and results-driven social media professional with a strong track record in driving brand awareness, engagement, and growth. Having obtained a B.A. in Media and Cultural Studies from the University of California, Riverside, Micah possesses a solid understanding of key marketing concepts and strategies that are crucial to delivering exceptional results.
She is eager to contribute her skills, creativity, and expertise to help A4H clients thrive in the digital age!
Editor and Client Liaison
Myra is a Seasoned Professional in event planning (20+ years) specializing in Weddings, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Birthdays, Anniversaries, etc. She is well-versed in planning special events and moving management. She is an excellent communicator and is detail oriented creating an easy flow to what can be, for many, a very stressful life event.
In addition, Myra has 10 years of experience in the personal concierge industry. Previously, she was employed as a Corporate Concierge at L’Oréal New York as part of a work/life balance program servicing approx. 900 Employees along with a team. During her tenure there, she interacted with executives of all levels of the different brands of L’Oréal USA ~ Lancôme, Matrix, Kerastase, Maybelline, Kiehl's, Skinceuticals, Redken, Vichy, etc.
Myra likes to think “out of the box” and has a knack for locating unique and creative items and/or services on the web, as well as during her explorations in the City since she is a Native New Yorker!
Jordan is a well-organized and hard-working young professional in New York City. As a recent graduate of Lafayette College in Easton, PA, she is eager to take on the responsibilities of being a virtual assistant.
Through Jordan’s professional experience, having worked throughout her four years of school, she gained an appreciation for organization and communication. She is a skilled writer with a background in customer service, and she is so excited to use her skills and experience to benefit Assistants 4 Hire! Adaptable and dependable, Jordan is proud to be helping clients manage the details of their lives with more ease.
When not working, Jordan likes to unplug and go on a hike or check out new music venues in the city.
Neil Kelly is an actor, writer and performer based in Los Angeles, CA. Growing up in the theatre, Neil has learned extremely valuable skills that translate perfectly to being an assistant: Collaboration, Clear Communication, and Meeting a Deadline! After all, “Opening Night” only comes once.
Neil studied at The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, and he holds a BFA in Acting from Boston University.
In addition to Neil’s creative background, he has also worked as an administrative assistant for an Atlanta-based talent agency. There he would act as a liaison between client and performer to schedule availability, keep track of details, and communicate via phone and email. Similarly, Neil has internship experience with a big-budget Los Angeles production company; it is there he honed his writing and presentational skills for meetings, as well as, learned to work under pressure communicating with high-level executives.
Outside of work Neil enjoys travelling with friends and family, meditating, and cooking up a storm!
"Hello! My name is Travis Cilik and I'm excited to join the A4H team! I'm a recent graduate of Emerson College's BFA Acting program, and I'm currently residing in the Los Angeles area working as an actor/producer in my time away from here. I have a passion for helping others and being able to learn valuable networking tools and A4H is providing me with exactly that!"