President/FounderJake is the President of Intertwine Interactive. A born entrepreneur, he founded the business in 2006 with a vision of providing an industry leading internet marketing solution combined with an unparalleled company culture. Since inception, his passionate approach to the business has been contagious to businesses and internet marketing experts alike, quickly fueling growth and turning his vision into a reality. Before founding Intertwine, Jake’s professional background includes working for Top 100 Internet Retailer Netshops.com (n.k.a Hayneedle.com) where he gained a vast amount of invaluable experience working in several key roles. His primary responsibility included spending millions of ad dollars annually managing the PPC accounts for Netshops’ several hundred online retail stores. Jake was a key catalyst in developing an algorithm for a best-in-class bidding model that provided the scalability needed to manage ad cost and profitability targets for hundreds of thousands of keywords across Netshops’ many sites. Jake was also a member of an elite information management team for which he was responsible for championing the launch and management of Adobe Web Analytics (formerly Omniture) for Netshops. Jake received his B.S. in Marketing from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
COOJake oversees the Paid Media and SEO department, while also handling all new business acquisitions where he’s responsible for the development and execution of our clients’ comprehensive digital marketing strategies. Jake specializes in creating optimal PPC account structures, facilitating on-going bid management, and writing compelling ad copy. He has a successful track record in a vast array of verticals. Jake is in constant contact with our account managers, ensuring client goals are constantly being exceeded. Before joining Intertwine, Jake was employed by ConAgra Foods where his ambition and hard work earned him 4 promotions in his 8 years of service. In 2007 he was nominated for ConAgra’s CEO award for his role in an initiative that is now saving the company close to one million dollars annually. Jake received his B.S. from the University of Nebraska at Omaha.
CTOAndy is responsible for providing technical assistance throughout all of our marketing channels. He also heads up the development of our best in class proprietary tools and services that give our clients a competitive edge in the world of online marketing. Before joining Intertwine, Andy worked for 10 years as a web designer and developer. His work included creating custom CMS-driven websites and e-commerce stores and developing logos and brand identities for his clients. His jack-of-all-trades skill-set, which includes everything from graphic design to programming to IT, allows him to see projects from all angles and quickly implement the best strategy to move forward.