About Jonathan Poston


Jonathan Poston (on LinkedIn) is Director of Technical SEO at Tombras, a 300+ person agency voted in the 2018 Effies as the #3 most effective Independent Agency in North America. He leads SEO for the agency's top tier clients (Daimler, Boston Market, Big Tex Trailers, Universal Companies) and speaks on the science of search at notable universities, i.e. Case Western 2019, etc.

Previously Poston served as Sr. SEO Manager at AmericanMusical.com in the New York City area, Founder of Yiveo where he acted Directed specialists to manage dozens of paid search & SEO campaigns, Director of Social Media at FastPivot.com, etc.

Curriculum Vitae 

Chapel Hill NC, 27514

(919) 606-9676



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Tombras Group — Director of Technical SEO


-Leading high performance SEO teams across research, reporting, recommendations, and implementation projects that drive brand strategy, reputation, product management, and key performance indicators for top tier accounts: Daimler, Boston Market, Big Tex Trailers, Universal Companies  

-Recruiting, managing & mentoring an expanding team of SEOs.
-YoY organic traffic increases up 20-400% & goal conversions up 5-90%.
-Public speaking on SEO, i.e. Case Western Reserve, Weatherhead.-BrightEdge, MOZ, SEMrush, Screaming Frog, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, Keynote, Excel, Google Analytics.
-Highlights: Exciting to be spearheading search for product innovations in electric vehicle mobility, active safety systems, and autonomous technology and automated driving features.

AmericanMusical.com, New York City area, NY — Sr. SEO Manager
FEB 2017 - JAN 2018

-Overseeing a full team of specialists, budgeting, executive reporting.  
-Building consensus across teams to execute SEO strategies.
-80% organic traffic & 4.25% monthly revenue increases, YoY.

Yiveo Inc., Chapel Hill NC — Integrated Search Agency Founder

DEC  2013 - FEB 2017

-Leading SEO / SEM for Carither Pediatric Group, Pacific Spine Specialists,  Gynecology & Laparoscopic Surgeons, PC, MRCycles.com, Cruizer, ChiRunning, Kernodle Duke Health, Total HealthcareMD, Jones Institute, Fast Chart, Raleigh Neurological, Rx Urgent Care, etc.
-Hiring & managing specialists to execute strategy. 

Warren Wilson College, Asheville NC — Business Professor w/ Dept. Management Responsibilities 

JULY 2012  - DEC 2013

-Teaching marketing, sustainable business capstone & leadership.  
-Managing department budget & staff.
-Hosting 100+ guest speakers.
-Attending conferences, i.e. Data Science Predictive Analytics, Chicago.
-Writing business articles for the local newspapers. 
-Coordinating internships. 
-Organizing department events on campus, i.e. “Doing Business In Turkey” seminar.

Drymos LLC, Asheville NC — Founder - Recruiting Firm for Cyber Security & HFT / Algo Developers

March 2013  - DEC 2016
-Research, recruitment, and technical talent placement (C++, Java, Python developers) in collaboration with a partner firm holding contracts with top cyber security & high frequency trading companies.

FastPivot.com, Asheville NC — Director of Social Media

JAN 2010  - JUL 2012

-Clients: World Soccer Shop, 3M, Everlast, Candy Warehouse.
-Keynote speaker on social: Duke University, Ministry of Productivity Conference in Quito Ecuador, numerous webinars.
-Creating social media marketing strategies for large brands.  


East Tennessee State University — Graduate course, Business Data Online Metrics, 4.0

Western Carolina University — Master of Entrepreneurship degree, GPA 4.0

Francis Marion University — Bachelor of Science degree (Psychology major, Philosophy minor)


Jonathan Poston has resided in Florence SC, Asheville NC, Knoxville TN, Cleveland OH, Dalian China, Guayaquil Ecuador, New York City area, and the Raleigh NC area.