About the Strella Social Media Team

We have the expertise and experience to make Social Media work for your business

At Strella Social Media, we have a skilled, capable team of staff members and project partners who know how to help business owners and managers get more from their social media presence. We bring in-depth knowledge of social media strategy and online marketing to clients of all sizes in a variety of industries.

We think you’ll find our enthusiasm refreshing! We are driven to help you overcome the challenges you’ve faced with social media. By aligning your social media efforts with your business goals and objectives, our team helps you successfully incorporate social media into your overall marketing plan. We not only provide strategic direction and we also offer ongoing social media management services so you don’t have to worry about fitting time for social media into your already jam-packed business day. Our mission is to make sure your social media efforts move you toward the results you want to achieve rather than distract you from them.

The Strella Social Media team has diverse and well-rounded professional strengths and areas of expertise that include: social media strategy and management, relationship marketing, search engine marketing, blogging, content development, online reputation management, social media coaching and training, and social media metrics and tracking.

Feel free to read the Strella background story and check out our individual team members’ bios below to get to know us better. If you’d like more information about what we do and how we can help your business, visit our Services page. And we’re always happy to answer your questions, so contact us anytime!

The #Strella Team! Center: Rachel Strella, Owner; From Left to Right: Lauren Galli, Creative Director; Stephanie Rice, Administrative Support; Jim Ryan, Video Production; John Webster, Internet Marketing Specialist; and Nathan Smeal, Operations Director.

Rachel Strella

Social Media Strategies

Rachel Strella founded the business in 2010 growing Strella Social Media from a part-time venture into a successful company that serves dozens of full-service management clients worldwide while providing consulting to many others. Rachel’s relationship-driven philosophy is a company core value, revealed in the collaboration with her team and clientele to implement social media plans that deliver real results.

Lauren Galli

Creative Director & Primary Account Manager

Lauren joined the team in April 2013 as a web writer. In June 2013, Lauren was promoted to Creative Director, which has her not only writing for Strella Social Media clients, but also creating and executing creative strategies. Lauren is also a primary account manager. She currently manages eight full-service social media clients for #Strella Social Media. Fun fact! She's also the sister of #Strella team member, Stephanie Rice!

Stephanie Rice

Account Manager & Administrative Support

Stephanie joined the #Strella team in September 2013 as an Administrative Support Specialist. In 2016, Stephanie added the designation of ``Account Manager`` to her duties and currently manages four full-service social media accounts for #Strella Social Media. Fun fact! She's also the sister of #Strella team member, Lauren Galli.

John Webster

Website Consultant

John loves technology. He’s passionate about harnessing it for business owners who want to use it in their marketing, but who don’t have the expertise and skill set in-house. His areas of expertise include: marketing, tracking and data analysis, website design, blog design, traditional and search engine marketing, and marketing consulting. John sums up his approach to business this way…``I am a simple man, really. I don’t build junk and I don’t believe in taking shortcuts, I value quality over quantity, I believe the best things in life don’t come easy, and I offer superior service that speaks for itself. I’m a straight shooter who is willing to work hard for those who are invested in long-term growth.``

Nathan Smeal


Nathan spent over 14 years in retail management. This experience has allowed him the opportunity to improve business efficiency and operations, implement optimal systems and procedures, and ultimately increase bottom line sales. Nathan joined the #Strella team in August 2014 as the Director of Operations. He also assists with design and team development. Nathan is a 2001 graduate of King’s College, Wilkes-Barre, PA with a degree in communications.

Jim Ryan

Video Production

Jim is a freelance journalist with skills in writing, photography, video production, social media and content management tools. His work has appeared on PennLive/Patriot-News, the Reading Eagle Business Weekly, the Centre Daily Times, and Harrisburg Magazine. Since January 2014, Jim has served as the video manager for #Strella Social Media. In this role, he helps clients produce video of their business as part of their social media plan.