Max DesMarais

Director of Strategy, ca. '17

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

Thomas Edison

Max runs the digital marketing strategy and paid advertising departments at Vital, managing online marketing activity and processes for a wide variety of clients — including Vital’s own marketing department. He has a nearly 10-year track record of success growing organic traffic through SEO, driving high-quality traffic and leads through paid digital advertising (PPC), and leading content marketing initiatives with consistent, demonstrable return on investment (ROI) for dozens of clients. Max brings strong expertise in digital marketing for manufacturing. eCommerce, and higher education, among other industries. He holds a degree in marketing from the University of New Hampshire.

Growing up in northern New Hampshire gave Max a deep appreciation for the outdoors. He channels his passion for fly fishing and hiking into his personal website, HikingAndFishing.com. Thanks to his knowledge of SEO, content marketing, and other digital marketing principles, the site gets over 100,000 monthly visitors and continues to grow rapidly.

Awards & Certs
  • Google Ads
  • Google Analytics
  • HubSpot Inbound Certification
Experience
  • Joined Vital '17
  • Therma-Hexx
Education
  • BBS, University of New Hampshire
Random Bits
  1. I love hiking and fishing.
  2. I've been taking a picture of my face every day for since 2012 for a timelapse.
  3. I am very allergic to cats.
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Hiking

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Fishing

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Digital Marketing

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Working Out