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PureLinq's team consists of veteran digital marketers and advisors with vast experience in deploying enterprise-scale programs for local, national, and international companies.

Our People

Here are our key team members that are here to ensure each project is treated as if they were the only account.

Lead Product Manager / FounderKevin Rowe

Account DirectorAngela Moore

VP of Sales and MarketingKevin Jaskolka

Content Production SpecialistKaitlin O’Dougherty

Senior Outreach SpecialistColin Gacek

Content Team LeadApril Rink

Business AdministratorKristie VanHatten

Python DeveloperFernando Vasquez

SEO Account ManagerCody Riebe

Junior SEO Outreach SpecialistTrevor Coulombe

SEO Account ManagerTristan Burgener

Business StrategistJayme Reid

Content WriterOlusomi Oduguwa

Content WriterDamilola Esebame

Content WriterJacqueline Ochieng

Content WriterRea Martin

Dedicated, as always

Whether they are meeting clients regularly, behind-the-scenes link building, or disseminating superior deliverables, PureLinq employees make sure clients get what they need quickly without sacrificing quality.
The Miners
Our linking building team, otherwise known as Outreach Specialists, follow a 4-phase link building process every month to improve our client’s organic search visibility.
Client Success
The Client Success Manager assigns one Client Success Specialist to specific a client so they can fully dive into the client’s needs. This simplifies the process for clients as they will only have one main point of contact.
SEO Experts and Analysts
Our search engine optimizers and analytics gurus show the proof that our PureLinq program works through technical and on-page SEO and eye-pleasing specialized reports for clients on a monthly basis.
Without our Operations Team, the other departments would be lost. This group helps develop the tools and processes needed to produce all links, deliverables, and processes.

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Awesome Clients
We have 50+ clients that we treat like they are our only client.
Great people
Our team works well together to meet our clients’ goals while still having fun with team building activities.
Creative environment
Our team collaborates on projects so all innovative ideas are taken into consideration.
Challenging projects
All projects are different but all are treated with the same passion and drive, even the more intense tasks that require in-depth strategizing.
Custom working hours
PureLinq offers flexible work schedules after new hire training sessions have concluded, like working from home once a week and enhanced flex time for situations like doctor’s appointments.
Fitness perks
Employment through PureLinq comes with a free membership to the gym located in the same building as the office and reduced rates for local cross fit training. We also hold Wellness Wednesdays where employees can participate in a different activity each week.
Ideal Central New York location
Our office is located in an industrial building with modern renovations, like an all-glass conference room, coming soon. New York Mills is in between Syracuse and Albany and our office is near a plethora of restaurants and shops.
All the coffee you need
The PureLinq kitchen has anything needed for the perfect cup of Joe—from an espresso maker, Keurig, and a pour over pot to a variety of creamers. If you’re not a coffee drinker, the kitchen is always stocked with tea, hot chocolate, seltzer water, and occasionally beer.
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    Rea Martin,

    Content Writer

    Rea is a Journalism graduate with a passion for writing about technology as well as other topics like business, finance and lifestyle. She has a background in research and working with start-ups and scale-ups, especially in the software and tech sector.

    Jacqueline Ochieng,

    Content Writer

    I am a proficient writer specializing in writing researched articles and academic papers. I have published some of my work in peer-reviewed journals. I am also a market and social research practitioner.

    Damilola Esebame,

    Content Writer

    Damilola is a freelance content writer and a multifaceted gambling expert. When he’s not writing or researching, he spends his time with family and friends, watching sports, swimming, or playing video games.

    Olusomi Oduguwa,

    Content Writer

    When he isn’t writing, you can catch him listening to podcasts or enjoying the game of football.

    Nadia Chapman,

    Content Writer

    Nadia Chapman is a Content Writer at PureLinq. She has a Bachelor of Communication from Griffith University, and currently writes at the crossroads of business and community journalism for local and international clients.

    Triston Brewer,

    Freelance Content Writer

    Triston Brewer is a writer and journalist that has been featured in The New York Times, Huffington Post, Vogue Italia, Washington Post, and other online and print magazines in the U.S. and internationally. Fluent in 4 languages, he is currently working on his fifth book.

    Antonio B Callueng Jr

    Freelance Content Writer

    An experienced educator, content writer, social media advocate, and travel enthusiast.

    Trevor Coulombe,

    Junior SEO Outreach Specialist

    Trevor helps manage comprehensive link-building campaigns for a variety of clients at Purelinq.

    Cody Riebe,

    SEO Account Manager

    Tristan Burgener,

    SEO Account Manager

    Tristan has been in the SEO industry since 2017. He works directly with our clients to monitor performance, strategy and growth in each of the campaigns.

