Our Team

Steven Kaziyev

Steve Kaziyev is an Internet Entrepreneur and a domain name investor, who founded his first domain investment and monetization company in 2004. Steve owns several companies, both online and off. Amongst his businesses is NameDiscover.com, a company  focusing on acquisitions, brokering and development of premium domain names. In 2011 Steve formed CityPartners.com, an Internet Media Partnership Company which developed web properties including 25 GEO targeted domains such as GreenwichVillage.com, NewRochelle.com, FortLee.com, ParkSlope.com, Plainview.com and 20 more. While operating these businesses Steve learned about the high value of Brandable Domain Names. With that being said in 2013 Steve founded and launched YourBrand.com, an Internet Company with a primary focus on selling Brandable Business Names. Steve is originally from Russia but makes his home in a suburb of Queens, New York with his wife and 3 proud children.

 

Ari Goldberger - Outside Counsel

Ari Goldberger has practiced law since 1992 after graduating with Honors from Rutgers Law Camden, where he was also a member of the Law Journal. After law school, Ari was a litigator with the Philadelphia law firm of Pepper Hamilton LLP for five years. In 1994, Ari came up with a concept to create an online Internet law firm which he called ESQwire, and registered the domain name Esqwire.com. In 1997, Ari was hired by New York Internet start-up Mail.com, Inc. as Vice President of Business Development, also charged with handling all legal issues concerning Mail.com’s domain names. Ari was responsible for Mail.com’s purchasing of domain names, including: Paris.com, England.com, Britain.com, and Japan.com. While at Mail.com, Ari continued to operate ESQwire, through which he represents clients in connection with domain name transactions and disputes. Today, ESQwire has become a leader in Domain Law.  Ari has handled hundreds of domain name transactions and has litigated domain name disputes in Federal courts and under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (the “UDRP”).

 

Tony Cassella - Branding Consultant

As a serial entrepreneur Tony has a natural instinct when it comes to brands. Tony has been in the Domain/Brand space since 1998 and provides brand consulting for our firm. With his passion for brands, Tony had developed a portfolio of his own brands such as AirportService.com, StealsAndDeals.com, SpanishLanguage.com, Storks.com and handful more. His expertise provides our firm with direction and marketability. We are honored to have Tony on our team and expect our relationship to last for decades to come.

 

 Victoria Schmidt - Editor and Publisher

Victoria joined our team in 2008. With her background in Law it was easy for Victoria to excel within our firm and climb the corporate ladder. Before moving into web space full time, she worked as an attorney in her home land Russia. We are delighted to see her grow and excel within our organization and we at YourBrand hope that she continues to excel with her positive attitude and a great smile.

 

Andee Hill - Escrow Agent Consultant

Andee is best known for her development of Escrow.com's world class customer service organization and the role she enjoys as our advocate in the domain industry. She plays a major part in identifying and developing new opportunities and products for Escrow.com including Broker Transactions, Domain Name Holding Services, and the support of Euro Transactions. She oversees and manages the quality of Escrow.com’s products and manages product releases.  In addition, Andee had global responsibility for identifying and developing partner relationships throughout the domain community.

Amith Ireshan - Graphic Designer

Amith joined our team in October of 2013 and is our go to guy for all of our logo creations. Amith is a talented graphic designer with 7 years of experience in logo creations. We are glad to have him as part of our team.