Blanco, TX – Mike Barnes Group (MBG) announced today that it merged with the economic development division of Jumpstart Digital and will now expand its service offerings to include marketing strategy and planning, website design and development, public relations strategy and management, content marketing, social media and more.
The merger comes during a pivotal time in economic development. Many communities are looking to cultivate growth in the aftermath of the pandemic.
“We are looking forward to this merger to further enhance our services to economic development clients across the country,” said Mike Barnes, President and CEO of Mike Barnes Group. “I am personally excited about working with this outstanding team, particularly Ted Lanier, whose experience will blend nicely with that of MBG. I am hopeful that many of our clients and colleagues will consider us when seeking these expanded services.”
“Mike Barnes has built an incredible resume in this industry that is only matched by his reputation,” said Ted Lanier, Co-Founder of Jumpstart Digital. “With his strategic leadership we believe this merger will allow communities all over the world to benefit from our broad suite of services with an unparalleled understanding of what it takes to grow a local economy.”
To learn more about Mike Barnes Group and its new services, visit http://www.mikebarnesgroup.com/.
About Mike Barnes Group (MBG)
Established in 2005, MBG is an internationally-known firm that has experience with every facet of economic development. MBG services include economic development, corporate site selection consulting, marketing and public relations services to help economic development organizations develop strategies and implement initiatives that will attract new businesses and talent to their locations. MBG has expertly served regional economic development organizations, chambers of commerce, economic development agencies, educational institutions, rural communities, and corporations.