Name: Jon Parks
Primary Expertise: Marketing, Google Marketing, Content Marketing, Social Media, SEO
BS, Political Science from Appalachian State University
MPA, Public Administration from North Carolina State University
Notable Clients & Employers:
- Digital Farm
- S&A Cherokee
- Appalachian State Alumni Association
- Wake County Government
- John Edwards Senate Campaign
Jon’s areas of expertise include digital marketing and digital media strategy, social media strategy, web analytics, search engine optimization, email marketing and pay-per-click advertising. He is a vocal advocate for Google Plus, a regular contributor to the tech blog MarketingPilgrim.com and a speaker at national and local conferences and workshops throughout the year.
Jon is a graduate of Appalachian State University and received his Masters from North Carolina State University. He is a native North Carolinian where he lives with his wife and three children. Jon is also an amateur triathlete, competing in races ranging from sprint to Olympic distances. He also an official Iron Man.
Jon Parks received his Bachelor of Science in Political Science/Communication from Appalachian State University. He then attended NC State University and received a Masters in Public Administration. Jon has 14+ years of experience in the professional field. He has worked for companies including N.C. Department of Transportation, N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles, Wake County Government, S&A Cherokee, and Dijital Farm. Jon has held positions in these companies including Public Information Officer, Chief Public Information Officer, Business Analyst, Digital Media Manager, and Electronic Publishing Manager.
Jon has 14+ years of experience training over 300 people. He is currently an instructor for ASPE, Inc. teaching Google Online Marketing Boot Camp and Social Media Boot Camp. Jon focuses on the students and solving their issues during his courses. He uses his experiences to help students come up with solutions for the road blocks in their own careers.