December 17, 2013, Phoenix, Arizona – Phoenix-based Internet marketing agency Vertical Measures (http://www.verticalmeasures.com) has hired senior digital marketing veteran Chris Bird as President to lead the agency to new growth levels. Chris joins Vertical Measures in his new role on December 20, 2013. He will report to Arnie Kuenn, CEO of Vertical Measures.
Vertical Measures provides complete Internet marketing services for small-to-medium-sized businesses and nationally recognized brands. Using digital strategies like content marketing, SEO, PPC advertising, and social media, Vertical Measures helps businesses drive more traffic, leads and revenue from their websites. Chris will take the agency lead on operational and business development activities, and Arnie will continue to promote the brand and evangelize content marketing through his writing and speaking engagements.
“I’m thrilled to have Chris bring his technology savvy and thorough digital marketing understanding to Vertical Measures as we head into a new growth period,” said Arnie Kuenn. “I’ve worked with Chris in various capacities over the years, and have always been impressed with his knowledge of online marketing, team building, and leadership skills. Our discussions advanced in recent months, and it’s very exciting to have Chris join Vertical Measures to lead our way into the future.”
Chris comes to Vertical Measures with a strong background in digital marketing management, client relationship building and media sales and advertising. His most recent work with Terralever (now LaneTerralever) as Senior Vice President, Business Development focused on sales and marketing for the all-digital agency, as well as working with the rest of the executive team to drive operational efficiency and revenue growth.
Chris maintains a busy work-related schedule, serving on multiple boards around the Valley, including the Arizona chapter of SEMPO (Search Engine Marketing Professional Organization) and the Boys and Girls Club of Metropolitan Phoenix. He was also one of the founding board members of AZIMA (Arizona Internet Marketing Association). He can be found on Twitter as @Chris_Bird and LinkedIn.
Arnie Kuenn is a well-known conference speaker, author, podcaster and online digital marketing presence. He tweets regularly at @ArnieK and represents the agency in numerous online initiatives.
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Vertical Measures provides search, social, and content marketing services in order to drive more traffic, more leads, and more business through our client’s websites. Specializing in content marketing and SEO, the company employs individuals skilled in marketing, social media, and web design. It serves clients ranging from local businesses to major universities, as well as agencies.
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Arnie Kuenn, CEO, Vertical Measures