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Meet the team

Rick Slagle

Rick

Managing Partner

Rick has over 20 years of experience working for high technology start-ups with an emphasis in the Photonics Industry. Having served as President, Sales Director, Business Development Manager and Marketing Manager for a variety of tech firms,Rick has gained a wealth of knowledge and unique insights in growing sales. "Working in start-ups has given me the opportunity to explore every facet of business development, providing me with a uniquely precise approach to marketing that includes web design, SEO optimization, and technical writing for brochures, articles, manuals, etc." Slagle added, "Our firm fills a vital need whereby we allow technologists to focus on what they do best, develop their technology and we focus on bringing customers to them through marketing and business development."

Andrew

Andrew

Creative Director

Andrew is responsible with determining the best ways for us to visually represent our client’s identity online. With an undergraduate degree in Graphic Design, Andrew has seen projects from initial concept to completion. Particularly for start-ups, where he has created a unified corporate identity from logo creation to brochures and web design.

Activities:

  • Lead creative sessions for project kick-offs.
  • Manage multiple projects from concept through completion.
  • Develop creative programs and design concepts that meet the client's business objectives and that advance their brand strategy.
  • Establish creative direction for the entire line of online services and programs.
  • Supervise and inspire the creative team of vendor partners; generate multiple concepts for a campaign or project.
  • Work with the account team, strategy team, and copywriters to develop concepts and present to clients.
  • Provide quality control over concepts and projects.

Doug

Doug

Marketing and Market Research

Doug is a seasoned professional having worked for a variety of tech firms and is responsible for planning, development and implementation of all of the marketing strategies, marketing communications, market research and public relations activities. He works with the development and implementation of support materials and services all within budget and on-time.

Activities:

  • Boost the sales of the client's products and services by establishing brand recognition, making your company the number one choice for the product or service.
  • Optimize your company's market share by eating a chunk out of the competitor's share. This is where research on competition comes in and making sure that your company is one step ahead in innovation and marketing.
  • Design and implement marketing strategies that are in line with the company's goals.

 

Providing skills

We provide a variety of skills to help you differentiate your company from the competition.

  • Business Development:
  • -Market Research
    -Lead Generation
    -Business Establishment
    -Staffing
    -Identify Markets and Trends
  • Marketing:
  • -Branding
    -Web Site Creation
    -Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
    -Google Adwords

We deliver precise strategic thinking and marketing direction that can turn your concept from vision to reality. The main core of our strategy is achieving targeted and measurable results. We can help you plan all your marketing efforts!