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Mark Priebe
President
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Mark Priebe
President
Mark founded Proximity Marketing in 1994 after recognizing an opportunity to use newly-developed targeted marketing technology.

In his role as president, Mark helps clients understand the opportunities that digital marketing represents for their business growth. He and his firm have been recognized for both growth (2x winner of the Weatherhead 100 Award for fastest growing businesses) and innovation (SME – Sales and Marketing Executive’s DSMA Award ((Distinguished Sales and Marketing Award)).

He loves coming to work every day and generating new business activity for our clients. Mark is a civic-minded leader, engaging in a variety of local and business organizations, including being on the boards of the Northern Medina County Chamber Alliance, The United Way of Medina County and Holy Name High School. He is also active in Medina County Economic Development Corporation and the Made in Medina County initiative.

In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family – especially on Kelleys Island.

Jeff Worcester
COO
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Jeff Worcester
COO
Jeff has been on the Proximity team since 1999 and has worn nearly every hat in the organization. He has done everything from account and project management, software development, database administration, consulting, strategic planning and managing Proximity's overall operations.

Jeff is HubSpot inbound and email marketing certified and has degrees from Marietta College in Public Relations and Corporate Communications, with a minor in Leadership. He takes his marketing expertise out of the office by speaking at various conferences, including the DMA Email Marketing Summit and Niche Media Conference.

He is a member of the Leadership Medina Class of 2017 and serves on several boards, including NTMA Akron chapter and the Summit-Medina Workforce Development board.

In his free time, he loves vacationing with his wife and kids, is passionate about learning and is a perennial Cleveland sports and Ohio State fan.

Alison Priebe
Accounting / HR
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Alison Priebe
Accounting / HR
Alison has worked with the Proximity team since 1996. She has a BA in Education from John Carroll University, with minors in Mathematics and English.

Officially serving as Proximity Marketing’s accounting and Human Resources manager, Alison’s role extends far beyond that. Over the years, Alison has worked in nearly every role in the office, so she steps in to assist whenever a team member needs an extra hand. She has a comprehensive understanding of all our clients, and her involvement ensures the best results for our customers.

When Alison is not in the office, she enjoys spending time with her family, especially on Kelleys Island in the summer. The Priebes enjoy traveling, especially their trips to Costa Rica and to the London Olympics in 2012. Alison is an accomplished author, with three children’s books published.

Beth Kereszturi
Web Marketing Strategist
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Beth Kereszturi
Web Marketing Strategist
Beth has spent her entire career in marketing and advertising. Starting with Proximity Marketing in 2003, she has developed strong relationships with our clients – always advocating their business goals through the strategies she puts in place.

She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing and put that education to use in her professional career, serving as both a project manager and a strategist while at Proximity.

Beth spends much of her time planning and brainstorming on behalf of our clients. She uncovers the real value our customers have to offer, including realizing their challenges and unearthing what success looks like. Beth enjoys seeing projects go live and sharing that forward momentum with our clients.

Outside of work, Beth “moms” in her free time. She enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, even when it includes being a chauffeur, fast food chef and the finder-of-all-things-lost.

James Holmes
Account Manager
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James Holmes
Account Manager
James has been coordinating clients’ needs in an efficient manner since he started in December 2015. Clients often comment on his prompt response and his ability to get the job done quickly.

He enjoys working one-on-one with our customers and establishing meaningful business relationship with each of them. James understands the need to report data back to clients.

James graduated from the nationally-ranked business school at Bowling Green State University with a specialization in Marketing in 2006. Additionally, he has been Google certified since 2015.

James has vast experience with both the B2B world – previously working in the transportation/manufacturing industries – and in all things marketing, including digital efforts like SEO and PPC strategies, as well as traditional print and direct mail initiatives.

In his free time, James enjoys attending Trivia competitions, watching Cleveland sports and testing out new restaurant and breweries, including critiquing their potatoes.

