Meet the Digital Position Team | Digital Position™

Our Team

Meet the masterminds behind the curtain!

We're no faceless entity. We're obsessed with adapting to constant changes in the PPC and SEO sectors. We're innovative thinkers who aren't afraid to use unconventional means provided measurable results follow. We manage millions in advertising spend and have proven success in complex and challenging environments leading to consistent double-digit growth trends.

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Grant McKinstrie



Starting his career with SEO and working his way through PPC and Operations, Grant now leads Digital Position as CEO with 8+ years of Digital Marketing experience having worked alongside several big names like Fleet Feet, Peter Millar, and Cox Automotive. He finds comfort outside of work in video games, disc golf, and most other sports. But the way to his heart? Sushi.

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Roger Parent

Founder & CEO Advisor


Wanting to be an entrepreneur since he was young, Roger finally took the risk. He left his traditional job in 2014 and started Digital Position. Since then he's built an incredible marketing team. When not working and complaining about Connecticut's taxes, he spends time with family and competes in volleyball tournaments around the country.

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Steve Cozzolongo

Partner & CMO


Steve joined Digital Position as a Partner in the business. Stephen offers over 10 years of experience in all things PPC. Steve has also worked with recognizable brands such as Dick's Sporting Goods, Field & Stream, Golf Galaxy and Century21. When not working for Digital Position, Steve lifts very, very heavy weights.

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Melissa Spitz

Director of Finance

Business Dev

Melissa joined Digital Position as a numbers guru while also learning top PPC tactics. As we experience strong growth, Melissa keeps us organized and operating efficiently. She understands effective growth tactics, financial forecasting and budgets for our clients - and more. When not working for Digital Position, Melissa spends time with her son Jacob and runs in warrior dash competitions.

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Katryn Carlin

Senior Operations Specialist


Katryn joined Digital Position in the summer of 2022 as an Administrative Assistant. She has been a teacher for the last decade and just graduated with a Masters Degree in STEAM Education. When she isn’t working, she enjoys spending time with her three children and spending time outdoors.

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Mike Harrison

Design & Tech Specialist


Mike is a creative swiss army knife with a love for tech who joined the team in 2020. His diverse roles have included visual/sound design, IT, web design, branding, and front-end dev. He's also the driving force behind Digital Position's own brand. Today, Mike applies his varied skills to operations, ensuring that the team has the resources they need to excel. Off-duty, Mike expands his skills in music production, game programming, AI utilization, and all things design.

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Tiffany DeJesus

HR Director

Business Dev

Tiffany joined Digital Position in 2021 as a Business Management Assistant. She brings over 10 years of experience in various financial roles as well as experience in Human Resources. Prior to Digital Position, Tiffany worked as a financial assistant in the healthcare field. When not working for Digital Position, Tiffany enjoys spending time with her children and family.

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Austen Wiley

PPC Manager


Austen joined Digital Position in 2021 as a PPC Specialist with two years of digital marketing experience, one within a large dealership group. He has a degree in Advertising and Public Relations from the University of Texas at Arlington. When not working, you can find him spending time with his wife and pets, playing video games or reading another good book.

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Kaylee Price

Paid Social Manager


Kaylee came to the Digital Position team at the start of 2020. She brings a love for marketing strategy and a desire to see businesses grow. Her prior experience in the competitive Automotive Marketing niche has given her the ability to find creative solutions to tough problems. During her personal time Kaylee enjoys tennis, hiking with her two dogs or taking advantage of her Florida resident status at the local theme parks.

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Joshua Trujillo

SEO Manager


Joshua comes to Digital Position with a background in design, development, and marketing. During his 20-year career he worked in the pharma, medical, legal, and manufacturing industries. Joshua takes a client first approach to business. In his free time, Josh enjoys travel, combat sports, live music, gaming, and lifting heavy things.

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Jordan Lagan

Support Team Manager


Jordan is the man behind the scenes making our jobs easier. Jordan applies his development skills in SEO, PPC automation & Web Development as a member of the Digital Position Team. He joined in 2017 after completing a web development course at When not working for Digital Position, Jordan loves eating delicious food, traveling to cool places and playing video games.

