About

Social Media Fuze is headed by two online marketing rock stars, Charlie Harper and Patti Neumann. Both Patti and Charlie have extensive experience on helping businesses succeed by offering services like business consulting, content marketing, SEO and social media management. Charlie has worked with both large firms and small businesses across the globe in various projects, proving his mettle in the consulting field. Patti has over 27 years of experience in the marketing arena where she successfully weaves old and new marketing medias.

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Charlie Harper

Business Strategist & Online Marketing Consultant

Charlie is a seasoned strategy and management leader. As the Lead Consultant with Cardinal Business Consulting he guides and works alongside business leaders around the globe on search engine optimization (SEO), social media marketing, content generation, customer engagement as well as on strategy and business analysis. He has built an international clientele with companies from all over the United States as well as Canada , Europe, Australia and China.

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He began his career in the financial services industry at a large regional bank which eventually became part of a Fortune 150 and Top 10 US Bank. He is a management professional with extensive experience in leadership, process improvement, project management, sales and business development. He has proven strengths in building successful teams, problem solving and data analysis with an ability to achieve strong results through focus on excellence and associate development.

Specialties: Strategic planning, digital marketing, conflict resolution, teambuilding, goal setting, training/presenting, setting long term vision, relationship development, program/department design, process improvement, hiring, coaching, data analysis, office operations

Certification

CPP, Certified Payments Professional

 

Experience

Lead Consultant

Cardinal Business Consulting

– Present, Baton Rouge, Louisiana Area

 

Private Wealth Advisory Practice of Ameriprise Financial Services

Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc.

Gonzales, Louisiana

 

Assistant Vice President – Sales Manager

Capital One

Sales Management – Promoted to leadership positon to build and lead an inside sales team.

Merchant Advisor

Capital One

Developed in sales, scheduled appointments with business owners to discuss how they can reduce operating expenses, speed up accounts receivables time and increase revenue through analyzing the way they accept payment from customers.

Education

Southeastern Louisiana University

B.S., Small Business & International Business Management

Skills

Social Media Marketing
Digital Marketing
Team Building
Coaching
Strategic Planning
Data Analysis
Process Improvement
Project Management
Training
Conflict Resolution
Building Relationships
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Patti Neumann

Social Media Influencer & Marketing Consultant

Patti is an award winning, seasoned Sales & Marketing Gal & Social Influencer. As ‘Citypeek Patti’, she has become a brand builder and recently, popular columnist on food and wine. She has a team that helps hospitality businesses build and grow their brand via modern viral and social media avenues.

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Founder/CEO CITYPEEK.com, since 2004, Patti Neumann’s 27 years sales & marketing experience has garnered herself & brand to be one of the most-regarded online resources for hospitality, food & wine & social media strategy. Her vast knowledge of older marketing methods, when promoted along with CITYPEEK platforms, garners clients exposure, regional and national exposure, influence of their brands.

Experience

Founder & Event Organizer

CITYPEEK Sip & Swirl Club

– Present

Chief Social Influencer

CITYPEEK Social Media Solutions

– Present

CEO/Founder

CITYPEEK.com

– Present

CITYPEEK.com has become the most reliable MD-DC online guide for what’s going on and where to Eat, Live, Play & Stay.

Know as concierge’s concierge as Patti has become a hospitality connector and influencer in the region.

Advertising Sales Director

Warfield’s Magazine/The Daily Record

Advertising Sales Director
Circulation Director
General Gal about Town

Honors & Awards

Keynote Speaker

Johns Hopkins University School of Education

Delivered Keynote Speech to current and alumni Graduate Students on the merits of using social media for growing business, networking and brand building.

Press Media Representative

Aspen Food & Wine Classic

Credentialed to cover, promote to my following, and gain complete access of the 31st Annual Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, the nation’s 1st and premier show.

Baltimore Magazine 2013 Readers Poll Runner Up: BEST Columnist & BEST BLOG

BALTIMORE Magazine Readers

Skills

Social Media Marketing
Online Marketing
Blogging
Social Media
Facebook
Marketing
Email Marketing
Digital Marketing
Advertising