A veteran marketing and communications specialist, J.R. brings more than 15 years experience, specializing in the strategy behind both inbound and outbound marketing. A sought-after public speaker, he has established himself as a thought-leader identifying emerging business trends and opportunities, particularly in social media and the mobile market.
“J.R.’s extensive and varied experience leading strategy development for a broad range of clients brings a unique knowledge-base and perspective to our incredibly talented team at Aria. We’re very excited to have him on board,” said Aria’s CEO, Ryan Thompson.
Previously, J.R. has consulted as a sales and marketing expert for a number of nationally recognized firms, like GlobeRunner SEO, [x]cube LABS, MutualMind, and NextCorp. J.R. received his BBA from Texas A&M University and his MBA from The University of Phoenix. He is also an ASA certified sailing instructor, an avid reader and a musician.