Missing Link Inc.
A self proclaimed electronics geek and Internet Marketer, Mike has been an early adopter of new technology since his childhood where he has always had to have the latest and greatest gadgets. Mike started studying Internet Marketing in 2003 and quickly became an expert in Social Media, Search Engine Optimization and best practices web design.
Mike founded Missing Link Inc. and recently added Maximize Social Media as a strategic partner to provide his clients a complete range of social media services. Missing Link Inc has been helping small to medium sized businesses with their online branding and marketing. Mike takes great pride in helping people find their passions online. He is a gifted teacher and can articulate when interacting with people, with the ability to express thoughts and ideas clearly.
For more than 20 years, Mike has not been afraid to take risks starting many successful businesses. He has consulted with entrepreneurs, authors, artists, millionaires and every day business people showing them how to make money using the tools of the Internet.
Originally from Reno, Nevada, Mike studied at the University of Nevada and graduated from the Ohio State University. He has a Bachelor’s of Science and a Master’s Degree in Business with an emphasis on e-business.
Chris is a well-known internet marketing guru and social media junkie. He founded Maximize Social Media LLC to share his knowledge of building online brands with businesses looking to have the same kind of success.
Chris began his remarkable career as Founder & President of SmartPortfolio.Com, Inc., an online newsletter company, which sold in December 2000 to TheStreet.com, a NASDAQ-listed publicly traded company.
Chris is also the founder of the Loss Mitigation Training Institute LLC, which focuses on the distressed real estate market and pre-foreclosure training. Chris authors a free daily update on the real estate industry that has over 135,000 subscribers. He has over 145,000 followers on Twitter.
He is also the owner of 4 Keller Williams Realty offices, located in Lakeland, Winter Haven, New Tampa and Downtown Tampa’s Channelside District. Collectively the offices have over 420 licensed agents and are ranked in the top 10 in Florida by RealTrends for total units sold for in 2010.
Chris is a graduate of Georgetown University in Washington, DC where he was elected as the university’s Student Body President. He obtained his law degree and M.B.A. from Georgetown as well. Chris is an active member of the Florida Bar Association. He is married to Dr. Stacey McLaughlin and has 3 children, Frank (3), Kate (4), and Trip (6).
Craig brings his years of social media consulting and coaching to the team. As a founder of three social media companies, he has managed dozens of social media accounts for high profile companies and individuals nationwide. A nationally recognized speaker, Craig is an innovator of specialized lead generation strategies on various social media platforms.
Prior to becoming a Social Media Manager and Strategist, he worked with several start-up software companies where he built the technical foundation that he relies on today. He became very well versed in computer networking, internet and intranet environments, and earned several Microsoft certifications. He also received a degree in Finance from East Carolina University.
Wesley Barnett is a seasoned internet technology executive and investor. Besides his role as CFO at Maximize Social Media, he is currently the CFO and Managing Partner of Treetop Software Company, a provider of cloud-based solutions for communities, educational institutions, businesses, non-profits, and associations. He is also a partner and board member of US Education TV, an IPTV provider for schools which provides streaming and on-demand video solutions to secondary and post-secondary education clients.
In addition to his work in the technology sector, Wesley maintains ownership interests in a variety of retail, internet, media production, healthcare, fitness, and entertainment companies. Wesley attended Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC and graduated with a degree in Business Administration. With a concentration in Finance, he built a fiscal acumen that is imperative when assessing marketing returns and maximizing social investment.
Seth McKeel is a State Representative, a public relations and development consultant and a commercial real estate professional. His expertise in small business management, client development and public affairs provides a wealth of insight as we Maximize our clients’ social media presence. Seth has a unique ability to quickly connect with today’s business leaders, understand their unique needs and ensure they translate their core values of customer service, loyalty and corporate citizenship across business’ most powerful platform, the social network.
Seth is an honors graduate of The University of Florida and is married to Kim McKeel. Seth and Kim live in Lakeland, FL and have two children Seth, III and Caroline.