/// the growth spark team
Founded in 2008, Growth Spark provides design, development and marketing services to businesses looking to establish or grow their online presence. With the belief that the Internet is a central pillar to any business’s marketing strategy, Growth Spark uses a results-focused approach for all of our projects. Combining traffic-driving web marketing campaigns and conversion-oriented design, Growth Spark creates both presence and profit for our clients.
A graduate of Babson College, Ross Beyeler has been an active entrepreneur in the technology space since 2005 with experience ranging in digital marketing, business development and strategic management. In 2007, Ross co-founded For Art’s Sake Media, Inc., a technology company servicing the art industry, where he led the organization through its seed funding, team building and product launch. In December 2008, Ross went on to start Growth Spark, a web design and marketing firm with a focus on conversion optimization. Growth Spark's success brought Ross a BusinessWeek nomination as one of 2010's Top 25 Entrepreneurs under 25.
As Creative Director of Growth Spark, Andy is passionate about creating rich, engaging online experiences. Combining a B.A. in Graphic Design and Interactive Multimedia with experience leading creative web design initiatives in the museum industry, Andy brings advertising principals with innovative design to ensure a successful brand presence on the web.
As Development Director of Growth Spark Mike is a self-taught web developer with a passion for learning. In 2009 he began building websites from the ground up for small businesses and local contractors. Since then he has seen through the full development and design of dozens of websites. With a B.S. in Accounting from Salve Regina University he has an unconventional skill for solving problems and generating alternative solutions.
As Project Manager for the Spark Launch division, Sean combines a lifelong passion for creating online experiences with his entrepreneurial mindset to help clients create effective & profitable websites. Sean’s experience in website design began early—he started building websites at the age of 10, a talent that would eventually lead him to start several web-based ventures including Sonic Frontiers, an international online music publication. A graduate of the University of Connecticut’s School of Business, Sean continually strives to apply his knack for the web toward solving relevant business problems.