Advisory Board

Meet Local Link: dbaPlatform’s local SEO expert community bringing you insights and trends.

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Founder of Early Bird Digital Marketing, has over 22 years of experience in Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and digital marketing. Sherry is a Google My Business Platinum Product Expert and contributes to prominent digital marketing blogs such as Search Engine Land, MOZ, Search Engine Journal, SEMrush, BrightLocal, SCORE, and others.


Founder of Next Level Digital. Jennifer has been awarded as one of the top producers in retail automotive for innovative digital sales and marketing strategies. She is a national speaker, trainer, and executive-level operations consultant whose “no-nonsense” approach is credited for substantial increases in her clients' advertising ROI.


Founder at Marketing Metrology. Stefan believes that the largest difficulty facing marketers is figuring out how to quantify the results of marketing activities. He appreciates the precision of online audience targeting, the capability to test and improve, and the opportunity to track the results of marketing efforts.


Owner/Operator of Simple SEO, Kevin serves local businesses and supports marketing agencies with Process Development and SEO Consulting. Kevin started out in the automotive service industry and transitioned to SEO and Web Development, inspired to help small businesses compete in the digital space and simplify digital marketing. When Kevin is not solving problems for local businesses, or developing software, you will find him hanging out with friends, family, and enjoying the outdoors.


Yan Gilbert is a digital marketing consultant and SEO specialist for local businesses. Also designated by Google as one of only a dozen North American Google Business Profile Product Experts. Creator and founder of the original Google Maps grid tracking system: 


Rachel Ford Hutman is CEO and Founder of Ford Hutman Media (FHM), a boutique communications firm that provides media relations, thought leadership and executive visibility to life science companies. Clients range from venture-backed startups to large cap public companies in biotech, digital health, and healthcare.

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