The fact is, we don’t accept limits when it comes to the growth of your brand.Join The Team
Transforming brands into market leaders is our mission. Our rallying cry, accept no limits, has enabled us to redefine the playing field and become the leading disruptive growth marketing agency.
Performance marketing today often incorporates tactics that are executed in silos and driven by ad spend and ROI, but this approach makes it almost impossible to look at the bigger picture. At 3Q Digital, we decided to change the performance marketing game and inject strategy, data, and innovation into everything we do. This is growth marketing.
Powered by a team of fearless innovators and predictive intelligence, our proprietary growth model helps marketers capitalize on digital marketing opportunities, transform media approaches, and drive market leadership.How We Do This
We’re your partner, committed to paving the way for your success. Each client relationship is based on honesty, transparency, and collaboration, where inclusivity is celebrated, diverse perspectives are encouraged, and growth never stops.
It comes down to the core values we embody throughout everything we do at 3Q Digital:
We accept no limits. We are constantly challenging the status quo to drive growth opportunities.
We’re inclusive. In our hiring, communications, practices, and promotions. We’ve created an environment that values everyone’s unique background and perspective, and our clients couldn’t be happier to work with such a diverse team.
We act for the greater good. During good times and bad, we’re committed to supporting each other, our clients, and our communities.
We own it. We hold ourselves accountable to our teams, our markets, our society, and to you.
Executive Leadership team
Rob, who joined 3Q Digital as president in September 2019, was promoted to CEO in June 2020 to run the agency’s operations in the U.S. and abroad. He leads the initiatives of scaling 3Q Digital’s offering and geographic footprint to meet the needs of disruptive high-growth and enterprise organizations. Rob has spent the last 20 years in the digital marketing world. Previously, he was President and Global CEO of iProspect, an agency he helped scale from $1M to $250M and to 1,700 employees in 55 offices in 40 countries around the globe. In Rob’s time at iProspect, the agency was named “Leader” in the first three Forrester Wave reports and served many enterprise clients including P&G, Sears, Walgreens, and Hilton Hotels. After a 13-year career at iProspect, Rob served as President of Skyword, where he scaled the business significantly during his five-year tenure. Rob is passionate about building winning teams, leading transformation, and aggressively scaling organizations.
Ellen is the chief revenue officer at 3Q Digital and is responsible for leading Sales and Marketing. Prior to joining 3Q Digital in January 2016, Ellen spent over 10 years at iCrossing. Partnering with clients like LEGO, Charles Schwab, HSN, and Travelocity, she created strategies for multi-channel programs across complex organizations. Ellen has worked in marketing, client services, strategy, and all areas of digital marketing including website design and architecture, SEM, SEO, email, marketing automation, content, and social media. In her tenure at 3Q Digital, she has increased the number of enterprise clients and has developed 3Q Digital’s go-to-market strategy for new business.
Laura, 3Q Digital’s chief people officer, has been with 3Q Digital since its inception and has been instrumental in shaping and nurturing the company culture through rapid growth. After starting out as a search engine marketer, she built out 3Q Digital’s internal production and training functions, where she discovered her passion for building processes and teams. Since 2014, she’s led the company’s people operations. Prior to 3Q Digital, Laura spent several years living abroad as an English teacher, translator, writer, and student. She has a degree in linguistics with honors from the University of Chicago.
Shane joined 3Q Digital in October 2019 as chief financial officer. He is responsible for all financial, accounting, legal, and IT aspects of the company. Prior to joining 3Q Digital, Shane spent most of his career building disruptive high-growth companies backed by private equity. Most recently, he was the chief financial officer of Rewards Network, a leading marketing services and loyalty platform; he facilitated the company’s successful sale to a top-tier private equity firm. Shane enjoys spending his spare time with his family at their farm in Northern Illinois.
Sam joined 3Q Digital in July 2020 as chief strategy officer after holding the same position at iProspect since 2014. He has the ability to invigorate ideas and innovation while staying true to business objectives and ensuring that client solutions drive performance. Sam has garnered deep experience across media, creative, and entertainment, working with clients across a number of verticals including technology, retail, hospitality, and CPG. At iProspect, he was instrumental in building strategy and communications while also helping to shape the agency through the development of new service lines and acquisition targets. Sam has the unique ability to understand and predict consumer and digital trends, and he believes the key to the future is in the strategic amplification of holistic digital performance marketing. Sam lives in Denver and enjoys spending time with his family outdoors.
