Ahsuite was founded in 2021 by Kevin Frei and Aaron Hazelett, two childhood friends from Glendale, Arizona. Kevin has a background in digital marketing and entrepreneurship, and Aaron used to build cell towers.
While working at a large digital agency, Kevin watched his employer spend millions of dollars in a quixotic quest to automate the jobs of the specialists on the frontline. It would be far more effective, he reasoned, to automate the jobs of the people in the back office.
In fact, the only truly essential roles in the agency were sales, account management, and fulfillment. Everything else could be handled by software and a small administrative team. Someone just had to create the software.
Around that time, Kevin’s side business operating online traffic schools blew up. Suddenly he had the resources and development team to build the platform he envisioned.
In 2016, Kevin teamed up with his lifelong friend Aaron Hazelett to launch Ethical Digital, a full-service marketing agency built on that platform. After five years of expanding and refining the software, Kevin and Aaron decided to offer the platform as a SaaS product to other digital marketers and agencies.
The name Ahsuite comes from the reaction we hope to elicit from seeing our robust, integrated, buttery-smooth suite of tools for digital professionals: “Ah, sweet!”
Meet the Team
Kevin Frei - Founder
Kevin is an entrepreneur, paid media specialist, new dad, and intermittent nomad from Arizona. An avid traveler and economics hobbyist, Kevin's goal is to build tools that make work efficient and portable so more people can achieve the dream of professional (and locational) independence.
Aaron Hazelett - Operations
Aaron comes from the telecommunications industry where he managed business and teams on over a hundred cell tower projects. He holds a degree from ASU's School of Leadership and Management and has served as a business manager at a national non-profit as well as budget analyst and project construction manager at a startup with over five million per annum in revenue. Aaron plays country bass, can fix anything, and is the proud father of three small children.
Derya Frei – Business Systems Analyst
Born in Ankara and raised in Istanbul, Derya studied labor economics before deciding to learn English and move to the States. She took a job in Florida selling remote control helicopters for a Turkish wholesaler where she learned the art of the sale (in addition to becoming an ace RC pilot). After earning an MBA from Webster College, she moved to Phoenix to work as a Business Systems Analyst at American Express. Now she is helping Ahsuite implement the systems and processes necessary to scale.
Sudhir Kumar - Software Engineer
Sudhir has been working on the Ahsuite platform from the very beginning, when it was supposed to be a quick and simple project. Little did he know it would grow to consume his life! He likes his code like he likes cars: with clean lines, beautiful under the hood, and FAST. His career as a software engineer began at age 16 and he has never lost that hunger to learn and grow. A huge nerd for jets, missiles, and military technology, he has a thing for the cutting edge and brings that outlook to everything he designs.