Rebecca Boulter
Senior Account Manager
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Rebecca Boulter
Senior Account Manager
Rebecca is the newest member of the Proximity team, but an appreciated one. As senior account manager, Rebecca balances a lot, including task managing our team’s schedules and creating open dialogue for all client outreach.

When she started at Proximity, Rebecca brought an ample amount of both marketing and project management expertise. She has 14 years of experience in the field, including nine years in the B2B sector.

The senior account manager role tasks her with being hyper-organized, and Rebecca delivers in spades. She works diligently to create systems and processes to improve efficiencies within the company to benefit our clients.

Her favorite part of her job is digging in deep and learning about our clients’ businesses: their successes, challenges and goals.

In her free time, Rebecca enjoys her children’s numerous school activities, playing with her two Siberian Huskies and watching NCAA football with her husband.

Robert Neel
Sr. Technology Strategist
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Robert Neel
Sr. Technology Strategist
Robert first joined the Proximity team in 2007. He has been working with computers and computing machinery, both as tools and real-time control products, since 1970. His expertise includes programming in all kinds of languages, regular and custom.

In 1994, he became heavily involved in the Client-Server architecture of the Internet and never left the space. Robert is a professional member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).

Robert is not afraid of a challenge; always ready to figure out new technologies, processes or venues. He is an important member of our team because of his ability to problem solve. He enjoys handling the exceptions, when there is a mismatch between our clients’ materials and their jobs’ requirements, such as oddly-formatted data files, non-heterogeneous data files, etc. This benefits our clients because it’s not on them to do extra leg work, we make it happen.

In his spare time, Robert enjoys reading, writing, cooking, photography, personal fitness and programming new tech.

Mike Murray
Sr. SEO Strategist
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Mike Murray
Sr. SEO Strategist
With 30 years of print and digital communications experience, Mike shapes online marketing strategies for small, mid-size and Fortune 500 companies. Since 1997, Mike has specialized in SEO and content development for B2B and B2C businesses. A former journalist (1987-1997), he earned a bachelor of arts degree in journalism at Kent State University in 1986.

Mike oversees SEO projects for our clients in a wide range of industries. He develops plans that focus on the right mix of relevant keyword phrases, content and technical updates to drive more leads and sales.

He enjoys working with clients to help them find the best ways to showcase their expertise and connect with people searching for their products and services.

Over the years, Mike has authored numerous studies, guides and articles about SEO. He speaks at regional workshops and national conferences, including the American Marketing Association, Content Marketing World and Search Engine Strategies in Cleveland, New York City, Chicago and San Jose.

He loves spending time with family, traveling and volunteering, including interacting with residents in a hospice facility, mentoring teens, and serving in church ministries that focus on the poor and disadvantaged. Mike also enjoys movies, biking and running, including three half marathons and seven marathons – so far.

Sean Manion
Creative Director
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Sean Manion
Creative Director
With a background in B2B marketing, SaaS development and web/digital marketing consultation, Sean has had the opportunity to help a wide range of organizations strategically strengthen their online presence. He enjoys all aspects of the digital marketing world, consistently studying user experience and technology trends.

Sean also serves as our resident HubSpot advocate, engaging with our staff on the educational value of HubSpot certifications and always encouraging everyone to continue learning in their field of expertise.

His favorite part of his role at Proximity Marketing is working with both clients and other digital strategists to reach beyond expectations – to ensure that the end-user’s experience is as painless as possible. Sean excels at creating website design, as well as presenting its importance to our clients. He has a unique way of demonstrating the value of digital marketing to the most tenured of strategists to clients just entering the game.

In the non-digital world, Sean enjoys hobbyist carpentry, teaching technology to youths, and medium-rare steak.

 

A Dedicated Team Of B2B Marketers

Our capabilities come from the strength of our crew. We’re able to craft ROI-focused solutions because we continue to invest in a diverse group of professionals. They specialize in content marketing, website design, user experience, email marketing, SEO, social media and much more.

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