Meet Our Team
Ahava Leibtag, MA
Ahava R. Leibtag has more than 15 years of experience in writing, messaging and marketing. She is a well-recognized content expert and writes thought leadership about content strategy and content marketing. Ahava is the President and owner of Aha Media Group, LLC, a content strategy and content marketing consultancy
founded in October 2005. See our work.
Ahava's position as a Communications Strategist for a government agency gave her unique perspective in writing customer-centric prose. Previously, she worked in the Corporate Communications department of Russell Reynolds Associates, a leading international executive recruiting firm. Ahava has also worked for two major advertising agencies, a commercial production company and also served as the metro beat reporter for The Jerusalem Post.
Ahava received her M.A. from Georgetown University and her B.A. from Stern College for Women of Yeshiva University.
She lives in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan region. Email Ahava today.
Christine O'Neil, BS
Director, Financial Operations
Christine O'Neil has more than 10 years of project management experience. Throughout her career, Christine has helped clients in a variety of industries and business functions meet project objectives within specified project timelines. Christine joined Aha in 2011 and works closely with our clients to manage and communicate project progress.
Previously, Christine worked as a Six Sigma Quality Consultant and Manager for General Electric. She has also worked as a Business Analyst for an information technology consulting firm. Christine has a BS in Engineering from Cornell University.
Email Christine today.
Nancy Stewart, MS
Director, Content Development
Nancy Stewart came to Aha Media as an award-winning journalist with a specialization in health care reporting, and was promoted to Senior Content Manager in 2013. Her work has appeared in The Boston Globe and The Patriot Ledger, among other publications. Most recently, she spent four years writing about health reform and policy changes at the Massachusetts State House. She has also covered consumer health trends, public health topics and hospital industry changes. Nancy received a B.A. from Boston College and an M.S. in journalism from Columbia University. She completed a health care journalism fellowship program in May 2011. She joined Aha in 2011.
Talia Eisen, MBA
Talia manages all of the marketing for Aha Media and also serves as a content strategist on many projects. Previously, Talia improved the sales and marketing of an online retail company, creating various systems for better customer service and record keeping. She received her BS in Marketing from Sy Syms School of Business and her MBA from Bar Ian University in Israel. Talia joined Aha in 2011.
Shulamit Babitz, MA
Senior Content Writer
Shuly Babitz writes to motivate, inspire and educate a wide range of audiences. She has more than 10 years of experience writing materials for corporate, non-profit, and government clients, on topics ranging from health care to energy policy to philanthropy. She has served as a Speechwriter for an Assistant Secretary at the Department of Energy, and as a writer for 30Point Strategies, a strategic communications and thought leadership firm. She has been a consultant and writer for Aha since its inception. Shuly received her B.A. from Swarthmore College and her M.A. from Georgetown University.
Gila Rose, MS
Senior Content Writer
Gila is an experienced copywriter and editor who specializes in helping businesses find their unique voice. She writes and edits Web and print content in a wide range of industries, including government, travel, and healthcare. Gila teaches creative writing and enjoys helping people express complex ideas in accessible language. She has a MS in Literacy Education from Hunter College. Gila joined Aha in 2009.
D'lynne Plummer has more than fifteen years of experience as a copywriter and freelance journalist. For businesses she has crafted web content, marketing collateral, and thought leadership materials since 2000, covering a range of professional specialties, including architecture, health care, and higher education. As a freelance journalist, D'lynne has over 150 articles to her credit, and her nonfiction storytelling was featured in the 2006 Best Women's Travel Writing anthology. She is also passionate about philanthropy and works with several nonprofits to develop their communications and fundraising strategy.
Michael Morton, MS
As a health writer, Michael seeks to make complex and important topics accessible to his readers. Now working as a health and travel freelancer and Aha Media contributor, he previously covered health care for a daily paper in Massachusetts. In addition to completing a national health reporting fellowship, Michael holds a BA from Northwestern University and an MS from Columbia Journalism School. His work has been honored by the National Association of Health Care Journalists.
Liesl specializes in writing about research for consumer audiences, especially translating research from the lab to the field. She develops content for corporate and nonprofit organizations that promotes their services and educates their audiences. Liesl holds a B.S. and professional certifications from Georgetown University, and has more than nineteen years’ experience in writing and editing.