Authors

– Clayton Dean –

Clayton is the Co-founder of Circa Interactive, a San Diego, CA and Orlando, FL based higher education internet marketing agency and has seven years of experience in higher education admissions and marketing.  Clayton has worked with dozens of Universities across the US, helping them increase enrollments and exceed recruitment goals by refining admissions processes, creating all-encompassing marketing strategies, and managing successful SEO and paid search campaigns.

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– Robert Lee –

Robert is also the Co-founder of Circa Interactive, and has over seven years in search marketing experience with the vast majority in higher education.  Robert has experience managing million dollar internet marketing budgets and has worked with a number of prominent Universities in the U.S. to help them increase ROI, reduce costs, generate high-quality leads, and increase enrollments.  In addition to education, Robert has worked with major US brands including Einstein Brothers Bagels, and Arby’s.

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– Joseph Lapin –

Joseph Lapin M.F.A. is an author, creative director, and journalist, and his writing has been published in the Los Angeles Times, Narratively, Salon, Slate, and more. He is a former adjunct professor at Florida International University, and he has worked on PR campaigns for Ernst & Young, Brentwood Associates, and more.

– Caroline Khalili –

Caroline brings a wealth of knowledge in communications, marketing, and account management to the Circa Interactive team, and she has worked with partners such as HP, Cisco, and Adobe. Graduating with honors in Business Administration and Marketing from the University of Oregon in 2011, Caroline now plays a key role in Circa Interactive’s digital PR strategy by building long term relationships with internationally recognized media outlets on behalf of our clients.

– Frederic Lee –

Frederic has half a decade of experience in higher education digital marketing and search engine optimization. He has worked hand in hand with universities across the U.S. to help them exceed enrollment goals and expand brand awareness. At Circa Interactive, he manages content creation and process optimization while strategizing and implementing personalized SEO campaigns for individual clients.

– Jordan Opel –  

Jordan is a marketing specialist and content coordinator at Circa Interactive. His responsibilities include managing an diverse team of designers, editorial coordination and social media marketing both internally and externally. Born and raised in San Diego and a graduate of Chapman University in Orange County, he has a diverse repertoire of social media marketing, SEO and graphic design.

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Andrew Glasser –  

A graduate of the University of California, Andrew is our analytics and paid search team lead. He is both Google Analytics and AdWords certified. With an ROI-focused and problem-solving approach, he researches, plans, and manages our clients’ PPC campaigns.

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Austin Anderson –  

Austin is a forward-thinking, motivated marketing specialist. Before Circa, Austin ran an e-commerce business and managed online marketing for startups in San Diego. Austin strives to be a future influencer in digital marketing, and he is a member of the Entrepreneur Society, Junto Global, and has won two business research awards while attending San Diego State University.

Tyler Cooper –

A graduate of Florida State University, Tyler has four years of inbound marketing experience, with a focus in SEO. His passion for testing new digital strategies has led to a wealth of successful marketing campaigns in both higher education and other industries.

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Tyler Putz –  

Tyler is a retired division two college basketball player and a recent graduate from the University of Iowa. His creativity, as well as passion for entrepreneurship and the expansion of technology and communication, helps Circa to continue to stay on the cusp of new technologies and trends influencing future generations of students.

George Bradley –

George has recently joined the Circa team in California following the completion of his master’s in marketing management and strategy degree, where he graduated with distinction from Plymouth University in England. George is a PR and digital marketing specialist who is passionate about creating high level opportunities for professors within national publications.

Tami Cruz –  

Tami is one of our in-house social media gurus with a passion for content marketing and public relations. After earning her degree in communication and marketing from the University of California, San Diego, her dedication and multi-faceted skillset for creative marketing strategies has led her to become a crucial team member driven to expanding Circa Interactive’s digital marketing value.

Audrey Willis –  

Audrey is a public relations, digital marketing, and social media specialist at Circa Interactive. She currently manages multiple high profile social media accounts, including Circa Interactive’s own social media presence. As a graduate of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and a past president of their Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) chapter, her passion for innovation and connecting like-minded individuals is driving Circa’s social media strategy into the future.

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