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Growing up in a family of weekly newspaper publishers in Louisiana, I literally grew up with local news. After moving to Florida for high school (go Pine Crest!), I then moved to New York City for college (go Columbia!). After cutting my chops in the fast-paced worlds of fashion and advertising, I got a MBA from Yale (go Bulldogs!) and before graduating started my first online venture with school colleagues. Since then, I’ve been involved in several startups and growing companies all of which were “online”. After moving to San Diego with my husband, I founded Thunder in 2007 to help companies develop their online presence and build their customer base through primarily search. Since then, Thunder and my own interests have evolved dramatically to incorporate nearly all the “organic” channels of interactive marketing.

Thunder is an amazing organization of people, inspiration and ideals. I’ve worked now at Thunder with some of these extraordinary folks longer than anywhere else in my career. I am truly motivated daily to extend myself, to dream big and to feel the joy of creating.

What Gets Me Out of Bed
Inspiring passion and clarity for what interactive marketing can do.
My Thunder Power
Marketing Magician
Guilty Pleasure
Eating dessert before dinner.
Alter Ego
Scooby Doo
Believe It or Not
I eat lettuce for breakfast.

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Founder’s Corner #14: Community Matters

By Max Thomas
Founder’s Corner #14: Community Matters

Community matters. With the reach of social media and the Internet in general, we are connected to places, people and ideas that are around the corner, and across the globe. Yes, it’s a bit cliche but it’s generally agreed that community matters more now than it has in a long time (Google’s Knowledge Graph helps […]

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