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Katie Burns

Paid Social Supervisor


Katie joined the Digital Position team in 2023 with five years of digital marketing experience. She comes with experience in the healthcare, agriculture and tourism industries. Katie loves strategically building audiences to drive results for clients. When she isn't working you can find her cheering on the STL Cardinals and Blues or making cake pops and charcuterie boards for her side hustle Big Picture Creations.

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Frank Field

Senior PPC Account Lead


Frank (aka Amos Pepperjack) joined the Digital Position team in 2020 as a PPC Specialist (and supplier of regular motivational quotes). He has a degree in marketing from the University of Rhode Island and a master’s degree in Management from Durham University in England. Frank is an avid volleyball player who competes in tournaments around the country, and occasionally, internationally.

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Kerry Ballard

Senior PPC Account Lead


Kerry joined the Digital Position team in 2021 as a PPC Account Lead with three years of digital marketing knowledge. Kerry’s previous clients included large real estate companies and destination marketing organizations. She has a degree in marketing from Colorado Mesa University and hopes someday to achieve her masters. In her free time, she enjoys DIY projects with her husband, hiking with her two dogs, traveling, and snowboarding.

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Shaina Abramson

PPC Account Lead


Shaina joined Digital Position in 2022 as a PPC Account Lead. Before joining Digital Position, Shaina worked as a PPC Specialist for clients across a wide range of industries including medical, moving & relocation, education, automotive, and more! She has a degree in sport and exercise psychology and minors in marketing and communications from West Virginia University. In her free time, she enjoys reading by the pool, working out, and spending time at the beach.

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Kyle ONeill

PPC Account Lead


Kyle joined Digital Position in 2022 as a PPC Account Lead. Having graduated from Rivier College with a degree in Business Management, Kyle spent the last 10 years running his family's business, Long Beach Florist. During his free time, you can find him on the beach, either surfing or playing volleyball!

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Christina Yoder

PPC Account Lead


Christina joined Digital Position in 2022 as a PPC Account Lead with years of in-house digital marketing and agency experience. Christina graduated with a degree in Mass Communications and Media Studies from Arizona State University. She brings with her a passion for digital marketing trends and is often geeking out over analytics. When not working she enjoys hikes with her two dogs, all things music, cooking, and playing video games.

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Ben Croft

PPC Account Lead


Ben joined Digital Position in 2023 as a PPC Account Lead with 7 years of digital marketing experience, primarily on the ecommerce side of the outdoor industry. He specializes in utilizing consumer psychology to better understand the customer journey and position campaigns for optimal returns. When he’s not working you can find him mountain biking, snowboarding, or hosting a BBQ in his backyard.

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John Vickery

PPC Account Lead


John joined the Digital Position team in 2023 as a PPC Account Lead. Before joining DP, John worked as a Paid Search Coordinator for clients across the United States in the home service Industry. He has a BSBA in marketing and a minor in psychology from Elon University. When John is not working, you can find him on the golf course, in the gym, creating content on social media, or playing video games.

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Marderius Appleberry

PPC Account Lead


Marderius joined Digital Position in August 2023 as a PPC Account Lead with 6 years of digital marketing experience. Marderius loves analyzing data and all things paid search. In his time outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his family, working out, and playing recreational sports.

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Kelsey Ketzner

Creative Strategist


Kelsey is a Creative Strategist with a proven track record in Social Media Marketing. She joined the Digital Position team in 2023, bringing a unique blend of skills from her background in BFA Acting and Entrepreneurship & Emerging Enterprises from Syracuse University. Kelsey's expertise lies in leveraging buyer psychology and storytelling to help brands scale. When she's not creating captivating social media content, she's busy with interior design projects and exploring new places.

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Alan Lucy

SEO Account Lead


Alan joined the Digital Position team in July of 2022 as an SEO Account Lead after advancing his knowledge in SEO to significantly impact great businesses. Prior, he worked with hundreds of companies throughout the financial services and industrial manufacturing industries, helping to develop their SEO and content marketing strategies. In his free time, you will usually find him at a music venue, spending time with his chocolate lab, Willow, or out on a run.

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Leah Harper

SEO Account Lead


Leah joined the Digital Position team in 2022 as an SEO Account Lead, bringing years of in-house and agency SEO experience. Prior to joining the team, Leah has demonstrated her SEO knowledge by achieving goals across a variety of industries, from charitable nonprofits to companies generating over $1B in revenue. Leah loves laughing and learning new things. You’ll often find her reading nonfiction, exploring nature, or watching standup comedy.

