About
Obie & Ax Inc.

We connect leading brands, government agencies, and charities to their audience.

Executive Team

Andy O'Brien

Co-Founder & CEO

Axel Villamil

Co-Founder & COO

Michele Romanow

Partner

Anatoliy Melnichuk

Partner

Advisory Board

Sonya Holt

Former Deputy Associate Director & Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer
CIA

Jon Rambeau

Vice President & General Manager
Lockheed Martin

Dr. Michele Perchonok

Former Manager
NASA Human Research Program (HRP)

JoAnne S. Bass

Command Chief
U.S. Air Force

Brad Jakeman

Former President
PepsiCo Global Beverages

Paul Parisi

Head of Canada
Silicon Valley Bank

Diana Frost

Chief Growth Officer, North America
Kraft Heinz

Shawna Coxon

Deputy Commissioner of Strategy, Governance & Performance
An Garda Siochana

Betsy R. Glick

Former Public Affairs Specialist
Federal Bureau of Investigation

David Wiseman

Vice President, Marketing & Secure Communications
BlackBerry

Ted Garrard

Chief Executive Officer
SickKids Foundation

Olivia Nunn

Former Director of Communication
U.S. Army

Vicenzo Guzzo

Chief Executive Officer & Show Judge
Cinemas Guzzo & Dragon's Den

Jen Spears

President
Southeastern Homicide Investigators Association (SEHIA)

Jennifer Bernard

President & CEO
Women's College Hospital Foundation

Jamie Louise Anderson

Professional Snowboarder, Olympic Gold Medalist
Team USA

Advisory Board Member
and Chief Strategist

Sonya Holt has been with the CIA for 38 years, most recently serving as the Deputy Associate Director of CIA for Diversity and Inclusion, and the Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer. Sonya has recently retired from her role at the CIA and has signed on as Obie & Ax’s Chief Strategist. Our clients will have the opportunity to work exclusively with Sonya who brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise in Critical Thinking, Intelligence, DEIA, and Talent Acquisition. She will be working directly with our clients for strategic counsel.

Sonya Holt

Former Deputy Associate Director & Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer
CIA

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