We have decided it is best to postpone our 2020 events due to public health concerns around the Coronavirus. Our publishers' health and safety is our first priority! We were so excited to see AdThrivers in person and are actively coming up with alternative dates and/or locations to make this happen.
The AdThrive Accelerate Summit is an exclusive, one-of-a-kind event designed especially for the best in the business: professional bloggers and digital publishers like you.
We plan the event around a focus on quality and making a difference in the online world. At the Summit, you’ll have access to a highly curated program of expert content, working sessions, and experiences tailored to ensure that you leave inspired and ready to tackle your business head on.
You head home full of ideas and action steps to make your content even more compelling, your marketing more productive, and your site experience even more engaging and attractive.
Matt Molen is the CEO of Personalized Paths and the creator of Email on Autopilot, the premiere course for content creators that want to transform their email newsletter into their most powerful marketing tools. In addition to the course, Matt provides one-on-one consulting & personal coaching to some of the world’s top bloggers. Matt enjoys quiet walks on the beach, has a deep rooted fear of frogs, and secretly dreams of replacing Pat Sajak.
Shobha is the VP of Programmatic Strategy and Operations at AdThrive. Her team is responsible for managing all relationships with our advertising technology partners and other platforms. She works to ensure that we have the best deals with our partners and always have access to the most cutting-edge offerings. With over 10 years of experience in digital advertising, she's worked across all parts of the industry. Shobha lives in Atlanta with her husband and two boys.
James focuses on making AdThrive publishers as much money as possible. He oversees company-wide troubleshooting and specializes in analyzing the network’s data to help propel AdThrive publisher income to the highest in the industry. Before coming to AdThrive, James served as a project manager and consultant leading web, print, and video production efforts. He has a B.A. in Physics and lives in northern California with his wife, Susan and two little girls.
As a member of the Customer Insights team, Marie gets to support AdThrive publishers by digging into data to share interesting findings to help our publishers continue to thrive! With almost a decade working with many types of publishers, Marie is thrilled to be part of the AdThrive team working with and helping the publishers she’s been obsessed with for years. A Chicago native, she now lives in Denver with her husband, three cats and an extensive collection of board games.
Morgan Garcia is a Senior Ad Performance Analyst on AdThrive’s performance team. She oversees our partner management processes and is a part of our Regulatory team, ensuring that we have files like ads.txt in place and are in compliance with policies like CCPA, GDPR, and COPPA. Morgan also uncovers and prepares insights to share during our regular check-ins with AdThrive publishers. She attended Drexel University and has a blog that focuses on advocating for PCOS awareness.
Andrew is one of our incredible software engineers. He works on our Ad Code team and plays a crucial role in developing and improving video offerings for you. Before AdThrive, he worked as a software and technical consultant, with a degree in Computer Software Engineering from the University of Michigan. When he’s not building cool things for AdThrivers or enjoying being a new dad to his baby boy, Andrew indulges his competitive side with video games and his huge board game collection.
After launching her blog, The Gathered Home, in 2012 and learning the blogging industry from the inside out, Brynne joined the AdThrive team in 2017. She now leads the communications team with a passion for serving publishers by organizing and channeling information, creating helpful resources, and finding the best ways to get them into publishers' hands. She lives in the Dallas, Texas area with her husband and two cats. And thrives on puzzles of any kind, whether that's website code or the jigsaw variety.
Sarah has a passion for community building and bringing people together. As AdThrive’s social media manager, she works to create engaging spaces for publishers to connect and loves getting to share their inspiring stories with the world through social media. When she’s not hearting AdThrivers' photos on Instagram, Sarah can be found collecting comic books or reviewing the latest superhero movie. She lives in Maryland with her partner, Travis, and her two cats, Charlie and Cooper.
As a member of the performance team, Bethany's focus is on ensuring that all AdThrive publishers are maximizing earnings from each of our advertising partners. You can typically find her digging into multiple spreadsheets and putting her background in partner management, research, and analysis to work exploring the best outcomes for your ads. Bethany has a BA in Social Sciences and Business Management and is a recent transplant to Eastern Tennessee with her husband, three kids, a dog, and three cats.
Sheelagh is an analyst on the AdThrive performance team, which means she works hand-in-hand with our publishers to answer RPM questions and customize ad layouts for maximum earnings. Prior to AdThrive, Sheelagh worked in event production and systems administration. She has a B.A. in Communications and an M.A. in Women's History and resides in a suburb north of NYC with her husband, 5-year-old daughter, and 2-year-old son.
Hayley serves AdThrive publishers as a performance analyst by checking to make sure their ads are optimized to earn the most money possible. She spends the majority of her day diving into AdThrive publisher sites and looking at the opportunities that exist to create the best layout possible. She loves using her education background to help make the complicated ad industry easier to understand and is thrilled to be able to help publishers conquer their dreams! Hayley lives in northern Kentucky with her husband, twin boys, and two girls.
Nicole leads the check-in team at AdThrive and helps publishers optimize their ad performance to maximize their earnings and customize their ad layout to their needs. She has over 15 years of marketing and advertising experience, giving her a well-rounded understanding of how to serve publishers' needs. Prior to AdThrive, she worked as a Search Engine Marketing Analyst and was an account manager at USA Today Network. In her off time, you can find her roaming the mountains of Asheville, NC with her partner, Paul, and three kids.
Imagine... a ballroom full of people who turned their time, passion, skills and knowledge into a full-time job, seemingly out of thin air. Now imagine they were all brought into the room by the people who saw what they'd created and said, "You deserve even more. Let me get it for you." Thank you AdThrive for believing in us and helping us grow even stronger.
— Laura Delso Marschel