About Baywalk - Who We Are


[Dean Tripodes]

Dean S. Tripodes, MBA, Principal and Creative Director
Since May 31, 1998, Dean has provided marketing services, specializing in Internet promotion. He has designed and promoted hundreds of advertisements (Portfolio) for small businesses and non-profit organizations. He is a copywriter (Slogans and Taglines) , editor, and creative director for both client and internal Baywalk Marketing ad campaigns. He is an expert in social media (Co-Manager) and targeting the Greek-American audience (Marketing Segments).

Dean is a consultant with the role of both marketing advisor and digital advisor for many small business and non-profit organizations. Since 1998 he has owned Baywalk Marketing. Since 2002 he has taught actively as an adjunct faculty at the University of Phoenix, southern California campus. Dean teaches graduate and undergraduate classes in management, marketing, organizational leadership, and in the past — undergraduate web development classes. He earned his MBA with a concentration in strategy from the Peter F. Drucker school of management at Claremont Graduate University. His undergraduate degree is a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Southern California.

Dean is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society for Business Programs and in 1998 he won the Henry R. Kravis Entrepreneurship Award from Claremont Graduate University.


[Michael Gallanes]

Michael H. Gallanes, Design and Production
Experience in both corporate communication and consumer oriented design. Proven abilities include corporate identity, design, art direction, print production, photo supervision, and experience extensively utilizing the Macintosh computer. Scope of projects and problems solved comprise specialized logo programs, identity system implementation, annual reports, posters, press information kits, capability brochures, sales training materials and incentive programs.

Experience in development of concept, layout, and design of various programs, incentives, and events. Experience including logos for major corporations, annual reports and newsletters for many of those same major corporations. Graphics for incentive programs, brochures for restaurants, convention and visitors bureaus, and junior sportswear companies help round out his design and production experience. Mr. Gallanes' education includes a BFA degree from Art Center College of Design. One of the most respected art and design colleges on the west coast, if not the world. He also has a BA degree in art from California State University, Long Beach. As well as art education from Orange Coast College and Santa Ana College. All in all, Mr. Gallanes brings a great deal of education and design experience to our team.

Website graphics designed by Michael Gallanes:

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