Alone we can do so little,
together we can do so much.

-Helen Keller

The Social Being’s Mission
provide proven results through
assertive marketing strategies

The Social Being is a Woman and Minority-Owned Emerging Small Business. We provide Digital and Traditional Marketing, Event Management and Business Coaching and Training Services. We are a team of professionals who enjoy working with clients and educating them on how to improve brand awareness and help build relationships with customers, while communicating real-time updates swiftly to target audiences.

The Social Being is a Google Partner and has Starwood Hotels and Resort Social Media Certification

The Social Being Team

Veronica Morales, CTA

Veronica Morales, CTA

President

veronica@thesocialbeing.com

Veronica received a Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the University of Texas at San Antonio. She is The Social Being’s Founder & CEO. Prior to venturing as a small business owner, she worked for Cox Radio Inc., Reagan National Advertising, and Sinclair Broadcasting. She is also an Adjunct Instructor at Sanford Brown College sharing her expertise and talents with her students. In her spare time, she enjoys long walks on the beach…collecting rocks and looking at the stars.

Julia Miller, CTA

Julia Miller, CTA

Social Media and Event Manager

julia@thesocialbeing.com

Julia received a Bachelor’s of Science in Web Design and development from Sanford Brown College. She has a growing passion for Social Media Marketing and helping businesses keep their social media current and fun. She has lived in San Antonio for four years, but growing up as an Army brat she loves to travel and meet new people. Her family is what drives her to succeed in all that she does

Megan Lopez

Megan Lopez

Front-End Web Developer and SEO Specialist

megan@thesocialbeing.com

Megan received a Bachelor’s of Science in Web Design and Development from Sanford Brown College in October of 2015. She has experience in using Adobe Photoshop, WordPress, Foundation 5 and Bootstrap with The Social Being’s extensive clientele. She loves using her creative eye to polish her nails with various designs.

Michelle Rodriguez

Michelle Rodriguez

Bookkeeper

accounting@thesocialbeing.com

Michelle received a Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of Texas at San Antonio. She has 9 years of corporate accounting experience and is now working with small businesses to help solve their bookkeeping needs.

partners

Obi Chike

Obi Chike

Videographer

44 Productions

www.the44productions.com

Founded in 2011 by Obi and Melissa Chike, 44 Productions has grown to take its place in the top tier video production companies in the State. With a client list spanning some of the top businesses in San Antonio, the company can boast of clients like HEB, San Antonio River
Authority, Texas A&M – San Antonio, The University of Texas at San Antonio and Bexar County Sheriff’s Office amongst many others.

Mae Escobar

Mae Escobar

Media Buyer

aMAEzing Marketing Group
www.amaezingmarketinggroup.com

Founded in 2011 by Obi and Melissa Chike, 44 Productions has grown to take its place in the top tier video production companies in the State. With a client list spanning some of the top businesses in San Antonio, the company can boast of clients like HEB, San Antonio River
Authority, Texas A&M – San Antonio, The University of Texas at San Antonio and Bexar County Sheriff’s Office amongst many others.

Joe Ramos

Joe Ramos

Photographer

Joe Ramos Photography

Joe considers himself a student of light and fell in love with photography the first time his mom let him use her Polaroid camera back in the late 70’s. What fascinated him was how capturing a moment in time could instantly stimulate emotional responses and years down the road. Today, he uses his heavy artistic background to infuse his photos with a creativeness his customers have come to appreciate. Texas Through The Lens, Joe Ramos Photography, and South Texas Moto1 are pages he founded to showcase his work.
Melissa Vela-Williamson

Melissa Vela-Williamson

Public Relations

MVW Communications

www.mvw360.com

Melissa earned a bachelor’s degree in English/Communication Arts from St. Mary’s University and a Master of Arts in Communication at the University of Texas San Antonio. A past president of the PRSA San Antonio chapter, Melissa recently represented San Antonio at the PRSA International Conference and is currently Professional Development Chair. She’s insatiably curious and stays on the cutting edge of trends and best practices through professional development, reading, listening to podcasts and strategic networking.

Certifications

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SCTRCA Certified

Certification #217087324

Under the following designations, TSB is certified by the South Central Texas Regional Certification Agency to sell our services to public and private entities.

