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Friday, March 11, 2016

Marketing Agency Gage Promotes One, Hires Three

Gage, a Minneapolis-based engagement marketing agency, announced today the promotion of Tony Rivera and the hiring of Kara Nyberg, Brandon Simondet and Philip Moorjani.
Rivera joined Gage in 2015 as an engagement manager, and has been promoted to project manager for client Microsoft Educator Community. Rivera earned his bachelor’s degree in sociology from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.
Nyberg has been named an engagement manager and joins Rivera on the Microsoft Educator Community team. She previously worked as an account manager and a client support specialist for REACH Media Network. She received her bachelor’s degree in communication and political science from the College of Saint Benedict in St. Joseph, Minnesota.
Simondet has been named a tech lead for EDUCATE, a new online learning platform Gage has created for brands that sell through distribution. EDUCATE goes beyond traditional learning management systems to drive channel partners’ knowledge of and excitement for products and services. EDUCATE trains partners like never before by integrating personalized learning with promotions, gamification, social media and rewards-based loyalty techniques.
Simondet joins Gage from E Group where he served as director of IT. Previously he was a director of IT at Lift Brands. Simondet earned his Associate of Arts in software development from Brown College in Mendota Heights, Minnesota.
Moorjani has been named a senior front end developer for Microsoft ExpertZone and the Microsoft Educator Community. He joins Gage from The Lacek Group where he served as a senior application developer. He attended Hennepin Technical College.
“We are excited to recognize Tony’s efforts with this promotion,” said Tom Belle, president & CEO at Gage. “And Kara, Brandon and Philip will add firepower to three exciting initiatives we are pursuing at Gage. All of them offer valuable experiences and a history of producing results for clients.”