Our Team

At Local Marketing, Inc., you get an entire marketing and web development team dedicated to your business. From content writers to graphic designers to PHP developers, every team member at Local Marketing, Inc. is involved every step of the way. Our in-office staff is committed to team collaboration to ensure all challenges and projects are met head on from every angle.

Get your business found with our team at Local Marketing, Inc. and watch your clients, patients and customer base grow. Together we will plan and create a customized digital marketing strategy to suit your business’s unique needs and requirements.

Fill out our online form or call 404-917-2100 to speak with a Local Marketing, Inc. team member today. Be sure to request a white paper, consultation, or a FREE digital marketing analysis!

 

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Puneet Mehta

CEO & Founder

Puneet’s unique and localized approach to marketing inspired the foundation of Local Marketing, Inc. With 15+ years of marketing experience, starting in the e-commerce space with companies like Art.com, Puneet’s insightful strategies have helped LMi succeed. Puneet, who is originally from India, earned his MBA from The Wake Forest University School of Business. In his spare time, he enjoys contributing to Forbes Magazine with insight any entrepreneur can appreciate.

Michele Fontanelli Arnett

Co-Founder

Michele, with 15+ years of experience, heads up the Atlanta office, leading all digital marketing strategies to help clients achieve a positive ROI. She received her B.A. in English from Emory University and her MBA from Georgia State University. When she’s not working, Michele enjoys spending time with her husband and two rescue pugs, running, reading, baking, listening to 80s music, and following the latest fashion trends.

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Heidi McIvor-Allen

Director of Automotive Marketing

With 10 years of experience, Heidi leads both sides of our automotive team: project management and sales. Heidi has a strong background integrating digital into your current marketing. With international experience and a strong marketing background, Heidi can help take your digital marketing to the next level. Outside of work, you can find Heidi playing volleyball, taking photos, volunteering and enjoying being newly married to JP (who is on the morning show of Star 94.1).

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Emiliano Borzelli

Front-End Developer

With 8-10 years of experience under his belt, Emiliano helps create beautiful, functional and cutting-edge websites for our clients. A native of Rome, Italy, Emiliano spends his free time exploring Atlanta with his wife, playing soccer, and pretending to jog around Piedmont Park.

Ozzy Diaz

Graphic Designer & Front-End Developer

As part of the LMI team, Ozzy is a renaissance man who handles web and traditional design, performs custom front-end web development, and writes and translates Spanish-language content for our clients. He loves the outdoors and owns two horses named D and Jelly.

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Greg Bianchini

Marketing Advisor

Greg, with a background in finance and marketing from the State University of New York at Albany, is part of LMi’s digital marketing outside sales team. Greg is extremely knowledgeable when it comes to recommending the right programs to help automotive dealerships improve leads and sales. When he’s not in the office, Greg enjoys diving into a good Tim Ferriss or Ryan Holiday book at a local coffee shop.

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Madison Tubb

Junior Project Manager / Content Writer

With a background in Journalism from GSU, Madison began to develop her writing talent from crafting columns, blogs, and reviews. Before she dived into a digital-marketing career, she decided to pursue her passion for cooking at Le Cordon Bleu with a focus in patisserie and baking. In her free time, Madison enjoys playing with her cat, Lola Belle, and loves to find new Atlanta food spots.

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Katie Holcomb

Content Writer

Katie is a Chicago native and Clemson graduate with a degree in English and Communications. She has a background in content editing and is one of our busiest content writers. She writes the equivalent of a website and a week’s worth of social media every day! During her spare time, you will find Katie eating tons of Mexican food and being active with her dog, Hampton.

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Fitz McIvor Allen

Mood Lifter / Break Master / Office Dog

If you have ever worked for a company that allows you to bring your pets into the office, you know why we LOVE having Fitz — aka Mr. President, aka the Fitzer — here at LMi. When Fitz first arrives to the office with his mom, Heidi, he makes his rounds greeting all the employees, then makes his way to his office (his mom’s office) where there is a water dish, toys and treats. If you ever need a break during the day, Fitz is right there to cheer you up! The LMi office is a brighter place when he comes to visit us.

