Day 1 – Schedule – Friday, October 5th, 2018
Beginner to Intermediate levels. View Full Schedule.
Day 2 – Schedule – Saturday, October 6th, 2018
Beginner, Intermediate to Advanced levels. Speaker Discussion Panel. View Full Schedule.
Results-driven business development professional with 20+ years in digital marketing. The bulk of my experience has been in early stage start-up’s, either as a founder or as an early hire. I excel at conceptualizing unique monetization strategies, pitching them to potential partners, and then managing long-term execution around collaborative monitoring of relevant KPI’s. $25 million managed lifetime spend.
About Your Speaker Kimball Stadler (Capt. Hiram’s)
With over 25 years of sales and marketing experience, formulating new ideas, and marketing initiatives is where our speaker, Kimball Stadler excels. Whether delivering workshops, speaking to non-profits and large corporations about leveraging an online strategy, she works to assist people in knowing social media and marketing automation better by defining: what the customer experience should look like, what to post, how to post and frankly… WHY to post in this fast-paced digital marketplace! She is the Founder of Top Dog Performance – which is a marketing company that blends traditional networking ideas and tactics to an online presence for business professionals and the radio host for Hot Dog Marketing.
About Your Speaker Tom Miller (The Food Guy)
Tom’s love of cooking started at an early age but was put on hold to pursue a career in the Information Technology. Over the last 10 years, Tom’s passion for healthy cooking, organic food, and pasture raised meats has been growing exponentially! As the Chef and BBQ Pit Master for a pasture based farming operation back in his home state of Indiana, he creates recipes and demonstration videos to promote those products.
About Your Speaker Nick Verola (Verola Studios)
Worked for a private financial firm in Orlando until accepting a position as a marketing director for a construction and building company in my hometown of Vero Beach. I then decided to pursue my passion for filmmaking full-time, after growing weary of the monotony of working a 9-5 desk position. In the last 4 years I have filmed, edited and produced over 320 luxury wedding films, dozens of corporate films and commercials, and has worked as a producer, camera operator, and editor all over the world for multiple TV shows broadcast on networks including NBC Sports, Pursuit Channel, Sportsmans Channel, EWTN and Wild Africa TV. I continue to develop my skills and portfolio and I always aim to produce films that are powerful, impactful and visually stunning.
About Your Speaker Brandee Anthony (Vero Beach Mermaid)
Brandee is a professional photographer and social media content creator/consultant for global brands and individuals. Traveling the world she speaks at conferences, creates vlogs and live streams to hundreds of thousands of viewers. She was nominated for the first ever award on the social media platform Snapchat as Best Newcomer and is ranked one of the highest users on the app Periscope. Since seeing social media success she has turned to teaching businesses in Vero Beach how to create compelling content for social media and leverage and market their products and services in the digital age. With millions of views on her viral videos to specialized photography and videography, Brandee works hard to create content and strategies that will maximize and impact businesses.
About Your Speaker Nicolas Ellis (Senior Designer at Adams Media Group)
Nick Ellis has a Bachelor of Applied Science in Graphic Design & Visual Communication from Indian River State College. With a background in traditional art, Nick likes to design creative solutions for any project. He excels when tasked with creating something completely unique. A Vero Beach local, Nick enjoys spending time with his lovely wife Alison, their baby boy, and their Weiner dog, Winston. Drawing is his favorite pass time, and you can find him doodling on just about anything nearby.
Meet Your Speaker Karen Pittman (Project Manager & Tech Diva at PD/GO Digital Marketing)
Karen was born and raised in Alabama. She attended the University of Alabama where she studied Computer Science. For the next eleven years, she co-owned and managed two large franchises based out of Birmingham, AL. In 2009 she began homeschooling her three daughters and relocated to Florida. In 2012, she became a regional manager for an international homeschool organization which entailed event planning, recruiting directors and developing and managing homeschool communities in the East Coast Florida region.
Karen is currently the project manager for PD/GO Digital Marketing where she employs various internet skills including technical support, programming and content management. She works with clients and staff to ensure that all projects are completed on time and within budget to the full satisfaction of each client.
Meet Your Speaker Amanda Robinson (Principal and Lead Designer at Squared Studios)
A graduate of the University of Florida with a B.S. in Public Relations, Amanda serves as Principal and Lead Designer at Squared Studios. Her diversified background in design and marketing has provided her with a unique understanding of how to cater to businesses, large or small, while building long-term relationships during the design process.
Robinson takes pride in her community and is active in several non-profit organizations from both an individual and business based standpoint. Included are the Healthy Start Coalition, Education Foundation of Indian River, Downtown Friday and the Treasure Coast Gator Club, earned an award for Outstanding Communication and Outstanding In-State Club during her tenure as President. In addition, Robinson is incredibly involved through the Junior League of Indian River, where she has served on the Board of Directors for two years and has been honored as Provisional Of The Year (2007) and Member of the Year (2008).
Meet Your Speaker Curtis Carpenter (President of Citrus Three)
Curtis Carpenter started Citrus Three, a Social Media Marketing and Consulting Firm, in 2016 with former journalist for TheSpun, Tomahawk Nation, and the Tallahassee Democrat, Dustin Tackett.
Prior to starting Citrus Three, Carpenter’s career began with a degree in radiology, followed by a complete shift into political consulting. His political consulting career began in 2013, running Amelia Graves’ successful campaign for the Vero Beach City Council.
He followed that up with running Randy Old’s successful City Council campaign in 2014.
In 2016, Carpenter moved up to the County level, consulting on Susan Adams’ successful County Commission campaign and Tiffany Justice’s successful School Board campaign.
After utilizing social media advertising in his successful campaigns, Carpenter parlayed his political consulting career into social media marketing.
Citrus Three specializes in taking the pain-point of your business, reverse engineering your goals, and creating your story to tell through social media.
Meet Your Speaker William Watson
Billy Watson is a data platform and software engineer with 13 years of experience, 8 of which have been in sales or marketing verticals. He has built multiple internet-scale data platforms, reporting platforms, and engineering teams at companies from start ups to international corporations. Billy is a father, husband, pilot, race car driver, software engineer and is passionate about data engineering, data privacy, science, programming, and technology.
Meet Your Speaker Nikki Lindsay
Nikki is currently employed with Vero Vine and Vero Beach Marketing. Skilled in Content Creation, Social Media Management, User Experience, Advertising, and Campaign Management. She uses programs such as MailChimp, WordPress, Canva, and Animoto to ensure weekly emails are sent out on time. Nikki also gathers information from sources around Indian River County to manage a community calendar.
In 2008, Bo acquired 100% ownership interest of Ironside. As CEO for the past 10 years, he has crafted a core strategic vision of innovation, growth, service and integrity as the company’s guiding principles. Today, Ironside is the leading provider of professional market management services to over 2,000 business including small entrepreneurs, corporations, nonprofits, government, and educational institutions across the Treasure and Space Coast.