Meet The Team
Jerry Cahalan – High Muckety-Muck
Jerry Cahalan is the founder and CEO of ClickGiant, an internet marketing firm located in Charleston, SC. ClickGiant is mostly known for SEO but also excels in web development, design, content creation, PPC management, display advertising, social media management and review building for over 60 clients and counting. Over the last 20 years, Jerry has had the pleasure of working with many great brands, including Scout Boats, Nectar Sunglasses, D.R. Horton, KB Homes, McDonald’s, HUK Gear, Nomad, Vintage 1946, Units Portable Storage and more across a range of industries.
Danny O’Brien – Operations Director
Danny manages ClickGiant’s technology infrastructure & supports the team with UX design, development, SEO, troubleshooting, data analysis and reporting across all client accounts. Previously, Danny worked for an SEO agency in Atlanta, GA consulting several Fortune500 clients. With a passion for solving problems, learning new technology, and delivering high-quality work for clients, Danny is ready to provide best practices that not only satisfy search engines… but improve the user experience and the overall quality of your site.
Jess O’Brien – Account/Creative Director
Jess leads all website design and development projects from concept to completion along with managing client projects across the Paid, Organic, Social, Account, and Administrative departments. Jess moved from Atlanta, GA to the Lowcountry in 2014 and began her career with ClickGiant soon after. Previously, Jess worked for agencies in both Atlanta and Charleston representing Fortune500 clients. Her experience working with start-ups, established businesses and large corporations garnish her the understanding to meet client visions in today’s ever scaling tech scene.
Patrick Bryant – Content Director
Patrick guides the ClickGiant content team to produce powerful campaigns founded on deep brand awareness and attention to detail. He works to turn data-driven SEO initiatives into engaging content that gets results. From intensive keyword research and competitive analysis to outlining clear content directives, writing electric copy and managing content fulfillment schedules, Patrick helps clients unlock their digital potential to reach a broader audience and achieve more online.
Tara Bannon – Account Manager
Tara works collaboratively with clients and the ClickGiant team to achieve a common goal and make sure all client needs are met. Tara moved to Charleston after finishing her degree in Mass Communications at The University of Delaware and dove into a career with ClickGiant not long after. In her free time, you can find her exploring downtown Charleston with her Goldendoodle, Moose and checking out all the great restaurants the Holy City has to offer.
LeeMarie Kennedy – Content Writer
LeeMarie is a copywriter and content marketing specialist residing in Boston, Massachusetts. When she’s not meticulously wordsmithing or racking her brains, she can be found in the yoga studio—teaching as a certified instructor or expanding her own practice. LeeMarie is an avid wanderer, aspiring travel writer, and a coffee, cheese and comedy enthusiast.
Kif Richmann – Content Writer
Kif Richmann is a content writer from Waverly, Iowa with experience in numerous industries. After studying sports broadcasting at The University of Iowa, Kif began content writing and eventually moved into full-time writing, serving clients with numerous needs, including blog articles, website content, and press releases.
Hillary Donovan – Content Writer
Hillary Donovan is a writer with Midwestern roots. After earning a degree in English Literature from the University of Wisconsin, she became a marketing professional for the bridal fashion industry. She now works as a writer and marketing consultant out of her home in the Chicago area.
Tracy Brown – Content Writer
Tracy E. Brown is a journalist and editor based in Atlanta. She was previously the Assistant Editor of Black Dress/Red Wagon Magazine and Associate Editor of Pregnancy & Newborn Magazine, among many other writing credits. When she’s not working on a story, Tracy loves dancing, traveling and eating delicious food. She is also mom to three adorable little ones.
Nick Napier – Content Writer
Nicholas Napier served 7-years in the Navy and lived in Japan for 3 years, but he was always passionate about writing. Currently he works full-time as an SEO specialist and copywriter. Nick co-hosts a podcast and loves martial arts, philosophy, yoga, and spending time with his wife, daughter, and friends.