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 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.


Justin Gonnella


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.

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.

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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