Management Bios

Molly Gaines, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships

Molly Gaines is Vice President of Partnership Marketing for NextAdvisor, where she oversees the management of advertiser relationships and drives the day-to-day operations of the affiliate network. She has over ten years of online marketing experience and currently focuses on customer acquisition for our financial services and credit card categories. She has previous account management experience working for Popular Media, a referral marketing technology platform and MetaReward, a performance-based ad network. She holds a B. S. in Business with concentrations in Marketing and Finance from the University of Washington.

Tasha Lockyer, Vice President of Product Management

Tasha Lockyer joined the NextAdvisor team in 2009 as Vice President of Product Management, bringing over 15 years of Product and Project Management with her. She has enjoyed working at both publicly traded companies such as Intuit, Oracle, Cisco Systems and at smaller startups like Sendmail and Linkstar Corp. During her career she has been responsible for many different initiatives including soup-to-nuts product development and strategy, P&L management, web design/ engineering, I.T. projects and extensive externally-facing marketing efforts. She has also led and managed Customer Service, Web Design, Engineering and Marketing. Tasha holds a B.A. in Economics and Accounting from UC Santa Barbara.

Phil Green, Director of Web Development

Phil Green joined NextAdvisor as a Web Developer in 2008. Prior to that, he had been a high-school teacher, freelance writer and video editor among other things. At NextAdvisor he keeps everything running, writes reporting scripts, pulls from API's, sets up A/B tests, creates new features, integrates multiple CMS's and thoroughly comments his code. He'll take any opportunity to mention the time that he rode a bicycle across the USA. Phil holds a B.A. in Spanish & History from the University of Oregon.

Julie Myhre-Nunes, Director of Content

Julie Myhre-Nunes joined NextAdvisor in 2013 as a writer. Since then, she has worked her way up to her current role, Director of Content. Julie is responsible for overseeing the strategy, SEO and production of every piece of content that the company creates, including blog posts, reviews, the newsletter, social media and others. Since the beginning of her career, Julie's writing has been published by numerous nationally-recognized news websites, including USA Today, Business Insider, Wired Insights and American City Business Journals, among others. She is an alumna of San Jose State University, where she earned a B.S. in Journalism.

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