  • ESBE – Emerging Small Business Enterprise
  • HABE – Hispanic America Business Enterprise
  • MBE – Minority Business Enterprise
  • SBE – Small Business Enterprise
  • WBE – Woman-Owned Business Enterprise

NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement

The NIGP: The Institute for Public Procurement is a national, membership-based non-profit organization providing support to professionals in the public sector procurement profession.

  • 37-23 Cards: Greeting and Gift, Including Recycled Types
  • 37-43 Gifts, Including Gift Cards and Gift Certificates
  • 37-52 Novelties, Promotional and Specialty Products, Including Biodegradable
  • 37-78 Souvenirs and Prizes: Promotional, Advertising, etc.
  • 255-22 Decals, All Other Types of Transfer (See 255-28 For Screen Printed)
  • 255-28 Decals, Screen Printed
  • 915-1 Advertising Agency Services
  • 915-3 Advertising and Public Relations, Including Skywriting
  • 915-4 Advertising Services, Outdoor Billboard, etc.
  • 915-6 Audio Production Services
  • 915-7 Audio Recording Services
  • 915-9 Audio and Video Production Services
  • 915-10 *Advertising Digital
  • 915-22 Communications Marketing Services
  • 915-23 Conference Coordinating and Planning Services
  • 915-27 Editorial Services
  • 915-48 Graphic Arts Services, Not Printing
    915-51 *Information Highway Electronic Services: Internet, Ethernet, World Wide Web, Virtual Tours, Including Construction Renderings, etc.
  • 915-52 Journalistic Services, Including Page Print Services
  • 915-65 Photograph Services, Including Reprinting and Usage
  • 915-71 Newspaper and Publication Advertising, Non-legal
  • 915-72 Photography Services, Not Including Aerial Photography
  • 915-73 Public Information Services, Including Press Releases
  • 915-74 Radio Commercial Production Services
  • 915-78 Television Commercial Production Services
  • 915-82 Video Production Services
  • 915-84 Video Recording Services
  • 915-96 *Web Page Design, Management and Maintenance Services
  • 918-2 Audio and Visual (A/V) Consulting
  • 918-7 Advertising Consulting
  • 918-20 Business Consulting, Small (Inactive, please see commodity code 918-21 effective January 1, 2016)
  • 918-21 Business Consulting
  • 918-24 Communications Consulting
  • 918-26 Public Relations Consulting
  • 918-27 Community Development Consulting
  • 918-32 Consulting Services (Not Otherwise Classified)
  • 918-36 *E-Commerce Consulting
  • 918-38 Education and Training Consulting
  • 918-76 Marketing Consulting
  • 958-16 Business Management Services
  • 958-36 Exhibition/Exposition Management Services
  • 958-68 Support Services, Management
  • 958-77 *Project Management Services
  • 958-84 *Social Media Management Services
  • 958-92 Travel Management Services
  • 966-5 Bumper Stickers Printing
  • 966-7 Business Cards Printing
  • 966-13 Check Printing
  • 966-22 Decal Printing
  • 966-25 Digital Printing
  • 966-28 Engraved and Embossed Awards, Bonds, Certificates, Diplomas, Stationery, etc.
  • 966-31 Envelope and Mailer Printing
  • 966-36 Forms Printing, Not Continuous
  • 966-51 Letterhead Printing
  • 966-57 Offset Printing, General, Small Press Work (Quan. up to 25,000), One or More Colors, No 4 Color Processes or Large Solids or Close Registration; up to 11 x 17 In.: Brochures, Newsletters, Covers, Posters, etc.
  • 966-75 Printing on Recycled Stock
  • 966-84 Silk Screen Printing
  • 966-86 Specialty Printing: Die Cutting, Laser, Plastic, Thermography, etc., Folders, Invitations, Tabs, Binders, Banners, Banner Displays, etc.
  • 966-89 Tickets, Special Labels and Tapes, Printed, Not Continuous, Prescription Drugs, etc., Pressure Sensitive or Dry Gummed Adhesion Flats, Rolls, Tablets, etc.
  • 966-90 Tickets, Special Tags, Labels, Printed: Continuous, Gang or Single
  • 972-25 Lecturers, Higher Education
  • 972-28 Materials for Conference Expenses
  • 972-50 Services for Conference Expenses
  • 972-55 Training, Non-State Employees
  • 972-58 Visiting Speakers

Texas Historically Underutilized Business Certification (HUB)

The Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts certifies that The Social Being meets the requirements of the State of Texas Historically Underutilized Business Program.

