The Harken Group is a boutique search marketing agency committed to delivering tailored, world-class results.
Since 2005, the Harken Group leadership team has been in the trenches of the search marketing industry, delivering services and personnel to the top advertisers and agencies in North America. Meet The Harken Group management team. Our leadership team came of age professionally during the dawn on the Internet age and our executive staff has more than 20 years of experience in the fields of business services and marketing.
A new approach for an evolving market
As search and social marketing evolves, our clients are striving to not only keep up but also to excel. Budgets are increasingly scrutinized, which increases exposure in the boardroom, and more work is being conducted in-house as advertisers shift spending away from agencies. Because we provide agency services, recruiting and on-site training, our clients appreciate that we provide unbiased counsel on how to best manage the ever-changing marketing landscape.
If you are looking for an online marketing partner who will give you counsel based on what is best for your business, not on how much budget we can get, give us a call.
Contact us to discuss your search marketing and recruiting needs.
We grew up in the business and deliver tangible results. Every time.
Pete Rouillard - Founder and Managing Director
Pete founded The Harken Group, seeing a need for an agency that would partner with their clients to understand their unique business and goals - and to tailor search and staffing solutions that deliver tangible results.
Prior to founding The Harken Group, Peter held several marketing and business services leadership roles. He was recently Vice President of Sales at Vestcom, a marketing and business communications company where he focused on high end marketing solutions for the financial services and gaming industries. He also held positions including General Manager, Region Vice President and Business Unit Manager at EMC, Anacomp and EDS.
Mr. Rouillard holds a BA in Business Administration from Babson College. He resides in Chatham, NJ with his wife and two children and is an active member of the Chatham Fire Department.
Mike Kraft - Vice President of Operations
Mike joined The Harken Group in June of 2009 with a mission to develop and deliver strategic and innovative ideas to our clients. As Vice President of Operations, Mike's primary responsibility is overseeing the day-to-day operations and future direction of the agency.
Mike has been in Interactive Media for 15 years. He started with Investor's Business Daily, helping to launch Investors.com and developing their online lead generation model. Mike then moved on to Monster Worldwide Inc., working for their interactive agency division. He was instrumental in the transition of traditional brick and mortar dollars into effective online campaigns. More recently he has worked for iCrossing and Reprise Media, managing teams and developing and implementing campaigns in search and social media.
Mike's clients over the years have included Bank of America, Hilton Hotels, H&R Block, Colgate-Palmolive, BP, American Express, Texas Instruments, Honda, Canon, Condé Nast and Showtime, among others.
Mike holds a BA in History from SUNY Cortland.