Stephanie is the chief client officer at 3Q Digital and is responsible for partnering with clients to deliver business results. She has more than 23 years of experience developing and leading multi-channel marketing strategy and implementation for B2B, B2C, and B2G companies — with expertise in digital experience, demand generation, and sales enablement. Stephanie has established herself as a strategic marketing leader by continually bringing inventive marketing solutions to life and threading together multidisciplinary offerings while driving overall performance excellence. Prior to joining our team, she has worked with a wide range of brands from start-ups to Fortune 100s at global agencies like Havas/EURO RSCG and McCann Worldgroup. Stephanie is a strategic problem solver, direct communicator, and passionate team leader with a focus on financials and program ROI. In her free time, Stephanie enjoys hiking, running, doing yoga, and spending time with her family — including her three rescue pets. She is an avid advocate for animal rescue and serves as a volunteer foster, along with the help of her daughters.
Adrienne Abrams has played several key cross-functional roles at 3Q Digital since joining in March 2014, leading to her becoming 3Q Digital’s first chief of staff in 2020. In this role, Adrienne is responsible for the oversight and prioritization of strategic initiatives at the executive level. She has worked in marketing and advertising for more than 20 years across various digital channels, print, radio, and television. Outside of work, Adrienne is active in the local Jewish and non-profit communities, having volunteered and served on boards in both executive and trustee positions and as cofounder of a non-profit community theater. In her spare time, Adrienne enjoys spending time with her husband and two children, practicing yoga, and trying out new vegetarian recipes.
Senior Leadership team
EVP, Client Services
Fidel is an accomplished marketing professional who joined 3Q Digital in March 2021 as EVP, client services. Specializing in agency leadership and communications planning, Fidel has 20 years of experience helping clients develop strategies that reinvigorate brands while reaching people across all channels in conventional and unconventional ways. Prior to 3Q Digital, Fidel held various roles with Carat, a global media and marketing agency. As Global Client President, he served as the executive lead for the adidas Group portfolio of brands. Over the course of his career, Fidel has helped prominent global retail brands create some of their most iconic and digitally-integrated campaigns.
SVP, Client Services
Sana has worked in digital marketing since 2009, with stints at QuinStreet and Accenture preceding her tenure at 3Q Digital. She has experience with a variety of clients, from SMBs to enterprise accounts, helping companies make exponential revenue gains and driving profit in verticals including insurance, travel, and eCommerce. Sana’s expertise in SEM, paid social, the Google Display Network, remarketing, and lead quality has been fueled by a data-centric methodology reinforced in her accelerate team.
SVP, Client Services
Christine Baker was raised in Minneapolis, graduated from Northwestern University, and moved out to San Francisco soon after. She joined iSearch Media in 2010 and stayed with the company through its acquisition by 3Q Digital in 2014. Her clients span a variety of industries including retail, finance, SaaS, and real estate. Christine enjoys the constantly evolving industry and overcoming the new challenges that crop up every day. She loves challenging the status quo and finding new ways to break down barriers to help her clients grow. She now resides in Sonoma and enjoys spending time wine tasting and hiking with her dog.
Erica joined 3Q Digital in January 2020 as VP, finance. In her role, she serves as a strategic business partner to our client service teams and oversees financial planning and operating performance. Motivated to find creative solutions to complex problems, Erica is passionate about challenging the status quo and accepting no limits. Prior to joining 3Q Digital, Erica spent the last decade in finance roles for both Edelman and Leo Burnett, advising her teams on pricing and client growth strategy, optimizing staffing structures, and managing high-growth practices. She brings a wealth of knowledge on the marketing and PR industries and a critical eye to seeing around corners. In her spare time, Erica enjoys photography, live music, and cheering on her beloved Northwestern Wildcats football team.
VP, Client Services
Jake joined 3Q Digital in August 2013 and has worked in the digital marketing space since 2011. He has managed global accounts across a variety of verticals including B2B, ecommerce, finance, and travel with monthly media budgets ranging from tens of thousands to tens of millions of dollars. Jake received a degree in communications from UC Santa Barbara, where he graduated with high honors.