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Tyler Higginbotham

SEO Account Lead


Tyler joined the Digital Position team in February of 2023, having worked in the digital marketing field for nearly a decade. Tyler loves everything and anything to do with SEO. In his time outside of work, he plays guitar and sings in a band with some friends, gets his butt kicked in video games by those same friends, and spends a lot of time reading Sci-Fi and Fantasy novels. A self-proclaimed nerd through and through, whether that be SEO or otherwise.

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Chris Bournazos

SEO Account Lead


Chris joined the Digital Position team in April of 2023. Prior to starting at Digital Position, Chris worked up 5 years of SEO experience in a variety of industries as an SEO account manager. He also held multiple positions within the sports industry prior to his venture into digital marketing. In his free time, he enjoys playing hockey, working out, cooking, exploring new breweries and wineries, and spending time with his wife and daughter.

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Anne Turner

Senior PPC Specialist


Anne joined the Digital Position team in 2019. She brings over 10 years of experience as a PPC specialist for a custom apparel company. She loves writing ad copy and the organization involved in creating new PPC campaigns. When not working for Digital Position, Anne likes cooking and going on adventures with her family.

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Adam King

Senior SEO Specialist


Adam joined Digital Position in 2018 as an SEO Specialist. Prior to coming here, he worked for an environmental safety company as a marketing assistant and safety inspector. He likes to spend his free time working out, playing sports, and traveling.

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Jasmin Goicochea

Content Editor


Jasmin joined Digital Position in 2023 as a Content Editor. She has a background in education, bringing a broad perspective to her role. She enjoys reading, researching and learning about various topics. Away from work, she values time spent with family, friends, and her stubborn old English bulldog. Her outdoor interests include kayaking, biking, and visiting amusement parks. Her professional skills and personal interests create a balanced lifestyle.

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Erika Berube

Content Writer


Erika joined Digital Position in 2019 as a Content Specialist. In this role, she gets to fulfill two passions: researching new things and writing about them! She enjoys holiday celebrations, the changing of the seasons, her family and their black lab, Callie. When Erika is not writing for Digital Position or decorating for another holiday, she enjoys traveling and learning about American history.

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Joel Beger



Joel joined the Digital Position team in early 2021 as a developer, coming from a background in sales and marketing. When not at work assisting in building websites and apps, Joel is a tech geek and enjoys building custom PC's, looking into new technologies, and contributing to the Open Source community. He has two beautiful children (cats) with his wife, and also enjoys soccer, live music, video games, traveling, and video production.

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Daniel Lagan

IT/Analytics Specialist


After spending the better part of a decade working as a Regional Director for a Connecticut-based nonprofit, Daniel joined Digital Position in the summer of 2022 as IT and adminstrative support. Outside of work Daniel enjoys reading, coffee, and following New England sports teams.

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Lana Strejcek

PPC/SEO Support


Lana joined the Digital Position team in 2023 as PPC/SEO hybrid support. She graduated from Kent State University with a degree in Digital Sciences. After her career as a D1 athlete, she continues to play indoor and sand volleyball. In her free time, she also enjoys traveling, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.

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Amanda Eckes

AR/AP Specialist

Business Dev

Amanda joined the Digital Position team in 2023 with a 15-year background in financial and administrative roles. She has a keen eye for detail and an appreciation for work others find tedious. She is instrumental behind the scenes, ensuring operational success. At home, she cherishes time with her husband, her sphynx cat, Mr. Noodles, and her doodle, Stu. Her hobbies range from music to vintage thrift shopping, but her passion is silversmithing for her side hustle, Naked Cat Silver.

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Greg Zenhye

IT Support


Greg joined Digital Position in early 2018 as an IT specialist while also pursuing SEO on the side. As a key member of the company, Greg is involved with keeping systems & processes secure, efficient, and safe, from upgrading to maintenance. When not working for Digital Position, Greg spends his time stopping pucks in the net on the ice.

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Baby & Toddler


Roger's kids play an integral part of Digital Position's success. They're already fluent in multiple programming languages including HTML, CSS, PHP, MYSQL, Javascript, Jquery, C++, and more. They're basically geniuses. In their free time, they like to play the piano together and give big hugs.

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