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Michael V.

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  • Joined October 2016

Marketing strategist and serial entrepreneur for over 20 years, wrote 5 books, one best-seller and has built and sold 3 companies.

  • Santa Rosa, CA, United States
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Michael V.
Santa Rosa, CA, United States



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My top skillsets:
--Marketing Strategy
--Internet marketing (SEO, social media, content strategy, etc.)
--Growth Hacking
--New revenue development
--Acting CMO/Director of Marketing
--New (or upgraded) website buildouts

Work history

Marketing Director
Connecting you to First Responders, hospitals and physicians, to deliver the right service at the right time - all the time.
Digital Strategist and Channel Marketer
The Ygrene Energy Fund provides residential and commercial PACE financing for energy efficient and renewable energy projects in California and Florida.
Director of Marketing
A series of financial newsletters for the gold, energy and life sciences industry.


800lb Marketing

800lb Marketing is my full service fractional CMO consulting firm.

Senior Digital Strategist-YGRENE ENERGY FUND

Strategized and managed all channel marketing programs for the company. Responsible for helping the organization drive sales and new partnerships in their assigned channels through various marketing strategies. Worked with team members in marketing, sales and operations to understand the marketing

Director of Marketing-STREETWISE REPORTS

Established and managed all aspects of the marketing department to drive company revenue growth. Executed traditional and Internet marketing programs to increase revenue and brand awareness. Duties included managing a marketing team, search engine optimization and social media strategy, data analy



Stephen F Austin State University
Masters of Science



B2B marketing brand strategy branding crowdfunding campaigns data analysis digital marketing growth hacking lean startups product marketing SEO


Audacity Constant Contact Wordpress Mailchimp Facebook Advertising Google AdWords Google Analytics Hootsuite Kickstarter LinkedIn LinkedIn Ad Network


Not seeking work


  • Available during business hours, evenings, and weekends


  • Can work 60hrs per week
  • Can commit to 1+ years


Industries I love

Animals & Pets Banking & Finance Consumer Products Ecommerce Entertainment Food Health & Wellness Professional Services Science Social Enterprise

What I read

anything related to business and entrepreneurship (and tennis :) )

Side projects

I've built and sold 3 companies and been involved with over 75 start-ups spanning over a dozen industries.

Ideal team

I like highly collaborative and fun teams. I prefer to be around people who have a positive attitude. High energy people, like myself, keep my motivation and spirits up.