Digital natives hailing from all walks of life.

WE AREDesigners, Industry Specialists, Engineers, Political Scientists, Business Advisors, Developers, Project Managers, Writers

Meet Our Team

Webconsuls consists of smart, savvy professionals with advanced degrees and an intuitive desire to understand your industry. As digital natives hailing from all walks of life, geographical areas, and professional backgrounds, we delve into the nooks and crannies of your business to deliver quality web design, fresh content, and visionary marketing strategy.

Accessible, curious, and easy to reach, we are:

Malik Soomar WebconsulsWeb Designer and Technical Specialist

(818) 600-8084 (V)
(310) 500-5585 (Cell)

Encino, CA
malik@webconsuls.com

Malik Soomar, managing partner of Webconsuls, has been involved with web development since 2004 and has been working with Webconsuls since 2005. Malik holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Business Information Systems with an emphasis on E-Commerce and with 10 plus years of experience in web design, SEO, server management, client relations and project management he became a managing partner at Webconsuls in 2015.

Heidi Trow McGhee WebconsulsDesign and Digital Marketing Strategist

(949) 701-4714 (V)
(310) 721-9860 (Cell)

Irvine, CA
heidi@webconsuls.com

Heidi specializes in project management for Webconsuls’ design and marketing projects. She holds a BA in Political Science and a Master’s in Public Administration and Management from New York University. She is a Certified Google Adwords and Bing Ads Accredited professional. With a background in program management for diverse industries, she applies her subject matter expertise to bolster her design, SMO, SEO and PPC strategies for Webconsuls’ client base. Her specialty is bringing the main components of web design and marketing in synergy with one another.

John McGhee WebconsulsDigital Marketing Strategist

(949) 701-4714 (V)
(949) 333-9566 (Cell)

Irvine, CA
john@webconsuls.com

John is a Certified Google Adwords and Bing Ads Accredited professional, He holds a BS in Management and has a background in project management in the field of engineering and design build construction. His interest in building things from the ground up combined with his management and quantitative skills make him skilled at pay-per-click campaign set up, strategy, optimization and writing well crafted creatives for clients from all industries.

Dennis Helfand Webconsuls
(520) 395-0825 (V)
(949) 306-3062 (Cell)
dhelfand@webconsuls.com

Dennis Helfand earned a BA from Amherst College and was employed by Atlantic Richfield over a twenty year career, with assignments in California, Denmark and Alaska. Upon retiring in 1985, Dennis owned and operated a 120-bed country inn in North Conway, NH for 12 years, where, inter alia, he learned web development to promote the hospitality facility. In 1999, Dennis and a former colleague from Atlantic Richfield started Webconsuls, selling the business in 2015. Dennis continues on as a consultant for Webconsuls.

Judith Helfand Webconsuls (520) 395-0825 (V)
(949) 929-4023 (Cell)
judy@webconsuls.com

Judy is a business professional with extensive experience in Business Analysis, Project Management, Quality Assurance, corporate training and development, and social media. With a BA in Sociology, her corporate career has spanned almost five decades including working in the financial industry, information technology, and behavioral health. Additionally, she was a small business entrepreneur in the hospitality industry successfully owning and operating a country inn for 12 years and 10 years as a Managing Partner of Webconsuls. Since early 2015, Judy has served as a business consultant for Webconsuls.

Daniel Helfand WebconsulsTucson, AZ
daniel@webconsuls.com

Daniel works for Webconsuls as a copywriter specifically for those clients who have us manage their blog posts, FACEBOOK updates and Twitter profiles. Additionally, Daniel serves as a support technician writing blog posts, publishing blog posts in both Google’s BLOGGER platform and Wordpress, creating original artwork flyers for use on social media, producing YouTube videos for clients, and proofreading text. With a love of the outdoors, rock climbing, river rafting, history, philosophy, music and reading, Daniel applies these interests to our varied client base.

Susan JaraGreater New York City Area
susan@webconsuls.com

Susan Jara is a long-time writer and editor specializing in health, fitness, nutrition and lifestyle content across many platforms (print, digital, social media). During her more than 15 years of experience in print and online media, Susan has held senior staff roles at Everyday Health and Health Monitor Network, among other companies. She has edited, written, and produced content for dozens of national magazines and leading health consumer websites, including Addiction.com, About.com, ReadersDigest.com, and Lifescript.com. Susan received her bachelor’s degree at The Gallatin School of Study at New York University.

Stephanie SargentNashville, TN
stephanie@webconsuls.com


Stephanie is a web content developer at Webconsuls - helping clients achieve their business goals through search engine optimization and social media marketing.

With 15 years of experience in marketing, advertising and communications, half of her career has been in the healthcare sector and she recently profiled Nashville for the U.S. News and World Report list of best places to live.

Sargent earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Broadcasting from Oklahoma State University, and has a Master of Business Administration from the University of Arkansas.

M. Williams-HurstLos Angeles, CA
michael@webconsuls.com


M. Williams-Hurst has been working as an SEO since 2007 and specializes in conveying strong and unified brand messaging across all elements of a company’s digital presence.

M. Williams-Hurst earned his Masters in Business from UC Irvine in 2008, which complements his undergraduate BA from UCLA. For 10 years, he managed SEO for the treatment centers owned by CRC, effectively presiding over the digital presence of literally hundreds of treatment centers. Working with addiction treatment centers remains his primary focus at Webconsuls, a role that he finds incredibly rewarding.

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