“These crucial roles in the executive team are being filled by individuals with talent, experience, and energy,” said Adam DeGraide.
Warwick, Rhode Island (PRWEB) April 22, 2012
For over half a decade, Astonish has been growing insurance agencies with an innovative digital marketing system, sales training, and leadership coaching. The company recently made some additions to its executive team to further their successful track record. The newest additions to the executive team include Dino Cattaneo as Digital Marketing Officer, Eric Johnson as Chief Financial Officer, Rishi Bhatia as Chief Technology Officer, Stuart Ganis as Executive Vice President of Sales and Business Development, and Topher Grant as Executive Vice President of Marketing. These new team members join existing members: John Boudreau, Chief Operating Officer; Tim Sawyer, President and Head of Client Relations; and Adam DeGraide, Chief Executive Officer.
Dino Cattaneo has been working in the digital marketing industry for over 10 years. Some of his clients included Best Buy, General Motors, and Liberty Mutual. In his new role as DMO for Astonish, Dino will introduce new digital marketing tactics for Astonish clients to improve and expand their search, social media, email marketing, and other lead sources.
After serving in various financial roles for large companies such as Intel, Eric Johnson joins Astonish with extensive experience in budgeting and finance. As the new CFO, he will focus on growing the company profitably.
Rishi Bhatia brings over 17 years of technology development experience with start-up companies and Fortune 500 companies to Astonish. As CTO, he will be working with the Business Software Engineering team to enhance existing products, such as the Astonish Virtual Profit Center, while also creating new products to increase results for their clients.
In his new role as EVP of Sales and Development, Stuart Ganis will focus on forging new relationships with insurance carriers, associations, and clusters while managing the sales team and the growth of Astonish. He holds over 33 years of experience in managing and owning independent insurance agencies and has led many sales teams to exceed their goals.
Topher Grant has been a part of the Astonish marketing and sales department since its inception. His new role as EVP of Marketing allows him to establish and execute a marketing plan for the company and keep the Astonish brand consistent throughout all public relations.
The current Astonish executives are thrilled with the formation of the completed team. “These crucial roles in the executive team are being filled by individuals with talent, experience, and energy,” said Adam DeGraide, “We’re growing as a company and this new team will only lead us to further success. I’m very excited about each and every person on our executive team.”
Astonish offers a comprehensive digital marketing system for insurance agencies that includes the Virtual Profit Center (a powerful CRM and marketing tools built specifically for the insurance industry, SEO, SEM, social media, website design, blogging, sales training, leadership consulting, and agency culture change. Since more than 85 percent of individuals and businesses use the Internet to research their next insurance product, the Astonish digital marketing system focuses agencies on capturing these modern consumers, selling more policies, and keeping them as loyal clients. For more information, contact us at 877-905-1999, or visit us online at http://www.astonish.com for a host of educational videos, success stories, and customer testimonials.