Golden A.

  • Joined September 2015

Over 15 years social marketing experience and am global president of the largest professional social media organization in the world.

  • San Francisco, CA, United States
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Golden A.
San Francisco, CA, United States



SEO Content Marketing Social Media Paid Advertising



I have over 15 years business experience focused on the Bay Area, but work on projects around the world. I have been been one of the top social media marketing consultants since January of 2009 and my personal Klout score is 69.

Work history

Social Media Marketing Strategist and Community Manager
Top projects include but not limited to: Union Bank, Seagate Technology, San Francisco American Marketing Association, Kinatic Creative Staffing, GNC, Kinesis Survey Technology, Gen Arts, Social Media Club, Bauers Inteligant Transportation, etc.
San Francisco American Marketing Association, Contract
Director of Social Media and Community Manager
Researched, recommended, created, and managed blog, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Google+, Pinterest, Foursquare and Flickr accounts. • Effectively promoted the association via social media to increase event sales by 60%.
CIBO, Contract
Senior Social Media Strategist and Community Manager
Researched, created, recommended and implemented cutting edge social media strategies for Seagate Technology and Union Bank clients.
Bauer’s Intelligent Transportation, Contract
Online Marketing and Social Media Manager
Managed all online marketing, social media, industry relations and social networks.Strategized, recommended and implemented all digital channels, creating thousands of links. Performed SEO on Bauer’s website, reporting on optimized keywords.
BOCA Communications, Contract
Social Media Manager
Created, implemented and managed BOCA’s first ever social media marketing campaigns to building social media/public relations/marketing strategies by 100%. • Created and implemented press releases, coverage reports, status reports, briefing books, memos.
Market Development Company
Brand Marketing Manager
Built/retained client relationships in order to deliver complex projects on time and under budget while securing long term contracts with over 50 different clients in the Bay Area. Managed marketing lifestyles of Columbia, Atlantic, Capital, and Virgin.
San Francisco State University
Market Research Manager
Supervised hundreds of students in the market research pools (including, but not limited to, data gathering, surveys, report creation, analysis writing and report production).


Senior social media strategist and community manager for Union Bank.

I effectively strategized and launched Union Bank's first social media programs ever. I built and engaged their audience of thousands of active community supporters on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn in just a few short weeks due to my very precise community based community management strategy.

President of the Social Media Club

excel at being the President of the Social Media Club (SMC). SMC is the biggest professional social media organization in the world. We host conversations that explore key issues facing our society as technologies transform the way we connect, communicate, collaborate and relate to each other.

Senior social media strategist at Seagate Technology.

I thoroughly enjoyed helping Seagate Technology be the essential connection between people and content. Seagate invents, designs and delivers storage solutions for the world to access and share digital content in all its forms.

National Association of Women in Real Estate Business (NAWRB)

I really enjoyed building NAWRB's brand image as the premier women’s trade group specializing in the housing economy by up to 90% on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest and YouTube. As the only provider of women-owned business certification specific to real estate,

Senior Social Media Manager at Bauer's IT.

Bauer's IT was my biggest transportation project. I enjoyed helping them build their online brand around making passenger transportation convenient, innovative, comfortable and eco-friendly. I loved how hands on this role was, actively shooting company videos, riding along on their tours.

Senior Social Media Manager at Boca Communications

BOCA was my first PR client. We understood the new world of marketing and PR. We blended social media with traditional PR programs and campaigns that deliver maximum results. Working with big name clients such as Gen Arts, Shipwire, etc.



San Francisco State University
Masters of Business Administration (MBA)
Portland State University
Bachelors of Science in Marketing (BS)



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Not seeking work


  • Available during business hours, evenings, and weekends


  • Can work 20hrs per week
  • Can commit to 1+ years