Jeff Folckemer, President & CEO of LocalEdge - localedgemedia.com Renews Support for Police Athletic League

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Jeff Folckemer, President & CEO of LocalEdge, a Hearst Media Services Company, continues philanthropic care by renewing support for the Police Athletic League.

Jeff Folckemer, President & CEO of LocalEdge, a Hearst Media Services Company, continues philanthropic care by renewing support for the Police Athletic League. Folckemer, a long-time supporter of this and many non-profit organizations throughout the areas in which LocalEdge (localedgemedia.com) conducts business, is excited about the company's continued support benefiting our youth.

The Police Athletic League has been providing children with a safe, friendly environment for athletic, educational, recreational, and cultural activities.

More About Jeff Folckemer and LocalEdge:

Jeff Folckemer is responsible for the overall strategic direction of operations, product and partnership development. Folckemer joined LocalEdge in 1999 with the primary objective to transition the multimedia organization into a digital focused advertising provider. Continuing with this focus, Folckemer held the position of chief information officer in 2004 when the company was acquired by Hearst Corporation. In 2009 he began his current role as president and CEO introducing products such as search engine marketing, search engine optimization, social media management, online video, email and text marketing, reputation management, online display ads through behavioral targeting, and e-commerce to thousands of small and medium size businesses nationwide via http://www.localedgemedia.com.

In 2010, Folckemer was named Senior Vice President of Hearst Newspapers. Within his responsibilities, Folckemer works to shape and direct the newspaper division’s efforts to offer digital marketing products and services to its customers. In addition, Folckemer also advises Hearst on strategic investments that have included the purchase of Metrix4Media among other industry leading companies.        

A seasoned executive with a track-record for growing high-tech companies, before joining LocalEdge, Folckemer held positions as Vice President at WebMD as well as Vice President at MedE America. Folckemer is a graduate of Canisius College.

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