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Austin, TX, United States, 2008/08/22 - Dialog, Austin's only marketing consulting firm that specializes in supporting clients with marketing outsourcing models, announces the addition of Karen Bruett, Kyle McNeeley, Ron Gerling, and Spring Castillo.
Dialog, announces the addition of Karen Bruett, Kyle McNeeley, Ron Gerling, and Spring Castillo—expanding the firm's capabilities for clients targeting the Public Sector.
Karen Bruett, former Area Vice President of K-12 Sales and Marketing for Dell, Inc., joins Dialog as Advisor for Education Marketing Programs. During her 18 years with Dell, Bruett served as sales, marketing and business development executive in the education division. At Dialog, she will assist clients in establishing education marketing, business development, and partnership strategies. Bruett also serves as an advisor to The Partnership for 21st Century Skills and sits on the board of directors for Project Tomorrow.
Kyle McNeely joins Dialog's Public Sector team bringing an intimate knowledge of technological programs for Education. A five-year veteran of Apple, Inc.in Cupertino, California, McNeely managed Apple Education's Campus Rep program—the largest and most successful Campus Rep program in the country. He also led marketing programs within the Apple Corporate Marketing team, including the Nike+iPod solution line and the Apple Student Group on Facebook. McNeely has a Masters in Advertising from The University of Texas at Austin.
Also from Apple, Ron Gerling joins Dialog to lead strategy development and program management for clients needing increased integration between their sales and marketing teams. In Ron's fifteen years with Apple, he served in both sales and marketing roles. The most recent of which was Senior Marketing Manager for One-to-One Computing efforts.
Spring Castillo has been promoted into the position of Consultant where she will be responsible for project management and event coordination on the Public Sector marketing team. Castillo turns over her former position of Office Manager to Dialog new hire and Dell-veteran, Terri Jackson.
Dialog (dialoggrp.com) is a marketing consulting firm specializing in supporting technology clients with outsourced marketing models. Dialog is Austin's only marketing company 100% focused on marketing strategy development, program management, project management and data-driven insights. The company provides marketing outsource services for their clients. Unlike advertising agencies, Dialog has no bias built into their model, as the firm has no financial incentive in the development of creative or participation in specific media.
Dialog is lead by Bob Gutermuth, recognized by B2B Magazine as one of the top 15 direct marketers in the country.