NEW YORK (September 3, 2009) — TMP Directional Marketing, the largest local search marketing agency, announced today that Gregg Stewart has been named president of 15miles, the agency’s new full-service interactive division. With a successful career in interactive advertising and local search marketing that spans over 20 years, Stewart will oversee the day-to-day operations of 15miles and offer strategic counsel to new and pre-existing clients looking to utilize digital solutions for their online marketing campaigns.
“Gregg is a recognized interactive advertising thought-leader who brings the knowledge and experience that national brands depend on to reach their target consumers in the digital space,” said Michael Flanagan, president and chief executive officer of TMP Directional Marketing. “Under Gregg’s leadership of 15miles, I am confident that the interactive division will meet the increased demands for digital advertising solutions while strengthening TMPDM’s position as one of the top interactive agencies.”
Stewart brings his expertise of over 20 years of Yellow Pages and interactive agency experience to 15miles. Prior to joining TMP Directional Marketing, he founded Wahlstrom Interactive, a division of Interpublic Group, where he developed and implemented campaigns for some of the world’s largest brands that include Fortune 1000 companies such as Sears, General Electric, Hilton Hotels and Enterprise Rent-A-Car. Stewart has also served as senior vice president of channel management and marketing at Fathom Online, a search engine marketing firm.
As an industry leader, Stewart is an active participant at key industry events in the interactive and marketing space, often serving as a guest speaker. He also shares his insight and views on newsworthy topics for SearchEngineWatch.com, where he serves as the local & mobile search vertical expert.
15miles is a full-service interactive division of >TMP Directional Marketing (TMPDM), the largest local search marketing agency that provides digital solutions for clients with a focus on local search marketing. The division develops digital marketing programs that help businesses connect with their target consumers online, resulting in more highly qualified leads and online
sales. To learn more about 15miles, please visit www.15miles.com.
TMP Directional Marketing (TMPDM) is the largest local search marketing agency, offering online, offline and mobile advertising solutions to top national brands. Combining its years of success in Yellow Pages advertising with online search expertise gained as a former unit of Monster.com, TMPDM serves hundreds of clients, including nearly 100 Fortune 500 companies. A nationally recognized industry leader, the company has achieved numerous awards and honors including being named among Advertising Age’s annual ranking of top search engine agencies and ranked one of BtoB Magazine’s top interactive agencies in 2009. Privately held by the Audax Group, TMPDM is headquartered in New York with nearly 500 employees and 15 offices in the U.S. and Canada.