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Zeal40 is a project-execution company offering strategic consultation, brand management, writing, design, development, and implementation services.


  • Booklets
  • Brochures
  • Business cards
  • Die cut
  • Large format
  • Postcards
  • Signage
  • Translations
  • Variable data
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  • Ads
  • Blogging
  • Communication plans
  • Landing pages
  • Microsites
  • Responsive design
  • User Experience
  • Web hosting


  • Animation
  • Personalized video
  • Photography
  • Video production
  • Social media management


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Zeal40 Leadership

Nicole Fariello

Co-Founder and Partner

Alma mater: Union College

Nicole's zest for life and creativity have made her an in-demand thought leader in higher education brand strategy and execution. Prior to co-founding Zeal40, Nicole served as Hobsons' Director of HE Sales, where she collaborated on recruitment development strategies with various institutions nationwide including University of Arizona, University of Oregon, Georgia College, University of Tampa, Cal Poly and University of Utah. Her areas of specialization include:

  • Marketing Services
  • Creative Solution Services
  • Technology (CRM, Applications, Student Success)
  • Student Lifecycle Management
  • Digital Media Solutions

Stacy Koenig

Co-Founder and Partner

Alma mater: Eastern Kentucky University

Stacy served as Hobsons' Director of Creative Services for the first 18 years of her career, managing creative assets that supported the company through more than a dozen acquisitions and massive growth from 35 employees to 800+ worldwide.

As Zeal40's co-founder and creative authority, Stacy leads the team of designers, editors and developers in delivering multimedia products of the highest caliber.

We Connect

Your business/institution needs relationships, meaningful, diverse, and purposeful. We engineer your brand to reach your audience with a clear crisp vision. Let's excite and shift the gears to action, full speed ahead to success. We reach. We bridge. You grow. With hustle, style and ZEAL. We can create an atmosphere that empowers your client to choose. Choose you. Buy you. Follow you.

With Zeal40 You Connect!

Zeal40. We Connect.