Acquisition of Driven Local Accelerates Scorpion’s Growth and Leadership in Providing Internet Marketing Solutions to Local and Multi-Local Businesses
Scorpion announced the acquisition of Driven Local, a leading digital marketing company. Together, they will provide best-in-class client service, marketing technology, and high-quality Internet marketing campaigns for local and multi-local businesses in the legal, healthcare, franchise, and home services markets.
Scorpion CEO and founder Rustin Kretz, said, “With Scorpion’s intense focus on technology and customer satisfaction and Driven Local’s proven success with digital marketing campaigns and client retention, the addition of Driven Local to Scorpion was a perfect fit. Driven Local shares our goal to produce the best results for clients to enable them to grow their businesses. We’re excited and proud to welcome the Driven Local team and clients to Scorpion.”
Kevin Szypula, CEO and co-founder of Driven Local, said,”Joining forces with Scorpion offers Driven Local a huge opportunity to leverage their resources and technology solutions to deliver better marketing outcomes for our clients. It’s exciting to be part of a company with Scorpion’s growth and trajectory.”
In 2016, Scorpion received the Google Platform Innovator of the Year Award for developing a proprietary marketing platform to help clients run more successful AdWords campaigns. Scorpion is also a Google Premier Partner and one of the fastest growing private companies in the U.S., having been named to the Inc. 5000 list every year since 2011. As a result of this tremendous growth, Scorpion will move into new corporate headquarters in Valencia, California, later this year.
Driven Local was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in Islandia, New York. Also recognized as a Google Premier Partner, Driven Local is known for its high-quality search campaigns, industry-leading client retention rate, and leadership in providing digital marketing solutions for companies in the franchise and home services markets.
As a result of the acquisition, Szypula and the entire Driven Local team will join Scorpion. Driven Local’s offices in Islandia, New York, and Denver, Colorado will add to Scorpion’s national physical presence, in addition to their offices in Valencia, California and Dallas, Texas.