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Tuesday, November 07, 2017

Rocket55 Continues Growth with 11 New Hires

In order to continue its consistently high level of client service, Rocket55, one of the fastest-growing digital agencies in the Twin Cities, has hired 11 more team members and promoted Hannah Scherrer to Managing Director of Operations and Dan Onken to VP of Content Strategy.

Sara Dziedzic has joined the firm as VP of Business Development. She has more than 20 years of business development experience, with a specific focus at digital marketing firms. Dziedzic most recently worked as the business development leader at Risdall Marketing Group. She also held a variety of business development leadership roles at companies including Parqa, Flexion, and Blue Hue Interactive.

In addition, Tyler Hetland has joined the firm as Marketing Strategist. In this role, he will provide big-picture strategy to clients and coordinate alignment across the Rocket55 departments for cohesive client campaigns. Hetland most recently was a marketing strategy specialist at SCHERMER. He also has worked for Hedberg Landscape & Masonry Supplies, Augsburg University, and Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce.

Scherrer has worked for Rocket55 since 2014, first as SEO Copywriter and then as Senior SEO Manager. In her new role, she is responsible for ensuring that each member of the Rocket55 team is utilized to the best of his or her ability, and that every internal and external process is as efficient as possible.

Onken has been a Rocket55 team member for a year, starting out as PPC Copywriter and then as Content Manager. As VP, he will be responsible for creating and implementing the high-level content strategy across all services and projects while ensuring cross-team collaboration among business units in regards to content development.

“Our innovative digital marketing strategies resonate with both our existing clients and prospects, which has led to exciting growth in 2017,” said Jake Butzer, Partner at Rocket55. “We are making an investment in top talent today to set Rocket55 up for continued success.”

Rocket55 also has added the following new employees:
  • Megan Beasley -- Account Manager
  • Sumia Fury -- Project Manager
  • Chris Grathwol -- Associate Paid Digital Specialist
  • Evan Hanson -- Art Director
  • John Kearns -- Account Manager
  • Mat Kennedy -- Junior Copywriter
  • Nicole Larson -- SEO Specialist
  • Liz Qi -- Web Designer
  • Kelly Reed -- Sales and Marketing Assistant