The team at TopRank Marketing includes a broad mix of B2B and digital marketing talent, experience and expertise. Here’s a list of team members who share insights regularly on the TopRank Blog:
Lane Ellis – @lanerellis
Lane R. Ellis, Social Media and Content Marketing Manager for TopRank Marketing, has over 39 years’ experience working with and writing about the Internet. Lane spent more than a decade as Lead Editor for prestigious conference firm Pubcon. When he’s not writing, Lane enjoys distance running (11 marathons including two ultras so far), genealogical research, cross-country skate skiing, vegetarian cooking, and spending time with his wonderful wife Julie Ahasay and their cats Kukla, Twister, and Arlo in beautiful Duluth, Minnesota.
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Nick Nelson – @NickNelsonMN
Nick is a Senior Content Marketing Manager at TopRank Marketing on a mission to energize brand narratives with smart, fun, sharp wordplay. In his free time, he enjoys basking in the misery of Minnesota sports fandom, making cringeworthy puns, and smothering all types of food in buffalo sauce.
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Katelyn Drake – @KB_Drake
Katelyn Drake (@kb_drake) joins the TopRank Marketing team as the Director of Agency Marketing and brings 15 years of experience ranging from full-service advertising agency strategy within the financial, education, franchising and non-profit sectors, as well as experiential, lead generation and digital marketing within the automotive industry. Katelyn is an inventive and nontraditional marketing mind with a background in both B2B and B2C branding and marketing strategy. When she is not using her quick wit and energy to guide our agency channels, she can be found checking out new local hotspots in her native Detroit with her young daughters, husband and their rescue goldendoodle, Benny!
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Joshua Nite – @NiteWrites
Josh is a Senior Content Marketing Manager for TopRank Marketing. He strives to write with humor and personality, leading the charge against boring corporate content. He is also willing to write rap songs of considerable freshness for the right client. In his free time, Josh plays several musical instruments (badly), sings (pretty well), and tries to do right by two wonderful children.
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Alexis Hall – @Alexis5484
Alexis is Vice President of Client Accounts and doubles as the Wonder Woman, Cat Woman and Super Girl of marketing and account team management. She can also leap tall buildings with a single bound and manage marketing programs for large, complex organizations that are part of the Fortune 500.
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Harry Mackin – @shiitakeharry
Harry is a Content Strategist at TopRank Marketing with a penchant for learning new things and effectively articulates complex ideas with a clear, engaging writing voice to develop a wide variety of high-quality content.
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Debbie Friez – @dfriez
Debbie is Senior Manager, Social and Influencer Marketing with a background in public relations and business development. Debbie works closely with B2B influencers in a variety of industries and provides influencer program management and consulting for numerous Fortune 1000 clients.
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Art Allen – @punsultant
Art is a Content Strategist for TopRank Marketing with deep and varied experience in content creation plus he’s a big fan of puns and Star Trek.
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Lee Odden – @leeodden
Lee Odden is the CEO and co-founder of TopRank Marketing, the author of Optimize and the creator / editor in chief of TopRank’s B2B Marketing Blog. With 20+ years in the marketing industry and 18+ years of blogging, Lee has consulted for numerous Fortune 500 companies and keynoted at conferences all over the world on B2B marketing. While he has been cited for his expertise by the Wall Street Journal, The Economist, and Forbes magazine, his kids keep him grounded and focused on what’s most important – family!
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