Salt Lake City, UT – Arena Online, a premier provider of digital marketing and advertising, is pleased to announce several recent hires as the company experiences unprecedented growth. The diverse agency includes clients in the political, advocacy, nonprofit and corporate industries.
“We are thrilled to welcome so many experienced digital marketers to our growing agency,” said Ben Olson, President of Arena Online. “As we prepare for the primary and general election season, we are well-positioned to continue to provide exceptional service to our clients.”
Clint Brown, Chief Operations Officer
Clint has spent more than 12 years leading successful companies in the digital marketing space. He has been key in leading various efforts within digital agencies including sales, client services, business development, ad operations, product management, development and engineering.
Prior to his role as COO, Clint was a founding member of Sole Solution Marketing as the SVP of Operations, and eventually became the President. As President of Sole Solution, Clint was responsible for bringing on two of the largest media companies in the country as clients, iHeartMedia and Cumulus Media, both of which were multi-million dollar deals for the company.
Brittany Larsen, Director of Client Services
Britt is an experienced communications professional with an extensive background in public relations, political communications, advertising and content development. Early in her career, she became the Director of Communications for Congressman Steve King (R-IA) in Washington, DC. During the 2012 presidential election, she managed the communications efforts during the Iowa Caucus and on a daily basis, interacted with members of the press and wrote all speeches, press releases and official statements for the office. From King’s office, she was recruited by Governor Rick Scott (R-FL) to serve as the Public Information Officer and Director of Communications for the Department of State, overseeing all official elections activities for the state of Florida.
Following the 2014 election cycle, she moved into the private sector and comes to Arena Online from Salt Lake-based advertising agency The Summit Group, where she led the public relations department.
Michael Soukup, Senior Designer/Copywriter
Michael, a graduate of the Catholic University of America, comes to Arena Online with eight years of design, copywriting, and political communications experience, first as Communications Coordinator for Governor Sean Parnell in Anchorage, Alaska, and most recently as Press Secretary for U.S. Senator Dan Sullivan (R-AK) in Washington, DC.
John Tallent, Advertising Project Manager
Having worked at digital agencies across the country, John comes to Arena Online most recently from NIKE World Headquarters in Portland, Oregon. He has a strong background in the development of digital creative and will be utilizing his consumer marketing experience to create content focused on voter engagement for Arena Online’s clients.
Rachel Mower, Advertising Project Manager
Rachael joins the Arena Online team as a Project Manager with a strong background in social media and content creation at companies like Overstock.com. She will be working closely with Arena Online’s advertising team to create campaigns that will stretch across the U.S. for political candidates.
Chris Hodgson, Advertising Project Manager
Chris has worked in marketing for the last four years, specializing in project management for in-house marketing departments. He has previously worked in communications technology, commercial furniture manufacturing, and internet marketing.
About Arena Online
Arena Online, LLC is an industry leading digital advertising agency with a diverse set of clients in the political, advocacy, nonprofit and corporate industries. We are a full service digital agency and all of our work is completed in-house. We take pride in being real people, with diverse backgrounds, perfect for reaching voters and target audiences and getting the results our clients need in order to win. As our firm continues to grow, we make it a point not to forget our roots as a boutique firm. We strive to provide the best customer service in the business. Our partners and executive leadership are engaged on a daily basis with our clients. We don’t believe in a “set-it and forget-it” mindset of customer service; we are truly partners with our clients and candidates.