The California Wine Club
Pietra Santa Winery
Jason Dominguez is a California native and enjoys the beach – and the outdoors in general. He attended Stanford and UC Berkeley and enjoys travel and writing. Jason is fighting the growing wave of tv binge-watching and trying to keep current with his reading list, a struggle against all odds. He balances non-fiction with short stories and poetry.
Matt Bendell is a freelance content/blog writer for Social Spice Media. He has more than 15 years of experience working in various media ranging from TV and radio production to print and digital content creation. He loves to tell stories and share positive messages that will encourage and grow audiences.
Matt graduated from the University of West Florida with a B.A in Communication Arts/Journalism and a minor in Marketing. Over the course of the past 15 years, he has worked in television programming, worked in fund development, and produced an internationally distributed radio program for a large non-profit organization.
When he is not working on media projects, he enjoys playing tennis, golfing, swimming and spending time outdoors with his wife and four children.
Scott Ericson is the Director of Business Development with Social Spice Media. Scott brings over 35 years developing business and partnerships for companies and organizations. His background includes business development positions with a national broadline food distributor, national specialty pharmacy, nonprofit copay assistance organization and a five-year stint with the Chamber in Santa Barbara. He was also a co-owner of a company to nationally distribute natural compounds to clean and sanitize firefighter’s PPE and other emergency services equipment. His most recent business development position was with an IT Managed Service Provider in Santa Barbara.
After growing up in Santa Barbara, he moved around the country with his wife and children. Scott and his wife Cheri have relocated back to Santa Barbara after spending nearly thirty years away. They are living in the house he grew up in, and he enjoys spending time with Cheri, golf, reading and woodworking for relaxation.
Hailey is a Content Creator for Social Spice Media. Her roles include delegating assignments to team members and meeting deadlines, as well as creating and editing content. She thoroughly enjoys being useful and helping fellow team members with tasks. She is passionate for all things marketing, and seeks to learn something new daily.
Hailey graduated from Brigham Young University- Idaho in 2021 with a B.A. in Communications and Advertising. Though she is new to the industry, her special brand of spice is a vital component to the Social Spice Media team.
When she’s not coming up with witty word play, Hailey enjoys singing, doing makeup, and finding music for her latest playlist.
Stacy Pearce recently joined Social Spice as the Director of Creative Marketing with more than two decades of experience in Marketing, Graphic Design, Front-End Web Development and Creative Project Management. Stacy began her professional journey working for Disney Cruise Lines as a member of the inaugural crew for their first cruise ship in 1998, the Disney Magic. While working onboard, she was selected to receive specialized training from Disney in both Public Relations and Guest Service Excellence.
After leaving Disney and working in print design for several years, Stacy decided to make the jump to web design and began working for the well-known training company, lynda.com, as an assistant teacher for their onsite Adobe Photoshop training classes. She also spent many years in the marketing world working for companies like JD Power and Associates, Amgen and Gospel Light Publishing. She then started her own graphic design and consulting business providing logo design, web project management and branding strategy to a wide variety of local groups and businesses.
Stacy joined Social Spice in January of 2020 to help expand their services as a creative designer and a brand strategy specialist.