Baltimore’s Mindgrub announced 17 hires, bringing its total employee base close to 70. The technology innovation company also created three new divisions: Business Development, Internal Marketing, and Digital Marketing. These divisions accompany Mindgrub’s existing teams, which include Mobile, Web, Games, Branding, User Experience, Design, and Client Services.
The company’s Business Development division is now led by Vice President Vincent Sharps, formerly EVP & Chief Marketing Officer at Sir Speedy BWI Columbia.
Cullen Newton joins as vice president of the New York office and Eskender McCoy joins as sales support analyst. To support business development and streamline processes. Mindgrub’s Internal Marketing division added Kelly Brown as manager.
Mindgrub’s new Digital Marketing department is being directed by Wade Pupek, previously an independent inbound marketing consultant. Also new to the division is Digital Marketing Analyst Meredith Walter and Associate Creative Copywriter Morgan Scheuerman.
Creative Division hires include Steve Morton, website development lead; Mimi Kim, website developer; Alex Rennie, design lead; and Taylor Kurtz, graphic designer. The 30-member Engineering department added Web Developer James Corrao; Gabriel Snyder, software engineer; Leah Conigland, associate software engineer; and Associate QA Tester Jessica Georg.
Mindgrub also added a new director of operations, Aaron Bickoff, formerly with Weber Shandwick, and new Executive Assistant to the CEO, Barb Herndon.
Photo: Mindgrub’s Baltimore Headquarters