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Leadership

Mark Hughes – CEO

Mark is a serial entrepreneur and business builder. His accomplishments over the years include the invention of the remote car starter and one of the the founders of a national online directory serving over 100,000 customers and 14 million business listings. He has been the president of a nutritional marketing company and owner of a Digital Agency. Mark developed a comprehensive local marking platform called LocalMojo along with deep insight and strategies to dominate local search results with over 24,000 websites.

In the 90’s Mark was personally responsible for over $48 million in sales at Excel Communications and was a Senior Vice President of marketing for a division of Sony’s WebTV when the division was sold to Microsoft for $460 million spawning the MSN Search Network, (Now called Bing). Mark also serves as the CEO of W-Twelve, parent company of AgencyWeb.

Education and Professional Credentials

  • Education: University of Maine: Bachelor of Science
  • Google Certified Partner
  • Omniture Analytics Certified
  • Google Adwords Certified

Richard Proodian – CFO

Richard has 35 plus years of executive level management experience including as a Corporate Officer, Board Director, and Committee Member. Richard has also been instrumental in the development and implementation of corporate planning and strategy for several publicly traded companies. His credentials include, Managing Director of EquiFin, LLC and CFO, COO, Director and Co-Founder of BioRestorative Therapies Inc. a NASDAQ listed company.

As CFO of AgencyWeb and W-Twelve, parent company of AgencyWeb, Richard oversees all financial and compliance aspects of the company.

Education and Professional Credentials

  • Northeastern University: Business Management and Finance
  • Harvard Business School: Executive Management Business Program
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Chris Orminston – CTO

Chris began his career at Intel as a Senior Systems Engineer focused on internal espionage and data security. With more than 20 years of experience in software programming, web development, digital direct sales and SEO, Chris is considered one of the top search engine optimization (SEO) and local marketing experts in the field today. He has supported the marketing and digital initiatives of companies like Nike, Virgin, Sony, Lexus, Coleman, Coca Cola, Lenovo, and Asics Shoes.

Chris is a sector leader in the development of advanced optimization and off-page search optimization solutions utilizing the latest search algorithms, content creation, link building and lead capturing pages to expand the digital footprints of his clients. His proprietary platforms help clients build targeted audiences, increase traffic, enhance online visibility, and nurture marketing initiatives by combining robust CRM platforms with proprietary social media growth engines and SEO competencies.

Education and Professional Credentials

  • University of Arizona: Bachelor of Science
  • Google Certified Partner
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert – MCSE
  • Cisco CCNA
  • Google Adwords Certified

Oscar Luykenaar

Oscar brings his accounting and finance expertise to the team from a diverse set of industries. With a focus on technology and efficiency, his talents fall on systems creation and improvements. He has strong experience with long-term planning, ROI, tax/legal/hr compliance, performance metrics, financial systems and cash management. Industries serviced range from tax services to golf course management to technical startup, holding the title of controller or CFO on most teams. 

Education and Professional Credentials

  • McMaster University: Honors Bachelor of Commerce, (Hamilton, Canada)
  • Webster University: Masters of Business Administration (Honors, St. Louis, USA)

Jaime Menor

Born in Madrid, Spain and educated in British and American schools, Jaime counts with over 18 years of international experience building the best-in class digital marketing scalable products and solutions for multinationals and companies such as FOX Mobile, Panda Security, Orange and SproutLoud Media Networks.

Education and Professional Credentials

  • University of California at Berkeley: B.A.S Information Systems Management
  • Harvard Extension School: Services Marketing & Management Strategies (Distance Learning)

Aaron Orminston

Aaron leads our data analytics and artificial intelligence resources at AgencyWeb. Through his leadership Aaron has brought metrics, empirical data, and market analysis that has dynamically improved campaign performance, lowered costs and increased the for our clients.

Education and Professional Credentials

  • Brigham Young University