Who We Are

Paveya is a HubSpot certified digital marketing agency specializing in web development and internet marketing services. Paveya’s senior management has over 20 years of experience in small business, real estate, home building, new homes sales, the vacation rental industry, and more. Our core marketing team contributes over 50 years of combined marketing and web development experience. Our extended technical team contributes over 80 years of technology experience, allowing Paveya to provide clients the latest information technology solutions to enhance their marketing campaigns.

Paveya’s Core Marketing Team


Raju Uppalapati, CEO

Raju Uppalapati is a highly successful entrepreneur with first-hand sales and marketing experience in many industries. Raju has lead several successful small to medium-sized businesses in the marketing, technology, real estate, vacation rental and hospitality industries over the last twenty years. He served as CEO for 16 years to a premier luxury real estate and construction company on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, assisting in construction of over 2,000 luxury homes and development of many prestigious communities. Additionally, Raju founded a successful luxury vacation rental company on the Outer Banks of North Carolina, and served as CEO for nine years. In his experience as CEO for both vacation rental and realty companies, Raju has managed over 60 sales professionals who have sold over 1 billion dollars in real estate under his management.  Additionally, Raju developed and invested in two branded hotels in North Carolina.

After bringing great success to his own businesses, Raju applied his sales and marketing experience to help the Paveya team. Now, Raju leads a talented team of marketing and technology professionals who help small and medium-sized companies take their business to the next level.

Grateful for his success, Raju is a dedicated philanthropist and has resided on many charitable and professional boards to improve wellness, education and outreach to local and international communities. Raju holds an MBA from Wright State University, a Masters in International Management from the University of Texas, and a post graduate diploma in Computer Applications from Pragathi Computer Center in India.

Thomas Bruce, Digital Marketing Specialist

Thomas is a digital marketing professional who enjoys taking an inbound marketing strategy from its infancy to a lead producing, brand awareness increasing asset for your business. He has experience in marketing a variety of industries including the homebuilding, real estate, home improvement, vacation rental, action sports, and information technology industries, among others. Thomas draws from his strong educational background in business management and marketing achieved while earning his B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing while at the University of North Carolina Wilmington and his MBA at East Carolina University. When not performing various marketing services at Paveya, Thomas is an avid surfer and sports enthusiast.

Abby Stewart, Digital Marketing Specialist

Abby Stewart is a professional writer with seven years of content writing experience. She is also a Certified HubSpot Professionals and holds a B.A. in English with a concentration in Professional Writing. Abby was a contributing writer for The New York Times Company / Star-News and has been published in major journals such as Inside Business and the Greater Wilmington Business Journal. Abby spends her days implementing strategic content marketing plans to generate website traffic, increase leads and grow the business of Paveya clients.

John Tully, Digital Marketing Specialist

John Tully has over 10 years of content creation experience working for some of the best publications in the country. As a staff photographer and freelance photographer, he has produced and shot award-winning photo, video, and written projects locally as well as internationally.  As a HubSpot-certified professional, John has effectively implemented social media marketing, search engine optimization, content marketing, email marketing and other crucial online marketing channels for many successful clients. He has worked with a team to bolster existing brand images as well as build brand identity and a digital presence from the ground up. Hi background in telling stories means John understands the importance of quality content creation, strategy implementation and the role visuals have on branding in the digital world. He is a 2008 graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism.

Paveya’s Extended Marketing Team

In addition to these core team members, Paveya includes a support team of highly skilled marketing professionals. Members of this team provide advanced web development, search engine optimization and social media marketing experience. Their expertise includes Google products, HubSpot marketing automation software, .php and .NET programming.  The team implements crucial marketing plans  to help ensure client strategies are successful.