Mike Hanbery

Director of Marketing and Business Development

I believe success is borne of achievement and achievement is a product of learning and hard work. I believe every development presents an opportunity. I believe in believing.

Role

Mike first joined Webolutions in 2010, leading the digital marketing team for 5 years before moving into his current role. Mike’s 30-year career in media and marketing includes experience with enterprise organizations, established SMB’s, a national franchise, and emerging start-ups. He is a professional speaker and a member of the Internet Marketing Association. Mike holds an Executive MBA and a BA in Mass Communications and Political Science from the University of Denver. He was Denver’s first Certified HootSuite Professional and is certified in inbound marketing, business coaching, local search optimization, and beer. Yes, beer. Seriously.

Mike leads the development of new markets for Webolutions, and formulating custom solutions with prospective clients. Mike’s knowledge of Webolutions’ systems and his diverse experience in brand development, lead generation, and data analysis provide Webolutions and its clients with unique and powerful advantages. He also serves on Webolutions’ Executive Team, and as Commissioner for the Webolutions Fantasy Football League.

 

Strengths

Responsibility - Mike takes psychological ownership of what he says he will do. He is committed to stable values such as honesty and loyalty.

Achiever - Mike has a great deal of stamina and works hard. He takes great satisfaction from being busy and productive.

Arranger - Mike can organize and has a flexibility complementing this ability. He sees how all available resources can fit together for maximum productivity.

Background

Mike is a past live TV news director and promotions producer, candidate for public office, and Chair of the Centennial (Colorado) Business Coalition. He leads graduate courses in branding and digital marketing for working adults at the University of Denver, and contributes in a consulting capacity to an India-based International MBA program.

Honors include an Award of Excellence from the Adjutant General of the Colorado National Guard, presented for Mike’s service as an adviser to the Armed Forces of the Kingdom of Jordan. Mike holds Certificates of Appreciation from the Mayor of the City of Denver and Denver Tech Center Business Women; and an ACE Award from the South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce, where Mike’s volunteer service included the Membership Advisory Committee. He has served on multiple advisory boards, primarily for Denver area economic development, nonprofit, and youth athletics organizations.

Mike lives in Arapahoe County, Colorado, with his wife, two grown children, and two dogs.

Mike Hanbery's Other Passions

Mike plays pickleball at about a 4.0 level. Born on the University of Mississippi campus and raised in Louisiana, Mike is an unapologetic Saints fan and may be the only person on earth with license to pull for Ole Miss and LSU. Mike enjoys family, fitness, sports, and travel, and writing about himself in third person. When he grows up he wants to play third base for the New York Yankees. He’d use the money to buy season tickets for the Nuggets and Avalanche.

Community Involvement

2009 – 2015 - Organizer and presenter for one of the top ten Business & Social Networking Meetups in the world

2011 – 2013 - Chair, Centennial (Colorado) Business Coalition

2012 – 2014 - Board of Directors / Webmaster, Mountain High Swim League

2013 - Candidate for City Council, Centennial, Colorado

2012-2013 - Board of Directors, Southglenn Country Club

2005 – 2012 - Director & President Emeritus, Southglenn Gators nonprofit youth athletic organization

2010 – 2012 - Membership Advisory Board, South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce

2009 - Director, Daniels College of Business Executive MBA Alumni Association

Selected Awards and Achievements

2001 - Designed, Produced and Directed the first (and second) convergence of live satellite broadcasting, digital projection and High Definition TV

1998 - Certificate of Appreciation, Mayor of Denver

2009 - South Metro Denver Chamber of Commerce A.C.E. Award

2010 - Member of the Year, Southglenn Country Club

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