14 Nov November 14, 2018 – Primitive Social Kade Wilcox, Link SEO Brian J. Greenberg, and America Recycles Day
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Kade Wilcox and his team helped other companies grow by creating digital marketing and sales strategies, Kade also helped Primitive Social from a two person team into a multi million dollar company with nearly 50 employees over the past six years. Primitive Social is a digital marketing agency focused on helping companies grow, they help them meet their objectives reach their goals. Kade’s career started as both the Executive Director of a children’s camp and serving staff of Redeemer Church where he managed operations, leadership development and church planning efforts. In 2011, Kade and his wife Lacey started Primitive Social, providing social media support to small local businesses. In 2013, connected with Jerred Hurst (now co-owner of Primitive Social) to focus on growing the company to help others grow their businesses. Also, Kade is the co-owner of Fastpay Payroll Services the largest payroll service in Dallas, Texas and Albuquerque.
Brian J. Greenberg has founded businesses in e-commerce, marketing, and financial services. He has generated over 50 million in revenue from his businesses, collected over 10,000 reviews and testimonials from customers, been named one of the most creative people in financial services, and has been called The Salesman who doesn’t sell. As a multi-faceted entrepreneur, Brian believes in building integrity into everything he does, operating a business for the long term with a strong reputation, and a commitment to exceptional customer service. Brian currently resides in Phoenix, AZ.
Mark Carpenter – Senior Director Communications at ISRI – November 15th is America Recycles Day
Mark Carpenter has nearly two decades of public affairs and public relations experience covering the fields of recycling, homeland security, healthcare, energy, foundation management, and more. He has worked at ISRI for the last five and a half years as a spokesperson and Senior Director of Communications, handling public outreach initiatives. Mark is a veteran of Capitol Hill, having worked in both the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate. He also has experience on a number of political campaigns, trade associations, and grassroots advocacy organizations. Mark earned a MS in Justice, Law and Society from American University in Washington, DC, and a BA in Political Science from LeMoyne College in Syracuse, NY. Since China banned the import of most recyclable material at the beginning of this year, curbside recycling programs in the United States have been in the spotlight. A new study among over 2,000 Americans conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of The Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI) reveals how curbside recycling programs in the U.S. are perceived and provides insights on how they can be strengthened to improve the quality and supply of recyclable material. Municipalities have sought ways to improve collection and sortation. Nearly 8 in 10 Americans have curbside programs where they live (79%). Of those with programs, almost 9 in 10 find the recycling services to be valuable (88%). It is split nearly in half between those who feel these programs are effective and efficient, compared to those who believe they can be improved (43% to 45%).