As the Chief Executive Officer for GetFiveStars, Aaron is responsible for sales, marketing, education and evangelizing the platform. Having built 3 successful digital marketing agencies over the last 17 years in partner and executive roles, Aaron is deeply experienced in web design, mobile, SEO, local search and social media.
Aaron has been fortunate to work with hundreds of small businesses as well as Fortune 500 organizations like AllState, UnitedHealth Group, Timberland, Cargill, Michael Foods, Ameripride, Yale University and many others.
Aaron is a frequent conference speaker nationally on a variety of online marketing topics and is a guest on many digital industry podcasts and webinars. He is a faculty partner and presenter with Local University, a Google sponsored conference series. In 2012 he helped found the Minnesota Search Marketing Association and currently serves as the boards Vice President.
Aaron has achieved Google Analytics Certification since 2012 and has been an expert contributor to MOZ’s Local Search Ranking Factors since 2011 through 2015.
Aaron resides outside of Minneapolis, MN with his wife and four children and enjoys sports, boating, snowboarding and being an entrepreneur.