Stacy Williams Named President of SEMPO Atlanta

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Prominent Placement CEO becomes president of non-profit organization dedicated to education and awareness in the search engine marketing industry

Stacy Williams, CEO of Atlanta search engine marketing company Prominent Placement, Inc., was installed as president of SEMPO Atlanta at the organization’s annual meeting on April 24.

SEMPO Atlanta is the local chapter of Search Engine Marketing Professionals Organization (SEMPO). The group organizes five educational and networking events throughout the year for search engine marketing and digital marketing professionals. SEMPO Atlanta currently has over 650 members, with sponsors including Google, Yahoo and the Nebo Agency.

Williams, a charter member of SEMPO International, is also a founding officer of SEMPO Atlanta and has been actively involved in the local chapter since its inception in April 2009. She served as Secretary from 2009 until 2011 and was recently named President of the local organization after serving a year as President-elect.

"I look forward to serving in my new role as President of SEMPO Atlanta, especially with the enthusiastic group of chairs we just elected. We’re planning some superb educational events and networking opportunities for Atlanta search marketing professionals throughout the rest of 2012 and into 2013," said Stacy Williams.

Williams is taking over the position from Matthew Pritchard of Google, who served as SEMPO Atlanta President from April 2011 until April 2012. Benjamin Rudolph of Relevance Advisors was the founding President from April 2009 until April 2011.

About SEMPO:
SEMPO is a global non-profit organization serving the search marketing industry and marketing professionals engaged in it. Its purpose is to provide a foundation for industry growth through building stronger relationships, fostering awareness, providing education, promoting the industry, generating research and creating a better understanding of search and its role in marketing. SEMPO includes thousands of professionals across 50 countries. The organization’s mission is to represent the common interests of companies and consultants worldwide and provide them with a voice in the marketplace. SEMPO's education and outreach initiatives are funded in part by Google, American Express Open SearchManager, and Baidu, and supported through partnerships with SMX, SES, OMS, and MediaPost.

About Prominent Placement:
Prominent Placement is an award-winning Atlanta search engine marketing company that grows sales pipelines for clients nationwide by increasing online brand awareness. As a pioneer in pay-per-click and search engine optimization services, we consistently deliver ROI that traditional marketing channels can’t touch, with a level of client service that raises the bar. Since 2001, Prominent Placement has managed search marketing strategies for clients across the U.S., empowering businesses to focus on what they do best. Prominent Placement's customized solutions are backed by hard numbers, giving decision makers the confidence they need to make smarter decisions.

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