  • HUB Certification: 1274583169800
  • University of Texas VID: 1822223305000
  • File/Vendor Number: 506034
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NAICS Certified

By the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes, TSB is certified under the following codes:

  • 323111 COMMERCIAL PRINTING (EXCEPT SCREEN AND BOOKS)
  • 323113 COMMERCIAL SCREEN PRINTING
  • 323120 SUPPORT ACTIVITIES FOR PRINTING
  • 518210 DATA PROCESSING, HOSTING, AND RELATED SERVICES
  • 519130 INTERNET PUBLISHING AND BROADCASTING AND WEB SEARCH PORTALS
  • 541430 GRAPHIC DESIGN SERVICES
  • 541511 CUSTOM COMPUTER PROGRAMMING SERVICES
  • 541611 ADMINISTRATIVE MANAGEMENT AND GENERAL MANAGEMENT CONSULTING SERVICES
  • 541613 MARKETING CONSULTING SERVICES
  • 541618 OTHER MANAGEMENT CONSULTING SERVICES
  • 541810 ADVERTISING AGENCIES
  • 541820 PUBLIC RELATIONS AGENCIES
  • 541830 MEDIA BUYING AGENCIES
  • 541860 DIRECT MAIL ADVERTISING
  • 541890 OTHER SERVICES RELATED TO ADVERTISING
  • 561920 CONVENTION AND TRADE SHOW ORGANIZERS
  • 611430 PROFESSIONAL AND MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT TRAINING
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U.S. Federal Government’s System for Award Management (SAM)

Eligible for contracts, assistance awards, and to do business with the Federal Government:

  • CAGE Code: 6EN09
  • DUNS Number: 968178132
  • SBA Number: P1532949
  • R415 SUPPORT – PROFESSIONAL: TECHNOLOGY SHARING/UTILIZATION
  • R422 SUPPORT – PROFESSIONAL: MARKET RESEARCH/PUBLIC OPINION
  • R701 SUPPORT – MANAGEMENT: ADVERTISING
  • R499 SUPPORT – PROFESSIONAL: OTHER
  • U001 EDUCATION/TRAINING – LECTURES
  • T009 PHOTO/MAP/PRINT/PUBLICATION – AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHIC
  • U099 EDUCATION/TRAINING – OTHER
  • T006 PHOTO/MAP/PRINT/PUBLICATION – FILM/VIDEO TAPE PRODUCTION
  • R410 SUPPORT- PROFESSIONAL: PROGRAM EVALUATION/REVIEW/DEVELOPMENT
  • R408 SUPPORT- PROFESSIONAL: PROGRAM MANAGEMENT/SUPPORT
  • R706 SUPPORT- MANAGEMENT: LOGISTICS SUPPORT
  • T013 PHOTO/MAP/PRINT/PUBLICATION – TECHNICAL WRITING
  • T016 PHOTO/MAP/PRINT/PUBLICATION – AUDIO/VISUAL
  • R708 SUPPORT- MANAGEMENT: PUBLIC RELATIONS
  • R497 SUPPORT- PROFESSIONAL: PERSONAL SERVICES CONTRACTS
  • T010 PHOTO/MAP/PRINT/PUBLICATION – GENERAL PHOTOGRAPHIC: STILL
  • T001 PHOTO/MAP/PRINT/PUBLICATION – ARTS/GRAPHICS
  • R799 SUPPORT- MANAGEMENT: OTHER
  • U008 EDUCATION/TRAINING – TRAINING/CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT
  • T099 PHOTO/MAP/PRINT/PUBLICATION – OTHER
  • R604 SUPPORT- ADMINISTRATIVE: MAILING/DISTRIBUTION
  • R426 SUPPORT- PROFESSIONAL: COMMUNICATIONS

OFFICE HOURS

Monday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Tuesday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Wednesday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Thursday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Friday: 9:00AM - 12:00PM
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed