Our Team
Greg
Founder/CEO

Greg Walthour

Founder/CEO

Greg is a graduate of Georgia Southern University with a degree in Business Administration. He is a pioneer to the search engine optimization industry with over 20 years’ experience in digital marketing. Greg enjoys camping, ATVing, traveling and coaching football. Greg also has a passion for photography, with an emphasis on shooting landscapes, tornados, grizzly bears and northern lights. Greg is happily married and has 2 awesome boys.
Darcie
President

Darcie Walthour

President

Darcie is involved with strategy, business process optimization, client relations and “keeping Greg in line”. She also has 17 years’ experience in business development and enjoys the “people part of the business”. Darcie has two boys, Blake and Lance. She enjoys spending time in the mountains with her family, traveling and watching her boys play football.
Rick
COO

Rick Stark

VP of Business Development

Rick is a graduate of CU Boulder with 30 years of experience in the technology industry. Rick spent 20 years with PROFITsystems Inc., the world’s largest software and services provider for the Retail Furniture Industry, as their CEO and 10 years as a principal of Stark Consulting. Rick lives in Colorado, is married with a 7-year old daughter, Paris. Interests include: reading, shooting, skiing and beer.
Marti
VP of Operations

Marti Willett

VP of Operations

Marti is a graduate of University of Colorado, Colorado Springs with a degree in Professional Writing and has 7+ years of experience in the digital marketing industry as a reporting specialist, account manager, department manager, director and now VP. She truly enjoys her role in the company's operations and feels lucky to work with such a great team. She has a passion for working with clients to help them increase their internet presence and achieve their business goals. Marti is happily married with a daughter – Lily. She enjoys photography, retail therapy and a good glass or two of red wine.
BJ
VP of Enterprise Accounts

BJ Enoch

VP of Corporate Accounts

BJ Enoch is a graduate of Colorado State University with over 7 years of digital marketing experience including PPC and SEO. In his tenure at SocialSEO, BJ has worked with clients in a wide range of industry including local businesses, publicly traded national brands and Ecommerce retailers. He specializes in finding innovative and custom solutions for the SEO success of SocialSEO clients. In his spare time, BJ enjoys spending time traveling with his wife Erin, fishing, golf and poorly executed attempts at brewing his own beer.
Jill
VP of Digital Marketing

Jill Sullivan

VP of Digital Marketing

Jill has been in the SEO industry for almost a decade. She has worked as an SEO director, consultant, account manager as well as the manager of large SEO teams. She has a passion for optimization of E-commerce sites as well as small business sites looking to build their presence in their local market. She has worked with all types of companies, large and small and has a proven track record of increasing rankings, online traffic and conversions. As Vice President of Digital Marketing, Jill is responsible for translating the department’s client objectives into digital marketing strategies that drive increased rankings, visibility and engagement. When she's not optimizing websites, Jill enjoys spending time with her 2 dogs, Crosby and Mugsy.
Alan
Manager of Finance & Accounting

Alan Kenyon

Manager of Finance & Accounting

Alan Kenyon is a graduate of Regis University with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting. He has over 5 years’ experience ranging in a variety of industries, such as: breweries, casinos, and resort development. Alan loves spending time with his wife, three dogs, a cat, and their chickens. He also enjoys rock climbing, trail running, and snowboarding. Lastly, Alan delights in demolishing his friends in fantasy football every week. He optimistically thinks the Washington Redskins will win the Super Bowl every year.
Collin
Manager of Consulting Services

Collin Sutz

Manager of Consulting Services

Collin attended Fort Lewis College and worked in the insurance and hearing aid industries for 14 years. Collin was the 3rd employee hired and helped SocialSEO grow to 30 employees. He is well versed in Organic SEO, SEM and Social Media. His focus, when working with these businesses, is their ROI. Outside of work, he is enjoying life with his beautiful wife and two daughters.
Mike
Sr. Digital Marketing Consultant

Mike Grey

Sr. Digital Marketing Consultant

Mike studied economics at City College in Colorado Springs. Michael joined our team January 2013 and has an extensive entrepreneurial and sales background. He has proven himself as a team player and seasoned performer. Michael focuses on evaluating company’s internet marketing objectives and developing a comprehensive strategy to maximize return on investment for all budgets. Michael enjoys fast cars, architecture and modern design. In the summer months, you can find Michael in his hammock with a good book and a beer or perhaps occupied with his wife of 19 years and his 2 high schoolers.
John
Sr. Digital Marketing Consultant

John Kuchta

Sr. Digital Marketing Consultant

John graduated from Regis University with honors. John has extensive professional experience in consulting, operations, accounting, and training. He loves win/win situations, and is dedicated to his client’s best interests. John is also an artist and enjoys the creative process of bringing something from a thought into a reality. He loves camping, hiking and exploring beautiful Colorado.
Jen
Sr. Digital Marketing Consultant

Jen Gallas

Sr. Digital Marketing Consultant

Jen graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh with a degree in Marketing. After graduation she moved to Chicago where she spent the next 10 years in Sales and Business Development. One of Jen's proudest professional accomplishments would be her time spent at Groupon. She joined the Groupon team as employee #15 and grew with the company over the next 5 years. Jen really enjoys a career in which she can help her partners map out their goals and then work together to accomplish them. In her off time she really enjoys travelling (favorite place is Israel), cooking (favorite things to make is homemade pasta) and being outside (favorite season is Fall). She is looking forward to contributing to the success and expansion of SocialSEO in Colorado and coast to coast.
Mark
Sr. Digital Marketing Consultant

Mark Kutowy

Sr. Digital Marketing Consultant

Much of what makes a business succeed online is being able to differentiate strategies that are a good idea, and the ones a business should avoid. With over 15 years of digital marketing experience this is a perspective that Mark Kutowy can bring to your business. His treat-every-dollar-like-it’s-his-own approach is appreciated when determining what investment is best to meet your digital goals.Mark has a long digital history of providing marketing expertise to brands ranging from startups to household consumer brands. Mark’s strategies have led to impressive track record of growth in variety of sectors online including eCommerce, B2B, Consumer Brands, Local Businesses, and professional services.Mark is a firm believer in Google’s axiom of “Focus on the user, and all else will follow” and will often refer to it as the litmus test when considering a fresh approach.With a triple business degree in Marketing, Finance, and Management Mark is able to look beyond the typical digital marketer’s perspective of keywords and rankings, and really dig into the key performance indicators that are driving your business. If you are looking for a results oriented consultant to help you grow your business then Mark is the right guy to talk to.
Eric
Digital Marketing Consultant

Eric Perez

Digital Marketing Consultant

Eric grew up across the world as a Navy brat venturing to places such as Hawaii, Iceland and eventually landing in Colorado Springs. He graduated from University of Colorado, Colorado Springs with a B.A. in Criminal Justice. He has 3+ years of business development and staffing experience within Technology and Digital Marketing. He enjoys trail running, 14er backpacking trips, hot yoga, and lounging in his hammock with a cold beer and good book.
Daniel
Business Dev Analyst

Daniel Wells

Business Development Analyst

Daniel is a graduate of Olivet Nazarene University with a B.S. degree in Business Administration and Marketing. He has over 3 years of experience in marketing and sales, and started with SocialSEO in August 2015. Daniel lives in Colorado Springs with his wife Kimberly and enjoys running, skiing, hiking and spending time in the Colorado sunshine.
Sasha
Digital Marketing Analyst

Sasha Straub

Digital Marketing Analyst

Sasha is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin - La Crosse with a degree in Business Administration. She has two years of experience in the digital marketing industry, helping launch a new media company that provided social media, reputation management and email marketing. Sasha enjoys reading, volleyball, hiking and the Green Bay Packers.
Shawn
SEO Manager

Shawn Denney

SEO Manager

Shawn achieved his Master’s degree in Marketing from the University of Denver. He has over 2 years of traditional marketing experience managing marketing campaigns, helping companies increase brand awareness and improve customer satisfaction. He has since transitioned into a digital marketing career focused on SEO. Shawn enjoys finding creative and efficient solutions to problems, a righteous challenge, foreign adventures, video games, comics, snowboarding, and good nights revitalizing sleep.
Morgan
SEO Manager

Morgan Duhamel

SEO Manager

Morgan has worked with SocialSEO August 2015. After completing her Bachelors of Science in Marketing and International Business from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, she gained several years of professional and management experience in an adult education industry. During her off time, Morgan enjoys spending time with family, friends, and her dog Andy. Morgan is a Colorado native and loves spending time in the outside, whether it be hiking or barbequing with friends.
Logan
SEO Specialist

Logan Mosby

SEO Specialist

Logan is a graduate of the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs with a degree in Business Marketing. Logan has experience working with local businesses, big and small, in a variety of markets to help them maximize their online presence and drive more customers to their business. Interests include: golfing, lifting, reading, shooting and craft beer.
Karla
SEO Specialist