Jyl joined 3Q Digital in the winter of 2020 with 15+ years of experience in re-energizing and elevating talent acquisition, management, and workforce retention operating models. She has prepared companies for the future of work within human resources, learning and development, organizational diversity, and equity and inclusion by developing and executing progressive talent programs across healthcare, technology, CPG, and insurance industries. Jyl is a native Chicagoan and holds an undergraduate degree from Purdue University with a focus in communications and organizational leadership. She also holds a master of business administration degree from Colorado Technical University.
SVP, Growth Services
As SVP of Growth Services, Brian provides strategic direction and thought leadership for 3Q Digital’s client roster. He brings 15 years of experience working in client services and business development for search- and social-focused marketing organizations. Brian spent 3+ years at iSearchMedia running the client services organization before iSearch was acquired by 3Q Digital. He has a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Michigan.
As the leader of business development, Caitlin is responsible for driving growth, efficiency, and new ideas to enable 3Q Digital to best serve new clients. She has worked in digital marketing since 2011 and held positions at Dealer.com and iSearchMedia before joining the 3Q Digital team in March 2014. Caitlin specializes in data-focused digital marketing experimentation to push past “best practices” to drive performance for agency clients. Caitlin graduated from Dartmouth College and is a native of Vermont.
Julie is general counsel at 3Q Digital. She manages the organization’s legal risks, negotiates commercial contracts and corporate transactions, and advises on employment, data privacy, litigation, and intellectual property matters. Prior to her role at 3Q Digital, Julie built out and led the legal department at Rise Interactive and managed North American commercial work for Anixter. She brings to 3Q Digital a unique background, having specialized in change management consulting, working with clients to re-engineer processes, and optimize organizational design. In addition, she spent years in private practice focusing on class action, business, and intellectual property litigation. Julie graduated cum laude from Indiana University Maurer School of Law and earned a bachelor’s degree with the highest distinction in supply chain and information systems from The Pennsylvania State University.
VP, Growth Labs
Joseph joined 3Q Digital in April of 2013. Although he’s been working on SEM campaigns for more than 10 years and has experience with hundreds of clients in almost every vertical imaginable, Joseph loves that he learns something new in this industry every day. Joseph is a regular contributor to Search Engine Watch, Hero Conf, and the SMX series. What’s more, he’s the coauthor of the Sybex book, Pay-Per-Click Search Engine Marketing: An Hour a Day, and he’s also a published poet and spoken word artist.
Carl joined 3Q Digital in August 2012 after a yoga/teaching/soul-searching and travel-filled sabbatical. Prior to that, he spent 13 years at various incarnations of Diamond Management and Technology Consultants where he directed IT infrastructure, security, and support throughout the company’s lifecycle as a startup, going public, expanding internationally organically, and through acquisitions. Carl has managed tech for offices in United States cities, London, Barcelona, Bombay, Madrid, Paris, Munich, and Dubai.
VP, Corporate Controller
Mark, who joined 3Q Digital in November 2019, is responsible for the accounting, financial reporting, and treasury management functions at 3Q Digital. He led the company’s initiative to build out a Chicago based finance team and transition the work from the west coast to 3Q Digital’s new corporate hub. After beginning his career in Deloitte’s external audit practice, Mark has spent the past decade in finance leadership roles in both private equity sponsored and public companies. He enjoys partnering across functions to drive change and impact business operations and results. Mark holds two degrees from the University of Notre Dame and enjoys watching his alma mater on college football Saturdays.
Linda joined 3Q Digital in February 2020 and is responsible for overseeing corporate marketing initiatives to drive new customer acquisition and expansion through demand generation and account-based marketing programs. With more than 25 years of experience, Linda has a proven track record of positioning, differentiating, and brand building for both small and large companies including Merkle, ServiceSource, Dell, Motorola, and Avnet. For 10 years, she has also helped build startups by partnering with owners to develop transformation strategies in change and brand management, plan and implement go-to-market strategies, and achieve aggressive growth goals.
David is the founder of 3Q Digital, which he began in a coffee shop in Pacifica, CA, in 2008. During his tenure as CEO, he grew 3Q Digital to more than 300 employees in ten offices across three continents, managing more than $1.5B of media spend. Prior to 3Q Digital, David held senior marketing roles at several Silicon Valley companies, including Rentals.com, FindLaw, Adteractive, and Mercantila. He has a bachelor’s degree with honors from the University of Chicago and a juris doctor degree with honors from the University of Iowa College of Law. In his spare time, David enjoys hiking, fishing, watching Iowa Hawkeye sports, and spending time with his family.
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