A passionate, design oriented problem solver, Aaron has been involved in web design, development and online marketing since 1998. In having helped grow 3 different digital agencies in the Minneapolis area, Aaron has helped launch over 350 websites for small business on up to Fortune 100 companies.
In growing multiple agencies past the $2M mark in founder and executive roles, Aaron has a strong sense of brand, team building, user experience and the full digital life-cycle a campaign and it’s assets must deliver.
in 2015, Aaron has led the marketing, sales and product UX initiatives helping the platform serve over 18,000 businesses globally and growing. The platform is a customer feedback and online review platform that helps brands and businesses listen, evaluate and market their customer's experiences. GetFiveStars automates the customer feedback process while capturing their Net Promoter Score and encouraging and monitoring online reviews.
Outside of his direct client experience, Aaron is a frequent conference speaker nationally on a variety of online marketing topics. His in-depth experience with web design, mobile, SEO, local search and online reviews has led him to speaking at SMX events, SearchFest, MOZ events, MnSearch, SCORE and many others. He helped launch Local University as a faculty partner, launched the MnSearch organization as a founding board member and has been an expert on the Local Search Ranking Factors report since 2010.
When not online, Aaron is a husband and a father to 4 kids. He can be found snowboarding, boating, watching college football and the Minnesota Twins.