Management Team

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    George Gallate

    Chief Executive Officer
    George brings to RKG visionary leadership, intelligence, energy and innovative thinking about “intent marketing.” Continue reading

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    George Michie

    Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Scientist
    George helped develop RKG’s proprietary technology platform and continues to play a role in its evolution. He is a widely acknowledged thought-leader in online marketing. Continue reading

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    Adam Audette

    Chief Knowledge Officer
    Adam contributes to the strategic direction of RKG’s paid and organic search marketing services, as well as the creation of new initiatives. Adam also drives the development of proprietary SEO toolsets and business development opportunities, while overseeing client strategy. Continue reading

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    Dean M. Johnson

    Chief Operating Officer/Chief Financial Officer
    Dean seeks out opportunities for RKG to expand its service offerings and strategic partnerships. Continue reading

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    Dalton Dorne

    Chief Marketing Officer
    As RKG’s Chief Marketing Officer, Dalton oversees all integrated marketing and PR efforts with a focus on lead generation. Continue reading

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    Matthew Mierzejewski

    Executive Vice President of Client Service & Delivery
    Matt leads a team responsible for all of RKG’s client service operations, including Paid Search, SEO, Social Media, PLAs, Display, and CSE Feed Management. Continue reading

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    Paul Wilson

    Executive Vice President of Client Development
    An industry veteran, Paul is responsible for leading RKG’s business development initiatives. Continue reading

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    John Miller

    Executive Vice President of IT
    John leads a team of Developers and Senior Developers tasked with ensuring that everyone at RKG has the tools necessary to serve the needs of our clients. Continue reading

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    Ryan Gibson

    Executive Vice President, Marketing Strategy
    Ryan is responsible for the sales and marketing strategy activity for RKG, as well as facilitating networking between RKG and the industry. Continue reading

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    Karen Pennio

    Vice President of Finance
    Karen is responsible for executing all of the company’s internal and external reporting as well as ensuring that these documents comply with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Continue reading

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    David Gibson

    Director of Operations
    Dave is responsible for planning and managing the real estate requirements, major infrastructure and operational services as well as negotiating third party contractual relationships for RKG. Continue reading

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    Attila Szabo, PhD

    Vice President, Software Development
    Attila is in charge of a team of Developers and Senior Developers that create and maintain RKG’s suite of software tools. Continue reading

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    Rachel Schnorr

    VP, Paid Search

    Rachel is responsible for overseeing the growth and development of the Paid Search department and works closely with the PPC Directors to maintain high levels of client service, performance results and thought leadership.
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    Ashley Kennedy

    Senior Director, Paid Search

    Ashley is responsible for on-boarding new accounts to the PPC team. She works closely with account teams to ensure a smooth transition from previous programs to RKG’s management.
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    Paul Koch

    Senior Director, Paid Search

    Paul is responsible for planning and strategic support for the PPC team. He works closely with Team Leaders to provide guidance and assist in training on internal technologies and new industry offerings.
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    Alex Turowski

    Director, Paid Search
    Alex is responsible for the account performance and relationships of a number of clients. Continue reading

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    Elize Mercer

    Director, Paid Search
    Elize is responsible for the account performance and strategic development for her PPC teams. Continue reading

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    Michelle Alfano

    Director, Display Management
    Michelle works to develop display partnerships for RKG’s clients as well as fine-tune some of RKG’s best practices for display initiatives. Continue reading

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    Todd Bowman

    Director, CSEs & Feeds
    Todd is responsible for leading RKG’s Comparison Shopping Engine (CSE) and Feed Management team. He works closely with his team to ensure that RKG’s CSE and Feed clients receive industry-leading service through proper feed optimization and management. Continue reading

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    Joy Barberio

    Director of Training
    Joy develops and coordinates the training programs for all of RKG’s services. Continue reading

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    Mark Ballard

    Director of Research
    As Director of Research, Mark is responsible for helping drive RKG’s thought leadership through leading-edge articles, discussions and data analyses. Continue reading

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    Jody O’Donnell

    SEO Technical Director
    Jody is responsible for overseeing technical SEO strategy and efficiently scaling large SEO campaigns and processes. Continue reading

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    Brent Rankin

    SEO Team Director
    As SEO Team Director, Brent’s primary object is to ensure the overall quality of SEO services provided to RKG clients. Continue reading

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    Jamey Barlow

    SEO Team Director
    Jamey’s primary objective is to ensure the overall quality of SEO services provided to our clients. Continue reading

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    John Negrau

    Director, Content Strategy & Engagement
    As the Director of Content Strategy and Engagement, John Negrau ensures all off-page visibility efforts follow best practices for RKG clients. Continue reading

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    Megan Geiss

    Marketing Strategy Director
    Megan is responsible for leading the Marketing Strategy group and works closely with RKG’s Sales and Client Service teams. Continue reading

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    Kearby Chen

    Marketing Strategy Director
    Kearby is responsible for leading the Marketing Strategy group and works closely with RKG’s Sales and Client Service teams. Continue reading

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    Alan Rimm-Kaufman, PhD (1968 – 2009)

    Founder
    Alan Rimm-Kaufman founded the Rimm-Kaufman Group in 2003. In 2008, RKG was named to Inc. Magazine’s list of the Top 500 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America. Continue reading

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