Kevin Miller and Jon Zacharias of GR0 Are Named “Founding Team of the Year” by American Business Awards® in 2021

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Awarded a Golden Stevie® in the Business Services Industries category, GR0 is an SEO-first digital marketing agency.

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"Despite launching at the beginning of the pandemic, our team has been resilient and braved the growing pains as we expanded at unprecedented rates."

Los Angeles-based GR0 was honored with a Golden Stevie® as “Founding Team of the Year” in the 19th Annual American Business Awards®. Founded by Kevin Miller and Jon Zacharias, GR0 focuses on organic search and SEO to help brands rank #1 on Google and allow them to communicate with their audiences directly.

"The American economy continues to show its resilience, and as we're poised on the beginning of what should be a phenomenal period of growth, we celebrate the remarkable achievements of a wide range of organizations and people over the past 18 months," President of the Stevie Awards Maggie Gallagher said. "This year's Stevie-winning nominations in The American Business Awards are testament to the ingenuity, the commitment, the passion, the adaptability, and the creativity of the American people." The American Business Awards are the US's premier business awards program. All organizations operating in the U.S.A. are eligible to submit nominations, and more than 250 professionals worldwide participated in the judging process to select this year's Stevie Award winners.

Headquartered in Los Angeles, GR0 employs over 30 people and serves dozens of clients by honing in on search. This approach focuses on giving brands ownership over the ways they communicate with their audiences, instead of solely relying on paid advertising space. With specialities in content writing, performance marketing, and on-page optimization, GR0 has found great success in working efficiently and tailoring an approach for each individual client. For more information about GR0 and to read reviews, please visit Comparably, Glassdoor, Clutch or Crunchbase.

"This award is a huge testament to our team at GR0, who have been monumental in our growth. Despite launching at the beginning of the pandemic, our team has been resilient and braved the growing pains as we expanded at unprecedented rates," CEO and Co-Founder of GR0 Kevin Miller said. "We hope to continue to be flexible, innovative, and focused on building a solid foundation for growth and great company culture that will support and benefit our clients and employees."

GR0's founders, Jonathan Zacharias and Kevin Miller, were also honored with the Silver Stevie® Award for "Fastest Growing Company of the Year," and Miller was given the Silver Stevie® Award for "Entrepreneur of the Year." Additional details regarding The American Business Awards and the list of 2021 Stevie winners are available at

About GR0:

GR0 is a digital marketing agency focused exclusively on igniting organic growth for direct-to-consumer startups and helping brands rank #1 on Google. GR0 empowers clients to build powerful online brands that deliver incredible value and joy to consumers.

GR0 was co-founded by SEO & marketing experts and long-time best friends Jonathan Zacharias and Kevin Miller, who both have a wealth of online marketing and advertising experience with top D2C and B2B brands.

For business or media inquiries, please contact us at

About the Stevie Awards

Stevie Awards are conferred in eight programs: the Asia-Pacific Stevie Awards, the German Stevie Awards, the Middle East & North Africa Stevie Awards, The American Business Awards®, The International Business Awards®, the Stevie Awards for Women in Business, the Stevie Awards for Great Employers, and the Stevie Awards for Sales & Customer Service. The Stevies also produce the annual Women|Future Conference. Stevie Awards competitions receive more than 12,000 entries each year from organizations in more than 70 nations. Honoring organizations of all types and sizes and the people behind them, the Stevies recognize outstanding performances in the workplace worldwide. Learn more about the Stevie Awards at

Sponsors of The 2021 American Business Awards include John Hancock Financial Services, Melissa Sones Consulting, and SoftPro.

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