What's in a name?


The Aebli (Pronounced ABE- LEE) Group comes from a couple of places. When Justin left East Bay Marketing, he had to think long and hard about his next endeavor. When you speak with him, it becomes clear very quickly that his family and friends are his passions & put simply, he has never met a stranger... To many that read this, that includes you!

Early in his career, Justin made a once in a lifetime friend in Jim Aebli. Jim is an incredible human being with passion for life, love and fulfilling the dreams of others. He has one of those personalities that when you spend 5 minutes with him, the memory of the moment lasts a lifetime. 

Justin credits Jim for opening his eyes to being an entrepreneur and how to get the most out of life and enjoy each moment. The Aebli Group can be traced back to 1978 when Jim started his first company, but was most recently re-born in 2014 when Justin opened our doors.

The Aebli Group started as a labor of love and reverence. Although Jim is no longer with us, his legacy lives on in Justin's daughters and the way we do business today. We have a passion to create stories and tell them in relevant, meaningful ways. Our clients become family & we work as hard with them as we do for them!


The "TAG" Team

Justin Starbird
CEO, President


Eliana Starbird
Partner, Operations

Associates & Staff

                 Kelsea Nelson                    Research Coordinator

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Erin Cobb
Research Coordinator

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Ginny Ketch
Project Director

Erin Hutchinson

Research Coordinator

Jessica Cummings

Research Coordinator

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Steve Herring

Project Director


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