The Richland Group is a digital marketing firm in Northwest Arkansas. Our office is in the historic Roberta Fulbright building (former city library) on East Dickson Street. We design and build websites and we create and execute traffic building marketing plans to grow your business or organization.

Mark Harper

Co-Owner - ``Web Guy``

WHAT MAKES ME QUALIFIED:

20+ years of web development experience.
30+ years of experience in marketing, promotion and advertising.
10+ years of experience growing a small business startup.
Hubspot Inbound Marketing Certified

WHAT MAKES ME FUN:

Attended the University of Arkansas for two terms – Carter and Reagan.
I’ve floated the 6-Day 104 mile long Middle Fork of the Salmon River. Twice.
I’ve attended Razorback football games in every form of weather known to man.
I can quote about 90% of the lines in Lonesome Dove.
I once took a woman wilderness day hiking and we were forced to spend the night in the
open with no supplies. Still married to her.
I have been called thrifty, frugal, cheap, tight and stingy with a dollar. I consider these
compliments.
If I close my eyes I can actually ride in the car when my daughters are driving.

Cheslea Harper

Co-Owner - “Director of People Pleasing”

WHAT MAKES ME QUALIFIED:

BA Broadcast Journalism, University of Arkansas Fayetteville
Over 25 years of marketing and business development experience
Community Advocate serving on over 27 Boards & committees since 1982

WHAT MAKES ME FUN:

Will Call the Hogs anywhere, anytime
Rides a Specialized Hybrid Road Bike
Loves Yoga! Namaste
NPR junkie
Learned to play Mah Jongg when I was 8 years old. (Thank you, Gama)
Has seen Sting in concert 4 times…not done yet
Loves to travel. Called the Hogs in Florence, Italy (see first bullet on list)
Thinks dogs are nicer than most people

A.J. Kirk

Lead Developer - “Captain Kirk”

WHAT MAKES ME QUALIFIED:

Has worked on 1700 websites and counting
Personally owns 4 domains, so work is also a hobby
When given a little time, can learn anything
Stackoverflow has all the answers
Knows at least 20 programmer jokes

WHAT MAKES ME FUN:

Reviews movies and TV shows on Dorkstate.com
Has a tattoo of Serenity from Firefly
Is almost always wearing a superhero T-shirt
Self-taught guitar player
Can sing along with Dr. Horrible’s Sing Along Blog (without reading the words)

Ashley Rasmussen

Art Director - “Master of Design”

WHAT MAKES ME QUALIFIED:

Bachelor of Science in Graphic Design from University of Arkansas – Fort Smith
Graduated with a 3.80 GPA and honors
Dean’s List Fall 2011 – Spring 2015 (every semester of my college career)
Received a Gold and Bronze Local Addy Award in 2014
Adobe Creative Suite Whiz and Master of Key Commands

WHAT MAKES ME FUN:

Kickboxing addict
Video gamer
MMA Champ in training
Claims to have a Semi-Pro Kayak Fishing Team
Hiker and avid camper

Devin Dishner

Business Development - “Befriender of Clients”

WHAT MAKES ME QUALIFIED:

BA in Public Relations from University of Central Arkansas
Minors in Marketing and Journalism
4 years marketing promotions experience
Hubspot Inbound Marketing Certified

WHAT MAKES ME FUN:

Baseball fanatic (working on seeing every MLB stadium)
Avid golfer, skier and movie enthusiast
My dog calls me the Dog Father
Quoter of Seinfeld
Announced the 2016 Southland Conference Women’s Soccer Tournament

Jordan Harper

Social Media Manager - “Director of Chatter”

WHAT MAKES ME QUALIFIED:

BA Communications, University of Arkansas Fayetteville
Social Media Manager for The Richland Group since 2013
Social Media Manager for Her Story Matters – Women’s Empowerment organization based in Africa
Manages social media for UA Alumni Chapter of Denver
Hubspot Inbound Marketing Certified

WHAT MAKES ME FUN:

Hardcore Razorback fan
Dog sitting ALL the time!
Hiking in the gorgeous Rocky Mountains
Spending my summers at Red Rocks
Yoga in the park

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