    Jayme Reid,

    Business Strategist

    I started in SEO sales around 2014 and quickly became the lead salesman at a former company. I started my own SEO company shortly after. My company did well, but I decided to rejoin the corporate world with Purelinq as the first business strategist! I have a pug named Gideon. I love Jesus. I am an outgoing nerd that you can catch playing Magic The Gathering or other intense board games in my spare time.

    Satya Pattigilli,

    Marketing Outreach Specialist

    Satya is skilled in SEO, traditional link building, and has sharp knack when it comes to email marketing techniques and deploying email campaigns.

    Fun fact: Satya loves shopping and believes in staying stronger together.

    Mike Woellert,

    Digital Marketing Manager

    Mike Woellert is PureLinq’s digital marketing manager and has several years of digital marketing experience.

    Fun fact: Mike is a huge Disney, Star Wars and Marvel movie fanatic.

    Richard Cummings,

    Product Manager

    Richard Cummings has been practicing SEO and online marketing for years.  He has set up, analyzed, and optimized countless websites and always looks forward to new, creative challenges to improve website traffic for clients.

    Kristie VanHatten,

    Business Administrator

    Kristie performs business admin and HR tasks for PureLinq.

    Fun fact: Kristie loves shopping!

    Kevin Jaskolka,

    VP Of Business Development


    Angela Moore,

    Director Of Operations

    Angela began link building in 2007 and quickly became known as the go-to expert in all things offsite marketing. By combining content marketing, traditional link building, and social media, she was able to set clients up with outstanding programs that delivered results in the form of organic rankings and traffic. Angela joined PureLinq as the Director of Operations in October 2020. Fun fact: Angela is an NFL team owner, as she owns stock in the Green Bay Packers.

    Kevin Rowe,

    Founder / CEO

    Kevin Rowe is one of the top innovators in the search marketing industry, developing industry-leading programs for SEO and link building. He has built world-class programs for a range of companies from fortune 100 to Silicon Valley startups. He is a thought leader with his thoughts being published in Search Engine Journal, Fast Company, Forbes, Huffington Post, and Search Engine Land.

    Read Kevin’s latest articles on Search Engine Journal.

    Kevin’s personal podcast: the Future of SEO

    Kaitlin O’Dougherty,

    Junior Content Production Specialist

    Kaitlin helps manage freelance writer content, putting her BA in Journalism from Mississippi State University to good use. She also has a minor in French, but don’t ask her to speak it.

    Fun fact: Kaitlin was a barista for many years and is on a mission to sip the best coffee in every state.

    Jon Lightfoot,

    VP of Strategy

    Jon Lightfoot was founder and CEO of a successful chemical and fragrance company. Upon exiting that role he spent more than a decade agency side and several years brand side wherein he honed robust marketing, strategy and data intelligence acumen. Jon’s strategic marketing initiatives have stewarded healthcare providers, agencies, learning and education based companies, eComm and Fortune 500 companies alike in meeting or exceeding their SEO, branding, performance and audience expansion goals.

    Lindsey Sabado,

    Content Production Specialist

    Lindsey manages the day-to-day management of freelancer writers and editors as well as content production. In addition to holding two BAs in History and English from Binghamton University, she has a Masters in Magazine, Newspaper, and Online Journalism from Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Public Communications.

    Fun fact: Lindsey has traveled to 11 countries and it’s on her bucket list to visit every continent.

    James Allen,

    PureLinq Developer

    James is the PureLinq Developer. He is responsible for building and maintaining the client portal.

    Fun fact: James lived in Japan for five years.

    April Rink,

    Senior Content Manager

    April’s position at PureLinq has her overseeing all content production, managing a team of freelance writers and editors, and building out our content guidelines. She has an MA in print and digital journalism from the Newhouse School at Syracuse University and a BA in Communication Studies and Marketing from Cazenovia College.

    Fun fact: April basically runs a zoo with a pet rabbit named Lily and two Australian Shepards named June and Hank; chickens coming soon. She also likes to refurbish furniture in her spare time.

    Marcus Larabee,

    SEO Strategist

    If it needs to get done, Marcus can figure it out. He has worked on e-commerce and lead generation programs for a variety of digital marketing projects. These experiences include SEO, PPC, web analytics, minor development, and email marketing.

    Fun fact: Marcus, otherwise known as Larabee Live, is a one-man-band that plays all around Central New York.

    Joseph Pineda,

    Outreach Specialist

    Joseph helps to scale up the PureLinq database through blogger research and outreach. He builds white-hat links for high-value content and pages with niche audiences.

    Steven Szeliga,

    Senior Outreach Specialist

    Steve has over a decade of SEO and link building experience. He focuses on building white-hat links for high-value content and pages with niche audiences.

    Colin Gacek,

    Senior Outreach Specialist

    Colin performs link mining and outreach for PureLinq’s clients and brings a high level of organization to manage a large number of link placements each month.

    Fun fact: Colin loves techno music and playing video games.