Our Team, Your Team

Passion. Experience. Results-driven.

Check out the leadership team and support behind each client at 51Blocks.

Behind every 51Blocks account is a dedicated team, people who know your business and its needs inside and out, Strategists & Specialists who have pored over and planned every piece of your marketing strategy. What could be better? How about an entire team supporting your lead Strategist’s every step? Our mission is to maximize your ROI in the most efficient and effective way possible. Whether it’s content, SEO, your local listing, paid search, your website, or all of the above, you’ll have the full support of the 51Blocks team at your disposal. Get to know the leadership team below, just some of the folks who will be assisting on your company’s journey to more business and higher revenue.


Michael Borgelt

Founder & CEO

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.”


Brittany Filori

Chief Operating Officer

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 COO to continue this passion.


Our agency approaches all partnerships as a team. Your client's campaigns have the support of multiple team members on the inside and you have direct access to our leadership team for support for your sales quotes and custom partnership workflows. Everything we do here is tailored for each client and each partner for optimal success together.

Sales Support

We’ll support you with preliminary SEO roadmaps, PPC overview estimates, and case studies to help you sell our products.


Partner Support

You’ll have direct access to our COO who will work with you on custom workflows and solutions so we can mesh into your agency structure seamlessly.


This is your strategist's internal support. Overseeing the overall success is a team effort at 51Blocks and we ensure each team member has the support to facilitate growth & knowledge in our ever changing landscape.


Team Strategist

This is your team lead. They are the industry expert for your client and will be in charge of overall client happiness and campaign success.

Team Specialist

This is our backend support. They take care of our day-to-day tasks and report directly to the strategist.


Our Director of Strategy guides the Strategists on new trends, tools, and ways to stay on the cutting edge of digital marketing techniques.

Writing Team

Our writing team works directly with our strategist to craft thought leadership and curated content in your client’s voice & tone.

Curious to know what type of partnership you need? Take our White Label Partnership Assessment and find out.