Learn more about Big Red Dog
Meet our Team
A loyal partner you can rely on
We chose to name our digital agency Big Red Dog Marketing because we are more than just your typical marketing vendor. We are a loyal companion that has your back every step of the way as you navigate the always changing digital landscape. We are an outside perspective that goes beyond the conventional norm to do more for your company. A creative, well educated team that is ready to partner with your company and get results!
Who We Are and What We Stand For
Big Red Dog is a full-service marketing company based out of Raleigh, NC. With clients located across the country, we focus on what your business really needs and understand how to make your company competitive to deliver high quality results. From Integrated Marketing to SEO, we tackle any marketing strategy to help drive quality traﬃc to your website, raise conversions that build results, and solve those complex problems that every business owner faces.
How are we diﬀerent?
At Big Red Dog, we work with brands of all sizes, from the start-ups with dreams of becoming bigger to the well-established company that is done with the initial growing pains. We pride ourselves on helping businesses with their digital marketing, marketing consulting, and integrated marketing needs. We are client focused, data and method driven, and utilize best practices to help you reach (and exceed) both your short- and long-term goals. We approach every task with a creative and productive mindset that embraces hard work, collaboration, accountability, and trust. These values are at the core of our work and commitment to deliver eﬀective branding and marketing.
Meet our amazing team
Chris is the founder of Big Red Dog Marketing. He graduated from UNC-Charlotte with a degree in Applied Psychology and earned an MBA from East Carolina University. He began his career as the Director of Marketing for two companies focusing on lead generation and paid search (SEO). With over 15 years of experience in growing startups and helping small businesses scale with Marketing Technology, Local SEO, and Email Marketing, Chris has a passion for helping companies reach their potential.
Chris prides himself on being a Raleigh native and has helped small businesses around the area accept and embrace the new shift the city is making toward being a thriving business hub. With his love of all things marketing, Chris also founded and runs the Triangle Marketing Club which is a non-profit networking group that lets local marketers learn and grow through new ideas and strategies.
In his spare time, Chris is an avid pilot, holding a Single and Multi-Engine License with an Instrument Rating. He’s a student of Aikido at our client Innovative Martial Arts Academy. He also enjoys playing with his Red Golden Retriever, while he hangs with his three daughters and loving wife.
Jessie Lindsey is our project manager at Big Red Dog Marketing. She is the extremely organized and detailed person that keeps the train on the tracks and everything organized. In her free time, she ferries her kids to baseball and dance events.
Amanda is an accomplished graduate of the NCSU Master of Graphic and Experience Design program. Prior to this, she earned a bachelor’s degree from UNCA, double majoring in art with an emphasis in drawing and new media, focusing on both animation and video production. A uniquely talented designer, Amanda’s expertise spans across graphic design, UI/UX, animation, and videography. She thrives on collaboration, always eager to bring innovative ideas to the table when working with a team. With an extensive background in photo and video editing, Amanda boasts proficiency in the Adobe Creative Suite, especially with tools such as Photoshop, InDesign, and After Effects.
Fiona Kiandost is a passionate graphic and user experience designer for Big Red Dog Marketing. She is helping implement design plans for all of our clients in addition to studying at the College of Design at NC State University. Her current GPA of 3.64 is only less impressive than earning Dean’s List four semesters in a row.
Her ultimate goal is making life easier for others through design! In her free time she likes to play tennis and read books from her favorite author Dean Koontz .
Chris earned his MBA in marketing from N.C State University. A strategic e-commerce marketing professional, Chris has been developing integrated data-driven marketing campaigns, designed to drive and boost revenue through the utilization of channels such as email, social media, and mail, for over 11 years. In addition to integrated campaigns, he specializes in automated marketing, analytics, and custom WordPress development.
Larry Gordon is an accomplished professional with over 8 years of expertise in web development and design. He boasts a stellar track record in steering the complete life-cycle development of cutting-edge websites, meticulously handling every aspect from initial requirement gathering to design, coding, testing, documentation, and seamless implementation.
Larry is renowned for his adeptness in identifying and addressing client needs and challenges with ingenious solutions. His proficiency extends to a diverse range of internet applications, where he consistently delivers results that exceed expectations.
Larry Gordon’s passion for web development and his exceptional abilities make him an invaluable asset for any project, ensuring its success and the achievement of outstanding results.
Over 10 years of digital marketing experience across verticals including Quick Service Restaurants, & Automotive, as well as National and international expertise in SEO with strengths in on-page, off-page, technical, and data analysis. Focusing on white hat growth strategy that impacts business bottom lines. In his free time, he works on various musical projects, plays soccer, and enjoys carpentry.
Chris Hicks is a dedicated marketing expert, specializing in the role of Paid Search Analyst at Big Red Dog Marketing. With a wealth of experience, Chris excels in creating and optimizing Google Ads campaigns, demonstrating exceptional proficiency across diverse industries.
Chris’s passion for marketing is evident in his commitment to assisting small businesses in their growth journey. He takes immense satisfaction in contributing to their success in every possible manner. He is a Charlotte native and proud UNCC alumni, Chris brings a local perspective and deep connection to the community.
Chris Hicks’ expertise, local roots, and genuine enthusiasm make him an invaluable asset in the realm of paid search analysis, ensuring businesses achieve optimal results in their marketing endeavors.
Elizabeth (A.K.A- Bizz) earned her bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Edinboro University and was a classroom teacher for 7 years. She earned her masters in Curriculum and Instruction from N.C State University and became an Instructional Resource Teacher where she focused on curriculum development and implementation for both children and adults. Embracing a career change, she now creates content for websites and loves every minute of the process. From writing blogs to developing websites for clients, she found her “happy place” at BRD Marketing.
Allison Wade brings a rich background in journalism, having studied and received accolades from UNC Chapel Hill and the NCSMA. Now furthering her education at Meredith College, she’s majoring in Exercise and Sports Science with a minor in Communications. Professionally, Allison thrives in crafting compelling content and building meaningful relationships with clients. She’s deeply committed to understanding our clients’ missions, producing content that resonates with their audience. Her fervor for education uniquely positions her to adapt and cater to the diverse goals of new clients.
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