Aaron is a co-founder and Market Research Director at Slingshot SEO. Building on more than a decade of Internet marketing experience, Aaron has contributed in many roles including Graphic Designer, Project Manager, Systems Analyst and Chief Operations Officer.
Aaron earned a Bachelor of Science in Pre-Medical Biology at Indiana University in 2004. During the following years, Aaron traveled the country working at Watson Pharmaceuticals in Phoenix, Arizona, and later for an environmental abatement company in Miami, Florida. He was even accepted into medical school in 2006. It was at this time that he received a call from an old friend, Jeremy Dearringer, about an SEO opportunity, and Slingshot SEO was born.
As Market Research Director, Aaron will continue to steer the strategic vision behind Slingshot SEO’s content and thought-leadership production. He blogs weekly for Inc.com.
Kevin is a co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer at Slingshot SEO. An Indiana University graduate, Kevin has more than fourteen years of Internet marketing experience involving organic search engine optimization, eCommerce, conversion rate analysis, statistical analysis, affiliate marketing and web design.
Prior to co-founding Slingshot SEO, Kevin spent two years working within the technology related intellectual property strategy practice of CRA International, a publicly traded consulting firm in Chicago, Illinois.
Kevin’s core responsibility at Slingshot SEO is to manage the company’s overall strategic objectives while also spending time on the sales side building new client relationships. He is responsible for finance, conversion rate analysis research & development and statistical analysis.
Jeremy Dearringer is a co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Slingshot SEO. A Purdue University graduate, Jeremy launched his entrepreneurial pursuits by developing several e-commerce shopping sites offering products ranging from silk plants to motorcycle parts. During that time, he also built one of the largest online motorcycle community forums and a number of blogs to generate affiliate ad revenue and support his e-commerce ventures. These successes, starting during his high school years, have given Jeremy in excess of 13 years of experience in search engine optimization, keyword research, link building, web design, conversion rate optimization, social media, management and logistics.
In 1997, Jeremy and his current business partners used their knowledge of SEO to build ad revenue generating websites and real estate websites. Their expertise and teamwork also leveraged his family’s business, one of their main clients, into a period of explosive growth during a recession. The business partners’ foundation of knowledge and passion for SEO led them to form Slingshot SEO in 2006.