Our Experts

Meet some of the experts behind Hive Digital

Hive Digital has been very fortunate to discover and retain incredible talent in the search marketing space.   We value the hard work and dedication of all our staff, and appreciate everything they do to make Hive Digital the amazing company it is today.   Below are a few of the experts that make Hive Digital one of the leading search marketing agencies in the world.

Ryan Allis

Ryan Allis is the Owner and Chairman of Hive Digital. Ryan has been an entrepreneur since he started Allis Computing at age 11 in 1995. Ryan started Hive Digital prior to attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he was an economics major and a Blanchard Scholar.

He is the author of the book Zero to One Million, published by McGraw-Hill in February 2008, which reached the Wall Street Journal Bestseller list, and chronicles one of Hive Digital’s early client successes.

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Jeff Staub

Jeff Staub

Jeff Staub, CEO of Hive Digital specializes in marketing strategy, paid search, web analytics, and SEO initiatives.

Jeff has a B.A. from Elon University and a B.S. from Colorado State University with a focus on the biological sciences and analysis. Prior to Hive Digital, Jeffrey worked as an independent consultant for various online marketing firms working on projects for large movie companies, music industry leaders, major oil companies, and sports apparel producers.

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Jake Bohall

Jake Bohall, Vice President of Hive Digital, is recognized as an online columnist, entrepreneur, board member of an educational non-profit, and philanthropist.

Jake’s experience in business and strategy development has made him adept at identifying practical online marketing strategies to fit a company’s growth objectives and available resources.

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Nina Martinez

Nina Martinez

Nina Martinez has dedicated her career to responsible marketing since 2008, with a wholehearted belief in advertising with integrity and a methodology that ensures honest value to both clients and the communities they serve.

With these principles in mind, and a deep appreciation for building genuine relationships, Nina has founded and contributed to entrepreneurial ventures and established brands, doing so in a manner that values the more human elements behind audience response and translates them into marketing initiatives for the digital world.

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Dominic Ciampa

Dom Ciampa, has been working at Hive Digital since 2012. Focusing primarily on Business Development and client retention, Dom also handles project billing and management.

Dom is well versed in onsite as well as offsite SEO best practices, and is Google Adwords Certified.

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Tripp Hamilton

Tripp Hamilton has over 3 years experience with Google manual penalties and maintaining healthy back-link profiles for his clients. He is the Director of Hive Digital’s link removal department and Product Manager for Remove’em, Hive Digital’s link removal platform.

Tripp is a self-proclaimed Excel guru who has in-depth knowledge of linking strategies that both comply and violate Google’s Webmaster Guidelines.

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Megan Bostwick

Megan Bostwick

Megan Bostwick began at Hive Digital in March 2014 as an SEO Analyst and has expanded her knowledge to become an expert in Paid Search and Facebook advertising.

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John Gibbings

John Gibbings

John Gibbings has been working, adapting and succeeding within organic search for multi-million dollar companies since 2011. He is a Senior SEO Consultant with Hive Digital, where he works hand in hand with the internal departments to ensure the best focus and care is given to each client.

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Kristina Camacho

Kris Camacho joined the Hive Digital team as an SEO Analyst in 2016 to pioneer the social media department, and has been a go-to social media person in the office since then. She fell in love with marketing when she became a part of her high school’s marketing club, DECA, where she competed at the international competition.

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Will Hare

Will Hare Paid Search

Will Hare joined the Hive Digital team as a Paid Search Analyst in 2016. Will graduated from North Carolina State University with a degree in Communications and a minor in Film.

During his time in college, he also contributed at a nonprofit by working on social media campaigns and blogging.

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Russ Jones

Russ Jones is an SEO Advisor for Hive Digital where he was employed for over 10 years prior to joining Moz as a Principal Search Scientist.

Russ is a devoted husband to Morgan Jones and father of three girls, Claren, Aven, and Ellis! He loves engaging in philosophical debates on politics and religion. He graduated from UNC

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Brian McDowell

Brian McDowell SEO

Brian McDowell is a visionary enterprise level SEO with first hand experience establishing startups with companies such as LendingTree, RealEstate.com, Red Ventures and Conductor.

Brian frequently assists Hive Digital contributing his expertise and talent for creating client success stories.

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Jonathan Travis

Jonathan Travis has a BS in Computer Science and 15 years of development experience. Jonathan has built small to enterprise level web applications at companies such as Sony Ericsson, AtlanticBT, and iContact. He and his team are responsible for developing and maintaining the infrastructure that powers all of Hive Digital’s tools.

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Eric Lander

Eric Lander is an Adjunct Consultant at Hive Digital and is often called upon for assistance with technical site reviews and his expertise with onsite SEO strategies. Eric has been actively involved in the search engine optimization and marketing industry since 1999.

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Catlyn Leavengood

Catlyn Leavengood

Catlyn Leavengood became a part of the Hive Digital team as a Client Service Representative in 2016. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a BA in Communications Mass Media with a minor in Journalism. Her first spark of interest in marketing happened when she joined her high school’s marketing club [Continue reading]

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