An agency experience that doesn’t suck.

In 2016 NextLeft was founded by top in-house SEOs and agency leads tired of all the trickery in the agency world. After working for and hiring/firing many top local and national digital marketing agencies it was time to build a true consultancy that works. Today, we partner with in-house marketing teams and SEOs to accelerate projects and help teams win.

Values matter.

We move to the beat of our own drum. Our values are how we do business, make decisions, and operate as a team. Values say a lot about any relationship, and we strive to work with and hire in alignment to these core beliefs.


No Unneccesary Stress




Community of Care


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John McKusick


Brian Oddo

Director of Client Services

Rob Tindula

Director of SEO

Anne Ritchie

Manager, Digital PR

Alexa Withrow

Marketing and Social Impact

Kailin Weatherspoon

Director of Paid Media

Yanni Gu

Senior Account Executive

Katlyn Connolly

Senior Account Executive

Michael Stout

SEO & Content Lead

Colleen DeRosa

Senior Account Executive

Chris Walsh

Senior SEO Specialist

Mitch Haw Senior SEO Specialist
Mitch Haw

Senior SEO Specialist

Eric Stinson

Senior Account Executive

Michael Glavac

Senior SEO Specialist

Shane Vassighi

Web and Graphic Designer

San diego + Chicago careers

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Senior Search Engine Optimization Specialist (Technical SEO)

The Senior Content Marketing, SEO Specialist works under the supervision of the Director, Earned Media. This position is responsible for the creation and implementation of key SEO and content strategies, including large scale technical…

San Diego County, CA

Paid Media Specialist - Google Ads, Facebook, IG, Linkedin

The Paid Media Specialist is responsible for the day-to-day management of paid digital marketing campaigns focused on Google Ads…which can include paid search, display and social advertising strategies across both B2B and B2C business…

San Diego County, CA

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