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Meet Our Team

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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. 

Nick Santoro

Associate Director, Search

Nick has 6+ years of experience running paid search and shopping campaigns. Coming from Horizon Media, Nick developed skills that are unmatched in the industry. Since he worked on large brands such as Weight Watchers, LG and Macy's, he is able to bring the big agency experience to the agile and tenacious Lockhern team. When Nick is not delivering results for his clients, he can be found jamming out to the Grateful Dead.

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.

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Aric Whiteley

Chief Operating 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 clients' unique business goals. He has found that developing bespoke marketing plans, measured by tangible goals drive actual ROI for our clients.

Parker Laba

Associate Director, Social

Parker has 5+ years of experience running paid social campaigns across a wide range of verticals and industries. Driven by the fast paced agency atmosphere, he developed leadership & strategic thinking skills. He brings assertiveness and initiative to the table, always going above and beyond for clients. A true jack-of-all-trades, Parker spends his free time watching Anime tv shows and jamming out to emo music. 

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Justin Gonnella

Treasurer

Justin specializes in all things finance, accounting and HR for Lockhern Digital. He has a bachelors degree in finance from Seton 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.

Carolyn Molloy

Paid Social Manager

Coming from a theater background, Carolyn brings a palpable energy that is unlike anything else. She has exceptional communication skills and really loves to connect with her clients. She has worked on brands such as the WNET Group/PBS, PWC and New York Road Runner, where she actively managed over $3 million in annual ad spend. Carolyn's enthusiasm for Paid Social is almost as big as her obsession with Amanda Bynes and Harry Potter.

Jake Biondi

Paid Social Manager

Jake has over 3 years of experience running paid campaigns across social media platforms and comes from Lawn Doctor where he managed over 100 franchise locations and over $4 million in ad spend. His jovial personality and charismatic attitude give him the ability to really connect with his clients. Ask him about his musical talent and School of Rock family franchise too!

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

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