A “California girl with East Coast training”, Onita spent most of her earlier career working in Boston and New York at creative agencies Hill, Holliday, EURO RSCG and Chiat/Day. Through this experience, she managed global brands such as Sony, Philips Electronics and Pernod-Ricard.
Later in her career she moved to San Francisco, where she decided to focus on brand identity development at design agency, ATTIK. There she led brand development for Boost Mobile, The NFL, Onlive and Icon Aircraft.
More recently Onita went client-side as Director of Brand Strategy at Shutterfly, Inc, where she was responsible for positioning and advertising for all Shutterfly brands.
Onita lives in Oakland, with her fiancé, two daughters and Zoe, the dog. She is also a great cook and also would never say it.