Patrick Garrett

Patrick Garrett

Founder at Bourbon & Banter, LLC
Greater St. Louis Area, United States

Summary

Results-driven Internet Marketing Professional with a proven track record in the sales, management and development of innovative digital solutions to directly support corporate and customer needs.

• Respected and effective leader able to manage teams of varying disciplines and personalities
• Outstanding operational proficiency including the ability to conceive, design, develop and deploy operational processes/methodologies across a complex organizational structure.
• Strong business acumen and account management experience beneficial to sales and new business development efforts
• High level of technical proficiency coupled with equally strong strategic analysis acumen and visionary creative talents, enabling thorough management throughout the development of high-impact interactive products that support underlying business objectives.
• Expertise providing business and systems analysis, configuration and change management, project direction, and quality assurance services to ensure functionality and usability of dynamic interactive media products.
• Well-refined analytical and troubleshooting talents; successful at identifying risks and issues in early stages and directing prompt resolutions.
• Recipient of numerous local and national awards for visionary design, development and marketing talents, including a DMA Digital ECHO Award and Yahoo SearchLight Award.
• Exceptional customer relations and communications abilities; keen awareness of integrating technological and creative solutions, and communicating concepts to clients at all levels of creative, technical and media proficiency.

Specialties: Search Engine Optimization
Social Media Marketing
Search Engine Marketing
Online Media
Social Advertising
E-Commerce
B2B Marketing
B2C Marketing
Website Design
Project Management
Team Management
New Business
Interactive Marketing
Interactive Design & Development
Internet Marketing
Content Marketing
Digital Marketing
Paid Search Marketing
SEO
SEM
PPC

Positions

Founder
Bourbon & Banter, LLC
United States
February 2012 - Present (5 years 9 months)
SVP + Partner, Global Paid Media Lead
St. Louis, United States
August 2011 - Present (6 years 3 months)
• Recruited to develop a formalized digital marketing and media discipline, create standardized and scalable operational processes and lead all digital marketing new business efforts in support of agency-wide initiatives.
• Notable Clients: Russell Stover Candies, Beech-Nut, Sleep Number, AT&T, Monsanto, Feed the Children, Hallmark, Emerson
Managing Partner
GroupM Search (Outrider)
United States
2005 - 2011 (6 years)
• Provide operational management and senior search marketing strategy leadership for Outrider

• Responsible for the overall management of Outrider's US offices, development and facilitation of partner programs, consistent messaging across all channels, and oversees client and employee enrichment.

• Notable Clients: Microsoft, Financial Times, Coach, Allergan, Texas Instruments, Hallmark, BizFilings, Bright House
Managing Partner - Head of Search, North America
St. Louis, United States
January 2011 - August 2011 (7 months)
• Served as head of North American Search Marketing while also managing the St. Louis office of Maxus

• Responsible for setting top line client search strategies while maintaing a distinct POV for Maxus and the future of search marketing

• Notable Clients: Church & Dwight, Liberty Travel, Sun Chlorella, Welch's, Financial Times

Education

BA - Japanese Studies

Earlham College
1991 - 1995 (4 years)
Activities and Societies: Student Ambassador, Leadership Academy, Lacrosse

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