Neal Lappe leads the WebStrategies team of digital marketing experts. Under his direction, the company has flourished, growing more than 400% since its inception in 2004. While business development is important to Neal, his primary concern is providing online marketing solutions that deliver measurable results for his clients.
As president, Neal is responsible for staffing the company with the best talent. He oversees all client activities, ensuring excellent customer service, and the highest level of quality control. Rarely found at his desk, Neal thrives in the public business sector and enjoys personally working with clients to develop online marketing strategies and implement their plans.
A sought-after speaker and expert in online marketing, Neal has addressed business owners, marketing professionals and internet marketing consultants in South America, the United Kingdom, Canada and the United States. His areas of expertise include integrating internet marketing with an overall business plan, small business development, search engine marketing and web usability.
Prior to WebStrategies, Neal spent nearly 20 years in senior management at Circuit City; and has extensive experience in sales, marketing, finance, human resources and operations management. The experience he gained leading a division of Circuit City equipped him to develop a successful small business. Neal earned a BS Degree in Business from the University of MO.
Since starting WebStrategies, Neal has been extremely active in the community, including
- President - American Marketing Association
- Internet Consultant Advisory Council - WSI International
- Ambassador - Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce
- Chairman - Chesterfield County Chamber of Commerce
- Board member - Virginia Council of CEOs
In his free time, Neal enjoys spending time with his wife, two daughters and three grandchildren. An armchair social anthropologist, Neal is a reality TV fan. He is also a bit of a fitness fanatic and enjoys hitting the links whenever he gets a chance.