BRANT HINDMAN

San Francisco Bay Area 707.293.4780 Brant@CornerstoneInternetMarketing.com

Objective
To secure a rewarding position where my unique experience in Marketing, Technology and Psychology will be of significant value within the daily operations of a growing organization.

Summary of Qualifications
• • • • Web Development SMO and SEO Systems Optimization Technology Integration • • • • Project Management Executive Management Strategic Operation Business Process Improvement

Experience
Evolving Wisdom – San Rafael, CA 2/2011-12/2011 Web Development Manager & acting Director of Technology • Served as a founding member of a $10M online adult learning company • Responsible for 9 direct reports across 7 time zones including Europe and Asia • Managed all web-based platforms (Drupal, Ning, Wordpress, Zcore and Ning) including their Search Engine Optimization (SEO) • Developed a customizable Wordpress Theme to serve 12+ brands • Consolidated all URLs and content management systems into one integrated system • Led a team of tech support professionals to benchmark quality customer service • Customized ticketing system to track and share all action items, client questions and concerns • Oversaw the development of the companies first passive revenue initiatives resulting in ~$1M in sales • Optimized tech channels and communications to reduce overall time and expense across the company Cornerstone Internet Marketing – Sebastopol, CA 1/2007-Present Principle & Lead Web Developer • Created a comprehensive internet marketing roadmap including Website Development, SEO and SMO • Managed a team of 4 employees to implement the internet marketing strategies • Solicited new clientele through networking, strategic alliances, and referrals • Recognized specific needs and offered customizable solutions for small businesses • Implemented 30+ online marketing plans including SEO and Social Networking • Authored accessible tutorials and assisted clients with an array of technical issues • Maintained site continuity and helped grow businesses through ongoing promotion Eclectic Health – Petaluma, CA 6/2007-3/2008 Vice President • Performed duties associated with executive and organizational outreach • Developed strategic plans and oversaw the creation of the Eclectic Health Institute online resource center • Managed the implementation of Integral Treatment Teams to address client needs • Fostered strong relationships with business partners and local Holistic institutions including local chambers of commerce, JFK, CIIS, Bauman College and Skyhill Institute

Other Experiences
Integral Beings Counseling Services – Owner/Operator
-Applied my counseling, life coaching and stress management skills to support over 100 clients to discover and work towards attaining what they want in life

2004 – 2008

Every-Body - CEO and Business Developer
-Partner in the development and marketing of specific Holistic products to Whole Foods

2004 – 2005 1992 – 2006

Paint Doctors - Owner/Operator

-Project managed multiple concurrent jobs and crews while continuing to develop and grow the business

Education
Sonoma State University
M.A. Counseling Psychology

2003-2005 2000-2001 1992-1997

Naropa University
Transpersonal Counseling Psychology

St. Olaf College
B.A. in Chemistry (Pre-Med) B.A. in Psychology

Technical Proficiencies

Expert / Advanced
• • • • • • • Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Social Media Optimization (SMO) Integrated Online Marketing Wordpress and Ning Facebook Fan Pages and Groups Online Content Promotion Navigating New Technology • • • • • • •

Proficient
HTML, CSS, PHP Developing User Interface (UI) Image Editing w/ Photoshop Video Editing using Quicktime Audio Editing using Audacity Cross Link Marketing / Link Building Drupal

Additional Skills
• • • • • • • Able to translate business plans into effective online marketing strategies Years of experience identifying and capitalizing on cultural market trends Capable of building strong client relations and enforcing customer service standards Experienced team leader through deep listening, consensus building and influencing key decisions Adept at time, project and stress management during times of multiple project launches Big picture thinker able to see outside the box for solutions yet keep a project on track to meet deadlines Effective within Executive team to identify strategic initiatives and manage team throughout development

References Available Upon Request 2

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