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Welcome to Green Fin Studio!

Green Fin Studio provides a wide range of marketing and communication services to clients with environmental messages. We began in 2010 to help those in research, conservation, education and eco & heritage tourism better engage with their target audiences. Those fields need marketing and communication support but traditional firms don’t always speak the same language.

Our office was founded by two marine biologists who have spent their careers sharing environmental messages with broad audiences. The Green Fin Studio team includes graphic designers, digital media strategists, experienced programmers and creative communicators who speak your language to help you translate and target your messages.

Contact us so we can help you tell & share your story.

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Meet the Staff

Paula Jasinski, President

What do you get when you combine a deep knowledge of environmental policy, marketing savvy, and an uncanny ability to engage with any audience? The answer is Paula Jasinski. She has developed award-winning cultural and natural history tourism programs, spearheaded highly effective social media and marketing plans, and brought broad spectrum groups to consensus around difficult environmental issues.  When this multi-faceted communications pro isn’t working, she’s volunteering with numerous community groups and Boards, hiking, or planning her next adventurous get-away. 

Contact Paula directly at hello [@] greenfinstudio.com or 804.824.3945

David Jasinski, Vice President

Dave combines graphic design, serious science credibility, programming chops and a drive to engage others. The results are amazing interpretive graphics, useable and useful tools, killer content, and legions of loyal fans. Dave has a deep understanding of marine and environmental science and an uncanny ability to make complex concepts sound simple. 

When he’s not working, Dave can be found volunteering with Habitat for Humanity, on his bike, or perusing bike stores.

Contact Dave directly at hello [@] greenfinstudio.com or 804.832.0630



Gina Sawaya, Communication Specialist

College of William & Mary alum and resident foodie Gina Sawaya approaches every project with energy and enthusiasm levels always dialed to “11”. At Green Fin Studio, Gina develops creative graphic design products, interactive e-books, social media campaigns and organizes a wide variety of events.  

When not hard at work, she can be found volunteering at Food Not Bombs, perusing local farmers’ markets and always on the lookout for dogs to pet.  





Michele Drostin, Program Support Specialist

Michele provides stakeholder engagement, group facilitation and collaborative support. She uses these skills to help our team support the Delmarva Land & Litter Challenge project that brings together representatives from environmental organizations, government agencies, agribusiness and poultry industry to develop solutions for a sustainable poultry industry and healthy, local waterways.




Trusted Partners

Green Fin Studio works closely with a trusted team of affiliates to expand our capabilities. This includes professional software developers, videographers, photographers, printers, and other service providers so our clients have a one-stop solution.


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