Meet Our Team

Cory Botti

Chief Executive Officer

Graduating from Baruch College with a Masters degree in Entrepreneurship, Cory was determined to start his own business. After years of experience working in digital marketing, he knew it was time to implement his own vision to develop the 'perfect' SEM strategy and build a company that would instill his values, mindset and enthusiasm. Supported by his passion and motivation, he founded Lockhern Digital in 2019. 

Aric Whiteley

Chief Strategy Officer

Aric carries over a decade of experience in digital marketing, leading strategy & execution for some of the largest brands in the world (Macy's, SharkNinja, LG, etc.). Aric not only oversees the Lockhern Team but also specializes in streamlining custom tailored strategy for our client's unique business goals. He has found that developing bespoke marketing plans, measured by tangible goals drives actual ROI for our clients.

Justin Gonnella


Justin specializes in all things finance, accounting and HR for Lockhern Digital. He has a bachelors degree in finance from Seaton Hall University, and most recently, he is pursuing his CPA. With his financial acumen and affable personality, Justin is an integral part of the LD team.

Aria Mehendale

Paid Search Supervisor

Aria received her MBA with a concentration in marketing at University of Michigan. She previously worked on both the agency side and client side, so she brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the LD team. She is known for developing innovative ideas and driving ROI. Her passion for digital marketing is almost stronger than her passion for stand up comedy!

Larry Stiehler

Paid Search Analyst

Larry comes from Hertz Car Rentals, where he developed keen skills in customer support and account management. It was there he developed a thirst for digital marketing and wanted to pursue a career in paid search to grow his new found passion. Larry's work ethic and eagerness to learn is infectious.


Lockhern Digital was recently named one of the top 27 marketing agencies in 2021. We are thrilled to be part of such an amazing list of companies. Check out the vetted list of top agencies below!


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