Karla Tobin

SEO Specialist

Karla is a graduate of the University of California Santa Barbara with a BA in Sociology. She has 9 years of Marketing experience in both online and offline channels working for global wide agencies managing accounts for large consumer brands. She has also served in business development roles for emerging markets channels as well as consulting small businesses. She enjoys whiskey on the rocks, cold beer, roller coasters, humor, Game of Thrones, cooking, running and exploring Colorado with her husband and 2 young children.
Grant
SEO Specialist

Grant Effinger

SEO Specialist

Grant is a graduate of University of Colorado, Colorado Springs with a degree in Business. From civil engineering firms to local government and even a stint in a women’s hair salon (that he totally rocked), Grant has over 10 years of experience assisting companies of all sizes to thrive, including project and account management, marketing research, operations, and web design. Grant’s interests include getting lost, fighting crime, buying ridiculous socks, and writing utterly captivating bios.
Cooper
SEO Specialist

Cooper Hollmaier

SEO Specialist

Cooper is a graduate of Iowa State University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Journalism. He has over 3 years of digital marketing experience with a passion for delivering high-quality content and technical support that exceeds his clients’ needs. In addition to digital marketing, Cooper has a wide variety of skills related to print production, broadcast communications, direct mail campaigns, and web development. He lives in Colorado Springs with his wife Janessa and enjoys spending time mountain biking, camping, and hiking. Cooper has a lifetime goal of summiting all of Colorado’s 14,000ft peaks.
Brad
SEO Specialist

Brad Christian

SEO Specialist

Brad began his journey into the marketing world at Central Washington University where he studied Public Relations. He interned at a boutique PR Agency and worked with several clients in his college town of Ellensburg, WA while at CWU. Brad enjoys the finer things in life: a perfect powder day on the mountain, a rousing hockey game (where he sometimes is the worst referee in the world), and the hoppiest, most palette destroying IPA he can get his hands on. He even makes a few gallons of beer in his backyard from time to time.
Michelle
Reporting Specialist

Michelle McClure

Reporting Specialist

Michelle enjoys her work as an SEO Analyst, where she gets to help businesses get found online. This means those businesses can stay busy doing what they do best. SEO is an exciting venture that has always been a part-time interest, that she now gets to do full time! Michelle came to us from a retail software company, where she worked for almost 13 years providing excellent customer support, training customers and staff, and managing the support team. Michelle and her husband love Colorado! Unlike most anyone else, winter is their favorite season. Every chance possible, they’re up in the mountains with big smiles on their faces: skiing, snowboarding, hiking, camping, golfing, and driving her Jeep.
Lillian
SEO Specialist

Lillian Malkin

SEO Specialist

Lillian is a recent transplant to Colorado Springs from Tucson, Arizona. She has a B.S in Care Health and Society from the University of Arizona. Go Wildcats! Lillian has 4+ years in digital marketing and she prides herself on maintaining great client relations, really getting to know the business and what their end goal is. Lillian has worked in various industries giving her great experience in quick learning and a plethora of interesting facts. In her spare time, you’ll find her outdoors whether its hiking, running or diving into a good book.
Chris
SEO Analyst

Chris Tatum

SEO Analyst

Chris is a graduate of the University of Colorado in Communications and Recording Arts. With over 7 years of digital marketing experience including display advertising, video advertising, social media and website development Chris is an expert in most things digital. Chris spent three years working in the automotive industry managing national and regional digital ad campaigns for Toyota and Honda and most recently worked as a contractor developing ad campaigns and videos for a multitude of clients. Chris enjoys writing, creating films, comics, games and spending time with his 4 year old daughter, Sophie.
Willow
SEO Analyst

Willow Barnett

SEO Analyst

Willow is a graduate of The School of Visual Arts, Manhattan with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Photography. She has over 9 years of digital & experiential marketing experience, helping to streamline processes and increase ROI. Willow now lives in Colorado Springs with her pit bull, Juno. In her free time, she completed her 200hr yoga teacher training at Cambio Yoga, rescues senior dogs and eats more than her fair share.
Mariena
SEO Analyst

Mariena Theall

SEO Analyst

Mariena is a Louisiana native with a degree in Marketing and Advertising from the University of Louisiana in her hometown of Lafayette. Having spent the last 4 years in New Orleans, she gained invaluable experience implementing digital and traditional marketing strategies for the restaurant and hospitality industry. Mariena is a lover of all things music, food, dancing, singing, laughing and good company. In her free time, she enjoys yoga, kickboxing and eating all of the cheese with a nice glass of vino.
Chris
International SEO Expert

