Jesse McDonald is the Director of Operations at TopHatRank, a full-service digital marketing agency based out of Los Angels that specializes in innovative digital marketing for modern brands of all sizes.
After receiving his Bachelor’s of Fine Arts with an Emphasis in Graphic Design from the University of Southern Mississippi, Jesse moved to Austin with his wife, Jennifer McDonald, to pursue a career as a print-focused graphic designer. During his quest to find a job in this field, he stumbled on SEO and fell in love with the industry, especially for how similar the graphic design and SEO skill-sets relate to each other. As the Director of SEO, Jesse helps his team develop new and innovative strategies to help their clients succeed and grow their businesses organically.
Jesse has been a frequent speaker at industry conferences such as Pubcon Las Vegas, Pubcon Austin, and Pubcon Florida. He has also been a featured guest on several industry podcasts including Search Talk Live and #SocialChat.