Board of Directors

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Micah Fisher-Kirshner

Micah Fisher-Kirshner

President & Chairman

Micah is the VP of SEO & Content at Turn/River Capital for a set of portfolio companies. He’s been in the SEO field for 10 years having previously worked at Zendesk, Zazzle, and Become, as well as with smaller companies such as Balsam Brands and Red Bricks Media.

Andrew Shotland

Andrew Shotland

Vice President

Andrew is the CEO of LocalSEOGuide.com, a 13-year-old SEO consultancy. Previously he was GM of NBC.com back when it was weird to see URLs on TV.

Dani Owens

Dani Owens

Secretary

Dani Owens is the owner of Pigzilla and currently works as a local SEO consultant for SMBs and white label SEO provider for digital agencies. Previously, she worked on the SEO team at a digital agency that primarily served enterprise brands that had a dealer / multi-location base.

Ulli Muenker

Ulli Muenker

Sponsorships

Ulli is the SEO Lead at McKesson, responsible for all enterprise SEO planning & strategy for McKesson’s sites. For the past 10+ years, Ulli has worked as In-House SEO for large international sites, such as The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, and Businessweek.

Stephen Gibson

Stephen Gibson

Communications

Stephen is a startup enthusiast and founder of PAIR Public Relations. Because backlinks are better with a story. He’s a creative copywriter and believes AI powered PR is the way of the future.

AJ Kohn

A.J. Kohn

Member at Large

AJ is Owner of Blind Five Year Old, a digital marketing firm specializing in search. He works with top web properties including Pinterest and Genius while also serving as an advisor to a number of VC-backed start-ups.

Holly Miller

Holly Miller

Member at Large

Holly is currently a Product Manager, SEO at Under Armour. She has 12+ years of experience spanning digital marketing, SEO and event management. In previous roles Holly led the strategy and implementation of various online marketing and SEO initiatives for a variety of enterprise level brands. She’s also a consultant and loves helping businesses grow witnessing the value of what investing in SEO and content can do.

JL Faverio

JL Faverio

Member at Large

JL Faverio is a seasoned web developer and server manager with over 20 years of experience. He has a strong background in the technical aspects of web development and has successfully managed servers throughout his career. Currently, JL works as an SEO Consultant for Local SEO Guide and helps businesses improve their online visibility and search engine rankings. He resides in Northern California and enjoys spending time playing disc golf with his wife and sharing marketing ideas on Twitter.

*Bio written by OpenAI’s ChatGPT

Shawn Tyler

Shawn Tyler

Member at Large

Shawn is originally from New York and currently resides in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is a tech-savvy Marketing Strategist with a track record of helping top brands grow their businesses like the Match Group, Fandango, Domino’s Pizza, Citibank, Ooma, and more recently, multiple large brands in the career space. His current role is Vice President of Marketing at Jobscan.

David Victor

David Victor

Member at Large

A long-time SEO and musician, David’s agency is Boomcycle Digital Marketing in San Ramon, CA. David toured with the band BOSTON, founded a hospital live music charity Harmony & Healing, and enjoys applying the lessons of search to all his TLDs.

Parthi Loganathan

Parthi Loganathan

Member at Large

Parthi is the Founder and CEO at Letterdrop, a platform for B2B companies to streamline their content marketing and SEO. He was previously a Product Manager on the Search team at Google where he worked on personalized mobile search results and helped launch Google Go.

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