Michael Epps Utley

President and founder Michael Epps Utley uses innovation and effective marketing strategies to deliver big results for every client. With a background in marketing, website design development, and data analysis, he ensures the power and ROI of our digital marketing services. When strategizing marketing efforts, he uses data from numerous sources to determine the best steps to take. Combining his unique approach with a personal, knowledgeable, and genuinely invested business model has led to strong client satisfaction. In 2019 alone, GoEpps, SearchPrimer’s parent company, grew by nearly 100% and every new client except one joined because of positive referrals. Read More. . .


Jeana Medlin

Jeana Medlin is our Senior Production Manager. She uses a blend of business education and marketing experience to successfully reach client goals. As our client liaison, she prioritizes quick communication and builds personal relationships with every client. Her experience in multiple areas of digital marketing enables her to maintain fast turnaround times, excellent content and results, and high client satisfaction. Whether she’s working directly with a client or managing a project, Jeana goes the extra mile to meet every need. Read More. . .


Leah Walton

Leah Walton is our Project Coordinator, coordinating and managing every project to ensure success and satisfaction. She offers a background in public relations and marketing, learning to understand her clients so she can serve them more effectively. No matter who she’s working with, Leah makes availability her priority. If anyone has a question, she ensures they receive a quick answer or solution that fully meets their needs. She knows clients have busy lives, so she appreciates the ability to do whatever she can to make their lives better and bring them peace of mind. Read More . . .


Chris Raines

Chris Raines creates, runs, and manages paid advertising campaigns for our clients. Armed with years of experience in media and marketing, he helps clients get the greatest ROI for the lowest cost. He uses continuous experimentation and best practices to continue improving results to meet and surpass client expectations. Though he works with technical data and metrics, he uses weekly reports to help clients understand exactly what is happening with their budgets and campaigns. In every project, Chris provides advertising value and peace of mind to our clients. Read More. . .


Jamie Lipscomb

As our Finance Manager, Jamie Lipscomb works hard to keep GoEpps operating effectively and efficiently. Her Accounting degree and 20+ years of accounting and finance experience allow her to provide valuable services to her clients. She is also a certified Quickbooks Pro Advisor. Jamie is dedicated to helping clients solve problems, simplify their accounting, and grow comfortable with their finances. She believes in total accessibility, keeping her door open to anyone who needs her help. When working with GoEpps clients, she knows she’s part of a strong partnership that is only satisfied when the client is happy with their work. Read More. . .


Ben Ertel

Ben Ertel provides SEO and keyword research to most effectively reach each client’s digital marketing goals. Rather than keeping data formulaic, he provides information that is easy to understand and ready to apply to digital marketing efforts. His work and support help our team complete projects on time and deliver valuable results to our clients. As our intern, Ben helps the team stay on task and be effective in our work. His detail-orientation and perseverance are powerful assets for every project and task. Read More. . .


Ashley Chapman

As Senior Editor, Ashley Chapman coaches writers to develop exceptional content that meets the client’s needs. Her background includes creative writing, English, digital marketing, and customer service. She cares deeply about her work, focusing on both client relationships and high-quality content to provide a high-quality, satisfactory client experience. Read More. . .