Eric McGehearty New VP Sponsorship for DFWSEM

Office: 972-538-0260

Dallas, TX December 6, 2011 – The Dallas/Fort Worth Search Engine Marketing Association (DFWSEM) held its annual board election meeting this evening in downtown Dallas and elected Eric McGehearty, Founder and CEO of Globe Runner SEO, as its new VP of Sponsorship. DFWSEM is the leading organization in the Dallas area focused on education and networking opportunities specifically for internet marketing professionals.

As new VP of Sponsorship, McGehearty will be responsible for attaining sponsorship for each monthly meeting by local and national businesses as well as further enhancing the organization’s reputation as a thought leader. Voting was only open to current and active board members and, for the VP of Sponsorship position, three volunteers including McGehearty were up for election. When asked for his reaction, McGehearty said, “I’m very excited to be a part of such a prestigious organization. DFWSEM demonstrates thought leadership in the online marketing community and has an impressive track record of bringing in some of the best speakers in the country. I’m very much looking forward to helping the organization reach its fundraising goals.”

DFWSEM meetings are held once a month on Wednesdays at 7pm, usually in the middle of the month, and host speakers on topics such as affiliate marketing with Rae Hoffman-Dolan, CEO of Sugarrae SEO Consulting, and new trends in the search industry with Duane Forrester, Sr. Product Manager at Bing. Those interested in gaining an audience with DFWSEM members—who cumulatively represent millions of dollars in search engine and related advertising spend annually—are encouraged to contact DFWSEM at [email protected].

Globe Runner SEO is a Dallas-based internet marketing agency specializing in search engine optimization, search marketing, link building, website design and development, and social media campaign management. To contact Eric McGehearty, call 972-538-0260 or email [email protected].