Andy Brown – Director
Andy Brown is a digital marketing expert, gifted communicator, talented writer and natural leader. Andy is the creative son of an English teacher and lawyer whose bloodline is industrious and rich in leadership and entrepreneurship. Andy is a native to the beach communities of Orange County where he currently resides and directs MegaRankings, Inc. in Newport Beach, California. Andy was born and raised two blocks from the ocean where he attended Edison High School in Huntington Beach and was a member of his nationally ranked surf team coached by the legend John Rothrock, a co-founder of the National Scholastic Surfing Association (NSSA).
Mr. Brown’s education, aptitude for business and amazing reference letter led to an early acceptance to the University of Southern California’s business program. Mr. Brown chose USC’s prestigious Entrepreneur Program as his emphasis in his senior year which at the time was instructed by esteemed educator and entrepreneur R. Mack Davis. While attending classes at USC, Mr. Brown worked part-time for a celebrated Newport Beach Law Firm with the intent of going to law school after graduation. The Entrepreneur Program however captured Mr. Brown’s imagination of business ownership and as a result, only took a year of law school to determine a career in law was not what he wanted after all.
Mr. Brown turned his attention toward business by focusing on a career in sales and pursuing an exciting Internet marketing opportunity that brought him to Silicon Valley in Northern California during the height of the “.com” boom. After a couple of years the bubble of the “.com” heyday began to lose air and the Bay Area opportunity passed, Andy remained in Berkeley and began researching the industry of Search Engine Marketing for its extraordinary benefits from the perspective of an online advertiser and from the perspective of an entrepreneur. The rest as they say is history.
Andy assembled and continues to assemble Search Engine Marketing’s best and brightest optimizers and programmers and secured and went on to trademark the industries most recognized intellectual property including the name MegaRankings, Inc. capitalizing on the pre-fix “MEGA” years before corporate America added it to their vernacular. He also trademarked the highly coveted logo “The Bars” and the famous phrase “Location, Location, Location” as it pertains to Internet Search. Mr. Brown welcomed the first MegaRankings, Inc. client aboard in April of 2003.
In addition to directing MegaRankings, Inc. and its employees that compose Andy’s “MegaArmy” on a national level, Mr. Brown is methodically expanding one of Search Engine Marketing’s most successful brands around the globe.
“I take achieving the highest return on investment for our client’s marketing dollars and my company’s contribution toward the development of the Internet with honor and look forward to represent the extraordinary industry of Search.” -Andy Brown
Mr. Brown still rips on a short board and surfs when the ocean calls, work permitting of course. His other passions include golf, running, the ocean, the ocean’s preservation and food. Mr. Brown is a self-taught low handicap golfer that loves to travel.