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John Keehler joins RUNNER Agency as Partner and Director of Strategy & Insights


John Keehler joins RUNNER Agency as Partner and Director of Strategy & Insights

Dallas-based digital marketing agency attracts top talent in strategic step to scale growth and scope of services.

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DALLAS, Sept. 4, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, RUNNER Agency announced John Keehler as Partner and Director of Strategy & Insights. Keehler, who most recently held the position of Group Head of Digital Strategy at The Richards Group, will work to further elevate RUNNER's performance in media management and digital strategy.

Since launching his career as a designer and UX professional, Keehler has racked up accomplishments in many areas of the digital space, including launching and growing the digital strategy discipline at The Richards Group and leading strategy for brands like The Home Depot, Travelocity, Chick-fil-A, and Chrysler. He's also responsible for notable firsts and award-winning work in social media, including some of the earliest influencer marketing and brand activation of social platforms like Facebook and Twitter.

Outside of the office, Keehler has gained recognition by previously being named to The Dallas Business Journal's 40 under 40, serving as an adjunct professor in the MBA program at SMU's Cox School of Business, being a sought-after speaker for organizations like the AMA and 4A's, and has been quoted in publications like Brandweek, Mediapost and The Wall Street Journal.

"I'm excited to bring my experience to RUNNER," said Keehler. "Our clients are facing some of the most interesting and exciting challenges in marketing today – building a modern go-to-market strategy that uses data to shape an end-to-end customer experience to drive more revenue and loyalty."

As a national leader in digital marketing and lead generation for growth-focused companies, with an acute focus in healthcare, RUNNER has worked with many industry-leading brands, including North American Spine, Ideal Implant, Thermi, Ideal Smiles, and more.

"John is a world-class digital strategist, and we believe he's the perfect fit for our agency at this very pivotal stage of positioning and growth," said Co-founder and CEO, Reagan Judd. "With his expertise, we're going to the next level with our capabilities and service offerings."

About RUNNER Agency
RUNNER Agency, based in Dallas, is a strategic digital marketing agency co-founded in 2004 by husband-and-wife team Lacy and Reagan Judd. RUNNER boasts a full set of services, including strategy, inbound marketing, paid media planning and management, and creative campaign development. Learn more at

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