Meet the Team

Ross Barefoot

CEO

Ross is a long-time programmer and web designer who founded Extreme Exposure in 1996. He became aware of the crucial role of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) back in 2002 and has been fascinated by it ever since. Ross enjoys the strangeness of SEO as a discipline. It combines the things he is professionally drawn to: technology, analysis, and marketing. Born in Boulder, Ross now lives on the other side of the continental divide in Western Colorado, where he enjoys cycling, swimming, and hiking when he’s not in front of a computer screen.

John Walden

Director of Business Development

For over 25 years, John has worked in fields as diverse as advertising, multimedia, robotics, and community organizations, in roles ranging from client relations, business administration, organizational communication, and business leadership, including his most recent role as CEO at MSB Agency—a digital marketing firm. He is passionate about supporting entrepreneurs and currently serves as a mentor for the Telluride Venture Network advising  founders of early-stage businesses. 

John has lived and worked all over North America including NYC, San Diego, Pittsburgh and Tepoztlán (in Mexico’s central highlands) before finally settling in Western Colorado. John loves the high desert and the Colorado sky. He enjoys hiking, making art and reading analytic psychology texts and science fiction—with his cat.

Ryse Cornelius

Digital Content Manager

Ryse is a creative desert dweller who has been working in digital marketing for 5+ years. After studying journalism, she discovered a love for marketing where she was able to flex her creative muscles. She has a passion for film photography and loves to capture the everyday world finding beauty in life itself. Aside from work and photography, she is often traveling to various states and countries, immersing herself in different cultures.

Alek Babaa

Pay Per Click Manager

Alek is a dedicated professional with a focus on marketing, especially Google Ads and other forms of online advertising. Alek graduated from UNC Charlotte with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in business management. With 6 years of experience in the industry and a comprehensive understanding of business management and marketing strategies, Alek is a skilled and trusted asset to the team. Outside of work, he is a committed family man who understands the importance of balancing work and personal life.

Jackie Colorado

Officer Manager/Bookkeeper

Jackie is the office manager and bookkeeper but she also has decades of experience in the digital marketing industry, making her a true veteran of her field. She started out as a typographer and graphic designer in the pre-internet days when printed ads were all the rage. Over the years, she has adapted and evolved with the industry, designing her first award-winning website in 1994. Jackie brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the table, keeping the office running smoothly. When she isn’t keeping things in order at work, she enjoys being surrounded by nature, experimenting with natural perfumes, and cherishing the time she gets to spend with her grandchildren.

Carolyn Renaud

Content Specialist

Carolyn is a content creator with a BA in liberal arts, an MBA in accounting, and 10 years of experience in marketing. A professional in her field, she provides insightful and engaging blog content for all Extreme Exposure Promotions clients, showcasing her expertise in SEO. Her journey in the field of digital marketing began in the early years of online marketing. With a love for writing, Carolyn found content creation to be a natural niche for her. Aside from her work, Carolyn is a passionate animal lover and volunteers at a local dog rescue. She also has a small pack of older rescue dogs of her own.

Zeke Barefoot

Analytics & Web Specialist

Zeke is a driven individual currently studying computer science at Colorado Mesa University. With a passion for computers and the internet since he was a toddler, Zeke has found a way to connect his work with his interests through website development and integration with reporting tools. When he’s not working or studying, he can be found either at the gym, playing guitar, or programming. His unique combination of technical skills and interests make him a well rounded team member.

Nick Anson

Search Engine Optimization Tech

Nick is a search engine optimization specialist and content writer from Grand Junction, CO. Nick’s expertise in local SEO, on-page optimization, keyword research, and backlink strategy make him a valuable asset to our team. His content writing experience goes back to high school and he has been working in the digital marketing field since 2019. When Nick is not helping businesses improve their online presence, he can be found pursuing his other interests, such as music production and bicycling.

Matt Barefoot

Search Engine Optimization Tech

Matt is a tech enthusiast based in Nashville, Tennessee. With over 3 years of experience in the marketing industry, Matt has honed his skills in search optimization and has a deep understanding of how to help small businesses drive traffic and increase online visibility. In his free time you can find him listening to music or diving into a good book. Whether he’s working on a marketing campaign or exploring his artistic interests, Matt always brings a notable perspective to everything he does.

Ian Barefoot

Search Engine Optimization Tech

Ian is someone who enjoys a challenge and loves tackling tasks that require a certain level of creativity. He has studied computer science, graphic design, and computer animation and he has been working in the digital marketing field for two years. Ian is responsible for optimizing web pages for our clients to ensure they rank highly in search engine results. In his spare time, he enjoys exploring his artistic side through oil painting and venturing out into the great outdoors. His ability to balance his technical expertise with his love of the arts and nature is a testament to his versatility.