Whether you are starting a new online venture or expanding an established brand, Protege can assist in many directions. Not to brag but we are kind of a big deal at a few things.
Protege was founded on the principle of the importance of branding. From taking a new product to launch to crisis reputation management, Protege has your back.
Protege offers a full scale development team that caters to your branding needs. From print, brick and mortar, to online ventures, we’ve got you covered.
From open source development to custom proprietary software, Protege focuses on your online needs. If you can dream it, we can build it…effectively.
We specialize in PPC/CPM management of Google, Facebook, Bing, and Yahoo. We also partnered with the largest retargeting company in the U.S. to greater serve your ROI.
Protege currently handles a vast array of social media accounts for brands. From creative Facebook posts to engaging Twitter interactions, Protege is your go to.
Protege has a veteran team to assist with brand management, crisis control, product naming and website conversion. We are here to bring value to your brand!
Our amazing executive staff, some of their skills and interests.
Steve “Pops” Gruler is the owner of ProtegeBranding.com. He oversees the entire company’s focus and growth. From the boardroom to the ground floor, Pops offers a wealth of knowledge for this younger team. He has over 35 years in the “board room” environment. He loves to Box and hang out with his beautiful wife during his down time.
Troy is one of Protege’s newest additions and its a STRONG one! Troy is our Friendship Builder and he does just that, builds friendships. Everyone loves Troy. He also tackles Project Management and Social Media for our clients, all while cultivating a great working environment and making sure the Protege Team stays on task!
Miguel is our Filmmaker! With a versed background in cinematography and video editing, Miguel can and has produced some fantastic video story telling for Fortune 1oo brands. Protege is very lucky to have “Migs” on the team. With video being the backbone of any creative, adding Migs to it, just sweetens your look. His skill set is unmatched.
Chris runs the daily operations of the business. Though versed in front end development, custom wordpress development, PPC/ Facebook advertising, and online branding, Chris is more passionate about Protege’s clients. During his off time he enjoys boxing and swimming with his shirt on. And he LOVES Chipotle.
What to say about Whit…Whitney is our Marketing Champion. She handles all of our clients’ social media and brand messaging. Whitney is an EXTREMELY upbeat person with a passion and drive to see our clients dominate. She understnds social media drives great results for our clients! Her passions include her two dogs, volunteering and pageants.
Ryan is our lead developer and project manager. Ryan is well versed in all things <code/> related and customer relations. His primary focus and passion is Custom WordPress Development for our clients. He is a great communicator and everyone loves this guy. Seriously. His favorite passion is hands down Power Soccer, which he is ridiculously good at.
Kole is our lead designer. Not only does he kill design for all of Protege’s brands, but he constantly delivers unique items that sets us a part from our competition. And more importantly, our clients. He delivers website design, logo design, print material design and anything else with the word design behind it.
Justin is our Server Admin BOSS. I mean the kid is just scary good at what he does. He provides all of Protege’s hosted clients with the upmost website/server control and uptime. Currently Justin manages a total of 13 servers with over 2500 websites. His skills are, but not limited to, SSH, Linux, Shell, PHP, Database- MySQL, and many others. Oh and he can eat like a beast too!
Lee is our Lead SEO and search strategist. Lee focuses on all of our clients search and online visibility. He is ridiculously good with numbers and delivers the proper evidence to our clients.