Management Team

Brian Combs, Founder and CEO
Marketing expert and Internet pioneer Brian Combs founded ionadas local LLC in May 2009 to help small businesses promote themselves online to local prospects and customers through advanced geo-targeting techniques.

Brian has a solid track record of bringing measurability to marketing. As Senior Market analyst at Globeset, an Austin, Texas-based software development company serving the financial services industry, Brian regularly analyzed the industry to detect trends and anticipate changes affecting such major entities as Citibank, American Express, Chase Manhatten and Compaq Computer.

Brian then joined Journyx, the leading provider of web-based time and expense management solutions, as Director of Marketing and Business Development. In 2001 he co-founded Apogee Search, and as the company’s Senior Vice President and Chief Futurist he helped grow it into the preeminent search engine marketing firm in the Southwest.

A nationally recognized expert in his field, Brian’s opinions on the future of the web and Internet marketing appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Houston Chronicle and The SEO Bible by Jerri Ledford. He regularly speaks at industry conferences and events.