Our Team

We are a company with an extraordinary entrepreneurial spirit, driven by our core values of integrity, commitment, excellence, and fun. We see ourselves as joy seekers, happiness enthusiasts, and creators of fun, who approach new challenges with lots of energy.

Kalista Zackhariyas

Founder & CEO
Kalista Zackhariyas is a social entrepreneur, activist and speaker. Over the past 25+ years, she’s held several leadership positions in a variety of industries ranging from marketing and media to technology and extreme sports. Having overcome some extreme hardships, the wisdom of her transformative journey has inspired her to create Sparkseeker.

Shalee Aller

Chief Operating Officer
Shalee’s 20+ years of Senior Management experience in the multimedia industry are instrumental in supporting Sparkseeker’s development and launch.

Kevin Carlson

Chief Technology Officer
Kevin is a four-time CTO and recently recognized as one of the Top 50 Information Security professionals in the world.

Neal Miller

Chief Financial Officer
Neal has been a serial technology CFO for the past 30 years. He has been a founder of a software company, served as CEO and Board member and held several senior management positions in public and founder/equity backed companies.

Carrie Pastolove

Chief Marketing Officer
Carrie is a digital marketing, branding, revenue growth and business development executive whose strategic guidance has scaled and launched many companies and startups. Carrie’s expertise spans tech, disruptive media, health and wellness, fashion/beauty, and lifestyle brands.

Beatriz Amanda González

Chief People & Culture Officer (CPCO)
Beatriz Amanda brings 15+ year of experience in Psychology, Human Relations and Organizational Design to develop and support the work culture that reflects our values, commitments and practices. She provides leadership and guidance to HR functions including: talent acquisition, career development, training, leadership, compensation, and benefits. She guides our diversity, equity, and inclusion goals and is responsible for the KPIs that demonstrate the alignment with our mission.

Ravi Soni

Director, CRM & Email Marketing
Ravi is an expert at building authentic communication between customers and businesses. He has successfully developed software in both public and private sectors. His experience and leadership roles enable him to oversee and support a variety of areas from Information Technology and supply chain to Digital and Email Marketing.

We are always open to discovering great talent! If you align with our vision and see an opening where you can shine, we’d love to hear from you!