Michael started his career as a computer programmer, moved into database administration, and found a perfect match for his technical skills with internet marketing. Michael has been doing search engine optimization since…well… before it was search engine optimization. Michael was a key player in the marketing strategies behind Mortgage101.com which surged to the #1 position for the keyword “mortgage.”
Based out of the Pacific Northwest, Brittany started her digital marketing career in 2012 working for ShopAddikt.com, a fashion website based out of Portland, where she helped to develop brand awareness & strategy for their social media presence. After obtaining her M.B.A. from Marylhurst University, she became an SEO Account Executive and has worked with every size company from large national brands to small backyard businesses.Throughout her career she has always been focused on the overarching goal of improving processes to benefit both the clients and employees alike. After successfully training and coaching many Account Executives over the years in addition to managing clients, Brittany joined the 51Blocks team as the Marketing Manager to continue this passion.
A native to Colorado, Reggie received his degree in Marketing and Business Management from the University of Colorado. He has extensive experience in all areas of marketing and oversees strategies & task work for many of our accounts. As a lead SEO, Reggie continues to bring a critical eye to his work, and usually does it with a great sense of humor. Seamless marketing strategies and converting copy are his in-office obsessions. Outside of 51Blocks, you can catch Reggie working on his music, engineering records, learning (anything) or playing hockey.
Ryan moved to Colorado from the bleak wasteland that is Texas back in 2012 after bouncing around the west coast (and a stint in East Africa), but don’t hold the Texas thing against him. He has extensive experience in multi-platform digital marketing strategy, having specialized in paid search, SEO, and content development over the last six years. Ryan’s goal with every client is to best maximize their return on investment. He isn’t a quiet man, no matter how hard he tries, but his colleagues forgive him for it. When he’s not at the office you can find him at a concert, either getting down or shooting photos for the band. His die-hard love for the Packers is both a blessing and a curse. He lives for the written word, and that passion shows in his content strategy. He WILL correct your grammar, no matter how many times you tell him to stop.
Hailing from the best place on earth, Chicago’s South Side, Lisa joins the 51 Blocks team and brings with her years of experience in digital marketing and project management. Lisa received a horrific sunburn and her B.A. in Mass Communication and Media Studies from Arizona State University. She consistently provides end-to-end project management and has perfected the fine art of client interactions. Lisa also is the proud owner of the cutest dog in the whole wide world, Chief.
Alana graduated from CU Denver with her B.A. in Communications back in 2002 and has been finding ways to incorporate her passions for writing and marketing into her career ever since. Alana lives in Denver with her darling husband of 8 years, Justin, and their adorable 5-year-old son Ethan, as well as Hank the American bulldog and Franklin the basset hound. She is currently studying for her Master’s degree in Information Systems with a specialty in Enterprise Technology Management from CU Denver. In her free time (what’s that?), Alana enjoys belting out tunes at karaoke night, playing mediocre harmonica and ukulele, watching superhero movies and going to her Zumba and kickboxing classes.
Ana Douglass is a Social Media Marketing Consultant based in Kansas City, MO. With over 8 years experience in Digital Marketing, her primary focus has has been to help develop and enhance the awareness of non-profit organizations interested in reaching a global audience. In addition to her work with NGOs, Ana also has a passion for film, food & photography. Her interesting perspective, full imagination and energy can be viewed in every project she embarks upon.
As a small child, Ami always knew she was going to be destined for digital greatness even though technology was still in an early stage. After discovering the world of digital marketing in 2012, she decided to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and graduated with honors from Victor Valley College in 2015. During this time, she developed considerable experience with SEO, social media management, content creation, and local marketing. She spends her free time gaming, reading bestsellers, cooking, and giving her fur children lots of love.
Max has extensive experience in digital marketing including PPC, SEM and Web Design. He’s also Google Certified and currently going to school to attain his Bachelor’s in Web Design and Development. Max has a deep understanding of marketing and strives to influence future growth and development primarily by means of paid search. His formula for providing clients with genuine results is backed by years of experience, dedication and a meticulous attention to detail. Outside of 51Blocks, Max enjoys drumming, music production and deep-sea fishing with his dad in San Diego. He has over 10 years of experience as a well versed drummer and has toured all over the U.S.
Coming from Philadelphia, Michael has a strong love for travel, food, and writing. Michael loves exploring different places having lived in Toronto and New York before. He comes from a strong Marketing background and has a love for all things technology. Michael’s goal is to provide you with the best marketing experience as possible, while out lining goals for various clients to improve brand awareness. If Michael isn’t catching up on the latest technology he can be caught traveling and exploring the world.
Marcelina Hardy, also known as Marcie, is a 51 Blocks SEO Account Manager. She enjoys interacting with clients and tackling websites to find out how they can be improved for better search engine ranking and user experiences. In the 10 years she’s been working on websites, she’s seen how the online world has changed, and she’s excited about the future for business owners. When she’s not investigating websites and speaking to clients, she’s spending time with her husband or playing with her kids. As a military spouse, she’s lived in Virginia, Kentucky, and the beautiful city of Charleston, South Carolina.
Wesley is in the land of barbecue, North Carolina. Wesley joins the 51 blocks team as the sales manager and brings experience in SaaS from fortune 1000 companies to day 1 startups. Wesley received his B.B.A from East Carolina University and is a Pirate at heart. When he is not working you can find him at the hockey rink playing below average hockey, hanging out with his wife and son, or watching the Panthers.
Edward is a Maryland native and graduate from University of Maryland, Baltimore County where he received his BA in Biology and Psychology. He’s also Google AdWords Certified with skills and experience in digital marketing, including paid and organic search, SEO, and lead generation. Edward is an out-of-the-box creative problem solver, capable of meeting deadlines under pressure. Outside of 51Blocks, you can find him at the tennis courts playing tennis, hanging out with friends, or reading.