About Our Fabulous Team

Ariel O’Donnell
Founder, Website Content Manager
Contact: optimizezen@gmail.com

Ariel knows how much effort goes into keeping a website updated and fresh. As former Assistant Director of the American Holistic Medical Association; The Washington Economic Development Association, and the Washington Association of Landscape Professionals she was responsible for maintaining the databases and websites,  managing membership, planning conferences and events, writing copy for monthly newsletters, managing volunteer staff and generally helping to keep the associations on track to fulfill their missions for the membership.

She splits her time between sunny Puerto Vallarta and Forestville, California. She contributes weekly to the Vallarta Tribune as both herself and Fabien Madsclaire, her husband real estate broker, who is of French origin and needs a ghost writer.

She also manages the reservations, web content for Casa de la Torre, a spectacular villa which is available for vacation rentals.

Sandra O’Donnell
Writer/Editor/Customer Service Manager

Aside from being a spectacular writer and editor, Sandra has spent many years working in the customer service realm, both in the private and public sectors. She has worked with a highly diverse clientele in Social Services, Managed Care, Software Companies, Weights and Measures, and the Department of Veterans affairs.