Lever Interactive Expands Team and Announces Promotions

New Hires Joining the Optimization and Business Development Teams

DOWNERS GROVE, IL (July 19, 2011) – Lever Interactive, a Chicago-based full-service online marketing company specializing in performance-based marketing management, recently expanded with the addition of three new team members and announces recent promotions.

Stephanie Saucier joins Lever Interactive as Manager of Optimization, Josh Cole joins Lever Interactive’s Business Development team and Brad Bonic joins as an Account Strategist. Lever Interactive is also proud to announce two recent promotions. Jennifer Davis was promoted to Vice President of eMarketing and Jamie Watanabe has been promoted to Account Strategist.

Saucier will lead Lever Interactive’s team of paid search account optimizers as well as the search engine optimization and design/development teams. Saucier, a resident of Montgomery, comes to Lever Interactive after several years as a Web Operations Manager at FTD.com. She received her Bachelor of Science in marketing from Northern Illinois University.

Cole, a resident of Midlothian, will help direct Lever Interactive’s sales efforts. He comes to Lever Interactive from Crown Mortgage Company where he served as a loan officer. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in finance and accounting from Augustana College.

Bonic will manage and optimize search engine marketing and display advertising campaigns for several clients. Bonic, a resident of Plainfield, comes to Lever from Starcom Mediavest Group where he managed both on-line and off-line marketing and advertising campaigns representing a wide range of clients.

“I am very excited to have Stephanie, Josh and Brad join our growing team,” said Chris Gilmartin, President of Lever Interactive. “They bring diverse experience and knowledge to our team that will help grow the success of Lever Interactive.”

Davis has been with Lever Interactive for three years and leads the company’s daily activities. Davis has over 15 years of marketing, ecommerce and development experience. She is a resident of Downers Grove and earned her Bachelor of Arts in writing from Dominican University and her Master of Arts in business writing from DePaul University.

Watanabe has been with Lever Interactive for two years and has been instrumental in the day-to-day activities for several clients. She is a resident of Villa Park and earned her Bachelor of Arts in advertising from the University of Illinois.

“Both Jennifer and Jamie have contributed to Lever Interactive’s growth and success over the last couple of years,” said Gilmartin. “I look forward to their continued contribution in their expanded roles.”

About Lever Interactive

Lever Interactive is a full-service online marketing company specializing in performance-based marketing management. With a focus on search engine marketing, Lever Interactive combines the experience of seasoned search and online professionals with the latest in advertising technologies. With over 15 years of direct and interactive marketing know-how, the team at Lever Interactive provides leading expertise in today’s most advanced online marketing opportunities. Services include search engine marketing, shopping comparison and feed-based programs, email marketing, affiliate marketing, search engine optimization (SEO), web design and development. Lever Interactive is a Google AdWords Certified Partner, Yahoo Search Marketing Ambassador and Microsoft AdExcellence Member. They are also members of industry organizations Search Engine Marketing Professional Organization (SEMPO) and Chicago Interactive Marketing Association (CIMA). Lever Interactive is located at 1431 Opus Place, Suite 625, Downers Grove, Illinois 60515. For more information, please visit www.leverinteractive.com.

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Chris Gilmartin
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cgilmartin@leverinteractive.com

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