Filter Hires Joe Melanson as CEO

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Melanson brings nearly 30 years of leadership experience in staffing, BPO and Workforce solutions to the role of CEO.

Filter LLC, announced today that Joe Melanson will join the company as CEO, effective May 1, 2016.

Filter provides a continuum of creative and digital marketing services. From providing an individual professional on assignment at one of our client’s locations, to developing and managing on or off site teams, to outsourcing an entire business process—Filter helps clients execute digital marketing flawlessly and efficiently.

Melanson, who has been a member of Filter’s Advisory Board since July 2015, has spent nearly 30 years in the staffing and oursourcing industry in a variety of executive roles including VP, Global Solutions at Kelly Services Outsourcing & Consulting Group, Chief Solutions Officer at Aquent, where he developed and led the strategy for Aquent's marketing and design consulting, outsourcing, technology and training businesses and Senior Vice President at Randstad.

“We are thrilled to welcome Joe to our executive team, and are fortunate to have his leadership as we continue to invest in the future of Filter,” said Kristin Knight, owner and founder of Filter. “His experience in staffing, Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) and workforce solutions will be instrumental as we continue to build on our vision to unite the freelance nation.”

“Filter has a history of success, a unique creative culture built on strong tribal values, the right strategy, wonderful brand name clients and an unbelievably talented group of fun and engaging people. I’m thrilled to be joining the team!” Melanson said.

Kim Obbink, Filter’s current CEO, has served as an executive for the company for the past 8 years and will remain with the company as a member of Filter’s Advisory Board, where she will continue to contribute her creativity and vision to the Filter brand.

“This is an exciting time for Filter,” Obbink said. “Joe has been a trusted advisor for Filter for the last year and I could not be more pleased that he’s joined the executive team. I am excited to continue to work with him, and the rest of the team, as a member of the Advisory Board.”

About Filter
Filter LLC provides a continuum of creative and digital marketing services ranging from placing top-tier creatives in roles in which they will excel, to developing and managing on or off site teams, to outsourcing an entire business processes. Filter was founded by owner Kristin Knight in 1991. Learn more about Filter at

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