Laura Carr

Project Manager

Laura is a graduate of the University of Georgia with a bachelor’s degree in Advertising. She has a digital marketing background with a strong focus on paid and organic content and client service for both national and local brands. In her spare time, Laura likes to take her adventurous Miniature Pinscher Murphy to breweries and on hikes!

Holden Vanhouten

Junior Project Manager

Holden graduated from Fordham University in Bronx, New York, with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science. He has a background in Healthcare and Real Estate Marketing. At LMi, Holden works across automotive accounts as a Junior Project Manager. Outside of work, Holden has a passion for designing and creating men’s shoes, sculpture, and reading science fiction.

Tara Sullivan

Graphic Designer

Tara earned a bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design from North Carolina State University, where she also minored in Psychology. Tara is passionate about brand design, animation, and social media advertising. In her free time, she enjoys watching scary movies, rock climbing, exploring Atlanta, and doing illustration.

Razi Shadmehry

Content Writer

Razi received her bachelor’s degree in Creative Writing from Georgia College and State University in 2016. After spending some time working at a newspaper and laying on the beach in Charleston, SC, she is glad to be living in Atlanta and writing for LMi! When she’s not working, you can find her on the dance floor or looking around the city for new foods to dip in ranch.

Mike Fogleman

Account Manager

Mike is an experienced marketing pro with over a decade of experience working with big-name retailers. If you need an expert in media planning, analytics, or account management who’s also dedicated and adaptable, Mike’s your guy. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Rachael, and three sons, as well as occasionally rocking out and playing guitar at venues around Atlanta.

Katie Taylor

Content Writer

Katie is a recent Auburn University graduate (War Eagle!) with a Professional and Public Writing degree. This girl’s got a passion for writing, so she’s living the dream crafting content pieces, social media posts, and all things wordy for the digital marketing team. She’s a huge nerd who loves learning and U.S. history. You can usually find her eating vegan food.

Jamaal Jones

Director of Inside Sales

Jamaal’s extensive experience both in senior management and the automotive industry make him a perfect fit for his leading position on our sales team. He uses his marketing savvy gleaned from a Florida State degree to develop, coordinate, and implement strategies to optimize new and existing sales. When he’s not killing it in the office, he’s usually reading, working out, or enjoying films.

Josh Lewis

Marketing Sales Advisor

Josh was born in Montreal, Canada and raised here in Atlanta! Josh loves to travel and learn about new cultures – and he’s fully fluent in French! Josh is also a huge fan of boxing and football.

Audrey Miles

Marketing Advisor

Originally from Nashville, Tennessee, Audrey has a background in account management and sales in the automotive, medical, and financial industries. When not hard at work at LMi, Audrey loves to travel, hike, volunteer, and watch sci-fi movies.

Theresa Fleming

Inside Sales Representative

After earning her Associate’s in Finance, Theresa hit the ground running toward her career. From banking to title companies to mortgage companies, she’s had long careers with each industry she’s graced. However, she considers herself less analytical than a career in numbers would suggest. Her favorite moments are spent with her family and her church, who love her Mother Goose nature and her passion for helping others.

Kathy Febo

Inside Sales Representative

Kathy Febo earned her B.A. in Intercultural Communications and a double minor in Sociology & Journalism at the University of New Mexico – Albuquerque. With GA as a home base, she jumped several ponds as an International Marketing Consultant in South America, gaining over 15 years of sales, marketing, and management experience. When she’s not using her wit and sense of humor to generate sales, she loves to gather in-depth knowledge of other cultures, engage in theater, and collect kites (118 to be exact)!

Brian Simmons

National Sales Director

Brian has been in sales for over 20 years building and maintaining high-performance sales teams by hiring, developing, and coaching skilled professionals to exceed annual sales goals. He also has personally established and cultivated relationships with C-level executives that have led to partnerships with dozens of Fortune 1000 corporations in the manufacturing, retail, hospitality, and financial services industries. When not working with the sales team at LMi, Brian loves spending time with his wife, two children, and two dogs. He also is a big fan of boating, golf, and other outdoor activities.

Frank the Tank

Life of the Party / Positive Pup

You read that right, his name is actually Frank the Tank! When he first arrives with his mom, he runs through the office, sprinting down every hallway to greet all his coworkers with lots of love and excitement. Don’t be surprised to see Frank jumping, playing fetch and providing everyone at LMi with a little break from agency life.