Visual Data Systems - eAcademy Webinar Speakers/Presenters
Lynn Middleton, Design Manager
Lynn joined the Visual Data Systems design department in March of 2009. In addition to the design and build of many client websites, she developed logos for e Academy, Smart Capture and Away wee Go! Mobile Websites. In October of 2009 she was given the role of Lead Designer.
As the Design Manager, Lynn is looking forward to leading the design team toward the production of engaging design solutions that target the individual needs of the client while exceeding customer satisfaction. Previously, Lynn worked nine years as Graphic Designer for COMSYS IT Services. a FORTUNE 500 IT Services Staffing Company.
Ian Oland, Email Marketing Design Strategist
Ian is a graduate of UMBC where he received a Visual Arts degree concentrating in graphic design while also receiving a minor in Art History. In his Senior Art Gallery, his logo and identity manual for the Alex. Brown Center for Entrepreneurship won the Best of Show. Ian has over four years experience with Visual Data Systems and he has redesigned over 20 client sites while contributing to the development and promotion of Visual Data Systems innovative products including Encore and Survey Scout.
In his spare time, Ian finds joy in sports especially hockey and writes for a blog that is credentialed by the Washington Capitals.
Chelsea Frye, Senior Online Marketing Consultant
Chelsea is a graduate of Salisbury University where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing with a minor in History. Since joining the Visual Data Systems team, Chelsea has enjoyed building client relationships and offering unique solutions to maximize online marketing efforts. Her desire to help clients improve their website usability and design results from a combination of analytical and creative approaches. Chelsea is particularly fond of maintaining awareness in the always changing social media realm while also staying ahead of the intricacies of search engine optimization.
Kelly Hurley, COO and Executive Vice President
Kelly leads the SEO/SEM, Email Marketing, Sales & Marketing, Consulting and Production Divisions. She is a 15 year technology professional with over 20 years of direct marketing and online marketing experience. Prior to Visual Data Systems, Kelly owned her own business and worked with the World Nike Games, Tom Landry Jr., the White House Historical Society and the YMCA’s ofAmericain an online marketing capacity before selling her business in 2001 to join the Visual Data Systems team.Kelly is a certified Email Marketer and a member of Marketing Sherpa and the DMA.
Mark Randle, Director of Business Strategy
Mark is a graduate of Eastern Michigan University with a degree in Communications and Marketing. In addition to his time with Visual Data Systems, Mark has also worked for Marriott International and MTV.
Mark brings 3 years experience with Visual Data Systems over 5 years of experience in the Hospitality industry to the eAcademy Webinar series. Mark started with Visual Data Systems as an Jr. Online Marketing Anaylst working his way up to the Senior Analyst position in a little over a year. Last Fall, Mark helped us further gain expert status with his first speaking engagement at the national VRMA conference. In addition, Mark has played a key role in the training and mentoring of new hires.
In addition to his outstanding client skills and industry knowledge, Mark played an instrumental role in re-packaging our SEO services which directly enhanced profitability and growth of the online marketing division. The growth can also be attributed to Mark's work in forming partnerships with companies like Kampyle, 10k Vacation Rentals and Magnify.net. Mark looks forward to continuing to grow the Online Marketing division and building prosperous partnerships.
Henry Sery, Online Marketing Manager
A graduate of Towson University, Henry graduated with a degree in Business Administration for the Towson University College of Business and Economics. Henry has always been a self starter in his business career which includes owning his own marketing company while still in college.
Since joining the Visual Data Systems team, Henry has become a favorite of the clients he consults with and is well versed in search engine optimization; social media marketing; online marketing best practices; pay-per-click advertising; email marketing campaigns and reputation management. Since becoming a Senior Online Marketing Consultant, Henry has taken on a greater role within the SEO team including revamping the training of new consultants and working on our new internship program.