Garrett Mehrguth brought to life his entrepreneurship dream on fiverr.com, a website that allows freelancers to offer services starting at simply $5. His first initiative was creating social media calendars for clients. Through his hustle and network building, he made $1,000 a month.
Fast-forward five years and Directive, the leading B2B and enterprise search marketing agency, has grown by a 300 percent year-over-year growth rate and now has nearly 100 clients in the B2B and enterprise space. Our clients are located across the country and include Allstate, SumoLogic, ClearCompany, and Web.com, to name a few. Additionally, we launched an entirely new rebrand as we continue to open up locations across the globe.
Since our establishment in 2014, Garrett spearheaded the growth and diversity of his team and is committed to bridging the gender gap plaguing the marketing technology space. Currently, 25 percent of our leadership team is comprised of women. Additionally, we boast a team of over nine nationalities from our headquarters and home of operations in Irvine, CA.