The philosophy of Recovery Stars is to leverage the power of digital programs and life coaches to facilitate the improvement in the lives of those who have survived chemical addiction. Our programs create the harmony that enhances human experience and inspires mankind.
Our story begins with you. We saw a need and stepped up to fill the gap. Humans are driven to enjoy freedom. Our passion led to the creation of something new. We use digital technology to deliver good in our world and to improve humanity through addiction recovery.
Meet the Team
We are experts in digital technology. We're just crazy enough to believe that can use our mad skills to create a digital path to improve mankind. It's a lofty goal. We are up to it. How about you? Do you want to join us on a path to freedom? Together we can make a difference in our world.
Founder & CEO
After graduating in engineering from the University of Miami, Cathy served the technology sector. While working for Motorola her key accounts included HP, Nokia and Samsung. She closed contract sales as large as $250M spanning 5 years. She was a major contributor to a mobile phone sales team responsible for $1.2B in sales volume. For 20+ years Cathy has been responsible for profitability driving business growth. She is passionate about creating that success model for her clients. Cathy holds many certifications. She is an expert in digital marketing and communications. She uses dynamic interpersonal skills to achieve results for her clients that exceed expectations.
A native New Yorker, Stephen, has 20+ years of experience in digital marketing. Stephen’s specialities include business development, lead generation and traffic conversion. From 1998 – 2005 Stephen was Vice-President of Silver Carrot generating $30M annual revenue. Every month his team created email lists of over one million subscribers. He originated online consumer rewards programs for brands like Target, Walmart, GAP and Costco. In 2001 Stephen founded the Internet Global Marketing Group generating $8M in annual revenue. Stephen monetized business to business email lists. He is responsible for monetizing millions of business to consumer prospecting emails.
Motivated by his earliest career aspirations Ed Kats experienced the birth of Digital Media. He has been knee-deep in its changes from a nascent wild-west backwater to a mature multi-billion dollar industry. Ed is well equipped to lead the next wave of evolution and ignite your marketing results and conversion rate. Starting from a blank slate, Ed sets the stage to reach consumers on many levels, at the right time, at the right price. Ed’s industry experience along with his unique proprietary process and technology drives the right media mix for pure results. From audience targeting to emotional engagement and process optimization, Ed develops media and advertising that is viewed in a refreshing new light.
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