Brent Rankin

Brent Rankin

As SEO Team Director, Brent’s primary object is to ensure the overall quality of SEO services provided to Merkle | RKG clients. With a focus on SEO strategy development, integration of scalable SEO solutions utilizing Merkle | RKG’s propriety technologies and working side by side with Account Managers to ensure the overall success of Merkle | RKG’s SEO clients.

Brent joined the Bend Merkle | RKG team in 2011 as an Account Manager and has been focused on large-scale online retailers like,, and Brent’s overall focus has been to implement scalable SEO solutions and develop online sales campaigns that maximize project ROI and SEO objectives.

Having a diverse professional background, Brent brings a mix of strengths and skills to the table. With an agency background focusing on project management, corporate managerial accounting and years of entrepreneurial experience, Brent understands the need to establish open lines of communication balanced with sound technical practices to meet and exceed Merkle | RKG’s client’s expectations.

When not focusing on SEO, Brent enjoys Bend’s wealth of outdoor activities especially downhill skiing, mountain biking and fly-fishing, with his wife and daughter.

Brent graduated with a BBS in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance and a Minor in Economics from the California State University of Chico.”