Domenica is a jack of all trades and has worked within a myriad of disciplines developing a unique skill set which spans from major fund development and grant writing to digital marketing. By education, she is an expert in nonprofit and government operations, fund development, program development, and compliance. By choice, she has become an expert in digital marketing, communications, and collaboration for good.
Domenica has an undergrad degree in Psychology from UC Santa Barbara and a graduate degree in Public Health from Touro University. During her Master’s program, she travelled to Ethiopia to research health perceptions and knowledge of the local Health Extension Workers and while there started to develop a health marketing vs health education model to share information. When faced with underemployment and adversity in 2011, this knowledge led her to a start photography and social media marketing company (DG Creative Marketing) which worked to transform marketing and communications in the local government and nonprofit arenas. What set the methodologies apart was the merging traditional public affairs and communications with modern and innovative marketing strategies.
Like all things alive, her business grew from a small sole proprietorship to a network of consultants helping businesses be better. In 2013 MaberMe, Inc. was born creating a further reach and ability to help businesses and agencies advance. “Maber” means “Working together with passion” in the native language of Ethiopia, Amharic.
Domenica is now known in the Greater Bay Area for her Public Health marketing, policy communications and disaster/emergency response communications. Shae has worked with government agencies, Tribal organizations, nonprofits, and social enterprises all over the greater Bay Area, Mendocino County, Sacramento County, and throughout the United States. In addition, over the years, she has become a speaker and guest lecturer on health and community-based communications aiming to move the needle on the complex issues facing the United States.