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The team at Linchpin SEO is comprised of senior-level expert SEO consultants, website and print designers, and digital strategists from top digital agencies and brands spanning four US States. Our team has cross-industry experience, allowing us to help many types of companies and brands.

Team Members
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SEO Lead & Linchpin SEO Founder

Bill Ross

Bill started his consulting career while living in Raleigh over a decade ago. Bill’s background in digital marketing and building online companies has helped him rise to strategic lead for some of the largest brands in the world.

Bill Ross Bio
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Lead Brand Strategist

Karianne Wardell

Karianne Wardell is a strategic marketer with over thirteen years of experience in the creative industry with in-depth knowledge of digital marketing and expertise in advertising strategy and execution. She most recently led digital strategy for global consumer brands as a VP of Digital at Weber Shandwick.

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Lead Paid Search Strategist

Ryan Wheeler

Ryan Wheeler brings eight years of digital marketing experience to the table. His breadth of experience ranges from paid search marketing, display, re-marketing, analytics, and surveying. Ryan managed several domestic and international PPC, Display accounts. He led the strategic direction and also executed the campaigns.

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Lead Designer & Developer

Benjamin Jenkins

Benjamin works out of Ann Arbor, MI where he’s a Design/Developer with a decade of experience working with marketing teams to develop strong brand identities and design/develop remarkable websites that engage prospects and make lasting impressions. These days, he specializes in developing with the award-winning content management systems Craft and WordPress.