Rich graduated with a Bachelor degree in Science for Civil Engineering, but quickly saw the internet as a more interesting industry and saw the potential in how it could help businesses. He learned how to do web site design and worked with a number of companies building web sites and helping them with their online marketing strategies. From Warner Bros to Sage Software and ETM Ticketing (a Ticketmaster competitor), Rich has worked with a number of high profile corporate clients in many different industries. As owner of OC Web Logic and Stark Logic, Rich has worked with over 500 small to medium sized companies and continues to teach business owners how online marketing works and how it can work for them. Rich has brought this experience to the franchise space where he can help both the corporate office with their strategies and the local franchisees with their marketing.
Originally from the Bay Area, Rich lived in Orange County for 17 years before moving to Oceanside, CA in 2009. He has his B.S. in Civil Engineering from U.C. Irvine, where he also minored in Project Management.
From 2007 to 2009, Ms. Facinelli Stark helped St. Jacques develop from an unknown marketing company to an industry leader, and brought on major clients, such as Jack in the Box, Regis Corporation, Computer Explorers, and T-Mobile.
From 2004 to 2007, Ms. Facinelli Stark held the position of Director of Operations for IFX Online. In this capacity, Ms. Facinelli Stark was responsible for sales and business development interacting with all companies in the franchise industry. She contributed to building of IFX Brand, industry networking and company sales development.
From 2001 to 2004, Ms. Facinelli Stark was the Director of Franchise Development at Aussie Pet Mobile, reporting directly to the Founder and CEO. From 1996 to 2001 Ms. Facinelli Stark owned a marketing directory and work with Autobytel.com domestically as well as living internationally and opening their European master locations.
Ms. Facinelli Stark’s previous experience as a small business owner, work with multiple franchise brands both domestically and internationally, as well as working with franchise marketing and technology companies, provide a strong foundation for making Stark Logic the most recognized franchise internet marketing agency.
When she’s not building brands or exceeding sales goals, Ms. Facinelli Stark is involved with her community, serving as a mentor for others in the franchise industry. She is a Certified Franchise Executive (CFE) and past co-chair of the San Diego Women in Franchising Network, is a published author and a mother of three.
Internet Marketing Genius
Dave Cunningham is our resident in house marketing guru. For the past 15 years, Mr. Cunningham has created successful marketing campaigns through diverse online strategies. Over his career, he has created relationships with some of the industry leaders in online marketing and constantly reviews industry related resources to determine the changes in the online marketing landscape. His views on the changes of internet marketing are incorporated into our service offerings and drive our success.
Director of Customer Relations
David came on board with Stark Logic in July of 2011 after living in Maryland for 26 years, although he’s a California native. When he’s not helping people grow their businesses as an account manager, he’s reading, writing (he’s a published author), and watching good movies. He cites Lord of the Rings as one of the greatest films of all time. He’s an entrepreneur at heart, having owned several businesses. After being gone from the west coast for several years, David is enjoying being back in the “slice of heaven” that is Oceanside, California.
Director of Operations
Maria joined Stark Logic in November of 2010 as our proverbial wearer-of-multiple-hats, jack-of-all-trades around the office, and we couldn’t be happier. Hailing from Juchitlan, Jalisco, Mexico, Maria moved to the U.S. in 1978. She attended Mira Costa College, and enjoys spending her free time and efforts helping out the Hispanic community in many areas.