Chris Raulf

International SEO Expert

Chris works out of our Boulder office.  He assists national as well as international customers with all of their search engine optimization, social media and content marketing needs.  He is a sought after thought leader and acclaimed international speaker. He frequently authors guest-articles for industry websites such as Social Media Examiner and his international background makes him one of the few professionals in the industry who truly live and breath international and multilingual search engine optimization on a daily basis.
Todd
Content Specialist

Todd Menza

Content Specialist

Todd is a graduate of University of Colorado with a degree in Philosophy and of the University of Reading, England with a degree in Law and Business Ethics. His professional experience ranges from combat military operations and logistics to finance and creative writing. He is in a committed relationship with his bonsai tree, Bob, and enjoys fine art, cigars, classic cars, great conversation, and sea kayaking.
Chere
Content Specialist

Chere Poole

Content Specialist

Chere started writing in middle school and hasn’t stopped. Her publishing experience began in high school where she worked on the school paper, and includes having poems, stories, articles, blogs and many other pieces published in print and online. She has a full length novel and several children’s books in the works, which she hopes to see completed soon.
Rachel
Social Media Manager

Rachel Dankof

Social Media Manager

Rachel is a graduate of Aurora University in Aurora, IL with a degree in Business Administration and a minor in Management Information Technology. She has over 3 years in the digital marketing industry with a background in social media and website maintenance. She has worked with several businesses to help improve their online brand presence and lead generation. She is also able to integrate these skills with our SEO strategies. Rachel moved to Colorado Springs in May 2013 from Des Moines, IA and enjoys hiking, traveling, and doing yoga.
Michael
Social Media Specialist

Michael Hopson

Social Media Specialist

Michael is a graduate of the University of Northern Colorado. He received a degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing. Michael has a wide variety of professional experience including retail management and event planning. His weaknesses are sweet tea, sneakers, and sports. When he is not helping businesses develop and maintain a presence on Social Media, you can find him playing soccer and golf, snowboarding, or spending time with his family & friends.
Sara
Social Media Specialist

Sara Brace

Social Media Specialist

Sara is a graduate of Kutztown University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor of Science in Business Marketing. Sara started her marketing career in Greater Philadelphia, but she soon fell in love with everything Colorado has to offer, including the opportunity to work with SocialSEO. You can usually find her cooking, running, or binge-watching a show on Netflix.
Josh
PPC Manager

Josh Martin

PPC Manager

Josh has over 11 years’ experience in digital marketing. Having previously owned and operated two digital marketing companies, gives him knowledge of all stages of the development cycle. Josh joined SocialSEO, happy to have an established team of experts to collaborate with and excited to focus on his passion, Pay Per Click advertising. He displays strong marketing, management and organizational skills. Josh has developed our processes for analysis, testing, and implementation of various PPC-based applications. He enjoys spending time with his family, cinematography, fishing, and getting out into the back-country.
Jessie
PPC Specialist

Jessie Morris

PPC Specialist

Jessie is a graduate from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, with her degree in Communications, aspiring to get her Masters in the same field. She has served 10 years in customer service and the last year dedicated to pay-per-click advertising. Jessie’s main goal is to always help others. She enjoys spending time with her son and husband, watching films, drinking a good cup of coffee, and staying active.
Aileen
PPC Specialist

Aileen Gildea

PPC Specialist

Aileen grew up in the Midwest and earned a degree in Political Science in the Northeast at Boston University. She then decided to give the West a go and moved to Colorado Springs in the Summer of 2015. Before starting at SocialSEO, Aileen worked her magic in the Marketing department at Kohl’s Department Stores where she was able to hone her digital marketing skills by managing processes and projects for the company’s digital platforms. Outside of work, Aileen loves hiking, drinking fine red wine, getting her hair pulled by her baby daughter and trying to make her way onto as many game shows as possible.
Marita
Web Design & Development

Martia Caroll

Web Design & Development

Marita is a seasoned website designer. She’s worked with SocialSEO founder and CEO, Greg Walthour for over 17 years. Her extensive knowledge in design coupled with her passion for keeping current with internet trends proves fulfilling, challenging and has made her a valuable asset. Her specialty of developing long term relationships with clients is invaluable. Her hobbies include pottery and hiking the Berkshire and Catskill Mountains. She and her husband have three adult children and a 12 year old step son.
Vanja
Account Manager

Vanja Adamovic

Account Manager

Vanja Adamovic joined Social SEO in 2015 to assist in conducting marketing research, paid-per-click and back-linking projects, among other duties. She holds a bachelor`s degree in Economics and Management Sciences from European University. Vanja has six years of work experience as a sales and marketing manager, and she is currently studying Psychology at University of East Sarajevo. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, painting, cooking and spending time with her friends and family.