About Us/ Who We Are

Who is adPharos?

adPharos is an independently-owned digital marketing agency, helping company leaders define opportunities and solutions for creating value with their online marketing programs.

Our History

adPharos began in 2005 in Knoxville, Tennessee, as an IT consulting company. After working with Google advertising programs, we acquired our first client in Atlanta, Georgia. Then, another. Over time, we grew into a slightly bigger company with a role providing web development, online advertising and social media marketing and management services.

Our Mission

With an IT background, adPharos approaches digital campaigns with the technical expertise many of today’s Internet Marketing tasks require. Combined with its online and offline media experience, and social media prowess, adPharos has marketers at the helm, focused on delivering measurable results for clients. We are a small company with a powerful kick.

You’ll see, we’re…

  • Professional
  • Punctual
  • Transparent
  • Creative Thinkers
  • ROI Oriented
  • Plain Spoken

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Our Leadership

Jeffrey Nichols President

Jeffrey Nichols

With a background in IT, Jeff is able to provide the technical expertise required to drive today’s complicated online advertising campaigns. As a Google AdWords Qualified Professional, Jeff cut his teeth on AdWords back in 2005, before most people even knew Google served ads. He later moved on to become a web analytics expert and was invited to present his web tracking application to Google engineers at the Google Analytics Partner Summit in 2011. Jeff insists on utilizing statistical data to support marketing decisions in order to drive real results.

  • Google AdWords
  • Google Analytics
  • Search Engine Optimization
Nicole Heaps Account Director

Nicole Heaps

Nicole has more than 17 years experience managing successful digital and traditional marketing campaigns in a variety of industries. A strategist with an analytical mind, Nicole adeptly stewards clients’ brand strategies through each detailed execution, on time and within budget. She believes that campaigns are only truly successful when there is a strong and trusting relationship with the client, and seeks that with each one. Nicole is a Florida State undergraduate with a Master’s of Business Administration from Georgia State University.

  • Project Management
  • Client Relations
  • Problem Solver
Shauhn Rader Social Media Director

Shauhn Rader

Shauhn is a social media expert, fluent in Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and LinkedIn. She has a deep understanding of the evolving social media world and makes it a personal and professional goal to stay relevant in this cutting-edge field. Shauhn also has an extensive background in graphic design and has produced many customized social media platforms. Based in Knoxville, TN, Shauhn is a graduate of the University of Tennessee where she earned her B.A. studying graphic design, studio art, and art history.

  • Graphic Design
  • Social Media Expert
  • HTML
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